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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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Open Mic with Host: Matt Miller at Knob Hall Winery

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

EVERY Wednesday: All acts welcome to perform at Knob Hall Winery's Gettysburg tasting room! We love to share music, covers and (especially) originals! But that's not a...

Knob Hall Winery, Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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Pick-Your-Own Cherry Harvest

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Hello, cherry fans! We anticipate that pick-your-own sweet cherry season will begin Friday, June 14th. (DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE). There is no need to rush; we have plen...

Boyer Nurseries & Orchards
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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Pots for Tots!

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Young potters learn beginning hand-building techniques using stoneware clay. Creativity runs wild as your child hand-builds pots, creature (real or imagined) and more using sl...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Read, Learn, Grow

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Get the kids out of the house this summer for a fun time on the farm! Kids who participate in our Read, Learn, Grow hour long program will: Enjoy story time each ...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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JUN19

Summer Speaker Series: Multiple Award-Winning Civil War Author Scott Mingus

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Scott Mingus will present on “The Northern Central Railway in the Civil War: The Story Behind Steam into History”. The Northern Central Railway between H...

Steam Into History
2 W Main St , New Freedom , PA 17349
717-942-2370
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AACTFest

Thursday, June 20, 2019

AACTFest is an inspirational and invigorating festival celebrating the best in American community theatre from across the United States and the U.S. Military overseas. The wee...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
817-732-3177
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Adventures, Experiments and Other Exploits

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Calling adventurers ages 7-12 who are willing to go to great lengths learning and having fun this summer! Each week your child will embark on adventures, conduct experiments o...

Hollabaugh Bros.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Arts-a-Palooza Gone Funky (older class)

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Spend a week dripping paint (on a canvas), learn batik, making your own ink, working with watercolor, printing with paper, making a book and more. Learn about modern art ...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Arts-a-Palooza Gone Funky (younger class)

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Spend a week dripping paint (on a canvas), learn batik, making your own ink, working with watercolor, printing with paper, making a book and more. Learn about modern art ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Ballerinas & Bears

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Beginner ballerinas and bears learn ballet basics and movement, wear their favorite costumes and have a dancing teddy bear party. This is a gentle intro to learning ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Community Potluck Dinner - Food, Faith, and Fellowship

Thursday, June 20, 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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Create a Super Hero Comic Book

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Quick, Robin, to the Bat Cave! Create your own super hero or villain comic book. Script your story and develop unique panels to support your storyline. Design your hero o...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Creative Weaving

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Weaving is really fun and easy to do! This intro to the art of weaving shows how to use a simple loom and learn basic weaving techniques to create woven treasures. L...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Drink While U Think Trivia

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Head out to Greystone Brew House for Drink While U Think Trivia with Big John on the patio, weather permitting! We are a seasonally-driven full-service bar, restaurant...

Greystone Brew House
303 Golf Club Ave, Dillsburg, Pa 17019
717-502-2155
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Gettysburg National Military Park Summer Interpretive Programs

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Gettysburg National Military Park’s free summer interpretive program series begins runs from June 8 to August 11, 2019 and offers visitors a chance to learn about the pe...

Gettysburg National Military Park
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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Illuminated–A Lights Up Look at the Gettysburg Cyclorama: A Third Thursday Exclusive Program

Thursday, June 20, 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 Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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J & P Winery-Vineyard Gettysburg Grand Opening with Acoustic Moose

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Join J & P Winery-Vineyard as they celebrate the opening of their new tasting room in Downtown Gettysburg at 48 Baltimore Street. South-central PA duo/trio, Acoustic ...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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Mark Baxter in the Beer Garden

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Come hang out in the Appalachian Brewing Company (ABC) Beer Garden at ABC - Battlefield and catch Mark Baxter live! He has a soulful laid back style playing a fun variety of &...

ABC Beer Garden
259 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2200
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Thursday, June 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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Open Mic Night with Jewelweed Band

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Come on out to Battlefield Brew Works for Open Mic, great beer and drinks every Thursday. Great local talent always attends.  Battlefield Brew Works/Spirits of Gettysb...

Battlefield Brew Works
248 Hunterstown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2907
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