Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
Feb 25, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Public Pilgrimage
Regular Meeting
Feb 25, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Marketing Meeting
Regular Meeting
Feb 29, 2020 Sat 11:00 AMRethinking Rufus: A Lecture
Dr. Thomas Foster's Rethinking Rufus is the first book-length study of sexual violence against enslaved men.
Mar 1, 2020 Sun 11:00 AMGeek Tour - Pharmacy Nerds
Spend more time touring the Apothecary Museum with a museum volunteer who is also a pharmacist.
Mar 2, 2020 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Education and Programming Meeting
Regular Meeting
Mar 3, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Public Outreach Meeting
Regular Meeting
Mar 6, 2020 Fri 9:00 AMPreserving African American Historic Places
Join us at the Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum for a one-day conference to provide networking opportunities and tools to help build capacity and strengthen organizations preserving African American historic sites in Virginia.
Mar 7, 2020 Sat 11:00 AMStory Time for Little Historians
Bring your little learners to the Alexandria Black History Museum for cultural stories and creative craft activities that introduce world history and folklore.
Mar 9, 2020 Mon 10:00 AMHARC Advocacy Committee
Regular Meeting
Mar 9, 2020 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee
Regular Meeting
Mar 10, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMLocal Author Lecture Series and Book Signing
Join us for four history lectures and book signings by local historians. March’s lecture features Dr. Anna Gibson Holloway, co-author of “Our Little Monitor,”The Greatest Invention of the Civil War.
Mar 11, 2020 Wed 8:00 AMHistoric Resources and Preservation Com Meeting
Regular Meeting
Mar 12, 2020 Thu 7:00 PMLecture: Virginia and the French and Indian War
Local historian Tom Schultz will explore life in Virginia in the 1750’s and how its citizens responded to the latest clash between world powers.
Mar 13, 2020 Fri 6:00 PMAlexandria After-Work Concert Series
Co-sponsored by the Office of Historic Alexandria and the Folklore Society of Greater Washington, join us for monthly Friday-night concerts on the second Friday of the month.
Mar 14, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMHARC Advocacy Committee
Special Meeting at the Elks Lodge, 227 N. Henry St.
Mar 14, 2020 Sat 11:00 AMCivil War Women’s Day
In recognition of Women’s History Month, learn about the dress, skills and contributions of women during the Civil War from reenactors who will present on-going talks, displays and demonstrations.
Mar 14, 2020 Sat 1:00 PMCommunity Remembrance Project Lecture Series
Join us for a series of four free lectures with historian Susan Strasser supporting the Alexandria Community Remembrance Project.
Mar 15, 2020 Sun 11:00 AMGeek Tour - A Magical Apothecary
Learn about the muggle botanical science that inspired the potions and herbology of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series and make your own magical sleeping potion!
Mar 16, 2020 Mon 6:30 PMAlexandria's EJI Research Meeting
Regular meeting
Mar 16, 2020 Mon 7:00 PMGeorge Washington Birthday Com
Regular Meeting
Mar 16, 2020 Mon 7:00 PMDundee-Helsingborg Sister Cities Committee
Regular Meeting
Mar 17, 2020 Tue
Cancelled-HARC meeting
Regular Meeting
Mar 21, 2020 Sat 11:00 AMDocent-Led Tour of Friendship Firehouse Museum
Come before public hours for an in-depth guided tour of Friendship’s firehouse. Learn about the company’s firefighting procedures and equipment, as well as the different roles the organization played in serving the community.
Mar 22, 2020 Sun 11:00 AMGeek Tour - Behind the Scenes
If the regular 30-minute tour of the Apothecary Museum just isn’t enough, this is the tour for you!
Mar 24, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Marketing Meeting
Regular Meeting
Mar 28, 2020 Sat 12:00 PMCherry Blossom Jubilee
Torpedo Factory Art Center hosts an Alexandria satellite celebration for the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
Mar 29, 2020 Sun 10:00 AMSpecialty Tour – A Toast to the Ladies!
In honor of Women’s History Month, raise a toast to the Ladies!
Mar 29, 2020 Sun 1:00 PMMad Science
Come to the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum to explore where real science and mad science collide.
Mar 31, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Fundraising Meeting
Regular Meeting
Apr 4, 2020 Sat 11:00 AMStory Time for Little Historians
Bring your little learners to the Alexandria Black History Museum for cultural stories and creative craft activities that introduce world history and folklore.
Apr 5, 2020 Sun 11:00 AMGeek Tour - A Magical Apothecary
Learn about the muggle botanical science that inspired the potions and herbology of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series and make your own magical sleeping potion!
Apr 6, 2020 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Education and Programming Meeting
Regular Meeting
Apr 7, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Public Outreach Meeting
Regular Meeting
Apr 8, 2020 Wed 8:00 AMHistoric Resources and Preservation Com Meeting
Regular Meeting
Apr 10, 2020 Fri 6:00 PMAlexandria After-Work Concert Series
Co-sponsored by the Office of Historic Alexandria and the Folklore Society of Greater Washington, join us for monthly Friday-night concerts on the second Friday of the month.
Apr 10, 2020 Fri 7:00 PMThe Late Shift: Emerging Artists
In among three floors of open artists’ studios, discover gallery receptions, thought-provoking artist talks, pop-up performances, hands-on projects, local drinks, lively music, and more.
Apr 13, 2020 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee
Regular Meeting
Apr 14, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMLocal Author Lecture Series and Book Signing
April’s lecture features Dr. John Maass.
Apr 16, 2020 Thu 7:30 PMBlossom Ball Dance Classes
In preparation for the Blossom Ball on May 2nd, learn 18th century English country dancing from expert dance instructors.
Apr 18, 2020 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting History Walking Tour
Explore Alexandria’s firefighting history on the Blazing a Trail: Alexandria’s Firefighting History tour.
Apr 19, 2020 Sun 11:00 AMGeek Tour – Outlandish Tour
Learn about the role of 18th century female healers and apothecaries on this tour that focuses on the herbal medicines featured in Diana Gabaldon’s celebrated Outlander series of novels.
Apr 20, 2020 Mon 7:00 PMDundee-Helsingborg Sister Cities Committee
Regular Meeting
Apr 20, 2020 Mon 7:00 PMGeorge Washington Birthday Com
Regular Meeting
Apr 21, 2020 Tue 1:00 PMFirefighting History Walking Tour
Explore Alexandria’s firefighting history on the Blazing a Trail: Alexandria’s Firefighting History tour.
Apr 21, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMHARC meeting
Regular Meeting
Apr 23, 2020 Thu 6:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Lynching Remembrance
Please join us for a public remembrance of the lynching of Joseph H. McCoy on April 23, 1897.
Apr 23, 2020 Thu 7:30 PMBlossom Ball Dance Classes
In preparation for the Blossom Ball on May 2nd, learn 18th century English country dancing from expert dance instructors.
Apr 25, 2020 Sat 1:00 PMCommunity Remembrance Project Lecture Series
Join us for a series of four free lectures with historian Susan Strasser supporting the Alexandria Community Remembrance Project.
Apr 28, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Marketing Meeting
Regular Meeting
Apr 28, 2020 Tue 7:30 PMPhrenologist Nelson Sizer: Courtship and Marriage
David Keltz, renowned for his portrayal of Edgar Allan Poe, returns to the Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum to portray phrenologist Nelson Sizer.
Apr 30, 2020 Thu 7:30 PMBlossom Ball Dance Classes
In preparation for the Blossom Ball on May 2nd, learn 18th century English country dancing from expert dance instructors.
May 2, 2020 Sat 11:00 AMStory Time for Little Historians
Bring your little learners to the Alexandria Black History Museum for cultural stories and creative craft activities that introduce world history and folklore.
May 2, 2020 Sat 8:00 PMBlossom Ball
Join us for this Regency-era ball with live music, English country dancing, cash bar, and seasonal dessert collation.
May 4, 2020 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Education and Programming Meeting
Regular Meeting
May 8, 2020 Fri 6:00 PMAlexandria After-Work Concert Series
Co-sponsored by the Office of Historic Alexandria and the Folklore Society of Greater Washington, join us for monthly Friday-night concerts on the second Friday of the month.
May 8, 2020 Fri 7:00 PMThe Late Shift: Art Battles
Torpedo Factory Art Center’s signature seasonal evening series features inspiring nights of eclectic art and activities. In among three floors of open artists’ studios, discover gallery receptions, thought-provoking artist talks, pop-up performances, hands-on projects, local drinks, lively music, and more.
May 10, 2020 Sun 1:00 PMMother’s Day Open House
Mothers and their families are admitted free at the Friendship Firehouse Museum on Mother’s Day.
May 10, 2020 Sun 1:00 PMFree Mother’s Day Tours
Gadsby’s Tavern Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Mother’s Day for all visiting ladies!
May 10, 2020 Sun 1:00 PMFree Mother’s Day Tours
The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Mother’s Day for all visiting ladies!
May 12, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Public Outreach Meeting
Regular Meeting
May 12, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMLocal Author Lecture Series and Book Signing
Join us for four history lectures and book signings by local historians. May’s lecture concludes the series, and features Charles Raasch, author of Imperfect Union: A Father's Search for His Son in the Aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg.
May 13, 2020 Wed 8:00 AMHistoric Resources and Preservation Com Meeting
Regular Meeting
May 16, 2020 Sat 11:00 AMFort Tour and Concert for Armed Forces Day
In recognition of Armed Forces Day, combine a soldier-led guided tour of Fort Ward with a performance of Civil War brass band music!
May 18, 2020 Mon 7:00 PMDundee-Helsingborg Sister Cities Committee
Regular Meeting
May 18, 2020 Mon 7:00 PMGeorge Washington Birthday Com
Regular Meeting
May 19, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMHARC meeting
Regular Meeting
May 26, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Marketing Meeting
Regular Meeting
May 30, 2020 Sat 1:00 PMCommunity Remembrance Project Lecture Series
Join us for a series of four free lectures with historian Susan Strasser supporting the Alexandria Community Remembrance Project.
Jun 1, 2020 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Education and Programming Meeting
Regular Meeting
Jun 6, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMCivil War Camp Day
Civil War reenactors present camp life activities, drills and firing demonstrations, displays of clothing and equipment, and civilian impressions.
Jun 6, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMSpecialty Tours - Hamilton’s BFFs + Frenemies
Hamilton’s world emerges through the rooms of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
Jun 6, 2020 Sat 11:00 AMStory Time for Little Historians
Bring your little learners to the Alexandria Black History Museum for cultural stories and creative craft activities that introduce world history and folklore.
Jun 9, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Public Outreach Meeting
Regular Meeting
Jun 10, 2020 Wed 8:00 AMHistoric Resources and Preservation Com Meeting
Regular Meeting
Jun 12, 2020 Fri 6:00 PMAlexandria After-Work Concert Series
Co-sponsored by the Office of Historic Alexandria and the Folklore Society of Greater Washington, join us for monthly Friday-night concerts on the second Friday of the month.
Jun 12, 2020 Fri 7:00 PMThe Late Shift: ALX Pride
Leading up to Capital Pride weekend, join the Alexandria-centered LGBTQ+ celebration. Find Pride displays, hands-on activities, music, and art.
Jun 13, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMSpecialty Tours - Hamilton’s BFFs + Frenemies
Hamilton’s world emerges through the rooms of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
Jun 15, 2020 Mon 7:00 PMDundee-Helsingborg Sister Cities Committee
Regular Meeting
Jun 15, 2020 Mon 7:00 PMGeorge Washington Birthday Com
Regular Meeting
Jun 16, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMHARC meeting
Regular Meeting
Jun 20, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMSpecialty Tours - Hamilton’s BFFs + Frenemies
Hamilton’s world emerges through the rooms of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
Jun 21, 2020 Sun 11:00 AMFather’s Day Open House
The Friendship Firehouse Museum is free for fathers and their families on Father’s Day.
Jun 21, 2020 Sun 1:00 PMFree Father’s Day Tours
Gadsby’s Tavern Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Father’s Day for all visiting men.
Jun 21, 2020 Sun 1:00 PMFree Father’s Day Tours
The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Father’s Day for all visiting men!
Jun 23, 2020 Tue 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Marketing Meeting
Regular Meeting
Jun 27, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMSpecialty Tours - Hamilton’s BFFs + Frenemies
Hamilton’s world emerges through the rooms of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
Jun 27, 2020 Sat 1:00 PMCommunity Remembrance Project Lecture Series
Join us for a series of four free lectures with historian Susan Strasser supporting the Alexandria Community Remembrance Project.
Jul 13, 2020 Mon 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
Registered campers learn excavation, documentation, and artifact processing at a real archaeology site and lab.

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