OPENINGS AND EXTRAS
Former Live frontman Ed Kowalczyk returns to Penn State York to perform his intimate acoustic concert, "I Alone," at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave., York, on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $29. Information: 717-505-8900 or www.thepullocenter.com.
Sip, savor and explore 22 wineries and one distillery along the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail during the fifth annual Wine Just Off the Vine event from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 and Sunday,Nov. 10, as well as Saturday, Nov. 16, and Sunday, Nov. 17. Guests will have the opportunity to sample freshly-pressed wines from the 2013 harvest. Tickets: $15. Includes admission to all 23 locations during both weekends. Information: 1-888-858-YORK or www.masondixonwinetrail.com.
The Spinney Brothers will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Goodwill Fire Company, 2318 S. Queen St., York. The Seven Mountains Bluegrass Association will host this family-friendly show. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 for SMBA members, $18 for non-members and free for children under 12. Information: 717-395-7128 or www.sevenmountainsbluegrass.org.
Logan's View and Allegro wineries will be featured at the fifth annual Taste of the Valley event held from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Arthur Hufnagel Public Library of Glen Rock, 32 Main St., Glen Rock. Alternative folk band 3 Dollar Suit will perform and raffle tickets to purchase local artisans' original artworks will be sold throughout the evening. Proceeds benefit the Hufnagel Public Library. Tickets: $30. Information: 235-1127.
York College will host Brooklyn-based percussion ensemble So Percussion at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, in the DeMeester Recital Hall located in Evelyn and Earle Wolf Hall, 441 Country Club Road, York. This free concert is open to the public. Information: 717-815-1584.
YorkArts presents "An Evening of Original Song" with John Terlazzo & Voices in the Hall at the CityArt Gallery, 118 W. Philadelphia St., York, from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. Tickets: $10. Information: 717-848-3200 or www.yorkarts.org.
Music, poetry and art will be featured during a fundraiser at 6 p.m Saturday, Nov. 9, at The Shop at New Grounds Roasting Co., 284 W. Market St., York. Proceeds from "Art Saves the day; A Gimme Shelter/Culture & Main Fundraiser" will benefit the homeless, as well as Carla Christopher's Arts Program. Tickets: $10 donation. Information: 717-843-0716.
"Alma," a documentary that examines how consumerism is transforming the Amazon, will be shown at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in York College's Humanities Center Room 218. The event is free and open to the public.
Kimman's, 57 N. Beaver St., York, celebrates their 10th holiday open house on Friday, Nov. 8, from 5 to 9 p.m. The first 50 shoppers will receive a Christmas present to take home and enjoy on a chilly evening.
Fiber artist Sue Reno will speak at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Pennsylvania Arts Experience Gallery, 37 W. Philadelphia St., York. Reno will be exhibiting "Recent Works" including several new pieces shown for the first time.
Watch the unveiling of the Christmas window at The Watchmaker's Daughter, 22 N. Beaver St., York, and enjoy holiday refreshments at their open house on Friday, Nov. 8, from 5 to 8 p.m. The store will offer a 15 percent discount to shoppers and a free gift will be given to the first 50 purchasers.
The District 3 football playoffs start Friday night. Seven York-Adams League teams will be in action - two in Class AAAA (Dallastown and Central York), three in Class AAA (Dover, Spring Grove and New Oxford) and two in Class AA (Littlestown and Bermudian Springs). For a complete schedule, turn to the sports section.
Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m. to see progressive rock band moe. with Karl Denson's Tiny Universe on Sunday, Jan. 26, 8 p.m., at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. From a local bar band in Buffalo in the late 1980s to headlining Radio City Music Hall, moe. has touched upon three decades and produced 17 albums. Tickets: $38. Information: 717-846-1111.