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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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President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Thursday, November 21, 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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NOV21

Read Between The Vines

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Kelly, Sales Manager with Penguin Random House, will celebrate books and those who love them. Find out what’s new in the publishing world and the hot titles for the holi...

Adams Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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NOV21

Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have an opportunity to view the “Seeing Differently” exhibition from Thursday, Novemb...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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NOV21

Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour at Thirsty Farmer

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Thirsty Farmer Brew Works is offering Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour on Thursday evenings. All craft beer and hard apple cider patrons will receive $1 off for a 16 oz. pour. Our ...

Thirsty Farmer Brew Works
290 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-3325
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NOV21

Thursday Trivia

Thursday, November 21, 2019

J & P Winery will be hosting General Knowledge Trivia every Thursday starting at 6:30pm!  Prizes will be given out for the winning teams. You can bring food from a...

J & P Winery-Gettysburg
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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NOV21

Thursday's Open Art Studio

Thursday, November 21, 2019

September through November, everyone is invited, Guild members and non-members, to these Open Studio Sessions on Thursdays. Bring your own supplies and work on your proje...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle St, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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NOV21

“An Evening with the Painting” Special After-hours Exclusive Program

Friday, November 22, 2019

Join the Gettysburg Foundation’s Sue Boardman, Licensed Battlefield Guide and author/historian, on the platform for an exclusive "after-hours" progra...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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NOV22

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Friday, November 22, 2019

The Gettysburg Goofballs partnered with Gettysburg Area High School to create an energetic student performance of Shakespeare's raucous comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dre...

Gettysburg High School Auditorium
1130 Old Harrisburg Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
9178382598
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NOV22

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Friday, November 22, 2019

Join us this holiday season for the 3rd Annual Christmas Tree Decorating Contest! Vote for your favorite Christmas Tree in the Food Court decorated by a local Non-Profit Or...

Food Court
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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NOV22

FREE Bingo!

Friday, November 22, 2019

Join J & P Winery for a FREE night of Bingo! Come on out for six rounds of Bingo, with prizes for each round donated by local small businesses. Sip on a glass of one ...

J & P Winery-Gettysburg
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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NOV22

Gamelan Gita Semara Concert

Friday, November 22, 2019

Gamelan Gita Semara (heavenly sound) was founded in 2010 by Dr. Brent C. Talbot and is housed at Gettysburg College. The instruments are a gamelan angklung ensemble—one ...

Gettysburg College, Schmucker Hall
300 North Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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NOV22

Gettysburg By The Book: A Multi-Author Book Signing Event

Friday, November 22, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have an opportunity to meet the authors of a curated selection of books about Gettysburg (for adu...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2288
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NOV22

Gettysburg Ice Rink

Friday, November 22, 2019

Enjoy an evening of ice skating in historic Gettysburg during the holidays. Bring the family for an evening of winter fun, or stroll hand-in-hand with your sweetheart in Getty...

Gettysburg Ice Rink
533 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2028
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NOV22

Illusion Show with Michael Cantori

Friday, November 22, 2019

Family entertainment at it's best! Please join professional illusionist Michael Cantori and his lovely assistant Madame Cynthia for an evening of profound illusions, menta...

Cantori's Theater of Magic
23 Baltimore Street, Suite 105, Gettysburg, PA 17325
410-961-5903
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NOV22

Live Music with SayLaVii

Friday, November 22, 2019

A new crew to the Gettysburg area, the group SayLaVii is composed of Solo artists Kayla Anderson (Vii) & Sydney Moon. The Ukulele duo encourages diversity through an array...

Knob Hall Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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NOV22

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Friday, November 22, 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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NOV22

Remembrance Day Ball

Friday, November 22, 2019

The theme of this year's Remembrance Day Ball is a Tartan Ball to commemorate those of Celtic heritage who fought during the Civil War. This is an 1860's fancy dr...

Gettysburg Hotel est. 1797
1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5145
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NOV22

Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Friday, November 22, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have an opportunity to view the “Seeing Differently” exhibition from Thursday, Novemb...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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NOV22

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