Events

Thursday, June 1-Monday, September 4  100 Nights of Taps.  At the Soldiers’ National Cemetery, 7 PM.   Free to the public.  Each night a different bugler will play “Taps” as a tribute to the fallen of Gettysburg and veterans of all wars interred there.  Visit the website at www.tapsbugler.com for more information.

Saturday, June 10-Sunday, August 13  Gettysburg Summer Interpretive Programs.  Free to the public.  Tours begin at various locales and days throughout the summer.  Includes Meade’s Headquarters Open House, Battlefield in a Box, and Pickett’s Charge hike.  Call 717-334-1124, ext. 8023 or inquire at the ranger’s desk upon arrival at the Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike.

Friday, June 16-Sunday, July 2  The Drowsy Chaperone.  At Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville.  Call 888-805-7056 for ticket information.

Thursday, June 22-Saturday, June 24  Gettysburg Paracon.  A paranormal convention held at 1863 Inn, 518 Baltimore Street.  Hosted by Gettysburg Ghost Tours & the Gettysburg Paranormal Association.  Includes celebrity ghost hunts, lectures, shows and more.  Call 717-338-1818 for details.

Friday, June 23  19th Century Outdoor Concert.  At the Daniel Lady Farm, 986 Hanover Road, Gettysburg.  7-9 pm.  Featuring Civil War period music at the historic farm.  Call 717-338-1776 for details.

Saturday, June 24  Pennsylvania Cider Fest.  At Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville.  Noon to 4 PM.  Call 717-334-4888 for ticket information.

Saturday, June 24  Songs & Stories of a Civil War Hospital.  At Christ Lutheran Church, 30 Chambersburg Street.  7:30 PM.  Free to the public.  Refreshments served.  Call 717-334-5212 for details.

Saturday, June 24-Sunday, June 25  Civil War Collector’s Show.  At Allstar Events Complex, 2634 Emmitsburg Road.  Held 10 AM to 5 PM Saturday and 9 AM to 2 PM Sunday.  Call 717-334-2350 for details.

Thursday, June 29  Authentic Civil War Quilting Bee and Lecture.  At The Shriver House, 309 Baltimore Street, 7-8:30 PM.  Limited seating.  Call 717-337-2800 for reservation information.

Saturday, June 30  An Evening with the Painting.  A closer look at the historic Gettysburg Cyclorama painting.  Presented by The Gettysburg Foundation.  At the Ford Center, Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, 6 PM.  Call 877-874-2478 for ticket information.

Coming in July . . . . . . .

Saturday, July 1  Living History Encampment and Book Signing.  At the historic Black Horse Tavern, located at the junction of Rt. 116 and Black Horse Tavern Road.   From 10 AM to 3 PM.  Free to the public.  Contact mp1113@comcast.net for details.

Saturday, July 1  Sunset Audio Double Decker Bus Tour.  6 PM.  Experience a Dramatized Audio Tour on our Famous Double Decker Bus (weather permitting) as special effects recreate the Battle of Gettysburg. Cannons roar, rifles crack, drums roll, and bugles blow while you relive that battle that forever defines Gettysburg! The Double Decker Tour Bus has become an often-seen symbol of Gettysburg—a landmark of modern history, even.  Tour departs Gettysburg Tours, 778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA  17325.  Purchase tickets in advance at www.gettysburgbattlefieldtours.com or call (877) 680-8687.

Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2  Haunted Bus Tour.  To add to this adventure and give our guests what they want in a tour we are adding an unexpected twist and scare to the traditional “BUS TOUR”. On this 1 hour 45 minute journey you will still depart the bus at the Sachs Bridge and starting this year at The Gettysburg College for tales of the unexplained. But be aware, there are strange encounters awaiting you as you journey the countryside. Who knows what awaits you in the darkness of the night! Depart the bus two times during tour.  Adults $23; Children (ages 6-12) $18.  Purchase tickets at www.ghostlyimages.net or call (717) 334-1156.  Also, held every Saturday night through September 2 as well as Sunday, September 3.  Saturday Nights in October.  Tour begins at Gettysburg Tours, 778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325.

Saturday, July 1-Monday, July 3  Gettysburg 154th Civil War Anniversary Reenactment.  Sponsored by The Gettysburg Anniversary Committee.  At 865 Pumping Station Road.  Contact the website at www.gettysburgreenactment.com for ticket information.

Sunday, July 2  Music, Gettysburg!  Dearest Home.  An outdoor performance at the Lutheran Theological Seminary, 6 PM.  Includes music from the Civil War.  Free to the public.  Call 717-338-3000, ext. 2197 for details.

Thursday, July 6-Sunday, July 9  Gettysburg Bike Week.  Live Bands – Vendor Village – Bike and Field Events.  Join over 30,000 motorcyclists in a bike show, field events, tattoo contests, burn-out competition, daily poker runs, live music, and fireworks!  Gates Open: 10 AM – 10:30 PM  Thursday – Friday – Saturday.  There will be non-stop live music, biker games, tatoo contest, wet t-shirt contest, parade of chrome, biker build-off, bike show, and a professional bar entertainment company on site this year.   This year, we are providing you the opportunity to buy one day tickets, two day tickets, and four day tickets online, Buy your four day passes using the early bird special now and you’ll save big. You will save 12.5% on the cost of your 4 day/all events passes, as well as saving money with the merchandise discount card that comes with an early bird pass purchase.

Saturday, July 8  35th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair.  At Caledonia State Park, located off Rt. 30 West, Fayetteville.  From 9 AM to 4 PM.  A wide variety of hand-crafted items available from 150 skilled craftspeople and vendors.  Call 717-352-2161 for details.

Saturday, July 8  Mount Hope Uncooked:  A Celebration of Art & Nature.  At Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve, 1537 Mount Hope Road, Fairfield.  From 4-9 PM.  Includes food, wine tasting, art demonstrations, campfire stories and more.  All ages welcome.  Must show ID for wine tasting.  Call 717-642-5840 for details.

Sunday, July 23  14th Annual Corn Fest.  At The Round Barn, 298 Cashtown Road, Biglerville.  Call 717-334-1984 for details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Email ghostyimages@gburgtours.com for information.

$18 per person            ages 5 and under free

Tour begins at Jennie Wade House Museum Gift Shop

548 Baltimore Street

            Gettysburg, PA  17325

Cameras Welcome!

 

 

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