Tag: events

Torpedo Factory celebrates milestones with anniversary ball

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] This year marks 100 years for the Torpedo Factory building and 45 years since it first started operating as an...

2019 Alexandria Film Festival brings 53 films to the screen

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Every year, thousands of film lovers flock to Venice, Manhattan and Park City to catch a glimpse of the latest...

Veterans Day events and city services

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] The City of Alexandria and Friends of Rocky Versace will host the 18th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 11...

Our View: A special celebration of Halloween

Some events are quintessentially Alexandria. Two that come quickly to mind are the Scottish Christmas Walk in December that celebrates the heritage of many of...

Annual Del Ray Halloween Parade hits the streets on Sunday

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Del Ray’s 23rd annual Halloween parade is set to march across the neighbor- hood on Sunday at 2 p.m., according...

Torpedo Factory embarks on 24th annual Art Safari

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Torpedo Factory Art Center will host children and their families during its 24th annual Art Safari on Saturday, according...

At Home in Alexandria celebrates annual fall fundraiser

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] At Home in Alexandria, a nonprofit that supports Alexandrians ages 55 and up, held its annual fundraiser on Sunday, according...

American Horticultural Society holds annual fundraising gala

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The American Horticultural Society held its 26th annual gala on Sept. 21, according to Erika Christ, AHS’ manager of communications...

Alexandria Choral Society opens new season, celebrates 50 years

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Choral Society is celebrating 50 years with the opening of its fall season program “The Spheres” on Oct....

Tom Paxton reflects on songwriting and a decades-spanning career

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] When he was 15 years old, Grammy-nominated folk singer-songwriter Tom Paxton pulled a guitar out of his aunt’s closet in...