Patrick Hope and Ralph Northam

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) visited with Del. Patrick Hope (D-47th) at Hope’s annual “Pancakes with Patrick” send-off to Richmond on Jan. 7, 2017. (Photo by Mary Dooley)

The Arlington County Democratic Committee will host a happy-hour gathering featuring gubernatorial nominee Ralph Northam on Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 7:15 p.m. at Pamplona restaurant, 3100 Clarendon Blvd.

Candidates for local offices also will be on hand.

There is no charge. For information, see the Web site at