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Things To Do In Gettysburg This Weekend: September 21-23

Published September 21, 2012

I’m absolutely loving the fall weather in Gettysburg right now! We’ve been experiencing cooler temperatures, sunny skies, and the leaves are starting to change. This weekend is no different with temperatures in the 70’s and late 60’s! This weekend is a perfect opportunity to take in the beautiful fall season in Gettysburg.

Here are some ideas for things to do in Gettysburg this weekend:

Pick your own apples at Hollabaugh Bros. Inc. Fruit Farm & Market:
Celebrate Adams County apple season by picking your own apples in Adams County!
Visit Hollabaugh Bros. Fruit Farm & Market and pick your own Red & Golden Delicious apples.  Everything you need is supplied, but the manpower!
WHEN: Daily, beginning September 14th*
WHERE: All picking starts from the retail market
PRICE: $1.19/lb.
HOURS: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday through Saturday and 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Sundays.  For directions to the farm and more information visit http://www.hollabaughbros.com/.

Apples at Hollabaugh Bros. (photo from Hollabaugh Facebook Page)

Go antiquing downtown at the Gettysburg Fall Outdoor Antique Show on Saturday, September 22nd.
This one-day event features 150 antique dealers from 13 states displaying their unique pieces on the sidewalks radiating from the historic Lincoln Square. Sponsored by the Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association. This event is held rain or shine.
Please direct inquiries to Jonn Angstadt 717-253-5750 or [email protected].

Take advantage of the Gettysburg Garden Club’s Fall Harvest Sale on September 22nd:
Visit the Corner of Baltimore and West High Streets from 7:30am – 3:00pm for the fall harvest sale. The sale will feature beautiful hardy mums, coral bells, gourds, mini pumpkins, dried floral wreaths, fresh herbal wreaths, bulbs, herbs and fresh Sweet Annie wreaths. Proceeds of the sale will be used to maintain the flower gardens and hanging baskets of Lincoln Square, and will support our scholarship fund.

Get in the fall spirit at Adams County Winery’s 2nd Annual Harvest Festival:
Visit Adams County Winery (Farm Winery) on Saturday, September 22nd from 1:00pm-5:00pm for great food, music, a Lucy look-a-like contest, home wine making contest, and one of the biggest hits of last year: the grape stomp! This event is FREE!

Enjoy free tours throughout the day. Bring a picnic lunch or purchase food from Uncle Moe’s Soul Food. Prizes will be given to game and contest winners throughout the day. Entertainment will be provided by two bands, Sylvia’s Suitcase and RePlay. Take in the day’s events from the spacious lawn, the brand new garden terrace, or under cover in the winery’s pavilion where free Wi-Fi is available. Visit adamscountywinery.com for more information.

Grapes ready for stomping at last year’s Adams County Winery Harvest Festival (photo from Adams County Winery Facebook page.)

Have a great weekend, everyone!

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