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Harmony Hall is a historic home dating back to the 18th Century. It is built in Georgian-style architecture on a sprawling estate on the banks of the Potomac River. Acquired by the National Park Service, it is open to visitors looking for a glimpse of Maryland's Colonial heritage. Originally called Battersea, it was given its present name after the harmonious living of its then resident couples, brothers John and Walter Dulaney Addison and spouses.
Little Man's Garage on Priscilla Lane has earned a huge following among the underground music fans in the Alexandria. This do-it-yourself (D.I.Y.) venue is housed inside a garage space and can accommodate more than 100 spectators at a time, leaving just enough room for them to head bang or jump to the thumping tunes played out by the bands. With upcoming bands like Caust, Placeholder and Halcyon, who have already perform here, you know what to expect the next time you hear about an upcoming gig at the Little Man's Garage.
The Plateau at National Harbor is one of the most prestigious event venues in Maryland with the excitement it brings. The chapiteau or the Big Top at the Plateau in its trademark blue and yellow canopy, hosts the popular Cirque du Soleil, a circus known for generating the best entertainment. Covering 64 acres of land, the Plateau gives spectacular views and is well facilitated with all amenities to bring you a memorable experience. The event includes great performances in dance, music and more by groups known for their talent.
The Oxon Hill Manor is a historic structure built in 1928. Made with the Neo-Georgian and Colonial Revival styles of architecture, it was previously used as a residence. However, today the property is available on rental basis for private events. Overlooking the Potomac river, this beautiful manor is surrounded by English gardens. The cozy and intimate setting of the place is perfect for weddings and corporate gatherings.
The Athenaeum is a historical landmark in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. It was built in 1851 in the Greek Revival architectural style and served as the Bank of the Old Dominion. Home to the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, this building hosts an array of art exhibitions, music concerts and cultural programs by emerging and established artists on the regional scene. In addition, this venue offers excellent facilities for organizing weddings and private events.
MJ's Meeting Place is a great place to remember the great musician and have a good time. The banquet hall was set up in 1994 and since then has been celebrating the happy lives of everyone who comes there. Perfect for an anniversary, a family reunion, a birthday or prom, the hall is a great way to remember the King while you enjoy your special day. Contact for more details.
Calling all music lovers - here's your chance to be in the company of your favourite pop stars. With a history that spans around 30 years, Birchmere Music Hall has had performers, such as Garth Brooks, Jerry Jeff Walker and Shawn Colvin, to name a few. The comfortable seating can accomodate only 500 fans.
This northern Virginia venue is home to two theater companies and a Children's Theater which offers a popular summer program of plays acted by and for children. The Horizon Theatre presents a variety of plays written by and about women. The American Century Theater is dedicated to performing American theatrical works, especially those notable for their importance, neglect, or sheer merit. Well-favored classics such as "Twelve Angry Men" and "The Crucible" can be seen here along with writers such as Orson Welles and Gore Vidal.
This is a group especially dedicated to a celebration of Latin-American culture, but good performances transcend cultural boundaries and that, more than anything else, is what these actors are working toward. All performances at this theater are in Spanish, but simultaneous English interpretation is provided for select performances at no cost. Also available during weekend matinees are child-care services, by reservation only. Group rates are available.
American Century Theater is dedicated to producing American plays from the 20th century that have especially influenced our society and culture. Created as a non profit organization for the preservation of these sometimes neglected dramas and comedies, the shows provide thoughtful insight into American heritage. With the belief that theater should be available to everyone, the organization keeps admission prices as low as possible.
AMC Loews Shirlington 7 is a movie fanatic's dream come true. With 7 screens this cineplex magnifies every movie for your viewing pleasure and making movie watching a more memorable experience. Many refreshment stands ensure that you are thoroughly entertained. And undeniably, nothing could be better than catching up on a new flick with your family and friends!
Murder is on the menu for dinner at the fun, hilarious, and interactive Mystery Dinner Playhouse. The intimate banquet-style setting allows the audience to watch the show up close and solve a comedy murder mystery while enjoying a four-course meal personally served by the characters of the show. Audience can collaborate to ask and "bribe" the characters (with fake money) for more information in order to solve the crime. The one who solves the crime receives a prize. Mystery Dinner Playhouse serves up fun, mystery, and tasty food perfect for couples, families, birthday and office parties and large groups. - Shirley Hsieh