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The Muse at Tamp & Grind's Pumpkin Patch
October 13, 2018 - October 13, 2018
Event Category: Holiday
Location : Tamp & Grind Coffee, Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Tamp & Grind Coffee Shop has reached out and asked the Muse to help them with their annual Pumpkin Patch event! Pumpkins will be available at Tamp to paint throughout the month but The Muse will be helping on October the 13 from 1-3 pm. Please register by October 12, if you'd like to help. You must be between the ages of 13 and 21 to participate in Muse events. Click here to register ... read more
AMoA AfterHours: Community Luminary Project
October 18, 2018 - October 18, 2018
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Our quarterly Community Luminary Workshops are a huge hit. Don't miss the next one.  During this All Ages workshop, you will be creating a variety of luminaries for the October ArtWalk Illuminated Procession.  Free and open to the public. Procession is Friday, October 19, 2018 during ... read more
The AMoA Fall Illuminate the Arts Procession
October 19, 2018 - October 19, 2018
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Downtown Alexandria, Time: 7:30 PM

Join AMoA for the fourth year of the Fall Illuminate the Arts procession. During the 2018 Fall Art Walk, on Friday, October 19,  The Alexandria Museum of Art will once again be lighting up the streets with the Illuminate the Arts Procession at 7:30 pm. The community is welcomed to walk in the procession with a luminary! Come for line-up (6:45pm) with your luminary. If you don't have one, we will find you something to carry! The procession will begin at 7:30 pm.  All participants should arrive at the museum no later than  6:45pm. We will line up in the ... read more
AEX Renaissance
October 13, 2018 - October 13, 2018
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Arna Bontemps African American Museum (1327 Third Street), Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The AEX Creatives are teaming up with Arna Bontemps Musuem to celebrate the life of an Alexandria legend, Arna Wendell Bontemps in honor of his birthday. We are bringing the “Cotton Club” to Alexandria. Bring out the entire family for this event filled with food, fun, music and ... read more
The Fox Theatre presents
October 18, 2018 - October 21, 2018
Event Category: Theater
Location : Fox Theatre, Marksville (111 S. Washington Street), Time: Thursday - Saturday: 7:00PM Sunday: 2:00PM

The Fox Theatre's production of Annie is directed by Kody Walker and features local Cenla actors of all ages. This family-friendly 1977 Tony Award-winner for Best Musical is based on Harold Gray’s popular comic strip “Little Orphan Annie,” which he started in the 1920s. Little orphan Annie is taken from her orphanage, and the clutches of evil Miss Hannigan, to stay at billionaire Oliver Warbuck’s mansion for the holidays. When Annie wins the hearts of Warbucks and his staff, they set out on an epic mission to find Annie’s parents. Meanwhile, Miss Hannigan, in partnership with her brother Rooster and ... read more
October 16, 2018 - October 16, 2018
Event Category: Lectures/Readings
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The second Cavanaugh Lecture series event will feature Rafael Romero whose lecture, “Nothing is Normal in Nicaragua,” will address the current political situation in his native country. Romero is an Instructor of Business at LSUA and will speak on Tuesday, October 16 at the Alexandria Museum of Art from 5:30-7:00. Romero attended law school in Nicaragua, worked for the Trade Department on WTO issues, and then served on the Presidential Commission for Competitiveness. He is the winner of a Fullbright scholarship and has earned Master’s degrees in Latin American Studies and International Law from Vanderbilt University. He resides in Alexandria ... read more
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