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, Jan. 29
First-Time Home Buyer Workshop *
Orange Line Living (1600 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Get a comprehensive explanation of the home purchasing process. Learn the acronyms and definitions you will need, what happens at each stage of your transaction, how to negotiate a lower purchase price, the different loans available and more.
Thursday, Feb. 1
Harry Potter Night
One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland Street)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
An evening exploring the magic of the hit young adult novel series, where children and adults alike can make their own wants, compete in a trivia night, and indulge in some themed snacks. This year’s theme will be fantastic beasts.
Friday, Feb. 2
Creative Coffee | Ink Brushes
Connection: Crystal City (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 11 a.m. to noon
A casual weekly meet-up for creatives to work on their art or craft, play with new mediums and socialize. Bring your favorite materials and snacks, as well as any non-messy art supplies to work on any projects to bring along.
Dana Gould LIVE
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Standup comedian, podcaster, and Comedy Central alum Dana Gould comes to the stage on February 2 (7:30 p.m.) and February 3 (7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.) for three performances of his standup show. Gould has six solo specials already.
Crystal Couture Show & Sale
Crystal City Shops (1750 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5-9 p.m.
The designer discount bargain pop-up sale and fashion show returns for two days, bringing over 30 regional boutiques, designers and retailers together. Entry includes five minute makeovers; a $20 ticket option is available for additional perks.
Saturday, Feb. 3
Toastmasters International Language and Culture Clubs *
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 2:30-4:30 p.m.
District 27 Toastmasters hosts two separate meetings, each focused on organizing Toastmasters foreign language clubs. The 2:30 p.m. meeting will focus on Portuguese, while the 3:30 p.m. meeting will discuss African languages and culture.
Cycle for Second Chances
CycleBar Columbia Pike (3400 Columbia Pike)
Time: 1:30-2:50 p.m.
Join Offender Aid and Restoration, an organization dedicated to supporting previously incarcerated men and women as they rejoin the community, for an indoor cycling ride and fundraising event. Class admission starts at a suggested $25 donation.
Sunday, Feb. 4
WineMaker Dinner *
(This event has been rescheduled)
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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Join MoCA Arlington Summer Camps at Marymount University and learn the fundamentals of handbuilding, throwing on a wheel, glazing, and much more. In this two-week course, students will explore hand building techniques, wheel throwing, and strengthen ideas that exemplify individual artist expression guided by professional working artists. Students of all skill levels are welcome!
Visit MoCA Arlington’s Website here and the registration page to secure your space today!
Please join us on Saturday, June 3, from 2 to 4 pm for the Glencarlyn Home Tour in Arlington’s historic Glencarlyn neighborhood. Among the featured homes will be a sparkling new home by A&N Builders at 5604-4th St. South. The inviting front porch opens to a light-filled space featuring high ceiling, wood floors, gas fireplace, Pella windows, Shrock cabinets, Quartz countertop, and JennAir appliances. Doors from the family room open to a large covered porch with a few steps to the level, landscaped rear yard. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms, three bathrooms, laundry room, and linen storage. The big lower level has a rec room, gym space, and a fifth bedroom and bathroom plus even more storage. After leaving the home, stroll to the Ball-Sellers home, the oldest residence in Arlington, the community gardens at the library, Carlin Hall, and the 94 acre Glencarlyn Park. A lovely way to while away a late spring afternoon.
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’s mortgage loan officers
4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
Treat yourself this Independence Day with a world-class, private 4th of July extravaganza at the Military Women’s Memorial – a premier National Capital Region site.
Great food, fun, and the best views of Washington DC’s spectacular fireworks display. Relax, enjoy,