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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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Mink's Miracle Medicine at the Garryowen!

Saturday, September 29, 2018

"Mink's Miracle Medicine formed in 2013 at the hands of songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Melissa Wright and Danny Zezeski. The duo draw on their respective...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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Music in the Valley

Saturday, September 29, 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, September 29, 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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Paul Austerlitz: CD Release Concert

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Celebrate the release of Gettysburg College Professor Paul Austerlitz’s CD with a concert! Expect a night filled with merengue, jazz, dance, improvisation, and performan...

Schmucker Hall, Gettysburg College
300 North Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-6815
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Pippinfest

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Get ready for Fairfield's annual Pippinfest! Head to Fairfield, Pa., to enjoy arts and crafts exhibitors, music, food, a kids' area, quilt show, drive-in car show, sel...

Fairfield, Pa.
Main Street, Fairfield, PA 17320
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Pippinfest at the Historic Fairfield Inn

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Come join us during Fairfield's Pippinfest! We will be cooking up some delicious chicken corn soup and fresh fireplace baked cookies. We will be cooking over our...

The Historic Fairfield Inn 1757
15 W Main Street, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-642-5410
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Safety Day

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Join us for Safety Day at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg. Explore safety vehicles and meet first responders. There will be giveaways and fun activities - like the strolling ...

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

Saturday, September 29, 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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Songs of War with the Apple Core Band

Saturday, September 29, 2018

The troops that marched to the War Between the States in 1861 stepped off to popular songs of European composers, played by musicians recruited from small town bands. Many of ...

Camp Tiger
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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Sunset Battlefield Tour

Saturday, September 29, 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 Cradle of Conservation: Hike at the Historic Pennsylvania State Forest Academy

Saturday, September 29, 2018

This event is part of the South Mountain Speakers Series. The South Mountain Speakers Series, as a revival of the historic Michaux Lectures, strives to educate and engage the ...

Penn State Mont Alto Campus
1 Campus Drive, Mont Alto, PA 17237
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U-Pick Apples - 8 Different Varieties!

Saturday, September 29, 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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Veterans Service Canines & Pa Wounded Warriors Benefit

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Spend the day with your dog in Camp Tiger enjoying lunch, music history and more! Join The Apple Core Band for "Songs of War," followed by demonstration...

Camp Tiger-Farnsworth House
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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Wine Cabaret with Chad-Alan Carr!

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Each year, GCT's Founding Executive/Artistic Director, Chad-Alan Carr, invites you to attend his Birthday Cabaret to benefit GCT's Taylor Zimmerman Memorial Scholarshi...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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WW II In Gettysburg: The People and Places

Saturday, September 29, 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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5th Annual Sweet Potato Festival

Sunday, September 30, 2018

***The 5th Annual Sweet Potato Festival scheduled for September 15 & 16 has been postponed to September 29 & 30 due to weather conditions. We hope to see you there! ...

Thomason's Olde Thyme Herb Farm and Gift Shop
170 Stoney Point Road, East Berlin, PA 17316
717-624-1527
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Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Sunday, September 30, 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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Faculty and Guest Recital: La Belle Époque

Sunday, September 30, 2018

The Sunderman Conservatory of Music at Gettysburg College presents the faculty recital of Jeffrey Fahnestock, tenor, and guest Naomi Niskala, piano. Welcome to La Belle &Eacut...

Schmucker Hall, Gettysburg College
300 N Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-6815
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Free Dobbin House Tours

Sunday, September 30, 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 30, 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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