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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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Sunday Funday at Jack's Hard Cider

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Enjoy live music and food by a local catering company at Jack's Hard Cider all spring and summer! Located just eight miles west of historic Gettysburg, we featur...

Jack's Hard Cider
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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JUL28

The Naked Truth

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Join us for some group therapy featuring the pop/rock bops of THE NAKED TRUTH by Ian Connor and Adam Rineer. This new musical comedy about knowing yourself and wearing it prou...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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JUL28

Thunder on the Hill

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Thompson's Battery and Cooper's Battery will be at the Museum for a full weekend of artillery demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday. Up to six cannons will b...

The National Civil War Museum
1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, PA 17103
717-260-1861
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JUL28

Sewing is Fun!

Monday, July 29, 2019

A beginner’s class where students learn how to use the sewing machine and practice basic hand stitches. Projects will include a computer sleeve, pillow and tot...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUL29

Art of Jewelry Making

Monday, July 29, 2019

Discover the world of jewelry design and the history of beads. Learn techniques in jewelry construction and design while creating fabulous pieces inspired by artists from...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUL29

Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Monday, July 29, 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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JUL29

Geometric Art

Monday, July 29, 2019

Shapes are everywhere! Explore how nature’s symmetry, lines and patterns come to life in dynamic art based on geometry. You will follow your own artistic ...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUL29

Gettysburg National Military Park Summer Interpretive Programs

Monday, July 29, 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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JUL29

Japanese Teapot Set

Monday, July 29, 2019

Create a Japanese inspired teapot and set of cups and start your own tea drinking tradition. You will design and sketch out your teapot then create and embellish your col...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUL29

One Hundred Nights of Taps

Monday, July 29, 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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JUL29

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Monday, July 29, 2019

Experience President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg by walking where he walked and seeing what he saw. Learn about the planning of the Soldiers' National Cemetery an...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Seldom Seen Tour

Monday, July 29, 2019

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...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
7172535737
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JUL29

Sewing for Your Room

Monday, July 29, 2019

This is for students with a little experience. We will focus on stitching and increase your skill level with projects like a quilt square pillow, pillow case, shoe bag, laundr...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUL29

Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Monday, July 29, 2019

Inspired by the permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith opens to the public July 20, 2019, in the Getty...

Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-1243
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JUL29

Tutu’s & Tiara’s

Monday, July 29, 2019

Learn creative movement combinations and ballet steps, all while your little ballerina is dressed as her favorite Disney Princess! Crafts and mini learning activities provided...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUL29

Sewing is Fun!

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

A beginner’s class where students learn how to use the sewing machine and practice basic hand stitches. Projects will include a computer sleeve, pillow and tot...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUL30

$99 & Under Member Show

Tuesday, July 30, 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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JUL30

Art of Jewelry Making

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Discover the world of jewelry design and the history of beads. Learn techniques in jewelry construction and design while creating fabulous pieces inspired by artists from...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUL30

Bingo Night at Miscreation Brewing Company

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Tuesday is BINGO NIGHT at Miscreation! It's FREE to play so bring your friends and make it a Tuesday night tradition! Come join us from 7-9pm and win prizes - the prizes ...

Miscreation Brewing Company
6 Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-698-3666
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JUL30

Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Tuesday, July 30, 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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JUL30

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