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Did you miss the Campagna Center's home tour? See photos of some of the featured historic homes in Old Town Alexandria. Read more

Home & Garden

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Photo by Evan Michio for Visit Alexandria

Get ready for the 20th Anniversary Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights Saturday, Dec. 7 in Old Town Alexandria. Read more

Events

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Dog walkers, hair stylists, house cleaners and beyond — here's a guide. Read more

News

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ACT for Alexandria

Advice and tips on how to assess charities and give effectively this holiday season. Read more

News

Cranberry sauce? Check. Read more

Food & Dining

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Collingwood Lights, 2018

The world-famous residential holiday lights display will not go up in 2019. Read more

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Misha Enriquez for Visit Alexandria

We asked readers to come up with plots... Read more

Lifestyle

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Take a look at these dozens of gift ideas from local Alexandria businesses. Read more

Don't miss out on these great gifts from local shops. Read more

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Pixabay

Check out these creative ornaments with a very local twist. Read more

Home & Garden

Holiday events and activities are scheduled at National Harbor from Saturday through Jan. 5. Read more

Events

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Courtesy of Visit Alexandria

Ranked No. 7 on the list, the magazine cites hand bell choirs, the Christmas Camel and more. Read more

Lifestyle

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George Washington's Mount Vernon

Holiday villages, shopping spectaculars, tree lightings and much more in Alexandria from Nov. 15 through New Year's Eve. Read more

Events

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Chris Militzer/Miliman12 Photography

Sunday, Dec. 1 is Museum Shop Sunday. Read more

Out and About

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Courtesy of Visit Alexandria

Nov. 30 shopping day includes free parking, special in-store activities and more. Read more

Out and About

  • Light Up the Season

    Photo by Marlene Miller

    Light Up the Season

  • Light Up the Season

    Photo by Marlene Miller

    Light Up the Season

    Santa will be on hand to visit with young guests at the Dec. 16 event.

  • Light Up the Season

    Photo by Marlene Miller

    Light Up the Season

    Jeff Akseizer and Jamie Michael Brown of Alexandria's Akseizer Design Group created a winter sleigh ride journey on their tree entitled "Make Every Moment Count: Don't Be a Grinch," inspired by 7-year-old patient Johnny who told them he loved everything about Christmas, especially the Grinch.

  • Light Up the Season

    Photo by Marlene Miller

    Light Up the Season

    Jeff Akseizer and Jamie Michael Brown of Alexandria's Akseizer Design Group created a winter sleigh ride journey on their tree entitled "Make Every Moment Count: Don't Be a Grinch," inspired by 7-year-old patient Johnny who told them he loved everything about Christmas, especially the Grinch.

  • Light Up the Season

    Photo by Marlene Miller

    Light Up the Season

    Gang also designed this Enchanted Unicorn Tree with patient Kataleya who shared her love of horses, unicorn, tulle tutus and candy. Since Kataleya was named after the beautiful Cattleya Orchid, Gang also incorporated orchids into the design.

  • Light Up the Season

    Photo by Marlene Miller

    Light Up the Season

    Rachel Gang, owner and lead designer of Alexandria's Helen Olivia Flowers, worked with young patient Ali to incorporate Ali's love of ballet and ice cream and donuts into this Chanukah tabletop.