The Gettysburg Heritage Center hosts many educational and entertaining events throughout the year. Various authors, historians, living history groups and musical guests appear at the Heritage Center annually. It is our goal to enrich guests' visits through special programming, performances, and a variety of unique presentations.
Hair Flower Workshop
Step Back to the Victorian Era and Create you Own Hair Flower
July 1, 2017 - 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Presented by Lucy Cadwallader
Each participant will be shown how to construct their own hair flower using the "gimp" technique(other techniques, if time allows). All items will be available to complete a flower. If you elect to bring your own swatch of hair, it must be at least 10 inches in length and the diameter of a pencil-place in a zip lock bag. You may opt to make your hair flower into a pin or display it in a glass paper weight or box (available to purchase). Start your family heirloom today!
Cost is $15/person - contact the Gettysburg Heritage Center at 717-334-6245 to purchase tickets. Limited to 20 people.
Learn more about Lucy and her hair jewelry here:
Living History Camps
Most weekends*, April through November, the Gettysburg Heritage Center hosts complimentary Living History Encampments. Visitors are welcomed to actively learn by strolling through the camp, viewing drills and demonstrations, and engaging in conversation with historians. To find out more, visit our Living History page by clicking here!
Civil War Era Church Service
Chaplain Rene Kinard, and his wife Rommi offer non-denominational Civil War era Church Services at the Gettysburg Heritage Center on special event weekends. All services are open to the public, and begin at 10 am. Seating is limited, it is recommended you bring a lawn chair in the event all seats are filled.
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March 12 - Reenactor Appreciation Weekend
May 28 - Memorial Day Service
July 2 - 4th of July Service
November 19 - Remembrance Day Weekend.
Author & Artist Events:
Periodically throughout the year, visitors to the Gettysburg Heritage Center have the opportunity to meet various authors and artist. Visitors are able to meet the author/artist, purchase their work and have it personalized.
We're busy updating our authors schedule...stop back for the latest updates!