Events

Feb 8

Happy Birthday John Carlyle!: A 1760s Celebration

Join us as we wish a very happy 300th birthday to Alexandria town founder, Col. John Carlyle.

12:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Free
  • History & Educational
  • Kids & Family
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Feb 23

Tell Me Your Name

Join Carlyle House Historic Park staff for a tour focusing on the experiences of the enslaved community at Carlyle House and his plantations

3:30pm to 5:30pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
  • Kids & Family
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Apr 4

The “Grandest Congress”: The French and Indian War in Alexandria

Visitors to the Carlyle House will experience General Braddock’s visit and the French and Indian War firsthand through costumed interpreters. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

12:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Free
  • History & Educational
  • Kids & Family
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Apr 25

Carlyle House Wedding Open House

Join us for our Wedding Open House; a free look at the site and services our recommended vendors we provide to our Brides, Grooms and their guests!

11:00am to 4:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Free
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Apr 26

Emily Dickson’s Gardening Book Talk and Tea

Celebrate spring in Alexandria with Old Town Books, Carlyle House Historic Park, Emily Dickinson, and Marta McDowell!

2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
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May 2

Pillars to Pavers

In honor of National Preservation Month, explore spaces not normally open to the public at Carlyle House, Lee-Fendall, as well as two guest sites.

10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
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May 2

Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace

Join our yoga instructor for an hour long Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Carlyle House’s Magnolia Terrace.

10:00am to 11:00am
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Sport, Fitness & Health
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May 2

Pillars to Pavers

In honor of National Preservation Month, explore spaces not normally open to the public at Carlyle House, Lee-Fendall, as well as two guest sites.

2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
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May 2

Carlyle’s Perfectly Paired Chocolate & Wine Tasting

Join Potomac Chocolate on the Magnolia Terrace for an evening of locally made chocolates paired with delicious wines.

6:30pm to 9:00pm
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  • History & Educational
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May 4

Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace

Join our yoga instructor for an hour long Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Carlyle House’s Magnolia Terrace.

5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Sport, Fitness & Health
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May 5

Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace

Join our yoga instructor for an hour long Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Carlyle House’s Magnolia Terrace.

5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Sport, Fitness & Health
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May 9

Pillars to Pavers

In honor of National Preservation Month, explore spaces not normally open to the public at Carlyle House, Lee-Fendall, as well as two guest sites.

10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details
May 9

Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace

Join our yoga instructor for an hour long Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Carlyle House’s Magnolia Terrace.

10:00am to 11:00am
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Sport, Fitness & Health
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May 9

Pillars to Pavers

In honor of National Preservation Month, explore spaces not normally open to the public at Carlyle House, Lee-Fendall, as well as two guest sites.

2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
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May 10

Mother's Day Tea

Treat your mother, grandmother, or special woman in your life to an elegant afternoon tea.

2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
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May 12

Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace

Join our yoga instructor for an hour long Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Carlyle House’s Magnolia Terrace.

5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Sport, Fitness & Health
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May 16

Pillars to Pavers

In honor of National Preservation Month, explore spaces not normally open to the public at Carlyle House, Lee-Fendall, as well as two guest sites.

10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details
May 16

Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace

Join our yoga instructor for an hour long Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Carlyle House’s Magnolia Terrace.

10:00am to 11:00am
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Sport, Fitness & Health
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May 16

Pillars to Pavers

In honor of National Preservation Month, explore spaces not normally open to the public at Carlyle House, Lee-Fendall, as well as two guest sites.

2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details
May 19

Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace

Join our yoga instructor for an hour long Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Carlyle House’s Magnolia Terrace.

5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Sport, Fitness & Health
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May 21

Preservation of Carlyle House: What if we could do it over?

Join members of the original restoration team Richard Bierce, AIA, Sharon Park, FAIA, FAPT, LEED AP and Baird M. Smith, FAIA FAPT  along with other preservation professionals to examine the specific conservation, repair and restoration steps undertaken almost 50 years ago. 

6:00pm to 9:00pm
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  • History & Educational
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May 23

Pillars to Pavers

In honor of National Preservation Month, explore spaces not normally open to the public at Carlyle House, Lee-Fendall, as well as two guest sites.

10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details
May 23

Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace

Join our yoga instructor for an hour long Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Carlyle House’s Magnolia Terrace.

10:00am to 11:00am
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Sport, Fitness & Health
Event Details
May 23

Pillars to Pavers

In honor of National Preservation Month, explore spaces not normally open to the public at Carlyle House, Lee-Fendall, as well as two guest sites.

2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details
May 30

Pillars to Pavers

In honor of National Preservation Month, explore spaces not normally open to the public at Carlyle House, Lee-Fendall, as well as two guest sites.

10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details
May 30

Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace

Join our yoga instructor for an hour long Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Carlyle House’s Magnolia Terrace.

10:00am to 11:00am
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Sport, Fitness & Health
Event Details
May 30

Pillars to Pavers

In honor of National Preservation Month, explore spaces not normally open to the public at Carlyle House, Lee-Fendall, as well as two guest sites.

2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details