Learn about the men behind the Mason-Dixon Line, go back in time with Gettysburg Big Band and more this weekend in the Hanover-Adams area.

Walk the line during Mason and Dixon Day

Celebrate the region's Colonial history and the famous surveyors with re-enactors, music, food, wine and beer at this free festival. The event takes place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Mary-Penn Bed and Breakfast, 716 Mason Dixon Road, Gettysburg.

Read more about the event, and the unique B&B hosting it.

Check out local art

Open Show: More than 175 works in various media will be displayed, and $2,100 in prizes will be awarded Aug. 4-29. Artist of the Month is Jennifer Riggs. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. The event is free at the Hanover Area Arts Guild, 32 Carlisle St., Hanover. For more information, call 717-632-2521 or visit

Works from the Tree of Life: Adams County artists Celeste and Jim Lauritsen are exhibiting a collection of paintings and sculptures titled "Works from the Tree of Life" at the Adams County Arts Council, 125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg through the end of August. Call 717-334-5006 or visit for more information.

Help dogs by drinking wine

Wine, music, food, raffles and vendors will benefit the Boro Animal Response krew from 12 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Wine in the Park. Tickets are $15, $10 for designated drivers, at Email for info. The event takes place at Elickers Grove Park, 511 Roths Church Road, near Spring Grove. Read more here.

Show some love for local musicians

Gettysburg Big Band will play swing, Latin, waltz and ballad selections for ballroom dancing 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the American Legion, 528 E. Middle St., Gettysburg. Admission is $9 at the door. For info, call Joel Sears at 717-845-4277.

Sunday, the Spring Grove Alumni Chorus will hold its summer music concert at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 47 Hanover St., Codorus at 10:30 a.m.

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