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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.

AugustAugust

Saturday, August 29 Mason-Dixon Day. A special event held in accordance with the Gettysburg Wine & Fruit Trail. At the Mary Penn Farm, 716 Mason-Dixon Road, Gettysburg. Living history events will be held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.; with Irish music in concert from 7-10 p.m. Call 717-334-5055 for more information.

Saturday, August 29 Meet Artist P. Buckley Moss. At King James Galleries, 15 Baltimore Street. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 855-855-1863 for details about this artist and her newest work.

SeptemberSeptember

Tuesday, September 1-Tuesday, September 8 Centennial Cemetery Walks. At The Soldiers’ National Cemetery, 6 p.m. Free to the public. Walks are provided by Licensed Battlefield Guides. Call 717-337-1709 for details.

Friday, September 4 First Friday. Presented by The Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association. Includes artist receptions, book signings, demonstrations, 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, September 4-Saturday, September 5 Hauser After Hours. At Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville. Featuring live music, tours of the winery, with food available. From 7-10 p.m. Held weekends through September. Call 717-334-4888
for details.

Friday, September 4-Monday, September 7 Grand Reopening Open House. At Home Front Gettysburg Sutler Store, 777 Baltimore Street (Old Gettysburg Village). From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 717-338-1776 for more information.

Saturday, September 5 Gettysburg Farmers’ Market. Held at Lincoln Square, 7 a.m. to noon. Held also September 12 and 19. Call 717-359-9989 for details.

Saturday, September 5 Lincoln Highway Jubilee. At Caledonia State Park, 101 Pine Grove Road, Fayetteville. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free to the public. Featuring an exhibit of Model A Fords, 1920s era fashions, and 1940s musical entertainment. Call 717-352-2161 for details.

Saturday, September 5 Ladies’ Fall Tea. At Hollabaugh Brothers Fruit Farm & Market, 545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville. From 10-11:30 a.m. Call 717-677-8412 for registration information.

Saturday, September 5 Beyond the Battlefield. At The Gettysburg Heritage Center, 297 Steinwehr Avenue, 8 p.m. Featuring guest speakers and living history demonstrations that highlight the human aspect of the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Call 717-334-6245 for details.

Saturday, September 5 Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital. At the Christ Lutheran Church, 44 Chambersburg Street, 8 p.m. Free to the public, refreshments served. Call 717-334-5212 for more information.

Saturday, September 5-Sunday, September 6 Living History Chats. At The Rupp House, 451 Baltimore Street. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free to the public. Presented by The Gettysburg Foundation. Call 717-338-1243 for details.

Saturday, September 5-Sunday, September 6 Fall Fest. At Yesteryear Antiques, 441 Pine Street, Hanover. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 717-637-1612 for details.

Saturday, September 5-Sunday, September 6 Citizens at the Crossroads. At the Seminary Ridge Museum, 111 Seminary Ridge. An interactive museum theater, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Held weekends through September. Call 717-339-1300 for ticket information.

Saturday, September 5-Monday, September 7 Early American Living History Event. At the Daniel Lady Farm, 984 Hanover Road. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 717-338-1776
for details.

Sunday, September 6 20th Annual Chili Cook-Off. At the Good Field Complex, North Forney Avenue, Hanover. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 717-465-8935 for more information.

Labor DayMonday, September 7 Labor Day.

Friday, September 11-Sunday, September 13 Gettysburg’s International Film Festival. At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street. Festival includes the appearances of celebrities and filmmakers. Call 717-337-8200 or 703-200-5671 for more information.

Saturday, September 12 41st Annual Colonial Day. Held along West King Street in historic East Berlin, Pennsylvania. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission. Includes demonstrations, crafts, vendors, with food available. Presented by the East Berlin Historical Society. Call 717-259-7049 for more information.

Saturday, September 12 Spookly, The Square Pumpkin. At Hollabaugh Brothers Fruit Farm & Market, 545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville. At 10 a.m. For ages 3-8. Call 717-677-8412 for details.

Saturday, September 12 The Mystic Faire. Presented by Focus Services Foundation.
At Battlefield Harley-Davidson, 21 Cavalry Field Road. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit the disabled. Call 717-688-0361 for details.

Saturday, September 12-Sunday, September 13 11th Annual Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival. At Gateway Gettysburg, located at the Route 15 and Route 30 interchange. From noon to 6 p.m. Call 717-334-8151 for details.

Sunday, September 13 Music, Gettysburg! The Beethoven Triple Concerto. Featuring the Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra. At the Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel, 111 Seminary Ridge. Concert begins at 4 p.m. Free to the public.
Call 717-338-3000, ext. 2197 for details.

Monday, September 14 The History of the Mason-Dixon Line. Presented by the Cumberland Township Historical Society. At the Church of the Brethren, 1710 Biglerville Road, 7 p.m. Free to the public. Email cumberlandtwphs@gmail.com
for more information.

Tuesday, September 15 Historic Gettysburg/Adams County Monthly Meeting. At the GAR Hall, 53 East Middle Street, 7:30 p.m. Free to the public. Featured speaker is historian and licensed battlefield guide Tim Smith, who will tell the story of General Lee’s Headquarters. Call 717-334-8312 for more information.

Thursday, September 17-Saturday, September 19 Biglerville Fall Festival. Presented by the Biglerville Hose and Truck Company, no. 1, at 111 Main Street, Biglverville. Contact the website at biglervillefd.org for more information.

Friday, September 18 Imani Winds Concert. At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 717-337-8200 for ticket information.

Friday, September 18 World War II Swing Dance. At the New Oxford Borough Hall, New Oxford, Pennsylvania. 7-10 p.m. Call 717-624-6240 for details.

Saturday, September 19 World War II Reenactment. At the New Oxford Square, New Oxford, Pennsylvania, located 10 miles east of Gettysburg via Route 30. Featuring “The Liberation of New Oxford”. World War II veterans will also be honored. Call 717-624-6240 for details.

Saturday, September 19 Red, White, & Blue 5K Run. Run departs from the Gettysburg Area Rec Park, 545 Long Lane. Call 717-334-2028 for details.

Saturday, September 19 Spirit Fest. At Spiritrust Lutheran, The Village, 1075 Old Harrisburg Road. Featuring live entertainment, children’s games, food, crafts and more. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 717-334-6204 for details.

Saturday, September 19 An Evening With the Painting. An up-close, more personal look at Gettysburg’s historic Cyclorama painting. Tour begins at The Ford Center, Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, 5 p.m. Presented by The Gettysburg Foundation. Call 877-874-2478 for ticket information.

Saturday, September 19-Sunday, September 20 World War II Weekend. At the Eisenhower National Historic Site, Gettysburg. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring WWII exhibits, living histories, and guest speakers, including WWII veterans. Access the area by bus from the Gettysburg National Park Museum and Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike. Fee charged. A USO Dance will be held Saturday evening. Call 717-338-9114 for more information.

Saturday, September 19-Sunday, September 20 Cheesegate 2015. At Hollabaugh Brothers Fruit Farm & Market, 545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville. A cheese festival. Held from noon to 4 p.m. Call 717-677-8412 for details.

Sunday, September 20 24th Annual Adams County Heritage Festival. At the Gettysburg Rec Park, 545 Long Lane. From noon to 5 p.m. Celebrating the long ethnic heritage of Adams County. Featuring music, crafts, vendors, and food available.
Call 717-334-0752 for details.

Wednesday, September 23 Friends of Caledonia Meeting. At the Caledonia State Park office, located at the intersection of Routes 30 and 233, west of Gettysburg. Meeting begins at 6 p.m. Contact thaddeusstevenssociety.com for more information.

Saturday, September 26 48th Annual Gettysburg Semi-Annual Outdoor Antique Show. Sponsored by the Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association. Held in downtown Gettysburg, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 717-253-5750 for more information.

Saturday, September 26 15th Annual ABATE Ride to Gettysburg. This year’s ride memorializes the soldiers from the North and South who fought in the Battle of Gettysburg. The ride also serves to honor the memory of Gettysburg resident Jennifer LeVan, whose aid and concern for the community will always be remembered. Proceeds benefit the Pennsylvania Monuments Project. Contact the website: abatepa.org for registration information.

Saturday, September 26 Bi-annual Bean Soup Sale. At the GAR Hall, 53 East Middle Street. Proceeds benefit historical interests in Gettysburg. Presented by Historic Gettysburg/Adams County. Call 717-334-8312 for details.

Saturday, September 26 Antique and Vintage Outdoor Event. At Rebel’s Roost, 2885 York Road, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 717-479-5524 for details.

Saturday, September 26-Sunday, September 27 35th Annual Pippinfest. An old-fashioned village street fair held in honor of the apple harvest. In downtown Fairfield, Pennsylvania, located 8 miles west of Gettysburg on Route 116. Includes a quilt show at The Village Hall, crafts, food, and a community yard sale. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Call 717-642-5640 for more information.

Saturday, September 26-Sunday, September 27 Soldiers of the Civil War. A living history encampment at the Daniel Lady Farm, 984 Hanover Pike, Gettysburg. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tours of the historic Daniel Lady Farm are also available. Donation requested. Call 717-338-1776 for details.

Saturday, September 26-Sunday, September 27 Johnny Appleseed Birthday Celebration. At Hollabaugh Brothers Fruit Farm & Market, 545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville. From noon to 5 p.m. Includes story time, apple samples and other activities.
Call 717-677-8412 for more information.

Sunday, September 27 Ballroom Dancing. At the Gettysburg American Legion, 528 East Middle Street, from 7-9 p.m. Featuring live Big Band era music by The Gettysburg Big Band. Food available. Call 717-845-4277 for details.

Tuesday, September 29 Arlo Guthrie in Concert. At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street. Mr. Guthrie is reprising the 50th anniversary of Alice’s Restaurant. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 717-337-8200 for ticket information.

OctoberOctober

Friday, October 2 Grand Opening Open House. At the Claudia McCarthy Legal Center, 18 Carlisle Street, 4-8 p.m. Presented by Survivors, Inc., a non-profit organization that aids abused and endangered women and children. Call 717-334-9777 for more information.

Friday, October 2 W.VA Inspiration Trunk Show. At Simply Stashing, 1897 Hanover Road, Littlestown. Call 717-359-4121 for details.

Saturday, October 3 Civil War Barn Dance. At the Beech Springs Farm, 784 Mount Carmel Road, Orrtanna, from 7-10 p.m. Call 717-334-5185 for details.

Saturday, October 3-Sunday, October 4 51st Annual Apple Harvest Festival. At the South Mountain Fairgrounds, 415 Narrows Road, Arendstville. From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Held also on October 10-11. Call 717-677-9413 for details

Saturday, October 17 The Year of the Barn Annual Road Rally. Presented by the Land Conservancy of Adams County. Contact the website at LCACnet.org for more information.

Friday, October 23 Gettysburg Masquerade Party. Presented by the Adams County Arts Council. At The Gettysburg Hotel Ballroom, One Lincoln Square, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Call 717-334-5006 for ticket information.

Saturday, October 24-Sunday, October 25 Autumn Civil War, World War I, World War II and Antique Gun Show. At the Allstar Events Complex, 2638 Emmitsburg Road. Call 717-642-6600 for more information.

Tuesday, October 27 Gettysburg Halloween Parade. An annual event held in downtown Gettysburg through Lincoln Square. Parade begins at 7:30 p.m. Free to the public. Call 717-334-1518 for more information.

NovemberNovember

Sunday, November 1 “Race For an American Hero” Blue-Gray Half Marathon. Pre-registration required. 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.

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. Tickets are on sale beginning June 26th. Call 717-337-8200 for ticket 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 10 a.m. Sponsored by The Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania and Gettysburg National Military Park. Call 717-334-1124, ext. 8023 for details.

Saturday, November 21 Remembrance Day. This annual Gettysburg event includes a Civil War parade at 1 p.m., wreath laying ceremonies on the battlefield, and an annual illumination at the Soldiers’ National Cemetery at dusk. Call 717-334-1124, ext. 8023 for additional information.


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 Experience
P.O. Box 4271
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Or email us at loski@TheGettysburgExperience.com

For 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.

 

 

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