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.
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!
Stop back for author events in 2020!
May 3, 2020: 9 AM - 5 PM
James Knights, book signing
July 11, 2020: 9 AM - 5 PM
Mark Hughes, book signing
August 29, 2020: 2 PM
FREE presentation, followed by book signing
Take a look at some of our previous book talk events, courtesy of C-SPAN.
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.
The 2020 Living History calendar is starting to fall into place! Click here for updates as more dates will be added!
Lancers Senior Drum & Bugle Corps
Friday, June 11 at 7:00 pm
Outdoor event - seating is first come first served
Join us as we welcome the Lancers Drum & Bugle Corps for an evening concert on the lawn of the Gettysburg Heritage Center! Always a crowd favorite, the Lancers performance keeps the crowd on the edge of their seat! Bring a lawn chair or blanket, and your family and friends for a evening of great music and fun!
And while you're at it, make a weekend of it and enjoy all that the Brass Band Festival has to offer. Be sure to check out all of the festivities.
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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2020 Church Services:
April 5 - Reenactor Appreciation Weekend
May 24 - Memorial Day Weekend
July 5 - July 4th Weekend
September 7 - Labor Day Weekend
November 22 - Remembrance Weekend