From the historic home and garden tour, new public art, to the cherry blossoms, the spring season brings with it a lot of fun and interesting events in the city of Alexandria. Here are four that you should check out:
- The Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour at George Washington’s Mount Vernon –This is a three-day event where guests enjoy exclusive evening tours of the mansion and cellar, appearances by George and Martha Washington, and sample wines from Virginia’s finest wineries while enjoying delicious food and live music.
- Art on the Vine at Torpedo Factory Art Center–This is an artistic wine tasting event inspired by the art in the Art League’s gallery. Enjoy some discounts on wine and artwork.
- Easter Egg Hunt at Lee-Fendall House–This annual event allows children under 12 years to wander through the museum’s garden in search of hundreds of colorful, toy-filled easter eggs. Other activities include games, crafts, refreshments, and photos with the Easter Bunny.
- Old Town Alexandria Historic Homes & Garden Tour–Every April, several private homes and gardens in Old Town Alexandria open their doors to the public, as part of the annual Historic Garden Week of Virginia, the oldest and largest house and garden tour in the nation.