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.
Feb 25, 2017 Sat 1:00 PMCivil War Winter Drill Day
Reenactors from the 3rd U.S. Regular Infantry, Company K, will interpret the military life of the Union soldier at Civil War Winter Drill Day at Fort Ward.
Feb 25, 2017 Sat 6:00 PMThe Washington Revels Jubilee Voices Concert
The Washington Revels Jubilee Voices ensemble is committed to the preservation of African-American history and traditions–presenting songs and stories of struggle and perseverance, trials and triumphs, as expressed through a cappella music, drama and dance.
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.
Apr 8, 2017 Sat 10:00 AMU.S. Colored Troops Living History Encampment
Reenactors from the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Co. B., and the 23rd U.S.C.T. will stage a military encampment that portrays the history, training and soldier life of African-American units associated with the Civil War defenses of Washington.
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 7:30 PMCivil War Ball Dance Classes
Dance like Emma Green!
Apr 20, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMCivil War Ball Dance Classes
Dance like Emma Green!
Apr 27, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMCivil War Ball Dance Classes
Dance like Emma Green!
Apr 29, 2017 Sat 7:30 PMCivil War Ball
Dance in the historic Gadsby’s Tavern ballroom at the Civil War Ball.
May 20, 2017 Sat 11:00 AMFort Ward Tour and Civil War Concert
Observe Armed Forces Day by attending a soldier-led tour of Fort Ward at 11 a.m., followed by a concert of Civil War music by the Federal City Brass Band at 1 p.m.
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.
Jun 4, 2017 Sun 2:30 PMEspionage Tea at Carlyle House
Are you as clever and talented as Frank Stringfellow, a real historical character featured on PBS’ Civil War drama, Mercy Street, and real-life sweetheart of Emma Green who lived at Carlyle House?

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