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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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Fall Foliage Glen Rock Express with No.17

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Enjoy the colors of the fall aboard York 17 on this one hour round trip to Glen Rock, PA. Our narrator will talk about the town and villages along the way and the history they...

Northern Central Railway- Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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OCT24

Mobile Photo Art

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Students will set up a still life or several vignettes, take photos and edit using Snapseed. Snapseed is a photo-editing application that enables users to enhance photos and a...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT24

Pink Your Pumpkin

Thursday, October 24, 2019

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Outlet Shoppes will be hosting the 3rd Annual Pink Your Pumpkin Contest! Participating stores will turn pumpkins into magical wo...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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OCT24

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Thursday, October 24, 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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OCT24

Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Thursday, October 24, 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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OCT24

Tavern Tour

Thursday, October 24, 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/G...

Walking tour
Courtyard behind Gettysburg Hotel, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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OCT24

Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour at Thirsty Farmer

Thursday, October 24, 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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OCT24

Thursday Trivia

Thursday, October 24, 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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OCT24

Thursday's Open Art Studio

Thursday, October 24, 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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