What's happening in York this weekend
Gusa by Victoria presents the first Gusa World Music Festival, 5 p.m. Friday, June 15, and noon Saturday, June 16, at the Foundry Park Boat Basin in downtown York City. Local bands will be joined by musicians from Kenya and the Congo, and vendors representing Africa will be on hand. Information: www.downtownyorkpa.com/events.
The Belmont Theatre presents the Rodger and Hammerstein classic "South Pacific," June 15-24 at the theater, 27 S. Belmont St. The musical features such songs as "Some Enchanted Evening" and "I'm in Love with a Wonderful Guy," set on a South Pacific island during World War II. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: adults $27, seniors 62+ $25, youth 18 and under $15. Information: www.thebelmont.org.
York Flea brings its second event of the year to Cherry Lane Park in downtown York on Saturday, June 16. York Flea showcases vintage and handmade goods by more than 20 vendors from the region. Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: www.yorkflea.com.
Mason-Dixon Public Library and the Stewartstown Historical Society offer a day in the sun with their second annual Garden Tour, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 16. Five local gardens will be open for the tour, which is a fundraiser for the organizations. Rain date is Sunday, June 17. Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 that day. Information: 717-993-2404 or visit the library at 250 Bailey Drive in Stewartstown.
The 18th Annual Penn-Mar Irish Festival brings a taste of Ireland to southern York County on Saturday, June 16. The festival includes traditional and contemporary Irish music and dancers, Irish food, children's activities and workshops on Celtic cultural arts. Times: 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. at the Markets at Shrewsbury, 12-25 Susquehanna Trail. Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the gate, ages 15 and under free. Information: facebook.com/PennMarIrish.
Springettsbury Township's free Sounds of Summer Concert Series offers concerts each Sunday and Wednesday through Aug. 5 in the amphitheater at the township park, 1501 Mount Zion Road. Food trucks will be on site with a variety of foods and drinks. On Sunday, June 17, Timeless brings a variety of soft rock, pop and classics to the stage, and on Wednesday The Left Edge will perform covers of classic rock from doo-wop to Ozzie Osbourne. Information: www.springettsbury.com or 717-757-3521.
Singer, songwriter and guitarist Boz Scaggs comes to the Strand Theatre Tuesday, June 19. Scaggs has been a hitmaker since the 1970s, and he's touring before the release of his newest album, "A Fool to Care." Showtime: 7:30 p.m. at the Strand in the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St. Tickets start at $52.88. Information: appellcenter.org.
The Kiwanis Lake Summer Movie Series runs June 20-Aug. 15, with a free family-friendly movie shown at 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday on the screen by York City's Kiwanis Lake. Free refreshments available before the movie begins. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. The first movie in the series is "Lego Batman" on Wednesday, June 20. Information: 717-854-1587.
Go to a mini-summer camp with the kids during the family nature patrol program, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, June 21, June 28 and July 5 at Nixon County Park. Children 4-8 and an accompanying adult can explore nature hands-on with staff-led hikes and activities. The final day is during Reptile Week, and kids will have a private tour of the park's nature center and the reptiles on display. Fee: $25. Register by calling 717-840-7440. Information: yorkcountyparks.org.