ARTECHOUSE, Silent Disco and more at the NextNow Fest in College Park, Caleb Stein in Brentwood, Porchfest in Hyattsville, NFL on the Jumbo Screen in Fort Washington, Merry Wives in Greenbelt and more fun this weekend inside Route One Fun’s Weekend Guide!
Art Exhibition: Hispanic Heritage Celebration (All Ages)
Celebrate Hispanic heritage through the eyes of artists from Latin America. A myriad of figurative and abstract works reflecting native experiences in countries like Cuba, Colombia, and El Salvador.
Where: Publick Playhouse, Cheverly
NextNow Fest 2019
Creativity meets community at this inspiring festival. Extensive line-up of artistic events on UMD’s campus. See details here and make your selections!
Where: Various venues at The Clarice, College Park
Hydro Pilates (Ages 13+)
Movement in water feels so good. Low impact, total body workout for all fitness levels! You’ll tone up, and feel great!
Where: Fairland Sports and Aquatic Complex
Cost: $7, ages 13-15 must be accompanied by paying adult
The Listening Room Music Series: Caleb Stein
It’s back! Live music at the local arts center. Friday’s feature is what some call the “linchpin of the Baltimore folk scene”. Bonus, Maryland Meadworks selling elixirs!
Where: Gateway Arts Center, Brentwood
Enter to win TWO tickets to Mike Birbiglia’s “The New One” at The National Theatre!
Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Reception (All Ages)
Come honor Hispanic Heritage with ethnic food and entertainment like salsa dancing. Don’t forget to check out their new heritage month poster!
Where: Prince George’s Ballroom, Landover
PorchFest Hyattsville (All Ages)
30 performers on 10 porches. Crawl around the neighborhood at your leisure and delight in a range of musical performances, plus poetry and storytelling.
Where: See map of locations here
Reversing Global Warming: An Introduction to Drawdown
Learn about scientific research and solutions for addressing global warming in this workshop. Get directly involved in reversing this existential threat!
Where: University Park Church of the Brethren, University Park
Inspirational Rapper Project MC: Red Energy Album Release
A young artist with a new kind of rap. An out of the ordinary performance mixing paint, poetry, and dance with inspirational music!
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier
Cost: $10 in advance, $15 at door
Monthly Discussion on Vegan Topics
What better place to hold a discussion on vegan matters than a hip joint with plant-based menu items!
Where: New Deal Cafe, Greenbelt
NFL Football on the Jumbo Screen
Redskins take on the Cowboys. Enough said. Whether you’re rooting for the hometown (or not!), have fun watching the spectacle on the big screen!
Where: District Stadium, National Harbor, Fort Washington
Learn to Brew @ Pizzeria Paradiso Hyattsville
Homebrewing with some of the region’s best. Class includes hands-on demos, refreshments and take-away gifts. Beer, perhaps? 🙂
Where: Pizzeria Paradiso, Hyattsville
Merry Wives of Windsor: Stage on Screen at OGT
Come watch the only comedy that Shakespeare set in his native land. It’s a play celebrating a tradition that reaches to the contemporary English sitcom.
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre, Greenbelt