Quality Inn & Suites Near Ft. Belvoir
8849 Richmond Hwy
Alexandria, VA 22309
Phone: (703) 780-0300
Fax: (703) 780-0842
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Athenaeum is a historical landmark in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. It was built in 1851 in the Greek Revival architectural style and served as the Bank of the Old Dominion. Home to the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, this building hosts an array of art exhibitions, music concerts and cultural programs by emerging and established artists on the regional scene. In addition, this venue offers excellent facilities for organizing weddings and private events.
The Plateau at National Harbor is one of the most prestigious event venues in Maryland with the excitement it brings. The chapiteau or the Big Top at the Plateau in its trademark blue and yellow canopy, hosts the popular Cirque du Soleil, a circus known for generating the best entertainment. Covering 64 acres of land, the Plateau gives spectacular views and is well facilitated with all amenities to bring you a memorable experience. The event includes great performances in dance, music and more by groups known for their talent.
Located in Wakefield Park, Audrey Moore RECenter is a state-of-the-art leisure facility in the city. Sprawling over 76,000 square feet (7060 square meters), it is home to an aquatics center, gymnasium, fitness suite and arts and craft centers. Amenities include natatorium, squash courts, basketball and volleyball fields. Visitors can enjoy fitness workshops, pottery classes, and outdoor activities like sports and skating, and unwind at the picnic spots on site as well.
The Oxon Hill Manor is a historic structure built in 1928. Made with the Neo-Georgian and Colonial Revival styles of architecture, it was previously used as a residence. However, today the property is available on rental basis for private events. Overlooking the Potomac river, this beautiful manor is surrounded by English gardens. The cozy and intimate setting of the place is perfect for weddings and corporate gatherings.
AMC Loews Shirlington 7 is a movie fanatic's dream come true. With 7 screens this cineplex magnifies every movie for your viewing pleasure and making movie watching a more memorable experience. Many refreshment stands ensure that you are thoroughly entertained. And undeniably, nothing could be better than catching up on a new flick with your family and friends!
Calling all music lovers - here's your chance to be in the company of your favourite pop stars. With a history that spans around 30 years, Birchmere Music Hall has had performers, such as Garth Brooks, Jerry Jeff Walker and Shawn Colvin, to name a few. The comfortable seating can accomodate only 500 fans.
This northern Virginia venue is home to two theater companies and a Children's Theater which offers a popular summer program of plays acted by and for children. The Horizon Theatre presents a variety of plays written by and about women. The American Century Theater is dedicated to performing American theatrical works, especially those notable for their importance, neglect, or sheer merit. Well-favored classics such as "Twelve Angry Men" and "The Crucible" can be seen here along with writers such as Orson Welles and Gore Vidal.
This is a group especially dedicated to a celebration of Latin-American culture, but good performances transcend cultural boundaries and that, more than anything else, is what these actors are working toward. All performances at this theater are in Spanish, but simultaneous English interpretation is provided for select performances at no cost. Also available during weekend matinees are child-care services, by reservation only. Group rates are available.