Events

2014 CALENDAR OF MUSEUM EVENTS & PROGRAMS

 

November

NOVEMBER 19: PRIVATE TOUR from 2:00-3:00 PM

NOVEMBER 22: PRIVATE TOUR, last public tour at NOON

NOVEMBER 23: PRIVATE TOUR, public tour offered at 3:00 PM ONLY

NOVEMBER 26-28: MUSEUM CLOSED

 

DECEMBER

DECEMBER 7: PRIVATE EVENT, Museum open from 2-4 PM, Last Tour starts @ 3:00 PM

Historic Alexandria Candlelight Tours, December 13-14

6:00-9:00 PM, Saturday, December 13

3:00-6:00 PM, Sunday, December 14

See – and taste – historic Alexandria in a whole new light this holiday season! Historic Alexandria Candlelight Tour, Alexandria’s premier historic holiday event, blends chocolate and history through special tastings, seasonal decorations, period music, and tours highlighting chocolate through time.  Three of Old Town Alexandria’s finest historic sites will welcome guests on Saturday, December 13 and Sunday, December 14 as The Historic Division of Mars sponsors this historic chocolate event.

The tour is self-guided and the sites may be visited in any order. A free shuttle is provided running in a continuous loop between the sites. Ticket prices are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $5 for children (ages 6-17).  For tickets and more information, visit the EVENT SITE here.

DECEMBER 14: Special Event – LAST TOUR at 2:00 PM

December 20 – Downton Abbey Tea, 1:00 PM

The Lee-Fendall House will offer special a “Downton Abbey” themed tea starting at 1:00 PM on Saturday, December 20.  The current owner of Highclere Castle – the real world castle where the popular television program “Downton Abbey” is filmed – is a direct descendant of the original owner of the Lee-Fendall House, Philip Fendall.  The program includes a traditional tea and a special private tour of the house comparing the people and places of Downton Abbey with those of the Lee-Fendall House.  The tour includes the servants’ wing, kitchen area with its service bells, and other areas not regularly open to the public.  The Downton Abbey tea is a great holiday event!  The tour and tea program lasts from 2-3 hours.  The fee is $50 per person.  Tickets are available through our Online Shop.  Space for this program is strictly limited to 24 people; advance reservations are highly recommended.

DECEMBER 20: SPECIAL EVENT – public tour at 3:00 PM ONLY

DECEMBER 24-26: MUSEUM CLOSED

JANUARY 1: MUSEUM CLOSED