Openings and extras
First Fridays Jazz in the City series continues with Kris Kostoff's "Compound," a mixture of modern rhythms and traditional improvisation, from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 2, in the studio at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. Tickets: $3. Information: www.strandcapitol.org.
May's late-night First Friday film series will feature "Pink Floyd: The Wall" at 10 p.m. Friday, May 2, at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. Tickets: $7. Information: 717-846-1111 or www.strandcapitol.org.
Legendary pianist Peter Nero, along with bassist Michael Barnett and saxophonist Tim Warfield, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. Tickets: $31-$49. Information: 717-846-1111 or www.strandcapitol.org.
CapLive presents Jay Farrar with special guest Peter Bruntnell at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. A pre-party in the Strand Studio from 6 to 7:30 p.m. will feature food trucks, music, ping pong, cornhole and a cash bar. Tickets: $21. Information: 717-846-1111 or www.strandcapitol.org.
Celebrate Free Comic Book Day from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Comic Store West, 2111 Industrial Highway, Springettsbury Township. Free comics, a cosplay contest from noon to 3 p.m., a superhero trivia contest starting at 2 p.m., photo opportunites and other activities will mark the event. Information: 717-845-9198 or www.comicstorewest.com.
Celebrate Cinqo de Mayo uno dia early this year at a Quattro de Mayo Party from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Naylor Wine Cellars, 4069 Vineyard Road, Stewartstown. Music by The Lone Wolf Project, Sangria wine blenders, food and fun are in store for this event. Tickets: $5. Information: 800-292-3370 or www.naylorwine.com.
Discover "The Magic of Mystery Clocks" from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the National Watch & Clock Museum, 514 Poplar St., Columbia. The museum will be celebrating the opening of this new exhibit with a free magic show and refreshments for admission-paying visitors. The exhibit will be on display through December. Tickets: $4-$20. Information: 717-684-8261 or www.nawcc.org.
The York Twinning Association's Ardella Gable Memorial Spring Fashion Show will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 2, at The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, 140 N. Beaver St., York. Tickets: $25. Information: 717-891-3732 or www.freewebs.com/yorktwinning.
See what April showers have brought on a Wildflower Walk from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Nixon Park, Springfield Township. Registration is not required. Information: 717-428-1961 or www.yorkcountyparks.org.
Explore the early spring perennials and their Native American myths on a Native American Wildflower Walk at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Indian Steps Museum, 205 Indian Steps Road, Airville. Information: 717-862-3948 or www.indiansteps.org.
A special Mother-Daughter Children's Tea will be offered Sunday, May 4, at Red Brick Bakery & Tea Room, 55 N. Main St., Red Lion. Seating times are at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; reservations required. Tickets: $16. Information: 717-332-7427 or www.redbrickbakery.com.
A full week of quilt activities and workshops is lined up during Quilt Week in Dillsburg May 2-10, at Old Monaghan Church & Maple Shade Barn. Information: www.dillsburgquiltweek.com.
Tall in the Saddle will perform from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 3, at Central Market York. Information: www.centralmarketyork.com.
Make friends with fellow riders on a Sunset Scramble Bike Ride from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, along the Heritage Rail Trail, starting from the Glen Rock parking area. This 12- to 15-mile moderately paced ride will take riders past historic structures such as Howard Tunnel, Hanover Junction Train Station and New Freedom Train Station. Information: www.yorkcountyparks.org.
A free day of fun for the whole family kicks off at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at Comix Connection in the West Manchester Mall. Comix Connection will celebrate Free Comic Book Day through 9 p.m. with sales, free comics and artist appearances. Bring a can of food to benefit the York Rescue Mission and pick an extra comic. Information: 717-767-4871 or www.blog.comixconnection.com.
The Front Porch Tearoom, the oldest consecutively operated tearoom in York County, will celebrate its 15-year anniversary with a free open house event from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 4, in the tearoom, 25 W. Market St., Hallam. Visitors to the open house will enjoy a tasting of homemade favorites from the Front Porch menu, teas and surprise giveaways. Information: www.frontporchtearoom.com.
Rock out with Dog Pound on stage at 9 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Fat Daddy's, 2510 E. Market St., York. Information: 717-755-8843.
The York College Divisions of Music and Theatre will present "The Boy Friend" at 7:30 p.m., May 1-3, in the Waldner Performing Arts Center on the York College campus. Originally starring Julie Andrews on Broadway, this romantic spoof of the 1920s musical comedy tells the story of a young English heiress who is longing for only one thing: a boyfriend. The performances are free; tickets are required. Tickets are available in advance or at the door. For reservations call 717-815-1354 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
717 Music Award-winning band Badd Seed performs at 9 p.m. Friday, May 2, at Fat Daddy's, 2510 E. Market St., York.
Four bands hit the stage at 8 p.m. Friday, May 2, at The Depot, 360 W. Cottage Place, York. Performing will be Legendary Wings, Sh-tty Friends, Baby Brains and The Thing with Two Heads. Information: 717-846-6556.
Join featured collector Tim Grubacher from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 8, in the YorkArts gallery, 10 N. Beaver St., York. Discuss select works from his collection, enjoy desserts and light refreshments, and tour YorkArts' current exhibition, "Louder than Words," during this free event. Information: 717-848-3200 or www.yorkarts.org.
The York Youth Symphony Orchestra will feature the 2013-2014 Concerto Contest winner Emily Ilyes at its final concert of the season, 7 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at William Penn Senior High School, 101 W College Ave. Ilyes will be the featured soloist in Felix Mendelssohn's "Violin Concerto in E minor, Movement 1." Free parking is available in the school's parking lot at West Princess and South Beaver streets. Tickets: $10. Information: www.yorkyouthsymphony.org.
Groove Jones hosts a First Friday Funk Dance Party from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, May 2, at Bistro 19, 19 N. George St., York. Information: 717-845-1900 or http://www.facebook.com/events/1443361222469856/.
Appalachian-influenced acoustic trio Waitin On A Train will perform with guest fiddler Clinton Keener at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Beer Mongers, 3000 S. Queen St., Dallastown. Information: 717-501-4251.
Country crossover band Traces of Eden will play at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Burning Bridge Tavern, 108 Hellam St., Wrightsville. Information: 717-252-2468 or www.bbtpa.com.
The White Rose Invitational track and field meet is set for Saturday at Central York High School. Among the York County schools participating are Christian School of York, Dallastown, Hanover, Northeastern, Red Lion, West York, York High and the host school. Action starts at 9 a.m.
The Dallastown Invitational boys' volleyball tournament is set to start at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Among the York County schools competing are Spring Grove, Red Lion, Eastern York and the host school.
Dolly Parton's "9 to 5 The Musical" is on stage through Sunday, May 4, at York Little Theatre, 27 S. Belmont St., York. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $12-$25. Information: 717-854-5715 or www.ylt.org.