Shirlala Tonight!

Enjoy a night out on the town with this week's installment of Shirlala! Tonight, from 6:30-8:30pm, jazz musician Scott Paddock will be playing a free concert out front of the Shirlington Library. Glasses of wine will be available for $5 with all proceeds going to AFAC.

Shirlala Tonight!

Join your neighbors in Shirlington for Shirlala!! Tonight, from 6:30 to 8:30pm, pop-rock cover band Down Wilson, will be performing out front of the Shirlington Library. The weather is supposed to be beautiful, so get out and enjoy it!

Artisphere: Horizons of Art

Open up your artistic horizons at Artisphere, an arts center boasting four performance spaces, three visual art galleries and a 4,000 square foot ballroom. The space is open and light-filled, with lots of comfy seating spaces when you want to take a break.

Creative expression at this Arlington art space includes visual art shows, Shakespeare performances, film festivals, poetry readings, dance performances, and chamber music concerts. Many events are free or pay-what-you-can and fixed ticket prices average only about $15. Art classes for adults, teens, and kids are also on the roster.

Visit Artisphere's website to learn more!

Artisphere
1101 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 875-1100

Shirlala Tonight!

Join your neighbors in Shirlington for Shirlala!! Tonight, from 6:30 to 8:30pm, swing band King Teddy will be performing out front of the Shirlington Library. The weather is supposed to be beautiful, so get out and enjoy it!

Watch the USA in the World Cup!

Take a trip downtown this Sunday to watch the USA play Portugal at Diego. An easy stroll from the U Street Metro, Diego is a lively Mexican cantina with delicious food and the perfect margarita! The Modelo Beer Street team will be at Diego for the game, and will be giving out freebies and playing games! The game starts at 6 PM, so arrive early to get a seat in the heart of the action.

Shirlala Tonight!

Enjoy a night out on the town with the second installment of Shirlala! Tonight from 6:30-8:30 The Morrison Brothers will be playing a free concert out front of the Shirlington Library. Glasses of wine will be available for $5 with all proceeds going to AFAC.

Summer Music in Shirlington

Shirlala, Shirlington's summer concert series, kicks of tomorrow, June 12! Every Thursday night at 6:30 until August 21, a new band will perform for free in front of the Shirlington Library, and food and beverages will be sold to benefit local charities. Tomorrows concert features Justin Trawick and $5 wine samples will be sold with proceeds going to AFAC. We hope to see you there!!


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Wilson Tavern: Relax and Enjoy in Arlington

A relaxed atmosphere awaits you at Wilson Tavern, a local favorite for a drink in Arlington. Pick out one of the cozy seats at the bar or find a table and enjoy the casual feel of this friendly spot. The selection of draft beers is quite nice, and the bartenders here can mix a mean cocktail. Whether you're sipping a martini or hunched over a bloody mary, you'll appreciate the skill the goes into the drinks here. The food menu has pub favorites ranging from tator tots and sandwiches to tacos and mac & cheese. The selection of perogies is great, too, so make sure to check them out, too. Specials rotate throughout the week, offering deals from the bar as well as menu items like burgers and wings. There are also special events like a trivia night every Tuesday!

Wilson Tavern
2403 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201
(571) 970-5330
http://www.yelp.com/biz/wilson-tavern-arlington

Lower Arlington Bar and Grill: Fun and Friendly in Arlington

A step above your typical bar, Lower Arlington Bar and Grill packs a lot of fun into its walls. With a friendly crowd and bartenders that treat you well, it makes for a more than pleasant place to grab a drink after work.

The food menu consists of pub favorites like burgers, ribs, and fish & chips. The fried pickles make for a great snack, as do the chili cheese fries. Regular specials appear throughout the week, too, such as half price burgers on Wednesdays and specials on wings every Monday. Make sure to check out the bar's performance calendar, too, as exciting live acts are here every Friday night! Activities like dart leagues, trivia, and karaoke also make regular appearances. Minutes from IO Piazza, this place is always a lot of fun.

Lower Arlington Bar and Grill
2530 Columbia Pike
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 685-1560
http://www.yelp.com/biz/la-bar-and-grill-arlington

Westover Beer Garden & Haus: An Arlington Beer Garden

Attached to the Westover Market, the Beer Garden & Haus is the place to go for classic beers and a tasty bite to eat. It’s easy to spot – just look for the outdoor patio! There’s also an indoor seating area and bar. Any good beer garden starts with the beer, and the Westover Beer Garden & Haus always has a nice selection of 10 rotating domestic, imported and craft brews. Come on the first Friday or second Saturday of each month for beer tasting and tap takeover events. If you find a new beer that you like, head on over to the Great Wall of Beer to take some home! And you can always get a good bite to eat with the daily food specials.

The Westover Beer Garden & Haus is open every day for lunch, dinner and late night.

Westover Beer Garden & Haus
5863 N. Washington Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22205
(703) 536-5040
http://www.westovermarket.com/_BEER_GARDEN.html
http://www.yelp.com/biz/westover-beer-garden-and-haus-arlington