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Dance the night away at Salsa on the Square in Gettysburg

A night full of dancing, food and games is set to enter Gettysburg for the ninth annual Salsa on the Square, according to a news release from the Gettysburg College Center for Public Service.

The dance, scheduled for Oct. 2, will take place from 5:30 to 11 p.m., according to the release. The first block of Carlisle Street, from Lincoln Square to the railroad tracks, will be closed to celebrate the contribution of Latino people to the economy of Adams County and Gettysburg's sister city relationship with Leon, Nicaragua, the release states.

Hector Rosado and his Orquesta A-CHE will perform live music for the sixth consecutive year, according to the release. There will also be local food vendors and children's games and activities organized by Gettysburg College students, the release states.

October is Hispanic Awareness Month, according to the release. Gettysburg Mayor William Troxell will read a proclamation declaring Oct. 2 Hispanic Awareness Day in Gettysburg, the release states.