Archives: ‘Holiday Happenings’

Ring Out, Wild Bells

December 31st, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings]

by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1849)

City Of Alexandria Announces Schedule Of Services For The 2015 New Year’s Day Holiday

December 30th, 2014 | [From: Announcements, Holiday Happenings]

All City of Alexandria government offices will be open on New Year’s Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. City government offices will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday.

20th Anniversary Of First Night Alexandria Fireworks, 100 Live Shows and #FNA20th Instagram Challenge At Largest Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Party

December 26th, 2014 | [From: Announcements, Holiday Happenings]

Dec. 31, 2014, 20th Anniversary of First Night Alexandria. The largest family-friendly New Year’s Eve party in the region takes over Old Town Alexandria with more than 100 performances at 22 venues in Old Town and one in Del Ray, with live music, dancing and children’s activities.

City Of Alexandria Announces Schedule Of Services For The Christmas Holidays

December 22nd, 2014 | [From: Announcements, Holiday Happenings]

All City of Alexandria government offices will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 24; Thursday, Dec. 25; and Friday, Dec.26, in observance of the Christmas holidays.

Free Holiday Cab Rides Offered Throughout Alexandria To Thwart Drunk Driving

December 19th, 2014 | [From: Announcements, Holiday Happenings]

Combating that time of year when, according to the National Highway Traffic Administration, nearly half (45%) of all U.S. highway deaths are alcohol-related, a local nonprofit organization is offering free cab rides to would-be drunk drivers throughout Alexandria, Virginia during the winter holidays.

Santa’s Winter Wonderland 2014

December 19th, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Other News]

Thousands of children and their families formed a line that wrapped around the Charles Houston Recreation Center yesterday for the Annual Santa's Winter Wonderland toy distribution.

Waterskiing Santa Comes To Old Town

December 18th, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings]

The Annual Waterskiing Holiday Show, a favorite DC-area Christmas Eve event, comes to the Alexandria waterfront for the very first time on Wednesday, Dec. 24 at 1 p.m.

DASH And King Street Trolley Holiday Service Schedule

December 18th, 2014 | [From: Announcements, Holiday Happenings]

DASH will operate the below Holiday Bus Service Schedule.

First Night Alexandria Coming To Del Ray – It’s An Old Fashioned Carnival

December 16th, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings]

First Night will be back in Del Ray!!! An Old Fashioned Carnival is being planned--there will be carnival games for all ages, line dancing, fortune teller and many other activities.

Del Ray Alight For The Holidays

December 15th, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Other News]

Santa flipped the switch and the 30-foot tall Del Ray Christmas tree came to life