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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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Fun with Baking – ages 10-12

Friday, August, 2020

Discover how fun it is to bake from scratch. Learn to measure, read recipes, and mix and create yummy, healthy treats, such as soft pretzels, brownies, sweet and savory tarts, and more. Yum! Limited a...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Aug14

Yoga in the Park

Saturday, August, 2020

Yoga in the park is designed for all levels of experience with opportunities to deepen your practice both mentally and physically. We will meet at the Gettysburg Recreation Park behind the amphitheate...

Gettysburg Recreation Park
Howard Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Aug15

World War II

Saturday, August, 2020

See a different side of Gettysburg, with this look at the people and places that played a part in World War II. You will visit a prisoner-of-war camp. Learn why an intelligence camp was located here, ...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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Aug15

Haunted Bus Tour

Saturday, August, 2020

To add to this adventure and give our guests what they want in a tour we are adding an unexpected twist and scare to the traditional “bus tour”. On this 1 hour 45 minute journey you will still dep...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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Aug15

Mystery Tour/Untold Tales Walking Tour

Saturday, August, 2020

Meet a Licensed Town Guide for a Mystery Walking Tour of Untold Tales. You might hear about a murder in Gettysburg that has never been solved! You will hear tales of secret meetings and strange circum...

Courtyard behind Gettysburg Hotel
1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Aug15

CANCELED – Underground Railroad Tours: McAllister’s Mill

Saturday, August, 2020

*These tours have been canceled for the 2020 season. 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 ...

McAllister's Mill
1360 Baltimore Pike and McAllister Mill Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-659-8827
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Aug15

Family Day at Spangler Farm

Saturday, August, 2020

The Gettysburg Foundation will host Family Day at Spangler at the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital. The event marks the final opportunity for the public to visit the George Spangler Farm &am...

George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital
488 Blacksmith Shop Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Aug15

Yoga in the Park

Saturday, August, 2020

We will meet at the Gettysburg Recreation Park behind the amphitheater. Use the Winebrenner Parking Area on Howard Avenue between Prince and McMillan and cross the bridge and head left on the walking ...

Gettysburg Recreation Park
S Howard Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Aug15

Wild West Express No 17

Saturday, August, 2020

Witness the exploits of the infamous Jesse James and Younger Gang, a well-known group of 19th-century outlaws! During your trip to Seitzland and back, experience train travel as it was in the Wild Wes...

Northern Central Railway
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Aug15

Cumberland Honey at PloughTap

Saturday, August, 2020

We’re so honored and excited to host Steph and Virginia of Cumberland Honey here on Gettysburg’s Lincoln Square. They were one of the groups to play our 2nd Anniversary Celebration back wh...

Ploughman Cider Taproom
14 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Aug15

Live on the Terrace with Shine Delphi

Sunday, August, 2020

Shine Delphi returns to Adams County Winery for Live on the Terrace. Shine’s style is a mixture of gypsy, ragtime, and folk music with a pop cherry on top. He joins us from Harrisburg but has ...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Aug16

Yoga on the Hill & Chair Massages

Sunday, August, 2020

Begin your morning with a gentle all levels practice in the beautiful, serene setting at Hauser Hill. Yoga is a beautiful blend of movement and breath that can bring improved mobility, balance and...

Hauser Hill Event Center
410 Cashtown Rd, Biglerville, PA 17307
202-841-7287
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Aug16

Gettysburg Ministerium Amphitheater Services

Sunday, August, 2020

Join together in worship during the Summer Worship Series at the Battlefield Ampitheater on Confederate Avenue. The service is interdenominational and conducted by a different pastor/church each week ...

Battlefield Amphitheater
W Confederate Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Aug16

Pour Tour Shuttle–Mystery Tour Sunday

Sunday, August, 2020

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We have selected a combination of Wineries, Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries from the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Ad...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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Aug16

The Eye of the Storm Walking Tour

Sunday, August, 2020

Located at the Southern edge of Gettysburg, and caught in the midst of the violent sharpshooter action on July 2nd and 3rd, 1863, the Farnsworth House was truly in the eye of the storm. Join us as we ...

Farnsworth House Inn
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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Aug16

Seitzland Special No 17

Sunday, August, 2020

Enjoy a scenic, open-air ride (windows open weather permitting) through the beautiful countryside of York County to Seitzland, PA on a historic railway that dates back to the late 1820s. These coache...

Northern Central Railway
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Aug16

2020 Farmers Market Season

Sunday, August, 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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Aug16

President Abraham Lincoln’s Visit Evening Walking Tour

Monday, August, 2020

Experience President Lincoln’s 25 hours in Gettysburg by walking where he walked and seeing what he saw. Learn about the planning of the Soldiers National Cemetery and the Dedication Ceremony. H...

Courtyard behind Gettysburg Hotel
1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Aug17

Summer “Walks Through History”- “By our guns to the last: the 20th Indiana”

Tuesday, August, 2020

Join LBG Chuck Rebesco  – The 20th Indiana seems to be overshadowed by the activities of the other four Indiana infantry regiments at Gettysburg – the 19th (Iron Brigade), 7th (Culp’s Hill)...

Gettysburg National Military Park
Sickles Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Aug18

POSTPONED – Fights For the Flag at Gettysburg

Tuesday, August, 2020

*This series has been postponed to 2021. Historic Gettysburg -Adams County Educational Speaker Series: It was a great honor to carry your flag for your regiment. Join licensed Battlefield Guide, Deb N...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, Pa 17325
717-334-8312
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