This Week in Crystal City (sent date:11/2/2015)   |   view all news »


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1K Wine|Beer Walk
1750 Crystal Drive
Saturday, November 7 - 2pm to 6pm
Time to warm up your taste buds, lace up your sneakers and get ready to sip. The 1K Wine & Beer Walk is around the corner so you better start training! Sample 20 wines or 20 beers we’ll be pouring for your racing pleasure! Click here for tickets

Crystal City FRESHFARM Farmers Market
1900 Crystal Drive
Tuesdays through November - 3pm to 7pm
Spark Fresh and shop at the popular FRESHFARMS Market. Enjoy products 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. On the first Tuesday of every month, the market will have a beer/wine garden featuring products from local breweries/wineries.

Sparket: A Creative Market
1900 Crystal Drive
Wednesdays - 11am to 2pm
The eclectic and colorful shopping experience of Eastern Market returns to 1900 Crystal Drive with Sparket – A Creative Market.

Food Truck Thursdays - Now with a Second Location
1900 Crystal Drive and 201 12th Street
Thursdays - 11am to 2pm
Arrive hungry and Spark Scrumptious at at either of the two Food Truck Thursdays locations in Crystal City.

Crystal City Construction Updates
Pardon our dust as we continue to transform! Get the latest on Crystal City area transit and roadway construction projects on the Crystal City/Pentagon City Construction Update page. You can also sign-up directly for updates from Arlington County. Click here for the latest update.

car2go Has Arrived
Point-to-point car sharing has arrived in Crystal City! Learn more about Arlington County's pilot and sign-up for an account today to add this incredible mobility option to your daily routine. Get 60 free driving minutes and a discounted $5 membership by using promo code HOPIN.

CiderWeek Tasting & Expo
Crystal City Shops @ 1750
Monday, November 16 - 6pm to 9pm
Virginia Cider Week is coming up and the Washington Wine Academy is pleased to host the largest tasting of cider in Northern Virginia during CiderWeek open to the public. Local Brewers will be sampling some of their finest ciders with bottle sales available. Register here

Crystal City Civic Association Annual Meeting
Crystal Park Condominium community room at 1805 Crystal Drive
November 12th, 7pm to 9pm
The Crystal City Civic Association's Annual Meeting will feature Arlington County Director of Libraries, Diane Kresh who will present her general/countywide topics and visions for high-density areas in Arlington, like Crystal City. Following the presentation, there will be Elections for CCCA Officers and an Open Forum.

Long Bridge Park Survey
What’s important to you for Phase II of Long Bridge Park? Help Arlington County staff and the Long Bridge Park Advisory Committee provide input to the County Manager, who will be making recommendations to the Board in the new year. Click here to take the survey.

November Members Show
Gallery Underground - 2100 Crystal Drive
Opening Reception: Friday, November 6, 5-7pm
Exhibit Dates: Dates: November 2-27, 2015
During November, Gallery Underground also features a new exhibit of members’ work in the Main Gallery, including sculpture, glass, ceramics, jewelry, watercolor, oil, acrylic and mixed media. The featured artist this month will be Patricia Andril (colored pencil works), as well as mini-shows during November for “Small Works” and a tribute to American Pop painter, Wayne Thiebaud. For more information about events, visit www.galleryunderground.org.

Transit Plan Workshops
Arlington is developing its ten-year Transit Development Plan for bus service in the County with a special focus on addressing transportation needs between Columbia Pike and the Crystal City/Pentagon City employment centers. The Plan includes an extensive public outreach process. This is an opportunity to emphasize mobility needs in the Crystal City area, especially in the context of a transit solution between Crystal City and Columbia Pike. View this PDF for workshop dates, times, and locations.

Lane Closures on Airport Access Road
The National Park Service and the Federal Highway Administration are working on the Route 233 bridge, which connects Jefferson Davis Highway to the airport. An off-ramp from the southbound lanes of the GW Parkway also connects to the bridge. Single lane closures on the bridge are planned from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in both directions, according to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. At least one lane will be open on the bridge and on the GW Parkway ramp will remain open during the nine month project, which will replace the bridge’s median, among other improvements. Click here to read more.

Alice in Wonderland at Synetic Theater
Synetic Theater - 1800 S. Bell Street
Through November 8
Alice’s story takes a sharp turn as she falls down the rabbit hole into the dark and mysterious Wonderland. Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili will combine their signature cinematic style with a script by recent Helen Hayes Award nominee Lloyd Rose, that promises to be a fresh take on Lewis Carroll’s fairy tale of the absurd. Click here for tickets.


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