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Bike Light Giveaway
Mount Vernon Trail @ the Crystal City Connector (view map)
Friday, November 4th ~ 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Don't get caught in the dark! Join us along with the National Park Service as we give out free lights, arm/leg bands, and more at the intersection of the Mount Vernon Trail and the Crystal City Connector.

FRESHFARM Market
1900 Crystal Drive
Tuesdays, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The popular FRESHFARM Market takes place every Tuesday on Crystal Drive. Shop from 20 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, specialty foods and much more.

Sparket: A Creative Market
1900 Crystal Drive
Wednesdays - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The eclectic and colorful shopping experience of Eastern Market returns to 1900 Crystal Drive with Sparket – A Creative Market for a Spring Market from May to June. Featuring a diverse mix of arts, crafts, handmade jewelry, accessories, bath and beauty products and other local, handcrafted products as well as live-music and select food products, Sparket aims to provide a new lunchtime attraction for area workers, hotel guests, and residents.

Food Truck Thursdays
1900 Crystal Drive & 201 12th Street
Thursdays, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The food trucks gather in the parking lots at 1900 Crystal Drive. Some of the area’s favorite trucks will be onsite offering a great mix of delicious food for lunch. Actual truck schedules are subject to change so be sure to follow your favorites.

DMV2go
1900 Crystal Drive
Thursday November 3, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
DMV2Go is a handicapped-accessible full service office-on-wheels that is equipped to process all DMV transactions including: apply for or renew your ID card - available for adults and children, apply for or renew your driver's license, get a copy of your driving record, apply for certified copies of Virginia birth certificates, get fishing and hunting licenses, and much more!

CaBi Hack Night VI
WeWork Crystal City - 12th Floor
Thursday, November 3rd ~ 6:00pm to 8:00pm
CaBi Hack Night is a show & tell of apps and data visualizations about Capital Bikeshare. Join Mobility Lab and WeWork for the sixth edition. Doors open at 6:00 for pizza and soft drinks, with speakers starting at 6:30. Stay tuned to @techiesdc for updates. Our hashtag is#cabihacknight. Event is free, but please register online.

First Friday Gallery Underground Opening Reception
Gallery Underground
Friday, November 4th ~ 5pm to 8pm
Celebrate the opening of two new exhibits in the Art Underground at the November Gallery Underground Opening Reception. The Gallery Underground November show features "Horses of a Different Color," the works of Meg Mackenzie whose abstract work is based on a deep love of horses. ExposedDC has also hung a new show in the Fotowalk featuring works of 12 DC area photographers. Swing by the FREE reception to meet the artists, chat with other community members, and take in the art!

I-95/I-395 Transit/TDM Study – online survey
The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation held an open house in Arlington last month to discuss its I-95/I-395 Transit/Transportation Demand Management (TDM) study. As part of that review, to be released for public comment in December, the department is seeking online input on transit and TDM needs along the I-95/I-395 corridor.

Tastings @ the Crystal City Wine Shop
220 20th Street S
Stop by the Crystal City Wine Shop for free, hand-picked tastings! There is a beer tasting on Thursday and wine tasting on Friday from 5pm to 7pm as well as a Staff Pick tasting on Saturday from 2pm to 6pm each week! You can also experience monthly cider tastings from 5pm to 7pm on the second Tuesday of the month. Check out their calendar to see what's on the tasting menu!

Innovators Brunch
Sunday, November 6th ~ 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Every First Sunday
Highline RxR
Brunch with innovators using "agile scrum" to help startups move forward further and faster. Sign-up via this MeetUp Event or if you have a startup project that you would like to present to the group for problem solving and feedback. Open to all that would like to learn about Innovation Culture and give actionable feedback to startups.

Brunch Yoga at the Pub
Crystal City Sports Pub
November 6th ~ 9:30am
Eat Yoga Drink and the Crystal City Sports Pub bring you an hour long, all-levels vinyasa flow on the 3rd floor of the Pub, followed by drinks at the bar. The $10 registration fee includes the yoga class and your first drink of choice (beer or wine.) BYO mat and get ready to flow and have fun! Click here to register.

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