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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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Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Saturday, August 24, 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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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Saturday, August 24, 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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Orvis Hill Country Ladies Demo Shoot

Saturday, August 24, 2019

A Syren representative will be available at the Orvis Hill Country Ladies Demo Shoot to help answer your questions. Syren USA has a fine line of shotguns and ac...

Orvis Hill Country
519 Gladhill Road, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-253-9665
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Pop Up Pub

Saturday, August 24, 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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Rupp House Courtyard Chats

Saturday, August 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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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Sunflower Daze

Saturday, August 24, 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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The Professor of Prestidigitation: Civil War Era Magic

Saturday, August 24, 2019

A performer for more than 50 years, Dr. Charisse performs and recreates Civil War era magic in a program of humor, history and mystery. This evening of classic conjuring is su...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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Underground Railroad Tours: McAllister Mills

Saturday, August 24, 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 24, 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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York Springs Community Day

Saturday, August 24, 2019

In August 20, 1868, the Court of Quarter Sessions in Gettysburg granted the petition of the citizens of York Springs to incorporate as the Borough of York Springs. We cel...

Around York Springs
Various Locations, York Springs, PA 17372
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Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Sunday, August 25, 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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Corvettes at Carlisle

Sunday, August 25, 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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Free Dobbin House Tours

Sunday, August 25, 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, August 25, 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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Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station Hosts Free Programs

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station™ can enjoy free programming throughout the 2019 summer season. Before and after the programs, take time to explore th...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-0655
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Historic Downtown Food Tour

Sunday, August 25, 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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Live Music with Glenn Korzin

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Come on by to sip on our local wine and cider and welcome back Glenn Korzin - bassist, guitarist and performer! He will be playing your favorite songs and taking reques...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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Live on the Terrace with Kirk Wise Duo

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Join us in welcoming the Kirk Wise Duo to Live on the Terrace at Adams County Winery. Kirk Wise is a proud member of the popular Jazz Me Band, but his acoustic performances ha...

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