- FYI - 2019 Lake Arbor Jazz Festival
This is not an official meet-up. Just an FYI for those who are fans on the annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival. Now in its 10th year and counted as one of the region's premier jazz events, the Lake Arbor Jazz Festival features top flight contemporary and traditional jazz and R&B artists from across the nation and the Washington, DC area. Come out for a day jam packed with dynamic jazz talent in a relaxed, carefree setting in the heart of beautiful Mitchellville, MD. Festival lineup includes 13 year old bass prodigy Lil Asmar Devine, the David Bach Consort, DC's favorite Secret Society, We Are One X-Perience with a tribute to Frankie Beverly and Maze, bassist Julian Vaughn, Adam Hawley and saxophonist Kim Waters featuring his talented daughter Kayla Waters. Enjoy free parking, over 60 food and merchandise vendors, our beer and wine lounge and live music all day long. Both general admission and VIP tickets are available. ADVANCE TICKET SALES END FRIDAY, JULY 12TH. General admission tickets will be sold on-site at $45.00 (cash and credit cards accepted). For details on the Lake Arbor Jazz Festival visit www.lakearborjazz.com.
- Six Flags America
Join me for a day of fun at Six Flags! Six Flags America is located just 15 minutes east of Washington, DC. This theme park has more than 100 exciting rides, shows, and attractions plus Maryland's largest water park, Hurricane Harbor (included with park admission). The park boasts ten fast and furious roller coasters including the phenomenal flying roller coaster BATWING, and the 20-foot tall hyper-coaster SUPERMAN: Ride of Steel. Splashing good times can be found in Hurricane Harbor water park, including one of the world's largest wave pools, numerous slides and more! New for 2019: Rising from the ashes of the Apocalypse is FIREBIRD! This all-new coaster experience will take thrill-seekers through incredible twists, drops and inversions, all while seated in state-of-the-art floorless trains. Website: https://www.sixflags.com/america
- 2019 Blockbuster Movie - Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
For those who love to see the big budget blockbusters in IMAX, 3D, or a combination of both! Scheduled release date: 8/2/19 Eye candy for the ladies (Johnson, Statham, and ELBA!!) and some action for the gents! Storyline Lawman Luke Hobbs and outcast Deckard Shaw form an unlikely alliance when a cyber-genetically enhanced villain threatens the future of humanity. Movie Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SA7FaKxZVI
- FYI - 2019 Summer Spirit Festival
This is not an official meet-up, just an FYI for those who are fans of the annual Summer Spirit Festival. Doors Open: 1:30PM Show Starts: 2:30PM Tickets will go on sale, Friday, May 10th at 10:00AM Merriweather Post Pavilion Website: https://www.merriweathermusic.com/events/summer-spirit-festival/ Talent Lineup: Anthony Hamilton Jhene Aiko Raphael Saadiq PJ Morton Kyle Dion
- Universal Orlando 2020
I’m posting this trip extra early as Universal Orlando is extra expensive. Start saving early if you would like to go! Trip Dates: 4/29/20 – 5/3/20 The Universal Orlando Resort, commonly known as Universal Orlando, formerly Universal Studios Escape, is an American theme park and entertainment resort complex based in Orlando, Florida. The resort is operated by Universal Parks & Resorts. It is wholly owned by NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast. Universal Orlando is the second-largest resort in Greater Orlando, after the Walt Disney World resort, covering 541 acres of land. Universal Orlando consists of two theme parks (Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure), a water park (Volcano Bay), a night-time entertainment complex (Universal CityWalk Orlando), and six Loews Hotels (Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, and Universal’s Aventura Hotel). All of the hotel resorts offer early entry into the park. Universal Orlando Resort Website: https://www.universalorlando.com/web/en/us/theme-parks/universal-studios-florida/index.html Hotel Website: https://www.loewshotels.com/royal-pacific-resort Pricing Estimate for February 2019 (Per Southwest as of 7/12/18): Flight + Hotel + Roundtrip Xfer Airport/Hotel + Universal Orlando 3-Park 3-Day Park to Park Ticket SRO = $2,575 DBL = $1,670 I would plan on at least this much for April 2020. Note: Roommate matching will not be offered. Members who desire a roommate for double occupancy, please reach out to friends or family to discuss rooming together for the trip.
- Palm Beach - Aruba 2020
Website: https://www.riu.com/en/hotel/aruba/palmbeach/hotel-riu-palace-aruba/index.jsp 24 Hour All Inclusive Resort June 10 - June 14, 2020 Pricing estimate for May 2019 (Per Southwest): Flight + Hotel + Roundtrip Xfer Airport/Hotel (DBL) $1,457 Flight + Hotel + Roundtrip Xfer Airport/Hotel (SRO) $1,840 I would plan on at least this much for 2020. Note: Roommate matching will not be offered. Members who desire a roommate for double occupancy, please reach out to friends or family to discuss rooming together for the trip. More details to follow at a later date