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The annual Yorkfest fine arts and music festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, in downtown York City. Streets will be closed to accommodate about 100 artists, children's activities, the Chalk Walk, a poetry tent, live entertainment on multiple stages, expanded food vendor options and more family fun centered where West Market Street meets the Codorus Creek. A pre-festival juried art and literary reception goes from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the YorkArts Gallery, 10 N. Beaver St. Information: www.yorkcity.org or (717) 849-2217.


Warm up for the fifth annual Pennsylvania Cigar Box Festival with a Beer and Pizza Jam Session starting at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at The York Emporium, 343 W. Market St., York. Tickets: $10; free if you bring an instrument to jam. Information: (717) 846-2866 or www.facebook.com/YorkEmporium.

Head to the Pennsylvania Cigar Box Festival, kicking off at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, in and around The York Emporium. Live performances, hands-on demonstrations and workshops will highlight this free daylong event. Information: (717) 846-2866.

Gettysburg Brew Fest launches its inaugural session from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, on Seminary Ridge in Gettysburg. Sample craft beers and hard ciders from brewers across the country. Tickets: $50 at gate (if available). Information: www.gettysburgbrewfest.com.

The Whiskey River Band returns Saturday, Aug. 23, to The Glad Crab, 3086 S. Queen St., Dallastown. Information: (717) 244-7636 or www.facebook.com/TheGladCrab.

Shea Quinn of The Sharks and The Luv Gods will perform from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at Hummingbird Ridge Winery, 735 Kise Mill Road, York Haven, just off the Newberrytown exit of Interstate 83. Bring your chairs for this free outdoor event. Information: (717) 315-0209 www.hummingbirdridgewinery.com.

Fill your head with knowledge and your glass with a hoppy brew during Beer School with Deschutes from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Bistro 19, 19 N. George St., York. Call for reservations. Information: (717) 845-1900 or www.bistro19york.com.

Folk duo Arborea will perform 2 sets during a free show starting at 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at Beer Mongers, 3000 S. Queen St., Dallastown. Information: (717) 501-4251 or www.facebook.com/BeerMongers.

Have the time of your life at "Dirty Dancing," on stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at The Pullo Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave., on the Penn State York campus in Spring Garden Township. Tickets: $30-$60. Information: (717) 505-8900 or www.pullocenter.yk.psu.edu.

Ready, set, stroll at the Baby Stroller Derby starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at Santander Stadium, 5 Brooks Robinson Way, York. Donate a new or gently used stroller before embarking on a 2K stroll ending with a celebration. Face painting, playground, music and story time kick off at 11 a.m., with a Diaper Dash contest starting at 11:30 a.m. Registration: $20. Information: www.babystrollerderby.weebly.com.

Susquehanna Folk Music Society presents an evening of Bulgarian dance music featuring Bulgarika ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the St. Lawrence Club, 13 Highland St., Steelton. Tickets: $10-$18. Information: (717) 234-3844.

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Tickets are on sale now for the Woof & Wine wine tasting event to benefit the York County SPCA from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at Naylor Wine Cellars, 4069 Vineyard Road, Stewartstown. Meet adoptable shelter dogs, sip six wine tastings, enjoy entertainment from Three Dollar Suit and more. Tickets available at Naylor Wine Cellars; the York County SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail, Manchester Township; and Urology Associates of York, 25 Monument Road, York. Tickets: $25; $10 designated driver. Information: (717) 764-6109 or www.ycspca.org.


The best-of-3 York County Baseball Championship Series is set for this weekend, pitting Central League champion Mount Wolf against Susquehanna League champion Hallam. Game 1 is 1:30 p.m. Saturday at East Prospect. Game 2 is 1 p.m. Sunday at Mount Wolf. Game 3, if needed, will follow shortly after the conclusion of Game 2, again at Mount Wolf.

Trailway Speedway starts the Lincoln/Trailway Shootout for the 358 sprint cars on Friday evening. The limited-late models, limited stocks and 600cc micro sprints are also on the Trailway program. The two-race shootout wraps up Saturday at Lincoln, where the 358 sprints join the 410 sprints and All-American Outlaws.