Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Live Music: Curtis McMurtry
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Singer-songwriter Curtis McMurtry, the son of James McMurtry, performs songs from his debut album at IOTA. Tickets are $12.
“Cards Against Urbanity” Launch*
Spider Kelly’s (3181 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Help launch a new game from a tech startup. Demo the game, in which players “answer questions with a hand of answer cards containing the most annoying/fun/questionable aspects of building great cities and towns,” for free.
Hot Sauce Competition
Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company (3471 Washington Blvd)
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Rocklands hosts its first-ever hot sauce competition. Homemade sauces are welcome. The event is $20 and is good for a serving from a barbecued pig, beer, and raffle with prizes.
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:00-10:00 p.m.
The 5th annual fashion show returns to Artisphere with a “President of the United States” theme. The show features designers incorporating building materials into haute couture outfits. Tickets are $160.
In celebration of the novelty holiday, Heavy Seas is offering $1 off its “Arrrrrlington Burger,” pirate “swag” and raffle tickets for a Baltimore brewery bus tour. At 6:00 p.m., a cask of a Loose Cannon variety will be tapped.
Festival of the Arts
Clarendon (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (also on Sunday)
The second annual street festival brings more than 100 artists and vendors in glass, mixed media, paintings, jewelry, and pottery to the streets of Clarendon.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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Join us at Art House 7 this Saturday 4-7pm for our Annual Open House – Teacher and Student art show!
Meet our teachers
See student and teacher artwork
Teacher’s paintings, ceramics, notecards will be for sale
Enjoy beverages and light refreshments
All attendees get a $20 gift certificate off a class
30% off everything in our Supply Store for holiday gifts
Sat. Dec. 3, 4-7pm
Art House 7
The Alternative Christmas Market is back! At First Presbyterian Church Arlington in Ballston, located at 601 N. Vermont Street, Arlington VA 22203, on Sunday, December 4th from 9:30am to 1:00pm. Parking available.
Vendors and products this year include: 10,000 Villages, Olive Oil Ministry, African Team Ministries, Community Coalition for Haiti, Heifer, African Market Baskets, Café Justo, Thistle Farms, Southwest Indian Foundation, and Together We Bake.
Buy gifts for everyone on your list, and support these great organizations, artisans, and global neighbors. See you there!
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