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Holiday Happenings

Alexandria Welcomes Holiday Season With City Tree Lighting

December 2, 2016

The City of Alexandria kicked off the winter holiday season last week with the Turkey Trot and the lighting of the City’s Christmas tree. Holiday events will continue throughout the month of December.

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Join The Alexandria Singers Holiday Gift Drive To Support The Alexandria Community Shelter

December 2, 2016

Every holiday season, The Alexandria Singers collect wrapped gifts and cash donations during their holiday performances and deliver the gifts to The Alexandria Community Shelter residents, complete with a special holiday performance.

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Kwanzaa How-To Workshop

December 2, 2016

The Alexandria Black History Museum will host a Kwanzaa Workshop on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, 11 a.m. -12:30 p.m. The cost is $3 per person and content is appropriate for all ages. Reservations are encouraged but not required.

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35th Annual Manassas-Bull Run Christmas Bird Count

December 2, 2016

Birders of all skill levels are invited to participate in the 35th Annual Manassas-Bull Run Christmas Bird Count, sponsored by the Audubon Society of Northern Virginia.

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NOVA To Host Annual Holiday Concert At Schlesinger Center

December 1, 2016

The Music Department at the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will host its Holiday Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 4915 East Campus Dr., Alexandria, VA 22311.

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Tickets On Sale Now For Historic Alexandria Candlelight Tour

December 1, 2016

The Historic Alexandria Candlelight Tour, Alexandria’s premier historic holiday event, blends history, food and drink through special tastings, seasonal decorations, period music, and tours highlighting festive traditions through time. This special event is one night only, Saturday, Dec. 10, 4 - 9 p.m.

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Dance in the Gallery: Royal Scottish Country Dance Society On December 3

November 30, 2016

The Athenaeum is hosting Dance in the Gallery: Royal Scottish Country Dance Society on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. Scottish Country Dancing is the social dancing of Scotland, a tradition that dates back to the 1700s and is globally promoted today by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, which is headquartered in Edinburgh.

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Domestic Violence Program To Host Children’s Holiday Party

November 30, 2016

Every year, the Alexandria Domestic Violence Program organizes a Holiday Party for children and mothers who have been recently served by the program. At the party, the families reunite with past shelter friends and staff, eat and take pictures with Santa Clause, among other activities. Each mother and child also receives a bag of gifts

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MVHS Theatre Arts Presents A Christmas Carol

November 28, 2016

MVHS Theatre Arts is proud to present Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, adapted by local playwright and retired theatre teacher, Ed Monk.

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Enchanting Holiday Lights In Old Town

November 28, 2016

See the beautiful lights of Old Town, Alexandria decorated for the holidays. From the Metro to the river, trees are wrapped in beautiful white lights.

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