Arlington Area Events

Steve McKenna & The Home Advantage Team are always working to find you homes, sell your homes, and improve the community.

We host and sponsor a number of activities and events to keep home buyers and sellers up-to-date on the latest real estate trends, as well as to give back to the community we live and work in.

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2019 Events

Charity Saturday, Saturday, December 7th, Arlington, MA

Steve McKenna & The Home Advantage Team announced, ‘Charity Saturday,’ which pairs a local business with a local charity to both drive business and raise money for a number of important programs in town. The goal is to encourage more people to shop local and in doing so, raise money for local charities. Steve McKenna & The Home Advantage Team are aiming to raise and donate $10,000 in total. For more information, contact us (781-645-0505, 


Arlington Homeowners Workshop, Wednesday, November 13th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.,  Robbins Library, 700 Mass. Ave., Arlington. 

Steve McKenna & The Home Advantage Team will be hosting a workshop for Arlington residents who are considering the transfer or sale of their current property within the next 6-18 months. The workshop is geared toward owners that have lived in their homes the past 20+ years. We will cover financing, current real estate market trends, preparing you and your home for sale, recent changes in the tax law and how all of these may affect you in the future. The workshop is FREE for all Arlington residents.  For more info, visit: Arlington Homeowners Workshop.


PLEASE EMAIL OR CALL:, 781-645-0518


Real Estate Meet and Greet, Thursday, November 7th, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.,  Jake n' JOES Sports Grille, 120 Mishawan Rd., Woburn, MA 01801 

Seller's Workshop for Arlington Residents, Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Robbins Library, Arlington, MA

The law office of Timothy J. Van Der Veen, Esq. will conduct of workshop for Arlington residents who are considering the transfer or sale of their property in the next 12 months. The workshop will be held at the Robbins Library and is geared towards owners who haven’t sold in at least 10 years. To register please email: or call 781-829-2003. 

Free Home Sellers Workshop for Arlington Residents

Private Showing of Wonderland, Saturday, March 16th, 10 a.m., AMC Movie Theater, Somerville

Just one way we say thanks to our clients (big and small!)

Steve McKenna & The Home Advantage Team, Client Event


2018 Events

The Home Advantage Team Holiday Party, Monday, December 10th, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., The Tuscan Grill, Burlington, MA

The Home Advantage Team Holiday Party 2018

Santa Paws is Coming (Back) to Town! Saturday, December 1st, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Thorndike Field Dog Park East Arlington


Private Showing of The Grinch, Saturday, November 10th, 10 a.m., AMC Movie Theater, Somerville

The Home Advantage Team Client Event: The Grinch Showing

DeNapoli Farms Tailgate Open House! Saturday, September 29th, Sunday, September 30th, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (658 Summer Street, Arlington)

Join us for:

  • Ice-cream truck treats
  • Corn hole
  • Prizes and giveaways!

This is a fabulous opportunity to see new construction homes first-hand. Check out the latest fixtures finishes, and whether new construction is right for you!

Contact us today for more information: 781-645-0505,



The Arlington Home Show, Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


The Arlington Home Stroll, Sunday, January 28th, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Common Ground, Arlington


2017 Events

Saturday, December 9th - Sponsor of Boston Children's Theater Production of A Charlie Brown Christmas (250 free tickets)


Saturday, December 2nd - Santa Paws!



Sunday, April 9th - The 2017 Arlinton Home Show

From start to finish, The 2017 Arlington Home Show presented the best in real estate, renovation, home improvement and financing ideas and advice. We’d like to thank EVERYONE who participated and made this one-of-a-kind local event a huge success!

If you attended the show, let us know what you thought in the comments, or send us a note at We are always interested in your ideas and we hope to see you next year!


2016 Events

December 10th – Santa Paws! It was a fantastic day at the dog park, and many thanks to all who came out for pictures with Santa! See this year's adorable photos (the nice list), and those photos that don't always go as planned (the naughty list). All proceeds from the event go towards maintaining the Thorndike Field Dog Park.

Santa Paws at Thorndike Field Dog Park

December 10th – Ben Rudnick & Friends Holiday Extravaganza at The Regent Theater. Steve McKenna & The Home Advantage Team purchased a limited number of tickets for The Ben Rudnick Holiday concert for our clients & friends on Saturday, December 10th at the Regent Theater. It was a festive, fun-filled family event!!

Ben Rudnick & Friends Holiday Concert

July 2016 – Steve’s 30-Year Celebration

What a day! The sun was shining, the music was playing, and past and present clients of Steve McKenna & The Home Advantage Team flocked to the Thoreau Club in Concord for a day of fun with friends and family.

With two pools, inflatable obstacle courses, a catered barbeque, beverages, DJ, cornhole, an ice-cream truck, and plenty of games for the kids, it was the party of the summer.

Take a look through the slideshow of pictures


2015 Events

February 13th -$2,500 donation to the Arlington Heating Assistance Program. This contribution was made to help ease the burden of heating costs on our neighbors.

Steve McKenna donation to Arlington Fuel Assistance

April 18th – Arlington Spring Home Expo. A free event at the Whittemore Robbins House to address home buying and selling questions - from the most complex real estate sales to moving fundamentals.

Arlington Spring Home Expo

June 9th – Free Lunch & Seminar: Planning for Your Future (SPRING). This informative seminar had experts on hand to give insight on everything about downsizing and planning for your future.

August 31st – Market Updates. A handy update on market conditions in Arlington and Medford to keep you up-to-date on the latest and ever-changing real estate.

Arlington and Medford MA Market Updates

September 12th – Arlington Town Day. The Team was out in full force – giving away free water, prizes and plenty of real estate advice.

Home Advantage Team at Arlington Town Day

October 6th – Free Lunch & Seminar Planning for Your Future (FALL). This seminar covered all the variables that come into play when downsizing – selling your current home, buying a home to fit your current and future needs, estate planning, tax implications, and financial strategies.

Fall Downsizing Seminar

October 16th – Tailgate Open House at Appleton Farms. What’s better than football and real estate? We invited everyone to a Sunday Funday at Appleton Farms in Arlington. It was fantastic tailgate open house with lots of food, fun and raffles.

October 23rd – $2,500 donation to The Children’s Room. We are proud supporters of the Children's Room in Arlington. This is truly an amazing resource for children, families and the community.

Steve McKenna donation to The Children's Room

November 17th – $2,500 donation to Arlington Eats. When school is not in session, Arlington Eats makes sure kids don’t go hungry. This is a wonderful volunteer organization dedicated to community food assistance.

Steve McKenna donation to Arlington Eats

December 5th2nd Annual Santa Paws Event at Thorndike Field Dog Park. Santa Paws has proved to be a success for the Arlington community. A record number of people showed up to have their pet’s picture taken with Santa, and more than $500 was raised to benefit the park.

2nd Annual Santa Paws Event at Thorndike Field Dog Park



December 9th – Hosted a client appreciation and holiday party at Flora with more than 150 guests in attendance.

December 12th – Complimentary tickets to the Ben Rudnick & Friends Holiday Show. Steve McKenna & The Home Advantage Team purchased a number of tickets for the Ben Rudnick Holiday concert for our clients and friends.

Steve McKenna gives free tickets to Ben Rudnick holiday concert at the Regent Theater

December 14th$2,500 donation to both Food Link and Operation Success. We were so moved by the heartfelt notes that people sent us about their charities of choice that we couldn’t select just one for our final donation of the year. Which is why we chose TWO.

2015 – Once again, Arlington Massachuestts’ #1 REALTOR® and #1 Real Estate Team!