Arlington, VA

by ARLnow.com Sponsor April 16, 2019 at 12:45 pm 0

WHEN: Every Friday, May through October — 5-9 p.m.
WHERE: The Stand (at the Crystal City Water Park) — 1601 Crystal Drive, Arlington Virginia

Open every Friday starting in May, Fridays at the Fountain features a fantastic selection of beer and wine, live music from local bands and musicians, and a rotating lineup of local restaurants and food vendors brought to Crystal City by The Stand.

Attendees also have the option of joining the Fridays at the Fountain “Mug Club” featuring a 16-ounce, branded mug, while supplies last. The Mug Club is $10 and comes with a reusable glass mug and your first drink!

Mug Club members will get discounts on draft beers for the entire Fridays at the Fountain event series (May-October).

Buy your mug today for 1/2 price and enjoy 16 oz pours for the price of a 12 oz beer all summer long!

Purchase today’s deal now.

by ARLnow.com Sponsor April 25, 2018 at 5:45 pm 0

Join the Mug Club for Fridays at the Fountain, Crystal City’s popular outdoor beer garden!

Open every Friday starting in May, Fridays at the Fountain not only features a fantastic selection of beer and wine from Crystal City Wine Shop, and live music from local bands and musicians, but also a rotating lineup of local restaurants and food vendors brought to Crystal City by The Stand.

Attendees will have the option of joining the Fridays at the Fountain “Mug Club” featuring a 16-ounce, branded beer stein, while supplies last. Mugs cost $20 and come with the first drink ticket (a $5 value).

Mug Club members will get discounts on draft beers for the entire Fridays at the Fountain event series (May-October).

Buy your mug today for 1/2 price and enjoy 16oz pours for the price of a 12oz beer all summer long!  

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WHEN: Every Friday May through October — 5-9 p.m.

WHERE: The Fountain (aka Crystal City Water Park) — 1601 Crystal Drive, Arlington

WHAT: Fridays at the Fountain is Crystal City’s seasonal pop-up beer garden set within the Crystal City Water Park and featuring beverage selections from the Crystal City Wine Shop and live music from local bands and musicians.

This year, the focus on local flavor is being enhanced by a partnership with The Stand which, in addition to providing the beverage service, will be featuring a rotating lineup of local restaurants and food vendors. Also new this year, attendees have the option of joining the Fridays at the Fountain “Mug Club” featuring a 16-ounce, branded mason jar mug, while supplies last.

by Anna Merod April 24, 2018 at 2:45 pm 0

Crystal City’s summertime happy hour event series, Fridays at the Fountain, is coming back early this year.

The pop-up beer garden event was so well received by the community last year that organizers decided to open this year’s event series on May 4, which is a month earlier than usual, according to a press release from the Crystal City BID, which organizes the events.

Fridays at the Fountain will be held every Friday from May through October at the Crystal City Water Park (1750 Crystal Drive), and events feature live music from local musicians. Admission is free, and beer and wine will be sold for $5. Attendees can also pay $20 to join the “Mug Club” and receive a branded, reusable mug.

This year’s event features a new partnership with The Stand, a concession stand operated by The Social Restaurant Group. Visitors can purchase beverages provided by Crystal City Wine Shop as well as food options from a rotation of local vendors.

Additional performers will be announced soon, but here’s the current music lineup:

  • May 4 – Revelator Hill
  • May 11 – Whiskey Pull
  • May 18 – Zach Cutler & Friends
  • May 25 – Gordon Sterling 3
  • June 1 – Big Bad Juju
  • June 8 – Mary El Band
  • June 15 – Revelator Hill
  • June 22 – Jonathan Sloane Trio
  • June 29 – Holly Montgomery
  • July 6 – The Jogo Project
  • July 13 – The Jon Miller Band
  • July 20 – Gordon Sterling and the People
  • July 27 – Big Bad Juju

Photo courtesy Crystal City BID

by ARLnow.com Sponsor May 23, 2017 at 12:15 pm 0

Stock up on discounted drink tickets to use at Crystal City’s popular outdoor beer and wine garden.

Open every Friday starting in June, Fridays at the Fountain not only features a new name (formerly Wine in the Water Park), but also a vastly expanded schedule stretching all the way through October and an upgraded line-up of live music.

The bar serves delicious offerings of beer and wine, all of which are available for take-home purchases at the Crystal City Wine Shop down the street from the event.

Drink tickets, normally $5 each on site, are available for 50 percent off their online price in this exclusive pack of 5 tickets available for $10 (normally $20 online). Only a limited supply is available so act fast!

As an added bonus, the Crystal City drink cards are redeemable at any Crystal City BID event that features a cash/credit bar including the upcoming Father’s Day Auto Festival.

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Discount Code: FridaysFountainDeal17

 WHEN: Every Friday June through October from 5-9 p.m.

WHERE: The Fountain (aka Crystal City Water Park) at 1751 Crystal Drive

WHAT: Crystal City’s popular outdoor beer and wine garden returns with a new name and a vastly expanded season stretching from June all the way through October. Open for business immediately after work at 5 p.m., ease into the weekend with a delicious beverage, live music, or even a discounted painting session with ArtJamz. All beverages are also available for take-home purchases at the Crystal City Wine Shop.

by Ashley Hopko August 12, 2019 at 9:00 am 0

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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by Michael O'Connell July 8, 2019 at 12:30 pm 0

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, July 8

Disabilities and Employment
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 1:30-3 p.m.

This session will focus on trying to enter the workforce, advancing within your current organization, and transitioning into a new field. Free and open to the public. RSVP here.

Rep. Beyer Town Hall Meeting
Wakefield High School (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) is hosting his next town hall at Wakefield High School to discuss the issues on your mind, and what he is doing in Congress. Attend the event to share your views and participate in the discussion.

Wednesday, July 10

National Teddy Bear Picnic Day Celebration
Market Common Clarendon (2800 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 12-1:30 p.m.

Celebrate National Teddy Bear Picnic Day! Bring your own lunch and your best Teddy Bear pal for music, story time, giveaways, ice cream treats, and keepsake photos.

Summer Concert Series at the Village at Shirlington
Village at Shirlington (2700 S. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Justin Trawick & The Common Good perform at the Decades of Summer, which features music from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s on Wednesdays. Cheestique will offer $5 wine tastings.

Friday, July 12

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, adult and kid friendly beverage selections, and live music.

Virginia Tech Executive MBA Class Visit
Virginia Tech Research Center (900 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 5:30-9 p.m.

Get a glimpse into the Virginia Tech Executive MBA student experience. You will sit in on a current Executive MBA class and have the opportunity to engage with students, faculty and program staff. Register here.

Saturday, July 13

Jennie Dean Park Project
Charles Drew Community Center (3500 23rd Street S.)
Time: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

See the updated design for the Jennie Dean Park Project along with new information on the picnic shelters, public art and what is being discussed with Green Valley Civic Association for historic interpretation.

Spoons, Toons & Booze
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Your Favorite Saturday Morning Cartoons + Brunch Cocktails + Free Cereal! Over 100 cartoon series from the 1940s through the early 2000s and you get to choose what we watch!

Sunday, July 14

Aikido in the park
Glencarlyn Park (301 S. Harrison Street)
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

Once a month, weather permitting, we hold an aiki-weapons class followed by a cookout. Extra bokken and jos should be available if you do not have your own. No need to wear your gi; please wear street clothes.

by ARLnow.com Sponsor June 1, 2018 at 4:45 pm 0

Each Friday, Tim’s Arlington Directory sets the table with deals and events for the weekend ahead in Arlington.

Highlights for the upcoming weekend include:

Friday: Fridays @ The Fountain in Crystal City & Movie Night (Grease) @ Arlington Mill CC

Saturday: Arlington Arts ‘Make Your Mark’, Saturday Sip @ Northside Social & a Wine Dinner @ Portofino

Sunday: The Fairlington Farmers Market followed by Bottomless Brunch @ Palette 22

Scroll through the entire list here:

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Interested in special promotion as the Deal or Event of the Week or Weekend? Have a deal or event tip? Comments? Suggestions? Email Tim at [email protected]!

by Bridget Reed Morawski May 4, 2018 at 5:00 pm 0

Each week, we highlight select deals and events around Arlington, with help from Tim’s Arlington Directory. Some require a coupon or have more instructions, so click the link for details and any additional requirements. Want each day’s full list sent to your inbox each day? Just email @ [email protected] with “Subscribe” in the subject.

This Week’s Deal of the Week:

Bar Bao (3100 Clarendon Blvd) has a brand new BOTTOMLESS Brunch deal every Saturday and Sunday that you do not want to miss out on. They are now offering $35 all you can eat small plates & 25 cents mimosas! The menu includes Peanut Butter & Nutella French Toast, Smoked Salmon Benedict, Fried Chicken & Waffle, Chorizo and Egg Hash, and many many more mouthwatering plates.

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by Bridget Reed Morawski April 27, 2018 at 4:45 pm 0

Each week, we highlight select deals and events around Arlington, with help from Tim’s Arlington Directory. Some require a coupon or have more instructions, so be sure to click the link for details and any additional requirements.

Saturday, April 28:
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by Chris Teale October 25, 2017 at 4:15 pm 0

With Halloween around the corner, Arlingtonians will have several chances to celebrate the upcoming holiday.

The Ballston Halloween Market is set for tomorrow (Thursday, October 26) at Welburn Square (901 N. Taylor Street).

This week’s market, part of the neighborhood’s regular farmers market, will include a beer and wine garden with live music, as well as pumpkin decorating and face painting. The market is open from 3-7 p.m., with attendees encouraged to wear a spooky costume.

And the last of Crystal City’s Fridays at the Fountain events for the season will have a Halloween theme too, with pumpkin painting, seasonal drinks and candy available at the beer and wine garden on Friday, October 27 from 5-9 p.m. at the Crystal City Water Park (1750 Crystal Drive).

Meanwhile, Rosslyn will host its first harvest festival on Friday, October 27 from 4-10 p.m. and Saturday, October 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Continental Beer Garden, Central Place Plaza and Gateway Park East.

More than 20 vendors will sell various crafts and gifts, while there will be live entertainment and activities including a pie eating contest, corn hole, a pumpkin toss, costumes contests for children and pets.

by Chris Teale October 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm 0

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

Beer Dinner *
Heritage Brewpub and Roastery (1300-1398 N. Fillmore Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

An evening of food paired with exclusive beers by executive chef Donal Crosbie, head chef Josh Ber and director of brewing Josh Moon. Flagship beers serve as ingredients in several of the dishes in the four-course menu.

Screenagers Documentary Screening *
Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston (4610 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

The Sycamore School and Arlington Magazine host a screening and discussion regarding tweens and teens and different types of technology, including navigating social media, video games and the internet, using insights from authors and brain scientists.

Secrets to Success
1776 (2231 Crystal Drive #1000)
Time: 5-7 p.m.

The second episode in the Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s live podcast series, featuring an interview with Sprynt founder and CEO Alex Villanueva, a question and answer session for the audience and a chance to network.

Wednesday

UFOs, Cryptids and Ghosts, Oh My!
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road, Suite 3)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Join certified Cryptozoologist Scott Fallon, Dr. Marc Black, and Chad Umbach of the Alexandria Cryptozoology and Paranormal Society as they talk about the local folklore surrounding UFOs, cryptids and the paranormal.

Friday

Fridays at the Fountain
Crystal City Water Park (1750 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5-9 p.m.

The last of Crystal City’s popular outdoor beer and wine garden for the season. Attendees can enjoy a drink and live music by the fountain, with a cash bar available with hand-picked beers and wines.

Saturday

Just Peace for Middle East Wars *
Trinity Episcopal Church (2217 Columbia Pike)
Time: 9 a.m. to noon

A peace conference for local faith communities and individuals seeking peaceful solutions to the wars in the Middle East. Speakers include Eli McCarthy of Georgetown University and Phyllis Bennis from the Institute for Policy Studies.

Arlington Whiffleball Tournament *
Virginia Highlands Park (1600 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

A day-long whiffleball tournament open to all ages and abilities at Virginia Highlands Park. Individual and team registration is available, and the cost is $40 per player. The event will include a Home Run Derby on Sunday.

Sunday

Book it for Books *
Bluemont Park (601 N. Manchester Street)
Time: 9:30-11 a.m.

Join Reading is Fundamental of Northern Virginia for the Book it For Books 5k/One Mile Fun Run at Bluemont Park. The nonprofit looks to motivate children to read by providing them with high-quality, free books and to make reading fun.

Yoga Marathon for Save the Children
Ten at Clarendon (3110 10th Street N.)
Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

A full day of yoga for all skill levels to benefit Save the Children, an organization dedicated to helping children affected by disasters such as the recent hurricane in Puerto Rico. In lieu of a registration fee, attendees are asked to donate online.

The Light of the Moon
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 2:30 p.m.

A screening of the 2017 SXSW Audience Award Winner for Best Feature Narrative, as part of the Washington West Film Festival. The movie follows the impact of a sexual assault on a young and successful Latina architect.

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