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.
Tuesday, Aug. 13
Genealogy for Beginners
Shirlington Library (4200 Campbell Ave)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Jessica Kaplan of the Arlington Historical Society will teach attendees how to create an accurate family tree using various techniques. This event is free
Wednesday, Aug. 14
Arlington County Fair
Thomas Jefferson Community Center (3501 2nd Street S.)
Time: 5-10 p.m. and other times during the week
This year’s events will feature LOVE art, a butterfly experience, rides, live music and goat yoga along with the classic favorites. There is a shuttle bus available since there is no public parking.
Thursday, Aug. 15
Business After Business
Arlington Community Federal Credit Union (5666 Columbia Pike)
Time: 5-7 p.m.
This allows attendees to network while enjoying beer, wine and other beverages. Registration is required. There will be door prizes and cash jackpots for members.
Friday, Aug. 16
Fridays at the Fountain
Crystal City Water Park (1601 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5-9 p.m.
Fridays at the Fountain is Crystal City’s seasonal pop-up beer garden, featuring food from The Stand’s rotating lineup of vendors, beverage selections and live music.
National Bookstore Romance Day! Author signings, wine tasting, board games, & more!
One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland Street #101)
Time: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Join One More Page Books for a day of celebration. They will kick off the day with mimosas, then have a treasure hunt and other activities.
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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 https://optimistclubofarlingtonva.org/.
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.
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