Events schedueled for Carlyle House Historic Park



Braddock Day Lectures at The Lyceum

03/29/2015 02:00 PM to 03/29/2015 05:00 PM
Cost: $10
After celebrating General Braddock’s arrival in Alexandria, Virginia, 260 years ago come for an afternoon of history and learning at The Lyceum (201 S. Washington Street) in Old Town Alexandria on Sunday, March 29th. Join us for two presentations on General Braddock and his journey and ultimate defeat on the battlefield at the Monongahela River during the French and Indian War featuring Robert Messner, Director of the Braddock Battlefield Museum and Eugene Scheel, mapmaker and local historian. Seating is limited and admission is $10/person. This event is co-sponsored by Carlyle House and the Office of Historic Alexandria. The schedule is as follows: 2pm: Robert Messner, Director of the Braddock Battlefield Museum, Braddock, PA 3pm: Coffee break 3:15pm: Eugene Scheel, Mapmaker and Local Historian 4:15pm: Conclusion and Socializing Carlyle House Historic Park, 703-549-2997, carlyle@nvrpa.org

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Friends of Carlyle House Herb & Craft Sale

04/18/2015 08:00 AM to 04/18/2015 04:00 PM
Cost: Free. Carlyle House tours $5 for adults, $3 for children, free to holders of Garden Day tickets and members of Friends of Carlyle House.
Come celebrate spring with the Friends of Carlyle House’s Annual Garden Day Herb & Craft Sale from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, April 18. An exciting mix of herbs and plants from Mount Vernon and Layng & Company will be available for purchase. Bring your gardening questions for our Master Gardeners, listen to performances by area musicians throughout the day, and shop for items made by local artisans and crafters. This event is free, however admission for the Carlyle House tour is $5 for adults; $3 for children 5-12 years old; FREE for children 4 & under or free with your Alexandria Garden Day ticket. This event will take place rain or shine. Carlyle House Historic Park 121 N. Fairfax Street, Alexandria 703-549-2997 carlyle@nvrpa.org

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