Events for Saturday, April 14, 2018

Open Mic Night

Saturday, 04/14/2018 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join us every Saturday all winter long* for Open Mic Night. Music? Poetry? Comedy? Creatively reading Green Eggs and Ham? We’ve got the stage; you bring the talent! Attachments

Monthly Game Night

Saturday, 04/14/2018 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Come on out with your "family" to play in the first Monthly Game Night to be held at the Growling Bear. We will be playing Growling Bear Feud (similar to Family Feud), so we will need four teams of four! The first game will begin at 7:00 PM with the first two teams to sign up. The winner of the first game will remain, and then play team three. The winner of the second game will remain, and then play team four. We hope you see you there! Attachments

Spring Fling at Potomac Festival

Saturday, 04/14/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us at Potomac Festival for our annual Spring Fling. Enjoy live music, balloon art, face painting and so much more! Attachments

Detox to Retox Beer & Yoga

Saturday, 04/14/2018 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join WheelHouse Mind Body Studio founders Kelly and Alyson for Detox to Retox at the Republic! Our monthly beer and yoga class is a basic 60 minute Vinyasa Flow suitable for beginners and experienced students. Participants will enjoy basic and advanced poses, hand on assists and learn breathing techniques so you are ready to be more mindful when it comes to the Beer tasting! Mats, blocks and towels are provided, but we encourage you to bring your own mat if you have one as well as a water bottle. $20 per person includes class and a post-yoga pour of any beer on tap or a glass of wine. Attachments

Potomac Blockade Boat Tour

Saturday, 04/14/2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces successful blockade of Washington DC from September 1861 through March 1862. Local historians will discuss the significance of the Blockade and of the gun batteries and camps that supported the Confederate efforts. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch and departs from marina at Leesylvania State Park. Attachments

Rippon Lodge Girl Scout Badge Camp

Saturday, 04/14/2018 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Come to Rippon Lodge to earn your Brownie and Junior Girl Scout Badges! There are 2 badges per day. Today's badges are Bugs and Gardening. Reservations are required and space is limited. Scout leaders must purchase the badges on their own. Attachments

Crawdad Festival

Friday, 04/13/2018 - Sunday, 04/15/2018

Our annual Crawdad Festival will be held the weekend of April 13th through 15th, 2018. Well known for its steamed and spiced crawfish, creole food specials, and live entertainment, it’s also a fun time for kids! Attachments

Potomac Mills Carnival

Thursday, 04/12/2018 5:00 PM - Sunday, 04/22/2018 11:00 PM

This family-friendly event features circus shows, favorite fair food, midway games and rides for all ages, from delightful kiddie rides to daring thrill rides, and the new Super Cyclone Rollercoaster. There is no charge for carnival parking, admission and Victoria Circus acts, including The Globe of Death motorcycle thrill show inside a 15-foot steel cage. Showtimes are 7 and 9 pm Monday - Friday and 3, 7 and 9 pm Saturday - Sunday. Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches and taller) are $25 Monday - Thursday, $30 Friday - Sunday, or 2 wristbands for $30 online in advance (until 5 pm Thurs., April 12). Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $25 for 20 tickets, or $50 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. Rides take 3 or more tickets each. Visit the website for coupon savings on rides and food. Carnival hours are 5 to 11 pm Monday - Friday and noon to 11 pm Saturday - Sunday. For more information, call 866-666-3247.Attachments

Circalyans:warriors of the untime

Friday, 03/23/2018 - Wednesday, 04/25/2018

Circalyans:warriors of the untime Donnamaria R Jones (On exhibit: March 6 – April 25, 2018) Fascinated by the indomitable spirit defining warriors of times past, present and imagined future, she has created an amalgamated league of conquerors, the Circalyan Warriors of the Untime, that transcend all time periods. The rustic, near life-sized portrait panels evoke the sheer might and domination of the eclectically adorned and armed combatants. Donnamaria R. Jones, a military veteran, is a portrait photographer based in the Washington Metropolitan area, and owns Circa Life Images photography studio in Waldorf, MD. The creative process behind the Circalyan Warriors was practically a full-on production featuring a makeup artist, special effects artist, studio set, custom made costumes, and of course, models - most, if not all, tattooed by Scotte "Bricks" Turner of Bricks Tattoo. But, of course, before the photo shoot, there was the original conception: Although Donnamaria was partially influenced by her martial arts background and her military career, she also acknowledges that the exhibit has some metaphorical significance as well. Donnamaria believes that each one of us deals with inner battles daily, even if not physically visible to those on the outside. The Circalyans could be considered the visual representations of these inner battles that we all experience. The scars, some authentic and some created, are considered the "spoils of victory”, and are often something we hide, rather than expose or celebrate. Meet the Artist April 7, 6-8 pm during our catered reception! Heavy hors d'oeuvres and wine will be served - free and open to the public. For more information about the artist please visit: Attachments


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