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Arlington Agenda (May 5-11)

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.

Monday

Spies Next Door
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 3:00-4:30 p.m.

The CIA’s chief historian, Dr. David Robarge, gives a history of espionage in Arlington, including cracking the Soviet Union’s codes after WWII. The program is free and open to all.

Thursday

The Do LikesLive Music: The Do Likes
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:30 p.m.

The Do Likes take the stage at IOTA, joined by The Safes and Musicband, for its 7-inch vinyl release. Tickets are $12 at the door.

Friday

Canterville Ghost“The Canterville Ghost”*
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church (4000 Lorcom Lane)
Time: 7:30-9:00 p.m.

The St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Players perform this classic Oscar Wilde play about a family who moves into a haunted house. No information about tickets is available.

Saturday

Home and Garden TourHome and Garden Tour*
Tickets at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (4250 N. Glebe Road)
Time: noon-4:00 p.m.

Five homes and gardens around Arlington and McLean will be on display for visitors. After the tour, attendees return to the church for a tea, quilt show and plant sale. Tickets are $25.

Olive Harvest PartyOlive Harvest Party*
Ah Love Oil & Vinegar (4017 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 2:00-8:00 p.m.

Ah love introduces a new type of olive oil from Laconiko groves in Greece while celebrating this year’s olive harvest.

Pink flowerMother’s Day Concert*
Spectrum Theatre (1611 N. Kent Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

The season finale of the National Chamber Ensemble is Saturday night with a concert featuring works by Aaron Copland, Andreas Makris and George Gershwin. Tickets are $30 for adults, $15 for students.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 76th annual Christmas tree sale!

This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 25th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to huge 14 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garlands, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.

100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.

For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at https://optimistclubofarlingtonva.org/.

Submit your own Announcement here.

Art House 7 is a small art studio in Arlington – offering instruction in painting, ceramics, sewing and more. We are looking for kind, dedicated people who love both creating and teaching.

Ceramic Teachers are needed to teach wheel-throwing to adults and 6-12th graders and to teach hand building to elementary grades. Classes have 3-8 students.

Drawing teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. For kids, we offer cartooning, manga or traditional drawing. For adults, we only offer traditional drawing.

Painting teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. We offer oil, acrylic or watercolor for adults or teens. All elementary classes use acrylic and tempera.

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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

Tony Woods Live – Standup Comedy Showcase

Live Standup Comedy Starring the Legendary Tony Woods!
Arlington, VA
Friday, November 25

8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Doors at 7pm)
Crystal City Sports Pub (3rd floor lounge)
529 23rd Street South, Arlington, VA
$15 – General admission
$20 –

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