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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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Sing Together: Youth Choir Camp – Level 1: ages 9-11, Level 2: ages 12-14

Monday, June, 2020

Love to sing? Develop your voice and learn the basics of how to read music. Bring to life an exciting selection of songs you will perform at week’s end. All levels welcome, no experience necessary. ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jun15

Explaining Away Myths of Civil War Medicine

Tuesday, June, 2020

Historic Gettysburg-Adams County Educational Speaker Series: Join living historian, Rusty Dicks, “Civil War Surgeon” as he presents his vast collection of historical artifacts and reproduc...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, Pa 17325
717-334-8312
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Jun16

James and the Giant Peach

Friday, June, 2020

Based on one of Roald Dahl’s most poignantly quirky stories, Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach JR. is a brand new take on this “masterpeach” of a tale. Featuring a wickedly t...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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Jun19

The Sound of Music

Friday, June, 2020

Theatre a Go-Go presents The Sound of Musis! When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain...

Totem Pole Playhouse
PO Box 603, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
717-352-2164
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Jun19

Giant Whoopie Pie Family Cooking Class

Saturday, June, 2020

Nothing says “Happy Father’s Day” better than a giant whoopie pie! Come as a family and get dad (or granddad) involved in the making and baking, or leave him at home and make it as a surprise! E...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Jun20

New Oxford’s Market on the Square

Saturday, June, 2020

Come out to New Oxford for the 64th Annual Market on the Square. Market on the Square features a wide variety of vendors selling antiques, vintage and collectible items, handmade crafts and delicious ...

On Center Square & Streets of New Oxford
27 Center Square, New Oxford, PA 17350
717-624-2800
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Jun20

Father’s Day Make and Take Event

Saturday, June, 2020

Have the kids anywhere between the ages of 10 and 12 come to “tackle” a very special Father’s Day gift. Kids will have the opportunity to paint and “accessorize” a small tackle box for dad. ...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Jun20

POSTPONED – PA Cider Fest

Saturday, June, 2020

***PA Cider Fest has been postponed. Please check back for more details. Taste the best of Pennsylvania’s ciders at this exciting festival. Live music, demos, samples, food and shopping are wait...

TBD
TBD, Gettysburg, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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Jun20

Snack Town Brewfest

Saturday, June, 2020

Meshing Hanover's rich snack food heritage with local craft beer and wine, Snack Town Brewfest features 40 craft breweries and wineries along with gourmet snack food creations, food trucks, music ...

Good Field
50 N. Forney Ave., Hanover, PA 17331
717-637-6130
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Jun20

Pour Tour Shuttle–Mystery Tour Sunday

Sunday, June, 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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Jun21

A Trip through the Modern Darkroom – ages 12 and up

Monday, June, 2020

Learn how to crop, enlarge, burn, dodge and otherwise edit photos digitally. Students will explore techniques previously done with paper and chemicals using cutting edge computer applications, as well...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jun22

Working with Dough – ages 10-12

Monday, June, 2020

Playing with dough is always fun, but it’s the most fun when you can eat it! Students will learn how to make croissants, baguettes, pizza dough and other sweet and savory dough creations. Camp will ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Jun22

Ballerinas & Bears – ages 4-5

Monday, June, 2020

Beginner ballerinas and bears learn ballet basics and movement, wear their favorite costumes and have a dancing teddy bear party. This gentle intro to learning simple, combined movements includes a mi...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jun22

Love to Draw – ages 8-10

Monday, June, 2020

How do we translate vivid pictures in our mind to paper? Would you like to draw a space ship or your favorite tree? Learn the general rules of composition using a variety of mediums and watch your ima...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Jun22

Super Hero – ages 6-8

Monday, June, 2020

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

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jun22

Beginner Guitar Camp – ages 8-12

Monday, June, 2020

Play simple notes and chords in a group setting and discover solid guitar technique and rhythm as you work on popular rock music. Begin to read music, too! You will be a rock star by the end of camp c...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jun22

June Hospitality Heroes Outing: Gettysburg Licensed Town Guides

Tuesday, June, 2020

All front line staff are invited to join us on June 23rd to learn a little more about the town of Gettysburg on a Gettysburg Licensed Town Guide tour. Join us for a short reception at the Gettysburg L...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-5883
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Jun23

Annual Latimore Valley Fair

Friday, June, 2020

The Latimore Valley Fair is an annual country festival and antique race car exhibit held in June with arts and crafts, music, entertainment, gas and steam engine show, antique auto display, street rod...

Latimore Valley Fairgrounds
100 Baltimore Road, York Springs, PA 17372
717-528-8279
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Jun26

Perspective Drawing Camp – ages 11-14

Monday, June, 2020

Explore the different types of perspective used in visual art. Students will learn to draw realistic looking objects, landscapes and three-dimensional images on paper using aerial, one-, two- and thre...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jun29

Next Step Tumblers – ages 6-8

Monday, June, 2020

This is for the school-aged tumbler who has summersaulted, jumped and leaped and wants to keep learning. Campers will explore tumbling and exercise techniques. Instructor: Abbi Lowman Our office is cl...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jun29

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