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What’s Going On This Weekend in Gettysburg- October 21-23

Published October 20, 2011

Although it isn’t quite Halloween, there are a number of spooky events to check out this weekend in Gettysburg. Plus, the leaves are at their peak and the area looks absolutely beautiful. This weekend also marks Gettysburg College Homecoming and Family Weekend! Click here for a guide of what’s going on around campus. There are a number of downtown Gettysburg businesses that offer a 10% discount to college students and parents with a college or parent ID. Here is the full list of participating businesses to visit.


Visit the Historic Round Barn for Pandemonium’s Round Barn of Terror:
The Historic Round Barn may be a cute and innocent farm market by day, but once the sun begins to set, all bets are off. At 6:30pm every Friday and Saturday in October the second floor of the Historic Round Barn & Farm Market will transform into Pandemoniums Round Barn of Terror.
Admission into the Round Barn of Terror is $10 and the last ticket will be sold at 10:30pm each night. Admission includes the HAUNT, BONFIRE WITH REFRESHMENTS AND SCARY MOVIES (bonfire and movies are weather permitting).  Also, HAUNTED SHOPPING in the farm market during “TERROR” hours!Each weekend a different non-profit organization will volunteer their haunting skills. Each organization will then receive a portion of the sales for the nights that they volunteer. So after you are scared out of your mind, you can feel good about it, because you are helping a good cause. Read more on their website and Facebook page. 

Take a Ghost Bus Tour on Saturday Night:
On Saturday nights in October, travel by bus to one of the most popular haunted sites in the Gettysburg area – Sach’s Bridge. You will be treated to some amazing ghost stories as you make your way through the countryside and battlefield. The tour not only takes you off the bus at the Sachs Bridge but you will also walk the haunted grounds at Herr’s Tavern.  
This tour lasts approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. Cost is $20.00 for adults and $18.00 for children (ages 6-12).  Departs Gettysburg Tour Center, 778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA.  Advance reservations highly recommended by calling (717)334-6296. Read more on their website and Facebook page. 

Take a Drive Through Beautiful Adams County:
If you have yet to experience the gorgeous countryside of Adams County now is the time to do it! The colorful leaves set the perfect backdrop for a fun drive. We suggesting taking the afternoon to explore the Gettysburg Wine and Fruit Trail.  I wrote a previous post about the trail here. 

Photo credit Jaime Bair

 Have a great weekend in Gettysburg!

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