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.
IOTA Open Mic Night
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.
IOTA’s free weekly open mic night holds its first December showcase. The event is free and signups are at 7:30 and 10:00 p.m. Steve Siekkenen is the night’s featured performer.
The True Cost of Parenting
Arlington Mill Commmunity Center (909 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 11:00-11:45 a.m.
This talk, as part of the Virginia Cooperative Extension’s personal finance empowerment programs, aims to help parents budget and manage their expenses while raising a family.
Washington-Lee Holiday Bazaar
Washington-Lee High School (1301 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
W-L hosts a holiday market with more than 70 artisans plying their wares, including jewelry, ceramics and pet goods. “Multiethnic” food will be served and student musical groups will perform throughout.
“Let it Row” Winter Spectacular
Pentagon Row Ice Rink (1101 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
This free event gives participants the chance to ice skate to the music of DJ Saucee, enjoy a s’mores station and see fireworks.
Alternative Gift Fair*
Mount Olivet United Methodist Church (1500 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 12:30-3:00 p.m.
“Fair trade and handcrafted items from artisans around the world. Jewelry, textiles, sandals, coffees & teas, home décor and more.” The event is free and a complete list of vendors can be found here.
Children’s Book Signing*
Arlington Central Library Auditorium (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Arlington Public Schools teacher Mary-Hannah Klontz reads from her children’s Christmas book, “There’s Noel in Rat.” Books cost $10, and each purchase will send $5 to A-SPANand entitle purchaser to a free kid’s ice cream from Carvel.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event