Looking for a few fun things to do this weekend in and around the area? Look no further; our weekend planner is here.
Where/When: 8809 Flower Ave., Silver Spring, MD, Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m.
Why go: To check out the great selection of antiques, art, collectibles, crafts, jewelry, home décor, clothing, accessories, books, gifts and all kinds of eye-opening finds.
Urban Haunted House
Where/When: 11840 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD, Friday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m.
Why Go: Explore the area’s first-ever fully indoor realistic bloody, bio-hazardous warehouse filled with attacking zombies, decaying bodies, vicious military men and much more.
Meet with Master Gardeners
Where/When: Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Silver Spring, MD, Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.
Why Go: Learn about everything gardening, from how to get rid of insect pests to how to deter weeds.
National Visit a Park Day
Where/When: City of Takoma Park - Recreation, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, MD, Friday Oct. 5, 5 p.m.
Why Go: Enjoy an evening in the park with exciting activities, games, food and a 3-on-3 basketball tournament.
The Marvelous Wonderettes Musical
Where/When: Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg, MD, Friday, Oct. 5, 8 p.m.
Why Go: Enjoy a ‘50s-‘60s bubblegum musical.
Greenbelt S.I.T.Y. Stars Jump Rope Team
Where/When: Springhill Lake Recreation Center, 6101 Cherrywood Ln., Greenbelt, MD, Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.
Why Go: Whether you are a double-dutch champion or beginner, this is a great chance to get some exercise and have some fun learning intricate jump rope techniques.
College Park Moose Lodge Yard Sale
Where/When: 3700 Metzerott Rd., College Park, MD, Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m.
Why Go: Find a new treasure at this sale, sponsored by the Seniors at the College Park Moose Lodge No. 453.
Blessing of the Animals
Where/When: 6513 Queens Chapel Rd., University Park, MD, Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m.
Why Go: Riverdale Presbyterian Church’s Pastor Loril Hawk will offer a blessing over creatures great and small.
DOOMSDAY ASYLUM 2012 Haunted House
Where/When: 4101 Crain Highway, Bowie, MD, Friday, Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m.
Why Go: Enjoy some PG-13 scares and chills at this indoor haunted house at Prince George’s Stadium.
Cheer 1 All-Stars
Where/When: 8035 Penn Randall Pace, Suite C, Upper Marlboro, MD, Saturday, Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m.
Why Go: Check out a performance by the Cheer 1 All-Stars.