Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
Feb 3, 2023 Fri 6:00 PMSpecialty Tour- Balls in Early America
These taverns are famous because George Washington celebrated his Birthnight Ball here but there’s so much more to the story!
Feb 4, 2023 Sat 10:00 AMSOLD OUT - African American Heritage Trail Launch
Help us launch the new route of the African American Waterfront Heritage Trail!
Feb 6, 2023 Mon 7:00 PMGeorge Washington Birthday Com
In-person meeting
Feb 7, 2023 Tue 10:00 AMHARC Advocacy Committee
In-person meeting
Feb 9, 2023 Thu 7:00 PMCocktails & Confections: The Magic of Love
Join the Alexandria-Caen Sister City Committee for a Valentine’s Day event celebrating the magic of love!
Feb 11, 2023 Sat 11:00 AMTales for Young Historians (Ages 5-8)
History is around every corner in Alexandria. Learn about African American heroes and history through books and activities, and leave inspired to learn more. Masks are required for this indoor program.
Feb 12, 2023 Sun 2:00 PMFamily Day at Gadsby's Tavern
Junior Docents will be stationed throughout the museum with hands-on activities for all ages to learn about 18th-century balls.
Feb 13, 2023 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee
In-person meeting
Feb 13, 2023 Mon 7:00 PMLecture: Exposing the Alexandria Slave Pen
Join City of Alexandria Archaeologist Dr. Benjamin Skolnik, as he explores the visual history of 1315 Duke Street in Alexandria, Virginia.
Feb 15, 2023 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission (AAC)
In-person meeting
Feb 16, 2023 Thu 7:00 PMShort Film - AfAmerican History of Ft. Reno
Brian Taylor (author of Fighting for Citizenship [UNC Press, 2020]), Miriam Gusevich (Catholic University) and Martin Paddack (Howard University) will share their work on the history of the Fort Reno neighborhood and their efforts to bring this history to the public.
Feb 17, 2023 Fri 6:00 PMSpecialty Tour- Balls in Early America
These taverns are famous because George Washington celebrated his Birthnight Ball here but there’s so much more to the story!
Feb 18, 2023 Sat 11:00 AMFriendship Firehouse Museum Open
Younger visitors will receive a free fire hat and a take-away bag of fun activities!
Feb 18, 2023 Sat 2:00 PMConcert: Washington Revels Jubilee Voices
The Washington Revels Jubilee Voices ensemble is committed to the preservation of African American history and traditions – presenting songs and stories of struggle and perseverance, trials, and triumphs, as expressed through a cappella music, drama, and dance.
Feb 18, 2023 Sat 6:00 PMWashington’s Birthnight: Chronicles & Cuisine
This year, Historic Alexandria is excited to offer a twist to the traditional Birthnight Ball program using elements of past events coupled with exciting new research to create a special four-course curated dinner.
Feb 21, 2023 Tue 7:00 PMHistoric Alex Resources Commission Meeting
In-person meeting
Mar 11, 2023 Sat 11:00 AMTales for Young Historians (Ages 5-8)
History is around every corner in Alexandria. Learn about African American heroes and history through books and activities, and leave inspired to learn more. Masks are required for this indoor program.
Mar 11, 2023 Sat 7:00 PMConcert: An Evening of Irish Music
The Irish Breakfast Band is a diverse group of DC, Northern Virginia and Maryland residents who meet Saturday mornings for a potluck breakfast. After breakfast is a rehearsal of its repertoire of Celtic tunes.
Mar 13, 2023 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee
In-person meeting
Mar 21, 2023 Tue 7:00 PMHistoric Alex Resources Commission Meeting
In-person meeting
Apr 10, 2023 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee
In-person meeting
Apr 18, 2023 Tue 7:00 PMHistoric Alex Resources Commission Meeting
In-person meeting
Apr 19, 2023 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission (AAC)
In-person meeting
May 8, 2023 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee
In-person meeting
May 16, 2023 Tue 7:00 PMHistoric Alex Resources Commission Meeting
In-person meeting
May 17, 2023 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission (AAC)
In-person meeting
Jun 12, 2023 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee
In-person meeting
Jun 21, 2023 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission (AAC)
Walkabout meeting
Jul 19, 2023 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission (AAC)
In-person meeting

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