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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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Fall Foliage Glen Rock Express with No.17

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Enjoy the colors of the fall aboard York 17 on this one hour round trip to Glen Rock, PA. Our narrator will talk about the town and villages along the way and the history they...

Northern Central Railway- Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Fall Foliage Hanover Junction Flyer with Marc Charisse

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Enjoy the magic and colors of the fall on this 2.5 hour round trip to Hanover Junction, PA. Our narrator will talk about the town and villages along the way and the histo...

Northern Central Railway- Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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OCT30

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

Wednesday, October 30, 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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OCT30

Open Mic at Miscreation Brewing Company

Wednesday, October 30, 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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OCT30

Open Mic with Host: Matt Miller at Knob Hall Winery

Wednesday, October 30, 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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Pink Your Pumpkin

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Outlet Shoppes will be hosting the 3rd Annual Pink Your Pumpkin Contest! Participating stores will turn pumpkins into magical wo...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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OCT30

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Wednesday, October 30, 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 Cemete...

Walking tour
Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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OCT30

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

Wednesday, October 30, 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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OCT30

Fall Foliage Glen Rock Express with No.17

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Enjoy the colors of the fall aboard York 17 on this one hour round trip to Glen Rock, PA. Our narrator will talk about the town and villages along the way and the history they...

Northern Central Railway- Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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OCT31

Fall Foliage Hanover Junction Flyer with Marc Charisse

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Enjoy the magic and colors of the fall on this 2.5 hour round trip to Hanover Junction, PA. Our narrator will talk about the town and villages along the way and the histo...

Northern Central Railway- Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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OCT31

Free Mat Yoga If You Wear A Halloween Costume

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Get in the Halloween spirit at Down Dog Gettysburg! If you wear a Halloween costume (yoga clothes or athletic wear does not qualify) you can enjoy a free mat yoga class. ...

Down Dog Gettysburg
48 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5877
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OCT31

Pink Your Pumpkin

Thursday, October 31, 2019

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Outlet Shoppes will be hosting the 3rd Annual Pink Your Pumpkin Contest! Participating stores will turn pumpkins into magical wo...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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OCT31

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Thursday, October 31, 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 Cemete...

Walking tour
Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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OCT31

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

Thursday, October 31, 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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OCT31

Tavern Tour

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Balloon rides, murder, tanks, medal of honor...some of Gettysburg's colorful and unusual history happened in taverns. Stroll with a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian/G...

Walking tour
Courtyard behind Gettysburg Hotel, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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OCT31

The Rocky Horror Show LIVE

Thursday, October 31, 2019

It's back again! This is our 5th Annual production of the sci-fi horror inspired rock musical, The Rocky Horror Show, that inspired the cult classic film. C...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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OCT31

Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour at Thirsty Farmer

Thursday, October 31, 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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OCT31

Thursday Trivia

Thursday, October 31, 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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OCT31

Thursday's Open Art Studio

Thursday, October 31, 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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