Arlington Weekend Fun: July 3-5

Arlington Weekend Fun: July 3-5

Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival. Fridays, through Aug. 28. 8:30 p.m. at Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway. The theme this year is “Quotable Comedies.” Free admission. See

Summer Movies @Penrose Square. Saturdays, through Sept. 19. Sundown at Penrose Square, 2597 Columbia Pike. Free. Visit

Friday/ July 3

Born Cross Eyed. 8:30 p.m. at Iota Club & Café, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Members of On the Bus and The Road perform a night of Grateful Dead music. Tickets are $12. Visit

Saturday/July 4

July 4 Celebration. 5-10 p.m. at Long Bridge Park, 475 Long Bridge Drive. Find family games, social sports such as cornhole and bocce, a food truck rally with more than a dozen vendors, live music, and a view of Washington, D.C.’s fireworks display. Free. See for more.

Public Concert-Patriotic Fireworks Spectacular. 8 p.m. at The Air Force Memorial, 1 Air Force Memorial Drive. Join the Airmen of Note as they celebrate Independence Day at the Air Force Memorial. This event is free and open to the public. Outdoor events are subject to weather cancellation. Call The United States Air Force Band’s Concert Line at 202-767-5658 or visit the homepage

Sunday-Monday/July 5-6

Mata Amritanandamayi. 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway. Humanitarian Amritanandamayi will present inspirational music, meditation, spiritual discourse and blessings. Free. Visit for more.

Sunday/July 5

John Gilstrap Book Launch Party. 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the Vienna Inn, 120 E Maple Ave., Vienna. Arlington’s One More Page Booksellers invite the public to join author John Gilstrap for the release party of his latest thriller “Against All Enemies.” Free. Visit for more.