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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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Fun with Printmaking

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Let’s make prints! You will explore the world of printmaking, i.e., an image made from a relief block, metal plate and more. You will create mono prints on mir...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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$99 & Under Member Show

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Guild Members display their artwork in our BIttinger gallery, and all pieces are priced at $99 or less! Come find some original, handmade art at affordable prices. O...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle Street, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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2018-2019 Music, Gettysburg!

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Music, Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, national, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central Pennsylvania region. Fo...

United Lutheran Seminary Chapel
147 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-1334
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Adventures, Experiments and Other Exploits

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Calling adventurers ages 7-12 who are willing to go to great lengths learning and having fun this summer! Each week your child will embark on adventures, conduct experiments o...

Hollabaugh Bros.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Basketry for Kids

Thursday, July 18, 2019

You will use traditional basket making materials as well as household items and recycled materials to construct unique and colorful baskets. Learn the history of basket m...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Community Potluck Dinner - Food, Faith, and Fellowship

Thursday, July 18, 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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Culinary Skills Basics

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Are you interested in developing your cooking techniques and safe knife skills? If you love time in the kitchen and want to take your knowledge and skills to the next lev...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Dirty Hands Pottery

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Here’s your chance to get dirty with clay as you learn to hand-build all kinds of animals and their dwellings from creepy critters to the king of the jungle. Create...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Drink While U Think Trivia

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Head out to Greystone Brew House for Drink While U Think Trivia with Big John on the patio, weather permitting! We are a seasonally-driven full-service bar, restaurant...

Greystone Brew House
303 Golf Club Ave, Dillsburg, Pa 17019
717-502-2155
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Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Thursday, July 18, 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
724-290-3905
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Gettysburg National Military Park Summer Interpretive Programs

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Gettysburg National Military Park’s free summer interpretive program series begins runs from June 8 to August 11, 2019 and offers visitors a chance to learn about the pe...

Gettysburg National Military Park
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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Illuminated–A Lights Up Look at the Gettysburg Cyclorama: A Third Thursday Exclusive

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Third Thursdays bring extended hours and new programs to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center for summer 2019, as the Gettysburg National Military...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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Multicultural Art

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Get ready to discover art from around the world! Working with traditional folk art techniques from Africa, Australia, Asia and the Americas, your child will make beautifu...

Arts Education Center
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Thursday, July 18, 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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Souvenir - A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Jenkins

Thursday, July 18, 2019

For more than half a century the name Florence Foster Jenkins has been guaranteed to produce explosions of derisive laughter. Not unreasonably so, as this wealthy society ec...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
717-352-2164
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Tavern Tour

Thursday, July 18, 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/...

Gettysburg Hotel Courtyard
Race Horse Alley, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Third Thursdays at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Third Thursdays bring extended hours and new programs to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center for the spring and summer 2019 season, as the Gettys...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
(877) 874-2478
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Thirsty Thursday at Jack's Hard Cider

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Every Thursday, from May until October, Jack's Hard Cider will hold a Happy Hour that will feature a drink special from 5-7pm and live music from 6:30-8:30pm. Located...

Jack's Hard Cider
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour at Thirsty Farmer

Thursday, July 18, 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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Fun with Printmaking

Friday, July 19, 2019

Let’s make prints! You will explore the world of printmaking, i.e., an image made from a relief block, metal plate and more. You will create mono prints on mir...

Adams County Arts Council
125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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