What's happening in York this week
Bigger isn't better at the Northeast Tiny Home Expo, Friday and Saturday, April 13-14, at the Utz Arena in the York Expo Center. The expo will have builders, designers, suppliers and everything else needed to get in on the tiny home trend. Times: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $6-$10 each day, $50 VIP. Information: www.northeasttinyhomeexpo.com.
The 20th Annual Pennsylvania Herb & Garden Festival comes to the York Expo Center's Utz Arena Friday and Saturday, April 13-14. The festival features nationally known speakers, workshops and vendors for all things in the garden and kitchen. Times: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $7, children 12 and under free. Information: www.paherbfestival.com.
DreamWrights Center for Community Arts presents "Bridge to Terabithia," April 13-22 at the theater, 100 Carlisle Ave. The play is based on the Newbery Award winning novel about best friends who create their own imaginary kingdom in the woods to escape the realities of home and school. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets: $11 general admission, $15 reserved seating in advance, $13 at the door. Information: http://dreamwrights.org.
Funny man Kevin Farley will take the Capitol Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St. Farley, who appeared with brother Chris Farley in the movie "Black Sheep," is currently co-starring in the Netflix comedy series "F is for Family." Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
William Penn Performing Arts Institute presents its spring musical, "Once on This Island," April 13-15 in the Strand Theatre at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St. The all-ages show is the tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl who is guided by the island gods as she journeys to reunite with the man who captured her heart. Shows will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 15. Tickets: $5 for adults and $3 for students. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
The Belmont Theatre presents "The Diary of Anne Frank," April 13-22 at the Bon-Ton Studio in the theater, 27 S. Belmont St. The new adaptation of the the classic book brings Anne Frank to life as an intensely gifted young Jewish girl hiding with her family and others in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $27 adults, $25 seniors 62+, $15 youth 18 and under. Information: www.thebelmont.org/
Hanover High School presents the musical "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," based on the Victor Hugo novel and using music from the Disney movie. The play is recommended for audiences age 10 and older and is based more on the novel than on the animated film. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 13 and 14, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15. Tickets: $7 students, $8 adults in advance at https://hanover.revtrak.net/spring-musical-play/#/list, $2 more at the door. A Feast of Fools medieval dinner will be served before the Saturday performance for $15. Information: 717-637-9000 ext. 300.
The first Dill’s Celtic Festival takes places 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at Dills Tavern and Plantation, 227 N. Baltimore Street, Dillsburg. The family-friendly festival will feature three stages of continuous entertainment, including traditional and contemporary Celtic bands, bagpipers and dancers. The festival is jointly sponsored by the Northern York Historical and Preservation Society and the Dillsburg Area Business Association. Admission: $10, children under 12 free. Schedules: www.dillscelticfest.com or www.northernyorkhistorical.org.
The Capitol Theatre will present the silent film "The Eagle" at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St. Don Kinnier will bring the film's mix of action, comedy and romance to life as he accompanies on the Wurlitzer Organ. Tickets: $7. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
The York College Chorale and Chamber Singers will present “Songs of the British Isles,” 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15, in Waldner Performing Arts Center. The program will explore the folk song traditions of Great Britain and Ireland. Free.
Terell Stafford & Friends will perform for a Jazz Appreciation Month concert, 4 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at St. John's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Beaver St., as part of the St. John's Concert Series. Trumpeter Stafford is recognized as a gifted and versatile player who combines a love of melody with spirited lyricism. Free, a free-will offering will be taken. Information: www.stjohnyork.com.
Paul Anka will appear on the Strand Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St. The singer/songwriter celebrates his long career with Celebrating 60 Years of Hits — His Way. Tickets: $60.75-$115.88. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
The AARP PA Be-In features the original music of John Terlazzo & Voices in the Hall and The Wild Hymns for an all-ages show at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in the Capitol Theatre at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St. The show is open to the public, and there is no charge, but registration is required by calling 844-418-2281 or by visiting https://aarp.cvent.com/BEINYork2018.