Summer Program Community and Special Events
To register call the Visitor’s Center phone at 964-1830 after May 31. Registration can be made by phone at least one week ahead of time and confirmed upon receipt of the check; sorry there are no refunds unless someone else registers in your place.
Send your check to Summer Programs, PO Box 637, Mt. Gretna, PA 17064
 
 
Monday, June 21, 2021    5:30 PM
Mount Gretna Supper Club.  With Charlie Zahm, American singer and player of Celtic, maritime and traditional American music.
. Join neighbors and friends for dinner by Chef on the Go. All are welcome. Register by June 17th. Online at www.pachautauqua.info or 717-964-1830. $25 per person. BYOB
 
Use Paypal to register and pay
 
 
Saturday, June 26, 2021.  10:00 AM
History on the Porch @ the Mount Gretna Area Historical Society, 206 Pennsylvania Avenue. Join local historians and other curious-minded folks for coffee and conversation.
 
Saturday, July 3, 2021   11:00 AM
Take a guided walk around Chautauqua with Ron Hontz. Meet at the Visitors Center.
 
 
Sunday, July 04, 2021    7:00 PM
4th of July Celebration & Band Concert. Keystone Band of Rehrersburg. Their 61st annual Mount Gretna concert. Donation requested.
 
Saturday, July 10, 2021
Chautauqua University For a Day. Don Koones: Sistine Chapel; Tina Ellor: Mushrooms; Donald Brown: Climate Change; ModBetty: Retro Roadmap; Register by July 6th, online at www.pachautauqua.info or call 717-964-1830. $50 fee includes morning blueberry buckle and lunch.
 
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Saturday, July 10, 2021   11:00
Take a guided walk around Campmeeting with Ron Hontz. Meet in the church parking lot.
 
Friday, July 16, 2021    7:30 PM
Annual Chautauqua Stockholders Meeting in the Hall of Philosophy. 
 
Saturday, July 17, 2021    9:00 AM
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! Ends at 4pm with reveal reception in Hall of Philosophy. 
 
Saturday, July 17, 2021    9:00 AM
Chautauqua New Resident Reception and Mount Gretna 101. Light breakfast plus meet and greet your neighbors and representatives from the Board of Managers.
 
Monday, July 19, 2021    5:30 PM
Mount Gretna Supper Club.  Join neighbors and friends for dinner by Chef on the Go.  Jazz guitarist Gavin Horning and pianist Tim Brey will perform favorites from the Great American Songbook.  All are welcome. Register by July 15th, online at www.pachautauqua.info or call 717-964-1830. $25 
 
 
Use Paypal to register and pay
 
 
Tuesday, July 20, 2021   7:00PM
From Conewago Creek to the Chesapeake Bay. Local resident Matt Royer shares the latest on the Chesapeake Bay cleanup and recent effort of Mount Gretna's local watershed group, Tri-County Conewago Creek Association. Learn how you can get involved and make a difference in improving the quality of your local stream. 
 
Saturday, July 24, 2021   10:00 AM
Dog Parade at Soldiers Field. Bring a notecard with your well-behaved furry friend's name and a fun fact to be shared. Every dog wins a prize.
 
Sunday, July 25, 2021    1:00 PM
MGSoA Student Art Show. Hall of Philosophy
 
Saturday, July 31, 2021   10:00. AM
Local architect Bill Barlow will lead a walk to point out particular details on older cottages related to the age and historical stye of turn of the century architecture. Meet at the kiosk behind the post office. 
 
PENDING Saturday, August 07, 2021 (TOUR OF HOMES)     11:00 AM
House Tour Café. Stop by the Hall of Philosophy until 3PM. Stop by in between houses for light refreshments. Donations benefit Gretna Music and Chautauqua Summer Programs. 
 
 Thursday, August 12, 2021
Vegan Cooking Class. Join us for an interactive evening of plant-based Italian cooking and eating with Jolene Windmiller. Learn how to make Italian classics without the use of any animal products. Discover a healthier, kinder and more environmentally friendly way of eating. Allergens: soy, wheat and nuts. RSVP by Aug. 5. Limit of 12. BYOB
 
Saturday, August 14th, 2021 
History on the Porch @ the Mount Gretna Area Historical Society, 206 Pennsylvania Avenue. Join local historians and other curious-minded folks for coffee and conversation.
 
Monday, August 30, 2021    5:30 PM
Mount Gretna Supper Club.  Join neighbors and frinds for dinner by Chef on the Go. Enjoy the original music of Mt. Gretna resident and singer/songwriter Jolene Windmiller.Register by August 25th, online at www.pachautauqua.info or call 717-964-1830. $25 
 
Use Paypal to register and pay
 
 
Sunday, August 29, 2021    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 717-964-1956 for reservations by August 26.  Leave name, number in party and if you will be bringing entrée, salad or dessert to share.