Arlington Throughout October
Clean Cars for National Breast Cancer. 4:30-9:30 p.m. at Mr. Wash Car Wash, 101 North Glebe Road. Pink suds, pink towels, clean cars, in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Visit www.mrwash.com 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.
Apple Picking. 9-11 a.m. at Marker Miller Orchard 3035 Cedar Creek Grade, Winchester. Sponsored by St Mary’s Arlington. Celebrate the harvest season by collecting apples to feed the hungry. Visit StMarysArlington.org for more.
Teddy Roosevelt Island Cleanup. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Theodore Roosevelt Island, George Washington Memorial Parkway. After hosting a full season of visitors, the island is in need of a cleaning from Team Potomac volunteers. Visit https://potomac.org 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.
Fall Close Harmony Concert. 3:30 p.m. in the NRECA Building, 4301 Wilson Blvd. The Featured Guest Quartet, "SHAMELESS." Visit https://www.electric.coop 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.
Arlington Chorale Concert. 7:30 p.m. at Westover Baptist Church, 1125 Patrick Henry Drive. Theme: “Potpourri.” Free. Visit arlingtonchorale.org for more.
Meet the Speaker. 3-4:30 p.m. at Studio 21 at the Arlington County Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. A lecture by John Edward Niles, "Music and Politics: Wagner and Hitler" and will include information about the Wagner family and the Bayreuth Festival. Call 703-228-2144 for more.
MONA Annual Preschool Fair. 7-9 p.m. at Temple Rodef Shalom, 2100 Westmoreland St., Falls Church. Sponsored by Mothers of North Arlington. $5. Visit mms.monamoms.org for more.
Volunteers of America Chesapeake. 8-9 p.m. at Army Navy Country Club, 1700 Army Navy Drive. Volunteers of America Chesapeake's 8th Annual Harvest for Hope. Free. Call 410-837-7222 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.
Octoberfest Fall Bazaar. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Walker Chapel United Methodist Church, 4102 N. Glebe Road. Used clothing, furniture, outdoor and household items, crafts, jewelry, boutique, Christmas items, and bake sale. Cafe serves breakfast and lunch and there is a petting zoo. All proceeds go to charity. Call 703-538-5200 or visit www.walkerchapel.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.
Halloween Spooky Paws Stroll. 10 a.m.-noon in the Market Common Clarendon, 2700 Clarendon Blvd. Doorways for Women and Families 7th Annual Dog Walk. Visit www.doorwaysva.org for more.
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.
American Fine Arts Craft Show. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan Airport, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway. 100 contemporary artists and designers. Adult $15, senior $12, student $8, under 12 free. Visit AmericanArtMarketing.com for more.
Donation Drop-Off Weekend. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the St. Agnes Catholic Church
Parking Lot by the Parish Hall at 1910 North Randolph Street. “Share the Journey” is sponsored by the Migration and Refugee Outreach Program which is collecting donations of household and personal items. Call 703-525-1166 for more.
Evolution: Past Present Future Dance Show. 6 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road. Metropolitan School of the Arts youth dancers in ballet, tap, jazz, and hip-hop. $15. Visit metropolitanarts.org for more.
Breakfast with the Chief. 8-10 a.m. at the Hyatt Centric, 1325 Wilson Blvd. Join Arlington County Police Chief M. Jay Farr for a networking and Q&A session. Visit https://police.arlingtonva.us/ or call 703-558-2222.
Northern Virginia Bird Club Walk. 8:30-11 a.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Search of resident and migratory birds, bring binoculars. Free. Call 703-228-6535 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org for more.