Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
May 26, 2024 Sun 10:30 AMSpecialty Tour: Peeling Back the Layers
Explore the 18th century buildings, including spaces rarely opened to the public. From graffiti in the attic to clues in the basement about the building’s construction date, learn to “read” a building and its changes through time.
May 27, 2024 Mon 9:00 AMVietnam War Veterans Plaque Dedication
VFW Post 609 and American Legion Post 24, in partnership with the Office of Historic Alexandria, are memorializing Alexandrians who lost their lives in the Vietnam War with a plaque dedication ceremony on Memorial Day.
May 29, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMHistoric Restoration and Preservation Com Training
In-person training
Jun 2, 2024 Sun 1:00 PMAnnual D-Day Commemoration
Join the Alexandria-Caen Sister City Committee to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy.
Jun 4, 2024 Tue 10:00 AMHARC Advocacy Meeting
In-person meeting
Jun 4, 2024 Tue 3:30 PMACRP Planning for Benjamin Thomas Remembrance
In-person meeting at Alexandria Black History Museum
Jun 4, 2024 Tue 5:00 PMACRP Steering Committee Meeting
In-person meeting.
Jun 6, 2024 Thu 3:00 PMPresentation of Murray-Dick-Fawcett House HSR
Glavé & Holmes Architecture will present the Historic Structures Report (HSR) on the Murray-Dick-Fawcett House via zoom on Thursday, June 6 at 3 p.m.
Jun 6, 2024 Thu 7:00 PMLecture, "How Patton's 'Ghost Army' Beat Hitler"
The Alexandria-Caen Sister City Committee welcomes Dr. Kim Bernard Holien, U.S. Army Historian (retired) to share the true story of a top-secret mission in Normandy, France, that paved the way for a successful Allied invasion on “D-Day.”
Jun 7, 2024 Fri 7:30 PMTraditional Concert Series
Irish music featuring Brian Conway (fiddle) and Brendan Dolan (piano, flute, and whistle). Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Free snacks; cash bar for beer, wine, and a specialty cocktail.
Jun 8, 2024 Sat 10:00 AMStory Time for Little Historians
This FREE, fun, and educational story time is geared to children ages 5-8 years old and features stories related to Black History.
Jun 12, 2024 Wed 6:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting at 1421 Wilkes St.
Jun 14, 2024 Fri 7:00 PMLecture: Slave Trading in the Civil War South
From Fort Sumter to Appomattox, Confederates bought and sold thousands of men, women, and children through a surviving trade in slaves. Even though the war destroyed the cotton economy that had long underpinned American slavery and fueled the slave trade, Confederates used slave commerce to shape their experiences of the war.
Jun 15, 2024 Sat 7:00 PMTavern Game Night
Taverns in the 18th and 19th century often operated to serve specific demographics and clientele, similarly to the way queer bars and other third-spaces operate today. Enjoy games that bridge the 18th and 21st centuries while learning about the local history of queer bars and clubs.
Jun 18, 2024 Tue 7:00 PMHistoric Alexandria Resources Commission (HARC)
In-person meeting
Jun 19, 2024 Wed 1:30 PMNational Juneteenth Holiday at Market Square
Join the Office of Historic Alexandria’s Division of African American History for storytelling and music that celebrate Juneteenth and African American heritage. The Washington Revels Jubilee Voices will present a lively, interactive concert featuring traditional music, dance, and spoken word.
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.
Jul 2, 2024 Tue 10:00 AMHARC Advocacy Meeting
In-person meeting
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 17, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting
Sep 18, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting
Oct 16, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting
Nov 20, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting
Dec 18, 2024 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission Meeting
In-person Meeting

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