FlipSide guide 9/26/13: White Rose Thunder, ‘America’s Got Talent Live,’ Fourth Friday

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ICYMI: Check out punkin chunkin’, a “Breaking Bad” finale party and lots of fall festivals.

Festivals:
– Celebrate the harvest season 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday during Pippinfest, held along Main Street in Fairfield. It features art, crafts, demos, entertainment, food and more. [Free]
– The Native American Festival will feature dancing, drumming, art, food and more 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Indian Steps Museum, 205 Indian Steps Road, Lower Chanceford Township.
– The Manhattan Short Film Festival has become a fall film tradition in York. See 10 short films 7 p.m. Saturday or 3 p.m. Sunday at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St. [$9; audience members will get a chance to vote for their favorite film]
– Feeling folky? Head to the Folk Festival 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Moon Dancer Winery, 282 Klines Run Road, Lower Windsor Township.

Comedy:
– Comedian Earl David Reed brings his “Secret Of My Unsuccess” tour to the Hershey Theatre, 15 E. Caracas Ave., Hershey, 8 p.m. Friday. [$29.50; a portion of the proceeds benefit Childrens Miracle Network]
– Excuse Tracy Morgan’s French as his new tour requests when he stops at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Read an interview with him. [$39.50, $44.50 and $49.50; VIP option available for $200 plus the cost of a ticket]

On stage:
– Motor to White Rose Thunder tonight through Sunday at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave., West Manchester Township. Grand Funk Railroad headlines the event with a concert 8 p.m. Saturday. Fireworks will follow. [$10 per person on Thursday and Sunday; $15 on Friday and Saturday; four-day passes available]
– Spend the day at Songside in the Woods Saturday. It starts 11 a.m. with an open mike at Elicker’s Grove, 511 Roths Church Road, Jackson Township. Performances from regional folk groups will follow. [$18 for adults, $16 for Susquehanna Folk members and free for kids younger than 16]
– Hear Josh Ritter 8 p.m. Saturday at the Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg. [$39.50, $34.00, $28.50]
– Rapper DMX headlines an artist showcase Saturday night at The Belmont Banquet & Entertainment Venue, 36 W. 11th Ave., York. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music starts at 8 p.m. [$25 in advance and $45 at the door]
Kix hits the stage 9 p.m. Saturday at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place, Baltimore. [$25]
– Marvel at some of the country’s hidden gems during the “America’s Got Talent Live” stage show 3 p.m. Sunday at Penn State York’s Pullo Family Performing Arts Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave., Spring Garden Township. Acts seen on the TV competition “America’s Got Talent” will take the stage. [$40 and $52]

More:
– Head to the first Fourth Friday event 6 to 8 p.m. in York’s Cherry Lane. It will include Roll ‘R’ Way events, lectures and volunteer opportunities. Youths ages 13 to 18 are welcome, and the program is not limited to city residents. [Free]
– It’s also Fourth Friday in the river towns of Columbia, Marietta and Wrightsville. Check out an interactive art exhibit to help The Columbia Food Bank.
– Learn about the environment during Watershed Weekend at various spots in York County. Check out a map and event listings at www.watershedsyork.org or grab a map at York County libraries.
– Sam Talbot of Bravo’s “Top Chef” presents “Farm to Talbot’s Table” 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Sunoco Performance Theater at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market St., Harrisburg. Get there early to enjoy a harvest fair. [$20 for adults, $10 for juniors]
– Watch the sparkling water during River of Lights Saturday night at John Wright Restaurant, 243 N. Front St., Wrightsville. The event, which benefits the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, starts at 5 p.m. [Free]

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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