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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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Our Gettysburg, PA Events Calendar below allows you to select a date range to search for things to do during your visit. You can also enter keywords or filter events by categories.

Farm To Table Dinner at Eisenhower National Historic

Saturday, August 27, 2016

"Eat like Ike” with a five-course, locally-sourced, gourmet meal on the grounds of the historic home of our nation’s 34th President. On August 27, Eisenhow...

Eisenhower National Historic Site
250 Eisenhower Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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Free Historic Dobbin House Tours

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Enjoy a FREE tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House.  Built in 1776 by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin, his stone house spans three centuries o...

Dobbin House Tavern
89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2100
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Groovin' on the Grounds: D-Bo

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Enjoy a live musical performance by featured artist D-Bo along with your favorite wines right here at Adams County Winery.

Adams County Winery- Farm Location
251 Peach Tree Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Hauser After Hours

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Hauser After Hours is a party you do not want to miss.  Every weekend, we throw a bash after our normal business hours to celebrate our rolling hills, breathtaking views ...

Hauser Estate Winery
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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Ladies' Savor the Summer Tea at Hollabaugh's

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Hollabaugh Brothers Fruit Farm and Market invites all ladies (ages 13 and up) to join us at the market for a lovely late summer tea.   We’ll start with an informal ...

Hollabaugh Bros., Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
7176778412
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Live Local Music

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Enjoy an evening of live music and your favorite Reid's wine or cider. All concerts are free and open to the public. Wine, hard cider and food will be available for purcha...

Reid's Winery & Cider House Cafe
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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Live Music at Eagle & The Owl

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Come enjoy a fun evening with live music by local favorites.  Visit Eagle & The Owl and enjoy an evening full of dinner, drinks and live acoustic music performed from...

Eagle & The Owl
78 Country Club Trail, Carroll Valley, PA 17320
717-642-8282
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Live Music in the Vineyard!

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Join us every weekend for live music, beautiful scenery, and award-winning wines! Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with family, friends, and a picnic! Below is the music lineup for ...

Catoctin Breeze Vineyard
15010 Roddy Road, Thurmont, MD 21788
(240) 449-0677
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Living History Camps

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Most weekends, April through November, the Gettysburg Heritage Center hosts Living History Camps. The camps are designed for visitors to explore and gain a better underst...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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Living History Weekends on the Battlefield

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Experience ranger programs & walks, campfire programs, living history & events that assist in preserving & interpreting the Gettysburg Battle.  For additio...

Gettysburg National Military Park
Various Locations, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-4469
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Mark Twain and Henry H. Rogers on the Glen Rock Express

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Live and in person – Mark Twain will be on the train with his good friend Henry Huttleston Rogers. The American literary icon who wrote “Huckleberry Finn”...

Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom , PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Music in the Valley

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Music in the Valley is back!  Join us Saturday and Sunday afternoons through September.   All concerts are free and open to the public.  Lots of outdoor seat...

Reid's Orchard and Winery
2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-677-7047
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Mystery Tour Untold Tales

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Meet a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian at 6 pm behind the Gettysburg Hotel (in courtyard) for a Mystery Walking Tour of Untold Tales. Hear about a murder in Gettysburg that...

Meet at Gettysburg Hotel Courtyard
1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Saturday Spotlight Presentations

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Join the Gettysburg Heritage Center as we take a unique look at the Civil War, the people, and their culture most Saturdays Memorial Day to Labor Day.  The spotlight will...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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Steampunk Railroad Flyers

Saturday, August 27, 2016

In partnership with the New Freedom Recreation Department and their annual Steampunk Day, join us for a quick trip to Railroad Park. The steampunk folks will be arriving in co...

Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom , PA 17349
717-942-2370
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The Gettysburg Story

Saturday, August 27, 2016

See The Gettysburg Story on the big screen in stunning digital projection at the Majestic Theater.  The Gettysburg Story is directed by Jake Boritt and narrated by Stephe...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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Elizabeth Ann Seton Birthday Family Fun Day

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Join the Shrine in celebrating Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton’s birthday! You don’t have to worry about an RSVP or birthday gift for this celebration. We'll ha...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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Free Historic Dobbin House Tours

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Enjoy a FREE tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House.  Built in 1776 by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin, his stone house spans three centuries o...

Dobbin House Tavern
89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2100
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Living History Camps

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Most weekends, April through November, the Gettysburg Heritage Center hosts Living History Camps. The camps are designed for visitors to explore and gain a better underst...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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Living History Weekends on the Battlefield

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Experience ranger programs & walks, campfire programs, living history & events that assist in preserving & interpreting the Gettysburg Battle.  For additio...

Gettysburg National Military Park
Various Locations, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-4469
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