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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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RESCHEDULED: Gettysburg Festival of Races

Sunday, April, 2020

***This event has been rescheduled for October 18th, 2020. What does this mean to people who registered already?  You are automatically moved into the fall event and don’t need to do anything, just...

Around Gettysburg
East Broadway, Gettysburg, PA 17325
866-329-9382
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Apr26

Land Conservancy of Adams County Annual Art Auction

Sunday, April, 2020

Every year our Art Auction fundraiser features a wide variety of original artwork created by local and regional artists—everything from painting and drawing to ceramics and other three-dimensional w...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Apr26

First Friday at the G.A.R. Hall with Historic Gettysburg Adams County

Friday, May, 2020

Come visit our beautifully restored G.A.R. Hall. Relax and enjoy refreshments while enjoying the paintings of itinerant artist Virginia McLaughlin. Request a tour of the Hall while you are there. Enjo...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, , Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-637-4444
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May01

FREE Bingo!

Friday, May, 2020

Join J & P Winery for a FREE night of Bingo! Come on out for six rounds of Bingo, with prizes for each round donated by local small businesses. Sip on a glass of one of our refreshing wines while...

J & P Winery-Gettysburg
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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May01

Past our Prime Time Plays

Friday, May, 2020

This collection of six 10-15 minute plays about Senior Citizens is an affectionate and frequently funny look at every day relationships with family, friends and strangers. It includes: Ten Years Youn...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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May01

51st Annual Flower and Plant Market

Friday, May, 2020

The Homestead comes alive each spring with a beautiful array of quality, locally grown, hanging plants, annuals, perennials, vegetable plants, shrubs and heirloom vegetables. Come join us for our firs...

Union Mills Homestead
3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, Maryland 21158
410-848-2288
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May01

Gamelan Gita Semara Concert

Friday, May, 2020

Gamelan Gita Semara (heavenly sound) was founded in 2010 by Dr. Brent C. Talbot and is housed at Gettysburg College. The instruments are a gamelan angklung ensemble—one of more than twenty-five ...

Musselman Library Steps
Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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May01

20th Annual Gettysburg Benefit Tennis Tournament

Saturday, May, 2020

Join the YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County for the Annual Gettysburg Benefit Tennis Tournament! The format is a doubles, round-robin that gives each player the opportunity to play several matche...

Gettysburg College
300 North Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-9171, x116
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May02

Underground Railroad Tours: McAllister’s Mill

Saturday, May, 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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May02

HGAC Architectural Salvage Warehouse

Saturday, May, 2020

Find old windows, shutters, Civil War era doors, porch columns, vintage lighting fixtures, door hinges, wavy paned glass, tabletop display cases and more. Proceeds from the sale of these items support...

Daniel Lady Farm
986 Hanover Road (Route 116), Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-677- 6400
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May02

100 Years of Community Service: From Annie M Warner to Gettysburg Hospital

Tuesday, May, 2020

Ronald Krablin, MD, and Roseann McGlade, RN, are co-editors of the centennial history of The Gettysburg Hospital. This recently published book has been a work of love and commitment on their parts as ...

Valentine Hall
61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4723
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May05

Pour Tour Shuttle–Beer Friday

Friday, May, 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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May08

POSTPONED – 75th Anniversary of VE Day

Friday, May, 2020

*This event has been postponed until further notice. Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day (World War II Victory in Europe) in Gettysburg. Bands will play at the Gettysburg National Military Park...

Gettysburg National Military Park Rostrum
Gettysburg Rostrum, Taneytown Road, PA 17325
717-334-6274
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May08

Rich Little

Friday, May, 2020

Rich Little is a master mimic of more than 200 voices, and a show business legend who has appeared on TV variety shows hosted by Johnny Carson, Ed Sullivan, as well as Laugh-In and Hollywood Squa...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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May08

Cannoli Cupcakes Family Cooking Class

Saturday, May, 2020

Give mom a sweet surprise this year with this class! Bring her along so she can enjoy baking without making a mess in her kitchen (and even better – no dishes to wash)! Cannoli cupcakes are deliciou...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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May09

Walk MS: Gettysburg 2020

Saturday, May, 2020

Walk MS brings together passionate people who connect in communities nationwide and raise funds to change the world for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis. With nearly 300,000 people fundraising ...

Gettysburg Rec Park
545 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325
412-261-6347
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May09

World War II

Saturday, May, 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, ...

Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours
778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-680-8687
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May09

Mother’s Day Make and Take Event

Saturday, May, 2020

It is the ultimate hand-made gift for mom! Show up anytime between 10am and Noon and let your child paint a flower pot to perfection for their mom or grandmom! And while the paint is drying, they can ...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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May09

Special Appearance, Adam Shefts, the Victorian Historian

Saturday, May, 2020

Adam Shefts, The Victorian Historian will be joining the Jennie Wade House History Tour for an added bonus. Presenting information on Victorian customs, facts, etc. Advanced reservations recommended d...

548 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4100
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May09

Opening Day of the Adams County Farmers Market

Saturday, May, 2020

Opening Day for the farmers market this year falls on May 9th, the day right before Mother’s Day. Be sure to bring any moms in your life out to the market to celebrate. You can treat her like a ...

108 North Stratton Street
108 N. Stratton Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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May09

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