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    Calendar of Events

    List of Calendar Events

    Date    TimeEvent
    Apr 2, 2015 Thu 8:00 PMUSAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum
    USAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum. Diversity of Saxophone, featuring saxophonist, MSgt Jeremy Koch and pianist, Yu-Hsuan Liao.
    Apr 9, 2015 Thu 8:00 PMUSAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum
    USAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum. Music for Euphonium, featuring TSgt Matthew Shipes, euphonium.
    Apr 11, 2015 Sat 1:30 PMNational Tartan Day Festival
    Celebration of National Tartan Day and Scottish-American heritage.
    Apr 12, 2015 Sun 2:00 PMJames Bland Music Scholarship Competition
    James Bland Music Scholarship Competition. Lions of Northern Virginia, District 24-A. High school level instrumentalists and vocalists will perform and compete for awards, and the opportunity to advance to the state finals in Tysons Corner on May 15.
    Apr 12, 2015 Sun 6:00 PMChamber Music: Friday Morning Music Club
    Join Friday Morning Music Club artists for an evening of chamber music, featuring Dorotea Racz and Dmitry Samogray performing the Shostokovich Sonata for cello and piano in D Minor, op. 40 and Gwyn Jones and Rosanne Conway performing the Sonata for flute and piano by Francis Poulenc. The program will include additional works for voice, strings and small ...
    Apr 16, 2015 Thu 8:00 PMUSAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum
    USAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum. Music for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano, featuring the Felsen Trio, TSgt Mandi Harper, soprano and TSgt Sara Wollmacher.
    Apr 17, 2015 Fri 2:30 PMAmerican Youth Philharmonic
    Orchestra Recital by AYPO students from the Chamber Music Program.
    Apr 18, 2015 Sat 8:00 PMEvening with Miroslav Tadic and Merima Kljuco
    Evening with Miroslav Tadic and Merima Kljuco: Guitar and Accordion Duo performing Contemporary World and Classical Music Miroslav Tadic ( guitarist, composer and improviser and Merima Kljuco (, two acclaimed masters combine vast and diverse experiences to create deeply moving and unique musical ...
    Apr 19, 2015 Sun 2:00 PMBeau Soir Ensemble
    Flute, Viola, and Harp Chamber Concert by the Beau Soir Ensemble, Carrie Rose (flute), Jennifer Ries (viola) and Michelle Myers Lundy (harp), works by Debussy, David Bruce, Dubois and others.
    Apr 25, 2015 Sat 8:30 AMStrides toward Success
    Project Discovery hosts it's 18th Annual Walkathon fund-raiser where participants will run/walk around the park totaling 3k. Project Discovery staff will have tables set up for participants to pay/register and distribute refreshments.
    Apr 25, 2015 Sat 3:00 PMThe Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra
    The Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra, a conductorless orchestra, will present works by Rossini, Dvorak, and Mendelssohn.
    Apr 25, 2015 Sat 7:00 PMConcert: With Strings Attached
    With Strings Attached: saxophonist Anders Lundegård and clarinetist Terry Guidetti with the Cherry Blossom String Quartet. Works by Mozart, Weber and some Jazz. Reception to follow.
    Apr 26, 2015 Sun 1:00 PMMoroccan Artisans Showcase
    Celebration of Moroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    Apr 26, 2015 Sun 7:00 PMAll About Music: Music in Recital
    All About Music; Music in recital; Performers are Guity Adjoodan (Piano), Robert & Rocio Ford (Accordion & Castanets), Jeremiah Baker (Saxophone), Vladimir Fridman, (Guitar).Presented by Unique Foundation, An exciting night of music in recital by various performers to raise funds for breast cancer research.
    Apr 27, 2015 Mon 11:00 AMMoroccan Artisans Showcase
    Celebration of Moroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    Apr 28, 2015 Tue 11:00 AMMoroccan Artisans Showcase
    Celebration of Moroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    Apr 29, 2015 Wed 11:00 AMMoroccan Artisans Showcase
    Celebration of Moroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    May 1, 2015 Fri 7:00 PMSUclarinets: Shenandoah Conservatory
    SUclarinets Shenandoah Conservatory's award winning clarinet choir under the direction of acclaimed clarinet soloist Garrick Zoeter, performs works by Mozart, Handel, Vivaldi, Gershwin, and the United States premiere of Guillaume Connesson's Scene's From A Contemporary Life for Clarinet and Bass Clarinet Duo.
    May 3, 2015 Sun 7:00 AM2015 Shelter Walk for Homeless Animals
    1.5 mile walk for people and their companion animals to raise awareness and funds for the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter and the activities of the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria.
    May 3, 2015 Sun 1:30 PMStepalive! Walkathon
    A 5K or 5 mile fun run from First Christian Church through Old Town and back.
    May 3, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMEclipse Chamber Orchestra at the Lyceum
    Eclipse Chamber Orchestra musicians will present two of Franz Schubert's most delightful and popular works. The Arpeggione Sonata and the Trout Quintet are masterpieces that are thrilling to hear in live performance. Featured performers are Mahoko Eguchi, viola, John Hughes, violin, Rachel Young, cello, Paul DeNola, bass, and Jiyoung Oh, piano.
    May 3, 2015 Sun 7:00 PMAmerican Youth Philharmonic Master Class
    American Youth Philharmonic Master Class with AYPO Students, directed by The Ensemble da Camera chamber music concert. A recital by AYPO students from the Chamber Music program.
    May 9, 2015 Sat 3:00 PMBarrett Bazaar
    PTA sponsored carnival with children's games and activities; food sales; music and pony rides.
    May 15, 2015 Fri 5:30 AMBike To Work Day 2015
    Regional celebration for bike commuters where participants bicycle in, enjoy music,food,gifts and there will be various vendors who will offer information.
    May 16, 2015 Sat 12:00 PMRelay For Life of Alexandria
    A community event to walk and raise funds for cancer research. This event also honors survivors of this disease. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
    May 16, 2015 Sat 7:30 PMWords&Music presents: Songs of the Spirit
    Words&Music presents the fifth installment in the ongoing series "The American Composer", this year titled Songs of the Spirit. Join us as we celebrate the richness and diversity of music that comes from the heart and speaks to the spirit.
    May 17, 2015 Sun 12:00 PMTake 25
    Outdoor event to provide safety information to parents in honor or National Missing Children's Day. Features community vendors, entertainment, and free child friendly activities.
    May 17, 2015 Sun 12:00 PMMattie Miracle Walk & Family Festival
    This is a fundraiser to raise awareness for childhood cancer. This will be the 6th annual walk and family festival to be held on the upper school campus of St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School. Located at 1000 St. Stephen's Road.
    May 24, 2015 Sun 6:00 AMAlexandria Running & Family Festival
    Half Marathon and 5K race and family festival featuring music, beer garden, inflatable amusements, food and booths.
    May 24, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMThe Eclectic Guitars: Blues in the Night
    The Eclectic Guitars: Blues in the Night. Larry Snitzler, (Classical Guitar), and Rick Whitehead, (Jazz Guitar), are at it again, with a wide-ranging variety of styles and pieces, covering the gamut from Latin American, to classical, to American jazz standards with a special emphasis on the Blues.
    May 25, 2015 Mon 1:00 PM38th Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival
    Program will include entertainment by various bands and begin with a performance by The Army Blues Jazz Ensemble, from the U. S. Army Band "Pershing's Own". There will also be food and beverage sales.
    May 31, 2015 Sun 5:00 PMA Brahms-Schumann Soirée
    A Brahms-Schumann Soirée: Chamber Music with Violin, Clarinet, Cello and Piano, The Ensemble da Camera of Washington - Ricardo Cyncynates (violin), Claire Eichhorn (clarinet), Anna Balakerskaia (piano), and cello. Works by Brahms and Schumann.
    Jun 5, 2015 Fri 11:00 AMWest End Food Truck Rodeo
    Held in the Southern Towers Parking lot on Seminary Road. Features multiple food trucks, vendors, music, face painting and children's activities.
    Jun 6, 2015 Sat 12:00 PMVirginia Foodshed Festival
    This festival will showcase the best of the Mid-Atlantic region's craft food and beverage. There will be ticketed tastings and education on local food.In addition to food there will be entertainment and games for children of all ages.
    Jun 6, 2015 Sat 2:30 PMD-Day Commemoration
    This event is a celebration of the heroism and sacrifices of our invasion forces in Normandy, France on June 6, 1944. There will be re-enactors, and a commemoration ceremony including the Old Guard and the West Point Glee Club.
    Jun 27, 2015 Sat 12:00 PMAlexandria's Food & Wine Festival
    The festival is a community-based event featuring tastes of local foods and wine, as well as artisans, a Children’s Corner, and live entertainment. The event transforms Oronoco Bay Park into a lively festival.
    Jul 11, 2015 Sat 7:00 PMUSA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration
    Program includes awards presentation, food sales, birthday cake distribution, premier concert and concludes with fireworks barge shoot.
    Aug 29, 2015 Sat 9:00 AMOld Town Open Streets Event
    An event to reclaim streets and create accessible, open, and interactive spaces for pedestrians and cyclists. Event takes place at King St from Royal to Union, Union St. from Prince to Queen. Features food, entertainmen, activities and vendors.
    Oct 3, 2015 Sat 9:00 AMSurvive The 5 5 K
    The Art of Driving will be sponsoring a race to promote educational awareness for teen drivers and parents. It will be held at Cameron Run Waterpark.
    Oct 17, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMFamily Fall Festival
    A family event featuring fall activities such as scarecrow making, pumpkin and face painting, arts and crafts, exhibitors, food vendors, puppet show, pony rides, and performing groups.
    Nov 27, 2015 Fri 6:00 PMTree Lighting Ceremony
    An official City event at which the City tree is lit and a visit by Santa to open the holiday season. Program to include welcome by the Town Crier, the Mayor and other City Officials.

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