Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Adults' Weekend Guide: Nov. 2-5th

Where am I (& where do I want to be again)? 😄
(Hint: It's one of my recs for after you hit up the RPFM!)

This Thursday into weekend, servin' you up a sprinklin' of some of my solid, tried-&-true recs to explore along with new events to put on your calendar, like Jon Smith (think Freddie Mercury + David Bowie) at Robert Harper Books, Pyramid's 10x10 Opening Reception, Yoga-Dance-Movin'-with-the-Mayor, College Park Blues Festival & more. Details below!

THURSDAY

Riverdale Park Farmers Market
One of my fave farmers markets! Get your fresh and local produce right here! Live music, too! We love strolling around the Riverdale Park Farmers Market, buying some fresh, local produce, grabbing a bite from one of the vendors, absorbing some tunes while the kids frolic around and then we all head to Town Center Market to enjoy a tasty beer or 5 outside.
When: 3-7pm
Where: 4650 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale Park
Cost: No entry fee.

Our very own Open Mic at the barbershop. We provide a microphone or direct input for guitar, you bring the performance!! hosted by Jim Groves, for all types of music!
When: 7:30pm 
Where: Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation, 4701 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale
Cost: Free! 

Jon Smith, Craig Cummings & Annette Wasilik at Riverdale Rail
This one's definitely cool to check out! Jon Smith plays all of his instruments and sounds a cross between Freddie Mercury + David Bowie. 
When: 8-10pm
Where: Robert Harper Books, 6216 Rhode Island Ave, Riverdale Park
Cost: $10-15 suggested donation

Open Mic hosted by DJ Tao
For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices, and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and a different host every week.
When: 9-11pm 
Where: Busboys & Poets, Hyattsville
Cost: $5 suggested donation. Must RSVP here.

FRIDAY 

Yoga Gives @ Numi Yoga
Give what you can, when you can by cash or card. Join us to support local non-profit CASA de Maryland this quarter (50% of proceeds to go chosen program, 50% to instructor for their offering).  
When: 9am
Where: Numi Yoga, 4513 College Ave, College Park
Cost: Donation amount up to you!

Opening Reception: 10 x 10 
Love art, especially art created by local artists? Well, here's your chance to buy some at prices you can afford! Featuring artwork by over 85 regional and national artists, each artwork can be purchased for $50 and taken home day-of!
When: 6-9pm
Where: Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, 4318 Gallatin St, Hyattsville
Cost: Free (no entry fee)

First Friday's with Potomac Winds
Potomac winds blow in to the book store the first Friday of each month. Shows are eclectic and fun. When: 8-10pm
Where: Robert Harper Books, 6216 Rhode Island Ave, Riverdale Park
Cost: $10 donation at the door

London Calling 
A tribute to the legendary bands of the 60's and 70's! Featuring music from The Who, The Kinks, The Stones, The Beatles, Queen, Pink Floyd, etc. When: 8:30-11:30pm
Where: New Deal Cafe, Greenbelt
Cost: No entry fee! (Fee for drinks/food, obvs)

SATURDAY 

Meditation
Meditation led by owner/instructor Kelsey Starr
When: 9:10-9:45am
Where: Numi Yoga, College Park
Cost: Free!

Movin' with the Mayor: Let Your Yoga Dance with Chivonnie Guis
Join the Mayor for this Chakra fusion of user-friendly movement inspired by the ancient wisdom of yoga. All ages.
When: 12:30-1:30pm
Where: Hyattsville Municipal Building, 2nd Fl, 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

10th Annual College Park Blues Festival
Featuring live bands, dancing, vendors, craft beers and more!
When: 6-11pm
Where: Ritchie Coliseum, UMD
Cost: Free!

Maryland Minza
Check out this national, intercollegiate, South-Asian fusion dance competition! Bhangra to hip-hop, contemporary and West-African!
When: 6pm
Where: UMD's The Clarice, Kay Theatre
Cost: Students: $10; Regular: $15

SUNDAY 

Numi Yoga Birthday Open House!
Celebrating our first year with the community who has made it all possible! There'll be food, music, drinks, games and prizes!
When: 1-3pm
Where: Numi Yoga, 4513 College Ave, College Park
Cost: Free (no entry fee)

Ukelele Jam 
Ukelele jam the first Sunday of every month, hosted by Phillip "Rainy Day" Daniels.
When: 2-4:30pm
Where: Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation, 4701 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale
Cost: Free!

Alcohol Ink Ornament Making Party
Come on over and create "Stained Glass" style ornaments for your tree or for the perfect handmade gift. I will offer instruction and supply all the ink and supplies you will need but you need to bring glass ornaments, or lightbulbs to transform. When: 2-4pm
Where: Tanglewood Works, Hyattsville
Cost: $35

Music in Mind: Left Bank Quartet 6x3
When: 3pm
Where: UMD's The Clarice, Gildenhorn Recital Hall
Cost: Free!

Community Yoga 
An informal group led by neighborhood instructors. Bring a mat - all levels, including those new to yoga are welcome. Questions? Email: rlgitter@gmail.com
When: 5-6pm
Where: Hyattsville Municipal Ctr, 1st Fl
Cost: Free!

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Always call or check the event website before heading out;
Event information is subject to change or weather cancellation.

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