Route 1 Weekend Guide is here! Way cool Ceramics sale in Hyattsville (support your local artists!), Dhana & the Rosebuds brings it to Mount Rainier, College Park’s Award-Winning POSH Cycling celebrates its 1st birthday with free classes, a Bulb Bash in Riverdale Park, Walk with a Doc & more! Check it, dear buds. And share this Guide with a friend. Or a frenemy. 😉 Every share helps keeps these Guides coming to your Inbox. 🙂
Harriet @ Old Greenbelt Theatre
The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from salvery & transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes that changed the course of history.
When: 2pm, 5pm
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre Pop-Up, Greenbelt
Follow four African American women in the late 1800s who leave the oppressive South in search of freedom. Performance explores themes of determination, racial pride, intermarriage & the power of love vital to female empowerment in the African American community.
Where: Kogod Theatre, College Park
Dhana and the Rosebuds
A spiritual journey into place & time as Dhana makes her way to the heart of the migration emergency – across oceans, through refugee camps, bus & train stations – to find her grandmother, her Syrian roots, and ultimately herself.
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium
Fractal Cat @ New Deal Cafe
You’re invited! The Day of the Dead costume party w/ a six-piece rock ensemble. Classic songwriting, melodic vocals & multilayered psychedelic rock sound!
Where: New Deal Cafe, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!, food and drink sold separately
Hyattsville Walk With A Doc (All Ages)
Check out this fit program that’s sweeping the nation. Mingle & chat about healthy living w/ a local pediatrician. Take a leisurely 60-min walk! T-shirts or pedometers for the first 10 walkers to arrive!
Where: Rhode Island Avenue Trolley Trail (Jefferson Street entrance), Hyattsville
POSH Birthday Celebration!
Celebrate the City of College Park’s Business of the Year recipient’s 1st birthday with free (& donations based) Pilates, Dance Groove, Strong, Spinning, and Belly dancing classes! ALL proceeds will go to support Susan G Komen and the fight to end breast cancer!
Where: Posh Cycling & Fitness, College Park
Friends of Patuxent Wildlife Holiday Bazaar (All Ages)
Shopping for bargains, well look no more! New & gently used treasures for sale. Plus bake sale, cafe lunch, bingo, tram rides, live animal encounters, & door prizes! Proceeds support Patuxent Wildlife Research Center & Patuxent Research Refuge.
Where: National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel
Cost: , Cash, CC or Check Accepted
We are having a special clean-up after Halloween. Candy dropped on the ground is dangers for our kids and pets who may pick it up and eat. Help pick up and make a donation to watch a Berwyn VFD SMASH pumpkins to the ground!
Where: Town Center, 5700 Berwyn Road
Autumn Ceramic Sale
Handcrafted gifts ready for you to take home. Ideal for the holidays, unique pottery crafted by local artists. This year’s sale features several new artists, delicious snacks & cider. Thanks for supporting local!
Where: 5602 42nd Ave, Hyattsville
Cost: $5-$50, Cash & CC Accepted
Comedy Night @ Maryland Meadworks
Come on down & enjoy some of the DMV’s best comics. Two great comedians & host under one roof! Seating is limited, get there early!
Where: Maryland Meadworks, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!, mead sold separately
Bulb Bash! (All Ages)
Join the annual tulip bulb planting extravaganza! Get the garden ready for springtime. Feel free to bring your own gloves or knee pads. Drop-in event, bring the kids & cozy up w/ hot drinks. All planters get a free mansion tour & can enjoy chamber concert @ 2:30pm!
Where: Riversdale House Museum, Riverdale
Community Art Drop-in (All Ages)
Make a recycled object mosaic w/ an artist in residence. Materials provided or spice things up by bringing your old beads & broken jewelry! Art gallery & local history exhibits to enjoy too!
Where: Greenbelt Community Center, Greenbelt
Empty Bowls: Fundraiser to Support Community Food Assistance
Get yourself a hot meal & a locally made pottery bowl of your choice. Proceeds benefit a local food assistance program. Call 301-345-8755 to get your tix in advance. Recommended!\
When: 4:30pm, 6:30pm
Where: Greenbelt Community Church, Greenbelt
Winter Riding Clinic & Potluck
Learn how to keep riding as the weather gets colder & the days get shorter. Discussion includes bike gear, clothing & other tips for extending your riding year round. Bring a dish to share!
Where: Proteus Bicycles, College Park