Gettysburg Events Schedule

Here is the Gettysburg Events schedule. Want to know when the next living history reenactment will be? Or what festival will take place during your visit? The Gettysburg Events schedule has the answer!

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April 2014

4-6 Annual Spring Muster, sponsored by Friends of Gettysburg with exclusive battlefield tours, special programs, and a fundraising buffet for members of the Friends and their guests. Call 717-334-3460 x 211 or see the Gettysburg Foundation website to register. Registration deadline is March 21, 2014.
5 Join in the annual tradition of burning the grapevines after pruning at the Hauser Estate Winery, weather permitting.
15 Historical Gettysburg Adams County Inc. presents a free program from 7:30-8:30pm in the historic GAR Meeting Hall at 52 E. Middle Street. Scott Hancock, Associate Professor of History and African Studies at Gettysburg College, will introduce some of the not-so-well known African Americans who spoke out against slavery and who sought their freedom years before 1861 and the start of the Civil War. Handicapped accessible, free, no reservations needed.
24-27 16th Annual Greyhounds in Gettysburg, sponsored by Nitanny Greyhounds. For a complete schedule, including parade and costume contest times, please visit the Greyhounds in Gettysburg website.
25-26 American Odyssey Relay Run Adventure where 12 teammates run from Gettysburg, PA to Washington, DC.
26 Spend an evening with the Cyclorama painting at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center from 6pm to 8pm. Learn about the history and conservation of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama painting and spend time viewing it with a historian. Call 1-877-874-2478 to order tickets.
27 4th annual running of the Gettysburg North-South Marathon. Participants can be certified as a Boston Marathon qualifier. Runners from former Union and Confederate states run diverging courses with a common start and finish.
Every Saturday (starting 4/26) Gettysburg Farmers Market, 7am-12 noon in Lincoln Square. Fresh produce, baked goods, and plants. 717-334-8151

May 2014

3 Workshop to make a live herb wreath at the Adams County Winery. Cost of $40 includes all supplies and a glass of wine. Call 717-334-4631.
3-4 59th Annual Apple Blossom Festival at South Mountain Fairgrounds from 9am to 5pm. The festival is a fun filled weekend for all ages consisting of numerous crafters, food vendors, live entertainment, orchard tours, children's activities such as a petting zoo, and the crowning of the 2014 PA Apple Queen. Admission is $5 for adults, children under 12 free, with ample free parking. Contact the Adams County Fruit Growers Association 717-677-7444.
10 The Gettysburg Garden Club's Mother's Day Plant Sale at the Outlet Shoppes Farmers Market (see below) from 7:30am to 2pm.
15-18 Spring Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival at Granite Hill Campground, 6 miles west of town on rt. 116. Call 1-800-642-TENT or 717-642-8749 for reservations.
17 The Gettysburg Garden Club's Spring Plant Sale at the corner of High St. and Baltimore St., in front of Prince of Peace Church, from 7:30am until sold out.
17-18 Gettysburg Spring Outdoor Antique Show in downtown Gettysburg from 7am to 4pm. Sponsored by the Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association with 125 antique dealers from many states displaying their unique pieces on the sidewalks radiating from the historic Lincoln Square. Held rain or shine. Contact John Angstadt at 717-334-6741 for more info.
23 Spend an evening with the Cyclorama painting at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center from 6pm to 8pm. Learn about the history and conservation of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama painting and spend time viewing it with a historian. Call 1-877-874-2478 to order tickets.
24-25 24th Annual Blue Gray Cup soccer tournament sponsored by the Gettysburg Youth Soccer Club and held in various venues throughout the area. Register your team online.
25 Family Memorial Day cookout at the Adams County Winery. Free and open to the public, pets welcome. Bring your own food or purchase. Call 717-334-4631.
26 147th Annual Memorial Day Commemoration, one of the oldest in the nation. Includes a parade and memorial ceremony in the Soldiers National Cemetery. The parade forms on Lefever Street at 1pm and moves at 2pm, proceeding west on East Middle then turning south on Baltimore where it will enter the Gettysburg National Cemetery through the Baltimore Street Gate. The annual service at the Soldiers National Monument in the Gettysburg National Cemetery will follow at 3pm. Call 717-334-6274 for more info.
Every Wednesday Farm Fresh Market at Gettysburg Rec Park from noon to 4pm.
Every Friday (starting 5/23) Farm Fresh Market at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg from 9:30am to 5pm.
Every Saturday Farm Fresh Market at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg from 9:30am to 2pm.
Every Saturday Gettysburg Farmers Market, 7am-12 noon in Lincoln Square. Fresh produce, baked goods, and plants. 717-334-8151
Every Saturday and Sunday Living History Reenactors at various sites around Gettysburg National Military Park. See the National Park Service's schedule of events for who will be where.

If you notice an error here or have an event that you would like added, please contact me and I'll add it to the Gettysburg Events schedule. I will keep this list as accurate and up to date as possible!

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