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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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Mason Dixon Crossing LIVE!

Friday, October, 2020

Come out and join us! Check out Boyer Cellars new menu, try some delicious wine and listen to some great music! No outside food or beverages. Food purchases are required! Due to PA Covi...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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Oct23

CANCELED – Annual Harvest Day & Parade

Saturday, October, 2020

*The 2020 Annual Harvest Day & Parade has been canceled. The Annual Harvest Day & Parade takes place “On the Square” in New Oxford, PA with events that include: craft & food ve...

New Oxford Center Square
Center Square, New Oxford, PA 17350
717-624-2800
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Oct24

Haunted Bus Tour

Saturday, October, 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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Oct24

Fall Foliage Seven Valleys Limited

Sunday, October, 2020

Sit back and revel in the beauty of autumn in southern York County during this extended excursion to Seven Valleys, PA. Our vintage 1959 PA GP 9 diesel locomotive will carry you through the Heritage R...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Oct25

Pour Tour Shuttle–Wine Sunday

Sunday, October, 2020

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We have selected a combination of wineries rom the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Adams County. Your reservation includes a...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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Oct25

Fall Foliage Hanover Junction Flyer

Sunday, October, 2020

Enjoy the beauty of fall in southern York County as you travel to Hanover Junction through the scenic Heritage Rail Trail County Park. Our vintage 1959 PA GP 9 diesel locomotive will take you back in ...

Northern Central Railway
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Oct25

Neil and Shannon live at the GO!

Friday, October, 2020

Neil & Shannon are back! Join us every last Friday of the month for this melodic duo. Singing some old, some new, and some Irish too. Don’t miss out on the fun. You can follow Neil and Shann...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Oct30

Pour Tour Shuttle–Mystery Tour Friday

Friday, 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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Oct30

Fall Colors Wagon Rides at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday, October, 2020

Come out to enjoy the crisp autumn air with your family aboard the Hollabaugh’s wagon. You will be able to view the gorgeous fall foliage, while our guided wagon tour winds through the beautiful orc...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlisle Rd, Biglerville, Pennsylvania 17307
717-677-8412
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Oct31

Trunk-Or-Treat Flyer

Saturday, October, 2020

All aboard ghosts, goblins, princesses, superheroes! All riders are encouraged to come dressed in their Halloween costume to enjoy this ride to Seitzland. After your train returns to our New Freedom s...

Northern Central Railway
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Oct31

Halloween Family Fun at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday, October, 2020

Join us for a fall favorite! We will have lots of outdoor fall games, including mummy races on every half hour, lunch options, fall crafts, trick-or-treating, wagon rides, Halloween Harvest Hunt and m...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlise Rd, Biglerville, Pennsylvania 17307
717-677-8412
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Oct31

Ghost Stories Around the Bonfire

Sunday, November, 2020

Enjoy local Gettysburg ghost lore and site-specific stories about paranormal experiences around the fire at Battlefield B&B. When weather requires, performances will be moved inside to the 1809 Fa...

Battlefield Bed & Breakfast
2264 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
917-449-9199
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Nov01

Ghost Stories in the Parlor with Lance Windish

Monday, November, 2020

Enjoy local Gettysburg ghost lore and site-specific stories about paranormal experiences here at Battlefield B&B in the cozy Parlor of our 1809 Farmhouse. Lance Windish is a professional acto...

Battlefield Bed and Breakfast Inn
2264 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
917-449-9199
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Nov02

2020 Giving Spree

Thursday, November, 2020

Connecting donors to groups and organizations that match their charitable interests is an important role of the Adams County Community Foundation. One of the ways we facilitate that connection is thro...

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Nov05

Honk! Jr. The Ugly Duckling Musical

Friday, November, 2020

*This event has been canceled. Honk! JR. is a heartwarming celebration of being different that is sure to delight audiences of all ages with its sparkling wit, unique charm and memorable score. Witty...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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Nov06

World War II

Saturday, November, 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, ...

Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours
778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-680-8687
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Nov07

A Transformational Journey from Gettysburg

Monday, November, 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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Nov09

What Did Your Ancestors Do For a Living? Business & Employment in Adams County, 1880-1930

Tuesday, November, 2020

*This event will be virtual. Join longtime ACHS Volunteer Bonnie Richardson as we explore the types of businesses and occupations that existed in Adams County over a century ago. While you may have he...

Valentine Hall
61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4723
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Nov10

Tea Time at Hickory Bridge Farm

Tuesday, November, 2020

Excitement is in the air during ”tea time” at Hickory Bridge Farm. Everyone appreciates the details including lace tablecloths, tea cozies, fresh flowers and a delicious menu paired with specialt...

Hickory Bridge Farm
96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261
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Nov10

Follow the 20th Maine on the Battlefield, The Chamberlain you Never Knew

Saturday, November, 2020

*The 2020 event has been canceled. First, join us for a battlefield walk for this two-part event. We will meet at Little Round Top and join Ted Chamberlain, aka Joshua Chamberlain, as we walk to the...

Little Round Top and Dobbin House Tavern
89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9508
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