If you go

What: Go Green in the City

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 18

Where: The block between North Beaver Street, North Pershing Avenue, West Clarke Avenue and the White Rose Bar and Grill parking lot.

Cost: Free

Parking: Free parking is available in the Susquehanna Commerce Center parking garage.

Street closures: Beaver Street, Pershing Avenue and Clark Avenue will be closed for the fair from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information: Visit .

Look through a live feed of photos from the event here.

Grab the family and go green next Saturday at York's downtown celebration of all things local and eco-friendly.

Go Green in the City returns for its seventh year from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with live music, food, and plenty of green festivities.

With 60 vendors and an expanded location, this interactive street fair has almost doubled in size this year, according to Downtown Inc. marketing director Meagan Feeser.

The fair has expanded to Pershing Avenue between Market and Philadelphia streets, allowing for a full block of activities to accommodate an expected crowd of 2,000.

"It's going to be a very different event," Feeser said. "It's bigger and better."

This year's vendors and exhibitors include local farms, CFAs, personal care lines, garden clubs, herb exhibitors, animal rescues and more, Feeser said. For a complete list, visit .

"It's celebrating green living, healthy living and especially local living," Feeser said. "We want people to come downtown to learn about living a local life and have a great time while they do it."

She said one of the main goals this year was to grow the fair into a family-friendly festival with a dedicated space for children.

WITF will sponsor a Go Green Kid Zone on North Pershing Avenue, which will include a 4-H petting zoo with goats, bunnies and mini donkeys; kids' Zumba and yoga with Eat Play Breathe at noon; face painting by Prime Art Supply; a Rabbit Transit educational program; a Republic Services trash truck; the Pennsylvania WoodMobile interactive classroom; crafts; a DJ and more.

Aside from the new kiddie activities, here are some other cool ways you can spend your time at Go Green in the City.

Pop-up yoga classes: Join instructor Jason Konopinski at 10 a.m. on the Colonial Courthouse lawn on North Pershing Avenue and learn some new yoga positions. You don't even need your own mat to participate. If it rains, no worries. The class will be moved inside the Pop-Up Yoga Gallery at 24 N. Beaver St.

Green art: Watch a green masterpiece come to life. Local artist Hollie Chantiles from Hive Artspace will dilute living moss into a paste and paint the Go Green logo on the building at 155 W. Market St. Then, as you pass by the building over the next few weeks, you'll see the moss growing on the building.

Litter Letter Project: Create a "change" with your trash at Go Green in the City. The Cultural Alliance of York County, York College of Pennsylvania and Keep York Beautiful will bring their Litter Letter Project, a metal piece of installation art that spells the word "change," downtown to be filled with trash and transformed into art.

Buy some honey: Check out the live bee display by HipBees Bees and Honey and meet the Pennsylvania Honey Queen. Then, buy a jar for yourself.

Upcycle your T-shirt: Bring your own tee to ARTc Creative, and they'll screen print the Go Green logo on it for $5.

Ecoscape: Watch as the Penn State Master Gardeners build an ecoscape using their own plant life on Beaver Street.

Chain Saw Masterpiece: Watch a chainsaw artist carve a special piece from a large tree trunk on the Cherry Lane stage behind Central Market House. The piece will live in downtown York once it's completed.

Photo booth: Pose for some green photos with oversized stuffed fruits and veggies at the Go Green photo booth.

Shred some paper: Bring some documents to Lafayette Plaza on North Pershing Avenue, where Rep. Kevin Schreiber will host a paper shredding event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Live music: Watch live performances and grab a bite at El Taco Camino, Soul Burrito, Urban Olive, Forno Bova, Mad Dash, Corner Cabinet Café and Smoothie King food trucks in the White Rose Bar and Grill parking lot.

Live music

10 a.m.: Mojo Combo

11:15 a.m.: Kate Nyx

12:30 p.m.: Indian Summer Jars

2 p.m.: The Wild Hymns

3:30 p.m.: Hexbelt

All musical entertainment can be found on the White Rose Bar & Grill stage (48 N. Beaver St., York)

Look through a live feed of photos from the event here.

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