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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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Miss Lonelyheart with One Lonely Ghost at the Garryowen

Friday, October 18, 2019

Every now and then Miss Lonelyheart graces us at the Garryowen with their 20+ years of music, and we love it every time! It's an even greater treat when our good Frie...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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OCT18

Nick Andrew Staver plays the GO Too

Friday, October 18, 2019

Local singer-songwriter steeped in American roots rock and blues joins us at the Garryowen once again for an evening of acoustic, original tunes. Nick is trenching new ro...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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OCT18

Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Friday, October 18, 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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OCT18

Pink Your Pumpkin

Friday, October 18, 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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OCT18

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Friday, October 18, 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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OCT18

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

Friday, October 18, 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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OCT18

Spook and Sip

Friday, October 18, 2019

Listen to Gettysburg Ghost Stories while drinking wine and without the walking! Join J & P Winery for a special night filled with spooky ghost stories told by Lance Windis...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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OCT18

Tavern Tour

Friday, October 18, 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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OCT18

Wile and Smith on the Patio

Friday, October 18, 2019

Come enjoy a night on the deck by the fire with the sounds of acoustic music by Wile and Smith. You will love Gena and Peter! “Their music takes the listener on ...

Battlefield Brew Works
248 Hunterstown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2907
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OCT18

Wrap Leather & Stone Bracelet

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Master the surprisingly easy technique for creating one-of-a-kind wrap bracelet designs weaving beautiful, natural gemstones onto leather cord. These bracelets are infinitely ...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT19

Acoustic Moose Live at J & P Winery

Saturday, October 19, 2019

South-central PA duo/trio, Acoustic Moose will be performing featuring acoustic guitar and dynamic vocal harmonies. Their music consists of folk rock, blues and clas...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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OCT19

All You Can Eat Alaskan Crab Legs

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Enjoy All You Can Eat Alaskan Crab Legs served with lobster bisque, steamed mussels, Old Bay corn cobs and cornbread at 1863 Restaurant every Saturday night in October. Cos...

1863 Restaurant
95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-0020
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OCT19

Annual Fall Open House

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Stop by Gettysburg Polish Pottery for our Annual Fall Open House! We will have great sales, food and beverages throughout the day, three awesome door prize drawings and a fine...

Gettysburg Polish Pottery
102 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-479-1083
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OCT19

Antique & Vintage Outdoor Market

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Join us for the final Antique & Vintage Outdoor Market of 2019! Enjoy searching through a large variety of antiques, vintage and re-purposed treasures. A local b...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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OCT19

Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk

Saturday, October 19, 2019

On the Cemetery Walk, a guide leads you through the dark by candlelight, saints and martyrs come to life and reflect upon the “Last Things”: death, judgment, heave...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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OCT19

Bob Ross Oil Painting Class

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Experience the joy of painting! You will learn how to paint using the wet-on-wet technique from artist Bob Ross. We will be creating “Golden Rays of Sunshine&r...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT19

Cider House LIVE

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Come out to Reid's Cider House for live music and fantastic wines and hard ciders! All concerts are free and open to the public. Wine, hard cider and food specials will be...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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OCT19

Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Saturday, October 19, 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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OCT19

Fall Foliage Glen Rock Express with No.17

Saturday, October 19, 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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OCT19

Fall Foliage Hanover Junction Flyer with No. 17

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Enjoy the colors of the fall aboard York 17 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 ...

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