Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
Jan 30, 2020 Thu 7:30 PMBirthnight Ball Dance Classes
In preparation for the Birthnight Ball on February 15th, learn 18th century English country dancing from expert dance instructors.
Feb 6, 2020 Thu 7:30 PMBirthnight Ball Dance Classes
In preparation for the Birthnight Ball on February 15th, learn 18th century English country dancing from expert dance instructors.
Feb 13, 2020 Thu 7:30 PMBirthnight Ball Dance Classes
In preparation for the Birthnight Ball on February 15th, learn 18th century English country dancing from expert dance instructors.
Feb 15, 2020 Sat 5:30 PMAnnual George Washington Birthnight Banquet/Ball
Set in year 1799, you are invited to the recreation of this famous celebration of Washington’s Birthday.
Feb 16, 2020 Sun
Cancelled-Revolutionary War Reenactment
Historic Revolutionary War camp and tactical demonstrations throughout the day including a skirmish between the Redcoats and the Colonial Army.
Feb 17, 2020 Mon 11:00 AMParade Day Open House
Enjoy the annual George Washington parade and tour the tavern for FREE!
Feb 22, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMA Complicated Hospitality Tour
Through the stories, experiences, and archival traces of those enslaved by John Gadsby, consider how the nuances of urban slavery expand our understanding of slavery and Alexandria.
Feb 22, 2020 Sat 11:00 AMOutfitting the Men of Fort Ward
Museum interpreters in Union uniform will describe the clothing, military accessories and equipment of the Federal soldiers who were stationed at Fort Ward throughout the Civil War.
Mar 14, 2020 Sat 11:00 AMCivil War Women’s Day
In recognition of Women’s History Month, learn about the dress, skills and contributions of women during the Civil War from reenactors who will present on-going talks, displays and demonstrations.
Apr 28, 2020 Tue 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.
May 16, 2020 Sat 11:00 AMFort Tour and Concert for Armed Forces Day
In recognition of Armed Forces Day, combine a soldier-led guided tour of Fort Ward with a performance of Civil War brass band music!
Jun 6, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMCivil War Camp Day
Civil War reenactors present camp life activities, drills and firing demonstrations, displays of clothing and equipment, and civilian impressions.
Jun 6, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMSpecialty Tours - Hamilton’s BFFs + Frenemies
Hamilton’s world emerges through the rooms of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
Jun 13, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMSpecialty Tours - Hamilton’s BFFs + Frenemies
Hamilton’s world emerges through the rooms of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
Jun 20, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMSpecialty Tours - Hamilton’s BFFs + Frenemies
Hamilton’s world emerges through the rooms of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
Jun 27, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMSpecialty Tours - Hamilton’s BFFs + Frenemies
Hamilton’s world emerges through the rooms of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.

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