What's happening in York this week
Brown's Orchards and Farm Market presents its first of four Orchard to Table Dinner experiences from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 18. The five-course meal is $60, and menu includes shrimp bisque and beef Wellington, as well as Strawberry Crepes Fitzgerald for dessert. Each course is paired with a Logan's View wine. Seating is limited, and reservations are required by calling 717-428-2036, ext. 232, or by visiting the market, 8892 Susquehanna Trail South, Loganville. Information: www.brownsorchards.com.
Orangemite Studios presents "The Two Noble Kinsmen," May 18-27 at Orangemite, 2035 Tall Fir Drive, Dover. The Shakespeare comedy brings together Chaucer's "A Knight's Tale" with characters from Greek mythology for a unique tale of romance, friendship and destiny. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $15. Information: orangemite.org.
Taste of Pennsylvania brings its annual Wine and Music Festival to the York Expo Center May 19-20. More than 250 Pennsylvania wines will be available for tasting, along with live bands, food and vendors. Tickets: general admission free; single day wine pass, 1-6 p.m., $25; VIP wine pass, noon-6 p.m., $30; designated driver, free water and soda all day, $10. Don't like wine? Brew Kids on the Block has 80 craft beers available for sampling, along with more music, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, May 19, tickets $30. Information: http://yorkwinefest.com.
The York Symphony Orchestra brings its "world tour" back home with a selection of American Classics at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, in the Strand Theatre at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St, York. In honor of Armed Forces Day, Conductor Lawrence Golan will lead the orchestra in tribute to our military with a color guard and Armed Forces Salute. The orchestra's season finale includes music by Aaron Copland and George Gershwin and a commemoration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday. Tickets: $5-$45. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 2164 Mount Zion Road, will host the York Symphony Chamber Singers, 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The ensemble is composed of singers from the York Symphony Chorus, and the group will perform music by George Gershwin, Morten Lauridsen and David Dickau as well as folk music from Polynesia, Japan and Africa and music from The Beatles. Free, a free-will offering will be taken. Information: 717-757-7626.