York Weekend Extras for 2-12: Theater, dance. singing and a hike

York Dispatch

DreamWrights Youth and Family Theatre invites audiences to a foreign land and a different era for "The Secret Garden." The play is based on the book, which follows two children who are spoiled but not loved and the people around them, in India and England at the turn of the 19th century. Showtimes: 6:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Feb. 12-28. Tickets: $10-$14. Information: www.dreamwrights.org or 717-848-8623.

The York Social Dance Studio's Annual Valentine's Prohibition Dance celebrates love and alcohol, 1920s style. The Friday dance features a Paper Moon photobooth, a Charleston competition and dance lessons, with live music from the Gin Canaries. Time: 8:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Site: York Social Dance Studio, 324 W. Market St. Tickets: $15. Information: www.facebook.com/events/1527061244253417.

Pianist Jim Brickman brings An Intimate Evening to the Pullo Center, on the campus of Penn State York, 7:30 p.m. Friday. Brickman is touted as the best-selling solo pianist of our time, with hits including "Valentine," "If You Believe" and "Love of My Life." Tickets: $75 VIP, $49. Information: http://pullocenter.york.psu.edu.

Are you a Katharine Hepburn fan? Come out at 7 p.m. Saturday to see her on screen with Spencer Tracy in the 1967 film "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St. Tickets: $7.

The York Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven in Buenos Aires​ at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Strand Theatre, 50. N. George St. The musical representation of the seasons of Buenos Aires, both natural and cultural, will include a special appearance by David Kim, the concert master of the Philadelphia Orchestra, on violin.Tickets range is $5 (students) to $39. Information: www.mystrandcapitol.org, 846-1111.

L to r: Lydia Diaz, Justin Bahata, Maddie Trimmer and Rachel Kuhn rehearse a scene in "The Secret Garden"

Keep your heart healthy with a sweetheart hike, 6 p.m. Sunday on the Heritage Rail Trail. Program coordinator Jeri Jones will lead a 2-mile stroll on this special evening to observe creatures of the night, including deer and owls, and do some fun nighttime activities. Free. Information: http://yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation.

The Strand Theatre presents one of the most enduring shows of all time, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," at 7:30 p.m. on Monday. Tickets: $54 to $85. Information: www.mystrandcapitol.org, 846-1111.

Are you a fan of a cappella? You won't want to miss Vocalosity: 


The “Aca-Perfect” Concert Experience, 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Strand Theatre, 50 N. George St. This fast-paced production features 12 dynamic voices singing some of today’s chart-topping hits in brand-new arrangements. Tickets: $35 to $55. Information: www.mystrandcapitol.org, 846-1111.