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Arlington Agenda (May 26-31)

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.

Wednesday

James LanderChamber of Commerce Candidate Forum
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce and the Rosslyn Business Improvement District are holding a forum featuring the candidates for Arlington County Board. The forum will cover topics of importance to the local business community. Tickets are $25.

Twilight Tattoo performanceU.S. Army Twilight Tattoo
Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

An hour-long, live-action military pageant featuring soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and the U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own.” Experience a glimpse into American history through performances military musicians and vocalists.

Saturday

Youth Multisport festival participantsArlington Youth Multisport Festival*
Washington-Lee High School (1300 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:30-11:00 a.m.

Two-day event featuring the kids-only Arlington Triathlon and the Arlington Triathlon Club Splash & Dash, part of USA Triathlon’s national series. Kids ages 7-15 are invited to come swim, bike on closed roads, and run on a fun, safe course.

crawfish-pictureCrystal City Crawfish Boil
Tortoise and Hare (567 23rd Street S.)
Time: 1:00-7:00 p.m.

Crystal City bar Tortoise and Hare holds its annual crawfish boil in its back parking lot, featuring all you can eat crawfish, jambalaya, gumbo and gator. Coming straight out of the bayou, both the cooks and the crawfish won’t disappoint. Tickers are $35.

20140419-GWash-History-walkGeorge Washington’s Forest History Walk
Ball-Sellers House Museum (5620 Third Street S.)
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.

This free, three-mile walking tour will start at the Ball-Sellers House then visit survey markers used by George Washington in 1785, a D.C. boundary stone, the site of a mill built by George Washington’s step-grandson and more.

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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above.  In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?

All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).

When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM. 

Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.

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Homebuying 101: Steps to Getting Pre-Approved

Are you ready to jump into homeownership or started considering it but don’t know where to start? Financial preparation is key when thinking about purchasing your first home and the first step to getting pre-approved. Join ACFCU for our Homebuying

Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show

The Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show will feature our fabulous breast cancer survivors slaying the runway! Designers from Baltimore and the Washington, DC Metropolitan area will bring exquisite fashion and glamour to this event. Professional male and female designs

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