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Crystal City Inside
November through March

As the weather gets colder, get ready to explore many of Crystal City's indoor opportunities to connect, get fit, and reenergize! Ease into the week with Midday Meditation, try out Earth Treks, catch a SoFar Sounds concert or a theater show, and much, more!

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.

Sofar Sounds Crystal City
Location TBD

Tuesday, November 14th ~ 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-841EC" for up to two free tickets.

Public Meeting: Airport Pedestrian Connection Findings Update
2011 Crystal Drive, 11th Floor

Wednesday, November 15th ~ 1:00pm to 2:30pm & 6:30pm to 8:00pm
The Crystal City Business Improvement District is hosting a public meeting to present the findings of the CC2DCA Pedestrian Connection Feasibility Study and share the vision for a new pedestrian connection from Crystal City to the airport.

Midday Meditation
Earth Treks Crystal City ~ 1235 S. Clark Street
Mondays Through March - 12:00 PM
Spend your lunch hour feeding your soul with Natalie Sigmund Wellness.

Trek Tuesdays
Earth Treks Crystal City ~ 1235 S. Clark Street
Tuesdays Through March ~ Noon to 1:00 PM
Climb higher with a FREE, lunchtime, hour-long open climb in the bouldering room at Earth Treks Crystal City. Waiver is required.

1900 Crystal Drive
Tuesdays, through November 21st ~ 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 ~ 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.

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.

Why Amazon Should Go to Crystal City • November 2 • Washingtonian
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A Less Embellished Design and Less Parking for 252 Units in Crystal City • October 31 • Urban Turf DC

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!

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.

Capital Improvement Panel
HDR, Inc. ~ 3001 Washington Blvd., Suite 200
Thursday, November 7th ~ 5:00 to 7:00pm

The Arlington Chamber's Sustainability Committee has brought together the Capital Improvement Panel to help local businesses better understand how to tackle a capital improvement, from identification to implementation.

Free Coffee
Gateway Vista

Every Wednesday in November ~ 7:30 AM
Meet some new people while enjoying a free cup of coffee (first 50 people) at the Gateway Vista (near Earth Treks Crystal City).

Free Interval Training w/ Row Vigor
Gateway Vista (next to Earth Treks Crystal City)

Every Wednesday in November ~ 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Try out a new exercise routine with Row Vigor every Wednesday in November.

Pop-Up Market
Gateway Vista (next to Earth Treks Crystal City)

Thursday, November 9th, 16th, 30th ~ 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Get ahead with your holiday shopping with this creative Pop-Up Market featuring rotating vendors including The Joy of Glass, Hope Honey Farm, and Duende Book Store.

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.

Synetic Theater's Dinner on the Stage: Peter Pan Edition
Synetic Theater ~ 1800 S. Bell Street

Sunday, November 12th ~ 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Celebrate on stage over dinner with Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili and the cast of Synetic's The Adventures of Peter Pan. Mingle over a light buffet and glass of wine while learning more about the production directly from the Synetic ensemble as well as your fellow Synetic fans.

Crystal City Civic Association Meeting
Crystal Park Condominium ~ 1805 Crystal Drive

Tuesday, November 14 ~ 7-9 pm
Come hear JBG-Smith share their plans for the Crystal Square buildings along Crystal Drive between 15th and 18th streets, as well as the area along 18th Street between Crystal Drive and Clark/Bell. These will include an Alamo Draft House movie theater, a plaza, and maybe a specialty grocery.

Painting Uncorked
Gallery Underground ~ 2200 Crystal Drive

Thursday, November 16th ~ 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Create a work of art with instruction from professional artists, while you sip!

Collective Goods Holiday Market
Gateway Vista (next to Earth Treks Crystal City)

Monday, November 23th & Tuesday, November 24th ~ 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Find something special at this two-day Collective Goods Holiday Market.

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.

Engage Arlington: Feedback for FY2019 Budget
Through November 22nd
Arlington County continues to seek feedback to assist with planning for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget. Your suggestions and comments will help the County Manager shape his budget proposal, which goes to the Board in February 2018.


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