Calendar of Events

List of Calendar Events

Date    TimeEvent
Oct 22, 2017 Sun 7:00 PMLecture: British Atlantic Merchant Ships
Celebrate Virginia Archaeology Month with a lecture by maritime historian Dr. Phillip Reid.
Oct 24, 2017 Tue 7:00 PMLecture-An Introduction to French Comics
A high-level introduction into how a closely neighboring culture views the humble comic book in a completely different way.
Oct 24, 2017 Tue 7:30 PMPoppy Project Knitting Circle
Weekly knitting circle meets Tuesday evenings, 7:30-9 p.m. October 17 through November 28, except Thanksgiving week.
Oct 26, 2017 Thu 7:00 PMFilm and Discussion - Breathe in the Roots
The Alexandria Black History Museum hosts a series of programs from the pages of Port of Harlem magazine. All programs open with a 15-minute reception with light refreshments.
Oct 28, 2017 Sat 10:00 AMShuter's Hill Open House
View the latest discoveries at the Shuter's Hill excavation site.
Oct 30, 2017 Mon 8:00 PMPoe in Alexandria
Don't miss two unforgettable Halloween evenings with America’s earliest master of the macabre - Edgar Allen Poe!
Oct 31, 2017 Tue 7:30 PMPoppy Project Knitting Circle
Weekly knitting circle meets Tuesday evenings, 7:30-9 p.m. October 17 through November 28, except Thanksgiving week.
Oct 31, 2017 Tue 8:00 PMPoe in Alexandria
Don't miss two unforgettable Halloween evenings with America’s earliest master of the macabre - Edgar Allen Poe!
Nov 4, 2017 Sat 11:00 AMFilm and Discussion - Against All Odds
The Alexandria Black History Museum hosts a series of programs from the pages of Port of Harlem magazine. All programs open with a 15-minute reception with light refreshments.
Nov 7, 2017 Tue 7:30 PMPoppy Project Knitting Circle
Weekly knitting circle meets Tuesday evenings, 7:30-9 p.m. October 17 through November 28, except Thanksgiving week.
Nov 11, 2017 Sat 10:00 AMSoldier-led Tours in Honor of Veteran’s Day
An interpreter portraying a Union Army veteran will reminisce about his military service at Fort Ward during the Civil War while conducting a tour of the historic fort.
Nov 11, 2017 Sat 2:00 PMSoldier-led Tours in Honor of Veteran’s Day
An interpreter portraying a Union Army veteran will reminisce about his military service at Fort Ward during the Civil War while conducting a tour of the historic fort.
Nov 14, 2017 Tue 7:30 PMPoppy Project Knitting Circle
Weekly knitting circle meets Tuesday evenings, 7:30-9 p.m. October 17 through November 28, except Thanksgiving week.
Nov 18, 2017 Sat 10:00 AMKid’s Krafts at Friendship Firehouse Museum
Come create and take home craft projects inspired by early firefighting history.
Nov 18, 2017 Sat 10:00 AMFrom Slavery to Freedom Bus Tour
This special African American History tour begins at Mount Vernon.
Nov 18, 2017 Sat 2:00 PMVirginia Cider Festival
Enjoy a selection of ciders from more than 12 Virginia cideries. Ticket includes 8 tastings, a souvenir glass, live music, and fun fall activities. Food trucks available. Additional tasting tickets and special tasting lectures available for purchase onsite. Dress for the weather – this event is outdoors!
Nov 28, 2017 Tue 7:30 PMPoppy Project Knitting Circle
Weekly knitting circle meets Tuesday evenings, 7:30-9 p.m. October 17 through November 28, except Thanksgiving week.
Dec 2, 2017 Sat 11:00 AMScottish Walk Parade Day Open House - Apothecary
Free museum tours of the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, between 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dec 9, 2017 Sat 12:00 PMCivil War Christmas in Camp Open House
Holiday event interprets how Christmas was observed during the Civil War.
Dec 9, 2017 Sat 4:00 PMHistoric Alexandria Candlelight Tours
Travel through centuries of local history as you learn more about Alexandria during the holiday season!
Dec 10, 2017 Sun 2:00 PMColonial Handbell Ringers Concert
The Colonial English Handbell Ringers perform clad in colonial attire, bringing a 5-octave set of nearly 80 handbells from the world-famous Whitechapel foundry in London.
Dec 10, 2017 Sun 4:00 PMColonial Handbell Ringers Concert
The Colonial English Handbell Ringers perform clad in colonial attire, bringing a 5-octave set of nearly 80 handbells from the world-famous Whitechapel foundry in London.

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