Events

Apr 27

Carlyle House Garden Day Craft Sale

Come celebrate spring with the Friends of Carlyle House’s Annual Garden Day Craft Sale from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. Tour Carlyle House and purchase a variety of hand-made crafts from local vendors.

8:00am to 4:00pm
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Community & Volunteers
  • Festival
  • Free
  • History & Educational
  • Kids & Family
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May 4

Pillars to Pavers: Preservation in Alexandria

This walking tour will explore the streets of Alexandria with stops to highlight how buildings have been preserved and reused for future generations to enjoy.

10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
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May 4

Carlyle’s Perfectly Paired Chocolate & Wine Tasting

What goes better with wine than chocolate? Join Potomac Chocolate on the Magnolia Terrace for an evening of locally made chocolates paired with delicious wines. There will also be small snacks that guests can enjoy between their wine and chocolate. Tours of the house will run from 6:30pm-7pm with the tasting being promptly at 7pm.

6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
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May 11

Pillars to Pavers: Preservation in Alexandria

This walking tour will explore the streets of Alexandria with stops to highlight how buildings have been preserved and reused for future generations to enjoy.

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

Mothers’ Day Tea

Treat your mother, grandmother, or special woman in your life to an elegant afternoon tea.  Relax in the beautiful setting of our Magnolia Terrace and enjoy personalized tableside service and scrumptious food catered by Calling Card Events for an unforgettable day. Registration required no refunds.

2:30pm to 4:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
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May 17

Trivia Nights At Historic Sites

Test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to trivia.

7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details
May 17

Trivia Nights at Historic Sites

Test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to history!
7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Music, Culture & Festivals
Event Details
May 18

Pillars to Pavers: Preservation in Alexandria

This walking tour will explore the streets of Alexandria with stops to highlight how buildings have been preserved and reused for future generations to enjoy.

10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details
May 25

Pillars to Pavers: Preservation in Alexandria

This walking tour will explore the streets of Alexandria with stops to highlight how buildings have been preserved and reused for future generations to enjoy.

10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details
May 31

Trivia Nights At Historic Sites

Test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to trivia.

7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details
May 31

Trivia Nights at Historic Sites

Test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to history!
7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Music, Culture & Festivals
Event Details
Jun 14

Trivia Nights At Historic Sites

Test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to trivia.

7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
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Jun 14

Trivia Nights at Historic Sites

Test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to history!
7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Music, Culture & Festivals
Event Details
Jun 15

Hands on History Tent

This year, our activities will be focusing on the late 1800s in Alexandria, covering the topics of the Civil War, Slavery in Alexandria, and Reconstruction.

12:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Free
  • History & Educational
  • Kids & Family
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Jun 22

Huzzah, Alexandria! Huzzah, NOVA Parks!

Join us for a free open house to celebrate the founding of Alexandria and the creation of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority (NOVA Parks)

12:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Free
  • History & Educational
  • Kids & Family
Event Details
Jun 28

Trivia Nights At Historic Sites

Test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to trivia.

7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details
Jun 28

Trivia Nights at Historic Sites

Test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to history!
7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Music, Culture & Festivals
Event Details
Jul 8

Read, See, Do

Every Monday in July, starting on July 9th, Carlyle House and Alexandria Library are teaming up to have a reading program paired with an activity.

2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Free
  • History & Educational
  • Kids & Family
Event Details
Jul 12

Trivia Nights At Historic Sites

Test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to trivia.

7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details
Jul 12

Trivia Nights at Historic Sites

Test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to history!
7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Music, Culture & Festivals
Event Details
Jul 15

Read, See, Do

Every Monday in July, starting on July 9th, Carlyle House and Alexandria Library are teaming up to have a reading program paired with an activity.

2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Free
  • History & Educational
  • Kids & Family
Event Details
Jul 22

Read, See, Do

Every Monday in July, starting on July 9th, Carlyle House and Alexandria Library are teaming up to have a reading program paired with an activity.

2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Free
  • History & Educational
  • Kids & Family
Event Details
Jul 26

Trivia Nights At Historic Sites

Test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to trivia.

7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details
Jul 26

Trivia Nights at Historic Sites

Test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to history!
7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Music, Culture & Festivals
Event Details
Jul 29

Read, See, Do

Every Monday in July, starting on July 9th, Carlyle House and Alexandria Library are teaming up to have a reading program paired with an activity.

2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Free
  • History & Educational
  • Kids & Family
Event Details
Aug 9

Trivia Nights At Historic Sites

Test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to trivia.

7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details
Aug 9

Trivia Nights at Historic Sites

Test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to history!
7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Music, Culture & Festivals
Event Details
Aug 18

Beyond Paper and Stone

Various objects will be pulled from our collections to be displayed and discussed. We will be explaining collections care and maintenance, preservation that has taken place on objects, and how the care of these objects impacts the story told.

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

Trivia Nights At Historic Sites

Test your knowledge on all things from pop culture to trivia.

7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
Event Details