Thursday, January 12
Date Idea: Civil War Dance Classes
Prepare for the Civil War Ball on the January 28, learn the waltz, polka, Virginia reel and more from an expert dance master at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum. 7.30 PM – 9.30PM. $12
Friday, January 13
Music: Jazz at Cafe Montmartre
The quaint French bistro presents Brazilian Vocalist – GiGi MacLaughlan performing live from 8:30pm until 11:30pm. This will kick off Cafe Montmartre’s Jazz Concert series, featuring “Live” Jazz every Friday evening from 8:30pm until 11:30pm. No Cover Charge. Tickets $0
Foodies: Old Town Alexandria Food Tour
Participate in DC Metro Food guided tour and learn all about Old Town Alexandria’s culinary history. During the tour, indulge in samplings from popular family-owned restaurants. 1PM – 4:30PM. $60.
Date Idea: Off The Cuff Comedy Show
Join local comedians Steve Heaton, David Sly, and CeCi Stephens, OTC in an evening of comedy and fun in Off The Cuff Comedy Show at the Tally Ho Theatre in Leesburg, Va. The evening caters to young adults and college students. 8:00 pm–9:30 pm, $10
Family friendly: Fabulous Foxes
Learn all about foxes from finding its den to recognizing its tracks, hosted by the The Broadlands Nature Center. 12:00 pm. $10 for family up to 5 members, $2.50 for each additional, or $5 for 1 adult + 1 child
Cooking Class: Register for Valentine’s Day in the kitchen
Learn all about culinary skills and be ready to wow your special someone with a romantic dinner for two, organized by the Alice & Louise Catering and Cooking School. $35.
Saturday, January 14
Date Idea: Cine Classics – “Gone with the Wind”
Indulge in cine classic series – “Gone with the Wind” at Bow Tie Cinemas starring Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable. Seats $5; Series is every Saturday & Sunday. 11AM. $5
Foodies: Old Town Farmers’ Market
Visit one of the most popular farmer markets of the area, selling year round in the Market Square in front of City Hall. Fresh and local dairy, fish, fruits, vegetables and artists are available. Make the most of the free parking in garage during market hours. $0. 5:00 am–10:30 am
Cooking Class: Learn to make sushi
Join Sushi master chef John Yi in a fun class and learn all about making sushi. 7:30 pm–9:30 pm
Family Friendly: Virginia Hunters Show Horse Series
See horses in action at Frying Pan Park. 9:00 am. $0
Sunday, January 15
Mind & Soul: Meditation at Mindful Hands
Indulge in an hour of introductory Tibetan Buddhism with silent sitting meditation, visualization, and chanting. 10AM – 11AM. $0
Family Friendly: All about Butterflies in winter
Learn all about butterflies in winter in a fun and informative session sponsored by Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy. Sign up is required. 1:30 pm–3:00 pm, $0
Co-sponsored by The Council for the Arts of Herdon and Fairfax County Park Authority, Raise the Rafters transports you to an era bygone. Enjoy Rock ‘n Roll classics by the talented duo Katy Benko and Julie Crosson.
Date Idea: Alexandria Restaurant Week
Indulge in a $35 Prix-Fixe Three Course Dinner in one of the many romantic foodie establishments in and around Alexandria.