Calendar of Events

List of Calendar Events

Date    TimeEvent
Feb 23, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMLecture: Starving the South
From the first shot fired at Fort Sumter until the end of the war four years later, food played a crucial role in specific battles, military campaigns and civilian life throughout the Civil War.
Mar 1, 2017 Wed 9:00 AMUrban Design Advisory Committee Serving North OT
Urban Design Advisory Committee Serving Old Town North
Mar 6, 2017 Mon 5:00 PMAd Hoc Waterfront Construction Monitoring Group
Scheduled meeting
Mar 9, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
Mar 9, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMLecture: The President In The Kitchen
In this program you’ll pull up a chair to Lincoln’s table, sit beside him and son Tad at a soldiers’ campfire, and join Abraham on the porch and learn the special way he enjoyed his favorite food, the apple.
Mar 11, 2017 Sat 3:00 PMHer Story: Women in Action for Girl Scout Daisies
Celebrate women and learn about issues important to women and girls in your community at this special event!
Mar 12, 2017 Sun 12:15 PMApothecary of Mercy Civil War Tours
Explore the themes of PBS’ Mercy Street through the lens of this family-owned Apothecary that stayed in business through Alexandria’s occupation during the Civil War.
Mar 21, 2017 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission
Regular monthly meeting
Mar 21, 2017 Tue 7:00 PMHuman Rights Commission
Regular monthly meeting
Mar 25, 2017 Sat 11:00 AMDocent-Led Tour of Friendship Firehouse Museum
Come for an in-depth guided tour of Friendship’s firehouse and learn about the company’s firefighting procedures and equipment, as well as the different roles the organization played in serving the community.
Mar 26, 2017 Sun 1:00 PMThe Wonders of Science
The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is hosting a special day of 18th-century natural and medical science exploration and demonstrations related to the life and times of George Washington.
Mar 30, 2017 Thu 7:00 PMOld Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Apr 1, 2017 Sat 7:00 PM13th Annual Rum Punch Challenge
Enjoy different rum punch creations in historic tavern.
Apr 2, 2017 Sun 1:00 PMMad Science!
What do super heroes, crazy animals, and explosions have in common? A mad scientist probably made them!
Apr 9, 2017 Sun 12:15 PMApothecary of Mercy Civil War Tours
Explore the themes of PBS’ Mercy Street through the lens of this family-owned Apothecary that stayed in business through Alexandria’s occupation during the Civil War.
Apr 13, 2017 Thu 7:00 PMOld Town North SAP Community Meeting
Old Town North SAP Community Meeting
Apr 13, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
Apr 22, 2017 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting History Walking Tour
Explore Alexandria’s firefighting history on the “Blazing a Trail: Alexandria’s Firefighting History” tour.
Apr 27, 2017 Thu 7:00 PMOld Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
May 11, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
May 14, 2017 Sun 1:00 PMMother’s Day Open House
Mothers and their families are admitted free at the Friendship Firehouse Museum on Mother’s Day.
May 20, 2017 Sat 1:00 PMCivil War Firefighting Walking Tour
The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour explores firefighting during the occupation.
May 25, 2017 Thu 7:00 PMOld Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Jun 8, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
Jun 18, 2017 Sun 1:00 PMFather’s Day Open House
The Friendship Firehouse Museum is free for fathers and their families on Father’s Day.

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