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5-Week Saturday Woodworking Class 5:00 pm
5-Week Saturday Woodworking Class @ Seaport Center
Jul 8 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 5 @ 5:00 pm
5-Week Saturday Woodworking Class @ Seaport Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Learn woodworking basics and build a piece of your own design in this 5-week introductory course. Taught by Alexandria Seaport Foundation and Habitat Woodworks. $250 per person. Limited to 10 slots.
Sarah Nesbitt: Making Sense of What We Have 7:00 pm
Sarah Nesbitt: Making Sense of What We Have @ The Torpedo Factory
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm
Sarah Nesbitt: Making Sense of What We Have @ The Torpedo Factory | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Sarah Nesbitt’s show arrives at a time where our society aims to establish a concrete line between fact and opinion, history and myth, evidence and conspiracy theory. “A photograph is often perceived to be an
Centennial of the Everyday
Centennial of the Everyday @ Gadsby's Tavern Museum
May 15 – Sep 3 all-day
Centennial of the Everyday @ Gadsby's Tavern Museum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts partners with Baltimore-based artists Stewart Watson and Lauren Frances Adams for a series of site-specific, all-media installations inspired by the history of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum. Centennial of
Sheldon Scott: the Finest Amenities
Sheldon Scott: the Finest Amenities @ The Torpedo Factory
Jul 9 – Aug 31 all-day
Sheldon Scott: the Finest Amenities @ The Torpedo Factory | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
In the “Finest Amenities,” Sheldon Scott examines the relationship of the Potomac and the people of Alexandria through the lens of a historic luxury: ice. Sheldon builds upon his immersive performance this past April, inspired
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“Clowning Around” Art Exhibit
“Clowning Around” Art Exhibit @ Del Ray Artisans Gallery
Aug 4 – Aug 27 all-day
“Clowning Around” Art Exhibit @ Del Ray Artisans Gallery | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Clowns have been the subjects of paintings and graphics for centuries. Clowning Around is an exhibit that reveals local artists’ inner clowns through art in fun, playful, sadistic, comedic and tragic ways. Clowns have always
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Saturday Cinema at Carlyle 8:00 pm
Saturday Cinema at Carlyle @ John Carlyle Square in the Carlyle District of Alexandria
Aug 5 @ 8:00 pm
Saturday Cinema at Carlyle @ John Carlyle Square in the Carlyle District of Alexandria | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Carlyle Community Council, the City of Alexandria and the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership are pleased to announce the arrival of Saturday Cinema at Carlyle – an outdoor film festival kicking off in July. The
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“It Was a Very Good Year”: A tribute to Frank Sinatra 7:30 pm
“It Was a Very Good Year”: A tribute to Frank Sinatra @ The Carlyle Club Alexandria, VA 22314
Aug 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
"It Was a Very Good Year": A tribute to Frank Sinatra @ The Carlyle Club Alexandria, VA 22314 | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
A multimedia extravaganza for the eyes and ears, this show is a must-see for any Sinatra fan. Performer Tony Sands has incorporated stunning graphics that entice you the moment the stage lights dim and the
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Collage/Mélange: Second Thursday Art Night 6:00 pm
Collage/Mélange: Second Thursday Art Night @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Collage/Mélange: Second Thursday Art Night @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Come get your hands a little dirty during the August Second Thursday Art Night. Play with clay with Lindsay Hall, the summer post-grad resident. Create collages in Target Gallery and assemblage boxes on the 3rd
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Combat Paper / Warrior Writers 7:00 pm
Combat Paper / Warrior Writers @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Combat Paper / Warrior Writers @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Torpedo Factory partners with USO Metro, Combat Paper NJ, Warrior Writers and Community Building Artworks host a one-night art exhibition of works made by veterans and service members. The Combat Paper/Warrior Writers exhibition and
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Workhouse Brewfest
Workhouse Brewfest @ Workhouse Arts Center
Aug 12 all-day
Workhouse Brewfest @ Workhouse Arts Center | Lorton | Virginia | United States
More than 30 Virginia craft breweries, artisan distilleries and Virginia wineries will be on tap at the second annual Workhouse Brewfest on Saturday, August 12, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Workhouse Arts
As-Is Bicycle Alleysale 9:00 am
As-Is Bicycle Alleysale @ Velocity Bicycle Cooperative Warehouse (behind Al's Steakhouse)
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
As-Is Bicycle Alleysale @ Velocity Bicycle Cooperative Warehouse (behind Al's Steakhouse) | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Velocity’s warehouse needs to be cleaned out, so we’re having a large as-is bike sale. We’ll be selling partially refurbished bikes starting at $20. We have several hundred hybrids, road and mountain bikes to choose
Historian Tours of Centennial of the Everyday 10:00 am
Historian Tours of Centennial of the Everyday @ Gadsby's Tavern Musuem
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Historian Tours of Centennial of the Everyday @ Gadsby's Tavern Musuem | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Historian Izetta Autumn Mobley guides visitors on tours of Centennial of the Everyday exhibition at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum. This tour will be especially compelling for those who are interested in understanding the contemporary art currently
Back to School – End of Summer Fest 3:00 pm
Back to School – End of Summer Fest @ Action Chapel Virginia
Aug 12 @ 3:00 pm
Back to School - End of Summer Fest @ Action Chapel Virginia | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Transcontinental Empowerment Corporation is partnering with Action Chapel Virginia to hold a Back To School event to provide free school supplies to local children. The Back To School event is being held on Saturday, Aug. 12
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Domaine Drouhin Wine and Dinner Pairing 6:30 pm
Domaine Drouhin Wine and Dinner Pairing @ Sonoma Cellar
Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm
Domaine Drouhin Wine and Dinner Pairing @ Sonoma Cellar | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Join us on Aug. 14 for a special six-course dinner and wine pairing at Sonoma Cellar. Compare chardonnays and pinots from the Drouhin family’s estate vineyard in Oregon and their winery in France. The cost
Role of Social Media in Disasters 6:30 pm
Role of Social Media in Disasters @ Volunteer Alexandria Offices
Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Volunteer Alexandria is holding a free presentation on the role of social media in disaster response. Speaker Rick Muse will discuss why individuals turn to social media in times of crisis and why real-time communication,
Training on Active Shooter Situations 6:30 pm
Training on Active Shooter Situations @ Volunteer Alexandria Offices
Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Volunteer Alexandria is holding a free training on active shooter situations. This course was developed to provide volunteers with guidance on how to prepare for and respond to active shooter crisis situations. After completing this
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Late Shift: Boardwalk Nights 7:00 pm
Late Shift: Boardwalk Nights @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 19 @ 12:00 am
Late Shift: Boardwalk Nights @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Late Shift: Boardwalk Nights is the last of three late-night festivals over the course of the 2017 summer season. Experience a late-night art happening along the riverfront and in the Torpedo Factory. Highlights Riverfront
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