Weekend, Mostly Saturday Though, Happenings

Free gasoline for Dads, Juneteenth at Watkins Park, Hyfest in Hyattsville, IMAGINE Family Day, Bourbon, Beer & BBQ Festival. I may add more to this list tonight. Stay tuned.

So much is going on, but I don’t want to do a weekend happenings post. It just drains your soul trying to gather all that info. Below is a cut and dry version. Oh my poor lil soul.

FRIDAY JUNE 15 AND SATURDAY JUNE 16, 2018

Friday, June 15th and Saturday, June 16th at The Plateau at National Harbor in Oxon Hill. The Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival.  Two days of beer sippin’, bourbon tastin’, music listenin’ and barbeque eatin’. Your admission ($35, $45, $59, $70, $69, $120),  buys you a sampling glass so you can enjoy an ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE sampling of beer and bourbon. Barbeque vendors are on-site if you get hungry all while enjoying seminars in the tasting theater and LIVE music all day. See the website to purchase tickets.

FATHERS!! Join Another Level Church THIS SATURDAY for our Gas for Dads Event. You must bring your children with you. Gas Prices are rising let Another Level Church help you out! BP Gas Station, 1322 Ritchie Road, Capitol Heights MD 20743 from 10am-12pm. 
JUNETEENTH at Watkins Park, 301 Watkins Park Dr
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to this joyous day of celebration of African American historical richness and culture. Juneteenth is a celebration of reflection

and renewal for the entire family! The festival features food, live entertainment, vendors, art and history exhibits, and a wide range of activities for all ages.
Performances by: The @chuckbrownband, Charis Jones, DuPont Brass and Spur of the Moment Band
Don’t miss out on genealogy and history workshops throughout the day, from 8:30 am – 4:00pm, organized by the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society,
Inc., Prince George’s County, Maryland Chapter (AAHGS-PGCM) – http://pgcm.aahgs.org! *Workshops located at Watkins Nature Center; free shuttle service between festival grounds and Nature Center.* For a full schedule of entertainment and activities, please visit PGCo Parks & Recreation
IMAGINE Family Day: Prince Georges African American Museum and Cultural Center’s Festival and Book Fair is Saturday, June 16th 2018, 2-6pm. Free admission to this day of fun for the entire family, with interactive, and educational community festivities designed to celebrate the cultural and artistic diversity in Prince George’s County.  The event will include special guests Callaloo: Cultural Literacy for Kids and Prince George’s Children’s Theater. The event will feature DJ Super Sid, vendor market & book fair, moon bounce, face painting, early keepers workshop, live art activity, and food trucks.
Hyfest in Hyattsville at Polka Dot Park, 4320 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville MD 20781.  HyFest is a live music showcase coming to Polka Dot Park in Hyattsville on June 16. The event is being put together by a group of local musicians focused on highlighting local music and the local arts scene. Good Music + Cold Drinks $15 donation* (Tickets also available at the door)
The bands: Unring the Bell The Scotch Bonnets Tomato Dodgers
Proverbs The beer: Denizens Brewing Co. Calvert Brewing Company. The vendors: Red Onion Records, Soul & Ink, Vigilante Coffee, Mister Magic Ice Cream. Doors open at 4; music starts at 5 p.m. Family-friendly (until 8ish). Kids under 18 are free. No pets. No smoking. *Donations cover the cost of our awesome bands!* In the case of inclement weather, we’ll update ticketholders with a plan.

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