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Arlington Agenda (May 6-12)

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.

If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form. Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.


wednesday-1US Army’s Twilight Tattoo
Summerall Field (Sheridan Avenue, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall)
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long military pageant featuring Soldiers from The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own.”


thursday-1Divas and Desserts*
Whole Foods Market (2700 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Join Whole Foods Market, Arlington and celebrate moms everywhere with wine, decadent desserts and spa essentials. Enjoy 5 different desserts, 5 sips of wine, plus a wine glass for only $5.


friday-2Art Gallery Opening Reception
Gallery Underground (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Gallery Underground will host the Opening Receptions for both Sharing of Spirit, a group show by the Gallery Artists, and A Visual Feast, a solo exhibit by well known artist Jane McElvany Coonce

2009 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage FestivalLive Music: Big Sam’s Funky Nation
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:30 – 10:30 p.m.

New Orleans native Big Sam Williams entertains with his exhilarating call-and-response MC-style and brand of high-voltage “Noladelic Powerfunk.”


saturday-1AWLA Walk for the Animals
Bluemont Park (329 N. Manchester Street)
Time: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Leash-up Fido, strap on your walking shoes and join hundreds of animal enthusiasts for a three-mile walk or one-mile stroll through the park followed by a festival of entertainment.

saturday-2Live It Up on the Loop*
Market Common Clarendon (2700 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

A family event encouraging everyone to ‘live it up’ with a healthy lifestyle with free activities and entertainment for all ages ‘on the loop’ at Market Common Clarendon.

saturday-3Democratic School Board Endorsement Caucus*
Washington-Lee High School (1301 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Help the Arlington Democrats select their nominee for the School Board. The election is open to all Democrats in Arlington who are registered to vote.

saturday-4Arlington Neighborhood Day
Various Locations
Various Times

Arlington Neighborhood Day encourages Arlingtonians to make connections with neighbors by participating in various community events around the county. 

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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