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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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Essential Oils for Natural Living

Monday, August 19, 2019

Essential Oil Educator, Holly Owens, will share how to incorporate the benefits of essential oils into your daily routines and tasks to boost a healthy lifestyle. Learn h...

ACAC Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Monday, August 19, 2019

Join a Licensed Battlefield Guide (LBG) at the Soldiers' National Cemetery Rostrum just inside the Taneytown Road entrance for a free 45-60 minute guided tour of the cemet...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
96 Taneytown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Monday, August 19, 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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President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Monday, August 19, 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 Cemetery an...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Seldom Seen Tour

Monday, August 19, 2019

Experience a 90 minute walking tour that takes you places off the beaten path in the town of Gettysburg. Hear unexpected stories from Gettysburg's varied history that...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
7172535737
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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Monday, August 19, 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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Bingo Night at Miscreation Brewing Company

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tuesday is BINGO NIGHT at Miscreation! It's FREE to play so bring your friends and make it a Tuesday night tradition! Come join us from 7-9pm and win prizes - the prizes ...

Miscreation Brewing Company
6 Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-698-3666
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Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Join a Licensed Battlefield Guide (LBG) at the Soldiers' National Cemetery Rostrum just inside the Taneytown Road entrance for a free 45-60 minute guided tour of the cemet...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
96 Taneytown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Karaoke at The Gettysburger

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Join us for Karaoke every Tuesday Night beginning at 8:30pm in our bar at The Gettysburger. The kitchen is open until 10pm serving gourmet burgers, grilled chicken sandwi...

The Gettysburger Company
35 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-800-1863
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Live Music at Greystone Brew House

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Join us on the Patio at Greystone Brew House for our Summer Live Music Series! We are a seasonally-driven full-service bar, restaurant and event venue located at Ran...

Greystone Brew House
303 Golf Club Ave, Dillsburg, PA 17019
7175022155
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Motivators: Teachers from the Annual School Student Show

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

At the beginning of every year, the Hanover Area Arts Guild has our Annual Student Show, where middle and high school students from around the area show us their amazing,...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle St, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Tuesday, August 20, 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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Seldom Seen Tour

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Experience a 90 minute walking tour that takes you places off the beaten path in the town of Gettysburg. Hear unexpected stories from Gettysburg's varied history that...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
7172535737
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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Tuesday, August 20, 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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Story Time at Hickory Falls

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Join us for story time at Hickory Falls! Enjoy new books and themes every month, along with games, activities, crafts and more.  Did we mention this is all for FREE? ...

Hickory Falls FEC
110 Hickory Lane, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-9907
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Summer Evening Walks with Licensed Battlefield Guides

Tuesday, August 20, 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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Tail Waggin' Tuesdays

Tuesday, August 20, 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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Tavern Tour

Tuesday, August 20, 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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The Old Keystone State Speaks Today: Gettysburg's Pennsylvania Veterans Reunion of 1889

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Of the 90,000 soldiers who served under the United States flag at the Battle of Gettysburg, nearly one-third were Pennsylvanians. On Sept. 11 and 12, 1889 many of those P...

GAR Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8312
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Catherine Comes Home - Living History Tour

Wednesday, August 21, 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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