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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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Open Mic at Miscreation Brewing Company

Wednesday, August 21, 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, August 21, 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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Seldom Seen Tour

Wednesday, August 21, 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

Wednesday, August 21, 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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Summer Classic Movies

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Enjoy "Classic Movies" on the Big Screen in our beautifully restored, historic theater! Make Wednesday nights your special night. This bargain ticket price includes ...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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Trivia At The Gettysburger

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Join us for Trivia every Wednesday at The Gettysburger from 6-8pm. This event has a healthy following which makes it so much fun! Free Dinner for the winning team - appet...

The Gettysburger Company
35 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-800-1863
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Bob Ross Oil Painting Class

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Experience the joy of painting!  You will learn how to paint using the wet-on-wet technique from artist Bob Ross. We will be creating “Night Light” from ...

ACAC Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Corvettes at Carlisle

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The largest and most fun-filled Corvette event in the world, the annual Corvettes at Carlisle event features more than 5,000 Corvettes representing all generations of America&...

Carlisle Fairgrounds
1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle, PA 17013
717-243-7855
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Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Thursday, August 22, 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
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Motivators: Teachers from the Annual School Student Show

Thursday, August 22, 2019

At the beginning of every year, the Hanover Area Arts Guild has our Annual Student Show, where middle and high school students from around the area show us their amazing,...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle St, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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Night in Havana Pairing at Mason Dixon Distillery

Thursday, August 22, 2019

We've decided to lean into the summer heat and go Cuban. Join us for a six course pairing dinner and cigar demonstration at Mason Dixon Distillery. Click here to order tic...

Mason Dixon Distillery
331 E. Water Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-3385
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Thursday, August 22, 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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Seldom Seen Tour

Thursday, August 22, 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

Thursday, August 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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Taste of Nepal, Wine and Food pairings

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Nepal’s cuisine is heavily influenced by India, Tibet and China, it’s geographic neighbors. Join us for a five-course meal inspired by Chef Subarna’s ethnic ...

ACAC Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Taste of Nepal, Wine and Food Pairings

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Nepal’s cuisine is heavily influenced by India, Tibet and China, it’s geographic neighbors. Join us for a five-course meal inspired by Chef Subarna’s ethnic ...

ACAC Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Tavern Tour

Thursday, August 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/...

Gettysburg Hotel Courtyard
Race Horse Alley, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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The Tattooed Historian Presents: A New Look at Antietam

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The September 1862 Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest single day in American history and one of the most significant days of the Civil War. Join us as we chat with historian...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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Thirsty Thursday at Jack's Hard Cider

Thursday, August 22, 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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Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour at Thirsty Farmer

Thursday, August 22, 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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