Adults’ Weekend Guide: April 26th-29th

Check out these cool cats of King Soul in Cheverly this weekend!  

UMD’s Maryland Day, Stand-Up Comedy Night, Star Wars Trilogy, King Soul Band and HERStory exhibit are just some of the great events featured in Route One lineup! Read on!

Special thanks to this weekend’s fabulous sponsor!


Southern Fried Woodcuts Exhibit
Explore the work of Sean StarWars. Full of Hillbilly Alligators, Drunken Hot Dogs and more! My review here.
When: 10am-6pm
Where: Pyramid Atlantic, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Riverdale Park Farmers Market
One of my fave farmers markets moves indoors for the winter! Get your fresh and local produce right here! We love strolling around the Riverdale Park Farmers Market, buying some fresh, local produce, grabbing a bite from one of the vendors and then heading to Town Center Market for a tasty beverage.
When: 3-7pm
Where: 6204 Rhode Island Avenue, Riverdale Park, MD
Cost: No entry fee.

Songwriters’ Association of Washington – Open Mic
Open mic with host Paige Powell.
When: 7-10pm
Where: New Deal Cafe, Greenbelt
Cost: Free (no entry fee)

MilkBoy’s Anniversary Party w/ Bubba Sparxxx, Tomato Dodgers, etc.
Join this celebration of MilkBoy’s first year in College Park! Drink specials, food specials and in-house DJs!
When: Doors at 8pm / show at 9pm
Where: MilkBoy ArtHouse, College Park
Cost: $15-20


Have you checked out HERStory yet? Read about it in my post here and check out the exhibit!
When: 10am-7pm
Where: Studio SoHy, 4327 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free! 

College Park Outdoor Performance Series – Bruce Take Nap
A 6-person band plays slow, psychedelic spaceman making slow, psychedelic spacejams. ¡enjoy!
When: 6-7pm
Where: Little Tavern Park, 7413 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Cost: Free!

The funniest UMD students performing alongside
top DC comedians are here to make you laugh. Grab a ticket today to hear jokes, get slap happy, and make your laugbox dance!

When: 8pm (doors at 7pm)
Where: MilkBoy ArtHouse, College Park 
Cost: $5
The UMD Wind Ensemble introduces audiences to new works for wind band and continues its tradition of performing some of the most respected works in the repertoire. 
When: 8pm 
Where: The Clarice, Dekelboum Concert Hall 
Cost: Free! 
Last Chance to Donate Yr Items to Mt. Rainier Elementary’s FUNDrive!


Smart Aging Fair
Need finance help? Dreaming about an overseas trip? Perplexed about technology? Hyattsville Aging in Place is bringing together folks who know a thing or two! Plus, experts on Medicare, legal issues, caregiver support and community programs! Free memory screening. And cholesterol, blood pressure, glucose screening from Doctors’ Hospital mobile van! RSVP to 301 887 3101.When: 9am-12pm
Where: Hyattsville Municipal Building, 4310 Gallatin St, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Vinyasa Yoga
Deep stretching and relaxation for a revitalizing experience. (I’ve taken this class and it’s perfect for getting your deep stretching into the workweek!)
When: 9:30-11am
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $13 drop in (or see here for code to try for free!)

Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Teas and the Arts
Enjoy free tours of Montpelier, live music, Chesapeake Woodturners Demos and more! Tea tickets are $15 and include finger sandwiches, pastries, scones, jam, clotted cream and tea!
When: 10am-4pm
Where: Montpelier
Cost: Free!

Smile Herb Festival
Join Smile Herb Shop celebrating 44 years of Herbs, Gardens, and Herbalism Education with live music, food, garden tours, plant walks, lectures, natural product vendors, and more!
When: 10am-4pm
Where: Smile Herb Shop, College Park
Cost: Free!

Join this one-day celebration of learning and discovery. The 20th annual event will be one to remember, with fun and exciting demonstrations, exhibitions, performances and more. Come join the celebration, and explore our world of fearless ideas!

When: 10am-4pm
Where: University of Maryland, College Park
Cost: Free! 

Saturday Social Ride – Bike to Work Day Training!
We’ll take an easy social pace to the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens on the Anacostia River trails to give you a taste of the DC commute in preparation for Bike to Work Day. Then we’ll head back north and reward ourselves with a treat in Hyattsville or College Park. Count on about 20 miles RT, mostly flat, mostly paved trails. Helmet required. Lock, cash/cc (to purchase food/drink) recommended.
When: 11:15am-2:15pm
Where: Proteus Bicycles, 9217 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Cost: Free! 

Come celebrate with us the final night of Scott Pennington’s installation at Otis Street Arts Project. Scott Pennington is a Baltimore-based artist specializing in large-scale participatory installation and sculptural assemblage works.

When: 5-8pm
Where: Otis Street Art Project 
Cost: Free! 

Come join us at the Cheverly American Legion for another “raise the roof” fundraiser. An 8 piece soul/R&B band, playing Soul hits from Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding and others, plus excellent originals.

When: 7:30-10:30pm 
Where: Cheverly American Legion, 3608 Legion Drive, Cheverly
Cost: $20


Southern Fried Woodcuts Exhibit
Explore the work of Sean StarWars. Full of Hillbilly Alligators, Drunken Hot Dogs and more! My review here.
When: 12-5pm
Where: Pyramid Atlantic, Hyattsville
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:
When: 5-6pm
Where: Hyattsville Municipal Bldg, 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Spring Choral Showcase
UMD’s popular choral ensembles present an evening of eclectic repertoire ranging from chant to Barbershop arrangements. 
When: 8pm
Where: The Clarice, Dekelboum Concert Hall
Cost: Free!

Mark your calendar: Pizzeria Paradiso’s Spring Fest is happening May 12th!
Tickets & information here!

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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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