Route 1 Corridor’s Weekend Guide is up! Cheverly rolls out its welcome mat for you to step inside and explore 6 beautiful homes as part of the Cheverly Home Tour, the Greenbelt Museum welcomes you to find art deco and vintage treats from their store, Mount Rainier’s got it’s Craft Fair, Hyattsville’s got an art opening exhibiting the abstract and symmetrical work of fine artist Micah Morgan, North Brentwood’s got a Winter Motherland Holiday Party & more, all inside Route One Fun’s latest Weekend Guide!
Friday Along Route 1 Corridor
Oboeist Lydia Rose Consilvio
Listen to beautiful, live music being played as you enjoy a fresh cuppa coffee (and maybe one of those cheese + chive scones…My fave combo!)
Where: Vigilante Coffee, Hyattsville
Cost: Free! (Buy coffee, obvs)
Winter Motherland PGAAMMCC Holiday Party
Join us at the annual holiday party & fundraiser. Tickets include hot cocoa bar, holiday hors d’oeuvres, live music & awards! Don your chic holiday attire & enjoy the festival atmosphere w/ a cause!
Where: Prince George’s African American Museum, North Brentwood
Deco the Halls @ the Greenbelt Museum
Ever wondered what an original Greenbelt home looked like around the holidays? Take a tour of this museum & find out! Art deco & vintage holiday decorations on exhibit. Don’t forget a stop @ the gift shop, freshly stocked w/ holiday items! Or, the community tree lighting beforehand!
Where: Greenbelt Museum, Greenbelt
Cost: Free admission!, gifts for sale
Saturday Along Route 1 Corridor
Hyattsville Walk With A Doc
Join dynamic Hyattsville resident, Dr. Qadira Ali Huff, as she leads this monthly walk where all mingle and chat about healthy living. It’s a very low key way of encouraging community fitness, community-building, and enhancing health literacy.
Where: Rhode Island Ave Trolley Trail at Jefferson Street entrance
The 2019 Mount Rainier Craft Fair
Waltz inside, be welcomed by festive decor & displays created by local crafters. All sorts of hand-made items for sale from candles, soaps, jewelry & more! Be green, bring reusable bags for your shopping!
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier
Holiday Craft Fair and Mead Tasting Lounge
Skip the long lines & crowded malls. Shop leisurely & local. Handmade items to pick up & mead tasting lounge. Enjoy samples & chat w/ the artists!
Where: Gateway Arts Center, Brentwood
Cost: Free admission!, handmade items & drinks for sale
Let this be the year you make your own festive wreath! You’re front door will thank you for it! It’s a fun instructor-led community workshop. Don’t forget to bring your undecorated wreath w/ you!
Where: Old Parish House, College Park
Community Sewing Class
As part of local shop week, check out a sewing class. You never know, you just might find you like it!
Where: Sew Creative Lounge, Mount Rainier
Cheverly Home Tour (Ages 11+)
Self-paced, self-driving or walking tour. Begin at any of the homes on the map! Light finger food & beverages served. You’re ticket supports Cheverly Weekday Nursery!
Where: Check the Map Here
Cost: $25, Free for Ages 11-18
Opening of (The Sound of) The Return
Enjoy sips & treats as you take in the abstract and symmetrical work of fine artist Micah Morgan, who recently moved back to the area. Micah’s digital watercolor technique balances traditional and new media.
Where: Studio SoHy, Hyattsville
2nd Annual Ugly Sweater Party
They’ve given you the perfect excuse to wear that ugly sweater of yours one more time. Get the most laughs, you could win a gift card! If that doesn’t, you’ll still enjoy great beer! Cheers!
Where: Streetcar 82 Brewing Co., Hyattsville
Cost: Free!, drinks for sale
Sunday Along Route 1 Corridor
Festival of Lights Juried Art and Craft Fair
Check out some cool wares like pottery, textiles, wood crafts & more! Take some home, they’ll make fab gifts. Bonus: there’ll be an arts drop-in (see time below). Everyone’s an artist here!
When: 10am-4pm, 1-3pm Arts Drop-in
Where: Greenbelt Community Center, Greenbelt
Cost: Free admission!, unique gifts for sale
Holiday Open House
Welcome! Join us for some holiday festivities & light refreshments. Peruse our unique gifts, including the 2019 calendar & collectible ornament. Hope to see you there!
Where: Laurel Historical Society, Laurel
Cost: Free admission!, unique gifts for sale
Lots of flashy events happening this holiday season in Georgetown. Experience the sparkle of outdoor public light art! Installations from local, regional & international artists! Don’t miss out!
Where: Georgetown Commercial District, Washington, DC
A delicious stew of music, you say? That’s what we hear! A legendary DC band bringing blues, R&B, honky-tonk country, doo-wop, gospel & rockability to one place. How’s that even possible? Check it out!
Where: New Deal Cafe, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!, table reservations suggested