What's happening in York this weekend
Jazz artist Tim Warfield is the headliner for Voices of York — Music and Tasting, 5-8 p.m. Friday at Martin Library. York native and saxophonist Warfield will provide an evening of jazz to go with favorite dishes from local minority-owned restaurants and the library's Urban and Street Art exhibit as a culmination of Black History Month at the library, 159 E. Market St. Free. Information: www.yorklibraries.org/martin.
Get into the St. Patrick's Day spirit a wee bit early as Gaelic Storm performs, 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St. The Celtic band is touring with the latest release, "Matching Sweaters," mixing traditional Irish music with modern sounds. Tickets starts at $30. Information: www.mystrandcapitol.org.
The Pennsylvania Philharmonic showcases works that draw on the creations of other artists with "Inspiration," 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Pullo Center, on the campus of Penn State York. The concert includes "Romeo & Juliet" by Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky along with Bernstein's "Candide Overture" and Ravel's "Mother Goose Suite." Tickets: $41, $37. Information: http://pullocenter.york.psu.edu.
Get in on the sweetness with Maple Sugaring Weekend, Saturday and Sunday and March 4 and 5 at Nixon County Park. Learn about the art of turning maple sap into syrup, hear stories about maple sugaring, go on a scavenger hunt and more. Times: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $2 for the whole weekend, ages 5 and under free, park members free.
CapFilm presents Spike Lee's seminal 1989 film "Do the Right Thing," 7 p.m. Saturday at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St. The thought-provoking comedy/drama shows the events that lead to a race riot in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. Tickets: $7. Information: www.mystrandcapitol.org.
One of the finest jazz musicians in the world comes to the Strand at 7:30 p.m. Saturday as the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performs with Wynton Marsalis. Marsalis serves as music director for the orchestra, and their vast repertoire ranges from Duke Ellington and Count Basie to Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk and many more. Tickets start at $55. Information: www.mystrandcapitol.org.
Get a taste of York's best eateries with the seventh annual Restaurant Week York, Saturday through March 4. Forty restaurants throughout York City are participating this year, rolling out daily specials and special menus for the event. Restaurants will have special $5-$15 breakfasts and lunches as well as prix fixe dinners for $20, $30 and $40. Information: www.rwyork.com.
The York History Center celebrates Fastnacht Day on Tuesday by giving away the sugary Pennsylvania Dutch treats along with coffee tea and hot chocolate, 9:30 a.m.-noon at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St. The Fastnacht Day tradition began as a celebration of Shrove Tuesday and a way to use up all the fat in the house before beginning the Lenten fast on Ash Wednesday, according to the center.