Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
James Bond Film Festival
Shirlington Branch Library (4200 Campbell Ave.)
Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Shirlington’s library kicks off its six-week James Bond film festival — with a movie from every Bond — with Sean Connery and the classic “From Russia With Love.” The event is free.
Rally for Climate and Democracy
ALEC Headquarters (2900 Crystal Drive)
Time: noon-1:00 p.m.
Environmental groups, including the Sierra Club, host a protest of the American Legislative Exchange Council, calling on Dominion Power to “sever its ties” with ALEC. RSVP online here.
Port City Beer Night*
RedRocks Pizzeria (2501 Columbia Pike)
Time: 5:30-9:30 p.m.
RedRocks in Penrose Square hosts a tap takeover for Alexandria-based Port City Brewing, which is hosting a launch party for its fall seasonal, Oktoberfest. Parking is free with validation.
Live Comedy: Ryan Hamilton
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Comic Ryan Hamilton, who has appeared on Conan and Last Comic Standing, takes the Drafthouse stage with his completely clean act. Hamilton also performs at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $20.
Live Music: Yum, A Marc Train Home
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Northern Virginia-based indie pop/rock band Yum headlines a three-act set at IOTA, preceded by Joshua Johnson and A Marc Train Home. Tickets are $10 at the door only.
Antique Car Show for Charity*
Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road)
Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
The Knights of Columbus host their annual car show to benefit Honor Flight Network, a charity for WWII veterans. More than 75 cars could be present. Registration is $15.
*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/.
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.
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