Weekend Happenings (Demo)

According to weather.com, it’s going to be a rainy weekend.  You can still have a great time in or near PGCo. Toni Morrison, Terry McMillan, David McCullough are featured at the National Book Festival in DC, Baden Community Day in Brandywine, Bill Pickett Rodeo at Showplace Arena, PGCo Community College Blues Festival, Kindred The Family Soul,  Jazz of the West Indies


Friday, September 23rd

ARTURO TAPPIN & ERNEST RANGLIN, An Evening of Jazz at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Maryland University. This concert will feature the talents of Arturo Tappin and Ernest Ranglin with proceeds benefiting the scholarship program of the University.  Tickets $60

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Saturday, September 24th

The Bill Pickett Rodeo is at Showplace Arena Equestrian Center for TWO SHOWS 1:30p & 7:30p; Tickets – Adults $20, Children $17.  My brother dressed as Bill Pickett in an elementary school play; that’s growing up in Washington, DC for ya! 

Library of Congress’ National Book Festival is free to all.  Taking place on the National Mall in DC, the National Book Festival takes place Saturday Sept. 24th and Sunday Sept. 25th.  This year’s Book Festival Poster really SUCKS! Featured authors include Toni Morrison, Terry McMillan, Eugene Robinson, Isabel Wilkerson, and David McCullough.

Baden Community Day in Brandywine, MD!  12 noon to 5pm at the Baden Community Center, 13601 Baden-Westwood Road, Brandywine. Enjoy a  FREE, fun afternoon of live entertainment, exhibits, food, games for the kids, pony rides, demos and more

Prince George’s Community College holds its 19th Annual Bluebird Festival on its campus from 12:30 – 6:00 pm.  Free to the public.  Enjoy performances by Carolyn Malachi, The Holmes Brothers, The Jewels and so many more.  Joining in the festivities are NBC4 Personalities Jim Handley, Doreen Gantzler and Jim Vance.  This sounds like a ball.


Sunday, September 25th

Kindred the Family Soul and Friends in concert at The Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA, 7:30p.  Tickets are $35


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