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What's happening this week in York
The American Southwest landscape is brought to life through dynamic human movement in MOMIX Opus Cactus at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23, on the Strand Theatre stage at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St., York. The all-ages show features dancer-illusionists creating the flora and fauna of the desert. Tickets: $15-$59.63. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
The Susquehanna Folk Music Society presents Tony Trischka and Bruce Molsky , 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York, 925 S. George St. Banjo player Trischka has been a mainstay of "A Prairie Home Companion" and more over a 50-year career, and fiddler Molsky has been nominated for a Grammy and also appears on NPR shows. Tickets: $25, $23 SFMS members, $10 students 3-22. Information: www.brownpapertickets.com or 800-838-3006.
Learn to color Easter eggs without chemicals with Natural Egg Dyeing, Saturday, March 24, at Nixon County Park. Participants will learn to use natural materials such as onion skins, blueberries and coffee to create colored eggs. Times: 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 2:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $5. Bring hardboiled eggs and wear old clothes. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration: 717-428-1961.
The Sweetest Pint Tasting Tour returns to York City on Saturday, March 24, with seven stops offering pairings of craft beer and chocolate. Seven groups will check in at 2 p.m. in Cherry Lane Park, and the tour runs until 4:45 p.m. Each stop will have a small plate chef's creation made with chocolate and a 5-ounce craft beer from a local brewery. Tickets: $40, designated driver tickets $20. Information: www.downtownyorkpa.com/sweetestpint/.
The 19th annual Animation Show of Shows takes place Saturday, March 24, with shows at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St., York. The show, open to all ages but recommended for ages 9 and older, features 16 animated shorts from around the world. Tickets: $10 general admission. Information: www.appellcenter.com.
The Cultural Alliance hosts the singing competition YorVoice at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Strand Theatre at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St., York. Come out to see talented York-area singers and bands. Tickets: $20 general admission; $15 apiece on orders of 5 or more. Pre-show VIP tickets, which include a meet-and-greet cocktail reception with judges and performers, are available for $50. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
The Lebanon Valley College Concert Choir and the Susquehannock High School Choir will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at St. John Episcopal Church, 140 N. Beaver St. The LVC choir is touring with a selection of music from around the world that celebrates family. Free, a free-will offering will be accepted and donated to local charities.
The York Junior Symphony Orchestra 2018 Spring Concert will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at Dallastown Intermediate School. The YJSO String Octet will perform in the school lobby at 2:15 p.m. Tickets: $14 adults; $9 seniors and children.
Psychic medium John Edward will be on the Strand Theatre stage at noon on Sunday, March 25, at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St., York. Edwards will hold a question-and-answer session and give messages to audience members from family and friends who have crossed over. Tickets: $79.88-$102.38. Information: www.appellcenter.org.