Route 1 Weekend Guide: March 22nd – 24th

Women’s History Month Beer Class as well as Mead & eight-legged horses in Hyattsville. Visionary Women in North Brentwood. Space Clearing to invite supportive energy in College Park & more this weekend along Prince George’s County’s Route 1 Corridor!

Friday Along the Route 1 Corridor

Vigilante Coffee Cuppings
From plant to the cup, learn about all the basic steps coffee goes through and what makes it taste so good. (And, of course, buy a cup of coffee while there because it’s deeelish!)
When: 1-2pm
Where: Vigilante Coffee, Hyattsville
Cost: Free

PG Power Moves!
Calling all Power Movers to our monthly artful networking event that features: a live performance, an art auction, an atmosphere of networking and fellowship, as we acknowledge notable people of color that live work and play in Prince George’s County or the DC Metropolitan area.
When: 5:30pm
Where: Prince George’s African American Museum & Cultural Center, North Brentwood
Cost: $10

Posh Glow in the Dark Happy Hour Ride
Join us in College Park for a fun Glow in the Dark Happy Hour Ride!
When: 6:30pm
Where: Posh Cycling & Fitness, College Park
Cost: $10 (mocktails included!)

Norse Mythology Lecture
Historian Jessica Cawley is excited to return to the Meadworks for another talk about her favorite subject – the Vikings. Come for the mead, stay for the eight-legged horse.
When: 8-10pm
Where: Maryland Meadworks, Hyattsville
Cost: Free (no entry fee)

Saturday Along the Route 1 Corridor

College Park ParkRun 
Head out on for a weekly, free, 5K, timed run. Afterwards, enjoy a post parkrun coffee in The Board & Brew, 8150 Baltimore Ave, College Park. All ages welcome!
When: Saturdays at 9 a.m.
Where: Paint Branch Trail, 4289 Metzerott Road, College Park
Cost: Free but please register before your first run.

7th Annual Book Festival
Meet and greet 20+ authors and illustrators. Interact with Community Partners. Used Book Sale. Sign up for Arts Group or Photography Club & more!
When: 1:30pm-4:30pm
Where: College Park Community Center, 5051 Pierce Ave, College Park
Cost: Free

Hike, History & Hops
Drive a bit to enjoy a leisurely hike along #9 Trolley Trail in Ellicott City (our visit (and hops recommendation) here . Stop by the Benjamin Banneker Museum on the trail. Round up excursion with some craft beer at Manor Hill Tavern.  Weather’s supposed to be good to enjoy some time outdoors!
When: Sunrise to sunset
Where: Park near the Trolley Stop, 6 Oella Ave, Ellicott City
Cost: Free (hike and museum are free)

Lake Artemesia
There’s sun in the forecast (as of the time I write this post) so head outside and go for a stroll or a bike ride or a slow but enjoyable crawl along lovely Lake Artemesia! Last time we went, spotted some turtles, frogs, ducks & birds of all stripes, beautiful lilipads & more!
When: Sunrise to sunset
Where: Berwyn Rd & 55th Ave, Berwyn Heights
Cost: Free!

Visionary Women: Saluting Prince George’s County Trailblazers
light refreshments and words of wisdom from 30 women championing change in Prince George’s County.
When: 2pm-5pm
Where: Prince George’s African American Museum & Cultural Center, North Brentwood
Cost: Free

Blues and BBQ
Members of the Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Ensemble will grace the Meadworks stage for your listening pleasure. For your eating pleasure, local favorite 2fifty Texas BBQ will “pop-up” to prepare some of their delicious
When: 6-10pm
Where: Maryland Meadworks, Hyattsville
Cost: Free (No cover)

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Sunday Along the Route 1 Corridor

Book/DVD/CD Sale to Benefit Mt. Rainier Library
Over 2,000 books, dvds and cds for sale. All genres.
When: 9am-3pm
Where: Art Works Now, Hyattsville
Cost: No entry fee

Space Clearing 101
Space clearing is a wonderful process that can be used to energetically clean and clear a space. Review basic components of a space clearing, the variety of tools that can be used and how to invite supportive energy into your spaces.
When: 1-2pm
Where: Smile Herb Shop, 4908 Berwyn Rd, College Park
Cost: $20

Women’s History Month Beer Class
Drink in a class of women’s brewing history (ever wonder about the origin of witch imagery?) punctuated with beer brewed by women (like the first woman head brewer in Belgium) and bites, La Mere (inspired by Chef Ruth’s mentor Madeleine Kamman).
When: 2:30pm
Where: Pizzeria Paradiso, Hyattsville
Cost: $40

Prenatal Yoga
Learn movement and breath techniques to support your body, your baby and your birth while connecting to other pregnant mommas in the area! Speaking of, check out this Route One Fun post on local playgroups and get-togethers for new parents.
When: 4:30pm-5:30pm
Where: Numi Yoga, College Park
Cost: $16 drop-in

The Week Ahead on Route 1

Tuesday, March 26, 6:30-8:00 pm, Busboys & Poets,  5331 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781 Nicole Burton, Adamson’s 1969, joint book event with Dr. Julie Lopez, Live Empowered! and Janice Coleman, Night Walker)


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  1. Here are all the other upcoming events — thanks as always for your support

    * Saturday, March 23rd, 6-10 pm: Blues and BBQ! Three sets of live music from the Archie Edwards Blues Foundation plus delicious barbecue from 250 Texas BBQ. There will even be a *vegan* option this time! Food service begins at 6pm followed by music at 7pm.

    * Sunday, March 24th, noon-7 pm: Sunday Funday! Come chill, talk, play board games, and enjoy our newest mead, Zanzibar. Walk or bike over – it’s going to be a nice day!

    Coming up:

    * Producers Dinner at Franklin’s, March 26 & 27. Featuring the fab four craft beverage makers in town!

    * Medieval Party II, Saturday, March 30th. Featuring wonderful Renaissance music from Tower Green!

    * Mead Making Class, Sunday, March 31st. With Kurt Rauschenberg, owner of Annapolis Homebrew.

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