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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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Santa's Cabin

Monday, December 16, 2019

Come visit one of Hanover’s oldest traditions, visiting Santa Claus in Center Square at the Santa’s Cabin! This tradition has been going on for over 80 y...

Downtown Hanover
Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-637-6130x101
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DEC16

Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Monday, December 16, 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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DEC16

Art-based After School Program

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Does your child love art? They can enjoy an After School Program like no other. A beautiful community partnership, held in a real pottery and art studio, and instruc...

Under The Horizon
2650 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-752-4593
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DEC17

Bingo Night at Miscreation Brewing Company

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Tuesday is BINGO NIGHT at Miscreation! It's FREE to play so bring your friends and make it a Tuesday night tradition! Come join us from 7-9pm and win prizes - the prize...

Miscreation Brewing Company
6 Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-698-3666
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DEC17

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Tuesday, December 17, 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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DEC17

Gettysburg Ice Rink

Tuesday, December 17, 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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DEC17

National Wreath Project

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Please join us for the Annual SGT MAC FOUNDATION’s National Wreath Project. We will meet at the Giant Food Store in Gettysburg at 8 a.m. on Friday, December 6t...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-1728
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DEC17

Pottery Lessons

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

We feel it is necessary for new potters to experiment with clay in all different forms. Therefore, we rotate our lessons to include: Throwing - learn how to shape c...

Under The Horizon
2650 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-752-4593
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DEC17

Rock Painting

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

You are invited for a fun evening of rock painting. This event is led by a local rock-painting artist. All supplies are provided. The artist will guide you in maki...

Under The Horizon
2650 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-752-4593
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DEC17

Santa's Cabin

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Come visit one of Hanover’s oldest traditions, visiting Santa Claus in Center Square at the Santa’s Cabin! This tradition has been going on for over 80 y...

Downtown Hanover
Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-637-6130x101
More details

DEC17

Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Tuesday, December 17, 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
More details

DEC17

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