Calendar of Events

Historic Alexandria Calendar

Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria

Date    TimeEvent
Oct 13, 2018 Sat 11:00 AMPortside History
Join the Office of Historic Alexandria for hands-on and interactive history activities related to Alexandria’s rich waterfront history.
Oct 13, 2018 Sat 11:00 AMCivil War Firefighting Walking Tour
The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour explores firefighting during the occupation.
Oct 13, 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 13, 2018 Sat 1:00 PMGodspeed Visits Alexandria Waterfront
The Godspeed, a re-creation of one of the three ships that brought America's first permanent English colonists to Virginia in 1607, will dock in Alexandria October 12-14. Visitors will be able to tour the ship for free and enjoy dockside exhibits about Alexandria's history.