April in Alexandria: Easter egg hunts, musical performances and soul meals | ALXnow

Spring will get into full swing in Alexandria this month, and there are dozens of occasions across the metropolis to get you out of the home.

Go to Alexandria has compiled an inventory of occasions this month round city, together with Easter egg hunts, ebook signings, a movie screening and musical performances.

April occasions in Alexandria:

  • Out of doors cello live performance: Take heed to cellist Amit Peled at The Rectory in Previous City on April 7 (Thursday), from 5 to six p.m. and 6:30 to 7 p.m. Tickets price $45 apiece for adults and $25 for youngsters
  • Guide signing at Alexandria Customer Heart: Meet John Adam Wasowicz, the Writer of the Previous City Mysteries, Daingerfield Island, Jones Level, Slaters Land and Roaches Run. Two ebook signings shall be held on April9 and 10 (Saturday and Sunday) from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Easter Egg Hunt with the Previous City Enterprise Affiliation: On April 9 (Saturday) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Historic occasion at Carlyle Home: On April 9 (Saturday), be taught from costumed interpreters about how Main Normal Edward Braddock, Commander-in-Chief of His Majesty’s Forces in North America, landed in Alexandria in 1775. Tickets are free, and the occasion is from 12 to 4 p.m.
  • Cherry Blossom Jubilee: On Sunday (April 10), get pleasure from stay efficiency by taiko drum group Nen Daiko on the waterfront facet of the Artwork Heart, adopted by an Artwork Heart-wide exhibition of cherry blossom-inspired works by resident artists and galleries
  • Out of doors vocal recital: On Thursday (April 14), Mexican soprano Judy Yannini makes her Secret Backyard debut in a program of picks from vibrant zarzuelas to beloved operas, from 5 to six p.m. and 6:30 to 7 p.m. Tickets price $45 apiece for adults and $25 for youngsters
  • Easter Egg Hunt at Lee-Fendall Home: On April 16 and 17 (Saturday and Sunday), there shall be Easter egg hunts on the historic property, from 10 a.m. to three p.m. Tickets price $15 for youngsters ages 2 to 12, $5 for accompanying adults
  • Out of doors bluegrass live performance: On April 21 (Thursday), take heed to father-son crew Ken & Brad Kolodner, from 5 to six p.m. and 6:30 to 7 p.m. Tickets price $45 apiece for adults and $25 for youngsters
  • Advance screening of ‘TRASHY: a zero waste movie’: The function documentary follows its director as she tries to not throw something away over the course of a yr. The free screening on the Torpedo Manufacturing facility Artwork Heart begins at 6 p.m.
  • 89th Annual Previous City Alexandria Houses & Backyard Tour: The lengthy cherished occasion shall be held on April 23 (Saturday), from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets price $55 apiece if purchased on-line and $65 on the Alexandria Customer Heart to tour the Carlyle Home, Lee-Fendall Home, River Farm, Gunston Corridor, Mount Vernon and Inexperienced Spring Gardens
  • Alexandria Symphony Orchestra efficiency: The ASO will carry out the music of Barber and Brahms at its April 23 (Saturday) live performance. The occasion is from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and prices $20-$85 for adults, $5 for youngsters and $15 for college students
  • Rocklands BBQ meat and greet celebration: The April 23 (Saturday) occasion options College of Rock performances and native distributors
  • Soul Meals Saturday: On April 23 (Saturday), discover the contributions of African American innovation and custom to American delicacies with a novel strolling tour round Previous City. The occasion is from 2 p.m. to six p.m. and tickets price $95 apiece
  • Earth Day tree planting: Be a part of the Alexandria Metropolis Council on April 23 (Saturday) for a tree planting on Earth Day in Previous City, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Historical past dialogue on African American housing disaster in Alexandria: On April 28 (Thursday), Dr. Krystyn Moon will study how segregationist practices impaired Alexandria’s African American residents. The occasion is digital
  • Previous City Alexandria High-quality Artwork And Design Competition: On Saturday (April 30), greater than 100 artisans, crafters, impartial consultants and different native small companies in John Carlyle Sq.
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