Strand Theatre

Appell Center for the Performing Arts Community Day Celebration


10 AM - 2 PM


For All Ages


  • 05/06/2017 10:00am

We're making history and you are all invited!

Join us as we celebrate our renaming with a FREE community day! The Appell Center for the Performing Arts Community Day Celebration features live performances, interactive workshops, and backstage tours - all free to the public!

With events for all ages throughout the entire complex and sweepstakes prizes up to $300, you won't want to miss it!

Strand Theatre

York Junior Symphony Orchestra Wind Ensemble and Octet: 10 AM – 10:45 AM

Greater York Dance Demonstration: 12 PM – 12:45 PM

Hip Hop Workshop (Presented by: Ebony Mudd & Flight Crew) : 1 PM – 2 PM

Strand Theatre Lobby

Free Breakfast (the band): 10 AM – 1 PM

Arts & Crafts (Presented by: Creative York): 10 AM – 2 PM

Balloon Drums (Presented by: Cultural Alliance): 10 AM – 2 PM

Capitol Theatre

Willy P Dragon Show (Presented by: Bob Miller): 10 AM – 10:45 AM

Silent Film & Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Demonstration (Presented by: Susquehanna Valley Theatre Organ Society): 11 AM – 11:45 AM

Improv Workshop (Presented by: The Oxymorons): 12 PM – 12:45 PM

Appell Center Story Slam (Presented by: JJ Sheffer): 1 PM – 2 PM

The Studio

The Rossums: 12 PM – 12:45 PM

Kayla Kroh: 1 PM – 1:45 PM

Dressing Rooms

Stage Makeup Tutorials (Presented by: Lauren Burke): 10 AM – 10:45 AM, 11 AM – 11:45 AM

Multi-Purpose Room

Instrument Petting Zoo (Presented by: Menchey Music): 11 AM – 12 PM

Recycled Percussion Demonstration (Presented by: Jeff Stabley): 1 PM – 2 PM

Photo Booth: 10 AM – 2 PM

Guided Backstage Tours: 10:45 AM, 11:45 AM, 12:45 PM

Self-guided Backstage Facility Tours: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Enter to win great prizes!

All Community Day Celebration event attendees can enter for a chance to win exciting prizes, such as: a $300 Appell Center Gift Certificate, two tickets for a show, or a season pass to attend all CapFilm offerings for 12 months.*

*All entries must be dropped off on May 6th between 10AM and 1PM. The winners will be drawn and announced at 1:30PM. You do not need to be present to win. No purchase necessary.

Appell Center for the Performing Arts Celebration Weekend sponsors: