Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
Sep 21, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMBig Dog Day Swim
Celebrate the end of the Summer at Alexandria's Big Dog Day Swim sponsored by Your Dog's Best Friends. All dogs enjoy free swim in the pool, interactive activities, educational opportunities, and demonstrations. Tickets are required. Note: Please bring your own doggie dish for water. Dog handlers must be 16 or older. All dogs should wear current ...
Sep 21, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMClassic Car Show
Co-sponsored by Packards Virginia and the Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum, the show will feature a variety of Packards ranging from the 1930s-1950s as well as other “orphan” vehicles that are invited to register as well.
Sep 21, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMMonthly Puppet Shows at the Durant Center
The Office of the Arts is hosting a series of monthly family-friendly puppet shows at the Durant Center, 1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA. The puppet show series is designed especially for the very youngest of audiences, so toddlers are welcome.
Sep 30, 2019 Mon 6:30 PMCity Hall Visioning Study Community Meeting
City residents and staff are invited to learn about the City Hall Visioning Study, and to provide ideas and comments regarding the ideal occupancies and future uses of City Hall during renovation planning.
Oct 5, 2019 Sat 1:00 PMBlazing a Trail: Alexandria’s Firefighting History
Mark Fire Prevention Week October 6-12 and explore firefighting history!
Oct 5, 2019 Sat 8:00 PMMirror Mirror Free Performance at Waterfront Park
The sound-activated Mirror Mirror installation comes to life with celebrated composer David Schulman performing original compositions with a host of accompanists this season.
Oct 6, 2019 Sun 8:00 PMMirror Mirror Free Performance at Waterfront Park
The sound-activated Mirror Mirror installation comes to life with celebrated composer David Schulman performing original compositions with a host of accompanists this season.
Oct 7, 2019 Mon 7:00 PMHuman Rights Commission - Executive Committee
Executive Committee meeting
Oct 11, 2019 Fri 6:00 PMAlexandria After-Work Concert Series
Join us in Old Town Alexandria each second Friday of the month for a concert sponsored by The Folklore Society of Greater Washington (FSGW) and The Office of Historic Alexandria.
Oct 12, 2019 Sat 2:00 PMGeorge Washington’s Alexandria Tour
Explore historic Old Town Alexandria as George Washington knew it!
Oct 14, 2019 Mon 7:00 PMFemale Stranger Beer Dinner with Port City
Female Stranger Beer Dinner with Port City
Oct 15, 2019 Tue 7:00 PMHuman Rights Commission - Full Commission
Regular monthly meeting
Nov 8, 2019 Fri 6:00 PMAlexandria After-Work Concert Series
Join us in Old Town Alexandria each second Friday of the month for a concert sponsored by The Folklore Society of Greater Washington (FSGW) and The Office of Historic Alexandria.
Nov 16, 2019 Sat 1:30 PM“They Shall Not Grow Old” Film Screening
Join us for a screening of Peter Jackson’s acclaimed World War I documentary.
Nov 23, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMKids Krafts
Come create and take home decorations and craft projects inspired by early firefighting history.
Nov 23, 2019 Sat 1:00 PMAlexandria Cider Festival
Enjoy a selection of ciders from more than 10 Virginia cideries.
Nov 23, 2019 Sat 6:00 PMTree Lighting Ceremony
Light up the holiday season with Alexandria's annual tree lighting.
Dec 13, 2019 Fri 6:00 PMAlexandria After-Work Concert Series
Join us in Old Town Alexandria each second Friday of the month for a concert sponsored by The Folklore Society of Greater Washington (FSGW) and The Office of Historic Alexandria.
Dec 14, 2019 Sat 5:00 PMYuletide by Candlelight
Travel through centuries of local history as you learn more about Alexandria during the holiday season!
Dec 15, 2019 Sun 2:00 PMColonial Handbell Ringers Concert
The Colonial English Handbell Ringers perform clad in colonial attire, bringing a 5-octave set of nearly 80 handbells from the world-famous Whitechapel foundry in London.
Dec 15, 2019 Sun 4:00 PMColonial Handbell Ringers Concert
The Colonial English Handbell Ringers perform clad in colonial attire, bringing a 5-octave set of nearly 80 handbells from the world-famous Whitechapel foundry in London.

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