OTN News & Upcoming Events

Sunday, January 21st the Old Town North Farmers
and Artisans Market is Cancelled due to severe weather conditions, temperatures below freezing, and very high winds.

OTN Farmers Market

Sunday Market Hours @ 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Thursday Market Hours 3:00 – 7:00 pm

We continue to welcome new vendors to our Thursday and
Sunday Markets as we move into the Spring.

Important Waterfront Meeting

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Please come and join the City of Alexandria for an update about the Waterfront flood mitigation project. Staff and the project’s team of consultants will present updates on the following:

  • Status of the previously proposed use of underground storage (Founders Park)
  • Pump Station location
  • Concept Plans for Waterfront Park, Point Lumley Park, and North Pier/ Thompson’s Alley vicinity
  • Lower King Street design concepts (permanently pedestrianized area)

Attendees will also have the opportunity to see and provide feedback on all park landscape design concepts currently under consideration.
>> MORE INFO HERE

 

April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month and in Celebration of Poetry Month, Alexandria Poet Laureate, Zeina Azzam and River’s Edge Yoga are delighted to announce the return of the Haiku Project! Look for Haiku Placards to be popping up like Spring Flowers throughout the City.
 

First Annual Spring Arts and Crafts Fair in Montgomery Park

April 20, 2024 | 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Rain date April 27, 2024
This Free event showcases the work of Artisans from the region, including many of your favorites from the Old Town North Farmers and Artisans Markets.
Further details are coming soon.

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Second Annual Party for the Arts

Saturday, April 27, 2024 | 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Location: 11 Canal Center, Alexandria

First art show in 2024!!! Get ready to showcase your artistic talents and mingle with fellow creatives at our Party for the Arts – don’t miss out on this fun event! MORE INFO HERE

 

14th Annual March150: Special Exhibition and Art Sale

Date: March 3 – March 30
Torpedo Factory Art Center’s annual special exhibition and art sale returns with proceeds going to provide free community programs at the Art Center – this year at a new location: the new premiere Gallery at Canal Center (11 Canal Center) located on the river, north of the Art Center. This location is a new hub for cultural and artistic events in Alexandria.
>> More Info HERE

Easter brunch on Sunday, March 31 @ Jula’s on the Potomac

Easter Brunch reservations at Jula’s on the Potomac are booking fast. Reserve a table today before they’re sold out!

New Classes at Made in ALX

Made in ALX’s last Pysanky event of the spring: Learn how to create Pysanky (decorated Easter eggs in the Ukrainian tradition) on Saturday, April 13, at 10 a.m. A portion of the proceeds benefit Razom for Ukraine. This class sells out quickly, so RSVP ASAP.

Learn to Crochet with Old Town North resident and teacher Ashley Spielman! You’ll leave this Saturday, April 6 class with a mug coozie that you made! RSVP in advance.

Paint Your Pet’s Portrait! RSVP by April 15 for this Saturday, April 20, class, where you’ll paint your pet’s portrait in watercolor with Alexandra Schmeling. Sign up here!

OTN Market Hours
Thursday, 3:00pm-7:00pm
Sunday, 10:00am -2:00pm

Free Yoga in the Fresh Air

Dates: Sunday, Aug 20
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Location: 901 North Royal Street

All are welcome at this open-level class with Margaret Townsend of River’s Edge Yoga. Weather and Air quality permitting. Cancellation due to weather conditions announced on the Facebook page.

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