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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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Illusion Show with Michael Cantori

Friday, December 6, 2019

Family entertainment at it's best! Please join professional illusionist Michael Cantori and his lovely assistant Madame Cynthia for an evening of profound illusions, menta...

Cantori's Theater of Magic
23 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
410-961-5903
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DEC6

Live Music with Neil and Shannon at Knob Hall

Friday, December 6, 2019

Join us the first Friday of every month for merriment and music by Neil and Shannon! Their wonderful set of Americana, rock and feel good tunes of all kinds brings people...

Knob Hall Winery Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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DEC6

National Wreath Project

Friday, December 6, 2019

Please join us for the Annual SGT MAC FOUNDATION’s National Wreath Project. We will meet at the Giant Food Store in Gettysburg at 8 a.m. on Friday, December 6t...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-1728
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DEC6

Santa's Cabin

Friday, December 6, 2019

Come visit one of Hanover’s oldest traditions, visiting Santa Claus in Center Square at the Santa’s Cabin! This tradition has been going on for over 80 y...

Downtown Hanover
Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-637-6130x101
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DEC6

Santa's Shanty

Friday, December 6, 2019

Santa wants to know your wish list this Christmas! Come to Lincoln Square and visit with him in his seasonal Shanty. Santa will be on Lincoln Square weekends November 29-30...

Lincoln Square
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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DEC6

Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Friday, December 6, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have an opportunity to view the “Seeing Differently” exhibition from Thursday, Novemb...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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DEC6

St Paul's Brass Holiday Concert

Friday, December 6, 2019

St. Paul’s Brass is a brass quintet from the Carlisle area that was formed in 1995. Their concert will include some beautiful arrangements of traditional Christmas music...

Trinity United Church of Christ
60 E. High Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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DEC6

The 5th Annual Homespun Christmas

Friday, December 6, 2019

Enjoy a tour of the historic G.A.R. Hall beautifully decorated for the upcoming holiday season at our holiday open house and market. Shop for a "few of your favorite...

GAR Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1742
717-334-5185
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DEC6

Tommy McCann at the GO Too!

Friday, December 6, 2019

He found his way back to the Garryowen, and just in time! Join us and our long time friend Tommy McCann for an evening of classic acoustic covers in the cozy setting of our Up...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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DEC6

A Gettysburg Christmas Festival

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Join us in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania for an unforgettable holiday experience. Kick off the holiday season with food, entertainment, art and fun for the entire fam...

Downtown Gettysburg
Downtown Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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DEC7

ACAC Jingle Ball

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Celebrate the holiday season at a spectacular black tie dinner and dance with Philadelphia’s Renaissance Orchestra. The event raises funds for the Adams County Arts ...

Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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DEC7

Adult Gingerbread Decorating Event at Hollabaugh Bro's

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Join us to get in the Christmas spirit and decorate your own Gingerbread House. The house will be pre-constructed for you, so don’t worry if you are not a famed architec...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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DEC7

After Hours

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Every Saturday (and black Friday), from 6-9pm, join us at our pop up location for Jack's Hard Cider, wine and fun! 11/9 - Island Fusion 11/16 - Redemption Road 1...

Jack's Hard Cider
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4888
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DEC7

An Eisenhower Christmas

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Experience President Dwight “Ike” and Mamie Eisenhower’s holiday decorations in their Gettysburg home. Tickets and shuttle bus to the site are required. Hist...

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114
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DEC7

Annual Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Join Trinity United Church of Christ at their 41st Annual Holiday Bazaar, featuring a silent auction, handcrafted gifts, home-cooked food and baked goods, including mince meat...

Trinity United Church of Christ
60 East High Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7266
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DEC7

Annual Train Garden & Christmas Ornament Paint

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Paint a Christmas ornament at Under the Horizon and help The Blessing Box Outreach Program. One small item to paint is included with the $5 seating fee. Additiona...

Under The Horizon
2650 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-752-4593
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DEC7

Appearance & Signing: P. Buckley Moss

Saturday, December 7, 2019

In conjunction with A Gettysburg Christmas Festival, the King James Galleries will be hosting an appearance and signing with P. Buckley Moss. A new release depicting the ...

King James Galleries
15 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2034
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DEC7

Book Signing and Art Show with Dean Morrissey

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Head to Lord Nelson's Gallery for a book signing and art show with Boston area artist Dean Morrissey. Dean will have a collection of Christmas themed paintings and art pri...

Lord Nelson's Gallery
27 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7950
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DEC7

Breakfast on the Farm

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Enjoy a fresh, local, organic Saturday morning breakfast on the farm! Guests will be served breakfast in a causal setting outside at Oyler's Organic Farms, weather permitt...

Oyler's Organic Farms & Market
400 Pleasant Valley Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8411
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DEC7

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Santa Claus will be arriving at the Gettysburg Hotel on Lincoln Square to share breakfast with you in the Grand Ballroom. Stay for breakfast and get your photo taken with Sant...

Gettysburg Hotel
1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-5403
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