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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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Apples Cooking Class at Hollabaugh Bros

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Thought that you have done everything you could with apples? Think again! Join us to for a new innovative take on apples, and revisit some good ol’ favorites while you&r...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Community Potluck Dinner - Food, Faith, and Fellowship

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Under The Horizon LOVES the community and its people. Join us the third Thursday of every month at 6 pm to meet and eat! Come and experience the heart of community.&...

Under The Horizon
2650 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-752-4593
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OCT17

Gettysburg Community Concert Association Concert Season

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Gettysburg Community Concert Association has been bringing outstanding musicians and performing artists to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, for 76 years! We invite you to join u...

Gettysburg Area High School Auditorium
1130 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7776
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OCT17

Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Thursday, October 17, 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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OCT17

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Thursday, October 17, 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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OCT17

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

Thursday, October 17, 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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OCT17

Taste of Octoberfest: Food and Beer Pairings

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Celebrating Octoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture. Spend an evening tasting delicious German food paired with a variety of Thirsty Farmer beer. Chef S...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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OCT17

Tavern Tour

Thursday, October 17, 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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OCT17

Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour at Thirsty Farmer

Thursday, October 17, 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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OCT17

Thursday Trivia

Thursday, October 17, 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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OCT17

Thursday's Open Art Studio

Thursday, October 17, 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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OCT17

Adams County Pour Tour Shuttle

Friday, October 18, 2019

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We’ve selected locations on the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Adams County. We created...

Adams County Pour Tour Locations
Adams County Pour Tour Locations, Gettysburg, PA 17325
1-877-680-8687
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OCT18

Cider House LIVE

Friday, October 18, 2019

Come out to Reid's Cider House for live music and fantastic wines and hard ciders! All concerts are free and open to the public. Wine, hard cider and food specials will be...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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OCT18

Frankenstein Zombie Cake Workshop

Friday, October 18, 2019

Create this spooky, brain gushing Frankenstein Zombie cake! You MUST register online to attend. All supplies are included. Sorry no sharing cake kits, all attending students must register.

Jubilee Cake Studio - Mechanicsburg
6 W Allen Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
717-550-7575
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OCT18

Free Dobbin House Tours

Friday, October 18, 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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OCT18

Grape Escape Walking Wine Tour

Friday, October 18, 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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OCT18

Historic Downtown Food Tour

Friday, October 18, 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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OCT18

Illusion Show with Michael Cantori

Friday, October 18, 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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OCT18

Live Music Series at Brookmere

Friday, October 18, 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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OCT18

Live Music with the Klinger McFry Band

Friday, October 18, 2019

The Klinger-McFry Band returns to Boyer Cellars. "Playing songs that range from Hank Williams Sr. to Fleetwood Mac, the band puts their own twist on classic songs from al...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
7817-398-7536
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