What's happening in York this weekend
The York Fair runs through Sunday, Sept. 17, at the York Expo Center, with a huge variety of games, rides, foods, contests, vendors and performances. Gates open at 11 a.m. Admission: $8 adults, $4 children 6-18 and college students with ID and 5 and younger free. Parking: $7. For special deals on admission, check http://yorkfair.org.
In the grandstand this weekend:
► Thomas Rhett, the Academy of Country Music's 2017 male vocalist of the year, performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15. Tickets: $39-$69.
► The fair hosts the Second Annual Monster Truck Fall Bash at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. The event will showcase freestyle Moto X jumpers as well as fan favorite and nationally recognized monster trucks. There will be a pre-show meet-and-greet included with admission, and for a fee, fairgoers can ride in a monster truck. Tickets: $20 adult, $10 child 12 and younger.
► See who can last the longest as drivers take to the track at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, for the Demolition Derby. Tickets: $10 for ages 11 and older; ages 10 and younger are free.
The Belmont Theatre presents "Les Miserables: School Edition," Sept. 15-24 at the theater, 27 S. Belmont St. The beloved musical will be performed entirely by students. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $27 adults, $25 seniors 62+, $15 youth 18 and under. Information: www.thebelmont.org or 717-854-5715.
Check out the final York Flea of the year, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday on Cherry Lane in York City, The open-air flea market has everything from crafts to homemade items to vintage finds from vendors around the region. Free admission.
Laugh out loud 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, during Improv at the Guthrie in the John D. Bare Center at Guthrie Memorial Library, 2 Library Place, Hanover. Hanover High School's improvisational comedy team "9 Out of 10 Dentists" will provide lots of laughs and fun for all ages. Free. Information: yorklibraries.org.
A reception will be held 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, for the opening of the Fall 2017 Art in mARTin exhibit, in the Atrium and Bill Simpson Room at Martin Library, 159 E. Market St., York. Art expressing "Latino Heritage" will be on display along with submissions from community artists. Information: yorklibraries.org.
Christopher Reeve saves the world as the 1978 film "Superman" comes to the big screen at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. Rated: PG. Tickets: $7. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
It's your last chance to take a Moonlight Bike Ride with the Sunset Scramble Bike Riders, beginning at 7:30 p.m. on the Heritage Rail Trail, Brillhart Station Parking Area.
Participants will ride about 9 miles on the trail after dark. As a special bonus, volunteers will have telescopes set up in the meadow south of Glatfelter Station to view celestial objects. Cost is $5/person, children under 12 are free. Bring your bike, light and helmet. No registration necessary. Information: www.yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation/events-parks.
Get your best lip sync on for Sing for a Cure, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, at York College's Alumni Hall in the West Campus Community Center. The lip-sync competition is hosted by Visiting Angels of York and benefits the Walk to End Alzheimer's. The event is free, audience members can buy raffle tickets for gift baskets from local businesses. Information: www.visitingangels.com/york/sing-for-a-cure.
It's almost Jack-o-lantern season! Flinchbaugh's Orchard and Farm Market, 110 Ducktown Road, Hellam Township, will offer Pick Your Own Pumpkin beginning Tuesday, Sept. 19. The farm is open for picking Jack O Lantern, Knuckle Head and White pumpkins Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m.-4 .p.m. through Oct. 31. Admission to the farm is free, and pumpkins range from $2-$10, depending on size. Information: www.flinchbaughsorchard.com.