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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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Young Entrepreneurs Day

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Join us at the Adams County Farmers Market on Saturday, July 27th for our first Young Entrepreneurs Day – a showcase of the county's youngest makers, bakers, and cre...

Adams County Farmers Assoc.
Gettysburg Transit Center, Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717)339-7396
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Abraham Lincoln

Sunday, July 28, 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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JUL28

Annual Old-Fashioned CornFest

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Get ready for the annual Old-Fashioned CornFest at the Historic Round Barn! You’ll find all your traditional CornFest favorites like our own-grown sweet corn roaste...

Historic Round Barn and Farm Market
298 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-1984
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JUL28

Catherine Comes Home - Living History Tour

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Discover the inspirational life of Elizabeth Ann Seton through the eyes of her daughter, Catherine, and other beloved friends. After Elizabeth Ann Seton died in 1821, Cathe...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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JUL28

Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Sunday, July 28, 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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JUL28

Discover Your Adams County: 1863 Fairfield

Sunday, July 28, 2019

We hope you'll join us at the historic St. John Lutheran Church in Fairfield for a special event! This is a continuation of our "Discover Your Adams County" s...

St. John Lutheran Church
13 East Main Street, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-334-4723
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JUL28

Free Dobbin House Tours

Sunday, July 28, 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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JUL28

Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Sunday, July 28, 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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JUL28

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

Sunday, July 28, 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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JUL28

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station Hosts Free Programs

Sunday, July 28, 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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Gettysburg National Military Park Summer Interpretive Programs

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Gettysburg National Military Park’s free summer interpretive program series begins runs from June 8 to August 11, 2019 and offers visitors a chance to learn about the pe...

Gettysburg National Military Park
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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Glen Rock Express

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Enjoy a scenic ride through the beautiful countryside of York County to Glen Rock, PA, on a historic railway that dates back to the late 1820s. Ride along with a 1957 PA GP 9 ...

Northern Central Railway-Steam Into History
2 West Main St, New Freedom , PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Hanover Junction Flyer

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Outside your window is the beautiful York County and the Heritage Rail Trail, while you enjoy this excursion to Hanover Junction. We will take you back in time to the 186...

Northern Central Railway-Steam Into History
2 West Main , New Freedom , PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Historic Downtown Food Tour

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Eat your way through Gettysburg! Enjoy downtown in a whole new way as we eat our way through the most delicious and historic neighborhoods on this Gettysburg food tour. Embark...

Downtown Gettysburg
101 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, pa 17325
717-688-9584
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Live Music on the Patio

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Live music on the patio at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg! Enjoy great music, refreshing drinks and delicious food every weekend in July! Our Pop Up Pub will be open wi...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Live Music with Evan Crider

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Join us on a Sunday afternoon on our patio with a glass of wine or hard cider in hand. Evan Crider returns to Boyer Cellars and will treat us with his musical stylings. E...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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JUL28

Live on the Terrace with The Brahman Noodles

Sunday, July 28, 2019

The Brahman Noodles return to Adams County Winery for Live on the Terrace on Sunday, July 28th. The Brahman Noodles' style is a hybrid of funk, blues, jug band, and Americ...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Meet a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian/Guide at 6pm Saturday or Sunday evening behind the Gettysburg Hotel (in the courtyard) for a 60 minute Mystery Walking Tour of Untold...

Gettysburg Hotel Courtyard
Race Horse Alley, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Sunday, July 28, 2019

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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Open Mic with Frank & Bob

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Join us at Reid's Winery: The Cider House every Sunday June - August for Open Mic with Frank & Bob! Jam Session hosted by Frank Davis and Bobby Flurie. Bring an i...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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