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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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Love, Sex and the IRS

Friday, August, 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, Jon has been filing tax returns listi...

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

RESCHEDULED – 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

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

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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Sep01

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

Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival

Saturday, September, 2020

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 wineries, take in offerings from more than 50 ...

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

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

Tuesday, September, 2020

Historic Gettysburg – Adams County Educational Speakers Series: Compiled by the Adams County Historical Society, presenter Deb McCauslin will share letters, stories and statistics about these ...

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

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

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

Snack Town Brewfest

Saturday, September, 2020

*This event was rescheduled for September 19th. Meshing Hanover’s rich snack food heritage with local craft beer and wine, Snack Town Brewfest features 40 craft breweries and wineries along with...

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

World War II Weekend

Saturday, September, 2020

The public is invited to tour World War II encampments of over 500 living historians portraying Allied and Axis troops at Eisenhower National Historic Site’s World War II Weekend. Living history...

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114
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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

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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Sep20

Pour Tour Shuttle–Mystery Tour 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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Sep25

Gettysburg Outdoor Antique Show

Saturday, September, 2020

*The spring show has been rescheduled for June 13th. Sprawling out from Gettysburg’s historic Lincoln Square, the antique event is billed as a “buyers and sellers” paradise, with high quality an...

Downtown Gettysburg
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Sep26

15th Annual Maryland Microbrewery Festival 2020

Saturday, September, 2020

The Maryland Microbrewery Festival is a fun-packed celebration that promotes the best of Maryland’s handcrafted and distinctive microbrews. Numerous Maryland brewers will be attending, all true ...

Union Mills Homestead
3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, Maryland 21158
410-848-2288
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Sep26

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