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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

Friday, August 23, 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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“Lincoln in the Atlantic World” with Dr. Louise L. Stevenson

Saturday, August 24, 2019

The National Civil war Museum will offer its eighth program in our 2019 Lessons in History Speaker Series of twelve free lectures to the public with Dr. Louise L. Stevens...

The National Civil War Museum
1 Lincoln Circle At Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, PA 17103
717-260-1861
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After Hours at Jack's Hard Cider

Saturday, August 24, 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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Backyard BBQ Series

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Join us for the Backyard BBQ Series on Saturday, August 24th. Performing live will be the Nick Staver Band, a pleasing blend of blues and roots that support an iconic voc...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Cider House LIVE

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Head to Reid's Cider House for live music every Saturday night! Check out the schedule below: August 16th: Jo’Blues - Jo’Blues- a rocking blues ba...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Saturday, August 24, 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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Civil War Sisters Tour

Saturday, August 24, 2019

As the bloodiest battle of the Civil War raged just miles from the peaceful home of the Sisters, they could not ignore the call to go and care for the wounded. After the Battl...

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

Saturday, August 24, 2019

The largest and most fun-filled Corvette event in the world, the annual Corvettes at Carlisle event features more than 5,000 Corvettes representing all generations of America&...

Carlisle Fairgrounds
1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle, PA 17013
717-243-7855
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Fairfield Airport Open House

Saturday, August 24, 2019

The Mid-Atlantic Soaring Association (M-ASA) welcomes the community for an “open house” at the airport near Fairfield. Watch gliders fly and take a ride if yo...

Fairfield Airport
154 Pecher Road, Fairfield, PA 17320
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Farm Fresh Saturdays

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Join us for Farm Fresh Saturdays with The Harvest Barn Country Market! Stop by to find seasonal items, specials and new products each and every Saturday. You'll find lots ...

Gazebo at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Farm to Fork Progressive Dinner

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Join us for a progressive farm to fork dinner in and around the sunflower field! Guests will enjoy a four course meal using ingredients from our farm, as well as other lo...

Fields of Adventure
64 Tree Lane, Aspers, PA 17304
888-677-0093
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Farmers Market Season 2019

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Join us for our open air farmers market located in downtown Gettysburg at 103 Carlisle Street. We have seasonal produce, flower bouquets, ciders, honey, jams, food trucks...

Gettysburg Transit Center
103 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Farmers' Market Tour & Cooking Class

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Learn how to cook like a chef! Join our local chefs for a lively walk through Gettysburg’s Farmers’ Market, where they take you through the market and show you how...

Adams County Arts Council
125 N. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-688-9584
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Free Dobbin House Tours

Saturday, August 24, 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

Saturday, August 24, 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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Go Play in the Water: Watercolor Workshop

Saturday, August 24, 2019

It’s hot outside, but there is a cool watercolor workshop happening inside. Award winning Instructor, Steve Bleinberger, will demonstrate and guide you in techniques sui...

ACAC Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Heart Attack Machine: A Tribute with TxBxDx at the Garryowen

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Dan and Ali are bringing their Clash Tribute band, Heart Attack Machine, back to the GO! Joining them once again will be the amazingly talented local punk band TxBxDx. I'm...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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Historic Downtown Food Tour

Saturday, August 24, 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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Mommy and Me Picnic Themed Tea

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Join us for a special tea and bring the little ones. This tea will be a special time for you and your daughters or granddaughters to enjoy delicious food, sip tea tog...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Motivators: Teachers from the Annual School Student Show

Saturday, August 24, 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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