Best of February 2014
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Antiques Show

The 162nd Original Semi-Annual York Antiques Show & Sale will feature 96 exhibitors and a wide variety of antique furniture, rugs, jewelry and more from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31 and Saturday, Feb. 1, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, in Memorial Hall East at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave., West Manchester Township. Parking for this event is free. Tickets: $10. Information: 302-542-3286 or www.theoriginalyorkantiquesshow.com.

Radio Disney party

Join Radio Disney for family fun from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at AvalancheXpress at Heritage Hills Resort, 2700 Mount Rose Ave., York Township. The Radio Disney Philadelphia Road Crew will provide live entertainment, prizes and games based on the "Teen Beach Movie" theme. The crew returns from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, for a "Cloud 9" themed event. For details and package prices, call 755-0123 ext. 580 or visit www.avalanchexpress.com.

Get down with the Deltas

The Strand-Capitol continues its late-night First Friday film series with "Animal House" at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. Tickets: $7. Information: 717-846-1111 or www.mystrandcapitol.org.

Fantasy spring training

Martin Library's 23rd annual Fantasy Spring Training swings into town with guests Paul White and Brent Hershey from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Martin Library, 159 E. Market St., York. White is the editor of USA Today Sports Weekly and USA Today Baseball Weekly Almanac. Hershey is general manager-editorial for www.baseballhq.com. The pair will discuss fantasy baseball, followed by a question and answer session. Tickets: $5 donation. Information: 717-849-6925 or www.yorklibraries.org.

Adventure with Alice

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole for "Alice in Wonderland," a fantasy adventure based on the popular Lewis Carroll book.

Best of February 2014
Click on the PDF icon to download the Best of February 2014 entertainment calendar. (Todd Stouch illustration)
The show opens at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at DreamWrights Youth and Family Theatre, 100 Carlisle Ave., York. Additional performances are scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15, 21, 22, 28 and March 1, and at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 15, 16, 22, 23, and March 1 and 2. Tickets: $8-$12. Information: 717-848-8623 or www.dreamwrights.org.

A romantic evening

OrangeMite Studios hosts a night of "Sonnets, Sweets and Shakespeare" from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Calvary Lutheran Church, 9 N. Main St., Dover. Eight of Shakespeare's most memorable sonnets will be performed, as well as songs from modern-day poets. Tickets: $5. Information: 717-814-1151 or www.orangemite.org.

Take a hike

See the opening act in nature's spring pageant on a Susquehanna River Nature History Hike from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Shank's Mare Outfitters, 2092 Long Level Road near Wrightsville. The event features a riverside walk and short talks covering waterfowl and local river history. The program is free, but registration is required. Information: 717-428-1961.

Children's musical

The dogs have it for "Disney's 101 Dalmations Kids," opening at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, on stage at the York Little Theatre, 27 S. Belmont St., York. Additional performances are scheduled for Feb. 22, 23, 28, March 1, and 2. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7 p.m. Sunday performances are at 3 p.m. Tickets: $17 adults, $12 children (17 and under). Tickets purchased before opening night receive a $2 discount. Information: 717-854-3894 or www.ylt.org.

Play with food

Culinary science and quirky humor take the stage for Alton Brown Live! at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave. on the Penn State York campus in Spring Garden Township. Audience interaction is strictly enforced on his Edible Inevitable Tour; be warned, if you're called upon as a culinary assistant, you'll definitely want to take the lab coat offered. Information: 717-505-8900.

Musical legacy

Dweezil Zappa leads Frank Zappa tribute band Zappa Plays Zappa at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. In celebration of the 40th anniversary of "Roxy & Elsewhere," the entire classic album will be performed in sequence. Tickets: $36-$48. Information: 717-846-1111 or www.mystrandcapitol.org.

Maple Sugar Fest

One sweet weekend is in store at the Maple Sugar Fest from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Nature Center at Nixon County Park. Tours will include hands-on demonstrations and begin every hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and noon until 3 p.m. Sunday. A self-guided Maple Sugaring Story Walk will also be set up on one of the park's trails. Sugar Bush Storytimes will take place for children at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Visitors can also participate in other activities and crafts and buy products from Pennsylvania maple syrup producers. Admission: $2, which is good for entire weekend. Free for park members and children ages 5 and younger. Information: 717-428-1961.

Green Day's musical

Critical-smash Broadway musical "Green Day's American Idiot" comes to York at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave. on the Penn State York campus in Spring Garden Township. Based on Green Day's Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, "American Idiot" tells the story of three lifelong friends forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Tickets: $60. Information: 717-505-8900.

Have a laugh

Actor and comedian Sinbad arrives at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. His "hit 'em in the face" style of comedy has kept audiences laughing for more than two decades. Tickets: $36-$45. Information: 717-846-1111 or www.mystrandcapitol.org.

CapLive concert

CapLive presents former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty's World-Renowned Award-Winning Question Jar Show at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. Doughty picks audience questions and requests out of a jar - and his audience is wickedly good at coming up with weird things to ask. Tickets: $19. Information: 717-846-1111 or www.mystrandcapitol.org.