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Doggy Trick or Treat

Doggy Trick or Treat

When: October 26, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: The Dog Park, 705 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

The Dog Park is hosting its annual dog ‘Trick or Treating’ event on Sunday, October 26, starting at 1 p.m. Lead your pet to participating businesses in Old Town where you can pick up a… read more »

Hope Breast Cancer Event

Hope Breast Cancer Event

When: October 25, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Sugar House Day Spa and Salone, 111 North Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Sugar House Day Spa and Salon will be hosting an after-hours event benefitting the National Breast Cancer Foundation on October 25th. Guests will enjoy mini services including: nail polish changes, hand massages, organic facials and… read more »

Color Theory and Albers Cowl with Ann Weaver

Color Theory and Albers Cowl with Ann Weaver

When: October 11, 2014 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: fibre space, 1219 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

The Albers Cowl is a perfect opportunity to experiment with color by using small amounts of yarn and simple techniques. This cowl is based on paintings by Josef Albers, a master of color. The goals… read more »

Round Shawls Are Fun to Knit and Easy Too! With Ann Weaver

Round Shawls Are Fun to Knit and Easy Too! With Ann Weaver

When: October 11, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: fibre space, 1219 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Conquer beginning a circular shawl in this workshop! Learn to cast on for a round shawl, work through the awkward beginning part, space your increase rounds, work simple lace patterns, incorporate your own stitch patterns,… read more »

Special Picture Book Story Time

Special Picture Book Story Time

When: October 1, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Hooray for Books!, 1555 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Join us for a special story time featuring Drew Daywalt’s runaway hit, The Day the Crayons Quit. Fun activities and coloring after the story!

MORNING BEGINNER CHRISTMAS COOKIE DECORATING WITH KATRINA TINES

MORNING BEGINNER CHRISTMAS COOKIE DECORATING WITH KATRINA TINES

When: October 19, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: La Cuisine, 323 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Katrina Tines will open this class for beginners who missed the ones in September. This is her most requested class just with cookies for Christmas. Once you take this class, you will be ready for… read more »

KATRINA’S INTERMEDIATE COOKIE DECORATING CLASS WITH SPOOKY TECHNIQUES

KATRINA’S INTERMEDIATE COOKIE DECORATING CLASS WITH SPOOKY TECHNIQUES

When: October 12, 2014 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: La Cuisine, 323 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Katrina Tines teaches the best cookie decorating classes and her new Halloween themed class is no exception. Take a look on Instagram to see her cookies and also check out some of the new techniques… read more »

BOOTIFUL BEGINNER HALLOWEEN COOKIE CLASS WITH KATRINA TINES

BOOTIFUL BEGINNER HALLOWEEN COOKIE CLASS WITH KATRINA TINES

When: October 12, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: La Cuisine, 323 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

This may come as surprise to all her students who have taken Katrina’s Christmas cookie classes, but Halloween is her favorite holiday for decorating cookies. Take this class, which is geared for beginners, but with… read more »

The Christmas Attic Featured on Fox 5 News

The Christmas Attic Featured on Fox 5 News

Is it too early for Christmas? For Fay and the staff at The Christmas Attic, it’s never too early. But what about the rest of the stores in the area? I myself hope to at least make it through Halloween before I am greeted by boughs of holly and the jolly man himself. But I love […]

Meet the Designer behind Jude Frances Jewelry

Meet the Designer behind Jude Frances Jewelry

When: October 11, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Mystique Jewelers , 211 Strand Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Join Mystique for an Exclusive Jude Frances Trunk Show and personal appearance from designer, Jude Steele! Come and meet the designer behind the gorgeous hoop and charm collection on Saturday, October 11th from 10:30 AM… read more »