York Weekend Best of February entertainment calendar
The York Weekend Best of February entertainment calendar. Click on the picture above to see a larger image or scroll down for a printable pdf version. (Todd Stouch illustration)


Discover the Dinosaurs brings pre-historic creatures to the Toyota Arena for three days of family fun. The show features hands-on exhibits, animatronic animals, a scavenger hunt, fossil pits and more. Events run noon to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave. Tickets: $16 for ages 12 and up, $11 for ages 2-11 and seniors 65 and up, and free for children under 2. Information: (717) 848-2596 or www.discoverthedinosaurs.com.

First Friday

Downtown York shops will Paint the Town from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday for February's First Friday event. The evening features sweet treats, dating events, live music and more. Special activities include Jazz in the City at the Strand-Capitol Studio, 50 N. George St., with a $3 cover, and a free age-18-and-up “Uncovered” gallery exhibit of nude works at The Parliament, 116 E. King St. Information: downtownyorkpa.com or (717) 849-2331.

From jazz to opera

Vocalist Mylea Thompson and pianist Kirk Reese will present “From Ella to Leontyne,” a winter concert featuring diverse musical styles, at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Woman's Club of York, 228 E. Market St. A wine and cheese reception will follow the concert. Tickets: $35 per person or $60 per couple. Information: www.myleathompson.com or (717) 542-4908.

What is your quest?

The award-winning musical “Monty Python's Spamalot,” based on the comedy troupe's classic “Holy Grail” quest movie, will take the stage Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $48-$72. Information:
York Weekend Best of February entertainment calendar
Click to download a pdf of the York Weekend Best of February entertainment calendar. (Todd Stouch illustration)