Good Thursday morning, Alexandria!
☔ Today’s weather: Sprinkles early. Overcast. Cool. High of 59.
☔ Tomorrow: Sprinkles early. Overcast. Cool. High of 57 and low of 49. Sunrise at 6:44 am and sunset at 7:36 pm.
🚨 You need to know
A rabbit-themed art and activities festival is making a comeback at the Torpedo Factory Art Center (105 North Union Street) this weekend.
BunnyFest features artwork inspired by rabbits, hands-on activities and demonstrations. Guests can also meet rabbits from Friends of Rabbits, a nonprofit rescue group for domestic rabbits.
In addition to bunny-themed crafts, visitors can pick up some rabbit-themed artwork from Torpedo Factory artists or silflay at some waterfront restaurants.
The event is on Saturday, April 8, and runs from noon to 4 p.m.
📈 Wednesday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Apr 5, 2023.
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📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
Like 1799 Prime Steak and Seafood, Hotel AKA (625 First Street) in Old Town North is heading to city review for a permit to dramatically upscale some courtyard seating. The…
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More details have been released on the method the former general manager of Hank’s Oyster Bar in Old Town used to allegedly steal $600,000 from the company. The 53-year-old former…
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Time flies when you’re having fun! The T.C. Williams High School Class of 1973 will hold its 50th reunion July 21-23, 2023 in Alexandria. All graduates and their adult nears and dears are welcome. Events include a Friday evening icebreaker, Saturday dinner dance, and a Sunday brunch. For more information: tcwilliams73.com, 770.789.3534.
Spring Fling at Rising Sol Yoga School
Join us for a day of FREE hot yoga. Experience our class styles and meet our teachers. Buy a bite at the Bake Sale to benefit The Carpenter’s Shelter, peruse some special vendors, take advantage of in-person only discounts on