Love the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in DC but fear visiting with your children? Then fear no more, dear buds, as this post is packed with travel tips (like time at the great Explore! room) and ways to make your next visit to this great museum with the kids an enjoyable one!
Winter Break Fun in Maryland & DC (for Route 1 Toddlers & Preschoolers) And that’s mine and that’s mine…at Wegmans Wonderplace With some daycares and preschools closing during the Winter Break along Route 1 and the DC Metro Area, having a game plan on how to entertain them young’ns will sure come in handy when […]
Searching for something different to do with (or without) your guests over the holidays? Then consider exploring the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, DC (it’s free, though donation welcomed). Open to all, the Franciscan Monastery is full of amazing architecture, incredibly beautiful stained glass windows, breathtaking art, relics of pilgrimages from around the world, shrines that make room for you to spend a moment and grounds that remind you of what it’s like to feel peaceful (except if you have a 4-year old child nipping at your proverbial heels. Tips on visiting with kids, below…).
Wild Anacostias at Riverdale Park Festival of Lights this wknd! Mix up with holiday shopping with some art, music, Cheverly Home Tour, Ugly Sweater contest, UMD Gospel Choir and more this weekend, Route 1! Many thanks to this weekend’s sponsor: THURSDAY EVENTS ALONG ROUTE 1 Green Owl Design Holiday PartyJoin to celebrate the season, sing […]
Take the kids, enjoy some live music & explore Community Forklift’s First Friday! Lots of great, local ways for the kids to have fun this weekend! Montpelier kicks off its Blast-in-the-Past playground, Community Forklift’s got its First Friday partay, Canoe Lessons in Bladensburg & more – all here. Enjoy and don’t forget to “like” Route […]
Will it be an Arts Reception or a Ceramics Workshop or some Outdoor Photography or a Book Festival or maybe check out an exploration of “Women in Jazz” or a book reading & signing by local author Crystal M. Adair? Even more to choose from below! Why not do them all?! Special Thanks to our […]
(Updated 12/15/16) Welcome to your awesomesauce guide for spectacular holiday fun along Route One! So many great, local events to help you get into the holiday spirit! Need some more ornaments for your tree? There a free Paper Ornaments workshop for that! Want momentary sanity while your kids get entranced by the sound of whirring […]
The hubs and I checked out The Public Option in Langdon, NE DC, a while back and were smitten with what we’d discovered: a cozy, one-room parlor with eclectic seating and an owner who invited us up to the bar for an entertaining overview of the many craft beers he had on tap. (Disclaimer: While […]