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Find Gettysburg special events and one-of-a-kind things to do that are going on all-year long

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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Exploring Fun Printmaking Technique – ages 10-12

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...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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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! Instruc...

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

Tipsy Tuesday Happy Hour

Tuesday, August, 2020

Enjoy $1 off any chilled or non chilled bottle of wine at J & P Winery! Our robust wine selection includes over 40 varieties of wine from barrel aged dry to ice wine and sweet. ...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
717-549-2513
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Aug11

Tai Chi Chih on Zoom

Tuesday, August, 2020

T’ai Chi Chih is a mindfulness practice designed to enhance awareness, inner stability and balance.  Studies using evidence-based research show positive effects on the immune system, arthritis, dep...

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Aug11

No Bake Summer Class Series at Hollabaugh’s

Tuesday, August, 2020

We are excited to be able to start offering our adult classes again and are taking steps to ensure that all participants and HBI staff stay healthy and have a great delicious summer! Here is what you ...

Hollabaugh Bro's
545 Carlisle Rd., Biglerville, Pennsylvania 17307
717-677-8412
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Aug11

The Basics of Cookie Decorating-ZOOM

Wednesday, August, 2020

Learn the skills and techniques needed to create professional looking hand decorated cookies. We will give you the supplies needed to make your own icing during class and to decorate two cookies with ...

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Aug12

Yoga in the Park

Wednesday, 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
202-841-7287
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Aug12

Wacky Wednesday Happy Hour

Wednesday, August, 2020

Make Wine Slushies at Home! Come out to J & P Winery’s Gettysburg tasting room and pick up slushy mixes 2 for $25! From our winery to your table, you’ll be sure to enjoy the experience. ...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
717-549-2513
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Aug12

Battle in the Streets Walking Tour

Thursday, August, 2020

Fighting in the streets; wounded filling the churches and other buildings; civilians trying to survive the maelstrom.  The town of Gettysburg became a battleground during the first three days of July...

Courtyard behind Gettysburg Hotel
1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Aug13

Yoga for True Beginners-ZOOM

Thursday, August, 2020

This flow practice for true beginners will introduce and build on poses each week. Students will learn proper alignment and how to coordinate movement with breath from one pose to the next. Yoga props...

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Aug13

CANCELED – Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival

Thursday, August, 2020

*The 2020 August Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival has been canceled. It will be held as planned in 2021. Internationally acclaimed bluegrass festival in Gettysburg! Four days of music on two stages, info...

Granite Hill Camping Resort
3340 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-642-8749
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Aug13

Open Jam with Pnut & Blaine

Thursday, August, 2020

Open Mic Thursdays! Every Thursday come join us and bring your talent. We welcome everyone! Music is love and we love music! Come enjoy good cider, music and friendship as we fill the streets of Gett...

Ploughman Cider Taproom
14 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Aug13

Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour

Thursday, August, 2020

Come out and for a $5 9oz Wine Slushies to go. Our robust wine selection includes over 40 varieties of wine from barrel aged dry to ice wine and sweet. ...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
717-549-2513
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Aug13

Kids’ Night

Friday, August, 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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Aug14

POSTPONED – Rich Little

Friday, August, 2020

*This event has been postponed to Friday, August 14th. 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, E...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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Aug14

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

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

Yoga on the Hill

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 Estate
410 Cashtown Rd, Biglerville, PA 17307
202-841-7287
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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

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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