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Arlington Agenda: Sept. 14 – 20

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.

Monday

Seminar-group-shotLinkedIn Career Seminar*
Link Locale (3140 N. Washington Boulevard)
Time: 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Crafting a LinkedIn profile for the 2015-2016 job market can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. Get started with personal branding for the job search, including LinkedIn and other social platforms. Email [email protected] to register.

Tuesday

Bingo-HH-9-15-FlyerArlington Thrive’s Bingo Happy Hour*
Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill (2424 Wilson Boulevard)
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Join Arlington Thrive’s Young Professionals group for a happy hour with food and drink specials. Entry and the first bingo card are free.  Network with other workers and learn about an organization working to end homelessness. RSVP on Eventbrite. 

Friday

Crystal City Wine in the Water Park (courtesy Crystal City BID)Wine in the Water Park and ArtJamz
Crystal City Water Park (1750 Crystal Drive)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

Enjoy wine and live music in the Crystal City Water Park to kick off a relaxing weekend. Experts from Washington Wine Academy will help you pick out a wine just for your tastes. ArtJamz is also offering a free painting session from 6 p.m. while supplies last.

Deon Cole Arlington Draft House

Standup Compedy: Deon Cole
Arlington Cinema and Draft House (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: Shows starting at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.

You’ve seen him on Conan, now you can see him in Arlington. The hilarious star of Black-ish will be doing standup at Arlington Draft House on Friday and Saturday nights. Tickets are $25. 

Saturday

Arlington Backyard Beer Festival logo (via Backyard Beer Fest)Backyard Beer Fest*
Gateway Park (1300 Lee Hwy)
Time: 12 – 10 p.m.

For the first time ever, Arlington will be hosting hours of unlimited beer tasting overlooking D.C. Taste craft beers, try out local food trucks and play favorite lawn games. Tickets are $35 for 3 hours of tasting and $45 for 4 hours of tasting.

Players-Pet-Flyer-DesignPlayers and Pets Fashion Show @ Mad Rose Tavern*
Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Boulevard)
Time: 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.

The first event was cancelled due to thunder, so Players and Pets is back! Joining Wilson Ramos (and surprise guests) are members of the local news community. The local celebrities will be walking dogs that are up for adoption as well as some of their own pets.

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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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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

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

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