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Notes: Where to find pumpkins around Alexandria

Good Thursday morning, Alexandria!

🌤️ Today’s weather: The forecast for Thursday includes partly sunny skies with a high temperature near 78°F, and a calm wind that will gradually increase to 5 to 9 mph from the southeast by morning. Moving into Thursday night, expect mostly cloudy conditions and a low temperature around 64°F, accompanied by a southeast wind at approximately 6 mph.

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Pumpkins in Old Town (staff photo by Vernon Miles)

Fall is here and Patch has published its annual guide to those looking to go pumpkin picking.

Along with a series of tips and tricks on resources for making the perfect jack-o’-lantern, Patch has compiled a list of locations around the region that are open for pumpkin picking.

There are several locations outside of the city, but a few within Alexandria city limits include:

The full list is available at the Patch.

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Get ready to Shake, Rattle and Roll with this one-of-a-kind, high-octane rockabilly concert experience! Rockabilly Rumble is the all-new, musical experience celebrating the southern rock music that exploded on the scene in the 1950s. Organized by Alexandria City High School Alum and pro-musician Sam C. Jones, this band of world-class performers will have you dancing in your Blue Suede Shoes all night long with songs made famous by Bo Ridley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and more. Relive their most popular hits, along with some forgotten gems. “Rockabilly Rumble” is a dance-worthy, foot stomping evening you’ll never forget!

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Unwrap the magic of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday all weekend at Current Boutique! Dive into luxury with exclusive deals on pre-loved designer treasures, celebrating sustainable fashion with every purchase. Whether in-store or online, indulge in guilt-free glamour and support local businesses. ✨🛍️👗

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Christmas Through The Ages

Christmas Through The Ages – Join the Washington Men’s Camerata, and Guest Director Scott Tucker for a program of Christmas and holiday music spanning the centuries through today, featuring the music of Bach, Lauridsen, Abbie Betinis, and many others.


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