Lily Ponds Live! Concert at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, Parkour in College Park, The War Boys in Mount Rainier. “The Office” Trivia Night and more – all this weekend along the Route 1 Corridor!
Is There a Doctor in the House? Laurel’s Healthcare Stories
Take a step back in medical history. Explore doctors, pharmacies, and hospitals who’ve cared for Laurel’s citizens for the past 200 years. Exhibit features objects from years of medicine, including folk medicine and homeopathy. Review of museum trip here
Where: Laurel Museum, Laurel
Freebie Fridays at the Museum (All Ages)
Come cool off in a cool house. Learn some neat historical facts about a famous Prince George’s County family and take a tour of the air-conditioned museum. Beat the summer heat!
Where: Surratt House Museum, Clinton
The War Boys (Ages 16+)
A powerful and timely theatrical performance Three vigilantes and childhood friends enjoy patrolling the U.S./Mexican border. But these youths soon learn that even the most guarded borders are permeable… When: 8-9:30pm
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier
Rockcreek Revival and Wicked Sycamore
How about a little bluegrass mixed with country? Band’s known for their original folk music and lovely blend of contemporary acoustic with foundations in traditional folk.
Where: New Deal Cafe, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!, buy food and beverage
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“The Office” Trivia Night (All Ages)
If you haven’t binge watched The Office lately, you’ve got time. 😉 Brush up on show trivia and play for awesome prizes including an engraved DUNDIE! Get there early – register your winning team!
Where: MilkBoy ArtHouse, College Park
Parkour in the Parks (Ages 18+)
Come learn how to jump, climb, maybe vault an object – just like they do in the James Bond movies. Hehe. Certified instructor and park rangers will guide you. All skill levels welcome. Check out the obstacle course!
Where: College Park Community Center, College Park
Lily Ponds Live! Concert (All Ages)
Enjoy a night of live music, food, and games for the kids in a picturesque setting. C
Where: Kenilworth Aquatic Garden, Washington, DC
Bring your dancing shoes and come party with music and mead. This musical performance is back at Meadworks for an encore performance!
Where: Maryland Meadworks, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!, mead for sale
Seasonal Selections: Herbs and Vinegars (All Ages)
More 19th-century culinary fun. This time check out vinegar recipes featuring herbs from the Guild’s garden. Don’t forget the demonstrations underway in the open hearth kitchen!
Where: Riversdale House Museum, Riverdale Park
International Food & Craft Fair (All Ages)
A celebration of the Nation’s! Over 60 artisans and crafters, independent consultants and small businesses are coming together for the day, while our DJ will play a selection of international music for everyone’s enjoyment.
Where: Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring
Cost: Free!, food, crafts, etc. for purchase
Fairwood Performance Series: Carly Harvey & The Exclusives (All Ages)
Check out two local music groups in one afternoon. Sure to please your musical senses with the sounds of blues, jazz, soul, americana roots style, pop, R&B, classic rock, contemporary jazz, and funk. Phew!
Where: Fairwood Community Park, Bowie
Exhibition on Screen: Season 6: Van Gogh & Japan
Come watch this little known story and explore the remarkable heritage that affected Van Gogh and made him the artist we know of today.
When: 8pm (85 min running time)
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre, Greenbelt