What's happening in York this weekend

York Dispatch
Ashley Pierce, left, is Katherine and Brooke Weber is Petrucchio in "The Taming of the Shrew," presented by DreamWrights' Theatre Under the Trees July 21-30.


DreamWrights Center for Community Arts' Theatre Under the Trees program presents "The Taming of the Shrew," July 21-30 at parks throughout York County. William Shakespeare's comedy is full of banter, wit, schemes and lovers in disguise as Katherine and Petrucchio bandy barbs on stage in a production set in the early Rat Pack days of the 1950s. Free. Performance: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Gifford Pinchot State Park, campground amphitheatre; 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Brown's Orchards; 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Heroes Grove, Lower Paxton Township; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, John Rudy County Park; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Cousler Park, Manchester Township; 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 28, William Kain County Park; 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 29, Codorus State Park, at the band stand; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 30, DreamWrights, 100 Carlisle Ave. Information: www.dreamwrights.org

Elvis will take the stage for the Rock 'N Roll Express Saturday.


Elvis has left the building — and gotten on the train. Steam Into History presents the Rock 'n Roll Express this weekend with a Las Vegas-style Elvis show onboard the train. Elvis will sing his rock classics, ballads and gospel during the two trips Saturday. Times: 11:30 a.m. to Glen Rock, tickets $26 adults, $15 children 3-12; and 1 p.m. to Hanover, tickets $28 adults, $15 children. Information: www.steamintohistory.com.

Springettsbury Township's Sounds of Summer free concert series continues with the Navy Band Cruisers on Sunday and 7 Bridges on Wednesday. The Navy Band Cruisers are the Navy's premiere rock ensemble, with seven performers delivering everything from classic rock and blues to today's Top 40 hits. 7 Bridges is an Eagles tribute band, offering the group's close harmonies paired with hard-rock guitars. Concerts: 7 p.m. at the township park amphitheatre. Information: www.springettsbury.com.

Naomi Wachira will perform Thursday at Gusa by Victoria.


Gusa by Victoria presents singer Naomi Wachira, 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the store, 252 W. Philadelphia St. Wachira grew up in Kijabe, Kenya, and moved to the United States right after high school. She is best known for her song "African Girl," and she recently released an album, "Song of Lament."