Route One Fun’s Weekend Guide is up and full of so. Many. Awesome things happening along our Route 1 Corridor this weekend! African American Aviators Tour in College Park, Lew Bryson’s “Whiskey Master Class” in Hyattsville, Throw Your Records on Vinyl Fair in Riverdale Park, Native Plants in Mount Rainier, Colorful Indian dance performance in Largo & more!
Black Women & Politics: To the Ballot & Beyond
2020 marks the 100th anniversary when women gained the right to vote! Check out an exhibit featuring inspiring black women leaders in the suffrage movement!
Where: Harmony Hall Arts Center, Fort Washington
An award-winning farce detailing the hilarity that ensues behind the scenes of a theatrical production w/ an accident-pront cast set in a British bedroom comedy. Curious, are ya? Get ready to roll in laughter!
Where: Kay Theatre, College Park
Cost: $25 regular, $10 student/youth
Colorful Indian dance performance drawing from nature, philosophy, poetry & more art. A multi-layered tapestry woven into a show which transcends cultural boundaries!
Where: Black Box Theater, Center for Performing Arts, Largo
Cost: $20 + $4.75 service charge
Turn the table on the traditional choir! Tonight there’s no auditions, rehearsals, or commitments! Just show up & sing! Lyric sheet, harmony, & singing w/ your new (un) choir buddies! All levels & abilities welcome!
Where: Old Parish House, College Park
Native Plants with Linda DeGraf
Linda DeGraff – an artist, naturalist, and former resident of Mount Rainier – will present a slideshow derived from Doug Tallamy’s research and book Bringing Nature Home.
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier
African American Aviators Tour (All Ages)
Learn how African Americans in Prince George’s County & beyond achieved success in aviation history despite discrimination.
Where: College Park Aviation Museum, College Park
Cost: Free! w/ museum admission
Love of All Kinds: A Diverse Intimacy Experience
Experience a unique kind of performance. Filled w/ music & artistic expressions. Said to radiate love, peace & joy! Sounds like a perfect post-Valentine’s Day pick me up!
Where: Prince George’s African American Museum & Cultural Center, North Brentwood
Lew Bryson’s new book, Whiskey Master Class
Learn more about whiskey from this author writing about it for over 20 years. Learn more, taste more, enjoy your whiskey more! Check out his new book!
Where: My Dead Aunt’s Books, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!, books for sale
Karaoke Night (All Ages)
It’s going to be hoppin’ @ the Meadworks. Kid-friendly atmosphere, come out & sing to karaoke! Low pressure way to release your inner-rock! 😉
Where: Maryland Meadworks, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!, mead for sale
Josh Taylor in the Dugout
Cheverly’s own Josh Taylor (of Moose Jaw)
Where: Cheverly American Legion, Cheverly
The Plummer’s Kitchen (All Ages)
Learn about a remarkable African American woman from the 1920s in Riversdale. Discover popular dishes from Ms. Plummer’s time in the Kitchen Guild’s open hearth!
Where: Riversdale House Museum, Riverdale Park
Cost: Free!, regular fee for house tours
Harriet: Free Screening
Come see the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman & her escape from slavery. See how she changed the course of history in this extraordinary film!
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre, Greenbelt
Throw Your Records on Vinyl Fair
First record fair! We’ll be setting the ambiance with vinyl spinning throughout the event.
Where: Denizens Brewing Co., Riverdale Park
Cost: Free (no cover)
The Practice of Raising Black Children
Session led by local African American & cultural museum’s scholar-in-residence. A homeschooling parent & educator w/ 25 years experience working w/ families, come hear what’s she’s got to share!
Where: Prince George’s African American Museum & Cultural Center, North
Cost: Free!, rsvp here
DOGO @ New Deal Cafe
Don’t miss this amazing performance! Traditional Togolese rhythms w/ ritual melodies about immigration, social justice, & personal experiences! High energy performance guaranteed!
Where: New Deal Cafe, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!, food & drink for sale, donations appreciated
- Always wanted to learn how to play tennis? Now’s your chance, adults! 6 lessons for $49 (plus bring at friend for free) at College Park’s JTCC!
- Whiskey Master Class – Hear all about it at My Dead Aunt’s Books on Saturday!
- Got your tix for UPES Auction yet? All are welcome to partake in the event, whether you have a student there or not!