List of Calendar Events
|Mar 25, 2017||Sat||11:00 AM||Docent-Led Tour of Friendship Firehouse Museum|
Come for an in-depth guided tour of Friendship’s firehouse and learn about the company’s firefighting procedures and equipment, as well as the different roles the organization played in serving the community.
|Mar 25, 2017||Sat||11:00 AM||Building Houses Out of Chicken Legs|
Psyche A. Williams-Forson examines the complexity of black women's legacies using food as a form of cultural work.
|Mar 26, 2017||Sun||1:00 PM||The Wonders of Science|
The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is hosting a special day of 18th-century natural and medical science exploration and demonstrations related to the life and times of George Washington.
|Mar 30, 2017||Thu||6:30 PM||The History of the Civil War in SEVEN Songs|
Join historian Carson Hudson and fiddler Arden Clark as they musically explore the tragic story of a time when America was at war with itself in the 1860s
|Apr 1, 2017||Sat||7:00 PM||13th Annual Rum Punch Challenge|
Enjoy different rum punch creations in historic tavern.
|Apr 2, 2017||Sun||1:00 PM||Mad Science!|
What do super heroes, crazy animals, and explosions have in common? A mad scientist probably made them!
|Apr 9, 2017||Sun||12:15 PM||Apothecary of Mercy Civil War Tours|
Explore the themes of PBS’ Mercy Street through the lens of this family-owned Apothecary that stayed in business through Alexandria’s occupation during the Civil War.
|Apr 13, 2017||Thu||7:30 PM||Fort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee|
|Apr 22, 2017||Sat||1:00 PM||Firefighting History Walking Tour|
Explore Alexandria’s firefighting history on the “Blazing a Trail: Alexandria’s Firefighting History” tour.
|May 11, 2017||Thu||7:30 PM||Fort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee|
|May 14, 2017||Sun||1:00 PM||Mother’s Day Open House|
Mothers and their families are admitted free at the Friendship Firehouse Museum on Mother’s Day.
|May 20, 2017||Sat||1:00 PM||Civil War Firefighting Walking Tour|
The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour explores firefighting during the occupation.
|Jun 8, 2017||Thu||7:30 PM||Fort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee|
|Jun 13, 2017||Tue||7:30 PM||Lecture-“The Journal of Anne Reading"|
Margaret Irwin will discuss Anne’s life dressed as a Civil War nurse, and will sign copies of her book following the program.
|Jun 18, 2017||Sun||1:00 PM||Father’s Day Open House|
The Friendship Firehouse Museum is free for fathers and their families on Father’s Day.