The Ballston-Virginia Square Partnership publishes a newsletter showcasing the urban village lifestyle of the area and providing sneak previews of new development projects. Click here for a look at the latest edition.  
   
Joining the Ballston-Virginia Square Partnership is easier than ever now! You can join and pay your dues online. Click this button to join!

 
Member Networking Event - Thursday, September 20, 2007, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Dan & Brad's, 950 N. Stafford Street. $10 per person; two for $15. Click here for information and reservations.  
A Toast to Ballston-Virginia Square - Monday, October 15, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Boulevard. All-inclusive price: $50 for members; $65 for non-members. Showcasing a dozen area restaurants, Toast is "A Celebration of Good Food in a Great Place." Click here to download a response card which may be mailed with your admission.  
Ballston Farmers Markets & Concerts in Welburn Square, across from the Ballston Metro station, every Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. until October 12. Hondo Coffee, Dick's Kitchen, Tyson's Farms, Walnut Hill Farm, Grace's Pastries, Baguette Republic, European Gourmet Bakery, Great Harvest Bread Company. Live Music from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Concerts in Welburn Square are generously supported by The Westin Arlington Gateway, The Jefferson and The Meridian at Ballston. Visit our blog at www.ballston
farmersmarket.blogspot.com
 
Ballston Arts + Crafts Market, Second Saturdays, September 8 and October 13, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., in Welburn Square, across from the Ballston Metro station. Jewelry, pottery, photography, textiles, fashion accessories, handmade gifts and household items. Live Music. Support for the Ballston Arts + Crafts Markets is provided by Wells Real Estate Funds, The JBG Companies and the Arlington Community Foundation. Check the Arts + Crafts Market blog for up-to-date information: www.ballstonarts-craftsmarket.blogspot.com  
Map & Business Directory 2007 – a pocket size map with an index to Ballston and Virginia Square businesses. Order a copy at ballstonvasquare@aol.com, or download it here.  
Ballston-Virginia Square Lunch Loop – free shuttle bus operating from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, for access to dining, shopping and entertainment throughout the area. www.lunchloop.com  
     
Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Boulevard – exhibitions featuring contemporary art and emerging artists. Adult and children’s classes, free Bridges to Contemporary Arts programs. www.arlingtonartscenter.org  
     
Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 Fairfax Drive – exhibitions, programs, Friday Morning Music Club concerts. www.arlingtonarts.org  
     
  FitArlington Expo -- June 23, 2007 - inspired by the FitArlington initiative led by County Board Vice Chair Walter Tejada, the Expo featured area businesses offering fitness resources. Support for the FitArlington Expo was provided by American Service Center, BB&T Bank, Sport & Health Clubs, andVirginia Hospital Center. Visit www.arlingtonva.us/fitarlington  
Kettler Capitals Iceplex – opened November 2006. Public ice skating every day; Washington Capitals hockey practices; pro shop and snack bar, atop the Ballston Public Parking Garage, 627 N. Glebe Road. www.kettlercapitalsiceplex.com  
A Toast to Ballston-Virginia Square 2006 – showcasing area restaurants.  
Arlington Real Estate Showcase and Bus Tour 2006 – a biennial event featuring a trade show, presentation and tour of Arlington’s real estate developments under construction and in the pipeline.  
Holiday Tree Lighting & Grand Illumination 2006  
Taste of Arlington 2007– annual street festival with samples from more than 40 Arlington restaurants, music, entertainment, children’s activities and “A Taste of Science,” for the benefit of Community Residences, Inc.
www.tasteofarlington.com
 
Walk Arlington Pilot Project -- for improving the pedestrian experience and streescape environment in the Ballston sector. www.walkarlington.com  

 

 

 

 

 


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