Calendar of Events

List of Calendar Events

Date    TimeEvent
Dec 15, 2017 Fri 7:00 PMThe Late Shift: STEAM -Powered December
Science and the arts collide in December. American Geosciences Institute joins the festivities for a night of music, interactive art, artist presentations, and more. Target Gallery celebrates the opening of Interlude: Unfinished Works. Interdisciplinary artist Fumi Amano talks about her work and her experience in the Post-Graduate Residency. Presented ...
Dec 31, 2017 Sun 1:00 PMFirst Night - Alexandria Archaeology
Celebrate this year’s discovery of an almost completely intact 18th-century ship’s biscuit from Alexandria by making one of your own.
Jan 6, 2018 Sat 1:00 PMThe Masks We Wear: A Conversation
Dr. Terri Trent’s talk will be about the masks that we wear and learning how to be your best self.
Jan 14, 2018 Sun 11:00 AMSOLD OUT-Apothecary Geek Tour
If the regular 30 minute tour of the Apothecary Museum just isn’t enough, this is the tour for you!
Jan 17, 2018 Wed 1:00 PMAnnual Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Program
The 2018 annual program will be held in City Council Chambers on Monday, January 15 at from 1:00-2:00 pm. After the program, a special viewing of the posters with light refreshments will be held in the Vola Lawson Lobby.
Jan 18, 2018 Thu 7:00 PMFort Ward Interpretive Committee
Fort Ward Interpretive Committee
Jan 19, 2018 Fri 7:00 PMThe Late Shift: Brand New Day
Welcome 2018 with a spirited celebration of art, music, and dance. Warm up with an indoor art market, live performances, and pop-up activities throughout the building. Dance into the night during the silent disco with the City of Alexandria’s Mobile Art Lab.
Jan 23, 2018 Tue 10:00 AMPreserving African American Sites
Discover what art and primary sources can tell us about historic preservation and its role in communities. By studying paintings of African American Historic Sites, students will put their critical thinking skills to the test.
Jan 23, 2018 Tue 1:00 PMPreserving African American Sites
Discover what art and primary sources can tell us about historic preservation and its role in communities. By studying paintings of African American Historic Sites, students will put their critical thinking skills to the test.
Feb 11, 2018 Sun 11:00 AMSOLD OUT-Apothecary Geek Tour
Learn about the real world botanical science that inspired the potions and herbology of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, and make your own magical sleeping potion!
Feb 20, 2018 Tue 10:00 AMCitizen Firefighters: Homeschool Program
Join the bucket brigade and learn how community volunteers fought fires in colonial and early 19th-century Alexandria. Not only will students learn more about Alexandria and firefighting, but good citizenship and volunteerism today.
Feb 20, 2018 Tue 1:00 PMCitizen Firefighters: Homeschool Program
Join the bucket brigade and learn how community volunteers fought fires in colonial and early 19th-century Alexandria. Not only will students learn more about Alexandria and firefighting, but good citizenship and volunteerism today.
Feb 23, 2018 Fri 7:00 PMThe Late Shift: Uncovering the Waterfront
Alexandria's past comes to life with help from the Alexandria Archaeology Museum. Artists an innovators team up for a night of unearthed secrets, music, and trivia celebrating our region's rich history.
Mar 6, 2018 Tue 10:00 AMEarly 19th-Cen Variety Show: Homeschool Program
Enjoy an early 19th-century variety show with the kind of entertainment people enjoyed in taverns—music, magic, feats of strength, and a grand puppet show. Then make your own puppets and learn a few tricks of the trade.
Mar 6, 2018 Tue 1:00 PMEarly 19th-Cen Variety Show: Homeschool Program
Enjoy an early 19th-century variety show with the kind of entertainment people enjoyed in taverns—music, magic, feats of strength, and a grand puppet show. Then make your own puppets and learn a few tricks of the trade.
Mar 11, 2018 Sun 11:00 AMApothecary Geek Tour: An Outlandish Tour
Celebrate Women's History Month learning about the role of 18th century female healers on this tour that focuses on the herbal medicines featured in Diana Gabaldon’s celebrated Outlander series of novels.
Apr 8, 2018 Sun 11:00 AMApothecary Geek Tour: Civil War Apothecary
On this guided tour learn about the events in Alexandria during the Civil War through the lens of this family pharmacy.
May 13, 2018 Sun 11:00 AMApothecary Geek Tour: A Magical Apothecary Tour
Learn about the real world botanical science that inspired the potions and herbology of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, and make your own magical sleeping potion!
May 13, 2018 Sun 1:00 PMFree Mother’s Day Tours at the Apothecary Museum
The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Mother’s Day for all visiting mothers!
Jun 10, 2018 Sun 11:00 AMApothecary Geek Tour: Behind the Scenes
If the regular 30 minute tour of the Apothecary Museum just isn’t enough, this is the tour for you! This one-hour tour spends more time in the historic retail shop and laboratory of the old apothecary, and is led by an expert Apothecary Museum guide.
Jun 17, 2018 Sun 1:00 PMFree Father’s Day Tours at the Apothecary Museum
The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Father’s Day for all visiting fathers!

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