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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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Meet the Winemaker

Saturday, August 31, 2019

We are pleased to finally introduce you to our talented winemaker, Bernard and the release of our two barrel aged dry red wines. Join us at 1am, 1pm and 3pm for a private m...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Motivators: Teachers from the Annual School Student Show

Saturday, August 31, 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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Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Saturday, August 31, 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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Night at the Museum, 1863

Saturday, August 31, 2019

The Battle of Gettysburg changed more lives than we could ever imagine. The events that took place in July of 1863, in a small town many people had never heard of, foreve...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Saturday, August 31, 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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Pop Up Pub

Saturday, August 31, 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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Riley Rager Live at J & P Winery- Gettysburg

Saturday, August 31, 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-Gettysburg
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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Rupp House Courtyard Chats

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Visitors to the Rupp House History Center have an opportunity to enjoy a series of Courtyard Chats throughout the 2019 summer season. Join us and relax in the comfort of a roc...

Rupp House History Center
451 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-1243
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Seldom Seen Tour

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Experience a 90 minute walking tour that takes you places off the beaten path in the town of Gettysburg. Hear unexpected stories from Gettysburg's varied history that...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
7172535737
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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Saturday, August 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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Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital

Saturday, August 31, 2019

This program brings to life the events which occurred in this Civil War hospital when 140 wounded and dying soldiers were sheltered in this beautiful church during and af...

Christ Lutheran Church
44 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5212
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Sunflower Daze

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Imagine immersing yourself in a sea of swaying, smiling sunflower faces! Enjoy the beauty of the blooms as you stroll through the field. Grab photos and capture the magnificen...

Fields of Adventure
64 Tree Lane, Aspers, PA 17304
888-677-0093
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Underground Railroad Tours: McAllister Mills

Saturday, August 31, 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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Wrong Turn at Lungfish

Saturday, August 31, 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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Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Sunday, September 1, 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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Creature Feature Weekend

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Join us in Gettysburg for a Film Festival and Horror Convention at Wyndham Gettysburg! Celebrity guests include: Corey Feldman, Patty Mullen, Joe Bob Briggs, Geretta Gret...

Wyndham Gettysburg
95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-0020
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Free Dobbin House Tours

Sunday, September 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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Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Sunday, September 1, 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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Historic Downtown Food Tour

Sunday, September 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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Living History Encampments

Sunday, September 1, 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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