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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

Drinkable Arts Paint Party

  • March 01, 2015
  • Times: 6-8 p.m.
  • Location: The Light Horse
  • Admission: $30.00
  • 715 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 410-693-2533
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The Light Horse Restaurant www.thelighthorserestaurant.com Ready to get your creativity on mixed with a ton of fun?!?! Come paint your own glass creation and "UNCORK YOUR CREATIVE SIDE!!" ... Learn More

Shane Gamble at Port City

Shane Gamble at Port City

Great beer, great service, and great music!

Three Dog Night

  • March 19, 2015
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $69.50
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
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Three Dog Night

Three Dog Night is an American rock band. They formed in 1968 with a line-up consisting of Danny Hutton, Cory Wells, and Chuck Negron.

Jason Masi at Port City

Jason Masi at Port City

Jason Masi performs at Port City!

Water Taxi Launch to National Mall

  • March 21, 2015 to November 01, 2015
  • Location: Alexandria City Marina
  • 1 Cameron St.
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
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Water Taxi Launch to National Mall

The Potomac Riverboat Company offers a 30-minute direct water taxi between Old Town Alexandria and the National Mall in Washington, DC, docking at Ohio & West Basin Drive SW, just steps from the ... Learn More

Farley Granger Live at O'Sho's!

Farley Granger Live at O'Sho's!

Americana Rock visits O'Sho's Pub in Old Town!

Ken Wenzel at Port City

Ken Wenzel at Port City

Ken Wenzel performs live at Port City!

Happening This Month

George Washington Birthday Celebration: "Walking with Washington"

George Washington Birthday Celebration:

Did you know that there are over 140 places in Alexandria today that are associated with George Washington? This tour is designed to show you some of them and improve your knowledge of Washington and ... Learn More

Eclipse Chamber Orchestra Concert

Eclipse Chamber Orchestra Concert

Join us for a concert of Dallapiccola, Francaix, Chabrier, and Hindemith. Founding Music Director, Sylvia Alimena, returns to conduct an imaginative program that we are sure you will enjoy! In the ... Learn More

Liberty Lecture: Madison and Monroe

Liberty Lecture: Madison and Monroe

Join us at Gunston Hall for the second of our three-part Liberty Lecture series, exploring friendships and rivalries of early American public figures. Lecture begins at 3:00 pm with a light reception ... Learn More

Beth Hart with Cindy Alexander

  • March 02, 2015 to March 03, 2015
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $55
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
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Beth Hart with Cindy Alexander

Beth Hart is an American singer-songwriter from Los Angeles, California, United States. She rose to fame with the release of her 1999 single "LA Song" from her second album Screamin' for My ... Learn More

Morrison House Presents Lecture: Hampton Mansion and the Creation of Architectural Significance

  • March 03, 2015
  • Times: 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Admission: Free
  • 116 South Alfred Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-746-4399
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Morrison House Presents Lecture: Hampton Mansion and the Creation of Architectural Significance

Located outside Baltimore, Hampton was the late eighteenth-century home of Maryland’s Ridgely family. In addition to its association with the establishment of the National Trust for Historic ... Learn More

Gaelic Storm

  • March 04, 2015 to March 05, 2015
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $35
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
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Gaelic Storm

Gaelic Storm is a Celtic band. Their musical output includes pieces from traditional Irish music, Scottish music, and original tunes in both the Celtic and Celtic rock genres.

Spring Yarn Tasting with The Sugar Shack

Spring Yarn Tasting with The Sugar Shack

Come out to fibre space™ and “taste” our newest arrivals for spring. We will be serving up samples of Berroco Indigo, Blue Sky Alpacas Skinny Cotton, Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy and ... Learn More

Java Jolt Lecture: Paleoera Artifacts & Artforms

Friends of Alexandria (FOAA) is sponsoring a Java Jolt lecture with William "Jack" Hranicky, who will present an illustrated lecture on recently discovered Virginia artifacts and art forms, ... Learn More

Pot of Gold Pinata

Calling all Kids! Before the St. Patrick's Day parade begins in Old Town, bring your parents to Ten Thousand Villages on Saturday, March 7 at 11:00 am to try your hand at our Pot of Gold Pinata, ... Learn More

Symphony Orchestra League of Alexandria Annual Ball

  • March 07, 2015
  • Times: Reception 6 p.m./Dinner and Dancing 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: The Westin Alexandria
  • Admission: $200
  • 400 Courthouse Square
  • Alexandria, VA
  • Phone: 703-960-7994
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The Symphony Orchestra League of Alexandria (SOLA) presents The Annual Symphony Ball and Auction. As you enjoy the evening with dinner and dancing with other Symphony enthusiasts, put your best bid ... Learn More

Winter Cabaret featuring performers from The Alexandria Singers

Winter Cabaret featuring performers from The Alexandria Singers

A delightful evening of song, dance, variety, and comedy! Talented individuals and ensembles from the D.C. area’s premier pops chorus perform in an elegant, cabaret-style setting. Perfect for ... Learn More

Liberty Lecture: Adams and Jefferson

Liberty Lecture: Adams and Jefferson

Join us at Gunston Hall for the third of our three-part Liberty Lecture series, exploring friendships and rivalries of early American public figures. Lecture begins at 3:00 pm with a light reception ... Learn More

Jesse Cook

  • March 09, 2015
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $35
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
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Jesse Cook

Jesse Cook is a Canadian guitarist, composer, and producer. Widely considered one of the most influential figures in "nuevo flamenco" music, he incorporates elements of flamenco rumba, jazz ... Learn More

Asleep at the Wheel

  • March 10, 2015
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $35
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
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Asleep at the Wheel

sleep at the Wheel is an American country music group that was formed in Paw Paw, West Virginia, but is based in Austin, Texas. Altogether, they have won nine Grammy Awards since their 1970 inception.

Spelman College Glee Club and Jazz Ensemble: Spring Tour Concert

The Spelman College Glee Club and Jazz Ensemble will perform on the Memorial Theater's stage as part of their Spring tour. Repertoire consists of sacred and secular choral literature for women’s ... Learn More

Leo Kottke

  • March 12, 2015
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $39.50
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
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Leo Kottke

Leo Kottke is an acoustic guitarist. He is known for a fingerpicking style that draws on influences from blues, jazz, and folk music, and for syncopated, polyphonic melodies.

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