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First Friday Gettysburg Style: August 2nd Peach Season

Published August 2, 2013

First Friday Gettysburg PA

Peaches. York and Adams Counties produce some excellent peaches — sweet, juicy and oh so delicious.

An entire First Friday celebration focused on the fuzzy fruit? Sounds like a perfect way to spend an August evening. You’ll get the chance to sample peach-inspired treats at participating GARMA members.

Here’s a taste (ha!) of what some of our downtown Gettysburg shops will have on offer during First Friday:

One Lincoln at the Gettysburg Hotel
Enjoy First Friday Appetizer and Cocktail Specials
1/2 Price Appetizer: Mascarpone and Peach Flat Bread
Happy Hour Drink Special: Eat-A-Peach

True Friends Boutique – 22 Baltimore Street
From 4 – 8pm, corporate executive-turned-medium Laine Crosby will be in the boutique premiering her new book “Investigative Medium: The Awakening”. It tells the story of Janette, the spirit of 18th century slave girl befriended by Laine.

Lark – 40 Baltimore Street
Unwind at Lark with peach bellinis and play “Pick A Peach” to save between 10 and 30% on your First Friday purchase.

SWEET! – 100 Baltimore Street
Sample peachy penguins gummis, peach nehis and peach snow cones.

Reid’s Orchard and Winery – 242 Baltimore Street
Peach Sangrias at Jennie’s House in the Garden from 5 – 9pm. Buy one glass of freshly made sangria and you’ll get the second for half price.

Adams County Winery – 25 Chambersburg Street
Wine slushies made with Tears of Gettysburg and Rebel Red wines – $6, and you keep the glass! Local artists Robyn Warren and David Blades will be jointly exhibiting their work.

Bluebrick Gallery – 18 N Washington Street
As the dog days of summer come around, the artists at Bluebrick will be displaying some dog-themed art. Lights refreshments served from 5 – 8pm. Bring a photo of your dog and commission a piece from the co-op’s pool of artists.

Jennie Wade House – 548 Baltimore Street
Sample peach preserves and peach salsas from 5pm until closing.

T&S Clothing & Gifts – 1 Chambersburg Street
Take $2 off the lowest ticketed price off the entire inventory of tee shirts.

The Spirited Ladies – 49 Chambersburg Street
Semi-annual clearance sale. Save 25 – 75%.

For the entire list of participating Gettysburg merchants, visit the Gettysburg Area Retail Merchant’s Association website.

See you in downtown Gettysburg this evening!

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