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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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Glen Rock Express

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Enjoy a scenic ride through the beautiful countryside of York County to Glen Rock, PA, on a historic railway that dates back to the late 1820s. Ride along with a 1957 PA GP 9 ...

Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Historic Downtown Food Tour

Sunday, September 29, 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 Evan Crider

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Evan Crider returns to Boyer Cellars and will treat us with his musical talents. Even plays slow, 90s-esque, low droning vocals, accompanied by deep, honest and personal lyric...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-398-7536
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Live on the Terrace with Kirk Wise

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Join us in welcoming Kirk Wise back for the season finale of Live on the Terrace at Adams County Winery. Kirk Wise is a proud member of the popular Jazz Me Band, but his ...

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

Sunday, September 29, 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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Music, Gettysburg!

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Music, Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central PA region. These concerts are&nbs...

United Lutheran Seminary Chapel
147 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Sunday, September 29, 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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Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Sunday, September 29, 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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Seven Valleys Limited

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Outside your window is the beautiful York County and the Heritage Rail Trail, while you enjoy a scenic excursion to Seven Valleys, PA, guests will also get the opportunit...

Northern Central Railway- Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Sunday, September 29, 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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Super Smash Bros Ultimate Gettysburg Open 2019

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Join us for the Super Smash Bros Ultimate (SSBU) Gettysburg Open with Nerd Herd Gifts & Games! Faceoff against the competition in this double elimination, large scale SSBU...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Wings, Wheels and Pancakes

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Enjoy the best airport breakfast this side of Chicago’s O’Hare field! This spring’s “Wings, Wheels and Pancakes” drive- and fly-in breakfast...

Gettysburg Regional Airport
1130 Chambersburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17320
717-253-7008
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Ghost Stories Around the Bonfire

Monday, September 30, 2019

Enjoy local Gettysburg ghost lore and site-specific stories about paranormal experiences here at Battlefield B&B while roasting marshmallows around the campfire. Lance ...

Battlefield Bed & Breakfast
2264 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8804
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Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Monday, September 30, 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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President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Monday, September 30, 2019

Experience President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg by walking where he walked and seeing what he saw. Learn about the writing of the Gettysburg Address, the planni...

Walking Tour
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Seldom Seen Tour

Monday, September 30, 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
717-253-5737
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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Monday, September 30, 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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Bingo Night at Miscreation Brewing Company

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Tuesday is BINGO NIGHT at Miscreation! It's FREE to play so bring your friends and make it a Tuesday night tradition! Come join us from 7-9pm and win prizes - the prizes ...

Miscreation Brewing Company
6 Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-698-3666
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Cork Pumpkin Making

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Join us at J&P winery and make your own adorable cork pumpkin while enjoying pre-selected wine samples for attendees over 21 and non alcoholic grape juices for minors. ...

J & P Winery-Gettysburg
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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Gordon Lightfoot Concert

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The Gordon Lightfoot concert scheduled for Thursday, July 25 has been rescheduled to October 1 due to an injury that prevented the artist from traveling to Gettysburg in July....

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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