27 Things to Do in March
Where to celebrate women, find your next good read, skate with Slapshot and jam out to your favorite tunes.
International Women’s Day Pop-Up Market
When: March 5, 5-9 p.m.
Where: Caboose Commons, 2918 Eskridge Road, Fairfax (Mosaic District)
Stop by for the unveiling of a new West Coast IPA (made with the 2020 Pink Boots blend from Yakima Chiefs Hops) and shop this pop-up market featuring cool goods by local, female-owned small businesses. Vendors include Amelia Lawrence Jewelry, CMS Supply Co., Delightfully Modern, Leila Faye Art, Wareclay and many more.
Sunday Night Jams at The Renegade
When: Sunday nights, 8 p.m.
Where: The Renegade, 3100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington
Amateur musicians who dream of stardom, here’s your chance to take the stage and riff with Dan N’ Friends. You can sign up to play one long (10-minute) jam, or two shorter (5-minute) jams.
Bring your guitar, bass or horns; the bar (located in the former Mister Days space) has a drum kit, mics, guitar and bass amps, a pedalboard and keys available on site. Professional sound provided by Sean Keegan, former front-of-house engineer from Gypsy Sally’s. Groupies also welcome.
“Women’s Work: Then & Now”
When: March 5-April 2 (opening reception March 5, 6:30 p.m.)
Where: Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Arlington County’s centennial anniversary coincides with the 100th anniversary of the amendment that gave women the right to vote. To celebrate the 19th amendment, Arlington Public Library has put together an exhibit showcasing all that area women have done since then. And to really kick things off, Code Girls author Liza Mundy will lead an author talk at the opening reception on March 5 at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free.
When: Through March 8
Where: Creative Cauldron, 410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church
Regina Taylor, a playwright and actress who took home a Golden Globe in 1993 for her role in TV’s I’ll Fly Away, wrote this 2002 musical based on a collection of photos and stories about women’s hat culture in many African-American churches. $20-$35.
The Three Musketeers
When: Through March 8
Where: Encore Stage & Studio, Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 125 S. Old Glebe Road, Arlington
A poor young nobleman, D’Artagnan, and three famous Musketeers of the Guard discover a plot to kidnap the king’s favorite dog. They enlist the help of three swashbuckling ladies to save the day. Recommended for kids 6 and older. See website for show times. $15 for adults; $12 for children.