Gadsby's Tavern and the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum are hosting a docent training session Saturday.
Gadsby’s Tavern Museum and the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum are seeking volunteer docents to give tours to the public. Docents must undergo training and when that is complete, commit to a minimum of three hours per month. To make a reservation for a docent training class on Saturday, Jan. 12, submit an application through the Gadsby’s website or via the apothecary museum site. The apothecary is offering the training Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon and Gadsby’s from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Interested volunteers who can’t make the training session are encouraged to submit an application and arrange a private meeting. For more information, call 703-746-4242.
Volunteers help bring this special place to life.
What began as a small, play-reading group in the 1930s, today is The Little Theatre of Alexandria. Through its members, LTA has seven major productions a year. Productions consist of 20 performances, the longest run of any community theater in the region. World War II veteran and long time member Ernest Paul Sult has been active in LTA since high school in the mid 1940s. Sult, who was a member of his high school drama club, said he first became involved with LTA when he was chosen as a senior to receive a one-year membership. Sult said in the early days, the organizers of the theater, which was then a theater group, produced high school plays that were performed in high school auditoriums, the Alexandria recreation center, and even in …