posted Sep 16, 2016, 6:41 AM by Lilly Mancilla
An update about CPRO’s events and other activities along Columbia Pike, Arlington’s newest and oldest Main Street.
Save the Date! Columbia Pike's Fall Wine & Craft Beer Festival
Saturday, October 8
3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Adams Street at Columbia Pike
Sample Columbia Pike’s UNIQUE wines and RARE craft beers at this 2nd annual FAMILY-FRIENDLY, ticketed event! Also enjoy a taste of Pike restaurant fare!
The Sports Junkies LIVE from Columbia Pike!
Sunday, September 18 • 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, September 25 • 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, October 1 • 10:00 a.m.
William Jeffrey's Tavern
Ready for some football? William Jeffrey’s Tavern (WJT) is!
The Sports Junkies are broadcasting their #1 Redskins Pregame Show LIVE from WJT for the next three Sundays!
WJT’s “NFL Sunday Brunch” will feature a Bottomless Omelette & Waffle Bar, a DIY Bloody Mary Bar and much more.
Doors open at 10:00 a.m. The Sports Junkies broadcast begins at 11:00 a.m. Kickoff is at 1:00 p.m.
WJT also will be showing all other NFL games at 4:00 p.m., 4:25 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Come enjoy a libation and irreverent sports commentary – LIVE FROM THE PIKE!
Summertime Movie Series Ends
Friday, September 23 • 7:30 p.m.
Penrose Square (info)
*Rain date from originally-scheduled time.*
CPRO's Movie Nights program is underwritten by the Washington Forrest Foundation, B.M. Smith and the Penrose Square Association. Call the CPRO office for sponsorship opportunities.
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
Celebrate on Columbia Pike with concerts and cooking class!
How to Prepare Mexican Cuisine
Saturday, September 17 • 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Columbia Pike Branch Library, Multipurpose Room
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by learning how to prepare quesadillas and fajitas. Samples provided by Cantina Mexicana Restaurant. Space is limited andregistration is required.
U.S. Army Blues/Latin Jazz Combo in Concert
Friday, September 23 • 6:00 p.m.
Arlington Mill Community Center (info)
Featuring music from Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, with special guest artist SSG Juan Quinones of the West Point Band. Free and open to the public.
Sunday, September 18 • 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Recipes for You is coming to the Columbia Pike Farmers Market! Make your own cookbook from 12 pages about Columbia Pike’s diverse restauranteurs: a cherished recipe on one side, the personal journey of the owners and chefs on the reverse.
A SNAP Tour of the Market will also be held on the 18th. Come learn about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program!
Smith Meadows Farm is now taking orders for Thanksgiving turkeys. Reserve yoursbefore they sell out!
Finally, remember that September is AFAC’s Hunger Action Month. Find out how to help!
Funshine Fundraiser at Macedonia Baptist Church
Tuesday, September 20 • 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Macedonia Baptist Church • 3412 22nd Street South
Join Katie Cristol, Rev. Leonard Hamlin and the event sponsors to learn about Funshine, plans to revitalize the community center and how you can get involved. To help the cause, make a tax deductible donation.
RSVP if you plan on attending.
Support Randolph Elementary School at the Columbia Pike Farmers Market!
Sunday, September 25 • 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Located on Quincy Street in the Douglas Park community, Randolph Elementary School is an APS neighborhood school that serves an extraordinarily diverse population of nearly 500 students. Many Randolph students are from countries around the globe and are English language learners; many others are from low-income families.
On Sunday, September 25th, the Randolph PTA will have a booth at the Columbia Pike Farmers Market. The PTA works hard to raise funds to support literacy, arts and sports activities for the children. They invite Pike residents to link their Harris Teeter, Giant and Amazon accounts to help direct funds from those companies’ fundraising programs to help support the school.
Marble & Rye
Woodfire Kitchen & Whiskey Bar
2501 Columbia Pike – At Penrose Square
Arlington, VA 22204
Marble & Rye is an intimate whiskey bar and restaurant with a focus on:
• Great Spirits
• Great Cocktails
• Great Burgers
• 20 Craft Beers on Draft
• Neapolitan Pizzas
Open Mic Night Every Sunday:
• Sign up at 4:30 p.m.
• Music at 5:00 p.m.
• Featured Artists at 6:00 p.m.
Free Parking in the Giant parking garage. Ask your server for validation.
Pike 3400 Apartments
3400 Columbia Pike
Arlington, VA 22204
Wandering the Pike with Graham Coreil-Allen
Sunday, September 18 • 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Columbia Pike Farmers Market (look for the "Come Wander" sign)
All visionaries are invited to go “Wandering the Pike” with public artist Graham Coreil-Allen. Explore and re-imagine the urban and suburban space of Columbia Pike with this alternative walking tour. Reservations are not required but encouraged. RSVP to Paul Shortt at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Touring the Pike with Virginia’s City Planners
September 30 – October 1
Pentagon City Sheraton
City planners from across the state will be right on Columbia Pike at the Virginia Statewide Neighborhood (VSNC) Conference September 30th – October 1st at the Pentagon City Sheraton. Attendees can take a mobile tour of the Pike and Crystal City area, with CPRO president John Snyder taking the honors as tour guide for the Columbia Pike leg of the trip.
September 12–16 are the County’s Street Sweeping days, from 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Check the neighborhoodschedule for more information.
September 19–23 is Try Transit Week. Discover new alternatives to your commute – how to get around while saving time, money and energy.
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