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Arlington Agenda: Oct. 29-Nov. 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, Oct. 29

UFOs, Cryptids and Ghosts, Oh My!
Columbia Pike Library Branch  (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

Want to learn about the things that go bump in the night and your neighborhood Bigfoot? Just in time for Halloween, join certified Cryptozoologists Scott Fallon, Dr. Marc Black, and Chad Umbach of the Alexandria Cryptozoology and Paranormal Society (ACAPS) as they talk about the local folklore surrounding UFOs, Cryptids and the Paranormal. Registration is required.

Wednesday, Oct. 31

Haunted House & Food Drive
Haunted House (4228 N. Old Glebe Road)
Time: 6:30-9 p.m.

Boy Scout Troop 104 is continuing to host a haunted house-themed food drive as part of an Eagle Scout project. The event is free but food donations to the Arlington Food Assistance Center is requested.

Thursday, Nov. 1

First Time Home Buyer Seminar*
Keri Shull Team  (1600 Wilson Boulevard Suite 101)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Learn how to buy your dream home in the D.C. area. There are a lot of things to know before the biggest purchase of your life — this casual and fun event will teach you everything you need to know while providing money saving strategies from local experts.

Friday, Nov. 2

Creative Coffee: Calligraphy
Connection: Crystal City Library (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 11 a.m.-noon

Creative Coffee is a casual weekly meet-up for creatives to work on their art or craft, play with new mediums, and socialize in a relaxed atmosphere. This program is designed for adults, but art loving mature high schoolers are also welcome.

Saturday, Nov. 3

Dangers of Convening a Constitutional Convention
George Mason University Law School (3301 Fairfax Dr.)
Time: 1-3 p.m.

League Member and retired Georgetown Law Center attorney Tina Zimmerman will describe the process of convening a new constitutional convention and the forces it could unleash. Tickets free with online reservation.

Sunday, Nov. 4

15th Annual Dominion Hills Fall Craft Show
Dominion Hills Community House (6000 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

The craft show will present 13 local and regional artisans featuring: framed artwork, jewelry, chocolate, pottery, quilts, glassware, notecards and soap and body products. Admission is free and all are welcome.

2018 Artist Expo
Congregation Etz Hayim (2920 Arlington Blvd.)
Time: 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Shop for unique and beautiful artwork, jewelry, sculpture, cards and prints, photography, clothing and more. Bake sale too. Free family activities throughout the day.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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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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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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