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 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 27, 2024 Thu 6:00 PMVIRTUAL: Open House: Airport Noise Mitigation Project Mtg
Transportation and Environmental Services (TES) is hosting a virtual community open house meeting on the South of the Airport Noise Mitigation Project.
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.
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 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 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 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 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.

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