Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
Apr 5, 2020 Sun
CANCELLED-Geek Tour - A Magical Apothecary
Learn about the muggle botanical science that inspired the potions and herbology of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series and make your own magical sleeping potion!
Apr 10, 2020 Fri
CANCELLED: The Late Shift: Emerging Artists
CANCELLED: In among three floors of open artists’ studios, discover gallery receptions, thought-provoking artist talks, pop-up performances, hands-on projects, local drinks, lively music, and more.
Apr 13, 2020 Mon
CANCELLED: Human Rights Comm. Executive Committee
CANCELLED: Executive Committee meeting
Apr 14, 2020 Tue
CANCELLED: Rescheduled-Local Author Lecture Series
This event will be rescheduled for the fall.
Apr 16, 2020 Thu
CANCELLED-Blossom Ball Dance Classes
In preparation for the Blossom Ball on May 2nd, learn 18th century English country dancing from expert dance instructors.
Apr 18, 2020 Sat 12:00 PMArt Supplies Market
Artists of all ages and skill levels can buy or trade a variety of used and surplus art supplies in all visual media. From paints and papers to beads and books, discover deals and perhaps some unusual finds you didn’t know you needed.
Apr 18, 2020 Sat
CANCELLED-Firefighting History Walking Tour
Explore Alexandria’s firefighting history on the Blazing a Trail: Alexandria’s Firefighting History tour.
Apr 19, 2020 Sun
CANCELLED-Geek Tour – Outlandish Tour
Learn about the role of 18th century female healers and apothecaries on this tour that focuses on the herbal medicines featured in Diana Gabaldon’s celebrated Outlander series of novels.
Apr 20, 2020 Mon
CANCELLED-Public Records Advisory Commission
Regular meeting
Apr 21, 2020 Tue
CANCELLED: Waterfront Commission Meeting
CANCELLED: Regular Monthly Meeting
Apr 21, 2020 Tue
CANCELLED: Human Rights Commission Full Commission
CANCELLED: Regular monthly meeting
Apr 23, 2020 Thu
CANCELLED-Blossom Ball Dance Classes
In preparation for the Blossom Ball on May 2nd, learn 18th century English country dancing from expert dance instructors.
Apr 28, 2020 Tue
CANCELLED-Phrenologist Nelson Sizer
David Keltz, renowned for his portrayal of Edgar Allan Poe, returns to the Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum to portray phrenologist Nelson Sizer.
Apr 30, 2020 Thu 7:30 PMBlossom Ball Dance Classes
In preparation for the Blossom Ball on May 2nd, learn 18th century English country dancing from expert dance instructors.
May 2, 2020 Sat 8:00 PMBlossom Ball
Join us for this Regency-era ball with live music, English country dancing, cash bar, and seasonal dessert collation.
May 8, 2020 Fri 7:00 PMThe Late Shift: Art Battles
Torpedo Factory Art Center’s signature seasonal evening series features inspiring nights of eclectic art and activities. In among three floors of open artists’ studios, discover gallery receptions, thought-provoking artist talks, pop-up performances, hands-on projects, local drinks, lively music, and more.
May 10, 2020 Sun 1:00 PMMother’s Day Open House
Mothers and their families are admitted free at the Friendship Firehouse Museum on Mother’s Day.
May 10, 2020 Sun 1:00 PMFree Mother’s Day Tours
Gadsby’s Tavern Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Mother’s Day for all visiting ladies!
May 10, 2020 Sun 1:00 PMFree Mother’s Day Tours
The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Mother’s Day for all visiting ladies!
May 16, 2020 Sat 7:00 PMArts & the Armed Forces
In honor of Armed Forces Day, salute our service men and women with an evening line-up of comedy, music, storytelling, poetry, and art.
May 18, 2020 Mon 7:30 PMPublic Records Advisory Commission
Regular meeting
May 23, 2020 Sat 4:00 AM43rd Annual Alexandria Jazz Festival
New Date and Location! This year features cutting edge, world-class jazz in Alexandria's annual free jazz festival.
Jun 6, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMSpecialty Tours - Hamilton’s BFFs + Frenemies
Hamilton’s world emerges through the rooms of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
Jun 12, 2020 Fri 7:00 PMThe Late Shift: ALX Pride
Leading up to Capital Pride weekend, join the Alexandria-centered LGBTQ+ celebration. Find Pride displays, hands-on activities, music, and art.
Jun 13, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMSpecialty Tours - Hamilton’s BFFs + Frenemies
Hamilton’s world emerges through the rooms of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
Jun 20, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMSpecialty Tours - Hamilton’s BFFs + Frenemies
Hamilton’s world emerges through the rooms of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
Jun 21, 2020 Sun 11:00 AMFather’s Day Open House
The Friendship Firehouse Museum is free for fathers and their families on Father’s Day.
Jun 21, 2020 Sun 1:00 PMFree Father’s Day Tours
Gadsby’s Tavern Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Father’s Day for all visiting men.
Jun 21, 2020 Sun 1:00 PMFree Father’s Day Tours
The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Father’s Day for all visiting men!
Jun 27, 2020 Sat 10:00 AMSpecialty Tours - Hamilton’s BFFs + Frenemies
Hamilton’s world emerges through the rooms of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
Jul 11, 2020 Sat 6:00 PMUSA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration
Event to celebrate the 243rd birthday of the USA and the 270th birthday of the City of Alexandria, featuring entertainment, food and beverage sales, and grand Finale fireworks at 9:30. Come celebrate at the biggest party in the City! Out of safety and courtesy, leave your tents, umbrellas and grills at home. The stage will serve as the lost children/parent ...

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