Events for Gettysburg and surrounding Adams County

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Cider House LIVE

Friday the 3rd, April, 2020

Join us at The Cider House for live music Friday and Saturday nights! All concerts are free and open to the public. Wine, hard cider and food specials will be available all night. *Please note we do...

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

Land Conservancy of Adams County First Friday Artists’ Reception

Friday the 3rd, April, 2020

Preview the art works donated by local and regional artists to the Land Conservancy of Adams County’s annual art auction. Meet the donor-artists and vote for your favorite work of art to receive the...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Canceled – Spring Excursions

Friday the 3rd, April, 2020

*This event has been canceled. Are you ready for spring? Book your scenic ride through the beautiful countryside of York County to Glen Rock, or Hanover Junction, PA, on a historic railway that dates ...

Northern Central Railway
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370

Hickory Bridge Farm’s “Music to your Ears”

Friday the 3rd, April, 2020

A wonderful addition to your dining experience at Hickory Bridge Farm – enjoy a variety of musical genres offered select dates throughout the year. Hickory Bridge is well known for their ho...

Hickory Bridge Farm
96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261

First Friday – Gettysburg Style!

Friday the 3rd, April, 2020

Come to Gettysburg the First Friday of every month for special events, discounts and more! Be sure to look for the First Friday flags that signify participating businesses. Visit us online for deta...

Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Spring Mini Maker Events

Friday the 3rd, April, 2020

Join us for our last two Mini Maker Events before we break for the summer! Friday, April 3: Eggs – It’s time for those preschoolers to get hands-on with some eggs! Join us for an hour of egg-cele...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

Canceled – Eggspecially Fun Bunny Run

Saturday the 4th, April, 2020

*This event has been canceled. Ride the Eggspecially Fun Bunny Run. Visit and take photos with the Easter Bunny while riding on the train. Your 40-minute ride will take you along the beautiful rail tr...

Northern Central Railway
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370

Canceled: Lincoln at Gettysburg

Saturday the 4th, April, 2020

*This event has been canceled. Join us for a celebration of Abraham Lincoln and his time in Gettysburg. This event is ideal for children and will make a memorable impact as they meet the very fam...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9508

Spring Choral Concert

Saturday the 4th, April, 2020

Choral music is one of the hallmarks of the Sunderman Conservatory of Music at Gettysburg College. This winter choral concert features the College Choir, Concert Choir, Audeamus and Camerata, wit...

Christ Chapel
Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Evening Peeper Hike

Saturday the 4th, April, 2020

Join us for an evening peeper hike! We will head out on the trails around dusk to hear the call of the spring peepers and look for other amphibians. Please bring a flashlight for this hike. RSVP ...

Strawberry Hill
1537 Mount Hope Road, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-642-5840

Improv Night

Saturday the 4th, April, 2020

Our Improv Troupe will perform improvisational comedy sketches for you. Join us for a complimentary wine and cheese reception 30 minutes before the show. What’s going to happen on stage? Your g...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692

CANCELED: Symphony Orchestra Concert

Sunday the 5th, April, 2020

*This event has been canceled. The Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. César Leal, forms the core of the orchestral program at the Sunderman Conservatory at Gettysburg College. Th...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

CANCELED: Open Mic with Frank & Bob

Sunday the 5th, April, 2020

Join us for an Open Mic and Jam Session hosted by Frank Davis and Bobby Flurie. Bring an instrument and showcase your talent. Beginners are always welcome. *Acoustic instruments only please!*   O...

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

CANCELED: Plant Nite: Succulent Garden

Sunday the 5th, April, 2020

Cultivate your creativity, naturally. Our gifted growers will guide you step-by-step as you make a mini Zen garden, succulent arrangement or tiny terrarium. Dig in for two lively hours of planting, c...

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

CANCELED – Abraham Lincoln as Commander-in-Chief

Tuesday the 7th, April, 2020

EVENT CANCELED – Unlike most war-time Presidents, Abraham Lincoln was a hands-on Commander-in-Chief. Did he effectively prod his generals into action or did his meddling simply prolong the war, ...

Church of Abiding Presence United Lutheran Seminary
Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4723

Soups of the World Cooking Class Series

Tuesday the 7th, April, 2020

This Spring you have not one, not two, but three opportunities to make soup (and soup accompaniments) with us! Take a culinary trip around the world to make and enjoy a variety of soups that you know ...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

Calling All Angels – Heaven & Earth

Saturday the 11th, April, 2020

Calling All Angels – Heaven & Earth, spirit theater and event is celebrating 25 years! The evening will include a live performance by Medium and Spiritual Translator, Sharon Young and mus...

SkyBreakfast Room
301 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325
833-774-7483

Downtown Hanover Egg Hunt

Saturday the 11th, April, 2020

Join Main Street Hanover for a downtown wide egg hunt! A kids “Little Duckling Egg Hunt” will kick off the event from 11am-Noon and is FREE in Wirt Park. Then, a general “Big Pee...

Downtown Hanover
146 Carlisle Street, Hanover, PA 17331
717-637-6130 x 101

Hop Along the Bunny Trail at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday the 11th, April, 2020

Hop on over to Hollabaugh Bros. to enjoy: An Easter egg hunt in the orchard, scheduled every 20 minutes, broken into three age groups Free admission for parents and grandparents Unlimited wagon rides...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

Free Dobbin House Tours

Saturday the 11th, April, 2020

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 built in 1776 by the Rever...

Dobbin House Tavern
89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2100

Canceled: Hip Hop Hooray! Visit the Easter Bunny!

Saturday the 11th, April, 2020

*This event has been canceled. Hip Hop Hooray! Visit the Easter Bunny and our friend Troll Mascots, Poppy and Branch at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg! Enjoy free carriage rides, crafts, face painti...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
717-337-9705

Homestyle Easter Dinner Carryout Meal

Saturday the 11th, April, 2020

Enjoy a homestyle Easter dinner carryout meal from 1863 Restaurant. Fully cooked: heat, serve and enjoy. Dinner is $22.25/person (includes tax). Available for Pick Up: Saturday, April 11 – 9am-5...

Wyndham Gettysburg
95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-0020

CANCELED – Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema

Monday the 13th, April, 2020

*This event has been canceled. Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema is an initiative to bring world-class ballet, direct from the legendary Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, exclusively to cinema audiences around the wo...

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

Open for Lunch

Wednesday the 15th, April, 2020

Hickory Bridge Farm is open for lunch select days in 2020! Hickory Bridge is well known for their hospitality and their delicious dinners. All farm dinners include American foods that were favore...

Hickory Bridge Farm
96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261

Murder Mystery Dinner

Wednesday the 15th, April, 2020

Join us for a family style dinner and murder mystery show at Hickory Bridge Farm. The show, "'Til Death do us Part – All is Fair in Love and Murder," will surely entertain you...

Hickory Bridge Farm
96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261

Opera Workshop Performance

Thursday the 16th, April, 2020

The Gettysburg College Opera Workshop, directed by Dr. Susan Hochmiller, is an intensive course offered each spring that culminates in a fully-staged and costumed public performance. Repetoire is sele...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

History Meets the Arts Show and Sale

Friday the 17th, April, 2020

After many years of being held off-site, the History Meets the Arts show is returning to its roots at Lord Nelson's Gallery proper in downtown Gettysburg and returning to its mid-April dates. Plan...

Town-wide Arts Festival
Town-wide Arts Festival, Gettysburg, PA 17325
1-800-664-9797

Conceived in Liberty

Friday the 17th, April, 2020

Conceived in Liberty: The Songs of America, featuring the Gettysburg Address presented by The Gettysburg Choral Society of Trinity UCC. Hosted by Trinity United Church of Christ, there will be a desse...

Trinity United Church of Christ
60 East High Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Lockdown

Friday the 17th, April, 2020

In a dark classroom, students sit in an “official lockdown,” not knowing if it’s just a drill or an actual emergency. When a hysterical younger girl bolts from the classroom and the...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692

Fudge & Wine Pairing

Saturday the 18th, April, 2020

Fudge, the dessert that we do not deserve! Join us as we pair three wines and three different flavors of fudge for the best combinations on April 18th. This event Starts at 11am and will run until 5pm...

251 Peach Tree Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353

CANCELED – Wind Symphony Masterworks Concert

Saturday the 18th, April, 2020

*This event has been canceled. The Wind Symphony is the premier wind and percussion ensemble in the Sunderman Conservatory of Music. Conducted by Director of Bands Dr. Russell McCutcheon and comprised...

Majesetic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

CANCELED – Symphony Band Concert

Sunday the 19th, April, 2020

*This event has been canceled. The Symphony Band at Gettysburg College, conducted by Dr. Steven Marx, features a mix of students and other performers from the college and greater Gettysburg area. The ...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Great Art on Screen

Monday the 20th, April, 2020

“Great Art on Screen” is a series of event documentaries featuring an in-depth look at the most extraordinary and groundbreaking art masters of their time. Documentaries are shown at 2pm...

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

Gettysburg Community Concert Association Concert Season

Tuesday the 21st, April, 2020

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

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

April Hospitality Heroes Outing

Thursday the 23rd, April, 2020

POSTPONED TO A FUTURE DATE     All front line staff are invited to join us for our April Hospitality Heroes Outing at the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg, MD for a...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue , Emmitsburg, MD 21727
717-338-5883

Upcycled Art Show and Silent Auction

Friday the 24th, April, 2020

The Adams Rescue Mission’s Upcycled Art Show and Silent Auction features recycled art from local crafters and artists. The Show is held at the Agape House and will run April 24-May1. All items wil...

Agape House
114 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7502

CANCELED – Jazz Ensemble Concert

Saturday the 25th, April, 2020

*This event has been canceled. The Jazz Ensemble, led by Paul Carr, is a popular ensemble for students across campus. 16-19 students are selected by audition to study myriad styles of jazz encompassin...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Breakfast Pizza Family Cooking Class

Saturday the 25th, April, 2020

Make breakfast fun again for the whole family with a creative breakfast pizza! You will get to make the pizza dough from scratch and there will be several different breakfast toppings to choose from a...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

Rotary Club Gettysburg Lobster Dinner

Saturday the 25th, April, 2020

Join the Rotary Club of Gettysburg for its annual lobster dinner to benefit the community fund of Rotary Club Gettysburg. Dinner includes whole lobster, shrimp, corn on the cob, cole slaw, rolls,...

Gettysburg Fire Department
35 North Stratton Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-3353

National Christian Choir Concert

Saturday the 25th, April, 2020

We welcome eberyone to join us for a free concert featuring the National Christian Choir. The Choir is an auditioned choir of 160 members whose mission is "to glorify God through a unique ministr...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606

Land Conservancy of Adams County Annual Art Auction

Sunday the 26th, April, 2020

Every year our Art Auction fundraiser features a wide variety of original artwork created by local and regional artists—everything from painting and drawing to ceramics and other three-dimensional w...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Gettysburg College Senior Recitals

Sunday the 26th, April, 2020

The Sunderman Conservatory of Music is a vibrant musical community preparing passionate and intellectually curious musicians for diverse careers, lifelong learning, and engaged citizenry.  Sunder...

Schmucker Hall, Paul Recital Hall
Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA 17325

RESCHEDULED: Gettysburg Festival of Races

Sunday the 26th, April, 2020

***This event has been rescheduled for October 18th, 2020. What does this mean to people who registered already?  You are automatically moved into the fall event and don’t need to do anything, just...

Around Gettysburg
East Broadway, Gettysburg, PA 17325
866-329-9382

51st Annual Flower and Plant Market

Friday the 1st, May, 2020

The Homestead comes alive each spring with a beautiful array of quality, locally grown, hanging plants, annuals, perennials, vegetable plants, shrubs and heirloom vegetables. Come join us for our firs...

Union Mills Homestead
3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, Maryland 21158
410-848-2288

Gamelan Gita Semara Concert

Friday the 1st, May, 2020

Gamelan Gita Semara (heavenly sound) was founded in 2010 by Dr. Brent C. Talbot and is housed at Gettysburg College. The instruments are a gamelan angklung ensemble—one of more than twenty-five ...

Musselman Library Steps
Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA 17325

First Friday at the G.A.R. Hall with Historic Gettysburg Adams County

Friday the 1st, May, 2020

Come visit our beautifully restored G.A.R. Hall. Relax and enjoy refreshments while enjoying the paintings of itinerant artist Virginia McLaughlin. Request a tour of the Hall while you are there. Enjo...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, , Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-637-4444

Past our Prime Time Plays

Friday the 1st, May, 2020

This collection of six 10-15 minute plays about Senior Citizens is an affectionate and frequently funny look at every day relationships with family, friends and strangers. It includes: Ten Years Youn...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692

FREE Bingo!

Friday the 1st, May, 2020

Join J & P Winery for a FREE night of Bingo! Come on out for six rounds of Bingo, with prizes for each round donated by local small businesses. Sip on a glass of one of our refreshing wines while...

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

Underground Railroad Tours: McAllister’s Mill

Saturday the 2nd, May, 2020

Walk in the footsteps of history! See the places where freedom seekers sought refuge from slavery in the years before the Civil War. Join us for a one hour tour of the McAllister’s Mill Site on ...

McAllister's Mill
1360 Baltimore Pike and McAllister Mill Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-659-8827

HGAC Architectural Salvage Warehouse

Saturday the 2nd, May, 2020

Find old windows, shutters, Civil War era doors, porch columns, vintage lighting fixtures, door hinges, wavy paned glass, tabletop display cases and more. Proceeds from the sale of these items support...

Daniel Lady Farm
986 Hanover Road (Route 116), Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-677- 6400

20th Annual Gettysburg Benefit Tennis Tournament

Saturday the 2nd, May, 2020

Join the YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County for the Annual Gettysburg Benefit Tennis Tournament! The format is a doubles, round-robin that gives each player the opportunity to play several matche...

Gettysburg College
300 North Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-9171, x116

100 Years of Community Service: From Annie M Warner to Gettysburg Hospital

Tuesday the 5th, May, 2020

Ronald Krablin, MD, and Roseann McGlade, RN, are co-editors of the centennial history of The Gettysburg Hospital. This recently published book has been a work of love and commitment on their parts as ...

Valentine Hall
61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4723

POSTPONED – 75th Anniversary of VE Day

Friday the 8th, May, 2020

*This event has been postponed until further notice. Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day (World War II Victory in Europe) in Gettysburg. Bands will play at the Gettysburg National Military Park...

Gettysburg National Military Park Rostrum
Gettysburg Rostrum, Taneytown Road, PA 17325
717-334-6274

Pour Tour Shuttle–Beer Friday

Friday the 8th, May, 2020

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We have selected a combination of Wineries, Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries from the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Ad...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

Rich Little

Friday the 8th, May, 2020

Rich Little is a master mimic of more than 200 voices, and a show business legend who has appeared on TV variety shows hosted by Johnny Carson, Ed Sullivan, as well as Laugh-In and Hollywood Squa...

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

Opening Day of the Adams County Farmers Market

Saturday the 9th, May, 2020

Opening Day for the farmers market this year falls on May 9th, the day right before Mother’s Day. Be sure to bring any moms in your life out to the market to celebrate. You can treat her like a ...

108 North Stratton Street
108 N. Stratton Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Celebrate Mother Earth Day

Saturday the 9th, May, 2020

Now in its third year, Celebrate Mother Earth Day is a free, open house event held on the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy live music by the pond. Planned and host...

Strawberry Hill
1537 Mount Hope Road, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-642-5840

2020 Farmers Market Season

Sunday the 10th, May, 2020

The Adams County Farmers Market is a vibrant direct-to-consumer market where local farmers, growers and other businesses sell a variety of great fruits, vegetables, farm products and other delicious t...

108 North Stratton Street
108 N. Stratton Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Mother’s Day Make and Take Event

Saturday the 9th, May, 2020

It is the ultimate hand-made gift for mom! Show up anytime between 10am and Noon and let your child paint a flower pot to perfection for their mom or grandmom! And while the paint is drying, they can ...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

Cannoli Cupcakes Family Cooking Class

Saturday the 9th, May, 2020

Give mom a sweet surprise this year with this class! Bring her along so she can enjoy baking without making a mess in her kitchen (and even better – no dishes to wash)! Cannoli cupcakes are deliciou...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

World War II

Saturday the 9th, May, 2020

See a different side of Gettysburg, with this look at the people and places that played a part in World War II. You will visit a prisoner-of-war camp. Learn why an intelligence camp was located here, ...

Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours
778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-680-8687

Special Appearance, Adam Shefts, the Victorian Historian

Saturday the 9th, May, 2020

Adam Shefts, The Victorian Historian will be joining the Jennie Wade House History Tour for an added bonus. Presenting information on Victorian customs, facts, etc. Advanced reservations recommended d...

548 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4100

Walk MS: Gettysburg 2020

Saturday the 9th, May, 2020

Walk MS brings together passionate people who connect in communities nationwide and raise funds to change the world for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis. With nearly 300,000 people fundraising ...

Gettysburg Rec Park
545 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325
412-261-6347

Plant Nite: Wood and Glass Container Mash Up

Sunday the 10th, May, 2020

Cultivate your creativity, naturally. Our gifted growers will guide you step-by-step as you make a mini Zen garden, succulent arrangement or tiny terrarium. Dig in for two lively hours of planting, c...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-686-9463

Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival

Thursday the 14th, May, 2020

It’s time for the annual Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. Our internationally acclaimed festival hosts bands and fans from around the world! Be a part of Granite Hill’s Bluegrass Festival history an...

Granite Hill Camping Resort
3340 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-642-8749

Antique & Vintage Outdoor Market

Saturday the 16th, May, 2020

Join us for the best monthly Antique & Vintage Outdoor Market in the area! Conveniently located behind Gap Factory at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg. Enjoy a day of treasure hunting, f...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705

Georgia Your Sister Is Dead

Saturday the 16th, May, 2020

Return with us to 8:30am, July 3rd, 1863. Jennie Wade has just been killed. Her mother, who witnessed the death hasn’t had time to comprehend the tragedy. As a ghost she continues to piece together...

777 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1156

Totem Pole Playhouse 70th Anniversary Garden Gala

Saturday the 16th, May, 2020

Celebrating the 70th anniversary summer season of Totem Pole Playhouse, a national historic landmark of summer theatres, with food, beverages, live entertainment and silent and live auctions on t...

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

Gettysburg Outdoor Antique Show

Saturday the 16th, May, 2020

More than 120 antique dealers and collectors from the North and the South will converge in Gettysburg. Sprawling out from Gettysburg’s historic Lincoln Square, the antique event is billed as a “bu...

Downtown Gettysburg
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5750

Littlestown Wine Festival

Saturday the 16th, May, 2020

Head just Southeast of historic Gettysburg to Littlestown, PA for live music, food, crafts and, of course, wine! Local wineries are coming together to offer you a tasting event to remember. The e...

Littlestown Community Park
151 East Lake Drive, Littlestown, PA 17340
717-359-9550

Ladies’ Spring in the Garden Tea at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday the 16th, May, 2020

Spring has sprung and summer is knocking on our doors! What a perfect time to visit a farm and enjoy a delicious tea and meal with friends. Check out the full menu: Spring Salad Mix served with Fruit...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
7176778412

Pour Tour Shuttle–Wine Sunday

Sunday the 17th, May, 2020

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We have selected a combination of Wineries, Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries from the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Ad...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

Researching Gettysburg’s Pearl Harbor Connection: The Story Behind the Story

Tuesday the 19th, May, 2020

Historic Gettysburg -Adams County Educational Speaker Series: On Dec. 7th, 1941, a fascinating story appeared in the Gettysburg Times about three Pennsylvania sailors and one marine who had been kille...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8312

Tea Time at Hickory Bridge Farm

Tuesday the 19th, May, 2020

Excitement is in the air during ”tea time” at Hickory Bridge Farm. Everyone appreciates the details including lace tablecloths, tea cozies, fresh flowers and a delicious menu paired w...

Hickory Bridge Farm
96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261

Salute to World War II

Friday the 22nd, May, 2020

Give a salute to World War II during Memorial Day weekend in Gettysburg. Head to the Gettysburg Rec Park for special activities including: WW II Vehicles Equipment An encampment A USO Truck Lectures ...

Gettysburg Rec Park
545 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6274

Haunted Bus Tour

Saturday the 23rd, May, 2020

To add to this adventure and give our guests what they want in a tour we are adding an unexpected twist and scare to the traditional “bus tour”. On this 1 hour 45 minute journey you will still dep...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

Owl Prowl Hike

Saturday the 23rd, May, 2020

Peer into the life of an owl as you trek through Strawberry Hill at night. The hike will take place at 7:30pm on Saturday, May 23. During this hike we will pause to dim the lights and highlight t...

Strawberry Hill
1537 Mount Hope Road, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-642-5840

World War II

Sunday the 24th, May, 2020

See a different side of Gettysburg, with this look at the people and places that played a part in World War II. You will visit a prisoner-of-war camp. Learn why an intelligence camp was located here, ...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies

Monday the 25th, May, 2020

The Gettysburg Joint Veterans Memorial Day Commission would like to announce the date for the Annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony in Gettysburg. This is a great way to remember and honor those men...

Historic Downtown
Lefever Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6274

The Laramie Project

Friday the 29th, May, 2020

In October 1998, Matthew Shepard, age 21, was brutally beaten and left to die on the plains outside Laramie, Wyoming. Because he was gay. Over the next year, Moisés Kaufman and a team of writers and ...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692

Always…Patsy Cline

Friday the 29th, May, 2020

Created and originally directed by Ted Swindley, Always…Patsy Cline is based on a true story of Patsy Cline's friendship with a fan, Louise Seger, who befriended the singer in 1961, and...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
717-352-2164

4th Annual Gettysburg Pride

Friday the 29th, May, 2020

In summer of 2017, when a few friends were sitting around wondering why Gettysburg didn't have a Gay Pride Event yet, they decided to organize a bar crawl…in less than two weeks of course. T...

Various Gettysburg Locations
Various Gettysburg Locations, Gettysburg, PA 17365
717-688-5098

5th Annual Strawberry Festival

Saturday the 30th, May, 2020

Fresh Strawberry Sundaes, Strawberry Pies, Strawberries n’ Shortcake, strawberry activities for the kids…it’s ALL strawberries, all weekend! Also featuring live music. Hope to ...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

Paint Nite: Butterfly Falls

Sunday the 31st, May, 2020

No experience required! Just follow along while our Social Painting Instructor guides you step-by-step through the featured painting in about two hours. If you’re feeling creative, change the c...

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

Pour Tour Shuttle–Wine Friday

Friday the 5th, June, 2020

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We have selected a combination of Wineries, Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries from the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Ad...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

World War II

Saturday the 6th, June, 2020

See a different side of Gettysburg, with this look at the people and places that played a part in World War II. You will visit a prisoner-of-war camp. Learn why an intelligence camp was located here, ...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

Putting it All Together: Cooking Camp – ages 5-7

Monday the 8th, June, 2020

Learn to prep, read recipes  and “put it all together” as you make delicious, healthy food in a supervised kitchen. Dive into new treats and tried-and-true recipes as you discover how tasty and f...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006

Creative Weaving – ages 9-12

Monday the 8th, June, 2020

Weaving is fun and easy to do! This intro to the art of weaving shows how to use a simple loom and learn basic weaving techniques to create woven treasures. Set up the loom while designing and creatin...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006

Basketry for Kids – ages 9-12

Monday the 8th, June, 2020

Use traditional basket making materials, household items and recycled materials to construct unique and colorful baskets. Learn the history of basket making and be inspired by the instructor’s perso...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006

A Transformational Journey from Gettysburg

Monday the 8th, June, 2020

Join us for our three-day leadership development experience in which we use the lens of the Civil War to examine modern leadership and business challenges. Our faculty of business thought leaders, bat...

The David Wills House
1264 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9971

Read, Learn, Grow

Wednesday the 10th, June, 2020

2020 returns with exciting new topics as well as several favorites from the past. Tentative topic schedule will be released April 1st! Check our website for more information. Mark your calendars for e...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

Gettysburg Brass Band Festival

Wednesday the 10th, June, 2020

The Gettysburg Brass Band Festival, made possible by donations from individuals and businesses, highlights the tradition of Brass Band. Performers from the Mid-Atlantic and the area perform at various...

Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary
15 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6274

Barn Art Show and Sale

Thursday the 11th, June, 2020

Four days of Barn Art! Artists fill the historic Grand Army of the Republic with a variety of art mediums depicting the beauty of the barn. The sale of artwork will support the work of the Barn Preser...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, Pa 17325
717-357-3145

Adventures, Experiments and Other Exploits

Thursday the 11th, June, 2020

NOTICE: Hollabaugh’s Adventure Team is recruiting adventure seekers! Qualifications: Between ages 7 and 12; Willing to spend 1.5 hours away from parents; Ready to participate in mad science; Inclin...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

Kids’ Night

Friday the 12th, June, 2020

Kids’ Night returns for a second year here at the farm! Admission for kids 2 and older are $5 each which includes: games, crafts, wagon rides, small ice cream and themed activities. Parents are admi...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

Tuba Open Golf Tournament

Friday the 12th, June, 2020

Support the Gettysburg Brass Band Festival at the Tuba Open Golf Tournament held at the beautiful Carroll Valley Golf Course. The format is a Scramble and the cost is $80 for green fees per person or...

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717-253-2244

Pour Tour Shuttle–Beer Sunday

Sunday the 14th, June, 2020

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We have selected a combination of Wineries, Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries from the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Ad...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

Dirty Hands Pottery – ages 8-10

Monday the 15th, June, 2020

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 a sun mask, a bird bowl and more...

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

CANCELED – National Theatre Live

Monday the 15th, June, 2020

National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to broadcast world-class theatre to cinemas in the UK and internationally. Plays are shown in high-definition at Gettysburg Col...

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

Arts-a-Palooz -ages 11-14

Spend a week exploring crazy colors (on a canvas), learning batik, making your own ink, working with watercolor, printing with paper, making a book and more. Learn about modern art using a variety of ...

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

Sing Together: Youth Choir Camp – Level 1: ages 9-11, Level 2: ages 12-14

Monday the 15th, June, 2020

Love to sing? Develop your voice and learn the basics of how to read music. Bring to life an exciting selection of songs you will perform at week’s end. All levels welcome, no experience necessary. ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006

Arts-a-Palooza Color Crazy – age 7 -10

Monday the 15th, June, 2020

Spend a week exploring crazy colors (on a canvas), learning batik, making your own ink, working with watercolor, printing with paper, making a book and more. Learn about modern art using a variety of ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006

Explaining Away Myths of Civil War Medicine

Tuesday the 16th, June, 2020

Historic Gettysburg-Adams County Educational Speaker Series: Join living historian, Rusty Dicks, “Civil War Surgeon” as he presents his vast collection of historical artifacts and reproduc...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, Pa 17325
717-334-8312

James and the Giant Peach

Friday the 19th, June, 2020

Based on one of Roald Dahl’s most poignantly quirky stories, Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach JR. is a brand new take on this “masterpeach” of a tale. Featuring a wickedly t...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692

The Sound of Music

Friday the 19th, June, 2020

Theatre a Go-Go presents The Sound of Musis! When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain...

Totem Pole Playhouse
PO Box 603, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
717-352-2164

Snack Town Brewfest

Saturday the 20th, June, 2020

Meshing Hanover's rich snack food heritage with local craft beer and wine, Snack Town Brewfest features 40 craft breweries and wineries along with gourmet snack food creations, food trucks, music ...

Good Field
50 N. Forney Ave., Hanover, PA 17331
717-637-6130

Father’s Day Make and Take Event

Saturday the 20th, June, 2020

Have the kids anywhere between the ages of 10 and 12 come to “tackle” a very special Father’s Day gift. Kids will have the opportunity to paint and “accessorize” a small tackle box for dad. ...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

POSTPONED – PA Cider Fest

Saturday the 20th, June, 2020

***PA Cider Fest has been postponed. Please check back for more details. Taste the best of Pennsylvania’s ciders at this exciting festival. Live music, demos, samples, food and shopping are wait...

TBD
TBD, Gettysburg, PA 17307
717-334-4888

Giant Whoopie Pie Family Cooking Class

Saturday the 20th, June, 2020

Nothing says “Happy Father’s Day” better than a giant whoopie pie! Come as a family and get dad (or granddad) involved in the making and baking, or leave him at home and make it as a surprise! E...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

New Oxford’s Market on the Square

Saturday the 20th, June, 2020

Come out to New Oxford for the 64th Annual Market on the Square. Market on the Square features a wide variety of vendors selling antiques, vintage and collectible items, handmade crafts and delicious ...

On Center Square & Streets of New Oxford
27 Center Square, New Oxford, PA 17350
717-624-2800

Pour Tour Shuttle–Mystery Tour Sunday

Sunday the 21st, June, 2020

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We have selected a combination of Wineries, Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries from the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Ad...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

Ballerinas & Bears – ages 4-5

Monday the 22nd, June, 2020

Beginner ballerinas and bears learn ballet basics and movement, wear their favorite costumes and have a dancing teddy bear party. This gentle intro to learning simple, combined movements includes a mi...

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

Super Hero – ages 6-8

Monday the 22nd, June, 2020

Superman says, “There’s a super hero in all of us!” Use your super powers to re-create your favorite super-hero to come up with a brand new one! Write a story; design and make your own hero or v...

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

Love to Draw – ages 8-10

Monday the 22nd, June, 2020

How do we translate vivid pictures in our mind to paper? Would you like to draw a space ship or your favorite tree? Learn the general rules of composition using a variety of mediums and watch your ima...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Working with Dough – ages 10-12

Monday the 22nd, June, 2020

Playing with dough is always fun, but it’s the most fun when you can eat it! Students will learn how to make croissants, baguettes, pizza dough and other sweet and savory dough creations. Camp will ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

A Trip through the Modern Darkroom – ages 12 and up

Monday the 22nd, June, 2020

Learn how to crop, enlarge, burn, dodge and otherwise edit photos digitally. Students will explore techniques previously done with paper and chemicals using cutting edge computer applications, as well...

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

Beginner Guitar Camp – ages 8-12

Monday the 22nd, June, 2020

Play simple notes and chords in a group setting and discover solid guitar technique and rhythm as you work on popular rock music. Begin to read music, too! You will be a rock star by the end of camp c...

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

June Hospitality Heroes Outing: Gettysburg Licensed Town Guides

Tuesday the 23rd, June, 2020

All front line staff are invited to join us on June 23rd to learn a little more about the town of Gettysburg on a Gettysburg Licensed Town Guide tour. Join us for a short reception at the Gettysburg L...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-5883

Annual Latimore Valley Fair

Friday the 26th, June, 2020

The Latimore Valley Fair is an annual country festival and antique race car exhibit held in June with arts and crafts, music, entertainment, gas and steam engine show, antique auto display, street rod...

Latimore Valley Fairgrounds
100 Baltimore Road, York Springs, PA 17372
717-528-8279

Perspective Drawing Camp – ages 11-14

Monday the 29th, June, 2020

Explore the different types of perspective used in visual art. Students will learn to draw realistic looking objects, landscapes and three-dimensional images on paper using aerial, one-, two- and thre...

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

Next Step Ballerina – ages 6-8

Monday the 29th, June, 2020

This is for the school-aged dancer who has twirled in a tiara, practiced ballet with a bear and wants to keep learning and dancing. Campers will explore ballet and tumbling techniques and exercises. I...

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

Next Step Tumblers – ages 6-8

Monday the 29th, June, 2020

This is for the school-aged tumbler who has summersaulted, jumped and leaped and wants to keep learning. Campers will explore tumbling and exercise techniques. Instructor: Abbi Lowman Our office is cl...

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

Next Step Guitar – 12 & up

Monday the 29th, June, 2020

You’ll be amazed how many songs you can play with just a few chord combinations! This camp is for students with some guitar experience who want to develop their skills using the CAGED system. Learn ...

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

Paint like Monet with Fabrics and Fibers – ages 13 and up

Monday the 29th, June, 2020

Discover the colorful and creative possibilities of working in fiber art. You will create your own impressionist wall hangings and wearable art while exploring techniques used with silk work and felti...

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

Ghost Stories Around the Bonfire

Friday the 3rd, July, 2020

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

Battlefield Bed & Breakfast
2264 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
917-449-9199

Sunset Guided Double Decker Bus Tour

Saturday the 4th, July, 2020

Gettysburg National Military Park Licensed Guide will do the presentation on Double Decker Bus (weather permitting). Tour is two hours in length and covers all three days that took place in Gettysburg...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

Haunted Bus Tour

Saturday the 4th, July, 2020

To add to this adventure and give our guests what they want in a tour we are adding an unexpected twist and scare to the traditional “bus tour”. On this 1 hour 45 minute journey you will still dep...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

Confederates Take the Shriver House

Saturday the 4th, July, 2020

The Shriver House Museum will reenact the Battle of Gettysburg from a very different perspective – through the eyes of one family who was caught up in one of the deadliest battles ever to take p...

Shriver House Museum
309 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2800

2020 Battle of Gettysburg

Saturday the 4th, July, 2020

Don't miss the 157th Anniversary Battle of Gettysburg with battle reenactments, artillery and cavalry demonstrations, living history, tours of the restored house and barn, and more! On truly hallo...

The Daniel Lady Farm
888 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
240-469-8642

4th of July Community Concert & Fireworks

Saturday the 4th, July, 2020

Celebrate the 4th of July in Gettysburg with The Willys, a patriotic pops concert and fireworks show.   Gettysburg College and its community partners are pleased to again present the 4th of ...

Memorial Field, Gettysburg College
Constitution Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6274

Let’s Make Music – ages 4-5

Monday the 6th, July, 2020

Learn and sing new songs, dance, explore instruments and play musical games! Activities introduce musical concepts like beat, rhythm, pitch, melody and dynamics. There will be a mini performance at th...

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

Learn to Enamel – ages 13 and up

Monday the 6th, July, 2020

Spend a week learning to melt and fuse powdered glass onto metal with a special firing process using an enameling kiln. Vitreous enameling is an age-old process that uses techniques like sifting, sten...

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

Aspiring Master Chefs in the Kitchen – ages 13-17

Monday the 6th, July, 2020

If you know your way around a kitchen and want to explore techniques in creating sauces, dressings, dips, spreads and soups, this camp is for you. By the end of the week, you will be able to “wow”...

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

The Power of Pastels – ages 8-10

Monday the 6th, July, 2020

Pastels are simple, beautiful, versatile and easy to work with for creative expression. Explore both oil and chalk pastels and techniques on varied subject matter each day. Instructor: Linnia Johnson ...

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

Hickory Bridge Farm’s Princess Tea with “Belle”

Tuesday the 7th, July, 2020

Come out to Hickory Bridge Farm for a Meet and Greet with Disney's Belle from Beauty and the Beast. Lunch will be served at 11:30am or Noon. Tickets cost $20 per guest. Reservations are required. ...

Hickory Bridge Farm
96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261

Elsie Singmaster: A Gettysburg Voice

Tuesday the 7th, July, 2020

Elsie Singmaster, both an Adams County citizen and a nationally acclaimed author, said she based her fictional writings on real people. She wrote books and stories about Gettysburg’s citizens, s...

Valentine Hall
61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4723

Gettysburg Bike Week

Thursday the 9th, July, 2020

Gear up for Bike Week 2020! Join more than 30,000 motorcyclists in a bike show, field events, tattoo contests, daily poker runs, live music, fireworks and more! Thursday gates open at 2pm. Entertainme...

Allstar Events Complex
2638 Emmitsburg Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325

Beehive, The 60’s Musical

Friday the 10th, July, 2020

Beehive is the ultimate celebration of 1960’s female empowerment. Featuring such timeless classics as “My Boyfriend’s Back”, “Be My Baby”, “Son of a Prea...

Totem Pole Playhouse
PO Box 603, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
717-352-2164

65th Anniversary Blueberry Festival at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday the 11th, July, 2020

Mark your 2020 calendars for our 65th Anniversary weekend! We’ll be featuring fresh blueberries and samples galore, delicious homemade blueberry baked goods, blueberry ice cream, special deals o...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

Toddler Tumbling – ages 4-5

Monday the 13th, July, 2020

Tiny tumblers learn basic tumbling/gymnastics both on the mat and across the floor. Activities include crafts, exercises, a break for a snack and a mini performance at the end of the camp week showing...

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

“My Favorite Things” Drawing and Painting – ages 7-10

Monday the 13th, July, 2020

Bring your favorite toys or special objects from home as subjects for still life drawings and geometric solids, using pencil and water-based paints. ...

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

Fashion Design & Drawing – ages 11-14

Monday the 13th, July, 2020

Hey, fashionistas, define your fashion style by creating a costume out of instructor’s selection of fabric and found materials to strut the runway for an end-of-camp week party. Learn about the hist...

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

Mixed Media Mashup – ages 12-15

Monday the 13th, July, 2020

Express yourself with multimedia drawing and painting! Here’s your opportunity to explore infinite combinations of media and materials like pencil, paint, pen, collage and surface techniques. No two...

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

Let’s “Throw” Clay! – ages 11 and up

Monday the 13th, July, 2020

Learn unique partner techniques to work with clay on a potter’s wheel solo and with a friend! You will explore techniques like throwing and centering a ball of clay, pulling and thinning clay walls,...

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

Farm Fresh Cooking Camp – ages 9-12

Monday the 13th, July, 2020

Build essential skills and confidence in the kitchen! If you love time in the kitchen and want to take your skills to the next level, this camp is for you. Chef Subarna will teach campers to braise, p...

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

Junie B. Jones, Jr. The Musical

Friday the 17th, July, 2020

From Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich, the creators who brought you Dear Edwina and Dear Edwina JR., comes Junie B. Jones The Musical JR. – a delightful adaptation of four of Barbara Park’s bes...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692

Civil War Encampment & Living History

Saturday the 18th, July, 2020

Two days of special events commemorate Civil War history at the actual encampment sites of J.E.B. Stuart’s Cavalry and Sykes’ Union V Corps.  Cavalry, Infantry and Artillery drills, living histor...

Union Mills Homestead
3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, Maryland Union Mills Homestead
410-848-2288

Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival

Saturday the 18th, July, 2020

Vintage baseball teams from around the country will gather in Gettysburg to compete in a different kind of baseball tournament. The games will be played just as they were in 1863 – following the...

Schroeder Farm
965 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
410-967-7482

DSP Shows presents Tommy Emmanuel, CGP

Sunday the 19th, July, 2020

Anytime you talk to any of Tommy Emmanuel’s fans, whether musicians or civilians, invariably they will speak of not one but two qualities that define his greatness. The first, predictably, is hi...

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

Sewing is Fun – ages 10-12

Monday the 20th, July, 2020

Join this beginner’s class where students learn to use the sewing machine and practice basic hand stitches. Projects include a computer sleeve, pillow and tote bag. Sewing machines and fabrics are p...

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

Under the Sea – ages 5-7

Monday the 20th, July, 2020

“Each little clam here, know how to jam here…Each little slug here, cuttin’ a rug here – that’s why it’s better down where it’s wetter, under the sea!” Explore the sea’s colorful cre...

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

Pots for Tots – ages 6-8

Monday the 20th, July, 2020

Young potters learn beginning hand-building techniques using stoneware clay. Creativity runs wild as your child hand-builds pots, creatures (real or imagined) and more, using slab, pinch, and coil tec...

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

Sweet Treat Baking Around the World – ages 7-10

Monday the 20th, July, 2020

Bake and decorate desserts and edible treats from all over the world! We’ll explore places like Turkey, Greece, Spain and Egypt with our taste buds, making treats like Turkish delight, baklava, flan...

125 S Washington St. Gettysburg, PA
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
7173345006

Beginning Stained Glass – ages 13 and up

Monday the 20th, July, 2020

Create a simple suncatcher and hanging flat panel in the tradition of Tiffany stained glass. Learn basic techniques of design, cutting down and construction. Tools and supplies are included. Instructo...

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

Sewing for Your Room – ages 12 and up

Monday the 20th, July, 2020

This camp is for students with some sewing experience. Campers will focus on stitching and increasing their skill level with projects like a quilt square pillow, pillowcase, shoe bag, laundry bag and ...

125 S Washington St. Gettysburg, PA
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006

Kids Table: Fun with Food Camp – ages 8-10

Monday the 20th, July, 2020

Develop your inner chef and confidence in the kitchen as you learn to prepare fresh food and veggies and put a new spin on your favorite dishes. Learn to measure and read recipes for new dishes, too. ...

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

Hanover Dutch Festival

Saturday the 25th, July, 2020

Delicious foods, handmade crafts, classic cars, and great music – combined, these traditions have drawn thousands of people to downtown Hanover for three decades for the Hanover Dutch Festival...

Downtown Hanover
Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-637-6130

Japanese Teapot Set – ages 12 and up

Monday the 27th, July, 2020

Create a Japanese-inspired teapot and set of cups and start your own tea drinking tradition. Design and sketch out your teapot, and then create and embellish your collection for a unique and fabulou...

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

Wizarding Writers: Creating Characters through Writing – ages 9-12

Monday the 27th, July, 2020

Let your imagination run wild as you learn to develop characters as incredible and unique as Harry Potter, Matilda and Percy Jackson. Campers will practice writing, sketching, storyboarding and other ...

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

Tutus & Tiaras – ages 4-5

Monday the 27th, July, 2020

Learn creative movement combinations and ballet steps, while dressed as your favorite Disney Princess! Crafts, learning activities and a snack break are provided each day, with a mini performance at t...

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

Sweet Treat Baking Around the World – ages 11-14

Monday the 27th, July, 2020

Bake and decorate desserts and edible treats from all over the world! We’ll explore places like Turkey, Greece, Spain and Egypt with our taste buds, making treats like Turkish delight, baklava, flan...

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

The Wonder of Colored Pencil – ages 12-16

Monday the 27th, July, 2020

Take your drawing skills and expand them in color! This course covers the basics of colored pencil to help students create beautiful pieces with the proper techniques, while developing strong composi...

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

South Mountain Fair

Tuesday the 28th, July, 2020

A small country fair featuring rides for the kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruits, and beau...

South Mountain Fairgrounds
615 Narrows Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-9663

West Side Story

Friday the 31st, July, 2020

Theatre a Go-Go presents West Side Story inspired by the timeless story of Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story takes Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers, and places them in the battleground of New Y...

Totem Pole Playhouse
PO Box 603, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
717-352-2164

Rocky Bleier: The Play

Friday the 31st, July, 2020

Four-time Super Bowl champion, Rocky Bleier, performs his one-man show, The Play, based on his almost unbelievable life story. Directed by Scott C. Wise and written by Gene Collier, a Pittsburgh Post-...

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

50th Annual Old-Fashioned Corn Roast Festival

Saturday the 1st, August, 2020

Come enjoy an old-fashioned meal featuring corn roasted in the husk, served at your table. Meal ticket buys: Serving of fried chicken, applesauce, sliced tomatoes, roll and butter, iced tea or lemonad...

Union Mills Homestead
3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, Maryland Union Mills Homestead
410-848-2288

Tiny Chefs in the Kitchen – ages 5-7

Monday the 3rd, August, 2020

Make kid-friendly, delicious foods with Chef Subarna. Each day, students will learn to make a meal such as breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert. On the last day, campers will make their favorite food f...

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

Jewelry Junkie Camp – ages 11-15

Monday the 3rd, August, 2020

Discover the world of jewelry design and the history of beads. Create fabulous pieces inspired by artists from around the world, using resourceful and effective design and construction techniques. Ins...

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

Express Yourself – Creative Writing for Teens – ages 13 and up

Monday the 3rd, August, 2020

Learn to be a creative writer and thinker by using informal, playful and expressive writing exercises as a way to strengthen your ability to creatively reduce inner turmoil and increase calmness. Disc...

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

Throw a Pot for Beginnings – ages 11 and up

Monday the 3rd, August, 2020

Learn to “throw” pottery on the potter’s wheel! Mr. Jack will teach you how to create mugs, small bowls and pots while working at your own pace. Choose cool glaze colors to finish your pieces. Y...

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

Explore an Art Museum – ages 7-9

Monday the 3rd, August, 2020

Create 2D and 3D works of art inspired by the masters! Students will create a paper mâché Egyptian mug, produce pre-historic cave art, explore the color and brush work of Van Gogh, venture into abst...

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

Paint, Paint, Paint – ages 9-12

Monday the 3rd, August, 2020

Spend the week painting abstracts, portraits and more with mediums including watercolor, acrylic and sharpie markers. Experience the effects of salt, rubbing alcohol, rubber cement and even throwing t...

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

Painting without Brushes for preschool – ages 4-5

Monday the 3rd, August, 2020

Leave the brushes in the cupboard and discover endless combinations of designs, color palettes and messy fun! Finger painting, toy trains and cars, toothbrushes, sponges and potato stamps are just a f...

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

Exploring Historic Flohr’s Church Cemetery (Walking Tour)

Tuesday the 4th, August, 2020

Located in Franklin Township between McKnightstown and Cashtown, Flohr’s Lutheran Church is one of the earliest German Lutheran congregations in the area. With headstones dating to 1790, this Fr...

Flohr's Church Cemetery
598 Old Route 30, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4723

Bounty of the County

Friday the 7th, August, 2020

Celebrate the bounty of harvest from orchards around Adams County with the annual Bounty of the County foodie event. Chefs at restaurants around Adams County have crafted special menus that ...

Gettysburg and Biglerville Restaurants
Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-677-7444

Gettysburg Rocks

Friday the 7th, August, 2020

Gettysburg Rocks is a bi-annual music festival, held in February and August. The festival features over 130 live bands across multiple venues in the Gettysburg area. The event benefits Four Diamonds, ...

Various Locations
Various locations, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2200

30th Annual Peach Festival at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday the 8th, August, 2020

Our annual Peach Fest weekend is always full of great family activities and awesome food. And, of course peaches, peaches and MORE PEACHES! We hope you will plan to join us for Peach Fest 2020! H...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

Throw a Pot for Advanced – ages 11 and up

Monday the 10th, August, 2020

This camp is for campers with wheel throwing experience.  You will work on more involved wheel throwing projects to include hand building techniques to incorporate into your thrown pieces. Instructo...

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

Fun with Baking – ages 10-12

Monday the 10th, August, 2020

Discover how fun it is to bake from scratch. Learn to measure, read recipes, and mix and create yummy, healthy treats, such as soft pretzels, brownies, sweet and savory tarts, and more. Yum! Instruc...

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

Painting with Watercolor – ages 12-16

Monday the 10th, August, 2020

Create a landscape, seascape and still life with watercolor while learning wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry techniques. Learn how to splatter and texturize with brushwork to create realistic effects. Instruc...

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

Exploring Fun Printmaking Technique – ages 10-12

Monday the 10th, August, 2020

Transfer your favorite images and patterns to a variety of surfaces as you explore the art of printmaking, including gel plate printing and Pennsylvania’s unique clay monoprints, where prints are ma...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival

Thursday the 13th, August, 2020

Internationally acclaimed bluegrass festival in Gettysburg! Four days of music on two stages, informative workshops, All-Star jam, Bluegrass Academy for kids, food, merchandise and arts and crafts ve...

Granite Hill Camping Resort
3340 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-642-8749

We Will Rock You

Friday the 14th, August, 2020

An incredible jukebox musical based on the songs of British rock band Queen with a book by Ben Elton. The musical tells the story of a group of Bohemians who struggle to restore the free exchange of t...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692

Pour Tour Shuttle–Mystery Tour Sunday

Sunday the 16th, August, 2020

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We have selected a combination of Wineries, Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries from the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Ad...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

Fights For the Flag at Gettysburg

Tuesday the 18th, August, 2020

Historic Gettysburg -Adams County Educational Speaker Series: It was a great honor to carry your flag for your regiment. Join licensed Battlefield Guide, Deb Novatny, as she shares many interesting st...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, Pa 17325
717-334-8312

Quarterly Sales Meeting

Thursday the 20th, August, 2020

Quarterly sales meetings are open to all partners who are interested in learning more about group tour, meetings and the international market. These meetings are also a great way to connect with other...

Destination Gettysburg
1560 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-5884

Love, Sex and the IRS

Friday the 21st, August, 2020

Theatre a Go-Go presents Love, Sex, and the IRS. Jon Trachtman and Leslie Arthur are out of work musicians who room together in New York City. To save money, Jon has been filing tax returns listi...

Totem Pole Playhouse
PO Box 603, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
717-352-2164

Mommy and Me Fairy Garden Tea Party

Saturday the 22nd, August, 2020

Enjoy your time together before school kicks back into full swing with our magical fairy tea party! The five-course menu will feature the perfect child-size foods for all to enjoy. Check our webs...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

Gettysburg Brew Fest

Saturday the 22nd, August, 2020

The Gettysburg Brew Fest is a 3.5 hour unlimited sampling experience for craft beer (and hard cider) aficionados. The Brew Fest is a production of Brew Fest Partners and the Lutheran Theological Semin...

Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary
61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg , PA 17325

A Walk Among Heroes: WWII Veterans in the National Cemetery

Tuesday the 1st, September, 2020

Join us at Valentine Hall for a special program on the Soldiers’ National Cemetery at Gettysburg and learn how the cemetery grew from its original Civil War design to honor and provide a final r...

Valentine Hall
61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4723

Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival

Saturday the 12th, September, 2020

Where North meets South, let's drink wine! Enjoy a fall weekend at central PA's premier wine event. Sample and purchase wine from 27 Pennsylvania wineries, take in offerings from more than 50 ...

Gateway Gettysburg
Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8151

Veterans of U.S. Colored Troops from Gettysburg and Adams County

Tuesday the 15th, September, 2020

Historic Gettysburg – Adams County Educational Speakers Series: Compiled by the Adams County Historical Society, presenter Deb McCauslin will share letters, stories and statistics about these ...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8312

Cole Porter’s Anything Goes

Friday the 4th, September, 2020

A hilarious shipboard romp wrapped in one of Cole Porter’s most magical scores. It’s Delightful, Delicious, and De-Lovely! Featuring toe tapping choreography and memorable show tunes such...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692

World War II Weekend

Saturday the 19th, September, 2020

The public is invited to tour World War II encampments of over 500 living historians portraying Allied and Axis troops at Eisenhower National Historic Site’s World War II Weekend. Living history...

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114

Historic Barns Tour of Gettysburg and Adams County

Saturday the 19th, September, 2020

Walk back in time as you visit seven historic barns in Adams County, PA. Drive to each barn in any order you choose and stay as long as you like. Learn about these icons of our rural landscape. Experi...

Start of Tour, Historic Round Barn and Farm Market
298 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-420-6500

Ladies’ Autumn Bounty Tea at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday the 19th, September, 2020

It is the time for bountiful harvests and delicious local goods highlighted for our September Tea. Check our website for the full menu! This event is open to all ladies – teens and up. Register ...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

Adams County Heritage Festival

Sunday the 20th, September, 2020

The Adams County Heritage Festival is a celebration of ethnic music, food, and crafts that reflects the multicultural atmosphere of Adams County, Pennsylvania. It is a way of sharing our various ...

Gettysburg Area Recreation Park
545 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-9171

Pour Tour Shuttle–Mystery Tour Friday

Friday the 25th, September, 2020

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We have selected a combination of Wineries, Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries from the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Ad...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

15th Annual Maryland Microbrewery Festival 2020

Saturday the 26th, September, 2020

The Maryland Microbrewery Festival is a fun-packed celebration that promotes the best of Maryland’s handcrafted and distinctive microbrews. Numerous Maryland brewers will be attending, all true ...

Union Mills Homestead
3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, Maryland 21158
410-848-2288

Apple Harvest Festival Weekends at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday the 3rd, October, 2020

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 to stock up on all things a...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

National Apple Harvest Festival

Saturday the 3rd, October, 2020

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 over fifty years. The festiv...

South Mountain Fairgrounds
615 Narrows Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-9413

Pour Tour Shuttle–Beer Saturday

Saturday the 10th, October, 2020

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We have selected a combination of Wineries, Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries from the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Ad...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

Sunset Guided Double Decker Bus Tour

Saturday the 10th, October, 2020

Gettysburg National Military Park Licensed Guide will do the presentation on Double Decker Bus (weather permitting). Tour is two hours in length and covers all three days that took place in Gettysburg...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

The Met Opera: Live in HD

Monday the 12th, October, 2020

The Met: Live in HD is presented on the Majestic Theater’s giant screen with backstage interviews with the stars. Upcoming MET Live in HD events: October 12 – Turandot** October 26 –...

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

Fall Seminar 2020 – Overlooked & Often Not Visited

Friday the 16th, October, 2020

The 2020 Spring Seminar will kickoff on Friday evening, October 16 at 6:30pm with participant registration and a reception at the Gettysburg Heritage Center at 297 Steinwehr Ave. Beginning at 7pm that...

Hilton Garden Inn
1061 York Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Introducing Rosie the Riveter, Don’t mess with Harry the Neck! & Other Gettysburg Town Unknowns

Tuesday the 20th, October, 2020

Historic Gettysburg-Adams County Educational Speakers Series: Licensed Battlefield Guide, Fairleigh Dickinson University instructor and reenactor, Elaine Leslie, has compiled intriguing short stories ...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8312

Annual Harvest Day & Parade

Saturday the 24th, October, 2020

The Annual Harvest Day & Parade takes place "On the Square" in New Oxford, PA with events that include: craft & food vendors, free kid’s activities and an exciting parade that ...

New Oxford Center Square
Center Square, New Oxford, PA 17350
717-624-2800

Pour Tour Shuttle–Mystery Tour Friday

Friday the 30th, October, 2020

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We have selected a combination of wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries from the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Ad...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

Ghost Stories in the Parlor with Lance Windish

Monday the 2nd, November, 2020

Enjoy local Gettysburg ghost lore and site-specific stories about paranormal experiences here at Battlefield B&B in the cozy Parlor of our 1809 Farmhouse. Lance Windish is a professional acto...

Battlefield Bed and Breakfast Inn
2264 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
917-449-9199

Honk! Jr. The Ugly Duckling Musical

Friday the 6th, November, 2020

Honk! JR. is a heartwarming celebration of being different that is sure to delight audiences of all ages with its sparkling wit, unique charm and memorable score. Witty and hilarious, but also deeply...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692

What Did Your Ancestors Do For a Living? Business & Employment in Adams County, 1880-1930

Tuesday the 10th, November, 2020

Join longtime ACHS Volunteer Bonnie Richardson as we explore the types of businesses and occupations that existed in Adams County over a century ago. While you may have heard of some of them, many of ...

Valentine Hall
61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4723

Follow the 20th Maine on the Battlefield, The Chamberlain you Never Knew

Saturday the 14th, November, 2020

First, join us for a battlefield walk for this two-part event. We will meet at Little Round Top and join Ted Chamberlain, aka Joshua Chamberlain, as we walk to the 20th Maine monument with G...

Little Round Top and Dobbin House Tavern
89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9508

Dedication Day – Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

Thursday the 19th, November, 2020

November 19, the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address and the Dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery, was formally designated as Dedication Day, by a joint resolution of the U.S. Sena...

Gettysburg Soldiers' National Cemetery
Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
203-770-3421

Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremonies

Saturday the 21st, November, 2020

Join us in honoring the soldiers and civilians of the American Civil War in this special annual parade. The parade will line up on Middle Street and then proceed to Baltimore Street and then turn onto...

Middle St., Baltimore St. & Steinwehr Ave.
Middle St., Baltimore St. & Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
740-369-3722

Christkindlmarkt

Saturday the 21st, November, 2020

Come and join us for a German style Christmas Mart. The Shrivers, who founded Union Mills, were grandsons of German immigrants leaders in the German-speaking community in Piedmont, Maryland. Our Chris...

Union Mills Homestead
3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, Maryland Union Mills Homestead
410-848-2288

2020 Original Civil War Ball

Saturday the 21st, November, 2020

Attend the Original Civil War Ball supporting monument preservation at Gettysburg National Military Park. Music for the evening will be by the Philadelphia Brigade Band and dances will be led by the V...

Wyndham Gettysburg
95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
414-712-4655

Remembrance Day Illumination

Saturday the 21st, November, 2020

Gettysburg Foundation presents the Annual Remembrance Day Illumination in the Gettysburg Soldiers’ National Cemetery (weather permitting). The commemoration features a luminary candle on al...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
97 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Five Christmases at the Shriver House

Thursday the 26th, November, 2020

Thanksgiving evening is the beginning of the Christmas holiday season at the Shriver House Museum in Gettysburg. The Shriver family moved into their new home just before the Christmas of 1860. In anti...

Shriver House Museum
309 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2800

An Eisenhower Christmas

Tuesday the 1st, December, 2020

Experience President Dwight “Ike” and Mamie Eisenhower’s holiday decorations in their Gettysburg home. Tickets and shuttle bus to the site are required. Historic nativity scenes from...

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114

Scary Ghost Stories and Tales of Glories

Friday the 4th, December, 2020

CHRISTMAS 1863  On Christmas Eve 1863 the Mother of Jennie Wade, Mary, was still coping with the death of her 20 year old daughter.  Jennie was the only civilian to die during the infamous battle w...

Jennie Wade House Museum
548 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1156

Dark Side of Christmas

Friday the 4th, December, 2020

The Dark Side of Christmas will feature Folklore, Legends, Tales and History surrounding The Villains of the Season. From Krampas to Belsnickel with a variety of others. Join a Ghostly Images Guide in...

777 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1156 or 717-334-6296

Gingerbread Celebration & Holiday Mart

Friday the 4th, December, 2020

The Annual Gingerbread Celebration will be part of the inaugural Gettysburg Christmas Festival. Enjoy a gallery of gingerbread creations, holiday art mart and activities for families. Bring plenty of ...

TBD
TBD, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006

A Gettysburg Christmas Festival

Friday the 4th, December, 2020

Join us in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania for an unforgettable holiday experience. Kick off the holiday season with food, entertainment, art and fun for the entire family. Join the downtown Gettysb...

Downtown Gettysburg
Downtown Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA 17325

The 6th Annual HGAC “Homespun Christmas”

Friday the 4th, December, 2020

Enjoy a holiday open house at the Historic G.A.R. Hall. Shop hand crafted holiday gifts, home baked goods and light refreshments. ...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street,, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-637-4444

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Tuesday the 8th, December, 2020

Since its first presentation in 1987, this production of A Christmas Carol has been celebrated by thousands of theatergoers and had become a favorite holiday tradition for young and old alike. A Chris...

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

Annual Holiday Tuba Carol Fest

Friday the 11th, December, 2020

Tuba players from around the country will join together to play Christmas carols in Gettysburg, Pa. It’s truly a magical performance as crowds gather to join in the merriment and come tog...

Lincoln Square, Gettysburg , PA 17325
717-334-7719

Ladies’ Holiday Tea at Hollabaugh Bro’s

Saturday the 12th, December, 2020

As the cold and rush of the holiday season are closing in, join us and enjoy a tasty meal with special holiday tea flavors before the pressure of holiday entertaining falls on your shoulders. ...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412

Free Dobbin House Tours

Saturday the 12th, December, 2020

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 built in 1776 by the Reverand...

Dobbin House Tavern
89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2100

Annual Holiday House Tour and Tasting

Saturday the 12th, December, 2020

You will be able tour homes or business that are charming and unique and decorated for the season. Learn the history and get a sample of food and drink at each place. Get to know what Gettysburg has t...

Inns of the Gettysburg Area
40 Hospital Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9508

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Thursday the 31st, December, 2020

Welcome in the New Year Gettysburg-style with music, magic, dancing in the street, fireworks and more! All programs are free and presented by the Arts Council through our partnership with Gettysburg B...

Lincoln Square
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006