With Visit Alexandria pivoting from external tourism to keeping locals engaged, the city-sponsored organization has written up a guide for celebrating Memorial Day (Monday, May 25) in Alexandria.
Northern Virginia, including Alexandria, is not scheduled to start lifting coronavirus restrictions until May 29. There are still more restaurants and retail locations starting to reopen as they adjust to social distancing rules. The Visit Alexandria site has a list of local eateries with Memorial Day specials. Jast as with Cinco De Mayo, some local restaurants are offering interesting or unusual items.
Fresh off their margarita donut, Elizabeth’s Counter (né Sugar Sheck) will have a bourbon donut available over Memorial Day weekend, from May 22-May 25.
Hummingbird Bar and Kitchen in the Hotel Indigo (220 S. Union Street) is offering a grill and chill bag serving four, including a shrimp cocktail, grilled artichokes, a fully loaded baked potato, four steaks with garlic butter, brownies and a bottle of wine for $200. The bags have to be reserved by Thursday, May 21, by calling 703-566-1355. The bags can be picked up on Saturday, May 23.
Meanwhile, other local retail spots are offering special items for Memorial Day, including:
- Yard games at AR Workshop (1212 King Street)
- Red, white and blue popcorn at Popped (2381 S. Dove Street)
- Patriotic chew toys and animal accessories at The Dog Park (705 King Street)
- Ice buckets at The Hour Shop (1015 King Street)
As the local hotel industry struggles to recover from the sluggish business during the pandemic, some hotels in Alexandria are also offering special discounted rates.
Photo via Elizabeth’s Counter
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Monarch Montessori School located in the heart of Del Ray is enrolling children 6 weeks to 6 years of age for our half day and full day program.
Our hours of operation are 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday-Friday. Monarch Montessori School is open year round, with intermittent breaks.
Children engage in self-directed, self-initiated activities under the guidance of a trained Montessori teacher. Classroom sizes range from 8-12 students. Our robust curriculum includes botany, sensorial activities, the social graces, culture, math, science, practical life, geography, music appreciation and language arts.
You’ll get half off of the registration fee when you register and begin care with us before April 30, 2023.
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Del Ray Dog Fest & Yappy Hour
The 1st Annual Del Ray Dog Fest is a fun outdoor event that will include dog-centered activities, dog menu items, live music, vendors and food on Sunday, April 2 from 11am- 3pm at the George Washington Middle School parking lot.