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    Calendar of Events

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    Date    TimeEvent
    Apr 24, 2014 Thu 6:30 PMWar Of 1812 Film Gala
    Enjoy a special screening of Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World at Old Town Theatre, 815-1/2 King Street, complete with cocktail reception, exhibition of clothing worn on the film set, and a pre-screening film discussion on Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. to mark the launch of the City of Alexandria’s War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration. ...
    Apr 30, 2014 Wed 7:00 PMFree Lecture by Suzanne Smith
    The Museum will host Professor Suzanne Smith who will give a lecture entitled To Serve the Living: Funeral Directors and the African American Way of Death. This event is free and open to the public.
    May 3, 2014 Sat 1:30 PMFood History Symposium
    Event includes 4 presentations, a tasting, and a book-signing
    May 6, 2014 Tue 7:30 AMLecture: The Internal Enemy, Slavery and War
    Lecture: The Internal Enemy, Slavery and War in Virginia from 1772 to 1832. Alan Taylor, University of California.
    May 15, 2014 Thu 7:30 PMA Look at Alexandria's General Samuel Cooper
    A Look at Alexandria's General Samuel Cooper, the highest ranking officer of the Confederacy Using family materials, his great-great granddaughter will discuss his character, personal life and service in the United States and Confederate armies. Born a Yankee, he died a dedicated Alexandrian. Presented By Marion Robinette, Descendant of General ...
    May 17, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting in Civil War Alexandria
    The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour will explore firefighting during the Union occupation.
    May 28, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMLecture: Through The Perilous Fight
    Lecture: Through the Perilous Fight.
    May 31, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting in Civil War Alexandria
    The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour will explore firefighting during the Union occupation.
    Jun 19, 2014 Thu 7:30 PMConfederates in Alexandria's Ivy Hill Cemetery
    Significant Confederates Buried in Alexandria's Ivy Hill Cemetery Who was  Turner Ashby, and how did the amazing spy Frank Stringfellow end up in Alexandria? Why was Col. Richard Bland Lee II famous before the Civil War? This lecture will explore the stories of these and other Confederates buried at Ivy Hill Cemetery. Presented By Don Hakenson, ...
    Jun 30, 2014 Mon 9:00 AMCivil War Kids Mini Camp
    Civil War Kids Mini-Camp, June 30, July 1 and July 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This fun and educational history mini-camp is for children ages 8-12. The program features drilling, games, arts & crafts activities, learning about Civil War army life, and special guest reenactors. Advanced registration required. Cost is $150 per camper; space is limited to ...
    Jul 1, 2014 Tue 9:00 AMCivil War Kids Mini Camp
    Civil War Kids Mini-Camp, June 30, July 1 and July 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This fun and educational history mini-camp is for children ages 8-12. The program features drilling, games, arts & crafts activities, learning about Civil War army life, and special guest reenactors. Advanced registration required. Cost is $150 per camper; space is limited to ...
    Jul 2, 2014 Wed 9:00 AMCivil War Kids Mini Camp
    Civil War Kids Mini-Camp, June 30, July 1 and July 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This fun and educational history mini-camp is for children ages 8-12. The program features drilling, games, arts & crafts activities, learning about Civil War army life, and special guest reenactors. Advanced registration required. Cost is $150 per camper; space is limited to ...
    Jul 12, 2014 Sat 10:00 AMCivil War Reenactment Weekend
    Civil War Reenactment Weekend at Fort Ward, recognizing the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Stevens, the only battle fought in the Defenses of Washington. Union and Confederate camps and Living History activities. Saturday's schedule features a skirmish interpreting the historic battle, at 2 p.m. Sunday's schedule includes a concert by the Federal ...
    Jul 13, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMCivil War Reenactment Weekend
    Civil War Reenactment Weekend at Fort Ward, recognizing the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Stevens, the only battle fought in the Defenses of Washington. Union and Confederate camps and Living History activities. Saturday's schedule features a skirmish interpreting the historic battle, at 2 p.m. Sunday's schedule includes a concert by the Federal ...
    Aug 31, 2014 Sun 12:00 PMWar of 1812 Commemorative Event
    Commemorate the War of 1812 and its impact on Alexandria

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