FlipSide guide 10/11/12: Del McCoury; Brews, Brats and Bands; Pumpkin-Carving Contest

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FlipSide file; Ben Miller as Sempronius, left, and William Wolfgang as Flavius rehearse a scene during dress rehearsal for William Shakespeare’s ‘Tim of Athens’ at The Barn at Tall Fir Acres in Dover.

— Former Penn State wrestler, power lifer and motivational speaker Rohan Murphy will share his story “What’s Inspiring Your Today?” 7 tonight at the Pullo Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave., Spring Garden Township. [Free]
— OrangeMite Studios presents the lesser-known Shakespeare play “Timon of Athens” 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at The Barn at Tall Fir Acres, 2035 Tall Fir Drive, Dover. [$10 for adults; $8 for children]
— New Hope stages “A Raisin in the Sun” 7 p.m. Friday and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. [$6 for adults; $4 for students]
— Also at the Pullo Center: Comedian and author Anton Shuford presents “A Night of Laughs” with the Penn State York Penn Players 6 p.m. Saturday. [Free]
— Cirque-Tacular presents “The Show” 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center at Millersville University, 1 S. George St., Millersville. [$10 for general admission; $7 for students with MU ID and senior citizens]
— The group known as The Italian Jonas Brothers, Il Volo, will perform 7 p.m. Sunday at American Music Theatre, 2425 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster. [$85, $95 and $110]

— The Bluegrass Brothers band kick off The Seven Mountains Bluegrass Association concert series 7:30 p.m. at the Goodwill Fire Co., 2138 S. Queen St., York Township. [$18 for adults; free for children 12 and younger]
The Del McCoury Band returns for a benefit concert 8 p.m. Saturday at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York. [$30, $45 and $55]

— York College hosts the Literature/Film Association annual conference this weekend. Attend the keynote address 7 tonight in the Collegiate Performing Arts Center at York College, 441 Country Club Road, Spring Garden Township. [Free]
— The York Jewish Community Center hosts the Jewish Film Festival this month at Frank Theatres Queensgate Stadium 13, 2067 Springwood Road, York Township. The event kicks off 3 p.m. Sunday with “A Bottle in the Gaza Sea.” [$9; Tickets are available at the York JCC and after 2 p.m. Sunday at the theater]

— See chainsaw artist, stained glass, pottery, jewelry, painted gourds and more at Stewartstown Fall Fest 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Stewartstown Community Fairgrounds, 16 College Ave., Stewartstown. Read about more fall festivals. [Free]
— Grab your buds and sip some suds at Brews, Brats and Bands Saturday at Sovereign Bank Stadium, 5 Brooks Robinson Way, York. Read an interview with one of the bands. [$55 for the VIP session, which runs 12:30 to 2 p.m.; $25 for general admission, which runs 2 to 5 p.m. Designated drivers pay $10.]
— Also at the stadium: Bring on Play’s Plaza Palooza returns from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. [$4]

— Head to Bube’s Brewery, 102 N. Market St., Mount Joy, as the sun sets to participate in The Halloween Murder Mystery. The spooky fun starts 7 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday. Read about more Halloween events. [$42; seating is limited; other events run through the beginning of November]
The WhiteRose Gameroom Show will bring pinball, slot machines, video games, jukeboxes and a flea market to the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave., York. It runs 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. [$15 for adults; $5 for children ages 6 to 12; free for children 5 and younger]
— Have you entered the annual Pumpkin-Carving Contest? Deadline is noon Thursday.

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