What's happening this weekend in York
Glen Rock's Arthur Hufnagel Public Library hosts the annual Taste of the Valley fundraiser, 7-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3. Guests will enjoy a smorgasbord of food from Festive Board Deli and Catering, homemade desserts from the Friends of Arthur Hufnagel Public Library, tastings from Logan's View Winery and Jaskcon Square Vineyard, and music from 3 Dollar Suit, as well as raffles and a silent auction. Tickets: $35. Information: facebook.cpm/glenrocktov.
Celebrate the uniting of the 13 colonies into the United States of America with Articles of Confederation Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov., 4, at the Colonial Court House, 157 W. Market St. The York County History Center will display one of the last surviving copies of the first printing of the document, which was adopted in 1777 while the Continental Congress was meeting in York. The free event also includes 18th-century dress-up, time in the pillory and trying your hand at block printing. Information: www.yorkhistorycenter.org.
The Capitol Theatre at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts will show the 1947 film "It Happened on Fifth Avenue," at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4. Follow the story as a homeless New Yorker and his growing group of friends occupy a mansion whose wealthy owner is wintering down South ... or so everyone thought. Tickets: $7. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
Experience a new twist on a classical instrument as the Strand Theatre at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St., presents Black Violin's Classical Boom Tour at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. and Kev Marcus, who combine their classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound. Tickets: $24.75-$47.25. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
Get ready to flip your understanding of some Broadway show tunes as DreamWrights Center for Community Arts presents "Flippin' Broadway II," 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the theater, 100 Carlisle Ave. The cabaret features 22 people performing 21 songs from musicals that, for reasons of gender or age, they wouldn't be performing in a production of the play. Tickets: $15. Information: www.dreamwrights.org.
Hear the music of Baltimore-based composer Judah Adashi, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at DeMeester Recital Hall in York College's Evelyn and Earle Wolf Hall. The concert features vocalists, cello, piano and a poet performing works grounded in the classical tradition and influenced by soul and pop music. Free.
The St. John's Concert Series presents a choral evensong followed by a performance by classical guitarists Sean Johnson and David Mirowski, 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at St. John's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Beaver St. The evensong is in honor of All Saint's Sunday. Free. Information: www.stjohnyork.com.
Embrace your inner child at 7:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Nov. 6-7 as the Pullo Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave., York, presents "ELF The Broadway Musical." Follow the tale of Buddy, an orphan child who is mistakenly transported by Santa to live at the North Pole, only to come back to New York City as an adult to find his family. Tickets: $35-$65. Information: http://pullocenter.york.psu.edu.
Enjoy the unique sound of Citizen Cope at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, when the Strand Theatre at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St., presents An Intimate Solo/Acoustic Listening Performance by Citizen Cope. His sounds are southern rural, big sky lonely, concrete urban, and painfully romantic. A product of a varied background, his sounds are southern rural, big sky lonely, concrete urban and painfully romantic. Tickets: $30.25-$50.50. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
York College presents "Speech & Debate" by Stephen Karam, Nov. 9-11 at the black box theater in the Waldner Performing Arts Center. Three misfit teens join to investigation a scandal in their small Oregon town, and in the process form a speech and debate club at their high school. Free. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 9-11, 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. Reservations: www.ycp.edu/theatre.