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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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Wrong Turn at Lungfish

Wednesday, August 28, 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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Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Thursday, August 29, 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 29, 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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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Thursday, August 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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

Thursday, August 29, 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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Thirsty Thursday at Jack's Hard Cider

Thursday, August 29, 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 29, 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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Wrong Turn at Lungfish

Thursday, August 29, 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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Adams County Pour Tour Shuttle

Friday, August 30, 2019

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We’ve selected locations on the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Adams County. We created...

Adams County Pour Tour Locations
Adams County Pour Tour Locations, Gettysburg, PA 17325
1-877-680-8687
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After Hours at Jack's Hard Cider

Friday, August 30, 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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Civil War Tails Anniversary Scavenger Hunt

Friday, August 30, 2019

Join us on Labor Day weekend for our Civil War Tails Anniversary Scavenger Hunt! We'll be celebrating on Friday, Saturday, and Labor Day Monday with scavenger hunts for ad...

Civil War Tails Diorama Museum
785 Baltimore St, Gettysburg , PA 17325
717-420-5273
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Creature Feature Weekend

Friday, August 30, 2019

Join us in Gettysburg for a Film Festival and Horror Convention at Wyndham Gettysburg! Celebrity guests include: Corey Feldman, Patty Mullen, Joe Bob Briggs, Geretta Gret...

Wyndham Gettysburg
95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-0020
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El Kabong at the Garryowen Irish Pub

Friday, August 30, 2019

There's a new band in town with some very familiar faces. Join Raye, Dan, Ali and Jack Books for a wild night of music, beer, whiskey and maybe some more music! ...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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Free Dobbin House Tours

Friday, August 30, 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, August 30, 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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Grape Escape Walking Wine Tour

Friday, August 30, 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, August 30, 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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Illusion Show with Michael Cantori

Friday, August 30, 2019

Please join professional illusionist Michael Cantori and his lovely assistant Madame Cynthia for an evening of profound illusions, mental mysteries and the history of cla...

Cantori's Theater of Magic
23 Baltimore Street, Suite 105, Gettysburg, PA 17325
410-961-5903
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