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Arlington Agenda Nov. 2-8

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.


Money (file photo)Money 101: Budgeting Basics
Aurora Hills Branch Library (735 18th St S.)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Join Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Financial Education Volunteers and get your budgeting goals in order! Part of our Money 101 series, this program is focused on helping young professionals and new graduates with their finances.


Fade To WInter Arlington DrafthouseFade to Winter
Arlington Cinema and Draft House
Time: Doors at 6:30 p.m., event at 7:30 p.m.

For the 7th year, DC Adventure Films presents the latest ski film, this year’s offering is Fade to Winter. This film captures nine skiers who go to skiing extremes, featuring jaw-dropping action from around the world. Tickets are $9.

A homeless man in South Arlington. (File photo)2015 Forum on Health, Homelessness, and Poverty
GMU Arlington Campus, Founders Hall
Time: 1-4 p.m.

This event is an academic conference bringing together researchers, policymakers and practitioners to reduce effects of homelessness and poverty on health to improve policy design and outcomes. The event is free, registration is online.


Global Stides 5kGlobal Strides AAH 5K
Tuckahoe Elementary School
Time: 8-9 a.m.

The Tuckahoe Elementary School and Arlington Traditional School PTA have come together to create opportunities for quality education for children in Uganda, through a 5k race and fundraiser. Registration is online and costs $25.


Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery by Philliefan99VFW Veterans Day BBQ celebration
VFW 3150 (2116 19th St. N.)
Time: 1-3 p.m.

Join is from 1 pm-3 pm as we have recognize the sacrifices made by veterans past and present. We will having BBQ made by our Texan commander and a special guest. All proceeds will go to helping veterans and their families in the Arlington area.

Wine bottles in The Curious Grape in ShirlingtonWine-Food Thanksgiving Pairing
Taste by Katie (6017 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 2-4 p.m.

You’re invited to attend this tasting event featuring Chef Katie Gilman and Suzanne McGrath, wine educator and owner of The Curious Grape. They are hosting a sampling of wines that pair with Thanksgiving side dishes and desserts.

First Presbeterian ChurchBenefit Concert for Syrian Refugee Children*
First Presbyterian Church, 601 North Vermont Street
Time: 7-9 p.m.

This free concert is an evening of music, with musical and dance performances including The Commonwealth Brass Quintet. The will go to Save The Children, specifically marked for humanitarian aid for Syrian refugee children.

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Encore Stage & Studio is excited to kick off its season with a swashbuckling adventure! What starts as a mystery turns into an adventure in an Encore adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novel. Young Gemma Hawkins escapes a dull life to search for where “X” marks the spot on a mysterious treasure map left behind by an old sea captain.

Gemma meets a slew of thrill-seeking sea farers as she races to find the treasure before any pirates do. Encore Stage & Studio presents_ Treasure Island_ running October 14-23, 2022 at Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre (125 S. Old Glebe Rd. Arlington, VA 22204). 

Season subscriptions and single tickets are on sale now at Single tickets are $15 for Adults; $12 for Children, Students, Military and Seniors. Season subscriptions begin at $33. Patrons can learn more about Encore’s COVID-19 audience procedures online at

Performances dates:
Friday, October 14 at 7:30pm
Saturdays, October 15 and 22 at 11am and 3pm
Sundays, October 16 and 23 at 3pm

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Arlington kids can keep active this winter with Arlington County’s Department of Parks & Recreation’s Youth House Basketball League. Available for grades 1-12, this program begins in mid-November for grades 1-8 and early Jan. for grades 9-12 and costs between $75-90.

Come join the fun! Sign up by Oct. 12*!

Registration for grades 9-12 opens on Nov. 7.

If the league fee is a factor to signing up, check out the Department’s fee reduction program, which helps Everyone, Everywhere, Every Day! Access for All. Easy to apply! Whether you have a short-term set back or something longer-term. Learn more at or call 703-228-4747. 

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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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