The weekly York Weekend entertainment roundup of openings, extras, weekend sports and ticket sales for Sept. 19-26.
York City celebrates its longtime association with Harley-Davidson with the 19th annual Bike Night parade and festivities from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, in Continental Square. Bike Night admission is free and features multiple stages with live acts. Pets are not permitted in the festival area. Harley's annual open house, featuring test drives of new models and factory tours, is open through Saturday at the Springettsbury Township plant. Information: www.yorkcity.org.
The annual New Freedom Fest gives attendees a free slice of small-town America from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, in downtown New Freedom. The festival features live music, arts and crafts, children's games, a pet parade, food and more. Admission is free. Information: newfreedomfest.org.
Dinosaur Weekend returns to Nixon County Park in Springfield Township with fun events for all ages from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. The science festival features hands-on activities, arts and crafts, a fossil pit, a coloring contest and special programs. Admission: $2 per person (good all weekend), free for children under 5. Information: (717) 428-1961 or www.yorkcountyparks.org.
The ninth annual Mother Earth Harvest Moon Fair celebrates food, farming, and arts and crafts from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at Spoutwood Farm, 4255 Pierceville Road near Glen Rock. The festival also features live music and workshops for children and adults. Admission: $5 for adults, free for children 12 and under. Parking: $3. Information: (717) 235-6610 or www.spoutwood.org.
The free Be-In music festival returns to Kiwanis Lake for the first time in more than three decades. The celebration runs from noon to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, in the park at North Newberry Street and Parkway Boulevard in York City. Performers include Ray Eicher with Noahzarke & Co., One Hand Clap, Los Playboys Que Juegan, Free Breakfast and Extremity. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for a family-friendly festival with live music and food. Information: www.facebook.com/kiwanisbeins.
The family-friendly Bring on Play Plaza Palooza will be a one-time event instead of a series this year, so don't miss the fun from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, in the Brooks Robinson Plaza in front of Sovereign Bank Stadium in downtown York City. The festival features storytime, a magician, a theater performance, a "trick pony" demonstration, playground equipment, arts and crafts, ice skating and more. Admission: $5. Information: (717) 849-2287 or www.yorkcity.org/plaza-palooza.
The Broadway musical "Million Dollar Quartet" tells the story of a rock and roll holy grail: a recording session featuring Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. The stage show filled with hit songs starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, and again at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave. on the Penn State York campus. Tickets: $45-$69. Information: (717) 505-8900 or thepullocenter.com.
The folk-rocking foursome Dawes hits the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24. Johnathan Rice will open the show, and Hayes Carll also will perform. Tickets: $19-$35. Information: (717) 846-1111 or www.mystrandcapitol.org.
Week 4 of the local high school football season takes place Friday night. There are 11 games involving York-Adams League teams set for Friday. The feature game is unbeaten Dover at once-beaten Dallastown at 7 p.m. Friday. For a complete schedule, visit the sports section.
The Kenny Weld Memorial race for the sprint cars is set for Saturday, Sept. 21, at Lincoln Speedway. The 40-lap feature pays $5,000 to win. There will also be lap money and bonuses. The thundercars are part of the program as well. Action starts at 7 p.m.
The York County Amateur Golf Association Champion of Champions Tournament is set for Sunday at Out Door Country Club.
Registration is open now to spend a night at the museum on the National Watch and Clock Museum Family Overnight in Columbia, Lancaster County. The program is open to children ages 6 to 12, with one adult chaperone required for every five children participating. The fun will include a scavenger hunt, arts and crafts, food and more. The overnight starts at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, and lasts until 8 the next morning. The cost is $20 per child and $12 per adult. Registration is required by Oct. 18. For details, call (717) 684-8261, email email@example.com or visit www.nawcc.org.