Thursday, February 14, 2013
Some of Alexandria's most revered historic sites in Old Town are offering free admission Monday as part of the George Washington Birthday Celebration.
As part of the city's George Washington Birthday Celebration, a group of historic sites in Alexandria are offering free admission Feb. 18. There is also free shuttle service to Old Town from the Eisenhower Avenue Metro Station for parade watchers and visitors. For more news about Alexandria's Presidents' Day weekend celebration, Like Old Town Alexandria Patch on Facebook and follow @alexandriapatch on Twitter. Gadsby's Tavern Museum 134 N. Royal St.; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 703-838-4242 Friendship Firehouse Museum 107 S. Alfred St., Alexandria. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 703-838-3891 Old Presbyterian Meeting House 323 South Fairfax St.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 703-549-6670 The Lyceum 201 S. Washington St.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 703-838-4994 Carlyle House 121 N. …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The event will be held Sept. 23 on the grounds of the Virginia Theological Seminary.
Area musicians and Alexandria’s Town Crier have partnered with the historic Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association to throw a festive afternoon benefit celebrating Alexandria Fire Department firefighters and first responders. The event will be held Sept. 23, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at The Grove on the grounds of the Virginia Theological Seminary, 3737 Seminary Rd. “This is your opportunity to meet the outstanding men and women who do so much to keep Alexandria safe,” said Association President Joe Shumard. “Help us show support for these first responders while enjoying great food, music, games, and fellowship on the lawn at the Virginia Theological Seminary.” The cost is $30 per adult or $75 for a group of up to five admissions. …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Popular family-friendly event will be held Aug. 4 in the 100 block of S. Alfred Street. Free fire helmets, balloons and birthday cake!
The Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association will hold its annual Friendship Firehouse Festival on Aug. 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free family event will take place in the 100 block of South Alfred Street between Prince and King streets, which will be closed off to traffic for the festival. The festival celebrates the special role firefighters have played throughout history, especially those of Friendship. The event will feature a collection of antique fire equipment and, courtesy of the Alexandria Fire Department, a display of modern fire apparatus. The Alexandria Red Cross and the Community Emergency Response Team will participate. Other attractions include craft booths, food vendors and free birthday cake. Children will receive …
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
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