List of Calendar Events
|Nov 17, 2018||Sat||8:30 AM||Windmill Hill Park Opening Ceremony|
The City of Alexandria invites the public to an opening ceremony for the newly renovated Windmill Hill Park (501 S. Union St.) on Saturday, November 17, at 8:30 a.m. The event will include remarks by the Mayor and other City officials, a ribbon cutting ceremony, and an overview of park improvements by City staff. The ceremony will occur rain or shine.
|Nov 17, 2018||Sat||9:30 AM||City Council Public Hearing Meeting|
Public Hearing Meeting
|Nov 17, 2018||Sat||10:00 AM||Kids Krafts|
Come create and take-home craft projects inspired by early firefighting history.
|Nov 17, 2018||Sat||10:00 AM||Monthly Puppet Shows at Durant Arts Center|
The Office of the Arts in collaboration with the National Capital Puppetry Guild, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit charitable organization, are hosting a series of monthly family-friendly puppet shows at the Durant Arts Center. The puppet show series is designed especially for the very youngest of audiences, so toddlers are welcome. Two shows will be offered 10 ...
|Nov 17, 2018||Sat||10:00 AM||Extended Tour of Apothecary Museum|
Purchase tickets for a Saturday morning extended tour and spend twice as long learning about the historic retail shop and laboratory of the old apothecary.
|Nov 17, 2018||Sat||10:30 AM||Healthy Cooking Demonstration|
Join the Virginia Cooperative Extension's Master Food Volunteers on the market stage as they whip up quick and healthy dishes from products available right at market!
|Nov 17, 2018||Sat||Portside History|
Office of Historic Alexandria's hands-on and interactive history activities related to Alexandria’s rich waterfront history will resume in the spring.
|Nov 17, 2018||Sat||11:00 AM||Portside History: Archaeology Waterfront Tour|
Join an expert-led tour to learn of the new discoveries and hidden history of the waterfront.
|Nov 17, 2018||Sat||1:00 PM||Freedom House Museum open|
See a powerful exhibit in the basement of the building, which was once part of a larger complex used by the slave trading firm Franklin and Armfield. Through first-person accounts of enslaved men and women and details from the business, encounter the harsh reality of the domestic slave trade and Alexandria's role.
|Nov 17, 2018||Sat||2:00 PM||Alexandria Cider Festival|
Enjoy a selection of ciders from 10 Virginia cideries.