Summer Program Community and Special Events

Saturday, May 26, 2018

3:30 PM

Mt. Gretna Summer Premiere & Art Auction. Announcements of 2018 Summer Events, Reception. $20 HP/CAN

Monday, June 25, 2018

5:30 PM

Mount Gretna Supper Club.  Join neighbors across Mt. Gretna for dinner by Chef on the Go. Entertainment by Charlie Zahm, singer and guitar player of Celtic, maritime and traditional American music.  All are welcome. Register by June 18th, 964-1830. $25. HP/CHP

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

7:00 PM

4th of July Celebration & Band Concert. Keystone Band of Rehrersburg. Their 59th annual Mount Gretna concert. PH/CHP

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

9:00 PM

Grand Illumination: Follow the luminaries for a post-concert walk along Pennsylvania Avenue and illumination near tennis courts. S'mores at the tennis pavilion. Co-sponsored with MG Tennis Club. CHP

Thursday, July 05, 2018

10:00 AM

2nd annual Mt. Gretna Photo Scavenger Hunt. Identify 20 images found around Mount Gretna. Call 717-507-2667. Pick up clue sheets at the Visitor's Center between 9-10 AM or have sheet emailed to you. For all ages. Prizes! CHP

Thursday, July 05, 2018

6:00 PM

2nd annual Great Mount Gretna Pie Bake-off and reveal party for answers to Photo Scavenger Hunt. For kids and adults. Call 717-507-2667 to register.  HP/CHP

Saturday, July 07, 2018

8:30 AM

Chautauqua University For a Day. "Understanding Loneliness" with Dr. Cheryl Dellasega. In an age where we are more "connected" than ever before, why is loneliness so prevalent is our society today and what are some strategies we can use to help?  "Andrew Wyeth: Beyond Christina's World", the artist, his muse Helga, and the enduring popularity of his work with Dr. Don Koones;  "Empowerment and Dignity: How to Help Without Hurting”with Justin Watkins. Using the tool of microfinance to combat poverty and how HOPE International has seen results from it.  "Born in China, REBORN in America"with Dr. Zehao Zhou. A Chinese immigrant's life journey of surviving the tumultuous Chinese Cultural Revolution and finding his true home in America.  Wine & cheese tasting with Dr. Jody Dosh. Register by June 30. 964-1830. $50 fee includes lunch. Note location change to Hall of Philosophy. HP/CHP

Friday, July 20, 2018

7:30 PM

Annual Chautauqua Stockholders Meeting in the Hall of Philosophy. HP

Saturday, July 21, 2018

10:00 AM

Chautauqua 101. Watch the PBS documentary, "Chautauqua," and hear about what initiated the Chautauqua movement and its inception in Mt. Gretna. Meet in the Ebenezer Room of the MG United Methodist Church.  CHP

Monday, July 23, 2018

5:30 PM

Mount Gretna Supper Club.  Join neighbors across Mt. Gretna for dinner by Chef on the Go. Entertainment by Jay Umble Trio. Straight ahead modern jazz and original modern jazz tunes.  All are welcome. Register by July 16th, 964-1830. $25 HP/CHP

Saturday, August 04, 2018

11:00 AM

House Tour Café. Stop by the Hall of Philosophy until 3PM. Homemade sandwiches, salads, baked goods and drinks. Proceeds benefit Gretna Music and Chautauqua Summer Programs. HP/CHP

Monday, August 27, 2018

5:30 PM

Mount Gretna Supper Club.  Join neighbors across Mt. Gretna for dinner by Chef on the Go.  Entertainment by barbershop quartet Route One (2017 International Quartet Semi-Finalists). Music ranging from Sinatra, the Beatles, The Eagles and more.  All are welcome. Register by August 20th, 964-1830. $25 HP/CHP

Sunday, September 02, 2018

5:00 PM

End of summer picnic and lowering of the gavel. Join Mt. Gretna friends and neighbors for a carry-in meal and wrap-up of the summer.  All are welcome. Beverages and paper goods provided. Call 964-1956 for reservations by August 29.  Leave name, number in party and if you will be bringing entrée, salad or dessert to share. HP/CHP