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Arlington Agenda: Oct. 11-16

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.

Tuesday

Defining Digital ArlingtonDefining Digital Arlington *
Shirlington Library (4200 Campbell Ave.)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

This program at the Shirlington Library will include a discussion with author Shawn DuBravac. The talk will explore the impact that the digital revolution could have on how Arlington residents live, work and play in years to come.

Thursday

Ruffino ChiantiWine Dinner Ruffino *
Osteria da Nino Cucina Italiana and Bar (2900 S Quincy St.)
Time: 6:30-10:30 p.m.

Patrons will have a chance to taste Ruffino wines from Tuscany during this five-course dinner. The dinner will include a visit from Ruffino global ambassador Beppe d’Andrea and feature seven wines.


Hope Is BrewingHope Is Brewing *
Heavy Seas Alehouse (1501 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Human rights organization Love146 is scheduled to host its first-ever D.C.-area Hope Is Brewing event. Locals are welcome to bring along friends, family and a favorite board game to the gathering.

Office Space event at Arlington DrafthouseOffice Space: TPS Report Managers Meeting
Arlington Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7 p.m.

Like “Office Space?” This watch party will have themed music, a trivia contest with prizes, contests where attendees can show off their best Bill Lumbergh and “O Face” impersonations, and naturally, a showing of the 1999 cult classic film.

Friday

Arlington's planetarium (Flickr pool photo by Lawrence Cheng Photography)In This Convex Hull – A Full Dome Art Show *
David M Brown Planetarium (1426 N Quincy St.)
Time: 6:30 p.m.

D.C.-area artist Brandon Morse is scheduled to project his art on the David M. Brown Planetarium’s dome. The installation will run throughout this weekend with multiple screenings on Friday and Saturday.

Saturday

Family Fall FestivalFamily Fall Festival *
St. Ann School (980 North Frederick St.)
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

This free fall festival at St. Ann Church and School will include rides, games with prizes, food, raffles, music, a beer garden and a silent auction with goods and services from local vendors.

Sunday

Pints 4 Paws posterPints 4 Paws Beer Festival *
Courthouse Plaza Parking Lot (2040 15th St. N)
Time: 1-5 p.m.

Pups and people are welcome to attend the inaugural Pints 4 Paws fall fundraiser. The festival is slated to have craft beer tastings, a DJ spinning tunes, food trucks, games and a “doggy costume contest.”

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9th Street Chamber Music is back in business for its second season! 9SCM is disrupting the stereotypes of classical music as stuffy, dry, and elite through dynamic yet accessible performances and its one-of-a-kind String Quartet Intensive for young musicians in the DC Metro area.

[9th Street Quartet](https://www.9thstreetchambermusic.com/9th-street- quartet)’s first concert is on Sunday, October 16 at 4:00 PM. The group will offer, for the first time, a ‘Playlist Shuffle’ themed concert featuring single movements of string quartet favorites. Tickets for this concert can be found here, and are $20 for adults and FREE for all students under 18.

Rehearsals began Monday, September 27 for the String Quartet Intensive, welcoming 32 new and returning members to the program. These talented musicians in grades 7 through 12 represent over fifteen area schools throughout Northern Virginia, DC and Maryland, and are an integral part of the growing 9SCM community. Their first performance will take place on Monday, November 28 at 7:30 PM.

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Vini Franchetti Wine Dinner

Join us as we explore Vini Franchetti & their two sister vineyards Passopisciaro (Sicily) and Vini Franchetti (Tuscany) for our Sicily/Tuscany Wine Dinner!

Sunday, Oct 9 @ 6pm

Special Guest: This wine dinner we will be hosting the wine maker

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 for our Homebuying

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