Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Lecture 9/11 First Responder James Schwartz
Walter Reed Community Center (2909 16th Street S.)
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.
ACFD Chief James Schwartz gives the history of the fire department, including its role in the 9/11 terror attack on the Pentagon, the rescue efforts of which were led by Schwartz. The program is free.
Brighter Futures Breakfast
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Carlin Hall (5711 4th Street S.)
Time: 10:00 a.m.-noon
An Antiques Roadshow-style appraisal, right in Arlington. To have an item appraised, pay $10 and reserve in advance by calling 703-942-9247. To watch the show, tickets are $5 at the door.
Church Block Party
Clarendon United Methodist Church (606 N. Irving Street)
Time: 3:00-8:00 p.m.
The Clarendon UMC hosts a block party. Food is $5, but you can also music, games, demonstrations, nfo booths, crafts, a moon bounce, Zumba, make some jewelry, learn flower arranging and hear a mini organ concert.
Vintage Crystal: Sip and Salsa*
220 20th Street S.
Time: 2:00-6:00 p.m.
The region’s largest, inside-the-Beltway outdoor wine festival. Wines from Argentina and the Iberian Peninsula are featured for tastings, which, along with food, cost $20.
Garden Tour and Tasting
Potomac Overlook Regional Park (2845 N. Marcey Road)
Time: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Sample from the garden, talk with Master Gardeners about growing vegetables in Arlington, with an emphasis on planting fall crops and overwintering vegetables.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event