Looking for something to do this weekend? Stay busy with some of these Hanover-Adams events that are scheduled for June 5-7.

What floats your boat?

Boats made of cardboard, duct tape and paint will test the waters at Cross Keys Village, 2990 Carlisle Pike in New Oxford, at 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 5. Boats were built ahead of time by teams of villagers, volunteers and team members, and some are large enough to carry several sailors, according to the Cross Keys website. The event is free and open to the public.

Check out photos from last year's race

Watch a charcoal burn demonstration at Codorus

Codorus State Park invites you to a weekend featuring an 18th century charcoal burn at the Campground Amphitheater. Staff and volunteers will recreate the process of turning wood into charcoal, just as the furnace colliers did over a century ago.

The process will begin on Friday, June 5, at 4 p.m. with preparation of the hearth, stacking of the wood, covering, and lighting off, and will end with raking the coal out Sunday, June 7, beginning at 1 p.m.

And here are other activities to check out while you're at the park

Take on a curve at the Pro Motorcycle Hill Climb

Pro riders will take on a 300-foot hill with a curve near the top on Sunday, June 7, at the White Rose Motorcycle Club, 5252 Hillclimb Road in Spring Grove. These lightweight motorcycles feature high horsepower engines running on nitro-methane and/or nitrous oxide. Gates open at 10 a.m. Tickets are $15. Parking is free. For details, visit

Taste wine on a trolley tour

Gettysburg can offer so much more than a history lesson, said.

While the beautiful Gettysburg battlefields offer a time for reflection and learning, said Katie Martin of Adams County Winery, they also provide an opportunity to appreciate the art of the monuments, the lay of the land and the company of a great community.

All of that — and a good bottle of wine — inspired the staff at Adams County Winery to roll out this year's Art and Wine Trolley Tour, which is set to debut Sunday, June 7.

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