#26-Enjoy live music every night at the Iota Club and Cafe

The Iota Club and Cafe in Clarendon offers live music every night. Admission to the club is on a first come first serve basis and cover charges generally range from $10-20.   Open Mic Night is  held every Wednesday from 8:00PM to 12:30AM and there is no admission charge.  There is also no charge for the cafe where dinner is served from 5-11 Sunday-Thursday and 5-12 Friday and Saturday.

#22 – Enjoy the rooftop pavillion at Clarendon Ballroom


Weather permitting this hot spot on Wilson Boulevard is generally open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays starting at 5:00 PM.  Lines can form early and you must be 21 with a valid ID to enter. The ballroom itself, which often features a DJ or live music, is open most Thursdays and Fridays and occasional Saturdays from 5 PM to 2:00 AM unless they are hosting a private event.  Visit their website for photos and a calendar which is updated frequently.  On October 30th, 2010, there will be a Halloween Bash in the ballroom with a costume contest.

#19 – Watch your favorite sports events at Velocity Five

At the Arlington location in the Courthouse area, Velocity Five features a large outdoor patio with covered dining for up to 60 people, a HDTV with surround sound, and a full service bar.

#13 – See a movie at Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse

See a movie while you eat at Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse, a unique combination of a full service restaurant inside a movie theatre. They also have comedy shows, wine tastings and special events.