Arlington Agenda (March 3-9)

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.


Tools of the Trade flyerWorkshop: Advice for Nonprofits*
GMU Founder’s Hall (3301 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 8:30 a.m.-noon

Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) hosts a workshop for 8th District nonprofits, advising them on how to maximize their community impact. Participants can register online.

Ballou Band at Mardi Gras ParadeClarendon-Courthouse Mardi Gras Parade*
Wilson Blvd from N. Barton to N. Irving Street
Time: 8:00-9:00 p.m.

The “family friendly” Mardi Gras parade returns to Clarendon and Courthouse Tuesday night. There will be marching bands, parade floats and gifts thrown into the crowd.


VetReady FlyerVeteran Career Fair
Holiday Inn (4610 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

This three-hour event is free to the public but aimed at military veterans. VetReady hosts veteran career and resource fairs all over the country. Job seekers can register here.


Washington Antiquarian Book FairAntiquarian Book Fair*
Key Bridge Holiday Inn (1900 N. Fort Myer Drive)
Time: 5:00-9:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

The 39th annual Washington Antiquarian Book Fair, going on Friday and Saturday, is a chance to purchase rare books, manuscripts and other collectibles. Two-day tickets are $14, Saturday tickets are $8.

Burnt SiennaLive Music: Burnt Sienna
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 10:00 p.m.

The band voted the Chesapeake area’s best wedding band takes the stage again at Clarendon Grill. Cover charge is typically $5.


The National Chamber Ensemble's "Night at the Palace" (courtesy photo)Live Music: National Chamber Ensemble
Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre (1611 N. Kent Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

The National Chamber Ensemble performs a tribute to Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi, performing his most famous piece, “The Four Seasons.” Admission is $30 for adults and $15 for students.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event.

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Join us December 10 & 11 for our Annual Handmade Holiday Workshop Series. We have a myriad of fun and festive programs from linoleum block wrapping paper printing and buttonhole book making workshops led by Eliza Clifford to a meditative grid workshop and Calligraphy Card Making with Anjelika Deogirikar. Join these wonderful artists and get creative this holiday season!

Submit your own Announcement here.

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.

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