Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
Jul 16, 2019 Tue 9:00 AMClio’s Kids: A History Mini-Camp
Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places.
Jul 16, 2019 Tue 7:00 PMHuman Rights Commission - Full Commission
Regular monthly meeting
Jul 17, 2019 Wed 9:00 AMClio’s Kids: A History Mini-Camp
Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places.
Jul 18, 2019 Thu 9:00 AMClio’s Kids: A History Mini-Camp
Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places.
Jul 20, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMMonthly Puppet Shows at the Durant Arts Center
Alexandria’s Office of the Arts hosts monthly puppet shows that are fun for the very young and the young at heart. Performances are on select Saturdays and take place at 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at the Durant Arts Center, located at 1605 Cameron St.
Jul 20, 2019 Sat 9:00 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.
Jul 21, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jul 21, 2019 Sun 2:00 PMTours with Young Historians
Meet the Junior Docents of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, grades 4th and up, who will be on hand to share highlights of the tavern and answer questions as guests journey through the museum.
Jul 21, 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.
Jul 25, 2019 Thu 6:00 PMMobile Art Lab at Simpson Park
Mobile Art Lab activation designed for families in Simpson Park, free and open to the public.
Jul 28, 2019 Sun 11:30 AMApothecary Extended Tour
While the building is small, there’s a lot more to see and learn than the regular 25-minute tour can cover.
Jul 28, 2019 Sun 2:00 PMTours with Young Historians
Meet the Junior Docents of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, grades 4th and up, who will be on hand to share highlights of the tavern and answer questions as guests journey through the museum.
Jul 31, 2019 Wed 6:30 PMCity Hall Visioning Study Community Meeting
This is an opportunity for City residents and staff to learn about the City Hall Visioning Study and renovation planning, and to provide ideas and comments regarding the ideal occupancy and uses of City Hall for the future.
Aug 3, 2019 Sat 9:00 AMFriendship Firehouse Festival
The Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association (FVFEA) holds its annual Firehouse Festival each year on the first Saturday in August.
Aug 3, 2019 Sat 9:30 AMWriter’s Workshop for Adults
On August 3, Alexandria author Sheila Moses leads a workshop for writers interested in the young-adult genre. She will provide tips on telling a good story and insight into working with a publisher to bring the story to market.
Aug 3, 2019 Sat 1:00 PMTavern Day
In honor of Tavern Day, Gadsby's Tavern Museum is offering free admission.
Aug 3, 2019 Sat 5:30 PMHarry Potter Adult Tours
In honor of Harry Potter’s birthday, visit the Apothecary Museum to see the muggle science and medicine that J.K. Rowling references in her Harry Potter series. During the one hour program, adults can explore the real world of Harry Potter while enjoying a magical cocktail and a magic lesson with Professor Snape.
Aug 4, 2019 Sun 2:00 PMTours with Young Historians
Meet the Junior Docents of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, grades 4th and up, who will be on hand to share highlights of the tavern and answer questions as guests journey through the museum.
Aug 8, 2019 Thu 7:00 PM257th Army Band Market Square Concert
Performance by Capital Sound, featuring pop and big band music, and Brigadier Brass both part of the 257th Army Band Concert Band, "The Band of the Nation's Capital". Feel free to bring a picnic supper and folding chairs or sit around the fountain seating and enjoy one of the military's finest.
Aug 9, 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.
Aug 9, 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.
Aug 9, 2019 Fri 9:00 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.
Aug 10, 2019 Sat 9:00 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.
Aug 11, 2019 Sun 2:00 PMTours with Young Historians
Meet the Junior Docents of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, grades 4th and up, who will be on hand to share highlights of the tavern and answer questions as guests journey through the museum.
Aug 17, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMMonthly Puppet Shows at the Durant Center
Alexandria’s Office of the Arts hosts monthly puppet shows that are fun for the very young and the young at heart. Performances are on select Saturdays and take place at 10 am and 11:15 am at the Durant Arts Center, located at 1605 Cameron St.
Aug 18, 2019 Sun 2:00 PMTours with Young Historians
Meet the Junior Docents of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, grades 4th and up, who will be on hand to share highlights of the tavern and answer questions as guests journey through the museum.
Aug 25, 2019 Sun 2:00 PMTours with Young Historians
Meet the Junior Docents of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, grades 4th and up, who will be on hand to share highlights of the tavern and answer questions as guests journey through the museum.
Sep 1, 2019 Sun 2:00 PMTours with Young Historians
Meet the Junior Docents of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, grades 4th and up, who will be on hand to share highlights of the tavern and answer questions as guests journey through the museum.
Sep 6, 2019 Fri 8:00 PMMirror Mirror Free Performance at Waterfront Park
The sound-activated Mirror Mirror installation shines with light and color during a live performance series with Orange Grove Dance.
Sep 7, 2019 Sat 6:00 PMMirror Mirror Free Performance at Waterfront Park
The sound-activated Mirror Mirror installation shines with light and color during a live performance series with Orange Grove Dance.
Sep 7, 2019 Sat 8:00 PMMirror Mirror Free Performance at Waterfront Park
The sound-activated Mirror Mirror installation shines with light and color during a live performance series with Orange Grove Dance.
Sep 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.
Sep 13, 2019 Fri 8:00 PMMirror Mirror Free Performance at Waterfront Park
The sound-activated Mirror Mirror installation shines with light and color during a live performance series with Orange Grove Dance.
Sep 14, 2019 Sat 6:00 PMMirror Mirror Free Performance at Waterfront Park
The sound-activated Mirror Mirror installation shines with light and color during a live performance series with Orange Grove Dance.
Sep 14, 2019 Sat 8:00 PMMirror Mirror Free Performance at Waterfront Park
The sound-activated Mirror Mirror installation shines with light and color during a live performance series with Orange Grove Dance.
Sep 20, 2019 Fri 4:00 PMItty Bitty Doggie Dive
Celebrate the end of the Summer at Alexandria's only swim for small dogs 25lbs. or less. This event is sponsored by Your Dog's Best Friends, providing your dog's 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 ...
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 ...
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 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.
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.
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.

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