Calendar of Events

List of Calendar Events

Date    TimeEvent
Mar 30, 2017 Thu 6:30 PMThe History of the Civil War in SEVEN Songs
Join historian Carson Hudson and fiddler Arden Clark as they musically explore the tragic story of a time when America was at war with itself in the 1860s
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?
Jun 13, 2017 Tue 7:30 PMLecture-“The Journal of Anne Reading"
Margaret Irwin will discuss Anne’s life dressed as a Civil War nurse, and will sign copies of her book following the program.

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