Calendar of Events

List of Calendar Events

Date    TimeEvent
Mar 25, 2017 Sat 11:00 AMDocent-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 AMBuilding 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 PMThe 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 PMThe 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 PM13th Annual Rum Punch Challenge
Enjoy different rum punch creations in historic tavern.
Apr 2, 2017 Sun 1:00 PMMad Science!
What do super heroes, crazy animals, and explosions have in common? A mad scientist probably made them!
Apr 9, 2017 Sun 12:15 PMApothecary 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 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
Apr 22, 2017 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting History Walking Tour
Explore Alexandria’s firefighting history on the “Blazing a Trail: Alexandria’s Firefighting History” tour.
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 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.
Jun 8, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
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 18, 2017 Sun 1:00 PMFather’s Day Open House
The Friendship Firehouse Museum is free for fathers and their families on Father’s Day.