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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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Trash to Treasure & New Art with Old Vinyl

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

With those unfamiliar with Trash to Treasure (which is becoming a fun, annual treat!), this exhibit showcases repurposed art. One man's trash is another man'...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle St, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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Acrylic Pour Art Painting

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Learn the technique of pouring acrylic pouring also known as fluid art. Pouring is a fun, easy and creative way to make abstract art using acrylic paint mixed with a pour...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Community Potluck Dinner - Food, Faith, and Fellowship

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Under The Horizon LOVES the community and its people. Join us the third Thursday of every month at 6 pm to meet and eat! Come and experience the heart of community.&...

Under The Horizon
2650 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-752-4593
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Fall Equinox Double-Decker Battlefield Bus Tour: A Third Thursday Exclusive

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Third Thursdays bring extended hours and new programs to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center for summer 2019, as the Gettysburg National Military...

Gettysburg National Military Park and Museum and V
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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Fireside History & Hops–Twilight of the Blue & the Gray: The 1938 Reunion at Gettysburg–A Third Thursday Exclusive

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Third Thursdays bring extended hours and new programs to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center for summer 2019, as the Gettysburg National Military...

Gettysburg National Military Park and Museum and V
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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Illuminated–A Lights Up Look at the Gettysburg Cyclorama: A Third Thursday Exclusive

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Join us at the Museum & Visitor Center for extended hours as we remain open until 8 pm on the third Thursday of each month (Sept. 19–final Third Thursday progra...

Gettysburg National Military Park and Museum and V
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Thursday, September 19, 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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Seldom Seen Tour

Thursday, September 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
717-253-5737
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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Thursday, September 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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Tavern Tour

Thursday, September 19, 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 Tattooed Historian Presents: A History of Sea Shanties

Thursday, September 19, 2019

What kinds of sea shanties were there? What were their meanings? How did they sound? Join us on September 19 as members of the band Depth Charge will be performing sea shantie...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour at Thirsty Farmer

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Thirsty Farmer Brew Works is offering Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour on Thursday evenings. All craft beer and hard apple cider patrons will receive $1 off for a 16 oz. pour. Our ...

Thirsty Farmer Brew Works
290 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-3325
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Thursday Trivia

Thursday, September 19, 2019

J & P Winery will be hosting General Knowledge Trivia every Thursday starting at 6:30pm!  Prizes will be given out for the winning teams. You can bring food from a...

J & P Winery-Gettysburg
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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Thursday's Open Art Studio

Thursday, September 19, 2019

September through November, everyone is invited, Guild members and non-members, to these Open Studio Sessions on Thursdays. Bring your own supplies and work on your proje...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle St, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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Trash to Treasure & New Art with Old Vinyl

Thursday, September 19, 2019

With those unfamiliar with Trash to Treasure (which is becoming a fun, annual treat!), this exhibit showcases repurposed art. One man's trash is another man'...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle St, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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Adams County Pour Tour Shuttle

Friday, September 20, 2019

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We’ve selected locations on the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Adams County. We created...

Adams County Pour Tour Locations
Adams County Pour Tour Locations, Gettysburg, PA 17325
1-877-680-8687
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Cider House LIVE

Friday, September 20, 2019

Head to Reid's Cider House for live music every Saturday night! Check out the schedule below: August 23rd: Across The Pond - Live music featuring Across the P...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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Drew Vervan at the Garryowen Irish Pub

Friday, September 20, 2019

Join us in the GO Too on September 20th for a night of Drew Vervan! There will be a lot of Celtic music happening this night, so be sure to bring your singing pipes along. Gra...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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Free Dobbin House Tours

Friday, September 20, 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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Grape Escape Walking Wine Tour

Friday, September 20, 2019

Join us for a delicious experience! Discover Gettysburg’s food and wine scene. We like to think of it as the new culinary frontier where food, wine and...

Savor Gettysburg Food Tours
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-688-9584
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