Calendar of Events

List of Calendar Events

Date    TimeEvent
Feb 23, 2018 Fri 7:00 PMThe Late Shift: Uncovering the Waterfront
Alexandria's past comes to life with help from the Alexandria Archaeology Museum. Artists an innovators team up for a night of unearthed secrets, music, and trivia celebrating our region's rich history.
Feb 24, 2018 Sat 10:00 AMVeteran’s Meet and Greet
Free reception for all veterans living or working in Alexnadria
Feb 24, 2018 Sat 10:00 AMWalking Tour - R1South Housing Affordability
Community Walking Tour of the Focus Area for the Route 1 South Housing Affordability Strategy
Feb 26, 2018 Mon 7:00 PMCharrette Community Meeting - R1South Housing
Charrette Community Meeting in the Exhibit Hall for the Route 1 South Housing Affordability Strategy
Feb 26, 2018 Mon 7:30 PMPublic Records Advisory Commission
Regular meeting
Feb 27, 2018 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission Meeting
Regular Monthly Meeting
Feb 27, 2018 Tue 6:00 PMCharrette Open House - R1South Housing
Charrette Open House for the Route 1 South Housing Affordability Strategy
Feb 28, 2018 Wed 7:00 PMCharrette Community Meeting - R1South Housing
Charrette Community Meeting in the Exhibit Hall for the Route 1 South Housing Affordability Strategy
Mar 1, 2018 Thu 6:00 PMCharrette Open House - R1South Housing
Charrette Open House for the Route 1 South Housing Affordability Strategy
Mar 1, 2018 Thu 7:30 PMThe Lyceum WWI Lecture Series-“The Hello Girls”
Lecture and book signing by Elizabeth Cobbs.
Mar 2, 2018 Fri 7:00 PMCharrette Community Meeting - R1South Housing
Charrette Community Meeting in the Exhibit Hall for the Route 1 South Housing Affordability Strategy
Mar 3, 2018 Sat 11:00 AMSt. Patrick's Day Parade
Celebrate Irish Heritage at the Ballyshaners St. Patrick's Day Parade down King Street from Alfred St. to Lee St., Antique Car Show on N. Pitt Street and Dog Show on Market Square in front of City Hall.
Mar 4, 2018 Sun 11:00 AMApothecary Geek Tour
Learn about the real world botanical science that inspired the potions and herbology of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, and make your own magical sleeping potion!
Mar 6, 2018 Tue 10:00 AMEarly 19th-Cen Variety Show: Homeschool Program
Enjoy an early 19th-century variety show with the kind of entertainment people enjoyed in taverns—music, magic, feats of strength, and a grand puppet show. Then make your own puppets and learn a few tricks of the trade.
Mar 6, 2018 Tue 1:00 PMEarly 19th-Cen Variety Show: Homeschool Program
Enjoy an early 19th-century variety show with the kind of entertainment people enjoyed in taverns—music, magic, feats of strength, and a grand puppet show. Then make your own puppets and learn a few tricks of the trade.
Mar 8, 2018 Thu 7:00 PMThe Auld Alliance, France and Scotland
Catholic University Professor Jennifer Paxton, PhD to lecture.
Mar 10, 2018 Sat 3:00 PMHer Story: Women in Action
For Girl Scouts, Daisies, and Brownies
Mar 11, 2018 Sun 11:00 AMSOLD OUT-Apothecary Geek Tour: An Outlandish Tour
Celebrate Women's History Month learning about the role of 18th century female healers on this tour that focuses on the herbal medicines featured in Diana Gabaldon’s celebrated Outlander series of novels.
Mar 15, 2018 Thu 7:30 PMThe Lyceum WWI Lecture Series'Doing Our Bit'
Doing Our Bit(While Having a Bit of Fun): American Nurses in World War I," by Marian Moser Jones, a social historian and ethicist of public health.
Mar 17, 2018 Sat 11:00 AMDocent-Led Tour of Friendship Firehouse
Come for an in-depth guided tour of Friendship’s firehouse and learn about the company’s firefighting procedures and equipment.
Mar 19, 2018 Mon 1:00 PMApothecary Museum Summer Hours Begin
Coinciding with the Cherry Blossom Festival, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is switching to its summer hours.
Mar 19, 2018 Mon 7:30 PMPublic Records Advisory Commission
Regular meeting
Mar 22, 2018 Thu 7:30 PMThe Lyceum WWI Lecture Series-Sowing the Seeds
"Sowing the Seeds of Victory: The Women's Land Army of America in Virginia and Washington DC, 1917-1920," lecture by Anna Kiefer.
Mar 25, 2018 Sun 1:00 PMMad Science at the Apothecary Museum
Come to the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum to explore where real science and mad science collide.
Apr 3, 2018 Tue 7:00 PMSister Cities Concert-Craig Weir
Craig Weir has performed for the Queen, the Dalai Lama, Princess Anne, the Duchess of Cornwall, and Gordon Brown.
Apr 8, 2018 Sun 11:00 AMApothecary Geek Tour: Civil War Apothecary
On this guided tour learn about the events in Alexandria during the Civil War through the lens of this family pharmacy.
Apr 15, 2018 Sun 11:00 AMApothecary Geek Tour: Pharmacy Nerds
Spend more time touring the Apothecary Museum with museum volunteer, Dr. Ken Miller, retired professor of pharmacology. Ken will focus on the historic medicinal ingredients that are still used today in modern medicine while also touching upon the Stabler and Leadbeater family and business history. This tour is great for first time and return visitors. ...
Apr 21, 2018 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting History Walking Tour
Explore Alexandria’s firefighting history on the “Blazing a Trail: Alexandria’s Firefighting History” tour.
May 6, 2018 Sun 11:00 AMApothecary Geek Tour: An Outlandish Tour
Learn about the role of 18th century female healers on this tour that focuses on the herbal medicines featured in Diana Gabaldon’s celebrated Outlander series of novels.
May 13, 2018 Sun 11:00 AMSOLD OUT-Apothecary Geek Tour
Learn about the real world botanical science that inspired the potions and herbology of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, and make your own magical sleeping potion!
May 13, 2018 Sun 1:00 PMFree Mother’s Day Tours at the Apothecary Museum
The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Mother’s Day for all visiting mothers!
Jun 10, 2018 Sun 11:00 AMApothecary Geek Tour: Behind the Scenes
If the regular 30 minute tour of the Apothecary Museum just isn’t enough, this is the tour for you! This one-hour tour spends more time in the historic retail shop and laboratory of the old apothecary, and is led by an expert Apothecary Museum guide.
Jun 17, 2018 Sun 1:00 PMFree Father’s Day Tours at the Apothecary Museum
The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Father’s Day for all visiting fathers!
Jul 7, 2018 Sat 7:00 PMUSA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration
Event to celebrate the 242nd birthday of the USA and the 269th birthday of the City of Alexandria, featuring entertainment, cannon salute during the 1812 Overture, food and beverage sales, and grand Finale fireworks at 9:30. Come celebrate at the biggest party in the City! NOTE: Event Times may change.
Feb 18, 2019 Mon 11:00 AMParade Day Open House
Enjoy the annual George Washington parade and tour the tavern for FREE!

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