The Ultimate Sacrifice: Adams County Dead in Korea and Vietnam

Gettysburg Beyond the Battle Museum 625 Biglerville Rd., Gettysburg, PA, United States

Join Wayne Motts as he explores just a few personal stories of some of the men from Adams County who died serving their country during the Korea and Vietnam Wars. Wayne E. Motts is the President & CEO of the Gettysburg Foundation. He is also the Director Emeritus of the Adams County Historical Society. Tickets

$10

Trailgating at Strawberry Hill

Strawberry Hill 1537 Mt Hope Rd, Fairfield, PA, United States

Celebrate being outdoors together at Strawberry Hill. Our 2023 Trailgating event will feature food and beer trucks, live music, a corn hole tournament, kids crafts and activities, live animal ambassadors, and much more!

Free

Brighter Tomorrows Book Club for Youth Ages 8-17

224 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325 Brighter Tomorrows Center, Gettysburg, PA, United States

Quarterly book club for youth, led by our Child & Family Advocates, focusing on friendship, diversity, acceptance, and relationships. Each quarter, a different book will be discussed-- books will be provided to youth who register in advance if needed. As we hope youth will participate in the discussions with their thoughts, opinions, and perspectives, reading

Free

Foothills Artists Studio Tour

various locations Fairfield and Cashtown, PA, United States

16th Annual Foothills Artists Studio Tour November 18 & 19, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Meet fourteen artists and tour their studios nestled in beautiful western Adams County, PA, just a few miles from Gettysburg. This popular tour, located in the Fairfield, Orrtanna and Cashtown areas, is self-guided and may be completed in any order.

Free

It’s All About You – Express Yourself, Immersive Teen Event

Brighter Tomorrows Center 224 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA, United States

Kick-Off the Holidays with this free and fun interactive event for middle and high school age teens on December 21 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. As a part of the Safe Space Adams County initiative, Collaborating for Youth and the Brighter Tomorrows Center are partnering to hold this exciting and fun interactive youth event: Express

An Evening with the Painting

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA, United States

Join us on the Cyclorama platform for an exclusive after-hours, close-up look at the iconic Gettysburg Cyclorama painting. The Gettysburg Foundation's Chris Brenneman presents this exclusive after-hours program on the historic, restored Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama painting. Painted in the 1880s by French artist Paul Philippoteaux and a team of artists, the Battle of Gettysburg

$15 – $35

Fire Our Civil War Cannon

Adams County Historical Society 625 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA

Have you ever fired a cannon? Now is your chance! On Monday, July 1st you can take part in the firing of our reproduction 10-pounder Parrot rifle. Ticket holders will have the opportunity to join our trained cannon crew and pull the lanyard (rope) to fire a blank (black powder) round. The cannon will be

Annual Civil War Book Sale

Adams County Historical Society 625 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA

The Adams County Historical Society's Annual Civil War Book Sale on Saturday, July 6th (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) will feature thousands of used Civil War and history books at great prices. Don't miss a great selection of new books in the Beyond the Battle Gift Shop as well. This year's sale will also feature