The York Weekend weekly entertainment roundup of openings, extras, weekend sports and ticket sales for March 7-14.
The York Symphony Orchestra showcases local talents Barbra Duvall Baker and Clifford Tretick on flute and Gretchen Dekker on piano in its third classical concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. Tickets: $36-$56 for adults, $18 for students. Information: (717) 846-1111 or www.mystrandcapitol.org.
The Spring Garden Band will feature a new pipe organ in a free concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 839 W. Market St., York. The program will include sacred and secular music. An offering will benefit the band and the faith-based Katallasso Family Health Center. Information: springgardenband.org CORRECTION: The concert is at 3 p.m.
Dale Ann Bradley will perform with Steve Gulley and Kim Fox in the next Seven Mountains Bluegrass Association concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Goodwill Fire Co., 2318 S. Queen St., York Township. The doors and kitchen open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets: $16 for adults, free for children 12 and under. Information: (717) 395-7128 or www.sevenmountainsbluegrass.org.
Hummingbird Ridge Winery salutes the Eagles with a concert by tribute band Tequila Sunrise and free wine tastings from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the winery's shop in the Newberry Commons Mall off of Interstate 83 Exit 33. Information: (717) 315-0209 or www.hummingbirdridgewinery.com.
Works by pen-and-ink artist Robert Hammer of Wrightsville will be featured in the Character Studies solo exhibition Friday through March 16 at Weavings Ink Art Gallery, 288 Hellam St., Wrightsville. The opening reception runs from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 8. Information: (717) 252-3518 or www.weavingsink.com.
Comedian Ron White gets "A Little Unprofessional" in two shows at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. Performances start at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Thursday, March 14. Tickets: $47-$61. Information: (717) 846-1111 or www.mystrandcapitol.org.
Children 12 and under have until 6 p.m. Sunday, March 10, to enter the York St. Patrick's Day Parade Coloring Contest by coloring the leprechaun on the official contest entry form and submitting it to The York Emporium, 343 W. Market St., York. All participants will be allowed to choose a free book from the Emporium; winners, judged by YorkArts, will earn gift certificates and a ride on a parade float. Download the entry form from juniordispatch.com, theyorkemporium.com or yorksaintpatricksdayparade.org. Information: (717) 846-2866.
York says hello to "Hair," the classic musical about peace and love, at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. The show includes brief, non-sexual nudity and is recommended for mature audiences. Tickets: $43-$69. Information: (717) 846-1111 or www.mystrandcapitol.org.
Actress Carol Lempert will perform her one-woman show "After Anne Frank" at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the York Jewish Community Center, 2000 Hollywood Drive, York Township. The performance is free in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day. Information: (717) 843-0918 or www.yorkjcc.org.
The PIAA State Wrestling Championships are being held this weekend at the Giant Center in Hershey. Action begins Thursday morning and will continue through Saturday evening. A total of 20 York-Adams League wrestlers are set to compete.
The PIAA State Basketball Tournament gets started on Friday evening at sites throughout Pennsylvania. Six York-Adams League girls' teams and three York-Adams boys' teams have earned bids. The New Hope Academy boys have also qualified. For a schedule of this weekend's games involving local teams, see the Sports section.
Red Lion's own Halestorm, the Grammy-winning metal rock band, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the York Fair. Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at the box office, 334 Carlisle Ave., as well as by phone at (717) 848-2033 and online at www.yorkfair.com. Tickets are $29.
Tickets to see pop hitmaker Neil Sedaka in concert with the York Symphony Orchestra are on sale now. The show will be at 8 p.m. Friday, May 17, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $61-$91. For details, call (717) 846-1111 or visit www.mystrandcapitol.org.