Arlington Agenda (June 17-22)

(Updated at 11:10 a.m.) 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.


AYD networking eventPolitical Networking Event
Ireland’s Four Courts (2051 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

The Arlington Young Democrats host this networking event with drink specials and a career advice Q&A with Political Communications Director for the Atlas Project Carolyn Fiddler.


Chris KattanLive Comedy: Chris Kattan
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 and 10:00 p.m. (same times on Saturday)

Saturday Night Live alumnus Chris Kattan, famous for his recurring characters Mango and one half of the Night at the Roxbury brothers, performs stand-up. Tickets are $25.

Mother FalconLive Music: Mother Falcon
Artisphere Ballroom (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Mother Falcon performs a fusion of jazz, hip-hop and rock rhythms with classically trained artists on horns, strings, piano, banjo and bassoon. Tickets are $15.


Relay for LifeRelay for Life*
George Mason High School (7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church)
Time: 6:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m. Sunday

The annual race to fight cancer and raise money for the American Cancer Society takes place on Saturday. Registration is still open for teams who want to walk throughout the night.

Clarendon BallroomFun, Fashion and ‘Fabulous’
Clarendon Ballroom (3185 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:00-9:00 p.m.

A fundraiser and memorial to the life of Erica Paul, who died of colon cancer in 2011, promises cocktails, appetizers and a “fashion dress-up bar” with the Tailored Man and Current Boutique. Tickets are $30, or $40 at the door.


World Cup Viewing Party
Summer’s Grill and Sports Bar (1520 N. Courthouse Road)
Time: 6:00 p.m.

Summer’s is an official U.S. Soccer destination restaurant, and at 6:00 p.m. they will host a watch party for the U.S. Men’s National Team’s second World Cup game, against Portugal.

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Hello Everyone — You are invited to the final meeting of NAACP Arlington Branch NAACP for 2022
When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting — NAACP Arlington Branch
Register in advance for this webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

7:00 pm Meeting Opens.
7:30 pm Installation
8:00 pm Presentation/Q&A; by Dave Schutz on Ranked Choice Voting
8:30 pm Final Remarks and Comments by Newly Elected Members
9:00 pm Meeting Adjourns

Installation Official Robert N. Barnette, Jr. President, Virginia State Conference NAACP The President of the Virginia State Conference NAACP will serve as the Installation Official and provide remarks for our newly elected officers at the general membership.

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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!

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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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