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!
I suggest you print out this page each month, highlight the calendar events you want to attend, and hang it on the refrigerator.
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Gingerbread Celebration held as a silent auction fundraiser for the Gettysburg Festival. This year, featuring not only gingerbread houses, but also gingerbread men and women! Hours: Friday 2-5pm and Saturday 9am-4pm with free admission. The ticketed reception on Friday from 5-7pm costs $20 per individual or $35 per couple. Displayed at the Gettysburg campus of Harrisburg Area Community College.
4th Annual Olde Getty Place Santa Comes to Town Parade at 7pm.
18th Annual Gettysburg Tuba Carol Fest at 7pm. Tuba, Euphonium, and Baritones perform Christmas Carols in historic Lincoln Square. Rain Site: Prince of Peace Episcopal Church. Contact Ben Jones at email@example.com or 717-334-7719 if you want to play.
17th Annual Holiday House Tour, noon to 5pm, sponsored by the Inns of the Gettysburg Area. This tour offers an opportunity to view restored buildings now operating as bed and breakfasts
, most with a history involving the Battle of Gettysburg. Tickets $10 with food and wine samples, free for guests at participating inns. Call 717-337-1334 for details or see the website
New Year's Eve Celebration in Lincoln Square with free entertainment at 9pm and fireworks at midnight. A family event sponsored by the Adams County Arts Council.
All Month (except 12/25)
An Eisenhower Christmas
with the home at the Eisenhower Farm decorated in 1950s style for the holidays, including original decorations and some of Ike and Mamie's Christmas cards.
New Year's Day
The "Eat, Drink and Be Married" Winter Bridal Showcase will be held at the Wyndham Gettysburg
from 1 to 4pm. Tickets are $5 with registered brides admitted free. Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
17 Dancing with the Local Stars
, a one night competition held at the Majestic Theater at 7pm to benefit the YWCA. For more information, contact Alex J. Hayes at 717-334-9171, ext. 116.
19 Music, Gettysburg!
presents the Eaken Piano Trio on their farewell tour in the Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel at 4pm. Free and open to the public.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
24 Music, Gettysburg!
presents Robert Burns with Scottish music performed by Cormorant's Fancy in the Refectory at 7:30pm. Free and open to the public.
Annual Innkeeper's Civil War Ball and dinner held in the Grand Ballroom at the Gettysburg Hotel, sponsored by the Bed and Breakfasts INNside Gettysburg. The event includes a full sit down dinner and 3 hours of dancing. Period or formal attire is required for the evening. Gowns for the ladies are available by rental and can be delivered to your inn for convenience. Contact your favorite bed and breakfasts
for information and reservations or the James Gettys Hotel if you are a local resident who wishes to attend without staying at an inn.
30 - Feb. 2
12th Annual Ice Fest 2014 in Chambersburg, PA, featuring live carving, giant and single block sculptures, hot chocolate, cake, ballroom dancing, and the ice slide. Chili Cook-Off on Saturday. For directions and a detailed schedule visit the Ice Fest website
or call 717-264-6883.
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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