Route 1 Corridor’s full of fun weekend events – like Mardi Gras in Greenbelt, Comedy Night in Hyattsville, Tribute to the music of Teddy Pendergrass in Cheverly, music of the “Black Mozart” in Laurel, Burpees for Babies in Beltsville & more!
Teatro y Su Doble: FEOS (Chile)
A unique performance, bringing multimedia storytelling to the traditional theater, influenced by puppetry & animation. Come hear the story of two strangers who connect in a movie theater line. Stay afterwards for the post-performance chat!
When: 8pm, 9:30pm post-performance discussion
Where: Dance Theatre, College Park
Cost:$25 regular, $10 students/youth
Valentine’s Day Comedy Show
Laugh off the night w/ some quality comedians. The theme, given it’s Valentine’s Day? You guessed it! Relationships. 😉 Get there early for a seat, or standing room only! Everyone loves a good laugh!
Where: Maryland Meadworks, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!, buy mead on tap, order delivery from Dumm’s, bring bills for donations to the comedians!
Valentine’s Day Concert: A Tribute to the Music of Teddy Pendergrass
A tribute to the music of Teddy Pendergrass. Sensational R&B & band will be performing some of Teddy’s greatest hits. Perfect outing for Valentine’s Day!
Where: Publick Playhouse, Cheverly
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Creative Suitland Grand Opening
#ShopLocal and Participate in Salsa, Yoga, Tap, Hand Dance, Theater, and Textile Art demos from our beloved Artist Partners!
Where: 4719 Silver Hill Road, Suitland
Cost: Free! (Register here)
Wellness, Movement, Inspiration
Take care of yourself this Black History Month! Get inspired to move & feel good! Celebration features a drum circle, health & wellness instructor & an “earth squad”. Bring it in, people!
Where: Beltway Plaza Mall, Greenbelt
Reception: Cold Hands, Warm Heart: Myths of Black Womanhood
In celebration of Black History Month, Curator Deirdre Darden has assembled a thoughtful and poignant group exhibition examining the multi-layered dichotomy of the African American woman as it relates to womanhood and identity through the fabric of the American landscape.
Where: Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood
In Concert: Soul Generation featuring Cliff Perkins (All Ages)
Sit back, relax, & take a stroll down memory lane w/ some R&B hits! This concert promises to be a blend of soulful & sensuous R&B!
Where: Harmony Hall Arts Center, Fort Washington
Improbable Comedy: Valentine’s Day Comedy Show (Ages 18+)
Valentine’s Day comedy roast! W/ multiple comedians. Whether you love Valentine’s Day or not, this show will have you rolling in laughter! Boos, besties, & bosses invited! 😉
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier
Mardi Gras @ the New Deal Cafe
It’s happening this Saturday & you don’t want to miss out! Mardi Gras party @ a local hip joint. Book a table now! It’s gonna get busy!
Where: New Deal Cafe, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!, drinks & food sold separately
Burpees for Babies
We invite you to join us for a morning workout in support of Pregnancy Aid Centers, Inc – a nonsectarian, community-based women’s health clinic and social service agency.
Where: PG Crossfit, Beltsville
Cost: $20 drop-in fee, $10 of which will be donated directly to PAC.
Heroes & Plain Folk Exhibit
A new-to-you exhibit, telling the stories of local African Americans. Discover the rich history in our area! Weather permitting, enjoy the waterfront park, playground, gazebos & trails!
Where: The Waterfront Studio at Bladensburg Waterfront Park, Bladensburg
Happy, Birthday, Rosalie!
Open house party! “Meet” Mrs. Calvert on her 242nd bday. Enjoy cupcakes & hot chocolate (while supplies last!). Tour rooms she designed in the early 1800s, see baking demos on the open hearth by the Riversdale Kitchen Guild!
Where: Riversdale House Museum, Riverdale Park
Voices from the Past: Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges – The Black Mozart
Come hear the violin music of the man considered to be the “Black Mozart”. Guadeloupe-born classic musician & composer from centuries ago. Local musicians explore his life & music in this one-of-a kind performance!
Where: Montpelier Arts Center, Laurel
Rigoletto on the Lake (Ages 13+)
An opera on screen! Written in 1855 by Giuseppe Verdi, based on Victor Hugo’s play Le Roi s’amuse. Fancied as his “best opera”. Three act musical ends w/ a shattering conclusion!
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre, Greenbelt
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