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Medieval Madness

April 29, 2013
While Medieval Times is known for a medieval-style dinner and show, once you've seen it, it's not too much fun going back. And sometimes you want a bit of comedy with your mead. Enter Medieval...

Alexandria’s Food & Wine Festival returns June 22

April 9, 2013
Following a successful inaugural event in 2012, Alexandria’s Food & Wine Festival returns to Carlyle Square June 22, featuring wine from 14 Virginia wineries and food from a variety of local restaurants. It’s the perfect opportunity...

Alexandria Jaycees help low-income kids celebrate the holidays

December 6, 2012
All most poor children want for Christmas is to celebrate the holiday like their classmates, regardless of social or economic status. The Alexandria Jaycees are helping to make that happen through its holiday shopping tour that benefits underprivileged children...

A candlelight tour of Alexandria

November 29, 2012
There is nothing more beautiful at Christmas then the self guided candlelight tour in historic Alexandria. True holiday tradition in Old Town, Alexandria is on every corner. The holiday music, decorations and special costumed tours will...

An abandoned cannon in 1755

October 10, 2012
Over the course of a grueling, 250-mile march in full uniform, through heavily forested backcountry, it is a given that many nonessential items are discarded. General Braddock during his western push to the banks of the Monongahela in...


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