What's happening in York this weekend
Thirty-one student artists from York County high schools will show their entries in the York County Solid Waste Authority's Recycled Art Contest during an exhibit at Creative York West, 118 W. Philadelphia St. The exhibit runs Saturday through April 22. The artworks were created using materials discovered at Refindings and donated by LifePath Christian Ministries, and the event is meant to promote recycling and Earth Day. Contest judging will take place during a public reception at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday.
The York Symphony Orchestra will be featured on the National Public Radio music showcase program "From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley" on Saturday. The live performance begins at 4 p.m at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St. Tickets: $29 for adults and $10 for students. Information: www.yorksymphony.org or 717-846-1111.
Get in the swing of the season with the York Revolution Fan Fest, starting at 11 a.m. Saturday at PeoplesBank Park. The day includes auditions for national anthem performers, interactive stations with players and coaches and on-field games for the fans. At 2 p.m., the Revs will play the Somerset Patriots in an exhibition game. Tickets start at $5. Information: www.yorkrevolution.com.
See an Oscar-winning film and hear some of the music associated with the tragedy behind it as CapFilms presents "Titanic," 7 p.m. Saturday at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St. The 1997 movie will be proceeded by a half-hour live performance by members of the York Symphony Orchestra playing music listed in the White Star Line Music Repertoire Book. Tickets: $7. Information: mystrandcapitol.org.
The Branford Marsalis Quartet performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Pullo Center, on the campus of Penn State York. The quartet will be joined by guest vocalist Kurt Elling for a special line-up of new arrangements fusing jazz's most intense band with one of jazz's foremost singers. Tickets: $49, VIP $75. Information: pullocenter.york.psu.edu.
The York College Groove Ensemble, directed by Jeff Stabley, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at DeMeester Recital Hall on the campus. The group is a percussion ensemble that uses traditional percussion instruments along with guitars, basses, keyboards and digital samplers and turntables to perform traditional music from around the world. The concert will feature freshman music major Nakiyah Wilson singing Stevie Wonder's "Visions," senior Joseph Banks singing Wonder's "Big Brother" and junior Jacob Rivers singing John Mayer's "Waiting on the World to Change." Free.