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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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Free Dobbin House Tours

Saturday, 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
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Apr11

Homestyle Easter Dinner Carryout Meal

Saturday, 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
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Apr11

CANCELED – Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema

Monday, 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
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Apr13

Murder Mystery Dinner

Wednesday, 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
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Apr15

Open for Lunch

Wednesday, 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
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Apr15

Opera Workshop Performance

Thursday, 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
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Apr16

Conceived in Liberty

Friday, 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
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Apr17

Lockdown

Friday, 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
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Apr17

History Meets the Arts Show and Sale

Friday, 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
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Apr17

Fudge & Wine Pairing

Saturday, 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
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Apr18

CANCELED – Wind Symphony Masterworks Concert

Saturday, 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
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Apr18

CANCELED – Symphony Band Concert

Sunday, 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
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Apr19

Great Art on Screen

Monday, 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
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Apr20

Gettysburg Community Concert Association Concert Season

Tuesday, 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
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Apr21

Upcycled Art Show and Silent Auction

Friday, 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
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Apr24

Breakfast Pizza Family Cooking Class

Saturday, 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
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Apr25

Rotary Club Gettysburg Lobster Dinner

Saturday, 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
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Apr25

CANCELED – Jazz Ensemble Concert

Saturday, 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
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Apr25

National Christian Choir Concert

Saturday, 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
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Apr25

Gettysburg College Senior Recitals

Sunday, 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
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