Bourbon, Bacon & Blues: O'Sullivan's Irish Pub in Clarendon is hosting a night of music, whiskey and food with musician Duffy Kane going on at 8 p.m. The bar will have bite-sized bacon snacks available and will select a featured bourbon for the night.
Making Strides at Rock Bottom: Making Strides DC is hosting a fundraiser at 5 p.m. Thursday at Rock Bottom Brewery at Ballston Common Mall. A percentage of every drink benefits the American Cancer Society's fight against breast cancer.
Beach Bumz in Shirlington: The final Shirlala concert of the summer starts at 8:30 p.m. Thursday in Shirlington Village. The Beach Bumz, a Jimmy Buffett tribute band, will do the honors. And if you happen to spot a celebrity, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ice Cream Party: Middle and high school students are invited to bring their families to Arlington Central Library from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday to celebrate the end of summer reading with ice cream sundaes. More info on the summer reading program here.
Don't Feed Raccoons: Not a good idea, in case you missed Wednesday's roundup of Arlington Animal Control reports.