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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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POSTPONED – 2020 Battle of Gettysburg

Saturday, July, 2020

*This event has been postponed to later in the summer. A new event date will be announced by June 10th. Don’t miss the 157th Anniversary Battle of Gettysburg with battle reenactments, artillery ...

The Daniel Lady Farm
888 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
240-469-8642
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Jul04

Haunted Bus Tour

Saturday, July, 2020

To add to this adventure and give our guests what they want in a tour we are adding an unexpected twist and scare to the traditional “bus tour”. On this 1 hour 45 minute journey you will still dep...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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Jul04

Let’s Make Music – ages 4-5

Monday, July, 2020

Learn and sing new songs, dance, explore instruments and play musical games! Activities introduce musical concepts like beat, rhythm, pitch, melody and dynamics. There will be a mini performance at th...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul06

Aspiring Master Chefs in the Kitchen – ages 13-17

Monday, July, 2020

If you know your way around a kitchen and want to explore techniques in creating sauces, dressings, dips, spreads and soups, this camp is for you. By the end of the week, you will be able to “wow”...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul06

The Power of Pastels – ages 8-10

Monday, July, 2020

Pastels are simple, beautiful, versatile and easy to work with for creative expression. Explore both oil and chalk pastels and techniques on varied subject matter each day. Instructor: Linnia Johnson ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul06

Learn to Enamel – ages 13 and up

Monday, July, 2020

Spend a week learning to melt and fuse powdered glass onto metal with a special firing process using an enameling kiln. Vitreous enameling is an age-old process that uses techniques like sifting, sten...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul06

Hickory Bridge Farm’s Princess Tea with “Belle”

Tuesday, July, 2020

Come out to Hickory Bridge Farm for a Meet and Greet with Disney's Belle from Beauty and the Beast. Lunch will be served at 11:30am or Noon. Tickets cost $20 per guest. Reservations are required. ...

Hickory Bridge Farm
96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261
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Jul07

Elsie Singmaster: A Gettysburg Voice

Tuesday, July, 2020

Elsie Singmaster, both an Adams County citizen and a nationally acclaimed author, said she based her fictional writings on real people. She wrote books and stories about Gettysburg’s citizens, s...

Valentine Hall
61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4723
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Jul07

Gettysburg Bike Week

Thursday, July, 2020

Gear up for Bike Week 2020! Join more than 30,000 motorcyclists in a bike show, field events, tattoo contests, daily poker runs, live music, fireworks and more! Thursday gates open at 2pm. Entertainme...

Allstar Events Complex
2638 Emmitsburg Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Jul09

Beehive, The 60’s Musical

Friday, July, 2020

Beehive is the ultimate celebration of 1960’s female empowerment. Featuring such timeless classics as “My Boyfriend’s Back”, “Be My Baby”, “Son of a Prea...

Totem Pole Playhouse
PO Box 603, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
717-352-2164
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Jul10

Special Appearance, Adam Shefts, the Victorian Historian

Saturday, July, 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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Jul11

65th Anniversary Blueberry Festival at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday, July, 2020

Mark your 2020 calendars for our 65th Anniversary weekend! We’ll be featuring fresh blueberries and samples galore, delicious homemade blueberry baked goods, blueberry ice cream, special deals on pr...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Jul11

Toddler Tumbling – ages 4-5

Monday, July, 2020

Tiny tumblers learn basic tumbling/gymnastics both on the mat and across the floor. Activities include crafts, exercises, a break for a snack and a mini performance at the end of the camp week showing...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul13

Fashion Design & Drawing – ages 11-14

Monday, July, 2020

Hey, fashionistas, define your fashion style by creating a costume out of instructor’s selection of fabric and found materials to strut the runway for an end-of-camp week party. Learn about the hist...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul13

“My Favorite Things” Drawing and Painting – ages 7-10

Monday, July, 2020

Bring your favorite toys or special objects from home as subjects for still life drawings and geometric solids, using pencil and water-based paints. ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul13

Mixed Media Mashup – ages 12-15

Monday, July, 2020

Express yourself with multimedia drawing and painting! Here’s your opportunity to explore infinite combinations of media and materials like pencil, paint, pen, collage and surface techniques. No two...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul13

Farm Fresh Cooking Camp – ages 9-12

Monday, July, 2020

Build essential skills and confidence in the kitchen! If you love time in the kitchen and want to take your skills to the next level, this camp is for you. Chef Subarna will teach campers to braise, p...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul13

Let’s “Throw” Clay! – ages 11 and up

Monday, July, 2020

Learn unique partner techniques to work with clay on a potter’s wheel solo and with a friend! You will explore techniques like throwing and centering a ball of clay, pulling and thinning clay walls,...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul13

Junie B. Jones, Jr. The Musical

Friday, July, 2020

From Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich, the creators who brought you Dear Edwina and Dear Edwina JR., comes Junie B. Jones The Musical JR. – a delightful adaptation of four of Barbara Park’s bes...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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Jul17

Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival

Saturday, July, 2020

Vintage baseball teams from around the country will gather in Gettysburg to compete in a different kind of baseball tournament. The games will be played just as they were in 1863 – following the...

Schroeder Farm
965 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
410-967-7482
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