CANCELED: AAGW Annual Dinner


Out of an abundance of caution, AAGW is canceling the March 21st Annual Dinner.  If circumstances permit, we will reschedule the Annual Dinner for later this year.

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Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 6 p.m.
San Antonio Bar & Grill at Crystal City
The Shops at 1750 Crystal Drive [Underground]
1664-A Crystal Square Arcade
Crystal Drive & 18th Street
Arlington, VA 22202
Web site:
tel. 703-415-0126

  • To RSVP and for more info about the Dinner, e-mail Alex Roy at or call Alex at 240-863-3178.
    (Please specify how many people will be in your party.)
  • Friends and family members are welcome!
  • On weekends parking at the Crystal City Shops is free.
    There is underground parking near the restaurant.
  • Crystal City offers Driving Directions and Visitor Parking information (including a Parking Map).
  • San Antonio Bar & Grill serves Tex-Mex cuisine.  The restaurant has an extensive menu.
  • Each person will receive his or her own individual check, and will pay for his or her own order plus a 20-percent gratuity (instead of tip).
  • Please carefully read the Metro and Driving Directions below.
    If you need more help with directions, please call San Antonio Bar & Grill at 703-415-0126.


  1. Take Blue or Yellow Metrorail Lines to Crystal City Metro Station.
  2. Go up an escalator.
  3. Pass through turnstile.
  4. Go up a second escalator to Mid-Level. (Do not go up the third escalator to street level!)
  5. Turn right through the glass doors into the underground Crystal City Shops, officially the “Crystal City Shops at 1750.”
  6. The Rite Aid Drugstore, which closes in late February, is straight ahead.  (By March, the former Rite Aid Drugstore may be an empty storefront.)
  7. At the former Rite Aid, take a right and walk down the hallway.
  8. On your right side, you’ll see a large area with lots of chairs and tables called “The Landing.”
  9. Continue just beyond The Landing.
  10. Just beyond The Landing, on the right, you’ll see San Antonio Bar & Grill.


From Washington, D.C.

Via I-395 South:

  1. Take the Left Exit to Route 1 South/Alexandria.
  2. Turn Left onto 23rd Street.
  3. Turn Left onto Crystal Drive.

From Virginia

Via I-395 North:

  1. Take Exit 8C (Route 1 South/Alexandria).
  2. Continue on Hayes which turns into 18th Street and ends at Crystal Drive.

Via Route 66 East:

  1. Take Exit 75 (Route 1 South/Alexandria).
  2. Merge onto Route 110/Route 1 South/Alexandria.
  3. Turn Left onto 23rd Street.
  4. Turn Left onto Crystal Drive.

From Maryland

Via I-495 (Rockville):

  1. Take Exit 43 for the George Washington Parkway.
  2. Continue South and exit at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
  3. Stay in right lane and turn Right onto Abington Drive.
  4. Follow signs for US-1/Crystal City.
  5. Take the Right exit ramp onto Crystal Drive

Via I-495 (Woodrow Wilson Bridge):

  1. Exit 170B (Route 1 North/Old Town).
  2. Continue on Route 1 North through Alexandria.
  3. After crossing into Arlington County take Right Exit for Crystal Drive.