Arlington Agenda: Aug. 31- Sept. 6

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.


Affordable Housing Month logo (via Arlington County)APAH Affordable Housing Month Open House
Columbia Grove Apartments (1010 Frederick Street S.)
Time: 8-8:45 a.m.

Want to learn more about affordable housing in Arlington? The Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) welcomes community members to learn answers to important questions, including how affordable housing is financed.



Pride on the Rocks*
Redrocks Arlington (2501 9th Road S.)
Time: 6-10 p.m.

As part of NoVa Pride, Redrocks Arlington is hosting an event with food and drink specials, and trivia that starts at 7:30 p.m. Redrocks will donate 10 percent of all profits that evening to NoVa Pride. 


guitars-at-penrsoeSlam Allen
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington (4444 Arlington Blvd.)
Time: 8-9:30 p.m.

Slam Allen has been a singer and performer of soul and blues music for over two decades and has performed around the world, including the famed Chitlin’ Circuit. Tickets are $20 and $10 for students and seniors.


AIR-097-LED-GDN-Ads-gh1.12Do the Light Switch @ Westover Farmers Market
Westover Farmers Market (Washington Boulevard & McKinley Road N.)
Time: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy (AIRE) will have a booth set up at the farmers market to trade in incandescent bulbs for a free LED bulb. Limited to one per household.

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Hello Everyone — You are invited to the final meeting of NAACP Arlington Branch NAACP for 2022
When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting — NAACP Arlington Branch
Register in advance for this webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

7:00 pm Meeting Opens.
7:30 pm Installation
8:00 pm Presentation/Q&A; by Dave Schutz on Ranked Choice Voting
8:30 pm Final Remarks and Comments by Newly Elected Members
9:00 pm Meeting Adjourns

Installation Official Robert N. Barnette, Jr. President, Virginia State Conference NAACP The President of the Virginia State Conference NAACP will serve as the Installation Official and provide remarks for our newly elected officers at the general membership.

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Join us December 10 & 11 for our Annual Handmade Holiday Workshop Series. We have a myriad of fun and festive programs from linoleum block wrapping paper printing and buttonhole book making workshops led by Eliza Clifford to a meditative grid workshop and Calligraphy Card Making with Anjelika Deogirikar. Join these wonderful artists and get creative this holiday season!

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Light Up Arlington – Clarendon Menorah Lighting

Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah! Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!

Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration

Experience the festival of lights!!

*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah

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National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

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.

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