Cool events happening along our magical Route 1 Corridor this weekend include Movement Graffiti in Mount Rainier, (Pre) Super Bowl Watch Parties in Cheverly and Riverdale Park, Eating for Your Heart in Langley Park, Unpacking Laurel’s Past, Black History Month Gospel Celebration in Largo & more! Check it out!
TAs of the Gateway District
Teaching Artists – Share your self-care techniques! Listen to a podcast, learn from others! Wear comfortable clothing to move. Build community through the art, sustain life & health together!
Where: ArtWorks Now, Hyattsville
Shadow Box Assemblage (Ages 16+)
Create intriguing 3-D shadow boxes! Two part workshop, instructor led. Learn how to make your shadow box ‘pop’ through composition & use of materials. Everything provided! Bring small memorabilia (photos, jewelry, fabric, letters, etc.) to personalize your box!
Where: Greenbelt Community Center, Greenbelt
Cost: $52, register at the Community Center’s main office
Jazz Night Featuring Lena Seikaly
This Friday at Maryland Meadworks, enjoy classic jazz vocals from Hyattsvillian (and 2019 Arts & Ales performer) Lena Seikaly and her small group.
Where: Maryland Meadworks, Hyattsville
Shawn Stone & Movement Graffiti
Come see a unique kind of show at a local arts hub. Described as ‘connecting the responsibility of the world we see, to the reflection of the world we feel, and the potential to change both.’ Dance/movement, visual art & voice in one moving performance!
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier
Leyla McCalla Quartet (USA) (All Ages)
Enjoy an evening musical performance influenced by the artist’s Haitian creole & cajun roots. Described as ‘earthy, soulful sounds’, her music sings about society’s injustices yet ‘remains danceable, reclaiming forgotten styles of music’.
Where: MilkBoy ArtHouse, College Park
Cost: $25 adult, $10 student/youth
Pre-Super Bowl Party
Come party & rep your fav team. Cash bar drink specials, game day snacks, plus party w/ a purpose! Proceeds go to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital!
Where: American Legion Greenbelt Post 136, Greenbelt
Story Collage Workshop
The College Park Arts Exchange welcomes you to a fun narrative & visual art workshop facilitated by a community librarian. Find out what a story collage is all about!
Where: College Park Community Library, College Park
Eating for Your Heart (All Ages)
Get ready for national nutrition month in March w/ healthy cooking demos now! Learn how to make healthy meals & snacks. Enjoy samples, take home some new recipes!
Where: Langley Park Community Center, Hyattsville
Dawg, Dell w/ Evan Behre & Dan Kehoe, Adrienne Keley on Fiddle
Traditional Americana w/ deep jams on banjo, dobro, guitar, & standup bass! Some fiddlers too. Tune in & enjoy a mead beverage!
Where: Maryland Meadworks, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!, drink sold separately
“Say It Loud’ featuring Mousey Thompson & The James Brown Experience
Come hear an all-star ensemble play tribute to none other than James Brown! Hear his biggest hits, sing along, dance all night!
Where: Publick Playhouse, Cheverly
Re-examining History: A Work in Progress
Take a self-guided tour of Montpelier, share your feedback! It’s a new, more inclusive visit, telling the history of the dwellers of this 18th century plantation. Let us know what you think!
Where: Montpelier Historic Site, Laurel
Unpacking Laurel’s Past: 150 Years on Display
Exhibit Opening! Check out this museum’s latest display on local history. Discover what artifacts of the past tell us about our changing society today.
Where: Laurel Museum, Laurel
Puppy Bowl Viewing Party (All Ages)
Let’s go puppies! Watch the all time fave Puppy Bowl. Leashed, friendly dogs welcome! Kids too. LOL This is a family friendly event! Get your commemorative Pup Cup for just $10. Includes a complimentary beer!
Where: Black Flag Brewing Company, Colombia
Black History Month Salute
Kickoff Black History Month w/ a gospel celebration. National gospel recording artist performs w/ the Morgan State University Choir. Sure to be an uplifting performance!
Where: Center for the Performing Arts, Largo
Cost: $54.75 (incl. $4.75 service charge)
Superbowl Sunday Special
Tired of having to make food for the party or drink out of plastic cups? Instead, join Denizens Brewing Co. for the 54th Super Bowl Sunday at either our Silver Spring or Riverdale Park location. We will have a food special to keep your belly full and a beer to keep your hands full! We will have the screens and sound on for you!
Where: Denizens Riverdale Park
Cost: No cover charge