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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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Gamelan Gita Semara Concert

Friday, November 22, 2019

Gamelan Gita Semara (heavenly sound) was founded in 2010 by Dr. Brent C. Talbot and is housed at Gettysburg College. The instruments are a gamelan angklung ensemble—one ...

Gettysburg College, Schmucker Hall
300 North Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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NOV22

Gettysburg By The Book: A Multi-Author Book Signing Event

Friday, November 22, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have an opportunity to meet the authors of a curated selection of books about Gettysburg (for adu...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2288
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NOV22

Gettysburg Ice Rink

Friday, November 22, 2019

Enjoy an evening of ice skating in historic Gettysburg during the holidays. Bring the family for an evening of winter fun, or stroll hand-in-hand with your sweetheart in Getty...

Gettysburg Ice Rink
533 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2028
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NOV22

Live Music with SayLaVii

Friday, November 22, 2019

A new crew to the Gettysburg area, the group SayLaVii is composed of Solo artists Kayla Anderson (Vii) & Sydney Moon. The Ukulele duo encourages diversity through an array...

Knob Hall Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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NOV22

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Friday, November 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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NOV22

Remembrance Day Ball

Friday, November 22, 2019

The theme of this year's Remembrance Day Ball is a Tartan Ball to commemorate those of Celtic heritage who fought during the Civil War. This is an 1860's fancy dr...

Gettysburg Hotel est. 1797
1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5145
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NOV22

Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Friday, November 22, 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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NOV22

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

Saturday, November 23, 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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NOV23

13th Annual Foothills Artists Studio Tour

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Meet the artists and tour their studios nestled in beautiful western Adams County, PA, just a few miles from Gettysburg. This popular tour, located in the historic Fairfield a...

Adams County Area
Adams County Area, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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NOV23

After Hours

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Every Saturday (and black Friday), from 6-9pm, join us at our pop up location for Jack's Hard Cider, wine and fun! 11/9 - Island Fusion 11/16 - Redemption Road 1...

Jack's Hard Cider
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4888
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NOV23

Book Signing - Thomas J. Ryan

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Join the Gettysburg Heritage Center as we welcome author Thomas J. Ryan for a book signing. Thomas will be on hand to sign copies of his book, "Lee Is Trapped, ...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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NOV23

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Saturday, November 23, 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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NOV23

Cider House LIVE

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Come out to Reid's Cider House for live music and fantastic wines and hard ciders! All concerts are free and open to the public. Wine, hard cider and food specials will be...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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NOV23

Civil War Dance Foundation's National Civil War Ball

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Join the Civil War Dance Foundation for a traditional Civil War Ball held in conjunction with Remembrance Day in Gettysburg. Period attire is encouraged but not required. Musi...

Wyndham Gettysburg
93 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
740-369-3722
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NOV23

Free Carriage Rides!

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Enjoy the enchanting twinkle of thousands of lights and the cheerful sound of jingle bells and hooves as you ride in a beautiful carriage down magical Main Street at The ...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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NOV23

Gettysburg By The Book: A Multi-Author Book Signing Event

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have an opportunity to meet the authors of a curated selection of books about Gettysburg (for adu...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2288
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NOV23

Gettysburg Ice Rink

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Enjoy an evening of ice skating in historic Gettysburg during the holidays. Bring the family for an evening of winter fun, or stroll hand-in-hand with your sweetheart in Getty...

Gettysburg Ice Rink
533 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2028
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NOV23

Living History Encampments

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Special weekends throughout the season, the Gettysburg Heritage Center host living history encampments. These Civil War camps are free and open to the public. The reenact...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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NOV23

Mink's Miracle Medicine at the Garryowen Irish Pub!

Saturday, November 23, 2019

"Mink's Miracle Medicine formed in 2013 at the hands of songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Melissa Wright and Danny Zezeski. The duo draw on their respective back...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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NOV23

National Civil War Ball

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Come join us for a traditional Civil War Ball with a patriotic flair at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center! Feel free to incorporate flags,...

GNMP Museum & Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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NOV23

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