Historic Alexandria Calendar
Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria
|Jan 26, 2013||Sat||10:30 AM||Preparing for a Ball|
Balls were a girl’s favorite thing to do in the 18th century. Make a craft to take home and learn new dance steps as you explore decorative food display and dancing appropriate for an 18th century ball! Includes a dance lesson in the famous ballroom where George Washington danced at his Birthnight Ball. Hour-long program begins at 10:30am with a ...
|Jan 26, 2013||Sat||8:00 PM||Civil War Ball|
Enjoy an evening from the 1860s in the historic Gadsby’s Tavern ballroom at the Civil War Ball. Get ready for the sesquicentennial at this unique event, which will include live music, dance instruction, and period desserts. Period attire, either civilian or military, is encouraged.