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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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Souvenir - A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Jenkins

Friday, July 26, 2019

For more than half a century the name Florence Foster Jenkins has been guaranteed to produce explosions of derisive laughter. Not unreasonably so, as this wealthy society ec...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
717-352-2164
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JUL26

Stop Motion Animation

Friday, July 26, 2019

Calling all movie makers! Join us for a week of creating mini animations starring characters in story lines straight out of your imagination. Bring your own device a...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUL26

Sweet Treat Baking from Scratch (older youth)

Friday, July 26, 2019

Bake and decorate desserts and edible treats using yummy ingredients from the garden as inspiration. Create a carrot cake, zucchini bread and lemon bars, to name a f...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUL26

Sweet Treat Baking from Scratch (younger youth)

Friday, July 26, 2019

Bake and decorate desserts and edible treats using yummy ingredients from the garden as inspiration. Create a carrot cake, zucchini bread and lemon bars, to name a few.&n...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUL26

Tavern Tour

Friday, July 26, 2019

Balloon rides, murder, tanks, medal of honor....some of Gettysburg's colorful and unusual history happened in taverns. Stroll with a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian/...

Gettysburg Hotel Courtyard
Race Horse Alley, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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JUL26

$99 & Under Member Show

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Guild Members display their artwork in our BIttinger gallery, and all pieces are priced at $99 or less! Come find some original, handmade art at affordable prices. O...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle Street, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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JUL27

Abraham Lincoln

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Opening on Broadway in 1919, this play by John Drinkwater, a rare depiction of events in the life of U.S. President, Abraham Lincoln, was a great success in its day. The ...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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JUL27

After Hours at Jack's Hard Cider

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Every weekend we throw a bash after our normal business hours at Jack's Hard Cider to celebrate the events of the past week and to look forward to the week ahead. Com...

Jack's Hard Cider
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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JUL27

Christmas in July: How the Civil War Transformed the Holiday

Saturday, July 27, 2019

“Christmas and the Civil War” is a fun, interesting overview of how the Civil War transformed Christmas into the modern holiday Americans enjoy today. In particula...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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JUL27

Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Saturday, July 27, 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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JUL27

Civil War Sisters Stories

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Sisters in Emmitsburg and in congregations throughout the country were called to serve during the Civil War. Their charitable efforts brought healing and solace to the wounded...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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JUL27

Civil War Sisters Tour

Saturday, July 27, 2019

As the bloodiest battle of the Civil War raged just miles from the peaceful home of the Sisters, they could not ignore the call to go and care for the wounded. After the Battl...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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JUL27

Farm Fresh Saturdays

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Join us for Farm Fresh Saturdays with The Harvest Barn Country Market! Stop by to find seasonal items, specials and new products each and every Saturday. You'll find lots ...

Gazebo at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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JUL27

Farmers Market Season 2019

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Join us for our open air farmers market located in downtown Gettysburg at 103 Carlisle Street. We have seasonal produce, flower bouquets, ciders, honey, jams, food trucks...

Gettysburg Transit Center
103 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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JUL27

Farmers' Market Tour & Cooking Class

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Learn how to cook like a chef! Join our local chefs for a lively walk through Gettysburg’s Farmers’ Market, where they take you through the market and show you how...

Adams County Arts Council
125 N. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-688-9584
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JUL27

Free Dobbin House Tours

Saturday, July 27, 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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JUL27

Free Tour Day

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Visit our Farm Winery in Orrtanna for a day of free winery tours! No reservations needed, just sign up in the tasting room when you arrive. Please arrive at least 10-15 minute...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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JUL27

Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Saturday, July 27, 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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JUL27

George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital Hosts Living History Encampments & Programs

Saturday, July 27, 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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JUL27

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station Hosts Free Programs

Saturday, July 27, 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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JUL27

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