Weekend Events: Honey Harvest, Country Dinner Dance, Aviation Bike Tour

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out what's going around the area.


  • Where: College Park Moose Lodge #453, 3700 Metzerott Rd, College Park, MD
  • When: Saturday, September 15, 2012, 6:00 p.m.
  • Description: Country Western style dinner and dancing. Dinner from 6:00-7:30 p.m., music provided by The Cumberland Road Band from 8:00 p.m. to midnight.
  • Pricing: $15.00

Cycle through Aviation History

  • Where: 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Drive, College Park, MD 20740
  • When: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • Why to go: Learn about 250 years of flight in a guided bicycle tour along the Anacostia River trails. The ride will be a flat 10 mile loop with snacks provided; some riding on quiet streets, but mostly off-road, paved trails. Bring your bicycle and helmet. Persons 16 & under must be accompanied by an adult. Participant must register through SMARTlink, barcode #961715.
  • Pricing: $2.00 for residents / $3.00 for non-residents

Maryland Honey Harvest Festival

  • Where: 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel, MD 20708 
  • When: Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. 
  • Why to go: Discover the world of bees and other pollinators while enjoying arts and crafts, honey tastings, candle making demonstrations and more.
  • Pricing: Free

West Virginia vs. James Madison Football

  • Where: 1600 Raljon Rd, Landover, MD 20785
  • When: Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012; kickoff at 4:30 p.m. 
  • Description: The West Virginia-James Madison game will be played at FedExField on Sam Huff Day, honoring the legendary Redskins linebacker and former Mountaineer.
  • Pricing: For ticket information, visit TicketMaster.com.

Hispanic Festival

  • Where: 601 West Park Dr. & University Blvd., Adelphi, MD 20783 
  • When: Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, 12:00-6:00 p.m. 
  • Description: Festival to celebrate the heritage of Hispanic communities. Festival includes carnival games, crafts to make, music, entertainment, ethnic food, displays/exhibitors, crafts for sale, face painting, pony rides, and more. Bring a chair or a blanket.
  • Pricing: Free

  • Where: , 6101 Cherrywood Ln., Greenbelt, MD 
  • When: Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
  • Description: Training practuces take place Monday (6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.), Wednesday (6:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.) and Saturday (10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.) for ages 6 and up. No experience necessary. Registration and monthly fee to join. See how you like it at a trial practice.
  • Pricing: Free

  • Where: , 5108 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 
  • When: Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, 9:00 a.m.
  • Description: A 32 mile, moderately paced ride that emphasizes group riding techniques.
  • Pricing: Free

  • Where: 1400 Quincy St NE, Washington, DC
  • When: Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, 11:00 a.m.
  • Why to go: Learn about the history of the monastery, the gardens and the friars who designed them, and the outdoor shrines from the Holy Land, Lourdes and other places.
  • Pricing: Free

29th Annual Maryland Wine Festival

  • Where: Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster, MD , 21157
  • When: Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012 from noon to 6:00 p.m.
  • Description: 29th Annual Maryland Wine Festival attractions include tastings from local vineyards, wine seminars, food from local restaurants, artisans and craft vendors, and lots of live music.
  • Pricing: Adults (21+): $27-$62, Designated drivers: $20, Children (13-20): $20


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