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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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CANCELED – Barn Art Show and Sale

Thursday, June, 2020

*This event has been canceled. Four days of Barn Art! Artists fill the historic Grand Army of the Republic with a variety of art mediums depicting the beauty of the barn. The sale of artwork will supp...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, Pa 17325
717-357-3145
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Jun11

CANCELED – Tuba Open Golf Tournament

Friday, June, 2020

*The 2020 Tuba Open Golf Tournament has been canceled. Support the Gettysburg Brass Band Festival at the Tuba Open Golf Tournament held at the beautiful Carroll Valley Golf Course. The format is a Scr...

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717-253-2244
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Jun12

Kids’ Night

Friday, June, 2020

Kids’ Night returns for a second year here at the farm! Admission for kids 2 and older are $5 each which includes: games, crafts, wagon rides, small ice cream and themed activities. Parents are admi...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Jun12

Gettysburg Outdoor Antique Show

Saturday, June, 2020

*The spring show has been rescheduled for June 13th. More than 120 antique dealers and collectors from the North and the South will converge in Gettysburg. Sprawling out from Gettysburg’s historic L...

Downtown Gettysburg
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Jun13

Underground Railroad Tours: McAllister’s Mill

Saturday, June, 2020

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 one hour tour of the McAllister’s Mill Site on ...

McAllister's Mill
1360 Baltimore Pike and McAllister Mill Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-659-8827
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Jun13

Antique & Vintage Outdoor Market

Saturday, June, 2020

Join us for the best monthly Antique & Vintage Outdoor Market in the area! Conveniently located behind Gap Factory at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg. Enjoy a day of treasure hunting, f...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Jun13

Arts-a-Palooza – ages 11-14

Monday, June, 2020

Spend a week exploring crazy colors (on a canvas), learning batik, making your own ink, working with watercolor, printing with paper, making a book and more. Learn about modern art using a variety of ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jun15

Arts-a-Palooza Color Crazy – age 7 -10

Monday, June, 2020

Spend a week exploring crazy colors (on a canvas), learning batik, making your own ink, working with watercolor, printing with paper, making a book and more. Learn about modern art using a variety of ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jun15

Sing Together: Youth Choir Camp – Level 1: ages 9-11, Level 2: ages 12-14

Monday, June, 2020

Love to sing? Develop your voice and learn the basics of how to read music. Bring to life an exciting selection of songs you will perform at week’s end. All levels welcome, no experience necessary. ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jun15

Dirty Hands Pottery – ages 8-10

Monday, June, 2020

Here’s your chance to get dirty with clay as you learn to hand-build all kinds of animals and their dwellings, from creepy critters to the king of the jungle. Create a sun mask, a bird bowl and more...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jun15

Soups of the World Cooking Class Series

Tuesday, June, 2020

This Spring you have not one, not two, but three opportunities to make soup (and soup accompaniments) with us! Take a culinary trip around the world to make and enjoy a variety of soups that you know ...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Jun16

Explaining Away Myths of Civil War Medicine

Tuesday, June, 2020

Historic Gettysburg-Adams County Educational Speaker Series: Join living historian, Rusty Dicks, “Civil War Surgeon” as he presents his vast collection of historical artifacts and reproduc...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, Pa 17325
717-334-8312
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Jun16

James and the Giant Peach

Friday, June, 2020

Based on one of Roald Dahl’s most poignantly quirky stories, Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach JR. is a brand new take on this “masterpeach” of a tale. Featuring a wickedly t...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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Jun19

The Sound of Music

Friday, June, 2020

Theatre a Go-Go presents The Sound of Musis! When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain...

Totem Pole Playhouse
PO Box 603, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
717-352-2164
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Jun19

Father’s Day Make and Take Event

Saturday, June, 2020

Have the kids anywhere between the ages of 10 and 12 come to “tackle” a very special Father’s Day gift. Kids will have the opportunity to paint and “accessorize” a small tackle box for dad. ...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Jun20

Giant Whoopie Pie Family Cooking Class

Saturday, June, 2020

Nothing says “Happy Father’s Day” better than a giant whoopie pie! Come as a family and get dad (or granddad) involved in the making and baking, or leave him at home and make it as a surprise! E...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Jun20

Snack Town Brewfest

Saturday, June, 2020

Meshing Hanover's rich snack food heritage with local craft beer and wine, Snack Town Brewfest features 40 craft breweries and wineries along with gourmet snack food creations, food trucks, music ...

Good Field
50 N. Forney Ave., Hanover, PA 17331
717-637-6130
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Jun20

Father’s Day Brisket & Brats Meal

Saturday, June, 2020

Treat Dad to a meal as special as he is! 1863 Restaurant is offering a Father’s Day Brisket & Brats Family Meal for $50 (Prices includes taxes and estimated to feed family of four). 1.5 Pou...

1863 Restaurant
95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
717-339-0020
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Jun20

POSTPONED – PA Cider Fest

Saturday, June, 2020

***PA Cider Fest has been postponed. Please check back for more details. Taste the best of Pennsylvania’s ciders at this exciting festival. Live music, demos, samples, food and shopping are wait...

TBD
TBD, Gettysburg, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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Jun20

CANCELED – New Oxford’s Market on the Square

Saturday, June, 2020

*This event has been canceled. Come out to New Oxford for the 64th Annual Market on the Square. Market on the Square features a wide variety of vendors selling antiques, vintage and collectible items,...

On Center Square & Streets of New Oxford
27 Center Square, New Oxford, PA 17350
717-624-2800
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