It is officially October and fall-like temperatures will be arriving this weekend. Spend some time outdoors at some of the events listed below!
When: Lot opens at 5:30 p.m. and the film begins at 8:15 p.m.
Where: Drive-In at Union Market
Catch the last Union Market Drive-In movie of the season. Since May, they have hosted a movie night the first Friday of every month. This weekend, it will come to a close with the iconic movie, The Wiz.
When: 6-9 p.m.
Where: Cathedral Commons (3401 Idaho Ave NW)
Enjoy tasty food and great music from the Kelly Bell Band this weekend at the last Friday Night in the Heights at Cathedral Commons. Bring your own lawn chairs and enjoy the cool evening with friends and family!
When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 6521 Holter Road Middletown, MD
With fall temperatures finally arriving this weekend, it is the perfect time to pick out pumpkins for the Halloween season! Jumbo's pumpkin patch provides free admissions on weekdays. Enjoy other activities that include hayrides, a 20-acre corn maze and more.
Saturday, October 5th
When: THEARC West Black Box Theatre
Where: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Have fun at the 6th annual East of the River Book Festival! While there will be plenty of books to read and authors to meet, all attendees are encouraged to wear costumes to add to the fun.
When: 12- 3 p.m.
Where: Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory
See the Sun, the Moon and other planets this weekend with special solar-filtered telescopes. (Yes, we said to see the Sun. Experts will be there to help you observe the sun safely.)
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Georgia Ave NW
Could you imagine Georgia Avenue closing for traffic for a portion of the day? Well, no need to imagine because it will be happening this Saturday! Enjoy tons of activities at the first Open Streets event.
When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Bowie Town Center
Enjoy a variety of music this weekend at the Prince George's Fall Festival. Two stages will feature amazing performers for the entire day.
When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Woodmont Triangle
Dine on some delicious meals from your favorite Bethesda restaurants. Expect dishes like hotdogs from Dog Haus, prime beef sliders from Ruth's Chris Steakhouse and more.
Sunday, October 6th
When: Carroll Ave.
Where: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Celebrate the unique Maryland neighborhood, Takoma Park. Explore plenty of art and dance along to live music from three different stages!
When: 12-5 p.m.
Where: National Museum of Women in the Arts
Take advantage and explore the beautiful National Museum of Women in the Arts for free. Explore their latest exhibitions along with dining in their delicious cafe.