Events are subject to change without notice. Please call numbers or visit websites listed with the event you wish to attend in case of changes or cancellations.
Sunday, November 1
Daylight Savings Time Ends.
Remember to turn clocks back one hour.
Sunday, November 1 “Race For an American Hero” Blue-Gray Half Marathon.Pre-registration required. Those who race for the benefit of a paralyzed veteran may do so free of charge. Proceeds benefit the Paralyzed Veterans of America. The 13-mile race will begin at 9 a.m., the 5K will begin at 9:15 a.m. at the Straban Township Rec Park. Entrants must be at least 11 years of age. Call 202-416-7667 or 703-901-1868 for details.
Sunday, November 1 Thaddeus Stevens Society Monthly Meeting.At the Stevens House, 138 West Middle Street, 1 p.m. Includes meeting and cookout. Call 717-334-1912 for reservation information.
Wednesday, November 4 Duo Amal.At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street. Featuring two piano virtuosos from Israel and Palestine. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 717-337-8200 for ticket information.
Friday, November 6 First Friday.Featuring artist receptions, demonstrations, live musical entertainment, special sales, and later business hours (until 8 p.m.). Look for the First Friday banner at participating Gettysburg area shops, galleries and restaurants.
Friday, November 6 Annual 4-H Benefit Auction.At the Ag Center, 670 Old Harrisburg Road. Doors open at 5 p.m., auction begins at 6 p.m. Call 717-334-6271 for more information.
Friday, November 6 Gallery Lecture and Artist Reception.At the Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College. From 5-7 p.m. Free to the public. Call 717-337-6121 for details.
Friday, November 6-Sunday, November 15
Annie Get Your Gun.At the Gettysburg Community Theare, 49 York Street.
Call 717-334-2692 for times and ticket information.
Saturday, November 7 Meet Artist Mort Künstler.At King James Gallery, 15 Baltimore Street, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. call 855-855-1863 for more information.
Saturday, November 7 Hauser After Hours.At Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville. From 7-10 p.m. Held every Saturday in November. Call 717-334-4888 for details.
Saturday, November 7 Beyond the Battlefield.A special presentation at The Gettysburg Heritage Center, 297 Steinwehr Avenue. 8 p.m. Call 717-334-6245 for details.
Sunday, November 8 Adams County XC Relay.Relay begins at the Gettysburg/Adams County YWCA 909 Fairfield Road. Registration at 8:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit military veterans. Call 717-334-9171 for details.
Tuesday, November 10-Saturday, November 14
55th Annual Gift Festival.At the Fairfield Mennonite Church, 201 West Main Street, Fairfield, PA. Presented by Ten Thousand Villages. Call 717-796-1474 for details.
Wednesday, November 11
Friday, November 13 Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction.At The Intersection Church, 1980 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg. From 5-8 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Adams County Rescue Mission. Call 717-334-7505 for more information.
Friday, November 13-Saturday, November 14 Christmas Open House.At Quilt Patch Village of Shops, 1897 Hanover Pike, Littlestown. From 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 717-359-4121 for details.
Saturday, November 14 Share the Love Holiday Bazaar.At Saint Francis Xavier Center, 465 Table Rock Road. From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring raffles, baked items, holiday crafts and collectibles. Call 717-334-0333 or visit the website at www.sfxpccw.org
Saturday, November 14 Civil War Era Dancing.At The Village Hall, 108 West Main Street, Fairfield. Period dress or modern attire acceptable. From 7:30 to 10 p.m. Learn 19th century dance steps in preparation for the Remembrance Day Ball.
Saturday, November 14 The Majestic’s 90th Birthday Gala Event.At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street, 8 p.m. Featuring 100 Years of Broadway. Call 717-337-8200 for details.
Saturday, November 14-Sunday, November 15 Meet the Civil War Santa.At Gettysburg Frame Shop and Gallery, 17 Chambersburg Street. Kevin Rawlings, the Civil War Santa, will also be in the gallery from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 717-337-2796 for more information.
Thursday, November 19 152nd Anniversary Commemoration of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.At the Soldiers’ National Cemetery, Gettysburg. Free to the public. Commemoration begins at 9:45 a.m. Sponsored by The Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania, The Gettysburg Foundation and Gettysburg National Military Park. Call 717-334-1124, ext. 8023 or check the website at www.nps.gov/gett
Friday, November 20 Cigar Night at Shriver’s Saloon.At The Shriver House, 309 Baltimore Street, at 5 and 7 p.m. Held in conjunction with Remembrance Day at the home of Gettysburg soldier George W. Shriver. Reservations recommended. Call 717-337-2800 for reservation information.
Friday, November 20 An Evening With the Painting.A closer, more personal look at the historic Gettysburg Cyclorama. At the Ford Center, Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Presented by The Gettysburg Foundation. Call 877-874-2478 or visit the website at www.gettysburgfoundation.org/18
for ticket information.
Friday, November 20 Crime & "Pun"ishment.At Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville. A murder mystery evening begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 717-334-4888 for details.
Friday, November 20-Saturday, November 21 Meet Civil War Artist John Paul Strain.At Gettysburg Frame Shop & Gallery, 17 Chambersburg Street, 4-8 p.m.
Call 717-337-2796 for more information.
Friday, November 20 The President’s 13th Annual Remembrance Day Dinner and Dance.At The Gettysburg Hotel, One Lincoln Square. Dinner begins at 6 p.m., dance will be held from 8-11 p.m. General and Mrs. Horace Porter will officiate as greeters.
Call 717-420-5145 for reservation information.
Friday, November 20-Saturday, November 21 November Art Show.At Lord Nelson’s Gallery, 27 Chambersburg Street. From 6-9 p.m. both days – Mr. Morrissey will also appear Saturday from 2-4 p.m. Both nationally acclaimed men will sign copies of their works. Call 717-334-7950 for details.
Saturday, November 21 Remembrance Day.This annual Gettysburg event includes a Civil War parade at 1 p.m. following its traditional route from Lefever Street to Middle Street, Baltimore Street, Steinwehr Avenue and ending at Gettysburg National Military Park, wreath laying ceremonies on the battlefield, and various activities in town. Parade is sponsored by The Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War. Call 717-334-1124, ext. 8023 or contact the website at www.suvcw.org
for additional information.
Saturday, November 21 Meet Mrs. Mary Todd Lincoln.A living history event at Gettysburg Emporium, 421 Baltimore Street. From 10 a.m. to noon. Free to the public. Call 717-338-0000 for more information.
Saturday, November 21 13th Annual Remembrance Day Illumination.At The Soldiers’ National Cemetry, Gettysburg. From dusk to 10 p.m. Free to the public. Luminary candles will be placed on every Civil War grave to remember those who fell at Gettysburg in 1863. Presented by The Gettysburg Foundation. Call 717-338-1243 for more information.
Saturday, November 21 Annual Remembrance Day Ball.At the Lutheran Seminary Refectory, 148 Seminary Ridge. From 8-11 p.m. Period dress required. Featuring Dance Masters Briant and Karin Bohleke. Call 717-338-3000 for more information.
Saturday, November 21 The Original Remembrance Day Ball.At The Wyndham, Gettysburg, 95 Presidential Circle. Featuring music by The Philadelphia Brigade Band. From 8-11 p.m. Call 740-369-3722 for reservation information.
Saturday, November 21-Sunday, November22 Meet Artist John Paul Strain.At King James Galleries, 15 Baltimore Street. From 10 a.m. to 3p.m. Call 855-855-1863 for more information.
Saturday, November 21-Sunday, November 22 Holiday Open House.At Rebel’s Roost, 2885 York Road. From 10-6. Call 717-479-5524 for details.
Saturday, November 21-Sunday, November 22 Christmas Open House.At Yesteryear Antique Center, 441 Pine Street, Hanover. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Call 717-637-1612 for details.
Sunday, November 22 Annual Pancake Breakfast.At the GAR Hall, 53 East Middle Street, 7-11 a.m. Proceeds benefit monument preservation. Call 717-334-6274 for details.
Sunday, November 22 Ballroom Dancing.At the Gettysburg American Legion, 528 East Middle Street, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Featuring live, Big Band era music from The Gettysburg Big Band. Food available. Call 717-845-4277 for more information.
Thursday, November 26
Thursday, November 26-Saturday, November 28 A Civil War Christmas.At The Shriver House, 309 Baltimore Street. 5-9 p.m. Reservations recommended. A glimpse of the holidays from the Civil War period. Call 717-337-2800 for details.
Friday, November 27 Santa Comes to Gettysburg.St. Nick will arrive for the holidays at his Shanty in Lincoln Square. Sponsored by the Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association. Call 717-359-0776 for more information.
Friday, November 27-Sunday, November 29 Christmas Open House.At The Round Barn, located ½ mile north of the Route 30 and Cashtown Road interchange, Biglerville. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 717-334-1984 for details.
Tuesday, December 1-Thursday, December 31 An Eisenhower Christmas.At the Eisenhower National Historic Site, Gettysburg. Held daily except Christmas Day. Join Ike and Mamie for the holidays in 1950s style. Site is accessed by bus from the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike. Call 717-338-9114 for details.
Thursday, December 3-Sunday, December 13 A Charlie Brown Christmas.At the Gettysburg Community Theatre, 49 York Street. Call 717-334-2692 for times and ticket information.
Friday, December 4-Saturday, December 5 Gettysburg Gingerbread Creations Contest and Auction.Presented by the Adams County Arts Council. At HACC Gettysburg Campus, 731 Old Harrisburg Road. From noon to 7 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Proceeds benefit the Adams County Arts Council. Call 717-841-4390 for details.
Saturday, December 5 Christmas Greens and Gourmet Gifts Annual Holiday Event.At the Gettysburg Fire Hall, 35 North Stratton Street, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Snow date is December 6. Proceeds provide scholarships for Adams County students majoring in horticulture, along with funds used to beautify Lincoln Square. Call 717-334-7688 for more information.
Saturday, December 5 Holiday Open House.At Hollabaugh Brothers Market, 545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville. Call 717-677-8412 for details.
Saturday, December 5 Christmas at The Shriver House.At The Shriver House, 309 Baltimore Street, 5-9 p.m. Reservations strongly recommended. Call 717-337-2800 for details
Saturday, December 5 Gettysburg Christmas Parade.An annual event, held through Gettysburg’s historic Lincoln Square. Parade begins at 7 p.m. Free to the public.
Call 717-334-8151 for more information.
Monday, December 7 A Look at Fantasyland: Gettysburg’s Former Theme Park.At the Church of the Brethren, 1710 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg. Meeting and lecture begin at 7 p.m. Free to the public. Email at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
Thursday, December 10-Sunday, December 20 A Christmas Carol.At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street. A live performance of the holiday classic. Call 717-337-8200 or visit the website at www.gettysburgmajestic.org
for performance schedule and ticket information.
Saturday, December 12 Holiday House Tour.An annual event featuring many of Gettysburg’s historic homes, farms, churches and hotels decked festively for the holidays. Proceeds benefit local food pantries. Includes the James Gettys Hotel, the Lightner Farmhouse, the Daniel Lady Farm, Christ Lutheran Church, and many more. Tickets may be purchased in November or up to the day of the tour. Contact the website at www.gettysburgbedandbreakfast.com
for ticket information.
Saturday, December 19 Christmas at the Daniel Lady Farm.At the historic Daniel Lady Farm, 980 Hanover Road. Call 717-338-1776 for details.
If you have an item for our Calendar of Events, send it to us (be sure to include place, time of event and a phone number for information):The Gettysburg ExperienceP.O. Box 4271Gettysburg, PA 17325Or email us at
loski@TheGettysburgExperience.comFor special events only. Information must reach us by the 10th of the month which precedes the month of your event. Complete info MUST be sent to us-do NOT simply refer us to a Facebook page or website-for your event to be published in our calendar.