FlipSide guide 3/7/13: Mardi Gras in March, Latino Arts Festival, York Symphony Orchestra concert

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File photo; Wave goodbye to winter this weekend at Roundtop Mountain Resort. This photo was taken at the resort in 2012.

At the Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York:
– Enjoy classical music 7:30 p.m. Saturday as the York Symphony Orchestra performs its Classical Series No. 3 at the Strand. Guest artists include Barbra Duvall Baker, Clifford Tretick and Gretchen Dekker. There will be a free Live at Lunch show 8 p.m. Friday. [$36, $46 and $56 for adults; $18 for students]
“Hair” hits the stage 4 p.m. Sunday at the Strand. The musical follows young Americans searching for peace and love in the 1960s. [$43, $58 and $69]

Mardis Gras in March:
– Attend the Mardi Gras Masquerade 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Valencia Ballroom, 142 North George St., York. The event will include a full dinner, music, dancing, games and auctions. Cocktail attire is preferred. [$75; proceeds benefit Spring Grove Area Scholarship Foundation]
– Enjoy a fun weekend on the slopes as Roundtop Mountain Resort, 925 Roundtop Road, Warrington Township, hosts a Mardi Gras Party, chili cookoff and mogul contest Saturday. The weekend will be capped off by a pond skimming event at 2 p.m. Sunday.

On stage:
Gettysburg Community Theatre, 49 York St., Gettysburg, presents “The Wizard of Oz” 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. [$11 for reserved seating]
– See the award-winning play “The Vagina Monologues” 6:30 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday at Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center’s Stage on Herr, 268 Herr St., Harrisburg. [$10; benefits The LGBT Center of Central PA]
– Hear five-time International Bluegrass Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year winner Dale Ann Bradley 7 Saturday night at Goodwill Fire Company, 2318 S. Queen St., York Township, as part of the Seven Mountains Bluegrass Association music series. [$15 for SMBA members; $18 for nonmembers; free for kids 12 and younger]
– See “After Anne Frank” 3 p.m. Sunday at the York Jewish Community Center, 2000 Hollywood Drive, York Township. The one-woman show, which will be broadcast from New York, follows an actress’s lifelong relationship with the Anne Frank story. [Free]

The great outdoors:
– Learn about services offered by local home and garden vendors from 5 to 9 p.m. tonight and Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday during the 61st annual Builders Home & Garden Show, held at the former JCPenney store, North Hanover Mall, 1155 Carlisle St., Hanover. [$5, free for children age 15 and younger when accompanied by an adult]
– Prepare for camping and family travel that awaits you during the York Campers World RV Show 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave., West Manchester Township. [$8 for adults and children 12 years old and younger are admitted free]

More:
– Attend opening night at Millersville University’s Latino Arts Festival 6 tonight at The Ware Center, 42 N. Prince St., Lancaster. It will include Latino music and art. The festival runs through Sunday and encompasses several events. [Ticket prices vary]
– Don’t forget: Tickets go on sale 9 a.m. Saturday for the Halestorm concert and Austin Mahone and Coco Jones concert at the York Fair.
– Take a step back into the ’80s at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Chameleon Club, 223 N. Water St., Lancaster, for the Black & White New Wave ’80s dance party. DJ Kiltboy will entertain the crowd at this [$5; 21 and older event; benefits people in South Central Pennsylvania with HIV and AIDS]
– St. Patrick’s Day events are already scheduled this weekend and through the coming week. Check out our listings.

About Erin McCracken

I'm a FlipSide reporter covering all things entertainment in southcentral Pennsylvania. Contact me at emccracken@ydr.com or leave a comment.
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