Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
Jun 23, 2024 Sun 11:00 AMSpecialty Tour: Outlandish Tour
Tour the Apothecary Museum and learn about the role of 18th century female healers on this tour that focuses on the herbal medicines featured in Diana Gabaldon’s celebrated Outlander series of novels.
Jun 23, 2024 Sun 2:00 PMFamily Day with Young Historians
Every Sunday, June 16 through Labor Day weekend, guests can meet our Junior Docents, young historians grade 4 and up, as they share the stories of the tavern. The afternoon includes historic chocolate making demonstrations.
Jun 23, 2024 Sun 2:00 PMFamily Day with Young Historians
Every Sunday, June 16 through Labor Day weekend, guests can meet our Junior Docents, young historians grade 4 and up, as they share the stories of the tavern. The afternoon includes historic chocolate making demonstrations.
Jun 26, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMFort Ward Park Playground Community Meeting
City of Alexandria community members are invited to attend an upcoming meeting to receive updates on the Fort Ward Park Playground relocation.
Jun 26, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMLecture: History of the Alexandria Fire Department
The Alexandria Historical Society presents From Buckets to Motors: The History of the Alexandria Fire Department, A Lecture by Catherine Weinraub, Friendship Firehouse Historian.
Jun 28, 2024 Fri 6:30 PMSpecialty Tour, Hamilton’s BFFs & Frenemies
Inspired by the musical Hamilton, learn how the paths of Washington, Lafayette, Jefferson, Madison, and Burr all intersected with this local tavern. Includes discussion of the issues they faced and how their choices impacted local citizens.
Jun 30, 2024 Sun 11:00 AMSpecialty Tour: Midwifery
Midwives did more than deliver babies! Explore the role, knowledge, and challenges of Midwives through the lens of the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum and its collection of historic medicines and archives.
Jun 30, 2024 Sun 2:00 PMFamily Day with Young Historians
Every Sunday, June 16 through Labor Day weekend, guests can meet our Junior Docents, young historians grade 4 and up, as they share the stories of the tavern. The afternoon includes historic chocolate making demonstrations.
Jul 5, 2024 Fri 6:30 PMSpecialty Tour, Hamilton’s BFFs & Frenemies
Inspired by the musical Hamilton, learn how the paths of Washington, Lafayette, Jefferson, Madison, and Burr all intersected with this local tavern. Includes discussion of the issues they faced and how their choices impacted local citizens.
Jul 7, 2024 Sun 11:00 AMSpecialty Tour: A Magical Apothecary
Learn about the muggle botanical science that inspired the potions and herbology in the Harry Potter series, and make your own magical sleeping potion! Recommended for ages 8 and up.
Jul 7, 2024 Sun 2:00 PMFamily Day with Young Historians
Every Sunday, June 16 through Labor Day weekend, guests can meet our Junior Docents, young historians grade 4 and up, as they share the stories of the tavern. The afternoon includes historic chocolate making demonstrations.
Jul 8, 2024 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister City Committee 
In-person meeting
Jul 12, 2024 Fri 6:30 PMSpecialty Tour, Hamilton’s BFFs & Frenemies
Inspired by the musical Hamilton, learn how the paths of Washington, Lafayette, Jefferson, Madison, and Burr all intersected with this local tavern. Includes discussion of the issues they faced and how their choices impacted local citizens.
Jul 13, 2024 Sat 10:00 AMStory Time for Little Historians
This story time features books written by and about African American people and other communities of color to educate and inspire our youngest visitors.
Jul 14, 2024 Sun 2:00 PMFamily Day with Young Historians
Every Sunday, June 16 through Labor Day weekend, guests can meet our Junior Docents, young historians grade 4 and up, as they share the stories of the tavern. The afternoon includes historic chocolate making demonstrations.
Jul 16, 2024 Tue 7:00 AMHistoric Alexandria Resources Commission
In-person meeting
Jul 17, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting
Jul 18, 2024 Thu 5:00 PMFairfax Resolves Program and Marker Dedication
Join us on July 18 – exactly 250 years after British colonists in Virginia wrote radical and influential words that forged the path to revolution. The evening includes history booths, a marker dedication, the United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps performance, and remarks by reenactors portraying George Washington and George Mason. Keynote ...
Jul 21, 2024 Sun 11:00 AMSpecialty Tour: Outlandish Tour
Tour the Apothecary Museum and learn about the role of 18th century female healers on this tour that focuses on the herbal medicines featured in Diana Gabaldon’s celebrated Outlander series of novels.
Jul 21, 2024 Sun 2:00 PMFamily Day with Young Historians
Every Sunday, June 16 through Labor Day weekend, guests can meet our Junior Docents, young historians grade 4 and up, as they share the stories of the tavern. The afternoon includes historic chocolate making demonstrations.
Jul 28, 2024 Sun 1:00 PMScience Behind Harry Potter
In honor of Harry Potter’s birthday, tour the Apothecary Museum to see the historic muggle herbology and potions referenced in the Harry Potter series and make your own potion! Recommended for ages 8 and older.
Jul 28, 2024 Sun 2:00 PMFamily Day with Young Historians
Every Sunday, June 16 through Labor Day weekend, guests can meet our Junior Docents, young historians grade 4 and up, as they share the stories of the tavern. The afternoon includes historic chocolate making demonstrations.
Aug 20, 2024 Tue 7:00 PMHistoric Alexandria Resources Commission
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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