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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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Rupp House Courtyard Chat: The Healing

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Visitors to the Rupp House History Center have an opportunity to enjoy a series of Courtyard Chats throughout the 2019 spring/summer season. Join us and relax in the comfor...

Rupp House History Center
451 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-1243
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After Hours at Jack's Hard Cider

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Every weekend we throw a bash after our normal business hours at Jack's Hard Cider to celebrate the events of the past week and to look forward to the week ahead. Com...

Jack's Hard Cider
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast at Hollabaugh's

Saturday, May 25, 2019

What’s better than all you can eat pancakes? All you can eat pancakes topped with delicious fruit syrups from the farm! Join us for an all you can eat pancake breakfast ...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Breakfast on the Farm

Saturday, May 25, 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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Cider House LIVE

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Head to Reid's Cider House for live music every Saturday night! Check out the schedule below: May 10th: Jo'Blues - A rocking blues band, founded in 2000 i...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Saturday, May 25, 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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Family Game Day at Hollabaugh Bros.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Turn your boring Saturday into a day of family-filled fun at Hollabaugh’s during our Game Day! Join us any time from Noon-4pm and discover a new family favorite, or enjo...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Free Dobbin House Tours

Saturday, May 25, 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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Gettysburg BBQ Festival

Saturday, May 25, 2019

The Gettysburg BBQ Festival is now Saturday AND Sunday of Memorial Day weekend in historic Gettysburg, PA offering tons of everything BBQ! Activities include: A ...

Gateway Gettysburg Complex
Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
301-259-1991
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Glen Rock Railroad Experience with The Susquehanna Travellers

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Outside your window is the beautiful York County Heritage Rail Trail, while you enjoy The Susquehanna Travellers on this one-hour ride to Glen Rock, PA. We will take y...

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

Saturday, May 25, 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 Local Music at Center Square Brewing

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Head out to Center Square Brewing for delicious food, refreshing craft beer and excellent musical entertainment. We bring in a variety of artists and musical acts every w...

Center Square Brewing
1 Center Square, Abbottstown, PA 17301
717-259-9535
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Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Saturday, May 25, 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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Night at the Museum, 1863

Saturday, May 25, 2019

The Battle of Gettysburg changed more lives than we could ever imagine. The events that took place in July of 1863, in a small town many people had never heard of, foreve...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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Rising Tide

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Rising tide is a local band in the Hanover/Westminster/Gettysburg area. They perform music from eras ranging from the 50’s to today in a multitude of genres. Some of the...

Battlefield Brew Works
248 Hunterstown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2907
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Sandcatchers at the Garryowen Irish Pub!

Saturday, May 25, 2019

"A Brooklyn based quartet blending the middle eastern trope of the oud with the dreamy, Americana infused textures of the lap steel with original music by Yoshie Fruchter...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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Spring Ranger Programs

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Free ranger-led hikes, walks and talks that explore key moments and locations on the Gettysburg battlefield. Stop by the Visitor Center Information Desk or visit our webs...

Gettysburg National Military Park
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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Stoneware Salad Bowl

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Using several hand-building techniques and clay construction methods, you’ll make a lovely bowl in time for summer salad season. Easy step by step instruction will ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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The Guns of Gettysburg - exhibit by The Civil War Dance Foundation

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center will have an opportunity to see and learn about the original weapons used in the Civil War in the...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-1243
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Underground Railroad Tours: McAllister Mills

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Learn about the historical significance of the Underground Railroad and hear the stories of those escaping slavery. Discover a part of the battlefield that is seen by only a s...

McAllister Mill
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-9047
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