Brews, Brats and Bands is back with more than 30 craft beer options, bratwurst meals, live music, a dunking booth and more from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Sovereign Bank Stadium. Tickets: $25 with beer sampling, $10 for designated drivers. Information: www.brewsbratsandbands.com.
Bring on Play's Plaza Palooza returns from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, in front of Sovereign Bank Stadium. This week features a Let's Get Movin' theme with sports clinics in addition to the regular playground activities, ice skating and more. Admission: $4. Information: (717) 849-2287 or www.yorkcity.org.
Jason Hawes and Steve Gonsalves of Syfy's “Ghost Hunters” will talk about their paranormal investigations at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave. on the Penn State York campus. Tickets: $35. Information: (717) 505-8900 or visit pullocenter.yk.psu.edu.
The White Rose Gameroom Show returns with two days of unlimited play from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in Horticultural Hall at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave.
Pinball and other gaming machines will be set up in the hall; a flea market will be held outside. Daily admission: $15 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12, free for children 5 and under. Information: (717) 792-9808 or www.theyorkshow.com.
The York Rubber Stamp and Paper Arts Festival features a wide range of art, craft and hobby vendors from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, in Memorial Hall at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave. Admission: $8 for adults for both days or $6 for Sunday only, free for children 11 and under. Information: (717) 848-2596 or www.heirloompro.com.
A soul and R&B concert by Sha' & Tha Truth will set the mood this weekend at the Valencia Ballroom's Rainbow Grill, 142 N. George St. The doors open at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, for ages 21 and up. Admission: $10 per person or $15 per couple. Information: (717) 332-9386.
The fourth annual Stewartstown Fall Fest features arts and crafts, children's activities, live music, food, Halloween fun and more from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Stewartstown Community Fairgrounds, 16 College Ave., Stewartstown. Information: (717) 993-5900 or stfallfestival.com.
Hanover's Black Rose Rollers will take on Dutchland Blitz in a roller derby Nightmare on Elm Avenue clash at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at Magic Elm Skateland, 625 W. Elm Ave., Hanover. The doors open at 5 p.m. A portion of the ticket sales will benefit a child battling leukemia. Tickets: $5 in advance, $7 at the door. Information: www.blackroserollers.com.
The Del McCoury Band will give a bluegrass benefit concert to help Rwandan schoolchildren at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St. Tickets: $30-$55. Information: 846-1111 or www.strandcapitol.org.
Weird Al Yankovic, the master of parody songs and polkas, brings his Alpocalypse Tour to York at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, for a concert at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave. Tickets: $50-$65. Information: 505-8900 or pullocenter.yk.psu.edu.
Indie-folk cellist Ben Sollee turns classical training into bluegrass, jazz and more for the CapLive concert series at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St. Click here to read the York Weekend interview with Sollee. Tickets: $16. Information: (717) 846-1111 or www.strandcapitol.org.
OrangeMite Studios' Shakespeare in the Barn program continues with the lesser-known play “Timon of Athens” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, and Saturday, Oct. 13, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Barn at Tall Fir Acres, 2035 Tall Fir Drive, Dover Township. Tickets: $10 for adults, $8 for students. Information: (717) 814-1151 or www.orangemite.com.
The Seven Mountains Bluegrass Association concert series starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, with the Bluegrass Brothers band at Goodwill Fire Co., 2138 S. Queen St., York Township. The doors and kitchen open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets: $18 for adults, free for children 12 and under. Information: (717) 395-7128 or www.sevenmountainsbluegrass.org.
New Hope School of the Arts presents a stage production of “A Raisin in the Sun” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St. The 1950s-era drama follows the hopes and heartaches of a Chicago family. Tickets: $6 for adults, $4 for students. Information: (717) 846-1111 or www.strandcapitol.org.
Rock icons The Doobie Brothers will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St. Tickets: $65-$78. Information: (717) 846-1111 or www.strandcapitol.org.
The Latshaw Pops Orchestra presents “American Bandstand: A Tribute to Dick Clark,” a musical song-and-dance extravaganza celebrating an American legend Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Wisehaven Catering and Events, 2985 E. Prospect Road, Windsor Township. Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m.; the show starts at 1 p.m. Tickets: $48.95. Information: 1-800-528-7429.
Lincoln Speedway near Abbottstown will play host to its final dirt-track show of the 2012 season on Saturday night. The program will include the 410 sprint cars, the 358 sprint cars and the thundercars. Gates open at 4 p.m. and the action is set to start at 6 p.m.
All 22 York-Adams League football teams will take to the field this Friday night. For a complete schedule, turn to the sports section.
Tickets to see “Scooby Doo Live: Musical Mysteries” at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12. The musical production features the Scooby gang trying to crack the case of a haunted theater. The show starts at 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Pullo Center. Tickets are $25-$55. For details, call (717) 505-8900 or visit pullocenter.yk.psu.edu.
Tickets to see York native Tim Warfield in his All Star Jazzy Christmas saxophone concert at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center will go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at the Strand. Tickets are $20-$35. For details, call (717) 846-1111 or visit www.strandcapitol.org.
Tickets for the 1950s-style sock hop at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Temple Beth Israel, 2090 Hollywood Drive, York Township, are on sale now for $25. The dance will feature Rockin Out DJ Rich Berkheimer spinning '50s and'60s tunes. Beverages and snacks are included. Tickets must be purchased by Monday, Oct. 15. For details, call Anita Strong at (717) 843-2676, ext. 6.
Tickets for the annual German-American Society of York (Alpenrose) Oktoberfest dinner dance must be purchased by Saturday, Oct. 13. The Alert Fire Hall, 3118 N. George St., Emigsville, will open at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, for the event. Dinner starts at 6 p.m.; dancing will last until 11 p.m. with the Joe Weber Band. Tickets are $20 for adults, $8 for ages 6 to college students, and free for children under 6. Dinner, snacks and beverages are included. For details, call Gertie Spangler at (717) 292-3869 or Edie Heindel at (717) 764-1725.