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Tysons Agenda: November 19-25

Tysons Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in the Tysons area.

We’ve scoured the web for events of note in Tysons, Vienna, Merrifield and McLean. Know of any we’ve missed? Tell us!

Monday, Nov. 19

Pet Photos with Santa
Tysons Galleria (2001 International Drive)
Time: 5-9 p.m.

Bring your pets to the Santa’s Workshop to get pictures of them with Santa. Pets with Santa is one of several Santa photoshoots planned this holiday season.

Direct from Ireland: Séamus Begley Trio
Jammin’ Java (227 Maple Ave E)
Time: 7:30 p.m.

The Irish music trio will be performing tonight, with $18 for all tickets. The music blends jigs and polkas with traditional Irish music and storytelling. The doors open at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov 20

Cider & Mead Brewery Buzz
Barrel and Bushel (7901 Tysons One Pl)
Time: 5-7 p.m.

The Brewery Buzz event features Bold Rock Hard Cider and Charm City Meadworks. The two breweries will be showcasing the popular beer alternatives distilled apples and honey respectively.

Muslim Contributions During the Civil War
ICNA Council for Social Justice (1952 Gallows Rd)
Time: 6-7 p.m.

A free webinar in Tysons tomorrow, hosted by educator Nazie Pater-Rov, will look at the relevance of Islam during the Civil War, from the contributions of Muslim slaves to the founding of the U.S. Camel Corps.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

Thanksgiving Holiday Camp
Coder Kids (6647-A Old Dominion Drive)
Time: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Coder Kids Holiday Camps are offered on school holidays and teacher professional days to teach kids about coding and robotics projects. Tickets are $89 and open to anyone grades K-8. Campers should bring lunch, two snacks, water and headphones.

Amoo’s Thanksgiving Eve Dinner
Amoo’s Restaurant (6271 Old Dominion Dr)
Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Amoo’s family restaurant will be celebrating the holiday season with a Thanksgiving menu fusing traditional American dishes with some Persian flavors. The event is reservation only due to limited space and can be booked by calling 703-448-8500.

Thursday, Nov. 22

Thanksgiving Brunch
Härth (7920 Jones Branch Dr)
Time: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Carving stations, house-made bread, salads and more will be available at this Thanksgiving Day brunch. Reservations can be made online.

Saturday, Nov. 24

Beer, Wine & Cider Festival
Tysons Biergarten (8346 Leesburg Pike)
Time: 3-7 p.m.

The festival features over 40 beers and wines from local breweries and wineries. Tickets are $20 online, which includes 10 tasting tickets and the ability to purchase $1 tasting tickets, or $30 at the door with a color changing souvenir cup.

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