Weekend Planner: Del Ray Artisans, Old Towne Dogge Walk and More
Some events to keep you busy this weekend in and around Alexandria.
Let Patch help you plan your weekend with our list of local events happening this Friday through Sunday.
- Where: Old Town Alexandria
- When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Why Go: The tour will consist of six homes in the heart of Old Town dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. There will also be raffle tickets for purchase, as well as a marketplace at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Tour ticket sales to benefit Inova Alexandria Hospital.
- Price: Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 the day of the tour.
- Where: Del Ray Artisans, Alexandria
- When: Saturday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- Why Go: Join Del Ray Artisans as they celebrate 20 years with a picnic that will include food, arts and crafts, children’s activities and more.
- Price: FREE.
- Where: Cameron Run Regional Park, Alexandria
- When: Saturday, 4 p.m.
- Why Go: This event aims to raise money and awareness to fight homelessness. There will also be live music, games, food and more.
- Price: Admission is FREE; registration for the walk is $20 for youth and $30 for adults.
- Where: George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Alexandria
- When: Saturday, 6:30 p.m.
- Why Go: Enjoy this rare opportunity to savor food grown and produced at Mount Vernon. You’ll take a behind-the-scenes tour and learn about how food was grown, stored and prepared in George Washington’s time.
- Price: Tickets are $175.
- Where: Carlyle House Historic Park, Alexandria
- When: Saturday, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- Why Go: Enjoy an evening of 18th century cards, dice, drinks, light hors d’oeuvres and a tour of the Carlyle House museum. Attendees must be at least 21 years of age.
- Price: Tickets are $50
- Where: Market Square, Alexandria
- When: Sunday, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
- Why Go: You and your dog will enjoy a morning of walking and socializing, as well as helping to raise funds for veterans charities.
- Price: $25 per registered walker; $40 per non-registered walker.
- Semi-Annual Book Sale at George Mason Regional Library, Annandale. Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.
- Potomac Poets Series at Martha Washington Library, Alexandria. Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For adults. FREE.
- Fourth Sunday: The Journey of a Book Club at Sherwood Regional Library, Alexandria. Sunday at 2 p.m. For adults. FREE.
- Election Movie Series at Beatley Central Library, Alexandria. Sunday at 2 p.m. FREE.