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    Fencing Class

    Title:Fencing Class
    Date & Time:Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Location:Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St. (Map This)
    Event Details:Swordsmen's Rendevous, Courtesy Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    Swordsmen's Rendevous, Courtesy Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    Learn the art and historical importance of 18th century fencing in classes taught by swordmaster Peter M. Ryan at Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 North Royal Street. Content will include basic position, preparations on the blade, attack combinations, lunge, lateral and parries, disarming, special movements and more! This class will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. Participants must be at least 11 years old. Equipment may be rented with advance notice. Admission is $15 per person. For more information, call 703.746.4242.
    Contact Phone No.:703.746.4242
    Contact Email:gadsbys.tavern@alexandriava.gov
    Fees:$15.00 per person. Equipment may be rented with advanced notice.
    Audience:Anyone may attend
    Tags:Class, Gadsby's Tavern, Old & Historic Alexandria, Old Town


    For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/4540QR Code

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