Thursday, October 4, 2012
Check out our picks for the weekend in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.
Looking for a few fun things to do this weekend in and around the area? Look no further; our weekend planner is here. Flower Avenue Outdoor Market Where/When: 8809 Flower Ave., Silver Spring, MD, Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m. Why go: To check out the great selection of antiques, art, collectibles, crafts, jewelry, home décor, clothing, accessories, books, gifts and all kinds of eye-opening finds. Price: Free. Urban Haunted House Where/When: 11840 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD, Friday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m. Why Go: Explore the area’s first-ever fully indoor realistic bloody, bio-hazardous warehouse filled with attacking zombies, decaying bodies, vicious military men and much more. Price: $30. Meet with Master Gardeners Where/When: Brookside …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
A few events you may want to check out this weekend.
Beer and wine connoisseurs, this one is for you. Crescent Beer & Wine in Bowie is holding a free beer and wine tasting on Friday, June 8, at 4 p.m. Stop in and try something new! Sports fans won’t want to miss the Geico Battle of the Beltway Charity Softball Game at Prince George’s Stadium in Bowie. The game pits Redskins alumni against Colts/Ravens alumni on Saturday, June 9, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20. Join Mardi Gras Health and Fitness in Upper Marlboro on Saturday, June 9 for their Belly Dancing Gala, featuring belly dancing, henna, a juicing demonstration, and more! The gala will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and the cost is $10 per person, but if you bring a friend, you can each get in for five bucks.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
A few events going on this Memorial Day weekend that are worth checking out.
If patriotic music is your thing, The Bowie Senior Choral Concert presents “This is My Country” on Friday, May 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts. The concert will feature patriotic folk songs and other songs that highlight America. Tickets are $6. Grab your swim suits! The Pointer Ridge Swim and Racquet Club is hosting an open house and free swim day on Saturday, May 26 from noon to 8 p.m. Forward, march! Bowie’s annual Memorial Day Parade will take place on Saturday, May 28. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at the Bowie High School Annex and will go toward Annapolis Road turning right onto Sussex Lane, and make another right onto Stonybrook Drive, ending with a left turn on Sage Lane. The businesses of Old Town …
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Patch pulls together a few events happening around town this week.
The big event this weekend is without a doubt the Joint Service Open House and Airshow at Andrews Air Force Base. Watch the Blue Angels take to the sky, or check out the Golden Knights parachute demonstration team. There will also be several military exhibits on display. The event is open on Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is free to the public. If flora and fauna are more your style, check out the Bowie Certified Wildlife Tour. The tour is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and begins at All Saints Lutheran Church. Check out the wildlife habitats your neighbors have created in their own backyards. The tour is free to the public. Looking for family fun, and maybe a preschool for your youngest? Check out the Belair …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Patch pulls together a few events happening this weekend that you might want to attend.
Anyone who breaks for yard sales won’t want to miss out the these two big ones being held in Bowie this Saturday, May 5. Boy Scout Troop 1249’s annual yard sale will be at St. Matthews United Methodist Church from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. ; and there will be a community yard sale held at the Wal-Mart Supercenter parking lot, also from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. World Wide Community will be hosting their 3rd Annual Childhood Obesity Awareness Health Fair at Bowie High school from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 5. Organizers promise healthy foods and entertainment for the whole family. Landlubbers and pirates alike will have a blast at the Darnall’s Chance Museum’s annual Pirate Fest in Upper Marlboro on Saturday, May 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is…