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Roundup Friday, May 23:


OrangeMite Studios will be performing "Romeo and Juliet: A Musical," opening at 7 p.m. Friday, May 23, at The Barn at Tall Fir Acres, 2035 Tall Fir Drive, Dover. Regarded as one of the most famous love stories of all time, the play will run through June 1. Performances will be at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $8-$10. Information: 717-814-1151 or orangemite.org.

Graffiti and graphic art will be on display during "Street Graphic," an exhibit opening Friday, May 23, at Weavings, Ink Art Gallery, 208 Hellam St., Wrightsville. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, and the exhibit will run through June 21. Information: 717-252-3518 or weavingsink.com.

Exploration Island, an interactive encounter with lifelike dinosaurs, will open at Dutch Wonderland Memorial Day weekend. Guests of all ages can visit the dinos along the Preshistoric Path and dig up the past in a Dino Dig open air site where fossils are unearthed. Tickets: $31.75-$36.75. Information: dutchwonderland.com.


Fire up your taste buds for the 25th Annual York Jaycees Chili Cook-Off & Salsa Showdown from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 24, on Pershing Avenue between Market and Philadelphia streets, in downtown York. Live entertainment, including indie-musician Kayla Kroh, is included with admission price. Tickets: $8-$10. Information: yorkchilicookoff.com.

Test your natural history skill on a Memorial Day Scavenger Hunt from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 25, at Nixon County Park in Springfield Township. Teams or individuals will compet by answering questions and collecting natural items. Pre-registration is not required for this free event. Information: 717-428-1961 or yorkcountyparks.org.

See the stars on a special Meteor Shower Boat Ride from 1:30 to 4:30 a.m. Saturday, May 24, at the Lake Redman Activity Area in William Kain County Park. Snacks will be provided. Participants can use their own boat or a county-owned rowboat, pedal boat, canoe or kayak. Tickets: $30 per couple if using a county-owned boat; 20 per couple for a private boat. Add $5 for each additional participant. Registration is requested. Information: 717-840-7440 or yorkcountyparks.org.

Find out what goes "bump" in the night on a Snipe Hunt from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 23, at the Indian Steps Museum, 205 Indian Steps Road, Airville. Bring your curiosity for a traditional campfire, complete with marshmallows. Tickets: $5; children under 12 are free. Information: 717-862-3948 or indiansteps.org.

The Unforgettable Big Band will perform live during the Big Band Brunch radio program from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 25, in the Ballroom of the Roses at the Holiday Inn Conference Center of York, 2000 Loucks Road, York. Steve Mendoza from DreamStream Radio will do a live broadcast, followed by more big band music and dancing. Tickets: $6-$24. Information: http://bigbandbrunch.eventzilla.net.

Jaguar automobiles from past to present day will be on display during the Susquehanna Valley Jaguar Club Concours d'Elegance beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 24, at Sunset Lane Park in West Manchester Township. Central York Middle School Fife and Drums will perform. The free event is open to the public. Information: 717-846-0642.

A Memorial Day Celebration and May Festival will feature German band The Adlers Monday, May 26, at Siebenthal Resort, 3150 Tunnell Hill Road, Seven Valleys. Gates open at noon; the band will perform from 2 to 6 p.m. Tickets: $7.50-$15. Information: 717-428-1329.

The Stewartstown Railroad Station Museum, 21 W. Pennsylvania Ave., will be open to the public from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 25. Visitors will be able to view an early small town train station and a collection of historical artifacts. Admission to the station museum is free; donations are welcome.  Weather permitting, the Stewartstown Railroad Company will be operating motorcar ("speeder") rides during the open house. Rides will start at 1:30 p.m., and operate continuously until 4:00 p.m. Tickets: $6. Information: 717-654-7530 or stewartstownfriends.org.

Gypsy jazz folk group The Resonant Rogues will visit York for a performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 24, in Holy Hound Taproom, 57 W. Market St., York. Information: 717-855-2410 or holyhoundtaproom.com.

Step back in time with Company K of the 45th Penna Volunteers during a Civil War Living History Encampment May 23-26 at Brown's Orchards and Farm Market, 8892 Susquehanna Trail South, Loganville. The Susquehanna Travellers will entertain with music of 19th century America from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Information: 717-428-2036 or brownsorchards.com.

Bring the whole family - furry ones included - for a Memorial Day Cookout from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 25, on the grounds of the Adams County Winery, 251 Peach Tree Road, Orrtanna. Bring a picnic lunch or purchase food from a local food truck. Live music by RePlay will be performed. This is a free event. Information: 717-334-4631 or adamscountywinery.com.

High-energy rockers Sugarcoat return to the stage at 9 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at Fat Daddy's, 2510 E. Market St., York. Hardcore metal band World's End will perform at 9 p.m. Sunday, May 25. Information: 717-755-8843 or fatdaddys.com.

World music group Ecstatic Vision will perform with The Golden Grass and Witch Hazel at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at The Depot, 360 W. Cottage Place, York. Doors open at 8 for this 21-and over show. Information: 717-846-6556 or thedepotyork.com.

Tall in the Saddle brings a southern-rock influence to the stage at 8 p.m. Friday, May 23, at Burning Bridge Tavern, 108 Hellam St., Wrightsville. Fast Lane Band will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 24. Information: 717-252-2468.

Join the Lancaster Science Factory, 454 New Holland Ave., Lancaster, for special experiements in the Science Cafe from 10 to 11 a.m., and noon to 1 p.m. Monday, May 26. Tickets: $7-$8.50. Information: 717-509-6363 or lancastersciencefactory.org.

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm kicks off its spring season from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 24. The farm - located at 150 Cherry Hill Road in Ronks, about 12 miles east of Lancaster - features farm fun activities and rides from noon to 5 p.m. each Saturday through June 28. Tickets: $10. Information: 1-866-546-1799 or cherrycrestadventurefarm.com.

Get tickets

Tickets are on sale for "Doctor Dolittle," on stage at DreamWrights Youth & Family Theatre, 100 Carlisle Ave., York. Performances are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. May 23-24, and 2:30 p.m. May 17-18 and 24-25. Tickets: $8-$12. Information: 717-848-8623 or dreamwrights.org.

Get tickets for the final weekend of "James and the Giant Peach" on stage at York Little Theatre, 27 S. Belmont St., York. Performances are scheduled at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $12-$17. Information: 717-854-5715 or ylt.org.


The PIAA Track and Field Championships are set for Friday and Saturday at Shippensburg University. A large contingent of York-Adams League athletes will be competing in the event. Action starts at 9 a.m. both days.

A Memorial Day baseball tradition will continue on Monday when the Central League and the Susquehanna League will hold morning and afternoon games. A total of 16 games are planned. The game times are 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

One of the premier events on local road racing calendar is coming up this weekend. The sixth annual Bob Potts Marathon is set for a 6 a.m. start on Sunday The event, which annually attracts about 400 runners, is already sold out and registration is closed. The course begins and ends at York College's Grumbacher Center, but the majority of the race is run on the York Heritage Rail Trail.