Special Events
What you'll find here: A listing of some of the current and upcoming events in Gettysburg and Adams County.

 

This page last updated March 23, 2017
October
2017- Gettysburg.com and Dobbin House Inc. are not responsible for cancellations or other changes that may occur. Please contact the telephone numbers listed for updates on special events.

Day Date Time Name of Event Description Where Phone Comments
1 - 31 All Day Dine at

The Dobbin House

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89 Steinwehr Ave

Gettysburg, Pa

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Sun 1 Check Web Site Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield Gettysburg National Military Parkís popular living history and firing demonstrations every weekend throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Various Locations
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80 Confederate and Union living history groups will encamp at Spanglerís Spring, Pitzer Woods, and the Pennsylvania Memorial. Through October.

https://www.nps.gov/gett/index.htm

Sun 1 Tours begin at 10:00 am FREE HISTORIC DOBBIN HOUSE TOURS Enjoy a FREE tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. Built in 1776 by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin, his stone house spans three centuries of American history, from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War and beyond. The Dobbin House 89 Steinwehr Ave. Gettysburg, Pa 17325

 

717-334-2100  View all the historically decorated rooms
Interact with period antiques
See how the Dobbin family planned to defend themselves from Indian attacks
Hear what the Zeigler family experienced while living in the Dobbin House during the Battle of Gettysburg
Peek in the kitchen of the current restaurant.

2017 Tour Dates:
(Tours begin at 10:00 am and meet in the Dobbin House Country Curiosity Store)

October 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29
November 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19
December 9 (Inns of the Gettysburg Area Holiday House Tour)

www.dobbinhouse.com

Fri 6 5:00pm-8:00pm First Friday Event: "Inspired by Gettysburg" Meet this month's Gettysburg National Military Park Artist-in-Residence and experience the artwork they have created, inspired by the Gettysburg battlefield.

David Wills House
8 Lincoln Square
Gettysburg, PA 17325
 
717-338-4469 https://www.nps.gov/gett/index.htm
Fri 6 5:00pm-8:00pm First Friday at Zen and Now First Friday of every month we offer free wine (for adults), live music and free mini readings from 5:00-8:00pm. Zen and Now
48 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5588 Readings are first come first serve, we don't take appointments or early sign ups.

http://www.shopzenandnow.com/

Sat 7 Check Web Site Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield Gettysburg National Military Parkís popular living history and firing demonstrations every weekend throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Various Locations
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80 Confederate and Union living history groups will encamp at Spanglerís Spring, Pitzer Woods, and the Pennsylvania Memorial. Through October.

https://www.nps.gov/gett/index.htm

Sat 7 8:00am-6:00pm 53rd Annual National Apple Harvest Festival The National Apple Harvest Festival, which is held during the first two full weekends in October, has been celebrating beautiful crafts, great music and wonderful food for fifty years. The festival has something for everyone with hundreds of arts and crafts dealers, demonstrations, contests, food stands, and entertainment. South Mountain Fairgrounds
615 Narrows Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-9413 Special attractions include The Apple Auditorium and Antique Cars, Steam Engine Displays, Orchard Tours, Petting Zoo, Craftsman Demonstrations, and Appearances by PA Apple Queen and much more! Call or visit the website for a full list of attractions and events.

The National Apple Harvest Festival is located in Arendtsville, located just 10 miles northwest of Gettysburg. Take a lovely ride through farmland and apple orchards to the fairgrounds. Use 615 Narrows Rd., Biglerville, PA 17307 with your GPS. Narrows road is also known as PA Route 234.

http://www.appleharvest.com/

Sat 7 Tours begin at 10:00 am FREE HISTORIC DOBBIN HOUSE TOURS Enjoy a FREE tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. Built in 1776 by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin, his stone house spans three centuries of American history, from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War and beyond. The Dobbin House 89 Steinwehr Ave. Gettysburg, Pa 17325

 

717-334-2100  View all the historically decorated rooms
Interact with period antiques
See how the Dobbin family planned to defend themselves from Indian attacks
Hear what the Zeigler family experienced while living in the Dobbin House during the Battle of Gettysburg
Peek in the kitchen of the current restaurant.

2017 Tour Dates:
(Tours begin at 10:00 am and meet in the Dobbin House Country Curiosity Store)

October 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29
November 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19
December 9 (Inns of the Gettysburg Area Holiday House Tour)

www.dobbinhouse.com

Sat 7  6:00 p.m. An Evening with the Painting Join the Gettysburg Foundationís Sue Boardman, Licensed Battlefield Guide and author/historian, on the platform for an exclusive "after-hours" program of the Gettysburg Cyclorama painting at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center Gettysburg National Military Park
1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-1243  Visitors will explore the history of the genre of cycloramas and in particular the history of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama. Presentation will include a discussion of the massive multi-year conservation effort of our country's largest painting. The painting concludes with extended time on the platform to view the painting in full light and a journey under the diorama to see how the illusion comes to life. There will be time for a question and answer session.

This special program lasts about two hours and is limited to 40 attendees. Single adult ticket price is $20 and youth ticket (ages 6 to 12) is $10. This program begins in the Ford Motor Company Fund Education Center. Flash photography welcomed.


Dates for this program are: October 7 at 6:00 p.m.; November 17 at 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.; December 9 at 5:00 p.m.

To order tickets, please visit www.gettysburgfoundation.org/18 or call the Reservations Department at 877-874-2478. Tickets can also be purchased in advance at the ticket counter in the lobby of the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA.

http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/13

Sun 8 Tours begin at 10:00 am FREE HISTORIC DOBBIN HOUSE TOURS Enjoy a FREE tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. Built in 1776 by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin, his stone house spans three centuries of American history, from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War and beyond. The Dobbin House 89 Steinwehr Ave. Gettysburg, Pa 17325

 

717-334-2100  View all the historically decorated rooms
Interact with period antiques
See how the Dobbin family planned to defend themselves from Indian attacks
Hear what the Zeigler family experienced while living in the Dobbin House during the Battle of Gettysburg
Peek in the kitchen of the current restaurant.

2017 Tour Dates:
(Tours begin at 10:00 am and meet in the Dobbin House Country Curiosity Store)

October  8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29
November 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19
December 9 (Inns of the Gettysburg Area Holiday House Tour)

www.dobbinhouse.com

Sun 8 8:00am-6:00pm 53rd Annual National Apple Harvest Festival The National Apple Harvest Festival, which is held during the first two full weekends in October, has been celebrating beautiful crafts, great music and wonderful food for fifty years. The festival has something for everyone with hundreds of arts and crafts dealers, demonstrations, contests, food stands, and entertainment. South Mountain Fairgrounds
615 Narrows Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-9413 Special attractions include The Apple Auditorium and Antique Cars, Steam Engine Displays, Orchard Tours, Petting Zoo, Craftsman Demonstrations, and Appearances by PA Apple Queen and much more! Call or visit the website for a full list of attractions and events.

The National Apple Harvest Festival is located in Arendtsville, located just 10 miles northwest of Gettysburg. Take a lovely ride through farmland and apple orchards to the fairgrounds. Use 615 Narrows Rd., Biglerville, PA 17307 with your GPS. Narrows road is also known as PA Route 234.

http://www.appleharvest.com/

Sun 8 Check Web Site Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield Gettysburg National Military Parkís popular living history and firing demonstrations every weekend throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Various Locations
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80 Confederate and Union living history groups will encamp at Spanglerís Spring, Pitzer Woods, and the Pennsylvania Memorial. Through October.

https://www.nps.gov/gett/index.htm

Sat 14 Check Web Site Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield Gettysburg National Military Parkís popular living history and firing demonstrations every weekend throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Various Locations
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80 Confederate and Union living history groups will encamp at Spanglerís Spring, Pitzer Woods, and the Pennsylvania Memorial. Through October.

https://www.nps.gov/gett/index.htm

Sat 14 8:00am-6:00pm 53rd Annual National Apple Harvest Festival The National Apple Harvest Festival, which is held during the first two full weekends in October, has been celebrating beautiful crafts, great music and wonderful food for fifty years. The festival has something for everyone with hundreds of arts and crafts dealers, demonstrations, contests, food stands, and entertainment. South Mountain Fairgrounds
615 Narrows Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-9413 Special attractions include The Apple Auditorium and Antique Cars, Steam Engine Displays, Orchard Tours, Petting Zoo, Craftsman Demonstrations, and Appearances by PA Apple Queen and much more! Call or visit the website for a full list of attractions and events.

The National Apple Harvest Festival is located in Arendtsville, located just 10 miles northwest of Gettysburg. Take a lovely ride through farmland and apple orchards to the fairgrounds. Use 615 Narrows Rd., Biglerville, PA 17307 with your GPS. Narrows road is also known as PA Route 234.

http://www.appleharvest.com/

Sat 14 Tours begin at 10:00 am FREE HISTORIC DOBBIN HOUSE TOURS Enjoy a FREE tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. Built in 1776 by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin, his stone house spans three centuries of American history, from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War and beyond. The Dobbin House 89 Steinwehr Ave. Gettysburg, Pa 17325

 

717-334-2100  View all the historically decorated rooms
Interact with period antiques
See how the Dobbin family planned to defend themselves from Indian attacks
Hear what the Zeigler family experienced while living in the Dobbin House during the Battle of Gettysburg
Peek in the kitchen of the current restaurant.

2017 Tour Dates:
(Tours begin at 10:00 am and meet in the Dobbin House Country Curiosity Store)

October  14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29
November 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19
December 9 (Inns of the Gettysburg Area Holiday House Tour)

www.dobbinhouse.com

Sun 15 Tours begin at 10:00 am FREE HISTORIC DOBBIN HOUSE TOURS Enjoy a FREE tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. Built in 1776 by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin, his stone house spans three centuries of American history, from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War and beyond. The Dobbin House 89 Steinwehr Ave. Gettysburg, Pa 17325

 

717-334-2100  View all the historically decorated rooms
Interact with period antiques
See how the Dobbin family planned to defend themselves from Indian attacks
Hear what the Zeigler family experienced while living in the Dobbin House during the Battle of Gettysburg
Peek in the kitchen of the current restaurant.

2017 Tour Dates:
(Tours begin at 10:00 am and meet in the Dobbin House Country Curiosity Store)

October 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29
November 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19
December 9 (Inns of the Gettysburg Area Holiday House Tour)

www.dobbinhouse.com

Sun 15 8:00am-6:00pm 53rd Annual National Apple Harvest Festival The National Apple Harvest Festival, which is held during the first two full weekends in October, has been celebrating beautiful crafts, great music and wonderful food for fifty years. The festival has something for everyone with hundreds of arts and crafts dealers, demonstrations, contests, food stands, and entertainment. South Mountain Fairgrounds
615 Narrows Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-9413 Special attractions include The Apple Auditorium and Antique Cars, Steam Engine Displays, Orchard Tours, Petting Zoo, Craftsman Demonstrations, and Appearances by PA Apple Queen and much more! Call or visit the website for a full list of attractions and events.

The National Apple Harvest Festival is located in Arendtsville, located just 10 miles northwest of Gettysburg. Take a lovely ride through farmland and apple orchards to the fairgrounds. Use 615 Narrows Rd., Biglerville, PA 17307 with your GPS. Narrows road is also known as PA Route 234.

http://www.appleharvest.com/

Sun 15 Check Web Site Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield Gettysburg National Military Parkís popular living history and firing demonstrations every weekend throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Various Locations
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80 Confederate and Union living history groups will encamp at Spanglerís Spring, Pitzer Woods, and the Pennsylvania Memorial. Through October.

https://www.nps.gov/gett/index.htm

Sat 21 Check Web Site Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield Gettysburg National Military Parkís popular living history and firing demonstrations every weekend throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Various Locations
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80 Confederate and Union living history groups will encamp at Spanglerís Spring, Pitzer Woods, and the Pennsylvania Memorial. Through October.

https://www.nps.gov/gett/index.htm

Sat 21 Tours begin at 10:00 am FREE HISTORIC DOBBIN HOUSE TOURS Enjoy a FREE tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. Built in 1776 by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin, his stone house spans three centuries of American history, from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War and beyond. The Dobbin House 89 Steinwehr Ave. Gettysburg, Pa 17325

 

717-334-2100  View all the historically decorated rooms
Interact with period antiques
See how the Dobbin family planned to defend themselves from Indian attacks
Hear what the Zeigler family experienced while living in the Dobbin House during the Battle of Gettysburg
Peek in the kitchen of the current restaurant.

2017 Tour Dates:
(Tours begin at 10:00 am and meet in the Dobbin House Country Curiosity Store)

October 21, 22, 28 & 29
November 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19
December 9 (Inns of the Gettysburg Area Holiday House Tour)

www.dobbinhouse.com

Sun 22 Tours begin at 10:00 am FREE HISTORIC DOBBIN HOUSE TOURS Enjoy a FREE tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. Built in 1776 by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin, his stone house spans three centuries of American history, from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War and beyond. The Dobbin House 89 Steinwehr Ave. Gettysburg, Pa 17325

 

717-334-2100  View all the historically decorated rooms
Interact with period antiques
See how the Dobbin family planned to defend themselves from Indian attacks
Hear what the Zeigler family experienced while living in the Dobbin House during the Battle of Gettysburg
Peek in the kitchen of the current restaurant.

2017 Tour Dates:
(Tours begin at 10:00 am and meet in the Dobbin House Country Curiosity Store)

October  22, 28 & 29
November 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19
December 9 (Inns of the Gettysburg Area Holiday House Tour)

www.dobbinhouse.com

Sun 22 Check Web Site Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield Gettysburg National Military Parkís popular living history and firing demonstrations every weekend throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Various Locations
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80 Confederate and Union living history groups will encamp at Spanglerís Spring, Pitzer Woods, and the Pennsylvania Memorial. Through October.

https://www.nps.gov/gett/index.htm

Sat 28 Check Web Site Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield Gettysburg National Military Parkís popular living history and firing demonstrations every weekend throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Various Locations
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80 Confederate and Union living history groups will encamp at Spanglerís Spring, Pitzer Woods, and the Pennsylvania Memorial. Through October.

https://www.nps.gov/gett/index.htm

Sat 28 10:00am-4:30pm
New Oxford Annual Harvest Day & Parade
 
This event is located "On the Square" in New Oxford, PA with events that include: craft & food vendors, free Kidís activities and an exciting parade that steps off from the New Oxford High School at 3pm. Downtown New Oxford
27 Center Square, New Oxford, PA 17350
717 624-2800 Kid's activities will include face painting, pumpkin painting, a bounce house and more! The big parade will include floats, marching bands, antique vehicles and Santa Claus!

To find out more about the 2017 Harvest Day & Parade, including vendor agreement and Parade entry form visit our website or contact the Chamber office at 717-624-2800.

http://newoxford.org/

Sat 28 Tours begin at 10:00 am FREE HISTORIC DOBBIN HOUSE TOURS Enjoy a FREE tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. Built in 1776 by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin, his stone house spans three centuries of American history, from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War and beyond. The Dobbin House 89 Steinwehr Ave. Gettysburg, Pa 17325

 

717-334-2100  View all the historically decorated rooms
Interact with period antiques
See how the Dobbin family planned to defend themselves from Indian attacks
Hear what the Zeigler family experienced while living in the Dobbin House during the Battle of Gettysburg
Peek in the kitchen of the current restaurant.

2017 Tour Dates:
(Tours begin at 10:00 am and meet in the Dobbin House Country Curiosity Store)

October  28 & 29
November 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19
December 9 (Inns of the Gettysburg Area Holiday House Tour)

www.dobbinhouse.com

Sun 29 Tours begin at 10:00 am FREE HISTORIC DOBBIN HOUSE TOURS Enjoy a FREE tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. Built in 1776 by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin, his stone house spans three centuries of American history, from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War and beyond. The Dobbin House 89 Steinwehr Ave. Gettysburg, Pa 17325

 

717-334-2100  View all the historically decorated rooms
Interact with period antiques
See how the Dobbin family planned to defend themselves from Indian attacks
Hear what the Zeigler family experienced while living in the Dobbin House during the Battle of Gettysburg
Peek in the kitchen of the current restaurant.

2017 Tour Dates:
(Tours begin at 10:00 am and meet in the Dobbin House Country Curiosity Store)

October 29
November 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19
December 9 (Inns of the Gettysburg Area Holiday House Tour)

www.dobbinhouse.com

Sun 29 Check Web Site Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield Gettysburg National Military Parkís popular living history and firing demonstrations every weekend throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Various Locations
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80 Confederate and Union living history groups will encamp at Spanglerís Spring, Pitzer Woods, and the Pennsylvania Memorial. Through October.

https://www.nps.gov/gett/index.htm

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