2nd Annual Old Town Cocktail Week

September 10, 2021

The 2nd annual Old Town Cocktail week is set to take place September 10-19 throughout Old Town Alexandria.  Old Town Alexandria has a vivacious and growing cocktail community that has […]


August 8, 2021

SUNDAY AUGUST 8th 11AM-2PM Bold Fork Books is BACK on Sunday with their curated selection of cookbooks, but with an a different neighbor, Nativo! Join us as you choose your […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Rhubarb + Elderflower Refresher

June 10, 2021

Say hello to my new favorite cocktail. This rhubarb elderflower refresher cocktail is like pink lemonade for grown-ups and I plan to sip on it all spring and summer long. […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Spiced Pear and Vanilla Bean Gin Fizz

February 4, 2021

This cozy cocktail is so balanced: sweet from the pear, tart from the lemon, herbaceous from the gin and fragrant from the vanilla bean and cinnamon.

Cook on a Whim: Guava Margaritas

June 25, 2020

These margaritas are fruity and super tart, made with good tequila, lots of fresh lime juice and guava nectar, with a splash of coconut milk to make things creamy and round out the flavors.

History Happy Hour with Derek Brown

June 15, 2019

Join the National Archives for an afternoon of cocktails and discussion with area mixologist and author Derek Brown as he discusses his new book. The event will feature a cocktail […]

Smithsonian Craft Show 2019 Friends Night Out

April 25, 2019

Bring your friends for this special night of fun shopping, nibbles and cash bar at the Smithsonian Craft Show. Extended shopping hours for Thursday night patrons at the general admission […]

Single At The Sally: Shred Your Ex

February 14, 2019

Put your heartbreak aside and let the memory of your ex go to shreds with The SALLY! On Thursday, February 14, The SALLY – the new American-fusion eatery at The […]

Sizzling Summer Cocktails, Cool Northwestern Wines Tasting

July 10, 2018

Join craft cocktail expert, Dan Burke and sommelier, Mandie Silver, to experience a new take on your favorite cocktails, and taste the cool wines of the Pacific Northwest. $59 (all […]

Dumbarton at Dusk

June 21, 2018

Enjoy the longest day of the year outside in our gardens! Play Quoits and Battledore on the lawn as you sip on cocktails and enjoy live music. Free food and […]