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There will be food, games and fun for everyone at the 23rd York County Spring Carnival April 17-20, at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave., West Manchester Township. Hours for the carnival are from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 1 to 10 p.m. Saturday, and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: Pay-One-Price wristbands are available for $25; individual tickets are 2 for $3, 25 for $25, or 56 for $50. Information: www.facebook.com/majesticmidways.


Family-friendly fun returns for the annual Go Green in the City Festival, a free event focused on living green and buying local, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 19, on North Beaver Street in downtown York. This event includes arts and crafts, food, special discounts at area shops and more. Information: 717-849-2331 or www.downtownyorkpa.com/gogreen.

Fill your Easter baskets with local goodies from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Central Market in downtown York. Special events include pictures with the Easter Bunny, a free kids craft and Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt, and specials at many vendors throughout the day. Information: 717-848-243 or www.centralmarketyork.com.

Celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth with OrangeMite Studios at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Dover Area High School, 46 W. Canal St., Dover. The OrangeMite Shakespeare Company, The Dover Community Orchestra and The Dover Community Choir will join together in celebrating the immortal bard's legacy. Free admission; donations will be accepted. Information: www.orangemite.org.

Dust off your cape for a Super Heroes vs. Super Villains Swing Dance from 7:45 to 11:55 p.m. Friday, April 18, at York Social Dance Studio, 324 W. Market St., York. Heroes and villains go head to head competing in games throughout the night. Arrive in costume for contests, prizes, a themed photobooth and dancing. Tickets: $5-$7. Information: www.facebook.com/yorksocial.dancestudio.

Face painting, egg dyeing, apple hunting and more family-friendly fun is in store during a Spring Fest and Easter Apple Hunt from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Flinchbaugh's Orchard & Farm Market, 110 Ducktown Road, Hellam. Live bunnies, chicks and Guinea pigs will be available for children to interact with, too. Cost: $5. Information: 717-252-2540.

All aboard for an Eggspecially Fun Bunny run April 18-19 on the Steam Into History train, 2 W. Main St., New Freedom. Runs will go to Glen Rock at 11 a.m., 1 and 2:30 p.m., with a visit from the Easter Bunny and a narrator on board. Cost: $26 for adults and $15 for children. Information: 717-942-2370 or www.steamintohistory.com.

Enjoy the music of Shea Quinn from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Hummingbird Ridge Winery, 735 Kise Mill Road, York Haven. Bring lawn chairs for this free outside event. Information: 717-315-0209.

Celebrate National Poetry Month with "It's NOT the King's English" at 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, at King's Courtyard Artist Collective, 124 E. King St., York. This event will feature poets Randolph Bridgeman and Melissa Carl. Admission: Free; donations requested. Information: 717-779-7812.

Reggae-rock group The Substance will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Fat Daddy's, 2510 E. Market St., York. Information: 717-755-8843.

Four bands share the stage beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at The Depot, 360 W. Cottage Place, York. Performing will be New Coke, Sandratz, Blinding Eye Dog and The Thing with Two Heads. Food truck favorite El Taco Camino will be on hand catering the show. Tickets: $5. Information: www.thedepotyork.com.

Musical trio Little Bird will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, April 18, at Holy Hound Taproom, 57 W. Market St., York. Information: 717-855-2410.

Emerging artists and fashion come together at "Spring Forward, Where Fashion Meets Art," starting at 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, at The Bond Building, 134 E. King St., York. Tickets: $10-$45. Information: www.parliamentyork.org.

Join Talaam Acey and special guests TruNDeed, Quiet Storm, Sankofa and Dustin Nispel for Soulful Saturday Spoken Word & Urban Arts Night at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 19, in the York Social Dance Studio, 324 W. Market St., York. Tickets: $10-$20. Information: 717-814-7748 or www.facebook.com/events/227306267457635.

Psychedelic-country musicians The Wallace Brothers Band play from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Burning Bridge Tavern, 108 Hellam St., Wrightsville. Information: 717-252-2468 or www.bbtpa.com.

Acoustic musician Keil Holland will perform for Wine Down Friday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, at Naylor Wine at the Queensgate Town Center, York Township. Information: www.naylorwine.com.

Shane Speal will perform from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, April 18, at Bistro 19, 19 N. George St., York. Information: 717-845-1900.


The York Revolution Fan Fest is set for Saturday at Santander Stadium. The event starts at noon with a team autograph session in Brooks Robinson Plaza, when the club's new alternate uniforms will be displayed. Gates will open at 12:45 p.m. for a 1 p.m. concert from country music star Jerrod Niemann. That will be followed by a whiffle ball hitting derby featuring Revs' players, Little Leaguers and some fans.Then there will be an Easter egg hunt in the outfield. The day will be capped off by an intrasquad scrimmage. Admission is $3 per person and benefits the York City Little League. The event is free for Revolution full-season ticket holders.

Get tickets

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 18, for Andy Grammer's performance at 7:30 p.m. June 24, at The Pullo Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave., on the Penn State York campus. Grammer will be performing his hits "Keep Your Head Up" and "Fine by Me," as well as songs from his new album. Tickets: $34-$55. Information: 717-505-8900 or www.pullocenter.yk.psu.edu.