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Sunday, November 28
November 28 7:00pm - 9:30pm

50th Anniversary Messiah Sing-Along

Clarendon United Methodist Church

606 North Irving Street

Arlington, Virginia 22206 Map

Event Info

Clarendon United Methodist Church is delighted to present the 50th Anniversary of the Messiah Sing-Along on Sunday, November 28 at 7 p.m.

Dr. J. Reilly Lewis inaugurated this beloved Washington, D.C. area tradition in 1971. For 45 years, countless community members joyfully ushered in the Christmas season under his baton. Since Reilly’s death in 2016, Clarendon UMC has been honored to carry on this event and help preserve his legacy of making the experience of choral singing available to anyone.

Chamber orchestra and soloists will lead choristers and scores will be provided. Come to sing or come to listen!

Limited in-person tickets are available and live-stream (virtual) tickets are available at a reduced rate:

In the interest of everyone’s safety, all persons attending in person will be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test within 72 hours of the event in order to enter. Masks will be required.

Soprano, Laura Choi Stuart
Mezzo-Soprano, Barbara Hollinshead
Tenor, Robert Petillo
Bass, James Shaffran
Chamber orchestra under the direction of Richard Giarusso

Category: Music (1)
Tuesday, November 30
November 30 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Light Up Arlington – Clarendon Menorah Lighting

Chabad Lubavitch of Alexandria-Arlington

1307 N Highland Street

Arlington, Virginia 22201 Map

Event Info

Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah!
Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!

About this event:

Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration. Experience the festival of lights!!

*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah
*Enjoy delicious hot Potato Latkes (Pre-packaged )
*Hot Cocoa, Donuts,(Pre-packaged ) Chocolate Gelt and Dreidels for all
*Lively Chanukah music

**IMPORTANT NOTICE: We have a maximum amount of spaces available for this event. We will close reservations once we are full. Do not attend if you have been exhibiting or exposed to someone with any COVID-19 symptoms or a positive COVID-19 test.

For more information please call: 703-820-2770 or visit

Category: Community (6)
Thursday, December 2
December 2 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Chanukah on Ice 2021

Pentagon Row Ice Rink

1201 South Joyce Street

Arlington, Virginia 22202 Map

Event Info

Celebrate Chanukah by Joining Us For Chanukah On Ice!
Dec. 2. 2021 6:00 – 8:00 pm At Pentagon Row (Outdoor Rink)

About this event

Celebrate Chanukah by Joining Us For Chanukah On Ice!

National Landing/Pentagon City

Thursday, December 2, 2021

6:00 – 8:00 pm

At Pentagon Row (Outdoor Rink)

1201 South Joyce Street, Arlington VA

* Skate with Family and Friends!

* Free raffle

*Lighting of a Giant 6ft Menorah

* Eat Dinner: Hot Latkes, Kosher Hot Dogs and Refreshments!

Admission: Prepay by November 25th: $10

After the 25th: $13 Includes skate rental.

Food sold separately.

Optional:Prepay for Kosher Dinner $5.00

(Includes Hot Dog, Latkes, Donut, Water)

*In case of heavy rain, rink will be closed.

Category: Community (6)
Friday, December 3
Saturday, December 4
December 4 9:00am - 1:00pm

30 Minute Hit Arlington OPEN HOUSE

30 Minute Hit Arlington

4001 9th Street North, #105

ARLINGTON, Virginia 22203 Map

Event Info

Come check out Ballston’s newest gym at our December 4 OPEN HOUSE! Take advantage of Founder Member discounts or sign up for a Free Trial. Bring the family; we’ll have a face painter and crafts, plus food and music.

30 Minute Hit is a women-only, high-intensity workout that incorporates boxing, kickboxing and self-defense techniques plus core exercises. Our 30-minute circuit allows for a full-body workout that is designed to leave you feeling sweaty and fit.

– All fitness levels
– No class start times
– Free gloves and wraps
– Trainer always on the floor
– Unlimited training
– Competitive pricing, flat fee
– Proven results!

Category: Health & Fitness (2)
December 4 10:00am - 4:00pm

Washington-Liberty H.S. Annual Holiday Bazaar is Back!

Washington-Liberty High School

1301 N. Stafford St.

Arlington, Virginia 22201 Map

Event Info

Join us Saturday, December 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the covered parking decks next to Washington-Liberty High School, 1301 N. Stafford St., Arlington.

As always, we will have tons of vendors featuring jewelry, crafts, clothing and more, as well as our student clubs and activities fundraising booths, and food and drink to purchase — and of course, tons of holiday cheer!

Free parking and admission.

Category: Community (6)
December 4 12:00pm - 1:30pm

The Nutcracker — Metropolitan School of the Arts


Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center 4915 E. Campus Drive

Alexandria, Virginia 22315 Map

Event Info

Metropolitan School of the Arts looks forward to bringing you their magical Nutcracker performance! Enjoy this exciting production as Clara fights the evil Mouse Queen and her army of fierce mice to save the handsome and kind Nutcracker doll!

This is a delightful performance at the beautiful Schlesinger Theater with over 120 performers and, of course, the pure sound of the holidays with the wonderful Tchaikovsky score! Girls Scout Discounted Rates available!!

Category: Performing Arts (3)
December 4 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Accessory Dwelling Tour — Open House

Register at

Arlington, Virginia 22204

Event Info

Tour a newly constructed Accessory Dwelling Unit in Arlington built by Backyard.Homes.

We’re having an Open House on Saturday, December 4 and Sunday, December 5 from 1 to 3 p.m., please register at www.Backyard.Homes. (This is a tour only, not for sale or rent.)

Category: Community (6)
Sunday, December 5
December 5 9:00am - 1:00pm

Alternative Christmas Market

First Presbyterian Church

601 N. Vermont Street

Arlington, Virginia 22203 Map

Event Info

Alternative Christmas Market!

Fabulous goods from local charities and international co-ops!

Sunday, December 5, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
601 N. Vermont Street
Arlington, VA 22203

Category: Community (6)
Monday, December 6
December 6 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Career Mixers

Bar Bao Restaurant

3100 Clarendon Blvd

Arlington, Virginia 22201 Map

Category: Networking (1)
Thursday, December 9
Friday, December 10
Saturday, December 11
December 11 10:00am - 4:00pm

Stuff the Sleigh

Animal Welfare League of Arlington

2650 S Arlington Mill Dr

Arlington, Virginia 22206 Map

Category: Fundraisers (1)
Sunday, December 12
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