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Wildlife Festival, Haunted Attractions, and More in Prince George’s County this Weekend

Looking for something fun to do? See what's going on around the area.

Patuxent Wildlife Festival

  • Where: National Wildlife Visitor Ctr, Laurel, Maryland 20708
  • When: Sat. Oct. 13, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
  • Description: Walking and tram tours, exhibits and live animal presentations. Performance by Ryan Buckle and Friends to perform at 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
  • Pricing: Free

Baysox Doomsday Asylum 2012 Haunted House

  • Where: Prince George’s Stadium, 4101 N.E. Crain Highway, Bowie, Maryland 20716 
  • When: Friday, Oct. 5-Saturday, Oct. 6; Friday, Oct. 12-Saturday, Oct. 13; Friday, Oct. 19-Saturday, Oct. 20; Friday, Oct. 26-Saturday, Oct. 27; Monday, Oct. 29-Wednesday, Oct. 31
  • Stadium gates open for the haunted house at 6:30 p.m. and tours run from dusk until 11:00 p.m.
  • Description: 26th Annual haunted walk-through attraction located at Prince George’s Stadium.
  • Pricing: $15.00 in advance, $17.00 at the door.

SixFlags “Thrills by Day and Fright by Night”

  • Where: Six Flags America, 13710 Central Ave, Largo, Maryland 20775
  • When: Oct. 1-31
  • Description: Halloween-themed shows for the family and trick-or-treating for kids. Evening hours include walk-through attractions and haunted thrill rides.
  • Pricing: See website for ticket information.

Utopia Film Festival

  • Where: Multiple Locations:
  • Greenbelt Arts Center
  • Greenbelt Municipal Building
  • P&G Theatre (The Old Greenbelt Theatre
  • New Deal Café
  • Academy Theaters at Beltway Plaza Mall

See website for directions and more info. 

  • When: Festival opens Saturday at 11 a.m. and runs from Oct. 13-21.
  • Description: Films from Australia, Iran, South Africa, the United Kingdom and Canada, as well as from across the United States will be shown at the Eighth Annual Utopia Film Festival.
  • Pricing: $25.00

Fallfest at Schrom Hills Park

  • Where: Schrom Hills Park, 6915 Hanover Parkway, Greenbelt, MD
  • When: Sun., Oct 14, 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Description: Family fun and entertainment including live music, moon bounces, face painting, food, drink and more.  Event is in celebration of Greenbelt’s 75th anniversary and 20th anniversary of Schrom Hills Park.
  • Pricing: Free

The Vagina Monologues

  • Where: Laurel Mill Playhouse 508 Main St, Laurel, MD 20707
  • When: Fri., Oct. 12 and Sat. Oct. 13, 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
  • Description: The Vagina Monologues will be presented at the Laurel Mill Playhouse this weekend only.
  • Pricing: $15.00

The Community Recycling and Bikes for the World Collection

  • Where: Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 10751 Scaggsville Rd, Laurel
  • When: Sat., Oct. 13, 9:00 a.m.
  • Description: Goodwill Industries will collect electronics and other donations. Bikes for the World will collect bicycles and portable sewing machines to be sent to developing countries. ($10.00 donation is requested to help defray overseas shipping costs.)
  • Pricing: Free

HVFD Annual Open House

  • Where: Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department, 6200 Belcrest Road, Hyattsville
  • When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • Description: The Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department celebrates fire prevention month with activities for the entire family including games, prizes and a fire safety adventure course for kids.
  • Pricing: Free

Saturday morning group bike rides

  • Where: Proteus Bicycles, 9217 Baltimore Ave, College Park
  • When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 10:00 a.m.
  • Description: Two-hour ride through Beltsville Agricultural Research Center and Patuxent Wildlife refuge, ride covers a total distance of 22 miles.
  • Pricing: Free

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