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Raina McCloskey, 6, of Delta, hugs Why, her 15-month-old samoyed, in Memorial Hall during the 2016 Celtic Classic Dog Show at the York Fairgrounds in York City, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. Dawn J. Sagert photo

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 through Sunday. Nearly 8,000 canines participate in this show each year, and spectators are welcome to watch the judging and visit vendors for free. Information:

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Irish music, stories and local brews with Steam Into History's Rails to Ales, 2:30 and 4 p.m. Saturday. The event for those 21 and older begins with beers from Gunpowder Falls Brewing in Shrewsbury at the Steam Into History depot, 2 W. Main St., New Freedom, with music from Amy Hopkins and her Irish band, followed by a train ride to Glen Rock and back, with entertainment by Jeff Greenawalt. Tickets: $25. Information:

Professional auctioneer Gary Gladfelter directs bidding for a wide range of exciting sports, movie, music, and television memorabilia during the annual Celebrity Auction at Martin Library, Sunday March 22, 2015. Over 300 items including autographed posters, apparel, photographs, scripts, music, books, and cartoon panels were included in this year's auction selection. Among this yearÕs unique items was an NFL football signed by John Harbaugh, a Derek Jeter photo with Certificate of Authenticity (COA), and a signed limited anniversary edition of ÒThe ExorcistÓ. John A. Pavoncello -
This autographed photo of Orioles manager Buck Showalter is one of the items available at Sunday's Martin Library Celebrity Auction.

Searching for that photo or autograph from your favorite star or author? You could find it at the 20th annual Martin Library Celebrity Auction, Sunday at the library, 159 E. Market St. The library pulls in donations of photographs, autographed memorabilia and signed books from celebrities, and they're all up for sale to the highest bidder. Celebrities who have contributed to this year's auction include Lady Gaga, Shawn Mendes, Taylor Swift, Yo-Yo Ma, Bill Belichick, Jerry Jones and Buck Showalter as well as former President George H.W. Bush. Previews begin at noon, and the auction begins at 1 p.m. Information:

X Ambassadors headline the York College spring concert March 19.

The X Ambassadors highlight the annual spring concert at York College, 8 p.m. Sunday at Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center on the campus. The Ithaca, New York, group plays dark electronic pop and recently released the debut album "VHS," featuring "Renegades." Tickets: $30. Information:

York College will offer a free screening of the film "Farewell My Concubine," 6 p.m. Monday in Room 218 at the Humanities Center. The film weaves the story of two stars of a Peking opera troupe through World War II, the Communist takeover of China and the Cultural revolution. It won the Grand Prix at Cannes in 1993.

The world of "The Simpsons" comes to life on stage as York College's Theatre Division presents "Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play," 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through March 25 at the Waldner Performing Arts Center on the campus. The new play explores a future society without electricity where strangers find common ground in their love for "The Simpsons." Free. Reserve tickets at or 717-600-3868.