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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

Open Mic at Hard Times!

  • February 03, 2015 to March 10, 2015
  • Times: From: 9:00 PM to 12:00 AM
  • Location: Hard Times Cafe
  • Venue: Hard Times Cafe
  • 1404 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
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Open Mic at Hard Times!

Every Tuesday is open mic night at Hard times. Bring your chops and your appetite!

Ghost Pepper at The Light Horse

Ghost Pepper at The Light Horse

Ghost Pepper brings their unique brand of rock to The Light Horse!

Judge Smith at O'Connell's

Judge Smith at O'Connell's

Judge Smith rocks lower King Street at O'Connell's!

Super Villian at King Street Blues

  • February 07, 2015
  • Times: From: 9:00 PM to 12:00 AM
  • Location: King Street Blues
  • Venue: King Street Blues
  • 112 N. Saint Asaph Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
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Super Villian at King Street Blues

Super Villain performs along St. Asaph Street at King Street Blues!

Scott Fallon Acoustic at Port City

  • February 13, 2015
  • Times: From: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Location: Port City Brewing Company
  • Venue: Port City Brewing Company
  • 3950 Wheeler Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Phone: 703-797-2739
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Scott Fallon Acoustic at Port City

Scott Fallon performs acoustic at Alexandria's finest brewery!

Combo Indigo at Southside 815

  • February 15, 2015
  • Times: From: 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM
  • Location: Southside 815
  • Venue: Southside 815
  • 815 S. Washington Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
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Combo Indigo at Southside 815

New Orleans Acoustic at Southside 815!

Scott Fallon at Murphy's

  • February 15, 2015 to February 16, 2015
  • Times: From: 8:30 PM to 12:00 AM
  • Location: Murphy's Irish Pub
  • Venue: Murphy's Irish Pub
  • 713 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-548-1717
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Scott Fallon at Murphy's

Scott Fallon performs songs from his eclectic musical catalog at Alexandria's famous Murphy's Pub!

Happening This Month

The Games Afoot

  • February 01, 2015 to February 07, 2015 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Wed-Sat at 8pm and Sun at 3pm
  • Venue: Little Theatre of Alexandria
  • Admission: $19-$22 plus service fees.
  • 600 Wolfe Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-0496
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The Games Afoot

Also known as “Holmes for the Holidays,” this comedy/thriller by Ken Ludwig is murderously funny, witty and fast-paced! It’s 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the ... Learn More

George Washington Birthday Celebration: "Cherry Challenge"

  • February 01, 2015 to February 10, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: All Day
  • Admission: Free
  • Local Restaurants in Old Town
  • Old Town Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-539-2549
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George Washington Birthday Celebration:

In honor of George Washington’s birthday, Alexandria restaurants are creating unique menu items featuring cherries in celebration of one of the most cherished legends surrounding our first ... Learn More

Birthnight Ball dance classes

  • February 05, 2015 to February 12, 2015 (Every Thursday)
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: 7:30-9:30 pm
  • Venue: Gadsby's Tavern Museum
  • Admission: $12 per class or $30 for series
  • 134 N. Royal Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-746-4242
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Birthnight Ball dance classes

In preparation for the Birthnight Ball on Feb. 14, learn 18th century English country dancing from expert dance instructors. Tickets online: www.Shop.alexandriava.gov.

Choral Evensong with Festive Reception

Choral Evensong is the service of Evening Prayer with choral music. It is sung in cathedrals with choral foundations on a more or less daily basis, and in many parish churches around the world. The ... Learn More

Colossal DC Beer History Sunday at Port City

Come out for the third day of the Colossal Port City Fourth Anniversary Week and geek out on DC Beer History with "Capital Beer" Author Garrett Peck. We'll have our Brewery Tours at 2 and 3 ... Learn More

John Strongbow's Super Bowl Party

Superbowl Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. We love Superbowl Sunday! We are going all out with our huge projection screens of 120 inches in the Great Hall and Sir Charles Norton Hall. Special $2.00 off select ... Learn More

Port City's Colossal Brunch at Sixth Engine

Port City's Colossal Brunch at Sixth Engine

Celebrate the Port City Fourth Anniversary in style in the upstairs portion of this historic firehouse in Washington, DC right at Sixth and Massachusetts.  There will be a limited amount of ... Learn More

Seeds of Independence

African Paths to African American Worship on Mason Neck The eigth annual Seeds of Independence program will consider the sustained influence of West African spiritual traditions within Christian ... Learn More

Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Concert

Ross Wixon: Sparkling Dialogue for Trombone and Strings (world premiere) with trombonist Brian Bourne Franz Liszt: Les Préludes, S.97 (Symphonic Poem No.3) Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. ... Learn More

History Lecture Love, Lust, and Magic in the Ancient World

History Lecture Love, Lust, and Magic in the Ancient World

People throughout history have tried to enchant, tempt, woo, and seduce people into falling in love (or lust). As Saint Valentine's Day approaches come learn about love, lust, and magic in the ... Learn More

Joggers & Lagers with Pacers Running

Don't miss Joggers & Lagers with Pacers Running: A Special Anniversary Edition. Although, our Monday night runs with Pacers Running is currently on hiatus for the season, Pacers Running will be ... Learn More

Port City Beer Science Class with Brewers Doc Lange and Adam

Special for the Colossal Port City Fourth Anniversary Week, we are having a Beer Science Class and you're invited to reserve your spot and join on Wednesday, February 4, at 6:30 p.m. Port City ... Learn More

Scott Fallon Live

Scott Fallon is an Alexandria, VA, native and has been a performing musician for over 25 years. His solo acoustic performance is a diverse mix of rock, blues, and country covers along with original ... Learn More

Bob Hume and Martha Capone Live

Bob Hume and Martha Capone are a great musical team. Signing a mix of rock and folk, they're on the way for next Thursday night. Come and join the fun!

City of Alexandria Pipes and Drums Live

The City of Alexandria Pipes & Drums will be performing the first Thursday of every month! Come listen as they present “The Stirring Music of Scotland and Ireland” starting at 9:30 pm.

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