Wilson Springs Hotel, ‘Girls of Madison Street’ and a Valentine’s Paint and Sip: Things to Do Feb. 7-13
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If you’re ready to return to live performances, Arlington is ready for you. From a bolo-tie-sporting bluegrass and folk outfit, to a world-premiere play, there is no shortage of attendance-worthy shows. Here are our top picks for things to do in Arlington this week:
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7
Equity and Diversity in the Great Outdoors. Join three local naturalists for a discussion of workplace issues facing those in forestry, birding and other nature-focused fields. // 7 p.m. Virtual event. Free.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8
The Wilson Springs Hotel. Get on your feet for the high-energy, fingerpicking frenzy that is Richmond-based Wilson Springs Hotel. // 8 p.m. The Renegade, 3100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. $5.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9
International Guitar Night. Four guitarists. Four countries. Four styles. One touring show that stops by the Barns at Wolf Trap (also playing on Thursday). // Read facility policies regarding Covid here. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. $32+
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10
Girls of Madison Street. In this premiere from Helen Hayes Award winner Iyona Blake, the daughters in a Black family contend with volatile intrafamily dynamics as they gather for their mother’s funeral. // Read facility policies regarding Covid here. 7:30 p.m. Creative Cauldron, 410 S. Maple Ave., Suite 116, Falls Church. $35.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11
Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus Live! Explore the many facets of relationships in this one-man comedy based on the 1992 book. // Read facility policies regarding Covid here. 8 p.m. Capital One Hall, 7750 Capital One Tower Road, Tysons. $48+.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12
Beguiling Brahms and Schumann. The National Chamber Ensemble turns up the romance with selections liable to tug at your heart strings from two famed German composers. // Read facility policies regarding Covid here. 7:30 p.m. Gunston Arts Center, Theater One, 2700 Lang St., Arlington. $36/$18 (Student).
Also Playing: Community Class With Jane Franklin Dance, Free
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13
Valentine’s Paint and Sip. Pair a couple of pints with a paintbrush at this Love Day-themed art event. // 1 p.m. New District Brewing Company, 2709 S. Oakland St., Arlington. $30.