Your guide to cool events happening along the Route 1 Corridor of Prince George’s County & beyond this weekend, including a Strawberry Festival in Adelphi, Taco, Beer & Tequila Festival at National Harbor, LGBTQ+ Art Show, Rocky Horror Picture Show in Greenbelt, CBD Workshop in Mount Rainer & more!
Friday Along Route 1
Yoga in the Parks (Ages 13+)
What a great idea! Yoga al fresco. Come free yourself in the outdoors with some body movement, breathing and mental relaxation. Bring your own mat and some zen. Namaste.
Where: 5211 Campus Drive, College Park
Jazz Night at Maryland Meadworks
Live, local, incredible jazz at the Meadworks! Featuring Luke Brandon on Trumpet, Chris Ziemba on Piano, Eliot Seppa on Bass, and Kevin Cerovich on Drums. Check out this post on Maryland Meadworks here.
Where: Maryland Meadworks, Hyattsville
Cost: Free (no entry fee)
A music performance that explores show business set across America in the 1920s. The story of an ambitious mother fighting for her daughter’s success, while secretly longing for her own.
Where: 16500 White Marsh Park Drive, Bowie
Brian Farrow live at the Listening Room
Come hear this locally trained multi-instrumentalist. His repertoire includes string bands, philharmonics, and playing before President Barack Obama as well as touring with Grammy award- winning artist.
Where: Brentwood 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood
Saturday Along Route 1
Bubble Fun Run (5K) (All Ages)
We’ve always wanted to do one of these zany races. Here’s your chance to partake in the sudsy fun and report back on how much fun you had! Do a 5K, while getting covered in foam at each marker!
Where: 6336 Rosecroft Drive, Fort Washington
Learn to Row Clinic in Eights! (Ages 12+)
Come meet real rowers and give rowing a try. See their boathouse, sit on a rowing machine, and try your hand at pulling on an oar in an eight! Register to let them know you are coming!
Where: Bladensburg Waterfront Park, Bladensburg
Adelphi Strawberry Festival (All Ages)
Live music. Great rummage sale deals. Silent auction. Kids activities. And, of course just picked strawberries and other plants for sale! Cafe and grill featuring strawberry shortcake too. Proceeds donated to community charities. Enjoy!
Where: 2303 Metzerott Road, Adelphi
Cost: Free!, items and such for purchase
Taco, Beer, Tequila Festival 2019 (Ages 21+)
The region’s best taquerias and taco trucks. Four margarita bars plus tequila pavilion. Churros and chocolate pavilion. Wine, beer, and cider samplings. We hear that tickets are selling out fast! No wonder, with all that indulgence!
Where: 802 National Harbor Boulevard, National Harbor
The Color of New Orleans Musical Extravaganza (All Ages)
There’s nothing like the sounds of NOLA. Enjoy this musical extravaganza from the Mardi Gras to the French Quarter Festival, while celebrating classical musicians of this beloved city and over 300 years of musical history and culture.
Where: 5445 Landover Road, Cheverly
LGBTQ+ Art Show
Group show featuring work by 13 different artists, curated by artist Kay. Enjoy a colorful cocktail with Sangfroid gin, Pride Pils from DC Brau, snacks and sweets. Portion of sales will be donated to the Trans Women of Color Collective.
Where: Studio SoHy, Hyattsville
If this isn’t checked off your bucket list, it will be! Audience members participate in this not-so-scary horror film. It’s really a rock-musical mashup of old sci fi, wild characters, and eerie mansion. Bring your humor. Let’s do the time warp again!
Where: 129 Centerway, Greenbelt
Ski / Snowboard Package, Private Wine Class, Golf for 4, Beautiful Art & more available for bidding now – June 7th at
the Greenwood Online Auction, here!
Sunday Along Route 1
Greenbelt Farmer’s Market (All Ages)
We love rolling out of bed, grabbing our reusable bags, and heading to the market to score some amazing produce and other goods. So much to choose from to take home and cook or enjoy premade!
Where: 131 Centerway, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!, goods available for purchase
Seasonal Selections: Breakfast at the Calvert’s (All Ages)
Come see what it was like to cook a wedding breakfast, featuring brunch recipes in the 19th century in an open hearth kitchen. The kitchen guild is celebrating a historical 220th wedding anniversary.
Where: Riversdale House Museum, Riverdale
CBD Tincture + Herbal Tea Production Workshop
A three part series workshop about CBD, tinctures, and herbal teas. In this first session, get an intro to hemp/CBD and live demo from experts. There’ll be time for Q&A at this green event space. Get free samples. Additional items for sale!
Where: New Brooklyn Farms, Mount Rainier
When We Were: Aerial Stories of People & Places (All Ages)
Aerial performers explore personal tales from their youth at this unique production, using aerial fabrics, trapeze, aerial hoop, and sling–along with their own words. Arrive early for chair seats. Concessions to benefit local elementary school.
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier