What's happening in York this week
York Bike Week roars into town through Sunday, with parties, bike rodeos and more. Highlights: tours of the Harley-Davidson Final Assembly Plant, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 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. Saturday 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.
Bring out your inner cartoonist during a drawing party, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St. The party celebrates the museum's new exhibit of works by Walt Partymiller, who was known for expressing himself through his "visual voice." The party also marks Smithsonian Museum Day, with free admission to the museum and all York County History Center sites for the day. Information: www.yorkhistorycenter.org.
Try out some of the best vegan food in the area during the second annual Harvest Vegfest, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Cousler Park in Manchester Township. The festival celebrates cruelty-free living with food with no animal products, along with vendors and entertainment. There will be a pie-eating contest, kids' activities and panel discussions. Free. Information: harvestvegfestyork.com and animaladvocatesscpa.com.
See migrating raptors at a Broad-winged Hawk Watch, 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Rocky Ridge County Park. Bring binoculars, a field guide and a lawn chair to the hawkwatch platform and learn about identifying the birds in flight. Free. Information: yorkcountyparks.org.
York College will host a concert by pianist Peter Bottros, founder of Shine Music Foundation, and York's young people. "Shine: Generating Hope" begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Waldner Performing Arts Center. Free. Information: www.ycp.edu/generatinghope.
Finish off Bike Night with a free screening of "Easy Rider" at the Capitol Theatre. The 1969 biker film stars Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper. Showtime: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St. Information: appellcenter.org.
XPN Welcomes Darlingside, Wednesday, Sept, 25, at the Capitol Theatre. The ensemble's sound is a blend of '60s folk, clever wit, classical arrangements harmonies and a modern indie-rock sensibility, according to XPN. Tickets start at $29. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St. Information: appellcenter.org.