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.
Eat Pizza – Support Kiwanis*
Upper Crust Pizzeria (4514 Lee Highway)
Time: 5 p.m.
Upper Crust Pizzeria is donating 10% of its sales, including dine in, takeout and delivery, on Monday and Tuesday to Kiwanis Club of Arlington for their work serving the children of the world.
Free Home Buyer Seminar*
Optime Realty (1600 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
The Orange Line Living Team is hosting a Home Buying Seminar event at their Rosslyn office. Drinks and appetizers will be provided and specialists will be on hand to give overviews of the buying process.
Election Night Results AND Celebration
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: doors open at 6 p.m.
Arlington Drafthouse will have live coverage of the end of the election season between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. General Admission is $5 and the doors will open at 6 p.m.
Election Night Viewing Party!
Barley Mac (1600 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 7 p.m.-2 a.m.
Following the success of their debate party, Barley Mac is hosting an election night viewing party. Drinks will be red and blue and there will be specialty bar snacks. Space is limited so arrive early to ensure seating.
What Do the Election Results Mean for Arlington?*
Marymount University Phelan Hall Dining Room (2807 N. Glebe Rd.)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Join a panel discussion with Arlington’s Democratic and Republican committees, and representatives of the Libertarian and Green parties, as they take your questions and offer their outlooks on Arlington’s political future.
Spirit of Community Luncheon*
Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel (2800 S. Potomac Ave.)
Time: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Arlington Community Foundation will be honoring Jonathan C. Kinney with the 2016 William T. Newman, Jr. Spirit of Community Award. The Foundation will also recognize a local nonprofit organization, the Arlington Outdoor Education Association.
Arlington’s New Deal Murals with Toby McIntosh
Marymount University Reinsch Auditorium (2807 N. Glebe Rd.)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Toby McIntosh will discuss his book Apple Picking, Tobacco Harvesting and General Lee, which describes the Arlington post office murals. His presentation will also focus on the artist who painted the murals, Auriel Bessemer.
Twins Ace Hardware Grand Opening*
Twins Ace Hardware Arlington (2001 Clarendon Blvd.)
Time: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Twins Ace Hardware is celebrating its grand opening in Courthouse from Friday, Nov. 11 to Sunday, Nov. 13. The festivities include a ribbon cutting Saturday, a Weber grill giveaway and treats from The Olive Oil Boom, Tupelo Honey Cafe and The Brew Shop.
Hope for the Holidays Grief Seminar*
Virginia Hospital Center Community Classroom (1701 N. George Mason Dr.)
Time: 2:30-4:30 p.m.
The Washington Regional Transplant Community is hosting a gathering with Robin McMahon, Ph.D. To register, contact Lisa A. Colaianni or Maureen M. Bladerston at [email protected]
Dance Festival of India 2016 “Kalpana”*
Thomas Jefferson Theater (125 S. Old Glebe Rd.)
Time: 3-9 p.m.
The Thomas Jefferson Theater is showcasing Indian dance companies from the Tri-State area. The first showcase will be on Saturday at 3 p.m., the second will be at 7 p.m. and the final Showcase will be on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Benefit Concert for Storm Victims
First Presbyterian Church of Arlington (601 N. Vermont St.)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
World-class music is coming to First Presbyterian Church. Artists are donating their talents for FPC’s seventh annual benefit concert. No tickets are required, but an offering will be collected, with 100% going to the American Red Cross for flood relief.
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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above. In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?
All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).
When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM.
Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.
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