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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

Wednesday, November 14, 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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NOV14

Spend An Evening with Thaddeus Stevens

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Spend an evening with Thaddeus Stevens and learn about his contributions in the surrounding Adams, York and Lancaster counties. Thaddeus will also talk about his contributions...

Red Men's Hall
332 West King Street, East Berlin, PA 17316
717-259-0822
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NOV14

Vinyasa Yoga

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Vinyasa means “breathe synchronized movement.” We will use flowing sequences and sun salutations to warm the body to reach new levels of flexibility, strength, bal...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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NOV14

The Tattooed Historian Presents: Codie Eash

Thursday, November 15, 2018

It's that time again! Another installment of "The Tattooed Historian Presents" and yet another great speaker. Come join us on the Thursday before Remembranc...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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NOV15

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest Voting

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Join us for this magical Christmas tree decorating contest tradition. Join Christmas Tree Hill and The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg in this fun community event! Stop...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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NOV15

Holiday Donation Collection Site

Thursday, November 15, 2018

The Gettysburg Heritage Center will sever as a donation collection site for several non-profits in the area. The GHC has partnered with several groups to help create awar...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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NOV15

Lincoln Walking Tour

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Experience President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg by walking where he walked and seeing what he saw. Learn about the planning of the Soldiers' National Cemetery an...

Walking tour
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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NOV15

Linda Benzon, "Escape" Artist Reception

Thursday, November 15, 2018

From November 5 - December 20, Linda Benzon's art will be on display at HACC's Gettysburg Campus. Her artwork features photographs of water subjects, including abstrac...

HACC's Gettysburg Campus
731 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-3509
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NOV15

Seldom Seen Tour

Thursday, November 15, 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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NOV15

Stoneware Soup Bowls with Handles

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Imagine the smell of simmering soup coming from your stove and serving it in a beautifully handcrafted soup bowl with handles. Your dream can come true by taking this eas...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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NOV15

An Evening With The Painting

Friday, November 16, 2018

Join the Gettysburg Foundation’s Sue Boardman, Licensed Battlefield Guide and author/historian, on the platform for an exclusive "after-hours" p...

Gettysburg Foundation
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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NOV16

Celtic Wood and Wires at Boyer Cellars

Friday, November 16, 2018

Stop by Boyer Cellars for delicious wine and cider and great music by Celtic Wood and Wires. Celtic Wood and Wires plays and singles Celtic/traditional music with a moder...

Boyer Cellars
Boyer Cellars, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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NOV16

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest Voting

Friday, November 16, 2018

Join us for this magical Christmas tree decorating contest tradition. Join Christmas Tree Hill and The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg in this fun community event! Stop...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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NOV16

Entertainment at the Farnsworth House with Jeff Greenawalt

Friday, November 16, 2018

Join us in the beer garden for live entertainment by Jeff Greenawalt! Stop by for a cold drink, a bite to eat, and live Civil War music. May 19 - 5pm-9pm June 1, 2, 15, 16...

Farnsworth House
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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NOV16

Free Dobbin House Tours

Friday, November 16, 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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NOV16

Holiday Donation Collection Site

Friday, November 16, 2018

The Gettysburg Heritage Center will sever as a donation collection site for several non-profits in the area. The GHC has partnered with several groups to help create awar...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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NOV16

Intro to Calligraphy

Friday, November 16, 2018

This is a great class for those who want to hand letter greeting cards, family trees, poems or even a wedding announcement. You will learn three font styles includin...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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NOV16

Lincoln Walking Tour

Friday, November 16, 2018

Experience President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg by walking where he walked and seeing what he saw. Learn about the planning of the Soldiers' National Cemetery an...

Walking tour
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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NOV16

Qigong – Energy Work

Friday, November 16, 2018

Qi is the energy flowing through your body and universe. Gong means work. Qigong is energy work. Learn about the three types of qigong practices – martial, medical ...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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NOV16

Remembrance Day Ball

Friday, November 16, 2018

Come Lassies and Laddies to the Friday night Presidents Ball. This year’s Fancy Dress theme is The Tartan Ball to commemorate those of Celtic heritage who fought during ...

Gettysburg Hotel est. 1797
1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5145
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