Doug the Food Dude will be selling Caribbean pork, Chipotle chicken, Cajun shrimp, lobster rolls, chili, soups, coffee, hot chocolate and assorted soft drinks.
DC Slices will be selling cheese, pepperoni and buffalo chicken pizza!
Red Hook Lobster Pound will be selling lobster rolls, shrimp rolls, clam chowder, whoopie pies, lemonade, apple cider and soft drinks!
Popped Republic will sell gourmet hot air popped and kettle popped gourmet popcorn in various flavors as well as water and soft drinks.
Olio will have a "One last indulgence" tasting for folks to squeeze in before their New Years resolutions kick in. From 1:00-4:00 pm taste a variety of decadent treats made with Olio oils and vinegars, and take home a recipe!
Jazz violin group.
If you're not a scavenger hunt person but want to participate in a fun, art activity for all ages and skill levels, visit the Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N Union St. You can make a button, mask or crown to wear to the best parties all night! Artists Lisa Schumaier and Dawn Benedetto and their elves will be there to assist! This is a free event.
Learn about Alexandria's potters at this fun, hands-on activity at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum, located on the third floor of the Torpedo Factory Art Center from 2 to 5 p.m. on Monday, December 31. Discover Alexandria's salt-glazed stoneware potters and the decorative patterns unique to H.C. Smith (1825-1841) and B.C. Milburn (1841-1876). You’ll be able to copy, or create, your own take-home designs on paper using markers, paint, or both at this free, drop-in activity.
David performs elegant, award-winning songs, with an awesome baritone and intricate rhythm-filled guitar. Contemporary folk, rock and blues.
Join the Art League in its studio on the first floor of the Torpedo Factory Art Center for three activities including: (1) Exquisite Corpse art projecgt; (2) Chalk graffiti; (3) Accordion books. This is a free activity.
Curtis Blues is a musical preservationist of acoustic Mississippi Delta blues from the 1920's to the 1940's. He performs as a one man band, playing drums, guitar and harmonica together. His shows are interactive and educational for all ages. Curtis delights audiences by bringing instruments like a cigar box guitar into the audience to see and hear up close, bringing the history of music alive.
Curtis was named Solo Blues Artist of the Year by DC Blues Society.
There is no charge for performances at this venue.
Funk, soul and New Orleans party music provided by this "Best Roots Rock Group" as named by the Washington Area Music Association in 2010 and 2011.
7:00 pm-10:30 pm
Join Barb and her associates for the best face painting you have ever seen! Free for children 12 and younger. There is a $10 per person fee for older children and adults. Cash only.
Soothing, soulful, melodic pop/rock musical guitar/vocals duo.
Janine is a singer/songwriter and with her band performs an assortment of roots rock.
Feb. 2011 - Washington Area Music Association Awards (Wammies) for Album of the Year (Wakin' Up), Song of the Year (It Should Be Me), Roots Rock Album and Album Design (Wakin' Up).
May 2011 - It Should be Me placed second in the Pop/Rock/Alt/R&B category of the Dallas Songwriters' Contest.
Join all-time favorite Teddy and his gang for fabulous balloon sculptures! Sculptures for children 12 and under are free (one per child). There is a $10 charge to older children and adults wanting sculptures. Cash only.
American music in a blender with the lid off!
The Grandsons recently won a WAMMIE for "Best Children's Act" (for the grandsons, Jr.). They also
received an Arts Envoy grant from the State Department and performed in El Salvador as Rock and Roll Ambassadors.
Rockin' Rhythm and Twang! Rock right up until midnight and then watch an amazing fireworks display on the river right behind the Torpedo Factory Art Center - NEW THIS YEAR!
This favorite Alexandria band provides traditional Irish music.