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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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Rich Lipski Live at J & P Winery- Gettysburg

Friday, August 23, 2019

Rich Lipski is a musician from South Central Pennsylvania. With a combination of great vocals, intricate guitar work and live looping, he brings a level of talent and professi...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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Seldom Seen Tour

Friday, August 23, 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, August 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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Tavern Tour

Friday, August 23, 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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Tucker Riggleman & the Cheap Dates at the Garryowen!

Friday, August 23, 2019

It's always a great day to bring in new, incredible talent to the Garryowen! Join us on August 23rd for a show like no other. Tucker Riggleman & the Cheap Dates take a...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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Wrong Turn at Lungfish

Friday, August 23, 2019

Catch a performance of Wrong Turn at Lungfish by Garry Marshall. Garry Marshall (creator of “Happy Days” and “Pretty Woman”) and Lowell Ganz (writ...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
717-352-2164
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“Lincoln in the Atlantic World” with Dr. Louise L. Stevenson

Saturday, August 24, 2019

The National Civil war Museum will offer its eighth program in our 2019 Lessons in History Speaker Series of twelve free lectures to the public with Dr. Louise L. Stevens...

The National Civil War Museum
1 Lincoln Circle At Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, PA 17103
717-260-1861
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After Hours at Jack's Hard Cider

Saturday, August 24, 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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Backyard BBQ Series

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Join us for the Backyard BBQ Series on Saturday, August 24th. Performing live will be the Nick Staver Band, a pleasing blend of blues and roots that support an iconic voc...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Cider House LIVE

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Head to Reid's Cider House for live music every Saturday night! Check out the schedule below: August 16th: Jo’Blues - Jo’Blues- a rocking blues ba...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Saturday, August 24, 2019

From the roar of artillery to the flash of bayonets, living history demonstrations at Gettysburg National Military Park help bring the past to life. Gettysburg National M...

Various Locations
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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Civil War Sisters Tour

Saturday, August 24, 2019

As the bloodiest battle of the Civil War raged just miles from the peaceful home of the Sisters, they could not ignore the call to go and care for the wounded. After the Battl...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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Corvettes at Carlisle

Saturday, August 24, 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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Fairfield Airport Open House

Saturday, August 24, 2019

The Mid-Atlantic Soaring Association (M-ASA) welcomes the community for an “open house” at the airport near Fairfield. Watch gliders fly and take a ride if yo...

Fairfield Airport
154 Pecher Road, Fairfield, PA 17320
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Farm Fresh Saturdays

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Join us for Farm Fresh Saturdays with The Harvest Barn Country Market! Stop by to find seasonal items, specials and new products each and every Saturday. You'll find lots ...

Gazebo at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Farm to Fork Progressive Dinner

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Join us for a progressive farm to fork dinner in and around the sunflower field! Guests will enjoy a four course meal using ingredients from our farm, as well as other lo...

Fields of Adventure
64 Tree Lane, Aspers, PA 17304
888-677-0093
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Farmers Market Season 2019

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Join us for our open air farmers market located in downtown Gettysburg at 103 Carlisle Street. We have seasonal produce, flower bouquets, ciders, honey, jams, food trucks...

Gettysburg Transit Center
103 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Farmers' Market Tour & Cooking Class

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Learn how to cook like a chef! Join our local chefs for a lively walk through Gettysburg’s Farmers’ Market, where they take you through the market and show you how...

Adams County Arts Council
125 N. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-688-9584
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Free Dobbin House Tours

Saturday, August 24, 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

Saturday, August 24, 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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