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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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Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Sunday, October 20, 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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OCT20

Fall Foliage Glen Rock Express with No.17

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Enjoy the colors of the fall aboard York 17 on this one hour round trip to Glen Rock, PA. Our narrator will talk about the town and villages along the way and the history they...

Northern Central Railway- Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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OCT20

Fall Foliage Hanover Junction Flyer with No. 17

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Enjoy the colors of the fall aboard York 17 on this 2.5 hour round trip to Hanover Junction, PA. Our narrator will talk about the town and villages along the way and the ...

Northern Central Railway- Steam Into History
2 West Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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OCT20

Free Dobbin House Tours

Sunday, October 20, 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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OCT20

Guest Artist Recital – Mark Kellogg, trombone

Sunday, October 20, 2019

The Sunderman Conservatory of Music at Gettysburg College presents the recital of guest artist Mark Kellogg, trombone. Please join us for this free performance in Paul Recital...

Gettysburg College, Schmucker Hall
300 North Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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OCT20

Historic Downtown Food Tour

Sunday, October 20, 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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OCT20

Marshall Stone at Battlefield Brew Works

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Come on out for Sunday Funday with Marshall Stone for his first time performing at Battlefield Brew Works. Marshall Stone is an American singer-songwriter from Westminste...

Battlefield Brew Works
248 Hunterstown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2907
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OCT20

Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Sunday, October 20, 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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OCT20

Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Sunday, October 20, 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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OCT20

Pink Your Pumpkin

Sunday, October 20, 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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OCT20

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Sunday, October 20, 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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OCT20

Pumpkin and Sunflowers Paint Along at Hollabaugh Bros.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Create the perfect pumpkin painting! This painting is perfect for both fall and Halloween. A professional artist will walk you through the entire painting process. Beg...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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OCT20

Sip 'n Shop

Sunday, October 20, 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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OCT20

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

Sunday, October 20, 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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OCT20

Sourdough 101

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Come to Oyler's Organic Farms to learn from the bakers, Joe and Shana Amsterdam, of a local bakery and flour mill. Participants in this class will go home with their ...

Oyler's Organic Farms & Market
400 Pleasant Valley Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8411
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OCT20

Fall Foliage Glen Rock Express with No.17

Monday, October 21, 2019

Enjoy the colors of the fall aboard York 17 on this one hour round trip to Glen Rock, PA. Our narrator will talk about the town and villages along the way and the history they...

Northern Central Railway- Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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OCT21

Ghost Stories Around the Bonfire

Monday, October 21, 2019

Enjoy local Gettysburg ghost lore and site-specific stories about paranormal experiences here at Battlefield B&B while roasting marshmallows around the campfire. Lance ...

Battlefield Bed & Breakfast
2264 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8804
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OCT21

Month of Lunches: Taste of the Islands

Monday, October 21, 2019

Get a taste of the islands with the Adams County Arts Council's Month of Lunches Series with Chef Subarna. Each lunch is $15 (unless otherwise indicated) and includes...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT21

Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Monday, October 21, 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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OCT21

Pink Your Pumpkin

Monday, October 21, 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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OCT21

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