What's happening this weekend in York
DreamWrights Center for Community Arts inaugurates its new studio space with "All in the Timing," Nov. 10-11. The production is a collection of short, one-act plays by David Ives, including "Sure Thing," "Words, Words, Words" and "The Philadelphia," brought to life by a cast of community leaders. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10-11, at the theater, 100 Carlisle Ave., with a reception after each performance. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Information: www.dreamwrights.org or 717-848-8623.
Get ready to laugh out loud with comedian Shawn Banks at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in the Capitol Theatre at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St. Banks, with his imposing stage presence, is known for his witty observations and dead-on impersonations. Cliff Cash will open the show. Tickets: $10. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
Get a little spoiled as Hanover Little Theatre presents "Funny, You Don't Look Like a Grandmother," Nov. 10-19 at the theater, 360 Blooming Grove Road, Hanover. The musical revue casts a new light on modern grandmothers. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $15. Information: www.hanoverlittletheatre.com.
Some of the fluffiest competitors of the year will make their way to the York Expo Center for the Pennsylvania Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association Breeders Showcase, Nov. 11-12. Hundreds of the lovable animals will be judged on conformation and fleece quality, and young handlers will compete in costume and obstacle classes. Times: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12. Free. Information: www.paoba.org.
The Mason-Dixon Wine trail presents the Ninth Annual Wine Just Off the Vine event, Nov. 11-12 and 18-19 at 16 vineyards throughout southcentral Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The event celebrates the fall harvest, and each stop will offer a unique tasting experience and light food items. Tickets: $20, includes a souvenir wine glass. Information: www.MasonDixonWineTrail.com.
See artists at work and working on a deadline at Creative York's Monster Drawing Rally, 6-9:30 pm. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Central Market York. More than 30 artists will create artwork in a variety of media, with a variety of subjects, in front of a live audience, and audience members can silently bid on the works being created. Food and drink from Busy Bee and Mudhook Brewery will be available for purchase. Admission: $5. Information: creativeyork.org.
Spark up a little nostalgia as the Strand Theatre at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St., York, presents "A Night With Janis Joplin" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15. The Tony Award-winning musical features such unforgettable songs as “Me and Bobby McGee” and “Piece of My Heart.” Tickets: $40. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
Hear from one of America's greatest storytellers as Garrison Keillor takes the Strand Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St., York. An Evening With Garrison Keillor will captivate audiences with a signature blend of humor, charisma and wisdom. Tickets: $52.88-$75.38. Information: www.appellcenter.org.