We're back! Camping season at Gettysburg KOA has officially begun!
Saturday, April 6:
President Lincoln Comes to Town
"Licensed Guide will lead a walk around the National Cemetery. In the evening meet at the Dobbin House Restaurant for dinner with the President, portrayed by Robert Costello"
$55 adults, $40 children
Taste of the Town
"Savor delicious offerings from area businesses. Catch the excitement of the Top Local Celebrity Chef Competition. Eat your heart out!"
Liberty Mountain Resort
78 Country Club Trail
Fairfield, PA 17320
$25 advance; $30 at the door
WWII In Gettysburg: The People and Places
:"Look at the people and places that played a part in World War II. Hear stories of the Navy's map-making operation and stories of WWII veterans buried in the national cemetery.
Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours
778 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
10am & 12:30pm
Dressed in period clothing, Matthew takes listeners back in time to periods of American history,Using songs from the period and stories (humorous and poignant) that show what it was like to be a soldier of the North or South, civilian, loved-one-at-home or escaped slave in the days of the Civil War.
Start the camping season off with a whole lot of fun! Enjoy fun Easter Activities including a Kid's Easter Egg Hunt. There will be a Pot Luck Dinner on Saturday and a pancake breakfast on Sunday morning! There may even be a surprise visit by the Easter Bunny!!
Visit with soldiers and civilian and see how they lived during the battle times. There will be drills and firing demonstrations. You don't want to miss it!!!
Local Events:4/26Spring Carlisle: ''One of the top five automotive swap meets in the world that marks the beginning of the Car show and Swap Meet season. Pennsylvania plays host to or in excess of 100,000 collector & classic automotive enthusiast from all over the world."Be part of the auction excitement on Thursday, Friday AND NOW Saturday of Spring Carlisle at the neighboring Carlisle Expo Center (100 K St, Carlisle, PA 17013) for the ever-popular collector car auction. This auction sees over 500 cars cross the block. Admission FeesAdult Admission: Daily Wednesday-Saturday $12 / Sun $7 / Event Pass $35Kids 12 and Under: FREE Event Hours Wednesday-Saturday: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.Sunday: 9 a.m. - Noon Carlisle Auctions Dates Thursday and Friday: 2 - 10 p.m.Saturday at 10 a.m.
On Saturday evening, come listen to Nancy tell stories about the civil war soldiers who still seem to be among us!
Local Events:2018-2019 Music, Gettysburg! – a premier concert series featuring international, national, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central Pennsylvania region. Saturday, May 4 at 4 pm: Gettysburg Children's Choir and Chamber ChoraleUnited Lutheran Seminary Chapel147 Seminary RidgeGettysburg, PA 17325http://www.musicgettysburg.org/
Join us for our Annual Care Camps Big Weekend. Pay for Friday night and donate $20 at registration to KOA Care Camps and you will camp Saturday night for FREE! A 2-night reservation is required to receive a free night. In exchange we will have FUN raising money for KOA Care Camps, which are camps for children with cancer. The pool opens for the summer this weekend! Enjoy activities throughout the weekend including Bingo, Ping Pong Splash, and Games.
Come celebrate the first big camping weekend of the season with us!! Lots of fun planned for the entire family throughout the weekend. Magic show with Kyle Peron Saturday. Listen to the music of the Willies on Sunday! Make your reservations early!!
Gettysburg BBQ Festival
“BBQ sampling, a BBQ competition, BBQ food vendors, live music, a kids zone and a craft beer garden by Appalachian Brewing Company!
Call 301-259-1991 for more information
Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies: Remember and honor those men and women who died while serving our country. The Annual Gettysburg Memorial Day parade and ceremony is one of the oldest continuing ceremonies in the country. Parade will begin at 2:00pm.
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Call 717-334-6274 for more information.
5/27One Hundred Nights of Taps
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.
Soldiers' National Cemetery
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
Listen to tales from historical story teller, Myra Reichart .
One Hundred Night of Taps
The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening at 7pm in honor of those who have served our nation at the Soldiers' National Monument in the Gettysburg National Cemetery.
For Info call: 717-334-1124 ext. 80
May 31 - June 2,
Carlisle Ford Nationals! Enjoy the largest and most thrilling all-Ford event in the world. Ford, Mercury and Lincoln fans will have a showcase of over 3,000 vehicles to check out on the National Parts Depot show field. During this event, you will enjoy great indoor displays of concepts, customs and historically-significant cars and trucks; test drives by Ford Motor Company, a burnout competition, activities for the kids, industry guests, giveaways, autocross for all skill levels and club gatherings."http://www.carlisleevents.com/carlisle-events/carlisle-ford-nationals/default.aspx
Happy Father's Day! Get your sweet tooth fix with some Candy Bar Bingo on Saturday! On Sunday, FREE pancakes for all Dads. Bring the kids down to our pavilion to make special crafts for dads.
New Oxford Outdoor Antique Market & Craft Show
"The longest continuous running antique show in the country. There will be 200 quality dealers and many permanent shops." Call 717-624-2800 or http://www.newoxford.org/
100 Nights of Taps: 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.
On Saturday, Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve will be bringing live animals to the Gettysburg KOA! "Animal Ambassadors" is a program that discusses how different animals are able to adapt to their environment and will even allow you the chance to get up close and personal with some of their animals! What a fun way to see nature!
June 21 – 22: Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals: “Home to a diverse group of General Motors vehicles, from vintage muscle to the modern 6th Generation Camaro, this is the place to be each June. Organized by year, make and model, the National Parts Depot show field is home to a wide array of classic and modern General Motors products. Buckle up for autocross action, indoor displays of concepts, customs, performance and historic vehicles, industry guests, activities for the kids and special prizes throughout the weekend. You will also find an unbelievable variety of vendors, an all-General Motors car corral and the Manufacturers Midway vending area.”http://www.carlisleevents.com/carlisle-events/carlisle-gm-nationals/default.aspx
Dressed in period clothing, Matthew takes listeners back in time to periods of American history, using songs from the period and stories (humorous and poignant) that show what it was like to be a soldier of the North or South, civilian, loved-one-at-home or escaped slave in the days of the Civil War. Enjoy a magic show on Saturday with your friends and family.
Local Events: One Hundred Nights of Taps - 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. Soldiers' National Cemetery, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival
Fours Days of Music on Two Stages · Informative Workshops · All-Star Jam · Food, Merchandise, Arts & Crafts Vendors.
LOCATION: Granite Hill Campground. 3340 Fairfield Rd. Gettysburg, PA 17325
CALL: 717-642-8749 for information!
Gettysburg Outdoor Antique Show
More than 120 antique dealers and collectors from the North and the South will converge in downtown Gettysburg. Sprawling out from Gettysburg's historic Lincoln Square, the antique event is billed as a “buyers and sellers” paradise.
http://gettysburgretailmerchants.com/Carlisle Car Show
May 17 – 19: Carlisle Import & Performance National welcomes Imported vehicles from around the world as well as domestics, kit cars, motorcycles, trucks and high end performance vehicles. Join us for a high-octane adrenaline fix with autocross, drifting, rolling exhaust competition, burnouts and more.