Calendar of Events

List of Calendar Events

Date    TimeEvent
Aug 20, 2017 Sun 2:00 PMGadsby’s Tavern Museum’s Family Tours
Treat your family to special “Family Tours” led by Junior Docents grades 4-7. Every Sunday this summer from 2-5pm.
Aug 26, 2017 Sat 11:00 AMLecture: Historically African American Leisure
From the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century, African Americans in the Washington, D.C. area sought leisure destinations where they could relax without the burden of racial oppression. Local picnic parks such as Eureka and Madre's were accessible by streetcars. Black-owned steamboats ferried passengers seeking sun and sand to places like Collingwood ...
Aug 27, 2017 Sun 2:00 PMGadsby’s Tavern Museum’s Family Tours
Treat your family to special “Family Tours” led by Junior Docents grades 4-7. Every Sunday this summer from 2-5pm.
Aug 30, 2017 Wed 5:00 PMFriends of Alexandria Archaeology Summer Social
Become an advocate for Alexandria Archaeology!
Sep 3, 2017 Sun 2:00 PMGadsby’s Tavern Museum’s Family Tours
Treat your family to special “Family Tours” led by Junior Docents grades 4-7. Every Sunday this summer from 2-5pm.
Sep 9, 2017 Sat 11:00 AMDocent-Led Tour of Friendship Firehouse
Come for an in-depth guided tour, before public hours, of Friendship’s firehouse and learn about the company’s firefighting procedures and equipment.
Sep 9, 2017 Sat 1:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology Dig Days
Assist Alexandria Archaeology at a public dig!
Sep 16, 2017 Sat 10:00 AMCivil War Artillery Day
Learn about the role of artillerymen at a fort in the Defenses of Washington from reenactors portraying the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery.
Sep 23, 2017 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting History Walking Tour
Mark Fire Prevention Week and explore Alexandria’s firefighting history on the “Blazing a Trail: Alexandria’s Firefighting History” tour.
Oct 7, 2017 Sat 1:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology Dig Days
Assist Alexandria Archaeology at a public dig!
Oct 14, 2017 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting in Civil War Alexandria Walking Tour
The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour will explore firefighting during the Union occupation.
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 1:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology Dig Days
Assist Alexandria Archaeology at a public dig!
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 18, 2017 Sat 10:00 AMKid’s Krafts at Friendship Firehouse Museum
Come create and take home craft projects inspired by early firefighting history.
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!

Top