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    Calendar of Events

    List of Calendar Events

    Date    TimeEvent
    Aug 20, 2014 Wed 12:00 PMCanal Center Plaza Concert
    Performance by the band, dont panic, featuring rock, at the amphitheatre located on the waterfront. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch. This series in held in partnership with Tishman Speyer.
    Aug 21, 2014 Thu 10:00 AM75th Anniversary Celebration 1939 Library Sit-In
    The event will be held outside on the 700 block of Queen Street in front of the Barrett Library and the Lloyd House courtyard with various activities, vendors, exhibitors, musical performances, food and beverage sales.
    Aug 24, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMConcert
    Concerts at Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market featuring local artists. Mike Elosh is this week's artist. List of scheduled performers is subject to change without notice, visit the website for listings.
    Aug 24, 2014 Sun 1:00 PMFamily Day—Science behind the Ice Well
    Family Fun at Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    Aug 30, 2014 Sat 10:00 AMWar of 1812 Signature Event Weekend
    Commemorate the War of 1812 and its impact on Alexandria
    Aug 31, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMConcert
    Concerts at Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market featuring local artists. Jong Lee is this week's artist. List of scheduled performers is subject to change without notice, visit the website for listings.
    Aug 31, 2014 Sun 11:00 AMWar of 1812 Signature Event Weekend
    Commemorate the War of 1812 and its impact on Alexandria
    Sep 5, 2014 Fri 4:00 PMSpark Health Fair And Field Day
    Opportunity for the community to connect to the best health and wellness providers in value, service and skill. Each participant will be given the opportunity to ask questions of each provider/sponsor and make their "health happen" on the "Who's in Your Corner" card. Entertainment, booths and activities.
    Sep 7, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMConcert
    Concerts at Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market featuring local artists. Matt Buchanan is this week's artist. List of scheduled performers is subject to change without notice, visit the website for listings.
    Sep 13, 2014 Sat 7:00 AMRagnar Relay Dc
    Running Relay on the Mt. Vernon Trail
    Sep 13, 2014 Sat 8:30 AMAL Boothe Park Playground Dedication Ceremony
    Playground and Park Improvements Dedication Ceremony
    Sep 13, 2014 Sat 10:00 AMDel Ray Artisans Alexandria Art Market
    Tented art spaces occupied by artists displaying & selling their work at the Artisans Art Gallery
    Sep 13, 2014 Sat 10:00 AM12th Annual Alexandria Festival of the Arts
    Outdoor arts festival, annual, cultural and community gathering opportunities.
    Sep 13, 2014 Sat 12:00 PMMusic Festival
    Festival to celebrate the diversity of life in Alexandria, the many historic and cultural treasures of the region's past while embracing the new and exciting opportunities for the future. The event will feature food and beverage sales, children's games, facepainting, vendors and musical performances.
    Sep 13, 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.
    Sep 14, 2014 Sun 10:00 AM12th Annual Alexandria Festival of the Arts
    Outdoor arts festival, annual, cultural and community gathering opportunity.
    Sep 14, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMConcert
    Concerts at Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market featuring local artists. Jong Lee is this week's artist. List of scheduled performers is subject to change without notice, visit the website for listings.
    Sep 19, 2014 Fri 7:00 PMFree Movie Night at John Carlyle Park
    Free screening of the Lego Movie with complimentary popcorn and water. Feel free to bring a picnic supper, blankets or low chairs and enjoy a movie under the stars!
    Sep 20, 2014 Sat 6:30 AM5K Run/Walk for Wounded Warriors Caregivers
    Run/Walk in Cameron Run Regional Park to raise funds for caregivers of wounded warriors
    Sep 20, 2014 Sat 7:30 PMCinema Del Ray
    Community Family movie night held on Mt. Vernon Recreation Center Field with food and beverage sales
    Sep 21, 2014 Sun 7:00 AMRock 'n' Stroller
    5K fun run/walk for families with strollers, but runners and walkers without strollers are welcome. The 5K finishes with a kids concert by the local kids band Rocknoceros.
    Sep 28, 2014 Sun 2:00 PMYoga Challenge With Alexandria's Health Department
    Family oriented healthy living event that includes the ypga challenge, goal setting, and healthy eating activities.
    Oct 4, 2014 Sat 6:00 AM"Survive the 5" 5k race
    Fundraiser for the Art of Driving
    Oct 11, 2014 Sat 8:00 AMYmca Active Alexandria! 5k Run/walk
    Fundraiser for YMCA Alexandria in prevention of child obesity.
    Oct 11, 2014 Sat 8:30 AMRock & Stroll to End Homelessness
    A 10K race and 5k run to raise awareness and funds for nonprofits serving the homeless. Followed by community events featuring; musical entertainment, demonstrations, lessons, food and children's activities.
    Oct 11, 2014 Sat 10:00 AMDel Ray Artisans Alexandria Art Market
    Tented art spaces occupied by artists displaying & selling their work at the Artisans Art Gallery
    Oct 11, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting History Walking Tour
    Explore Alexandria’s firefighting history on the “Blazing a Trail: Alexandria’s Firefighting History” tour. Participants learn about volunteer firefighting in early Alexandria, three devastating fires, and the five volunteer fire companies. The tour begins at the historic Friendship Firehouse, goes east on Prince Street, and returns to Friendship ...
    Oct 11, 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 18, 2014 Sat 10:00 AMAlexandria Family Fall Festival
    Family event with activities and entertainment, such as scarecrow making, puppet shows, musical performances, pony rides, facepainting, exhbitors and food sales. Some activities require tickets.
    Oct 19, 2014 Sun 7:00 AMPto's Innovation 5k
    5k to promote fitness and to benefit math & science programs at local schools. Held at the USPTO Campus & Eisenhower Ave
    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.
    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 16, 2014 Sun 7:00 AM2 Annual Usatf 12k National Road Race Championship
    National foot race
    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 7:00 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 6, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMEuropean 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 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 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 20, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMEuropean Chirstmas 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 21, 2014 Sun 11:00 AMEuropean Chirstmas 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 31, 2014 Wed 12:00 PMFirst Night Alexandria
    Family friendly celebration of the new year through the performing arts.

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