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November 2020

Plaid Friday 2020

November 27, 2020
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We've all heard of the post-turkey shopping known as Black Friday, but here in Old Town, we celebrate Plaid Friday! Plaid Friday encourages people to do their holiday shopping with locally owned and independent businesses. Shop Local. Shop Small. Shop Safe. Plaid Friday Toolkit

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Small Business Saturday

November 28, 2020
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Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Old Town Alexandria with free parking at meters and several independently owned boutiques offering special in-store activities and promotions. Over 80 percent of businesses on King Street and throughout Old Town are independently owned. For every $100 consumers spend at locally owned businesses, $68 will stay in the community. Get to know local shop owners that offer personalized customer service with curated gift suggestions ranging from home décor, chic fashions and gourmet food to classic…

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December 2020

Giving Tuesday

December 1, 2020
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  View Participating Alexandria Business Here   Alexandria is known for its generosity.  We need to work together to make sure our nonprofits  and businesses all succeed.  Join us for Giving Tuesday, a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. Get ready to shop at your favorite store,  order a meal and do good all at the same time! On Tuesday, Dec. 1,  Alexandria's stores and restaurants will donate a percentage…

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Holiday Art Walk

December 5, 2020 - January 8, 2021
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Nominated by Washingtonian Magazine as a top pick for something to do the first weekend of December! The arts are alive in Old Town this holiday season with the debut of its first Holiday Lamppost Art Walk. Old Town Business collaborated with artists from The Art League to create holiday themed lamp post art pieces along King Street and select side streets. A map of the artwork is available so folks can stroll the art walk at their own leisure.  Maps…

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Old Town Cocktail | Virtual Happy Hour

December 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Virtual Happy Hour December 2020

LEARN MORE ABOUT OLD TOWN COCKTAIL Join us December 17th for our monthly Virtual Happy Hour featuring cocktails from The Light Horse, “Around the Block” with Mint Condition, and out guests spirits expert from Cirrus Vodka. Virtual Happy Hours will continue the third Thursday of every month. We will highlight a new restaurant and retail member of Old Town Business, along with a surprise guest of the cocktail community. Make sure you pick up YOUR cocktail supplies at The Light…

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January 2021

Alexandria Restaurant Week

January 22 - February 7

Alexandria Restaurant Week To-Go returns this winter for two weeks and three weekends, from Friday, January 22nd through Sunday, February 7th. More than 60 restaurants will offer a $49 takeout, delivery or curbside pick-up dinner for two. New this winter, more than half of these restaurants will offer a $25 takeout dinner for one in addition to the $49 for two deal. This expanded offering was created in response to increased interest from single diners during Alexandria’s first Restaurant Week…

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Old Town Cocktail Virtual Happy Hour

January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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LEARN MORE ABOUT OLD TOWN COCKTAIL Join us Thursday, December 28th for our monthly Virtual Happy Hour featuring cocktails from Captain Gregory's, “Around the Block” with Meaghan Foran from Alexandria & Company, and our guest spirits expert, Jonathan Fasano from Don Ciccio & Figli. Log on to watch Old Town Cocktail’s Virtual Happy Hour at 6:30pm here. Virtual Happy Hours will continue the third Thursday of every month. We will highlight a new restaurant and retail member of Old Town Business,…

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February 2021

Alexandria Warehouse Sale

February 6 - February 7

The 2021 Alexandria Warehouse Sale will be held on February 6th and 7th. This year the Warehouse Sale will be a walkable sale spread out in stores, pop-up tents, and open retail space along King Street and certain side streets in Old Town Alexandria. 46 independent boutiques from Alexandria and the region are participating in this year's sale. Shoppers typically come in numbers to score 80 percent off retail prices for clothing, shoes, jewelry, home furnishings, and more. Hours will…

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March 2021

Old Town Cocktail Virtual Happy Hour

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us March for our monthly Virtual Happy Hour featuring a cocktail from O'Connell's, “Around the Block” with Joanna from Boxwood, and our guest brewing expert Emma from Port City Brewing Company. Follow the Premiere Link (coming soon) to check it out! Virtual Happy Hours will continue the third Thursday of every month. We will highlight a new restaurant and retail member of Old Town Business, along with a surprise guest of the cocktail community

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Powered by Women Festival

March 19 - March 28

The talented women-owned businesses behind Alexandria Stylebook are uniting this March during Women’s History Month to celebrate female business leaders in Alexandria.  Join us from March 19 to 28 as we illuminate and uplift through unique virtual workshops and classes, thematic menus and product offerings, and spotlights on Alexandria’s powerhouse of female entrepreneurs.  In addition, support 10 participating businesses and get a stamp in your passport that gets you a free tote bag filled with goodies.  Follow us on Instagram at @alexandriastylebook or…

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