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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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Pink Your Pumpkin

Friday, October 25, 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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OCT25

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Friday, October 25, 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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OCT25

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

Friday, October 25, 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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OCT25

Tavern Tour

Friday, October 25, 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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OCT25

Voces8

Friday, October 25, 2019

"The singing of VOCES8 is impeccable in its quality of tone and balance. They bring a new dimension to the word 'ensemble' with meticulous timing and tuning."...

Christ Chapel Gettysburg College
300 North Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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OCT25

All You Can Eat Alaskan Crab Legs

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Enjoy All You Can Eat Alaskan Crab Legs served with lobster bisque, steamed mussels, Old Bay corn cobs and cornbread at 1863 Restaurant every Saturday night in October. Cos...

1863 Restaurant
95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-0020
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OCT26

Annual Harvest Day & Parade

Saturday, October 26, 2019

The Annual Harvest Day & Parade takes place "On the Square" in New Oxford, PA with events that include: craft & food vendors, free kid’s activities and...

New Oxford Center Square
Center Square, New Oxford, PA 17350
717-624-2800
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OCT26

Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk

Saturday, October 26, 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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OCT26

Cider House LIVE

Saturday, October 26, 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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OCT26

Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Saturday, October 26, 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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OCT26

DSLR 301 Workshop

Saturday, October 26, 2019

In this one-day workshop, instructor Carla Long will help you better understand what and how to use your equipment in Manual Mode. You'll focus on using your Lig...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle St, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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OCT26

Fall Colors Wagon Rides at Hollabaugh Bros

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Come out to enjoy the crisp autumn air with your family aboard the Hollabaugh’s wagon. You will be able to view the gorgeous fall foliage, while our guided wagon tour wi...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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OCT26

Fall Fest

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Enjoy autumn at the winery at our FIRST annual Fall Fest. This free to attend event is at the Farm Winery and includes free live music with the Jewelweed Band, food from ...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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OCT26

Fall Harvest Celebration

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Join The Gleaning Project and Adams County Farmers Market for a Fall Harvest Celebration! Sample a variety of apple treats with a scoop of Mr. G's ice cream to support The...

Gettysburg Transit Center
103 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-884-8373
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OCT26

Farm Fresh Saturdays

Saturday, October 26, 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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OCT26

Farmers Market Season 2019

Saturday, October 26, 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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OCT26

Free Dobbin House Tours

Saturday, October 26, 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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OCT26

Getting "Started" with Kombucha

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Learn the basics of making kombucha and the benefits of drinking kombucha with Liz Dodson,a kombucha brewer from Thurmont, MD. Liz has been making kombucha for years and ...

Oyler's Organic Farms & Market
400 Pleasant Valley Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8411
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OCT26

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station Hosts Betsy Barnicle

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station™ and have an opportunity to enjoy free performances by violinist and fiddler Betsy Barnicle throughout October 2...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad StationTM
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-0655
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OCT26

Ghost Tracks & Campfire Frights (Kid Friendly)

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Families will hear fascinating ghost tales by narrator, Nancy Pritt. Enjoy your voyage down the tracks to Seitzland, PA and experience spooky stories throughout your journey i...

Northern Central Railway- Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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OCT26

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