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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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Our Gettysburg, PA Events Calendar below allows you to select a date range to search for things to do during your visit. You can also enter keywords or filter events by categories.

Adult Cooking Class: Sides and Salads

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Looking to change up your usual “dish to share” for family get-togethers and bbqs? Come and learn some new salads and sides recipes that will astound you and all y...

Hollabaugh Bros Inc
545 Carlise Rd, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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JUN19

Ain't Misbehavin'

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Winner of the 1978 Tony Award for Best Musical. Thomas "Fats" Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club and that jumpin' new bea...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
8888057056
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JUN19

Exploring Eisenhower

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Explore the life and career of this extraordinary soldier/statesman during a 30-minute walk or talk.  Daily programs are: 11:00 a.m.: Eisenhower’s Military Caree...

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike. Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114 x4411
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JUN19

Junior Secret Service

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

When you visit Eisenhower National Historic Site, (And now even while in front of your computer at home!), you can discover what it was like to be a Secret Service agent ...

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike. Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114 x4411
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JUN19

One Hundred Nights of Taps

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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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JUN19

Paintings of Richard Hamwi

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Looking for a sense of adventure? That’s one of the overriding theme of Richard Hamwi’s paintings, now on display at Art Downtown. The exhibit continues through Ju...

Art Downtown
32 Carlisle Street, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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JUN19

Slavery in Adams County

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Who owned enslaved persons here, and who helped them escape and how many found freedom? Local historian and author, Deb Sandoe McClauslin returns to the GAR Hall&nbs...

GAR Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, Pa 17325
717-334-8312
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JUN19

Ain't Misbehavin'

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Winner of the 1978 Tony Award for Best Musical. Thomas "Fats" Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club and that jumpin' new bea...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
8888057056
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JUN20

Exploring Eisenhower

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Explore the life and career of this extraordinary soldier/statesman during a 30-minute walk or talk.  Daily programs are: 11:00 a.m.: Eisenhower’s Military Caree...

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike. Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114 x4411
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JUN20

Hike with Ike

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

This walking tour of Camp Colt explores stories about the challenges and rewards of Eisenhower’s first command. Meet a Park Ranger at the Cemetery Parking Lot on Ta...

Meet at Cemetery Parking Lot
Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114
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JUN20

Junior Secret Service

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

When you visit Eisenhower National Historic Site, (And now even while in front of your computer at home!), you can discover what it was like to be a Secret Service agent ...

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike. Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114 x4411
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JUN20

Music on the Mountain Concert Series

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Get ready for another summer of Music on the Mountain concerts! Every Wednesday evening in starting June 20th – July 25th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., join the community as we ...

Base Area
78 Country Club Trail, Carroll Valley, PA 17320
717-642-8282
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JUN20

One Hundred Nights of Taps

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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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JUN20

Open Mic Night - All Acts Welcome

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

All acts welcome to perform! Sign up will be at 6:30pm. Happy hour will last through the duration of the event. $1 off cold local brews and glasses of our awarding-winning win...

Knob Hall Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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JUN20

Paintings of Richard Hamwi

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Looking for a sense of adventure? That’s one of the overriding theme of Richard Hamwi’s paintings, now on display at Art Downtown. The exhibit continues through Ju...

Art Downtown
32 Carlisle Street, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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JUN20

Pick-Your-Own Cherries!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Attention, cherry fans! We anticipate that pick-your-own sweet cherry season will begin June 20th. There is no need to rush. The crop is plentiful and will only sweeten o...

Boyer Nurseries & Orchards
Boyer Nurseries & Orchard, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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JUN20

Read, Learn, Grow

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Get the kids out of the house this summer for a fun time on the farm! Kids who participate in our Read, Learn, Grow program will: Enjoy story ti...

Hollabaugh Bros Inc
545 Carlise Rd, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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JUN20

The Adventures of Pricilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

 A cheeky, flamboyant & poignant gay pride classic. “Dancing Queen” contest before the show. Classic Movies on the Big Screen! Free raffle and inform...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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JUN20

"Lincoln Lite" Dinner Theater

Thursday, June 21, 2018

President Abraham Lincoln was known for telling funny stories, and listening to music was one of his favorite pastimes. He hosted several concerts at the White House and atten...

Farnsworth House Inn
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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JUN21

Ain't Misbehavin'

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Winner of the 1978 Tony Award for Best Musical. Thomas "Fats" Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club and that jumpin' new bea...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
8888057056
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