Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Author Event: “Hollywood on the Potomac”
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Author Mike Canning discusses his book on how movies view our nation’s capital. He’ll also discuss the misrepresentation of the area’s geography.
Two performances of the annual all-star burlesque show, which benefits an emergency fund to Washington-area theatre artists. Expect “R-rated” nudity.
Live Music: The Black Cadillacs
Iota Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Southern blues-rock band Black Cadillacs performs with The Dirty Names, Star FK Radium and David Newbould. Tickets are $10.
Live Comedy: Craig Shoemaker
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Craig shoemaker, of Comedy Central and HBO fame, performs standup comedy. Craig’s film credits include Scream 2 and Safe House.
Arlington Bat Festival
Gulf Branch Nature Center (3608 N. Military Road)
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
The annual festival will include habitat walks, games, crafts, a festival lantern parade and live bat shows. Admission is $7.
Live Music: Burnt Sienna
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Popular cover band Burnt Sienna returns from gigs on the Jersey shore to perform at Clarendon Grill.
Charity Event: A Day at the Races
O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub (3207 Washington Blvd)
Time: 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Put on your best derby hat and join Doorways for Women and Families for a special horse racing fundraiser, sponsored by O’Sullivan’s.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event