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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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Live Music with "Hundreds Of Thousands" and "Chumps"!

Friday, September 27, 2019

Knob Hall Winery Gettysburg Presents a double header: Hundreds Of Thousands (Pop Punk - Gettysburg) & Chumps (Punk - Westminster). These folks have been a staple in the Ge...

Knob Hall Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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Michael Shaffer Book Signing

Friday, September 27, 2019

Come out to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center for a book signing event with Michael Shaffer. "A Civil War historian, author, newspaper ...

Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2288
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Neil & Shannon at the GO Too!

Friday, September 27, 2019

Local favorites Neil & Shannon play at the Garryowen upstairs bar, the GO Too. Join us and this acoustic, melodic duo covering classic rock and pop favorites, and so much ...

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

Friday, September 27, 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

Friday, September 27, 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

Friday, September 27, 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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Sydney Gush Gallery Showing: "Is This Really Gettysburg?"

Friday, September 27, 2019

The Gallery Showing of "Is This Really Gettysburg?" by Sydney Gush will be held from Saturday, September 21st until Sunday, September 29th. All of Sydney's displ...

Knob Hall Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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Tavern Tour

Friday, September 27, 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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Trash to Treasure & New Art with Old Vinyl

Friday, September 27, 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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2019 Monuments Motorcycle Ride To Gettysburg

Saturday, September 28, 2019

The 19th Annual Ride for the Monuments from Harrisburg to Gettysburg is sponsored by the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education (A.B.A.T.E.). It supports the Pennsylvania G...

State Capitol Building
501 N Third Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120
240-469-8642
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ACAC Steinwehr Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Join the Adams County Arts Council for a family-friendly scavenger hunt along Steinwehr Avenue.  Participants will match artsy images in the event program with the p...

The Dobbin House
89 Steinwher Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Antique & Vintage Outdoor Market

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Enjoy a day of treasure hunting! Unique and one of a kind items are waiting for you at the antique and outdoor market at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg. Enjoy a day of ...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Book Signing with Michael Shaffer

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Come out to The Horse Soldier for a book signing event with Michael Shaffer. "A Civil War historian, author, newspaper columnist, instructor and battlefield guide, Sha...

The Horse Soldier
219 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-0347
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Book Signing with Michael Shaffer

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Come out to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center for a book signing event with Michael Shaffer. "A Civil War historian, author, newspaper ...

The Horse Soldier
219 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-0347
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Book Signing with Michael Shaffer

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Come out to the Gettysburg Heritage Center for a book signing with Michael Shaffer. "A Civil War historian, author, newspaper columnist, instructor and battlefield gui...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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Cider House LIVE

Saturday, September 28, 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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Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Saturday, September 28, 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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Ebb and Nova

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Catch Ebb and Nova live at Battlefield Brew Works! Ebb & Nova is a northern Maryland based four piece Indie band. Guitar and cello melodies pair with a soulful voice ...

Battlefield Brew Works
248 Hunterstown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2907
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Fall Open Farm Day

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Come join us for a day filled with fun activities for the whole family on the farm! Oyler's Organic Farms & Market is a 6th generation family owned farm market fe...

Oyler's Organic Farms & Market
400 Pleasant Valley Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8411
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Famous G.A.R. Bean Soup Sale

Saturday, September 28, 2019

*This event has been cancelled for September 2019. Enjoy HGAC's famous Bean Soup recipe for Ham and Bean Soup, slow cooked in an iron butcher kettle over a wood fire, s...

GAR Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-9047
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