Historic Alexandria Calendar
Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria
| May 11, 2013|| Sat|| 9:00 AM||Attics and Alleys Walking Tour |
Find out what mysteries lie behind the closed doors of four of Alexandria’s historic sites! Attics and Alleys is a new three-hour walking tour featuring the rarely seen spaces of four sites—the Lee-Fendall House, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, and Carlyle House—revealing the remnants of stories otherwise hidden. ...
| May 11, 2013|| Sat|| 11:00 AM||Alexandria Archaeological Commission Site Tour|
Site Tour and Pot Luck Picnic, Jones Point Park, End of South Royal Street
| May 11, 2013|| Sat|| 11:00 AM||Family Legends: Bookmaking Workshops for Kids|
Make a Mother's Day Gift: In this fun and informative art class designed for families with children 6-12 years, adults and children work together to choose a “legend” in their family, write their story, and make it into a handmade storybook to take home as a Mother’s Day gift for Mom! Instructor Sushmita Mazumdar is a local book artist, writer, and ...
| May 11, 2013|| Sat|| 1:00 PM||Firefighting in Civil War Alexandria Walking Tour|
When Virginia joined the Confederacy, Union troops occupied Alexandria and it became a center for transportation, supplies and medicine. Most municipal functions were assumed by the U.S. Army under the authority of the military governor. The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” tour will explore firefighting during the ...