Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Friends of A-SPAN Veterans Happy Hour
Whitlow’s on Wilson (2854 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Join a caring community to benefit A-SPAN’s work with homeless veterans. Live music provided by Backbeat Underground.
Benefit Concert: Cancer Can Rock
Iota Club and Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:30 p.m.
A concert to benefit musicians diagnosed with terminal cancer, featuring performances by Justin Trawick and others. $10 minimum donation.
Arlington’s Ready Coalition Presents: Courageous Conversations*
Wakefield High School Auditorium (4901 S. Chesterfield Road)
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Join the READY Coalition at our town hall event, Courageous Conversations, to address the dangers and misconceptions of underage drinking and drug use.
She, After: Two Short One-Woman Operas*
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
UrbanArias presents two short, thought-provoking and at times amusing takes on the imagined lives of two famous literary women, AFTER their moments of notoriety. Performances on Friday and Saturday nights, and on Sunday afternoon.
Fifth Annual Ballston Bar Crawl “Shutting Down Sobriety”*
Buffalo Wild Wings Ballston (950 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 1:00 – 9:00 p.m.
The fifth-annual politically-themed Ballston bar crawl, organized by DC Social Sports. Registration is $10 with promo code ARLNOWDCS13.
Live Comedy: Nick Swardson
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 and 10:00 p.m.
Nick Swardson, best known for his recurring role as Terry Bernardino in the Comedy Central series Reno 911!, performs standup comedy.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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Grab some friends and sign up for Parks & Rec’s Eugene J. Green Memorial Winter Basketball League! Adults 18+ can register teams of up to 12 people for the ten-game season. Cost is $765 per team. Games are Mondays and/or Wednesdays at Arlington Mill Community Center starting the week of Jan. 4. Sign up here by Dec. 11.
Join us at Art House 7 this Saturday 4-7pm for our Annual Open House – Teacher and Student art show!
- Meet our teachers
- See student and teacher artwork
- Teacher’s paintings, ceramics, notecards will be for sale
- Enjoy beverages and light refreshments
- All attendees get a $20 gift certificate off a class
- 30% off everything in our Supply Store for holiday gifts
Sat. Dec. 3, 4-7pm
Art House 7
5537 Langston Blvd.
Arlington VA 22207
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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