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Lyrical Flight | Barbara Januszkiewicz Exhibition 12:00 pm
Lyrical Flight | Barbara Januszkiewicz Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 2 @ 4:00 pm
Lyrical Flight | Barbara Januszkiewicz Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Barbara Januszkiewicz luminous and elegant paintings evolved out of her early work in watercolor, a progression evident in the almost liquid flow of colors across her large compositions. In these acrylic works, tones melt together[...]
Buy One, GIVE One!
Buy One, GIVE One! @ Ten Thousand Villages
May 1 – May 9 all-day
Buy One, GIVE One! @ Ten Thousand Villages
Celebrate Mother’s everywhere this Mother’s day. Buy One and Give One for a child at Carpenter’s Shelter to give their Mother for Mother’s Day, May 1-9 during our “Buy One Get One 50% Off” jewelry[...]
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Torpedo Talk: 2019 Emerging Artists Panel
Torpedo Talk: 2019 Emerging Artists Panel @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
May 2 all-day
Torpedo Talk: 2019 Emerging Artists Panel @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
A panel discussion with the participating artists and jurors from Target Gallery’s 2019 Emerging Artists exhibition. 6:30 pm – Mingle in Target Gallery 7:30 pm – Panel Discussion Target Gallery presents a new group exhibition[...]
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“Sacred Feminine” Art Exhibit
“Sacred Feminine” Art Exhibit @ Del Ray Artisans Gallery
May 3 – Jun 2 all-day
"Sacred Feminine" Art Exhibit @ Del Ray Artisans Gallery |  |  |
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Sacred Feminine” Art Exhibit at Del Ray Artisans Gallery Exhibit Dates: May 3–June 2, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, May 3 from 7-9pm The Sacred Feminine art exhibit explores the essence of female[...]
Art on the Rocks 2019 7:00 pm
Art on the Rocks 2019 @ The Art League
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Art on the Rocks 2019 @ The Art League
Art. Cocktails. Appetizers. Art on the Rocks 2019 challenges local mixologists to each create the most artistic cocktail & appetizer pairing, inspired by a piece of art by a local artist, exhibited in our Gallery. Art on[...]
Fostering the Future Gala 2019: Captain’s Night 7:00 pm
Fostering the Future Gala 2019: Captain’s Night @ Hummingbird
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fostering the Future Gala 2019: Captain's Night @ Hummingbird
Ahoy! The Fund for Alexandria’s Child hosts its Annual Fostering the Future Event — Captain’s Night — on Friday, May 3 at Hummingbird (220 South Union) in Old Town Alexandria. This annual fundraiser supports the[...]
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Shape of Memories: Sculpture by Norma Schlesinger
Shape of Memories: Sculpture by Norma Schlesinger @ Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center
May 4 – Jun 9 all-day
Shape of Memories: Sculpture by Norma Schlesinger @ Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center
The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center and the Margaret W. & Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery are pleased to present the solo exhibition, “Shape of Memories: Sculptures by Norma Schwartz”. The exhibition[...]
Factory Flow: A Healthy Arts Series 8:00 am
Factory Flow: A Healthy Arts Series @ Torpedo Factory Art Cneter
May 4 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Factory Flow: A Healthy Arts Series @ Torpedo Factory Art Cneter
On the first Saturday of every month, find inner peace and creativity with this early-morning series. It’s a lovely way to start the day, focused on art, health, and imagination. Sessions feature sound artists, yoga[...]
Grand Opening School of Rock Alexandria 12:00 pm
Grand Opening School of Rock Alexandria @ School of Rock Alexandria
May 4 @ 12:00 pm
Grand Opening School of Rock Alexandria @ School of Rock Alexandria
Get ready to throw up the horns and head bang: School of Rock Alexandria, a new music school for aspiring rockers, is celebrating its grand opening. Come out for family fun and kid friendly events,[...]
Second annual rosé tasting 1:00 pm
Second annual rosé tasting @ Wine Gallery 108
May 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Second annual rosé tasting @ Wine Gallery 108
Back by popular demand: this was the most popular tasting in 2018. Come along on May 4 for a rosé tasting and try up to 15 wines, including a noted, high-end champagne. Taste rosé from[...]
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National Concert Band of America Concert 3:00 pm
National Concert Band of America Concert @ Carl Sandburg Middle School
May 5 @ 3:00 pm
National Concert Band of America Concert @ Carl Sandburg Middle School
In our fourth, and final, subscription concert of our 2018-2019 season, the National Concert Band of America takes you back to memories of community band concerts in the park where the musical program offered music[...]
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Wine 101 at 108: Rosé 6:30 pm
Wine 101 at 108: Rosé @ Wine Gallery 108
May 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Wine 101 at 108: Rosé @ Wine Gallery 108
Whether you’re a wine novice or a connoisseur, Wine 101 at 108 is the perfect way to learn more about wine! Join us at Wine Gallery 108’s Loft on May 8 as we learn the[...]
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Dunkin’ to Host Grand Opening Celebration with Free Donut with Any Purchase
Dunkin’ to Host Grand Opening Celebration with Free Donut with Any Purchase @ Dunkin'
May 10 all-day
Dunkin’ to Host Grand Opening Celebration with Free Donut with Any Purchase @ Dunkin'
Dunkin’ today announced it will host a grand opening celebration on Friday, May 10, to unveil its newest store in Alexandria located at 7710 Telegraph Road. Throughout the duration of the celebration, the store is[...]
Mac McAnally @The Birchmere
Mac McAnally @The Birchmere @ The Birchmere
May 10 all-day
Mac McAnally @The Birchmere @ The Birchmere
Mac McAnally is performing at The Birchmere on May 10, 2019. Show is at 7:30 PM. Tickets are on sale now: https://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/15005583C2A03C9A#efeat6916
Late Shift at the Factory: Alexandria Creates 7:00 pm
Late Shift at the Factory: Alexandria Creates @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Late Shift at the Factory: Alexandria Creates @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Enjoy gallery talks, artist receptions, music, live performances, hands-on artmaking, and three floors of open artists’ studios. Alexandria is a vibrant and creative collection of neighborhoods and cultures. It’s one of the top 25 most[...]
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Woodlawn Workshop: Craft your Own Paper Floral Bouquet! 11:00 am
Woodlawn Workshop: Craft your Own Paper Floral Bouquet! @ Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Woodlawn Workshop: Craft your Own Paper Floral Bouquet! @ Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House
Join Melissa Kallasides Preston, owner of Paper Honey Bee, for a workshop  to build a paper flower rose bouquet for Mother’s Day or any day. Festive finger sandwiches, petit-fours and lemonade will be included in[...]
Fort Hunt Food Fest 4:30 pm
Fort Hunt Food Fest @ Whitman Middle School
May 11 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Come along for the Fort Hunt Food Fest and enjoy yummy eats from Bangkok House, The Big Cheese, 1,000 Shakes, and Roro’s food trucks. Face painting, kids cooking sessions (with Together We Cook), and live[...]
Improv Short-Form Show: The Auxiliary 8:00 pm
Improv Short-Form Show: The Auxiliary @ The Lyceum
May 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Improv Short-Form Show: The Auxiliary @ The Lyceum
We’re putting on a show! Come see the Auxiliary Improv perform at the Lyceum at 8:15 P.M. on Saturday, May 11. We’re performing all short-form games, so this night a perfect introduction to improv if[...]
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Run 4 Your Mom Mother’s Day Four Miler
Run 4 Your Mom Mother’s Day Four Miler @ Fletcher’s Cove
May 12 all-day
Run 4 Your Mom Mother’s Day Four Miler @ Fletcher’s Cove
Celebrate Mother’s Day with the Spiggle Law Firm at the Run 4 Your Mom Mother’s Day Four Miler on Sunday, May 12 at 6:00 PM. The race begins at Fletcher’s Cove in DC and benefits[...]
Artist Reception | Lyrical Flight | Barbara Januszkiewicz 4:00 pm
Artist Reception | Lyrical Flight | Barbara Januszkiewicz @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
May 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Artist Reception | Lyrical Flight | Barbara Januszkiewicz @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Join the Athenaeum and local visual artist Barbara Januszkiewicz, for our colorful and current exhibition, Lyrical Flight | Barbara Januszkiewicz. Ms. Januszkiewicz’s luminous and elegant paintings evolved out of her early work in watercolor, a[...]
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Bishop Ireton Golf Classic 11:00 am
Bishop Ireton Golf Classic @ Mount Vernon Country Club
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Bishop Ireton Golf Classic @ Mount Vernon Country Club
All are invited to participate in the 32nd Annual Bishop Ireton Golf Classic on Monday, May 13 at Mt. Vernon Country Club. The cost for one golfer is $400, a foursome is $1600 or there[...]
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Croquet & IPA Day 5:00 pm
Croquet & IPA Day @ SCAN of Northern Virginia
May 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Croquet & IPA Day @ SCAN of Northern Virginia
Come play Croquet with your colleagues and friends while supporting SCAN of Northern Virginia. Invest in SCAN’s work to prevent child abuse and neglect – it’s one day of fun that changes the lives of[...]
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Geoffrey Johnson Solo Exhibition & Opening Reception 6:30 pm
Geoffrey Johnson Solo Exhibition & Opening Reception @ Principle Gallery
May 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Geoffrey Johnson Solo Exhibition & Opening Reception @ Principle Gallery
It’s that time of year again! Geoffrey Johnson returns for his solo exhibition on Friday, May 17th! We will be exhibiting twenty new paintings by Johnson, with many of them being scenes/memories from his trip[...]
Native Places: Drawing as a Way to See with author and architect Frank Harmon 7:00 pm
Native Places: Drawing as a Way to See with author and architect Frank Harmon @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Native Places: Drawing as a Way to See with author and architect Frank Harmon @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Celebrated architect and author Frank Harmon wants to change the way we observe the world around us. That’s why he started his online journal NativePlaces.org five years ago. That’s also why 64 posts from that[...]
Veterans Comedy Show with Armed Services Arts Partnership 7:00 pm
Veterans Comedy Show with Armed Services Arts Partnership @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Veterans Comedy Show with Armed Services Arts Partnership @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
The Art Center welcomes back Armed Services Arts Partnership for another comedy night featuring veterans, service members, and military family members from the region. ASAP shows provide an opportunity for the civilian and military world[...]
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Wooden Kayak Making Experience 12:00 pm
Wooden Kayak Making Experience @ Fairfax Yacht Club
May 18 @ 12:00 pm
May 18, WoodenBoat School Wood Duck Kayak building experience by Rich Unis at America’s Boating Club Northern Virginia Spring Picnic 12-4 pm. Fairfax Yacht Club, Mason Neck, VA. www.NVSPS.org
Alexandria Choral Society: An Infinite Universe 7:30 pm
Alexandria Choral Society: An Infinite Universe @ Convergence Arts Initative
May 18 @ 7:30 pm
Alexandria Choral Society: An Infinite Universe @ Convergence Arts Initative
Alexandria Choral Society presents An Infinite Universe, a concert celebrating space, exploration, and the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Featuring new commissioned works “That’s one small step…” by Tawnie Olson and “Partial[...]
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Call for Proposals- 13th Annual HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Conference
Call for Proposals- 13th Annual HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Conference @ The VCU Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute
May 20 – Jun 14 all-day
This year, as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of The VCU Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute, we seek to build upon the success of our work by reflecting on the leadership of individuals, organizations, and[...]
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Twilight & Tipple Tours at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House! 6:00 pm
Twilight & Tipple Tours at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House! @ Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House
May 21 @ 6:00 pm
Twilight & Tipple Tours at Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House! @ Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House
This tour series is a rare chance to see Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House illuminated against a night sky, bringing a whole new dimension and radiance to the typical tour experience. There are only a[...]
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African-American history ride 9:00 am
African-American history ride @ Jones Point Park
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
African-American history ride @ Jones Point Park
Start off your Memorial Day by riding to sites associated with Alexandria’s extraordinary African-American history. Learn about Benjamin Banneker, considered the “first black man of science.” See the Freedom House Museum, where one of the[...]
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Roses of the Orient Dancers Alliance Show 7:00 pm
Roses of the Orient Dancers Alliance Show @ Groveton Elementary School
May 31 @ 7:00 pm
Roses of the Orient Dancers Alliance Show @ Groveton Elementary School
Roses Dancers Alliance will be performing as part of the Groveton Multi-Culture Night in Alexandria. Join us for a celebration of music, dance, and food from around the world! An event celebrating some of the[...]