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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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Live Music at Reid’s Winery and Cider House

Friday, October, 2020

All shows are free and open to the public. Wine, hard cider and food specials will be available all night. Music Schedule: September 12 – South Mountain Social September 18 – Mitch & D...

Reid's Winery: The Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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Oct09

Wild West Express

Saturday, October, 2020

Caution: Riders will experience the sights and sounds of gunfire during the ride. Witness the exploits of the infamous Jesse James and Younger Gang, a well-known group of 19th-century outlaws! During ...

Northern Central Railway
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Oct10

Pour Tour Shuttle–Beer Saturday

Saturday, October, 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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Oct10

Sunset Guided Double Decker Bus Tour

Saturday, October, 2020

See the spectacular Autumn Sunset from Little Round Top on our Sunset Guided Double Decker Bus Tour. Tour is two hours in length and covers all three days that took place in Gettysburg. You will depar...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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Oct10

Flower Skull Sip & Paint: Wine & Art

Saturday, October, 2020

This one of a kind event will guide you through painting a Flower Skull masterpiece, just in time for Halloween! Bring a friend and take in the Vineyard View at our cozy venue, while sipping artisan w...

Halbrendt Vineyard & Winery
1150 Evergreen Way, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-7784
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Oct10

John Prine Birthday Show

Saturday, October, 2020

The year 2020 will be remembered for all the wrong reasons. One of those reasons is the loss of one of our country’s “true north” songwriters, the late John Prine. We’re not go...

Ploughman Cider Taproom
14 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Oct10

Ragged Edges Duo LIVE!

Saturday, October, 2020

We invite you to come and celebrate Apple Harvest with Boyer Cellars and Ragged Edges Duo! Please call Diane Woodward for reservations @ 717-398-7536 Please try our new food menu!!!! Du...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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Oct10

World War II

Saturday, October, 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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Oct10

Glen Rock Express

Sunday, October, 2020

Travel the 5 miles to Glen Rock, PA and return to New Freedom with our 1959 GP 9 diesel locomotive at the only place in the world where an original Pennsylvania railroad locomotive runs on a genuine P...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Oct11

Charlie Fry LIVE!

Sunday, October, 2020

We invite you to come and celebrate Apple Harvest with Boyer Cellars and Charlie Fry! Please call Diane for reservations @ 717-398-7536 Try our new food menu!!! Due to Covid rules/regulat...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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Oct11

Tony Messano LIVE!

Friday, October, 2020

Tony Messano returns to Boyer Cellars for a night of refreshing piano tunes.  Enjoy a nice glass of wine while Tony “tickles the ivories”. Food purchases are REQUIRED due to current PA Co...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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Oct16

CANCELED – Fall Seminar 2020 – Overlooked & Often Not Visited

Friday, October, 2020

*This event has been canceled. The 2020 Spring Seminar will kickoff on Friday evening, October 16 at 6:30pm with participant registration and a reception at the Gettysburg Heritage Center at 297 Stein...

Hilton Garden Inn
1061 York Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Oct16

Pour Tour Shuttle–Beer Friday

Friday, October, 2020

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We have selected a combination of breweries from the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a taste of Adams County. You have selected the Beer Fri...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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Oct16

Adventures, Experiments and Other Exploits 2 at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday, October, 2020

October 17th 9-10:30am: Good Food Gone Bad – Ever wonder why food goes bad or what you can do to stop it? Join us for some foodie experiments as we look at mold, decomposition and preservation. N...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlise Rd, Biglerville, Pennsylvania 17307
717-677-8412
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Oct17

Antietam/Sharpsburg Fall Skirmish

Saturday, October, 2020

Join us to experience battle reenactments on the hallowed ground of the GBPA’s 146 – acre Daniel Lady Farm which borders the Gettysburg National Military Park at Benner Hill. The farm was the ...

Historic Daniel Lady Farm
1008 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-778-7760
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Oct17

Antique & Vintage Outdoor Market

Saturday, October, 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, food truc...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Oct17

Fall Foliage Glen Rock Express

Saturday, October, 2020

Experience the colors of fall during this 1-hour round trip to Glen Rock, PA with our 1959 GP 9 diesel locomotive at the only place in the world where an original Pennsylvania railroad locomotive runs...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Oct17

Gettysburg Festival of Races

Saturday, October, 2020

***This event has been rescheduled for October 17th-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,...

Around Gettysburg
East Broadway, Gettysburg, PA 17325
866-329-9382
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Oct17

Mini Maker Apples at Hollabaugh’s

Monday, October, 2020

Join us for stories, apple twister and some applesauce “making.” This program is perfect for any apple-loving preschooler who likes to get hands-on with things! COVID Details: Masks are required ...

Rheta Thola
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Oct19

Introducing Rosie the Riveter, Don’t mess with Harry the Neck! & Other Gettysburg Town Unknowns

Tuesday, October, 2020

*This event has been canceled. Historic Gettysburg-Adams County Educational Speakers Series: Licensed Battlefield Guide, Fairleigh Dickinson University instructor and reenactor, Elaine Leslie, has com...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8312
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Oct20

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