Arlington Agenda (May 12-18)

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.


State of Preservation flyerState of Preservation Panel
Boulevard Woodgrill (2901 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Four key figures in Arlington preservation and development speak in this Preservation Arlington presentation. Refreshments will be served from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m.


Tomatoes at the Clarendon farmers market by MichaelTRuhlUrban Vegetable Gardening Seminar
Arlington Mill Community Center (909 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Virginia Cooperative Extension master gardeners instruct participants in the craft of seed starting, soil preparation, and when and where to plant. Email [email protected] to register.


Rich VosLive Comedy: Rich Vos and Bonnie McFarlane
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10:00 p.m.

Two comedians featured on NBC’s Last Comic Standing take the Drafthouse stage. There are also two shows on Saturday night. Tickets are $20.


Flowers ready for planting in RosslynTuckahoe Home & Garden Tour*
Tuckahoe Elementary School (6550 26th Street N.)
Time: Noon-5:00 p.m.

The Tuckahoe PTA hosts this tour aimed at homeowners looking for design and garden ideas. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door and proceeds go to the Tuckahoe Elementary Discovery Schoolyard.

Phoenix Bikes logoCrystal City Phoenix Derby
Parking Garage (1851 S. Bell Street)
Time: 2:00-6:00 p.m.

The underground bicycle race — complete with lounge and bar for spectators — returns to Crystal City. All racers must register in advance to participate. Proceeds benefit Phoenix Bikes.


Taste of Arlington 2012Taste of Arlington*
Wilson Blvd and N. Stuart Street in Ballston
Time: Noon-5:00 p.m.

The street festival is back for another year. Featuring dozens of restaurant booths, a beer/wine garden, live music and other activities. Read our story for more info. Ticket packets are 10 for $35.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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