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No matter the season, Alexandrians know how to celebrate. Throughout the year, a host of events take place in the city, celebrating holidays, historical figures and the artistic scene Alexandria is renowned for. From annual festivals and parades, to art shows, live music, theater, history reenactments and holiday celebrations, Alexandria's award-winning culture never stops buzzing.

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Featured Events

Happening This Month

Jewelry Making Classes at The Potomac Bead Company

  • July 28, 2014 to July 31, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 5-7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, Classes All Day on Weekends
  • Venue: Potomac Bead Company
  • Admission: $22 - $26
  • 1104 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-299-8730
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Jewelry Making Classes at The Potomac Bead Company

The Potomac Bead Company offers over 30 different jewelry making classes. Learn how to design and handcraft a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry in a friendly setting. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced ... Learn More

Musical Summer on Our Patio

  • July 30, 2014 to August 13, 2014 (Every Wednesday)
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Times: Wednesday from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Venue: Caprese Restaurant, A Mediterranean Grill
  • 1900 Diagonal Road
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-684-5900
Musical Summer on Our Patio

Local guitarist Aaron Gearharmt showcases his talents playing an eclectic blend of modern and classic rock favorites with clear influence from blues guitar legends. He seamlessly plays recognizable ... Learn More

Ben Brenman Park Concert | Four Star Combo

  • July 30, 2014
  • Times: 7-8 p.m.
  • Location: Ben Brenman Park
  • Admission: Free!
  • 4800 Brenman Park Drive
  • Alexandria, Virginia 22314
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Ben Brenman Park Concert | Four Star Combo

Concert by the Four Star Combo featuring rockabilly and honky tonk music. Feel free to bring a folding chair or blanket and picnic supper.

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Phillies

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Phillies

Skip the traffic and ride our baseball boat to a game at the Washington Nationals Stadium, located in Southeast Washington D.C. Free Parking Pass with On-Line Ticket Purchase! For more schedule ... Learn More

Harry Potter Birthday Event

Harry Potter Birthday Event

Alexandria's Apothecary Museum celebrates Harry Potter's birthday on July 31 with special tours from 5-9 PM. This Apothecary is full of thousands of curious objects, herbs, and remedies that are the ... Learn More

On-Going Events

Tuesday is Trivia Night at Murphy's Irish Pub

  • July 29, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday
  • Times: 8.15pm-10.15pm
  • Location: Murphy's Irish Pub
  • Admission: Free
  • 713 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-548-1717
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Every Tuesday is Trivia night at Murphy's. Pit your wits against the best in the business every week here at Murphy's. Its always free to play and the prizes range from hockey tickets to T-Shirts. We ... Learn More

Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

  • July 28, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Monday
  • Times: 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Venue: La Bergerie
  • 218 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1007
  • Visit Website
Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

Whole Lobster Flambéd in Cognac - $24. Most 750ml bottles of wine under $100 are discounted 40%. Neither entree specials nor wine specials can be combined with any other discount, coupon or ... Learn More

Winesday!

  • July 30, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Times: Wed/5-7pm
  • Venue: Whole Foods Market Old Town
  • Admission: Adults; $5 children; free
  • 1700 Duke St
  • Alexandria, VA, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-706-0891
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Winesday!

Winesday! Whole Foods Old Town hosts a weekly happy hour for just $5! Includes five wine tastings and five food pairings. Kids are welcome and eat free! Each Wednesday features a different category of ... Learn More

Kids Eat FREE Mondays

Kids under 12 eat free from the children's menu on Mondays with the purchase of an adult entrée.

FireFlies' Happy Hour

FireFlies' Happy Hour

Happy Hour 7 days a week! Great food and drink specials, exciting beer list, great service and a fun atmosphere.

Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

  • July 28, 2014 to January 10, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Venue: Mount Vernon: George Washington's Estate & Gardens
  • Admission: Event included with purchase of a General Admission Ticket $17 adults; $8 children ages 6-11; free children ages 5 and under
  • 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
  • Mount Vernon, VA 22121
  • Phone: 703-780-2000
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Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon invites visitors to explore George Washington’s design for the grounds of his estate, highlighting the first president’s interests and talents as a landscape designer through ... Learn More

Trivia Night at FireFlies

Trivia Night at FireFlies

Join us every Tuesday night for trivia. Challenge yourself and your friends, claim your prize. You can come by yourself or bring a team. Quizmaster Rich will be hosting and Jill will be behind the ... Learn More

Garden and Landscape Tour at Mount Vernon

Garden and Landscape Tour at Mount Vernon

This 45-minute guided walking tour examines Washington's brilliant design for the grounds around Mount Vernon. Visit the gardens he created, see some of the original trees, and learn how he merged ... Learn More

Slave Life at Mount Vernon Tour

Slave Life at Mount Vernon Tour

Tours of slave life and gardens enrich the visitor experience by providing in-depth knowledge of these fascinating subjects during the 45-minute guided walking tours, included with admission. The ... Learn More

War of 1812 and the Old Presbyterian Meeting House: A Bicentennial Retrospective

  • July 28, 2014 to December 01, 2014 (Recurring every week day)
  • Recurring every week day
  • Times: From: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, weekdays
  • Location: Elliot House
  • Venue: Old Presbyterian Meeting House
  • Admission: Free
  • 323 South Fairfax St
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-549-6670
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War of 1812 and the Old Presbyterian Meeting House: A Bicentennial Retrospective

“War of 1812 and the Old Presbyterian Meeting House: A Bicentennial Retrospective” is an exhibit prepared by the Old Presbyterian Meeting House, that is available for viewing from 9-4 ... Learn More

9 - Block Mobile War of 1812 Scavenger Hunt

  • July 28, 2014 to September 30, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Mon-Sun
  • Venue: Alexandria Archaeology
  • Admission: Free!
  • Dock Master's hut, 0 Cameron Street on Potomac River
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-746-4399
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9 - Block Mobile War of 1812 Scavenger Hunt

Discover Alexandria's role in the War of 1812 on this mobile scavenger hunt of Old Town. Begin at the Dock Master' hut at the foot of Cameron Street on the Potomac River. Follow the story as it is ... Learn More

Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

  • July 28, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Monday
  • Times: 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Venue: La Bergerie
  • 218 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1007
  • Visit Website
Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

Whole Lobster Flambéd in Cognac - $24. Most 750ml bottles of wine under $100 are discounted 40%. Neither entree specials nor wine specials can be combined with any other discount, coupon or ... Learn More

Cool Yoga - Free Outdoor Yoga in Del Ray!

  • July 30, 2014 to August 27, 2014 (Every Wednesday)
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Times: 6:30 - 7:30 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • 1900 Mt. Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Phone: 703-967-8884
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Cool Yoga - Free Outdoor Yoga in Del Ray!

Cool Yoga returns for another fabulous summer of free outdoor yoga in the heart of Del Ray! Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm between June 25 and August 27. Classes held at 1900 Mt. Vernon Avenue ... Learn More

July Thursday Date Night Special - $22

  • July 31, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: From: 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Venue: La Bergerie
  • 218 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1007
  • Visit Website
July Thursday Date Night Special - $22

Thursday July 3rd - Filet of Blue Ocean Catfish Tempura with Pickled Summer Vegetables and Ginger Orange Sauce Thursday July 10th - Black Angus New York Strip Loin served with Julienne Frites and ... Learn More

Kid's Beading Camp at The Potomac Bead Company

  • July 31, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: Thursdays from 2-4 pm
  • Venue: Potomac Bead Company
  • Admission: $15 (plus materials)
  • 1104 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-299-8730
  • Visit Website
  • Send Email
Kid's Beading Camp at The Potomac Bead Company

These classes are perfect as a summertime activity for kiddos ages 7-14. They will learn introductory jewelry making skills and come home with a unique piece to show off to all their friends. Take one ... Learn More

 

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