Summer 2024 Cultural Arts Calendar

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Gail Jones has combined the Cultural Arts Calendar for June, July, and August into one document. You might want to bookmark it for easy access over the summer. Thanks Gail! JUNE June 1 and 2 at 3:00 pm – GETTYSBURG CIVIC CHORUS                 Gettysburg Area Middle School       The community’s oldest musical organization presents their spring

May 2024 Cultural Arts Calendar

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                                                           May brings warmer weather, the opportunity to enjoy performances in the great outdoors, and the end of the school year.  Opportunities abound to hear live music of all genres: classical, bluegrass, choral, or a well-known string quartet.  The choices are almost limitless! Reminder: Our Adams County school music ensembles will be performing their final

April 2024 Cultural Arts Calendar

April 2024 Cultural Arts Calendar

                                                                                  Friday April 5 from 5-7 pm – ACAC First Friday                                               Adams County Arts Council The Land Conservancy kicks off their 27th annual Art Auction with a wine and cheese reception at the Arts Council.  All art for bid will hang in the Arts Council’s gallery through the auction’s close on Monday, April 22.

March 2024 Cultural Arts Calendar                                                                               

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Friday March 1 at 7:00 pm – Poetry First Friday                      Ragged Edge Coffee House         Award-winning poets Maya Pindyck and Taije Silverman will give a reading of their poetry on Friday evening, preceded by an open mic. Please bring a poem to share if you are so inclined, and make sure to sample some of the

February 2024 Cultural Arts Calendar

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                                    Thursday February 1-February 29 – Ansel Adams Photographs     Schmucker Art Gallery Curated by Gettysburg College students Emma Wylan ’24 and Sophia Crawford ’24 under the direction of Interim Gallery Director Kate Gillespie, the photographs of Ansel Adams, one of America’s most well-known photographers, document the Manzanar Relocation Center in 1943. Considered an important historical

         January 2024 Cultural Arts Calendar

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Happy New Year!  January brings some refreshing new art events to our community including curated  short films from the Telluride Film Festival, an exhibit of Ansel Adams photographs, the premiere concert of conductor Ryan Kozak with the Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra, and community favorite “Dancing With the Local Stars”.  Bring a friend or two and enjoy

December 2023 Cultural Arts Calendar

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December brings us LOTS of musical performances and live theater, both professional and community-based.  Many school ensembles and church groups are giving holiday concerts, so please check their specific websites for details. In addition, A Gettysburg Christmas Festival from December 1-3 and the Gettysburg New Year’s Eve Celebration downtown on December 31 will feature all

November 2023 Cultural Arts Calendar

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Musicals, classical and jazz concerts, film premieres, poetry, and an art exhibit featuring the Susquehanna River – what more could one ask for in the month of November?  As always, there is plenty to see and do in our small town, so mark your calendar and enjoy all the offerings. November 1-Dec. 8 – Schmucker

October 2023 Cultural Arts Calendar

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Proving there is always something interesting going on in this small town, October brings a wide variety of arts events to savor.  Friday, October 6 is a triple-header offering a choice of comedy, poetry, or an organ recital by Gettysburg native John Wolfe.  In the middle of the month is the once-in-a-lifetime 30th Anniversary Celebration of

September 2023 Cultural Arts Calendar         

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September brings a return to routines with the start of school, poetry readings, concerts, plays and all sorts of activities that enjoyed a summer hiatus. With the return of Gettysburg College students there will be opportunities to see and hear their performances as well.   In addition to our very own beloved Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra, some

August 2023, Lively Arts Events

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There is still some summer left to enjoy arts events in the great outdoors as well as in the dark and cool of a theater. Grab a friend and some chairs and enjoy taking in some of the plentiful offerings in our wonderful small town. Wednesday August 2 at 7:30 pm – Summer Classic Movies         

July 2023 Lively Arts Events

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                                                          Time to retrieve your lawn chairs, coolers, and picnic baskets … if you haven’t already! Plenty of opportunities to enjoy outdoor entertainment abound all around town including at the United Lutheran Seminary (ULS) Pavilion, the Rec Park Amphitheater, and the Arts Council’s Oasis Stage downtown. Cool off at the air-conditioned Majestic Theater on Wednesday

June 2023 Lively Arts Events

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That most wonderful time of year – summer – is upon us and the focus shifts to spending as much time as possible outdoors. We are fortunate there are free outdoor arts events taking place in Gettysburg all summer. So find your lawn chairs and blankets, pack a picnic, and get ready to enjoy yourself!  Coming

Cultural Arts Calendar, May 2023

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May brings warmer weather, the opportunity to enjoy performances in the great outdoors, and the end of the school year.  Opportunities abound to hear live music of all genres: classical, bluegrass, choral, or an entire ukelele orchestra.  The choices are limitless! Reminder: Our Adams County school music ensembles will be performing their final concerts of

Cultural Arts Calendar, April 2023

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It may be hard to imagine that there are so many cultural events in our small town in one month, but it is quite true. April brings with it over fifteen opportunities to attend concerts, operas (four of them!), poetry readings, and plays. Invite a friend and enjoy the lively arts together.   A shout

Cultural Arts Calendar, March 2023

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Abundant opportunities to enjoy the lively arts are available throughout the month of March, including three live shows at the Majestic Theater and those perennial favorites – the high school musicals!  Our small town of Gettysburg will host international performers from the Royal Concertgebow Orchestra of Amsterdam, dancers from Ireland, and a piano and violin

Cultural Arts Calendar, February 2023

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Dear Gettysburg Connection readers, It is our pleasure to introduce you to Gail Jones, who has volunteered to share with us a monthly roundup of some of the many musical, theatrical, and visual arts events that can be found in our community.  Gail’s goal is to remind us of the offerings in this culture-rich community

Cultural Arts Calendar – January 2023

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Dear Gettysburg Connection readers, It is our pleasure to introduce you to Gail Jones, who has volunteered to share with us a monthly roundup of some of the many musical, theatrical, and visual arts events that can be found in our community.  Gail’s goal is to remind us of the offerings in this culture-rich community