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Arlington Agenda: Sept 9 – 15

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.


Hot sauce wall at Rocklands

Second Annual Hot Sauce Contest*
Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company (3471 Washington Blvd.)
Time: 5:30-8 p.m.

Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company, home of the hot-sauce Wall of Fire, invites you to submit your best sauce. Tickets are $20 and proceeds benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. 

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Arlington Passages Film Premiere and Benefit
Arlington Cinema and Draught House (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7-10 p.m.

Check out this series of new films about what it’s like to bike in Arlington and who’s riding around town. The films are produced by production company Modacity and tickets to the event are $7.50.


dog festDC Dog Fest Walk n Roll
Pentagon Row (1201 South Joyce Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

This community dog walk supports Canine Companions for Independence. Register yourself or a team of friends — your fundraising efforts will help people with disabilities and earn you a great prize.

Dee Dee Bridgewater at Rosslyn Jazz Festival 2011 (photo by Runneralan2004)Rosslyn Jazz Fest
Gateway Park (1300 Lee Hwy)
Time: 1 – 7 p.m.

This community jazz event is taking over all three acres of Gateway Park. Enjoy six hours of world-class music, plus food and drinks. Plus, activities especially for kids. Admission is free.

9-11 Memorial 5K logo.Arlington Police, Fire and Sheriff 9/11 Memorial 5k
DoubleTree Hotel (300 Army Navy Drive)
Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m.

The race to commemorate those fallen on 9/11 will benefit charities that focus on the healing of military personnel and civilians affected by the attacks. Race entry is $50 and is available on race day.


2015_LLT5K_FINALlogoLLT 5k and Kids’ 1 Mile Dash
Bluemont Park Trail (601 N. Manchester Street)
Time: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Latinas Leading Tomorrow (LLT) is a volunteer organization to empower middle and high school Latina students to become successful leaders. Proceeds from this run will support LLT’s programming throughout the year.

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Join Us on Monday, October 17, 2022, for our General Membership Meeting & Arlington County Candidate Forum led by the NAACP Arlington Branch Political Action CommitteeTime: 7:00-9:00 pmLocation: Virtual on Zoom County Board (3 candidates)Matt de Ferranti ( Clement ( Theo ( School Board (2 candidates)James “Vell” Rives ( Sutton ( to the PublicRegister: gpzkpE9XJn5vI3Fy-LO6f1r0qli7V After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.”The NAACP is a non-partisan organization and does not endorse candidates for political office at any level. Persons affiliated with the NAACP at the national, state, and local levels are free to make candidate endorsements in a personal capacity, but they do not reflect support by the NAACP as an organization.” Derrick Johnson, President/CEO, NAACP, May 22, 2022

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Mini Photo Sessions for Family & Pets

Mini Family & Pet Photo Sessions
Beat the rush and sign up to get your holiday photos now!

Bring your kids! Bring your dogs!

Check out the DeSilva Studios website. Look at the images and see if you like them

Vini Franchetti Wine Dinner

Join us as we explore Vini Franchetti & their two sister vineyards Passopisciaro (Sicily) and Vini Franchetti (Tuscany) for our Sicily/Tuscany Wine Dinner!

Sunday, Oct 9 @ 6pm

Special Guest: This wine dinner we will be hosting the wine maker


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