Calendar of Events

2018 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Note: Details and tickets for all Lee-Fendall House events may be found at our Eventbrite page

 

JANUARY

JANUARY 13 – “UNDER THE SAME ROOF” – ENSLAVED AND FREE SERVANTS AT THE LEE-FENDALL HOUSE, 2:00 PM:
This tour explores the Lee-Fendall House from the perspectives of the people who lived and worked in the house as domestic servants, both before and after the Civil War. The tour will feature areas of the house not normally open to public view. Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite and are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. The tour is FREE for members of the Lee-Fendall House. Tour space is limited, so the purchase of tickets in advance is highly recommended.

JANUARY 27 – “STORIES IN THE ARCHITECTURE”, 2:00 PM:
The way a home is built and changed reveals a lot about the people who lived there. Delve into the details of the Lee-Fendall House and discover the history of the property through its architecture. Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite and are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Members of the Lee-Fendall House are FREE. Tour space is limited, so the purchase of tickets in advance is highly recommended.

FEBRUARY

FEBRUARY 18 – ALEXANDRIA WEDDING SHOWCASE at THE WESTIN ALEXANDRIA, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM:
The Lee-Fendall House will be an exhibitor at the 2018 Alexandria Wedding Showcase at The Westin Alexandria. Stop by our table to learn more about renting this beautiful, historic property for your special day! More information and tickets to the showcase can be found at http://www.alxweddingshowcase.com/.

FEBRUARY 24 -“UNDER THE SAME ROOF” – ENSLAVED AND FREE SERVANTS AT THE LEE-FENDALL HOUSE, 2:00 PM:
This tour explores the Lee-Fendall House from the perspectives of the people who lived and worked in the house as domestic servants, both before and after the Civil War. The tour will feature areas of the house not normally open to public view. Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite and are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. The tour is FREE for members of the Lee-Fendall House. Tour space is limited, so the purchase of tickets in advance is highly recommended.

MARCH

MARCH 10 – “STORIES IN THE ARCHITECTURE”, 2:00 PM:
The way a home is built and changed reveals a lot about the people who lived there. Delve into the details of the Lee-Fendall House and discover the history of the property through its architecture. Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite and are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Members of the Lee-Fendall House are FREE. Tour space is limited, so the purchase of tickets in advance is highly recommended.

MARCH 30-31 – EASTER EGG HUNT:  The Lee-Fendall House 19th Annual Easter Egg Hunt returns to Alexandria on Easter weekend. Once again, the museum’s garden will be filled with hundreds of colorful toy-filled Easter eggs! Other activities include games, crafts, refreshments, and photos with the Easter Bunny. Every participating child will receive an Easter Egg.  The Hunt schedule is Friday, March 30 at 3:00 PM; Saturday, March 31 at 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM, and 2:30 PM,; and Sunday, April 1 at 12:30 and 2:30 PM. All children of elementary school age or younger (children and infants aged 0-10) are eligible to participate in the Easter Egg Hunt. Older children and adults are welcome to enjoy our other activities. Tickets are available for sale through Eventbrite.  Advance tickets are $12 for children age 1-10, $5 for adults and children over the age of 10, and free for infants.

Due to the Easter Egg Hunt, the Museum will close to regular tours at 1 PM on Friday and will be closed to tours on Saturday and Sunday.

APRIL

APRIL 1 – EASTER EGG HUNT:  The Lee-Fendall House 19th Annual Easter Egg Hunt returns to Alexandria on Easter weekend. Once again, the museum’s garden will be filled with hundreds of colorful toy-filled Easter eggs! Other activities include games, crafts, refreshments, and photos with the Easter Bunny. Every participating child will receive an Easter Egg. The Hunt schedule is Friday, March 30 at 3:00 PM; Saturday, March 31 at 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM, and 2:30 PM,; and Sunday, April 1 at 12:30 and 2:30 PM. All children of elementary school age or younger (children and infants aged 0-10) are eligible to participate in the Easter Egg Hunt. Older children and adults are welcome to enjoy our other activities. Tickets are available for sale through Eventbrite. Advance tickets are $12 for children age 1-10, $5 for adults and children over the age of 10, and free for infants

Due to the Easter Egg Hunt, the Museum will close to regular tours at 1 PM on Friday and will be closed to tours on Saturday and Sunday.

MAY

JUNE

JULY

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

OCTOBER 27 – HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN HUNT:
The Lee-Fendall House Annual Halloween Pumpkin Hunt returns to Alexandria on Saturday, October 27. Alexandria’s ghosts and goblins will fill the museum’s garden with hundreds of colorful toy-filled Halloween pumpkins for local children to discover. Other activities include crafts, refreshments, spooky stories, and a costume parade. Every participating child will receive a toy pumpkin.  The Hunt schedule is Saturday, October 27 at 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM and 2:30 PM. All children of elementary school age or younger are eligible to participate in the Halloween Pumpkin Hunt. Older children and adults are welcome to enjoy all other activities. Advance tickets are $15 for participating children, and $5 for adults.

The museum will not be open for regular tours.

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER