Get Out: Weekend Activities Downtown and Nearby

No idea what you’ll do for the weekend? Patch is coming to the rescue.


Check out our picks for activities, events, new bars, restaurant, and shops to explore!


Where/When: Ray’s Meadow Park, 2901 East-West Hwy, Chevy Chase, MD, Saturday, April 14th at 9 a.m.

Why go: Help keep one of our area’s waterways clean by participating in the 6th annual clean up. You never know what will be found in the creek!        

Pricing: FREE.


Where/When: Zed’s Café, located at 8225 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring on Friday, April 13 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Why go: No better way to relieve the stress of the work week than getting into a smooth jazzy groove.

Pricing: FREE


Where/When: The Historic Blair Mansion Inn, located at 7711 Eastern Avenue in Silver Spring, dinner starts at 6 p.m. with the mystery following.

Why go: Dinner theater right here in your own backyard! Check out “Dead Write” this week. “The Mysterian Writers Club started out as a tax shelter, now it is sheltering a murderer!”

Pricing: $12


Where/When: The International Spy Museum, 800 F St NW, Washington, DC, at 6 p.m. 

Why go: Enjoy exclusive, after-hours access to all of the cool, intriguing and mysterious items in the museum’s collection, while enjoying cocktails!

Pricing: $19.95


Where/When: The Fillmore Silver Spring, 8656 Colesville Rd Silver Spring, MD 20910, at 8 p.m.

Why Go: Relive the days of MTV with 80’s tribute band (The Reagan Years) with a Smiths/Morrissey tribute band (Girlfriend in a Coma) as an opening act!

Pricing: $13.00

Kathy Jentz April 13, 2012 at 02:32 PM
Saturday April 14 DTSS Community Day 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Join us for Community Day on the Plaza! There will be live music from School of Rock, Brulee, and a live demo from Washington Sports Club! Come out to register for TPSS Youth Baseball and Softball Leagues & Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts Spring Registration. Also, register for 2012 Wizards + Mystics Summer Camps! There will be facepainting, origami and bookmaking with Pyramid Atlantic, promotions from Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Nando’s Peri-Peri, FroZenYo, contests, giveaways and more! Washington Gardener Magazine will also have a table there. Come on by! Sincerely, Kathy Jentz Editor/Publisher Washington Gardener Magazine 826 Philadelphia Ave. Silver Spring MD 20910 301-588-6894 WGardenermag@aol.com www.WashingtonGardener.com Follow us on: http://twitter.com/WDCGardener facebook.com/WashingtonGardenerMagazine washingtongardener.blogspot.com Our mission: to help your Washington, DC, area garden grow better! Subscribe today for $20 a year by sending a check to the address above. The magazine makes a great gift for gardening friends!


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