Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Alexandria, VA

Invest in our planet. That is the theme for Earth Day 2023. 


Earth Day is an event that takes place every year on April 22 that demonstrates support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, Earth Day now includes a wide range of events coordinated by EarthDay.org 


Here are the six ways to do Earth Day this year. The first is to increase your climate literacy and promote the education of climate literacy for students. Second, end plastics. Plastic pollution is one of the most important environmental problems facing us. Third, donate as little as one dollar to plant a tree. 


Next, use your voting power to protect our environment. Then, join a global cleanup campaign. Find a local event to clean up your...

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Concerts and Cherry Blossoms for Alexan Florence Residents

It’s the luck of the Irish, even if you’re not Irish. St. Patrick’s Day may be on Friday, March 17th but you can make your own luck all month long in Old Town Alexandria. From enjoying great music to enjoying...

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Valentine’s Day and President’s Day Sales at Alexan Florence

It’s time for Valentine’s Day, Alexan Florence community! Love is in the air in Old Town Alexandria, and Cupid is ready to shoot his arrows.

But don’t feel stressed, February 14th...

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January in Old Town Alexandria

The new year is here for all of us at Alexan Florence! There are so many ways to celebrate the new year in Alexandria! 

One of the best is to celebrate the annual Alexandria Restaurant Week, from January 20th through 29th 2023. With over seventy participating restaurants, purchase tickets for either $25, $35, or $45 prix fixe dinner for one. With special menus for in-person dining and...

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Experience a Colonial Christmas

Looking for a new holiday tradition? Try experiencing what Christmas was like in the time of our Founding Fathers by going to Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon.

Take a stroll through the estate while being serenaded by local choirs, visit Aladdin the camel, and chat with re-enactors from the First Virginia Regiment. George Washington,...

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