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Watch Night at Alfred Street Baptist Church

Watch Night” Services – The tradition of “Watch Night” dates back to the gatherings known as “Freedom Eve”. Enslaved and free African Americans gathered to await the news that the Emancipation Proclamation had actually become law all while celebrating the liberation of all of  the slaves in Confederate states.  In keeping with its rich history as one of the oldest African American churches in the United States; annually on New Year’s Eve, Alfred Street Baptist Church hosts Watch Night Services.

Event Times: 
12:01 pm to 1:30 pm
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
10:00 pm to 11:59 pm
Location: 
Alfred Street Baptist Church
301 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA
United States
38° 48' 10.0152" N, 77° 3' 0.954" W

Pyramid Concert

Participating in this Pyramid Concert will be the TC Williams High School Choir and Orchestra and the Orchestras from and George Washington and Hammond  Middle Schools.  This is a free event!

Specifics of the concerts will be announced soon.

 

Event Times: 
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location: 
Durant Arts Center
1605 Cameron St.
Alexandria, VA
United States
38° 48' 27.5112" N, 77° 3' 20.7792" W

Michael Francis Haley

Michael performs his solo violin arrangements of classical, folk, popular love songs and movie music as well as his own original works for soloo violin. He is known for tireless live performances, relaxing music, and his wit and humor.

Look for Michael on the porch at Pompanoosuc Mills (NE corner of Duke & Columbus Streets) during the Fun Hunt and in the evening on the corner of King & Fairfax Streets.

Event Times: 
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
8:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: 
Pompanoosuc Mills Porch
277 S. Washington St.
22314 Alexandria, VA
United States

Michael Francis Haley

Michael performs his solo violin arrangements of classical, folk, popular love songs and movie music as well as his own original works for soloo violin. He is known for tireless live performances, relaxing music, and his wit and humor.

Look for Michael on the porch at Pompanoosuc Mills (NE corner of Duke & Columbus Streets) during the Fun Hunt and in the evening on the corner of King & Fairfax Streets.

Event Times: 
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
8:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: 
Pompanoosuc Mills Porch
277 S. Washington St.
22314 Alexandria, VA
United States

Mister Don

Interactive children's music with sing-along songs, accompanying motions, rhythm instruments, marching and dancing! 

2014 First Night Alexandria admission badge required for everyone 13 years and older.

Event Times: 
3:30 pm to 4:15 pm
5:00 pm to 5:45 pm
6:30 pm to 7:15 pm
8:00 pm to 8:45 pm
Location: 
Jefferson Houston School
1501 Cameron Street
22314 Alexandria, VA
United States
38° 48' 29.3544" N, 77° 3' 17.9424" W

Mister Don

Interactive children's music with sing-along songs, accompanying motions, rhythm instruments, marching and dancing! 

2014 First Night Alexandria admission badge required for everyone 13 years and older.

Event Times: 
3:30 pm to 4:15 pm
5:00 pm to 5:45 pm
6:30 pm to 7:15 pm
8:00 pm to 8:45 pm
Location: 
Jefferson Houston School
1501 Cameron Street
22314 Alexandria, VA
United States
38° 48' 29.3544" N, 77° 3' 17.9424" W

Old Fashioned Carnival!!

Step into the Mount Vernon Recreation Center and step back in time for an old fashioned carnival - everything from bean bag toss to fishing, face painting to line dancing.  Prizes and fun for the young family (for children 12 and younger).

Event Times: 
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location: 
Mount Vernon Recreation Center
2701 Commonwealth Avenue
22305 Alexandria, VA
United States

Mister Don

Interactive children's music with sing-along songs, accompanying motions, rhythm instruments, marching and dancing! 

2014 First Night Alexandria admission badge required for everyone 13 years and older.

Event Times: 
3:30 pm to 4:15 pm
5:00 pm to 5:45 pm
6:30 pm to 7:15 pm
8:00 pm to 8:45 pm
Location: 
Jefferson Houston School
1501 Cameron Street
22314 Alexandria, VA
United States
38° 48' 29.3544" N, 77° 3' 17.9424" W

Musikanten

Founded in 1979 by Artistic Director Kerry Krebill, Musikanten performs mostly a cappella chamber music in the DC area and abroad.  A "western division" of the group hosts Helena Choral Week and the Montana Early Music Festival in and around Helena.  The singers are joined annually by Musikanten in diaspora in a concert tour singing their signature repertoire of American music for enthusiastic audiences in Europe, Asia and South America.  Musikanten's First Night Alexandria performances are previews of their upcoming tours.

Event Times: 
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
10:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Location: 
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
228 S. Pitt Street
22314 Alexandria, VA
United States
38° 48' 10.1664" N, 77° 2' 41.3664" W

The Stairwells

All male a cappella First Night Alexandria favorite from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA.  Founded in 1990, the group's repertoire is as diverse as its membership, including jazz, doo-op, classic rock and pop.

Event Times: 
7:00 pm to 7:45 pm
9:00 pm to 9:45 pm
Location: 
Old Presbyterian Meeting House
321 S. Fairfax Street
22314 Alexandria, VA
United States
38° 48' 5.4072" N, 77° 2' 36.9168" W

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