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York Weekend Extras for 4-1: Art, music, comedy and an amusement park
York College's Senior Exhibition for graphic design majors opens Friday at DeMeester Recital Hall in the Evelyn and Earle Wolfe Hall. The exhibit will open at 4 p.m. with a presentation by students in PechaKucha format showing the artistic and conceptual growth they have had through the program. A reception follows at 5:30 p.m., and student awards will be given at 6 p.m. The exhibit will remain open to the public through April 14.
Susquehannock High School Theatre presents "Pippin," the musical that shows a prince that there's more to life than glory on the battlefield and shallow relationships. Some mature themes. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $11 adults, $9 students and senior citizens, $7 children 10 and under, $1 discount for tickets bought in advance. Information: www.susquehannocktheatre.com/Tickets.
The York County Heritage Trust will reopen its seasonal sites Saturday. The sites include the Bonham House, 152 E. Market St. and Colonial Complex at the corner of West Market Street and South Pershing Avenue, which has the General Gates House, Golden Plough Tavern and Colonial Courthouse. Information: www.yorkheritage.org.
Have you missed Hersheypark all winter? Sneak in a weekend with Springtime in the Park, Saturday through April 10. More than 50 of the park's rides will be open for the event, and there will be live entertainment, plus admission to the park includes ZooAmerica. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $32.95 ages 9-54, $22.95 ages 3-9 and 55 and older, children 2 and under free. Information: hersheypark.com.
The York Symphony Orchestra presents Lullaby of Birdland at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Strand Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. York Symphony Orchestra's own Concertmaster John Eaken will be showcased as a violin soloist as the group perform bird-themed pieces, including Stravinsky's iconic "Firebird Suite" and Vaughan Williams' "The Lark Ascending." More information, www.mystrandcapitol.org.
Enjoy the classic tale of "Sleeping Beauty" as performed by the Moscow Festival Ballet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Strand Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. The company brings the well-known fairy tale to life through sharply-accented spinning turns, soaring leaps and daring lifts. Ticket range: $39-$49. More information, www.mystrandcapitol.org.
Comedian and actor David Cross brings his stand-up tour to the Pullo Center, 7:30 p.m. Monday. Cross is known for his work on "Mr. Show" and "Arrested Development" along with many other roles on TV and films, and he is on his first stand-up tour since 2009. Tickets: $48-$54. Information: 717-505-8900, pullocenter.york.psu.edu.
Students from the York College theater division will end their season with Neil Simon's "The Dinner Party," a modern look at love, marriage, divorce and what comes after. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. April 6-8 at the Perko Playpen theater in the Walder Performing Arts Center. Free, tickets can be reserved at www.eventbrite.com. Information: 717-600-3868 or www.ycp.edu.