Calendar of Events

List of Calendar Events

Date    TimeEvent
Aug 26, 2016 Fri 8:00 PMAlexandria Movies Under the Stars Series
The City of Alexandria invites you to a screening of the movie: Alice in Wonderland on a big inflatable screen in front of City Hall. Admission is free, some concessions will be available for sale. Participants are encouraged to bring water. There is some bench seating around the fountain area, but suggest you bring chairs as the bench seating will ...
Aug 28, 2016 Sun 12:15 PMSpecial Civil War Tour of Apothecary
The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum will offer special tours, The Apothecary and the Civil War, every Sunday at 12:30 p.m. starting June 5 through Labor Day weekend.
Aug 28, 2016 Sun 2:00 PMSpecial Family Tours at Gadsby's Tavern
Special Family Tours, led by Junior Docents grades 4-7 offered every Sunday from 2-5pm at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
Sep 4, 2016 Sun 12:15 PMSpecial Civil War Tour of Apothecary
The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum will offer special tours, The Apothecary and the Civil War, every Sunday at 12:30 p.m. starting June 5 through Labor Day weekend.
Sep 4, 2016 Sun 2:00 PMSpecial Family Tours at Gadsby's Tavern
Special Family Tours, led by Junior Docents grades 4-7 offered every Sunday from 2-5pm at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
Sep 8, 2016 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
Sep 11, 2016 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
Visit with President Madison
Sep 12, 2016 Mon 5:30 PMAd Hoc Waterfront Construction Committee
Scheduled meeting
Sep 17, 2016 Sat 10:00 AM14th Annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival
Outdoor Art Festival featuring multiple art vendors on the City's historic King Street between Washington and Union Streets with over 6 blocks of artwork by more than 200 artists from the US and abroad. This community festival features spectacular paintings, life-size sculptures, jewelry, photography, ceramics and more, offering extraordinary art for ...
Sep 17, 2016 Sat 5:00 PMMobile Art Lab presents Silent Disco
Come to the Silent Disco, an event where people dance to music broadcast via a radio transmitter listened to on wireless headphones available at the event. Those without headphones hear no music. Come dance!
Sep 19, 2016 Mon 7:30 PMPublic Records Advisory Commission
Regular meeting
Sep 20, 2016 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission
Regular monthly meeting
Sep 24, 2016 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 28, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMLecture: Making Arlandria Home
This talk explores the forces that led to these population shifts, their impact on Alexandria, and the experiences of immigrants who made Arlandria their home from the 1960’s through the 1980’s.
Sep 29, 2016 Thu 6:00 PMOld Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Oct 5, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMLecture-The Journal of Anne Reading
“The Journal of Anne Reading” documents this amazing woman’s early training and work in the Crimea with Nightingale, her later service in the Mansion House Hospital here in Alexandria during the Civil War, and some of her life after the war.
Oct 13, 2016 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
Oct 15, 2016 Sat 1:00 PM“We’ve Been Burned”: Firefighting in Civil War
This walking tour will explore firefighting during the Union occupation.
Oct 18, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMOld Town North SAP Community Meeting
Old Town North SAP Community Meeting
Oct 26, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMLecture-What a Photograph Tells Us
Learn how Charles Joyce traced the history of Francis Snow’s historical photograph of United States Colored Troops at L’Ouverture Hospital in Alexandria.
Oct 27, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMOld Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Oct 30, 2016 Sun 8:00 PMPoe in Alexandria
Actor David Keltz returns to The Lyceum’s lecture hall to re-create Poe’s visit to Virginia in 1849, shortly before his death.
Oct 31, 2016 Mon 8:00 PMPoe in Alexandria
Actor David Keltz returns to The Lyceum’s lecture hall to re-create Poe’s visit to Virginia in 1849, shortly before his death.
Nov 5, 2016 Sat 11:00 AMSpecial Docent-Led Tour of Friendship Firehouse
Come for an in-depth guided tour, before public hours, of Friendship’s firehouse and learn about the company’s firefighting procedures and equipment.
Nov 10, 2016 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
Nov 17, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMOld Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Nov 19, 2016 Sat 7:00 PMVirginia Cider Week Tasting Event
In collaboration with the Alexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee
Nov 28, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMOld Town North SAP Community Meeting
Old Town North SAP Community Meeting
Dec 3, 2016 Sat 12:00 PMScottish Walk Parade Open House
Step back in time to see Carlyle House decorated for the holidays in the style of the 18th century.
Dec 8, 2016 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
Dec 10, 2016 Sat 1:30 PMFriendship Firehouse Ornament Decorating Workshop
Come decorate and take home ornaments inspired by firefighting.
Dec 10, 2016 Sat 4:00 PMHistoric Alexandria Candlelight Tours
Travel through centuries of local history as you learn more about Alexandria during the holiday season at Carlyle House, Gadsby's Tavern Museum and the Lee-Fendall House.
Dec 11, 2016 Sun 2:00 PMColonial Handbell Ringers Concert
Enjoy your favorite holiday music performed by the Colonial Handbell Ringers!
Dec 11, 2016 Sun 4:00 PMColonial Handbell Ringers Concert
Enjoy your favorite holiday music performed by the Colonial Handbell Ringers!
Dec 14, 2016 Wed 7:00 PMOld Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Dec 17, 2016 Sat 1:30 PMFriendship Firehouse Ornament Decorating Workshop
Come decorate and take home ornaments inspired by firefighting.
Jan 12, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
Feb 9, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
Mar 9, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
Apr 13, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
May 11, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
Jun 8, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting

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