Calendar of Events

Historic Alexandria Calendar

Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria

Date    TimeEvent
Oct 6, 2018 Sat 10:00 AMCivil War Artillery Day
Reenactors from the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery, a unit stationed at Fort Ward during the Civil War, present firing demonstrations.
Oct 6, 2018 Sat 11:00 AMStory Time for Little Historians
Bring your little learners to the Alexandria Black History Museum for cultural stories and creative craft activities that introduce world history and folklore.
Oct 6, 2018 Sat 1:00 PMFreedom House Museum open
See a powerful exhibit in the basement of the building, which was once part of a larger complex used by the slave trading firm Franklin and Armfield. Through first-person accounts of enslaved men and women and details from the business, encounter the harsh reality of the domestic slave trade and Alexandria's role.
Oct 6, 2018 Sat 1:00 PMVictorian Apothecary Workshop
Learn about Victorian apothecaries and herbalism from The Schod Family Apothecary historic interpreters Kent and Melissa Schod and make your own herbal remedy.
Oct 6, 2018 Sat 1:30 PMFamily Dig Day
Assist Alexandria Archaeology at a public dig!