Quality Inn & Suites Near Ft. Belvoir
8849 Richmond Hwy
Alexandria, VA 22309
Phone: (703) 780-0300
Fax: (703) 780-0842
Founded in 1975, The Alexandria Singers is a premier Washington metro area mixed voice pops chorus, dedicated to performing a repertoire of American popular music. From swing to jazz to Broadway, through today's Top 40, the singers have something for all audiences. Join the Singers for their Spring Pops Concert as they weave jazzy arrangements of your favorite tunes into a light hearted tale of life as cruise ship entertainers aboard the USS Alexandria. Singing and dancing fun for the whole family.
Little Man's Garage on Priscilla Lane has earned a huge following among the underground music fans in the Alexandria. This do-it-yourself (D.I.Y.) venue is housed inside a garage space and can accommodate more than 100 spectators at a time, leaving just enough room for them to head bang or jump to the thumping tunes played out by the bands. With upcoming bands like Caust, Placeholder and Halcyon, who have already perform here, you know what to expect the next time you hear about an upcoming gig at the Little Man's Garage.
Northern Virginia's premiere fully professional orchestra, the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1954 and has established a reputation for thematic and inter-arts programming that features a mix of classical and contemporary music. The ASO is also committed to arts in education and hosts a popular Children's Arts Festival every June at the Schlesinger Center.
Located across the Rolling Road, the Empire is a popular music venue. This venue features artists/bands from all over; every show is well attended and loved by all. Given its popularity, do book tickets in advance to avoid last minute disappointment. For gig guide and other details, check website or call ahead.
A community theater which produces plays that challenge and stimulate audiences, illustrate the cultural diversity of society, and convey a strong message to the public. This theater company won the 2003 Ruby Griffith award for All Round Production Excellence for its production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal.
Harmony Hall is a historic home dating back to the 18th Century. It is built in Georgian-style architecture on a sprawling estate on the banks of the Potomac River. Acquired by the National Park Service, it is open to visitors looking for a glimpse of Maryland's Colonial heritage. Originally called Battersea, it was given its present name after the harmonious living of its then resident couples, brothers John and Walter Dulaney Addison and spouses.
This parade honors Alexandria's Scottish heritage and features over 100 Scottish clans dressed in tartans and playing bagpipes. This Christmas event also includes living history reenactment units, antique cars, musical performances, and children's events.
Non-profit community theatre.
The Rockledge Mansion is a beautiful historic home which was built in 1758. Constructed with stone, it was immaculately designed by the famous architect William Buckland. However, today it is no longer used as a residence. The facility is converted to a rental space which has a mesmerizing ballroom. This is a charming place where you can choose to host your private events. The historic mansion is perfect is a backdrop for an intimate wedding.
Enjoy a medieval feast while laughing the night away with this live comedy show set in the 15th century. Sword competitions and more will make this an evening to remember.
Taking place in February of each year, this reenactment of George Washington's farewell address has become an Alexandria tradition.
Held each year on February 21st, this ceremony honors the unknown soldier of the Revolutionary War at the Old Presbyterian Meeting House and includes a graveside service.