Calendar of Events

Historic Alexandria Calendar

Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria

Date    TimeEvent
May 2, 2022 Mon 11:00 AMHARC Adhoc Composition Committee
In-person meeting
May 3, 2022 Tue 10:00 AMHARC Advocacy Committee
In-person meeting
May 5, 2022 Thu 12:00 PMAdjusted Hours at Gadsby's Tavern Museum
Gadsby's Tavern will be open today from noon to 4 p.m. (Regular Thursday hours are 11-4).
May 7, 2022 Sat
CANCELLED: House Talks at the MDF House
We regret that this event is cancelled due to inclement weather. To celebrate the Murray-Dick-Fawcett House’s 250th anniversary, Historic Alexandria is offering the public a unique opportunity to talk with former City Architect Al Cox about the house on Saturday mornings.
May 7, 2022 Sat
CANCELLED: U.S. Colored Troops Encampment at Fort Ward
We regret that this event is cancelled due to inclement weather. Learn about the history, training and army life of the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War at Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site.
May 9, 2022 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee
Regular Meeting
May 11, 2022 Wed 8:15 AMHistoric Restoration and Preservation Com Meeting
In-person Meeting
May 13, 2022 Fri 7:00 PMMini Forklift Hydraulics Pop-Up
Build and operate mini forklifts to move tiny ships from the excavation site to their new preservation home in the pond.
May 14, 2022 Sat 10:00 AMHouse Talks at the MDF House
To celebrate the Murray-Dick-Fawcett House’s 250th anniversary, Historic Alexandria is offering the public a unique opportunity to talk with former City Architect Al Cox about the house on Saturday mornings.
May 14, 2022 Sat 11:00 AMFriendship Firehouse Open
Friendship Firehouse Museum will be open to the public Saturday, May 14, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
May 15, 2022 Sun
CANCELLED: SeeWorthy in the Park
Historic Alexandria regrets that it has to cancel event due to the possibility of inclement weather. The program will be scheduled for a later date. Learn how three ship remnants from the Robinson Landing archaeological site are being preserved in Ben Brenman Pond.
May 16, 2022 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria Sister Cities Committee
In-person meeting
May 16, 2022 Mon 7:00 PMGeorge Washington Birthday Com
In-person Meeting
May 16, 2022 Mon 7:30 PMPublic Records Advisory Commission
In-Person Meeting
May 17, 2022 Tue 7:00 PMHistoric Alexandria Resources Commission Meeting
In-person meeting at Gadsby's Tavern Museum
May 18, 2022 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission (AAC)
This meeting will be held at The Lloyd House
May 20, 2022 Fri 10:00 AMApothecary celebrates National Historic Landmark
As part of National Preservation Month, come out on May 20 at 10 a.m. to celebrate the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum being selected as a National Historic Landmark. Remarks will be made by Mayor Justin Wilson, representatives from Historic Alexandria, and the National Park Service. The event will conclude with the plaque unveiling.
May 21, 2022 Sat 10:00 AMHouse Talks at the MDF House
To celebrate the Murray-Dick-Fawcett House’s 250th anniversary, Historic Alexandria is offering the public a unique opportunity to talk with former City Architect Al Cox about the house on Saturday mornings.
May 23, 2022 Mon 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: ACRP Pilgrimage Committee Meeting
Virtual Meeting of the Pilgrimage Committee of the Alexandria Community Remembrance Project.
May 24, 2022 Tue 4:00 PMACRP Steering Committee Meeting
In-Person meeting at The Lloyd House.
May 25, 2022 Wed 7:00 PMAHS Lecture - Archaeology at the River’s Edge
Alexandria Historical Society (AHS) Annual Meeting, followed by an archaeological lecture at 7:30 given by City Archaeologist, Eleanor Breen.
May 26, 2022 Thu 7:00 PMACRP Soil and Marker Committee Meeting
Planning meeting.
May 27, 2022 Fri 8:00 AMFreedom House Museum Reopens
The City of Alexandria is pleased to announce that the Freedom House Museum (1315 Duke St.) will reopen on Friday, May 27, with three new exhibitions showcasing Alexandria’s Black history and the Black experience in America. A grand opening event is scheduled for Monday, June 20, when the Juneteenth holiday will be observed. Details on this grand opening ...
May 28, 2022 Sat 10:00 AMHouse Talks at the MDF House
To celebrate the Murray-Dick-Fawcett House’s 250th anniversary, Historic Alexandria is offering the public a unique opportunity to talk with former City Architect Al Cox about the house on Saturday mornings.
Jun 7, 2022 Tue 10:00 AMHARC Advocacy Committee
In-person Meeting
Jun 8, 2022 Wed 8:15 AMHistoric Restoration and Preservation Com Meeting
In-person Meeting
Jun 11, 2022 Sat 11:00 AMFriendship Firehouse Open
Friendship Firehouse Museum will be open to the public Saturday, June 11, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Jun 13, 2022 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee
Regular Meeting
Jun 15, 2022 Wed 7:00 PMVIRTUAL:Alexandria Archaeological Commission (AAC)
This meeting will be held virtually, via zoom.
Jun 21, 2022 Tue 7:00 PMHistoric Alexandria Resources Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting
Jun 27, 2022 Mon 7:30 PMPublic Records Advisory Commission
In-Person Meeting
Jul 11, 2022 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee
Regular Meeting
Jul 18, 2022 Mon 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site!
Aug 8, 2022 Mon 6:30 PMBenjamin Thomas Lynching Memorial
The Alexandria Community Remembrance Project (ACRP) invites the public to reflect on events surrounding the lynching of Benjamin Thomas in Alexandria in 1899.
Sep 24, 2022 Sat 12:00 PMACRP Soil Collection for McCoy & Thomas
The Alexandria Community Remembrance Project (ACRP) invites the public to join us in a somber soil collection ceremony to recognize the lives and lynchings of Joseph McCoy and Benjamin Thomas.

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