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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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Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Saturday, October 5, 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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Fall Carlisle

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Fall Carlisle – a collector and classic car swap meet, car corral and auction – is the next to last event of the calendar year for Carlisle Events and marks the en...

Carlisle Fairgrounds
1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle, PA 17013
717-243-7855
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Farm Fresh Saturdays

Saturday, October 5, 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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Farmers Market Season 2019

Saturday, October 5, 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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Free Dobbin House Tours

Saturday, October 5, 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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Glen Rock Express with No. 17 For Breast Cancer Awareness

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Join us for an afternoon to Glen Rock as we support Breast Cancer Awareness! Put on your pink and join us because outside your window is the beautiful York County Heritage Rai...

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

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Create your own pumpkin lantern from clay using simple hand building techniques. Choose your color from an assortment of glazes. Your finished project is perfect for...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Historic Downtown Food Tour

Saturday, October 5, 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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Hollabaugh Apple Harvest Weekends

Saturday, October 5, 2019

While the main festival takes place at the South Mountain Fairgrounds just a few miles from the farm, no trip to Adams County would be complete without a stop at the market ...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Jurassic Lunch Grand Opening

Saturday, October 5, 2019

We are so happy to announce that our new escape room, Jurassic Lunch, will be opening on October 5th, 2019. We can't wait to share this new adventure with you. Room Des...

Escape Confusion
12 Carlisle St., 3rd floor, Hanover, PA 17331
717-698-3088
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Live Music with Ragged Edges Duo

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Apple harvest is upon us! Spend your afternoon at Boyer Cellars with the fresh scents of autumn and the musical stylings of Ragged Edges Duo. A wonderfully talented ...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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Living History Encampments

Saturday, October 5, 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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National Apple Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 5, 2019

The National Apple Harvest Festival, which is held during the first two full weekends in October, has been celebrating beautiful crafts, great music and wonderful food for ove...

South Mountain Fairgrounds
615 Narrows Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-9413
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Night at the Museum, 1863

Saturday, October 5, 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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Orvis Game Fair & Sporting Weekend

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Come on out to Orvis Hill Country for our first annual Game Fair & Sporting Weekend! Embrace fall, and celebrate the season’s change surrounded by over 500 acres of ...

Orvis Hill Country - Shooting Grounds
519 Gladhill Road, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-253-9665
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Paint & Sip

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Fall is HERE! Come on out to the farm and enjoy time with instructor, Dawn Spruill, as you are taken on a step by step process to paint an amazing “Winery in the Fall&rd...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Pale Barn Ghosts at Battlefield Brew Works

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Atmospheric, shoegaze, indie guitar, meets Americana folk rock for short attention spans. Catch the Pale Barn Ghosts live at Battlefield Brew Works! Battlefield Brew Works/...

Battlefield Brew Works
248 Hunterstown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2907
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Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest begins Labor Day weekend! Picking Dates: Starting August 31, 2019 and we plan to be open through October 20, 2019 (weather permitting) Pic...

Boyer Nurseries & Orchards
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Saturday, October 5, 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, October 5, 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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