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Arlington Agenda (July 29-Aug. 4)

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.


mondayOutdoor Movie: Forrest Gump
Public Plaza (1851 S. Bell Street)
Time: 8:30 – 11:00 p.m.

The 1994 “epic romantic comedy-drama film” Forrest Gump, starring Tom Hanks, will be shown as part of the Crystal Screen outdoor film festival. Admission is free.


tuesdayFilm: Blazing Saddles
Columbia Pike Branch Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 2:00 – 3:45 p.m.

The classic Mel Brooks comedy Blazing Saddles, starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder, will be screened. Admission is free.


wednesdayBlues and Brews
Public Courtyard (2121 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

This free after-work event, held on the last Wednesday of the month through September, features blues music and a beer garden.


thursdayMaking Strides for MS Happy Hour*
Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

A $10 donation to the Multiple Sclerosis Society will entitle you to $3 beers, $4 rail drinks, $5 wins and $6 margaritas on the back patio of Mad Rose Tavern.


fridayLive Comedy: Natasha Leggero
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10:00 p.m.

Comedienne Natasha Leggero, a judge on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and a regular guest on E!’s Chelsea Lately, performs stand-up comedy.


saturday-1Axe-Throwing Contest
American Legion Post 130 (400 N. Oak Street, Falls Church)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

American Legion Post 130 hosts the third-annual Lizzie Borden Axe-Throwing Contest. “This event is your chance to hone your hatchet-throwing skills,” organizers said in a press release.

saturday-2Live Music: Toxic Mouse
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Cover band Toxic Mouse brings their “sleezy-cheese 80’s vibe” to Clarendon Grill. Expect hair rock covers of Motley Crue, Bon Jovi, Guns N’ Roses, etc.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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