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Let Loose Have Fun in Alexandria This Weekend

Looking for something to do? Here are some suggestions

Alexandria, VA – The big game is this weekend! Are you ready? If this is the most exciting time of the year for you, and you can’t stand the wait, here are some great events going on around town. Have a great time!

School of Rock Alexandria Plays Paradiso

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Saturday, February 1

4-6 p.m. (FREE!)


6124 Franconia Road 

A show for all ages! Enjoy great tunes from the musicians at School of Rock Alexandria. There will be a one band covering The Beatles and another covering hits of the Nineties.  For more info, click HERE.

White Ford Bronco: DC’s All Nineties Band

Photo: Union Stage

Friday, January 31-Saturday, February 1

Showtime: 9 p.m. (Fri.) and 12 a.m. (Sat.) [$25-$50 per person]

Union Stage

740 Water Street, SW

Want more music? Enjoy the great cover band White Ford Bronco. They will play two shows into early Saturday morning. Doors for the first show open at 7 p.m. Get tickets HERE!

“Tangerine” Art Exhibit 

“Broken” by Betsy Mead (Courtesy photo)

Thursday, January 30–Sunday, February 2

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 31–February 2

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)

Friday, January 31–Sunday, February 2

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

Little Theatre 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

Photo: Pixabay

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 photo)

Friday, January 31–Sunday, February 2

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.

Underground Comedy Presents

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Friday, January 31-Saturday, February 1

Times vary ($20 per person)

The Big Hunt

1345 Connecticut Ave., NW

Talented and rising comic perform three shows this weekend at one of DC’s most popular comedy venues. You never know, you might see a future star. Past performers have been featured on Comedy Central and profiled in The Washington Post. For info and tickets, click HERE.

MER Events’ Official Super Bowl Party

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Sunday, February 2

4–11 p.m. (Prices vary)

Club Elevate

15 K Street, NE

Whether you are a die-hard Chiefs or 49ers fan, love football in general, or make this the only game you watch all season, this party is for you. Invite your friends. For more info and to buy tickets, click HERE.

Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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