Arlington Entertainment Calendar

Arlington Entertainment Calendar

Environmental march scheduled in Arlington for Saturday, April 29.

Environmental march scheduled in Arlington for Saturday, April 29.

Thursday/April 27

Story & Art Classes. 10:30-11 a.m.-9 p.m. at Kinder Haus Toys, 1220 N. Fillmore St. Classes are taught by retired Taylor School art teacher, Elizabeth Ashley. Four-week session is $120 or $30 a session. Call the desk to reserve a spot. 703-527-5929.

Fashion Show Reception. 6 p.m. at Marymount University, 2807 N. Glebe Road. Fashion show and designer of the year award. $50. Visit for more.

Friday/April 28

Immigration Museums Lecture. 2 p.m. at Reinsch Library, Marymount University, 2807 N. Glebe Road. Dr. Jui-Hua Chen of Taiwan discusses “What is the Immigration Museum?: Representations of Immigration in France and the United States.” Call 877-345-4281 or email for more.

IBIS Chamber Music Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Clarendon UMC, 606 N. Irving St. Pianist John Sutherland Earle and the IBIS string quartet perform Schumann's work. Free. Visit for more.

April 28-29

Comedian Jim Breuer. Various showtimes at Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse,

2903 Columbia Pike. Visit for more.

Saturday/April 29

Pancake Breakfast. 8 a.m.-noon at the Clarendon United Methodist Church, 606 N. Irving St. Pancakes, sausage, orange juice, apple sauce, and coffee. $8 for adults, $4 for children (5-10 years), and free for children under 5 with paying adult. Visit for more.

Arlington Climate Rally. 9-10 a.m. at Clarendon Metro Park, 3100 Wilson Blvd. Rally will be held in Arlington to celebrate 10 years of local climate action and to support a move to 100 percent renewable energy for the entire community. Speakers include Del. Rip Sullivan and County Board members Jay Fisette and Katie Cristol. Email or call 304-942-4269 for more.

Boundary Stone Bike Tour. 9:15 a.m. at the entrance to East Falls Church Metro Station under I-66 on Sycamore St. Bike for 35 miles visiting boundary stones and parks, including a 12 historic D.C. boundary stones in Arlington, Alexandria, and Fairfax County. Bring lunch, water, and any type of bike. $2. Sponsored by Center Hiking Club. Visit for more.

Kids Bike Rodeo. 10 a.m.-noon in the parking lot at 700 S Buchanan St. Bike maintenance and safety clinics offered and bikes for demo. Call 703-553-5800 or email

Wakefield High School Plant Sale. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at George Mason Blvd. and 1325 South Dinwiddie St. vegetables, herbs, flowering annuals and hanging baskets. All proceeds go to Wakefield’s teacher grant program, transporting students to Model UN, Science Olympiad competition and library resources. Call 703-228-6700 for more.

Arlington Palooza. 1-4 p.m. at Alcova Heights Park, 901 S. George Mason Drive. A free outdoor event with live music, art, giant games, moon bounces, and food vendors. Call 703-228-4773 or visit

Musical Author. 2-4 p.m. at Clarendon UMC, 606 N. Irving St. Sylvia Buck Bryant, dancer, teacher, and choreographer, presents a free workshop for all levels based on her newest book, “Dancing the Spirituals Amazing Grace: An Instructional Guide to Introducing African-American Spirituals to Your Congregation through Dance.” Free. Ages 14 and older. Visit for more.

Cambodian New Year 2017. 5 p.m. at Gunston Theatre One, 2700 S. Lang St. Cambodian American Heritage Inc. presents a program of traditional Cambodian dance and music. $10-$15. Visit for more.

Red Bird Mission Youth Choir. 7-8:30 p.m. at Clarendon UMC, 606 N. Irving St. Cardinal Singers concert that includes sacred vocal music, drama and dulcimer ensemble. Visit for more.

Opera NOVA. 7 p.m. at the National Rural Electrification Cooperative Association, 4301 Wilson Blvd. A concert of operatic, classical and Broadway music along with a celebration of vocal arts in our community. $10. Visit or call 703-536-7557 for more.

Arlington Arts Spring Bash. 8-11 p.m. at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. The event will pair mixologists from area restaurants with a work by one of AAC's talented resident artists, which will inspire a custom cocktail. All proceeds from this event benefit AAC's exhibitions and education programs. Call 703) 248-6800 for more.

April 29-30

Art Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Arlington Unitarian Universalist Church, 4444 Arlington Blvd. Arts and crafts from local artisans. Visit for more.

Artists’ Open Studios. Saturday 6-9 p.m., Sunday 2-5 p.m. at Columbia Pike Artist Studios, 932 South Walter Reed Drive. Fourteen local artists invite the public to their upcoming Open Studios Exhibition. Visit for more.

Sunday/April 30

County Wandering. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Langston Brown Community Center, 2121 N. Culpepper St. Walking tour with artist Graham Coreil-Allen to explore, question and re-imagine the urban and suburban spaces of Lee Highway. Free. Visit for more.

Free Art Swap. 1-2 p.m. at Arlington Mill Community and Senior Center, 909 S Dinwiddie St. Each finished work will be traded for a raffle ticket. Raffle numbers are drawn and then you select your artwork to take home. Participation in the swap is optional. Call 703-228-7790.

Arlington Chorale Concert. 4 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Blvd.. Under the baton of Artistic Director & Conductor, Dr. Nancia D’Alimonte, “Sumer is Icumen In” will offer traditional and contemporary music by Rutter, Hogan, Luboff and others. Visit for more.

Monday-Tuesday/May 1-2

Share-A-Haircut. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. at the Hair Cuttery, Courthouse, 2020 Wilson Blvd. or Lee Centre, 3307 Lee Highway. Every haircut purchased at one of Hair Cuttery’s nearly 900 salons, a free haircut certificate will be donated to a victim of domestic violence. Visit for more.

Wednesday/May 3

Arlington Reads: Viet Thanh Nguyen. 7-8:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. A lecture about about his writings and the role of fiction in illuminating issues of consequence. Call 703-228-5990 for more.

Thursday/May 4

Story & Art Classes. 10:30-11 a.m.-9 p.m. at Kinder Haus Toys, 1220 N. Fillmore St. Classes are taught by retired Taylor School art teacher, Elizabeth Ashley. Four-week session is $120 or $30 a session. Call the desk to reserve a spot. 703-527-5929.

Benefit Meal and Drinks. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Rocklands Arlington, 3471 Washington Blvd. Rocklands will officially kick off patio season with a special evening of food and drink to benefit Doorways for Women and Families. $25. Visit for more.