7 things to do this week in York, Harrisburg and beyond
Hershey: Check out ordinary materials transformed into extraordinary art each day during garden hours through October 31 at Hershey Gardens, 170 Hotel Road. ArtCycle is a celebration of the transformation from old to new. Using a variety of discarded items, four local artists have created sculptures ranging in size and style. The statues are unique interpretations of things seen in nature. For hours and admission prices, visit hersheygardens.org.Spring Garden Township: Nate Ruess, singer/songwriter and leader of the Grammy award winning band Fun, will perform during the Campus Consciousness Tour at 7:30 p.m. September 22 at the Pullo Center, 1031 Edgecomb Avenue. Special guest will be HOLYCHILD. Tickets are $30. For details, visit pullocenter.york.psu.edu.Harrisburg: See archaeologists unearth prehistory and history from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through October 2 at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park, 5300 North Front Street. For the tenth season, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission staff will search for evidence of the 1750s French and Indian War fort. The excavation may be closed if it is raining or there was a heavy rain the day before. Admission is free. Visit forthunter.org for more information.Springettsbury Township: Harley-Davidson York Vehicle Operations will host their annual Open House from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. September 24 through 26 at the Harley-Davidson plant, 1425 Eden Road. The event will feature local dealer tents, traditional self-guided tours, 2016 motorcycle demo rides, food vendors, a H.O.G. Pin Stop, live entertainment and more. For details, visit harley-davidson.com.
Also, here are four motorcycle events happening this week you should know about.York: Head to York's Continental Square from 6 to 10 p.m. September 25 for a street party featuring a 2,000-motorcycle parade, live entertainment on four stages, food vendors and more. This year's theme is trike motorcycles, which will be on display throughout the evening. Admission is free. For details, visit yorkcity.org/bikenight.Springettsbury Township: Spend a day in the park with a range of activities beginning with a Fun Run at 8:30 a.m. September 26 at Springettsbury Township Park, Whiteford Road and Pleasant Valley Road. The event provides entertainment for everyone, from athletic events to live music, and carnival games to great food. A fireworks display will take place at 7:30 p.m. For details, visit springettsbury.com.Adamstown: Browse through dozens of antique shops September 24 through 27 during the Fall Antiques Extravaganza in Adamstown, along 7 miles of Route 272 in Northern Lancaster County. More dealers and more bargains means the best antique shopping anywhere. Hours vary by shop. Visit antiquescapital.com for details.