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Hidden History of Arlington
One More Page Books (2201 N. Westmoreland Street #101)
Time: 7-8 p.m.
Local author, historian and writer Charlie Clark discusses his book, “Hidden History of Arlington County.” Clark uncovered some vivid history of the community, explores those who once lived in Arlington and looked back at other notable moments.
Conversations with Tyler: Mary Roach *
George Mason University Founder’s Hall (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Best-selling science author Mary Roach joints Tyler Cowen for the Mercatus Center’s “Conversations with Tyler” series. Roach has published eight books, and explores taboo topics such as sex, life in space and dead bodies.
Hurricane Irma Relief Happy Hour
Don Tito (3165 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5 p.m. to midnight
A percentage of all drink purchases and all raffle proceeds will be donated directly to Don Tito’s partners at SBP and matched dollar for dollar up to $25,000. Activities include special priced mix drinks and a raffle of gift cards and other items.
Rosslyn Cinema & Pub in the Park
Gateway Park (1300 Lee Highway)
Time: 6-11 p.m.
Beer, wine and seasonal sangria will be served along with food trucks on site every Friday evening. All movies will begin at dusk and be subtitled. The Popped Republic! food truck will sell popcorn, while nearby restaurants will offer dinner deals.
Fancy Pants Fall Sale *
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (4250 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
A selection of second-hand and boutique children’s clothing is available at this sale, from sizes NB – 12. All items are $25 or less, and include brands such as Lilly Pulitzer, Vineyard Vines, Mini Boden, Little English and more.
Boundary Stones Bike Tour
East Falls Church Metro station (2014 N. Sycamore Street)
Time: 9:15 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
A 35-mile bike tour of historic places. The tour includes traveling along streets in Arlington, Falls Church, Fairfax County and Alexandria, with many stops including historic places and 11 boundary stones that once marked the D.C. border.
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road, Suite 3)
Time: 1-2:30 p.m.
Panelists will share their diverse perspectives of cosplaying as a “minority nerd.” Kimono Jones, Jacqueline Boxx, Cherie Sweetbottom and Cherokee Rose will take part in the discussion as part of the library’s Cosplay Month.
Winemaker Series *
Osteria da Nino (2900 S. Quincy Street)
Time: 6-10:30 p.m.
A wine pairing with dinner featuring five wines and five courses from the Sicily region of Italy with owner Salvino Benanti. Admission costs $85 per person, and bottles of the wines featured will be available for purchase after the dinner.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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