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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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Tavern Tour

Friday, August 2, 2019

Balloon rides, murder, tanks, medal of honor....some of Gettysburg's colorful and unusual history happened in taverns. Stroll with a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian/...

Gettysburg Hotel Courtyard
Race Horse Alley, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Friday, August 2, 2019

Join us for the performance of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, music and lyrics by Carol Hall, book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson, produced by Theatre A Go-Go, Inc...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
717-352-2164
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Tutu’s & Tiara’s

Friday, August 2, 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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Ford Family Day 2019

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Join us for the sixth annual Ford Family Day, made possible through the generous support of the Ford Motor Company Fund. We provide a variety of family-friendly...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-1243
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$99 & Under Member Show

Saturday, August 3, 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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2019 Gettysburg Symposium: Custer And The Indian Wars

Saturday, August 3, 2019

The Gettysburg Heritage Center is hosting the 2019 Gettysburg Symposium. Registration for the event is now open.  On June 25, 1876, Lt. Colonel George Armstrong C...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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After Hours at Jack's Hard Cider

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Every weekend we throw a bash after our normal business hours at Jack's Hard Cider to celebrate the events of the past week and to look forward to the week ahead. Com...

Jack's Hard Cider
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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Anna P.S. Live at J & P Winery- Gettysburg

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Indie folk musician Anna P.S. conveys a sense of weariness throughout her simple but resonant songs, but it’s a weariness that keeps a blanket of hope tucked up under it...

J & P Winery-Gettysburg
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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Backyard BBQ Series

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Join us for the second of four Backyard BBQ Series events on Saturday, August 3rd. The Bumperyachts will be performing live from 2pm-5pm on the lawn! The Bumperyacht...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Breakfast on the Farm

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Enjoy a fresh, local, organic Saturday morning breakfast on the farm! Guests will be served breakfast in a causal setting outside at Oyler's Organic Farms, weather permitt...

Oyler's Organic Farms & Market
400 Pleasant Valley Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8411
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Calling All Angels Spirit Theater & Events

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Don’t miss this mystical performance with Author and Spiritual Translator, Sharon Young. Sharon will keep you engaged with her high energy and passion as she d...

Sky Breakfast Room at Best Western
301 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
833-SPIRIT3
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Carlisle Truck Nationals

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Join us for a BIG celebration of Trucks featuring Big Rigs,. Mini Trucks, Antiques, Custom Vans, 4x4’s and more! Witness Monster Truck Shows, while the VA Giant Rid...

Carlisle Fairgrounds
1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle, PA 17013
717-243-7855
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Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Saturday, August 3, 2019

From the roar of artillery to the flash of bayonets, living history demonstrations at Gettysburg National Military Park help bring the past to life. Gettysburg National M...

Various Locations
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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Civil War Sisters Tour

Saturday, August 3, 2019

As the bloodiest battle of the Civil War raged just miles from the peaceful home of the Sisters, they could not ignore the call to go and care for the wounded. After the Battl...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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Family Cooking Class - Sushi

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Don’t let that word scare you! Sushi isn’t as hard or as fishy as you may think! Join us and discover the fun that the whole family can have making sushi. You will...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Farm Fresh Saturdays

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Join us for Farm Fresh Saturdays with The Harvest Barn Country Market! Stop by to find seasonal items, specials and new products each and every Saturday. You'll find lots ...

Gazebo at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Farmers Market Season 2019

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Join us for our open air farmers market located in downtown Gettysburg at 103 Carlisle Street. We have seasonal produce, flower bouquets, ciders, honey, jams, food trucks...

Gettysburg Transit Center
103 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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First Saturday Films

Saturday, August 3, 2019

We welcome everyone to join us for our free film series at the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, First Saturday Films. On the first Saturday of each month at 3pm, ...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6004
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First Saturday Films: Creed II

Saturday, August 3, 2019

We welcome everyone to join us for our First Saturday Films, featuring a free showing of Creed II. Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, heavyweight contender Adonis Creed faces...

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

Saturday, August 3, 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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