Entertainment Calendar: Arlington
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Entertainment Calendar: Arlington

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Ongoing

Richard III. Through June 16, at Synetic Theater, 1800 South Bell St. Paata Tsikurishvili's modern cyber-punk adaptation explores King Richard III's Machiavellian rise to power is a movement-driven and action-packed display of stunning physicality and powerful visuals. Starring Alex Mills as Richard III and Irina Tsikurishvili as Queen Elizabeth. Tickets start at $35 at www.synetictheater.org or 866-811-4111.

Spunk. Through June 26, in Signature’s ARK Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. Guitar Man and Blues Speak Woman interweave three tales of the early 20th century African American experience, from the fierce determination of a resilient washerwoman, to the zoot suit struts of 1940s Harlem, to the bittersweet innocence of young married love. Specialty nights: discussion nights – May 29 and June 4; pride nights – May 31 and June 7; and open captioning – June 2. Call 703-820-9771 or visit www.SigTheatre.org.

Arlington Mill Farmer’s Market. Saturdays, through Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Arlington Mill Community Center, 909 S. Dinwiddie St. The market features produce, meats, and dairy products from our region’s top local vendors. Support local farmers and entrepreneurs. Come for opening day and meet special guests, the Arlington Art Truck, South Arlington Moms Club, Long Branch Nature Center, and more. Visit columbia-pike.org/fm-arlington-mill.

Thursday/June 13

Walk with a Ranger. 10 a.m. at Arlington Ridge Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway. Meet at the Marine Corps War Memorial and join a National Park Service Ranger for a 3-mile hike around the edge of the Arlington National Cemetery to Memorial Avenue, down to the Mount Vernon Trail, up to Theodore Roosevelt Island and around to Rosslyn and back to the starting point. The hike will take approximately 2.5 hours. Bring walking shoes, sunscreen and drinking water. Visit www.nps.gov/gwmp for more.

Rosslyn Rocks: White Ford Bronco. 6-8 p.m. at Central Place Plaza, 1800 N. Lynn St. Rosslyn Rocks! Concerts are back again this June. Check out favorite local acts for free on Central Place Plaza every Thursday. Enjoy the concerts while sipping on a glass of wine or having a beer in downtown Rosslyn’s outdoor space. Visit www.rosslynva.org/do/rosslyn-rocks-concert-series for more.

Deep Dive: Homes Made of Mud. 8-9 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Adults. Take a Deep Dive into natural history that scratches more than just the surface. From wasps to crayfish to birds, discover the animals that use mud to construct their homes. Explore the adaptations and behaviors that enable these creatures to make unique constructions. For information: 703-228-3403. Meet at Gulf Branch Nature Center. $5. Register at parks.arlingtonva.us, activity #642849-A.

Friday/June 14

Rosslyn Cinema: Paddington. Movies start at dusk in Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway. Rosslyn Cinema outdoor movies in Gateway Park feature some classics and some surprises, including recent blockbusters. Bring blankets and folding chairs and a picnic or purchase food and drinks at different food trucks every week, including a popcorn truck. Child and dog friendly. Free admission. Visit www.rosslynva.org/do/rosslyn-cinema-outdoor-movie-festival for more.

Friday-Saturday/June 14-15

Live Comedy: Hari Kondabolu. Friday, 7:30 and 10 p.m.; Saturday, 7 and 9:30 p.m. at Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse, 2903 Columbia Pike. Hari Kondabolu is a Brooklyn-based comedian and writer who has performed on Comedy Central, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and The Late Show with David Letterman. His Netflix stand-up special "Warn Your Relatives" made a number of Best Of lists. He is also a public radio favorite on shows including Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, Morning Edition, All Things Considered and more. $20. Visit arlingtondrafthouse.com or call 703-486-2345.

June 14-Aug. 19

Art Exhibit: Escape Velocity. Gallery hours at The Fred Schnider Gallery of Art, 888 N Quincy St., Suite 102. “Escape Velocity” showcases abstract paintings on canvas by Singapore-born artist Chee-Keong Kung. Kung is influenced by his formal education in art and architecture as well as his upbringing in multi-ethnic Singapore. An opening reception is planned for Friday, June 14, 6-8 p.m. Free, open to the public. Visit www.fredschnidergalleryofart.com for more.

Fridays-Saturdays/June 14-Aug. 24

Summer Movie Nights. Fridays at Arlington Mill Community Center and Saturdays at Penrose Square. The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization (CPRO) is proud to announce the theme for its popular Summer Movie Nights for 2019, “Heroes and Sheroes: Movies with a Mission.” From hidden math heroes to fantasy flying figures, enjoy a summer of 22 films that feature comic book heroes and icons of social justice. All films are rated G, PG, or PG-13. Visit www.Columbia-Pike.org for schedule.

Saturday/June 15

Walk with a Ranger. 10 a.m. at Arlington Ridge Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway. Meet at the Marine Corps War Memorial and join a National Park Service Ranger for a 3-mile hike around the edge of the Arlington National Cemetery to Memorial Avenue, down to the Mount Vernon Trail, up to Theodore Roosevelt Island and around to Rosslyn and back to the starting point. The hike will take approximately 2.5 hours. Bring walking shoes, sunscreen and drinking water. Visit www.nps.gov/gwmp for more.

Columbia Pike Blues Fest. 1-8:30 p.m. at Columbia Pike and S. Walter Reed Drive. Great music, local food, and arts & crafts vendors. Also featuring community groups, local businesses, kids’ activities. Line up includes: Funky Miracle, Lauren Calve Band, Hardway Connection, Thornetta Davis, and Sugaray Rayford. Free admission. Visit columbia-pike.org/bluesfest for more.

Cookout Campfire. 5-7 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families ages 5 and up. Register adults and children; children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Come for dinner by the fire. While it cooks, learn some camp meal tips, how to pack a cooler, what cookware to bring, and how to clean up afterward. Also prepare some make-ahead snacks and sides. For information: 703-228-6535. Meet at Long Branch Nature Center. $10. Register at parks.arlingtonva.us, activity #642959-A.

Netherlands Carillon Recital Series. 6-8 p.m. at Arlington Ridge Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway. Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon’s 50 bells. Meet on the lawn at the foot of the carillon. Free and open to everyone. Visit www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/netherlandscarillon.htm for more.

Sunday/June 16

Adapted Nature Hike. 10:30 a.m.-noon at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families. Register children and adults; children must be accompanied by a registered adult. All are welcome to join a leisurely paced hike through a park. The forested trails will be accessible, smooth and shaded for a fun hike to explore and examine discoveries. Restrooms and water fountain/bottle filler inside accessible building and paved trails in mostly in shade, but not flat (there are inclines/hills), benches for rest along the way. For information: 703-228-6535. Meet

at Long Branch Nature Center. Free. Register at parks.arlingtonva.us, activity #642959-K.

R.I.P.-Remove Invasive Plants. 2-4 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Adults, teens and families ages 8 and up. Work parties are held every month and are making a difference with the return of ferns, wildflowers and the animals that depend on them to areas once covered in destructive invasive plants. Help make it happen. For information: 703-228-6535. Meet at Long Branch Nature Center. Free.

Spellbinders Story Fest. 3-4 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families ages 4 and up. Register children and adults; children must be accompanied by a registered adult. The Arlington Spellbinders will unleash the power of oral storytelling with favorite tales from around the world. Since ancient times in all cultures, this tradition has passed on wisdom, connected elders to youth, and engaged the imagination. For information: 703-228-6535. Meet at Long Branch Nature

Center. Free. Register at parks.arlingtonva.us, activity #642959-O.

Monday/June 17

Power of Books in Translation. 3-4:30 p.m. at Arlington County Central Library located, 1015 N. Quincy St. Encore Learning presents a lecture on the Power of Books in Translation with Katherine E. Young and Rich Kauzlarich. They will tell the story of Akram Aylisli, a novelist and playwright, who is now under defacto house arrest in his home country of Azerbaijan. He is being persecuted for using his writings to speak out against state repression and ethnic cleansing. The public is invited. Call Encore Learning at 703-228-2144.

Tuesday/June 18

Birding Flag Ponds & Battle Creek Cypress Swamp. 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Meet at Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center parking lot, 4200 S. Four Mile Run Drive. Adults. Search Calvert County, Md., for nesting summer residents such as Scarlet Tanagers and Hooded and Kentucky Warblers. Participants should dress for the weather and bring binoculars, a bag lunch, drinks and snacks for the day. The trip will include walking over uneven terrain and gentle slopes. For information, call 703-228-3403. $50. Register at parks.arlingtonva.us, activity #642849-D.

Community Concert. 7-8:30 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St. Featuring The Caroline Park Quartet and Windward Passage. Free. Call 703-228-0955.

June 18-July 14

Blackbeard. At Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. The world premiere musical commissioned by Signature Theatre sets sail with the most infamous pirate of all time. After learning he’s a wanted man by the British army, Blackbeard and his merry crew of maritime marauders embark on a fantastical journey across the globe to raise an undead pirate army from the depths of the sea. Visit SigTheatre.org for tickets.

Wednesday/June 19

Decades of Summer Concerts: Dan Haas Band. 6:30-8:30 p.m. in front of the Signature Theatre at the Village of Shirlington. Rock out with favorite local bands performing a mix of ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and original tunes. Enjoy $5 wine tastings courtesy of Cheesetique, take out a meal from a favorite Shirlington restaurant, and soak in the setting sun to live music. Visit villageatshirlington.com/events for more.

Thursday/June 20

Rosslyn Rocks: The Jarreau Williams Xperience. 6-8 p.m. at Central Place Plaza, 1800 N. Lynn St. Rosslyn Rocks! Concerts are back again this June. Check out favorite local acts for free on Central Place Plaza every Thursday. Enjoy the concerts while sipping on a glass of wine or having a beer in downtown Rosslyn’s outdoor space. Visit www.rosslynva.org/do/rosslyn-rocks-concert-series for more.

Rock at the Row: Kristen and the Noise. 7-9 p.m. on the plaza at Pentagon Row. Featuring music from popular cover and military bands. Refreshments and cocktails will be available for purchase from featured merchants. Visit pentagonrow.com/events for more.

Friday/June 21

Rosslyn Cinema: Casablanca. Movies start at dusk in Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway. Rosslyn Cinema outdoor movies in Gateway Park feature some classics and some surprises, including recent blockbusters. Bring blankets and folding chairs and a picnic or purchase food and drinks at different food trucks every week, including a popcorn truck. Child and dog friendly. Free admission. Visit www.rosslynva.org/do/rosslyn-cinema-outdoor-movie-festival for more.

Romance Roundtable. 6:30 p.m. at One More Page Books, 2200 North Westmoreland St. Take a look at some of One More Page’s favorite YA picks for summer at the Summer Lovin' Romance Roundtable - YA Edition. Grab a tasting of wine and chocolate before joining authors Kristina Forest (I WANNA BE WHERE YOU ARE), Erin Hahn (YOU'D BE MINE), and Nina Moreno (DON'T DATE ROSA SANTOS) to discuss the wonders of summer love, moderated by One More Page’s very own Anna Bright (THE BEHOLDER). Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com for more.

Solstice Hike and Campfire. 7-8:30 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families. Register children and adults; children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Enjoy the extra daylight with an evening hike and campfire. Hike the hills and dales of the park and keep an eye out for late night residents. Then head back to the campfire to sing songs and roast marshmallows. Call 703-228-6535. $7. Register at parks.arlingtonva.us, activity #642959-B.

CD Release Show. 8-10 p.m. at Cowork Cafe, 2719 Wilson Blvd. Guitarist J.P. Reali, a veteran of the DC music scene for 30 thirty years, will perform music from his new EP, “A Highway Cruise” featuring a musical road trip across genres of blues, country and good old rock ‘n’ roll. No cover charge. Visit www.jpreali.com for more.

June 21-Aug. 31

Rosslyn Putt-Putt + Candy BAR. Fridays, 5-9 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 1401 Wilson Blvd. Arlington’s newest pop-up, Rosslyn Putt-Putt + Candy BAR, will feature mini golf and a retro snack stand. Play nine holes of mini golf ($3) featuring constructions of favorite neighborhood landmarks. The adjoining Candy BAR will be serving up beer, wine, candy and popsicles. There will also be carnival games and old-school video games indoors. Visit www.rosslynva.org/putt for more.

Saturday/June 22

Netherlands Carillon Recital Series. 6-8 p.m. at Arlington Ridge Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway. Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon’s 50 bells. Meet on the lawn at the foot of the carillon. Free and open to everyone. Visit www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/netherlandscarillon.htm for more.

Sunday/June 23

Steps to Save Lives 5K Walk/Run. 7:30-10:45 a.m. at Bluemont Park. ECAN (Esophageal Cancer Action Network) will be hosting a Steps to Save Lives event. The event is open to everyone, including wheelchairs and strollers. The fun atmosphere includes a DJ, pre-race warm-up and stretch, prizes and awards for the fastest runners and top fundraisers. Parking is free. Visit dc.stepstosavelives.org for more.

Virginia Wildlife Symbols: The Eastern Oyster. 3:30-5 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Families ages 7 and up. Register children and adults; children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Learn about this Virginia coastal two-shelled mollusk resident with activities. Includes a shell craft. For information, call 703-228-3403. $5. Register at parks.arlingtonva.us, activity #642859-L.

Monday/June 24

Golf Tournament. 10 a.m. (shotgun scramble) at Country Club of Fairfax, 5110 Ox Road, Fairfax. Proceeds will go to the Washington-Lee High Athletic Department. With the proceeds of this event, student athletes are given better equipment, clothing, sport camps/clinics, and scholarships. The 2019 goal is to raise $10,000. Contact evan.rodger@apsva.us for more information or to discuss sponsorship opportunities. Register at www.planmygolfevent.com//32440-13th_Annual_W-L_HS_Golf_Tournament/.

Tuesday/June 25

2019 Women of Vision. 7 p.m. at Arlington Economic Development’s offices, 1100 North Glebe Road, Suite 1500. The Arlington County Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will honor three women for the 2019 Arlington County Women of Vision for their commitment and leadership in the Arlington community. The event will also feature keynote speaker Tiffanye Wesley, Fire/EMS Battalion Chief with the Arlington County Fire Department. Tickets are not required, but a $25 donation per person is requested and sponsorship packages are available to support the work of the Commission on the Status of Women. RSVP to asowho@arlingtonva.us.

Wednesday/June 26

Fossils of Long Branch. 3-4 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Ages 6 to 10. Thanks to the Appalachian Mountains, fossils are everywhere and right there at Glencarlyn Park. Learn how fossils are made, then search for them in the creek. Must wear closed-toe shoes in water. For information: 703-228-6535. $5. Register at parks.arlingtonva.us, activity #642929-B.

Decades of Summer Concerts: Juliet Lloyd Band. 6:30-8:30 p.m. in front of the Signature Theatre at the Village of Shirlington. Rock out with favorite local bands performing a mix of ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and original tunes. Enjoy $5 wine tastings courtesy of Cheesetique, take out a meal from a favorite Shirlington restaurant, and soak in the setting sun to live music. Visit villageatshirlington.com/events for more.

Thursday/June 27

Rosslyn Rocks: Driven to Clarity. 6-8 p.m. at Central Place Plaza, 1800 N. Lynn St. Rosslyn Rocks! Concerts are back again this June. Check out favorite local acts for free on Central Place Plaza every Thursday. Enjoy the concerts while sipping on a glass of wine or having a beer in downtown Rosslyn’s outdoor space. Visit www.rosslynva.org/do/rosslyn-rocks-concert-series for more.

Author Event. 7 p.m. at One More Page Books, 2200 North Westmoreland St. Young Adult author Caroline Tung Richmond will share the collection of short stories she co-edited, HUNGRY HEARTS, including works of fiction from bestselling and critically acclaimed authors Sandhya Menon, Anna-Marie McLemore, and Rin Chupeco. This anthology is full of interconnected short stories exploring the intersection of family, culture, and food in the lives of 13 teens. Richmond will be joined by Young Adult authors (and One More Page MVPs) Jessica Spotswood (A TYRANNY OF PETTICOATS, TOIL & TROUBLE) and Robin Talley (PULP) as they share their experiences writing and editing stories from all genres. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com for more.

Rock at the Row: Dan Haas. 7-9 p.m. on the plaza at Pentagon Row. Featuring music from popular cover and military bands. Refreshments and cocktails will be available for purchase from featured merchants. Visit pentagonrow.com/events for more.

Friday/June 28

Horde of the Flies. 4-5 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Ages 6 to 10. “Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.” Get to know this

important and underrated insect order, meet a maggot, and learn what makes flies

fabulous. For information: 703-228-3403. $5. Register at parks.arlingtonva.us, activity #642829-D.

Skittering Skinks Campfire. 7-8 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Families. Register children and adults; children must be accompanied by a registered adult. The whole family is invited to meet at the Gulf Branch fire ring for lots of old-fashioned fun. This engaging program will be filled with entertaining activities that may include stories, special animal guests, games, songs and of course, S’mores. For

information: 703-228-3403. $5. Register at parks.arlingtonva.us, activity #642859-B.

Rosslyn Cinema: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017). Movies start at dusk in Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway. Rosslyn Cinema outdoor movies in Gateway Park feature some classics and some surprises, including recent blockbusters. Bring blankets and folding chairs and a picnic or purchase food and drinks at different food trucks every week, including a popcorn truck. Child and dog friendly. Free admission. Visit www.rosslynva.org/do/rosslyn-cinema-outdoor-movie-festival for more.

Saturday/June 29

Netherlands Carillon Recital Series. 6-8 p.m. at Arlington Ridge Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway. Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon’s 50 bells. Meet on the lawn at the foot of the carillon. Free and open to everyone. Visit www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/netherlandscarillon.htm for more.

Sunday/June 30

Dog Days of Summer Craft Day. 1-4 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. Come celebrate the Dog Days of Summer with local rescue groups and learn about Adopt Don't Shop for finding a new pet. Make pull toys out of old jeans and fleece to be donated to pups waiting for their furever home. Donate old jeans or fleece on any Sunday or bring it along on the 30th. Ages 16 and older, $4; 5-15, $2; 4 and under, free. Visit www.fairfax-station.org, www.facebook.com/FFXSRR, or call 703-425-9225.

Firefly Festival. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Fort C.F. Smith Park, 2411 N. 24th St. Celebrate summer’s natural night lights and learn about these bioluminescent beetles. Join in for bug hunts, games, crafts, walks and talks about fireflies. Bring a picnic blanket and dinner while waiting for sunset and for the natural lights to come out. $7 per person. Cancelled if raining. For information: 703-228-6535. $7. Register at parks.arlingtonva.us, activity #642959-P.

Friday/July 5

Rosslyn Cinema: Crazy Rich Asians. Movies start at dusk in Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway. Rosslyn Cinema outdoor movies in Gateway Park feature some classics and some surprises, including recent blockbusters. Bring blankets and folding chairs and a picnic or purchase food and drinks at different food trucks every week, including a popcorn truck. Child and dog friendly. Free admission. Visit www.rosslynva.org/do/rosslyn-cinema-outdoor-movie-festival for more.

Saturday/July 6

Herbs for Flavor, Fragrance, Health and Butterflies. 11 a.m.-noon at Glencarlyn Library Community Garden, 300 South Kensington St. Tour the herb beds with an Extension Master Gardener to learn about the nurturing properties of herbs for humans and butterflies. Free. To reserve a spot, register online at mgnv.org/public-education-events/vce-horticulture-programs-registration/. Questions? Contact Extension Master Gardeners at telephone 703-228-6414 or email mgarlalex@gmail.com.

Netherlands Carillon Recital Series. 6-8 p.m. at Arlington Ridge Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway. Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon’s 50 bells. Meet on the lawn at the foot of the carillon. Free and open to everyone. Visit www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/netherlandscarillon.htm for more.

Monday/July 8

Mouse in the House. 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Cherrydale Branch Library, 2190 Military Road and 4 p.m. at Glencarlyn Branch Library, 300 S. Kensington St. Jane Franklin Dance performs Mouse in House, adapted from the book by Elizabeth Spires. This show is about a mouse who forms a friendship with reclusive 19th-century poet Emily Dickinson. Free. Visit www.janefranklin.com/arlington-libraries or call 703-933-1111.

Wednesday/July 10

Decades of Summer Concerts: Justin Trawick & the Common Good. 6:30-8:30 p.m. in front of the Signature Theatre at the Village of Shirlington. Rock out with favorite local bands performing a mix of ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and original tunes. Enjoy $5 wine tastings courtesy of Cheesetique, take out a meal from a favorite Shirlington restaurant, and soak in the setting sun to live music. Visit villageatshirlington.com/events for more.

Thursday/July 11

Rock at the Row: Matt Hutchison and the Big Gin. 7-9 p.m. on the plaza at Pentagon Row. Featuring music from popular cover and military bands. Refreshments and cocktails will be available for purchase from featured merchants. Visit pentagonrow.com/events for more.

Friday/July 12

Rosslyn Cinema: Incredibles 2. Movies start at dusk in Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway. Rosslyn Cinema outdoor movies in Gateway Park feature some classics and some surprises, including recent blockbusters. Bring blankets and folding chairs and a picnic or purchase food and drinks at different food trucks every week, including a popcorn truck. Child and dog friendly. Free admission. Visit www.rosslynva.org/do/rosslyn-cinema-outdoor-movie-festival for more.

Saturday/July 13

Netherlands Carillon Recital Series. 6-8 p.m. at Arlington Ridge Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway. Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon’s 50 bells. Meet on the lawn at the foot of the carillon. Free and open to everyone. Visit www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/netherlandscarillon.htm for more.

Wednesday/July 17

Complete Dogness. 4 p.m. at Westover Library, 1644 N. McKinley Road #3. Jane Franklin Dance presents Complete Dogness, a family friendly dance performance about a little doggy with bad habits. The performance incorporates spoken word, movement, music, and interactive participatory activities for young children. Free. Visit www.janefranklin.com/arlington-libraries or call 703-933-1111.

Decades of Summer Concerts: Lloyd Dobler Effect. 6:30-8:30 p.m. in front of the Signature Theatre at the Village of Shirlington. Rock out with favorite local bands performing a mix of ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and original tunes. Enjoy $5 wine tastings courtesy of Cheesetique, take out a meal from a favorite Shirlington restaurant, and soak in the setting sun to live music. Visit villageatshirlington.com/events for more.

Thursday/July 18

Rock at the Row: Marine Big Band. 7-9 p.m. on the plaza at Pentagon Row. Featuring music from popular cover and military bands. Refreshments and cocktails will be available for purchase from featured merchants. Visit pentagonrow.com/events for more.

Saturday/July 20

Netherlands Carillon Recital Series. 6-8 p.m. at Arlington Ridge Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway. Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon’s 50 bells. Meet on the lawn at the foot of the carillon. Free and open to everyone. Visit www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/netherlandscarillon.htm for more.

Wednesday/July 24

Decades of Summer Concerts: 19th Street Band. 6:30-8:30 p.m. in front of the Signature Theatre at the Village of Shirlington. Rock out with favorite local bands performing a mix of ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and original tunes. Enjoy $5 wine tastings courtesy of Cheesetique, take out a meal from a favorite Shirlington restaurant, and soak in the setting sun to live music. Visit villageatshirlington.com/events for more.

Thursday/July 25

Rock at the Row: Cruisers Navy Band . 7-9 p.m. on the plaza at Pentagon Row. Featuring music from popular cover and military bands. Refreshments and cocktails will be available for purchase from featured merchants. Visit pentagonrow.com/events for more.

Saturday/July 27

Netherlands Carillon Recital Series. 6-8 p.m. at Arlington Ridge Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway. Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon’s 50 bells. Meet on the lawn at the foot of the carillon. Free and open to everyone. Visit www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/netherlandscarillon.htm for more.

Wednesday/July 31

Decades of Summer Concerts: Nathaniel Davis. 6:30-8:30 p.m. in front of the Signature Theatre at the Village of Shirlington. Rock out with favorite local bands performing a mix of ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and original tunes. Enjoy $5 wine tastings courtesy of Cheesetique, take out a meal from a favorite Shirlington restaurant, and soak in the setting sun to live music. Visit villageatshirlington.com/events for more.

Thursday/Aug. 1

Rock at the Row: Keeton Band. 7-9 p.m. on the plaza at Pentagon Row. Featuring music from popular cover and military bands. Refreshments and cocktails will be available for purchase from featured merchants. Visit pentagonrow.com/events for more.

Saturday/Aug. 3

Netherlands Carillon Recital Series. 6-8 p.m. at Arlington Ridge Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway. Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon’s 50 bells. Meet on the lawn at the foot of the carillon. Free and open to everyone. Visit www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/netherlandscarillon.htm for more.

Tuesday/Aug. 6

Mouse in the House. 4 p.m. at Shirlington Branch Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. and 7 p.m. at Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 S. Walter Reed Drive. Jane Franklin Dance performs Mouse in House, adapted from the book by Elizabeth Spires. This show is about a mouse who forms a friendship with reclusive 19th-century poet Emily Dickinson. Free. Visit www.janefranklin.com/arlington-libraries or call 703-933-1111.

Wednesday/Aug. 7

Decades of Summer Concerts: Driven to Clarity. 6:30-8:30 p.m. in front of the Signature Theatre at the Village of Shirlington. Rock out with favorite local bands performing a mix of ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and original tunes. Enjoy $5 wine tastings courtesy of Cheesetique, take out a meal from a favorite Shirlington restaurant, and soak in the setting sun to live music. Visit villageatshirlington.com/events for more.

Thursday/Aug. 8

Complete Dogness. 1:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. and 4 p.m. at Aurora Hills Branch Library, 735 18th St. S. Jane Franklin Dance presents Complete Dogness, a family friendly dance performance about a little doggy with bad habits. The performance incorporates spoken word, movement, music, and interactive participatory activities for young children. Free. Visit www.janefranklin.com/arlington-libraries or call 703-933-1111.

Saturday/Aug. 10

Netherlands Carillon Recital Series. 6-8 p.m. at Arlington Ridge Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway. Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon’s 50 bells. Meet on the lawn at the foot of the carillon. Free and open to everyone. Visit www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/netherlandscarillon.htm for more.

Wednesday/Aug. 14

Decades of Summer Concerts: Eli Lev Band. 6:30-8:30 p.m. in front of the Signature Theatre at the Village of Shirlington. Rock out with favorite local bands performing a mix of ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and original tunes. Enjoy $5 wine tastings courtesy of Cheesetique, take out a meal from a favorite Shirlington restaurant, and soak in the setting sun to live music. Visit villageatshirlington.com/events for more.

Saturday/Aug. 17

Netherlands Carillon Recital Series. 6-8 p.m. at Arlington Ridge Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway. Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon’s 50 bells. Meet on the lawn at the foot of the carillon. Free and open to everyone. Visit www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/netherlandscarillon.htm for more.

Saturday/Aug. 24

Netherlands Carillon Recital Series. 6-8 p.m. at Arlington Ridge Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway. Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon’s 50 bells. Meet on the lawn at the foot of the carillon. Free and open to everyone. Visit www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/netherlandscarillon.htm for more.

Saturday/Aug. 31

Netherlands Carillon Recital Series. 6-8 p.m. at Arlington Ridge Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway. Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon’s 50 bells. Meet on the lawn at the foot of the carillon. Free and open to everyone. Visit www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/netherlandscarillon.htm for more.

Monday/Sept. 2

Netherlands Carillon Recital Series. 2-4 p.m. at Arlington Ridge Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway. Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon’s 50 bells. Meet on the lawn at the foot of the carillon. Free and open to everyone. Visit www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/netherlandscarillon.htm for more.

More Ongoing

Arlington Historical Museum. Wednesdays, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Arlington Historical Museum, owned and operated by the Arlington Historical Society, is located at 1805 S. Arlington Ridge Road. The two-story brick structure was built in 1891 as the Hume School, named for Frank Hume who gave some of the property for the school. It is the oldest school building in Arlington County. Now a museum, it houses permanent and temporary local history exhibits ranging from pre-1607 to Sept. 11, 2001. Visit arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org.

Civil War Artifact Display. Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Fort C.F. Smith Park Visitor Center, 2411 24th St. N. The New Fort C.F. Smith Park Visitor Center features displays about Union soldiers and the Defenses of Washington between 1861 and 1865. Artifacts from archaeological studies from Forts Ethan Allen and C.F. Smith are on display. Kids can try on replica Civil War uniforms and learn about camp life. Visit parks.arlingtonva.us/locations/fort-cf-smith-park/.

Arlington Farmer’s Market. Every Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon at the corner of N. 14th Street and N. Courthouse Road. A weekly celebration of local food including fresh produce, meats, dairy, cheese, baked goods, free range eggs, specialty items, cut flowers, plants and herbs. Email csingiser@cfwdc.org or call 917-733-6402.

FRESHFARM Market. 3-7 p.m. on Tuesdays at 1900 Crystal Drive. Shop from local farmers and producers with seasonal fruits and vegetables, fresh-cut flowers, container plants and herbs, farm-raised eggs, all-natural meats, artisan baked goods, and specialty foods. Visit www.crystalcity.org for more.

Mobile Bike Repair. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Thursdays at 1900 Crystal Drive. Drop off your bike on Thursday morning and have it tuned up and ready to ride before heading home. Email DC@velofix.com, or phone 855-VELO-FIX for more.

Food Truck Thursdays. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 1900 Crystal Drive and 201 12th St. Actual truck schedules are subject to change so be sure to follow your favorites. Visit www.crystalcity.org for more.

Healthy Lifestyle Runs. Saturdays, 9 a.m. at Roosevelt Island, George Washington Memorial Parkway. American Cancer Society partners with parkrun USA to promote fitness in the fight against cancer. Free. Visit www.parkrun.us/rooseveltislanddc/ for more.

Friday Night Live. 8 p.m. Fridays at the Church at Clarendon, 1210 N. Highland St., Suite A. Local musicians perform. Free. Visit 1bc.org for more.

Arlington’s Historical Museum Open on First Wednesdays. The Arlington Historical Museum is open to the public on the first Wednesday of every month from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The museum consists of exhibits chronicling Arlington County’s history from Native American settlements up to the present day. The museum will continue to be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. Admission is free. The museum is located in the former 1891 Hume School building at 1805 S. Arlington Ridge Road. Visit arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org.

Open Mic Comedy. Wednesdays 8-10 p.m. at Ri Ra Irish Pub, 2915 Wilson Blvd. Doors open at 7 p.m. Age 21 and up only. Free show, $25 cash prize for best joke. Call 703-248-9888 or Visit www.RiRa.com/Arlington for more.

Invasive Plants Removal. Work parties are held every month to keep the parks free of destructive invasive plants. Teens, adults and families welcome. Every second Sunday of the month 2-4:30 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Road; call 703-228-3403. Every third Sunday of the month 2-5 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road; call 703-228-6535 or visit registration.arlingtonva.us. Free, no registration required.

Karaoke. 8 p.m. on the first Sunday every month at Galaxy Hut, 2711 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.galaxyhut.com or call 703-525-8646.

Pub Quiz. 8 p.m. every Sunday at Whitlow’s on Wilson, 2854 Wilson Blvd. Prizes for first place. Free. Visit www.whitlows.com or call 703-276-9693.

Storytime. Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:30-11 a.m. at Kinder Haus Toys, 1220 N. Fillmore St. Storytime with Ms. Laura. Call 703-527-5929.

Lego Club. Monthly on the first Wednesday. 4-5 p.m. Glencarlyn Branch Library, 300 S. Kensington St. The library provides tubs of legos and a special challenge and after the program the creations are displayed for everyone to see. No registration required. Call 703-228-6548 for more.

Crystal City Sparket. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Wednesdays at 1900 Crystal Drive. Sparket — A Creative Market is an extension of DC’s Eastern Market with arts, crafts, and handmade goods. Free to attend. Visit www.crystalcity.org.

Art for Life. Third Thursday of each month. The Hyatt Regency Crystal City’s “Art for Life” Partnership with National Kidney Foundation brings a new artist each month to The Hyatt for a reception. Free. Visit www.torpedofactory.org.

Brunch at Freddie’s. Third Saturday of every month, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Freddie’s Beach Bar, 555 23rd St. The Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance gathers for an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet ($9.99). All are welcome. No reservation is required. Visit www.facebook.com/events/700174390103305.