York Weekend Extras for 10/30: Ghost walk, YSO Young Person's Concert, Choral Evensong, Halloween Comicfest
When will trick-or-treaters show up at your door demanding candy? Check trick-or-treat times at yorkdispatch.com/weekend.
The York County Department of Parks and Recreation will host a free Halloween ghost walk, 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday in P. Joseph Raab County Park. Jeri Jones, program coordinator, will lead the walk into the darkness of a 19th-century iron mine. Participants will visit with the spirits of workers killed during the operation of the mine, which was active from 1854-1900. Bring a flashlight. The hike is about two miles round-trip and includes several hills. Registration: 717-428-1961.
Get into the Halloween spirit with Halloween ComicFest, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday at Comix Connection, 2150 White St. The event features free comics, a costume contest, games and activities. The store is also collecting food for the York Rescue Mission. Information: 767-4871 or search for Comic Connection-York on Facebook.
The choir of St. John Episcopal Church, 140 N. Beaver St., York, presents an Evensong at 4 p.m. Sunday for All Saints' Sunday, followed by a recital by the York Symphony Chamber Singers. The Chamber Singers have presented a musical repertoire that encompasses sacred and secular music from all types, styles and periods for 30 years. Information: 848-1862 or stjohnyork.org.
The Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers take the stage at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Pullo Center on the campus of Penn State York, 1031 Edgecomb Ave., York. The Piscataway carry on the Native American tradition and culture of their ancestors. The event is free. Information: pullocenter.york.psu.edu
The York Symphony Orchestra presents A Young Person's Concert, Gershwin's "Magic Key," at 10 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the Strand Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. Features a special presentation by Classical Kids. Tickets: $6. Information: www.MyStrandCapitol.org or 717-846-1111.
George Bernard Shaw's comedy of manners "Arms and the Man" comes to York College at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 4-7 in the Perko Playpen blackbox theater in the Waldner Performing Arts Center. When an enemy soldier climbs into her bedroom window, what's a young girl to do? Feed him chocolates, of course. Free. Reserve seats at www.surveymonkey.com/r/armsrsvp.