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Arlington Agenda (July 8-14)

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.


tuesdayJazz Concert to Benefit the Lyon Park Community House*
Lyon Park Community Center (414 N. Fillmore Street)
Time: 8:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Rachel and Tim Burns, Lyon Park residents, will be performing a live “old time” jazz concert. All proceeds will go towards the Lyon Park Community Center rebuild project.


wednesdayU.S. Army Twilight Tattoo
Whipple Field (Sheridan Avenue, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall)
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Witness the Army’s elite ceremonial units in action in a free hour-long military pageant. This performance is the season’s first at Whipple field.


thursdayGirl Rising Documentary Screening*
Regal Ballston Common Stadium 12 (671 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

“Girl Rising” mixes documentary and narrative filmmaking to show how education lifted nine girls out of poverty and cruel circumstances.


fridayLive Comedy: Cecily Strong
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:15 and 9:45 p.m.

Saturday Night Live breakout star and Second City veteran Cecily Strong performs live stand-up comedy. Tickets are $20.


saturdayLive Music: The Fuzz
Whitlow’s on Wilson (2854 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Local party rock cover band The Fuzz performs hit songs from today to back in the day. The high-energy show is free for bar-goers.


sundayFilm: Les Misérables
Shirlington Branch Library (4200 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 6:00 -9:00 p.m.

The Shirlington branch library holds a free matinee screening of the 2012 film Les Misérables, starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Sacha Baron Cohen.

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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above.  In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?

All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).

When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM. 

Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.

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