The weekly York Weekend entertainment roundup of openings, extras, weekend sports and ticket sales for Sept. 26 - Oct. 3.
White Rose Thunder features concerts, stunt shows, motorcycle displays and more from noon to 10 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave., West Manchester Township. Grandstand shows include Pop Evil on Thursday, Mustang Sally on Friday and Grand Funk Railroad on Saturday. Tickets: $10-$15 per day or $35 for a four-day pass. Children under 12 get in free with a paying adult. Information: (717) 848-2596 or www.whiterosethunder.com.
The Songside in the Woods festival features live music and time for amateurs to jam Saturday at Elicker's Grove Park, 511 Roth Church Road, Spring Grove. Performers include Beggar's Ride, 3 Dollar Suit, Robinella and others. Food will be available for purchase. Gates open at 11 a.m.; the fun lasts until 6:30 p.m. Admission: $18 in advance or $20 at the gate, free for children under 16 with an adult ticket purchase. Information: www.songside.com or www.sfmsfolk.org.
The 30th annual Native American Festival will feature dancing, drumming, singing, arts and crafts, food and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Indian Steps Museum, 205 Indian Steps Road near Airville. Admission and parking are free, but donations are welcome. Information: (717) 862-3948 or www.indiansteps.org.
The Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad Heritage Village celebrates Railroad Heritage Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday with train rides, tours, demonstrations, children's activities and more. The village is at 1268 Muddy Creek Forks Road near Airville. Admission is free; train rides are $3-$5. Information: (717) 927-9565 or www.maandparailroad.com.
The second Civilian Conservation Corps living history program runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Glen Rock American Legion, 4035 Manchester St. The Glen Rock Historic Preservation Society event features encampments with interpreters in period costume, a forest fire crew display, food and activities. Information: Lois at (717) 428-2394 or John at (717) 235-1528.
Reality TV competition stars hit the stage for "America's Got Talent Live" at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave. on the Penn State York campus. The variety show features comedy, magic, music and more. Tickets: $40. Information: (717) 505-8900 or thepullocenter.com.
The 11th annual Watershed Weekend features 10 eco-friendly events at locations throughout York County, including the Horn Farm Center and Shank's Mare Outfitters, on Saturday and Sunday. Visit www.watershedsyork.org for a complete schedule and map or drop by the nearest York County library branch to pick up a brochure.
Comedian Tracy Morgan brings his stand-up show "Excuse My French" to York at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St. The comedy performance is for mature audiences. Tickets: $39.50-$49.50. Information: (717) 846-1111 or www.mystrandcapitol.org.
The Manhattan Short Film Festival returns to the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., York, with ten short films for viewers to vote on. Screenings start at 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $9. Information: (717) 846-1111 or www.mystrandcapitol.org.
Week 5 of the local high school football season takes place this weekend. There are nine games involving York-Adams League teams set for Friday, and two more set for Saturday. For a complete schedule, turn to the sports section.
The War of the Roses, a Ryder Cup-style golf tournament that pits York County's top amateur players against Lancaster County's top amateurs, is set for Saturday and Sunday at Foxchase Golf Club in Stevens.
Lincoln Speedway will play host to the Hank Gentzler Memorial Manufacturers' Night for the sprint cars on Saturday. The 358 sprints also compete at Lincoln. Action starts at 6 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now for a paranormal dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Elks Lodge No. 213, 223 N. George St., York. The event includes a lasagna dinner, cash bar, history of the Elks building and a presentation on ghost hunting by Complete Paranormal Services. Tickets are $15. For details, call Shelly Fallon at (717) 845-6237.