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Great Date Events in Alexandria

Listed amongst the "Top 20 Most Romantic Cities in the US" by Amazon.com and hailed as a "Best Place for a First Date" by Washingtonian magazine, Alexandria is the perfect place for a great date. While you're enjoying our majestic cobblestone streets and enchanting waterfront, partake in a wine tasting, experience a ballroom dance class or enjoy a night of music at one of our premiere concert halls. Check out more Great Date Ideas

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Bill Heid Live at John Strongbow's Tavern

Born in Pittsburgh, keyboard/vocalist Bill Heid has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, South America, Europe, and the Far East, including a three year stay in Japan and nearly two years in China. ... Learn More

French Movie Night and Dinner

Join us for this great French movie about last days of Napoleon. "Monsieur N." 2003 Fresh from seeing his army defeated at the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon Bonaparte (Philippe Torreton) ... Learn More

The Devil's Taylor Live Concert at John Strongbow's Tavern

Peter Walker and the Devil's Taylor are rocking John Strongbow's live. It's live, it's fun, it's musical blend of ancient and modern tunes played hard and well. Come in and enjoy!

Collective Delusion Rocks at John Strongbow's Tavern

Great Live music! A don't-miss night.

Schroedinger's Cat Live at John Strongbow's

Robin and Karl's band has extraordinary vocals and hard hitting musicians. This is an exceptional night of music. A must see night!

Alexandria's Historic Breweries - Guided Tour & Tasting

Alexandria's Historic Breweries - Guided Tour & Tasting

Join Alexandria's Historic Breweries author, Garrett Peck, and Portner Brewhouse Co-Founder, Cat Portner, on a guided walking tour around Old Town Alexandria exploring the foundations of local ... Learn More

The Wild Irish Roses Live at John Strongbow's Tavern

Dazzling duo of sisters Jessica and Kaitlyn Likas, who delight audiences with their dueling fiddles and Irish step and Scottish Highland dancing.

Wine Tasting

Wines of Burgundy Tasting *Featuring 6 wines Saturday, March 14th 5:30pm-7:00pm $59.95/per person -Advanced payment- Light finger food with be served. Discount on featured wines.

Drink Creatively at the Waterfront

Drink Creatively at the Waterfront

Join us for a fun and entertaining night of painting. This event begins promptly at 7:00 pm. Please allow a little extra time to find parking and get settled. If you would like to sit with friends, ... Learn More

11th Annual Rum Punch Challenge

  • March 28, 2015
  • Times: 7 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Venue: Gadsby's Tavern Museum
  • Admission: $50 per person (includes food and drinks for the evening); tickets online Shop.alexandriava.org
  • 134 N. Royal Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-746-4242
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11th Annual Rum Punch Challenge

Just as guests to the tavern did over 200 years ago, enjoy different rum punch creations from local distilleries, restaurants and caterers and vote for your favorite! The winner will be announced at ... Learn More

On-Going Events

Del Ray Farmers Market

  • March 07, 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

Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

  • March 09, 2015
  • Recurring weekly on Monday
  • Times: 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Venue: La Bergerie
  • 218 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1007
  • Visit Website
Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

Whole Lobster Flambéd in Cognac - $24. Most 750ml bottles of wine under $100 are discounted 40%. Neither entree specials nor wine specials can be combined with any other discount, coupon or ... Learn More

Bluegrass Brunch at FireFlies

  • March 08, 2015
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Times: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Venue: Fireflies Bar & Restaurant
  • Admission: Free
  • 1501 Mt. Vernon Ave.
  • Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Phone: 703-548-7200
  • Visit Website
Bluegrass Brunch at FireFlies

Every Sunday we have Bluegrass brunch with Bob Perilla's Big Hillbilly Bluegrass. The band is highly regarded as bluegrass royalty. They play from 11-2 and we serve awesome brunch from our exciting ... Learn More

Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

  • March 09, 2015
  • Recurring weekly on Monday
  • Times: 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Venue: La Bergerie
  • 218 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1007
  • Visit Website
Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

Whole Lobster Flambéd in Cognac - $24. Most 750ml bottles of wine under $100 are discounted 40%. Neither entree specials nor wine specials can be combined with any other discount, coupon or ... Learn More

Second Thursday Art Night

Enjoy an special after-hours event at the Torpedo Factory Art Center every month. Browse open studios and galleries, interact with artists, and enjoy special programming. Stop by on your way to dinner ... 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

Wine Down Wednesday's at Delia's

Who loves wine? Join us for Wine Down Wednesday's where any bottle of wine is half off when dining in. (Purchase of entrée is required. Excludes reserve wine list ).

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

  • March 05, 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

March Thursday Date Night Special - $22

  • March 05, 2015 to March 26, 2015 (Every Thursday)
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: From: 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Venue: La Bergerie
  • 218 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1007
  • Visit Website
March Thursday Date Night Special - $22

Thursday March 5th - Sea Scallops - with Saffron Basmati Rice, Papini and Lemon Sauce Thursday March 12th - Veal Flank Steak Marinated with Provençal Herbs served with a Rose Wine Sauce ... Learn More

Spring Gifts Sale

  • March 27, 2015 to April 04, 2015 (Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat; 12-6 Sun
  • Venue: Ten Thousand Villages
  • Admission: free
  • 915 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-684-1435
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Save 25% on select spring gifts, from bunny finger puppets to papier mache eggs to Easter baskets and basket stuffers.

Pubs & Puzzles

Ravenchase Adventures presents the 2015 PUBS & PUZZLES Races - urban adventure races where your brains and liver engage in brilliant battle. The 2015 Ravenchase Pubs & Puzzles Races are ... Learn More

 

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