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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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Family Toss

Saturday, October 19, 2019

We want to welcome all families that have been waiting to try out Back Alley Axe with special pricing. Bring out the kids and we will teach them to toss some hatchets!&nb...

Back Alley Axe
123 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17402
717-334-0844
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Farm Fresh Saturdays

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Join us for Farm Fresh Saturdays with The Harvest Barn Country Market! Stop by to find seasonal items, specials and new products each and every Saturday. You'll find lots ...

Gazebo at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Farmers Market Season 2019

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Join us for our open air farmers market located in downtown Gettysburg at 103 Carlisle Street. We have seasonal produce, flower bouquets, ciders, honey, jams, food trucks...

Gettysburg Transit Center
103 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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OCT19

Free Dobbin House Tours

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Enjoy a FREE, guided, hour-plus tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. This popular and highly-rated presentation highlights the house b...

Dobbin House Tavern
89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2100
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OCT19

Gettysburg College Senior Recitals

Saturday, October 19, 2019

The Sunderman Conservatory of Music is a vibrant musical community preparing passionate and intellectually curious musicians for diverse careers, lifelong learning, and engage...

Gettysburg College, Schmucker Hall
300 North Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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OCT19

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station Hosts Betsy Barnicle

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station™ and have an opportunity to enjoy free performances by violinist and fiddler Betsy Barnicle throughout October 2...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad StationTM
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-0655
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OCT19

Hats On Autumn Tea

Saturday, October 19, 2019

The East Berlin Historical Preservation Society hosts "Hats On Autumn Tea." Guests are encouraged to wear a special hat- a good story hat, an outrageous hat, a fasci...

Red Men's Hall
332 West King Street, East Berlin, PA 17316
717-259-0822
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HGAC Architectural Salvage Warehouse

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Stop by HGAC's Salvage Warehouse and see our wonderful collection! Find old windows, shutters, Civil War era doors, door hinges, wavy paned glass, tabletop display cases, ...

Historic Daniel Lady Farm
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-9047
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OCT19

Historic Downtown Food Tour

Saturday, October 19, 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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OCT19

Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Saturday, October 19, 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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OCT19

Night at the Museum, 1863

Saturday, October 19, 2019

The Battle of Gettysburg changed more lives than we could ever imagine. The events that took place in July of 1863, in a small town many people had never heard of, foreve...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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OCT19

Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Saturday, October 19, 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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OCT19

Pink Your Pumpkin

Saturday, October 19, 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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President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Saturday, October 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 Cemete...

Walking tour
Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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OCT19

Sip 'n Shop

Saturday, October 19, 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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OCT19

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

Saturday, October 19, 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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OCT19

Special Appearance, Adam Shefts (The Victorian Historian)

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Adam Shefts, The Victorian Historian will be joining the Jennie Wade House History Tour for an added bonus. Presenting information on Victorian customs, facts, etc. Advanced r...

Jennie Wade House Museum
548 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4100
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OCT19

Stoneware Baking Dish

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Imagine the smell of apple crisp coming from your oven and serving it out of a beautifully handcrafted baking dish. Your dream can come true by taking this easy stoneware...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT19

Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk

Sunday, October 20, 2019

On the Cemetery Walk, a guide leads you through the dark by candlelight, saints and martyrs come to life and reflect upon the “Last Things”: death, judgment, heave...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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OCT20

Book Signing - Ralph Siegel

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Join the Gettysburg Heritage Center as we welcome author, and Licensed Battlefield Guide, Ralph Siegel for a book signing. Ralph will be signing copies of his book, ...

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