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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 National Military Park Summer Interpretive Programs

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Gettysburg National Military Park’s free summer interpretive program series begins runs from June 8 to August 11, 2019 and offers visitors a chance to learn about the pe...

Gettysburg National Military Park
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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Historic Church Walking Tours

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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

Presbyterian Church
208 Baltimore St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-0733
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J & P Winery Open Mic Night Hosted by Ash Phipps and James Petrohilos

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Join J & P Winery every Wednesday night for Open Mic Night hosted by Ash Phipps and James Petrohilos. The host duo will perform multiple short sets through the evenin...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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Japanese Teapot Set

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Create a Japanese inspired teapot and set of cups and start your own tea drinking tradition. You will design and sketch out your teapot then create and embellish your col...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Music on the Mountain

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Music on the Mountain returns to Liberty Mountain this summer with an incredible lineup of local musicians! Enjoy free outdoor concerts at the base of the mountain, plus food ...

Liberty Mountain Resort
78 Country Club Trail, Carroll Valley, PA 17320
717-642-8282
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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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Open Mic with Host: Matt Miller at Knob Hall Winery

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

EVERY Wednesday: All acts welcome to perform at Knob Hall Winery's Gettysburg tasting room! We love to share music, covers and (especially) originals! But that's not a...

Knob Hall Winery, Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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Read, Learn, Grow

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Get the kids out of the house this summer for a fun time on the farm! Kids who participate in our Read, Learn, Grow hour long program will: Enjoy story time each ...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Seldom Seen Tour

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Experience a 90 minute walking tour that takes you places off the beaten path in the town of Gettysburg. Hear unexpected stories from Gettysburg's varied history that...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
7172535737
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Sewing for Your Room

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

This is for students with a little experience. We will focus on stitching and increase your skill level with projects like a quilt square pillow, pillow case, shoe bag, laundr...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Inspired by the permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith opens to the public July 20, 2019, in the Getty...

Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-1243
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South Mountain Fair

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

A small country fair featuring rides for the kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh pro...

South Mountain Fairgrounds
615 Narrows Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-9663
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Summer Classic Movies

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Enjoy "Classic Movies" on the Big Screen in our beautifully restored, historic theater! Make Wednesday nights your special night. This bargain ticket price includes ...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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Tutu’s & Tiara’s

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Learn creative movement combinations and ballet steps, all while your little ballerina is dressed as her favorite Disney Princess! Crafts and mini learning activities provided...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Sewing is Fun!

Thursday, August 1, 2019

A beginner’s class where students learn how to use the sewing machine and practice basic hand stitches. Projects will include a computer sleeve, pillow and tot...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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$99 & Under Member Show

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Guild Members display their artwork in our BIttinger gallery, and all pieces are priced at $99 or less! Come find some original, handmade art at affordable prices. O...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle Street, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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Adventures, Experiments and Other Exploits

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Calling adventurers ages 7-12 who are willing to go to great lengths learning and having fun this summer! Each week your child will embark on adventures, conduct experiments o...

Hollabaugh Bros.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Art of Jewelry Making

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Discover the world of jewelry design and the history of beads. Learn techniques in jewelry construction and design while creating fabulous pieces inspired by artists from...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Join a Licensed Battlefield Guide (LBG) at the Soldiers' National Cemetery Rostrum just inside the Taneytown Road entrance for a free 45-60 minute guided tour of the cemet...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
96 Taneytown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
724-290-3905
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Friends of Adams County Library Summer Book Sale

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Support the Adams County Library with a visit to their Summer Book Sale. Over 25,000 books of varying genres will be for sale.  Free and convenient parking is availabl...

Redding Auction House
1085 Table Rock Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-0163
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