Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Open House with Arlington Neighborhood Villages
National Rural Electric Conference Center (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Nonprofit Arlington Neighborhood Villages, which focuses on helping senior citizens age in place in Arlington, hosts an open house. Refreshments and free parking provided in the building’s garage.
Chiefs vs. Chefs
Clarendon Ballroom (3185 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.
The Arlington Food Assistance Center hosts its annual fundraiser, pitting local chefs against the cooks for Arlington’s fire stations, with the best meal winning the “golden eggplant” prize.
Live Comedy: Nikki Glaser
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10:00 p.m. (also at 10:00 p.m. on Saturday)
Comedian Nikki Glaser, who made it to the semifinals of season 4 of Last Comic Standing, performs stand-up comedy at the Drafthouse. Tickets are $20, and available online.
Arlington Fun Ride*
18th Street S. and Crystal Drive
Time: 8:00 a.m.-noon
A 16-mile, family-friendly ride around Arlington from Crystal City, up to Columbia Pike, Ballston, Rosslyn and back to Crystal City. $10 per rider, $25 for a family of four. Register online.
Free Concert: Go Go Symphony*
The Church at Clarendon (1210 N. Hartford Street)
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
The Church at Clarendon hosts a free concert with the critically acclaimed Go Go Symphony, a troupe that plays D.C.’s native genre and shows where the beat doesn’t stop.
Blessing of the Animals*
Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ (5010 Little Falls Road)
Time: 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Bring any type of pet — mammal, bird or lizard — to Rock Spring for the regular blessing of the animals. Dogs must be leashed and other pets harnessed/contained. Homemade dog treats to be served.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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