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...
Roya Chadab’s Impressions Exhibit @ Fred Schnider Gallery of Art
Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 27 @ 5:00 pm
Roya Chadab's Impressions Exhibit @ Fred Schnider Gallery of Art
12:00 pm
An abstract impressionist that lives locally in McLean, Virginia, Roya uses a broad mix of media to create truly breathtaking works with vivid color and lively textures at their core. She has worked extensively with interior designers to produce custom pieces and has designed specialty products for companies, such as Crate and Barrel, Sur La Table and Martha Stewart. Come...
"Winter Wonderland" Art Exhibit during December at Gallery Underground @ Gallery Underground
12:00 am
“Winter Wonderland” Art Exhibit During December at Gallery Underground Dates: December 3-28, 2018 Opening Reception and Meet the Artists: Friday, December 7, 5-8pm Arlington, VA – Come start the winter season at Gallery Underground with a fun, festive “Winter Wonderland,” a seasonally-themed show of new work by Gallery members during December. Also featured are works by multiple award-winning painter George...
Motown: The Reprise @ Signature Theatre
Dec 4 – Dec 22 all-day
Motown: The Reprise @ Signature Theatre
12:00 am
In March, Signature’s Motown: Hitsville U.S.A. sold out. Now the popular cabaret returns with more Motown sound based on renditions of artists such as Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder and the Jackson 5 in a celebration of pop music. Photo courtesy of Facebook event: Motown: The Reprise
My Father’s Dragon @ Synetic Theater
Dec 4 2018 – Jan 6 2019 all-day
My Father's Dragon @ Synetic Theater
12:00 am
Synetic Family Theater actors let their imaginations soar as they run away with Elmer Elevator to Wild Island. They help him rescue a baby dragon and learn how to be resourceful and brave along the way. Recommended for ages 5+.
Dec 7 – Dec 29 all-day
12:00 am
How do artists depict contemporary events? Find out in a national juried show, “Signs of the Times.” A reception with the artists will be held on Dec. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. Free.
Dec 10 2018 @ 11:00 am – Jan 6 2019 @ 7:00 pm
11:00 am
GALLERY CLARENDON Features “Out of the Blue” Winter Show in December Dates: December 10, 2018 – January 6, 2019 HOLIDAY PARTY! Opening Reception and Meet the Artists: Friday, December 14, 5-8pm Arlington, VA – During December, Gallery Clarendon features “Out of the Blue,” a winter blue-themed art exhibit of work by local artist members of the Arlington Artists Alliance. Artwork...
Madeline’s Chrismtas @ Creative Cauldron
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm – Dec 15 @ 7:30 pm
Madeline's Chrismtas @ Creative Cauldron
7:30 pm
She’s Back!! After sold out runs in 2014 & 2017, we couldn’t resist one more visit from everyone’s favorite precocious little Parisian. “In an old house in Paris, covered in vines, lived 12 little girls in two straight lines.” And with that familiar phrase, author and illustrator Ludwig Bemelmans sets in motion the adventures of the brave and resourceful Madeline!...
National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Time Warp @ Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
Dec 15 all-day
National Chamber Ensemble - Holiday Time Warp @ Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
12:00 am
NCE PUTS THE SPOTLIGHT ON EXTRAORDINARY YOUNG MUSICIANS FOR HOLIDAY CONCERT! What better way to celebrate the holiday season than with the music of Strauss, Bach, Leroy Anderson and some dazzling young artists? NCE’s holiday concert will bring classical masterpieces and holiday favorites from the Baroque to the present together on one program for all. The Outstanding Young Artist Achievement...
Madeline’s Christmas @ Creative Cauldron
Dec 15 – Dec 16 all-day
Madeline's Christmas @ Creative Cauldron
2:00 pm
She’s Back!! After sold out runs in 2014 & 2017, we couldn’t resist one more visit from everyone’s favorite precocious little Parisian. “In an old house in Paris, covered in vines, lived 12 little girls in two straight lines.” And with that familiar phrase, author and illustrator Ludwig Bemelmans sets in motion the adventures of the brave and resourceful Madeline!...
Roosevelt Island Park Run @ Roosevelt Island
Dec 15 @ 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...
Dec 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Parent & Child Needle Felting Workshop @ Art House 7
9:30 am
Come with your child to make a needle felted sculpture or ornament. Needle felting is the art of sculpting wool with extremely sharp needles. We will have colorful wool, needles and examples to inspire you to create a keepsake for your family or a holiday gift. Ages 9-18+.
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Daily Domestic Holiday Pop-Up Shop @ 825 S. Barton St
10:00 am
Join The Daily Domestic for a holiday pop-up shop featuring refurbished vintage and antique furniture, vintage housewares and one-of-a-kind handmade items. 10% of proceeds will benefit Space of Her Own (SOHO), Inc. in Alexandria.
Fall Exhibitions Gallery Talk @ Arlington Arts Center
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join us on Saturday, December 15 from 1 to 3pm for a gallery talk with our Fall SOLOS 2018 artists and AAC resident artist Dawn Whitmore, who will be discussing her installation A house is like a mind that holds everything. Tour the exhibitions with these talented artists and AAC staff, engage in a conversation about the work on view,...
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The 2018 Christmas Revels: An Elizabethan Winter Celebration @ GW Lisner Auditorium |  |  |
2:00 pm
Spend a festive holiday evening with the Queen—Elizabeth the First, that is! The year is 1599. England is swept up in a flowering of music and drama and Will Kemp, master Shakespearean actor and fool, has become an overnight sensation by Morris dancing from London to Norwich in just nine days! The Queen is also on the way, and the locals...
Dec 15 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The 2018 Christmas Revels: An Elizabethan Winter Celebration @ GW Lisner Auditorium |  |  |
7:30 pm
Spend a festive holiday evening with the Queen—Elizabeth the First, that is! The year is 1599. England is swept up in a flowering of music and drama and Will Kemp, master Shakespearean actor and fool, has become an overnight sensation by Morris dancing from London to Norwich in just nine days! The Queen is also on the way, and the locals...
Charity Hockey Game:  Capital Beltway Warriors vs. Congressional Staffers and Lobbyists @ MedStar Capitals Iceplex
11:30 am
The Capital Beltway Warriors, a Veteran organization that facilitates an ice hockey program to get Veterans and Disabled Veterans on the ice by providing purpose, motivation, direction, education, and camaraderie, will be playing a charity exhibition hockey game against a team of Congressional Staffers and Lobbyists to raise money for the Capital Beltway Warriors Ice Hockey Inc. The event is...
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The 2018 Christmas Revels: An Elizabethan Winter Celebration @ GW Lisner Auditorium |  |  |
1:00 pm
Spend a festive holiday evening with the Queen—Elizabeth the First, that is! The year is 1599. England is swept up in a flowering of music and drama and Will Kemp, master Shakespearean actor and fool, has become an overnight sensation by Morris dancing from London to Norwich in just nine days! The Queen is also on the way, and the locals...
Madeline’s Christmas @ Creative Cauldron
Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm
Madeline's Christmas @ Creative Cauldron
4:00 pm
She’s Back!! After sold out runs in 2014 & 2017, we couldn’t resist one more visit from everyone’s favorite precocious little Parisian. “In an old house in Paris, covered in vines, lived 12 little girls in two straight lines.” And with that familiar phrase, author and illustrator Ludwig Bemelmans sets in motion the adventures of the brave and resourceful Madeline!...
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
5:00 pm
Spend a festive holiday evening with the Queen—Elizabeth the First, that is! The year is 1599. England is swept up in a flowering of music and drama and Will Kemp, master Shakespearean actor and fool, has become an overnight sensation by Morris dancing from London to Norwich in just nine days! The Queen is also on the way, and the locals...
'Tis The Season A Holiday Cabaret with Chris Urquiaga @ Creative Cauldron
7:30 pm
Come enjoy an evening of fun, holiday music performed by Chris Urquiaga. You’ll hear combined sounds of pop, R&B and Latin music to create an exciting, musical experience and to spice up your holiday season. From the old Christmas classics, to brand new tunes penned by Chris, you’ll be able to sing along and have a really good time at...
“Winter Wonderland” @ Creative Cauldron
Dec 17 @ 7:30 pm
“Winter Wonderland” @ Creative Cauldron
7:30 pm
Featuring Amy Conley, Ricky Drummond, Lalo Medina, Ashley K Nicholas, Gabriel Ashton Brown and Harrison Lee. Come hear some of your favorite Seasonal Songs filled with traditional melodies mixed with a splash of originality. Have yourself a Merry Little Cabaret with your favorite Holiday tunes. General Admission $22 – Seniors/Military $20 – Students $18 Tables for Two with wine $60...
Information Session (Grades 5-12) @ BASIS Independent McLean
Dec 18 @ 8:30 am
Information Session (Grades 5-12) @ BASIS Independent McLean
8:30 am
Attend this information session to receive an overview of our world-acclaimed academic program, mission and philosophy, and extensive elective and extracurricular offerings. Children are welcome!
Early Childhood Theatre Class @ Encore's Main Campus
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Early Childhood Theatre Class @ Encore's Main Campus
10:30 am
Share, grow and learn with your child during this special time in their life! Encore’s parent/caregiver classes will promote your child’s development and provide exciting enrichment. Through creative play, movement and music your child will sharpen critical social and physical skills in a fun and imaginative environment. Ages 6 months – 2 years Classes are held Tuesday mornings, 10:30-11:15 am...
Madeline’s Christmas @ Creative Cauldron
Dec 18 @ 7:30 pm – Dec 22 @ 7:30 pm
Madeline's Christmas @ Creative Cauldron
7:30 pm
She’s Back!! After sold out runs in 2014 & 2017, we couldn’t resist one more visit from everyone’s favorite precocious little Parisian. “In an old house in Paris, covered in vines, lived 12 little girls in two straight lines.” And with that familiar phrase, author and illustrator Ludwig Bemelmans sets in motion the adventures of the brave and resourceful Madeline!...
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sing A Long Caroling at Market Common Clarendon @ Market Common Clarendon
6:00 pm
Join us on Thursday, Dec 20th from 6p – 9p on The Loop for an old fashioned caroling event! We will sing-a-long to holiday favorites with LIVE accompaniment and warm fire pits. And you can enjoy Free Warm Libations from Heritage Brewing Company, Free Nicecream Hot Cocoa, and Free S’mores and Roasted Marshmallows from Williams-Sonoma.
Low Vision Update with Suleiman Alibhai, OD @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Low Vision Update with Suleiman Alibhai, OD @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
1:00 pm
Join Dr. Alibhai as he discusses updates in research and treatments for those with low vision disorders. Free refreshments and parking. For more information, call (703) 746-1762.
Madeline’s Christmas @ Creative Cauldron
Dec 22 – Dec 23 all-day
Madeline's Christmas @ Creative Cauldron
2:00 pm
She’s Back!! After sold out runs in 2014 & 2017, we couldn’t resist one more visit from everyone’s favorite precocious little Parisian. “In an old house in Paris, covered in vines, lived 12 little girls in two straight lines.” And with that familiar phrase, author and illustrator Ludwig Bemelmans sets in motion the adventures of the brave and resourceful Madeline!...
Roosevelt Island Park Run @ Roosevelt Island
Dec 22 @ 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...