Calendar of Events

Historic Alexandria Calendar

Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria

Date    TimeEvent
Feb 3, 2024 Sat 10:00 AMGadsby's Tavern Museum Closed Saturday
Gadsby's Tavern Museum is closed due to a private event.
Feb 3, 2024 Sat 11:00 AMAfrican American Emancipation in an Occupied City
Hear from editor Audrey Davis and the authors of African American Emancipation in an Occupied City, which tells the story of formerly enslaved and self-emancipated people in a newly occupied city during the Civil War.
Feb 3, 2024 Sat 6:00 PMTables of Conscience-Slavery By Another Name
We are excited to announce a new round of Tables of Conscience book-themed dinners to raise money for the 2024 scholarships in the names of Joseph McCoy and Benjamin Thomas.
Feb 6, 2024 Tue 10:00 AMHistoric Alex Resources Commission Subcommittee
Historic Alexandria Resources Commission Advocacy Subcommittee Meeting
Feb 6, 2024 Tue 5:00 PMACRP Remembrance Steering Committee
An in-person meeting at Alexandria Black History Museum.
Feb 8, 2024 Thu
CANCELLED: Crepes & Galettes, Celebrating Chandeleur
This Alexandria Caen Sister City Committee Event has been cancelled.
Feb 9, 2024 Fri 6:00 PMMind your Manners! Balls in Early America
Gadsby's Tavern Museum is famous in part because George Washington celebrated his Birthnight Ball there, but there's so much more to the story! From scandal to social class, balls reveal the political intrigue and power structures that were part of early America. Learn more through this specialty tour.
Feb 10, 2024 Sat 10:00 AMStory Time for Little Historians
Join Oumie for an Afro-centric story time at the Alexandria Black History Museum on the second Saturday of each month. This fun and educational story time is geared to children ages 5-8 years old. This free story time is held in the Museum's Parker-Gray Gallery 10-10:30 a.m.
Feb 10, 2024 Sat 10:00 AMMind your Manners! Balls in Early America
Gadsby's Tavern Museum is famous in part because George Washington celebrated his Birthnight Ball there, but there's so much more to the story! From scandal to social class, balls reveal the political intrigue and power structures that were part of early America. Learn more through this specialty tour.
Feb 10, 2024 Sat 11:00 AMAfrican American Heritage Trail Ribbon Cutting
Celebrate the installation of AAHT signs along Alexandria's historic waterfront.
Feb 10, 2024 Sat 6:00 PMTables of Conscience-Slavery By Another Name
We are excited to announce a new round of Tables of Conscience book-themed dinners to raise money for the 2024 scholarships in the names of Joseph McCoy and Benjamin Thomas. The February 10 dinner has SOLD OUT.
Feb 14, 2024 Wed 8:15 AMHistoric Restoration and Preservation Com Meeting
In-person meeting
Feb 14, 2024 Wed 8:15 AMHistorical Restoration and Preservation Commission
In-person meeting
Feb 15, 2024 Thu 12:00 PMACRP McCoy Remembrance Planning Meeting
In-person meeting at Lloyd House
Feb 17, 2024 Sat 6:00 PMWashington's Entertainments: A Birthnight Event
Join us Saturday, February 17 at 6 p.m. to commemorate George Washington’s birthday with a four-course dinner in Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, where Washington celebrated his Birthnight in 1798 and 1799. During dinner, enjoy a sampling of 18th-century entertainments typically found in taverns in Washington’s lifetime. The night will include live musicians, ...
Feb 18, 2024 Sun 2:00 PMSOLD OUT: Washington Revels Jubilee Voices Concert
Join Washington Revels Jubilee Voices for an exploration of the Gullah-Geechee culture and life in St Simons Island, SC. Location to be announced.
Feb 20, 2024 Tue 7:00 PMHistoric Alexandria Resources Commission
In-person meeting
Feb 21, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting
Feb 25, 2024 Sun 2:00 PMFinding the Family of Joseph McCoy
In-person meeting
Feb 28, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMVirtual Lecture: Kidnapped into Slavery
Zoom meeting
Feb 29, 2024 Thu 7:00 PMMeaningful Conversations about Racism
In-person meeting
Mar 5, 2024 Tue 10:00 AMHARC Advocacy Meeting
In-person meeting at La Madeleine
Mar 5, 2024 Tue 5:00 PMACRP Remembrance Steering Committee
An in-person meeting at Alexandria Black History Museum.
Mar 13, 2024 Wed 8:15 AMHistoric Restoration and Preservation Com Meeting
In-person meeting
Mar 20, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting
Mar 21, 2024 Thu 12:00 PMACRP McCoy Remembrance Planning Meeting
In-person meeting
Apr 2, 2024 Tue 10:00 AMHARC Advocacy Meeting
In-person meeting
Apr 2, 2024 Tue 5:00 PMACRP Remembrance Steering Committee
An in-person meeting at Alexandria Black History Museum.
Apr 17, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting
Apr 18, 2024 Thu 12:00 PMACRP McCoy Remembrance Planning Meeting
In-person meeting
Apr 23, 2024 Tue 6:00 PMMcCoy Remembrance Event
In-person meeting
May 7, 2024 Tue 10:00 AMHARC Advocacy Meeting
In-person meeting
May 7, 2024 Tue 5:00 PMACRP Remembrance Steering Committee
An in-person meeting at Alexandria Black History Museum.
May 15, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting
Jun 4, 2024 Tue 10:00 AMHARC Advocacy Meeting
In-person meeting
Jun 4, 2024 Tue 5:00 PMACRP Remembrance Steering Committee
In-person meeting at Alexandria Black History Museum
Jun 12, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting
Jul 2, 2024 Tue 10:00 AMHARC Advocacy Meeting
In-person meeting
Jul 17, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting
Sep 18, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting
Oct 16, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting
Nov 20, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting
Dec 18, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting

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