Balaclavas and Baklava: Bike Ride or Walk
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us for our annual Balaclavas and Baklava winter event where we get ready for cold-weather activities by making our own fleece ear warmers, neck gaiters, and balaclavas. NEW this year: A virtual craft night and a chance to show off your gear at a walk or a bike ride.

Virtual Craft Workshop

Thursday December 9, 6-7:30 p.m. on Zoom
This year we’ll be inviting folks to join us virtually on Thursday December 9 in creating winter headgear from the comfort of your own home via Zoom.
Wondering what you’ll need? List provided at the bottom of this section.

Bike Ride or Walk

Saturday December 11, 1 -2:00 p.m. at Crystal City Water Park
As a tandem to our virtual craft night we’ll be hosting a winter bike ride and winter walk where makers can come out and join us in-person to showcase and use their newly made balaclavas along with any winter gear used for biking and walking in colder weather.

Contact us at with any questions.

Holiday Lights Bike Ride
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join BikeArlington and Trek Bike Clarendon for a fun and festive bike ride around Arlington to see some homes in their holiday splendor. Feel free to dress your bike in lots of lights as well!
This ride will be a no-drop ride of about 5 miles. We will start and end at Trek Bike Clarendon with refreshments.
This ride is very popular so register fast to join in on the holiday cheer.


6:00 p.m. meet at Trek Bicycles
6:15 p.m. we’ll roll out
8:00 p.m. return to Trek Bike for refreshments

Need to know:

Helmets and lights are required for this ride. We’ll have some lights on hand just in case you need a set.
The pace will be slow and social through mostly flat roads.
Bring your family and friends to enjoy the festive ride!