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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 at Miscreation Brewing Company

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Share your musical talents at Open Mic Night every other Wednesday at Miscreation Brewing Company! Play right inside the brewery and when the weather gets nice, play out...

Miscreation Brewing Company
6 Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-698-3666
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Open Mic with Host: Matt Miller at Knob Hall Winery

Wednesday, July 24, 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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Painting with Watercolor

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

You will create a landscape, seascape and still life from watercolor while learning wet on wet and wet on dry techniques. Learn how to splatter and texturize with br...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Read, Learn, Grow

Wednesday, July 24, 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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JUL24

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

Wednesday, July 24, 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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Souvenir - A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Jenkins

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

For more than half a century the name Florence Foster Jenkins has been guaranteed to produce explosions of derisive laughter. Not unreasonably so, as this wealthy society ec...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
717-352-2164
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Stop Motion Animation

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Calling all movie makers! Join us for a week of creating mini animations starring characters in story lines straight out of your imagination. Bring your own device a...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Summer Classic Movies

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Enjoy "Classic Movies" on the Big Screen in our beautifully restored, historic theater! Make Wednesday nights your special night. This bargain ticket price includes ...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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Sweet Treat Baking from Scratch (older youth)

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Bake and decorate desserts and edible treats using yummy ingredients from the garden as inspiration. Create a carrot cake, zucchini bread and lemon bars, to name a f...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Sweet Treat Baking from Scratch (younger youth)

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Bake and decorate desserts and edible treats using yummy ingredients from the garden as inspiration. Create a carrot cake, zucchini bread and lemon bars, to name a few.&n...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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$99 & Under Member Show

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Guild Members display their artwork in our BIttinger gallery, and all pieces are priced at $99 or less! Come find some original, handmade art at affordable prices. O...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle Street, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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Adventures, Experiments and Other Exploits

Thursday, July 25, 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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Cooking Class - Canning Peaches

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Join us for a special canning 101 class and learn how to can peaches right here at the market. You won’t taste better canned peaches anywhere since you will be using the...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Thursday, July 25, 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
724-290-3905
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Gettysburg National Military Park Summer Interpretive Programs

Thursday, July 25, 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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Glen Rock Express with No. 17

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Outside your window is the beautiful York County Heritage Rail Trail, while you enjoy this one-hour ride to Glen Rock, PA. We will take you back in time to the 1860s, whe...

Northern Central Railway-Steam Into History
2 West Main St , New Freedom , PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Gordon Lightfoot: 80 Years Strong Tour

Thursday, July 25, 2019

After 50 active years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it's safe to say that esteemed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon L...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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Make a House

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Are you a budding architect or designer? Or just love creating masterpieces from clay? Spend the week developing your architect and design skills by creating your ow...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Thursday, July 25, 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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Painting with Watercolor

Thursday, July 25, 2019

You will create a landscape, seascape and still life from watercolor while learning wet on wet and wet on dry techniques. Learn how to splatter and texturize with br...

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