Calendar of Events

List of Calendar Events

Date    TimeEvent
Feb 25, 2017 Sat 11:00 AMFree Workshop: The Will to Adorn
Folklorist Diana Baird N’Diaye of the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage guides audiences through an exciting journey of discovery about how we make meaning through what we choose to wear, how we groom our hair, and how we refashion and adorn our bodies.
Feb 25, 2017 Sat 6:00 PMThe Washington Revels Jubilee Voices Concert
The Washington Revels Jubilee Voices ensemble is committed to the preservation of African-American history and traditions–presenting songs and stories of struggle and perseverance, trials and triumphs, as expressed through a cappella music, drama and dance.
Mar 3, 2017 Fri 5:00 PMChildren's Concert-Vive La Musique
Children and families are invited to attend a special concert with local musician, Achille, who will be singing popular children’s French songs.
Mar 3, 2017 Fri 7:00 PMThe Alexandria Sister Cities Scottish Tasting
The Alexandria Sister Cities Committee will sponsor The 4th Annual Alexandria Sister Cities Scottish Social and Whisky Tasting.
Mar 7, 2017 Tue 7:00 PMConversation with Marcus Johnson
The conversation with Marcus Johnson will include a reading of passages from his new book For the Love Of...
Mar 9, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
Mar 9, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMLecture: The President In The Kitchen
In this program you’ll pull up a chair to Lincoln’s table, sit beside him and son Tad at a soldiers’ campfire, and join Abraham on the porch and learn the special way he enjoyed his favorite food, the apple.
Mar 11, 2017 Sat 3:00 PMHer Story: Women in Action for Girl Scout Daisies
Celebrate women and learn about issues important to women and girls in your community at this special event!
Mar 12, 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.
Mar 16, 2017 Thu 7:00 PMLecture-Andy Warhol was a Hoarder
Please join the Alexandria-Caen Sister Cities committee for a lecture by Claudia Kalb, an award-winning journalist who will discuss her latest book, the New York Times bestseller Andy Warhol was a Hoarder.
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 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.
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.

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