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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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Story Time at Hickory Falls

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Join us for story time at Hickory Falls! Enjoy new books and themes every month, along with games, activities, crafts and more.  Did we mention this is all for FREE? ...

Hickory Falls FEC
110 Hickory Lane, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-9907
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NOV19

Becoming Santa Claus

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Sharon O'Connell will share the interesting and fascinating history of how Saint Nicholas became secularized into the Santa Claus we know today. Refreshments will be serve...

Red Men's Hall
322 West King Street, East Berlin, PA 17316
717-259-0822
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NOV20

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Wednesday, November 20, 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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NOV20

Intro to Finger Knitting

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

This is an incredibly easy and fun way to learn how to knit without needles. No experience necessary. You’ll learn how to finger knit an infinity scarf-perfect...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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NOV20

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

Wednesday, November 20, 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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NOV20

Open Mic with Host: Matt Miller at Knob Hall Winery

Wednesday, November 20, 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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NOV20

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Wednesday, November 20, 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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NOV20

Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Wednesday, November 20, 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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NOV20

Art-based After School Program

Thursday, November 21, 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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NOV21

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Thursday, November 21, 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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NOV21

Pottery Lessons

Thursday, November 21, 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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NOV21

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Thursday, November 21, 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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NOV21

Read Between The Vines

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Kelly, Sales Manager with Penguin Random House, will celebrate books and those who love them. Find out what’s new in the publishing world and the hot titles for the holi...

Adams Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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NOV21

Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Thursday, November 21, 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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NOV21

Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour at Thirsty Farmer

Thursday, November 21, 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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NOV21

Thursday Trivia

Thursday, November 21, 2019

J & P Winery will be hosting General Knowledge Trivia every Thursday starting at 6:30pm!  Prizes will be given out for the winning teams. You can bring food from a...

J & P Winery-Gettysburg
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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NOV21

Thursday's Open Art Studio

Thursday, November 21, 2019

September through November, everyone is invited, Guild members and non-members, to these Open Studio Sessions on Thursdays. Bring your own supplies and work on your proje...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle St, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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NOV21

“An Evening with the Painting” Special After-hours Exclusive Program

Friday, November 22, 2019

Join the Gettysburg Foundation’s Sue Boardman, Licensed Battlefield Guide and author/historian, on the platform for an exclusive "after-hours" progra...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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NOV22

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Friday, November 22, 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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NOV22

FREE Bingo!

Friday, November 22, 2019

Join J & P Winery for a FREE night of Bingo! Come on out for six rounds of Bingo, with prizes for each round donated by local small businesses. Sip on a glass of one ...

J & P Winery-Gettysburg
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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NOV22

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