Arlington Agenda (Dec. 3-8)

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.


Resized Challenge Finale FlyerBallston BID Launchpad Finale
Regal Ballston Common Mall Movie Theater (671 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Judges Ted Leonsis, Aneesh Chopra, Rep. Gerry Connolly and Mark Gruhin will choose a winning company for the yearlong startup competition. Registration is $49, includes an open bar, and the deadline to register is midnight.


Light Up RosslynLight Up Rosslyn
Under the WJLA Jumbotron (1100 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.




Animal Feeding 101 at Potomac Overlook ParkAnimal Feeding 101 — Turtles at Potomac Overlook
Potomac Overlook Regional Park (2845 N. Marcey Road)
Time: 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Volunteers can help regional park staff gather insects and worms to feed animals at the Nature Center, particularly the captive turtles. A $5 donation is requested and attendees can call 703-528-5406 to make a reservation.

Pentagon Row ice rinkPentagon Row’s Grand Re-opening Celebration
Pentagon Row Ice Rink (1201 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The outdoor ice rink — now Northern Virginia’s largest — hosts its grand re-opening in time for the holidays. There will be a DJ, a s’mores station to benefit a Girl Scouts troop and a surprise performance at 8:00 p.m.


Help Us Feed 100,000 FlyerFood Drive at TJ Community Center*
Thomas Jefferson Community Center Gym (125 S. Old Glebe Road)
Time: 9:30 a.m. to noon

Grace Community Church is organizing volunteers in hopes to package more than 100,000 meals for children in impoverished areas. 

National Chamber Ensemble Holiday Concert 2013National Chamber Ensemble Holiday Concert*
Artisphere Spectrum Theatre (1611 N. Kent Street)
Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The National Chamber Ensemble celebrates the holiday season with a selection of holiday music like “Sleigh Ride,” Chanukah songs and pieces by Tchaikovsky and others. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for students.

*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.

Outstanding Young Artist


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