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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March 2015

1 Music, Gettysburg! presents Fahenstock and Hontz in the Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel at 4pm. Free and open to the public.
6-8 Reenactor Appreciation Weekend with Civil War seminars at different places of business during the daytime 10 am to 4 pm. All eras of history are welcome from Colonial to the Civil War to WWII. Special hotel rates and discounts provided by participating town merchants and Civil War sutlers.(Period dress is required by many) Saturday Military Honors Dance at the American Legion 8pm to 11pm. Cost is $15 per person or $25 per couple. Period clothing is NOT required but preferred. Cash bar and refreshments available during the dance and dinner can be ordered from 5:30 to 6:30pm.
12 Land Conservancy of Adams County Annual Member Dinner (nonmembers welcome) plus Silent Auction at 6pm in the Historic Gettysburg Hotel. See the website to make reservations.
21 Spend an evening with the Cyclorama painting at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center from 5pm to 7pm. 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.
22 Music, Gettysburg! presents The Metta Ensemble in the Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel at 4pm. Free and open to the public.
29 Music, Gettysburg! presents The Gettysburg College Choir in the Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel at 4pm. Free and open to the public.

April 2015

17-19 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.
18 Join in the annual tradition of burning the grapevines after pruning at the Hauser Estate Winery, weather permitting.
19 Music, Gettysburg! presents Wayne Hill and Friends in the Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel at 4pm. Free and open to the public.
21 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. What if President Abraham Lincoln and General Robert E. Lee had met and had a conversation about how to end the Civil War? Both have been invited to come speak. Handicapped accessible, free, no reservations needed.
23-26 17th 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 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.
26 5th 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.
26 Music, Gettysburg! presents the Boston Shawm and Sackbut Ensemble in the Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel at 4pm. Free and open to the public.

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.

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