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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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Art-based After School Program

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Does your child love art? They can enjoy an After School Program like no other. A beautiful community partnership, held in a real pottery and art studio, and instruc...

Under The Horizon
2650 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-752-4593
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OCT31

Fall Foliage Glen Rock Express with No.17

Thursday, October 31, 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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OCT31

Fall Foliage Hanover Junction Flyer with Marc Charisse

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Enjoy the magic and colors of the fall on this 2.5 hour round trip to Hanover Junction, PA. Our narrator will talk about the town and villages along the way and the histo...

Northern Central Railway- Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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OCT31

Free Mat Yoga If You Wear A Halloween Costume

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Get in the Halloween spirit at Down Dog Gettysburg! If you wear a Halloween costume (yoga clothes or athletic wear does not qualify) you can enjoy a free mat yoga class. ...

Down Dog Gettysburg
48 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5877
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OCT31

Pink Your Pumpkin

Thursday, October 31, 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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OCT31

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Thursday, October 31, 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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OCT31

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

Thursday, October 31, 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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OCT31

Tavern Tour

Thursday, October 31, 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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OCT31

The Rocky Horror Show LIVE

Thursday, October 31, 2019

It's back again! This is our 5th Annual production of the sci-fi horror inspired rock musical, The Rocky Horror Show, that inspired the cult classic film. C...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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OCT31

Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour at Thirsty Farmer

Thursday, October 31, 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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OCT31

Thursday Trivia

Thursday, October 31, 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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OCT31

Thursday's Open Art Studio

Thursday, October 31, 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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OCT31

4-H Benefit Auction

Friday, November 1, 2019

Bid on handcrafted items, gift certificates, theme baskets, collectibles and items from local businesses and individuals during the live and silent auctions. This event i...

Agricultural & Natural Resources Center
670 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6271
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NOV1

First Friday - Gettysburg Style!

Friday, November 1, 2019

Take in special events and refreshments with almost 100 businesses throughout Historic Gettysburg hosting special receptions, guest artists and authors, sales and later busine...

Various Locations
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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NOV1

Free Dobbin House Tours

Friday, November 1, 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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NOV1

Gettysburg National Military Park Scout Quest

Friday, November 1, 2019

Join us November 1-3 for activities and programs just for Scouts at historic Gettysburg. Camp, complete a service project and work on your Gettysburg Heritage Trails badg...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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NOV1

Grape Escape Walking Wine Tour

Friday, November 1, 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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NOV1

Historic Downtown Food Tour

Friday, November 1, 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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NOV1

Illusion Show with Michael Cantori

Friday, November 1, 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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NOV1

Live Music Series at Brookmere

Friday, November 1, 2019

Enjoy Live Music at Brookmere Wine & Tasting Room every other Friday! Table Reservations are accepted. We bring in a variety of artists to entertain you while you enj...

Brookmere Wine & Tasting Room
1246B Route 194 N., Abbottstown, PA 17301
717-259-0727
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NOV1

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