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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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Gettysburg Festival of Races

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Join us for a weekend of racing fun! On Sunday, April 28th the Gettysburg North-South Marathon is run against the setting of a landmark battle of the Civil War, the battl...

Around Gettysburg
East Broadway, Gettysburg, PA 17325
866-329-9382
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Live Music with Glenn Korzin

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Head to Boyer Cellars for Live Music with Glenn Korzin! He will perform acoustic covers, take requests, and throw in the occasional original song.  What goes well...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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Spring Carlisle

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Spring Carlisle is massive! In fact, it's such a big deal that it's been showcased by Fox News in a web article where Hagerty Insurance recognized ...

Carlisle Fairgrounds
1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle, PA 17013
717-243-7855
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Steam Into History Glen Rock Express

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Enjoy a scenic ride through the beautiful countryside of York County to Glen Rock, PA, on a historic railway that dates back to the late 1820s. Ride along with a 1957 PA G...

Steam Into History
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Steam Into History Hanover Junction Flyer

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Outside your window is the beautiful York County and the Heritage Rail Trail while you enjoy this excursion to Hanover Junction. We will take you back in ti...

Steam Into History
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Sunday in the Park Paint Along at Hollabaugh's

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Spring has sprung! Join us to capture the beauty of spring with a pant along at Hollabaugh's. A professional artist will walk you through the entire painting process. ...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Beginning Perspective Drawing

Monday, April 29, 2019

Learn how to draw three dimensional images on paper using one, two and three point perspective as well as aerial. Discover the types of perspective in art ...

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

Monday, April 29, 2019

You will use specialty glass to create one-of-a-kind necklaces. No prior experience necessary. This class is sure to be a lot of fun. Create one for yourself and one for ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Gettysburg Community Concert Association presents the Joanna Pascale Quartet

Monday, April 29, 2019

"Vocalist Joanna Pascale has an enviable commodity: a durable and pliant alto voice over which she has perfect control. - C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz." Joan...

Gettysburg Area High School Auditorium
1130 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Immersion Photography

Monday, April 29, 2019

Learn how to get the pictures you want from your camera by immersing yourself in specialties such as portrait and lighting, photographing nature, depth of field and more each ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Monday Cooking Class Series with Chef Anna

Monday, April 29, 2019

Join us for our Monday cooking class series with Chef Anna! Learn your way around the kitchen with Anna's professional guidance. April 8: Alternative Pizza Crust - Lear...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Bingo Night at Miscreation Brewing Company

Tuesday, April 30, 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 prizes ...

Miscreation Brewing Company
6 Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-698-3666
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Jitterbug/East Coast Swing

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Jitterbug, or swing dance, is done in six counts, beginning with a rock step and two side steps. This energetic dance is fun and easy to learn with your partner. Dan...

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

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Vinyasa means synchronized movement. In this class, we will use flowing sequences and sun salutations to warm the body and give ourselves the ability to reach new levels ...

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

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

All successful artwork begins with a strong drawing. We will focus on shapes, shadowing, patterns and details. The first class we will be a still life. Please come prepared wi...

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

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair. Through gentle poses one can improve strength, flexibility and coordination of body mo...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Open Mic at Miscreation Brewing Company

Wednesday, May 1, 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, May 1, 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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Physical Fitness Task Force's Spring Walking Party Series Walks

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The walks held between April 24 and June 12 are FREE and open to everyone. Dogs on leashes are welcome, except at the June 12 orchard walk. Wear good walking shoes a...

Various Locations
1560 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-4137
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Beginner Piano

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Here’s your chance to learn to play the piano! Level 1 offers a fun and gentle introduction to the fundamentals. You’ll learn basic annotation and chords and play ...

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