Cyclocross practice & art opening in Hyattsville, Pooch Plunge in Greenbelt, Aerial Yoga in Mount Rainer, Waterfront Art Festival in Bladensburg & even more inside Route One Fun’s latest Weekend Guide!
Learn some bike racing in a nearby park. Get your hardcore gear ready! 10 minute intro and Cyclocross drills like starts, foot-down, cornering basics, and short steep climbs.
Where: Magruder Park, Hyattsville
Opening Reception for Inheritance by Imar Hutchins
Six larger-than-life portrait collages on exhibit. Subjects range from artist’s mother to the late musician, Prince. Combination of screen printing, collage, and painting.
Where: Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville
2019 Jazz Series @ the Meadworks
Enjoy a night of leisurely jazz with friends at a cozy table. Plenty of mead on tap to select from, whether you fancy a flight, growler or Belgian-style tulip glass full!
Where: Maryland Meadworks, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!, drinks and such not included
2019 Maryland Seafood Festival (All Ages)
A tasty way to celebrate seafood including the Crab Soup Cook-Off. Music, crafts, chef demos, and kids zone for entertainment near the water. You can’t go wrong!
Where: Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis
Cost: $10 & up (does not include food, drink or parking), ages 12 and under free
Pooch Plunge (Ages 18+)
What a great idea! An end of season splash party for your dog. 1 dog handler per dog. 75 dogs maximum. When: 11am-3pm
Where: Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center, Greenbelt
Waterfront Art Festival (All Ages)
A family-friendly fun time celebrating the arts. Stroll the outdoor gallery and market. Participate in art workshops and demos. Creative zone just for kids, plus free boat tours, and tasty food!
Where: Bladensburg Waterfront Park, Bladensburg
Cost: Free!, food, drink and art available for purchase
Opening receptions @ Brentwood Arts Exchange
New exhibitions on site to welcome fall. Check them out in the main gallery, lab gallery, and window display. Three themes: contortion, superpositions and memories. Wine and refreshments provided!
Where: Gateway Arts Center, Brentwood
Maryland Renaissance Festival (All Ages)
A recreated English village from medieval times comes to life with games, attractions, and displays including jousting and visit by the royal court!
Where: 1812 Crownsville Road, Annapolis
Cost: See admission prices here
Aerial Yoga (Ages 16+)
We love this challenging class. Taught in low hammocks suspended from the ceiling. Supportive instructors guide you through poses. Build confidence, strength and flexibility! Register in advance here
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier
Cost: $25, use code FALL15OFF for discount
Lecture: The Brief and Glorious History of Tucker Porcelain
Lecture on the history of Tucker porcelain, premier American maker in the 19th century. Calverts of Riversdale purchased their collection in 1839. Check it out!
Where: Riversdale House Museum, Riverdale Park
Cost: Program included in $5.00 tour admission fee.
Patsy’s Honky Tonk Torch and Twang with the Hall Brothers
It’s Patsy Cline’s birthday! Come hear a local rock historian talk about Patsy’s time in DC. Live classic country, Western swing, and jazz music to enjoy!
Where: New Deal Cafe, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!, food and beverages available for purchase