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Dolly Parton's "9 to 5 The Musical" opens on stage Friday, April 25, at York Little Theatre, 27 S. Belmont St., York. The show will run April 25-27, and May 1-4. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $12-$25. Information: 717-854-5715 or www.ylt.org.


Games, crafts, face painting and more are in store during Blossom's Garden Party & Celebration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Brown's Orchards & Farm Market, 8892 Susquehanna Trail South, Loganville. Information: 717-428-2036 or www.brownsorchards.com.

Bring your excess plants and seeds to trade for the Dig It! Perennial and Seed Exchange from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at Arthur Hufnagel Public Library, 32 Main St., Glen Rock. This free event will take place rain or shine. All plants for trade should include name of the plant and care instructions. Information: 717-235-1127.

The York Symphony Chorus and Chamber Singers present "Joie de Vivre" at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Union Lutheran Church, 408 W. Market St., York. The annual spring choral concert will weave a narrative of sound, rhythm, story and intrigue. Tickets: $10-$15. Information: 717-846-1111 or www.yorksymphony.org.

Dutch Wonderland will open the castle doors for a season of family fun starting Saturday, April 26-27. New this year, Exploration Island will offer guests of all ages the opportunity to encounter life-like dinosaurse that move, "breathe" and even roar. Dutch Wonderland will be open weekends, and daily beginning Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Tickets: $24.75-$37.75. Information: 1-866-386-2839 or www.dutchwonderland.com.

Master Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser and American cellist Natalie Haas have teamed up for a Susquehanna Folk Music Society concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Appalachian Brewing Company's Abbey Bar, 50 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg. Tickets: $22 general admission, $18 SFMS members, and $10 students ages 3-22. Information: 1-800-838-3006 or www.brownpapertickets.com.

Local novelist Keith Nonemaker, author of "Redemption at Creekside," will be signing books from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Recycled Reader Used Book Store, 1212 E. Market St., York. Information: 717-848-4676.

The York College Division of Music will present a spring concert by the Chamber Voices at 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, in DeMeester Recital Hall, located in Evelyn and Earle Wolf Hall. This free event is open to the public. Information: 717-815-1584.

Dr. John Quist of Shippensburg University will discuss the 1860 election of Abraham Lincoln at the next installment of The Fiery Trial: Understanding the Civil War lecture series from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York. Information: www.yorkheritage.org.

Indian Steps will celebrate Earth Day with a spring egg hunt, games and prizes from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the museum, 205 Indian Steps Road, Airville. This event is open to kids up to age 12. Information: 717-862-3948.

Featured poet Lexi Spino will celebrate her first book, "I'm A Wanderer, Not A Runaway," with a reading at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, at The Parliament, 116 E. King St., York. This free event will be followed by an uncensored open mic. Information: 717-801-1760.

Be a part of the production for a Murder Mystery on board the York #17 at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, with Steam Into History, 2 W. Main St., New Freedom. The train departs the station in New Freedom and will go to Hanover Junction. Tickets: $38. Information: 717-942-2370 or www.steamintohistory.com.

The Box Lunch Revue concert series returns to York City Thursday, May 1.  Each Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., May through August, free musical entertainment will be provided in downtown York's Cherry Lane. York Suburban Middle and High School Jazz Bands will open the season. Information: www.yorkcity.org/boxlunchrevue.

Tony C brings his beat box skills to battle a few friends for "Brews & Beats #2" at 9 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Beer Monger's, 3000 S. Queen St., Dallastown. Information: 717-501-4251or www.facebook.com/BeerMongers.

The Gettysburg Children's Choir and High School Vocal Ensemble will present "Sing Into Spring" at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel, 61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg. This free Music! Gettysburg concert will feature diverse choral works ranging from classics to gospel. Information: 717-338-3010.

Former "American Idol" season 10 contestant and country artist Sammy Arriga will perform, along with Love and Theft at 8 p.m. Friday, April 25, in the Arnold Sports Center at Lebanon Valley College, in Annville. Tickets: $20. Information: www.lvc.edu/valleyfest.

Teens - get ready for April's Fourth Friday event from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Central Market York, 34 W. Philadelphia St., York. This free drop-in event will feature a hip-hop dance class, a photo booth and a healthy eats demonstration, sponsored by Family First Health. Information: 717-849-2221 or www.yorkcity.org.

Hanover-based jam band The Winter House Band will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Holy Hound Taproom, 57 W. Market St., York. Information: 717-855-2410 or www.holyhoundtaproom.com.

The Martni Bros. return to York with guest SuperSwank at 10 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Fat Daddy's, 2510 E. Market St., York. Information: 717-755-8843.

Get registered

The 2014 Race Against Racism timed 5K kicks off at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 26, followed by the untimed Splash of Color race at 9:30 a.m., in front of the YWCA York, 320 E. Market St., York. Register in advance online, or the day of the race beginning at 8 a.m. Registration: $10-$30. Information: www.rar2014.kintera.org.


The Dallastown Invitational track and field meet is set to start at 4 p.m. Friday. Among the York County teams expected to compete are Central York, Dover, Hanover, Kennard-Dale, York Suburban, West York, Susquehannock, Eastern York, South Western, York High, York Tech and the host school.

The York Revolution's season-opening series against the Camden Riversharks continues this weekend at Santander Stadium. The games are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.