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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

Ornament Decorating at Friendship Firehouse

  • November 08, 2014 to November 22, 2014
  • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Location: Friendship Firehouse
  • Venue: Friendship Firehouse
  • Admission: $2 includes ornament
  • 107 S. Alfred Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-746-4994
  • Visit Website
Ornament Decorating at Friendship Firehouse

The Friendship Firehouse Museum is offering ornament decorating on Saturday November 8, 15, and 22, from 1-4 p.m. Participants can decorate and take home dough ornaments made in shapes inspired by ... Learn More

Mount Vernon by Candlelight

Mount Vernon by Candlelight

Join "Mrs. Washington" as she hosts an enchanting evening of candlelight tours, fireside caroling and festive treats. Timed tickets are $22 for adults and $15 for children 11 and under. ... Learn More

Happening This Month

20th-Century Masterworks for Violin and Piano

20th-Century Masterworks for Violin and Piano

Michael De Sapio (violin) and Teodora Adjarova (piano) present a scintillating program of 20th-century neoclassical works, including the Violin Sonata of the brilliant, tragically short-lived American ... Learn More

Nightmare On King Street 2014

Nightmare On King Street 2014

The Fish Market Restaurant is sponsoring its annual Nightmare On King Street Halloween Bash. Come dressed to kill or dressed to be killed, or already killed. Zombie's, ghouls, goblins, super heroes, ... Learn More

Novemberfest :: An Outdoor Block Party at Rustico

  • November 01, 2014
  • Times: Noon - 5 p.m.
  • Location: Rustico Restaurant
  • Venue: Rustico Restaurant
  • Admission: $5 at door, plus $$ for food + drink tickets
  • 827 Slaters Lane
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
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Novemberfest :: An Outdoor Block Party at Rustico

From 12 to 5 PM, in the lot behind Rustico, we'll be pouring no fewer than 50 of the finest drafts, casks and bottles from more than 30 Virginia producers, including friends like Port City, ... Learn More

tu-anh boutique grand opening!

tu-anh boutique grand opening!

Come join us and celebrate our first weekend open to the public! We will be doing complimentary aromatherapy hand massages and giving makeup tips!

Acoustic Alchemy

  • November 02, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $35
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Acoustic Alchemy

Acoustic Alchemy is an English contemporary instrumental and smooth jazz band formed in England in the early 1980s, originally fronted by acoustic guitarists Nick Webb and Simon James.

Capturing an American Icon: Fall Photo Workshop at Mount Vernon

Join Mount Vernon for an exciting new program, Capturing an American Icon: Fall Photo Workshop at Mount Vernon, offered in partnership with Washington Photo Safari. The photo safari includes many of ... Learn More

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

Richard Marx

  • November 03, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $35
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Richard Marx

Richard Noel Marx is an American adult contemporary and pop/rock singer, songwriter, musician and record producer who sold over 30 million records.

Delbert McClinton

  • November 05, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $45
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Delbert McClinton

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

The Great War: France and the War to End All War in Memory and Remembrance

The Alexandria-Caen Sister City Committee invites you to The Great War: France and the War to End All War in Memory and Remembrance A historical lecture presented by LTC (R) Thomas Christianson ... Learn More

Three Sistahs

  • November 05, 2014 to November 09, 2014
  • Times: Wed, Thurs and Fri at 8, Sat at 3 and 8, and Sun at 3 and 7
  • Venue: MetroStage
  • Admission: $55 -$60
  • 1201 N. Royal Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 800-494-8497
  • Visit Website
Three Sistahs

An elegant intimate musical which exposes the souls of three strong women as they reflect the promise of the future, while revealing the pain of the present and their regrets of the past. An evening ... Learn More

World War One: France and The War to End All Wars

World War One: France and The War to End All Wars

A lecture by LTC (R) Thomas Christianson, Senior Historian for the Secretary of Defense, 6:30 pm wine and cheese reception, 7:00 - 9:00 pm lecture, sponsored by Alexandria-Caen Sister Cities ... Learn More

Holiday Unveiling Party at Red Barn Mercantile

Holiday Unveiling Party at Red Barn Mercantile

You're invited to Red Barn Mercantile's Holiday Unveiling party November 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Be the first to see our new line of Holiday decorations and goodies. Plus, we'll host a Cat Studio ... Learn More

Mystique Welcomes Temple St. Clair

Mystique Welcomes Temple St. Clair

Mystique is thrilled to announce the addition of TEMPLE ST. CLAIR to our fine jewelry collection. The collection will launch at a special trunk show on Thursday, November 6th from 10:30am to 6:00pm. ... Learn More

Laura Nelkin Knitting Jewelry

Laura Nelkin Knitting Jewelry

In this comprehensive Knitted Jewelry workshop you will learn a variety of techniques that will help you incorporate beads, clasps and jewelry techniques into your knitting. You will have a wonderful ... Learn More

Laura Nelkin Knockout Knits Book Launch

Laura Nelkin Knockout Knits Book Launch

Join us to celebrate knitting designer Laura Nelkin’s first book – Knockout Knits! Laura Nelkin is well-known for designing fun-to-knit little projects introducing advanced techniques with ... Learn More

Tom Paxton

  • November 07, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $35
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Tom Paxton

Tom Paxton is an American folk singer and singer-songwriter who has had a music career spanning more than fifty years. In 2009, Paxton received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Book Talk: Wicked Northern Virginia by Michael Lee Pope

Book Talk: Wicked Northern Virginia by Michael Lee Pope

Behind the bucolic plantation estates of Northern Virginia lies a history of scandal. The region has a rotating cast of greedy supervisors, vain senators, bullying occupiers and party bosses. The ... Learn More

Laura Nelkin Knitting with Beads: Cha-Ching Mitts or Tam

Laura Nelkin Knitting with Beads: Cha-Ching Mitts or Tam

Learn one of designer Laura Nelkin's favorite designs from her new book Knockout Knits. Both this bottom‑up tam and fingerless mitts play with a modified beaded Coin Stitch ribbing. Master this fun, ... Learn More

Laura Nelkin Knitting with Beads: Shawls with Beads

Laura Nelkin Knitting with Beads: Shawls with Beads

This class focuses on developing bead knitting skills to prepare you to knit one of designer Laura Nelkin’s varied beaded shawl designs. Class will start with a basic overview on choosing yarn ... Learn More

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