Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
Aug 25, 2019 Sun 11:00 AMGeek Tour – Magical Apothecary
Learn about the muggle botanical science that inspired the potions and herbology of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, and make your own magical sleeping potion!
Aug 25, 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.
Sep 1, 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.
Sep 7, 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.
Sep 9, 2019 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister Cities Cmte
Regular Meeting
Sep 11, 2019 Wed 8:00 AMAlex Historic Restoration and Preservation Com
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 13, 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.
Sep 13, 2019 Fri 7:00 PM5th Ann of the Freedmen Cemetery & Memorial
A series of events commemorating the 5th anniversary of Alexandria’s Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery and Memorial dedication.
Sep 14, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMExhibit Opening: The Journey to be Free
An exhibition highlighting the history of Alexandria’s contraband population (escaped slaves) during the Civil War.
Sep 16, 2019 Mon 7:00 PMHelsingborg-Dundee Sister Cities Committee
Regular Meeting
Sep 17, 2019 Tue 7:00 PMHARC meeting
Regular Meeting
Sep 18, 2019 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Steering Committee 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 1:00 PMEqual Justice Initiative Public Meeting
Join us for the first public meeting of Alexandria's Equal Justice Initiative.
Sep 21, 2019 Sat 1:30 PMAfternoon with Archaeologists
Ages 14+ go behind-the-scenes with Alexandria's 18th century ships.
Sep 29, 2019 Sun 11:00 AMGeek Tour – Magical Apothecary
Learn about the muggle botanical science that inspired the potions and herbology of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, and make your own magical sleeping potion!
Oct 5, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMCivil War Artillery Day at Fort Ward
Reenactors from the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery, a Union Army regiment stationed at Fort Ward, will interpret the life of typical artillerymen assigned to forts in the Washington area.
Oct 5, 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.
Oct 6, 2019 Sun 1:00 PMAmerican Pharmacists Month Open House
In honor of American Pharmacists Month the Apothecary Museum will be free.
Oct 11, 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.
Oct 13, 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.
Oct 14, 2019 Mon 7:00 PMFemale Stranger Beer Dinner with Port City
Female Stranger Beer Dinner with Port City
Oct 16, 2019 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Steering Committee Meeting
Regular Meeting
Oct 20, 2019 Sun 11:00 AMGeek Tour – Pharmacy Nerds
In honor of American Pharmacists Month spend more time touring the Apothecary Museum with a museum volunteer who is also a pharmacist.
Oct 21, 2019 Mon 7:00 PMHelsingborg-Dundee Sister Cities Committee
Regular Meeting
Oct 26, 2019 Sat 11:00 AMLecture and Candy Tasting: Sweet as Sin
Join us for an interactive lecture and candy tasting focusing on the African American role in American candy making.
Oct 27, 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.
Nov 2, 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.
Nov 3, 2019 Sun 11:00 AMGeek Tour – Behind the Scenes
If the regular 30 minute tour of the Apothecary Museum just isn’t enough, this is the tour for you!
Nov 8, 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.
Nov 9, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMCivil War Tours in honor of Veteran’s Day
Fort Ward Museum will offer two 90-minute soldier-led tours of historic Fort Ward at 10 a.m. and at 2 p.m.
Nov 9, 2019 Sat 11:00 AMLecture with C.R. Gibbs
Join us for an annual Veteran’s Day lecture with C.R. Gibbs, noted historian of the African diaspora.
Nov 9, 2019 Sat 2:00 PMCivil War Tours in honor of Veteran’s Day
Fort Ward Museum will offer two 90-minute soldier-led tours of historic Fort Ward at 10 a.m. and at 2 p.m.
Nov 17, 2019 Sun 11:00 AMGeek Tour – Outlandish Tour
Learn about the role of 18th century female healers and apothecaries on this tour that focuses on the herbal medicines featured in Diana Gabaldon’s celebrated Outlander series of novels.
Nov 18, 2019 Mon 7:00 PMHelsingborg-Dundee Sister Cities Committee
Regular Meeting
Nov 20, 2019 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Steering Committee Meeting
Regular Meeting
Nov 23, 2019 Sat 1:00 PMAlexandria Cider Festival
Enjoy a selection of ciders from more than 10 Virginia cideries.
Dec 7, 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.
Dec 7, 2019 Sat 11:00 AMScottish Walk Open House
Free admission
Dec 8, 2019 Sun 11:00 AMGeek Tour – Magical Apothecary
Learn about the muggle botanical science that inspired the potions and herbology of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, and make your own magical sleeping potion!
Dec 13, 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.
Dec 14, 2019 Sat 11:00 AMWorkshop: Kwanzaa
Join us for an annual Kwanzaa workshop suitable for adults and children.
Dec 14, 2019 Sat 12:00 PMCivil War Christmas in Camp
Get in the holiday spirit and learn how Christmas was observed during the Civil War.
Dec 14, 2019 Sat 5:00 PMYuletide by Candlelight
Travel through centuries of local history as you learn more about Alexandria during the holiday season!
Dec 16, 2019 Mon 7:00 PMHelsingborg-Dundee Sister Cities Committee
Regular Meeting
Dec 18, 2019 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Steering Committee Meeting
Regular Meeting

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