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What’s going on in Old Alexandria on Friday September 15th to Thursday September 21st?

Friday September 15th

Karla Bonoff

Date: September 15, 2017

Time: 7:30pm

 

Venue: Birchmere
Address:
3701 Mt. Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22305

Cost: From $29.50 to $29.50

Buy tickets for this event

Driving Miss Daisy

Date: September 15, 2017

Time: 8:00pm

 

Address:
600 Wolfe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Cost: $22

From: Little Theatre Of Alexandria

It’s 1948 in the Deep South just prior to the civil rights movement. The wealthy, strong-willed, Daisy Wertham, is a Jewish woman living in a WASP-dominated community. Hoke, a dignified, unemployed black man is hired as her chauffeur. This Pulitzer Prize-winning play spans their complex 25-year relationship to show that friendships are found in even the most unlikely circumstances.

Kingstowne Farmers Market

Date: September 15, 2017

Time: 4:00pm to 7:00pm

 

Location:
5870 Kingstowne Center
Alexandria, VA 22301

From: Kingstowne Farmers Market

Alexandria Comcast Outdoor Film Festival

Date: September 15, 2017

Time: 6:00pm

Address:
1 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22301

Cost: FREE!

Comcast and the City of Alexandria welcome you back to scenic Waterfront Park for the 14th Annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival.   Located just one block from King Street on the Potomac River, we are offering two nights of FREE Outdoor Movies on our four story high movie screen in full HD.  Bring your low beach chair, blanket, family and friends to this fun annual event and watch family favorite Inside Out and the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens with the stars above and the Potomac River as the backdrop.

City of Alexandria’s King Street Trolley is FREE to get to the park from Metro and many points in the City.  For info: 703-746-5592 and www.alexandriafilmfest.com.


Saturday September 16th

Crafts at Carlyle House

Date: September 16, 2017

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

 

Address:
121 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Cost: Free

To coincide with the King Street Art Festival, children will be able to create their own piece of art at Carlyle House to take home.

Children will get the chance to paint their own version of a floorcloth, a popular 18th Century floor covering.

Free to the public.

For questions, please call (703) 352-5900.

King Street Art Festival

Date: September 16, 2017

Time: 10:00am to 7:00pm

 

Address:
480 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Cost: Free

From: Alexandria King Street Art Festival

Always dedicated to its incredible arts and culture, Alexandria will welcome back the annual King Street Art Festival this fall, which transforms the city’s historic main street into a world-class outdoor art gallery. Festival booths line King Street between Washington and Union streets, featuring over six blocks of artwork by more than 250 artists from the U.S. and abroad.
At this community festival, art enthusiasts discover spectacular paintings, life-size sculptures, jewelry, photography, ceramics and more, offering extraordinary art for every taste. More than $15 million in art will be on display, providing visitors with the opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind wares and meet the artists behind the work, hearing firsthand what inspires them.
Plus, enjoy a variety of local activities and performances throughout the weekend, including live music, hands-on activities and art happenings. The Art League’s popular Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser returns, featuring 1,400 handmade ceramic bowls and local artisanal ice cream, all for only $15 per bowl.
There is even more art to be found across Union Street at the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Visitors can come inside to explore 82 working studios and seven galleries filled with handmade work by more than 165 local artists. On both days, festival-goers can meet some of the Torpedo Factory artists at Market Square and watch them at their craft.
With this popular festival spanning two days, visitors take advantage of luxurious accommodations just steps from King Street and transform their festival experience into a creativity-filled weekend.

Maysa

Date: September 16, 2017

Time: 7:30pm

 

Venue: Birchmere
Address:
3701 Mt. Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22305

Cost: From $65.00 to $65.00

Buy tickets for this event

Del Ray Farmers’ Market

Date: September 16, 2017

Time: 8:00am to 12:00pm

 

Address:
203 East Oxford Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301

From: Del Ray Farmers’ Market

Alexandria Old Town Farmers’ Market

Date: September 16, 2017

Time: 7:00am to 12:00pm

 

Address:
301 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

From: Alexandria Old Town Farmers’ Market

Driving Miss Daisy

Date: September 16, 2017

Time: 8:00pm

Address:
600 Wolfe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Cost: $22

From: Little Theatre Of Alexandria

It’s 1948 in the Deep South just prior to the civil rights movement. The wealthy, strong-willed, Daisy Wertham, is a Jewish woman living in a WASP-dominated community. Hoke, a dignified, unemployed black man is hired as her chauffeur. This Pulitzer Prize-winning play spans their complex 25-year relationship to show that friendships are found in even the most unlikely circumstances.

Alexandria Comcast Outdoor Film Festival

Date: September 16, 2017

Time: 6:00pm

Address:
1 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22301

Cost: FREE!

Comcast and the City of Alexandria welcome you back to scenic Waterfront Park for the 14th Annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival.   Located just one block from King Street on the Potomac River, we are offering two nights of FREE Outdoor Movies on our four story high movie screen in full HD.  Bring your low beach chair, blanket, family and friends to this fun annual event and watch family favorite Inside Out and the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens with the stars above and the Potomac River as the backdrop.

City of Alexandria’s King Street Trolley is FREE to get to the park from Metro and many points in the City.  For info: 703-746-5592 and www.alexandriafilmfest.com.


Sunday September 17th

Ralphie May

Date: September 17, 2017

Time: 7:30pm

 

Venue: Birchmere
Address:
3701 Mt. Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22305

Cost: From $35.00 to $35.00

Buy tickets for this event

Driving Miss Daisy

Date: September 16, 2017

Time: 3:00pm

Address:
600 Wolfe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Cost: $22

From: Little Theatre Of Alexandria

It’s 1948 in the Deep South just prior to the civil rights movement. The wealthy, strong-willed, Daisy Wertham, is a Jewish woman living in a WASP-dominated community. Hoke, a dignified, unemployed black man is hired as her chauffeur. This Pulitzer Prize-winning play spans their complex 25-year relationship to show that friendships are found in even the most unlikely circumstances.

Crafts at Carlyle House

Date: September 17, 2017

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Address:
121 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Cost: Free

To coincide with the King Street Art Festival, children will be able to create their own piece of art at Carlyle House to take home.

Children will get the chance to paint their own version of a floorcloth, a popular 18th Century floor covering.

Free to the public.

For questions, please call (703) 352-5900.

King Street Art Festival

Date: September 17, 2017

Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm

Address:
480 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Cost: Free

From: Alexandria King Street Art Festival

Always dedicated to its incredible arts and culture, Alexandria will welcome back the annual King Street Art Festival this fall, which transforms the city’s historic main street into a world-class outdoor art gallery. Festival booths line King Street between Washington and Union streets, featuring over six blocks of artwork by more than 250 artists from the U.S. and abroad.
At this community festival, art enthusiasts discover spectacular paintings, life-size sculptures, jewelry, photography, ceramics and more, offering extraordinary art for every taste. More than $15 million in art will be on display, providing visitors with the opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind wares and meet the artists behind the work, hearing firsthand what inspires them.
Plus, enjoy a variety of local activities and performances throughout the weekend, including live music, hands-on activities and art happenings. The Art League’s popular Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser returns, featuring 1,400 handmade ceramic bowls and local artisanal ice cream, all for only $15 per bowl.
There is even more art to be found across Union Street at the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Visitors can come inside to explore 82 working studios and seven galleries filled with handmade work by more than 165 local artists. On both days, festival-goers can meet some of the Torpedo Factory artists at Market Square and watch them at their craft.
With this popular festival spanning two days, visitors take advantage of luxurious accommodations just steps from King Street and transform their festival experience into a creativity-filled weekend.

West End Farmers Market

Date: September 17, 2017

Time: 8:30am to 1:00pm

 

Address:
4800 Brenman Park Drive
Alexandria, VA 22304

From: West End Farmers Market

Four Mile Run Farmers and Artisans Market

Date: September 17, 2017

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

 

Address:
4109 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22305

From: Four Mile Run Farmers and Artisans Market

Alexandria Comcast Outdoor Film Festival

Date: September 17, 2017

Time: 6:00pm

Address:
1 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22301

Cost: FREE!

Comcast and the City of Alexandria welcome you back to scenic Waterfront Park for the 14th Annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival.   Located just one block from King Street on the Potomac River, we are offering two nights of FREE Outdoor Movies on our four story high movie screen in full HD.  Bring your low beach chair, blanket, family and friends to this fun annual event and watch family favorite Inside Out and the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens with the stars above and the Potomac River as the backdrop.

City of Alexandria’s King Street Trolley is FREE to get to the park from Metro and many points in the City.  For info: 703-746-5592 and www.alexandriafilmfest.com.


Monday September 18th

Randy Newman

Date: September 18, 2017

Time: 7:30pm

 

Venue: Birchmere
Address:
3701 Mt. Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22305

Cost: From $93.75 to $93.75

Buy tickets for this event

Mindfulness Mondays

Date: September 18, 2017

Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location:
Four Directions Wellness 2001 Mount Vernon Ave. Alexandria, VA 22301
Alexandria, VA 22301

Cost: Free

Four Directions Wellness not only supports individual journeys and explorations of the Body, Mind, Emotions, and Spirit but also supports the community. Since beginning its operations in Del Ray, Virginia in April 2016, a key value is providing community support.

If you are in Del Ray, please stop by for our ongoing Mindfulness Mondays. From noon until 1 on most Mondays, Four Directions Wellness offers the community a quick, free stress reduction offering. This is open to the public and does not require an appointment. It is simply a way to receive a short relaxation technique. It is on a first come, first serve basis. Please be sure to check to see if our outdoor chalkboard states that we are offering sessions and please join us!

Contact: Mara Benner at info@fourdirectionswellness.com

Alexandria Comcast Outdoor Film Festival

Date: September 18, 2017

Time: 6:00pm

Address:
1 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22301

Cost: FREE!

Comcast and the City of Alexandria welcome you back to scenic Waterfront Park for the 14th Annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival.   Located just one block from King Street on the Potomac River, we are offering two nights of FREE Outdoor Movies on our four story high movie screen in full HD.  Bring your low beach chair, blanket, family and friends to this fun annual event and watch family favorite Inside Out and the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens with the stars above and the Potomac River as the backdrop.

City of Alexandria’s King Street Trolley is FREE to get to the park from Metro and many points in the City.  For info: 703-746-5592 and www.alexandriafilmfest.com.

Job Corps Information Session – Alexandria

Date: September 18, 2017

Time: 1:00pm

Venue: Job Corps Outreach & Admissions Office

Address:

4900 Leesburg Pike, Suite 307

Alexandria, VA 22302

Cost: FREE

Website: Click to visit the site

Job Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through vocational and academic training. Funded by Congress, Job Corps has been training young adults for meaningful careers since 1964. Job Corps is committed to offering all students a safe, drug-free environment where they can take advantage of the resources provided. Job Corps’ mission is to attract eligible young people, teach them the skills they need to become employable and independent, and place them in meaningful jobs or further education. To learn more about Job Corps and begin the admissions process, plan to attend an information session:

When:

Every Monday, starting at 1:00 PM 

Where:

Job Corps Admissions Office

4900 Leesburg Pike, Suite 307

Alexandria, VA 22302

For more information, please call: (703) 671-5300

Visit the Job Corps Website

Visit Job Corps on Facebook


Tuesday September 19th

Childbirth Express Class

Date: September 19, 2017

Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm

 

Address:
4320 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22304

From: Inova Alexandria Hospital

Childbirth Express is a compressed version of the Childbirth Preparation class, offered as one 6-hour weekend class or as two 3-hour evening classes. While this class covers the same material as Childbirth Preparation, it is conducted in a more accelerated, condensed manner, making it ideal for the busy couple.
Class topics include:
-Pregnancy basics
-Understanding labor and birth
-Medication and anesthesia
-The basics of Cesarean birth
-The early post-partum period

Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace

Date: September 19, 2017

Time: 5:30pm

 

Address:
121 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Cost: $5 per class, $20 for 5 classes

After a long day of work, join yoga instructor Barbara Douglass for an hour long Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Carlyle House’s Magnolia Terrace.  A gentle flow yoga class that uses the breath to flow from one pose to the other. We will build heat with sun salutations then progress to balance, deep stretching and finally relaxing meditation. Please bring water, a towel, and yoga mat. Wear comfortable yoga wear.  Class may be cancelled due to extreme weather, please call the site to check class status.

Located at 121 N. Fairfax Street in Old Town Alexandria, visit our website for more information: www.carlylehouse.org.

$5 per class, $20 for 5 classes

Randy Newman

Date: September 19, 2017

Time: 7:30pm

Venue: Birchmere
Address:
3701 Mt. Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22305

Cost: From $93.75 to $93.75

Buy tickets for this event

Alexandria Comcast Outdoor Film Festival

Date: September 19, 2017

Time: 6:00pm

Address:
1 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22301

Cost: FREE!

Comcast and the City of Alexandria welcome you back to scenic Waterfront Park for the 14th Annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival.   Located just one block from King Street on the Potomac River, we are offering two nights of FREE Outdoor Movies on our four story high movie screen in full HD.  Bring your low beach chair, blanket, family and friends to this fun annual event and watch family favorite Inside Out and the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens with the stars above and the Potomac River as the backdrop.

City of Alexandria’s King Street Trolley is FREE to get to the park from Metro and many points in the City.  For info: 703-746-5592 and www.alexandriafilmfest.com.


Wednesday September 20th

McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market

Date: September 20, 2017

Time: 8:00am to 12:00pm

 

Address:
2501 Sherwood Hall Lane
Alexandria, VA 22306

From: McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market

Childbirth Express Class

Date: September 20, 2017

Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm

 

Address:
4320 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22304

From: Inova Alexandria Hospital

Childbirth Express is a compressed version of the Childbirth Preparation class, offered as one 6-hour weekend class or as two 3-hour evening classes. While this class covers the same material as Childbirth Preparation, it is conducted in a more accelerated, condensed manner, making it ideal for the busy couple.
Class topics include:
-Pregnancy basics
-Understanding labor and birth
-Medication and anesthesia
-The basics of Cesarean birth
-The early post-partum period

Brand X Reunion Tour with The Jane Getter Premonition

Date: September 20, 2017

Time: 7:30pm

 

Venue: Birchmere
Address:
3701 Mt. Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22305

Buy tickets for this event

Driving Miss Daisy

Date: September 16, 2017

Time: 8:00pm

Address:
600 Wolfe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Cost: $22

From: Little Theatre Of Alexandria

It’s 1948 in the Deep South just prior to the civil rights movement. The wealthy, strong-willed, Daisy Wertham, is a Jewish woman living in a WASP-dominated community. Hoke, a dignified, unemployed black man is hired as her chauffeur. This Pulitzer Prize-winning play spans their complex 25-year relationship to show that friendships are found in even the most unlikely circumstances.

Alexandria Comcast Outdoor Film Festival

Date: September 20, 2017

Time: 6:00pm

Address:
1 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22301

Cost: FREE!

Comcast and the City of Alexandria welcome you back to scenic Waterfront Park for the 14th Annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival.   Located just one block from King Street on the Potomac River, we are offering two nights of FREE Outdoor Movies on our four story high movie screen in full HD.  Bring your low beach chair, blanket, family and friends to this fun annual event and watch family favorite Inside Out and the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens with the stars above and the Potomac River as the backdrop.

City of Alexandria’s King Street Trolley is FREE to get to the park from Metro and many points in the City.  For info: 703-746-5592 and www.alexandriafilmfest.com.

 

Thursday September 21st

Valerie June

Date: September 21, 2017

Time: 7:30pm

 

Venue: Birchmere
Address:
3701 Mt. Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22305

Cost: From $35.00 to $35.00

Buy tickets for this event

Breastfeeding Class

Date: September 21, 2017

Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm

 

Address:
4320 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22304

Cost: $69.00

From: Inova Alexandria Hospital

This class will prepare you for a successful and rewarding breastfeeding experience. Topics include:
-Latching
-How to hold your baby
-How often and how long to feed
-How to avoid common problems

Driving Miss Daisy

Date: September 21, 2017

Time: 8:00pm

Address:
600 Wolfe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Cost: $22

From: Little Theatre Of Alexandria

It’s 1948 in the Deep South just prior to the civil rights movement. The wealthy, strong-willed, Daisy Wertham, is a Jewish woman living in a WASP-dominated community. Hoke, a dignified, unemployed black man is hired as her chauffeur. This Pulitzer Prize-winning play spans their complex 25-year relationship to show that friendships are found in even the most unlikely circumstances.

Alexandria Comcast Outdoor Film Festival

Date: September 21, 2017

Time: 6:00pm

Address:
1 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22301

Cost: FREE!

Comcast and the City of Alexandria welcome you back to scenic Waterfront Park for the 14th Annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival.   Located just one block from King Street on the Potomac River, we are offering two nights of FREE Outdoor Movies on our four story high movie screen in full HD.  Bring your low beach chair, blanket, family and friends to this fun annual event and watch family favorite Inside Out and the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens with the stars above and the Potomac River as the backdrop.

City of Alexandria’s King Street Trolley is FREE to get to the park from Metro and many points in the City.  For info: 703-746-5592 and www.alexandriafilmfest.com.


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