Nearly 412 years ago, 104 passengers on three ships set sail from England on a four-month transatlantic voyage that ultimately shaped our nation’s future with the founding of Jamestown and the colony of Virginia. An authentic re-creation of one of the ships – Godspeed – is the featured attraction at this weekend’s Portside in Old Town Festival held at Alexandria’s Waterfront Park at the foot of Prince Street, one block north of Robinson Landing.
For many local artists and art enthusiasts, the annual Patrons' Show, hosted by The Art League, is a highlight of the year. Described as part block party, part fundraiser, The Patrons' Show is a unique opportunity to view and purchase locally made art, while supporting a great cause. This year marks the 50th anniversary of The Patrons' Show and Robinson Landing is proud to be a sponsor of the event.
Fall is finally here, and there are so many fun things to do in the D.C. area this time of year. With Halloween just around the corner, ghost tours and costume parties abound— and you won't want to miss out on the fun. We've rounded up a list of some of the top ways to celebrate this spooky season right here in the DMV area.
A wine and cheese party is the perfect opportunity to explore your tastes and socialize with friends, old and new. It is a simple and elegant event that can liven up any afternoon and is a great way to bring people together.
Did you know that even a small park or green space can have important health benefits for people who live and work nearby? According to a National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) publication, the presence of parks and green space has been linked with greater perceived health and lower levels of stress among nearby residents.