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Teas of the First Ladies Presentation at the Gettysburg Public Library

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Tell your friendsThe Gettysburg chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution invites the public to attend their October 15, 2021 gathering in the Eisenhower Room at the Adams County Library at 1:00 PM.  A wonderful program is planned. Drink and listen to surprising, funny, and poignant stories about First Ladies serving tea at the …

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Tomorrow is Kids’ Day at the Farmers Market

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Tell your friendsWe hope you will bring out all the young farmers market fans in your life for Kids Day tomorrow, August 28th! We have lots of fun, free activities including airbrush tattoos by Adventure in Fun, a cute build-your-own bouquet station thanks to our friends from LocaFlora Design, and some cool take-and-make kids art kits. We also have a …

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Kids’ Day at the Farmers Market

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Tell your friendsThe much beloved Kids’ Day event is back for the 2021 farmers market season on Saturday August 28! Join in for games, kids’ activities, free airbrush tattoos, live music, tons of community partners, and so much more! Please save the date and bring any young farmers market fans in your life out this …

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Organization Profile: Hunt’s Battlefield Fries and Café

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Tell your friendsAre you in Gettysburg and craving some boardwalk French fries or Philly cheesesteak? Look no further, visit Hunt’s Battlefield Fries & Café. The café is located located at 61 Steinwehr Avenue in a beautiful 1900s house where noted Lincoln scholar and reenactor Jim Getty once lived. In 1992, the store’s owner Scott Hunt …

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Bounty of the County begins tomorrow

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Tell your friendsThe Adams County Fruit Growers Association is again presenting its annual Bounty of the County event that allows restaurant patrons to sample locally-grown fresh fruits and vegetables. The event, which features fruits and vegetables from 13 local producers served in nine restaurants begins on Friday, August 6 and continues through Sunday, August 15. …

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Adams County local foods resource guide

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Tell your friendsAdams County is home to over 60 locations where you can shop for local produce, honey, meat, eggs, wine, spirits, and more. Visit adamsfoodpolicy.org to find a virtual guide to all of these resources, including which vendors accept SNAP and FMNP.

Business Profile: The Inside Scoop on Mr. G’s Ice Cream

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Tell your friendsMr. G’s is a local homemade ice cream shop in downtown Gettysburg. It is a favorite for college students, locals, and tourists. Owner Mike Gladfelter — “Mr. G” — is an alumnus of Shippensburg University. One summer he traveled home with his roommate during summer vacation and was mesmerized by his family’s ice …

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SCCAP food pantry needs your help

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Tell your friendsSouth Central Community Action Program (SCCAP) Gettysburg Pantry is a food bank located at 153 N. Stratton Street (rear of building) in Gettysburg. The pantry serves over 625 families from Gettysburg, McSherrystown, Biglerville, and Arendtsville every month. The pantry is open Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (closed from noon …

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Gettysburg Borough Proposes Limiting Food Trucks

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Tell your friendsUnder a proposal being considered by the Gettysburg Borough Council, food trucks will be banned from Lincoln Square and in the first block in each direction from it, as well as on Steinwehr Ave. The proposal is a compromise between parties who want food trucks to be allowed everywhere and those who want …

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As Gettysburg Ends Live Outdoor Music at Ploughman Taproom, Wenk Will Expand in Biglerville

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Tell your friendsThe proprietor of Ploughman Cider Taproom on the Gettysburg Square, Ben Wenk, said he will expand his outdoor musical offerings at Biglerville’s National Apple Museum after the Gettysburg Borough Council announced Monday they would not renew his outdoor amplified music permit. The issue came to a head last year after a resident who …

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Majestic Theater Announces Spring Curbside Popcorn Sales

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Tell your friendsGettysburg College’s Majestic Theater will offer “majestically” delicious popcorn for purchase under the marquee at 25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg on First Fridays this spring. “Our curbside popcorn stand was so popular last fall that customers have been clamoring for a re-run.  And you know why?  Scientific research shows good movie popcorn is the …

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Opening News and Awards for Ploughman Cider Taproom

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Tell your friendsWhen last we spoke, it was early November 2020. But not much has happened since then, right? Seriously, there’s been a lot going on and little of it good. Then today, we were nominated by USA Today’s 10best in a fan poll for America’s Best Cidery. That’s something good that happened recently! If …

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Adams County and SCCAP Benefit Food-Insecure and Frontline Workers Through Operation Restaurant Rescue

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Tell your friendsOperation Restaurant Rescue is a community fundraiser for families facing food insecurity and front line workers. Just buy a restaurant gift card, mark it with whether you want it to go to a food-insecure family or a front-line worker, and send it to: SCCAP Attn: Operation Restaurant Rescue 153 N. Stratton St. Gettysburg, …

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Adams County Farmers Market 2021 Vendor Application Portal Now Open

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Tell your friendsThe Adams County Farmers Market Association (ACFMA)’s 2021 Vendor Application is now available online at www.acfarmersmarkets.org/become-a-vendor. ACFMA invites vendors of all types to consider applying, including fruit and vegetable growers, dairies and cheesemakers, and vendors specializing in shelf-stable items such as jams, jellies, pickles, and preserves. Hot and prepared food vendors are also …

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Fairfield Inn Reopens as Mansion House 1757

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Tell your friendsThe Mansion House 1757, located at 15 W. Main St. in Fairfield, and previously called the Fairfield Inn, has reopened under the ownership of Cindy and George Keeney. The couple bought the property in June 2020. The property was originally named the Mansion House when it was built in 1757.  The Mansion House …

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