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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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Virtual Yoga with Down Dog Gettysburg

Monday, March, 2020

Although our physical doors are closed our virtual doors are open! As we all work and struggle through this pandemic crisis it is important to maintain our sense of community, new-normalcy and routine...

Virtual Yoga Studio
48 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5877
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Mar30

Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema

Monday, March, 2020

Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema is an initiative to bring world-class ballet, direct from the legendary Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, exclusively to cinema audiences around the world. Ballet presentations are s...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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Mar30

“Loretta Lynn” at Hickory Bridge Farm

Wednesday, April, 2020

Head out to Hickory Bridge Farm for a performance by "Loretta Lynn" and a delicious farm lunch. The lunch menu includes Roast Turkey with dressing, Baked Ham with pineapple glaze, sides, des...

Hickory Bridge Farm Restaurant
96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261
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Apr01

Cider House LIVE

Friday, April, 2020

Join us at The Cider House for live music Friday and Saturday nights! All concerts are free and open to the public. Wine, hard cider and food specials will be available all night. *Please note we do...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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Apr03

Spring Excursions

Friday, April, 2020

Are you ready for spring? Book your scenic ride through the beautiful countryside of York County to Glen Rock, or Hanover Junction, PA, on a historic railway that dates back to the late 1820s. Ride al...

Northern Central Railway
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Apr03

First Friday – Gettysburg Style!

Friday, April, 2020

Come to Gettysburg the First Friday of every month for special events, discounts and more! Be sure to look for the First Friday flags that signify participating businesses. Visit us online for deta...

Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Apr03

Hickory Bridge Farm’s “Music to your Ears”

Friday, April, 2020

A wonderful addition to your dining experience at Hickory Bridge Farm – enjoy a variety of musical genres offered select dates throughout the year. Hickory Bridge is well known for their ho...

Hickory Bridge Farm
96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261
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Apr03

Land Conservancy of Adams County First Friday Artists’ Reception

Friday, April, 2020

Preview the art works donated by local and regional artists to the Land Conservancy of Adams County’s annual art auction. Meet the donor-artists and vote for your favorite work of art to receive the...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Apr03

Spring Mini Maker Events

Friday, April, 2020

Join us for our last two Mini Maker Events before we break for the summer! Friday, April 3: Eggs – It’s time for those preschoolers to get hands-on with some eggs! Join us for an hour of egg-cele...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Apr03

Canceled: Lincoln at Gettysburg

Saturday, April, 2020

*This event has been canceled. Join us for a celebration of Abraham Lincoln and his time in Gettysburg. This event is ideal for children and will make a memorable impact as they meet the very fam...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9508
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Apr04

Evening Peeper Hike

Saturday, April, 2020

Join us for an evening peeper hike! We will head out on the trails around dusk to hear the call of the spring peepers and look for other amphibians. Please bring a flashlight for this hike. RSVP ...

Strawberry Hill
1537 Mount Hope Road, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-642-5840
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Apr04

Improv Night

Saturday, April, 2020

Our Improv Troupe will perform improvisational comedy sketches for you. Join us for a complimentary wine and cheese reception 30 minutes before the show. What’s going to happen on stage? Your g...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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Apr04

Spring Choral Concert

Saturday, April, 2020

Choral music is one of the hallmarks of the Sunderman Conservatory of Music at Gettysburg College. This winter choral concert features the College Choir, Concert Choir, Audeamus and Camerata, wit...

Christ Chapel
Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Apr04

Eggspecially Fun Bunny Run

Saturday, April, 2020

Ride the Eggspecially Fun Bunny Run. Visit and take photos with the Easter Bunny while riding on the train. Your 40-minute ride will take you along the beautiful rail trail with songs and stories to S...

Northern Central Railway
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Apr04

CANCELED: Plant Nite: Succulent Garden

Sunday, April, 2020

Cultivate your creativity, naturally. Our gifted growers will guide you step-by-step as you make a mini Zen garden, succulent arrangement or tiny terrarium. Dig in for two lively hours of planting, c...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
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Apr05

CANCELED: Open Mic with Frank & Bob

Sunday, April, 2020

Join us for an Open Mic and Jam Session hosted by Frank Davis and Bobby Flurie. Bring an instrument and showcase your talent. Beginners are always welcome. *Acoustic instruments only please!*   O...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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Apr05

Symphony Orchestra Concert

Sunday, April, 2020

The Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. César Leal, forms the core of the orchestral program at the Sunderman Conservatory at Gettysburg College. The orchestra performs a wide var...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Apr05

CANCELED – Abraham Lincoln as Commander-in-Chief

Tuesday, April, 2020

EVENT CANCELED – Unlike most war-time Presidents, Abraham Lincoln was a hands-on Commander-in-Chief. Did he effectively prod his generals into action or did his meddling simply prolong the war, ...

Church of Abiding Presence United Lutheran Seminary
Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4723
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Apr07

Soups of the World Cooking Class Series

Tuesday, April, 2020

This Spring you have not one, not two, but three opportunities to make soup (and soup accompaniments) with us! Take a culinary trip around the world to make and enjoy a variety of soups that you know ...

545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Apr07

Hop Along the Bunny Trail at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday, April, 2020

Hop on over to Hollabaugh Bros. to enjoy: An Easter egg hunt in the orchard, scheduled every 20 minutes, broken into three age groups Free admission for parents and grandparents Unlimited wagon rides...

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