Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County and surrounding communities. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.
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55+ Holiday Sing-Along
Culpepper Garden Senior Center (4435 N. Pershing Drive)
Time: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Adults aged 55 and over are invited to a free gathering to sing holiday songs. Dee Bivens will play the piano to lead the group in song.
Youth Services Winter Open House
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 4-6 p.m.
Kids, teens and their families are invited to an open house and party for the library’s fifth annual winter open house. Guests can hear winter stories, make arts and crafts and enjoy complimentary snacks.
Suspicious Cheese Lords Christmas Concert
FORUM Arlington (3304 Washington Blvd)
Time: 7-10 p.m.
This male ensemble of singers will perform sacred and secular Christmas songs. Beer and wine will be served at a happy hour starting at 7, and the concert will begin at 8. Tickets start at $10 and are available online.
The Second City’s Holidazed & Confused Holiday Revue
Arlington Cinema Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 & 10 p.m.
The Chicago-native sketch and improv comedy theater is starting its six-night special run at the Drafthouse. The group is known as a training place for famous comedians, including Tina Fey, Bill Murray, and Steve Carell. This weekend’s shows are Friday and Saturday night. Tickets are $30.
Breakfast with Santa & Holiday Food Drive
Hilton Garden Inn at The Village at Shirlington (4271 Campbell Ave)
Time: 8-11 a.m.
The sixth annual breakfast asks guests to come with donations of non-perishable for the Arlington Food Assistance Center. They can enjoy the morning meal and meet Santa. Seating is limited, and reservations can be made by calling 703-820-0440.
Last Chance Holiday Bazaar
The Lyon Village Community House (1920 N. Highland Street)
Time: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Local vendors will gather to sell gifts, stocking stuffers, photography, jewelry, crafts, blown glass and art. Attendees are also encouraged to bring new or used coats and sweaters in medium and large sizes to be donated to shelter dogs in Virginia.
Clarendon Candy Cane Crawl
3100 Wilson Blvd
Time: 1-9 p.m.
Explore Clarendon’s bars during a winter and holiday-themed bar crawl. Participants get a refillable Santa mug, a raffle entry, access to bars and food and drink specials. Tickets are available online for $20 or are $30 at the door.
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Please join us on Saturday, June 3, from 2 to 4 pm for the Glencarlyn Home Tour in Arlington’s historic Glencarlyn neighborhood. Among the featured homes will be a sparkling new home by A&N Builders at 5604-4th St. South. The inviting front porch opens to a light-filled space featuring high ceiling, wood floors, gas fireplace, Pella windows, Shrock cabinets, Quartz countertop, and JennAir appliances. Doors from the family room open to a large covered porch with a few steps to the level, landscaped rear yard. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms, three bathrooms, laundry room, and linen storage. The big lower level has a rec room, gym space, and a fifth bedroom and bathroom plus even more storage. After leaving the home, stroll to the Ball-Sellers home, the oldest residence in Arlington, the community gardens at the library, Carlin Hall, and the 94 acre Glencarlyn Park. A lovely way to while away a late spring afternoon.
Is home ownership a goal of yours in 2023? Now is the time to make it happen! Grab a (virtual) drink with the area’s top Real Estate experts, learn all about the home buying process and on how you can get $1,500 towards your closing costs immediately!
Did you know the average Arlington renter will spend $150K in 5 years of renting? Stop paying down someone else’s mortgage! Join us for a Rent vs. Buy Happy Hour on Wednesday, June 7th at 6 p.m. via Zoom. If this time doesn’t work, we also are offering times convenient for your schedule!
A lot has happened in the local market since the beginning of the pandemic. Sip on your drink of choice and learn from Northern Virginia, Arlington and Washingtonian Magazines top producing agents! We will discuss the latest market updates, the home buying process and rent vs. buy cost savings. Please RSVP by clicking here.
Call/text Manavi at 703-869-6698 with any questions!
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’s mortgage loan officers
4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
Treat yourself this Independence Day with a world-class, private 4th of July extravaganza at the Military Women’s Memorial – a premier National Capital Region site.
Great food, fun, and the best views of Washington DC’s spectacular fireworks display. Relax, enjoy,