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