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.
Conversations with Tyler: A Conversation with Camille Paglia*
George Mason University Arlington (3351 Fairfax Drive, 4th Floor)
Time: 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Cultural critic, intellectual provocateur and feminist icon Camille Paglia will join Tyler Cowen for a wide-ranging discussion. Paglia, one of the world’s great polymaths, will engage Cowen on topics from Edmund Spenser to the Rolling Stones to Carly Fiorina.
NextGenNow Gives Back Spring Social*
Lyon Hall (3100 Washington Boulevard)
Time: 5:30-8 p.m.
Join NextGenNow young professionals at the NGN Gives Back Spring Social! Each year the NextGenNow initiative selects an area of focus for their grant-giving activity. This year NGN will focut on physical, mental and/or emotional health.
Live Comedy: Jim Breuer
Arlington Cinema Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Former Saturday Night Live cast member Jim Breuer, the famed “Goat Boy,” will perform live standup comedy at the Drafthouse Thursday and Friday night at 7:30 and 10 p.m. Tickets are available online for $35.
Fancy Pants NOVA Spring Sale*
The Falls Church Episcopal (115 E. Fairfax Street)
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Don’t miss the largest selection of new and gently used boutique kids clothing, sizes 0-10. You’ll find brands like: Anavini, Bella Bliss, Crewcuts, Funtasia Too, Lilly Pulitzer, Oscar de la Renta, Mini Boden, Shrimp and Grits, Vineyard Vines and more!
Twentieth Anniversary Celebration
Rhodeside Grill (1836 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 4 p.m.-2 a.m.
Rhodeside Grill celebrates its 20th anniversary with a party that will rage from happy hour to closing time. Original happy hour prices offered from 4-7 p.m. Original appetizers back on the menu. Live music all night.
Home Buyer Seminar*
Optime Realty (1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 101)
Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Our team is hosting two Home Buying Seminar events on April 16 and 18 at our Rosslyn office. We will have specialists on hand (including lenders and buyer agents) to give you an overview of the buying process. The event is totally free.
Fourth Annual Arlington Festival of the Arts
North Highland Street & Washington Blvd in Clarendon
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Enjoy a weekend of true visual inspiration in Clarendon, as over 100 artists will showcase their works including glass, mixed media, paintings, jewelry and pottery, providing all sorts of opportunities to appreciate and purchase art. The festival continues on Sunday.
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