Calendar of Events

List of Calendar Events

Date    TimeEvent
Sep 23, 2017 Sat 10:00 AMBoutique Car Show
For orphan cars.
Sep 23, 2017 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting History Walking Tour
Mark Fire Prevention Week and explore Alexandria’s firefighting history on the “Blazing a Trail: Alexandria’s Firefighting History” tour.
Sep 25, 2017 Mon 6:30 PMWhat’s in That Alley? Inventorying Old Town
Presentation by Mike Commisso, Cultural Resources Program Manager, National Mall and Memorial Parks, National Park Service and Chair, Alexandria Historical Restoration and Preservation Commission.
Sep 25, 2017 Mon 7:00 PMPublic Hearing on Renaming Jefferson Davis Highway
Public hearing of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Renaming Jefferson Davis Highway.
Oct 3, 2017 Tue 6:30 PMLecture-A Shopping Spree, an Auction and a Gift
Lecture by Adam T. Erby, Associate Curator at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.
Oct 3, 2017 Tue 7:00 PMHuman Rights Commission - Executive Committee
Executive Committee meeting
Oct 5, 2017 Thu 7:00 PMAdvisory Group on Renaming Jefferson Davis Highway
Meeting of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Renaming Jefferson Davis Highway.
Oct 10, 2017 Tue 7:00 PMLecture-The Fairfax's of Virginia
The Fairfax's of Virginia
Oct 14, 2017 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting in Civil War Alexandria Walking Tour
The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour will explore firefighting during the Union occupation.
Oct 16, 2017 Mon 7:30 PMPublic Records Advisory Commission
Regular meeting
Oct 17, 2017 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission Meeting
Regular Monthly Meeting
Oct 17, 2017 Tue 7:00 PMHuman Rights Commission - Full Commission
Regular monthly meeting
Oct 21, 2017 Sat 12:00 PMAlexandria International Festival
This is a family oriented festival and the event features the entertainment, food, arts and crafts, and exhibitors of a variety of countries and favorite fall activities such as scarecrow making and pumpkin painting. Food and vendor sales.
Oct 21, 2017 Sat 12:00 PM22nd Annual Art Safari
Visitors can get their hands (and clothes) a little dirty with a bevy of interactive activities and crafts at Art Safari, an Alexandria family tradition for 22 years.
Oct 24, 2017 Tue 7:00 PMLecture-An Introduction to French Comics
A high-level introduction into how a closely neighboring culture views the humble comic book in a completely different way.
Nov 18, 2017 Sat 10:00 AMKid’s Krafts at Friendship Firehouse Museum
Come create and take home craft projects inspired by early firefighting history.
Nov 24, 2017 Fri 6:00 PMTree Lighting Ceremony
An official City event at which the City tree is lit, program includes welcome by the Town Crier, the Mayor and other City Officials, a visit by Santa and holiday performances for residents and visitors to open the holiday season.
Dec 9, 2017 Sat 4:00 PMHistoric Alexandria Candlelight Tours
Travel through centuries of local history as you learn more about Alexandria during the holiday season!
Dec 10, 2017 Sun 2:00 PMColonial Handbell Ringers Concert
The Colonial English Handbell Ringers perform clad in colonial attire, bringing a 5-octave set of nearly 80 handbells from the world-famous Whitechapel foundry in London.
Dec 10, 2017 Sun 4:00 PMColonial Handbell Ringers Concert
The Colonial English Handbell Ringers perform clad in colonial attire, bringing a 5-octave set of nearly 80 handbells from the world-famous Whitechapel foundry in London.

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