Upcoming Events

2015 Alexandria Animals Pet Photo Calendar Contest

07/15/2014 - 12:00am - 09/15/2014 - 12:00pm
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
Make your favorite animal companion a superstar by getting friends and family to vote for prime placement in the upcoming 2015 wall calendar. Any pet is eligible to enter the contest—dogs, cats, birds, fish, hamsters, guinea pigs, snakes—whatever pet you love!! The pet with the most votes becomes our 2015 cover model. More...

Alexandria Citizens Band Concert in Market Square

07/25/2014 - 7:30pm
Market Square 301 King Street Alexandria, VA
The Alexandria Citizens Band is a volunteer run community organization, started in 1912. Hear the Alexandria Citizens Band perform in Market Square in front of City Hall from 7:30-8:30pm on Friday, July 25.  More...

2nd Annual Edible Books Event

07/30/2014 - 4:00pm
Beatley Central Library 5005 Duke St. Alexandria, VA
All ages are invited to participate in our 2nd Annual Edible Books Event by creating a culinary book based on the contest, characters, titles, and/or shape of a book. Everyone will have a chance to vote on their favorite creation. Prizes will be awarded for Best in Show, Most Literary, Wittiest and Tastiest! More...

Friendship Firehouse Festival

08/02/2014 - 9:00am
Friendship Firehouse Museum 107 S. Alfred Street Alexandria, VA
Celebrate the birthday of the Friendship Firehouse with food, drinks and a firetruck display. For more information, visit: http://apps.alexandriava.gov/Calendar/Detail.aspx?si=7946.  More...

Alexandria Archaeology's Family Dig Days

08/02/2014 - 1:30pm
Alexandria Archaeology Museum
Family Dig Day sessions run for an hour and a half, and cost $5.00 per person. Reservations are required. Dig Days are held several times a year between May and October. More...

8th Annual King Street Cats Theater Night

08/05/2014 - 6:30pm
Little Theatre of Alexandria 600 Wolfe Street Alexandria, VA
Join King Street Cats for their biggest night of the year. The funds raised during this annual Theater Night fundraiser help provide a safe haven and veterinary care for the more than 300 cats and kittens King Street Cats rescues each year. More...

Irish Festival

08/09/2014 - 11:00am - 7:00pm
Waterfront Park 1 Prince St.
Irish dancing, vendors, crafts, food, beverages and pipe bands will be at Waterfront Park in this celebration of Irish heritage.  More...

Alexandria Harmonizers Market Square Concert

08/15/2014 - 7:30pm
Market Square 301 King St.
This concert by the Alexandria Harmonizers will feature mens barbershop music. For more information about this event, please click here or contact 703-746-5592.  More...

75th Anniversary Celebration 1939 Library Sit-In

08/21/2014 - 10:00am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library 717 Queen Street
This event will honor the 75th anniversary of the peaceful protest at the Barrett Branch Library in 1939. The program will feature music, refreshments and exhibits. To learn more about the protest, visit: http://www.alexandrianews.org/the-1939-civil-rights-sit-in-at-alexandria-library-reaches-its-75th-anniversary-we-kick-off-our-year-long-celebration/.  More...

Family Day-Science Behind the Ice Well: Gadsby's Tavern Museum

08/24/2014 - 1:00pm
Gadsby's Tavern Museum 134 North Royal St. Alexandria, VA
Make ice cream, expore Gadsby's Tavern and travel back in time with a volunteer Junior Docent at Gadsby's Tavern's Family Day. For more information, visit: http://alexandriava.gov/GadsbysTavern.  More...