Welcome to Old Town North!

Hunger Free Alexandria

Hunger Free Alexandria presents Alexandria Food Day in support of the United Nations World Food Day. Throughout the day Hunger Free will be hosting events and discussions on the issue of Hunger in our city. Partner restaurants will be donating 5% of sales to the fight against hunger in Alexandria. Check out the program of events and stop into one of the partner restaurants, have a great meal and help end hunger in Alexandria.



Old Town North is going to the Dogs! For the entire month of October, we celebrate Dogtoberfest! Events and activities include adoptions with local animal rescue organizations, Paw and Palm Readings and a costume parade for dogs and their families.


Saturday, October 20, 11 am
Yoga Class
River's Edge Yoga, 300 Montgomery Street, Suite 201, Alexandria, VA 22314
$20 Donation Open Class Benefits Alexandria Animal Welfare League, King Street Cats and The Lost Dog and Cat Foundation.

Thursday, October 25, 3-5 pm
Howl -o-ween at the Halloween Farmer’s Market
Dog costume parade and Costume contest for Dogs and their Families. Paw and Palm Readings with The Great Engin Trick or Treating for Dogs and their Families with the Vendors at the Old Town Community Market.

Courtier European Wine Source & Events by Rick & Barbara Raunswinder invites you to a French Fall Wine Fete to benefit the IVY HILL CEMETERY HISTORICAL PRESERVATION SOCIETY has been rescheduled to October 7th from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM,  at Ivy Hill Cemetery. Join us at the historic Ivy Hill Crypt to welcome the arrival of Autumn, enjoy a selection of fine French Wines, Cheeses & Charcuterie & explore the storied history & serene beauty  of Alexandria's Ivy Hill Cemetery. The wine tasting features new releases from: Burgundy, Bordeaux & the Rhone. 9 wines in all! as well as assorted French Cheeses & Charcuterie The cost is $45.00 per person, inclusive with $10.00 going to support the IVY HILL CEMETERY HISTORICAL PRESERVATION SOCIETY. All wines shown will be available for purchase on a pre-sale basis w/ delivery at a later date. Advance reservations are necessary! Payment is due at time of reservation via Amex/MasterCard/Visa. To make your reservation simply email: br@vacoxmail.com  or phone:  571.259.7598.

Guillotine Theatre Presents Tales of Mystery and the Imagination. Readings from the works of Edgar Allen  Poe at the Receiving Vault at Ivy Hill Cemetery, 2823 King Street Alexandria, VA 22302 Parking in the cemetery grounds. Saturday, October 27th at 7:00 PM. Reservations:info@ihcps.org. $20 requested donation. www.georgetowntheatre.org

Compost Alex working in our Community

Support Composting in Alexandria and support Compost Alex. Tell your friends about composting, even just sharing this newsletter with them. Donate to our project when we launch the campaign, or support now by getting some worm castings. Better yet, if you want to commit some volunteer hours or pro-bono work, send me a message and we’ll make it work for everyone. Compost Alex is about composting, and is about our community.

Come visit us at the Old Town North Farmers' Market, 3:00-7:00pm