5 things to do in York this weekend
Happy Friday, York!
Here are a few ways to enjoy some local art, food and sunshine this weekend.
Eat up at an Artists’ Feast
Bring a dish or beverage to share and chat with local artists and art enthusiasts at an Artists’ Feast at Creative York West, 118 W. Philadelphia St., York. The gathering from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday is your chance to celebrate art and creativity, make new friends and strengthen the bond of York’s art community. The event is free, and no RSVP is required. Visit creativeyork.org for more info.
York College will also open a new exhibit this weekend, featuring the work of the school’s Appel Arts Fello Anya Felch. While you’re in town, stop by to see a year’s worth of artistic talent produced during her fellowship. The exhibit will remain open through July 2.
Drink beer in a York museum
The York County Heritage Trust Agricultural & Industrial Museum will have a new attraction this weekend – craft beer. As you browse the three-century-old steam engines and farm tools, you can also taste delicious pairings of beer and food from local breweries and restaurants at History Untapped. The event will run from 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday at the museum, 217 W. Princess St., York. Can’t make it Saturday? Check out these tips for pairing food and craft beer at home.
Have a ‘Family Fun Day’
Bring the kids to Salem United Church of Christ, 24 Franklin St., Jacobus, for some family fun on Saturday. The Family Fun Day festival – from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. – will include carnival games like dunk tank, plinko and Frisbee toss; crafts, face painting, food, vendors, yard sale spaces and more. A small petting zoo will be set up from 10 a.m. to noon, and kids can meet and pose for pictures with the York Revolution mascot, Downtown, from 11 a.m. to noon. Visit the Family Fun Day Facebook page for more info.
Sit back and listen to ‘Sounds of Summer Concert Series’
Let the good times roll with Zydeco-a-Go-Go, a Zydeco band that combines Cajun two-steps with funky New Orleans rhythm and blues and vintage Louisiana Rock and roll. The band will perform at the Springettsbury Township Park Amphitheater, 1501 Mount Zion Road, York, Sunday as part of the township’s free outdoor summer concert series. The show begins at 7 p.m. Can’t make the show? The series will continue at 7 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays through July 31. For a complete schedule and more information, visit www.springettsbury.com.
Go on a GeoTour
Hanover recently started its second GeoTrail, and this weekend is the perfect time to check it out. It’s a treasure hunt featuring more than 20 locations throughout the area. You’ll use your phone’s GPS to search for hidden caches containing collections or artifacts or special items. All you have to do is register at geocaching.com to receive coordinates and location information. Make sure you visit the Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce to pick up a passport booklet before you start! Happy hunting! Click here for more info.