What's happening in York this weekend
Get ready for the roar as bikers flock to York for the Harley-Davidson York Vehicle Operations Open House, Sept. 28-30 at the Harley plant, 1425 Eden Road. The event includes factory tours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day and free demo rides on 2018 Harleys, along with live music, stunt shows and more. Information: www.facebook.com.
Harley-Davidson also sponsors York Bike Night, 6-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, in and around Continental Square in downtown York. The night begins with The Bike Night parade, leaving the York Expo Center at 6 p.m. The theme this year is "To Protect and To Serve," honoring military, police, fire department and other first responders. Information: www.yorkcity.org.
York musician, magician and comedian Elijah Cross performs "Rise," a benefit for the York chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at the Pullo Center on the campus of Penn State York. Cross uses songs, sleight of hand and silliness to tell his story of parental abuse, mental illness and homelessness in the hope that others will be inspired to use their talents for the good of their communities. Tickets: $25. Information: pullocenter.york.psu.edu.
Orangemite Studios brings Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra" to life, Sept. 29-Oct. 8 at The Barn, 2035 Tall Fir Drive, Dover. The classic play features the enchanting Cleopatra of Egypt sparring with her lover, Mark Antony, while their empires war. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $13. Information: orangemite.org.
Folk music duo Simple Gifts will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at DeMeester Recital Hall at York College. The group plays a variety of ethnic folk styles, from Irish jigs to Klezmer frellachs to Balkan dance music. Free.
New Cumberland will host its 32nd annual Apple Festival, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the borough park. The event includes lots of foods with apples, an apple pie contest, a Lego building contest and entertainment. Free. Information: applefestivalnewcumberlandpa.com.
Springettsbury Township presents its 15th annual Saturday in the Park, Saturday, Sept. 30, at the township park. The day begins at 9:30 a.m with the Central York Communities That Care invitational breakfast, followed by a 3 on 3 basketball tournament at 11:30 a.m. Beginning at noon, food trucks, a carnival area and golf activities will be open, and fire and police vehicles will be on display. Free. Information: www.springettsbury.com.
Take in the music of Storm Large and Le Bonheurat 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. The show, designed for mature audiences and includes selections from her Le Bonheur album, a collection of tortured and titillating love songs. Tickets: General admission, $35. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
The Silverwood Trio will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, as part of the St. John's Concert Series at St. John's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Beaver St. The trio play a wide variety of music, including classical, folk, Irish and contemporary. Free. Information: www.stjohnyork.com.
The artwork of Robert Buchanan will be on display through Oct. 29 at Out Door Country Club, 1157 Detweiler Drive. Buchanan taught for more than 32 years at the Art Institute. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Free.
John Zaffis: Godfather of the Paranormal comes to stage at the Pullo Center Thursday, Oct. 5. Zaffis has been involved in paranormal research for 43 years and has been featured on Syfy, Discovery Channel and other media. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. at the Pullo Center, on the campus of Penn State York. Tickets: $20-$42. Information: pullocenter.york.psu.edu.