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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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Pour Tour Shuttle–Beer Sunday

Sunday, July, 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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Jul26

Pottery Camp – ages 9-11

Monday, July, 2020

Let’s have fun getting messy while exploring hand building techniques using stoneware clay.  You’ll learn how to roll, carve and work with slab while building awesome works of functional art like...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
7173345006
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Jul27

Sweet Treat Baking Around the World – ages 11-14

Monday, July, 2020

Bake and decorate desserts and edible treats from all over the world! We’ll explore places like Turkey, Greece, Spain and Egypt with our taste buds, making treats like Turkish delight, baklava, flan...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul27

Japanese Teapot Set – ages 12 and up

Monday, July, 2020

Create a Japanese-inspired teapot and set of cups and start your own tea drinking tradition. Design and sketch out your teapot, and then create and embellish your collection for a unique and fabulou...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul27

Wizarding Writers: Creating Characters through Writing – ages 9-12

Monday, July, 2020

Let your imagination run wild as you learn to develop characters as incredible and unique as Harry Potter, Matilda and Percy Jackson. Campers will practice writing, sketching, storyboarding and other ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul27

Pottery Camp – ages 9-11

Monday, July, 2020

Let’s have fun getting messy while exploring hand building techniques using stoneware clay. You’ll learn how to roll, carve and work with slab while building awesome works of functional art like b...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul27

South Mountain Fair

Tuesday, July, 2020

A small country fair featuring rides for the kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruits, and beau...

South Mountain Fairgrounds
615 Narrows Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-9663
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Jul28

West Side Story

Friday, July, 2020

Theatre a Go-Go presents West Side Story inspired by the timeless story of Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story takes Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers, and places them in the battleground of New Y...

Totem Pole Playhouse
PO Box 603, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
717-352-2164
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Jul31

POSTPONED – Rocky Bleier: The Play

Friday, July, 2020

*This event has been postponed. Date TBD. Four-time Super Bowl champion, Rocky Bleier, performs his one-man show, The Play, based on his almost unbelievable life story. Directed by Scott C. Wise and w...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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Jul31

Get into the Spirit – “I Believe”

Saturday, August, 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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Aug01

50th Annual Old-Fashioned Corn Roast Festival

Saturday, August, 2020

Come enjoy an old-fashioned meal featuring corn roasted in the husk, served at your table. Meal ticket buys: Serving of fried chicken, applesauce, sliced tomatoes, roll and butter, iced tea or lemonad...

Union Mills Homestead
3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, Maryland Union Mills Homestead
410-848-2288
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Aug01

Hickory Bridge Farm’s “Music to your Ears”

Sunday, August, 2020

A wonderful addition to your dining experience at Hickory Bridge Farm – enjoy a variety of musical genres offered select dates throughout the year. Hickory Bridge is well known for their ho...

Hickory Bridge Farm
96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261
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Aug02

Express Yourself! Creative Writing for Teens – ages 13 and up

Monday, August, 2020

Learn to be a creative writer and thinker by using informal, playful and expressive writing exercises as a way to strengthen your ability to creatively reduce inner turmoil and increase calmness. Disc...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Aug03

Explore an Art Museum – ages 7-9

Monday, August, 2020

Create 2D & 3D works of art inspired by the masters! Students will create a paper mâché Egyptian mug, produce pre-historic cave art, explore the color and brush work of Van Gogh, venture into ab...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Aug03

Super Hero – ages 6-8

Monday, August, 2020

Superman says, “There’s a super hero in all of us!” Use your super powers to re-create your favorite super-hero or to come up with a brand new one! Write a story; design and make your own hero o...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Aug03

Next Step Guitar – ages 12 & up

Monday, August, 2020

You’ll be amazed how many songs you can play with just a few chord combinations! This camp is for students with some guitar experience who want to develop their skills using the CAGED system. Learn ...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Aug03

Aspiring Master Chefs in the Kitchen – ages 13-17

Monday, August, 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”...

Online Zoom CLass
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717-334-5006
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Aug03

Explore an Art Museum – ages 7-9

Monday, August, 2020

Create 2D and 3D works of art inspired by the masters! Students will create a paper mâché Egyptian mug, produce pre-historic cave art, explore the color and brush work of Van Gogh, venture into abst...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Aug03

Express Yourself – Creative Writing for Teens – ages 13 and up

Monday, August, 2020

Learn to be a creative writer and thinker by using informal, playful and expressive writing exercises as a way to strengthen your ability to creatively reduce inner turmoil and increase calmness. Disc...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Aug03

CANCELED – Exploring Historic Flohr’s Church Cemetery (Walking Tour)

Tuesday, August, 2020

*This event has been canceled. Located in Franklin Township between McKnightstown and Cashtown, Flohr’s Lutheran Church is one of the earliest German Lutheran congregations in the area. With headsto...

Flohr's Church Cemetery
598 Old Route 30, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4723
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