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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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Free Dobbin House Tours

Friday, July 26, 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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Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Friday, July 26, 2019

Join a Licensed Battlefield Guide (LBG) at the Soldiers' National Cemetery Rostrum just inside the Taneytown Road entrance for a free 45-60 minute guided tour of the cemet...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
96 Taneytown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
724-290-3905
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George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital Hosts Living History Encampments & Programs

Friday, July 26, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have an opportunity to experience the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital throughout the 20...

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

Friday, July 26, 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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Glen Rock Express with No. 17

Friday, July 26, 2019

Outside your window is the beautiful York County Heritage Rail Trail, while you enjoy this one-hour ride to Glen Rock, PA. We will take you back in time to the 1860s, whe...

Northern Central Railway-Steam Into History
2 West Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Grape Escape Walking Wine Tour

Friday, July 26, 2019

Join us for a delicious experience! Discover Gettysburg’s food and wine scene. We like to think of it as the new culinary frontier where food, wine and...

Savor Gettysburg Food Tours
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-688-9584
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Historic Downtown Food Tour

Friday, July 26, 2019

Eat your way through Gettysburg! Enjoy downtown in a whole new way as we eat our way through the most delicious and historic neighborhoods on this Gettysburg food tour. Embark...

Downtown Gettysburg
101 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, pa 17325
717-688-9584
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Live Music at Greystone Brew House

Friday, July 26, 2019

Join us on the Patio at Greystone Brew House for our Summer Live Music Series! We are a seasonally-driven full-service bar, restaurant and event venue located at Ran...

Greystone Brew House
303 Golf Club Ave, Dillsburg, PA 17019
7175022155
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Live Music Series at Brookmere

Friday, July 26, 2019

Enjoy Live Music at Brookmere Wine & Tasting Room every other Friday! Table Reservations are accepted. We bring in a variety of artists to entertain you while you enj...

Brookmere Wine & Tasting Room
1246B Route 194 N., Abbottstown, PA 17301
717-259-0727
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Live Music with JT

Friday, July 26, 2019

Jeff Trish is a tunesmith from Hanover PA, and a veteran of the road where he traveled playing original tunes for the masses. Now he's in the Gettysburg area and better th...

Knob Hall Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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Magician Michael Cantori at the Best Western Gettysburg

Friday, July 26, 2019

Please join professional illusionist, Michael Cantori, and his lovely assistant, Madame Cynthia, for an evening of profound wonders and psychic mysteries. Prepare to be amused...

Best Western Gettysburg
301 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
410-961-5903
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Make a House

Friday, July 26, 2019

Are you a budding architect or designer? Or just love creating masterpieces from clay? Spend the week developing your architect and design skills by creating your ow...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Friday, July 26, 2019

The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation. The Lincoln Fel...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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Painting with Watercolor

Friday, July 26, 2019

You will create a landscape, seascape and still life from watercolor while learning wet on wet and wet on dry techniques. Learn how to splatter and texturize with br...

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

Friday, July 26, 2019

Experience a 90 minute walking tour that takes you places off the beaten path in the town of Gettysburg. Hear unexpected stories from Gettysburg's varied history that...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
7172535737
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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Friday, July 26, 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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Souvenir - A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Jenkins

Friday, July 26, 2019

For more than half a century the name Florence Foster Jenkins has been guaranteed to produce explosions of derisive laughter. Not unreasonably so, as this wealthy society ec...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
717-352-2164
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Stop Motion Animation

Friday, July 26, 2019

Calling all movie makers! Join us for a week of creating mini animations starring characters in story lines straight out of your imagination. Bring your own device a...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Sweet Treat Baking from Scratch (older youth)

Friday, July 26, 2019

Bake and decorate desserts and edible treats using yummy ingredients from the garden as inspiration. Create a carrot cake, zucchini bread and lemon bars, to name a f...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Sweet Treat Baking from Scratch (younger youth)

Friday, July 26, 2019

Bake and decorate desserts and edible treats using yummy ingredients from the garden as inspiration. Create a carrot cake, zucchini bread and lemon bars, to name a few.&n...

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