Looking for things to do along the Route 1 Corridor this weekend? We take a looky here as there’s pretty much everything under the sun inside Route One Fun’s latest Weekend Guide! Art, Puppies & Barre, Writing, Pottery, Karaoke, Holiday Item Swap, Winter Cat Shelter Workshop & more!
10×10 Invitational: Opening Reception/Art Sale Party
It’s a cash-and-carry art extravaganza & you’re invited! Works sell fast! Don’t miss your chance to take home unique art for a bargain price! Your purchase helps support Pyramid Atlantic programs!
Where: Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!, $50/art work
Cheverly Writer’s Group Reading and Signing Burns and Nies
Attention! Two authors have books to share w/ you. Come hear about their works, one exploring the 2nd Amendment, the other reflecting on the author’s life through poetry.
Where: My Dead Aunt’s Books, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!, books for sale
35th Annual Pottery Sale
Check out what students in the pottery school have been up to. Purchase pottery you like. Get inspired to try out a class of your own at a future date!
Where: Langley Park Community Center, Langley Park
Cost: Free!, pottery for sale
Puppies & Barre
Join a barre express class w/ adoptable puppies! If you can’t resist, fill out an adoption (or foster!) form. 100% of proceeds go to Dogs XL Rescue. Pawsitively perfect!
When: 12pm, 1:30pm
Where: Open Barre, College Park
Cost: Find ticket details here
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 & register early!
Where: Watkins Regional Park, Upper Marlboro
Cost: $30, includes commemorative t-shirt & 1 turkey for a local family
Green Owl Annual Holiday Party
Join us for sips and nibbles and to welcome the holiday season as well as view our new exhibit featuring Leda Black’s The Female Power Project!
Where: Green Owl Design, Hyattsville
We will use our new LCD projector and 100″ screen to project the best of You Tube karaoke. Bring your friends; sing a duet; all genres welcome; kid friendly. This is a low pressure, mead-fueled, way to let out your inner rock star 🙂
Where: Maryland Meadworks, Hyattsville
Cost: Free (no entry fee)
Greenbelt Farmers Market
Final call to shop for locally grown fresh fruits & vegetables & other goods before the market season ends. Perfect time to stock up on supplies for your holiday meals & gatherings!
Where: Greenbelt Municipal Building, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!, produce and goods for sale
Maternal Journal 2 Launch
Celebrate the release of MJ2, a publication that accompanies Artist Mother Studio, seeking to shift the conversation around motherhood through a wide variety of projects and actions.
Where: Red Dirt Studios, Mount Rainier
Cost: Free (no entry fee – though you’ll want to buy MJ2 ($40))
A Capitol Collection of Holiday Shops
Just realized it’s T-minus less than you thought to shop for the holidays? Pick up gifts @ this market w/ over 70 vendors. 15% of sales help develop women leaders & improve the DC community!
When: 11am-5pm (we think…)
Where: Union Market, Washington, DC
Cost: $5, plus whatever gifts you purchase
Winter Cat Shelter Building Workshop
Come build winter cat shelters w/ friends. Materials (including fun decorations!) for the cats & light refreshments for the humans provided. Help a cat find a cozy spot this winter!
Where: Artworks Now, Hyattsville
Memorial Clothing / Holiday Item Swap in honor of Rumi’s mom
Rumi’s 87 year old mother Taek-Hoon Matsuyama, died on Sunday, November 17. Rumi’s father, Toshimi, would like to offer her clothing and personal belongings to any in the community who can use them. The swap is open to all — folks who need things, folks who have things to offer, folks who just want to give and receive hugs. We’ll have light fare and mead to offer you (on us)
Where: Maryland Meadworks, Hyattsville
Naked Jungle @ New Deal Cafe
Enjoy an evening listening to tribal world beats & progressive rock-jam jazz influences. Guaranteed to appeal to the primal spirit in everyone!
Where: New Deal Cafe, Greenbelt
Cost: Free admission, donations appreciated, food and beverage for sale