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The York Weekend weekly roundup of entertainment openings, extras and weekend sports in York County for Oct. 10-17.


The fifth annual Brews, Brats and Bands festival brings live music, meals and munchies, and nearly three dozen craft brewers from as close as York and as far as Europe to Sovereign Bank Stadium in York City. The festival runs from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, with a VIP session starting at 12:30 p.m. Tickets: $10-$65. Information: www.brewsbratsandbands.com.

The annual White Rose Gameroom Show features unlimited gaming on a vast collection of pinball machines and other games indoors as well as a free, outdoor flea market. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in Horticultural Hall at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave. Daily admission: $15 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12, free for children 5 and under. Information: (717) 848-2596 or www.theyorkshow.com.

The York Rubber Stamp and Paper Arts Festival features specialty crafting demonstrations, contests, classes, exhibits, vendors and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, in Memorial Hall East at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave. Admission: $8 for both days, $6 for Sunday only. Information: (717) 848-2596 or www.heirloompro.com.

The Beef, Beer and Books celebration to benefit Kaltreider-Benfer Library on its 50th anniversary runs from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Kerry's Green, 150 Country Club Road, Red Lion. The night features live music, a silent auction, a book sale, beer and soda, and a buffet with pit beef, pork barbecue and other food. Tickets: $40 for ages 21 and up. Information: (717) 244-2032 or www.yorklibraries.org.

Feast on local cuisine while browsing a craft and vintage goods market and listening to live music during Foodstruck from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, on North Pershing Avenue between Market and Philadelphia streets. More than a dozen food trucks will feature everything from appetizers to desserts, meat-monster sandwiches to vegan-friendly entrees and more. Admission is free, and free parking is available in the Lafayette Plaza lot and the Central Market Parking Garage. Information: foodstruckyork.com.

The Ghoulish Gala is an adult dance to benefit children from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Agricultural and Industrial Museum, 217 W. Princess St., York. The Children's Advocacy Center event will feature celebrity dancing pairs, food, regional microbrews and wines, and a silent auction. Costumes optional; prizes will be awarded. Tickets: $75 per person or $140 per couple. Information: (717) 718-4253 or www.yorkcac.org/ghoulishgala.

Painted Spring Farm promises cuteness and crafts during the seventh annual Alpaca Open House and Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, and Sunday, Oct. 13, at 280 Roth Church Road near Spring Grove. Guests can meet the alpacas, including new babies, and spend on a day on the farm with chair massages and wine. Sales of food and crafts benefit the York County 4-H Alpaca Club, which will hold demonstrations throughout the day. Information: (717) 891-8060 or www.paintedspring.com.

The Fall Foliage Frolic takes participants on a hike through the trees at Nixon County Park, 5922 Nixon Drive, Springfield Township. Forester Scott Kurtzman will lead the free walk from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, and teach fun facts about identifying trees and the science of color-changing leaves. Information: (717) 428-1961 or www.yorkcountyparks.org.

The Woman's Club of York Fall Festival showcases new and used home decor items featuring seasonal and holiday themes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, and Saturday, Oct. 12, at the club, 228 E. Market St., York. The festival also boasts a bake sale and a gift basket raffle. Information: (717) 764-8782 or womansclubofyork.org.


The Abendmusik concert series welcomes the Apollo Chamber Players, including Dallastown grad Matt Detrick, for a performance at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at First Presbyterian Church, 225 E. Market St., York. The program will feature Basque and Slavic folk melodies, pieces by Ravel and Janacek, and a new work titled "Fantasy on Bulgarian Rhythms." Information: (717) 843-8041, fpcyork.org or www.apollochamberplayers.org.

The York Symphony Orchestra's classical concert series begins with guest conductor Kyle Wiley Pickett and guest clarinetist Jon Manasse at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. Selections include Mozart and Shostakovich. Tickets: $36-$56. Information: (717) 846-1111 or www.strandcapitol.org.

The Seven Mountains Bluegrass Association's concert season opens with American Drive, a collection of familiar faces in a new band, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Goodwill Fire Co., 2318 S. Queen St., York Township. Doors and kitchen open at 5:30 p.m. Admission: $18 for adults, free for children under 12. Information: (717) 395-7128, (717) 350-4791 or www.sevenmountainsbluegrass.org.


Week 7 of the local high school football season takes place this weekend. There are 10 games involving York-Adams League teams set for Friday, and one set for Saturday. For a complete schedule, turn to the sports section.

Lincoln Speedway will play host to the rescheduled 40-lap Kenny Weld Memorial Race on Saturday. The winner will earn $5,000 plus lap money. The thundercars are also on the Lincoln program. Time trials start at 6 p.m.

The District 3 Girls' Tennis Singles Tournament for Class AAA and Class AA will start at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Hershey Racquet Club. The first two rounds will take place Saturday.