Sexy spies

Laughter, romance and intrigue will be in store for "Sin, Sex & the CIA," at the Hanover Little Theatre, 360 Blooming Grove Road, Hanover. Shows start at 8 p.m., except for a 2 p.m. matinee April 6, April 3-6, and 10-12. Tickets: $11-$12. Information: 717-637-5297 or

Male chorus

The Chanticleer Orchestra of Voices concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 4, at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave., on the Penn State York campus. Tickets: $38-$50. Information: 717-505-8900 or

School pride

First Friday hits downtown York from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 4. Special events include Jazz in the City at 5 p.m. in the Studio at the Strand-Capitol Peforming Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. The First Friday film series at the Strand-Capitol continues at 10 p.m. with "Monty Python and the Holy Grail." Information:

Wild walk

Get an up-close look at a four-legged amphibian during a Salamander Stroll at 1 p.m., and again at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 6, at Nixon County Park, Springfield Township. Tickets: $3; park members free with membership card. Information: 717-428-1961 or

Tea time

Celebrate jolly old England during a Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 6, in the Banquet Center White Rose Room at the York Expo, 334 Carlisle Ave., West Manchester Township. Period dress is optional for this event benefiting York Habitat for Humanity. Tickets: $30. Information: 717-854-6168 or

Food truck party

Eat your way through FoodStruck from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 11, on North Pershing Avenue between Market and Philadelphia streets, in York City. More than 25 food trucks and carts will be on hand, as well as local merchants and live music during this event. Admission is free. Information:

Have a laugh

Comedian Earl David Reed brings his "Secret of my Unsuccess" comedy tour to Penn State York's Pullo Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 11. Special guest Kayla Kroh will perform. Tickets: $26.50. Information: 717-505-8900 or


The songs of Broadway fill the studio for "Dazzle Does It Cabaret" at the York Little Theatre, 27 S. Belmont St., York. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 3 p.m. Sunday April 11-13. Tickets: $12-$25. Information: 717-854-3894 or

Sprouting up

Flex your green thumb during the 16th annual Pa. Herb and Garden Festival April 11-12, in Memorial Hall at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave., West Manchester Township. Festival hours are noon to 7 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $5. Information:

Stand-up show

Stand-up comedian Kathleen Madigan presents "Madigan: Again" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. Tickets: $29-$42. Information: 717-846-1111 or www.mystrandcapitol.orgM.

Opening day

The Indian Steps Museum, 205 Indian Steps Road, Airville, opens for the season Thursday, April 17. Special events in April include a Native American class for home-school students April 24, and a Spring Egg Hunt April 26. Information: 717-862-3948 or

African-American string band

CapLive presents the Carolina Chocolate Drops with special guest Grace & Tony at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. Tickets: $26. Information: 717-846-1111 or

Go green

Family-friendly fun returns for the annual Go Green in the City Festival, a free event focused on living green and buying local, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 19, on North Beaver Street in downtown York. This event includes arts and crafts, food, special discounts at area shops and more. Information: 717-849-2331 or

Bard's birthday

Celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth with OrangeMite Studios at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Dover Area High School, 46 W. Canal St., Dover. The OrangeMite Shakespeare Company, The Dover Community Orchestra and The Dover Community Choir will join together in celebrating the immortal bard's legacy. Free admission; donations will be accepted. Information:

Deana Sings Dino

Daughter of iconic entertainer Dean Martin, Deana Martin pays musical tribute to her father at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. Tickets: $30-$42. Information: 717-846-1111 or

Hit musical

Three female co-workers conspire to take control in "9 to 5: The Musical," opening on stage at the York Little Theatre, 27 S. Belmont St., York. Based on the hit movie, with songs and lyrics by Dolly Parton, this musical tells the story of friendship and revenge. Sunday shows are at 3 p.m. All other shows are at 7:30 p.m. April 25-27 and May 1-4. Tickets: $12-$25. Information: 717-854-1575 or