7 things to do this week in York, Manheim and beyond
Scavenger Hunt and Corn Maze: Hellam: Come check out the 2015 Corn Maze, "Jack" who is comprised of 5 acres of field corn, open every Monday through Saturday through Nov. 7 at Flinchbaugh's Orchard, 110 Ducktown Road. This exciting maze was planted with pathways for you to venture through, plus a Scavenger Hunt to add to the fun. The maze is geared for adults and children 4 and older. For hours and ticket information, visit flinchbaughsorchard.com.
International Gift Festival: Fairfield: Shop for fairly traded items from over 35 countries around the world from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 3 through 6, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Fairfield Mennonite Church, 201 W. Main St. Hosted by Ten Thousand Villages of Mechanicsburg, this event features an assortment of Oriental rugs, gift items, home decor, personal accessories, Christmas decorations, pottery, onyx and more. For more information, call 717-796-1474.
Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox: Spring Garden Township: Proving that everything new can be old again, pianist Scott Bradlee will rework 21st century pop hits into a variety of vintage styles at 8 p.m. November 4 at the Pullo Center, 1031 Edgecomb Avenue. Bradlee gives Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" a '20s jazz accent, crosses Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" with Irish folk music, and shows how Ke$ha's "Die Young" would work as a classic country tune. Read more about the group here. Tickets are $32.50, $42.50 and $57.50. For more information, visit pullocenter.york.psu.edu.
York Symphony Orchestra — Young Person's Concert: York: Don't miss an engaging dramatic performance for all ages at 10 a.m. Nov. 4 and 5 at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St. This family-friendly performance will feature a special presentation of Gershwin's Magic Key by Classical Kids and offer an educationally-entertaining concert. Tickets are $6. Visitmystrandcapitol.org for more information.
Find your way to Maize Quest: New Park: Get lost in an adventure every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through November 8 at Maize Quest Corn Maze and Fun Park, 2885 New Park Road. Journey to the Amazon to discover the secrets hidden in this amazing ecosystem. The park includes 30+ Fun Park attractions. A trip to Maize Quest is more than just a 'walk in the stalks'. There's so much to do, you may forget you're lost! Call 866-WE-LOSE-U or visit mazefunpark.com for tickets and details.
Bonus:Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: York: Men are invited to walk a mile in her shoes from 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 6 at L.S.C. Design, 320 N. George St. The walk and Kick Off Your Heels after party are designed to bring awareness to gender relations and men's sexualized violence against women. Proceeds will benefit York YWCA's Victim Assistance Center and ACCESS-York. For details or to register, visit ywcayork.org.
Hex Hollow — Witchcraft and Murder in Pennsylvania: York: Directed by York native Shane Free, the Hex Hollow documentary will tell the story of the Rehmeyer murder in 1928, through interviews with experts and descendants of the people involved, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George Street. The murder garnered national attention as people across the country were shocked to discover that witchcraft still existed in the 20th century. Tickets are $10. For details, visit mystrandcapitol.org.
Poe Evermore: Manheim: Visitors can enter the world of Edgar Allan Poe October 31 through Nov. 15 inside the imposing Mount Hope Mansion, 2775 Lebanon Road. Experience his tales recounted by those who have lived the stories, spinning tales of mystery, horror and suspense that guests to the Mansion will long remember. Performance-only tickets are $16.95 and $18.95. Lunch and show are $31.95 and dinner and show are $42.95. Visit parenfaire.com for details and showtimes.