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    Calendar of Events

    List of Calendar Events

    Date    TimeEvent
    Oct 25, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting in Civil War Alexandria Walking Tour
    When Virginia joined the Confederacy, Union troops occupied Alexandria and it became a center for transportation, supplies and medicine. Most municipal functions were assumed by the U.S. Army under the authority of the military governor. The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour will explore firefighting during ...
    Oct 25, 2014 Sat 1:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology's Family Dig Days
    Help City archaeologists screen excavated soil from a real dig on the grounds of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial! Reservations required. Please note: Event takes place at the archaeological site.
    Oct 26, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMConcert by Mike Elosh
    A live musical performance held during the Four Mile Run Farmers and Artisans Market.
    Oct 26, 2014 Sun 2:00 PM18th Annual Del Ray Halloween Parade
    A Halloween parade along Mt. Vernon Avenue. There will be live music and refreshments at the end of the parade.
    Oct 30, 2014 Thu 8:00 PMPoe in Alexandria, with actor David Keltz
    "Poe in Alexandria”, actor David Keltz portrays one of Edgar Allen Poe’s 19th century speaking engagements, including literary criticism, short stories, poetry, and musings.
    Oct 31, 2014 Fri 8:00 PMPoe in Alexandria, with actor David Keltz
    "Poe in Alexandria”, actor David Keltz portrays one of Edgar Allen Poe’s 19th century speaking engagements, including literary criticism, short stories, poetry, and musings.
    Nov 2, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMConcert by Ian Kraft
    A live musical performance held during the Four Mile Run Farmers and Artisans Market.
    Nov 8, 2014 Sat 10:00 AMSoldier-led Tours in Honor of Veteran's Day
    Tour the historic fort with an interpreter who will portray a Civil War veteran returning to Fort Ward and reminiscing about his army experience in the Defenses of Washington. Tours begin in the Museum at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and last about 90 minutes each.
    Nov 8, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMOrnament Decorating at Friendship Firehouse
    Come decorate and take home dough ornaments made in shapes inspired by firefighting. Put your own unique embellishments on forms such as fire helmets, fire trucks, and fire hydrants. They are great decorations for the home or office, during the holidays or any time of year --- and make excellent gifts! Don’t miss this opportunity to create a special ...
    Nov 8, 2014 Sat 2:00 PMSoldier-led Tours in Honor of Veteran's Day
    Tour the historic fort with an interpreter who will portray a Civil War veteran returning to Fort Ward and reminiscing about his army experience in the Defenses of Washington. Tours begin in the Museum at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and last about 90 minutes each.
    Nov 15, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMOrnament Decorating at Friendship Firehouse
    Come decorate and take home dough ornaments made in shapes inspired by firefighting. Put your own unique embellishments on forms such as fire helmets, fire trucks, and fire hydrants. They are great decorations for the home or office, during the holidays or any time of year --- and make excellent gifts! Don’t miss this opportunity to create a special ...
    Nov 22, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMOrnament Decorating at Friendship Firehouse
    Come decorate and take home dough ornaments made in shapes inspired by firefighting. Put your own unique embellishments on forms such as fire helmets, fire trucks, and fire hydrants. They are great decorations for the home or office, during the holidays or any time of year --- and make excellent gifts! Don’t miss this opportunity to create a special ...
    Nov 28, 2014 Fri 6:00 PMAlexandria Tree Lighting Ceremony
    Annual event at which the City tree is lit, performances and a visit by Santa to open the Holiday season.
    Dec 5, 2014 Fri 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Chistmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 6, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMScottish Christmas Walk Parade
    44th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade
    Dec 6, 2014 Sat 6:00 PMDel Ray Celebration of the Holidays
    Santa will be at the location. There will be Christmas carols and a chance to take your picture with Santa.
    Dec 12, 2014 Fri 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Chistmas celebration. Food, beverage and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 13, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Chistmas celebration. Food, beverage and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 13, 2014 Sat 12:00 PMCivil War Christmas in Camp Open House
    Event is based in and around the Museum and historic fort. Holiday event interprets how Christmas was observed during the Civil War. Features a patriotic Santa Claus, living history interpreters, a Victorian tree, the Officers’ Hut decorated for the season, crafts for children, and light refreshments. On-going activities from 12-4 p.m., with soldier-guided ...
    Dec 14, 2014 Sun 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Chistmas celebration. Food, beverage and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 14, 2014 Sun 2:00 PMColonial English Handbell Ringers Recital
    The Colonial English Handbell Ringers present "Suite Dreams" this holiday season featuring an 80-plus handbell performance of several beloved Nutcracker Suite selections. This year's holiday concert will also include some new arrangements of popular classics, and of course, the ever-popular audience participation sing along. Join us as we ring in a ...
    Dec 14, 2014 Sun 4:00 PMColonial English Handbell Ringers Recital
    The Colonial English Handbell Ringers present "Suite Dreams" this holiday season featuring an 80-plus handbell performance of several beloved Nutcracker Suite selections. This year's holiday concert will also include some new arrangements of popular classics, and of course, the ever-popular audience participation sing along. Join us as we ring in a ...
    Dec 19, 2014 Fri 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Chistmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 20, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Chistmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 21, 2014 Sun 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Chistmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 22, 2014 Mon 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Chistmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 23, 2014 Tue 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Chistmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 24, 2014 Wed 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Chistmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 31, 2014 Wed 12:00 PMFirst Night Alexandria
    Family friendly celebration of the new year through the performing arts.
    May 30, 2015 Sat 12:00 PMCroquet Day
    A croquet tournament will be played on multiple concurrent fields. Food and activities will be organized for team members, families, and spectators.
    Aug 7, 2015 Fri 5:30 PMMovie Night @ Four Mile Run
    Viewers will enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy, drinks and a (PG)movie for the entire family to enjoy.
    Sep 12, 2015 Sat 5:30 PMMovie Night @ Four Mile Run
    Viewers will enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy, drinks and a (PG)movie for the entire family to enjoy.

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