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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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6th Annual Sweet Potato Festival

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Food, music and sweet FUN! We will have sweet potato food, face painting, alpacas, live music all day long and craft vendors! Please bring lawn chairs. The gift shop will be o...

Thomason's Olde Thyme Herb Farm and Gift Shop
170 Stoney Point Road, East Berlin, PA 17316
717-624-1527
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Author Jeff Shaara Book Signing

Sunday, September 22, 2019

New York Times bestselling author Jeff Shaara will sign his works in the Museum Bookstore at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. Shaara&rsq...

Gettysburg National Military Park and Museum and V
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2288
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Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Sunday, September 22, 2019

From the roar of artillery to the flash of bayonets, living history demonstrations at Gettysburg National Military Park help bring the past to life. Gettysburg National M...

Various Locations
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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Fall Farm Skirmish

Sunday, September 22, 2019

The Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association will be presenting its second annual Fall Farm Skirmish on hallowed ground at the Historic Daniel Lady Farm. In celebrat...

Daniel Lady Farm
1008 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17331
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Free Dobbin House Tours

Sunday, September 22, 2019

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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Ghost Stories Around the Bonfire

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Enjoy local Gettysburg ghost lore and site-specific stories about paranormal experiences here at Battlefield B&B while roasting marshmallows around the campfire. Lance ...

Battlefield Bed & Breakfast
2264 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8804
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Glen Rock Express

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Enjoy a scenic ride through the beautiful countryside of York County to Glen Rock, PA, on a historic railway that dates back to the late 1820s. Ride along with a 1957 PA GP 9 ...

Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Guys and Dolls

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Guys and Dolls is a musical romantic comedy involving the unlikeliest of Manhattan pairings: a high-rolling gambler and a puritanical missionary, a showgirl dreaming of the st...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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Hanover Junction Flyer

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Outside your window is the beautiful York County and the Heritage Rail Trail, while you enjoy this excursion to Hanover Junction. We will take you back in time to the 1860s wh...

Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Historic Downtown Food Tour

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Eat your way through Gettysburg! Enjoy downtown in a whole new way as we eat our way through the most delicious and historic neighborhoods on this Gettysburg food tour. Embark...

Downtown Gettysburg
101 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, pa 17325
717-688-9584
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Live on the Terrace with Nick Andrew Staver

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Come on out and enjoy Live on the Terrace with Nick Andrew Staver at Adams County Winery. Nick's style is a blend of Blues and Roots with an iconic vocal style inspired by...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Music, Gettysburg!

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Music, Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central PA region. These concerts are&nbs...

United Lutheran Seminary Chapel
147 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Meet a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian/Guide at 6pm Saturday or Sunday evening behind the Gettysburg Hotel (in the courtyard) for a 60 minute Mystery Walking Tour of Untold...

Gettysburg Hotel Courtyard
Race Horse Alley, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest begins Labor Day weekend! Picking Dates: Starting August 31, 2019 and we plan to be open through October 20, 2019 (weather permitting) Pic...

Boyer Nurseries & Orchards
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Sunday, September 22, 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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Sydney Gush Gallery Showing: "Is This Really Gettysburg?"

Sunday, September 22, 2019

The Gallery Showing of "Is This Really Gettysburg?" by Sydney Gush will be held from Saturday, September 21st until Sunday, September 29th. All of Sydney's displ...

Knob Hall Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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Trash to Treasure & New Art with Old Vinyl

Sunday, September 22, 2019

With those unfamiliar with Trash to Treasure (which is becoming a fun, annual treat!), this exhibit showcases repurposed art. One man's trash is another man'...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle St, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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World War II Weekend

Sunday, September 22, 2019

The public is invited to tour World War II encampments of over 500 living historians portraying Allied and Axis troops at Eisenhower National Historic Site's World W...

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114
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Cooking with Chef Anna Lunch Series

Monday, September 23, 2019

Join us to learn about a specialized culinary theme. Each class includes Chef Instructor demonstrations, class participation, and shared tips and techniques while each re...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Monday, September 23, 2019

Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest begins Labor Day weekend! Picking Dates: Starting August 31, 2019 and we plan to be open through October 20, 2019 (weather permitting) Pic...

Boyer Nurseries & Orchards
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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