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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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Upcycled Art Show and Silent Auction

Monday, April, 2021

The Upcycled Art Show and Silent Auction will be held entirely online this year through the link above. All items have been created using primarily recycled materials. Each piece is one of a kind! The...

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2515 York Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Apr19

Eisenhower Spotlight at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

Monday, April, 2021

Inspired by the life and career of General and 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, a new Eisenhower Exhibit Spotlight is now open to the public in the Museum lobby. The introdu...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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Apr19

Land Conservancy of Adam’s County Annual Art Auction

Monday, April, 2021

Welcome to the 23rd annual LCAC Art Auction! Over our first 22 years, we have raised more than $300,000 which has been used to protect nearly 12,000 acres of open space in Adams County, Pennsylvania. ...

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Apr19

Spring Tea Luncheon at Hickory Bridge Farm SOLD OUT!!!!!

Tuesday, April, 2021

Fresh flowers and beautiful harp music by Anita Smith. The menu includes an appetizer, a delicious crab & corn chowder, green salad with fresh strawberries, blueberry scones, lemon poppy seed brea...

Hickory Bridge Farm Restaurant
96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261
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Apr20

CANCELLED – Discoveries Beyond Gettysburg: Historic Rockford & Lancaster Central Market

Tuesday, April, 2021

Historic Rock Ford was home to Edward Hand, an adjutant to General George Washington during the American Revolution. The mansion is on the National Register of Historic Places and is widely considere...

Pick Up/Drop Off: Gettysburg Tour Center
778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Apr20

Spring Tea Luncheon at Hickory Bridge Farm SOLD OUT!!!!!

Wednesday, April, 2021

Fresh flowers and beautiful harp music by Anita Smith. The menu includes an appetizer, a delicious crab & corn chowder, green salad with fresh strawberries, blueberry scones, lemon poppy seed brea...

Hickory Bridge Farm Restaurant
96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261
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Apr21

Earth Day Make ‘n Take

Saturday, April, 2021

Earth Day Make ‘n Take Come celebrate Earth Day with us and learn about one of Earth’s most amazing animals – birds!  Each child will get a chance to see if they can complete a bird migration j...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Apr24

160th Battle of Manassas at The Daniel Lady Farm

Saturday, April, 2021

Come celebrate the 160th Anniversary of the Battle of Manassas, in Gettysburg, on April 24/25, 2021! This history-filled, two-day event will feature Battle Reenactments, Artillery and Cavalry Demonstr...

Daniel Lady Farm
1008 Hanover Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-778-7760
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Apr24

Gettysburg Festival of Races

Saturday, April, 2021

The Gettysburg Festival of Races is the combination of four historic races in one single weekend! Come and race alongside the hallowed ground of Gettysburg battlefield. Choose to compete in Gettysburg...

The Gateway Gettysburg Complex
115 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
866-329-9382
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Apr24

Double Decker Bus Tours of the Gettysburg Battlefield

Saturday, April, 2021

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have the opportunity to see the Gettysburg battlefield and experience popular battlefield vistas on Saturday afternoons ...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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Apr24

Glen Rock Express

Saturday, April, 2021

Travel to Glen Rock, PA and back with our historic PRR GP9 Diesel Locomotive built-in 1959 on a former Pennsylvania Railroad mainline that has been in operation since 1838. Your ride follows the route...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Apr24

Glen Rock Express

Saturday, April, 2021

Travel to Glen Rock, PA and back with our historic PRR GP9 Diesel Locomotive built-in 1959 on a former Pennsylvania Railroad mainline that has been in operation since 1838. Your ride follows the route...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Apr24

Earth Day Pollinator Planter

Sunday, April, 2021

Did you know that the first record of European honeybees in North America dates back to 1622 at Jamestown?  Find out more about this important pollinator and how we use bees on our farm.  The progra...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Apr25

Glen Rock Express

Sunday, April, 2021

Travel to Glen Rock, PA and back with our historic PRR GP9 Diesel Locomotive built-in 1959 on a former Pennsylvania Railroad mainline that has been in operation since 1838. Your ride follows the route...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Apr25

Glen Rock Express

Sunday, April, 2021

Travel to Glen Rock, PA and back with our historic PRR GP9 Diesel Locomotive built-in 1959 on a former Pennsylvania Railroad mainline that has been in operation since 1838. Your ride follows the route...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Apr25

Gettysburg Festival of Races

Sunday, April, 2021

The Gettysburg Festival of Races is the combination of four historic races in one single weekend! Come and race alongside the hallowed ground of Gettysburg battlefield. Choose to compete in Gettysburg...

The Gateway Gettysburg Complex
115 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
866-329-9382
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Apr25

Glen Rock Express

Thursday, April, 2021

Travel to Glen Rock, PA and back with our historic PRR GP9 Diesel Locomotive built-in 1959 on a former Pennsylvania Railroad mainline that has been in operation since 1838. Your ride follows the route...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Apr29

Friday Night Live Music at Boyer Cellars

Friday, April, 2021

Join us for live music with Tony Messano on Piano and award-winning cider and wine. The wood-fired pizza oven will be hot and ready for food purchases as well as our panini sandwich and cheese plate m...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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Apr30

St. Joseph’s Valley Days at the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Friday, April, 2021

Experience spring in St. Joseph’s Valley at the Shrine’s newest living history event! Led by history interpreters in full period costume, including our Junior History Interpreters who portray Moth...

The National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 S. Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
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Apr30

51st Annual Flower and Plant Market

Friday, April, 2021

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
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Apr30

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