Fall is in full swing as Arlington prepares for the Halloween holiday. Festivals and fundraisers are happening all over town. I've put together just a few of the events for the next few weeks. Let me know if I missed your favorite!
October 15 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Family Fall Festival!
St. Ann School- 980 North Frederick Street, Arlington, Virginia 22205
St. Ann Church and School in Arlington will be holding its annual Family Fall Festival on Saturday Oct. 15 on the school grounds. There will be something for all ages: Rides, games with prizes, food, raffles, silent auction with tons of goods and services from local vendors, music, a beer garden for adults, and more. Admission is free, Rain or shine!
Pints 4 Paws Beer Festival
Courthouse Plaza- 2040 15th St N. Arlington, Virginia 22201MAP
Join us for the Animal Welfare League of Arlington’s first ever Pints 4 Paws beer festival on Sunday, October 16, 2016 in Courthouse Plaza, Arlington, Virginia. You and your well-behaved human and canine friends will enjoy an afternoon of beer-tasting, music, food and activities. Beer enthusiasts can sample a wide variety of unique craft-brewed beer and enjoy live music, vendors’ booths and local food truck fare. Mix and mingle with adoptable AWLA dogs, play games, like bocce and corn-hole, and parade your pup in a doggy costume contest.Sunday fur and fun day – what could be better? https://www.eventbrite.com/e/awla-pints-4-paws-beer-fest-tickets-26572980500
October 22, 2016 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Arlington CROP Hunger Walk
First Presbyterian- 601 N. Vermont St., Arlington, Virginia 22205
Walk or run this 5K and 10K annual event to raise funds for Arlington Food Assistance Center and global hunger programs through Church World Service. A perfect team event for congregations, businesses and community organizations. There’s no charge to participate. Walkers raise funds by finding sponsors for their Walks. To join a team, make a donation or start team, go to www.crophungerwalk.org/arlingtonva.
October 22 7:30PM - 9:30PM
National Chamber Ensemble – A Night In Vienna
Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre- 1611 N. Kent Street, Arlington, Virginia 22209
CE’s 10th season kicks off in collaboration with the Austrian Cultural Forum. Enjoy an evening of unforgettable masterpieces by Johannes Brahms and Franz Schubert, including Schubert’s “Die Forelle” sung by soprano Nancy Peery Marriott, the enchanting “Trout” Quintet, and the passionate “Piano Quartet in G Minor” by Brahms.
(Reception to follow performance) FREE PARKING www.NationalChamberEnsemble.com
October 22, 2016 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Market Common Clarendon- 2800 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, Virginia 22201
The signature event at Market Common Clarendon celebrates the Fall Season and return of Market Common Clarendon’s fourth annual Falloween Festival taking place on Saturday, October 22 beginning at 11 AM. Event highlights will include: live children’s entertainment by Rainbow Rock and Mr. Knick Knack!, a petting zoo, face painting, pumpkin decorating + crafts for kids, and a trick-or-treat session throughout the property.
Falloween will once again immediately follow the Howl-O-Ween Dog Walk, in partnership with Homeward Trails and Doorways For Women and Families, which will both start and end on The Loop at Market Common Clarendon beginning at 10:00 AM. This dog walk will stop through local businesses in Clarendon to support both partners with a costume contest taking place at the end of the event.