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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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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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Sep09

Tee It Up FORE the ARTS

Thursday, September, 2020

Join us for our Fifth Annual “Tee it Up Fore the ARTS” golf tournament, hosted by The Links at Gettysburg. We look forward to a spectacular day of golf on a pristine course with great food, drinks...

The Links of Gettysburg
601 Mason Dixon Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Sep10

Pour Tour Shuttle–Wine Friday

Friday, 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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Sep11

Seitzland Special

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 Sietzland with our 1959 PA GP 9 at the only place ...

Northern Central Railway
2 West Main Street, New Freedom , PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Sep12

Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival

Saturday, September, 2020

*The 2020 festival has been canceled. Where North meets South, let’s drink wine! Enjoy a fall weekend at central PA’s premier wine event. Sample and purchase wine from 27 Pennsylvania wine...

Gateway Gettysburg
Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8151
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Sep12

Heritage Sunday Fundraiser & Service

Sunday, September, 2020

Enjoy a delicious chicken BBQ meal to benefit Historic Rock Chapel Church maintenance and restoration. Meal tickets required for eat-in or takeout, call 717-528-4222. Dinner includes ½ chicken, baked...

Chapel Hill Church of God Pavilion
4521 Oxford Road, York Springs, PA 17372
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Sep13

Goat Yoga

Sunday, September, 2020

Join us at the Land of Little Horses for an exciting evening of Goat Yoga! This is a beginner level yoga session and we ask that you bring your own towel and yoga mat. Come enjoy a 45-minute yoga ses...

Land of Little Horses
123 Glenwood Dr, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7259
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Sep13

POSTPONED – Veterans of U.S. Colored Troops from Gettysburg and Adams County

Tuesday, September, 2020

*This series has been postponed until 2021. Historic Gettysburg – Adams County Educational Speakers Series: Compiled by the Adams County Historical Society, presenter Deb McCauslin will share ...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8312
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Sep15

Leadership Lessons from Eisenhower & D-Day Online Course

Tuesday, September, 2020

This online leadership program was designed to help participants build alliances and teams, deal with difficult people and evaluate their own preparation for leadership roles.  The class is conducted...

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717-334-9089
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Sep15

Pour Tour Shuttle–Beer Friday

Friday, September, 2020

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We have selected a combination of breweries from the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a taste of Adams County. You have selected the Beer Fri...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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Sep18

Cole Porter’s Anything Goes

Friday, September, 2020

A hilarious shipboard romp wrapped in one of Cole Porter’s most magical scores. It’s Delightful, Delicious, and De-Lovely! Featuring toe tapping choreography and memorable show tunes such...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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Sep04

VIRTUAL EVENT – World War II Weekend

Saturday, September, 2020

Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and state and local public health authorities, Eisenhower National Historic Site will not be hosting the onsite liv...

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717-338-9114
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Sep19

7th Annual Sweet Potato Festival

Saturday, September, 2020

Head to Thomason’s Olde Thyme Herb Farm and Gift Shop for the 7th Annual Sweet Potato Festival! Enjoy all things sweet potato including fries, soup, funnel cakes and whoopie pies! Shop the local...

Thomason's Olde Thyme Herb Farm and Gift Shop
170 Stoney Point Road, East Berlin, PA 17316
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Sep19

Bob Ross Oil Painting Class

Saturday, September, 2020

Experience the joy of painting!  You will learn how to paint using the wet-on-wet technique from artist Bob Ross. We will be creating “Mountain by the Sea” from his PBS TV Series “The Joy of Pa...

Arts Education Center
125 S Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Sep19

CANCELED – Snack Town Brewfest

Saturday, September, 2020

*The 2020 Snack Town Brewfest has been canceled. Meshing Hanover’s rich snack food heritage with local craft beer and wine, Snack Town Brewfest features 40 craft breweries and wineries along wit...

Good Field
50 N. Forney Ave., Hanover, PA 17331
717-637-6130
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Sep19

Ladies’ Autumn Bounty Tea at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday, September, 2020

It is the time for bountiful harvests and delicious local goods highlighted for our September Tea. Check our website for the full menu! This event is open to all ladies – teens and up. Register ...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Sep19

Historic Barns Tour of Gettysburg and Adams County

Saturday, September, 2020

*This event has been rescheduled for September 18th, 2021. Walk back in time as you visit seven historic barns in Adams County, PA. Drive to each barn in any order you choose and stay as long as you l...

Start of Tour, Historic Round Barn and Farm Market
298 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-420-6500
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Sep19

Adams County Heritage Festival

Sunday, September, 2020

*This event has been canceled for 2020. The Adams County Heritage Festival is a celebration of ethnic music, food, and crafts that reflects the multicultural atmosphere of Adams County, Pennsylvania....

Gettysburg Area Recreation Park
545 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-9171
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