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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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Pots for Tots!

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Young potters learn beginning hand-building techniques using stoneware clay. Creativity runs wild as your child hand-builds pots, creature (real or imagined) and more using sl...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUN20

Summer Solstice Double-Decker Battlefield Bus Tour: A Third Thursday Exclusive

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Third Thursdays bring extended hours and new programs to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center for summer 2019, as the Gettysburg National Military...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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JUN20

Tavern Tour

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Balloon rides, murder, tanks, medal of honor....some of Gettysburg's colorful and unusual history happened in taverns. Stroll with a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian/...

Gettysburg Hotel Courtyard
Race Horse Alley, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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JUN20

Third Thursdays at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Third Thursdays bring extended hours and new programs to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center for the spring and summer 2019 season, as the Gettys...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
(877) 874-2478
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JUN20

Thirsty Thursday at Jack's Hard Cider

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Every Thursday, from May until October, Jack's Hard Cider will hold a Happy Hour that will feature a drink special from 5-7pm and live music from 6:30-8:30pm. Located...

Jack's Hard Cider
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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JUN20

Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour at Thirsty Farmer

Thursday, June 20, 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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JUN20

Dan and Ali at the GO Too!

Friday, June 21, 2019

Back again for more Guinness, whiskey, songs about whiskey, and also Guinness. This dynamic duo plays all of your favorite eclectic covers of everything from punk to alternati...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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JUN21

AACTFest

Friday, June 21, 2019

AACTFest is an inspirational and invigorating festival celebrating the best in American community theatre from across the United States and the U.S. Military overseas. The wee...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
817-732-3177
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JUN21

Adams County Pour Tour Shuttle

Friday, June 21, 2019

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We’ve selected locations on the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Adams County. We created...

Adams County Pour Tour Locations
Adams County Pour Tour Locations, Gettysburg, PA 17325
1-877-680-8687
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JUN21

After Hours at Jack's Hard Cider

Friday, June 21, 2019

Every weekend we throw a bash after our normal business hours at Jack's Hard Cider to celebrate the events of the past week and to look forward to the week ahead. Com...

Jack's Hard Cider
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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JUN21

Arts-a-Palooza Gone Funky (older class)

Friday, June 21, 2019

Spend a week dripping paint (on a canvas), learn batik, making your own ink, working with watercolor, printing with paper, making a book and more. Learn about modern art ...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUN21

Arts-a-Palooza Gone Funky (younger class)

Friday, June 21, 2019

Spend a week dripping paint (on a canvas), learn batik, making your own ink, working with watercolor, printing with paper, making a book and more. Learn about modern art ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUN21

Ballerinas & Bears

Friday, June 21, 2019

Beginner ballerinas and bears learn ballet basics and movement, wear their favorite costumes and have a dancing teddy bear party. This is a gentle intro to learning ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUN21

Book Signing with Dr. Bradley M. Gottfried

Friday, June 21, 2019

Author Brad Gottfried will be signing copies of his book, The Maps of Gettysburg, at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. The Maps of ...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-1243
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JUN21

Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals

Friday, June 21, 2019

Home to a diverse group of General Motors vehicles, from vintage muscle to the modern 6th Generation Camaro, this is the place to be each June. Organized by year, make and mod...

Carlisle Fairgrounds
1000 Bryn Mawr Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013
717-243-7855
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JUN21

Cider House LIVE

Friday, June 21, 2019

Head to Reid's Cider House for live music every Saturday night! Check out the schedule below: May 10th: Jo'Blues - A rocking blues band, founded in 2000 i...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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JUN21

Create a Super Hero Comic Book

Friday, June 21, 2019

Quick, Robin, to the Bat Cave! Create your own super hero or villain comic book. Script your story and develop unique panels to support your storyline. Design your hero o...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUN21

Creative Weaving

Friday, June 21, 2019

Weaving is really fun and easy to do! This intro to the art of weaving shows how to use a simple loom and learn basic weaving techniques to create woven treasures. L...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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JUN21

Free Dobbin House Tours

Friday, June 21, 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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JUN21

Gettysburg National Military Park Summer Interpretive Programs

Friday, June 21, 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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