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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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OCT24

ACAC Costume Party

Friday, October 25, 2019

The 2019 theme for the Adams County Arts Council (ACAC) Costume Party is Fables, Folklore, and Legends – Everyone has a Story. The event features dance music w...

The Barn at Herr Ridge
900 Chambersburg Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT25

Adams County Pour Tour Shuttle

Friday, October 25, 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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OCT25

Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk

Friday, October 25, 2019

On the Cemetery Walk, a guide leads you through the dark by candlelight, saints and martyrs come to life and reflect upon the “Last Things”: death, judgment, heave...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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OCT25

Cider House LIVE

Friday, October 25, 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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OCT25

Civil War & Three Drinks

Friday, October 25, 2019

Join us fireside in the Refreshment Saloon at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center for a special Civil War & Three Drinks program. Historian C...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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OCT25

FREE Bingo!

Friday, October 25, 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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OCT25

Free Dobbin House Tours

Friday, October 25, 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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OCT25

Grape Escape Walking Wine Tour

Friday, October 25, 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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OCT25

Historic Downtown Food Tour

Friday, October 25, 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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OCT25

Illusion Show with Michael Cantori

Friday, October 25, 2019

Family entertainment at it's best! Please join professional illusionist Michael Cantori and his lovely assistant Madame Cynthia for an evening of profound illusions, menta...

Cantori's Theater of Magic
23 Baltimore Street, Suite 105, Gettysburg, PA 17325
410-961-5903
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OCT25

Neil & Shannon at the GO Too!

Friday, October 25, 2019

Local favorites Neil & Shannon play at the Garryowen upstairs bar, the GO Too. Join us and this acoustic, melodic duo covering classic rock and pop favorites, and so much ...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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OCT25

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