Glitterfest, Theatre Technology for Kids, Beijing Day, Maryland Gospel Choir, Crafternoon, Board Games, Family Ice Skating and more all along the Route 1 Corridor & tucked inside Route One Fun’s Kids Weekend Guide!
Beijing Day 2019 Cultural Festival
Immerse yourself in Chinese culture! Experience traditional games, Chinese musicians, crafts, face painting & much more! An annual cultural festival you don’t want to miss!
Where: Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, Washington, DC
Cost: Free admission
Crafternoon: Fall-time Fun (Ages 5-12)
Know a kid who loves crafting? Get them together w/ their creative friends (& fam!). Make a fall-inspired craft project @ the library!
Where: Glenarden Library, Glenarden
Xtreme Teens: Turkey Bowl & Crafts (Ages 10-17)
Wouldn’t it be fun to play a pick-up game of football & make crafts w/ pals? How about a round of snacks & drinks for extra company? This event is for you!
Where: College Park Youth Services Center, College Park
Cost: Free!, w/ youth MNCPPC ID
Maryland Gospel Choir
Do you love gospel music? UMD’s gospel choir does too! Come surround yourself w/ their joyous sound @ an uplifting musical performance tonight!
Where: Dekelboum Concert Hall, College Park
Theatre Technology for Kids (Ages 9-12, w/ accompanying adult)
As seen on RouteOneFun here, act fast & get your backstage pass for an interactive playhouse tour w/ lighting, sound, special effects & more!
When: 11am-12pm, 1-2pm
Where: Publick Playhouse, Cheverly
Cost: Free!, ticket required
Owl & Kestrel (All Ages)
Make today your day to meet two of North America’s smallest birds of prey. Learn what makes them incredible acrobatic creatures & hunters!
Where: National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel
Create a table centerpiece with glitter & let your Thanksgiving shine. Bring items to decorate or they’ll provide items so you can glitter away! (bonus: they clean up the mess!)
Where: Gateway Arts Center, Brentwood
7th Annual Winter Festival of Lights Trot for a Turkey
Take a running (or walking!) tour of the winter holiday lights over a 3.1-mile course through the park. Your registration provides a holiday turkey to a family in need! Be sure to register early!
Where: Watkins Regional Park, Upper Marlboro
Cost: $30, includes commemorative race t-shirt & 1 turkey for a local family
Eat Drink Game
Order a cup of joe while the kids pick out fun games to play at your table. (Check out our time at this kid-friendly place!) Servers can make age-appropriate recs or just go w/ the flow! More coffee, please!
Where: The Board and Brew, College Park
Cost: $5/gamer, food and drink sold separately
The Nutcracker Ballet
Get dressed up & take your kids to the ballet. It’s an annual performance of this holiday classic w/ DC charm. Waltzing cherry blossoms, anyone? 😉 Watch for yourself!
When: 1:30pm, 5:30pm
Where: THEARC Theatre, Washington, DC
Sunday Family Session: Ice Skating
Imagine: a picture perfect afternoon ice skating w/ fam at the local rink. Afterwards, snuggling under warm blankets w/ hot chocolate @ home. Mm…
Where: Herbert Wells Ice Rink, College Park
Cost: $4-$5 admission, skate rental addtl fee
Enchant Christmas – World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze & Market
You’re invited to experience one of the largest Xmas light mazes at Nats Park! Meet Santa & the Mrs, ice skate or shop at the Xmas market. Live entertainment & food to enjoy. Happy (early!) Holidays!
When: Various Times (starting @ 4:30pm)
Where: Nationals Park, Washington, DC
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