We’ve gone from 70 degrees to snow flurries in one week, which can only mean, it’s March in Virginia! Here’s a look at some local events that are happening in our area this weekend.
The opening reception for the new Through the Looking Glass art exhibit is Friday from 7pm to 9pm. This new exhibit at the Del Ray Artisans Gallery features works from local artist and will run from March 3-26. Admission to the gallery is free.
Get a head start on your St. Patrick’s Day fun in Old Town Alexandria this Saturday. The festivities start with a Classic Car Show from 9am to 11:45am at 100 N. Pitt and Fun Dog Show from 10:30am to 12pm at Market Square. The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will start at 12:30pm at the intersection of Alfred and King, ending at the intersection of Lee and King. Carlyle House will be holding a St. Patrick’s Day open house from 12pm to 4pm.
The Workhouse Arts Center is holding a Collectors Showcase Art Lottery on Saturday evening from 7pm to 10pm. This lottery-style auction will benefit the arts, education and history programs at the Workhouse. Tickets start at $75 per person and must be purchased in advance.
March is Women’s History Month and on Sunday Gadsby’s Tavern Museum will celebrate women in history with tours that focus on the many roles women played in tavern life. Tours will run from 1pm to 4pm. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for kids aged 5-12.