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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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Happening This Month

Del Ray Artisans' Halloween Ball

  • October 31, 2014
  • Times: 8pm-11pm
  • Venue: Del Ray Artisans
  • Admission: Tickets: $5 each or 5 for $20/Costumes required/free entry to those who purchase (and wear) one of the artist-decorated masks
  • 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Phone: 703-838-4827
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The Halloween Ball - Join us at the Halloween Ball on Friday, October 31st from 8 pm – 11 pm. Tickets: $5 each or 5 for $20. Costumes required, and free entry to those who purchase (and wear) ... 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!

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

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
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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

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

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

Retrocessionists Comedy Improv

An evening of off-the-cuff improv comedy! Cash bar starts at 6:30 then take a seat at 7pm. Make suggestions that this talented group will turn into scenes and games, for your enjoyment.

On-Going Events

Del Ray Farmers Market

  • November 01, 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

Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

  • November 03, 2014
  • 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
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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

  • November 02, 2014
  • 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
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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

Garden and Landscape Tour at Mount Vernon

Garden and Landscape Tour at Mount Vernon

This 45-minute guided walking tour examines Washington's brilliant design for the grounds around Mount Vernon. Visit the gardens he created, see some of the original trees, and learn how he merged ... Learn More

Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

  • November 03, 2014
  • 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

The Rocky Horror Show

  • October 31, 2014 to November 15, 2014 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Wed-Sat at 8pm and Sun at 3pm
  • Venue: Little Theatre of Alexandria
  • Admission: $25-$30, plus service fees.
  • 600 Wolfe Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-0496
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The Rocky Horror Show

Rocky Horror is at LTA and right in time for Halloween! Come see this classic, campy musical that inspired the classic cult film, The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Meet innocent couple, Brad and Janet, ... Learn More

The Art of Ballroom Dance, taught by Gary Stephans

  • November 10, 2014 to November 24, 2014 (Recurring every 2 weeks Monday)
  • Recurring every 2 weeks on Monday
  • Times: November 10 and 24th / 7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Venue: Athenaeum
  • Admission: $15 per class
  • 201 Prince Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-505-5998
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The Art of Ballroom Dance, taught by Gary Stephans

Learn the Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Swing, Salsa, Meringue, Rumba, Cha-Cha, & Samba. Come with or without a Partner. Beginning and advanced dancers welcome. Both classes are invited to practice ... Learn More

 

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