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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!

Tuesday, Feb. 12

TheatreMcLean Fundraiser at Chipotle
Chipotle Mexican Grill (6707 Old Dominion Dr)
Time: 5-9 p.m.

A fundraiser at Chipotle in McLean will benefit TheatreMcLean. Show the fundraiser flyer on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting TheatreMcLean to make sure that 33 percent will be donated to TheatreMcLean.

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Artificial Intelligence Summit
Potomac Officers Club (8245 Boone Blvd)
Time: 7 a.m.-12 p.m.

The Potomac Officers Club in Tysons will host a discussion with private and public sector leaders about AI. Attendance is free but only open to those with a director level or above position with a company, federal government agency or non-profit organization.

Galentine’s Day Book Celebration
Bards Alley (110 Church Street NW)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Bring your favorite gal pals for a night with local romance authors, who are giving out some free merchandise. Enter to win a gift basket worth over $100. The event is free but RSVP is required.

Thursday, Feb. 14

Valentine’s Day Beer, Whiskey, & Chocolate Tasting at Tysons Biergarten
Tysons Biergarten (8346 Leesburg Pike)
Time: 11-2 a.m.

For $30, you and a loved one can get a selection of alcohol and chocolates at the Tysons Biergarten. The event runs all day, so couples are encouraged to stop by for lunch, dinner or afterwards.

Red Carpet Affair at Greenhouse Bistro
Greenhouse Bistro (2070 Chainbridge Rd)
Time: 4 p.m.-2 a.m.

Greenhouse Bistro is hosting a Bollywood-themed Valentine’s Day event with free parking and no cover charge. The Valentine’s Day dinner special starts at 5 p.m. and the international music starts at 10 p.m. The dress code is “dress to impress.”

Valentine’s Day Dinner at the Tower Club
Tower Club – Tysons Corner (8000 Towers Crescent Drive)
Time: 5:30-9:30 p.m.

The Tower Club is offering four-course Valentine’s Day dinners. Tickets are $85 for members or $95 for guests. Flower bouquet arrangements are also available.

Friday, Feb. 15

Cookies and Cocktails
Blackfinn Ameripub – Merrifield
Time: 5-8 p.m.

Any purchase of a Valentine’s Day themed cocktails comes with a plate of fresh-baked cookies. Seating is first come, first serve.

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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, Feb. 4

Lost Dog Fundraiser for Westgate Elementary
Lost Dog Cafe McLean (1690 Anderson Rd)
Time: 5-11 p.m.

Lost Dog Cafe will be hosting a fundraiser tonight for the Westgate Elementary PTA. A portion of all purchases will be donated to the school organization.

Tuesday, Feb. 5

Greensboro Park Property Blood Drive
Greensboro Park Property (8180 Greensboro Dr.)
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Inova Bloodmobile will be parked outside the Greensboro Park Property tomorrow for a blood drive. Appointments can be made online or by calling 1-866-256-6372.

State of the Union Watch Party
Glory Days Grill (3059 Nutley St.)
Time: 8:30-10:30

The local Fairfax Area Young Republicans will be hosting a viewing of the State of the Union address near Vienna. Members, or other interested Republicans, are invited to attend.

Wednesday, Feb. 6

Movie Screening: Coming to America
Angelika Film Center (2911 District Ave.)
Time: 7-10 p.m.

The Angelika Film Center in the Mosaic District will hold a screening of “Coming to America,” the 1988 comedy about a prince who comes to the United States to find love. Tickets are $14.50.

Thursday, Feb. 7

Trek Travel Night at Spokes Etc.
Spokes Etc. (224 Maple Avenue E)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Spokes Etc. will hope a social event and discussion on traveling and cycling in preparation for a group trip being organized to Portugal by Spokes Etc. later this year. The event is free and will include raffle prizes.

Bob Marley’s 74th Birthday Tribute featuring Adwela & The Uprising
Jammin’ Java (227 Maple Ave E)
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Four bands will be playing an all-night tribute to reggae musician Bob Marley for what would be his 74th birthday. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 the day of the show.

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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!

Tuesday, Jan. 15

Valo Park Blood Drive
Valo Park (7950 Jones Branch Dr)
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Inova Blood Donor Services will be hosting a blood drive at Valo Park. Another blood drive will be hosted at 7900 Westpark Drive in Mclean later this week. To make an appointment, schedule online or call 1-866-BLOODSAVES (1-866-256-6372).

Albert Lee at Jammin Java
Jammin’ Java  (227 Maple Ave E)
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Guitarist Albert Lee will be performing at Jammin Java. Lee, who has been performing with R&B, country, and rock and roll bands since 1959, is renowned for his speed. Doors open at 6 p.m. General admission tickets are $25.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Free Spaghetti Dinner for Furloughed Workers & Their Families
American Legion Dyer-Gunnell Post 180 (330 North Center Street)
Time: 5-8 p.m.

The Vienna American Legion Post is offering a free spaghetti dinner available to all furloughed government employees and their families.

Thursday, Jan. 17

Specialty Beer Release: Resilience
Tysons Biergarten (8346 Leesburg Pike)
Time: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

The Tysons Biergarten will host a party celebrating the launch of Resilience, a beer brewed by Sierra Nevada to support relief efforts for those affected by the California wildfires. All sales of the beer go to the Sierra Nevada Camp Fire Relief Fund.

Shutdown Lunch
McLean Presbyterian Church (1020 Balls Hill Rd)
Time: 12-1 p.m.

McLean Presbyterian Church will have lunch for employees who are furloughed and not working at all, essential employees who are still on the job but not getting paid, and their families.

John Oates at Wolf Trap
Wolf Trap (1645 Trap Rd)
Time: 8-11 p.m.

John Oates, half of the legendary ’80s duo Hall and Oates, will be performing in The Barnes at Wolf Trap on Thursday and Friday. Tickets start at $42.

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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!

Tuesday, Jan. 8

Food 4 Thought: Likely Federal Policy and Budget Priorities for 2019
Temple Rodef Shalom (2100 Westmoreland St)
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

Tim Shaw, senior policy analyst for the Bipartisan Policy Center, will host a discussion of congressional budget priorities. The event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Jan. 9

Inca Social Soft Opening
Inca Latin Kitchen (2670 Avenir PL)
Time: 4-9 p.m.

The new Inca Latin Kitchen in Merrifield will host a soft opening this week before a grand opening planned in early February.

 

Thursday, Jan. 10

Chairman’s VIP Breakfast
The Tower Club (1700 Towers Crescent Drive)
Time: 7:30-10 a.m.

The Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a breakfast with community and business leaders featuring a discussion about the future of Tysons. Admission is $45 for chamber members or $65 for non-chamber members.

Meet Brad Meltzer
Tysons Corner Center Barnes & Noble (7851 Tysons Corner Ctr)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Author Brad Meltzer will be stopping by the Barnes & Noble for a signing of “The First Conspiracy,” a non-fiction book about a plot to kill George Washington.

Old World vs. New World Wines
Chain Bridge Cellars (1351 Chain Bridge Rd)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

The McLean wine store Chain Bridge Cellars will host an exploration of the difference between old and new world wines. Tickets are $30.

Friday, Jan. 11

Chesterbrook PTA Meeting
Chesterbrook PTA (1753 Kirby Rd)
Time: 9-10 a.m.

The Chesterbrook PTA will host its first meeting of 2019. The meetings are open to members of the Chesterbrook Elementary School community, including parents, guardians, teachers and staff.

Voyages Opening Reception
Torpedo Factory Artists at Mosaic (2905 District Ave)
6-9 p.m.

The Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association will host an opening reception for Voyages, the latest exhibit in the group’s Mosaic District gallery. The gallery will run through Jan. 27.

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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!

Saturday, Jan. 5

Community Open House
McLean Community Center (1234 Ingleside Ave)
Time: 11 a.m-2 p.m.

The newly renovated McLean Community Center will be hosting an open house with a self-guided tour. The open house will allow visitors to peek at The Alden theater and learn about upcoming events in 2019.

Resolution Jam
The Palladium (1524 Spring Hill Road)
Time: 8 p.m.-2 a.m.

The Palladium nightclub is hosting a New Year’s themed “Resolutions” party, with a live band and DJ’s throughout the night on two floors of the club. Tickets to the party are $20.

Sunday, Jan. 6

Lil’ Kickers DMV Open House
Sport & Health McLean (1800 Old Meadow Rd)
Time: 9:15-10:05 a.m.

Lil’ Kickers invites prospective members to join the group for an open house. The event will feature free soccer activities and learn more about the area’s newest soccer program for kids from 18 months to 8 years old.

Road to Richmond Legislative Brunch
Westwood Country Club (800 Maple Ave E)
Time: 11 a.m.

Attendees at the Fairfax County Democratic Committee’s legislative brunch will hear from state and local Democratic leaders about the upcoming legislative session. Individual tickets are $50.

The Fellowship Book Club: Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Bards Alley (110 Church Street NW)
Time: 4-5 p.m.

As the new year starts, the Bards Alley book club will move into a new genre: sci-fi/fantasy. The group meets every Sunday at the Bards Alley book store.

Jammin’ Java Mid-Atlantic Battle
Jammin’ Java (227 Maple Ave E)
Time: 6 p.m.

Eight bands will compete on Sunday to win a $2,000 cash, studio time with Bias Studios, and a headline show at Jammin Java.

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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!

Tuesday, Dec. 11

Best Trails for Winter Hikes
REI (8209 Watson Street)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

Winter doesn’t have to mean the end of your outdoor activities. This free discussion tomorrow will look at what trails and scenic tours are still available during the winter. The session is free, but advanced registration is required.

Kirby Road Sidewalk Community Meeting
Chesterbrook Elementary School Cafeteria
Time: 7 p.m.

This meeting will discuss the sidewalk extension project planned for Kirby Road near Chesterbrook, connecting the neighborhoods to the eastern side of the road to the shared use trail on the west side.

Wednesday, Dec. 12

A Conversation with Dr. Jerry Gordon
FCEDA Headquarters (8300 Boone Blvd)
Time: 2-5 p.m.

Dr. Jerry Gordon, President of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, will discuss development and question and answer session before a holiday reception at 3:30 p.m.

Lox and Legislators
Temple Rodef Shalom (2100 Westmoreland St)
Time: 7:30-9:30 a.m.

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington is hosting a breakfast with elected officials and presenting its 2019 legislative agenda. Prices for an individual “mensch” ticket is $36.

Ha Ha Hannukah, A Jew-Ish Comedy Show
Tysons Biergarten (8346 Leesburg Pike)
Time: 8-9:30 p.m.

The Biergarten often has comedy shows, but this week’s special show will feature Jewish stand-up comedians. Doors open at 7 p.m. Entry to the show is free.

Thursday, Dec. 13

Annual Champagne Gala
McLean Wine Outlet (6727 Curran St)
Time: 5-8 p.m.

Champagnes and sparkling wines from around the world will be available for sampling at the annual Champagne Fest. Food and cheese spreads that pair with the champagnes will also be served. Tasting is $30 per person.

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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, Dec. 3

Greenhouse Bistro: Redskins vs Eagles Viewing Party
Greenhouse Bistro (2070 Chain Bridge Road, Vienna)
Time: 8 – 11 p.m.

The festivities start at the Greenhouse Bistro around 4:25 p.m. with food and drink specials, but the game doesn’t start until 8:15 p.m. There will be 20 beers on tap and the game is scheduled to be played with sound on.

Tysons Biergarten: Redskins vs Eagles
Tysons Biergarten (8346 Leesburg Pike, Tysons)
Time: 8:15 p.m.

During the game, the Biergarten will offer 18 wings for $8 as well as the Biergarten’s usual selection of German themed beers and food.

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Holiday Open House & Wine Tasting
Bards Alley (110 Church Street NW, Vienna)
Time: 5-7 p.m.

The Bards Alley book store will be hosting a holiday party featuring a selection of wines and traditional glögg (spiced wine). Light fare will be provided. The event is open to the public with no RSVP required.

Thursday, Dec. 7

Venue Tour – Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Most events at Wolf Trap feature a band or orchestra, but the star of this event is the venue itself. The Emerging Arts Leaders DC will be hosting a backstage look at the 7,000 seat venue.

Music Makes Life Better
Jammin’ Java (227 Maple Ave E, Vienna)
Time: 7:30 p.m.

The Music Makes Life Better concert raises funds for Covenant House, a youth shelter. The benefit will feature Mama’s Black Sheep, Christine Havrilla, and LEA. Tickets for general admission are $20, $25 for premier tickets, $30 for premier plus tickets.

Friday, Dec. 7

Northern Virginia Leadership Awards
Leadership Fairfax, Inc. (8230 Old Courthouse Road, Vienna)
Time: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Northern Virginia Leadership Awards will recognize those who have shown vision, innovation, courage, commitment and inspiration over the last year. Tickets are $75 for members and $90 for non-members and guests.

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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!

Wednesday, Nov. 28

Winterbock Ugly Sweater Tapping Party
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant (7861 Tysons Corner Center)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

The Tysons Corner Center restaurant will be tapping into its Winterbock, a German-style beer, at an ugly sweater party. Proceeds of the party and Winterbock sales through December will be donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Friday, Nov. 30

10th Annual Virginia Women’s Business Conference
Sheraton Tysons Hotel (8661 Leesburg Pike)
Time: 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

The conference is a one-day event for women in the area to make business connections. The keynote speaker will be Michelle Poler, founder of the Hello Fears social movement. Tickets are $349 for general admission or $499 for the VIP upgrade.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Annual Norwegian Christmas Luncheon/Julefest
Seasons 52 (7863 Tysons Corner Center)
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Norwegian Christmas celebration, hosted by Norwegian heritage group Lakselaget DC, will include live musical guests and a lunch with Norwegian Kransekake for dessert. Tickets are $40 per person.

Pictures with Santa
Tysons West (1500 Cornerside Blvd)
Time: 1-4 p.m.

Selfies with Santa, or a free professional photo, are available at the Tysons West shopping center. Hot chocolate, cookie decorating, and holiday crafts will also be available.

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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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Tysons Agenda: November 5-11

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!

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Hunter Mill Tree Forum
Vienna Town Hall (127 Center Street S)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Representatives from Town of Vienna, Fairfax County and the Virginia Department of Forestry will participate in a discussion on local tree care and forestry. The event is free and open to the public.

Ina Garten’s Cook Like A Pro
Williams Sonoma (2920 District Ave)
Time: 6-7 p.m.

The Williams Sonoma’s Cookbook Club in the Mosaic District will be cooking their way through “Cook Like a Pro,” a new cookbook from Food Network Host Ina Garten. The event is $50 per person, which includes a copy of the book.

Thursday, Nov. 8

Snappy Hour with Santa
Tysons Corner Center (1961 Chain Bridge Road)
Time: 5-7 p.m.

The first of many Santa events at Tysons Corner Center this winter, Snappy Hour is a networking event free with the donation of an unwrapped toy to benefit Second Story, a local youth shelter.

McLean CBC Open House
McLean High School Cafeteria (1633 Davidson Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

The upcoming meeting will present a draft of a plan to reshape downtown McLean. The focus of the plan is to make the downtown more pedestrian and traffic friendly, as well as more generally to make the area more vibrant.

Saturday, Nov. 10

The Guitar’s Story
Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library (7584 Leesburg Pike)
Time: 2-3 p.m.

Guitarist Kevin Sherwin will host an exploration of the history and traditions of guitar music, from kingly dances to native folk music of South America and Spain. No registration is required for the program.

Sunday, Nov. 11

Outrace Poverty 5k Run/Walk
The Boro (8251 Greensboro Drive)
Time: 7:30-11:30 a.m.

The 5K run through Tysons is scheduled to benefit charities combating poverty, particularly veteran homelessness. Participants 17 or younger can participate in the One Miles Fun Run. Registration is available online.

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