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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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Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest begins Labor Day weekend! Picking Dates: Starting August 31, 2019 and we plan to be open through October 20, 2019 (weather permitting) Pic...

Boyer Nurseries & Orchards
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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Seldom Seen Tour

Thursday, September 26, 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
717-253-5737
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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Thursday, September 26, 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, September 26, 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 Happy Hour at Thirsty Farmer

Thursday, September 26, 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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Thursday Trivia

Thursday, September 26, 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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Thursday's Open Art Studio

Thursday, September 26, 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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Trash to Treasure & New Art with Old Vinyl

Thursday, September 26, 2019

With those unfamiliar with Trash to Treasure (which is becoming a fun, annual treat!), this exhibit showcases repurposed art. One man's trash is another man'...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle St, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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Adams County Pour Tour Shuttle

Friday, September 27, 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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Annual Salsa on the Square

Friday, September 27, 2019

Come on out for a fiesta to celebrate the contributions of Latino people to the economy and culture of Adams County. The Salsa Dance will take place on the first block of...

Lincoln Square
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Better Angels Skills Workshop – Communicating Across the Political Divide

Friday, September 27, 2019

Free workshop specifically designed to address the tensions of those on the political left (BLUE) and right (RED). Presentation and attendee participation includes skills whic...

HACC's Gettysburg Campus
731 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Cider House LIVE

Friday, September 27, 2019

Head to Reid's Cider House for live music every Saturday night! Check out the schedule below: August 23rd: Across The Pond - Live music featuring Across the P...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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Faux Marbled Ceramic Dish

Friday, September 27, 2019

Join local hobbyist, Pat Verderosa to construct a stunning table-worthy dish - simple and fun to make! Apply the amazing marbled surface treatment in one 3 hour session. ...

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

Friday, September 27, 2019

Join J & P Winery for a FREE night of Bingo! Come on out for six rounds of Bingo, with prizes for each round donated by local small businesses. Sip on a glass of one ...

J & P Winery-Gettysburg
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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Free Dobbin House Tours

Friday, September 27, 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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Grape Escape Walking Wine Tour

Friday, September 27, 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, September 27, 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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Live Music at Greystone Brew House

Friday, September 27, 2019

Join us on the Patio at Greystone Brew House for our Summer Live Music Series! We are a seasonally-driven full-service bar, restaurant and event venue located at Ran...

Greystone Brew House
303 Golf Club Ave, Dillsburg, PA 17019
7175022155
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Live Music with "Hundreds Of Thousands" and "Chumps"!

Friday, September 27, 2019

Knob Hall Winery Gettysburg Presents a double header: Hundreds Of Thousands (Pop Punk - Gettysburg) & Chumps (Punk - Westminster). These folks have been a staple in the Ge...

Knob Hall Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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Michael Shaffer Book Signing

Friday, September 27, 2019

Come out to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center for a book signing event with Michael Shaffer. "A Civil War historian, author, newspaper ...

Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2288
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