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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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Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Tuesday, October 1, 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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OCT1

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

Tuesday, October 1, 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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OCT1

Fall Carlisle

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Fall Carlisle – a collector and classic car swap meet, car corral and auction – is the next to last event of the calendar year for Carlisle Events and marks the en...

Carlisle Fairgrounds
1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle, PA 17013
717-243-7855
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OCT2

Ghost Stories Around the Bonfire

Wednesday, October 2, 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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OCT2

J & P Winery Open Mic Night Hosted by Ash Phipps and James Petrohilos

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Join J & P Winery every Wednesday night for Open Mic Night hosted by Ash Phipps and James Petrohilos. The host duo will perform multiple short sets through the evenin...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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OCT2

Open Mic at Miscreation Brewing Company

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Share your musical talents at Open Mic Night every other Wednesday at Miscreation Brewing Company! Play right inside the brewery and when the weather gets nice, play out...

Miscreation Brewing Company
6 Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-698-3666
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OCT2

Open Mic with Host: Matt Miller at Knob Hall Winery

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

EVERY Wednesday: All acts welcome to perform at Knob Hall Winery's Gettysburg tasting room! We love to share music, covers and (especially) originals! But that's not a...

Knob Hall Winery, Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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OCT2

Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Wednesday, October 2, 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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OCT2

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

Wednesday, October 2, 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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OCT2

Vinyasa Yoga

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Vinyasa means “breathe synchronized movement.” We will use flowing sequences and sun salutations to warm the body to reach new levels of flexibility, strength, bal...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT2

Fall Carlisle

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Fall Carlisle – a collector and classic car swap meet, car corral and auction – is the next to last event of the calendar year for Carlisle Events and marks the en...

Carlisle Fairgrounds
1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle, PA 17013
717-243-7855
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OCT3

Jeff Crosby & the Refugees at the Garryowen

Thursday, October 3, 2019

"Born and raised in Idaho, Jeff Crosby has been sharing his unique perspective of Americana throughout the US and beyond for the past decade. His songs are a collection f...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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OCT3

Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Thursday, October 3, 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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OCT3

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

Thursday, October 3, 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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OCT3

Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour at Thirsty Farmer

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Thirsty Farmer Brew Works is offering Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour on Thursday evenings. All craft beer and hard apple cider patrons will receive $1 off for a 16 oz. pour. Our ...

Thirsty Farmer Brew Works
290 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-3325
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OCT3

Thursday Trivia

Thursday, October 3, 2019

J & P Winery will be hosting General Knowledge Trivia every Thursday starting at 6:30pm!  Prizes will be given out for the winning teams. You can bring food from a...

J & P Winery-Gettysburg
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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OCT3

Thursday's Open Art Studio

Thursday, October 3, 2019

September through November, everyone is invited, Guild members and non-members, to these Open Studio Sessions on Thursdays. Bring your own supplies and work on your proje...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle St, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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OCT3

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