things to do

About This Weekend in Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria Old Town Market

To see more events in Alexandria, Virginia, click this link. To get your event added to our calender, click this link.

Your plans for this weekend (April 24-26, 2015) in Alexandria, Virginia include these events:


Friday, April 24, 2015

  • Family fun night @ Chinquapin Rec Center Bring the whole family to Family Fun Nights for swimming and fun for all ages on Friday evenings. Pool games include beach ball relays, water basketball, diving for prizes and fun on the ‘Aqua Challenge’ floating obstacle course. Participate in swimming skill assessments for youth, learn pool safety tips and more.
  • Story time @ The Alexandria Library  See calendar for times and branch locations.
  • Happy Hour in Alexandria See calendar for times and locations for various food and drink specials for Happy Hour.
  • School Board Work Session Session will be at the ACPS Central Office.
  • Freddie Jackson @ The Birchmere See this link for tickets and more information.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

  • Farmers’ Markets in Alexandria See calendar for times and locations around the City.
  • Spring clean up in Alexandria The City is divided into four collection areas and each area is assigned a special collection Saturday in April or May. See this link for more information.
  • Project Discovery Walk-a-thon Each spring, the City of Alexandria hosts a Walkathon, the proceeds of which benefit Project Discovery. Ninety-one percent of last year’s Project Discovery graduating seniors continued their education at two- or four-year colleges or technical schools.
  • Alexandria Earth Day Celebration Program includes children’s activities; exhibits by community groups; food sales; recycling; Arbor Day tree planting; and a musical performance.
  • ‘Crab Shack’ at Fireflies Del Ray Saturday is ‘Crab Day’ on the NEW crab deck. See this link for details.
  • Chamber music @ The Lyceum The Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra, a conductorless orchestra, will present works by Rossini, Dvorak, and Mendelssohn.
  • Concert @ The Lyceum With Strings Attached: saxophonist Anders Lundeg?rd and clarinetist Terry Guidetti with the Cherry Blossom String Quartet. Works by Mozart, Weber and some Jazz. Reception to follow.
  • The BoDeans @ The Birchmere See this link for tickets and more information.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

  • 31st annual GW Parkway Classic A 10 mile and 5k footrace held in Old Town Alexandria. See this link for road closures.
  • Moroccan Festival @ Market Square Celebration of Moroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
  • Music @ The Lyceum All About Music; Music in recital; Performers are Guity Adjoodan (Piano), Robert & Rocio Ford (Accordion & Castanets), Jeremiah Baker (Saxophone), Vladimir Fridman, (Guitar).Presented by Unique Foundation, An exciting night of music in recital by various performers to raise funds for breast cancer research.
  • Allan Doyle @ The Birchmere See this link for tickets and more information.
  • Plant and garden sale continues @ Ten Thousand Villages Save 25% on planters, garden chimes, birdhouses, statuary and more during Ten Thousand Villages’ annual Plant and Garden Sale. Sale begins Friday, April 17 and ends Monday, April 27.
  • Gardening seminar @ Ten Thousand Villages Think you don’t have enough room to grow veggies? Think again! Even if the only thing you have is a window, let’s talk. Conversely, you may have a lot of space in your yard, but are you lacking time? See this link for details.

(Red Brick Town Flickr Pool photo by Bill, on Flickr)

 

Lee Hernly, Editor
the authorLee Hernly, Editor
Founder & Editor
Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

Leave a Reply

avatar

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

  Subscribe  
Notify of