Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
May 21, 2019 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission Meeting
Regular Monthly Meeting
May 21, 2019 Tue 7:00 PMHuman Rights Commission - Full Commission
Regular monthly meeting
May 23, 2019 Thu 7:00 PMLecture and Book Signing-Why Old Places Matter
Tom Mayes, Vice President and Senior Counsel at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, discusses his new book Why Old Places Matter.
May 29, 2019 Wed 7:30 PMPhrenologist Nelson Sizer: Courtship and Marriage
David Keltz, renowned for his portrayal of Edgar Allan Poe, returns to the Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum to portray phrenologist Nelson Sizer.
Jun 1, 2019 Sat 8:00 AMFactory Flow Harmonizing Yoga and Sound
On the first Saturday of every month, find inner peace and creativity with this early-morning series. Start the day focused on art, health, and imagination. Sessions feature sound artists, yoga teachers, dance instructors, and more.
Jun 1, 2019 Sat 9:00 AMClean the Bay Day
In conjunction with the 31st annual Clean the Bay Day, the City is hosting a cleanup at Oronoco Bay Park on June 1 from 9 am to 11 am.
Jun 2, 2019 Sun 10:00 AMBagels and Bach Concert
You are invited to attend the Alexandria’s Office of the Arts Sunday, June 2 “Bagels and Bach” Concert scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA. Enjoy classical music, your children will become aware and will learn how to appreciate classical music, and you will be treated to a light brunch. What ...
Jun 2, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jun 6, 2019 Thu 7:00 PM“DDay at 75: Looking Back and Looking Forward”
A distinguished panel will discuss the significance of DDay: Rear Admiral Tom Flynn, Retired Judge Advocate General of the Navy Dr. Kim Bernard Holien, Retired U.S. Army Historian Brigadier General Tony Smith, U.S. Army Retired.
Jun 6, 2019 Thu 7:00 PMALX Pride 2019
Kick off the start of Capital Pride with a special mingle in Alexandria.
Jun 7, 2019 Fri 6:00 PMFirst Friday: Family Art Night
Are you looking for a memorable and inspiring evening for your family and you? With Father’s Day right around the corner, plan to create the perfect gift by attending Alexandria’s Office of the Arts First Friday: “Family Art Night” on Friday, June 7, 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA.
Jun 8, 2019 Sat 9:00 AMAnnual Waterfront Walk
Annual Walk Starting at Oronoco Bay Park at Pendleton St.
Jun 9, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jun 9, 2019 Sun 1:00 PMFacetime with History: Meet Thomas Jefferson
Guests journeying through the tavern will meet retired president Thomas Jefferson as he reflects on his life.
Jun 14, 2019 Fri 6:00 PMAfter Work Concert Series-Toccatta Players
Join us in Old Town Alexandria each second Friday of the month for a concert sponsored by The Folklore Society of Greater Washington (FSGW) and The Office of Historic Alexandria.
Jun 15, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMMonthly Puppet Shows at the Durant Arts Center
Alexandria’s Office of the Arts hosts monthly puppet shows that are fun for the very young and the young at heart. Performances are on select Saturdays and take place at 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at the Durant Arts Center, located at 1605 Cameron St.
Jun 16, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jun 16, 2019 Sun 1:00 PMFather’s Day Open House
The Friendship Firehouse Museum is free for fathers and their families on Father’s Day.
Jun 18, 2019 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission Meeting
Regular Monthly Meeting
Jun 23, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jun 23, 2019 Sun 2:00 PMTours with Young Historians
Meet the Junior Docents of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, grades 4th and up, who will be on hand to share highlights of the tavern and answer questions as guests journey through the museum.
Jun 30, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jul 7, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jul 13, 2019 Sat 7:00 PMUSA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration
Event to celebrate the 243rd birthday of the USA and the 270th 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! Out of safety and courtesy, leave your tents, umbrellas and grills at home. ...
Jul 14, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jul 16, 2019 Tue 9:00 AMClio’s Kids: A History Mini-Camp
Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places.
Jul 17, 2019 Wed 9:00 AMClio’s Kids: A History Mini-Camp
Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places.
Jul 18, 2019 Thu 9:00 AMClio’s Kids: A History Mini-Camp
Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places.
Jul 20, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMMonthly Puppet Shows at the Durant Arts Center
Alexandria’s Office of the Arts hosts monthly puppet shows that are fun for the very young and the young at heart. Performances are on select Saturdays and take place at 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at the Durant Arts Center, located at 1605 Cameron St.
Jul 21, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jul 28, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Aug 3, 2019 Sat 1:00 PMTavern Day
In honor of Tavern Day, Gadsby's Tavern Museum is offering free admission.
Aug 3, 2019 Sat 5:30 PMHarry Potter Adult Tours
In honor of Harry Potter’s birthday, visit the Apothecary Museum to see the muggle science and medicine that J.K. Rowling references in her Harry Potter series. During the one hour program, adults can explore the real world of Harry Potter while enjoying a magical cocktail and a magic lesson with Professor Snape.

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