The weekly York Weekend roundup of entertainment openings, extras, weekend sports and ticket sales for April 25 through May 2.
The second annual York Jazz Fest takes over the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 27. Performers include Time Out, Extremity, the Kris Kostoff Trio and others. Attendees can sample food and drinks from local restaurants. Tickets: $45 in advance or $50 at the door. Information: (717) 846-1111, www.yorkcity.org or www.mystrandcapitol.org.
The fifth Clean Break Flyball Spring Tournament will feature hundreds of fast and agile canines from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28, in Memorial Hall at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave., West Manchester Township. Admission is free for spectators. Information: www.cleanbreakflyball.com.
The York Y will host YMCA Healthy Kids Day events from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at 90 N. Newberry St. The fun includes a bike rodeo, arts and crafts, a playground and more. Information: (717) 843-7884 or www.yorkcoymca.org.
Phoebes, warblers and tanagers are some of the feathered friends hikers will identify on the Spring Birds Walk from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Nixon County Park, 5922 Nixon Drive, Springfield Township. Bringing binoculars and a field guide is recommended. The free program is for ages 10 and up. Information: (717) 428-1961 or www.yorkcountyparks.org.
The 16th annual Art in Residence promises a variety of beautiful artwork, great conversations, a silent auction, food, drinks and more from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Bon-Ton Corporate Center, 2801 E. Market St. Proceeds benefit children's art programs. Tickets: $70 for singles, $100 with a drawdown ticket for singles or $150 for couples with a drawdown ticket. Information: (717) 848-3200 or www.yorkarts.org.
Lace up your running shoes or tune up your bike for the Teens Stand for Charities Adventure Race from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, in York City. Participants can walk, run or bike through the "Amazing Race" style challenges for their chosen charity. Information: (717) 793-3439 or www.teensstandforcharities.org.
Stop to see the beauty on Slow Art Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the YorkArts Gallery, 10 N. Beaver St., York. The fifth annual national event advocates art appreciation and slow food. A light buffet will be offered at the free event. Information: (717) 848-3200 or www.yorkarts.org.
Carlisle author Andrea S. Adams will speak about writing and sign copies of her book "The Key" at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Paul Smith Library, 80 Constitution Ave., Shrewsbury. The book is a thriller following a woman caught up in an FBI investigation. Information: (717) 235-5806 or www.yorklibraries.org.
The fourth annual Wine and Chimes tasting event for ages 21 and up runs from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the National Watch and Clock Museum, 514 Poplar St., Columbia. The night features samples from eight wineries, catering from 10 area restaurants, the opening of the "Wake Up!" exhibit on alarm clocks, live music by Monkey Business and door prizes. Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door, $15 for designated drivers. Information: (717) 684-8261, ext. 211, or www.nawccstore.org.
Local lawyers are looking for laughs at "CinderLawyer," a musical parody of the fairy tale running for three nights at York Little Theatre, 27 S. Belmont St., Spring Garden Township. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit theater and York County Bar Foundation programs to provide equal access to justice. Tickets: $25. Information: (717) 854-5715 or www.ylt.org.
The York Symphony Chorus and Chamber Singers will present a spring choral concert featuring showtunes and other pieces at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Union Lutheran Church of York, 408 W. Market St., York. The show includes music from "Annie," "Chicago" and other musicals as well as the works of Cole Porter, Paul Simon, Randy Newman and others. Tickets: $8 for adults, $5 for students. Information: (717) 846-1111, www.mystrandcapitol.org or www.yorksymphony.org.
New Hope School of the Arts presents an all-student-run production of "Othello" at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. Tickets: $5 for adults, $3 for students. Information: (717) 845-4046, (717) 515-6412 or newhope3c.org.
"Revenge of the Electric Car," a documentary about entrepreneurs trying to shape the future of automobiles, will be screened at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at the York Jewish Community Center, 2000 Hollywood Drive, York Township. A plug-in electric vehicle show will follow the film. Tickets: $5. Information: (717) 843-0918, www.yorkjcc.org or www.revengeoftheelectriccar.com.
The touring All Star Circuit of Champion sprint cars will invade the area this weekend. The All Stars are scheduled to compete at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday and Port Royal Speedway on Saturday. Friday's show will pay $5,000 to win, while Saturday's show, named after well-known car owner Bob Weikert, will pay $10,000 to win.
The Dallastown Invitational track and field meet is set to start at 3:30 p.m. Friday. Among the local teams competing are York Tech, York Suburban, Susquehannock, South Western, Northeastern, Eastern York, Dover, Biglerville and the host school.
Tickets to see the Kopecky Family Band and Blondfire at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., are on sale now. The CapLive concert will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 19. Tickets are $15. For tickets, call (717) 846-1111 or visit www.mystrandcapitol.org.
Tickets to see the Indigo Girls at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., will go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 2. The concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27. Tickets are $42-$50. For tickets, call (717) 846-1111 or visit www.mystrandcapitol.org.
Tickets for the East Coast Django Gypsy Fest set for Saturday, June 1, at Elicker's Grove Park in Spring Grove are on sale now. The daylong festival features eight acts. Tickets are $35 for adults and free for children under 16. For tickets, visit www.djangogypsyfest.com.