Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
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Outdoor Movie: Forrest Gump Public Plaza (1851 S. Bell Street) Time: 8:30 – 11:00 p.m.
The 1994 “epic romantic comedy-drama film” Forrest Gump, starring Tom Hanks, will be shown as part of the Crystal Screen outdoor film festival. Admission is free.
Film: Blazing Saddles Columbia Pike Branch Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive) Time: 2:00 – 3:45 p.m.
The classic Mel Brooks comedy Blazing Saddles, starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder, will be screened. Admission is free.
Blues and Brews Public Courtyard (2121 Crystal Drive) Time: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
This free after-work event, held on the last Wednesday of the month through September, features blues music and a beer garden.
Making Strides for MS Happy Hour* Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Blvd) Time: 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
A $10 donation to the Multiple Sclerosis Society will entitle you to $3 beers, $4 rail drinks, $5 wins and $6 margaritas on the back patio of Mad Rose Tavern.
Live Comedy: Natasha Leggero Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike) Time: 10:00 p.m.
Comedienne Natasha Leggero, a judge on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and a regular guest on E!’s Chelsea Lately, performs stand-up comedy.
Axe-Throwing Contest American Legion Post 130 (400 N. Oak Street, Falls Church) Time: 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
American Legion Post 130 hosts the third-annual Lizzie Borden Axe-Throwing Contest. “This event is your chance to hone your hatchet-throwing skills,” organizers said in a press release.
Live Music: Toxic Mouse Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street) Time: 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Cover band Toxic Mouse brings their “sleezy-cheese 80′s vibe” to Clarendon Grill. Expect hair rock covers of Motley Crue, Bon Jovi, Guns N’ Roses, etc.
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