Event Calendar

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.

September

Friday, September 1 First Friday. Presented by the Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association. Featuring live music, demonstrations, artist receptions, special sales and later business hours (until 8 p.m.). Look for the First Friday banner at participating Gettysburg area shops, galleries, tours, and restaurants.

Friday, September 1 Gettysburg: The Musical. At the new Best Western, 301 Steinwehr Avenue, 7:30 p.m. Held each Friday in September. Call 301-933-4333 for ticket information.

Friday, September 1 "Inspired by Gettysburg." Meet Gettysburg’s artist in residence and view his artwork at the David Wills House, 8 Lincoln Square, 5-8 p.m. Call 717-338-1243 for details.

Friday, September 1-Sunday, September 3 Living History Encampment. At The Rupp House, 451 Baltimore Street. All day. Featuring the 2nd Corps Field Hospital CSA. Free to the public. Call 717-339-2157 for details.

Friday, September 1-Monday, September 4 100 Nights of Taps. The closing days of the 100 nights. At the Soldiers’ National Memorial, Soldiers’ National Cemetery. Each night a guest bugler plays “Taps” at 7 p.m. Free to the public. Call 717-334-1124, ext. 8023 for details.

Saturday, September 2 Aftermath at Gettysburg. A medical living history enactment at The Daniel Lady Farm, 880 Hanover Pike, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 240-469-8642 for more information.

Saturday, September 2 Photo with a Civil War Soldier. A free photo op event. At The Farnsworth House, 401 Baltimore Street, from noon to 12:30 p.m. Call 717-334-8838 for details.

Saturday, September 2 Civil War Tour. At the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 S. Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg. Learn about the plight of the Union soldiers as seen from the eyes of the Sisters of Charity. 1:30 p.m. Call 301-447-6606 for ticket information.

Saturday, September 2 Courtyard Chats. At the Rupp House, 451 Baltimore Street, 6:30 p.m. Featuring living historians depicting historical figures from the Battle of Gettysburg. Free to the public. Held also September 9 and 16. Presented by The Gettysburg Foundation. Call 717-339-2157 for details.

Saturday, September 2 Songs & Stories of a Civil War Hospital. At Christ Lutheran Church, 30 Chambersburg Street, 7:30 p.m. Free to the public. Call 717-334-5212 for details.

Saturday, September 2-Sunday, September 3 Living History Encampments on the Battlefield. At the Pennsylvania Memorial and Pitzer Woods; from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring demonstrations at 10 a.m., noon, and 2 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday. Held each weekend in September. Free to the public. Call 717-334-1124, ext. 8023 for details.

Sunday, September 3 Jennie Wade Theatrical Production. At Ghostly Images, 777 Baltimore Street, 7 p.m. Call 717-334-6296 for ticket information.

Monday, September 4 Labor Day.

Thursday, September 7 Lincoln Lyceum Lecture. Featuring award winning historian James B. Conroy. At the Bowen Auditorium, Gettysburg College, 7 p.m. Contact dbrennan@gettysburg.edu for more information.

Thursday, September 7 Annual National Theatre HD Festival Opening Reception. At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street, 6-8 p.m. Followed by “Obsession” at 8 p.m. Call 717-337-8200 for ticket information.

Saturday, September 9 43rd Annual Colonial Day. Located on West King Street, East Berlin, PA. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission, held rain or shine. No pets please. Call 717-259-0822 for more information.

Saturday, September 9 Gettysburg Farmer’s Market Tour & Cooking Class. Held in Lincoln Square, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 888-252-5622 for more information.

Saturday, September 9 3rd Maryland, Company D Living History Encampment. At the Daniel Lady Farm, 880 Hanover Road, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 717-338-1776 for details.

Saturday, September 9-Sunday, September 10 13th Annual Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival. At the Gateway Gettysburg Complex, 95 Presidential Circle, from noon to 6 p.m. Featuring wine sampling from Pennsylvania’s 25 wineries and live musical entertainment. Presented by the Gettysburg/Adams Chamber of Commerce. Call 717-334-8151 for ticket information.

Saturday, September 10 Motown Hoe-Down. At Battlefield Bed & Breakfast, 2264 Emmitsburg Road. Presented by the Adams County Arts Council. From 4-8 p.m. Call 717-334-5006 for more information.

Monday, September 11 Patriot’s Day.

Monday, September 11-Wednesday, September 13 Gettysburg: A Transformational Journey Leadership & Development Program. At the David Wills House, 8 Lincoln Square. Includes a session led by a member of SEAL Team 6. Call 717-338-9971 for details.

Tuesday, September 12 Presidential Paint & Wine Night. At the Eisenhower National Historic Site, Gettysburg. Presented by The Adams County Arts Council. From 4:30-7 p.m. Pre-registration required. Call 717-334-5006 for reservation information.

Thursday, September 14 Make-A-Wish Fundraiser Dinner. At Hickory Bridge Farm, 96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna. From 4-8 p.m. Includes dinner, live music, and a visiting magician. Proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation. Call 717-642-5261 for reservation information.

Friday, September 15 11th Annual Salsa on the Square. Held on Lincoln Square, 5:30-11 p.m. Free admission. Call 717-334-8151 for more information.

Friday, September 15-Sunday, October 1 Cats. Presented by Gettysburg Community Theatre, 49 York Street. Call 717-334-2692 for performance schedule and ticket information.

Saturday, September 16 Liberation of New Oxford World War II Reenactment. At the New Oxford Train Station, 206 Lincoln Way West (Route 30). From 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The reenactment includes a Dutch village liberated by Allied troops. Call 717-624-2800 for details.

Saturday, September 16 3rd Annual Steve Shoemaker Memorial Golf Tournament. At Mountain View Golf Club, 4099 Bullfrog Road, Fairfield. Registration at noon, tee time at 1 p.m. Proceeds benefit The Adams County Rescue Mission. Call 717-334-7502, ext. 26 for more information.

Saturday, September 16-Sunday, September 17 World War II Weekend. At the Eisenhower National Historic Site. Buses leave at regular intervals from the Gettysburg National Park Museum & Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring living history encampments and tents, exhibits, guest speakers and more. A USO dance will be held at the Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center on Saturday night from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Call 717-338-9114 for more information.

Sunday, September 17 26th Annual Adams County Heritage Festival. At the Gettysburg Rec Park, 545 Long Lane, from noon to 5 p.m. Featuring ethnic food, musical entertainment, crafts and more. Call 717-334-9171, ext. 113 for details.

Sunday, September 17 World War II in Gettysburg: The People & Places. A military history tour presented by Gettysburg Tours. Bus departs from 778 Baltimore Street at 9 a.m. Call 717-334-6296 for reservation information.

Tuesday, September 19 Historic Gettysburg/Adams County Monthly Meeting. At the GAR Hall, 53 East Middle Street. Featuring Gettysburg Community Theatre Executive Director Chad-Alan Carr. Free to the public. Meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 717-334-8312 for details.

Thursday, September 21 Kenny Garrett Quintet. At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street, 8 p.m. Call 717-337-8200 for ticket information.

Saturday, September 23 Gettysburg Outdoor Antique Show. Presented by the Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association. Held in downtown Gettysburg, from Lincoln Square to outlying shops, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Held rain or shine. Includes 125 vendors. Call 717-253-5750 for details.

Saturday, September 23 Outdoor Antique & Vintage Market. At Rebel's Roost, 2885 York Road, 8-4. Call 717-479-5524 for details.

Saturday, September 23 Farnsworth House Paracon. A unique paranormal conference at the historic Farnsworth House, 401 Baltimore Street, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 717-334-8838 for details.

Saturday, September 23 The Capitol Steps. Presented by The Gettysburg Rotary Club. At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street. Performances at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Call 717-337-8200 for ticket information.

Saturday, September 23-Sunday, September 24 Wings, Wheels, & Pancakes. At the Gettysburg Regional Airport, Route 30 West, from 8 a.m. to noon. Proceeds benefit various aviation programs for youth. Call 717-253-7008 for details.

Saturday, September 23-Sunday, September 24 Pippinfest. An annual street fair, held along Main Street in Fairfield, located 8 miles west of Gettysburg on Route 116. From 9-4 both days. Call 717-642-5640 for more information.

Sunday, September 24 2nd Annual Olde Gettysburg Place Car Show. Held along West High Street in Gettysburg. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. Call 717-334-1518 for more information.

Sunday, September 24 Ballroom Dancing. At The Gettysburg American Legion, 528 East Middle Street, 7-9 p.m. Featuring live, Big Band era music by The Gettysburg Big Band. Call 717-845-4277 for more information.

Monday, September 25 Gettysburg Community Concert. At the Gettysburg Area High School Auditorium, 1130 Old Harrisburg Road, 7:30 p.m. Featuring Silver and Strings. Call 717-334-3788 for ticket information.

Tuesday, September 26 Red Hot Chili Pipers. A world-renowned group combining bagpipes with various musical genres. At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 717-337-8200 for ticket information.

Saturday, September 30 1st Pennsylvania Reserves Living History Encampment. At the Daniel Lady Farm, 880 Hanover Road. Includes tours of the farm. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 717-338-1776 for details.

Saturday, September 30-Sunday, October 1 Living History Encampments on the Battlefield. Featuring Grand Army of the Republic reunion at Spangler Spring. Free to the public. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Contact the website at: www.nps.gov/gett for details.

October in Gettysburg, PA

Saturday, October 6-Sunday, October 7 53rd Annual Apple Harvest Festival. At the South Mountain Fairgrounds, 615 Narrows Road, Biglerville. Held also October 13-14. From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 717-677-9413 for details.

Saturday, October 7 An Evening with the Painting. A closer, more personal look at the historic Gettysburg Cyclorama. At the Ford Center, Gettysburg Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike. Program begins at 6 p.m. Presented by The Gettysburg Foundation. Call 877-874-2478 for ticket information.

Saturday, October 7 Civil War Barn Dance. Presented by Historic Gettysburg/Adams County. At the Beech Springs Farm, Orrtanna. Call 717-334-5185 for ticket information.

Friday, October 13 Community Education Day. At HACC Gettysburg Campus, 731 Old Harrisburg Road. 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Includes class “Starting Your Family Tree” at 1 p.m. Call 717-334-4723 for details.

Friday, October 13 The Vienna Boys Choir. At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 717-337-8200 for ticket information.

Sunday, October 16 Daughters of the Union Veterans Meeting. New members welcome. At the Mammy Ruggles Tent #50, Heidelburg United Church of Christ, Philadelphia Street, York, PA 17404. Meeting begins at 2 p.m. Call 223-764-4421 for more information.

Wednesday, October 25 Lincoln Lyceum Lecture. At the Bowen Auditorium, Gettysburg College, 7 p.m. Featuring 2017 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Laureate Douglas R. Egerton. Contact dbrennan@gettysburg.edu for details.

Friday, October 27 Totally ‘80s Costume Party. At the Gettysburg Hotel Ballroom, One Lincoln Square. Sponsored by The Adams County Arts Council. From 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Call 717-334-5006 for ticket information.

November

Saturday, November 11 Share the Love Holiday Bazaar. At the St. Francis Xavier Center, 465 Table Rock Road. From 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Featuring local vendors and artisans. Includes door prizes, raffles and more. Call 717-334-0333 for more information.

Saturday, November 18 Remembrance Day. An annual event that commemorates Lincoln’s immortal Gettysburg Address. Includes wreath laying ceremonies at various monuments, a Remembrance Day Parade at 1 p.m. and a candlelight remembrance at the Soldiers’ National Cemetery. Call 717-334-6274 for more information.

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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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