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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Arlington Central Library Auditorium (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
After a 15-minute overview about how laughter yoga works, a volunteer instructor will lead a 45-minute class with exercises using breathing, clapping and movement. The class is free and open to the public.
Cocoa and Carolers at Crystal City Lights
The Park (2121 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5-6:30 p.m.
The Clear Harmonies Carolers will sing near the 25-foot LED chandelier that’s lighting up Crystal City through the holidays. Hot chocolate will be served as carolers sing and illuminate the interactive light display.
Christmas with Nova Y. Payton and Friends
Signature Theatre (4200 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 8:30 p.m.
A holiday cabaret featuring Nova Y. Payton with a chorus and band. Payton is known for her roles in the musical movies “Dreamgirls” and “Hairspray.” Performances are Tuesday and Wednesday at 8:30 p.m., and at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Free Tasting at Arrowine*
Arrowine and Cheese (4508 Lee Highway)
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Just in time for New Year’s Eve, this champagne and wine tasting event is open and free to those 21 and older. Beverages for tasting come from around the world. Attendees are asked to register by emailing [email protected].
Strategy Gaming Night
Shirlington Branch Library (4200 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 6-9 p.m.
The library is hosting the last strategy game night of the year. Play games like “Settlers of Catan” and “Dominion” for free. Starting in January, this game night will only be open to adults ages 18 and older.
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Signature Theatre just released single tickets for all 33rd season productions, which highlights the organization’s long-time relationship with legendary composer Stephen Sondheim. Beginning with the musical adaptation of The Color Purple and irreverent No Place to Go, the season continues with three Sondheim musicals, the DC premieres of Off-Broadway hit Which Way to the Stage and Pulitzer Prize finalist Selling Kabul, the Tony Award®-winning rock musical Passing Strange, and return of Signature’s cabaret series honoring legendary artists.
“Last November, the world lost an icon. The death of Stephen Sondheim was a blow to everyone in the theater community. Signature Theatre would not be the same without Sondheim — he IS Signature’s ‘signature.’ This season, we are honoring the legend with productions of Into the Woods, Pacific Overtures and Sweeney Todd dedicated to his memory. These shows represent the diversity and range of Sondheim,” said Signature’s Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner about the new season.
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