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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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2nd Annual Ice Cream Walk

Tuesday, August, 2020

Join in on Gettysburg’s 2nd Annual Ice Cream Walk benefiting Healthy Adams Co. Physical Fitness Task Force. Get five small cones for $10, one each from your choice of five locations. Visit Healt...

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Aug18

Summer “Walks Through History”- “By our guns to the last: the 20th Indiana”

Tuesday, August, 2020

Join LBG Chuck Rebesco  – The 20th Indiana seems to be overshadowed by the activities of the other four Indiana infantry regiments at Gettysburg – the 19th (Iron Brigade), 7th (Culp’s Hill)...

Gettysburg National Military Park
Sickles Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Aug18

Watercolor Marshes Made Easy as Zoom 1,2,3!

Tuesday, August, 2020

Painting a better watercolor can be as easy as one, two, three, zoom.  Each week will have a different focus. Summer, fall, winter, a seasonal marsh for each week. Instructor:Steve Bleinberger, mater...

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Aug18

Hammered Silver Charms

Tuesday, August, 2020

Learn how to cut your sterling metal pieces into shapes you add to a bracelet or necklace. You will learn how to soften the edges and texturize/hammer your design. Your finished charms will look fabul...

Arts Education Center
125 S Washington St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Aug18

Let’s Play with Dough: Cooking with Fabio-ZOOM

Thursday, August, 2020

Dough is so versatile and delicious and there are so many ways to use it. Learn how to make bread, pizza dough and focaccia using one dough recipe. This class is a hands on experience from the comfort...

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Aug20

CANCELED – Love, Sex and the IRS

Friday, August, 2020

*This show has been canceled for 2020. Theatre a Go-Go presents Love, Sex, and the IRS. Jon Trachtman and Leslie Arthur are out of work musicians who room together in New York City. To save money, Jo...

Totem Pole Playhouse
PO Box 603, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
717-352-2164
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Aug21

CANCELED – Gettysburg Brew Fest

Saturday, August, 2020

*This event has been canceled. The Gettysburg Brew Fest is a 3.5 hour unlimited sampling experience for craft beer (and hard cider) aficionados. The Brew Fest is a production of Brew Fest Partners and...

Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary
61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg , PA 17325
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Aug22

Mommy and Me Fairy Garden Tea Party

Saturday, August, 2020

Enjoy your time together before school kicks back into full swing with our magical fairy tea party! The five-course menu will feature the perfect child-size foods for all to enjoy. Check our webs...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Aug22

Antique & Vintage Outdoor Market

Saturday, August, 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, f...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Aug22

2020 Battle of Gettysburg

Saturday, August, 2020

*This event has been rescheduled for August 22nd-23rd. Don’t miss the 157th Anniversary Battle of Gettysburg with battle reenactments, artillery and cavalry demonstrations, living history, tours...

The Daniel Lady Farm
888 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
240-469-8642
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Aug22

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

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

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

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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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

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

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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Sep04

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

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

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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