What's happening in York this week
The York Fair continues through Sunday, Sept. 15, at the York Expo Center, and along with the rides, food, contests, games and exhibits, the fair will feature concerts, shows and special appearances through the run. Favorites that are coming back include the racing pigs and dogs, Goat Mountain and the duck slide. Opening times: 11 a.m. Friday through Sunday. Admission: adults $8, children 6-18 and college students with ID, $4; free for children 5 and under; promos offer discounts most days. Parking: $7. Information: https://yorkfair.org.
At the grandstand, country takes the spotlight on Friday, Sept. 13, when Brantley Gilbert and Muscadine Bloodline perform at 8 p.m.; tickets $50-$65.25. The fair wraps up with a Monster Truck Fall Bash, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, adult tickets $25; and a free Demolition Derby, 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15. Information: https://yorkfair.org.
Penn State York will turn its parking lot into a drive-in for one night on Friday, Sept. 13. In an annual tradition, the college will host the public for two films, "Aladdin" and "Avengers: Endgame," starting at 8 p.m. in the lower parking lot area behind the Pullo Center. Tune into the sound on your car radio or bring a chair or blanket and sit at the front of the lot. Free, free popcorn will be available, and a concession stand will have other snacks, with proceeds going to THON.
The Belmont Theatre presents "Frozen Jr.," Sept. 13-22 at the theater, 27 S. Belmont St. The musical follows the hit Disney animation. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept./ 14, 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $15. Information: www.thebelmont.org.
York Flea will hold its only fall event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in the parking lot of Collusion Tap Works, 105 S. Howard St. York Flea brings together an eclectic mix of vintage, artisan and artistic vendors along with live music for a unique experience. Information: www.yorkflea.com
Musician and personality John Tesh brings his "Songs and Stories from the Grand Piano" tour to the Eichelberger Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Sept. 14. Tesh gives an intimate performance that mixes songs with personal stories. Showtime: 7 p.m. at the center, 195 Stock St., Hanover. Tickets: $35-$75. Information: www.theeich.org.
Get out your best flapper gear and head back in time for the Roaring '20s Dance and Harvest Moon Train Ride at the Ma & Pa Railroad Heritage Village. The Reb Scavone Trio will provide live music at a speakeasy serving mocktails and Gatsby-esque finger foods in the Muddy Creek Valley. Tickets: $15 single, $25 couple, available online only, includes train ride. Information: maandparailroad.com/calendar.php#dance.
The Pullo Center presents "Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour," 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the center on the campus of Penn State York. Creator and host Joel Hodgson and the world's only movie riffing robots take a ride through some of the cheesiest movies ever made. Tickets: $32-$57. Information: pullocenter.york.psu.edu.
Award-winning blues, R&B and Americana vocalist Shemekia Copeland comes to the Capitol Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, as part of her tour for her latest album, "America's Child." Copeland has won many accolades for her blues music since her 1998 debut at the age of 18. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St. Tickets start at $29. Information: appellcenter.org.
Sip and step during a Coffee Hike, 2:30-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at Nixon County Park. Bring your favorite reusable mug to sip from while discovering late blooms in the forest and the park's wetland habitat. The park will provide the ice, coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Free, no registration required. Information: yorkcountyparks.org.
York Bike Week roars into town Sept. 18-21, with parties, bike rodeos and more. Highlights: tours of the Harley-Davidson Final Assembly Plant, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Sept. 19 and 20; Fuel and Small Town Titans in concert, 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at the York Expo Center; and York City's Bike Night and Parade 25th anniversary, 4 p.m.-10 p.m. around Continental Square, with a parade leaving the fairgrounds at 5 p.m. Events at the York Expo Center: $20 for all three days, Fuel concert tickets $30, Bike Night free. Information: yorkbikeweek.com.