What's happening in York this weekend
Take home a costume, prop or even a piece of a set from DreamWrights Center for the Community Arts reduction sale. The theater is planning a major renovation and needs to make space, so loads of stuff has to go. Items for sale for include new, vintage and antique treasures, ladies hats, purses, lingerie, dresses, gowns, furs and jewelry, men's suits, belts, vests and jackets and children's apparel, band and military uniforms, draperies, dance costumes, fabric and more, most for $20 to $1. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at DreamWrights, 100 Carlisle Ave. Information: 848-8623 ext. 226.
The 251st York Fair runs Friday through Sept. 18 at the York Expo Center. In addition to the animal classes, the cooking competitions and the fairway food and rides, fairgoers can check out the animal birthing center, racing weiner dogs, Goat Mountain's climbing goats and a straw maze near Kiddie Kingdom. The free Froggy Radio Stage features Lauren Alaina, Trent Harmon, Thompson Square, Kayla Kroh and more country acts. The fair will hold the annual high school bands performance at 1 p.m. Sunday, followed by the Salute to Our Heroes Parade at 4:30 p.m. and a patriotic show featuring the Dennis Lee Band.
The York Fair grandstand will be the stage for these acts: Saturday, Chase Rice with Parmalee; Wednesday, I Love the 90's Tour; Thursday,Tyler Farr; Friday, Sept, 16, Jeff Dunham; and Saturday, Sept. 17, Alabama.
Gates open at 11 a.m. Friday through Sunday, noon Monday through Thursday. Admission: $8, $4 student 6-18 and college students with ID, 5 and under free, parking $7, with a variety of discounts throughout the run. Information: yorkfair.org.
Hanover Little Theatre opens its 68th season Friday with "The Old People Are Revolting" as a group of senior citizens show they have some fight left in them as they take on city council. A portion of the proceeds from the production will go to Golden Vision Adult Day Services in Hanover. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9-18 at the theater, 360 Blooming Grove Road. Information: www.hanoverlittletheatre.com/
Take a walking tour of Underground Railroad sites in downtown York with local historian and author Scott Mingus, 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The tour begins at 25 N. Duke St. and is sponsored by Historic York Inc. Cost: $10 per person. Registration: 717 843-0320 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Glen Rock's fourth annual Live Arts Festival runs 2-9 p.m. Saturday at Ruins Park, 30 Enterprise St. The festival showcases local musicians and artists, including graffiti and mural artists Mas Paz, Adam Stab, Todd Grey and Missy Jones and musical performances from Darla, Dr. Slothclaw, Weathervane, Skribe and the Charlie Eron Trio. Free, donations encouraged. Information: www.ruinspark.com/