Calendar of Events

List of Calendar Events

Date    TimeEvent
Feb 3, 2018 Sat 11:00 AMLecture: Harriet Jacobs and Julia Wilbur
Writer, editor, and author Paula Whitacre will deliver a lecture on Civil War aid worker Harriet Ann Jacobs. Jacobs, who lived in Alexandria during the Civil War, wrote about her war experiences working with Alexandria’s contraband population.
Feb 10, 2018 Sat 11:00 AMDignity and Defiance: Mary Church Terrell
Raised in privilege but degraded by persistent racial prejudice, Mary Church Terrell fought for the basic human right to be treated equally.
Feb 18, 2018 Sun 10:00 AMRevolutionary War Day
Learn about the army life and fighting tactics of Revolutionary War.
Mar 1, 2018 Thu 7:30 PMThe Lyceum WWI Lecture Series-“The Hello Girls”
Lecture and book signing by Elizabeth Cobbs.
Mar 15, 2018 Thu 7:30 PMThe Lyceum WWI Lecture Series'Doing Our Bit'
Doing Our Bit(While Having a Bit of Fun): American Nurses in World War I," by Marian Moser Jones, a social historian and ethicist of public health.
Mar 22, 2018 Thu 7:30 PMThe Lyceum WWI Lecture Series-Sowing the Seeds
"Sowing the Seeds of Victory: The Women's Land Army of America in Virginia and Washington DC, 1917-1920," lecture by Anna Kiefer.
Mar 24, 2018 Sat 11:00 AMWomen's Civil War Day
In celebration of Women's History Month, civilian interpreters portray the dress, skills and contributions of women during the Civil War.
Apr 8, 2018 Sun 11:00 AMApothecary Geek Tour: Civil War Apothecary
On this guided tour learn about the events in Alexandria during the Civil War through the lens of this family pharmacy.
May 31, 2018 Thu 7:30 PMLecture: Right Hand Man?
Alexander Hamilton’s Relationship With George Washington: The Musical vs the Reality