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.

Tuesday, March 28 Gettysburg Community Concert Series: The Boston Trio.  At the Gettysburg Area High School Auditorium, 1130 Old Harrisburg Road. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 717-339-9610 for ticket information.

Friday, March 31 Golden Dragon Acrobats. At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 717-337-8200 for ticket information.

April Events

Saturday, April 1-Sunday, April 2   The Farms of Gettysburg.  Join a park ranger and visit some of the battlefield’s historic farms.  Free to the public.  Tour begins at 9 a.m. at the Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike.  Call 717-334-1124, ext. 8023 or visit the ranger desk upon day of arrival for more information.

Saturday, April 1-Sunday, April 2  Living History Encampments. Held weekends from April through October at Gettysburg National Military Park and the Eisenhower National Historic Site.  Free to the public.  From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 717-334-1124, ext. 8023 and 717-338-9114 for details.

Sunday, April 2  March Madness Toy Drive. At the Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg, 1863 Gettysburg Village Drive.  From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Proceeds benefit Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation.  Call 717-337-9705 for details.  

Sunday, April 2  16th Annual Taste of the Town.  Presented by the Gettysburg Area Chamber of Commerce.  At the Eisenhower Hotel & Conference Center, 2634 Emmitsburg Road.  From 2-5 p.m.  Call 717-334-8151 for details.

Sunday, April 2  Gettysburg College Wind & Symphony Concert. At The Majestic Theater, 25 Calrisle Street, 3 p.m.  Call 717-337-8200 for ticket information.

Thursday, April 6-Saturday, April 8  Anniversary Open House. At Simply Stashing, 1897 Hanover Road, Littlestown.  9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Call 717-359-4121 for details.

Friday, April 7  Lenten Fish Fry. At the St. Francis Xavier Center, 465 Table Rock Road, 5-7 p.m.  Call 717-334-4048 for details.

Friday, April 7  Community Education Day. Presented by HACC Gettysburg Campus.  Call 717-337-3855 ext. 119903 for details.

Friday, April 7  First Friday.  Presented by The Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants’ Association.  Includes demonstrations, receptions, book signings, musical entertainment, special sales and later business hours (until 8 p.m.).  Look for the First Friday banner for participating Gettysburg area shops, galleries, tours, and restaurants.

Friday, April 7  First Friday Free Reiki Readings. At Zen & Now, 48 York Street.  From 5-8 p.m.  Call 717-334-5588 for details.

Friday, April 7  In The Mood, A 1940s Musical Revue. At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street.  Enjoy the Big Band Era as The Majestic pays homage to the Greatest Generation.  Performance begins at 7:30 p.m.  Call 717-337-8200 for ticket information.

Friday, April 7-Saturday, April 8  Annual ALBG Spring Seminar. Presented by the Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides.  Check the website at: www.gettysburgtourguides.org for details.

Saturday, April 8  Bunny Party & Easter Egg Hunt. At Mister Ed’s Elephant Museum & Candy Emporium, 6019 Chambersburg Road, Orrtanna (located on Route 30 West).  Hunts held at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.  Call 717-352-3792 for details.

Sunday, April 9  Gettysburg College Spring Choral Concert. At Christ Chapel, Gettysburg College, 300 North Washington Street.  Concert begins at 2:30 p.m.  $5 for adults, children and students will be admitted free of charge.  Call 717-337-6322 for details.

Sunday, April 9  Comedian Lewis Black Performs.  At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street, 7 p.m.  Presented by Totem Pole Playhouse.  Call 800-805-7056 for ticket information.

Wednesday, April 12  Paranormal Night. At The Farnsworth House, 401 Baltimore Street, 8 p.m.  Held also on April 21.  Call 717-334-8838 for details.

Saturday, April 15  National Junior Ranger Day. At Gettysburg National Military Park and the Eisenhower National Historic Site, 1195 Baltimore Pike.  From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Call 717-338-9114 or 717-338-4469 for more information.

Saturday, April 15  Easter Bunny Trail Event.  At Hollabaugh's, 545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville.  Call 717-677-8412 for details.

Sunday, April 16  Easter. Various luncheons and church services are offered throughout Gettysburg.

Friday, April 21-Sunday, April 23  Nunsense. Presented by the Gettysburg Community Theatre, 49 York Street.  Held also weekends April 28-May 7.  Call 717-334-2692 for performance schedule and ticket information.

Saturday, April 22  York/Adams Autism Walk & Expo. At the Gettysburg Rec Park, 545 Long Lane, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Proceeds benefit local families and individuals affected by autism.  Sponsored by the FOCUS Foundation.  Call 717-220-0276 for details.

Saturday, April 22  Outdoor Antique & Vintage Market.  At Rebel's Roost, 2885 York Road, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Call 717-479-5524 for more information.

Saturday, April 22 Empty Bowls 2017. At the Plank Gymnasium, Gettysburg College, 5-7 p.m.  Purchase a bowl and fill it up with ice cream.  Proceeds benefit The Gleaning Project of South Central Pennsylvania.  Call 717-334-7634 for more information.

Saturday, April 22  Gettysburg College Jazz Ensemble. A world renowned musical group.  At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street.  Performance begins at 8 p.m.  Call 717-337-8200 for ticket information.

Sunday, April 23  Gettysburg’s Annual North-South Marathon. A 10-mile run throughout Gettysburg battlefield and landmarks.  From 6 a.m. to noon.  Call 866-329-9382 for registration information.

Sunday, April 23  Open House.  At Battlefield Leather, 1954B York Road, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Call 717-334-0657 for more information.

Sunday, April 23  20th Annual Art Auction.  At The Parrot, 35 Chambersburg Street.  Doors open at 1 p.m.  Proceeds benefit the Land Conservancy of Adams County.  Visit the website at:  www.lcacnet.org for more information.

Sunday, April 23  Music, Gettysburg!  Falkener Psalms.  At The Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel, 147 Seminary Ridge.  Free to the public.  Program begins at 3 p.m.  Call 717-338-3000, ext. 2197 for more information.

Sunday, April 23  Ballroom Dancing. At the Gettysburg American Legion, 528 East Middle Street, 7-9 p.m.  Call 717-845-4277 for details.

Sunday, April 23-Friday, April 28  2nd Annual Upcycled Art Show and Silent Auction. Proceeds benefit the Adams County Mission.  At the Agape House, 114 Chambersburg Street, 1-4 Sunday, 4-8 rest of the week.  Call 717-334-7502 for details.

Tuesday, April 25  The Alliance Brass Quintet Performs. At the Gettysburg Area High School, 1130 Old Harrisburg Road, 7:30 p.m.  Call 717-334-3788 for ticket information.

Thursday, April 27  Jen LeVan Memorial Golf Outing. At The Links at Gettysburg, 601 Mason Dixon Road.  Registration begins at noon.  Call 717-334-5006 for registration information.

Thursday, April 27-Sunday, April 30  Greyhounds in Gettysburg.  An annual event presented by Nittany Greyhounds.  At various Gettysburg locales.  Contacts the website at www.nittanygreys.org for more information.

Saturday, April 29  Spring Fest.  At the South Mountain Fairgrounds, 615 Narrows Road, Arendtsville.  From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Includes wine tasting, antique car show, chili cook off and more.  Call 717-521-7891 for more information.

Saturday, April 29  An Evening With the Painting.  A closer, more personal look at Gettysburg’s historic Cyclorama painting.  At the Ford Center, Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike.  Event begins at 6 p.m.  Presented by The Gettysburg Foundation.  Call 877-874-2478 for ticket information.

Sunday, April 30  Music, Gettysburg!  The Gettysburg Children’s Choir.  At the Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel, 147 Seminary Ridge.  Performance begins at 4 p.m.  Free to the public.  Call 717-338-3000, ext. 2197 for details.

May

Saturday, May 6-Sunday, May 7 2nd Annual Jackson’s Raid Event. At 100 East Liberty Street, Martinsburg, West Virginia.  Call 717-338-1776 for details.

Sunday, May 14  Music, Gettysburg!  Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra.  At the Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel, 147 Seminary Ridge.  4 p.m.  Free to the public.  Call 717-338-3000, ext. 2197 for details.

Tuesday, May 16  Historic Gettysburg/Adams County Monthly Meeting. At the GAR Hall, 53 East Middle Street, 7:30 p.m.  Free to the public.  Featuring Rowan Joseph, Artistic Director of Totem Pole Playhouse.  Call 717-334-8312 for more information.

Saturday, May 20  Gettysburg Garden Club Annual Plant Sale. At the Gettysburg Fire Company, 35 North Stratton Street.  Proceeds benefit Lincoln Square flower gardens.  From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Contact the website at www.gettysburggardenclub.com for details.

Saturday, May 27  St. Francis Annual Rummage Sale. At the St. Francis Xavier Center, 455 Table Rock Road.  From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Call 717-334-3298 for more information.

June

Friday, June 9-Sunday, June 11  20th Annual History Meets the Arts  Festival. Held in galleries in downtown Gettysburg.  Call 717-334-7950 for details.

Friday, June 9-Wednesday, June 14  Civil War Conference. Presented by the Civil War Institute, 300 Washington Street, Gettysburg College.  Call 717-337-6300 for schedule and registration information.  

Saturday, June 10-Sunday, June 11 Gettysburg’s Annual Brass Band Festival. Held at various locales, including Gettysburg National Military Park, the Lutheran Theological Seminary, the Dobbin House and more.  Call 717-334-1124, ext. 8023 for details.

Friday, June 23-Sunday, June 25  Civil War Collectors' Show.  At the Allstar Events Center, 2634 Emmitsburg Road (Business Rt. 15).  Admission fee required, includes all types of military artifacts, diaries, weaponry and more from the Civil War era.  Call 717-334-8121 for times and additional information.

July

Saturday, July 1-Monday, July 3  Gettysburg 154th Civil War Anniversary Reenactment.  Sponsored by The Gettysburg Anniversary Committee.  At the Gettysburg movie site.  Tickets now available for reenactor registration.  Contact the website at www.gettysburgreenactment.com for details.

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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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