City Limits


July 18 Lantern Tours Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
See the 18th century in a whole new light! Tour the historic tavern and City Hotel by candlelight with a costumed guide. Tour times are 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. $5 per person, ages 5 and up. Museum may be closed on some occasions, so call ahead to verify tour dates. 703.838.4242. 134 North Royal Street

July 19 Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Society’s Caribbean Night Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
Join in for some summer fun at the Fifth Annual Caribbean Night.

Enjoy two flavors of margarita while you bid on fantastic silent auction items to benefit the preservation of the City Tavern ice well.

Cost is $30 GTMS member price, $40 non-member price advance sale, $50 at the door and $75 event sponsor. 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Reservations are required.  703.838.4242. 134 North Royal Street

July 20 HistoricAlexandriALIVE! Waterfront
Alexandria’s 18th-century heritage comes to life on Sunday afternoons along the waterfront! Enjoy history-inspired performances on the docks by the Torpedo Factory. “Meet and greet” people from the past as re-enactors portray early Alexandria residents and travelers near the Waterfront and along lower King Street. Free! Noon to 5 p.m.