You are invited to this re-creation of the famous celebration of Washington’s Birthday, set in the year 1799. This Alexandria tradition includes an 18th-century banquet, English country dancing, dessert collation, character re-enactors, and guests General and Mrs. George Washington. We are honored to have Dean Malissa portray General Washington this year.
Period costume optional; “after-five” attire encouraged. Festivities begin with the Banquet promptly at 5:30 p.m. To attend the Ball only, please arrive at 9 p.m.
Reservations are required for all Birthnight events, and those not familiar with this style of dancing should complete at least one full dance class (see Birthnight Ball dance class listing) to become accustomed to the figures and language for the ball.
Nee a hotel room? Call The Alexandria Hotel (888-236-24270) for the Gadsby's room block for $129 a night. Book by January 29.