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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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Gettysburg Days with Documents Teacher Professional Development

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

A unit focusing on the Civil War should be an integral part of Common Core or other document-based learning objectives. Teachers spend time with Civil War experts and fellow t...

GNMP Museum & Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124
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JUN27

One Hundred Nights of Taps

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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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JUN27

Paint-Along Event: Pink Gerber Daisy

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Join us at Hollabaugh Bros. for a paint along event! Class fee includes all painting supplies needed to complete a 16 x 20” canvas panel, along with some light refreshme...

Hollabaugh Bros., Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
7176778412
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JUN27

The Battle of Gettysburg Ranger Programs

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Gettysburg National Military Park’s free summer interpretive program series begins on June 10 and offers visitors a chance to learn about the people and places that...

Gettysburg National Military Park
Various Locations, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124
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JUN27

The Drowsy Chaperone

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Winner of 5 TONY Awards (including Best Book and Best Original Score), The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz age musical featuring one show-stopping song and ...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
717-352-2164
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JUN27

Billy Finch, Musical Comedy Legends Show

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Billy Finch has toured the country for over 20 years wowing audiences with his Amazing Musical Comedy Legends Stage Show. He sings like Frank Sinatra and then changes int...

Best Western
301 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
301-933-4333
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JUN28

Gettysburg Days with Documents Teacher Professional Development

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

A unit focusing on the Civil War should be an integral part of Common Core or other document-based learning objectives. Teachers spend time with Civil War experts and fellow t...

GNMP Museum & Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124
More details

JUN28

Historic Church Walking Tours

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Providing visits to eight downtown Gettysburg churches featuring hospital scenes in those churches, stories about heroic civilian nurses, the wounded and dying, and the b...

Gettysburg Presbyterian
208 Baltimore St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-1718
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JUN28

Hollabaugh Bros., Inc. Read, Learn, Grow! Summer Program Series

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Get the kids out of the house this summer for a fun time on the Hollabaugh Family farm, Wednesdays, from June 14th to August 2nd, with two start times: 9:00am and 10:30am!&nbs...

Hollabaugh Bros., Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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JUN28

One Hundred Nights of Taps

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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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JUN28

Picnic at Gettysburg Daylilies & Peafowl

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  (Rain date: Thursday, June 29, same time) Wednesday, June 28, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  (Rain date: Thursday, June 29, same time) ...

Home of Charlie and Anne Gomer
45 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUN28

Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital tells the authentic history of a Civil War Hospital in its original setting--Christ Lutheran Church.  Through the performance of...

Christ Lutheran Church
30 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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JUN28

Star Spangled - Paint-Along

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Our professional artist will walk you through the entire painting process. Beginners are most definitely welcome! Bring a friend (or two) and enjoy an evening of creativity ...

Farnsworth House Beer Garden
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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JUN28

The Battle of Gettysburg Ranger Programs

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Gettysburg National Military Park’s free summer interpretive program series begins on June 10 and offers visitors a chance to learn about the people and places that...

Gettysburg National Military Park
Various Locations, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124
More details

JUN28

The Drowsy Chaperone

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Winner of 5 TONY Awards (including Best Book and Best Original Score), The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz age musical featuring one show-stopping song and ...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
717-352-2164
More details

JUN28

Billy Finch, Musical Comedy Legends Show

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Billy Finch has toured the country for over 20 years wowing audiences with his Amazing Musical Comedy Legends Stage Show. He sings like Frank Sinatra and then changes int...

Best Western
301 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
301-933-4333
More details

JUN29

Gettysburg Days with Documents Teacher Professional Development

Thursday, June 29, 2017

A unit focusing on the Civil War should be an integral part of Common Core or other document-based learning objectives. Teachers spend time with Civil War experts and fellow t...

GNMP Museum & Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124
More details

JUN29

Live Civil War Drummer in the Beer Garden

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Join us here in the beer garden or on the patio and listen to a live Civil War Drummer! It makes your Gettysburg dining experience come alive! So join us for a meal, ice cream...

Farnsworth House Beer Garden
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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JUN29

One Hundred Nights of Taps

Thursday, June 29, 2017

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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JUN29

Piecing the Civil War Through Quilting

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Hettie Shriver was 25 years old in 1861 when her husband, George, left their home in Gettysburg to join the Union Army. Many men took a few of their most cherished possessions...

Shriver House Museum
309 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2800
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JUN29

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