FlipSide guide 6/5/14: First Friday, Street Rods, Vets Fest

Find out what’s up this weekend. And check out more events in our newsletter and on our regional pages.

File photo; Car enthusiasts check out multi-color rides during the 2013 Street Rods Nationals event at the York Expo Center.

File photo; Car enthusiasts check out multi-color rides during the 2013 Street Rods Nationals event at the York Expo Center.

First Friday: Enjoy the Arts All Over 5 to 9 p.m. Friday around downtown York. Check out FlipSide, Daily Record and Evening Sun photos at YorkArts@CityArt, 118 W. Philadelphia St., York.

Street Rod Nationals East Plus runs 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave., West Manchester Township. [$15 for adults, with discounts for kids, seniors, military members and NSRA members]
Carlisle Ford Nationals run 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Carlisle Fairgrounds, 1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle. Fans will find activities for kids, giveaways, drag racing and more. [$7 to $12 daily; event pass is $25]

— Enjoy live music during First Friday at the Market 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Amish Farmer’s Market, 1649 Broadway, Hanover.
“Les Miserables” returned to Lancaster this week. See it Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Fulton Theatre, 12 N. Prince St. The show runs through July 13. [Tickets start at $25]
The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus will perform Friday at Gullifty’s Underground, 1104 Carlisle Road, Camp Hill. The music starts at 7 p.m. York County band Carving Out Fiction is one of the openers. [$20 in advace; $25 at the door; 21 and older]
— You know you want Cheap Trick. The band will rock the stage 8 p.m. Friday at American Music Theatre, 2425 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster. [$52]
— Pop group R5 will bring its “Louder Tour” to the stage for a sold-out show 7:30 p.m. Friday at Penn State York’s Pullo Family Performing Arts Center, 1031 Edgecomb Ave., Spring Garden Township.
— Come together at the Human Be-In Sunday at Kiwanis Lake, North Newberry Street and Parkway Boulevard, York. There will a yoga session at 11 a.m. Music begins at noon and will run through 7:30 p.m. [Free; Healthy World Cafe will provide locally-sourced food]
— Embrace the hippie spirit at the Woodstock Generation Party 7 p.m. Sunday at Appalachian Brewing Co., 50 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg. [$30; sales end 5 p.m. Friday]
— Grammy winner Lucinda Williams will perform Sunday at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place, Baltimore, Md. Doors open at 7 p.m. The Kenneth Brian Band is also on the bill. [$35]

— The Family Favorites Festival is slated for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the campus of HACC Harrisburg, One HACC Drive, Harrisburg. It will include, music parades, story times and a petting zoo. [Free]
— Feed the Vets Red Lion presents the 2014 Vets Fest benefit concert Saturday at the former Spring Valley Pool site, 1005 Lombard Road, near Red Lion. Gates open at noon. A veterans tribute is slated for 1 p.m. Several local bands will take the stage throughout the day. [$10; food will be available from vendors]
— Head to the Grape Blossom Festival to enjoy live music, food, artists and vendors noon to 7 p.m. Saturday at Naylor Wine Cellars, 4069 Vineyard Road, Hopewell Township. A silent auction for a local charity will be held from noon to 5 p.m. [$10 at the gate]
— The first Makersfest is slated for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday on the 300 block of North Queen Street in Lancaster. The event will feature music, food trucks and hands-on fun. [Free]

Make something:
— Attend a family Build It! Workshop Series 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Agricultural and Industrial Museum, 217 W. Princess St., York. Children 7 to 12 can create a LEGO Bricks amusement park. [$5 for Trust members; $10 for non-members]
— Learn how to build a rain barrel 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Richard M. Nixon County Park, 5922 Nixon Road, Springfield Township. Use it to conserve water, save money and help the environment. [Open to those 12 and older; $20 per barrel; register at 717-428-1961]
— Get step-by-step instructions to learn how to make your own wine from fresh fruit 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Adams County Winery, 251 Peach Tree Road, Orrtanna. [$25 per person; register at 717-334-4631]

More events:
— Bite into the season during Strawberry Days 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at The Markets at Shrewsbury, 12025 Susquehanna Trail, Shrewsbury Township. Amish furniture, crafts, outdoor furniture will also be for sale.
— Take a Paddle Evening Rendezvous 6 p.m. Friday. Go on a beginner-friendly paddle tour of the Susquehanna. Then, enjoy a meal in The Rookery at Shank’s Mare, 2092 Long Level Road, Lower Windsor Township. [Reservations required; $38 for members; $42 for nonmembers; kayak rentals available]
— Enjoy an evening of retro family fun with a screening of “Back to the Future” 8:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park, 5300 N. Front St., Harrisburg. Visitors can bring lawn chairs and blankets. [Free; refreshments will be available for purchase]
— The York County SPCA’s Fourth Annual Bully Bash is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at John C. Rudy County Park, 400 Mundis Race Road, East Manchester Township. There will be pet vendors, food and more. A 5K Run/Walk starts at 9 p.m. Day-of registrations starts at 8 a.m.
The 4th annual Zumbathon event charity will kick off 2:30 p.m. Sunday before the 5 p.m. York Revolution game at Santander Stadium, 5 Brooks Robinson Way, York. The event is part of Cancer Survivor Day and will benefit the York Cancer Center. [$20 admission covers the Zumba session, game admission and a meal ticket]
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