Arlington Agenda (Sept. 25-29)

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.


bluesandbrewsad_619x802Blues and Brews
Front Courtyard (2121 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Get over the final hump of the month and cool off with live music and beer at Blues & Brews. There’s a cash bar featuring brews hand-selected by beer experts, but the event is free to attend.

Arlington Central LibraryStories of Success: Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Nearly 9 million Americans have a mental health or substance abuse problem. Find out what Arlington County is doing to help those who struggle with such issues.


arttransit_825x591Stuff the Bus!
Giant Food (3115 Lee Highway)
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

September is Hunger Action Month! Help the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) Stuff the Bus with 20,000 lbs of food donations Sept. 27-29.


1009836_288018918007852_389458926_n_825x305Clarendon Day 10K/5K*
Whitlow’s on Wilson (2854 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Easily one of the area’s fastest courses, this course takes runners along a foot tour of the eclectic neighborhoods along the Orange Line. Top off the race with a post-race party at Whitlow’s and other great restaurants, pubs, and vendors.

Clarendon Day 2013 logoClarendon Day
Area around the Clarendon Metro station
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The 16th annual Clarendon Day street festival will feature live music, food and drink, local vendors, games and a new-for-2013 chili cookoff.

1920s-Style-2_619x634Eight-Thirteen Ball
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.

The Eight-Thirteen Ball gets its name from the Dewey Decimal Classification for American Fiction: 813. Our inaugural theme is based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby,” and prizes will be awarded for the best 1920s-style attire.


file83221_619x800Festival Latinoamerican
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with live music, authentic Latino food, local vendors, and artistic performances from different countries! Free entrance and free parking.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Join us December 10 & 11 for our Annual Handmade Holiday Workshop Series. We have a myriad of fun and festive programs from linoleum block wrapping paper printing and buttonhole book making workshops led by Eliza Clifford to a meditative grid workshop and Calligraphy Card Making with Anjelika Deogirikar. Join these wonderful artists and get creative this holiday season!

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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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