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Tickets Available: Annual Alexandria Sister Cities Whisky Tasting

ALEXANDRIA, VA -  Alexandrians love to celebrate their city’s Scottish roots and their hometown boy, President George Washington. The Annual Alexandria Sister Cities Whisky...

Harriet Jacobs, Patient in Tribulation, Fervent in Spirit

In recognition of Women’s History Month, the Office of Historic Alexandria highlights the contributions of one of the major figures in American history and...

Let Loose: Have Fun in Alexandria This Weekend!

Alexandria, VA – Thanksgiving is a week away! It’s probably a safe bet that you’ll be out grocery shopping for the big meal. If...

In-Cider Scoop: Alexandria’s Appealing History With Cider

By Daniel Lee, Office of Historic Alexandria ALEXANDRIA,VA- As fall envelops us, the apple is the fruit most commonly found seen at grocery stores and...

Let Loose: Have Fun in Alexandria This Veterans Day Weekend!

Alexandria, VA – The weather turned cold quickly! But that doesn’t stop businesses from putting on great events year round. Check out what’s going...

Zvents October 2019

  October 11-13 Fall Wine Festival & Sunset Tour 6:00 pm-9:00 pm George Washington's Mount Vernon 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Celebrate the history of wine in Virginia with exclusive...

ALEXANDRIA HISTORY: How Jones Point Was Almost an Amusement Park

ALEXANDRIA, VA - On September 19, 1953, the federal government approved the transfer of lands at Jones Point to Alexandria and the National Park...

Let Loose: Have Fun in Alexandria This Weekend

Alexandria, VA – Usually around this time of year, there is a coolness to the air that signals the coming of fall. But summer...

Sips & Secrets: A Speakeasy Night

  By Megan Ritter ALEXANDRIA,VA- Get your flapper dresses and fedoras ready and brush up on your Charleston steps! It’s time to support the Lee-Fendall House...

Photos: Alexandria’s Friendship Firehouse Festival

Alexandria, VA - If you or your kids love firetrucks, the Friendship Firehouse Festival was something else! In fact, the two 1850s-era firetrucks, which...
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