Monday, June 08, 2009

Gettysburg Foundation Summer-Fall Event Schedule


CALENDAR OF EVENTSJUNE-NOVEMBER 2009

June 9: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author David H. Jones will be signing copies of Two Brothers: One North, One South. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288.

June 13-14: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author Doug Gibboney will be signing copies of Scandals of the Civil War. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288.

June 20 Dinner and a Painting: Cyclorama Evening Program. 6 - 9 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Enjoy a Civil War-inspired dinner and a presentation on the history of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama painting with national Cyclorama expert Sue Boardman. Join Sue on the Cyclorama viewing platform as she explains more about this historic work of art. This special program is limited to 50 attendees. For tickets, call 877-874-2478 or visit http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

June 20: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author Jim Gindlesperger will be signing copies of Escape From Libby and Fire on the Water. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

June 20: Art in the Park Tours. The Gettysburg battlefield is home to more than 1,300 monuments and memorials, making it one of the world's largest collections of outdoor sculpture. On this "Art in the Parks" tour, visitors can learn more about the monuments and memorials created by these famous artists, including the story behind the monuments and the story of the artists. Tours are offered at: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.; 3 – 5 p.m.; and 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call 877-874-2478 or visit http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

June 21: Art in the Park Tours. The Gettysburg battlefield is home to more than 1,300 monuments and memorials, making it one of the world's largest collections of outdoor sculpture. On this "Art in the Parks" tour, visitors can learn more about the monuments and memorials created by these famous artists, including the story behind the monuments and the story of the artists. Tours are offered at: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.; and 3 – 5 p.m. For tickets, call 877-874-2478 or visit http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

June 25: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author Bill Styple will be signing copies of Generals in Bronze. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

June 26: The Music of Lincoln and His Era with the 97th Regimental String Band. 7:30 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Join in singing, clapping and dancing to popular tunes of the 19th century in this special program, presented by the 97th Regimental String Band. The program features many of President Abraham Lincoln's favorite songs, including ones he heard in his civilian life and familiar favorites from the wartime years. For tickets, call 877-874-2478 or visit http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

June 27: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author David Downing will be signing copies of A South Divided . 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

June 27: Art in the Park Tours. The Gettysburg battlefield is home to more than 1,300 monuments and memorials, making it one of the world's largest collections of outdoor sculpture. On this "Art in the Parks" tour, visitors can learn more about the monuments and memorials created by these famous artists, including the story behind the monuments and the story of the artists. Tours are offered at: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.; 3 – 5 p.m.; and 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call 877-874-2478 or visit http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

June 27: The Music of Lincoln and His Era with the 97th Regimental String Band. 7:30 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Join in singing, clapping and dancing to popular tunes of the 19th century in this special program, presented by the 97th Regimental String Band. The program features many of President Abraham Lincoln's favorite songs, including ones he heard in his civilian life and familiar favorites from the wartime years. For tickets, call 877-874-2478 or visit http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

June 28: Art in the Park Tours. The Gettysburg battlefield is home to more than 1,300 monuments and memorials, making it one of the world's largest collections of outdoor sculpture. On this "Art in the Parks" tour, visitors can learn more about the monuments and memorials created by these famous artists, including the story behind the monuments and the story of the artists. Tours are offered at: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.; 3 – 5 p.m.; and 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call 877-874-2478 or visit http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

June 28: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author Patricia Bauer will be signing copies of B is for Battle Cry: A Civil War Alphabet. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

June 28: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author David Downing will be signing copies of A South Divided . 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

June 28: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author Steven Stanley and JD Petruzzi will be signing copies of The Complete Gettysburg Guide . 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

July 1: Alaska Children's Choir-Lincoln Bicentennial Tour. 8:15 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center Film Theater. The award-winning Alaska Children's Choir has put together a special Lincoln Bicentennial Tour for 2009. Join them in Gettysburg for a program of Civil War-era songs and sacred and secular music in different languages. Admission to this program is free. For more information, call 717-338-1243 or 866-889-1243.

July 2: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author Jim Hessler will be signing copies of Sickles at Gettysburg. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288.Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

July 2: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author John Hough Jr. will be signing copies of Seen the Glory: A Novel of the Battle of Gettysburg. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

July 3: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author Bradley Gottfried will be signing copies of The Maps of Gettysburg. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

July 3: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author Chris Heisey will be signing copies of Gettysburg: This Hallowed Ground. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

July 3-5: A Sacred Trust–Gettysburg Perspectives Lecture Series, featuring Ken Burns. Sacred Trust brings together renowned authors, historians, National Park Service rangers, and others to share perspectives on the battle of Gettysburg with members of the public. The series is free and open to the public. Programs are held at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. A complete schedule is available at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/ . For more information, please call 717-338-1243.

July 4: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author Charley Mitchell will be signing copies of Maryland Voices of the Civil War. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

July 4: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author Troy Harman will be signing copies of Lee's Real Plan at Gettysburg. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

July 5: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author James Percoco will be signing copies of Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

July 5: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author Sue Boardman will be signing copies of The Battle of Gettysburg: A History and Guide. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

July 18: A Night at the Ball: Civil War Teaching Dance. 8 - 10 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center Lobby. Step back in time with the Susquehanna Travellers and the Victorian Dance Ensemble, the performing troupe of the Civil War Dance Foundation, as they demonstrate the etiquette of the day and lead you through the steps to many popular Victorian dances. Wear period dress or come dressed for an elegant evening of dancing. For tickets, call 877-874-2478 or visit http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

July 24 Evening with the Painting: Cyclorama Evening Program. 6 - 9 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Enjoy a presentation on the history of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama painting with national Cyclorama expert Sue Boardman. Join Sue on the Cyclorama viewing platform as she explains more about this historic work of art. This special program is limited to 50 attendees. For tickets, call 877-874-2478 or visit http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

July 25-26: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author Kelly Butterbaugh will be signing copies of Hey, History Isn't Boring Anymore! A Creative Approach to Teaching the Civil War. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

August 1-2: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author Scott Lang will be signing copies of The Forgotten Charge: The 123rd Pennsylvania at Marye's Heights, Fredericksburg, Virginia. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

August 8 Breakfast with Lincoln. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center Refreshment Saloon. 8 a.m. Join Abraham Lincoln for a Civil War-era inspired breakfast. Learn about Abraham Lincoln's life and presidency as you enjoy breakfast with President Lincoln. This activity provides an opportunity to learn about Lincoln's life and presidency in a family-friendly manner. For tickets, call 877-874-2478 or visit http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

August 8 Evening with the Painting: Cyclorama Evening Program. 6 - 9 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Enjoy a presentation on the history of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama painting with national Cyclorama expert Sue Boardman. Join Sue on the Cyclorama viewing platform as she explains more about this historic work of art. This special program is limited to 50 attendees. For tickets, call 877-874-2478 or visit http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

August 22: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author Helen Schwartz will be signing copies of Tell Them All About It, Won't You?: Images of the Present, Voices of the Past Gettysburg. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

August 29 Evening with the Painting: Cyclorama Evening Program. 6 - 9 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Enjoy a presentation on the history of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama painting with national Cyclorama expert Sue Boardman. Join Sue on the Cyclorama viewing platform as she explains more about this historic work of art. This special program is limited to 50 attendees. For tickets, call 877-874-2478 or visit http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

September 12: Friends of Gettysburg/Gettysburg Foundation First Corps member event. For more information, or to become a Friends of Gettysburg First Corps member, e-mail membership@gettysburgfoundation.org or call 717-338-1243.

September 12: Book Signing in the Museum Bookstore. Author Jeff Toalson will be signing copies of No Soap, No Pay, Diarrhea, Dysentery & Desertion. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike. 717-334-2288. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. . Purchase pre-signed books by this author at the Museum Bookstore’s online shop at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

October 3: A Night at the Ball: Civil War Teaching Dance. 8 - 10 p.m. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center Lobby. Step back in time with the Susquehanna Travellers and the Victorian Dance Ensemble, the performing troupe of the Civil War Dance Foundation, as they demonstrate the etiquette of the day and lead you through the steps to many popular Victorian dances. Wear period dress or come dressed for an elegant evening of dancing. For tickets, call 877-874-2478 or visit http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

October 10 Sunrise Battlefield Photo Safari. Join Chris Heisey, renowned battlefield photographer, for a sunrise battlefield photography tour from 6:30-9:30 a.m. The morning includes a half-hour lecture on landscape photography (beginning at the Ford Motor Company Fund Education Center in the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center) followed by a 2 1/2 hour intimate sunrise tour of the battlefield. Stop at some of Chris' favorite spots and learn hints and tips on composition, lighting, aperture and exposure. This event is open to all photographers (beginners and experienced). Please note: Participants under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For tickets, call 877-874-2478 or visit http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/.

October 17: Friends of Gettysburg/Gettysburg Foundation Fall Muster. The annual Fall Muster features battlefield tours, historians and others presenting programs to Friends members on special topics about the Battle of Gettysburg. For more information, or to join the Friends of Gettysburg, call 717-338-1243 or e-mail membership@gettysburgfoundation.org.

November 7: John Scott Adams Seminar Series. “Wearing the Green: Hiram Berdan and his Elite Union Sharpshooters at the Battle of Gettysburg” featuring Licensed Battlefield Guide Wayne Motts For more information, call 717-338-1243.

November 21: 7th Annual Remembrance Illumination. Luminary candles are placed on each Civil War grave in Soldiers' National Cemetery as a testament to the sacrifices made here in 1863. 5:30 p.m. For information, contact the Gettysburg Foundation at 717-338-1243.

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