Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Live Music: Philippine Disaster Relief Benefit Concert
Iota Club and Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.
IOTA will stage concerts Monday and Tuesday nights to benefit the Red Cross’ relief efforts in the Philippines. A $10 donation is required. Music by Matt Tarka, Mantua Finials, and Steve Bowes of The Pharmacy Prophets.
Chanukah on Ice at Pentagon Row
Pentagon Row Ice Rink (1201 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Canceled due to inclement weather
The annual holiday tradition comes to Pentagon Row’s new ice rink for the first time. Refreshments will be served. The traditional lighting of the menorah will take place at 7:00 p.m.
Arlington Small Business Day
The Launch Pad (4236 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Ballston Launchpad is hosting local home- and web-based businesses for shoppers to browse. Visitors can sip on hot chocolate while perusing the offerings of more than 20 vendors.
Pet photos with Santa
PetMAC (822 N. Kenmore Street)
Time: 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Pet owners can bring their animals to take pictures with Santa. Those interested are asked to call 703-908-7387 to reserve a time slot. A $15 donation to Homeward Trails is required. Cats will be allowed for photos the last half hour.
42nd annual Messiah Sing-along
Clarendon United Methodist Church (606 N. Irving Street)
Time: 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
To kick off the holiday season, Clarendon UMC is hosting its annual Messiah Sing-along. Singers are invited to the church to sing with the backing of a full symphony orchestra led by Dr. J. Reilly Lewis.