Thursday, July 19, 2018

Adults' Weekend Guide: July 19th - 22nd

DC Zinefest
πŸ“· by D.C. Zinefest

DC Zinefest is happening this weekend! Tribute to Linkin Park's Chester Bennington in College Park, Summer Jam & James Wine's Art Show in Hyattsville. Bladensburg Waterfront Arts Festival is back on and it's your last chance to catch #poolparty in Mt. Rainier (at a discount, too)! Share this Guide with someone you'd like to see happy this weekend. πŸ™‹ πŸ˜ƒ 😎

Many thanks to this weekend's sponsor!
Emily Jackson Real Estate Agent
THURSDAY 

#poolparty (& chance to try Savor, Brentwood's soon-to-open artisanal food hall!)
This weekend's your last chance to catch #poolparty, a dramatic play based on a local Prince George's County story, shedding light on the racial history of America's swimming pools. Come to the pre-show reception for a sneak preview of food to be offered at Brentwood's upcoming Savor at Studio 3807!
When: 8pm
Where: Joe's Movement Emporium, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $25 (use code "FINALSWIM" for $20 tickets!)

EMO Night
Come celebrate the glory days of misery with My Chemical Romance, The Used, Fall Out Boy, Paramore, Panic! At the Disco, Cute Is What We Aim For, Gym Class Heroes and more.
When: 10pm-1am
Where: MilkBoy ArtHouse, 7416 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Cost: $5 for under 21

✋ Special Request: Going to any of the great events listed here? 
Please let them know you read about it on Route One Fun! here! Thank you! 😍

FRIDAY 

Micro-Farmers' Market
The Hyattsville Farmers Market at The Summer Jam features the best in Local Farm-Fresh Produce, Music & More!
When: 3-7pm
Where: Hyattsville Municipal Bldg, 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free (no entry fee)

Summer Concert Series - Mike Mallick
Come out and see local and talented musician Mike Mallick perform in Bear Square!
When: 6-8pm
Where: Riverdale Park Station, 6621 Baltimore Ave, Riverdale Park
Cost: Free!

Hyattsville's Summer Jam Series!
We love Summer Jam! Live music, food, beer/wine, kids frolicking around, parents earnestly attempting however disjointed conversations with friends and neighbors. Includes moonbounce and kids' activities, too! Can also check out Hyattsville's Micro Farmers Market!
When: 6:30-8:30pm
Where: City Municipal Bldg, 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

The Linkin Park Experience Presents: A Night to Remember Chester Bennington
With Original Pranksters & Ardamus; net proceeds to mental health awareness and suicide prevention.
When: Doors at 7, show at 8pm
Where: MilkBoy ArtHouse, College Park
Cost: $9-$12

The Beach Bumz
Performing all your favorite beach music from Jimmy Buffet, the Beach Boys and many more of your favorite summer music classics!
When: 7-9pm
Where: Granville Gude Park, Laurel
Cost: Free!

🏊 ☀ 🏊 Beat the heat this summer w/ August (thru Labor Day) membership 
at the Adelphi Pool for $175! Good for you + family! Coupon here πŸŠπŸ‰πŸŠ

SATURDAY 

2018 Lotus and Water Lily Festival
This two day festival features performances from cultures around the world, family fun games, arts and crafts and the amazingly beautiful lotuses and water lilies in full bloom!
When: 10am-5pm
Where: Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, 1900 Anacostia Ave Southeast, Washington DC
Cost: Free!

College Park's Permaculture Tour
Interested in learning about the City's Permaculture Garden? Then join the City's Committee for a Better Environment on a short walk along the Rhode Island Trolley Trail and learn about these low maintenance, edible perennial plants!
When: 10-11am
Where: Greenbelt Rd & Tecumseh Street, College Park
Cost: Free!

2018 DC Zinefest
This year's Zinefest will feature 50+ zine-makers sharing their writing, art, prints and more! Zinefest is an independent event designed to provide a space for zine-makers, self-published artists and writers to share their work with each other and the local communities. (Grab a coffee at nearby Zeke's Coffee, take in the Zinefest then grab a bite to eat from Good Food Markets.)
When: 11am-5pm
Where: Art Enables, 2204 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington DC
Cost: No entry fee (though come prepared to buy some zines!)

Upcycling Workshop
Join Forklifter Katie Strohl for an introduction to upcycling: Learn how to convert old household items into something new. Katie will lead you on a warehouse tour, pointing out upcycling potential along the way. After the tour, you'll pick a project to complete with Katie's guidance, so you get to leave with your very own upcycled item!When: 2-4pm
Where: Community Forklift, Edmonston
Cost: $5

James Wine - Art Show
Join Studio SoHy as it presents James Wine and his new body of work created since his arrival in Hyattsville in 2016.
When: 6-9pm
Where: Studio SoHy, 4327 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

#poolparty (Closing Night party!)
This weekend's your last chance to catch #poolparty, a dramatic play based on a local Prince George's County story, shedding light on the racial history of America's swimming pools. Stay after the show to catch the set and join us for a prosecco to toast all involved!
When: 8pm
Where: Joe's Movement Emporium, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $25 (use code "FINALSWIM" for $20 tickets!)

Have you played along yet to #whereamiwednesday?!?

SUNDAY 

2018 Lotus and Water Lily Festival
This two day festival features performances from cultures around the world, family fun games, arts and crafts and the amazingly beautiful lotuses and water lilies in full bloom!
When: 10am-5pm
Where: Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, 1900 Anacostia Ave Southeast, Washington DC
Cost: Free!

Waterfront Arts Festival
Get in touch with your left brain and visit this year's festival! Amid the scenic atmosphere of urban waterfront park, enjoy an afternoon of art and imagination! Painting, sculptures, jewelry, ceramics, photography and a performance by the Crawdaddies, Kim Reynolds Trio and Strike Force Drumline! Kids Creative Zone plus art workshops and demonstrations, free boat tours and more!
When: 12-6pm
Where: Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd, Bladensburg
Cost: Free (no entry fee)!


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Always call or check the event website before heading out!

Event information is subject to chance or weather cancellation.



✋ Special Request: Going to any of the great events listed here? 
Please let them know you read about it on Route One Fun! here! Thank you! 😍

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