Savor Fresh Seafood at Vola’s Dockside Grill and the Hi-Tide Lounge

Vola D. Lawson was an integral figure in the history of Alexandria. Before her death in 2013, she served as Alexandria's first female City Manager, and she used that post to further causes she cared about, including revitalizing the city and aiding its children. She devoted nearly half a century to her role as a […]

Savor Local Vino at the 42nd Annual Virginia Wine Festival

When fall temperatures start to move into Alexandria, it's the perfect time to warm up wine a glass of wine. The 42nd Annual Virginia Wine Festival comes to the picturesque Oronoco Bay Park on October 15th and 16th. More than 200 wineries from all across the state will set up shop at the park for […]

Challenge Yourself at SuperFit DC 2017

Heads up, fitness buffs: on Saturday, September 30th, SuperFit Games arrives in Alexandria for a full day of instruction and challenges. SuperFit Games is a popular day-long crossfit challenge that has been hosting games at CrossFit studios across the country for almost a decade. The challenge will pop up at Trident CrossFit, in Alexandria this […]

Don’t Miss BeerYoga at Capital City Brewing Arlington

If you love yoga, beer, or both, you should absolutely check out BeerYoga at Capitol City Brewing on Monday, September 25th. This monthly event is sure to bring together yogis and beer nerds in a fun and relaxed way. Whether you’re new to yoga, or new to craft beer, this meeting will bring the best […]

Sit Down with an Artist at The Photography of Michael Kennedy

Discover the process and thought that goes into a photograph on September 7th with Wanderlust: The Photography of Michael Kennedy. This two-hour discussion will feature the artist talking about the situations leading up to some of his latest and most iconic images, and it's certainly something arts lovers and world travelers alike will not want […]

Design the Perfect Plantscape with Totally Terrariums

Stop by Helen Olivia Flowers on Monday, August 28th for Totally Terrariums. This two-hour workshop will help you discover the fun and whimsical nature of building your own terrarium, which is a decorative way to plant succulents and other small plants. One of Helen Olivia’s own expert floral designers will guide you through the process […]

Enjoy an Evening of Improv This August

On Saturday, August 19th, the Little Theatre of Alexandria welcomes comedy enthusiasts for an evening of improv comedy. From 8 to 9:30 p.m., The Retrocessionists (a local improv troupe) will perform an array of improvised sketches for guests' enjoyment. The show encourages audience participation, and the troupe will even receive inspiration from the audience's ideas. […]

Enjoy the Flavors of Italy and Greece at Vaso’s Mediterranean Bistro

The flavors of the Mediterranean are the focus at Vaso’s Mediterranean Bistro, a popular restaurant on King Street in Alexandria. Vaso’s serves up delicious lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday, offering a menu full of fare inspired by the flavors of Italy and Greece. As far as Greek food on the dinner menu, popular items […]