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Ranger Programs at Gettysburg     June 9 -August 12, 2018  

Free ranger-led hikes, walks, and talks that explore key moments and locations on the Gettysburg battlefield. All programs are free.
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Living History Encampments  Spring through Fall

One of the best ways to experience history is to watch it come alive right in front of you. Living historians, encampments and presentations are found throughout Gettysburg starting in spring and usually ending late fall. Dedicated re-enactors embody famous generals, common soldiers and civilians who will engage with spectators giving them a deeper understanding of history. We've put together a list of living history hot spots where there's a good chance you'll find your favorite Civil War general leading drills or a platoon winding down after a days battle in an encampment.
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One Hundred Nights of Taps  Ends September 3, 2018

The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation. The Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania, in partnership with Gettysburg National Military Park and Taps For Veterans, invite the public to attend One Hundred Nights of Taps between Memorial Day and Labor Day at the Soldiers' National Monument in the Gettysburg National Cemetery.
Performers are being assembled to sound the iconic bugle call each evening at 7 pm.  
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Gettysburg National 19C Baseball Festival   July 21-22, 2018

Come out for a day of 19th Century baseball games. Games start on Saturday the 21st at 8:30 am and conclude around 5:30.  After spending the day at the base ball festival, grab a bite to eat and join us starting at 1 Steinwehr Avenue for a stroll down the avenue where we will make stops along the way to hear about 19th century equipment and uniforms, rules of the day, and famous teams and players from the 1800s.  On Sunday, the rest of the slate will be played starting at 8:00am and finishing up by about 4:00pm.  The family oriented festival is free to fans.
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Gettysburg Battlefield Bash  August 17-19, 2018

Coming to the Wyndham Gettysburg August 17-19, 2018 is the Gettysburg Battlefield Bash. Join the Gettysburg Ghost Exchange as they hold silent auctions,  listen to bands, see living history demonstrations and military vehicles, enjoy the cigar tent and so much more. Proceeds to benefit the Pennsylvania Wounded Warrior Inc.
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Local Fireworks Displays -  2018

Littlestown Good Ole Days   August 18, 2018    Time TBD
Littlestown Community Pool and Park  151 East Lakeview Drive  Littlestown, PA 17340
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Farnsworth House: FREE Property Tours

Enjoy FREE property tours of the Farnsworth House! Staring at 2pm, explore the attic, cellar and main level of the home. Learn the crucial history that the house played during the battle of Gettysburg. Explore Sweeney's Tavern as well as Camp Tiger during this 90 minute tour! Meet your guide at the Farnsworth House Inn sign on Baltimore Street 15 minutes prior to staring the tour!   For list of FREE dates: Click here for more information

Special Exhibition: Gettysburg College : Through December 2018

Beyond Futility: Expectation and Impact of the First World War. Despite years of stagnation on the Western Front, the First World War was a transformational experience for many, Gettysburg College alumni included.  While annihilating the landscape of the Western Front, mechanized and modern warfare impelled creativity and adaptation from soldiers and civilians.  The Front followed these men and women home and impacted their perspectives and prospects.
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Gettysburg College | 300 N Washington St, Gettysburg, PA 17325 | 717-337-7024

Destination Gettysburg - Year round

Visiting Gettysburg, Pennsylvania can be a trip of a lifetime or an easy weekend getaway. Our rich history - which includes the Gettysburg Battlefield and so much more - will entice you to come, while our recreation and recent culinary resurgence will make you linger and return.
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Living History Camps at the Gettysburg Heritage Center

The Gettysburg Heritage Center hosts Civil War Living History Camps most weekends, April - November.  Civil War reenactors set up camp on the front lawn of the Heritage Center, and offer visitors a glimpse into life during the war.  The groups perform various drills and demonstrations, and are available to answer questions from visitors.  The groups vary from weekend to weekend. Free and open to the public! 
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First Fridays -  Every 1st Friday of the Month 2018

Take in special events and refreshments with approximately 45 businesses throughout Historic Gettysburg hosting special receptions, guest artists and authors, sales and later business hours. Look for the First Friday banner at participating Gettysburg area shops, galleries, restaurants and businesses. Visit the GARMA website for a list of participating businesses and special offers.
2018 First Friday Themes!
January - The Warmth of Gettysburg
February - Love Is In The Air
March - A Pot of Gold
April - Leap Into Spring
May - Oh Momma! Happy Mother's Day
June - Book Smart
July - Christmas in July
August - Back To School
September - Pet Ownership Month
October - Breast Cancer Awareness
November - Support Our Veterans
December - Cookie Walk
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Car Shows

Our beautiful 100 acre campus has ample space to host car shows. Are you a car enthusiast? Stop by to see these cars 2018:

2018 Olds National July 31- August 5, 2018: Click here for website.
Keystone State Motorcycle Skills Competition and Safety Seminar (taking place at Battlefield Harley Davidson) October 11-13, 2018  Click here for more information

Past car shows:
Delaware Valley Region CCCA Grand Classic  May 2-6, 2018: Click here for website.
Do you love Early Ford Model A Cars?  Watch the video of the Modal A Restorers Club Tour (MARC) that departed our campus August 3, 2017.
NAMGBR's MG 2018  June 17-22, 2018: Click here for website.
Antique Automobile Club of America AACA Eastern Spring Meet - Chesapeake Region July 11-14, 2018: Click here for website.

Brunches 1863 Restaurant - Year Round

What better way to celebrate the holidays than with family. Start your family tradition in 1863 Restaurant located in the Wyndham Gettysburg Hotel. Our festive  holiday brunches are sure to please the entire family.
Reservations suggested  717-339-0020 x6019 or email us
Visit our website: www.1863RestaurantandLounge.com
Events of Wyndham Gettysburg, Pennsylvania