Weekend Extras for 11/20: Plays, holiday events
York Catholic High School students will present "Get Smart," a comedy by Mel Brooks, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the high school auditorium. Tickets: $5 for adults, $3 for senior citizens, and $2 for children younger 12, $14 maximum for families.
The Susquehanna Folk Music Society will host a concert by singer, songwriter and storyteller Tom Chapin, 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 925 S. George St. Tickets: $25 for general admission, $21 fpr SFMS members and $10 for students. Information: www.sfmsfolk.org or 745-6577.
Northeastern Dramatics will present "Facing-Up" by Cynthia Mercati as the Upperclassmen Play, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Sutton Auditorium at Northeastern High School in Manchester. The modern play focuses on teenagers facing bullies, unplanned pregnancy, homelessness, poverty, peer pressure, drug abuse and financial management, among others. Tickets: $7 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens.
Springettsbury Township is hosting its 12th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting,Friday at the township park amphitheater, 1501 Mount Zion Road.Santa will arrive at 5:45 p.m., and musical performances will begin at 6, with The First Capital Detachment, Marine Corps League opening the show. Toys for Tots donations will garner an entry into a raffle. The evening ends with the lighting of the Springettsbury Holiday Tree. Information: www.springettsbury.com or 505-0406.
Livingston Taylor, who has enjoyed a 40-year career that has encompassed performance, songwriting and teaching, will perform at
7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. His musical knowledge has inspired a varied repertoire, and he is equally at home with a range of musical genres — folk, pop, gospel, jazz and ballads. Tickets: $34. Information: www.MyStrandCapitol.org or 717-846-1111.
Get in the holiday spirit as York Little Theatre, 27 S. Belmont St., presents “White Christmas.” The show, based on the beloved film, will be presented in evening and matinee shows Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 20-29. Tickets $12-$25. Information: 854-5715 or ylt.org.
Actor, author and comedian Jim Breuer is known for his charismatic stage antics, dead-on impressions and family-friendly stand-up. He takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20, at the Strand Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. Tickets: $25-$37. Information: www.MyStrandCapitol.org or 717-846-1111.
The York International Postcard Show will take over the Horticultural Hall at the York Expo Center, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The show will feature more than 70 dealers from around the world. Admission: $5 for both days.
The York Folk & Fine Art Show, celebrating American artisans, craftsmen and collectors, will be held 5-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Hall East at the York Expo Center. Admission: $8. Information: www.yorkfolk.com.
The York County Heritage Trust will host Family Day, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Agricultural & Industrial Museum, 217 W. Princess St. The event will feature hands-on stations, demonstrations, entertainment and activities for families with children of all ages.Free. Information: www.yorkheritage.org or 848-1587, ext. 301.
York County Senior Honors Choir and York Youth Symphony will present a concert of Hope, Thanks, Grace and Gratitude, 4 p.m. Sunday at the Pullo Center on the campus of Penn State York, 1031 Edgecomb Ave., York. Tickets: $20 adults, $10 student. Information: pullocenter.york.psu.edu.
The York Junior Symphony Orchestra will present its fall concert, 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Dallastown Intermediate School. Tickets: $8-$13.
Take in an intimate solo/acoustic performance by Citizen Cope at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Strand Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. His sounds are described as southern rural, big sky lonely, concrete urban and painfully romantic. Tickets: $31-$49. Information: www.MyStrandCapitol.org or 717-846-1111.