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Dad’s Gettysburg Getaway

Published June 11, 2012

Father’s Day is June 17th. This year, show dad some love with a Gettysburg Getaway. Here are some ideas for a trip Dad will remember!

Lunch or Dinner at McClellan’s Tavern:

McClellan’s Tavern’s famous Imperial Crab Dip is a must! Treat dad to this Old English Style pub, which features the Van Tromp Bar, a turn of the century solid mahogany bar brought back from Brick Lane in merrie England. McClellan’s Tavern is located at 1 Lincoln Square inside the Gettysburg Hotel.

Take a Tour of The Appalachian Brewing Company:
Nestled away in the lower level of their facility at 401 Buford Ave. in Gettysburg, resides a copper 10 bbl capacity system. ABC’s beers are hand-crafted using 100% natural ingredients and strict adherence to craft-brewing standards. Stop in and try their variations of classic beer styles from throughout the world. Call ahead to arrange for a guided visit!
Click here for more information about the Appalachian Brewing Company.

All-American Brass Picnic as part of the Gettysburg Festival:
On Saturday, June 16th, treat dad to an All-American Brass Picnic! This fun event as part of the Gettysburg Festival  will take place at the Festival Main Stage, located on the beautiful Gettysburg College campus, for a classic summertime “picnic in the park” experience. Musical performances spotlight some of the best brass groups from the mid-Atlantic region. Click here for more information.

Music and Machines at The Round Barn:
On Sunday, June 17th from 11am-3pm The Historic Round Barn & Farm Market will be hosting A Music and Machines benefit for local Marine Kyle Moser and Shining Stars Therapeutic Ministries. The event will feature pieces of machinery such as antique hit-and-miss engines, beautifully restored antique tractors, sleek antique automobiles, powerful pulling tractors and a helicopter.

There will also be games, a performance by Klinger McFry – an Americana Band which will perform a variety of music including that of Hank Williams and The Grateful Dead – food from the N.E.W. A-Ville Inn and prizes donated from local businesses. Admission to the benefit is free! Moser, 19, lost both of his legs serving in Afghanistan. Shining Stars Therapeutic Ministries provides therapeutic horsemanship programs to children, adults and families with special needs. For more information contact The Historic Round Barn & Farm Market at (717) 677-8842 or visit them online here.

Happy Father’s Day!

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