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Carlyle Canvas – Painting In The Park October 14

September 23, 2017

The Carlyle Community Council, the City of Alexandria and the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership have planned a new Fall art event – Carlyle Canvas, a fun filled and freestyle painting in the park event slated for Saturday, Oct. 14 in John Carlyle Square Park in the Carlyle District of Alexandria. Free (registration is required to reserve art canvas spots).

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Potomac Harmony Chorus: Between You, Me And The Park Bench…

September 22, 2017

The award-winning Potomac Harmony Chorus and special guests, The Arlington Children’s Chorus, invite you to a fun and enlightening musical production in  four-part a cappella harmony: Between You, Me, and the Park Bench. The performance is on Saturday, Oct. 7 (3 p.m.) at Gunston Middle School in Arlington.

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More Events In Alexandria: Boutique Car Show And U.S. Navy Concert Band

September 22, 2017

For orphan cars, and co-sponsored by Packards Virginia and The Lyceum, Alexandria’s History Museum. Orphan cars are any marque of vehicle built by an out-of-business manufacturer

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Alexandria Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017-2018 Season

September 19, 2017

The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra announces its 74th Season, featuring four final candidates for Music Director who will conduct and program four pairs of concerts as their audition for the permanent position.  In 2016, the Alexandria Symphony reviewed more than 170 candidates from around the world.  Through extensive interviews and evaluations, the four final candidates emerged as

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Canceled: Plantations Of Virginia

September 19, 2017

The Sept. 23 event, “Plantations of Virginia,” has been canceled. Because author Jai Williams is currently on assignment in the Caribbean covering the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the book signing and lecture will be rescheduled.

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Forgotten Warriors Of The Empire: A Documentary On The Unsung African Heroes Of World War II

September 15, 2017

The exploits of the Tuskeegee  Airmen and other African American units serving in World War II are the stuff of legend today. But what is little-known by western society is that hundreds of thousands of those who served with the Allied forces hailed from the British colonies and other parts of continental Africa.

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Exhibits, Events, And Ice Cream At The Art League

September 15, 2017

Purchase one (or many) of 1,4​00+ handmade bowls created by the talented and prolific artists of The Art League’s Ceramics Department and enjoy a scoop of ice cream – all for only $15 per bowl!

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Lee-Fendall House Museum To Host Bourbon In The Basement

September 15, 2017

The Lee-Fendall House Museum in Alexandria, Virginia invites locals to join them on Sept. 23, 2017 for a speakeasy-themed cocktail reception to fund necessary repairs and stabilization for the historic house’s foundations.

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RPCA Photo Contest Now Accepting Submissions

September 15, 2017

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities invites all photographers, both amateur and professional, to share your best original photos taken at any City of Alexandria park, center, program, or event

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A Shopping Spree, An Auction And A Gift: Rediscovering The Furnishings Of Mount Vernon’s Front Parlor

September 15, 2017

In September 2013, Mount Vernon curators made an exciting discovery; a previously unknown ledger kept by George Washington’s friend and neighbor, George William Fairfax showed up at auction.  

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