The 13th annual Musclecar Madness at the York Reunion opens Friday, July 11, at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave., West Manchester Township. The show will feature drag racing history, a car show, legendary racers, memorabilia, activities for the kids and more. Hours are from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $15 for adults, free for children under 12. Information: (717) 757-2720 or www.yorknostalgia.com.
"Backroom Curiosities," an exhibit of eclectic timepieces picked by staff and volunteers, opens Friday, July 11, at The National Watch and Clock Museum, 514 Poplar St., Columbia. The exhibit will be included in museum admission. Tickets: $4-$20. Information: (717) 684-8261 or www.nawcc.org.
Opening ceremonies for the Can-Am Police-Fire Games will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 13 at the grandstand at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave., West Manchester Township. Meet local first responders and get an up close view of emergency apparatus. Tickets: $5. Information: www.yorkcanamgames.com.
An opening reception for "Unhinged," an exhibit featuring window shutters and cabinet doors painted by local artists, will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 11, at The Parliament, 116 E. King St., York. These repurposed materials will be on display for the month of July, after which they will be permanently installed in the nearby neighborhood as part of a community beautification project. This free event will feature music and refreshments. Information: (717) 801-1760 or www.parliamentyork.org.
Second Saturday on the Square celebrates visual arts from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 12, with live music, demonstrations, children's art activities and more in Continental Square in downtown York City. Interact with local artists during this free event. Information: www.downtownyorkpa.com.
Get set to scream for a daylong fright-fest during Horrible Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at The York Emporium, 343 W. Market St., York. Celebrate horror at this free event with guest authors, a movie, games, prizes and more. Information: (717) 846-2866 or www.Facebook.com/YorkEmporium.
York County Parks Naturalist Kelsey Frey makes a stop at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at Arthur Hufnagel Public Library of Glen Rock for "Science in Your Backyard," part of this year's GO and Experiment! Fizz Boom Read summer reading club and activity program. Discover the insects, creatures and critters living around your home during this free interactive program. Information: www.yorklibraries.org.
Ryan Bridge, "The Bug Man," visits at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, at Dover Area Community Library, Dover; 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, at Kreutz Creek Valley Library Center, Hellam Township; and 2 p.m. at Kaltreider-Benfer Library, Red Lion. "Hiss, Zoom ... Lead!" is designed to inspire kids to learn more about insects during this free program. Information: www.yorklibraries.org.
Take a shaded stroll on a Forest Canopy Walk from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 13, in Nixon County Park in Springfield Township. Join guide Lauren Albright as you explore the forest canopy on this free hike. No registration is required. Information: (717) 428-1961 or www.yorkcountyparks.org.
Get a glimpse of the past at an open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at the Stewartstown Railroad Station Museum, 21 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Stewartstown. Admission to the station is free; donations are welcome. The Stewartstown Railroad Co. will be operating motorcar rides, weather permitting, starting at 1:30 p.m. Tickets: $6 per seat. Information: (717) 654-7530 or www.stewartstownfriends.org.
Children are invited to meet storybook favorite Llama Llama at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at Mason Dixon Public Library, 250 Bailey Drive, Stewartstown. Be sure to bring your camera for this free event. Information: www.yorklibraries.org.
Teens and tweens are encouraged to build their coding and engineering skills during a "Morning Minecraft" program at 10 a.m. Monday, July 14, at Dover Area Community Library, Dover. Registration is requested for this program for kids ages 8-14. Information: www.yorklibraries.org.
Gather the girls and dolls for a ride on Engine 17 during American Girl Day at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday, July 11, on the Steam Into History train, 2 W. Main St., New Freedom. The girls will be learning different lady-like techniques and will play historic games on the ride to Glen Rock, and there will be plenty of American Girl talk. Tickets: $15-$23. Information: (717) 942-2370 or www.steamintohistory.com.
Curious kids who want to touch the jaw of a shark (in a totally danger-free way) should plan to attend Spark in the Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Codorus State Park. Part of the York County Libraries and GO York! Summer reading club and physical activity program, this event is packed with free activities for the entire family including the interactive program, Sharks, at noon presented by Lauren Albright, school programs coordinator for the National Aquarium. Attendees should consider bringing along lawn chairs or blankets to sit on since the event is outside; food will be available for purchase for those not bringing a picnic lunch. Information: www.yorklibraries.org or www.goyork.com.
Both the Jefferson Carnival and the Stewartstown Carnival open Monday, July 14, and run through July 19 with rides, games, live music, food and more. The Jefferson Carnival at 57 Hanover St. raises funds for the Jefferson Sportsmen's Association. The Stewartstown Carnival at the fairgrounds, 16 College Ave., raises funds for the Eureka Fire and Ambulance Co. Information: www.jeffersonsportsmen.org and www.eureka54.org.
Spend a summer evening at the river on an Unwind Paddle Tour Music & Meal from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 11, at Shank's Mare Outfitters, 2092 Long Level Road, Wrightsville. Fee includes kayak rental, a one-hour guided toru, a meal voucher for dinner at Lock 2 Cafe, and live entertainment. Rock and blues band J.C. Fisher performs on the porch. Tickets: $35. Information: (717) 252-1616.
Bring your family and enjoy the history of totem poles at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 12, at the Indian Steps Museum, 205 Indian Steps Road, Airville. Make your own totem pole and tell a story about your family during this free event. Information: (717) 891-4828 or www.indiansteps.org.
Enjoy a nostalgic day in the park with the Red Lion/Felton Band from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Indian Steps Museum, 205 Indian Steps Road, Airville. Bring a lawn chair for this free outdoor event. Information: (717) 891-4828 or www.indiansteps.org.
Come out and dance with Uptown Band at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Springettsbury Park Amphitheater, Springettsbury Township. This free Sounds of Summer Concert Series event features a diverse song list for a variety of musical tastes. Information: (717) 757-3521 or www.springettsbury.com.
Celebrate a folk legend at a Woody Guthrie Celebration & Sing-Along from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at the Cornerstone Coffee House, 2133 Market St., Camp Hill. Information: (717) 737-5026 or www.thecornerstonecoffeehouse.com.
Key Largo entertains with the cool, smooth sounds of jazzy country from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at Brown's Orchards and Farm Market, 8892 Susquehanna Trail South, Loganville. Acoustic musician Scott Snyder will also perform at Brown's from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Information: (717) 428-2036 or www.brownsorchards.com.
Musician Aaron Daniel Gaul performs at 9 p.m. Friday, July 11, in Holy Hound Taproom, 57 W. Market St., York. Acoustic ensemble The Reckoning will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday. Information: (717) 855-2410 or www.holyhoundtaproom.com.
Ghost Light Radio Show takes the stage at 8 p.m. Friday, July 11, at Burning Bridge Tavern, 108 Hellam St., Wrightsville. Information: (717) 252-2468 or www.bbtpa.com.
Bring your instruments or sit back and listen during a Vineyard Jam from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 11, at Naylor Wine Cellars, 4069 Vineyard Road, Stewartstown. There will be catering by the Rail Trail Cafe, vendors, artisans, kids activities and games, and a wine bar featuring a selection of wines, sangria spritzers, and wine slushies. Musicians will be invited to jam from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets: $5-$8. Information: (800) 292-3370 or www.naylorwine.com.
The Wayfarer Experiment will perform from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, July 11, at Bistro 19, 19 N. George St., York. Blues group Stone Biskit performs Saturday from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Information: (717) 845-1900 or www.bistro19york.com.
Hanover Little Theatre, 360 Blooming Grove Road, will celebrate Christmas in July with "Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings," at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The musical comedy by Stuart Ross will close out HLT's 65th season. It marks the return of The Plaids, a group of four young male singers who were killed in a car crash in the 1950s on the way to their first big concert. Additional performances are scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday, and 8 p.m. July 17-19. Tickets: $14 Information: (717) 637-5297 or www.HanoverLittleTheatre.com.
York Township Recreation's free friday night flick will feature "Brave" starting at 9 p.m. Friday, July 11, at York Township Park, 25 Oak St., York Township. Information: (717) 741-3861, ext. 142.
World's End returns at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 12, to the stage at Fat Daddy's, 2510 E. Market St., York. Rock Candy will perform at 9 p.m. Friday. Information: (717) 755-8843 or www.fatdaddys.com.
The sold-out Hops 'n' Clocks beer tasting event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 11, at The National Watch & Clock Museum, 514 Poplar St., Columbia. Information: (717) 684-8261 or www.nawcc.org.
Enjoy the music of Bruce Springsteen? Acoustic Bruce will perform from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Newberrytown Peddlers Market, 700 York Road, Dover. Bring your lawn chairs for this free outdoor event. Information: www.hummingbirdridgewinery.com.
Register now for Glow Golf from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday, July 18, at Heritage Hills Golf Resort & Conference Center, 2700 Mount Rose Ave., York Township. Players will use glow-in-the-dark golf balls on a glow stick-lined course during this Can-Am Police-Fire Games social event. Registration: $35. Information: Contact Sandy Haynes at firstname.lastname@example.org or (717) 755-0123, ext. 628, or Molly.email@example.com or (717) 755-0123, ext. 645.
The York County Amateur Golf Championship is set for Saturday and Sunday at Briarwood East Golf Course. It is the premier event of the York County Amateur Golf Association season. After Saturday's first round, the field will be cut to the low 40 players and ties for Sunday's final round.
Williams Grove Speedway will offer an Outlaw tune-up for the 410 sprint cars on Friday evening, along with the 358 sprints.Lincoln Speedway will hold a "Kids' Night" on Saturday evening with a program that features the 410 sprints, 358 sprints and All-American Outlaws.