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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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Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Internationally acclaimed bluegrass festival in Gettysburg! Four days of music on two stages, informative workshops, All-Star jam, Bluegrass Academy for kids, food, merchandis...

Granite Hill Camping Resort
3340 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-642-8749
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Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station Hosts Free Programs

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station™ can enjoy free programming throughout the 2019 summer season. Before and after the programs, take time to explore th...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-0655
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Hanover Junction Flyer

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Outside your window is the beautiful York County and the Heritage Rail Trail, while you enjoy this excursion to Hanover Junction. We will take you back in time to the 186...

Northern Central Railway-Steam Into History
2 West Main , New Freedom , PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Historic Downtown Food Tour

Sunday, August 18, 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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Live on the Terrace with Faded Denim

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Faded Denim returns to Live on the Terrace at Adams County Winery. Faded Denim is a folk-pop duo featuring strong lead and harmony vocals playing every style of music fro...

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

Sunday, August 18, 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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Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Sunday, August 18, 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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Native Forest Plants Hike

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Join Strawberry Hill board member and Adams County Master Gardener, Heather, as she takes you on a morning hike to explore and identify native forest plants found at Strawberr...

Strawberry Hill Foundation
1537 Mount Hope Road, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-642-5840
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Sunday, August 18, 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 with Frank & Bob

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Join us at Reid's Winery: The Cider House every Sunday June - August for Open Mic with Frank & Bob! Jam Session hosted by Frank Davis and Bobby Flurie. Bring an i...

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

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Head to The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg for a Pop Up Pub with local breweries, including Miscreation Brewing Company! Stop by the Food Court to quench your thirst. Sa...

Food Court at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Seldom Seen Tour

Sunday, August 18, 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
7172535737
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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Sunday, August 18, 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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Sunday Funday at Jack's Hard Cider

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Enjoy live music and food by a local catering company at Jack's Hard Cider all spring and summer! Located just eight miles west of historic Gettysburg, we featur...

Jack's Hard Cider
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Join us for the performance of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, music and lyrics by Carol Hall, book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson, produced by Theatre A Go-Go, Inc...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
717-352-2164
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Essential Oils for Natural Living

Monday, August 19, 2019

Essential Oil Educator, Holly Owens, will share how to incorporate the benefits of essential oils into your daily routines and tasks to boost a healthy lifestyle. Learn h...

ACAC Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Monday, August 19, 2019

Join a Licensed Battlefield Guide (LBG) at the Soldiers' National Cemetery Rostrum just inside the Taneytown Road entrance for a free 45-60 minute guided tour of the cemet...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
96 Taneytown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Monday, August 19, 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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President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Monday, August 19, 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 Cemetery an...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Seldom Seen Tour

Monday, August 19, 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
7172535737
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