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When “Mister Ed” Gotwalt founded Mister Ed’s Elephant Museum & Candy Emporium 41 years ago, he never dreamed it would evolve into what it is today – a zany, beloved, successful business visited by hundreds of thousands of people each year. He also never expected to see his granddaughter and her husband as its owners or his great-grandson greeting customers.

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Mister Ed’s to Host Annual Hunt for 6,000 Easter Eggs

Registration is now open for our FREE annual Bunny Party and Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 19,with registration beginning at 1 p.m. and the hunt beginning at 2 p.m.

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2014 Santa Claus Arrival Nov. 30

Gettysburg area landmark Mister Ed’s Elephant Museum and Candy Emporium hosts its annual Santa Claus arrival celebration on Sunday, Nov. 30, from 2-4 p.m.

Children can meet and have their picture taken with Santa, and each child will receive a $5 gift certificate to redeem at Mister Ed’s before Dec. 31.

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Mister Ed’s to Host ‘Great Pumpkin’ Party Oct. 25

Mister Ed’s to Host ‘Great Pumpkin’ Party Oct. 25

Acclaimed Artist to Carve Giant Pumpkins; First 100 Children Can Paint Free Pumpkin

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Mister Ed’s Hosts Santa Paws Event Dec. 13 to Benefit Adams County SPCA

Mister Ed’s Elephant Museum and Candy Emporium hosts its free “Santa Paws” event on Saturday, Dec. 13, from 1-3 p.m.Pets can meet and have their picture taken with Santa and each will receive a treat.

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2014 Sweet Summer Song Series

Bring a lawn chair and enjoy local musicians during Mister Ed’s Elephant Museum’s Sweet Summer Songs series everySaturday through Labor Day weekend from noon to 4 p.m. The free concerts are rain or shine in a gazebo overlooking the store’s whimsical gardens.

June 28 - Blandi the One Man Band, Also a Lace Guild demonstration

July 5 - Teresa Paul

July 12 - York Gospel Choir and book signing by author Ed Keleman

July 19 - Shanna Rae

July 26 - Teresa Paul

Aug. 2 - Face Painting by Bear E Bear & Friends and book signing by author Ed Keleman

Aug. 9 - Paul Moschette

Aug. 16 - Teresa Paul

Aug. - 23 - The Cowboy Band

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USA Today Names Mister Ed’s One of Nation’s Top Souvenir Stops

Mister Ed’s Elephant Museum has been named by USA Today as one of theTop 10 Places to Buy Souvenirs” in the nation.

Founded in 1975, Mister Ed’s boasts more than 800 kinds of candy, fresh roasted peanuts, homemade fudge and unique gifts, in addition to more than 12,000 elephants in its museum. More than 100,000 people visit annually.

Other top stops include the iconic South of the Border in South Carolina and Wall Drug Store in South Dakota. See the full story here: http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/destinations/10greatplaces/2014/05/22/souvenir-gift-store-shop/9436173/

Mister Ed’s is located 12 miles west of Gettysburg along the historic Lincoln Highway (Route 30). For more information, call 717-352-3792 or visit www.mistereds.com.

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4th Annual Bunny Party & Egg Hunt

The party will feature a hunt for 5,000 eggs, a special appearance by the Easter Bunny, live music and prizes.

Children 12 years and younger may participate in the hunt in one of three age divisions: walking to three years, four to seven years and eight to 12 years. Prizes include candy, toys, money and giant chocolate bunnies.

The event is free, but registration is required. Pre-register before April 5 by visiting Mister Ed’s or calling 717-352-3792.

The rain date is Sunday, April 13.

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Mister Ed’s Invites Children to Hunt 5,000 Eggs During Bunny Party April 12

Join us for our 4th annual Bunny Party and Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12, from 2-4 p.m. The party will feature a hunt for 5,000 eggs, a special appearance by the Easter Bunny, live music and prizes.

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Santa Claus Arrival

Mister Ed’s to Host Annual Santa Claus Arrival. All youth with receive a free gift from Santa as well as refreshments for all. Event begins at 2 pm. ​

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