What to See in Arlington Nov 10-30

arts news update

November 10, 2021

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Chris Combs and Evan Hume Artist Talk

Arlington Arts Center

Take a Number: Chris Combs and Evan Hume Artist Talk

Weds, Nov 10 | 6-7pm | via Zoom

Join Take a Number artists Evan Hume and Chris Combs for a discussion about their work and their shared interest in photography, surveillance, and government secrets. More


The Take a Number artist talk series continues with R.L. Martens and Sobia Ahmad on November 18 and Stephanie Mercedes and Pau S. Pescador on November 20!


Words Matter


Arlington Art Truck: Words Matter

Share positivity through the written word using a zine guide and postcard kit with woodcut portraits by Arlington printmaker Justyne Fischer. To inspire you, the artist selected five prominent women educators and activists of varying backgrounds that reflect Arlington’s diversity. Pick up a free kit in Spanish or English at the Arlington Art Truck. More

  • Sat, Nov 20, 8am-12pm, Lubber Run Farmers Market
  • Sun, Nov 21, 9am-1pm, Columbia Pike Farmers Market

What to See in Arlington Nov 10-30

Enchanted Bookshop Christmas

Encore Stage & Studio: Enchanted Bookshop Christmas

Nov 19-21 & Dec 3-5 | Gunston Theatre One | Long Branch Creek

When the present disappears, it’s up to our come-to-life book characters to solve the mystery of the missing bookmark and save the day for Ellen — all without giving away their magical existence. It’s a hilarious, heartwarming tale that reminds us that the best gifts don’t come wrapped in pretty paper and bows. More


Holiday Pop-Up


AAC and Made in Arlington Holiday Pop-Up

Weds, Nov 17 | 6-9pm | Arlington Arts Center | Virginia Square

Join the Arlington Arts Center and Made in Arlington for an evening holiday shopping pop-up. Artists and artisans who make a variety of products will be on hand sharing their artistry and available wares for sale. More



Synetic Theater: Cinderella

Nov 27-Dec 26 | Synetic Theater | National Landing

Just in time for the holidays, Cinderella joins Synetic's family series repertoire. Cinderella is stepping into her own shoes! Led by an all-female team of Syneticons, this innovative take on the classic fairytale is a perfect fit for audiences of all ages. More



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Alexandria Clay Co-Op: Holiday Pottery Sale

Sat, Nov 13 | 10am-4pm | Alexandria Clay CoOp | Alexandria

Featuring over 20 local artists, including 10 Arlington artists, this holiday sale will have a little something for everyone to get your holiday shopping off on the right foot. More


Alexandria Clay CoOp Holiday Pottery Sale
Nathaniel Rich


Arlington Public Library

Arlington Reads: Nathaniel Rich in Conversation with Diane Kresh

Thurs, Nov 18 | 7-8pm | YouTube

Join online for a conversation between novelist and essayist Nathaniel Rich and Library Director Diane Kresh about Rich's book "Losing Earth: A Recent History." This event is supported by EcoAction Arlington, which will share tips and resources during the YouTube premiere. More



 Columbia Pike Recipes for Recovery
Sun, Nov 14 | 9am- 1pm | Pike Park | Columbia Heights

Help continue to write the stories of the ethnic restaurants on the pike! Be part of this community art project by Arlington artist Sushmita Mazumdar showcasing the best of Columbia Pike’s restaurants. Share your favorite recipes, anecdotes about a restaurant or its owner, or talk about your pandemic stories from the ethnic restaurants that you support in the community. More


Recipes for Recovery