• Regine Orme

This Weekend in Alexandria (01/03 - 01/05)

Friday, January 3 – Sunday, January 5, 2020

It’s the New Year! Welcome the first days of 2020 with a weekend full of fun and interesting events that will start your year off right. From bridal dreams and yoga poses to sudsy sing-alongs and hilarious comedy sketches, Alexandria has the perfect way to spend the weekend.



Friday, January 3- Sunday, January 5

Ice & Lights: The Winter Village at Cameron Run

Come out and enjoy the last weekend of Ice & Lights, The Winter Village at Cameron Run. All season long, Great Waves Waterpark has been a magical winter wonderland complete with an ice rink, music, holiday-themed activities, fantastic lights displays, gigantic trees, and more! Warm up with hot chocolate and indulge your sweet tooth with tasty donuts, or grab a slice of pizza to chase away the munchies as you enjoy this wonderful winter village. Cameron Run Regional Park, 4001 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304. For more information on event times and ticket pricing, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ice-lights-the-winter-village-at-cameron-run-tickets-75154917381.


Saturday, January 4

Sand and Steel Fitness Yoga Brew

Love a strong buzz after getting your Ohm on? Challenge yourself to instructor Paul's Fireflow Yoga, a technique approachable to beginners that still retains many of the challenges of the ashtanga and rocket sequences. Attendees will receive Sand & Steel's signature reusable thermos filled Starbucks Winter Blend Coffee and free biscotti as well as a free class pass. Mat rentals available for $5. Tickets $20 (pre-registration) or $25 (same-day registration). 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Sand & Steel Fitness, 5418 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304. For more information and tickets, visit https://sandandsteel.sites.zenplanner.com/event.cfm?eventId=82BB180B-B1E7-4010-932C-4C443313B3B8.


Sunday, January 5

Great Bridal Expo

The New Year means new beginnings and a future full of promise, now to mention the excitement of wedding season just around the corner! Offering everything you need to make all your wedding dreams come true, the Great Bridal Expo features the best wedding professionals in the business, showcasing their services and products all in one place. Get details on everything for your wedding, honeymoon, and home, and get a peek at the latest styles during a stunning bridal fashion show. The event also includes giveaways and prizes, music from a live orchestra and amazing DJs, and samples from some of the best catering options available. Tickets $10/person. 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22311. For more information and tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/great-bridal-expo-washington-dc-tickets-74496911267.


Sunday, January 5

Beer and Hymns

A “Community Sing with no regard to spiritual inclination or lack thereof,” Beer and Hymns offers a unique opportunity to gather with friends (or soon-to-be-friends) and sing along to sacred songs and hymns over a beer and great food. An all-inclusive space for people from all walks of life, Beer and Hymns is not associated with any specific church or denomination and is open to all, with no preaching, prayer, or proselytizing. The event lasts one hour. Free to attend. 6:00 p.m. New District Brewing Company, 2709 S. Oakland Street, Arlington, VA 22206. For more information, visit https://www.beerandhymnsnova.org.

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