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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

Earl Klugh

  • April 24, 2014
  • Times: 7:30pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $35.00
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
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Earl Klugh

Earl Klugh is an American smooth jazz/crossover jazz/jazz fusion guitarist and composer.

Happening This Month

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Angels

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Angels

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

40th Annual History Awards

40th Annual History Awards

Alexandria Historical Society presents, the 40th annual history awards (youth and City wide). Two keynote speakers, a former winner of the AHS student award and a second noted historian.

Tablas Wine Dinner at La Bergerie

  • April 23, 2014
  • Times: 7 p.m.
  • Venue: La Bergerie
  • Admission: $99 per person inclusive
  • 218 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1007
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Tablas Wine Dinner at La Bergerie

Canapés, Tablas Creek Patelin de Tablas Rose, 2012 ~ Le Menu ~ First Course - Soft Shell Crab with an Enoki Mushroom Sauce, Tablas Creek Cote de Tablas Blanc, 2012. Second Course: Shad Roe with ... Learn More

Alexandria War of 1812 Commemoration Launch Film Gala

  • April 24, 2014
  • Times: Launch Reception: 6:30 p.m. Screening of Master and Commander: 8:00 p.m.
  • Venue: Old Town Theater
  • Admission: $45 each or $75 sponsor level
  • 815 1/2 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-746-4242
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Alexandria War of 1812 Commemoration Launch Film Gala

Enjoy a special screening of Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World at Old Town Theater, complete with cocktail reception, exhibition of clothing worn on the film set, and a pre-screening ... Learn More

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Padres

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Padres

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

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Poem in Your Pocket Day

The culminating event in Alexandria's National Poetry Month activities, Poem in Your Pocket Day will feature Poet Laureate Tori Lane, past poets laureate Amy Young and Mary McElveen. A ... Learn More

Delbert McClinton with Andy Poxon

  • April 25, 2014
  • Location: Birchmere
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $45
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
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Delbert McClinton with Andy Poxon

Grammy award-winning artist, Delbert McClinton is an American blues rock and electric blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player, and pianist.

Carlyle House Garden Day Herb & Craft Sale

  • April 26, 2014
  • Times: From: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Venue: Carlyle House
  • Admission: Event free; $5 to tour house
  • 121 N. Fairfax Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-549-2997
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Carlyle House Garden Day Herb & Craft Sale

Come celebrate Spring with the Friends of Carlyle House’s Annual Garden Day Herb & Craft Sale from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.on Saturday, April 26. An exciting mix of herbs and vegetable plants from ... Learn More

Food demonstration at Old Town Farmers' Market

Food demonstration at Old Town Farmers' Market

Spring Shoots Salad at Old Town Farmers' Market. Join us for a food demonstration featuring crunchy asparagus salad with lemon and parmesan cheese. YUM!

Najee

  • April 26, 2014
  • Times: 7:30pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $39.50
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
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Najee

Najee is an American smooth jazz saxophonist and flautist.

Community Shopping Day at Ten Thousand Villages

Shop at Ten Thousand Villages between 1-5 pm and a portion of your purchase will be donated to the Mines Advisory Group, which works to clear landmines, unexploded ordnance, and other remnants of ... Learn More

Lavender: Endless Possibilities

Lavender: Endless Possibilities

Mellenie of Truly-Life will demonstrate many ways in which lavender can be used; each participant will receive a tiny gift. Space is limited, so please email admin@nvfaa.org to reserve a spot

Presidential Salon with James Madison

Presidential Salon with James Madison

Join President Madison as he discusses and engages guests about political and personal issues of 1814. Reservations required. Purchase tickets online or call 703.746.4242 ... Learn More

Art on the Rocks

  • April 30, 2014
  • Times: 7 - 10 p.m.
  • Venue: Art League, Inc.
  • Admission: $35
  • 105 N. Union Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1780
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Art on the Rocks

Seven local mixologists will each select a piece of artwork from The Art League's Pop Art exhibit as inspiration, then compete to create the most artistic cocktail and appetizer pairing to earn the ... Learn More

Lecture: "Battle of the White House"

  • April 30, 2014
  • Times: 7:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum
  • Venue: Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum
  • Admission: $5.00 per person; free for Alexandria Historical Society members
  • 201 S. Washington Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-746-4994
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Lecture:

As part of the Alexandria War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration, join historian, Patrick O'Neill as he presents, "The Battle of the White House: Bringing the Seat of War to the Potomac River ... Learn More

On-Going Events

Duncan's Bloody Mary Sunday Brunch

Duncan's Bloody Mary Sunday Brunch

Let's face it. Brunch is the most important meal of the week. Murphy's offers a fantastic Brunch with all the Irish Favorites along with some American classics. Starting from $8.95, this is something ... Learn More

Tuesday is Trivia Night at Murphy's Irish Pub

  • April 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

Wee Ones Storytime

  • April 25, 2014
  • 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

  • April 26, 2014
  • 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

Winesday!

  • April 23, 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

Old Town Farmers Market

  • April 26, 2014
  • 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.

“Civil War Sundays”

Exhibits include: An original May 26, 1861, edition of The New-York Tribune detailing Colonel Elmer Ellsworth's death in Alexandria; A Peeps diorama illustrating Ellsworth's death; A ... 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.

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