Arlington Agenda: May 30-June 5

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.



All You Can Eat Snow Crab Leg Wednesdays*
Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 5-9 p.m.

Only $26.99! All you can eat snow crab legs are back at Mad Rose Tavern. The best deal in town gets better together with the best happy hour in Clarendon. Crabs start being served at 5 p.m. sharp. The event ends at 9 p.m.


Gulf Branch Nature Center (Flickr pool photo by Cameron Manuel)Gulf Branch Nature Center Symposium: The Birth and Future of Arlington Parks
Central Library Auditorium (1015 N. Quincy St)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Presented in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Gulf Branch Nature Center, this symposium will feature a history of Gulf Branch Nature Center, an overview of the role of nature centers in Arlington’s parks, the future efforts and challenges that come with creating and protecting park land in an urbanized environment and more.



Strawberry Festival*
Bethel United Church of Christ (4347 Arlington Blvd)
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Attic Sale begins at 10 a.m. followed by strawberry desserts and ice cream, hot dogs and burgers, bake sale, kitten adoptions, kids games and face painting from 11 to 3 p.m.


Culpepper Garden Springtime Party*
Culpepper Garden (4435 N. Pershing Drive)
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Join Culpepper Garden to celebrate 41 years of providing affordable housing with services for very low income Arlington seniors at this annual fundraiser event. Culpepper Garden is a nonprofit affordable residential community in Arlington with 340 apartments for seniors aged 62 and older.



Arlington Triathlon*
Washington Lee High School Aquatic Center (1301 N. Stafford St)
Time: 7:30-10:30 a.m.

The Arlington Triathlon is a swim-bike-run event for children ages 7-15 at Washington-Lee High School Aquatic Center. The race is part of the USA Triathlon Mid-Atlantic Region’s Youth Triathlon Series.


Bark in the Park*
Clarendon Dog Park (1299 N. Herndon St)
Time: 3-6 p.m.

Join Clarendon Animal Care and Clarendon Alliance at the 2nd Annual Bark in the Park at James Hunter Dog Park (aka: Clarendon Dog Park). Live music from Caroline Herrera & The Whole Magilla, food from Smoking Kow BBQ, bounce house and balloons for the kids, and lots of goodies for the four-legged “kids!”



Community Carnival*
Cherrydale United Methodist Church (3701 Lorcom Lane)
Time: 4-7 p.m.

Games, food, prizes, cakewalks, a silent auction, and more! All proceeds support the Cherrydale United Methodist youth group’s mission trip – helping to make homes warmer, safer, and drier in the Christiansburg, Va. area. Free admission. Rain or shine.


Crescendo Presents Romantic Russians
Barcroft Community House (800 S. Buchanan St)
Time: 4-5:30 p.m.

Crescendo, the Youth Chamber Program of the Arlington Philharmonic, will present romantic movements by Russian composers Tchaikovski, Glazunov and Rimski-Korsakov. A reception with the musicians will be held after the concert.

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Hello Everyone — You are invited to the final meeting of NAACP Arlington Branch NAACP for 2022
When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting — NAACP Arlington Branch
Register in advance for this webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

7:00 pm Meeting Opens.
7:30 pm Installation
8:00 pm Presentation/Q&A; by Dave Schutz on Ranked Choice Voting
8:30 pm Final Remarks and Comments by Newly Elected Members
9:00 pm Meeting Adjourns

Installation Official Robert N. Barnette, Jr. President, Virginia State Conference NAACP The President of the Virginia State Conference NAACP will serve as the Installation Official and provide remarks for our newly elected officers at the general membership.

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Light Up Arlington – Clarendon Menorah Lighting

Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah! Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!

Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration

Experience the festival of lights!!

*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah

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National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.

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