The Next Generation of Metro, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Evergreens at Potomac Overlook at More

Five things in and around Arlington this week.

Learn about Arlington's role in the next generation of Metro on Thursday at Founders Hall. Patch file photo
Learn about Arlington's role in the next generation of Metro on Thursday at Founders Hall. Patch file photo

The Next Generation of Metro: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Planning Director Shyam Kannan will give a talk at 6 p.m. Thursday at George Mason University's Arlington Campus called "The Next Generation of Metro: Arlington County's Role in the Region's Transit Future." The event is free. More info here.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: The Mount Olivet Players, in association with Keegan Theatre, present Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and at a 6 p.m. dinner theater Saturday. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children. More information here.

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival: The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival kicks off Friday at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly. Check out sculptures, glass, jewelry, and more. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center Drive. Get tickets online, or find out more information here.

Evergreen Scene at Potomac Overlook: Learn about the many evergreen trees and shrubs from a naturalist at Potomac Overlook Regional Park, at 2845 N. Marcey Road in Arlington. The event, at 1 p.m. Saturday, is free. Call 703-528-5406 to make reservations. More info here.

Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week — Alexandria’s Winter Restaurant Week runs through Sunday, Jan. 26 at eateries throughout the city. Fifty restaurants will offer either a $35 prix-fixe three-course dinner or a $35 dinner for two. The promotion showcases everything from fine dining establishments to casual neighborhood favorites. For more information, see: Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week: Menus, Prices, Reservations


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