6 things to do in York this weekend
Happy Friday, York!
From an intense zombie laser tag game to a laid-back street fair flea market, here are six fun ways to spend the weekend.
Play Zombie Apocalypse Live
Zombies + laser tag? Sign us up! This tactical, live-action game will be hosted Friday through Sunday by Halloween Park, located about a half-mile from Strinestown Cemetery. You’ll use infrared military training replicas to clear infested areas where the zombies have invaded. Come alone or bring a team of up to six to experience the fun. Hours are 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and 6-11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
'Spring Forward' for art and fashion fun
Art meets fashion at this fundraiser for The Parliament Arts Organization Friday. Eight area artists will partner with downtown retailers to create three-dimensional art installations that bring art and fashion to life. The event will also include an open bar, food, photo booth and dance party from 7-11 p.m. at The Bond, 134 E. King St., York. Click here for more details.
Find unique items at York Flea
Don’t be fooled. This isn’t your grandma’s flea market. Instead, this street fair flea market has everything from vintage records and clothes from RetroGetgo to handmade jewelry and macramé plant hangers from The Meraki Collective. Stop by the 100 block of North Beaver Street to see the items from 40 local merchants for yourself. The event will last from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and will include live music from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Can’t make it to York Flea? Head downtown from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday for arts, crafts, music and shopping at Bloom Art & Craft Market, instead.
Enjoy 'Brews & Skews' at the ballpark
Sixty pounds of Uncle Paul’s Stuffed Pretzel dough? Five hundred pounds of Kona Shaved Ice? You can find all that and more at Brews & Skews, a food truck and craft beer event at PeoplesBank Park. Fourteen food vendors and 15 local beers will be part of the free pay-as-you-go event this year. Click here for more by-the-numbers information. Festivities will go from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
See ‘The Birds’
This 1963 Alfred Hitchcock film will haunt the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., Saturday. The film turns a seemingly romantic plot into an inexplicable bird attack on residents of a coastal California town. Experience the surreal horror film at 7 p.m. The film is part of the Capitol Theatre’s classic movie series.
Have a burger and a beer
This is the perfect weekend for burgers and beer in York as American Craft Beer Week is ending and York City Burger Week is just getting started. Local breweries will offer specials, host events and serve newly released beers through Sunday. This includes a Battle of British Beers event, featuring the release of three British-style ales, at Aldus Brewing Co. on Saturday. Then on Sunday, prepare your stomachs for all sorts of burger goodness. York City Burger Week, which begins Sunday, will feature off-menu specialties, such as a Doritos-stuffed burger from Johnny’s Burgers & Malts and a doughnut burger from Glazin’ and Pepper’s Grille. Click here for a complete list of burger specials (and photos!)