What's happening in York this week
TAFE presents "Robin Hood," Friday through Sunday, Oct. 11-13. Join Robin, his merry men, Maid Marian and more for this original retelling of the classic story. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Phineas Davis K-8, 300 Ogontz St. Tickets: $8 in advance. Information: robin2019.eventbrite.com.
Legendary performer John Waite will perform at the Capitol Theatre on Friday, Oct. 11. Waite will play from his 40-year catalog of hits, including "Missing You," "When I See You Smile" and "Change." Showtime: 7:30 p.m. at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St. Tickets start at $35. Information: appellcenter.org.
Leg Up Farm will open its doors to the community for the seventh annual Fall Fest at Leg Up Farm, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the farm, 4880 N. Sherman St., Mount Wolf. The event includes trick-or-treating, pumpkin painting, horse rides and vendors. Parking is available at Leg Up Farmers Market, Northeastern Middle School and Central York High School, with shuttles running continuously. Free. Proceeds help provide therapy services for children with special needs. Information: legupfarm.org.
Take a train to pick your pumpkin during Pumpkin Patch Excursions from the Ma & Pa Railroad Heritage Village at Muddy Creek Forks. The train will take a round trip of about five miles with a stop at a pumpkin patch where children can select a pumpkin to take home. Times: noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. Tickets: $7. Information: www.MaAndPaRailroad.com.
Yorktoberfest brings 120 Pennsylvania wines and 80 hand-selected ales and lagers to the York Expo Center on Saturday, Oct. 12. The day also includes live music from local artists. Tickets: $20 wine pass, 1-5 p.m.; $25 VIP wine pass, noon-5 p.m.; $40 beer pass, 1-5 p.m.; $45 VIP beer pass, noon-5 p.m.; $15 designated driver, includes craft soads, water and more. Information: www.yorktoberfest.com.
Northeastern Dramatics presents "Murder for Dummies," 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12 and 13, in the auditorium of Northeastern High School. The murder mystery/comedy is the underclassmen play for the season. Tickets: $7 adults, $5 students and seniors, available at the door.
Seven Mountains Bluegrass Association presents Williamson Branch for its first concert of the season, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Goodwill Fire Co., 2318 S. Queen St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and food will be available from the Goodwill kitchen. Tickets: $18 for SMBA members, $20 nonmembers, membership $15 per family. Information: www.sevenmountainsbluegrass.org, 717-395-7128 or 717-515-3324.
Kathy Najimy will host an in-person conversation and a screening of "Hocus Pocus," 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Pullo Center, on the campus of Penn State York. Najimy will tell behind the scenes stories from the making of the 1993 Halloween classic and more. Tickets: $38. Information: pullocenter.york.psu.edu.
The York Symphony Orchestra opens its 2019-20 season on Saturday, Oct. 12, with "Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninoff." The concert will feature epic dance works from those composers and others. Time: 7:30 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 50 N. George St. Tickets start at $5. Information: www.yorksymphony.org.
CapFilm presents "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St. The 1939 movie directed by Frank Capra stars James Stewart as an idealist appointed to the U.S. Senate. Tickets: $7. Information: appellcenter.org.
Pink Martini will bring their "little orchestra" to the stage at the Strand Theatre on Monday, Oct. 14. The group draws inspiration from the romantic Hollywood musicals of the 1940s and '50s crossed with an eclectic modern sound. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St. Tickets start at $38. Information: Information: appellcenter.org.
Guitarist Charlie Hunter will be featured at Concert 4 a Cause York, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Wyndridge Farm, 885 S. Pleasant Ave., Dallastown. The concert is a fundraiser for the Jewish Family Services of York and supports leder care management and programs. Hunter plays guitars with seven or eight strings, as opposed to the usual six, allowing him to play melody, bass and rhythm at once. Tickets: $35. Information: www.Concert4ACauseYork.org or 71-.843-5011.
Ever wonder how much your old collectibles are worth? Find out during a local version of "Antiques Roadshow," 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at Glatfelter Memorial Library, 101 Glenview Road, Spring Grove. Appraisers from Cordier Auctions and Appraisals will be on hand to appraise antiques, collector's items and heirlooms. Fee: $10 per item or $20 for three items. Register at www.yorklibraries.org/event/antiques-appraisal-clinic/.