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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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Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Sunday, October 20, 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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OCT20

Pink Your Pumpkin

Sunday, October 20, 2019

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Outlet Shoppes will be hosting the 3rd Annual Pink Your Pumpkin Contest! Participating stores will turn pumpkins into magical wo...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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OCT20

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Sunday, October 20, 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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OCT20

Pumpkin and Sunflowers Paint Along at Hollabaugh Bros.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Create the perfect pumpkin painting! This painting is perfect for both fall and Halloween. A professional artist will walk you through the entire painting process. Beg...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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OCT20

Sip 'n Shop

Sunday, October 20, 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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OCT20

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

Sunday, October 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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OCT20

Sourdough 101

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Come to Oyler's Organic Farms to learn from the bakers, Joe and Shana Amsterdam, of a local bakery and flour mill. Participants in this class will go home with their ...

Oyler's Organic Farms & Market
400 Pleasant Valley Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8411
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OCT20

Fall Foliage Glen Rock Express with No.17

Monday, October 21, 2019

Enjoy the colors of the fall aboard York 17 on this one hour round trip to Glen Rock, PA. Our narrator will talk about the town and villages along the way and the history they...

Northern Central Railway- Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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OCT21

Ghost Stories Around the Bonfire

Monday, October 21, 2019

Enjoy local Gettysburg ghost lore and site-specific stories about paranormal experiences here at Battlefield B&B while roasting marshmallows around the campfire. Lance ...

Battlefield Bed & Breakfast
2264 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8804
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OCT21

Month of Lunches: Taste of the Islands

Monday, October 21, 2019

Get a taste of the islands with the Adams County Arts Council's Month of Lunches Series with Chef Subarna. Each lunch is $15 (unless otherwise indicated) and includes...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT21

Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Monday, October 21, 2019

There are some mysteries and a few skeletons in everyone's family tree and the town of Gettysburg is no exception. On this tour you might hear about a murder in Gettysburg...

Walking tour
Racehorse Alley , Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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OCT21

Pink Your Pumpkin

Monday, October 21, 2019

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Outlet Shoppes will be hosting the 3rd Annual Pink Your Pumpkin Contest! Participating stores will turn pumpkins into magical wo...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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OCT21

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Monday, October 21, 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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OCT21

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

Monday, October 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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OCT21

Annual Gettysburg Halloween Parade

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The annual Gettysburg Halloween Parade is back in 2019! Get in the Halloween spirit and enjoy marching bands, floats, baton twirling groups, costumed fun and more at this...

Downtown Gettysburg
See listing for Parade Route, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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OCT22

Art-based After School Program

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Does your child love art? They can enjoy an After School Program like no other. A beautiful community partnership, held in a real pottery and art studio, and instruc...

Under The Horizon
2650 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-752-4593
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OCT22

Bingo Night at Miscreation Brewing Company

Tuesday, October 22, 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 prize...

Miscreation Brewing Company
6 Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-698-3666
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OCT22

Cirque Mechanics

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

At the center of every circus rests a 42-foot center ring full of thrills, laughs and excitement. 42FT – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels, is the latest invention from ...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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OCT22

Hammered Silver Pendant

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Using hammering techniques you will create a pendant by learning how to cut, fold on an angle, texture and antique your sterling pendant piece. Learn how to soften the ed...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT22

Pink Your Pumpkin

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Outlet Shoppes will be hosting the 3rd Annual Pink Your Pumpkin Contest! Participating stores will turn pumpkins into magical wo...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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OCT22

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