HAPPENING In & Around Prince George’s This Weekend (Demo)

I have NO IDEA what’s going on this Friday because I’m tired.  This blogger is meeting the girls for a decompression dinner in Shirlington and calling it a wrap.  Yes I looked for someplace interesting in Prince George’s County but came up with nothing I was willing to try on such an empty stomach.  I’ll do better this weekend.  WHO ARE YOU TO JUDGE ME!  *giggle*
Saturday September 8th
Prince George’s County Fair:  I’ve never been.  May drop by with my camera.  Sounds kitschy.  They actually have a beautiful baby contest.  Yeeeesh!  The Fair opened on Thursday and is going on now through Sunday.  Tonight until 11pm.  Saturday, from 9am to 11pm; Sunday 9am to 6pm.  There will be pig races, a chainsaw artist, all day merry-go-round, dairy and meat goat show, Southern Mix Chorus, Okinawan Taiko Drumming, PGCo Police Bagpipe band, a horse pull, boot scooters and too much more to type.  PU-LEAZE see the website.  Fair Admission: Ages 12 and up: $6.00 —- Ages 6 to 11: $5.00 —- Ages 5 and under: Free
Prince George’s Community College Community Shred: Dispose of personal papers and guard against identity theft at the NBC4 Safe & Secure Community Shred event, September 8, 8-11 a.m., on Prince George’s Community College’s Largo campus.
Joe’s Movement Emporium: LillyVonn dance concert, the troupe puts on a concert to raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Cocktail reception, 6 p.m.; concert, 7 p.m., Joe’s Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Rd., Mount Rainier. $40. 301-699-1819.
OUT-SIDESHOW Flea Market:  This event touts itself as a SUPA-DUPA Flea Market for ya.  Held in the Federal Hill area of Baltimore, The American Visionary Art Museum is located at the base of historic Federal Hill, adjacent to downtown Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, 9am to 3pm.   The sidewalks around AVAM will be packed once again with almost 100 vendors selling original art, books, toys, antiques, vintage clothing, collectables, and more! It’s always a ton of fun for the whole family. Admission to the flea market is FREE! The cost for Vendors is only $15 (money goes to close off Covington Street for the duration of the flea market). Check the website for the exact location.
Helpin’ Others Custom and Classic Car Show Held at the Bowie Baysox Staduim, 4101 Crain Highway, 1oam to 3pm, costs $5.  Sponsore by Sandra Holland  in honor of her late husband Francis “Frankie” Holland, a veteran who passed away in 2010 from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Sunday September 9th
Adams Morgan Day Festival: The Adams Morgan Day 18th Street Festival is characterized by two large signature music stages and other innovative & dynamic cultural, music, arts and kid’s activities. The famous Columbia and Florida Stages (located strategically on 18th Street at Columbia Rd and near Florida Ave.) feature live music acts from all genres from Central and South America, Latin rock, salsa, jazz, to soul, funk and American rock.

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Old Towne Inn
14745 Main St
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 627-1400
This restaurant is near the Prince George’s County Court House. It has a patio that can be closed in when it gets too cool and provides heat lamps. I enjoyed the food and atmosphere at the bar area. All types of people frequent this restaurant because it is near the courthouse. They also frequent it after hours. They do music events, etc. too.
Carolina Kitchen
6501 America Blvd. Hyattsville, MD 20782
(301) 927-2929
There are 2 locations and soon to be 3. The first location is next to Magic Johnson Theaters in Largo. I frequent the newer location in Hyattsville because the restaurant and bar are laid out well. The crowd is family and urban professional oriented. The staff at both locations has been amazing each time I went. The customer service is second to none.
The Half Note
4881 Glenn Dale Road Bowie, MD 20720
(301) 809-6683
This restaurant had great entertainment the last time I went there. I always hear good things about the entertainment and the mature, upwardly mobile crowd.
Mrs. K’s Restaurant and motel
This is a historic location to African Americans. I think it was one of those motels African Americans making the ride down south or up north would stop at during segregation. Currently, Mrs. K’s makes the BEST blueberry pancakes I have ever, ever, ever tasted. They melt in your mouth. The owner, cook, wait staff, cashiers, and support staff seem to be one big happy family and they love their customers. This restaurant attracts all types of people. You can work on your laptop (not sure if they have wi-fi, read the paper, or watch their big screen tv while waiting for your food.

Mrs. K’s Restaurant and Motel
5909 Crain Highway
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 885-5001

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