(Updated at 12:55 p.m.) 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.
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Walter Reed Community Center (2909 16th Street S.)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Singer-songwriters Doug Alan Wilcox and Mike P. Ryan will come to South Arlington for an acoustic set. Wilcox’s music is a “tasty stew of bluesy folk, smooth acoustic soul,” while Ryan plays “heartfelt songs about the emotions and experiences of real people,” according to an event description.
Check Your Prep
Sugar Shack (1014 S. Glebe Road)
Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
In recognition of National Preparedness Month, Arlington residents who have three of the items on the county’s Emergency Preparedness Checklist get $5 to spend at Sugar Shack.
Mike Isabella’s Back-to-School Block Party
4000 Wilson Boulevard
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Chef Mike Isabella will have all-you-can-eat food and drinks from Kapnos Taverna, Pepita and Yona in celebration of fall. The party also will include live music, DJs and karaoke. Tickets are $35.
David Koechner Live
Arlington Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:45 p.m.
David Koechner, a comedian known for his roles on “The Office” and in “Anchorman,” will give three nights of stand-up comedy at Arlington Drafthouse, starting Thursday. Tickets are $25.
Vintage Crystal: Wine in the Water Park
1750 Crystal Drive
Time: 5-10 p.m.
Crystal City’s outdoor beer and wine garden is back with a cash bar, live music and painting sessions from art studio ArtJamz. Admission is free.
“Hey Frase” Live Podcast Show
Clarendon Ballroom (3185 Wilson Boulevard)
Time: 6-10 p.m.
“Hey Frase” hosts Sarah Fraser and Samy K will have a live taping of their pop culture podcast, with special guest Scott Parker.
BBQ, Boots & Bingo
Columbus Club of Arlington (5115 Little Falls Road)
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Arlington Thrive, a nonprofit organization that helps locals in need, will have a picnic with moon bounces, a climbing wall, face painting, bingo, music and food. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for kids and $50 for families.
Twisted Vines Bistro & Bottleshop (2803 Columbia Pike)
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Twisted Vine will give a class on how to taste wine properly. Tickets are $40 per person for non-wine club members and $34 for wine club members. The admission will include a cheese plate paired with the wines.
Wine Dinner Veneto Region*
Cucina Italiana & Bar (2900 S. Quincy Street)
Time: 6-10 p.m.
The restaurant will host a dinner that explores Italy’s Veneto region through food and Begali wine. Tickets are $65.
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