Out and About

Cherry Blossoms

PHOTO by L Barnes for Visit Alexandria

The Tidal Basin in Washington, DC is pretty, but Alexandria has plenty of its own gorgeous cherry blossoms and events. more

Mar. 08, 2018 11:31 a.m. Out and About

John Fogerty and ZZ Top

Photos courtesy of Wolf Trap

John Fogerty and ZZ Top teaming up for "Blues and Bayous Tour" at Wolf Trap. more

Mar. 08, 2018 11:16 a.m. Out and About


Courtesy of the Ballyshaners

Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade takes more than luck to pull off. more

Mar. 07, 2018 8:15 a.m. Events

Hollin Hills House & Garden Tour

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This Mid-Century Modern architecture tour is back this year! Tickets are on sale now. more

Mar. 06, 2018 7:21 p.m. Home & Garden

Mount Vernon's 'Be Washington' exhibit opens

Photo by Mary Ann Barton

Visitors have a chance to put themselves in Washington’s boots and experience first-hand his leadership challenges. more

Feb. 20, 2018 5:53 a.m. Events


Photo courtesy of parade organizers

This year marks the 286th anniversary of Washington’s birthday. more

Feb. 12, 2018 10:29 p.m. Events


Lee-Fendall House Museum

The White House Easter Egg Roll is set for Monday, April 2. more

Feb. 08, 2018 5:43 a.m. Events



ASA's inaugural season for adult outdoor soccer starts in April. more

Feb. 07, 2018 2:33 p.m. Health & Wellness

Second Annual Alexandria Wedding Showcase

Photo courtesy of Pixabay

One lucky person will win a $50,000 wedding reception at the Westin Alexandria during the Second Annual Alexandria Wedding Showcase. more

Feb. 05, 2018 7:00 a.m. Out and About

February Tours of Freedom House

Photo courtesy of Office of Historic Alexandria

The Freedom House Museum was once the headquarters and holding pen for the largest domestic slave trading firm in the United States, Franklin and Armfield. more

Feb. 02, 2018 6:18 a.m. Events

Britney Spears

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Tickets go on sale Saturday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. more

Jan. 25, 2018 9:21 p.m. Out and About


Visit Alexandria

The annual event brings together dozens of Old Town Boutique District stores for a one-day, New York-style warehouse sale. more

Jan. 22, 2018 12:13 p.m. Events

Edwin McCain

Photo courtesy of Edwin McCain

After massive pop success, Edwin McCain still loves the intimacy, interaction of playing on the road. more

Jan. 14, 2018 5:01 a.m. Profiles



If you set a goal to run a 5K this year, it’s time to get off the couch. Join these local running groups and target these spring races to stay motivated. more

Jan. 07, 2018 12:01 p.m. Health & Wellness

Historic Garden Week of Virginia

Photo courtesy of Virginia Garden Club

The walking tour in Old Town includes five homes as well as refreshments at St. Paul's Episcopal Church and a marketplace at the Athenaeum. more

Dec. 28, 2017 7:14 p.m. Home & Garden

50th Anniversary Art League Patrons' Show

Logo courtesy of The Art League

The Art League's Patrons’ Show is an experience that's part fundraiser, part block party and totally fun. more

Dec. 28, 2017 2:16 p.m. Events

Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week starts soon.

Photo by R Kennedy for Visit Alexandria; photo courtesy of Visit Alexandria

Is there an Alexandria restaurant you've been meaning to try? Now's your chance. more

Dec. 28, 2017 12:46 p.m. Restaurants

Streetcar in New Orleans

Photo by Mary Ann Barton

You can be at the Spotted Cat jazz club in about three hours taking a non-stop flight out of Reagan National. more

Dec. 09, 2017 4:02 p.m. Travel

Weekend: Pet-friendly resorts

Photo courtesy of Pexels

Here are a few choices for Alexandrians looking for a getaway resort that accepts dogs. more



Beth Lawton

With hundreds of things to do and see, the historic city and the Williamsburg region are worthy of much more than a day trip. more

Nov. 29, 2017 2:16 p.m. Travel