6 things to do in York this weekend
From comedy shows to parades to fall festivals, here are some of the top events you won't want to miss in York County. Abbey Zelko, FlipSidePA
If you love to laugh, eat and be entertained, York is the place to be this weekend.
From comedy shows to parades to fall festivals, here are some of the top events you won't want to miss in York County.
See Dave Coulier
Cut it out. Comedian Dave Coulier, better known as Joey from “Full House,” will bring his jokes and famous catchphrases to the Pullo Center in York on Thursday. Show time is 7:30 p.m.
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Watch the York Bike Night parade
Not a biker? That’s ok. You don’t have to love motorcycles to love Bike Night. It’s essentially a giant block party with live music, food and fun that kicks off with a motorcycle parade through Continental Square Friday at 6 p.m. And who doesn’t love a parade? The event will also include family-friendly entertainment, like a visual comedian, caricature artist, stilt walker and balloon twister through 10 p.m.
Click here for more info on the parade route and parking.
See ‘School of Rock: The Musical'
You can see a Tony-nominated Broadway musical right here in York when “School of Rock” opens at The Belmont Theatre this weekend. You’ll probably recognize the plot and the music from the 2003 movie of the same name, starring Jack Black. But instead of Black, the musical will feature a cast of 35 local students, some of whom will be playing electric guitar, drums, bass and keyboard live on stage during the show.
Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.
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Go to a fall festival
Paint a pumpkin, take a wagon ride or go on an apple-picking adventure Saturday at Flinchbaugh’s Orchard & Farm Market’s Fall Fun Fest in Hellam. A straw bale jungle gym, trike bikes, games and other children’s activities will also be available from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
And don’t forget to check out the corn maze. The 5-acre maze, themed “Just Ride It,” is the perfect size for a quick 30-60 minute adventure.
For more fun corn mazes in the region, click here.
Listen to a John Williams tribute
Harry Potter fans and Jedi wannabes, prepare to geek out. The York Symphony Orchestra is honoring legendary film composer John Williams for his 85th birthday with a performance that includes music from movies like “Star Wars,” “Indiana Jones,” “E.T.,” “Jaws” and “Harry Potter.”
The show is slated for 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center.
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Go to York's last Creekfire
Saturday is your last chance to attend a Creekfire in downtown York this year. Stop by Foundry Park from 6-10 p.m. to enjoy floating fire pits on the Codorus Creek and cultural entertainment from Congolese and Spanglish dancers and African rhythms band B-Tropical.
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