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The York Weekend entertainment roundup with openings, extras, weekend sports and ticket sales for Sept. 20-27.


The 29th annual Native American Festival at Indian Steps starts at noon Saturday, Sept. 22, and 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at the museum, 205 Indian Steps Road near Airville. The drumming, dancing and more lasts until 5 p.m. both days. The event and parking are free, but donations will benefit the museum. Information: (717) 862-3948 or www.indiansteps.org.

The eighth annual Mother Earth Hands-On Harvest Fair features children's activities, food, live music, dancing, animals and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Spoutwood Farm, 4255 Pierceville Road near Glen Rock. The festival celebrates locally grown food and healthy lifestyles. Parking: $3. Admission: $5 for adults, free for ages 12 and under. Information: (717) 235-6610 or www.spoutwood.org.

The eighth annual Septemberfest runs from 9 a.m. to dusk Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Spring Grove Parks and Recreation Center off Route 116 and College Avenue in Spring Grove. The free festival features live music, dancing, arts and crafts, children's activities, food, games, a petting zoo, fireworks and more. Information: (717) 225-9733 or www.sgrprc.com.

The Jacobus Fall Festival features games, kiddie tractor pulls, arts and crafts, fall plants and décor, food and more from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Perennial Barn on Church Street. Parking for the free festival is available at Christ UMC, 200 N. Main St., Jacobus. Information: (717) 347-7374 or www.jacobuspa.com.
The Adventures of a Comic Book Artist at York Little Theatre
York Little Theatre opens its 80th season with "The Adventures of a Comic Book Artist" -- complete with the York Comic Con between Saturday shows -- on Friday, Sept. 21. (YLT photo)

The Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad Preservation Society celebrates Railroad Heritage Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Muddy Creek Forks, 1268 Muddy Creek Forks Road in the Airville area. The festival will feature costumed guides, demonstrations, train rides, exhibits, food and more. Author Jack Shagena will sign copies of “The Ma & Pa Remembered.” Festival admission is free; train rides are $5 for adults and $3 for children. Information: (717) 927-9565 or www.maandparailroad.com.

Guides will crank up the machinery and celebrate Millers Heritage Day from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Wallace-Cross Mill on Cross Mill Road off Church Road in East Hopewell Township. Admission is free, but donations will benefit Friends of Wallace-Cross Mill programs. Information: (717) 840-7440 or www.yorkcountyparks.org.

The Newberry Business Association will host a free community fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Newberry Commons Shopping Center off Old Trail Road. The fair features children's activities, animals, games, craft booths and more. Proceeds benefit local fire departments and the Red Land library and senior center. Information: (717) 938-2098, ext. 71701, or www.newberrybusiness.org.

The 33rd annual Shrewsbury Lutheran Retirement Village Fair runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the village, 200 Luther Road, Shrewsbury. The fair will feature food, live music, arts and crafts, games, antique vehicles and more. Information: (717) 235-6895 or www.lutheranscp.org.


York Little Theatre opens its 80th season with the kid-friendly musical “The Adventures of a Comic Book Artist,” in which artists' super-powered creations come to life, on Friday, Sept. 21. The comic book spoof starts at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 and 28; 3 and 7 p.m. Sept. 22 and 29; and 3 p.m. Sept. 23 and 30. Special events include the free York Comic Con from 4:30 to 7 p.m. both Saturdays with vendors, giveaways, celebrity guests and more. Tickets: $10. Information: (717) 854-5715 or www.ylt.org.

The Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center will vibrate with the deep howl of the blues Sunday night when Kenny Wayne Shepherd and The Robert Cray Band perform. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at the theater, 50 N. George St., York. Tickets: $44-$54. Information: (717) 846-1111 or www.strandcapitol.org.

See the romantic comedy “The Wedding Video” and talk to film director Victor Quinaz at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in the Humanities Center Room 218 on the York College campus in Spring Garden Township. A talk with Quinaz will follow the free screening, which is part of the 2012-13 Humanities Film Series.


All 22 York-Adams League football teams will take to the field this weekend. There are nine games involving York-Adams teams on Friday night, with two more slated for Saturday. For a complete schedule, turn to the sports section.

Lincoln Speedway will hold the Kenny Weld/Hilly Rife Memorial race for the sprint cars on Saturday evening. The thundercars will also be on hand. The action starts at 7 p.m.


The CapLive concert series has just added The Lemonheads and Juliana Hatfield with special guest Birdie Busch to its lineup with a show at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $21 and on sale now. To get tickets, call (717) 846-1111 or visit www.strandcapitol.org.

Tickets to see Justin Silver, the star of the CBS reality TV series “Dogs in the City,” are available now from the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center. Silver will appear at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8. Tickets are $42 or $65. To get tickets, call (717) 505-8900 or visit thepullocenter.com.