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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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Book Signing - Thomas J. Ryan

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Join the Gettysburg Heritage Center as we welcome author Thomas J. Ryan for a book signing. Thomas will be on hand to sign copies of his book, "Lee Is Trapped, ...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Join us this holiday season for the 3rd Annual Christmas Tree Decorating Contest! Vote for your favorite Christmas Tree in the Food Court decorated by a local Non-Profit Or...

Food Court
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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NOV23

Cider House LIVE

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Come out to Reid's Cider House for live music and fantastic wines and hard ciders! All concerts are free and open to the public. Wine, hard cider and food specials will be...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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NOV23

Civil War Dance Foundation's National Civil War Ball

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Join the Civil War Dance Foundation for a traditional Civil War Ball held in conjunction with Remembrance Day in Gettysburg. Period attire is encouraged but not required. Musi...

Wyndham Gettysburg
93 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
740-369-3722
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NOV23

Free Carriage Rides!

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Enjoy the enchanting twinkle of thousands of lights and the cheerful sound of jingle bells and hooves as you ride in a beautiful carriage down magical Main Street at The ...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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NOV23

Gettysburg By The Book: A Multi-Author Book Signing Event

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have an opportunity to meet the authors of a curated selection of books about Gettysburg (for adu...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2288
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NOV23

Gettysburg Ice Rink

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Enjoy an evening of ice skating in historic Gettysburg during the holidays. Bring the family for an evening of winter fun, or stroll hand-in-hand with your sweetheart in Getty...

Gettysburg Ice Rink
533 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2028
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NOV23

Jeff Trish Live at J & P Winery

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Join us for an afternoon of music and wine!  Enjoy a glass of wine, mulled wine, or wine slushy along with a small plate menu. Jeff Trish, a tunesmith from Hanover, PA...

J & P Winery-Gettysburg
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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NOV23

Living History Encampments

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Special weekends throughout the season, the Gettysburg Heritage Center host living history encampments. These Civil War camps are free and open to the public. The reenact...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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NOV23

Mink's Miracle Medicine at the Garryowen Irish Pub!

Saturday, November 23, 2019

"Mink's Miracle Medicine formed in 2013 at the hands of songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Melissa Wright and Danny Zezeski. The duo draw on their respective back...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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NOV23

National Civil War Ball

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Come join us for a traditional Civil War Ball with a patriotic flair at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center! Feel free to incorporate flags,...

GNMP Museum & Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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NOV23

Nick Andrew Staver

Saturday, November 23, 2019

You don't wanna miss this show at Battlefield Brew Works! A pleasing blend of blues and roots to support his iconic vocal style, Nick Andrew Staver delivers humble se...

Battlefield Brew Works
248 Hunterstown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-479-6625
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NOV23

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Saturday, November 23, 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 Cemete...

Walking tour
Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Remembrance Day Illumination

Saturday, November 23, 2019

*New date this year. The Illumination ceremony will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019.  Gettysburg Foundation presents the 17th Annual Remembrance Day Illum...

Gettysburg Soldiers' National Cemetery
97 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-2148
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Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremonies

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Join us in honoring the soldiers and civilians of the American Civil War in this special annual parade. The parade will line up on Middle Street and then proceed to Baltimo...

Middle St., Baltimore St. & Steinwehr Ave.
Middle St., Baltimore St. & Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
740-369-3722
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NOV23

Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have an opportunity to view the “Seeing Differently” exhibition from Thursday, Novemb...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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NOV23

Sip 'n Shop

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Stop in the winery every Saturday and Sunday to browse items from local direct sales reps, artists and crafters while enjoying a glass of wine! Check our Facebook Pa...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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NOV23

Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Join Main Street Hanover in supporting the small businesses of Downtown Hanover! Come on out to celebrate our community’s business-owners and enjoy a variety of sales an...

Downtown Hanover
Center Square, Downtown Hanover, PA 17331
717-637-6130, x101
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NOV23

Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital

Saturday, November 23, 2019

This program brings to life the events which occurred in this Civil War hospital when 140 wounded and dying soldiers were sheltered in this beautiful church during and af...

Christ Lutheran Church
44 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5212
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NOV23

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Craft Class

Saturday, November 23, 2019

This year your Thanksgiving table will not be empty! We are having Thanksgiving Centerpiece craft class. Come on out, pick out your container and build your own creation to di...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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