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.
Oakland Park Design Meeting
The Jefferson (900 N. Taylor Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
The Ballston/Virginia Square Civic Association will be discussing the draft design plans for Oakland Park. The meeting will be held at The Jefferson. For more information, visit projects.arlingtonva.us/types/parks.
Defining Arlington’s Digital Destiny*
AUSA Building (2425 Wilson Boulevard)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Join Arlington County and industry experts as they engage in a conversation with the community about the impact of the digital revolution and what it will mean for mobility and the future of Arlington.
Shirlie Lights Up The Village Holiday Celebration
Update: This event has been postponed.
A Night at the Indie Movies — Admins
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: doors open at 6:30 p.m.
The Drafthouse is hosting a local premiere for the Arlington-produced film Admins, about a day in the lives of two system administrators as they annoy users, discuss office politics and watch people at the coffee shop.
Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre (125 S. Old Glebe Road)
Time: 7:30-9 p.m.
BalletNova will be performing The Nutcracker, with its last performance on Sunday. The ballet, which debuted in 1892, is set to Tchaikovsky’s famous score and has been performed by professional ballet companies all over the world.
Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan Live
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 and 10 p.m.
Stars from movies Super Troopers and Beerfest, and members of comedy troupe Broken Lizard, Kevin and Steve will be performing on Friday and Saturday. The show “is a mix of stand up, crowd interaction and stories about their wives and kids and the making of the movies.” Tickets are $25.
Four Mile Run Valley Hands-On Design Workshop
Drew Model School (3500 23rd Street S.)
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
There will be an interactive and hands-on workshop, as well as discussions among area community members about topics such as recreational improvements, parking and area character building. Refreshments will be provided.
CWP Holiday Bazaar*
Children’s Weekday Program (716 S. Glebe Road)
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
This family-friendly holiday bazaar offers local crafts, activities for kids, holiday treats and a visit with Santa. There will be a silent auction featuring baskets from local businesses, so skip the mall and the web and join your neighbors for holiday fun.
Washington-Lee Holiday Bazaar*
Washington-Lee High School (1301 North Stafford Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
This free holiday bazaar is sponsored by Washington-Lee’s class of 2017 and features over 70 local artisans. There will be gift items for sale and plenty of food. There will be live musical performances by The Madrigals and other musical groups.
Pentagon Row (1101 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 5-8 p.m.
This holiday event features live entertainment, food samples, a firework display, a $1,000 shopping spree giveaway and much more. Pentagon Row’s ice rink includes an outdoor stone fireplace for warming up during the cold evenings and nights.
Annual Messiah Sing-Along
First Presbyterian Church (601 N. Vermont Street)
Time: 4-6 p.m.
The Arlington Chorale will be featured at this free sing-along and attendees are strongly encouraged to bring canned goods to benefit the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC). This musical event will be conducted by Dr. Nancia D’Alimonte.
Osteria da Nino Cucina Italiana & Bar (2900 S. Quincy Street)
Time: 6-11 p.m.
Osteria will be hosting a wine and dinner pairing that includes four courses with four wines. Prices start at $89 per person (not including tax and gratuity) and features wines from The Three Kings of Italy including Brunello, Barolo and Amarone.
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Children’s Weekday Program (CWP) is a non-profit preschool rooted in a play-based philosophy. We focus on developing a love of learning and exploration, cooperation, empathy, and independence.
Our caring and experienced educators create opportunities for children 16 months to 5 years old to play, learn, and grow in a nurturing environment of child-centered and developmentally appropriate experiences.
Initially established more than 50 years ago in South Arlington, CWP continues to be a lauded program in the Northern Virginia area. We are extremely proud to have been recognized as a Best Preschool in Northern Virginia Magazine for the last 4 years.
Located now in North Arlington at 2666 Military Road, CWP offers a part-time parents day out and preschool program with options to extend care both before and after school. We offer a supportive and inclusive school community for children and parents alike and welcome all families to join our school!
The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 77th annual Christmas tree sale!
This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 24th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to 10 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garland, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.
100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.
For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at https://optimistclubofarlingtonva.org/.
Holiday Art Show featuring artists: Peter Fitzgerald, Claire Plante, Alanna Rivera, and Suzy Scollon. At the Barcroft Community House, 800 South Buchanan St., Arlington, VA. Dec. 8 from, 2 PM to 8 PM and Dec. 9 from 10 AM to
2023 Christmas Tree Sales Begin
Saturday, December 2
Get your holiday decorating off to the right start this year! We will be selling 150 Fraser firs, freshly cut and delivered from Sparta, North Carolina.