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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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Pottery Lessons

Tuesday, October 22, 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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OCT22

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Tuesday, October 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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OCT22

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

Tuesday, October 22, 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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OCT22

Tavern Tour

Tuesday, October 22, 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/G...

Walking tour
Courtyard behind Gettysburg Hotel, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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OCT22

TED Talk - The Danger of a Single Story

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns ...

HACC's Gettysburg Campus
731 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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OCT22

Fall Foliage Hanover Junction Flyer with No. 17

Wednesday, October 23, 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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OCT23

J & P Winery Open Mic Night Hosted by Ash Phipps and James Petrohilos

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Join J & P Winery every Wednesday night for Open Mic Night hosted by Ash Phipps and James Petrohilos. The host duo will perform multiple short sets through the evenin...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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OCT23

Open Mic with Host: Matt Miller at Knob Hall Winery

Wednesday, October 23, 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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OCT23

Pat Byrne at the Garryowen Irish Pub!

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

ATTENTION! First time show at the Garryowen! We're excited to welcome Pat Byrne of Borris, County Carlow, Ireland to our humble, little pub! There's not much for us...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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OCT23

Pink Your Pumpkin

Wednesday, October 23, 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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OCT23

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Wednesday, October 23, 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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OCT23

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

Wednesday, October 23, 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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OCT23

Vinyasa Yoga

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Vinyasa means “breathe synchronized movement.” We will use flowing sequences and sun salutations to warm the body to reach new levels of flexibility, strength, bal...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT23

A Night for Nature

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Join Strawberry Hill at Boyer Cellars for a Night for Nature! We invite you to spend a relaxing evening enjoying locally-sourced hors d'oeuvres handcrafted by Chef Subarna...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-642-5840
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OCT24

Art-based After School Program

Thursday, October 24, 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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OCT24

Fall Foliage Glen Rock Express with No.17

Thursday, October 24, 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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OCT24

Mobile Photo Art

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Students will set up a still life or several vignettes, take photos and edit using Snapseed. Snapseed is a photo-editing application that enables users to enhance photos and a...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT24

Pink Your Pumpkin

Thursday, October 24, 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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OCT24

Pottery Lessons

Thursday, October 24, 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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OCT24

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Thursday, October 24, 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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OCT24

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