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6 things to do in Hanover-Adams County this weekend

The Hanover-Adams area will host several events this weekend.

Jam at the Bluegrass Festival

This biannual festival returns to Granite Hill Campground for the 71st time this weekend. The event will bring more than 20 nationally known bluegrass artists on two stages to the campground today through Sunday, and about 2,500 guests are expected to attend.

Festivities kick off at 2p.m. Thursday and continue through Sunday at Granite Hill Campground, 3340 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg.

Tickets start at $35 and are available by calling 1-800-642-TENT.

If you're planning to attend, be sure to check out these eight things you should know.

Go wine-tasting in the Hamptons (Fire Company)

You can taste wine, play cornhole and listen to live music at Hampton Volunteer Fire Company's third annual fundraising festival.

The event runs from 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, according to the ticket website.

Ten wineries will offer their wares on-site, as will dozens of craft, food and other vendors.

Tickets are $20 for the entire weekend if purchased online, $20 per day if purchased at the gate. Children 12 and under can enter for free, and guests can register for a cornhole tournament Saturday or Sunday for an additional $20.

Proceeds benefit the New Oxford area's Hampton Volunteer Fire Company. The festival takes place at the fire company, located at 5371 Carlisle Pike in Reading Township.

Click here for tickets or more information, or check out the event page on Facebook.

Savor Gettysburg's food, drinks during tour

Food, wine and history come together in a Savor Gettysburg tour featuring four wineries and artisanal food.

Visit four tasting rooms and one restaurant downtown on this three-hour, under-one-mile walk. Tours start at 2:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays through Nov. 5.

Cost is $69 for ages 21 and up.

Savor Gettysburg also offers a Historic Downtown Tour and a Savory Sweets Tour. For details and tickets, visit

Listen to Civil War-era music

Performances by respected and authentic Civil War musicians will fill the air Friday and Saturday during the 20th Annual Gettysburg Music Muster at Gettysburg National Military Park, 1195 Baltimore Pike. On Saturday, musicians will also play in the courtyard at the Dobbin House, 89 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, and the grand finale performance will be at the Pennsylvania Memorial on Hancock Avenue from 5 p.m. to dusk. The event is free. Hours are 12-6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-dusk Saturday. For more information, call 717-334-1124 or visit

See a play

"Grease": Joyce DeWitt, as Rydell High principal Miss Lynch, leads a young cast of 19 in the popular musical, which plays nightly at 8 p.m. through Aug. 16 at Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville. Call 717-352-2164 or visit for tickets.

"Camelot": Lerner and Loewe's classic musical is based on the story of King Arthur, the once and future king. Shows are 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 23. Gettysburg Community Theatre is located at 49 York St., Gettysburg. Tickets are $18. Call 717-334-2692 or visit for more information.

"Lovesick Blues": A tribute concert to country legends Hank Williams Sr. and Patsy Cline will take place nightly at 8 p.m. Aug. 18-23 at Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222, Tickets are $30 to $50. 717-352-2164.