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Arlington Agenda: August 28-September 4

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.

Monday

Arlington Home Buyer Class *
Orange Line Living (1600 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

An exclusive home buying class with tips on how to succeed buying real estate. Learn about the home purchasing process, including how to negotiate a lower price, the loans available, acronyms and more. Admission is free.

Tuesday

Free Sing
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 8 p.m.-2 a.m.

Come and sing karaoke from a catalog of 27,000 songs, or enjoy listening to people from the local neighborhood sing. Those who take their karaoke more seriously can also register for a Championship League Karaoke fall season.

Wednesday

“Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock”
Busboys and Poets Shirlington (4251 Campbell Ave)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

A screening of a documentary that explores 2016’s opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline, hosted by Our Revolution Arlington and ARL ReInvest. The screening is followed by a panel discussion and question and answer session. Admission is free.

Saturday

Pike Movie Night: “The Princess Bride”
Penrose Square (2503 Columbia Pike)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization presents the movie series “30 Years: Celebrating the Great Movies of 1987 (ish),” featuring the PG-rated “The Princess Bride.” In case of inclement weather, check social media for cancellation news.

Sunday

Nelson Reeves 117th Birthday Celebration
Reevesland Farmhouse (400 N. Manchester Street)
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

Remember Nelson Reeves, celebrate his 117th birthday and learn about his legacy of growing food, knowledge and community. Stories will be told of his life and various refreshments provided to kick off the fall growing season.

Labor Day (Monday, September 4)

Arlington Home Buyer Class *
Orange Line Living (1600 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

An exclusive home buying class with tips on how to succeed buying real estate. Learn about the home purchasing process, including how to negotiate a lower price, the loans available, acronyms and more. Admission is free.

Arlington Dems Labor Day Chili Cookoff
Lyon Park Community Center (414 N. Fillmore Street)
Time: 2-5 p.m.

Join former Rep. Tom Perriello and the Arlington Democrats to decide who has the best chili. Perriello will give remarks alongside other local candidates, while the event will also include live music and fun for all the family.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Now you can have fun with your family and friends when deciding where to eat!

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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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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

Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show

The Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show will feature our fabulous breast cancer survivors slaying the runway! Designers from Baltimore and the Washington, DC Metropolitan area will bring exquisite fashion and glamour to this event. Professional male and female designs

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