Tag: events

Carlyle neighborhood strives for vitality, sense of community

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com In recent years, the Carlyle neighborhood in Alexandria has been growing, from the development of new office buildings and residential...

Events: Celebrate summer in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com With Memorial Day in the rear-view mirror, summer is coming in hot. Each year, summer in Alexandria brings a collection...

Your Views: Hooray for the Festival of Speed & Style

To the editor: Well done to all the organizers, sponsors, volunteers and participants who made the first ever Old Town Festival of Speed & Style...

Events: Alexandria celebrates George Washington’s birthday

By Hannah Himes | hhimes@alextimes.com Starting tomorrow, Alexandria is celebrating the 287th anniversary of George Washington’s birth with a week’s worth of special events. Washington, who...

Holiday Gift Guide: Ways to make holiday gatherings special and painless

By Louise Krafft With Christmas and Hanukkah come gatherings of friends, family and co-workers. They’re fun to attend, but can be challenging to plan and...

Events: Alexandria kicks off the holiday season with a weekend of...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The start of December is bringing with it a flurry of festivities in Alexandria. From the tree lighting in Del...

Portside festival moved as King Street Park opening delayed

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The park at the foot of King Street won't be ready to open in time for Portside in Old Town...

Seniors: City to hold conference for caregivers

By Debbie Luddington  Are you caring for a family member or loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other medical problems? Is it a struggle at...

King Street Art Festival to limit parking this weekend

After being rescheduled due to weather, the King Street Art Festival will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday...

Our View: Local events highlight the fall busy season

Labor Day didn’t just mark the end of summer – it also represented the start of our region’s busy season. Those who drove on the...