Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm
Potomac Riverboat Company Canine Cruises @ Alexandria City Marina
11:00 am
Starting April 28 through to October 26, Arlington’s doggy families can enjoy a 45-minute sightseeing trip on the Potomac. With ten cruise dates available, all offer historic waterfront views with tasty treats for canine companions. Everyone is invited – with or without a furry friend – plus dogs ride free! Departs from Alexandria City Marina, ticket prices from $18 for...
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm
October Show at Gallery Underground @ Gallery Underground
11:00 am
“VIENNA GOLD: Inspired by Klimt” Art Exhibition Dates: October 1-26, 2018 Opening Reception and Meet the Artists: Friday, October 5, 5-8pm Arlington, VA – “VIENNA GOLD: Inspired by Klimt” is a special exhibit at Gallery Underground during October. This sumptuous show features the art of Jackie Afram, Elizabeth Hudgins, Kat Jamieson, Linda Maldonado, Elise Ritter, Anna Schalk, and Deborah Taylor....
Oct 4 @ 4:30 pm – Oct 25 @ 4:30 pm
FREE Fall Film Fest at Market Common Clarendon @ Market Common Clarendon
4:30 pm
Each Thursday in October Market Common Clarendon will be hosting free family movie nights on the Loop! Activities such as face painting and balloon twisting start at 4:30pm and the movie starts at 6:30pm. Bring family and friends to enjoy free popcorn and candy and a new movie each week! Moana – October 4 Wonder – October 11 Despicable Me...
Oct 9 – Nov 4 all-day
Gallery Clarendon Features October Fall show @ Gallery Clarendon
12:00 am
GALLERY CLARENDON Features October Fall Show Dates: October 9 – November 4, 2018 Reception and Meet the Artists – October 12 – 5-8PM Arlington, VA – Gallery Clarendon features an autumn-themed October Show of work by the members of the newest professional art gallery created for local artist members by the Arlington Artists Alliance. Artwork on view includes paintings in...
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm
Arlington Arts Center Fall Solos 2018 @ Arlington Arts Center
12:00 pm
The artists of Fall SOLOS 2018 examine landscapes, investigate personal histories, and analyze the ways physical objects communicate meaning and help us understand the world. Exhibiting artists Nekisha Durrett, Zoe Friedman, Aimee Gilmore, Artemis Herber, Cindy Stockton Moore, Tristan Roland, and Julia Staples will install solo-style exhibitions in AAC’s seven main gallery spaces. Working in various media, including sculpture, drawing,...
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm
Dawn Whitmore: A house is like a mind that holds everything @ Arlington Arts Center
12:00 pm
A house is like a mind that holds everything is a 5-channel immersive sound installation that delves into the relationship between the mind and the house as metaphorical dwellings. In a constructed room that reads as a simple domestic residence, the artist’s voice, reading from various classical texts, emanates from multiple points in the room, becoming almost unintelligible at times...
Social Media Week Fairfax @ Capital One Headquarters
Oct 18 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Social Media Week Fairfax @ Capital One Headquarters
8:00 am
It’s no secret that Fairfax County and the Metro DC region is thriving in the world of startups and technology, which makes the DMV the perfect place for Social Media Week Fairfax. Social Media Week (SMW) is a leading news platform that curates and shares the best ideas, innovations and insight into how social media and technology are changing business,...
Nevermore @ Creative Cauldron
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 20 @ 8:00 pm
Nevermore @ Creative Cauldron
8:00 pm
Take a dark and mysterious journey into the life of Edgar Allan Poe. This fresh and imaginative musical uses Poe’s poetry and short stories as its base and his shifting obsession with the women in his life as its catalyst. With hauntingly beautiful melodies, Nevermore breathes new life into Poe’s work and explores a twisted true-life tale that is as...
Metropolitan Washington Ear @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm
Metropolitan Washington Ear @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
1:00 pm
Learn more about this free service, which allows you to listen to newspapers, magazines, and other publications over the telephone. Free refreshments and parking. For more information, call the library at (703) 746-1762.
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Eco-Extravaganza 40th Anniversary Gala @ Arlington Arts Center
6:30 pm
Celebrate 40-years of EcoAction Arlington (formerly Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment) protecting and improving the environment at the Eco-Extravaganza Gala. The fundraiser celebrates the work of Arlington’s only volunteer-powered environmental nonprofit and recognizes the impact of a tiny nonprofit to motivate and engage volunteers in creating a more sustainable community. Highlights include welcoming remarks from Andy Shallal, CEO and Founder...
Shocktober Haunted House @ The Arc of Loudoun at Paxton Campus
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 9:00 pm
Shocktober Haunted House @ The Arc of Loudoun at Paxton Campus
7:00 pm
Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner of Paxton Manor’s Haunted Mansion? Then join us at Shocktober’s Paxton Manor, Northern Virginia’s only REAL Haunted House and the best destination for Halloween entertainment in Leesburg, Virginia and the DC area. You’ll have the chance to tour the 32 rooms and basement of terror. Food and Loudoun County...
Roosevelt Island Park Run @ Roosevelt Island
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Roosevelt Island Park Run @ Roosevelt Island
9:00 am
The Roosevelt Island DC park run is a 5K held every Saturday at 9 a.m. The event takes place at Roosevelt Island, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA 22211. See Course page for more details. Participation is free but requires a first-time registration.  Don’t forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won’t...
 18th Century Autumn Market Fair @ Claude Moore Colonial Farm
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – Oct 21 @ 4:30 pm
 18th Century Autumn Market Fair @ Claude Moore Colonial Farm
11:00 am
Claude Moore Farm is a living history museum and operating farm that portrays what life was life on a small income farm in 1771, just prior to the Revolutionary War.   During this seasonal event, enjoy the splendor of fall at the farm’s 18th Century Autumn Market Fair. Watch period demonstrations by the Colonial blacksmith, as well as spinning, dyeing and other skilled...
Paws on the Pike @ Arlington Mill Community Center
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm
Paws on the Pike @ Arlington Mill Community Center
1:00 pm
CPRO is proud to host a brand new FREE event for Arlington animal lovers! Join us for the first Paws on the Pike and check out the great local veterinarians, groomers, walkers, and more! Don’t own a pet? There will also be rescue organizations there to help you adopt. For the list of vendors joining us or information about directions...
A Tale of Two Marthas: Tea with Lady Washington @ George Washington's Mount Vernon
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm
A Tale of Two Marthas: Tea with Lady Washington @ George Washington's Mount Vernon
2:00 pm
Join us for a rare, behind the-scenes visit with the two character interpreters portraying Martha Washington. Mary Wiseman, who has portrayed Lady Washington for 16 years, joins Elizabeth Keaney, the interpreter portraying young Mrs. Washington, for a discussion about Martha Washington, themselves, and how they bring their characters to life. Refreshments include queen cakes, chocolate puffs, and Shrewsbury cakes served...
Time to Parent Book Launch @ George Mason University, Founders Hall
Oct 20 @ 3:15 pm – 6:30 pm
Time to Parent Book Launch @ George Mason University, Founders Hall
3:15 pm
Julie Morgenstern is an internationally renowned organizing and time management expert, New York Times best-selling author, consultant and speaker. Her work spans the distance between individuals and work forces – home and corporations. The “Inside Out” philosophy that is now synonymous with her name results in customized solutions that are innovative, practical and ensure long-term success. Julie is known for...
Oct 20 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Napa Wine Class at Screwtop Wine Bar @ Screwtop Wine Bar
3:30 pm
Known for big Cabs and rich Chardonnays, Napa Valley is one of the World’s Great Wine destinations. Yet, with over 400 wineries, this region has a wide diversity of styles. In this class, Screwtop Wine Bar’s Amanda Page (Wine PHD) will take you on a tour from Napa’s humble beginnings through their rise to the top and everything along the...
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm
National Chamber Ensemble - Masters of the Italian Baroque @ Gunston Arts Center - Theater 1
7:30 pm
The National Chamber Ensemble’s “Adventures Through the Musical Time Machine” season begins with the ornate sounds of the Italian Baroque period with marvelous works by Vivaldi and Albinoni. The concert will culminate with the performance of Pergolesi’s masterpiece, the “Stabat Mater,” with renowned soprano Sharon Christman and Washington National Opera mezzo-soprano Anamer Castrello. The “Stabat Mater” is one of the...
Nevermore @ Creative Cauldron
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm
Nevermore @ Creative Cauldron
2:00 pm
Take a dark and mysterious journey into the life of Edgar Allan Poe. This fresh and imaginative musical uses Poe’s poetry and short stories as its base and his shifting obsession with the women in his life as its catalyst. With hauntingly beautiful melodies, Nevermore breathes new life into Poe’s work and explores a twisted true-life tale that is as...
The Arlington Chorale concert – “Autumn in the Air” @ Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm
The Arlington Chorale concert - "Autumn in the Air" @ Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
4:00 pm
The Arlington Chorale will kick off its 2018-2019 season with a special concert “Autumn in the Air” on Sunday, October 21, at 4:00pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington. Guest conducted by Dr. Ingrid Lestrud, the program will feature an eclectic and thoughtful selection of songs of the season. Now in its 53rd season, the Arlington Chorale (TAC) is...
Purple Runway Fashion Show @ Mercedes-Benz of Arlington
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm
Purple Runway Fashion Show @ Mercedes-Benz of Arlington
6:30 pm
The 4th installment of Purple Runway, a fashion show fundraiser for victims of domestic and intimate partner violence. The show features local and international designers as well as a silent auction featuring a cruise around Spain. The event serves as a platform for education and advocacy for those who have overcome violence as survivors, strivers, and conquerors. On average, nearly...
Nevermore @ Creative Cauldron
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm
Nevermore @ Creative Cauldron
7:00 pm
Take a dark and mysterious journey into the life of Edgar Allan Poe. This fresh and imaginative musical uses Poe’s poetry and short stories as its base and his shifting obsession with the women in his life as its catalyst. With hauntingly beautiful melodies, Nevermore breathes new life into Poe’s work and explores a twisted true-life tale that is as...
Angst: Raising Awareness about Anxiety @ Holiday Arlington at Ballston
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Angst: Raising Awareness about Anxiety @ Holiday Arlington at Ballston
7:00 pm
The Sycamore School and Arlington Magazine are proud to co-sponsor a screening of Angst. Following the 45 minute film, Dr. Christina Tripodi Mitchell, a clinical psychologist, will give a short talk and answer questions. We encourage parents and their tweens/teens to attend together. Advance tickets required. The Angst project is an IndieFlix Original, documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety...
Ford Evening Book Talk: Peter Stark @ George Washington's Mount Vernon
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm
Ford Evening Book Talk: Peter Stark @ George Washington's Mount Vernon
7:00 pm
Mount Vernon welcomes author Peter Stark to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book Young Washington: How Wilderness and War Forged America’s Founding Father. Stark tells a gripping adventure story about Washington’s struggling early years so at odds with his popular image, while showing how Washington’s passage through the wilderness laid the groundwork for the great...
Nevermore @ Creative Cauldron
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm
Nevermore @ Creative Cauldron
8:00 pm
Take a dark and mysterious journey into the life of Edgar Allan Poe. This fresh and imaginative musical uses Poe’s poetry and short stories as its base and his shifting obsession with the women in his life as its catalyst. With hauntingly beautiful melodies, Nevermore breathes new life into Poe’s work and explores a twisted true-life tale that is as...
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Haunted House & Food Drive @ Haunted House
6:30 pm
Fun for All Ages! Our Third Year! FREE! Plus CANDY for the brave souls who make it thru! Tell ALL your Friends! We request FOOD DONATIONS for AFAC ( Arlington Food Assistance Center ). The Haunted House is a special Eagle Project run by Boy Scouts from Troop 104.
Shocktober Haunted House @ The Arc of Loudoun at Paxton Campus
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 28 @ 9:00 pm
Shocktober Haunted House @ The Arc of Loudoun at Paxton Campus
7:00 pm
Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner of Paxton Manor’s Haunted Mansion? Then join us at Shocktober’s Paxton Manor, Northern Virginia’s only REAL Haunted House and the best destination for Halloween entertainment in Leesburg, Virginia and the DC area. You’ll have the chance to tour the 32 rooms and basement of terror. Food and Loudoun County...
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm
12th Annual Vampire's Ball @ Synetic Theater
8:00 pm
Don’t miss one of the best Halloween parties around. This year, the Vampire’s Ball will follow a performance of Synetic’s adaptation of Washington Irving’s classic American ghost story, Sleepy Hollow. Guests will dance the night away (music courtesy of Resident Composer and Halloween DJ, Konstantine Lortkipanidze), enjoy a special Halloween cocktail at the OPEN BAR, munch on light appetizers, and...
Voice-Over Class @ Pimmit Hills Center
Oct 27 all-day
12:00 am
In what could be the one of most enlightening 2 hours you’ve ever spent, your instructor, Dan Levine will show you how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos and more! This exciting and fun voice-over class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for! COURSE INFORMATION School Name: Fairfax County Public Schools Time:...
Roosevelt Island Park Run @ Roosevelt Island
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Roosevelt Island Park Run @ Roosevelt Island
9:00 am
The Roosevelt Island DC park run is a 5K held every Saturday at 9 a.m. The event takes place at Roosevelt Island, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA 22211. See Course page for more details. Participation is free but requires a first-time registration.  Don’t forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won’t...