Upcoming Events

Jane Austen Ball

08/11/2012 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 North Royal Street Alexandria, VA
Step back to the time of Jane Austen at this late 1790s era ball. The evening will feature a variety of English country dance in the historic ballroom, live music, and 'iced refreshments'. Period costume optional, 'after-five' attire encouraged. Reservations required.Tickets for this event will go on sale Sunday, July 1. More...

Community Open House to Comment on Windmill Hill Park Bulkhead Safety Fence Design

08/15/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Chet & Sabra Avery Conference Room, located in City Hall Room 2000, 301 King St
The public is invited to attend a community open house to discuss the design of a short term safety fence around the Windmill Hill Park Bulkhead, 501 S. Union St. In response to community comments, staff will present five (5) design options. More...

Alexandria Harmonizers Concert

08/17/2012 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Market Square, 301 King St. Market Square in front of Alexandria City Hall
Come down to Market Square, take a seat on your own folding chair or one of the area's many benches, and enjoy the musical harmony created by the Alexandria harmonizers, DC's premier barbershop group. More...

Historic Alexandria Bike Tour

08/18/2012 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
St Elmo's Coffee Pub (meet outside) 2300 Mt Vernon Ave, 22301
The next informal Alexandria BPAC ride we be a slow moving 10 mile tour of historic sites mostly in the east end. We will see Robert E. Lee's boyhood home, the first national military cemetery, the tomb of the unknown Revolutionary War soldier and lots more. The ride will finish at the rebuilt Jones Point Park where cyclists can linger to read all the new nterpretative signs. More...

Cambodian Day Festival

08/19/2012 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Dr.
Classical and folk dances, arts and craft exhibits, a live band, and social dances and food and beverages are all part of this exciting festival. More...

Summer Family Days at Gadsby's tavern Museum

08/19/2012 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Gadsby's Tavern Museum 134 N. Royal St.
All families are invited to tour the historic tavern as Junior Docents, volunteers from grads 4 through 8, share their enthusiasm for history. Let your kids be inspired by their peers as they tour the tavern as well as enjoy special performances and activities as part of the tour. Tours are from 1 to 4pm. No reservations necessary. More...

ACPS Free Health and Immunization Fair

08/24/2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Alexandria Health Department, 4480 King St
This event is for ACPS students in kindergarten through fifth grade who still need immunizations, tuberculin screening or physical examinations in order to complete registration and start school on time. To register a student for the event, call 703-698-2550. For more information, contact Health Services Coordinator Robin Wallin at rwallin@acps.k12.va.us or 703-820-5362. More...

National Capital Area Leukemia Cup Power Poker Run

08/25/2012 - 8:00am - 8:00pm
Old Dominion Boat Club 1 King St Alexandria, VA 22314
The event is for ACPS students in kindergarten through fifth grade who still need immunizations, tuberculin screening or physical examinations in order to complete registration and start school on time. To register a student for the event, call 703-698-2550. For more information, contact Health Services Coordinator Robin Wallin at rwallin@acps.k12.va.us or 703-820-5362. More...

Java Jolt: African Americans and Civil War Music

08/25/2012 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Alexandria Archaeology Museum, 105 N. Union St. Suite #327
"The Choked Voice of a Race, at Last Unloosed: African Americans and Civil War Music." A lecture and book signing sponsored by Friends of Alexandria Archaeology(FOAA). Music was more than mere entertainment during the Civil War and no one was more aware of its power than African Americans. More...

Fashion's Night Out Alexandria

09/06/2012 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm
1018 King St, Alexandria, VA
Alexandria is known for its historic ambience and contemporary flair offering an extraordinary collection of local, independent retailers. Shoppers can take part and enjoy this signature evening kicking off the fall shopping season. More...