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.
Living History Camps
Several weekends throughout the year, 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.
Click here to see the 2019 schedule of Living History Weekends!
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. Stop back regularly to see future book events!
New book signings & presentations announced here!
October 18, 2019
3 - 5 PM: Thomas J Ryan & Richard R Schaus
November 23, 2019
2 - 4 PM: Thomas J Ryan
Take a look at some of our previous book talk events, courtesy of C-SPAN.
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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2019 Scheduled Sunday Services:
September 1 - Labor Day
November 24 - Remembrance Day