Historic Alexandria Calendar
Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria
|Oct 21, 2017||Sat||11:00 AM||Civil War Shelter Interpretive Program|
Examples of a variety of Civil War tents and army shelter will be set up and explained by Union military interpreters.
|Oct 21, 2017||Sat||11:00 AM||Lecture: History of Candy|
Susan Benjamin, candy historian, returns to the ABHM to talk about the historic origins of candy based on her book Sweet as Sin: “The Unwrapped Story of How Candy Became America’s Favorite Pleasure.” This program focuses on African American contributions to sugar production and candy making.
|Oct 21, 2017||Sat||12:00 PM||Arts Safari (Alexandria Archaeology Museum)|
Sometimes photos are not enough! Artifact illustration is still used by archaeologists to reveal details that otherwise might be missed by a photograph. Visitors will choose a real artifact to measure and illustrate on their lab sheet. Artistic representations of other artifacts will also be on display throughout the museum.
|Oct 21, 2017||Sat||1:30 PM||Alexandria Archaeology Dig Days|
Assist Alexandria Archaeology at a public dig!