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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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Austin Rife Plays at The Barn

Saturday, August 25, 2018

The Austin Rife duo plays at Battlefield Brew Works for the first time. He bring us a Southern Rock sound. So come out and enjoy some original and cover sounds with our craft beer and spirits!

Battlefield Brew Works
248 Hunterstown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2907
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Civil War Event: The Great Southern Train Raid on the Northern Central

Saturday, August 25, 2018

All aboard! The NCRR Train is headed for Washington, DC and rumor is there’s gold onboard. This could mean a train raid! Steam Into History invites everyo...

Steam Into History Inc
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Gettysburg National Military Park’s popular living history and firing demonstrations every weekend throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Confederate and Union living ...

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

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Discover a unique perspective of the Battle of Gettysburg from the Sisters who lived in Emmitsburg, Maryland at the time. On this specialized tour, our guide will tell yo...

The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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Entertainment in the Beer Garden with Betsy Barnicle

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Stop in the beer garden for a drink or on the patio while you listen to cheerful music by Betsy Barnicle. May 26, 27 - 5pm-8pm June 8, 9, 22, 23 - 5pm-8pm July 5, 6, 7, 2...

Farnsworth House Inn
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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Farm Fresh Saturdays

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Farm Fresh Saturdays is back! Join us every Saturday beginning May 19th to enjoy farm fresh produce, along with beautiful flowers, from a local farm market and greenhouse! 

Gazebo at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Free Dobbin House Tours

Saturday, August 25, 2018

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 Property Tour

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Join us for our monthly FREE property tour here at the Farnsworth House! Staring at 2pm, explore the attic, cellar and main level of the home. Learn the crucial history that t...

Farnsworth House Inn
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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Gettysburg: The Medical Aftermath

Saturday, August 25, 2018

The weekend program explores what the people of Gettysburg experienced in the days and weeks following the 1863 battle in coping with the wounded, dying and dead. Held at the ...

Daniel Lady Farm
1008 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
240-469-8642
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Hauser After Hours

Saturday, August 25, 2018

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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Heart Attack Machine: A Tribute to Joe Strummer and The Clash with TxBxDx

Saturday, August 25, 2018

There's not enough room at the GO to contain the talent of all the local musicians that grace us every year! We have another cover band coming your way full of Gettysburg ...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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Live Local Music

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Join us for some live local music! All concerts are free and open to the public. Wine, hard cider and light fare will be available for purchase. Must be 21+ to drink...

Reid's Winery Tasting Room and Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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Living History Camps at the Gettysburg Heritage Center

Saturday, August 25, 2018

The Gettysburg Heritage Center hosts Civil War Living History Camps most weekends, April - November.  Civil War reenactors set up camp on the front lawn of the Heritage C...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-276-1841
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Music in the Valley

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Join us for live music overlooking the beautiful Buchanan Valley.  All shows are free and open to the public. Wine, hard cider and lite fare will be available f...

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

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Meet a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian at 6:00pm Saturday or Sunday evening behind the Gettysburg Hotel (in courtyard) for a Walking Tour of Mystery and Untold Ta...

Walking tour
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Saturday, August 25, 2018

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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Preservation Workshops

Saturday, August 25, 2018

HGAC Board member Stephen Brown, will conduct workshops for homeowners with a hands on approach about how to undertake preservation and restoration projects around their homes...

Historic Daniel Lady Farm
1008 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-4434
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Special Event Paranormal Lockdown at the Tillie Pierce House Inn

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Join us for this Xtreme Paranormal Lockdown at the Historic Tillie Pierce House Inn! The most extreme ghost hunt available to the public complete with cutting edge e...

Tillie Pierce House
301 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-1818
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Summer Fest

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Cool off with live music, wine, BBQ, wood-fired pizzas, games and vendors at Adams County Winery's Summer Fest! Listen to live music by Mark DeRose Duo from 2 - 5 pm....

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Texans at Gettysburg: Blood and Glory with Hood's Texas Brigade

Saturday, August 25, 2018

The Texans from Hood's Texas Brigade who fought at the Battle of Gettysburg described their experiences of the battle in personal diaries, interviews, newspaper articles, ...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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