Arlington Agenda: November 11-17

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, November 11

HyperFast Agent Sales Summit With Ryan Serhant*
Crystal Gateway Marriott (1700 Richmond Highway)
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

This all-day real estate summit, in partnership with the Keri Shull Team and Orange Line Living, will feature talks on million-dollar listings, how to use webinars, online automation, and more. The event will also be held Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 12

The Dillon Rule: What Is It Anyway?
Ireland’s Four Courts (2051 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Hosted by the League of Women Voters of Arlington and the Arlington branch of the American Association of University Women, this discussion talks about the 1868 Dillon Rule and how it affects local governments.

Wednesday, November 13

Schar School Master’s Open House*
GMU Schar School (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 6:30-8 p.m. 

Learn more about George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government and its master’s degree programs at this open house. Student services and admissions members will be available to chat.

Learn From This Place: Bringing Arlington To Halls Hill
John T. Hazel Conference Center (1701 N. George Mason Drive)
Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The John M. Langston Citizens Association presents two events to honor Halls Hill, a formerly segregated Arlington neighborhood. A walking tour will be on Saturday, with a panel presented Wednesday on the history of Halls Hill.

Thursday, November 14

The Bottom: An African-American Enclave Uncovered
Marymount University Reinsch Library Auditorium (2807 N. Glebe Road) 
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Hear from community member Jessica Kaplan as she discusses “The Bottom,” one of the oldest African American enclaves in Arlington established before the Civil War, whose residents were slowly displaced throughout the 20th century.

Friday, November 15

A Zombie Extravaganza at Yorktown High School
Yorktown High School (5200 Yorktown Blvd)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Yorktown Performing Arts will present “A Zombie Extravaganza,” a short comedic drama presented as a series of vignettes. Performances will be from all sorts of YHS programs, including band, cheer, improv, and color guard. Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for adults, and $35 for a donor ticket.

O’Connell Players Present Guys and Dolls
Bishop O’Connell High School (6106 22nd Street N.)
Time: 7-9 p.m. 

Bishop O’Connell High School theatre is performing the musical Guys and Dolls at three separate shows throughout the weekend, with tickets starting at $10 for students and $15 for adults.

Saturday, November 16

Safe At Home Kickball Tournament
Long Bridge Park (475 Long Bridge Drive)
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Bridges to Independence, an area homeless shelter and rehousing service, has partnered with DC Fray for a day of kickball, with all proceeds going towards funding the organization. All players will receive a team t-shirt and a chance to win a trophy.

Rise Against Hunger Event
Clarendon UMC (606 N. Irving Street)
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Clarendon Methodist Church is hosting its annual all-day meal packing event in partnership with Rise Against Hunger. Meals prepped will be sent to those in need all over the world, with two different shifts available for sign-up.

1960s Dance Party to Benefit Culpepper Garden
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington (4444 Arlington Blvd)
Time: 7-10 p.m.

This “Rock Around the Block” dance party will benefit Culpepper Garden, a nonprofit providing affordable housing for Arlington seniors. There will be music, dancing, refreshments, and a silent auction. Tickets start at $10 for teens and $20 for adults.

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