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Arlington Agenda (Jan. 6-12)

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.


OAR logoFilm Screening: The House I Live In*
George Mason University Law School Audtiorium (3301 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Offender Aid and Restoration presents an examination of every aspect of the criminal justice system. Hors d’oeuvres will be served beforehand and there will be a panel discussion afterwards.


When Metro Came to Town flyerLecture: When Metro Came to Town
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Writer Kevin Craft will give a lecture, presented by the Arlington Historical Society, discussing the circumstances surrounding Arlington’s decision to build the Orange and Blue lines. The event is free and open to the public.

Pine Leaf BoysLive Music: Pine Leaf Boys
Artisphere Ballroom (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.

The Pine Leaf Boys have been nominated four times for Grammy awards for their combination of Cajun, Creole and Zydeco music. Tickets are $15 and can be bought in advance.


Gallery Underground Surprises exhibitPhoto and Sculpture Art Exhibit
Gallery Underground (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5:00 p.m.

Sculptor Pamela Soldwedel and her husband, photographer Richard D. Barrett, will fill the special exhibition space in the Crystal City Shops on Friday and Saturday. The gallery is free to enter.

Michael CheLive Comedy: Michael Che
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10:00 p.m.

New York Comedian Michael Che performs one of two shows at the Drafthouse. Che cites the late Patrice O’Neal and George Carlin as his comedy influences. Tickets are $20.


The HighballersLive Music: The Highballers
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.

The Highballers, a D.C.-based modern country group, are hosting their new album release party at IOTA. IOTA doesn’t list a cover price on its website.

*Denotes a featured (sponsored) event

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Now you can have fun with your family and friends when deciding where to eat!

Just hop aboard The Lunch Train and set the destination for: breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or nightlife!

– No app necessary. Simply go to the website if you’d like!
– No account necessary
– Use your current location or a desired location
– Add restaurants you’re interested in, invite your friends, and play the game!

Submit your own Community Post here.

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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Vini Franchetti Wine Dinner

Join us as we explore Vini Franchetti & their two sister vineyards Passopisciaro (Sicily) and Vini Franchetti (Tuscany) for our Sicily/Tuscany Wine Dinner!

Sunday, Oct 9 @ 6pm

Special Guest: This wine dinner we will be hosting the wine maker

Homebuying 101: Steps to Getting Pre-Approved

Are you ready to jump into homeownership or started considering it but don’t know where to start? Financial preparation is key when thinking about purchasing your first home and the first step to getting pre-approved. Join ACFCU for our Homebuying


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