What's happening in York this weekend
Try some local treats and raise some money for the libraries at the Guthrie Memorial Library Bull & Oyster Roast, 6-10 p.m. Saturday at the library, 2 Library Place, Hanover. The evening features Shultz's roast top round of beef and Applewood smoked ham, raw oysters on the half shell and many other dishes, along with beer, wine and soda, or you can bring your own wine and spirits. Must be 21 and older to attend. Tickets: $50. Information: 717-632-5183.
The York Symphony Orchestra presents "A Brave New World," 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St. The concert features guest pianist Haochen Zhang, winner of the gold medal at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, performing Rachmaninoff's Concerto No. 2, and the Aubergine Belly Dance troupe performing as the orchestra plays Strauss' "Dance of the Seven Veils" from "Salome." Guest puppeteers from the Half Mad Theatre in Washington, D.C., will join the orchestra for Stravinsky's "Petrushka." Tickets start at $9 for adults, $5 for students. Information: www.yorksymphony.org.
"World of Warcraft" composer Eimear Noone will conduct a York College student ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Saturday at DeMeester Recital Hall on the campus. Noone is the principal conductor for Blizzard Entertainment, which runs the popular online game, and she has won many awards for her game scores. Free.
See the wonders of the night sky at Lunar Wonders Observing, 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Barshinger Field in Hellam Township. Night Wonders of Astronomy will lead a night of fun and learning about the night sky in conjunction with Kreutz Creek Library and Hellam Recreation. Information: www.facebook.com/nightwondersofastronomy.
The Celtic Classic Dog Show brings dogs from all around the region to compete in conformation, obedience and rally events at the York Expo Center, Wednesday through March 19. Nearly 8,000 canines participate in this show each year, and spectators are welcome to watch the judging and visit vendors for free. Information: wp.thecelticclassic.com.
York College's annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens with a reception, 5 p.m. Thursday at the Cora Miller Gallery in Wolf Hall on the campus. The exhibit shows artworks from selected students in the fine arts and graphic design programs. Free. The exhibit is open through April 6. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Information: http://galleries.ycp.edu.
Take a tour through prehistoric Australia with "Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live," 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St. Life-like dinosaurs and other creatures are presented in a theatrical event guided by performers and puppeteers and designed with the help of paleontologists. Tickets start at $30. Information: mystrandcapitol.org.