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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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Free Carriage Rides!

Friday, November 23, 2018

Enjoy the enchanting twinkle of thousands of lights and the cheerful sound of jingle bells and hooves as you ride in a beautiful carriage down magical Main Street at The ...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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NOV23

Gallery of Arts and Crafts

Friday, November 23, 2018

Artwork from members will fill the gallery. Paintings, 3-D crafts and jewelry will be featured along with ornaments, scarves and hats and handmade jewelry. The Hanover Area...

Art Downtown
32 Carlisle Street, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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NOV23

Gettysburg Tree Lighting

Friday, November 23, 2018

The Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants' Association invites one and all to witness the lighting of the Gettysburg Community Christmas Tree during the Grand Lighting Cel...

Downtown Gettysburg
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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NOV23

Holiday Donation Collection Site

Friday, November 23, 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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NOV23

Holiday Open House at Thomason's Old Thyme Herb Farm & Gift Shop

Friday, November 23, 2018

Come to our Holiday Open House and check out our holiday merchandise. We have Small Business Saturday specials, with refreshments and door prizes all weekend. We have repurpos...

Thomason's Olde Thyme Herb Farm and Gift Shop
170 Stoney Point Road, East Berlin, PA 17316
717-624-1527
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NOV23

Home for the Holidays 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

Our Annual Christmas Concert! These holiday concerts may feature alumni and faculty, and various musicians and singers from the area showcasing the great talent in our communi...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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NOV23

Log House Christmas Craft Show Sponsored by East Berlin Historical Preservation Society

Friday, November 23, 2018

Our annual East Berlin Historical Preservation Society Log House Christmas Craft Show will take place all weekend long at the Log House directly behind the US Post Office...

Log House
214 S 3rd St , East Berlin, PA 17316
717-259-0822
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NOV23

Santa's Shanty

Friday, November 23, 2018

Santa wants to know your wish list this Christmas! Come to Lincoln Square and visit with him in his seasonal Shanty. Santa will be on Lincoln Square weekends from November ...

Lincoln Square
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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NOV23

The Log House Christmas Craft Show

Friday, November 23, 2018

This annual event presented by the East Berlin Historical Preservation Society features traditional handmade offerings in an Early American setting featuring the area'...

Log House
Third Street, East Berlin, PA 17316
717-259-0822
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NOV23

Visit With Santa & Friends at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg

Friday, November 23, 2018

Visit with the one and only Santa Claus! Bring your kids to The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg to get in the holiday spirit with a visit with Saint Nick. Saturdays: Noon &nda...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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NOV23

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest Voting

Saturday, November 24, 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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NOV24

Five Christmases at the Shriver House

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Thanksgiving weekend and Saturdays through December, you are cordially invited to take a candlelight tour of the Shriver House Museum decorated for an 1860’s Christmas, ...

Shriver House Museum
309 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2800
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NOV24

Free Carriage Rides!

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Enjoy the enchanting twinkle of thousands of lights and the cheerful sound of jingle bells and hooves as you ride in a beautiful carriage down magical Main Street at The ...

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

NOV24

Gallery of Arts and Crafts

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Artwork from members will fill the gallery. Paintings, 3-D crafts and jewelry will be featured along with ornaments, scarves and hats and handmade jewelry. The Hanover Area...

Art Downtown
32 Carlisle Street, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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NOV24

Holiday Donation Collection Site

Saturday, November 24, 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
More details

NOV24

Home for the Holidays 2018

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Our Annual Christmas Concert! These holiday concerts may feature alumni and faculty, and various musicians and singers from the area showcasing the great talent in our communi...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
More details

NOV24

Log House Christmas Craft Show Sponsored by East Berlin Historical Preservation Society

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Our annual East Berlin Historical Preservation Society Log House Christmas Craft Show will take place all weekend long at the Log House directly behind the US Post Office...

Log House
214 S 3rd St , East Berlin, PA 17316
717-259-0822
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NOV24

Old Fashioned Tree Lighting

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Continuing a tradition started in 1922, an old fashioned Christmas tree lighting is held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving on Center Square in New Oxford, Pa. Free...

Center Square, New Oxford
27 Center Square, New Oxford, PA 17350
717-624-2800
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NOV24

Santa's Shanty

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Santa wants to know your wish list this Christmas! Come to Lincoln Square and visit with him in his seasonal Shanty. Santa will be on Lincoln Square weekends from November ...

Lincoln Square
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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NOV24

Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Small Business Saturday is an initiative started to encourage people to shop local for the holidays. It takes place right after Black Friday each year on the Saturday after Th...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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NOV24

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