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Arlington Agenda (Dec. 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.


Olivia ManciniLive Music: Antonette Goroch and Olivia Mancini
Galaxy Hut (2711 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 9:00 p.m.

Two female folk singers — one based in San Francisco, the other a D.C. local — try to warm up Clarendon. Cover is $5 and gets patrons in to see both performers.


1500 Wilson BlvdHoliday Ready Market
1500 Wilson Blvd
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

This daylong pop-up shop is free and open to the public. It will feature live music and visitors can purchase gifts, sweets, massages for themselves, among others

Robert Kelly (photo via Facebook)Live Comedy: Robert Kelly
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7 and 10 p.m.

Standup comic Robert Kelly, known for his HBO special and role as Louis C.K.’s brother on “Louie,” performs. Tickets are $20.


Christmas bird count at Potomac Overlook ParkChristmas Bird Count
Potomac Overlook Regional Park (2845 N. Marcy Road)
Time: 8:00 a.m. to noon

Volunteer with park naturalists to walk to trails of Potomac Overlook and count the fowl staying in Arlington for the winter. Meet at the main shelter building, dress warmly and bring binoculars. 

Winter Wonderland at Market Common ClarendonWinter Wonderland
Market Common Clarendon (2700 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Professional carolers will be serenading visitors to the plaza while Santa takes pictures and children can drink free hot cocoa. The event will be held rain, snow or shine.


Christmas Concert and Children’s Activities
Cherrydale United Methodist Church (3701 Lorcom Lane)
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cherrydale UMC’s annual Christmas concert is free and open to the public. Featuring percussionist Mark Carson and a children’s Secret Santa shop.

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– Add restaurants you’re interested in, invite your friends, and play the game!

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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above.  In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?

All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).

When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM. 

Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.

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