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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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Smoke on the Mountain

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Smoke on the Mountain written by Connie Ray and conceived by Alan Bailey, produced by Theatre A Go-Go, Inc. tells the story of a Saturday Night Gospel Sing at a...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
717-352-2164
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JUN22

The George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital Hosts the Blue & Gray Hospital Association

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have an opportunity to experience the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital throughout the 20...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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JUN22

Underground Railroad Tours: McAllister Mills

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Learn about the historical significance of the Underground Railroad and hear the stories of those escaping slavery. Discover a part of the battlefield that is seen by only a s...

McAllister Mill
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-9047
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JUN22

Wizard’s Day

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Calling all Witches & Warlocks, something mysterious is brewing here at Steam Into History! Make sure to grab your wands and robes and join us here at Steam to enjoy a fun...

Steam Into History
2 W Main St , New Freedom , PA 17349
717-942-2370
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JUN22

Catherine Comes Home - Living History Tour

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Discover the inspirational life of Elizabeth Ann Seton through the eyes of her daughter, Catherine, and other beloved friends. After Elizabeth Ann Seton died in 1821, Cathe...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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JUN23

Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Sunday, June 23, 2019

From the roar of artillery to the flash of bayonets, living history demonstrations at Gettysburg National Military Park help bring the past to life. Gettysburg National M...

Various Locations
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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JUN23

Craft Class: Lavender Wreath

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Join us for our Lavender Wreath Craft Class. With the guidance of an instructor you can design your own lavender wreath for $40 per person which includes craft supplies a...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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JUN23

Free Dobbin House Tours

Sunday, June 23, 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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JUN23

Gettysburg National Military Park Summer Interpretive Programs

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Gettysburg National Military Park’s free summer interpretive program series begins runs from June 8 to August 11, 2019 and offers visitors a chance to learn about the pe...

Gettysburg National Military Park
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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JUN23

Glen Rock Express

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Enjoy a scenic ride through the beautiful countryside of York County to Glen Rock, PA, on a historic railway that dates back to the late 1820s. Ride along with a 1957 PA G...

Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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JUN23

Hanover Junction Flyer

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Outside your window is the beautiful York County and the Heritage Rail Trail, while you enjoy this excursion to Hanover Junction. We will take you back in time to the...

Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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JUN23

Historic Downtown Food Tour

Sunday, June 23, 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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JUN23

Living History Encampments

Sunday, June 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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JUN23

Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Meet a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian/Guide at 6pm Saturday or Sunday evening behind the Gettysburg Hotel (in the courtyard) for a 60 minute Mystery Walking Tour of Untold...

Gettysburg Hotel Courtyard
Race Horse Alley, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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JUN23

One Hundred Nights of Taps

Sunday, June 23, 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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JUN23

Open Mic with Frank & Bob

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Join us at Reid's Winery: The Cider House every Sunday June - August for Open Mic with Frank & Bob! Jam Session hosted by Frank Davis and Bobby Flurie. Bring an i...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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JUN23

Pick-Your-Own Cherry Harvest

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Hello, cherry fans! We anticipate that pick-your-own sweet cherry season will begin Friday, June 14th. (DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE). There is no need to rush; we have plen...

Boyer Nurseries & Orchards
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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JUN23

Pop Up Pub

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Head to The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg for a Pop Up Pub with local breweries, including Miscreation Brewing Company! Stop by the Food Court to quench your thirst. Sa...

Food Court at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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JUN23

Riley Rager Live at J & P Winery - Gettysburg

Sunday, June 23, 2019

With a healthy mix of classic, contemporary, and original tunes, Riley Rager provides an easy-listening acoustic set, drawing inspiration from artists like Jack Johnson, Local...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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JUN23

Smoke on the Mountain

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Smoke on the Mountain written by Connie Ray and conceived by Alan Bailey, produced by Theatre A Go-Go, Inc. tells the story of a Saturday Night Gospel Sing at a...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
717-352-2164
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JUN23

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