Calendar of Events

List of Calendar Events

Date    TimeEvent
Apr 29, 2017 Sat 11:00 AMLecture-Dismissing the Myth about the Ramsey Homes
Genealogist and historian Char McCargo Bah explores the historical issues surrounding this controversial project.
May 6, 2017 Sat 10:00 AMLecture-Lost Alexandria
Jay Roberts discusses his new book, Lost Alexandria: An Illustrated History of Sixteen Destroyed Homes in and Around Alexandria, Virginia.
May 9, 2017 Tue 6:30 PMLecture-A Great State and a Great Man
George Washington's Virginia is a lecture and book-signing delivered by Dr. John Maass.
May 11, 2017 Thu 6:30 PMPreservation Month-Talk
The City of Alexandria has been a leader in the field of historic preservation, from the creation of the country’s third oldest historic district in 1946 to the start of Alexandria Archaeology in 1961. May is Preservation Month, a time when communities across the country celebrate historic preservation locally.
May 11, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
May 14, 2017 Sun 1:00 PMMother’s Day Open House
Mothers and their families are admitted free at the Friendship Firehouse Museum on Mother’s Day.
May 20, 2017 Sat 11:00 AMFort Ward Tour and Civil War Concert
Observe Armed Forces Day by attending a soldier-led tour of Fort Ward at 11 a.m., followed by a concert of Civil War music by the Federal City Brass Band at 1 p.m.
May 20, 2017 Sat 1:00 PMCivil War Firefighting Walking Tour
The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour explores firefighting during the occupation.
May 20, 2017 Sat 2:00 PMPreservation Month-Walk
The City of Alexandria has been a leader in the field of historic preservation, from the creation of the country’s third oldest historic district in 1946 to the start of Alexandria Archaeology in 1961. May is Preservation Month, a time when communities across the country celebrate historic preservation locally.
May 25, 2017 Thu 5:30 PMPreservation Month-Drink
The City of Alexandria has been a leader in the field of historic preservation, from the creation of the country’s third oldest historic district in 1946 to the start of Alexandria Archaeology in 1961. May is Preservation Month, a time when communities across the country celebrate historic preservation locally.
Jun 1, 2017 Thu 7:00 PMD-Day Commemoration Lecture
Alexandria remembers the sacrifice of American troops as well as celebrates its sister city partnership with Caen, France by commemorating the anniversary of the D-Day invasions on the beaches of Normandy with two events this June, an event on Market Square on June 3, and a lecture on June 7.
Jun 3, 2017 Sat 2:30 PMD-Day Commemoration Event
Alexandria remembers the sacrifice of American troops as well as celebrates its sister city partnership with Caen, France by commemorating the anniversary of the D-Day invasions on the beaches of Normandy with two events this June, an event on Market Square on June 3, and a lecture on June 7.
Jun 8, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
Jun 10, 2017 Sat 10:00 AMCivil War Camp Day
Union and Confederate reenactors interpret soldier and civilian life in camps.
Jun 11, 2017 Sun 12:00 PMApothecary Museum Geek Tours
On the second Sunday morning of each month the Apothecary Museum will offer 1-hour special interest tours of varying themes.
Jun 13, 2017 Tue 7:30 PMLecture-“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 15, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMLecture-America and the Great War
In partnership with Hooray for Books, author Margaret Wagner will lecture and sign books following her remarks.
Jun 17, 2017 Sat 1:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology Dig Days
Assist Alexandria Archaeology at a public dig!
Jun 18, 2017 Sun 1:00 PMFather’s Day Open Houses
Celebrate history in Historic Alexandria with your Dad and treat your dad to a free tour at three historic sites!
Jun 25, 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.
Jun 26, 2017 Mon 9:00 AMCivil War Kids Mini-Camp
Children ages 9-12 will explore life during the Civil War through fun and educational activities.
Jun 27, 2017 Tue 9:00 AMCivil War Kids Mini-Camp
Children ages 9-12 will explore life during the Civil War through fun and educational activities.
Jun 28, 2017 Wed 9:00 AMCivil War Kids Mini-Camp
Children ages 9-12 will explore life during the Civil War through fun and educational activities.
Jun 30, 2017 Fri 10:00 AMExhibit Opens, Alexandrians Fight The Great War
Alexandrians Fight The Great War will share the experiences of local people during this important and very trying time in American history.
Jul 2, 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.
Jul 6, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMLecture-The Battle of the Meuse-Argonne
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the Great War, Historian Dr. Mitchell Yockelson will tell the story of the cast of remarkable individuals who fought in the forty-seven day long Meuse-Argonne battle.
Jul 8, 2017 Sat 1:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology Dig Days
Assist Alexandria Archaeology at a public dig!
Jul 9, 2017 Sun 12:00 PMApothecary Museum Geek Tours: Behind the Scenes
On the second Sunday morning of each month the Apothecary Museum will offer 1-hour special interest tours of varying themes.
Jul 9, 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.
Jul 16, 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.
Jul 17, 2017 Mon 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site!
Jul 18, 2017 Tue 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site!
Jul 18, 2017 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 19, 2017 Wed 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site!
Jul 19, 2017 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 20, 2017 Thu 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site!
Jul 20, 2017 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, 2017 Fri 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site!
Jul 23, 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.
Jul 30, 2017 Sun 1:00 PMThe Real World Science behind Harry Potter
In honor of Harry Potter’s birthday, the Apothecary is offering family-friendly tours that explore the real world of science and medicine behind J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series.
Jul 30, 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.
Jul 31, 2017 Mon 6:00 PMThe Real World Science behind Harry Potter, Adults
It’s the 20th anniversary of the world meeting Harry Potter!
Aug 5, 2017 Sat 1:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology Dig Days
Assist Alexandria Archaeology at a public dig!
Aug 6, 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 13, 2017 Sun 12:00 PMApothecary Museum Geek Tours: An Outlandish Tour
On the second Sunday morning of each month the Apothecary Museum will offer 1-hour special interest tours of varying themes.
Aug 13, 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 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 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.
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 1:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology Dig Days
Assist Alexandria Archaeology at a public dig!
Oct 7, 2017 Sat 1:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology Dig Days
Assist Alexandria Archaeology at a public dig!
Oct 21, 2017 Sat 1:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology Dig Days
Assist Alexandria Archaeology at a public dig!

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