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2022 News

Children of Gettysburg 1863 Hosts the Carlisle Brass Band in Concert

July 27, 2022

The Gettysburg Foundation will host the Carlisle Brass Band in concert at Gettysburg’s new interactive children’s history museum, Children of Gettysburg 1863, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022, from 3 until 4 p.m. The band will perform brass band music in concert and share a repertoire of marches and patriotic selections.

The Carlisle Brass Band plays all-brass music in the British tradition of brass bands. The 30-member ensemble, directed by Bernie Pitkin, is part of the Carlisle Town Band organization, based in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The band has been performing music continuously since 1900.

Bring your lawn chairs to enjoy the open-air concert on the lawn at Children of Gettysburg 1863, located at 451 Baltimore Street in downtown Gettysburg. The concert lasts about 60 minutes and is weather permitting.

Visitors can experience the interactive children’s history museum adventure, open before, during and after the concert event. Tickets are free for children/youth ages 12 and younger, with a ticketed adult ages 13 and older.

For information and tickets for exhibits, tours, events and programs offered by the Gettysburg Foundation, call 877-874-2478 or visit