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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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Seldom Seen Tour

Saturday, September 22, 2018

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 are...

Walking tour
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Sunset Battlefield Tour

Saturday, September 22, 2018

See the Gettysburg Battlefield in a new light and experience an unforgettable evening on iconic Little Round Top as the sun sets over the valley. Sit back and take in the hist...

Gettysburg Foundation
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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The Famous G.A.R. Bean Soup Sale

Saturday, September 22, 2018

The Famous G.A.R. Bean Soup Sale Returns! Enjoy Stan McGee's famous Ham and Bean Soup, slow cooked in an iron butcher kettle over a wood fire, and fresh Roasted Pulle...

GAR Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, Pa 17325
717-339-9047
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U-Pick Apples - 8 Different Varieties!

Saturday, September 22, 2018

We are proud to annouce the opening of U-Pick Apples! Open NOW Through October 20, 2018. *end dates are subject to change We have 8 different varieties available for y...

Boyer Nurseries & Orchards
Boyer Nurseries & Orchards, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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WW II In Gettysburg: The People and Places

Saturday, September 22, 2018

See a different side of Gettysburg, with this look at the people and places that played a part in World War II. You will visit a prisoner-of-war camp. Learn why an i...

Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours
778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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Annie

Sunday, September 23, 2018

One of the biggest casts we ever had, ANNIE was one of our favorite shows in our history. We are proud to revive it for our 10th Season this year. Leapin' Lizards! The irr...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Sunday, September 23, 2018

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

Various Locations
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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Don Allison Book Signing!

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Meet author Don Allison at the Gettysburg Heritage Center. He will be talking with visitors, and signing copies of his books, including, "I Met a Ghost in Gettysburg"...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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Free Dobbin House Tours

Sunday, September 23, 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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Horse-drawn Carriage Ride through Town

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Sometimes a carriage ride through the streets of Gettysburg is just what you need! Join us for thirty-minute late afternoon and evening rides through town. Click her...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325
866-907-0633
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Live on the Terrace Acoustic Music Series

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Spend a relaxing afternoon with us at the Farm Winery. Enjoy some wine, a wood-fired pizza, and live music. Music Schedule 7/8 - Nick Andrew Staver 7/15 - The Brah...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Living History Camps at the Gettysburg Heritage Center

Sunday, September 23, 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

Sunday, September 23, 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

Sunday, September 23, 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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Open Mic with Frank and Bob

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Join us for an Open Mic and Jam Session hosted by Frank Davis and Bobby Flurie. Bring an instrument and showcase your talent. Beginners are also welcome. Admission is fre...

Reid's Winery Tasting Room and Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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Race #1 Grinnin' at Granite Hill - Gettysburg

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Come cheer on your Adams County Composite Mountain Bike Team as we literally race in our own backyard! Over 30+ teams and several hundred student athletes from across the...

Granite Hill Camping Resort
3340 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-642-8749
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Seasonal Peach Brandy Release

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Join us for the release of our seasonal Peach Brandy! We will have free samples, a $5 cocktail of Peach Brandy with housemade ginger ale over ice and 750mL bottles f...

Battlefield Brew Works
248 Hunterstown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2907
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Seldom Seen Tour

Sunday, September 23, 2018

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 are...

Walking tour
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Sunday Sounds on the Patio

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Every Sunday, on our patio, we are going to relax!  Music, wine, Jack’s Hard Cider, beer, food. Stop working around the house and come drink in the view. Check ...

Hauser Estate Winery
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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U-Pick Apples - 8 Different Varieties!

Sunday, September 23, 2018

We are proud to annouce the opening of U-Pick Apples! Open NOW Through October 20, 2018. *end dates are subject to change We have 8 different varieties available for y...

Boyer Nurseries & Orchards
Boyer Nurseries & Orchards, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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