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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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The Adams County Arts Council’s Members Show

Friday, March, 2021

The Adams County Arts Council will feature an outdoor-themed collection of ACAC member artwork during the month of March. A First Friday reception is scheduled for Friday, March 5 and is open to the p...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Mar05

Lenten Fish Fry Take Out Dinners

Friday, March, 2021

Curbside Pick Up Only Phone your order at 845-325-5916 or 845-544-5058 Five Week Menu (subject to change and/or availability) Pricing: $10: “The Admiral”– TWO Deep Fried Haddock fillets, Seasone...

St. Francis Xavier Parish Xavier Center
465 Table Rock Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
845-325-5916
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Mar05

Virtual Winter Lecture Series

Saturday, March, 2021

Join us for Gettysburg’s popular Winter Lecture series beginning in January! These free digital programs will be broadcast every Saturday via the Gettysburg National Military Park Facebook page. All...

Virtual
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Mar06

Jennie Wade/Haunted Orphanage Winter Combo Tour

Saturday, March, 2021

A special tour that takes you inside both the Jennie Wade House and The Haunted Orphanage.  This tour is only available during the winter months (weather permitting).   This tour is 90-minutes.  ...

Ghostly Images of Gettysburg
777 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1156
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Mar06

Walking Tour: The Women of Gettysburg – Episodes of Courage & Compassion

Saturday, March, 2021

March is Women’s History month! The Gettysburg Licensed Town Guides are celebrating this event by providing walking tours each weekend in March. Join us for a one-hour special tour discussing some o...

In front of the Gettysburg Hotel
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717-253-5737
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Mar06

Walking Tour: The Women of Gettysburg – Episodes of Courage & Compassion

Sunday, March, 2021

March is Women’s History month! The Gettysburg Licensed Town Guides are celebrating this event by providing walking tours each weekend in March. Join us for a one-hour special tour discussing some o...

In front of the Gettysburg Hotel
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717-253-5737
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Mar07

Apple Pie – Family Cooking Class

Saturday, March, 2021

Join us just one day before “Pi Day” to learn how to make delicious mini apple pies from scratch! You will make both the filling and the crust get a lot of tips for basic pie-making that will help...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Mar13

St. Patrick’s Day Program

Saturday, March, 2021

How much do you know about St. Patrick? Join us for a fun-filled morning to learn about the man and the myth and have some good Irish games and crafts as we wish you “Top of the mornin’” in our ...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Mar13

An Evening with the Painting

Saturday, March, 2021

Join Sue Boardman, Licensed Battlefield Guide, author and historian, on the Cyclorama platform Saturday, March 13, 2021, at 4 p.m. for an exclusive “after-hours” program of the Gettysburg ...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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Mar13

Jennie Wade/Haunted Orphanage Winter Combo Tour

Saturday, March, 2021

A special tour that takes you inside both the Jennie Wade House and The Haunted Orphanage.  This tour is only available during the winter months (weather permitting).   This tour is 90-minutes.  ...

Ghostly Images of Gettysburg
777 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1156
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Mar13

Glen Rock Express

Saturday, March, 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 West Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Mar13

Walking Tour: The Women of Gettysburg – Episodes of Courage & Compassion

Saturday, March, 2021

March is Women’s History month! The Gettysburg Licensed Town Guides are celebrating this event by providing walking tours each weekend in March. Join us for a one-hour special tour discussing some o...

In front of the Gettysburg Hotel
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717-253-5737
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Mar13

Walking Tour: The Women of Gettysburg – Episodes of Courage & Compassion

Sunday, March, 2021

March is Women’s History month! The Gettysburg Licensed Town Guides are celebrating this event by providing walking tours each weekend in March. Join us for a one-hour special tour discussing some o...

In front of the Gettysburg Hotel
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717-253-5737
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Mar14

Discoveries Beyond Gettysburg: Hollabaugh Bros Farm Tour & Dumpling Demonstration

Tuesday, March, 2021

Hollabaugh Bros Fruit Farm has been family owned and operated for more than 65 years. Enjoy a Deluxe Dumpling & Orchard Tour with plenty of time for shopping and exploring the farm. Admission inc...

Pick Up/Drop Off: In Front of Jack's Hard Cider
Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg, Suite 420 , Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
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Mar16

St. Patty’s Day Celebration at Boyer Cellars

Friday, March, 2021

Join us for live music and award-winning cider and wine. We welcome Tony Messano on Piano to help us celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The wood-fired pizza oven will be hot and ready for food purchas...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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Mar19

Walking Tour: The Women of Gettysburg – Episodes of Courage & Compassion

Saturday, March, 2021

March is Women’s History month! The Gettysburg Licensed Town Guides are celebrating this event by providing walking tours each weekend in March. Join us for a one-hour special tour discussing some o...

In front of the Gettysburg Hotel
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717-253-5737
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Mar20

Discoveries Beyond Gettysburg: Harpers Ferry National Park

Sunday, March, 2021

Harpers Ferry National Park, this quaint 19th-century town where the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers meet has something for everyone! Looking for a day out? Stroll the historic, picturesque streets, gr...

Pick Up/Drop Off: Gettysburg Tour Center
778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Mar21

2021 Winter Fitness Hike – Michaux State Forrest

Sunday, March, 2021

Hike your way to better health with The Healthy Adams County Physical Fitness Task Force’s guided, socially distanced Winter Fitness Hikes! These fully-guided hikes are open to beginner and seasoned...

Michaux State Forrest - Copper Run Trail
10099 Lincoln Way E, , Fayetteville , PA 17222
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Mar21

Walking Tour: The Women of Gettysburg – Episodes of Courage & Compassion

Sunday, March, 2021

March is Women’s History month! The Gettysburg Licensed Town Guides are celebrating this event by providing walking tours each weekend in March. Join us for a one-hour special tour discussing some o...

In front of the Gettysburg Hotel
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717-253-5737
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Mar21

Hickory Bridge Farm Murder Mystery and Dinner

Wednesday, March, 2021

MIDNIGHT AT THE MASQUERADE  “Deceit is in the air, tell the truth and play fair.  Find a mask and wear it well so your true identity no one can tell!”   Tickets sold in advance.  Cont...

Hickory Bridge Farm Restaurant
96 Hickory Bridge Farm Rd., Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261
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