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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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CANCELED – The Laramie Project

Friday, May, 2020

*This production has been canceled. 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, Moisé...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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May29

POSTPONED – Free Dobbin House Tours

Friday, May, 2020

*These tours have been suspended until further notice. Enjoy a FREE, guided, hour-plus tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. This popular and highly-rated presentat...

Dobbin House Tavern
89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2100
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May29

POSTPONED – Always…Patsy Cline

Friday, May, 2020

*This production has been postponed to summer 2021. Created and originally directed by Ted Swindley, Always…Patsy Cline is based on a true story of Patsy Cline’s friendship with a fan, Lo...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
717-352-2164
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May29

5th Annual Strawberry Festival

Saturday, May, 2020

Our concern for our customers is always first. This year our Strawberry Festival will not occur as planned so that everyone can stay safe and healthy. Please read on for the options we have for you to...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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May30

Gettysburg (virtual) Pride

Saturday, May, 2020

Gettysburg Pride will not be hosting ANY public events this month. We plan for Pride weekend perhaps in early October. BUT for now, we will have a zoom webinar where everyone can attend any of our edu...

Various Gettysburg Locations
Various Gettysburg Locations, Gettysburg, PA 17365
717-688-5098
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May30

CANCELED – Paint Nite: Butterfly Falls

Sunday, May, 2020

*This event has been canceled. 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...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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May31

CANCELED – Great Art on Screen

Monday, June, 2020

*This event has been canceled. “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....

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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Jun01

Spirit of Gettysburg 5K

Monday, June, 2020

The Spirit of Gettysburg 5K normally travels the first day of the historic Battle of Gettysburg, past the Eternal Light Peace Memorial. If you love road races, or want to run in one for the first time...

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Jun01

FREE Bingo!

Friday, June, 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
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Jun05

First Friday – Gettysburg Style!

Friday, June, 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
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Jun05

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

Friday, June, 2020

*The May 1st First Friday event has been canceled. Come visit our beautifully restored G.A.R. Hall. Relax and enjoy refreshments while enjoying the paintings of itinerant artist Virginia McLaughlin. R...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, , Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-637-4444
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Jun05

Special Appearance, Adam Shefts, the Victorian Historian

Saturday, June, 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
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Jun06

Underground Railroad Tours: McAllister’s Mill

Saturday, June, 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
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Jun06

Calling All Angels – Heaven & Earth

Saturday, June, 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
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Jun06

HGAC Architectural Salvage Warehouse

Saturday, June, 2020

*All May opening dates have been canceled. Find old windows, shutters, Civil War era doors, porch columns, vintage lighting fixtures, door hinges, wavy paned glass, tabletop display cases and more. Pr...

Daniel Lady Farm
986 Hanover Road (Route 116), Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-677- 6400
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Jun06

A Transformational Journey from Gettysburg

Monday, 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
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Jun08

Basketry for Kids – ages 9-12

Monday, 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
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Jun08

Creative Weaving – ages 9-12

Monday, 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
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Jun08

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

Monday, 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
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Jun08

Read, Learn, Grow

Wednesday, 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
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