Arlington Agenda (May 26-June 1)

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.


Twilight Tattoo performanceU.S. Army Twilight Tattoo
Summerall/Whipple Field (Sheridan Avenue, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall)
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Performances by The U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from The U.S. Army Band Downrange, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and The U.S. Army Drill Team. The pageant will occur weekly through the summer.


AFAC Carnival invitationAFAC’s Spring Carnival
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

AFAC’s annual fundraiser at Artisphere has a “Moulin Rouge,” turn of the 20th century in Paris theme this year. Tickets start at $100 (plus $5 convenience fee).


Arlington Historical Society logoArlington Historical Society Banquet
Holiday Inn (1900 N. Fort Myer Drive)
Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Arlington Magazine founder Greg Hamilton will serve as the keynote speaker for AHS’ annual awards banquet. Tickets are $45 for members and $60 for non-members.


Multisport youth festivalYouth Multisport Festival*
Washington-Lee High School pool (1301 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 7:30-10:30 a.m. (Same time on Sunday)

The first Triathlon USA event for children in Arlington is this weekend. Saturday features a “Splash N’ Dash” and Sunday features a triathlon for children between 7 and 15 years old. Register here.

Cherrydale (photo via Google Maps)Discover Cherrydale
Lee Highway from I-66 to N. Quincy Street
Time: noon-5:00 p.m.

The celebration of the North Arlington neighborhood includes unveiling of a Capital Bikeshare kiosk, demonstrations from dance and yoga studios and a ribbon-cutting for undergrounding utility lines.


IBIS QuintetFree Concert: IBIS Chamber Orchestra*
Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ (5010 N. Little Falls Road)
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.

The IBIS chamber quintet plays, joined by soprano Elizabeth Kluegel singing the words of American poets Robert Frost, Walt Whitman and others, set to music.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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