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, February 11
Design Public Hearing — Arlington National Cemetery Defense Access Road Project*
Sheraton Pentagon City (900 S. Orme Street)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Join the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to view displays and learn more about this project, its preliminary design, and its tentative construction schedule.
George Mason University School of Business Graduate Programs Showcase
Van Metre Hall (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.
This event will have a showcase of GMU’s business school graduate programs in Arlington: MBA, JD MBA Dual Degree, Accounting, Management, and more.
Thursday, February 13
Breakfast Connection Combined with the Northern Virginia Hispanic American Chamber
Residence Inn by Marriott – Rosslyn (1651 N. Oak Street)
Time: 7:30-9 a.m.
This event focuses on roundtable power networking and provides attendees the chance to exchange business cards, develop new prospects and share a 60 second pitch with each table.
Friday, February 14
Beckett’s Anti-Valentine’s Day
Samuel Beckett’s Irish Pub (2800 S. Randolph Street, suite 110)
Time: 6-11:30 p.m.
Samuel Beckett’s Irish Pub is holding an anti-Valentine’s day party for those who are Valentine-less this year. There will be special drinks and food, and some “adult content.”
Anti-Valentines Day Celebration
The Renegade (3100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 10 p.m.-close
Celebrate being single at The Renegade Anti-Valentines Day event. There will be live music, cash card giveaways by the band, and music. Must be 21+. No cover charge.
Saturday, February 15
National Chamber Ensemble — Swingin’ Sweethearts Day, Valentine’s Tribute To Benny Goodman*
Gunston Arts Center Theater One (2700 S. Lang Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Clarinet star Julian Milkis, the only student and protege of swing and jazz great Benny Goodman, joins NCE to perform a concert in tribute to his teacher and mentor.
Sunday, February 16
Celebrate Presidents’ Day with the Nats Racing Presidents
Market Common Clarendon (2800 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
The event will have a photo booth with presidential props, complimentary hot cocoa from Nicecream, and a U.S. President trivia game. Kids 18 years and younger can guess the number of Lincoln pennies in the jar and win them all.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event.
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