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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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Catherine Comes Home - Living History Tour

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Discover the inspirational life of Elizabeth Ann Seton through the eyes of her daughter, Catherine, and other beloved friends. After Elizabeth Ann Seton died in 1821, Cathe...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Sunday, August 4, 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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Free Dobbin House Tours

Sunday, August 4, 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 Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Sunday, August 4, 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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George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital Hosts Living History Encampments & Programs

Sunday, August 4, 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 Lincoln Railroad Station Hosts Free Programs

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station™ can enjoy free programming throughout the 2019 summer season. Before and after the programs, take time to explore th...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-0655
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Gettysburg National Military Park Summer Interpretive Programs

Sunday, August 4, 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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Glen Rock Express with No. 17

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Outside your window is the beautiful York County Heritage Rail Trail, while you enjoy this one-hour ride to Glen Rock, PA. We will take you back in time to the 1860s, whe...

Northern Central Railway-Steam Into History
2 West Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Hanover Junction Flyer with No. 17

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Outside your window is the beautiful York County and the Heritage Rail Trail, while you enjoy this excursion to Hanover Junction. We will take you back in time to th...

Northern Central Railway-Steam Into History
2 West Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Historic Downtown Food Tour

Sunday, August 4, 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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Live on the Terrace with Matt Otis

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Head to Adams County Winery for Live on the Terrace with Matt Otis. Matt Otis is a solo-acoustic artist and has toured extensively both nationally and internationall...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Meet a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian/Guide at 6pm Saturday or Sunday evening behind the Gettysburg Hotel (in the courtyard) for a 60 minute Mystery Walking Tour of Untold...

Gettysburg Hotel Courtyard
Race Horse Alley, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Sunday, August 4, 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 Frank & Bob

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Join us at Reid's Winery: The Cider House every Sunday June - August for Open Mic with Frank & Bob! Jam Session hosted by Frank Davis and Bobby Flurie. Bring an i...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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Pop Up Pub

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Head to The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg for a Pop Up Pub with local breweries, including Miscreation Brewing Company! Stop by the Food Court to quench your thirst. Sa...

Food Court at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Seldom Seen Tour

Sunday, August 4, 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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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Sunday, August 4, 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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Sunday Funday at Jack's Hard Cider

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Enjoy live music and food by a local catering company at Jack's Hard Cider all spring and summer! Located just eight miles west of historic Gettysburg, we featur...

Jack's Hard Cider
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Sunday, August 4, 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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The Lion King, Jr.

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Based on the very popular Disney animated feature film and Broadway musical, the African savannah comes to life on the Gettysburg Community Theatre stage with Simba, Rafiki an...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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