Blues & Brews in Crystal City: The final hump day of the month is Wednesday, and the Crystal City Business Improvement District invites you to get over it with live music and beer. Blues & Brews is 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the courtyard at 2121 Crystal Drive. More info here.
Get free gardening advice at the Master Gardeners’ Plant Clinic at Arlington’s Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St. from 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday this week. For more information, call 703-228-6414.
McAuliffe, Cuccinelli to Talk Energy in Arlington: The two major party candidates will talk about energy policy at George Mason's Arlington campus at 9 a.m. Thursday. Information on how to RSVP and submit questions for consideration is here.
1001 Black Inventions (The Musical) begins a two-day run at Old Town Theater, 815 King St. in Alexandria. Showtime for this musical comedy is 7 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. Call 703-544-5315 for more information.
Grease is the word. And it’s also the movie showing at Arlington’s Gateway Park in Rosslyn on Friday. The PG-13 movie begins showing at dusk. Will good girl Sandy and greaser Danny be able to rekindle their summer romance? The park is located at the foot of Key Bridge, 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro.