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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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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

Behind the Fishnet Curtain: Tango's Myths, Mystery, and Magic

  • April 02, 2015
  • Times: From: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Admission: $15
  • Athenaeum, 201 Prince Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-548-6811
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Behind the Fishnet Curtain: Tango's Myths, Mystery, and Magic

QuinTango with Argentine guest, Carina Losano, brings the sizzle of great tango music to Old Town Alexandria in an interactive concert with music by Gardel and Piazzolla, stories from tango's ... Learn More

Behind the Fishnet Curtain: Tango’s Myths, Mystery, and Magic

Behind the Fishnet Curtain: Tango’s Myths, Mystery, and Magic

QuinTango with guest Carina Losano, brings the sizzle of great tango music to the Athenaeum with an interactive concert and lively question and answer. Curious about Tango? Here’s your chance ... Learn More

The Art of Ballroom Dance, taught by Gary Stephans

Mondays, April 6 & 20 / 7:00-7:45pm and 7:45-8:30pm $15 Admission per class Learn the Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Swing, Salsa, Meringue, Rumba, Cha-Cha, & Samba. Come with or without a Partner. ... Learn More

Doggy Happy Hour is Back!

  • April 07, 2015
  • Times: 5-8 p.m.
  • Venue: Jackson 20
  • 480 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-842-2790
Doggy Happy Hour is Back!

Join us in the Courtyard Tuesday, April 7th from 5pm-8pm for our Doggy Happy Hour Opening Day! This year we’re fitting all the furry fun into Tuesday evenings only, so join us every Tuesday ... Learn More

Best Bib and Tucker Ball: The Black and White Masquerade

Best Bib and Tucker Ball: The Black and White Masquerade

Dance and be entertained while supporting Gadsby's Tavern Museum Society at this elegant event. The evening will feature Doc Scantlin and His Imperial Palms Orchestra, a silent auction to benefit the ... Learn More

History Lecture Love, Lust, and Magic in the Ancient World

History Lecture Love, Lust, and Magic in the Ancient World

People throughout history have tried to enchant, tempt, woo, and seduce people into falling in love (or lust). Come learn about love, lust, and magic in the ancient world from Egyptian love poems to ... Learn More

Shakespeare's Birthday: The Mad Wooing

Shakespeare's Birthday: The Mad Wooing

Celebrate Shakespeare's birthday with a staged reading of Kimberley Lynne's new play, The Mad Wooing. Set during the Inter-Regnum when theatre was illegal, a troop of hapless and brave actors perform ... Learn More

On-Going Events

Del Ray Farmers Market

  • March 28, 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 30, 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 29, 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
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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

Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

  • March 30, 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 26, 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 26, 2015
  • 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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