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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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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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Aug08

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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Aug08

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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Aug08

The Bomb Homemade Chocolate Sugar Cookies-ZOOM

Saturday, August, 2020

Join Mom and daughter duo, Lisa and Ellie, in their kitchen, as Ellie leads you through her delicious homemade chocolate sugar cookie recipe, with plenty of substitute ingredient possibilities. Is you...

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717-334-5006
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Aug08

CANCELED – Annual Peach Festival at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday, August, 2020

*This event has been canceled. Our annual Peach Fest weekend is always full of great family activities and awesome food. And, of course peaches, peaches and MORE PEACHES! We hope you will plan to joi...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Aug08

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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Aug08

Leadership Misfires: A 20/20 Look

Saturday, August, 2020

Join Licensed Battlefield Guides as they discuss the leadership of the Battle of Gettysburg through specific events that took place over the 3-day battle. Space is limited, and programs vary by guide....

Gettysburg Heritage Center Museum
297 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Aug08

Seitzland Special

Saturday, 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 coaches...

Northern Central Railway
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Aug08

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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Aug08

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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Aug09

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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Aug09

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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Aug09

Painting with Watercolor – ages 12-16

Monday, August, 2020

Create a landscape, seascape and still life with watercolor while learning wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry techniques. Learn how to splatter and texturize with brushwork to create realistic effects. Instruc...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Aug10

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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Aug10

Throw a Pot for Advanced – ages 11 and up

Monday, August, 2020

This camp is for campers with wheel throwing experience.  You will work on more involved wheel throwing projects to include hand building techniques to incorporate into your thrown pieces. Instructo...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Aug10

Fun Behind the Lens Photo Camp – ages 12-16

Monday, August, 2020

Say cheese! Learn how to take great photos, experiment with composition and expand your camera’s boundaries by using still subjects and class members as models. Camera in hand, you will take a walki...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Painting with Watercolor – ages 12-16

Monday, August, 2020

Create a landscape, seascape and still life with watercolor while learning wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry techniques. Learn how to splatter and texturize with brushwork to create realistic effects. Instruc...

Online Zoom Class
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717-334-5006
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Painting with Watercolor – ages 12-16

Monday, August, 2020

Create a landscape, seascape and still life with watercolor while learning wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry techniques. Learn how to splatter and texturize with brushwork to create realistic effects. Instruc...

On Line -Zoom CLass
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Exploring Fun Printmaking Techniques – ages 12-16

Monday, August, 2020

Transfer your favorite images and patterns to a variety of surfaces as you explore the art of printmaking, including gel plate printing and Pennsylvania’s unique clay monoprints, where prints are ma...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Aug10

Fun with Baking – ages 10-12

Monday, 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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