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What's happening in York this weekend
Take in Shakespeare's political thriller as OrangeMite Studios presents "Julius Caesar," Friday through May 29 at The Barn at Tall Fir Acres in Dover. Conspirators take down the emperor of Rome, plunging the world's greatest empire into civil war. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $13 online, $15 at the door. Information: www.orangemite.org.
Join an evening of community, artists and fashion with Embrace the Blue Moon: Spring Forward, a fundraising event for The Parliament Arts Organization, 7 p.m. Friday at the Bond Building, at the corner of King and Queen streets in York City. The event includes art installations from eight local artists, a dance party, a long list of hors d'oeurves and desserts from local restaurants and an open bar along with a Blue Moon photo booth and drinks from Blue Moon Brewing Co. Tickets: $75. Information: www.parliamentyork.org.
Check out the unique wares at York Flea, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday in the first block of North Beaver Street in York City. The event features an eclectic selection of vendors, artisans and makers. This is the first of three events planned for 2016. Information: www.facebook.com/yorkflea.
The lawn at PeoplesBank Park will be filled with food trucks for Brews & Skews: Outfield Edition, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. More than a dozen local food trucks are expected, including Mad Dash Artisan Grilled Cheese, Joe Bury's Famous Hamburgers, Baron Von Schwein and Big Chipper's, offering their signature choices as well as foods on a stick (skews). Also, 15 local and regional breweries will offer their craft beers, and for $15 fans can buy a sampling glass good for six 5-ounce pours or a pint glass with two 16-ounce pours. Entertainment includes live music, Stauffer's Playground, inflatable and more. Free admission. Information: brewsandskews.com/brews-skews.
Get in a hike with refreshments at Gifford Pinchot State Park's wild tea walk and sampling, 1 p.m. Saturday at the nature/interpretive center in the Conewago Day Use area. Park volunteers will lead a short walk and identify some edible plants growing in the woods, then share some teas made with those plants and others in the area. Free, bring a reusable cup. Ages 10 and up. Information: 717-432-5011.
Take in the classic Alfred Hitchcock thriller "The Birds" at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. Rated PG-13. Tickets $7. More information: www.mystrandcapitol.org.
The York Symphony Orchestra honors the York Water Co. bicentennial with a water-inspired performance All Rivers Run to the Sea at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Strand Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. The concert, which includes performances by the York Symphony Chorus and guest soloists, includes Smetana's "The Moldau," Strauss's "Blue Danube" and Vaughan Williams' "A Sea Symphony." Ticket range: $9-$39. All student tickets $5. More information: www.mystrandcapitol.org.
Step back for a Vintage 1950 Armed Forces Ball, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Sunday at the Yorktowne Hotel. Dinner will be served, followed by dancing with live music from the Unforgettable Big Band. Suggested attire is vintage 1940s-'50s dress, vintage or current military uniform. Tickets: $48 with dinner, $23 dance only. Reservations: 717 751-2475 or verakywa@2Danc.com.
The York Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will present its annual student/member organ recital, 7 p.m. Tuesday at Union Lutheran Church, 408 W. Market St. Free, parking in the lot behind the church. Information: 717-858-4982 or YorkAGODean@aol.com.
WXPN radio presents Grammy-nominated act The Milk Carton Kids at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. The show will present music from "Monterey," The Milk Carton Kids' third album. Ticket range: $27-$40. More information: www.mystrandcapitol.org.