Calendar of Events

Historic Alexandria Calendar

Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria

Date    TimeEvent
Oct 21, 2017 Sat 11:00 AMCivil 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 AMLecture: 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 PMArts 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 PMAlexandria Archaeology Dig Days
Assist Alexandria Archaeology at a public dig!