Get Out: Ideas for the Weekend

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 Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Silver Spring, MD, Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.

Why Go: Learn about everything gardening, from how to get rid of insect pests to how to deter weeds.

Price: Free.


National Visit a Park Day

Where/When: City of Takoma Park - Recreation, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, MD, Friday Oct. 5, 5 p.m.

Why Go: Enjoy an evening in the park with exciting activities, games, food and a 3-on-3 basketball tournament.

Price: Free.


The Marvelous Wonderettes Musical

Where/When: Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg, MD, Friday, Oct. 5, 8 p.m.

Why Go: Enjoy a ‘50s-‘60s bubblegum musical.

Price: $18.


Greenbelt S.I.T.Y. Stars Jump Rope Team

Where/When: Springhill Lake Recreation Center, 6101 Cherrywood Ln., Greenbelt, MD, Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.

Why Go: Whether you are a double-dutch champion or beginner, this is a great chance to get some exercise and have some fun learning intricate jump rope techniques.

Price: Free.


College Park Moose Lodge Yard Sale

Where/When: 3700 Metzerott Rd., College Park, MD, Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m.

Why Go: Find a new treasure at this sale, sponsored by the Seniors at the College Park Moose Lodge No. 453.

Price: Free.


Blessing of the Animals

Where/When: 6513 Queens Chapel Rd., University Park, MD, Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m.

Why Go: Riverdale Presbyterian Church’s Pastor Loril Hawk will offer a blessing over creatures great and small.

Price: Free.


DOOMSDAY ASYLUM 2012 Haunted House

Where/When: 4101 Crain Highway, Bowie, MD, Friday, Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m.

Why Go: Enjoy some PG-13 scares and chills at this indoor haunted house at Prince George’s Stadium.

Price: $15.


Cheer 1 All-Stars

Where/When: 8035 Penn Randall Pace, Suite C, Upper Marlboro, MD, Saturday, Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m.

Why Go: Check out a performance by the Cheer 1 All-Stars.

Price: Free.



Tamika Smith October 04, 2012 at 05:41 PM
Here is one to add to the mix: Free tasting of wines from the Casa Larga winery in New York's Finger Lake region from 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm. at Fenwick Beer and Wine in Downtown Silver Spring. (Address: 1327 Fenwick Lane, Silver Spring, Md 20910)


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