See how travel can change an artist's perspective at "Transported," opening from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 6, at The Parliament, 116 E. King St., York. The event will feature a wine tasting, pairing global wines with global art, from The Handsome Cab. Information: (717) 801-1760 or www.parliamentyork.org.
Join YorkArts for "Game Change, Artwork by Polly Stetler," opening from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 12, in YorkArts' gallery, 10 N. Beaver St., York. Meet the artist at this free event and preview the exhibit over light refreshments. Information: (717) 848-3200 or www.yorkarts.org.
The 41st annual Street Rod Nationals East rolls into York with exhibits, contests, games, live entertainment, vendors, arts and crafts and more from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, June 6, and Saturday, June 7, and 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave., West Manchester Township. Admission: $15 for adults, $6 for ages 6-12, and free for children 5 and under with an adult. Information: (717) 848-2596 or www.nsra-usa.com/Events.
The York County SPCA's fourth annual Bully Bash celebrates oft-maligned dog breeds from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at John Rudy County Park off Mundis Race Road in East Manchester Township. Kicking off the day's festivities will be a 5K race and 1-mile fun walk at 9 a.m. The festival offers games, a parade, adoptable dogs, raffles, food and more. Well-behaved, licensed and vaccinated dogs welcome. Information: (717) 764-6109 or www.ycspca.org.
The 2014 Sounds of Summer free concert series kicks off with the beach party band Surf City All-Stars at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 8, in the Springettsbury Township Park amphitheater, 1501 Mount Zion Road, Springettsbury Township. Information: (717) 505-0406 or www.springettsbury.com.
The U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band's Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 12, at The Pullo Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave., on the Penn State York campus in Spring Garden Township. The free concert is open to the public; registration is required in advance. Information: (717) 505-8900 or www.pullocenter.yk.psu.edu.
The sold-out performance of R5's Louder Tour comes to The Pullo Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 6, on the Penn State York campus in Spring Garden Township. Information: (717) 505-8900 or www.pullocenter.yk.psu.edu.
First Friday celebrates the arts with "The Arts All Over" from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 6, in downtown York. Special events, discounts, refreshments and live entertainment will be offered at a number of shops. Information:www.dowtownyorkpa.com.
June's First Friday Jazz in the City performance features performances by Kristina O'Dea, Andy Alonso, Louis E. Woodyard Jr., Mack White, Chris Loser and Jeff Stabley, at 5 p.m. Friday, June 6, in the Studio at the Strand-Capitol, 50 N. George St., York. Tickets: $3. Information: (717) 846-1111 or www.strandcapitol.org.
Jawstruck! Spoken Word & Performance Poetry Festival returns at 7 p.m. Friday, June 6, to The York Emporium, 343 W. Market St., York. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/583911075022605.
The BE-IN returns with free yoga beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 8, to Kiwanis Lake, . Live music kicks off at noon. Locally-sourced food provided by Healthy World Cafe will be available on a "pay what you will" basis. Information: www.facebook.com/events/ 226448297548832.
Enjoy the peace, love and music of the '60s at a Woodstock Generation Party at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 8, in the Gallery at Appalachian Brewing Company, 50 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg. Ticket sales end at 5 p.m. Friday, June 6. Tickets: $30. Information: 1-800-838-3006 or www.brownpapertickets.com.
Join photojournalist Jason Plotkin at Creatives Happy Hour from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at YorkArts@CityArt, 118 W. Philadelphia St., York. Creative professionals are invited to attend this free networking event. Information: (717) 848-3200 or www.yorkarts.org.
Treat your taste buds to a Local Tasting Party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Flinchbaugh's Orchard & Farm Market, 110 Ducktown Road, Hellam Township. Sample local food products and relax in the orchard pavilion afterward. Information: (717) 252-2540 or www.flinchbaughsorchard.com.
A Day in the Creek will reveal the critters that are dependent on the creek habitat at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, at the Indian Steps Museum, 205 Indian Steps Road, Airville. Be ready to get your feet wet. Information: (717) 862-3948 or www.indiansteps.org.
Experimental Movement Concepts celebrates Awards Night with an evening of pomp and circumstance dedicated to the magic and grandeur of an awards show at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at The Pullo Center on Penn State York's campus in Spring Garden Township. Tickets: $20-$22.50. Information: www.danceemc.com or www.pullocenter.yk.psu.edu.
York County Parks and Recreation will present Build a Rain Barrel from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at the Nature Center in Nixon County Park. Learn how to add this conservation device to your house and yard, save money and help the environment. The program is for children ages 12 and older. Registration is required. Fee: $20. Information: (717) 428-1961 or www.yorkcountyparks.org.
The Shoreliners will perform from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at the Alert Fire Co. Hall, 3118 N. George St., Emigsville. Dance along to a variety of music including waltz, fox trot, Latin, polka and more. This family-friendly event is open to the public. Tickets: $12-$14. Information: (717) 292-372.
York County Parks and Recreation will host a Moonlight Boat Ride at 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 6, on Lake Redman at William H. Kain County Park. Participants will explore the lake on an unguided ride during the first 1 ½ hours of the program, followed by a 30-minute guide around the sky discussing constellations, stars and planets with program coordinator Jeri Jones. The program is $30 per couple for those using a County-owned boat, or $20 per couple for those that use their own boat. Each additional person is $5. Information: (717) 840-7440 or www.yorkcountyparks.org.
Spuyten Duyvil brings soaring vocals and jug-band energy to the stage from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at Brown's Orchards & Farm Market, 8892 Susquehanna Trail South, Loganville. Information: (717) 428-2036 or www.brownsorchards.com.
Pat's Singles Club will hold a dance from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at the Radisson Convention Center Ballroom, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Routes 11 and 15, Camp Hill. Live band Rumor Has It will perform a mix of oldies and contemporary hits. Tickets: $12. Information: (717) 303-1969 or www.patssinglesdance.com.
Naylor Winery presents a Grape Blossom Festival from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Naylor Wine Cellars, 4069 Vineyard Road, Stewartstown. Performing will be Slim Pickinz and American Hollar. The event will feature live music, food, winery and vineyard tours, and a silent auction benefiting a local family. Tickets: $5-$10. Information: (800) 292-3370 or www.naylorwine.com/buytix.
Tickets are on sale for York County Heritage Trust's History Untapped: An Artisan Beer Affair from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at the Agricultural and Industrial Museum, 217 W. Princess St., York. Tickets: $55-$65. Information:www.yorkhertiage.org.
Two York County boys' volleyball programs will try to win PIAA state championships on Saturday at Penn State's Rec Hall. Northeastern will battle Ambridge at 11 a.m. in the Class AA title match, while Central York will face off against North Allegheny at 1 p.m. in the Class AAA finale.
The wingless sprint cars of the United States Auto Club will visit Susquehanna Speedway Park in Newberrytown for a special Sunday evening program. Action starts at 6 p.m. and will feature the ARDC Midgets and the USAC wingless sprint cars. It's the final race in USAC's Eastern Storm tour.
Saturday evening, Lincoln Speedway will play host to the Daryl Gohn/Glenn Gohn Sr. Memorial Race for the sprint cars. The 358 sprints are also on the program, and they will make up their feature from May 24, along with a full program. The All-American Outlaws round out the program. Action starts at 7:30 p.m.