The first Newberrytown Wine, Chili and Blues Festival features live music by Octavia, arts and crafts, hot chili and local wines from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Newberrytown Peddlers Market, 700 York Road off Interstate 83 Exit 32. Tickets: $17 in advance, $20 at the gate. Information: www.pa-wine-chili-blues.com.
A tour of five historic churches in York City on Sunday, Sept. 16, will benefit the York Habitat for Humanity Building on Faith program. The tour starts with a 12:30 p.m. luncheon at St. John Episcopal Church, 140 N. Beaver St., and continues with a prayer service. St. John's will be open for tours from 1:30 to 4 p.m., as will First Presbyterian, St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Trinity United Church of Christ and Union Evangelical Lutheran Church. Each church features unique historical and artistic elements. Tickets: $7 in advance, $10 at the door for adults, free for children. Information: (717) 854-6168 or www.yorkhabitat.org.
Siebenthal Resort hosts Oktoberfest with live music, dance and yodeling Saturday, Sept. 15, at the lodge, 3150 Tunnel Hill Road near Seven Valleys. The festival features Austrian music by The Alpenlaenders, and beverages are included in the ticket price. German food will be available for purchase. The gates open at noon; the band will play from 2 to 6 p.m. Admission: $15 for adults, $7.50 for students and free for children under 6. Information: (717) 428-1329 or Siebenthal Resort on Facebook.
Experience life in the 1930s and '40s from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, in Glen Rock during the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp Living History event. The program will feature re-enactors in period clothing demonstrating life in a CCC Camp, historical items on display, a visit from Smokey Bear and more. Events will be held on the American Legion grounds, 4035 Manchester St. Information: Lois at (717) 428-2394 or John at (717) 235-1528.
It's 1944 in German-occupied France this Saturday, Sept. 15, in New Oxford. The New Oxford Area Historical Society and the borough are jointly hosting a living history event featuring the liberation of a French village from 8 to 11 a.m. at the town square. Allied and German camps will be set up at the train station with period vehicles and other military equipment. Spectators get in free at the festival; tickets for a USO-style dance from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday at the borough hall are $13 in advance. Information: Elaine at (717) 624-6240 or www.liberationofnewoxford.com.
Learn to build fires, find shelter and deal with unexpected problems during the Outdoor Skills program from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Nixon County Park, 5922 Nixon Drive, Springfield Township. The program features hands-on work with indoor and outdoor instruction. Registration is required. Fee: $8. Information: (717) 428-1961 or www.yorkcountyparks.org.
The York Fair continues through Sunday, Sept. 16, at the fairgrounds, 334 Carlisle Ave. Gates open at 11 a.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The all-ages fun includes games, rides, food, agricultural exhibits, animals, concerts and more. Admission: $7 for adults, $3 for students, free for children 5 and under. Parking: $6. Information: (717) 848-2033 or www.yorkfair.com.
OPENINGSThe musical production “In the Mood” brings back the days of Big Band with song and dance at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave. on the Penn State York campus. Tickets: $33. Information: (717) 505-8900 or pullocenter.yk.psu.edu.
Hanover Little Theatre opens its 64th season with “Nunsense,” a musical comedy about a group of nuns holding a variety show after a deadly poisoning incident. Performances start at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sept. 20-22 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at the theater, 360 Blooming Grove Road (Route 216). Tickets: $14. Information: (717) 637-5297 or hanoverlittletheatre.com.
WEEKEND SPORTSAll 22 York-Adams League football teams will take to the field this weekend. There are 13 games involving York-Adams teams on Friday night, with three more slated for Saturday afternoon. For a complete schedule, visit the sports section.
The Lawrence Chevrolet Sportsman 100 is set for Saturday evening at Lincoln Speedway. It's the longest dirt-track race in the area. Gates open at 5 p.m. and action starts at 7 p.m.
GET TICKETSTickets are available now to see the hard-rocking band Halestorm, led by Red Lion siblings Lzzy and Arejay Hale, at the Baltimore Soundstage on New Year's Eve. The all-ages show starts at 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31. Tickets are $25 in advance. To get tickets, call (410) 244-0057 or visit www.baltimoresoundstage.com.
Tickets for the York Twinning Association's 20th annual Fall Luncheon and Fashion Show are available now through Oct. 6. The event will start at noon Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Country Club of York and feature fashions by Collage and My Sister's Closet. Tickets are $35. Call Ardy Gable at (717) 741-1479 or Mary Homsher at (717) 846-1624 for details.