Civil War Civilians

Saturday Spotlight Programs

Civil War Civilians The Gettysburg Heritage Center will take a unique look at the Civil War, the people, and their culture every Saturday from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

The Saturday Spotlight Programs offer visitors a concise look at a specific area of Civil War history.  Presenters such as licensed battlefield guides, first-person interpreters, musicians, historians, and many others utilize their knowledge and talents to delve deeper into Civil War history.

The Saturday Spotlight Program will change each week, showcasing a different aspect of the Civil War.  Programs vary from musical performances, to cooking demonstrations, and discussions about the battle and the civilians. This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the Licensed Battlefield Guides. Incorporated in the programming is the “Second Saturday Centennial Celebration”.

Join the Heritage Center on the second Saturday of each month, as a Licensed Battlefield Guide offers the Saturday Spotlight Program. All programs are suitable for the entire family.

For a full schedule, click here.

Tickets are on sale now, and can be purchased at the Gettysburg Heritage Center, or online at General admission is $10 per person, $6 ages 6-12, under 5 is free.  It is recommended to purchase tickets in advance to secure seating.