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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.

Sofar Sounds Crystal City
Location TBD

Tuesday, October 24th ~ 7:30pm
Bringing the magic back to live music. Amazing artists in intimate spaces, performing stripped-back sets to carefully curated audiences in the heart of Crystal City. Use code "CRYSTAL-9F19F" for free tickets.

Fridays at the Fountain - OktoberFest
1751 Crystal Drive - The Fountain (aka Crystal City Water Park)
Friday, October 27th ~ Last one of the Year ~ 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Crystal City's popular pop-up outdoor beer and wine garden comes to a close this Friday with a fun Harvest Fest theme including a fresh collection of fall beer and cider options, pumpkin painting, and live music on the Keolis Stage by Whiskey Pull.

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.

Bike Light Giveaway
Wednesday, November 1st ~ 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.

Trending 40: CFO’s
1776 Crystal City Campus ~ 2231 Crystal Drive, 10th Floor

Tuesday, November 7th ~ 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join DCA Live in celebrating those finance stars who have demonstrated exceptional performance and have made significiant contributions to the growth and success of their organizations.

FRESHFARM Market
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
Thursday October 26th ~ Last of the Year ~ 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
1900 Crystal Drive

Last chance to 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.

Four Design Concepts Developed for Long Bridge Park • October 18 • Arlington County

Synetic Theater’s Annual Vampire Ball
Synetic Theater ~ 1800 S. Bell Street

Friday, October 27th ~ 8:00pm
After returning from Neverland where audiences played with the mermaids and fought Captain Hook’s pirates, guests will dance the night away at the annual Vampire’s Ball. Tickets include seats at the 8pm performance of ‘Peter Pan’, post-show party with dancing, open bar, and costume contest!

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!

Synetic Theater’s Pirate’s Ball
Synetic Theater ~ 1800 S. Bell Street

Sunday, October 29th ~ 2:00pm
Join Synetic Theater for a family-friendly Pirate’s Ball featuring tickets to the matinee performance followed by post-show family activities, light appetizers, and a meet-and-greet with some of the cast! Come in costume and bring a trick-or-treat bag!

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.

Jaleo Gin and Tonic Festival
Jaleo Crystal City ~ 2250 Crystal Drive
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

Running 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!

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.

Gallery Underground Exhibition Reception: PHANTASIZE
Gallery Underground ~ 2200 Crystal Drive
Friday, November 3rd ~ 5:00pm

Join the Gallery Underground for a FREE reception marking the opening of their November exhibition, PHANTASIZE, featuring the works of photojournalist and award-winning photographer Karen Cohen. The Focus Gallery will feature the DC Metro-Washington Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America and their show “There’s No Place Like Home” using colored pencil to illustrate thoughts on home.

First Friday Paint Jamz
ArtJamz Underground 2100 Crystal Drive
Friday, November 3rd ~ 6pm, 7pm, & 8pm

Use the inspiration of Crystal City's First Fridays in the Art Underground to Unleash Your Inner Artist and create your own masterpiece at ArtJamz Underground.

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 (Janet.mielcarek@marriott.com) 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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