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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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Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Saturday, September 21, 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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Fall Farm Skirmish

Saturday, September 21, 2019

The Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association will be presenting its second annual Fall Farm Skirmish on hallowed ground at the Historic Daniel Lady Farm. In celebrat...

Daniel Lady Farm
1008 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17331
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Farm Fresh Saturdays

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Join us for Farm Fresh Saturdays with The Harvest Barn Country Market! Stop by to find seasonal items, specials and new products each and every Saturday. You'll find lots ...

Gazebo at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Farmers Market Season 2019

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Join us for our open air farmers market located in downtown Gettysburg at 103 Carlisle Street. We have seasonal produce, flower bouquets, ciders, honey, jams, food trucks...

Gettysburg Transit Center
103 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Farmers' Market Tour & Cooking Class

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Learn how to cook like a chef! Join our local chefs for a lively walk through Gettysburg’s Farmers’ Market, where they take you through the market and show you how...

Adams County Arts Council
125 N. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-688-9584
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Free Dobbin House Tours

Saturday, September 21, 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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Guys and Dolls

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Guys and Dolls is a musical romantic comedy involving the unlikeliest of Manhattan pairings: a high-rolling gambler and a puritanical missionary, a showgirl dreaming of the st...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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HGAC Architectural Salvage Warehouse

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Stop by HGAC's Salvage Warehouse and see our wonderful collection! Find old windows, shutters, Civil War era doors, door hinges, wavy paned glass, tabletop display cases, ...

Historic Daniel Lady Farm
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-9047
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Historic Downtown Food Tour

Saturday, September 21, 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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Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Saturday, September 21, 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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New Freedom Fest- $5 Mini Rides

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Join us for our New Freedom Fest $5 Mini Excursions! New Freedom Fest is an old-time “festival of small-town life” that includes music, arts and crafts, anima...

Northern Central Railway- Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Pale Barn Ghosts at the Garryowen Irish Pub

Saturday, September 21, 2019

It's a wonderful thing to see your friends come out of hiatus and do the things they love. That's exactly what our good pals the Pale Barn Ghosts have done this year. ...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Saturday, September 21, 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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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Saturday, September 21, 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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Tim Bowersox Live at J & P Winery- Gettysburg

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Come out and enjoy the sounds of Tim Bowersox, playing a variety of songs you can sing along to. Known for producing wines that reflect the character of the grape variety t...

J & P Winery-Gettysburg
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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Trailgating at Strawberry Hill

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Join Strawberry Hill for our annual Trailgating event. Trailgating is full of family fun for all ages with yard games, a cornhole tournament and live music! End the ...

Strawberry Hill Foundation
1537 Mount Hope Road, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-642-5840
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Trash to Treasure & New Art with Old Vinyl

Saturday, September 21, 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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World War II Weekend

Saturday, September 21, 2019

The public is invited to tour World War II encampments of over 500 living historians portraying Allied and Axis troops at Eisenhower National Historic Site's World W...

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114
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6th Annual Sweet Potato Festival

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Food, music and sweet FUN! We will have sweet potato food, face painting, alpacas, live music all day long and craft vendors! Please bring lawn chairs. The gift shop will be o...

Thomason's Olde Thyme Herb Farm and Gift Shop
170 Stoney Point Road, East Berlin, PA 17316
717-624-1527
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Author Jeff Shaara Book Signing

Sunday, September 22, 2019

New York Times bestselling author Jeff Shaara will sign his works in the Museum Bookstore at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. Shaara&rsq...

Gettysburg National Military Park and Museum and V
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2288
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