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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May 2015

1-2 American Odyssey Relay Run Adventure where 12 teammates run from Gettysburg, PA to Washington, DC.
10 Music, Gettysburg! presents the Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra in the Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel at 4pm. Free and open to the public.
19 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. Author, lecturer, and GNMP Licensed Battlefield Guide Joe Mieczkowski presents a multimedia overview of the three day Battle of Gettysburg, using lights, sound, music, photographs, and 150 historical artworks. Handicapped accessible, free, no reservations needed.
22 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.

June 2015

6 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.
19-24 Annual Summer Conference hosted by The Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College. This year's theme is "The Civil War in 1864." The week-long conference features presentations and tours with experts and scholars, with over 400 people attending from all over the world. For a complete conference schedule, information on registration fees and scholarship opportunities, please visit the CWI online or phone 717-337-6590.
20 25th Annual Spirit of Gettysburg 5K Run at 8am on the battlefield avenues in Gettysburg National Military Park, near the Eternal Light Peace Memorial. Organized by the YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County.
20 Seminar on Healthy Traditional Diets with Sally Fallon Morrell, author of Nourishing Traditions and president of the Weston A. Price Foundation from 8am to 4pm at Wilson College in nearby Chambersburg, PA. View the conferences page to see the full schedule and register.

July 2015

Reminder

The reenactment does not take place inside the battlefield national park because this area is to be respected as the final resting place of bodies that were never recovered.

1-3 152nd Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg
3-5 152nd Anniversary Gettysburg Battle Reenactment on Pumping Station Road. For tickets, call the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee at 717-338-1525 or see the reenactment website.
4 Independence Day
3 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.
9-12 Bike Week celebrating motorcycling in and around Gettysburg. Live concerts and contests held at the Allstar Complex by the Eisenhower Hotel. Parade of Chrome on Saturday leaving the Allstar Events Complex at 5pm and fireworks at 10:30pm.
18-19 6th Annual Gettysburg 19th Century Base Ball Tournament at the Schroeder Farm on 695 just outside of town. See vintage base ball clubs play using the same rules, customs, uniforms and equipment that players did in 1864. Call 717-334-0349
18 Annual Adams County Irish Festival in Moose Lodge Park at 100 Moose Rd. just of US 30 from 10am to 5pm.
24 12th Annual Old Fashioned Corn Fest at the Historic Round Barn. Come and enjoy fresh from the field corn roasted in the husk over an applewood fire, BBQ chicken, pulled pork, peach sundaes, apple dumplings, hay wagon rides, pony rides, music, and more! Free parking and no admission fee.
25 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.

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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