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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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Horse-drawn Carriage Ride through Town

Monday, October 8, 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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OCT8

Month of Lunches -Taste of America

Monday, October 8, 2018

Join us again this October for the new Taste of America series! All meals prepped by Chef Subarna and fine wine specialist, Nikki Biggus. Meals are served by the ACAC staff. H...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT8

Seldom Seen Tour

Monday, October 8, 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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OCT8

U-Pick Apples - 8 Different Varieties!

Monday, October 8, 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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OCT8

Beginner Stained Glass Classes

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

This four-week class will allow you to make a beautiful stained glass panel. Learn how to cut glass, lay out patterns, foil, solder and frame a panel. Complete with the applic...

East Berlin Area Community Center
405 North Avenue, East Berlin, PA 17316
717-259-8848
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OCT9

Beginning Oil Painting

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Here’s a fun intro to the joy of painting in oils and your chance to work with and learn about traditional and nontraditional methods, techniques and tools. This cl...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT9

Dinner with a Ghost at the Inn at Herr Ridge

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Dinner With A Ghost alchemically blends history, fine dining, and paranormal investigation into a night of anticipation and wonderment unlike any other. The Dinner With A Ghos...

Inn at Herr Ridge
945 West Washington Street #C, Wytheville, VA 24382
503-569-4753
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OCT9

Halloween Pumpkin Lantern

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Create your own pumpkin lantern from clay. Using simple hand building techniques and choose your color from our new assortment of glazes. Perfect for trick or treat night...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT9

Lost in Gettysburg Paranormal Investigation

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Join Ghost Town Operations as we step into the historic Inn at Herr Ridge, a Conferderate stronghold and hospital during the Civil War, Battle at Gettysburg and also a locatio...

Inn at Herr Ridge
900 Chambersburg Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325
503-569-4753
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OCT9

Mixed Media Art Class

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Students will create mixed media compositions with a variety of materials including paint, paper and boards, fabrics, ink, crayons, printmaking materials, gesso and gel medium...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT9

Seldom Seen Tour

Tuesday, October 9, 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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OCT9

U-Pick Apples - 8 Different Varieties!

Tuesday, October 9, 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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