York Weekend Extras for 7/24

York Dispatch

Want to learn to fish but don't have the equipment? At the Family Fishing Program, Adam Spangler from the state Fish and Boat Commission will have the rods and help beginners or those who want to sharpen their angling skills. The program is 6-8 p.m. Friday at William Kain County Park in the Sparton Road Parking Lot. Registration is required at fishandboat.com or with Adam at 717-486-7352 or adspangler@pa.gov.

There's gold in that thar park, and you can get your hands on it at a Gold Panning Seminar, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Spring Valley County Park. Park staff and members of the South Central Chapter of the Gold Prospectors & Treasure Hunters of America Inc. will teach newcomers to pan for gold. Bring a pie pan and a container, and wear boots or old shoes. Free. Information: yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation.html.

Boz Scaggs brings his remarkable musical career to York with a show at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Strand Theatre, 50 N. George St. Scaggs began his work in the late '60s with the Steve Miller Band, and his solo work has wandered through Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, leading to his latest album, "A Fool to Care." Tickets: $50-$75. Information: mystrandcapitol.org or 846-1111.

Springettsbury Township's Sounds of Summer concert series continues with free performances beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday at the township park amphitheater. Sunday, The Crawdaddies will bring a unique mix of Cajun, funk, reggae and other sounds to the stage for an eclectic show. Informaton: www.thecrawdaddies.com.

On Wednesday, the Main Street Cruisers will give a high-energy show featuring covers of rock hits from the '50s and '60s. Information: www.mainstreet-cruisers.com.