Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
Jun 21, 2019 Fri 1:00 PMFreedom House Museum open
See a powerful exhibit in the basement of the building, which was once part of a larger complex used by the slave trading firm Franklin and Armfield.
Jun 22, 2019 Sat 12:00 PMBack to Fun Book Fair: Children’s Book Fair
Visit the Museum for a book fair featuring authors who specialize in books for African American children and families.
Jun 22, 2019 Sat 1:00 PMFreedom House Museum open
See a powerful exhibit in the basement of the building, which was once part of a larger complex used by the slave trading firm Franklin and Armfield.
Jun 23, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jun 23, 2019 Sun 2:00 PMTours with Young Historians
Meet the Junior Docents of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, grades 4th and up, who will be on hand to share highlights of the tavern and answer questions as guests journey through the museum.
Jun 28, 2019 Fri 1:00 PMFreedom House Museum open
See a powerful exhibit in the basement of the building, which was once part of a larger complex used by the slave trading firm Franklin and Armfield.
Jun 29, 2019 Sat 9:30 AMYoung Writer’s Workshop with Author Sheila Moses
Popular Simon and Schuster author Sheila Moses will conduct a free workshop for young writers (grades 8-12)
Jun 29, 2019 Sat 10:30 AMDive into Archaeology
Ages 8-14 go behind-the-scenes with Alexandria's 18th century ships.
Jun 29, 2019 Sat 1:00 PMFreedom House Museum open
See a powerful exhibit in the basement of the building, which was once part of a larger complex used by the slave trading firm Franklin and Armfield.
Jun 29, 2019 Sat 1:30 PMAfternoon with Archaeologists
Ages 14+ go behind-the-scenes with Alexandria's 18th century ships.
Jun 30, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jul 6, 2019 Sat 11:00 AMStory Time for Little Historians
Bring your little learners to the Alexandria Black History Museum for cultural stories and creative craft activities that introduce world history and folklore. Story time will take place every first Saturday of the month at 11 a.m.
Jul 7, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jul 8, 2019 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister Cities Cmte
Regular Meeting
Jul 10, 2019 Wed 8:00 AMAlex Historic Restoration and Preservation Com
Regular Meeting
Jul 10, 2019 Wed 3:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology Ship Committee
The Ship Committee tasked with coming up with recommendations about what will happen with the ship(s) that were found during archaeological excavations along the waterfront. The Ship Committee is a subcommittee of the Alexandria Archaeological Commission.
Jul 14, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jul 15, 2019 Mon 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site!
Jul 15, 2019 Mon 7:00 PMHelsingborg-Dundee Sister-Cities Cmte
Regular Meeting
Jul 16, 2019 Tue 9:00 AMClio’s Kids: A History Mini-Camp
Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places.
Jul 16, 2019 Tue 7:00 PMHARC meeting
Regular Meeting
Jul 17, 2019 Wed 9:00 AMClio’s Kids: A History Mini-Camp
Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places.
Jul 18, 2019 Thu 9:00 AMClio’s Kids: A History Mini-Camp
Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places.
Jul 21, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jul 27, 2019 Sat 10:30 AMDive into Archaeology
Ages 8-14 go behind-the-scenes with Alexandria's 18th century ships.
Jul 27, 2019 Sat 1:30 PMAfternoon with Archaeologists
Ages 14+ go behind-the-scenes with Alexandria's 18th century ships.
Jul 28, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jul 28, 2019 Sun 1:00 PMHarry Potter Family Tours
In honor of Harry Potter’s birthday, visit the Apothecary Museum to see the muggle science and medicine that J.K. Rowling references in her Harry Potter series.
Aug 3, 2019 Sat 9:00 AMFriendship Firehouse Festival
The Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association (FVFEA) holds its annual Firehouse Festival each year on the first Saturday in August.
Aug 3, 2019 Sat 1:00 PMTavern Day
In honor of Tavern Day, Gadsby's Tavern Museum is offering free admission.
Aug 3, 2019 Sat 5:30 PMHarry Potter Adult Tours
In honor of Harry Potter’s birthday, visit the Apothecary Museum to see the muggle science and medicine that J.K. Rowling references in her Harry Potter series. During the one hour program, adults can explore the real world of Harry Potter while enjoying a magical cocktail and a magic lesson with Professor Snape.
Aug 9, 2019 Fri 6:00 PMAlexandria After-Work Concert Series
Join us in Old Town Alexandria each second Friday of the month for a concert sponsored by The Folklore Society of Greater Washington (FSGW) and The Office of Historic Alexandria.
Aug 10, 2019 Sat 10:30 AMDive into Archaeology
Ages 8-14 go behind-the-scenes with Alexandria's 18th century ships.
Aug 10, 2019 Sat 1:30 PMAfternoon with Archaeologists
Ages 14+ go behind-the-scenes with Alexandria's 18th century ships.
Aug 14, 2019 Wed 8:00 AMAlex Historic Restoration and Preservation Com
Regular Meeting
Aug 14, 2019 Wed 3:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology Ship Committee
The Ship Committee tasked with coming up with recommendations about what will happen with the ship(s) that were found during archaeological excavations along the waterfront. The Ship Committee is a subcommittee of the Alexandria Archaeological Commission.
Aug 20, 2019 Tue 7:00 PMHARC meeting
Regular Meeting
Sep 11, 2019 Wed 3:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology Ship Committee
The Ship Committee tasked with coming up with recommendations about what will happen with the ship(s) that were found during archaeological excavations along the waterfront. The Ship Committee is a subcommittee of the Alexandria Archaeological Commission.
Sep 17, 2019 Tue 7:00 PMHARC meeting
Regular Meeting
Sep 21, 2019 Sat 10:30 AMDive into Archaeology
Ages 8-14 go behind-the-scenes with Alexandria's 18th century ships.
Sep 21, 2019 Sat 1:30 PMAfternoon with Archaeologists
Ages 14+ go behind-the-scenes with Alexandria's 18th century ships.

Top