Living History

Now thru Aug. 15/GETTYSBURG –  Every weekend from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital. Admission to the historic site is included with your ticket to the experiences at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center—just minutes away. Friends of Gettysburg members receive complimentary admission. In July 1863, George Spangler’s thriving family farm was transformed into a field hospital for more than 1,900 wounded Confederate and Union soldiers. A strategic location on the Gettysburg battlefield, the site also served as an artillery reserve, ammunition reserve, provost guard and a temporary cemetery for both Union and Confederate soldiers. Visitors to the historic site have the opportunity to interact with living historians and learn about Civil War medicine, medical techniques, the role of surgeons and caregivers, soldiers’ experiences, the humanity of citizens, the Spangler family and the role of civilians during and after the battle. >MORE

Hopeful Hearts River Cruise

Aug. 14/PITTSBURGH – 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Experience a memorable evening aboard the Gateway Clipper’s Duchess vessel with Pittsburgh’s picturesque sky as the backdrop benefitting the Joe Beretta Foundation. Enjoy a delicious meal, two drink tickets, entertainment, and a tremendous silent auction as you sail the three rivers.  Voucher for Free Parking included in ticket price.  Casual cocktail attire is accepted. >MORE