Calendar of Events

List of Calendar Events

Date    TimeEvent
Apr 27, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMCivil War Ball Dance Classes
Dance like Emma Green!
Apr 29, 2017 Sat 11:00 AMLecture-Dismissing the Myth about the Ramsey Homes
Genealogist and historian Char McCargo Bah explores the historical issues surrounding this controversial project.
Apr 29, 2017 Sat 8:00 PMCivil War Ball
Dance in the historic Gadsby’s Tavern ballroom at the Civil War Ball.
May 9, 2017 Tue 6:30 PMLecture-A Great State and a Great Man
George Washington's Virginia is a lecture and book-signing delivered by Dr. John Maass.
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 10, 2017 Sat 10:00 AMCivil War Camp Day
Union and Confederate reenactors interpret soldier and civilian life in camps.
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.
Jun 15, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMLecture-America and the Great War
In partnership with Hooray for Books, author Margaret Wagner will lecture and sign books following her remarks.
Jun 26, 2017 Mon 9:00 AMCivil War Kids Mini-Camp
Children ages 9-12 will explore life during the Civil War through fun and educational activities.
Jun 27, 2017 Tue 9:00 AMCivil War Kids Mini-Camp
Children ages 9-12 will explore life during the Civil War through fun and educational activities.
Jun 28, 2017 Wed 9:00 AMCivil War Kids Mini-Camp
Children ages 9-12 will explore life during the Civil War through fun and educational activities.
Jun 30, 2017 Fri 10:00 AMExhibit Opens, Alexandrians Fight The Great War
Alexandrians Fight The Great War will share the experiences of local people during this important and very trying time in American history.
Jul 6, 2017 Thu 7:30 PMLecture-The Battle of the Meuse-Argonne
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the Great War, Historian Dr. Mitchell Yockelson will tell the story of the cast of remarkable individuals who fought in the forty-seven day long Meuse-Argonne battle.

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