Woodlawn & Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House National Trust for Historic Preservation

Programs

Pope-Leighey House In-Depth Tour

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What: A private, in-depth tour of the Pope-Leighey House with a continental breakfast.

When: Sunday, October 5, 2014. 10:00 am – noon.

Where: The tour will begin with an introduction and continental breakfast in the Underwood Room at Woodlawn. 9000 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309.  The entrance is at the intersection of Richmond Hwy and Woodlawn Road. See our Directions page for more details.

Admission: $30. $25 for members of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Advance reservations required. To make a reservation email mmitchell@savingplaces.org or call 703-780-4000 x 26321.

 

Arcadia Farm Fallfest Funtacular!

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What: Spend the day at Arcadia Farm celebrating all things farm, fall, fest, family, food, and fun. This family-friendly, free festival features old-fashioned games, cake walks, a pie eating contest, a pumpkin patch, chicken encounters, farm yoga, farm volunteering, live music, and fall donuts. Experience Arcadia’s educational farm stations, meet the staff, learn about compost and seed saving, commune with the Ladies (the laying hens!), participate in a cooking demonstration, and take a guided tour through the Mobile Market.  Snacks and hot apple cider will be available for purchase.

Bring a picnic blanket and make an afternoon of it with your family or friends. Get more info and RSVP here so Arcadia can procure enough maple donuts from GBD!

When: Sunday, October 19. 1-5 pm.

Where: Arcadia Farm at Woodlawn. 9000 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309. The entrance is at the intersection of Richmond Hwy and Woodlawn Road. See our Directions page for more details.

Admission: The fallfest at Arcadia is free. Tours of Woodlawn and Pope-Leighey House will be available for $10/adult, $5/child (K-12), $8/senior and active military for one house or $15/adult, $8/child, $12/senior and active military for combination tickets.

 

52nd Annual Needlework Exhibition

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The Needlework Exhibition at Historic Woodlawn in Alexandria, Virginia is the nation’s premiere show of contemporary needlework.  The exhibit honors Eleanor “Nelly” Custis Lewis’ legacy by displaying her needlework as well as inviting the public to display theirs. Visitors will see hundreds of needlework entries on display in every room of the historic mansion among the museum collections.

Information on submitting your work to the show is coming soon.

Exhibition Hours: March 1 – March 30, 2015. Open Wednesdays – Mondays, 10 am – 4 pm. Closed Tuesdays.

Location: Historic Woodlawn, located at 9000 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309. The entrance is at the intersection of Richmond Hwy and Woodlawn Road. See our Directions page for more details.

Daily Admission Fees: $12 Adults; $6 Children (K-12). Children 5 & under are free. Exhibitors receive one free pass. 

Questions? Please contact Woodlawn at woodlawn@savingplaces.org or (703) 780-4000.