Let Loose: Have Fun in Alexandria This Weekend!

Alexandria, VA – College football is over. In the pros, it’s the weekend between the conference championships and the big game. Can’t decide what to do with all the free time? Here are some options.

Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week

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Friday, January 17–Sunday January 26

Throughout Old Town, Del Ray, Eisenhower Avenue, Carlyle, and the West End

Eat great food and get great deals! Seventy restaurants are participating! Find the full list in this Zebra article.

Blues Night: Denise Henderson and the Fellas

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Friday, January 24

8–10 p.m. (FREE!)

Fish Market  

105 King Street

Enjoy a night of great food and great music, courtesy of the local blues band, Denise Henderson and the Fellas.

“Tangerine” Art Exhibit 

“Broken” by Betsy Mead (Courtesy photo)

Thursday, January 23–Sunday, January 26

All day (FREE!)

Del Ray Artisans  

2704 Mount Vernon Avenue

Featuring the work of local artists designed to brighten the winter months. Exhibit runs until February 2, 2020. For more info, click HERE.

Ice & Lights: The Winter Village at Cameron Run

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Friday, January 24–Sunday, January 26

5–10 p.m. (Ticket prices vary)

Cameron Run Regional Park

4001 Eisenhower Avenue

Experience a scene of wonder and the beauty of festive lights. For more information and to buy tickets, click HERE.

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

The Little Theatre of Alexandria (Courtesy photo)

Saturday, January 25–Sunday, January 26

Times: 8 p.m. (Sat.); 3 p.m. (Sun.)

Little Theater of Alexandria

600 Wolfe Street

See an entertaining play about the heir to a family fortune who stops at nothing to move up in the line of succession. Get tickets HERE.

Alexandria’s Farmers Market

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For info on the Old Town Farmers’ Market, click HERE.

For info on the Del Ray Farmers’ Market, click HERE.

For info on the Four Mile Run and Artisans Farmers’ Market, click HERE.

Note: The Old Town North Farmers Market returns in March and the West End Farmers Market returns in May.

“Creature Comforts” Art Exhibit

“Boxer Blues” by Monica Hokeilen (Courtesy image)

Friday, January 24–Sunday, January 26

All day (FREE!)

VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital

2660 Duke Street

This exhibit displays art of animals that lift hearts, an ongoing theme of the Hospital. All artwork featured is by members of the Del Ray Artisans and is part of the Gallery Without Walls program.

Hoppy Hour: Meditation with Bunnies

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Sunday, January, 26

10:30 a.m.

Lost Boy Cider

317 Hoofs Run Drive

Relax with soft, furry rabbits (or “wabbits” if you remember “Looney Tunes”).  Meditation is helpful in reducing stress and anxiety. And bunnies make it even better! After the 45-minute session, participants can indulge in their beverage of choice. For tickets, click HERE.