Arlington Agenda (Sept. 9-15)

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.


Woman with bikeBikeArlington’s Two Wheel Tuesday*
Courthouse Plaza (2100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Information session for would-be bike commuters includes tips on bike types and maintenance, how to find a good route to work and how to ride comfortably in traffic.

bentuftsposterHelp Ben Tufts Concert
Iota Club and Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:00 – 1:00 a.m.

A long line-up of local musicians perform to benefit Ben Tufts, a fellow local musician whose drum set was stolen from a truck in D.C. last month.


wednesday_442x619Ric Edelman’s Mind Over Money Seminar*
Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel (2800 S. Potomac Avenue)
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

New York Times bestselling author Ric Edelman demonstrates how financial decision-making is all about psychology, and that behavioral finance determines why you handle money the way you do.


Dawson-Bailey HouseHistory Talk: Dawson-Bailey House
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Historian Karl VanNewkirk presents a visual history of the Dawson-Bailey House, thought to be the second-oldest home in Arlington County.

thursday_716x619Arlington Aachen Student Exchange Info Meeting*
Westover Branch Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 7:15 – 8:15 p.m.

Learn about hosting a German student this fall, and/or going to Aachen, Germany next summer. Arlington families have enjoyed this low-cost and memorable home-stay exchange for over 20 years.


536538_371433976305287_1356794886_nLive Music: Blue Label
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Local cover band Blue Label, comprised of members from various prominent local cover bands, performs at Clarendon Grill.


Wine-Tasting-2Twisted Vines Wine Tasting to Benefit Arlington Free Clinic
Twisted Vines Bottleshop and Bistro (2803 Columbia Pike)
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Guests will taste five wines of Austria, enjoy cheese and charcuterie and participate in a discussion led by Klaus Wittauer of KWSelections. A portion of the proceeds will go to Arlington Free Clinic.


sundayVintage Crystal: Sip and Salsa
220 20th Street S.
Time: 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Crystal City’s signature wine and food tasting event, Sip and Salsa, boasts the region’s only Metro-accessible, inside-the-Beltway outdoor wine festival.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Light Up Arlington – Clarendon Menorah Lighting

Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah! Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!

Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration

Experience the festival of lights!!

*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah

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National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.

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