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Our hometown is full of excitement, fun and even the unexpected. The people, business and organizations in Adam County host special events in Gettysburg, PA year-round, and there is always something new to see. In addition to special battlefield celebrations and events that let you experience history in different and unforgettable ways, the area is home to unique festivals, fairs, exhibits, theater & concerts that you won't want to miss when visiting Central Pennsylvania.

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"Lincoln Lite" Dinner Theater

Thursday, June 21, 2018

President Abraham Lincoln was known for telling funny stories, and listening to music was one of his favorite pastimes. He hosted several concerts at the White House and atten...

Farnsworth House Inn
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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Ain't Misbehavin'

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Winner of the 1978 Tony Award for Best Musical. Thomas "Fats" Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club and that jumpin' new bea...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
8888057056
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JUN21

Exploring Eisenhower

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Explore the life and career of this extraordinary soldier/statesman during a 30-minute walk or talk.  Daily programs are: 11:00 a.m.: Eisenhower’s Military Caree...

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike. Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114 x4411
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JUN21

Junior Secret Service

Thursday, June 21, 2018

When you visit Eisenhower National Historic Site, (And now even while in front of your computer at home!), you can discover what it was like to be a Secret Service agent ...

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike. Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114 x4411
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation. The Lincoln Fel...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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Paintings of Richard Hamwi

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Looking for a sense of adventure? That’s one of the overriding theme of Richard Hamwi’s paintings, now on display at Art Downtown. The exhibit continues through Ju...

Art Downtown
32 Carlisle Street, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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Pick-Your-Own Cherries!

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Attention, cherry fans! We anticipate that pick-your-own sweet cherry season will begin June 20th. There is no need to rush. The crop is plentiful and will only sweeten o...

Boyer Nurseries & Orchards
Boyer Nurseries & Orchard, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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Tavern Tour

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Stroll with a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian to the sites of some of Gettysburg's most historic taverns and hear unusual but true stories that took place at these lege...

walking tour
Gettysburg Hotel Courtyard, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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The Rooks

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Join us for the debut of The Rooks at Garryowen! The Rooks hail from New York City, New York and will grace the Garryowen Irish Pub with their "kick-back, head-knock, and...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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Thirsty Thursday

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Every Thursday during the month of May through October, we enjoy a happy hour on the hill, with music and drink specials. Check out the entertainment on our website.  

Hauser Estate Winery
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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JUN21

Wild West Express Featuring The James Younger Gang

Thursday, June 21, 2018

This gang of American Outlaws was well-known in the 19th century. The group included the notorious Jesse James and the Younger brothers. Their infamous group will be robbing t...

Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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JUN21

2018 Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College Summer Conference

Friday, June 22, 2018

For over 35 years, the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College has hosted an annual summer conference bringing leading historians and public audiences together for battlefie...

Gettysburg College
300 North Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-6590
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JUN22

20th Annual Wheel Horse Tractor Show

Friday, June 22, 2018

Always held the Friday and Saturday after Father's Day. This is the largest single make garden tractor show in the world. The show opens daily at 8 am rain ...

South Mountain Fairgrounds
615 Narrows Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-266-2711
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JUN22

Ain't Misbehavin'

Friday, June 22, 2018

Winner of the 1978 Tony Award for Best Musical. Thomas "Fats" Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club and that jumpin' new bea...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
8888057056
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JUN22

Annual Latimore Valley Fair

Friday, June 22, 2018

The Latimore Valley Fair is an annual country festival and antique race car exhibit held in June with arts and crafts, music, entertainment, gas and steam engine show, antique...

Latimore Valley Fairgrounds
100 Baltimore Road, York Springs, PA 17372
717-528-8279
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JUN22

Beer Dinner at Sweney's Tavern

Friday, June 22, 2018

Join us along with a local brewery for a beer dinner! Must be 21 and over. ID required. Menu: Roasted Red Pepper Dip - roasted red bell peppers mixed in a cream chees...

Sweney's Tavern
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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JUN22

Dan and Ali at the GO Too

Friday, June 22, 2018

Dan and Ali are GO friends and regulars. They perform eclectic covers of everything from punk to alt country, indie music, Irish favorites and the occasional '80...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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JUN22

Entertainment in the Beer Garden with Betsy Barnicle

Friday, June 22, 2018

Stop in the beer garden for a drink or on the patio while you listen to cheerful music by Betsy Barnicle. May 26, 27 - 5pm-8pm June 8, 9, 22, 23 - 5pm-8pm July 5, 6, 7, 2...

Farnsworth House Inn
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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JUN22

Exploring Eisenhower

Friday, June 22, 2018

Explore the life and career of this extraordinary soldier/statesman during a 30-minute walk or talk.  Daily programs are: 11:00 a.m.: Eisenhower’s Military Caree...

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike. Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114 x4411
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JUN22

George Spangler Farm Civil War Field Hospital: 2nd Corps Field Hospital CSA Living History Encampment

Friday, June 22, 2018

A great weekend discovery and a must see for the whole family! Living historians of the 2nd Corps Field Hospital CSA will help you discover the stories of the soldiers, sur...

Gettysburg Foundation
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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