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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August 2015

8-9 Annual Peach Festival 2015 at Hollabaugh Brothers, Inc. Fruit Farm & Market, a 9 mile drive from Gettysburg, located just outside of Biglerville, PA. Come for a day of special music, wagon rides, peach sundaes, peach samples, peach products, and peaches galore! Free parking, free admission.
13-16 Fall Bluegrass Festival at Granite Hill Campground. Call 1-800-642-TENT or 717-642-8749 for reservations.
14-15 20th Annual Civil War Music Muster, a free concert featuring Civil War brass bands, fife and drum and parlor music. See the Gettysburg National Military Park website for a detailed schedule. Free and open to the public.
15 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.
22 Gettysburg Brewfest on Seminary Ridge featuring 50 brewers.
23 Dog Days of Summer Fundraiser for the Adams County SPCA at the Historic Round Barn from 11:30am to 4:30pm. You and your pet are invited! They will have dog training demonstrations and a search and rescue demonstration. Visit the SPCA's dogs available for adoption and see a police K-9 unit in action. Also, learn about local service dogs, therapy dogs, and animal rescue organizations, and learn some new ideas for playtime. There will also be vendors selling homemade dog and cat food and treats. Plenty of shade and water will be provided.
29-30 Battlefield Blast Soccer Tournament sponsored by the Gettysburg Youth Soccer Club and held in various venues throughout the area. Register your team online.

September 2015

12-13 11th Annual Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival in the Gateway Gettysburg complex located at 95 Presidential Circle at the intersection of rt. 15 and rt. 30, noon-6pm.
19 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.
19-20 World War II weekend at the Eisenhower National Historic Site, featuring living history encampments on G.I. life and life on the home front, historic weapons and vehicles, and a German Enigma Code Machine. For times and admission prices, see the National Park Service website.
20 "Something Lovely" Bridal Show 2015 at the Adams County Winery from 1-5pm. Free admission for brides-to-be and their guests.
26 The Farmer's Market in the Square will not be open due to the Gettysburg Fall 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.

October 2015

3-4, 10-11 51st Annual National Apple Harvest Festival at South Mountain Fairgrounds (10 miles NW of Gettysburg) from 8am to 6pm. The festival features live entertainment, over 300 arts and crafts vendors, farm displays, antique farm equipment, antique and classic cars, steam engines, antique cider press, orchard tours, pony rides, a petting zoo and more. Admission is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors age 60 and up, children under 12 free, with ample free parking.
10 9th Annual Encore Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Race at 8:30am sponsored by the YWCA's Encore Breast Cancer Support Group. The race begins and ends at the YWCA on Fairfield Road and runs through Cumberland Township.
10 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.
23-24 YWCA Children's Nearly New Sale, offering gently used seasonal clothing for kids as well as maternity clothes and toys.

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