Mini Golf Tournament. 5-8 p.m. at PGAL offices, 201 North Union St., Suite 500. To benefit Arlington Food Assistance Center. Visit www.pgal.com for
Performances of Pippin. Friday and Saturday performances at 8 p.m.; Sunday matinees begin at 2:30 p.m. at the Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Road. visit www.thearlingtonplayers.org for more.
Dance Party. 7-9 p.m. at the Columbia Pike Library, 816 S. Walter Reed Drive. Live music, refreshments, libations for purchase, cash only. All ages. 703-228-5710
Arlington History Bike Trail. 9 a.m., at Ballston Metro Station (top of escalator) on the S.E. Corner of N. Stuart Street and Fairfax Drive. Bike from 1 to 23 miles visiting Arlington parks and historic sites. $2. Sponsored by Center Hiking Club www.centerhikingclub.org
Festival of Healing. 1-6 p.m. at Sun & Moon Yoga, 3811 Lee Highway. A day of holistic healing with trauma-informed yoga, creative arts, music, movement, massage and meditation. Participants will learn tangible tips for increased peace, joy and tools for overcoming adversity. $10 donation to support the work of PAVE: Promoting Awareness | Victim Empowerment. Visit www.sunandmoonstudio.com for more.
Columbia Pike Fall Festival. 2-7 p.m. at Adams St. and Columbia Pike. Featuring Craft Beer and Wine, music, food. Visit columbia-pike.org/ for more.
Potomac Harmony Chorus. 3 p.m. at Gunston Middle School, 2700 S Lang St. Four-part a cappella harmony: ”Between You, Me, and the Park Bench.” Visit www.potomacharmony.org for more.
Meet the Author. 7 p.m. at One More Page Books, 2200 N. Westmoreland St., #101. NPR books commentator Nancy Pearl will discuss her debut novel “George & Lizze.” Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com/ for more.
Meet the Author. 6:30 p.m. at Yorktown High School, 5200 Yorktown Blvd. Arlington author Burt Solomon lectures on his novel Where They Ain't, a history of baseball in the 1890s. Burt has recently published his first novel, The Murder of Willie Lincoln. Email BSCRSVP@gmail.com or call 703-241-0390.
Valley Fest. noon-5 p.m. at New District Brewing Company, 2709 S. Oakland St. New District Brewing Company located in Shirlington is set to host an inaugural street-style festival. Call 703-888-5820 for more.
Artists Reception. 5-7 p.m. at the Barry Gallery, Marymount University, 2807 North Glebe Road. Each of the artists in this exhibit — J.T. Kirkland, Chee-Keong Kung, Anne Smith, and Monica Stroik — deal with geometry and shifts in perspective differently. Exhibit runs until Dec. 1. Visit www.marymount.edu/barrygallery for more.
West Columbia Pike Food Truck Party. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Columbia Pike and Four Mile Run. It’s the
last West Columbia Pike Food Truck Party of the season, featuring food from Mazza Kitchen, PEPE by Jose Andres, Little Miss Whoopie, Urban Poutine and Pho-Bachi. Musical guests are Scott Thorn and Dale Holmes. Visit www.arlingtonva.us for more.
Jack-O- Lantern Campfire with Costumes. 6-7 p.m. at the Long Branch amphitheater, Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Stories, special animal guests, games, songs and S’mores. Wear your Halloween Costumes. Call 703-228-6535
LADAMA in Concert. 7-9 p.m. at the Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive. This music ensemble is comprised of four musicians from across the Americas - Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela and the U.S.A. Call 703-228-5710 for more.
National Chamber Ensemble Concert. 7:30 p.m. at Gunston Middle School and Community Center – Theater 1, 2700 South Lang St. “Night In The Garden Of Spain,” celebrates music of Granados and Turína. Visit parks.arlingtonva.us/locations/gunston-community-center/ for more.
Pints4Paws Beer Festival 1-5 p.m. at Courthouse Plaza, 2250 Clarendon Blvd. A fundraiser for the Animal Welfare League, with music, food trucks, dog costumes and beer tastings. $35. Visit www.awla.org for more.
Sing Out for Second Chances. 4-6 p.m. at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 3500 19th St S. This event is sponsored by Offenders Aid Restoration (OAR) to celebrate second chances for those who have been incarcerated. Call 703-979-7411 for more.
Housing Trivia Battle. 5 p.m. at Union on Queen Apartments, 1515 North Queen St. The trivia battle is hosted by County Board Chair Jay Fisette with contestants Sen. Barbara Favola, Del. Patrick Hope and former Board chairs Mary Hynes and Joe Wholey as part of Affordable Housing Month. Visit housing.arlingtonva.us for more.
Oct. 18-Nov. 19
Peter Pan on Stage. Various times at Synetic Theater, Crystal City, 1800 S. Bell St. Take flight to Neverland with Peter Pan, his Lost Boys and the Darling children. Ages 7+. $35 and up. Student tickets start at $15. Senior citizens and military receive $5 off. Call 866-811-4111 or www.synetictheater.org for more.
Steve-O at the Drafthouse. Various times at Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse
2903 Columbia Pike. Comedy from Jackass and Wildboyz. Visit ArlingtonDrafthouse.com for more.
Fall Heritage Festival. 1-5 p.m. at the Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Road. Step back into history and try your hand at some old-time games and crafts, make a corn husk doll, try on a coon-skin cap, or work the cider press. $5. Call 703-228-3403 for more.
Yoga for Good. 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Sun & Moon Yoga, 3811 Lee Highway. Donations-only yoga class to benefit the Catherine Elizabeth Blair Foundation. Visit www.sunandmoonstudio.com for more.
Gin and Jazz Gala for Uganda. 6-10 p.m. at New District Brewing Company, 2709 S. Oakland St. Live and silent auction items during cocktail hour, followed by dinner and dessert, and games to support the efforts building schools, clinics and changing the face of rural Uganda. Visit http://aahuganda.org/gala/ for more.
Rosslyn Harvest Fest. 4-10 p.m. at Central Place Plaza, 1800 N. Lynn St. Vendors, crafts, gifts, food, music, a pie eating contest, cornhole, pumpkin toss and a kids' and pets' costume contest. Visit www.rosslynva.org/do/rosslyn-harvest-fest
Nocturnal Nature Campfire. 6-7 p.m. at the Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Road. Sit around the fire ring for stories, special animal guests, games, songs and S’mores. $5. Call 703-228-3403 for more.
“Bits and Pieces.” 7:30 p.m. at the Theatre on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive. The performance incorporates spoken word, movement, music and kinetic imaging and animation by Hong Huo. $10-$30. Visit janefranklin.com or call 703-933-1111 for more.
11th Annual Vampires Ball. 8 p.m. at Synetic Theater, 1800 S. Bell St. Dance the night away with
music courtesy of Resident Composer and Halloween DJ, Konstantine Lortkipanidze. The event will include an open bar, light appetizers, and a costume contest with prizes. $60-$75. Visit synetictheater.org/ for more.
Champion Trees Bike Ride. 9 a.m.-noon, meet at Shirlington Branch Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Ride over mostly level, paved pathways, while stopping at points of natural and environmental interest along the way. For ages 12+. Register with Vincent Verqeij at 703-228-1863. Call 703-228-6545 for more.
Family Fun Dance Day. 9:30, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Theatre on the Run, 3700 S Four Mile Run Drive. Jane Franklin Dance team with music by Mark Sylvester, Tobias Tenenbaum, and Jon Kamman. $15,Visit janefranklin.com or call 703-933-1111.
Rosslyn Harvest Fest. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Central Place Plaza, 1800 N. Lynn St. Vendors, crafts, gifts, food, music, a pie eating contest, cornhole, pumpkin toss and a kids' and pets' costume contest. Visit www.rosslynva.org/do/rosslyn-harvest-fest
Day of the Dead. 6-7 p.m. at the Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Celebrate the Day of the Dead with Calaveras, the decorative sugar skull masks and costumes, holiday snacks, and see some night animals up close. Afterward, there is a night hike through the candlelit forest.$5. Call 703-228-6535 for more.
Arlington Free Clinic Annual Benefit Gala. 6 p.m.-midnight at Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner Tysons Galleria, 1700 Tysons Blvd. McLean. Cocktail reception and silent auction, including getaways, art and photography, sports items, and much more. $300. Visit www.gala.arlingtonfreeclinic.org.