You don’t have to wait for spring to enjoy the best that Prince George’s County has to offer. Here are some ideas if you’re ready to get out and do something fun this February.
Celebrate Black History Month
February is Black History Month, and the Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation has some great events and exhibits planned to help local residents learn more about the positive impact African Americans have had on the state of Maryland and the entire country.
Here are a few of the highlights:
- World War I and the African-American Experience Exhibit
- Civil War Soldiers: Discovering the Men of the 25th U.S. Colored Troops
- Amazing Race: Black History Trivia Edition
There’s plenty more going on during Black History Month in PG County, so be sure to check out the full event calendar here.
See Cher Live at MGM National Harbor
You don’t have to turn back time to see one of the entertainment industry’s legends perform live. If you’re a fan of Cher, she’ll be at the MGM in National Harbor from February 17-22. While you’re there, grab some drinks or a bite to eat at one of National Harbor’s numerous dining venues.
Pay Tribute to Comedian and Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory
The late Dick Gregory was a titan in the fields of comedy, civil rights and humanitarian efforts. And from February 18-24, you can honor his life and legacy by learning more about his accomplishments.
This free week-long celebration at Oxon Hill Manor will feature an opening reception, a book signing with members of the Gregory family, live performances and more. All ages are welcome, friends dinner and admission is free.
Hit the Links at Lake Presidential
If you’ve been itching to hit the links, you don’t have to wait. Lake Presidential Golf Club is open and ready for a round of golf when you are. Find the perfect date to get out on this world-class course and book your tee time online now.
Cheer on the Terps at the Xfinity Center
The University of Maryland Terrapins have a full slate of great basketball games coming up this month at the Xfinity Center in College Park, MD.
The men’s team faces off against Northwestern this Saturday at noon, and they’ll tip off at 8pm on Saturday, February 17, against the Scarlet Knights from Rutgers. On the women’s side, the Purdue Boilermakers come to town on February 15 for a Big Ten showdown.