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York Dispatch
April Harrison stars in "Sister Act," June 16-25 at The Belmont Theatre.


The Belmont Theatre heads to the convent for "Sister Act," the musical comedy that puts a flashy singer into a nun's habit after she witnesses a murder. The show runs Friday through June 25 at the theater, 27 S. Belmont St. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $27, seniors 62 and older, $25, youth 18 and under $15.

June Marie Wright, 4, of Shrewsbury, peeks her head through one of the leprechaun cutouts at last year's Penn-Mar Irish Festival. The festival is Saturday.


The Penn-Mar Irish Festival returns Saturday at The Markets of Shrewsbury. The annual festival brings traditional and contermporary Irish musicians and dancers from around the region along with Irish food, activities for children and a variety of vendors with Irish good. Performers this year include Screaming Orphans, Mickey Spain, Cassie and Maggie, Reel to Reel, Irish Blessing, Susquehanna Pipes & Drums and Bogside Rogues, along with dancers from Broesler School of Irish Dance, McGinley School of Irish Dance, Ni Riain School of Irish Dance and Paloma School of Irish Dance. Times: 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Admission: $10 in advance, $15 at the gate, ages 15 and under free. Information: PennMarIrishFestival,com.

Artist Steph Holmes creates her bowl for Creative York's Chilly Bowls fundraiser.


Get your ice cream with a work of art at Creative York's Chilly Bowls fundraiser. Creative York has 150 one-of-a-kind ceramic bowls created by those connected to the nonprofit arts group. Guests can buy a bowl and get a scoop of Perrydell ice cream in it for $15. Times: 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Information:

Get your snack on at Snack Town Brewfest, Saturday in Good Field in Hanover. The brewfest features more than 30 craft breweries, wineries and food trucks along with snack food pairings from Hanover's snack food makers, along with live music. Event is 21 and over. Tickets: $35 general admission, 1-5 p.m., and $45 VIP, noon-5 p.m., designated driver tickets $10. Information:

Take Dad for a stroll with the Father's Day Nature Walk, 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Nixon County Park. Program Coordinator Jeri Jones will lead an exploration of the summer woods. Free. Information:

Springettsbury Township continues its annual Sounds of Summer Concert Series with Pentagon on Sunday and Draw the Line Wednesday. Pentagon uses six-part harmonies to bring classics from the Eagles, Buddy Holly and others to the stage. Draw the Line is the only Aerosmith tribute band that has been featured on the official Aerosmith website, Concerts begin at 7 p.m. at the township amphitheater. Free. Information:


From left, Madison Conaway, Jordan Widdowson, Megan Gilbert, Trevor Trout and Rachel Rehmeyer in "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" at DreamWrights.


DreamWrights Center for Community Arts presents "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," June 22-25 at the theater, 100 Carlisle Ave. The musical comedy centers on a fictional middle school spelling bee featuring six peculiar students, three equally odd adults and a few audience members who will join the cast onstage during performances, adding a layer of improv to the show. Showtimes: 6:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets: $10 general admission, $14 reserved in advance, $12 general admission at the door. Information: or 717-848-8623.