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Columbia Pike Blues Festival 2014

It’s Friday, which means Father’s Day is two days away.

There are plenty of opportunities to celebrate dad in Arlington, with the Columbia Pikes Blues Festival on Saturday and the Zero Prostate Cancer run on Sunday.

There will be multiple road closures this weekend as a result of the two events.

On Saturday, the following roads will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.:

  • Walter Reed Drive from Columbia Pike to 9th Street S.
  • 9th Road S. from S. Garfield Street to Walter Reed Drive
  • 9th Street S. from S. Highland Street to Walter Reed Drive

On Sunday, S. Joyce Street, from 15th Street S. to Army Navy Drive, and Army Navy Drive, from S. Joyce Street to 25th Street S., will be closed from 7-11 a.m.

Shout out to dad or about any other local topic in the comments section.

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Live Standup Comedy Starring the Legendary Tony Woods!
Arlington, VA
Friday, November 25

8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Doors at 7pm)
Crystal City Sports Pub (3rd floor lounge)
529 23rd Street South, Arlington, VA
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