Arlington Agenda: September 4-9

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.

Wednesday, Sept. 5

Coastal Tales: Scratching the Surface
Lee Arts Center (5722 Lee Highway)
Time:  6:30-8:30 p.m.

Westen Muntain and Shirley Gromen use printmaking and ceramic techniques to reveal stories of life in or around the ocean.


Thursday, Sept. 6

Social Walk + Happy Hour on Columbia Pike
Across from Bob & Edith’s Diner (962 S Wayne St)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Explore Arlington neighborhoods and what makes them unique. This month, WalkArlington is checking out Columbia Pike. The event is free for people of all ages and abilities and registration for the event is required.

Saturday, Sept. 8

David Krugler – Rip Angels From Heaven
One More Page Books (2200 N Westmoreland St)
Time: 2-3 p.m.

We welcome back historian, novelist and teacher Dr. David Krugler to share from RIP ANGELS FROM HEAVEN, the second book in his series of World War II spy thrillers featuring Lieutenant Ellis Voigt of the Office of Naval Intelligence.

Celebrating America’s Army: An Evening with Heroes and Voices
Conmy Hall on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (Jackson Ave. and Sheridan Ave.)
Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Celebrating America’s Army: An Evening with Heroes and Voices is a FREE concert that communicates the Army’s proud heritage, sacrifice, and traditions to the American public.

Rosslyn Jazz Fest 2018
Gateway Park (1300 Lee Hwy)
Time: 1-7 p.m.

Join over 5,000 music fans for a day of dynamic performances in Arlington’s largest urban park – Gateway Park. Come hear live music performed by Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles, Orquesta Akokán, True Loves and Aztec Sun.

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The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 76th 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 25th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to huge 14 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garlands, 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

Submit your own Announcement here.

Art House 7 is a small art studio in Arlington – offering instruction in painting, ceramics, sewing and more. We are looking for kind, dedicated people who love both creating and teaching.

Ceramic Teachers are needed to teach wheel-throwing to adults and 6-12th graders and to teach hand building to elementary grades. Classes have 3-8 students.

Drawing teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. For kids, we offer cartooning, manga or traditional drawing. For adults, we only offer traditional drawing.

Painting teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. We offer oil, acrylic or watercolor for adults or teens. All elementary classes use acrylic and tempera.

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Submit your own Announcement here.

National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.

Outstanding Young Artist

Washington-Liberty Annual Holiday Bazaar

Join us Saturday December 3 from 10 to 4 p.m. at W-L High School, for this much anticipated Arlington holiday tradition! We will be featuring over 65 vendors for gift shopping, our student clubs and activities fundraising booths, and food


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