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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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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation. The Lincoln Fel...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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JUN25

Perspective Drawing Camp

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Learn how to draw three dimensional images on paper using one, two and three point perspective as well as aerial. Discover the types of perspective in art and h...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUN25

Pick-Your-Own Blueberry Harvest

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Blueberry picking season has arrived! If you're coming from a distance, please call first for availability (717-677-8558) or check Boyer's website. Don't forget to...

Boyer Nurseries & Orchards
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
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JUN25

Pick-Your-Own Cherry Harvest

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Hello, cherry fans! We anticipate that pick-your-own sweet cherry season will begin Friday, June 14th. (DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE). There is no need to rush; we have plen...

Boyer Nurseries & Orchards
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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JUN25

Smoke on the Mountain

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Smoke on the Mountain written by Connie Ray and conceived by Alan Bailey, produced by Theatre A Go-Go, Inc. tells the story of a Saturday Night Gospel Sing at a...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
717-352-2164
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JUN25

Summer Evening Walks with Licensed Battlefield Guides

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

2019 will mark the eighth year of Licensed Battlefield Guide-led  “Walks Through History.” Each Tuesday evening, Guides will lead an ...

Gettysburg National Military Park
126 Sickles Ave, Cumberland Twp, PA 17325
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JUN25

Summer Fun with Food

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Develop your inner chef confidence in the kitchen as you learn to prepare fresh food and veggies and put a new spin on your favorite dishes. Learn to measure, read recipe...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUN25

Tail Waggin' Tuesdays

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Attention Dog Lovers: Come on out to the ABC Beer Garden every Tuesday - and don't forget to bring your furry friend! We will be grilling out during Yappy Hour a...

ABC Beer Garden
259 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2200
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JUN25

Tavern Tour

Tuesday, June 25, 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/...

Gettysburg Hotel Courtyard
Race Horse Alley, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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JUN25

Under the Sea Painting & Finger Knitting!

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Surf’s up! Paint and finger knit your favorite creatures that live under the big, blue sea. Add a little sand and sparkle to your theme each day and enjoy Miss...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUN25

Beginner Guitar Camp

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Play simple notes and chords in a group setting and discover solid guitar technique and rhythm as you work on popular rock music. Begin to read music, too! You will be a ...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUN26

Bike Night at Mason Dixon Distillery

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

We are putting together a night out for our bike riding brethren. We'll have food and drink specials for the evening. (To be announced closer to the date). Make sure yo...

Mason Dixon Distillery
331 E. Water Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-3385
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JUN26

Catherine Comes Home - Living History Tour

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Discover the life and legacy of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton through the eyes of her daughter, Catherine, and her beloved friends. After Elizabeth Ann Seton died in 1821, Cath...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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JUN26

Gettysburg Firemen's Carnival

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

This year marks our 68th annual carnival. Enjoy rides, games, Bingo, hot dogs, hamburgers, French fries, pit beef, ice cream, funnel cakes...all the carnival has to offer...

Gettysburg Recreation Park
545 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7548
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JUN26

Gettysburg National Military Park Summer Interpretive Programs

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Gettysburg National Military Park’s free summer interpretive program series begins runs from June 8 to August 11, 2019 and offers visitors a chance to learn about the pe...

Gettysburg National Military Park
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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JUN26

Historic Church Walking Tours

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Providing visits to eight downtown Gettysburg churches featuring hospital scenes in those churches, stories about heroic civilian nurses, the wounded and dying and the ba...

Presbyterian Church
208 Baltimore St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-0733
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JUN26

Let’s Make Music!

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

During this exciting week, students will learn and sing new songs, dance and play musical games. Activities will introduce musical concepts like beat, rhythm, pitch, melo...

ACAC Arts Education Center
125 S Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUN26

Let’s Make Music!

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

During this exciting week, students will learn and sing new songs, dance and play musical games. Activities will introduce musical concepts like beat, rhythm, pitch, melo...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUN26

Music on the Mountain

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Music on the Mountain returns to Liberty Mountain this summer with an incredible lineup of local musicians! Enjoy free outdoor concerts at the base of the mountain, plus food ...

Liberty Mountain Resort
78 Country Club Trail, Carroll Valley, PA 17320
717-642-8282
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JUN26

One Hundred Nights of Taps

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation. The Lincoln Fel...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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JUN26

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