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York Weekend Extras for 7/17: Colonist for a Day, Wingstock, Yogis in the Park
Learn about life in the early days of York County at Colonist for a Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Colonial Complex, West Market Street and Pershing Avenue in York City. Participants will adopt the name of an early settler and travel a version of the Monocacy Trail, buy supplies and try some colonial-era games. The Kittatinny Associators, a living-history group portraying trade between local tribes and frontiersmen during the French and Indian War, will be part of the event. Information: www.downtownyorkpa.com.
Come back to the 21st century for Wingstock, noon-6 p.m. Saturday at Brooks Robinson Plaza, just outside Santander Stadium. The event features contests for wings along with a suicide wing-eating competition, beer garden and adult trike obstacle course. Tickets: $6 in advance, $8 at the door, children under 3 free, each ticket includes three wings and people's choice award vote. Information: www.wingstockyork.org or 848-3610 ext. 248.
The second annual Yogis Take the Park yoga festival is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the New Freedom Farmers' Market, 150 E. Main St., New Freedom. The free event includes outdoor yoga classes and workshops as well as music and food trucks. Information and schedule: www.yogistakethepark.com.
Springettsbury Township's Sounds of Summer concert series continues with free programs at 7 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday at the township park. Sunday's concert features A Decade of Soul, with songs made famous by James Brown, Aretha Franklin and the artists of Motown. Information: www.decadeofsoul.com.
Uptown Band will bring a versatile show and dance band to the stage on Wednesday in a show with audience interaction and a broad range of music to suit many tastes. Information: www.uptownbandmusic.com.