York Weekend Roundup: Dance party, PickleFest, live music, wine and more
05/07/2014 10:15:37 PM EDT
05/08/2014 11:16:34 AM EDT
"Doctor Dolittle" opens on stage at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 9, at DreamWrights Youth & Family Theatre, 100 Carlisle Ave., York. Performances are scheduled at 6:30 p.m. May 9-10, 16-17 and 23-24, and at 2:30 p.m. May 10-11, 17-18, and 24-25. Tickets: $8-$12. Information: 717-848-8623 or dreamwrights.org.
Mother's Day means food, crafts and fun in downtown York during the 39th annual Olde York Street Fair from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 11, in and around Continental Square. Information: yorkcity.org.
New merchants and new artists join BLOOM Art Market this month, starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at select shops on Beaver and Philadelphia streets in downtown York. Information: 717-746-6278.
Digital Ephemera Photography will present a free kids craft from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in YorKitchen's Rojahn Performance Kitchen, in Central Market York. This hands-on activity for children will run while supplies last. Information: 717-814-8879 or yorkitchen.com.
Get your dancing shoes on as Continental Square is transformed into a dance party from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. during Second Saturday festivities Saturday, May 10, in downtown York. Dance along or enjoy a number of demonstrations and instructional classes. Information:
The 2014 Dillsburg PickleFest will be held Saturday. Street Fair activities will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Greenbrier Street, from Harrisburg Pike to South Baltimore Street. For a schedule of events, visit dillsburg.com.
Take a tour of the historic Newton Square neighborhood in York City from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10, during the "Secret Gardens of York 2014" tour.
Enjoy 10 gardens, some with plants for sale, listen as musicians play and have a light refreshment. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 on the spot. The event will be held rain or shine. Information: 717-846-0809 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The York Symphony Orchestra will present "Games People Play" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center. Music director Todd Ellison will conduct. (Submitted)
The YSO POPS presents "Games People Play"at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. The evening will feature the music of the small and big screen - from "Star Wars" to "Game of Thrones" to "The Legend of Zelda." Tickets: $36-$56. Information: 717-846-1111 or strandcapitol.org.
Honor mom with a special Mother's Day Tea Party at the Red Brick Bakery & Tea Room, 55 N. Main St., Red Lion. This four-course afternoon tea menu features a peppermint theme, and you will take home a treasure for the garden from Candi Duda's Stained Glass and Garden Art. Seating times will be at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday; reservations are required. Tickets: $24.95. Information: 717-332-7427 or redbrickbakery.com.
Come for an evening of fun, while supporting the Religious School at Temple Beth Israel - York's only Jewish religious education program for children - during "A Show of Support," beginning with a preview at 6 p.m. and auction at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 10, in the social hall at Temple Beth Israel, 2090 Hollywood Drive, York Township.
The night will include food, wine and beer, and an art auction with diverse artwork for every budget. Tickets: $15-$25. Information: 717-843-2676.
Five locations, including Swigart's Mill, will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 10, as part of The East Berlin Historical Preservation Society's celebration of the town's 250th anniversary. (Submitted)
The Boss is here: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey. Tickets: $53.10-$123.10. Information: hersheyparkstadium.com.
The Pennsylvania Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association showcase runs from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10, and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 11, in the Utz Arena, at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave., West Manchester Township. Admission and parking are free. Information: paoba.
Recording artist J. Holiday will perform at Million Dollar Mothers, starting at 8 p.m. Sunday, May 11, in the Valencia Ballroom in York. (Submitted)
An Evening with John Legend begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center. Tickets to this event are sold out. Information: 717-846-1111 or strandcapitol.org.
The East Berlin Historical Preservation Society has set special open house hours for the buildings in its care during the town's 250th Anniversay Celebration. The following locations will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday: Swigart's Mill, Route 234 at Beaver Creek Road; the church school house, North Avenue next to Union Cemetery; Liberty #1 Engine House, Fourth Street at the intersection of 4th Street and South Avenue; the log house, adjacent to the Iron Skillet Restaurant parking lot behind the post office; and Red Men's Hall, 332 W. King St.. Information: ebhpspa.org.
The York College Community Orchestra will present its spring concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 10, in the Waldner Performing Arts Center, on the York College campus. The program will include Mozart's "Magic Flute Overture," Alexander Borodin's "Polovtsian Dances," and Percy Grainger's "Molly on the Shore." In addition, Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" will be performed. This free performance is open to the public. Information: 717-815-1584.
The Day Trippers perform a Beatles tribute from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Newberrytown Peddlers Market, 700 York Road, Dover. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the music of The Beatles at this free outdoor event. Information: 717-315-0209 or hummingbirdridgewinery.com.
The Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra will present its spring concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 11, in the Gettysburg Seminary Chapel, 147 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg. This free concert is open to the public. Information: musicgettysburg.org.
Support the West York Cross Country Track & Field Booster Club during a basketball fundraiser pitting the Harlem Wizards against the West York faculty and staff at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at West York High School. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets: $12-$15. Information: 717-870-3013 or email email@example.com.
Local author Melissa March will hold a book signing beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, in the Heritage Room of the Paul Smith Library, 80 Constitution Ave., York. Registration is recommended for this free event by calling 717-235-5806 or 717-235-1127. Information: melissamarch16.com.
"Ladies Night in a Turkish Bath" returns for the eighth time to the schedule at Allenberry Resort Inn & Playhouse, 1559 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs. The show opens Thursday, May 14, and runs through June 15, with eight performances per week. Information: allenberry.com.
Comedian Ms. MeMe will host Million Dollar Mothers, an event to show appreciation to all wonderful mothers, beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 11, at the Valencia Ballroom, 142 N. George St., York. Recording artist J. Holiday will peform, as well as local artist Phene and more. Tickets: $30-$50. Information: 717-461-1421 or ticketriver.com.
Join author Anthony D. Fredericks for his lecture "Eastern Pennsylvania's Historical Trails," based on his best-selling book, starting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York. This free event is part of York County Heritage Trust's Second Saturday Lecture Series. Information: yorkheritage.org.
The James King Band performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Goodwill Fire Company, 2318 S. Queen St., York Township. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets: $15-$18. Information: sevenmountainsbluegrass.org.
Kids can get creative at Mother's Day Paint-A-Pot from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at Flinchbaugh's Orchard & Farm Market, 110 Ducktown Road, Hellam Township. Admission includes one ceramic pot, paint, supplies and flower. Shared PEW Missions will also be hosting a community yard & food sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the market. Tickets: $8. Information: 717-252-2540 or flinchbaughsorchard.com.
Angels & Saints will rock the stage at 9 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at Fat Daddy's, 2510 E. Market St., York. Alternative rockers Graces Downfall will perform Friday, May 9, at 9 p.m. Information: 755-8843 or fatdaddys.com.
Ballyhoo! performs with Get 'Em Wet at 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 9, at The Depot, 360 W. Cottage Place, York. Tickets: $10-$13. Information: thedepotyork.com.
Tribute band Pure Jerry will channel the sound of iconic performer Jerry Garcia for a show at 9 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at Holy Hound Taproom, 57 W. Market St., York. Information: 717-855-2410 or holyhoundtaproom.com.
Rock band Ghost Light Radio Show will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Burning Bridge Tavern, 108 Hellam St., Wrightsville. Acoustic bluegrass artist Colebrook Road will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 10. Information: 717-252-2468 or bbtpa.com.
Ladies can enjoy two sessions of Wine, Women & Chocolate Saturday, May 10, at Naylor Wine Cellars, 4069 Vineyard Road, Stewartstown. Tour the winery and taste award-winning wines paired with handmade truffles and choclate bark from Parfections. The first session will be offered from 1 to 2:30 p.m., and the second will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tickets: $15-$20. Information: naylorwine.com/buytix.
The Wayfarer Experiment hit the stage at 10 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Bistro 19, 19 N. George St., York. Motorcycle-rock band Red Eye returns to Bistro 19 at 10 p.m. Saturday, May 10. Information: 717-845-1900 or bistro19york.com.
Beer fans will gather for the sixth annual BrewFest Saturday, May 10, at Mount Hope Winery, on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, off Route 72. Two sessions will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission includes beer sampling, free BrewFest foods, homebrewing demos and competition, and live music. Tickets: $30-$45. Information: 771-665-7021 or parenfaire.com/brewfest.
Join Program Coordinator Jeri Jones on a walk from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 11, at Nixon County Park to see how mothers take care of their young. Information: 717-428-1961 or yorkcountyparks.org.
Wine enthusiasts will be flocking to Vintage & Vineyards from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 9, at the Antique Auto Museum of Hershey, 161 Museum Drive, Hershey. Sample wines from more than 115 vinters while enjoying private access to the more than 100 antique and classic car, bus and motorcycle exhibits in the museum. Three tasting sessions are available; prices vary for each session. Tickets: $35-$95. Information: vintageandvineyards.com.
Hersheypark opens its gates for the summer season Friday. The season will include several new rides for young guests, as well as two new food vendors. Hours vary and are available on the park's website. Tickets: $23.95-$58.95. Information: hersheypark.com.
The York Biker BBQ & Car Show kicks off at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 11, at Cityview Community Church, 1655 Roosevelt Ave., York. The event will feature food, music, cars and bikes through 3 p.m. Information: yorkbikerbbq.com.
Register for the 8th annual Pink in the Park breast cancer awareness walk starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at John C. Rudy County Park, 400 Mundis Race Road, Mount Wolf. Registration: $25. Information: pinkpartnersyork.org.
The York-Adams League Track and Field Championships are set for Friday at Dallastown High School. Action is scheduled to start at 4 p.m.
The York College women's lacrosse team will play host to St. John Fisher in an NCAA Division III second-round match at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
The York Revolution will take on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in a three-game Atlantic League series this weekend at Santander Stadium. Game times are 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday.
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