Adults’ Weekend Guide: August 9th-12th

Proteus Bicycles College Park
Tour de Brew is this weekend! πŸ“·: Proteus Bicycles

A Groove Dance Party in Beltsville, Tour 🚲 de 🍺 Brew kicking off in College Park, Battle of Bladensburg Encampment in Riverdale Park, Airmail Centennial Celebration in College Park & more, all inside Route One Fun’s Adults’ Weekend Guide!

Many thanks to Riverdale Park Station for sponsoring this guide! 
Riverdale Park Station Logo

πŸ‘‹ No weekend guides for the next two weekends. In the meantime, keep up with Route One Fun on Facebook and Instagram! πŸ‘ 


Free Herbal Check-Ins with Colleen
Meet Clinical Herbalist Colleen Zuntag to chat about herbs and receive a free, 5 minute check-in on how herbs may help some of your most important health concerns. (I’ve done this before; Colleen’s a guru, full of really helpful info on ways to holistically help your body.)
When: 1-4pm
Where: Smile Herb Shop, 4908 Berwyn Rd, College Park
Cost: Free!

Riverdale Park Farmers Market
One of my fave farmers markets! 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.

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Yoga in the Parks
Designed for all levels. Certified yoga instructors. Come and see what the calm is all about!
When: 9-10am
Where: Ellen Linson Splash Park, College Park
Cost: Free!

Summer Concert Series – David Andrew Smith
Come out and see local and talented musician David Andrew Smith! (We’ve enjoyed this before, especially when you bring or pick up some dinner to enjoy over the music.)
When: 6-8pm (weather permitting)
Where: Bear Square inside Riverdale Park Station, Riverdale Park
Cost: Free!

Groove Dance Party
Local fitness guru, Michelle, leads you on an hour-long dance adventure!  Full of great jams from around the world and fun, easy-to-follow. Her energy is contagious! All levels welcome.
When: 7pm
Where: Fitness Martial Arts Studio, 10965 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville
Cost: $10


Yoga at Lake Artemesia
When: 9-10am
Where: Lake Artemesia, College Park
Cost: Free!

Airmail Centennial Celebration
Celebrate with us as we mark the 100th anniversary of the first airmail delivery by the U.S. Postal Service! Get an up close and personal look at the Curtiss Jenny, and other historic planes flying in for the day. Chat with pilots and mingle with fellow aviation buffs. Entertainment and food trucks will be onsite with food and beverage for purchase.
When: 10am-4pm
Where: College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive, College Park
Cost: Free!

Drip & Pour: Pinata alcohol inks
We’ll show you how to make beautiful abstract images with PiΓ±ata alcohol inks dripped on Yupo (paper substitute). No drawing ability required! The maximum number of participants is 8 — call the store to reserve your spot. When: 11am-1pm
Where: Artist & Craftsman Supply Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Battle of Bladensburg Encampment
The encampment returns with a bang this year as War of 1812 troops ready the cannon and prepare for battle. Step back into 1814 with an afternoon of hands-on demos, children’s activities, tours, and more! Snacks available for purchase.
When: 12-4pm
Where: Riversdale House Museum, 4811 Riverdale Rd, Riverdale Park
Cost: Free! (free admission to grounds, $3 fee for house tour)

Back to School with Essential Oils
Back to School is the PERFECT time to learn about Essential Oils! Immune support anyone? We will share easy ways to use Essential Oils as you prepare yourself and your kids to head back to school.
When: 2:30-4pm
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mt. Rainier
Cost: Free!

Community Yoga Class
Check out a new Numi teacher and flow with some friends. Sign up online! (Numi Yoga is a great local yoga studio!)
When: 3:30pm
Where: Numi Yoga, College Park
Cost: Free!

2nd Saturday Lecture: Handcrafted Chairs: A Hybrid Approach of Traditional & Modern Techniques
Chairs are challenging projects, involving organic sculpted shapes, precise joinery, compound angles and curved wood. In the end, they need to be strong, light, comfortable and visually balanced. Chris Desautels builds furniture in his small but well-equipped workshop. As of late, he’s been focusing on chairs, using a combination of traditional and modern techniques.When: 5pm
Where: University Park Church of the Brethren, 4413 Tuckerman Street, University Park
Cost: Free!


U.S. Airmail Flight Send-Off 
Savor the mysterious sense of place and join us to watch the early morning departure of the Curtiss Jenny as it takes off on a reenactment of the historic U.S.P.S. flight one hundred years ago. Enjoy a pancake breakfast with all the fixings, meet pilots who have flown in for the day and learn more about the operational challenges of an airport so close to our Nation’s capital.
When: 7-10am
Where: College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Dr., College Park
Cost: $10/person

Tour de Brew – Summer Edition
Proteus Start > Supreme Core Cider > National Arboretum > Atlas Brew Works > Right Proper > Street Car 82 (or Franklins if too busy) > Proteus Finish
When: 11am-4pm
Where: Meet at Proteus Bicycles, College Park
Cost: No fee to ride (bring money for beverages)

Raemoves Pop-Up Class- DANCEHALL!
Join this pop-up class celebrating Raemoves’s upcoming world premiere work to be shown on the Millenium Stage at the John F. Kennedy Center this October! Email with questions.
When: 1-2pm
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $25/person, bring a friend and save $5 (two tickets for $40)

Check out these weekly specials at
Hyattsville’s Pizzeria Paradiso!

Pizzeria Paradiso Hyattsville

πŸ‘‹ No weekend guides for the next two weekends. In the meantime, keep up with Route One Fun on Facebook and Instagram! πŸ‘ 
Always call or check the event website before heading out;
Event information is subject to change or weather cancellation.

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