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 June Events

28 Tuesday  
     
29 Wed  
  6 pm Adams County Master Gardener's Garden Chats - Stop by the Trial Gardens at the Agricultural and Natural Resource Building at 670 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg and tour the gardens! Meet a Master Gardener and learn about the demonstrations and research projects that Penn State Master Gardeners are working on and go home with new ideas to implement in your garden.
     
30 Thursday
     
 July Events
1 Friday  
  1 pm The Adams County Arts Council will be showing the art work of the 2015 GNMP artists in residence. The ACAC will be having an opening reception Friday, July 1, 5- 7:30 to show the art work created by four artists based on their experience in the park at Gettysburg. The artists each work in their own style.
  All Day 153rd Gettysburg Anniversary Civil War Battle Reenactment. Enjoy the annual reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg featuring battle reenactments including Pickett's Charge, living history, period music, sutlers, encampments and more. 965 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg. 717-338-1525 All reenactment activities are held at a reenactment site outside of the Gettysburg National Miliary Park. Be sure to visit the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee's website for event schedules, updates and tickets as they become available.
     
2 Saturday  
  All Day Reenactment 153rd Gettysburg Anniversary Civil War Battle Reenactment .Enjoy the annual reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg featuring battle reenactments including Pickett's Charge, living history, period music, sutlers, encampments and more. 965 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg. 717-338-1525 All reenactment activities are held at a reenactment site outside of the Gettysburg National Miliary Park. Be sure to visit the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee's website for event schedules, updates and tickets as they become available.
  2 p.m. Reid's Orchard and Winery's Music in the Valley.  Join us Saturday and Sunday afternoons through September. All concerts are free and open to the public. Lots of outdoor seating is available, and catered meals will be provided for an additional charge. Reid's Orchard and Winery, 2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, 17353 For more information call 717-677-7047
     
3 Sunday  
  All Day Reenactment 153rd Gettysburg Anniversary Civil War Battle Reenactment .Enjoy the annual reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg featuring battle reenactments including Pickett's Charge, living history, period music, sutlers, encampments and more. 965 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg. 717-338-1525 All reenactment activities are held at a reenactment site outside of the Gettysburg National Miliary Park. Be sure to visit the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee's website for event schedules, updates and tickets as they become available.
  2 p.m. Reid's Orchard and Winery's Music in the Valley.  Join us Saturday and Sunday afternoons through September. All concerts are free and open to the public. Lots of outdoor seating is available, and catered meals will be provided for an additional charge. Reid's Orchard and Winery, 2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, 17353 For more information call 717-677-7047
  6 pm Music, Gettysburg! presents the five-member Dearest Home Band playing an outdoor concert in the Schmucker Grove near Seminary Ridge and Springs Avenue.

The concert, which will take place on the Hill-Unger Performance Platform between Valentine Hall and the Schmucker House, is free and open to the public. Those attending are invited to bring chairs, blankets and picnic on the lawn during the approximately 90-minute concert. In case of inclement weather, the event will take place in the Gettysburg Seminary chapel on Seminary Ridge.

Dearest Home delivers musical authenticity in perfect harmony! They recreate traditional American music: Appalachian songs and tunes, especially songs and tunes from Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Virginia, as well as crowd favorites from the Carter Family and Jean Ritchie, plus gems from U.S. Civil War era, including songs to celebrate Independence Day weekend. Rich vocals blend with fiddle, concertina, guitar, bass, piano, mountain dulcimer, pennywhistle, and percussion. Stephen, Beth and Margaret Folkemer, Chris Barnabei and Chuck Krepley also offer related traditional music from Scotland, Ireland and England. Their music, like the five band members, spans generations. Dearest Home musicians also perform with other groups such as Celtic bands Cormorant’s Fancy and Across the Pond, and Home Front. Learn more at: www.reverbnation.com/dearesthome and on facebook.com/dearesthome.
     
4 Monday  
  2 pm Carroll Valley Borough 4th of July. Come celebrate in an afternoon of fun with friends and family at the Carroll Commons.

The Event Committee has planned a full day of fun, food and entertainment. Several tournaments are scheduled including the 10th Annual Horseshoe Tournament, 1st Annual Cornhole Tournament and the very popular 6th Annual 3v3 Basketball Tournament. The Basketball Championship Game will be played at 8:30 p.m. under the lights!

DJ Donnie will be on-hand starting at 2:00pm to play your favorites, incite a little twisting, shouting and maybe some line dancing. Back by popular demand: the 2nd Annual Lip Sync Competition. No fee, No age limit; just fantastic, family fun. The evening entertainment will feature an Open Mic as well

The early evening entertainer is new to the event, Ray Owen, a National Recording Artist, Award-winning Singer/Songwriter and Entertainer will present "Hats off to America," an award-winning show for kids of all ages. Join the fun at 6 p.m.

More information including registration information is available on the website www.cvjuly4th.com.

  5 p.m. Annual Walkersville Fireman's Carnival
     
5 Tuesday  
  5 p.m. Annual Walkersville Fireman's Carnival
     
6 Wed  
  5 p.m. Annual Walkersville Fireman's Carnival
     
7 Thursday  
  5 p.m. Annual Walkersville Fireman's Carnival
     
8 Friday  
  5 p.m. Annual Walkersville Fireman's Carnival
     
9 Saturday  
  2 p.m. Reid's Orchard and Winery's Music in the Valley.  Join us Saturday and Sunday afternoons through September. All concerts are free and open to the public. Lots of outdoor seating is available, and catered meals will be provided for an additional charge. Reid's Orchard and Winery, 2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, 17353 For more information call 717-677-7047
  5 p.m. Annual Walkersville Fireman's Carnival
     
10 Sunday  
  2 p.m. Reid's Orchard and Winery's Music in the Valley.  Join us Saturday and Sunday afternoons through September. All concerts are free and open to the public. Lots of outdoor seating is available, and catered meals will be provided for an additional charge. Reid's Orchard and Winery, 2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, 17353 For more information call 717-677-7047
  2:30 p.m. The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to welcome back the Mason Dixon Barbershop Chorus. The Mason Dixon Barbershop Chorus will perform a free concert at the museum in the Kaylor Atrium.

For more information on the Museum, please phone (301) 739-5727 or visit www.wcmfa.org. Museum hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

     
11 Monday
  5 p.m. Annual Thurmont Fireman's Carnival
     
12 Tuesday
  5 p.m. Annual Thurmont Fireman's Carnival
     
13 Wednesday  
  5 p.m. Annual Thurmont Fireman's Carnival
  6 pm Adams County Master Gardener's Garden Chats - Stop by the Trial Gardens at the Agricultural and Natural Resource Building at 670 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg and tour the gardens! Meet a Master Gardener and learn about the demonstrations and research projects that Penn State Master Gardeners are working on and go home with new ideas to implement in your garden.
     
14 Thursday  
  5 p.m. Annual Thurmont Fireman's Carnival
     
15 Friday  
  5 p.m. Annual Thurmont Fireman's Carnival
     
16 Saturday  
  All Day 7th Annual Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival A family friendly event featuring over 36 different 19th century base ball games with 18 clubs competing over 2 days playing base ball the same way it was played in Adams County in 1863. The participants will be playing with the same style equipment and uniforms of the period and will be playing with the same rules and customs of the day. Fun for the entire family.

Clubs will coming from Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Ohio, Maryland, Indiana and Michigan. For more information one the schedule as well as other events visit gettysburgbaseballfestival.com

  10 am The 16th Annual Adams County Irish Festival. The festival offers family fun for all with Irish music all day, dancers, food, beverages, Irish gifts, a living history encampment & more! Gates open at 10 a.m. Free parking! Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Sorry, no coolers or pets. The Festival is presented by the Adams County Ancient Order of Hibernians. Benefits the Hibernian Hunger Project to assist local hunger-relief organizations. $10/person, Age 12 & under - free.  for more information visit www.adamscountyirishfestival.org
  9 am 40th Annual Ice Cream Social at the Blue Ridge Summit Free Library - Come celebrate with us at the Blue Ridge Summit Free Library’s 40th annual Ice Cream Social and Book Sale! This event runs from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. and is preceded by the 3rd annual Whistle 5K Run/Walk at 8 a.m. Come enter as an individual or enter a team in this year’s Whistle 5K. Each participant gets a goody bag and participation award. Prizes are awarded for best times in different categories. Then stay around for all the fun at the Ice Cream Social. There are thousands of gently used books for sale, fire truck rides, entertainment, two magic shows, book signings by three local authors, artists, hand thrown pottery, plant sale, a great silent auction with themed baskets loaded with a variety of items, living histories, Model-A Fords, kid’s activities, crafts and vendors, exhibits by local organizations, great food, and of course plenty of ice cream from Antietam Dairy. The event is held rain or shine and is located at 13676 Monterey Lane, Blue Ridge Summit PA. Information: Library (717) 794-2240; Lynn or Duke Martin 717-642-5645 or jacksmtn@embarqmail.com
  2 p.m. Reid's Orchard and Winery's Music in the Valley.  Join us Saturday and Sunday afternoons through September. All concerts are free and open to the public. Lots of outdoor seating is available, and catered meals will be provided for an additional charge. Reid's Orchard and Winery, 2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, 17353 For more information call 717-677-7047
  4 pm Mt. Tabor Church of Rocky Ridge Peach Festival at Mt. Tabor Park, home of the Big Slide. New to the park this year is a large play area with new accessories for children. Come enjoy good home-cooked food: Soup, Sandwiches, Iced Tea and Ice Cream & Peaches. Music by "5.5 Men" from 5 - 9 p.m. Come join us in Christian Fellowship - surely a good time for everyone of all ages.
  5 p.m. Annual Thurmont Fireman's Carnival
     
17 Sunday  
  All Day 7th Annual Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival A family friendly event featuring over 36 different 19th century base ball games with 18 clubs competing over 2 days playing base ball the same way it was played in Adams County in 1863. The participants will be playing with the same style equipment and uniforms of the period and will be playing with the same rules and customs of the day. Fun for the entire family.

Clubs will coming from Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Ohio, Maryland, Indiana and Michigan. For more information one the schedule as well as other events visit gettysburgbaseballfestival.com

  2 p.m. Reid's Orchard and Winery's Music in the Valley.  Join us Saturday and Sunday afternoons through September. All concerts are free and open to the public. Lots of outdoor seating is available, and catered meals will be provided for an additional charge. Reid's Orchard and Winery, 2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, 17353 For more information call 717-677-7047
  7:30 p.m. Totem Pole Playhouse Free Sunday Night Concerts under the Stars -  featuring the Gettysburg Community Theatre. The community theater company based in Gettysburg, offers a variety of performing and theatrical educational opportunities for all ages. “1776” will be onstage at Gettysburg Community Theatre July 15-31. The Concerts begins at 7:30 p.m. and lasts an hour. Performances are free and held under the tent located on the west lawn of Totem Pole Playhouse in beautiful Caledonia State Park. Free will offerings will be collected to support the arts organization on stage at each concert. In case of rain, concerts will be held inside Totem Pole Playhouse. For more information on the Sunday Concert Series, visit www.totempoleplayhouse.org or call 717- 352-2164.
     
18 Monday  
  All day Christ's Community Church's  Community Day Camp
a Camp Joy El Day Camp, grades K-6.  For more
$76 (includes lunch and snacks each day) For more information call 301-447-4224 or visit www.cccemmitsburg.org. Christ's Community Church 303 W. Lincoln Ave. Preregistration required
     
19 Tuesday
  All day Christ's Community Church's  Community Day Camp
a Camp Joy El Day Camp, grades K-6.  For more
$76 (includes lunch and snacks each day) For more information call 301-447-4224 or visit www.cccemmitsburg.org. Christ's Community Church 303 W. Lincoln Ave. Preregistration required
  All day Christ's Community Church's  Community Day Camp
a Camp Joy El Day Camp, grades K-6.  For more
$76 (includes lunch and snacks each day) For more information call 301-447-4224 or visit www.cccemmitsburg.org. Christ's Community Church 303 W. Lincoln Ave. Preregistration required
  
20 Wed
  All day Christ's Community Church's  Community Day Camp
a Camp Joy El Day Camp, grades K-6.  For more
$76 (includes lunch and snacks each day) For more information call 301-447-4224 or visit www.cccemmitsburg.org. Christ's Community Church 303 W. Lincoln Ave. Preregistration required
     
21 Thursday
  All day Christ's Community Church's  Community Day Camp
a Camp Joy El Day Camp, grades K-6.  For more
$76 (includes lunch and snacks each day) For more information call 301-447-4224 or visit www.cccemmitsburg.org. Christ's Community Church 303 W. Lincoln Ave. Preregistration required
     
22 Friday  
  All day Christ's Community Church's  Community Day Camp
a Camp Joy El Day Camp, grades K-6.  For more
$76 (includes lunch and snacks each day) For more information call 301-447-4224 or visit www.cccemmitsburg.org. Christ's Community Church 303 W. Lincoln Ave. Preregistration required
     
23 Saturday  
  2 p.m. Reid's Orchard and Winery's Music in the Valley.  Join us Saturday and Sunday afternoons through September. All concerts are free and open to the public. Lots of outdoor seating is available, and catered meals will be provided for an additional charge. Reid's Orchard and Winery, 2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, 17353 For more information call 717-677-7047
     
24 Sunday  
  2 p.m. Reid's Orchard and Winery's Music in the Valley.  Join us Saturday and Sunday afternoons through September. All concerts are free and open to the public. Lots of outdoor seating is available, and catered meals will be provided for an additional charge. Reid's Orchard and Winery, 2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, 17353 For more information call 717-677-7047
  6 pm St. John's Lutheran Church’s Concert on the Lawn, featuring "Moosic Land Band", a mix of country, rock and gospel music, free hot dogs and drinks. Bring your lawn chairs. 8619 Blacks Mill Road, Creagerstown. For more information call 301-304-2507.
     
25 Monday  
     
26 Tuesday  
     
27 Wed  
     
28 Thursday
     
29 Friday  
     
30 Saturday  
  2 p.m. Reid's Orchard and Winery's Music in the Valley.  Join us Saturday and Sunday afternoons through September. All concerts are free and open to the public. Lots of outdoor seating is available, and catered meals will be provided for an additional charge. Reid's Orchard and Winery, 2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, 17353 For more information call 717-677-7047
     
31 Sunday
  2 p.m. Reid's Orchard and Winery's Music in the Valley.  Join us Saturday and Sunday afternoons through September. All concerts are free and open to the public. Lots of outdoor seating is available, and catered meals will be provided for an additional charge. Reid's Orchard and Winery, 2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, 17353 For more information call 717-677-7047