8 Free Things to Do In July

Free gallery openings, live music, picnics and more.

Need a staycation? If you’re looking for some summer fun that won’t break the bank, check out these free local events. Your wallet will thank you.

“Ghost of Coast” by Jackie Afram

1. Gallery Shows and Openings

On July 6, stop by the Crystal City Shops (2100 Crystal Drive, Arlington) from 5-8 p.m. for the opening reception of Gallery Underground’s summer show, “Vacation!” featuring local artists’  homages to that time-honored summer pastime.  You’ll also find plenty of inspiring works on display at the Falls Church Arts gallery (700-B West Broad St., Falls Church), where a show called “Organica: The Natural World,” celebrating natural creations and phenomena, kicks off July 14.

Categories: Arts & Entertainment