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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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Free Dobbin House Tours

Friday, August 2, 2019

Enjoy a FREE, guided, hour-plus tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. This popular and highly-rated presentation highlights the house b...

Dobbin House Tavern
89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2100
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Free Essential Oils Workshop

Friday, August 2, 2019

Join Amber Dickerson as she provides an overview of essential oils and shows you how to make your own insect repellant. This workshop is free to attend and $5 if you woul...

Down Dog Gettysburg
48 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5877
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Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Friday, August 2, 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

Friday, August 2, 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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Geometric Art

Friday, August 2, 2019

Shapes are everywhere! Explore how nature’s symmetry, lines and patterns come to life in dynamic art based on geometry. You will follow your own artistic ...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital Hosts Living History Encampments & Programs

Friday, August 2, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have an opportunity to experience the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital throughout the 20...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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Gettysburg National Military Park Summer Interpretive Programs

Friday, August 2, 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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Grape Escape Walking Wine Tour

Friday, August 2, 2019

Join us for a delicious experience! Discover Gettysburg’s food and wine scene. We like to think of it as the new culinary frontier where food, wine and...

Savor Gettysburg Food Tours
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-688-9584
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Historic Downtown Food Tour

Friday, August 2, 2019

Eat your way through Gettysburg! Enjoy downtown in a whole new way as we eat our way through the most delicious and historic neighborhoods on this Gettysburg food tour. Embark...

Downtown Gettysburg
101 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, pa 17325
717-688-9584
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Illusion Show with Michael Cantori

Friday, August 2, 2019

Please join professional illusionist Michael Cantori and his lovely assistant Madame Cynthia for an evening of profound illusions, mental mysteries and the history of cla...

Cantori's Theater of Magic
23 Baltimore Street, Suite 105, Gettysburg, PA 17325
410-961-5903
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Japanese Teapot Set

Friday, August 2, 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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Kids on Broadway

Friday, August 2, 2019

A night of your favorite musical theatre songs performed by local youth. You think you know Broadway? You ain't seen nothing yet folks! Come enjoy the incredible yout...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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Live Music at Greystone Brew House

Friday, August 2, 2019

Join us on the Patio at Greystone Brew House for our Summer Live Music Series! We are a seasonally-driven full-service bar, restaurant and event venue located at Ran...

Greystone Brew House
303 Golf Club Ave, Dillsburg, PA 17019
7175022155
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Live Music with Glenn Korzin

Friday, August 2, 2019

Come on by on August 2nd to sip on our local wine and cider and welcome back Glenn Korzin - bassist, guitarist and performer! He will be playing your favorite songs and taking...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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Live Music with Neil and Shannon at Knob Hall

Friday, August 2, 2019

Join us the first Friday of every month for merriment and music by Neil and Shannon! Their wonderful set of Americana, rock and feel good tunes of all kinds brings people...

Knob Hall Winery Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Friday, August 2, 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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Seldom Seen Tour

Friday, August 2, 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

Friday, August 2, 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

Friday, August 2, 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

Friday, August 2, 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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