• Regine Orme

This Weekend in Alexandria (1/10 - 1/12)

Friday, January 10 – Sunday, January 12, 2020

It may be cold outside, but the New Year is just getting hot! Check out some of the great things happening in and around Alexandria this weekend, and mark your calendar for some major fun!



Friday, January 10 – Sunday, January 12 

10th Annual DC Tattoo Expo

Got ink? Join Exposed Temptations Tattoo and Baller, Inc. in celebrating 10 years of bringing the best tattoo artists to the DC area. Along with this year’s guest of honor, Ink Master judge and star of Miami Ink, Chris Nunez, the event features more than 400 tattoo artists, including the stars of Ink Master and Tattoo Nightmares, as well as live entertainment, contests, and much more! Come for the weekend to see all of the incredible art, great entertainment, and a nonstop party. Tickets $30/day or $60/3-day pass; under 12 free with paying adult. Military discount: $10 off 3-day pass. Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Richmond Highway, Arlington, VA 22202. For more information, visit https://www.dctattooexpo.com/index.php.


Friday, January 10

Del Ray Mom’s Night Out

To all the moms, Hops N Shine wishes a Happy New Year with Del Ray Mom’s Night Out! Join other Del Ray moms for an evening of fun convo, cocktails, beer, and wine in a cozy atmosphere with fire pits lit! Event includes drink tastings, fantastic food, and — of course — no shortage of fun. Come out for the evening with your friends and make new ones! 7:30 p.m. Hops N Shine, 3410 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/700672270342053/.


Friday, January 10

Freedom House Museum Tour

Now open for tours, the Freedom House presents a powerful exhibit in their basement, which was once part of a larger complex used by slave trading firm Franklin and Armfield. Featuring first-person accounts of enslaved men and women and details from the business, the tour offers a unique encounter with the harsh realities of the domestic slave trade and the role that Alexandria played. 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tickets $5/person. Freedom House Museum, 1315 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. For more information, visit https://www.alexandriava.gov/FreedomHouse.


Friday, January 10

From Scratch Pasta Cooking Class

Want to participate in a fun social event and learn how to cook a new dish? Join Cozymeal Chef Taylor for a three-hour hands-on class where you’ll be cooking a three course pasta meal that finishes off with a beautiful dessert. Tickets $89/person. 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Location provided after booking. For more information and tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/from-scratch-pasta-cooking-class-by-cozymealtm-tickets-84262767205.


Friday, January 10

Doyle’s Outpost Grand Opening

Hosting a grand opening with all of the excitement one would expect of such an amazing place, Doyle’s Outpost will open its doors to Alexandria and show everyone the true meaning of the word “fun.” A uniquely designed entertainment venue featuring a restaurant with full bar service and a locally-themed two-level laser tag arena as well as all of the latest arcade games, redemption prizes and exciting virtual reality attractions, Doyle’s Outpost is sure to become THE IT destination in town. Grand Opening from 11:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Ribbon cutting celebration at 6:00 p.m. Doyle’s Outpost, 4620A Kenmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304. For more information, visit https://www.doylesoutpost.com/?fbclid=IwAR1cqDbD2QccTzKMfSeOJqOUcWCIBzmppmtZkVh65O_dW1iMogiio0HpvrY.


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