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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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National Apple Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 6, 2018

The National Apple Harvest Festival, which is held during the first two full weekends in October, has been celebrating beautiful crafts, great music and wonderful food for ove...

South Mountain Fairgrounds
615 Narrows Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-9413
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OCT6

Seldom Seen Tour

Saturday, October 6, 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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OCT6

Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Through the presentation of live Civil War era music with sing a longs, readings from a citizen nurse and soldiers who served and were treated in this historic building, and t...

Christ Lutheran Church
30 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5212
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OCT6

The Diary of Anne Frank

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Back by popular demand! Do not miss out on getting tickets to this incredibly moving play. The 2017 production sold out and many people could not get tickets. Do not delay in ...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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OCT6

U-Pick Apples - 8 Different Varieties!

Saturday, October 6, 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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OCT6

Annual Apple Festival

Sunday, October 7, 2018

While the main festival takes place at the South Mountain Fairgrounds just a few miles from the farm, no trip to Adams County would be complete without a stop at the market ...

Hollabaugh Bros Inc
545 Carlise Rd, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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OCT7

Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Sunday, October 7, 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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OCT7

Free Dobbin House Tours

Sunday, October 7, 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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OCT7

Horse-drawn Carriage Ride through Town

Sunday, October 7, 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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OCT7

Live Music with Celtic Wood and Wires

Sunday, October 7, 2018

After a delicious and eventful day at the National Apple Harvest Festival, drive just two miles down the road to Boyer Cellars for a relaxing evening of live music! ...

Boyer Cellars
Boyer Cellars, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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OCT7

Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Sunday, October 7, 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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OCT7

National Apple Harvest Festival

Sunday, October 7, 2018

The National Apple Harvest Festival, which is held during the first two full weekends in October, has been celebrating beautiful crafts, great music and wonderful food for ove...

South Mountain Fairgrounds
615 Narrows Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-9413
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OCT7

Pilgrimage for the Sea Services

Sunday, October 7, 2018

All are welcome to join us for the annual Pilgrimage for the Sea Services, where we honor Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the Patroness of Sea Services, and pay tribute to military...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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OCT7

Pilgrimage for the Sea Services

Sunday, October 7, 2018

All are welcome as we honor and pray for servicemen and women who serve at sea, including the U.S. Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines and Public Health Service. Mass...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 S. Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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OCT7

Seldom Seen Tour

Sunday, October 7, 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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OCT7

Sunday Sounds on the Patio

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Every Sunday, on our patio, we are going to relax!  Music, wine, Jack’s Hard Cider, beer, food. Stop working around the house and come drink in the view. Check ...

Hauser Estate Winery
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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OCT7

Sunset Battlefield Tour

Sunday, October 7, 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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OCT7

The Diary of Anne Frank

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Back by popular demand! Do not miss out on getting tickets to this incredibly moving play. The 2017 production sold out and many people could not get tickets. Do not delay in ...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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OCT7

U-Pick Apples - 8 Different Varieties!

Sunday, October 7, 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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OCT7

Columbus Day Special

Monday, October 8, 2018

Make it a full day of fun at The Place to Play! Enjoy our Fantastic Play Pack wtih a FREE upgrade to the $10 Reloadable Play Card!

Carlisle Sports Emporium
29 S. Middlesex Road, Carlisle, PA 17015
717-258-4741
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OCT8

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