Calendar of Events

Historic Alexandria Calendar

Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria

Date    TimeEvent
Oct 2, 2021 Sat 10:00 AMCivil War Artillery Day At Fort Ward
Learn about the role and equipment of Civil War artillerymen in the Defenses of Washington.
Oct 4, 2021 Mon 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: Alexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee
Virtual meeting
Oct 5, 2021 Tue
CANCELLED: HARC Advocacy Subcommittee Meeting
Regular virtual meeting
Oct 5, 2021 Tue 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: George Washington Birthday Com
Virtual meeting
Oct 13, 2021 Wed 8:00 AMHistoric Restoration and Preservation Com Meeting
In-person Meeting
Oct 13, 2021 Wed 7:00 PMLecture: Sarmiento's Trepidations in Washington
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month Dr. Enrique Pumar, Fay Boyle Professor and Chair of the Santa Clara University Department of Sociology, will show how Faustino Domingo Sarmiento, the Latin American statesman and public intellectual, conceived the functioning of our democracy and the splendor of our nation’s capital at a time of great uncertainty ...
Oct 14, 2021 Thu 3:00 PMHonor the Female Stranger with Long Black Veil
Honor the Female Stranger on the anniversary of her passing AND celebrate the launch of Long Black Veil® on October 14 at Port City Brewing.
Oct 16, 2021 Sat 12:00 PMShoreline Engineering at Art Safari
Make your own messy model of 18th Century Alexandria.
Oct 18, 2021 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria Sister Cities Committee Meeting
Regular In-Person Meeting
Oct 18, 2021 Mon 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: George Washington Birthday Com
Virtual meeting
Oct 18, 2021 Mon 7:30 PMPublic Records Advisory Commission
In-Person Meeting
Oct 19, 2021 Tue 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: Historic Alexandria Resources Com Meeting
Virtual meeting
Oct 20, 2021 Wed 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: Alexandria Archaeological Commission (AAC)
Virtual meeting via zoom
Oct 20, 2021 Wed 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: Film Discussion: How the Monuments Came Down
How the Monuments Came Down,” produced by Field Studio in association with VPM, Virginia’s home for public media, is a timely and searing look at the history of white supremacy and Black resistance in Richmond.
Oct 21, 2021 Thu 7:00 PMCocktails with The Lafayette Escadrille Filmmaker
Join filmmaker Paul Glenshaw as he tells the story of The Lafayette Escadrille while making the Lafayette Cocktail, invented by Lafayette Escadrille pilots William Thaw and Raoul Lufbery.
Oct 23, 2021 Sat 12:00 PMWaterfront Archaeology at Robinson Landing
Meet city archaeologists and make your own messy model of 18th-century Alexandria.
Oct 25, 2021 Mon 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: ACRP Pilgrimage Committee Meeting
Virtual Meeting
Oct 28, 2021 Thu 4:00 PMVIRTUAL: Historic Structures Report, Freedom House Museum
The Historic Structures Report (HSR) for 1315 Duke Street, the Freedom House Museum, will be formally presented by SmithGroup. Register in advance for this webinar.
Oct 28, 2021 Thu 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: ACRP Soil and Marker Committee
Virtual Meeting
Oct 30, 2021 Sat 8:00 PMPoe in Alexandria
Don't miss an unforgettable evening – one night only – with America’s earliest master of the macabre - Edgar Allan Poe! Seating is limited to allow for distancing! Actor David Keltz returns to The Lyceum’s lecture hall to re-create Poe’s visit to Virginia in 1849, shortly before his death.
Nov 1, 2021 Mon 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: George Washington Birthday Com
Virtual meeting
Nov 8, 2021 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee Meeting
Regular In-person Meeting
Nov 10, 2021 Wed 8:00 AMHistoric Restoration and Preservation Com Meeting
In-person Meeting
Nov 13, 2021 Sat 11:00 AMCivil War Tours at Fort Ward
Fort Ward Museum will offer soldier-led tours of historic Fort Ward in recognition of Veteran’s Day on Saturday, November 13. Two 90-minute tours presented by a Union army soldier interpreter will be held.
Nov 13, 2021 Sat 2:00 PMCivil War Tours at Fort Ward
Fort Ward Museum will offer soldier-led tours of historic Fort Ward in recognition of Veteran’s Day on Saturday, November 13. Two 90-minute tours presented by a Union army soldier interpreter will be held.
Nov 14, 2021 Sun 11:00 AMOutlandish Tours at the Apothecary Museum
Celebrate the November release of Book 9 of Diana Gabaldon's beloved Outlander series with an Outlandish Tour of the Apothecary Museum. Tour this historic apothecary and learn about a few of the herbal medicines featured in Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series of novels, from cascara to dauco seeds.
Nov 15, 2021 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria Sister Cities Committee Meeting
Regular In-Person Meeting
Nov 15, 2021 Mon 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: George Washington Birthday Com
Virtual meeting
Nov 15, 2021 Mon 7:30 PMPublic Records Advisory Commission
In-Person Meeting
Nov 16, 2021 Tue 7:00 PMHistoric Alexandria Resources Com Meeting
In-person Meeting
Nov 17, 2021 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission (AAC)
In-person meeting at the Lloyd House
Nov 18, 2021 Thu 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: ACRP Soil and Marker Committee
Virtual Meeting
Nov 18, 2021 Thu 7:00 PMLecture: What Made George Washington Tick?
While recognizing him as the most important figure in American History, Professor Peter Henriques takes issue with the traditional image of George Washington as a selfless leader. Rather, his portrait of George Washington reveals a more complicated - and interesting - man who was both self-effacing and wildly ambitious, with a desire for public adulation ...
Nov 21, 2021 Sun 11:00 AMOutlandish Tours at the Apothecary Museum
Celebrate the November release of Book 9 of Diana Gabaldon's beloved Outlander series with an Outlandish Tour of the Apothecary Museum. Tour this historic apothecary and learn about a few of the herbal medicines featured in Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series of novels, from cascara to dauco seeds.
Nov 22, 2021 Mon 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: ACRP Pilgrimage Committee Meeting
Virtual Meeting
Dec 8, 2021 Wed 8:00 AMHistoric Restoration and Preservation Com Meeting
In-person Meeting
Dec 11, 2021 Sat 12:00 PMChristmas in Camp at Fort Ward
Get in the holiday spirit and learn how Christmas was observed during the Civil War at Fort Ward Museum’s annual Civil War Christmas in Camp program
Dec 13, 2021 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee Meeting
Regular In-person Meeting
Dec 15, 2021 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission (AAC)
In-person meeting at the Lloyd House
Dec 20, 2021 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria Sister Cities Committee Meeting
Regular In-Person Meeting
Dec 20, 2021 Mon 7:00 PMGeorge Washington Birthday Com
In-person meeting
Dec 20, 2021 Mon 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: ACRP Soil and Marker Committee
Virtual Meeting
Dec 20, 2021 Mon 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: ACRP Pilgrimage Committee Meeting
Virtual Meeting
Dec 20, 2021 Mon
CANCELLED: Public Records Advisory Commission
In-Person Meeting
Dec 21, 2021 Tue 7:00 PMHistoric Alexandria Resources Com Meeting
In-person Meeting

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