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Fridays at the Fountain - OktoberFest
1751 Crystal Drive - The Fountain (aka Crystal City Water Park)
Fridays in October ~ 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Crystal City's popular pop-up outdoor beer and wine garden continues through October with fresh fall beer options added to the menu each week along-side standard beer and wine offerings and live music on the Keolis Stage.

Tropical Storm
FRESHFARM Market Crystal City ~ 1900 Crystal Drive
Tuesday October 24th (NEW DATE) ~ 3:00 PM
The Floral Frenzy’s Tropical Storm allows area residents and workers to rescue tropical ferns and other plants that would otherwise be thrown into the compost pile! Plants are available on a first come; first served basis and supplies are limited.

Arlington County Board Book Club: The Righteous Mind
Connection Crystal City Pop-Up Library - 2100 Crystal Drive

Monday, October 16th ~ 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join a robust conversation with County Board Members Christian Dorsey and Libby Garvey and Crystal City BID President/CEO Angela Fox focused on the core principles and lessons outlined in the book “The Righteous Mind”, by social psychologist Jonathan Haidt.

Marine Corps Marathon Family Festival
Sunday, October 22nd ~ 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Cheer on your loved ones running the 42nd Annual Marine Corps Marathon from the energetic streets of Crystal City and the annual Family Festival. The festival will include engaging activities like moon bounces, face painting, arts and crafts, cotton candy, balloon animals, circus activities, and more.

Secrets to Success Podcast Featuring Sprynt Founder/CEO
1776 Crystal City Campus ~ 2231 Crystal Drive, 10th Floor

Tuesday, October 24th ~ 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Head to 1776 for the Arlington Chamber's live podcast series, Secrets to Success. This edition features entrepreneur Alex Villanueva, founder and CEO of transit company Sprynt.

1900 Crystal Drive
Tuesdays, through November ~ 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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, specialty foods and much more.

Mobile Bike Repair by Velofix
Thursdays, through October - 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
1900 Crystal Drive

Have your ride repaired while you work with weekly mobile bicycle repair services by Velofix. Walk-ups welcome or make an appointment online.

Sparket Creative Art Market
Thursdays through November 16th - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
1900 Crystal Drive

Experience the eclectic and colorful shopping experience of Eastern Market right on Crystal Drive featuring a diverse mix of arts, crafts, handmade jewelry, and more.

Food Truck Thursdays
1900 Crystal Drive
Thursdays, through November ~ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Enjoy some of the area’s best food trucks along Crystal Drive at 18th Street. Follow your favorites on twitter for schedule updates.

Fridays at the Fountain
1751 Crystal Drive - The Fountain (aka Crystal City Water Park)
Every Friday through October ~ 5:00PM to 9:00PM
End your week relaxing in Crystal City’s popular pop-up wine & beer garden featuring the Keolis live music stage, delicious beverages, and a relaxing ambiance at the Fountain under a brilliant LED-lit tree canopy.

Brunch Yoga at the Pub
Crystal City Sports Pub
Every Sunday ~ 9:00am
Join Eat Yoga Drink at the Crystal City Sports Pub every Sunday for a special, hour long, all-levels vinyasa flow followed by drinks at the bar.

Benjamin’s Desk Merges With 1776 • October 16 • 1776
Marine Corps Marathon Area Road Closures • October 16 • Crystal City BID
10 Places To Find A Halloween Costume In And Around D.C. • October 12 • NBC Washington

Jaleo Gin and Tonic Festival
Jaleo Crystal City ~ 2250 Crystal Drive
Monday, October 16th through Sunday, October 29th ~ 6:00pm

It's Jaleo's Gin & Tonic Festival with four specialty gin & tonics in addition to G&T spheres, oysters with gin & tonic and a refreshing gin & tonic dessert.

Wicked Wednesdays Outdoor Movies
WeLive Beer Garden ~ 2221 S. Clark Street
Wednesdays in October ~ 8:00 PM

Head to the WeLive Beer Garden every Wednesday in October for outdoor screenings of Halloween classics. This week, check out The Craft.

Synetic Theater Presents: The Adventures of Peter Pan
Synetic Theater ~ 1800 S. Bell Street

Opens Wednesday, October 18th through November 19th
Take flight to Neverland with Peter Pan, his Lost Boys and the Darling children! In this magical place filled with fairies, pirates, and mermaids, Peter Pan and crew will battle the delightfully sinister Captain Hook with acrobatics that will leave you on the edge of your seat!

Trending 40: The New Power Women of DC Tech
1776 Crystal City Campus - 2231 Crystal Drive, 10th Floor

Tuesday, October 17th ~ 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join DCA Live in celebrating the great women leaders emerging in the DC area tech community.

FY 2019 County Budget Roundtables
Aurora Hills Community Center
Wednesday, October 18th ~ 6:30 to 8:00pm

Arlington County is seeking feedback earlier than ever before for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget. Join your neighbors to learn about the budget process, as well as challenges facing the County, while sharing your perspectives about budget priorities during a series of public roundtables. Other dates/locations also available.

Rock to Stop Diabetes
Tortoise & Hare Bar & Grill ~ 567 23rd Street S.
Thursday, October 19th ~ 5:30 to 8:30pm

Join Shartel and Hume acoustic duo along with special guests Houk Robinson duo and others in this special fundraiser to Stop Diabetes. Two hours of live music plus drink specials, a live auction, and door prizes. Suggested donation at the door is $20 with all proceeds going to the American Diabetes Association.

Long Bridge Park Phase 2 Concepts Presentation
2011 Crystal Drive, 11th Floor
Thursday, October 19th ~ 7:00 to 9:00pm

Come see the top four design concepts for the new Long Bridge Park Aquatic & Fitness Center and park expansion. Watch the presentations, ask questions and let the County know what you think.

Flow & Glow Yoga
Mind Your Body Oasis ~ 1750 Crystal Drive
Friday, October 20th ~ 6:15pm

Enjoy the tranquility of yoga practice in the dark!

The Rendezvous
October 27th ~ Every Fourth Friday
Earth Treks Crystal City
Head to Earth Treks Crystal City every 4th Friday of the month for fun, games, climbing and camaraderie!

2017 Masquerade Gala - Second Annual Fundraising Event
Crystal City Marriott - 1999 Jefferson Davis Hwy

Saturday, October 28 ~ 6:00 to 11:30pm
Come show your international spirit, have fun, and help support community at the Rotary Club of Crystal City Pentagon’s second annual fundraising event.

Fall Business Networking Wine + Pie Tasting NICU Family Fundraiser
WeWork Crystal City ~ 2221 S. Clark Street

Thursday, November 2nd ~ 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join WeWork for a fun fall business networking wine + pie tasting event to support NICU babies and families.

Sherry Dinner with Bodegas Tradicion
Jaleo Crystal City ~ 2250 Crystal Drive
Monday, November 6th ~ 6:00pm

To celebrate International Sherry Week, Jaleo Crystal City welcomes David Hale of Vin de Terra Wines to lead an exclusive sherry dinner featuring wines from Bodegas Tradición.

SAMS' Night of Giving
Crystal City Marriott - 1999 Jefferson Davis Hwy

Tuesday, November 14th ~ 6:00 to 9:30pm
Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) hosts its fourth annual Night of Giving with proceeds donated to Easter Seals Serving DC, MD and VA. The event will feature a silent auction, live entertainment, food, networking, and carnival games.

Crystal City Connection Library September Schedule
Crystal City Shops @ 2100
Check out what's on the calendar at the Crystal City Connection, the neighborhoods pop-up library! Download a printable schedule for the month!

Booz Allen Hamilton Toastmasters Potomac Club
Every Second and Fourth Friday
11:45am ~ 1:00pm

Learn public speaking and leadership skills through this local chapter of the Toastmasters International network.

Weekly Weight Watchers Meeting
Crystal City Marriott Every Thursday ~ 3:00pm

Join fellow weight watchers for support and friendship. Contact Janet Mielcarek ( to register.

Discounted AMA Conference Center Rates
Through March 30th, 2018
Looking to book a conference or meeting? Get 25% off meeting packages until March 30, 2018 at AMA Washington Conference facilities located in the heart of Crystal City with its wide range of shopping, restaurants and hotels.


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