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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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Happening This Month

African American Development of the Middle Class During the 19th and early 20th

  • February 28, 2015
  • Times: From: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Location: Alexandria Black History Museum
  • Venue: Alexandria Black History Museum
  • 902 Wythe Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-746-4356

Many African Americans in the 19th and early 20th Century were entrepreneurs. This lecture will discuss the occupations of these African Americans and the development of the African American middle ... Learn More

Andrew O'Day Live

Andrew O'Day pumps up our bar in John Strongbow's Tavern with live music. Enjoy a wide selection of rock, folk, blue and country with Andrew to make your night complete.

God of Carnage

  • February 28, 2015
  • 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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God of Carnage

Join us for the show that the New York Times called, “Satisfying primitive entertainment.” A playground altercation between two boys brings together two sets of parents for a meeting to ... Learn More

Najee

  • February 28, 2015
  • Times: 7:30pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $45
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Najee

Najee is an American jazz and smooth jazz saxophonist and flautist.

On-Going Events

Wee Ones Storytime

  • February 28, 2015
  • Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 10:30-11 a.m.
  • Location: Hooray for Books!
  • Venue: Hooray for Books!
  • Admission: Free
  • 1555 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-548-4092
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Wee Ones Storytime

Join us as we explore the exciting world around us with some of our favorite stories and songs! Ages 2 and under. Free.

Del Ray Farmers Market

  • February 28, 2015
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Location: Corner of Oxford and Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Admission: Free!
Del Ray Farmers Market

The Del Ray Market features locally grown goods, like seasonal vegetables and fruits, as well as meats, eggs, fresh pasta and sauces, Amish cheese, yogurt, baked goods, eggs, jams and jellies year ... Learn More

Old Town Farmers Market

  • February 28, 2015
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: From: 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Location: Market Square
  • Admission: Free
  • 301 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
Old Town Farmers Market

The nation's oldest farmers market offers a variety of vendors, including baked goods, cut flowers, live plants, and crafts.

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

  • February 28, 2015 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

Medieval Madness Feast

Medieval Madness Feast

Step Back in Time and Have the Time of Your Life! Live sword fights, fun with friends, and pure Medieval Madness! Enjoy a top rated fun night out in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia when you venture to ... Learn More

AMERICA! store SALE up to 75% OFF

  • February 28, 2015
  • Recurring daily
  • Venue: AMERICA!
  • 113 King St.
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-838-9650

Visitors looking for the quintessential Old Town souvenir or gift can find it at AMERICA! We’re currently offering our customers a great savings with merchandise priced at up to 75% off.

February Daily Dinner Specials at Del Ray Cafe

  • February 28, 2015
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: From: 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Venue: Del Ray Cafe
  • 205 E. Howell Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Phone: 703-717-9151
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February Daily Dinner Specials at Del Ray Cafe

Mondays - Pan-Seared Veal Sweetbreads and Sausage with a Green Tomato and mild Jalapeno Coulis 26$ Tuesdays - Yukon Gold Potato Gnocchi with Wild Rice and Sweet Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Sauce ... Learn More

Mineral Fusion to Host In-Store Road Show at Whole Foods in Alexandria, VA

  • February 28, 2015 to March 08, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: All Day
  • Location: Whole Foods
  • Venue: Whole Foods Market Old Town
  • 1700 Duke Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Whole Foods Market in Alexandria will be hosting a Mineral Fusion Road Show while offering customers 40% off of all Mineral Fusion Products including skin, hair, body, nail care and cosmetics. Enjoy ... Learn More

"Paws 'N Claws for Art" - Art Exhibit at the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter

  • February 28, 2015 to May 31, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Monday-Thursday 12-7 pm, Friday CLOSED, Saturday and Sunday 12-5 pm.
  • Venue: Del Ray Artisans
  • Admission: Free
  • Vola Lawson Animal Shelter - 4101 Eisenhower Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Phone: 703-838-4827
  • Visit Website

“Paws ‘N Claws for Art” exhibit runs February 21-May 31, 2015 at Vola Lawson Animal Shelter, 4101 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria. Reception: Friday, February 27, 7-9pm. Del Ray Artisans ... Learn More

Grills Gone Wild

Grills Gone Wild

Every year, Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company’s grillmasters and cooks get one week to really cut loose, throwing unusual ingredients on the grill, in the smoker and into the pot. From ... Learn More

 

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