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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 on the Terrace with Kirk Wise

Sunday, August, 2020

Join us in welcoming Kirk Wise back for Live on the Terrace at Adams County Winery. Kirk Wise is a proud member of the popular Jazz Me Band, but his acoustic performances have earned him honors as Ha...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Aug23

Summer “Walks Through History” – “Plowshares to Swords: The McClean Farm”

Tuesday, August, 2020

Join Licensed Battlefield Guide Jasan Hileman on a comprehensive look at the history of the land, the owners, the buildings, the battle action, damage and transition into the Gettysburg National Milit...

Gettysburg National Military Park
Confederate Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Aug25

Family Cooking Class: Vegetable Sushi at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday, August, 2020

We are excited to be able to start offering our family classes again and are taking steps to ensure that all parents, children and HBI staff stay healthy and have a great delicious summer! Here is wha...

Hollabaugh Bro's
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Aug29

Chill at Hauser Hill- JCS Band (Al Parsons Band)

Saturday, August, 2020

Come out to Hauser Hill Event Center and enjoy the view and tastings with Adams County Winery & Battlefield Brew Works/Distillery prior to a catered dinner by Biggerstaff’s Catering. JCS Ban...

Hauser Hill Event Center
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, Pennsylvania 17307
717-752-0277
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Aug29

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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Aug29

Haunted Nights Paranormal Events at The Historic Lookout House

Saturday, August, 2020

Join the Haunted Nights Crew and our special guest, Demonologist James Annitto, as we pay a visit to the most haunted city in America, Gettysburg, Pa, to investigate The Historic Lookout House. Built ...

The Lookout House
1159 Center Mills Road, Aspers, PA 17304
540-649-2318
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Aug29

Heritage Picnic

Sunday, August, 2020

Come celebrate summer outdoors at the vineyard! This event is hosted by the Philippine American Heritage Council and Halbrendt Vineyard & Winery, in cooperation with leaders of other Filipino-Amer...

Habrendt Vineyard & Winery
1150 Evergreen Way, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-253-0793
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Aug30

Live on the Terrace with Matt Otis

Sunday, August, 2020

Matt Otis returns to Adams County Winery for Live on the Terrace. Matt is a solo-acoustic artist and has toured extensively both nationally and internationally performing a wide range of genres while ...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Aug30

Summer “Walks Through History”- ”Cutler’s Brigade and the Opening of the Battle: “Is that the enemy?”

Tuesday, September, 2020

Join Licensed Battlefield Guide Bill Trelease – On the morning of July 1, 1863 Lysander Cutler’s men, the Second Brigade, of the First Division, of the First Corps, were the first Union infant...

Gettysburg National Military Park
24 Reynolds Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Sep01

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

Tuesday, September, 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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Sep01

CANCELED – A Walk Among Heroes: WWII Veterans in the National Cemetery

Tuesday, September, 2020

*This event has been canceled. Join us at Valentine Hall for a special program on the Soldiers’ National Cemetery at Gettysburg and learn how the cemetery grew from its original Civil War design to ...

Valentine Hall
61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4723
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Sep01

Civil War Tails Diorama Museum Scavenger Hunt

Friday, September, 2020

Civil War Tails Diorama Museum in Gettysburg is celebrating the museum’s 5th Anniversary and 25 years of miniature Civil War cats on Labor Day Weekend! We’ll have scavenger hunts in the museum for...

Civil War Tails Diorama Museum
785 Baltimore St, Gettysburg , PA 17325
717-420-5273
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Sep04

First Friday – Gettysburg Style!

Friday, September, 2020

Come to Gettysburg the First Friday of every month for special events, discounts and more! Be sure to look for the First Friday flags that signify participating businesses. Visit us online for deta...

Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Sep04

Land Conservancy of Adams County’s Annual Art Auction

Friday, September, 2020

In light of COVID-19, this year’s Art Auction is venturing into the virtual as an online event at BiddingOwl.com/LCAC! Here’s how it will work: The auction will go live beginning the evening of Fr...

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717-334-2828
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Sep04

Celebrate Christmas All Year – Spirit Theater & Events “Past, Present & Future”

Saturday, September, 2020

Yes, we are open and celebrating Christmas all year in Gettysburg with spiritual translator and medium, Sharon Young! The performance takes place in the beautiful Skyroom, table seating, limited to 20...

Sky Breakfast Room
301 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
833-SPIRIT3
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Sep05

Seitzland Special No 17

Saturday, September, 2020

Enjoy a scenic, open-air ride through the beautiful countryside of York County on a historic railway that dates back to the late 1820s. Ride along to Seitzland with the William H. Simpson No. 17, an...

Northern Central Railway
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Sep05

Get into the Spirit – “I Believe”

Saturday, September, 2020

Live performance with spiritual leader and medium Sharon Young. Come learn the many ways we receive signs and messages from our loved ones in the spirit world, sense their presence, open your heart t...

SkyBreakfast Room
301 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325
833-774-7483
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Sep05

World War II

Saturday, September, 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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Sep05

Pour Tour Shuttle–Mystery Tour Sunday

Sunday, September, 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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Sep06

A Transformational Journey from Gettysburg

Wednesday, September, 2020

Join us for our three-day leadership development experience in which we use the lens of the Civil War to examine modern leadership and business challenges. Our faculty of business thought leaders, bat...

The David Wills House
1264 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9971
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