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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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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 June 5th 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. ...

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

Open Jam with Pnut & Blaine

Thursday, June, 2020

Time for open mic in downtown GETTYSBURG! Bring those instruments and let’s hang out and play some tunes. Can’t wait to see old and new faces – it will be fun! Every Thursday bring y...

Ploughman Cider Taproom
14 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-2582
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Jun11

FREE Bingo!

Friday, June, 2020

*Bingo on June 5th has been canceled. 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 glas...

J & P Winery-Gettysburg
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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Jun05

POSTPONED – Free Dobbin House Tours

Friday, June, 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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Jun05

CANCELED – The Laramie Project

Friday, June, 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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Jun05

POSTPONED – Always…Patsy Cline

Friday, June, 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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Jun05

2020 Farmers Market Season

Sunday, June, 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
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Jun07

One Hundred Nights of Taps

Friday, June, 2020

Join us in honoring those who have served our nation with the famous 24-note call and taps ceremony, done digitally in 2020. Buglers from more than 17 states across the nation will be sounding “...

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Jun05

Spirit of Gettysburg 5K

Friday, 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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Jun05

HGAC Architectural Salvage Warehouse

Saturday, June, 2020

*All June 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. Proceeds ...

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

Calling All Angels – Heaven & Earth

Saturday, June, 2020

*The June 6th event date has been canceled. Calling All Angels – Heaven & Earth, spirit theater and event is celebrating 25 years! The evening will include a live performance by Medium and...

SkyBreakfast Room
301 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325
833-774-7483
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Jun06

Yoga In The Park

Saturday, June, 2020

Hooray! Down Dog Gettysburg received approval to practice group yoga outside, maintaining social distancing protocols of course, and have rented the North Field of the Gettysburg Recreation Park four ...

North Field of Gettysburg Recreation Park
245 Breckenridge Street , Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5877
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Jun06

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

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

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

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

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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Jun10

Gettysburg Brass Band Festival

Wednesday, June, 2020

*The 2020 Gettysburg Brass Band Festival has been canceled. We hope to see you June 9-13, 2021. The Gettysburg Brass Band Festival, made possible by donations from individuals and businesses, highligh...

Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary
15 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6274
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Jun10

Adventures, Experiments and Other Exploits

Thursday, 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
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