Wednesday, May 13, 2015

1st Annual Gettysburg Homecoming Festival to Include 5k, Car Show, Quidditch and more!

Saturday, June 27th has been set as the date for the 1st Annual Gettysburg Homecoming Festival. It will be a day for anyone who ever lived, worked, played, learned, or just passed through to join with the community for a day of fun and celebration. The day’s scheduled events include a 5K walk/run, parade, classic car show, farmers/flea market, muggle Quidditch tournament, Smoke House (sponsored by the Gettysburg Fire Department), kids activities, and musical entertainment by the Green DeVilles at the Cardinal Center. The day will be capped off with fireworks at the Gettysburg Community Park. Also, community garage sales will also be going on during the weekend.

Registration for the 5K is now open. A link to online registration or downloadable entry form is available at

The Quidditch tournament is open to coed teams aged 13-18. There will be a maximum of 10 teams with prize money to go to the charity of the winning team’s choice. Entry forms and more details are available at or by calling 937-447-2171

Contact numbers for anyone wishing to participate in the day’s events are as follows: Farmers Market - Susan Hart (937-467-1389), Classic Car Show - Jason Arnold (937-467-3259), Parade - Steve Morgan (937-459-6635), Event Sponsorship - Jason Lance (937-621-9491).

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