Wilson Springs Hotel, ‘Girls of Madison Street’ and a Valentine’s Paint and Sip: Things to Do Feb. 7-13

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Looking for things to do in Arlington? Girls of Madison Street premieres at Creative Cauldron this week, one of several events worth adding to your agenda. (Image courtesy of Creative Cauldron)

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:


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.


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.


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+


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.

Also Playing:

Jehovah’s Favorite Choir at State Theatre, $10

The Life and Legacy of James Parks at Marymount University, Free

State of the Pike (Virtual event)


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+.


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


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.

Also Playing: Will You Be My Galentine? Bouquet-making at Commonwealth Joe Coffee Roasters. Free

Categories: Arts & Entertainment