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New Hope Academy's spring musical production, "Fame," opens Friday, Feb. 22, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. The tale of ambitious arts students hits the stage at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, and Saturday, Feb. 23, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets: $9 for adults, $6 for students and seniors, or $25 for a family pack (two adults, two students). Information: (717) 846-1111 or www.mystrandcapitol.org.

Visit the 1960s and discuss 21st-century television at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, with a showing of two episodes of "Mad Men" in the York College Humanities Film Series. Film studies expert Justin Harlacher will screen the episodes and lead discussions on the shift toward film techniques in television at the free event in the Humanities Center Room 218 on the York College campus. Information: (717) 846-7788 or www.ycp.edu.


The Maple Sugar Fest returns to Nixon County Park, 5922 Nixon Drive, Springfield Township, for two days of tours, demonstrations, exhibits, crafts, vendors and more. Learn how maple syrup is made from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24. Admission: $2 for adults and students, free for children 5 and under. Information: (717) 428-1961 or www.yorkcountyparks.org.

Restaurant Week York starts Saturday, Feb. 23, with special deals at downtown restaurants through March 2. The foodie-themed fun includes fixed-price meals and snacks at two dozen participating locations including Maewyn's, the White Rose, shops in Central Market and more. Information: www.restaurantweekyork.com.

The York Jewish Community Center will host a Purim Carnival from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. Sunday at the center, 2000 Hollywood Drive, York Township. The free, all-ages fun includes carnival games, crafts, a bounce house and more. Attendees are encouraged to dress up as their favorite heroes and princesses. Information: (717) 843-0918 or www.yorkjcc.org.

Guthrie Memorial Library will host Putting for Patrons, a mini-golf fundraiser, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, inside the library at 2 Library Place in Hanover. Regular library services will be closed, and players will tackle 18 custom mini-golf holes leading them through the building. Proceeds will benefit the library. Cost: $10 per person or $30 per family. Information: (717) 632-5183 or www.yorklibraries.org.

The Downtown Inc walking tour season begins with the Photographic Scavenger Hunt at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. Hosted by Philip and Allison Given of The Susquehanna Photographic, the tour will include photography tips and a hunt to fulfill a list of items before participants have lunch at Central Market to review and critique their finds. Participants should bring a digital camera with a removable memory card to share their photos. Fee: $12. Information: (717) 849-2331 or downtownyorkpa.com.

The 11th annual Pennsylvania Horse World Expo runs through Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg. The expo features demonstrations and clinics, vendors, competitions and more from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23; and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24. Nighttime entertainment includes the "Theatre Equus, A Musical Equine Revue" show at 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday featuring horses and riders performing stunts, comedy and more. Expo tickets: $12 for adults, $6 for ages 7-12, free for children under 7. Revue tickets: $12-$24. Parking: $8. Information: (301) 916-0852 or www.horseworldexpo.com.

The Pennsylvania Garden Expo features display gardens, vendors, demonstrations and seminars for novices and experts alike at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, and Saturday, Feb. 23, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24. Tickets: $10 in advance or $13 at the door for adults, free for children 12 and under. Parking: $8. Information: (717) 236-4300 or pagardenexpo.org.


The District 3 Class AAA and Class AA Wrestling Championships are set for this weekend at the Hersheypark Arena. Action starts at 10 a.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. The finals in both classes are scheduled to start at 6 p.m. Saturday.

The District 3 basketball quarterfinals are set for Friday and Saturday at sites throughout the region. A number of York-Adams League teams are still alive. For a complete schedule, visit to the Sports section.


Tickets for Laugh Your Tuchas Off, a comedy club event featuring three New York stand-up comedians, are on sale now. The laughs begin at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the York Jewish Community Center, 2000 Hollywood Drive, York Township. Doors open at 7 p.m. with a silent auction; online bidding opens Saturday at www.biddingforgood.com/york. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. For details, call (717) 843-0918 or visit the website.

Tickets to see Wagon Shed Concert Series shows featuring folk singer Ana Egge on April 13 and blues duo Paul Rishell and Annie Raines on May 17 are on sale now. The March concert with The Stray Birds is sold out. Tickets are $15 for the April show and $20 for the May show. For details, visit www.wagonshedconcerts.com.


The 2013 Academy Awards, hosted by Seth MacFarlane, will air live starting at 7 p.m. Sunday on ABC.