2018 Annual Meeting of Virginia Sister Cities and Counties

On April 14, 2018, Alexandria hosted the 2018 Annual Meeting of Virginia Sister Cities and Counties. It was great learning from terrific  speakers as well as our sister cities colleagues in Arlington, Hampton, Lynchburg, Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond, Roanoke and Virginia Beach. Speakers (Roger-Mark DeSouza (SCI), Ambassador John O’Keefe (Open World) and Kate Bentley (U.S.…

Bagpiper Craig Weir and Gleadhraich Concert, April 3, 2018

Craig Weir has performed for the Queen, the Dalai Lama, Princess Anne, the Duchess of Cornwall, and Gordon Brown. At the Commonwealth Games, his version of Flower of Scotland played around the world every time Scotland won a gold medal! Craig has played in Ireland, Switzerland, China, Belgium, the Faroe Islands, Germany, the U.S., France,…

2013 Scotch Whiskey Tasting Event

Join the City of Alexandria Sister Cities Committee for a Scottish Whisky tasting event on October 25th from 7 to 9pm. For a donation of $35 ($40 on/after October 21), we will taste several high-quality Scottish Whiskies, accompanied by a discussion, tasting instructions, and Q&A led by local Scotch whisky convener/expert Bart Forbes (WhiskyDC). To…

Scottish Whisky Tasting Event coming on October 25, 2013

Join the City of Alexandria Sister Cities Committee for a Scottish Whisky tasting event on October 25th from 7 to 9pm. For a donation of $35 ($40 on/after October 21), we will taste several high-quality Scottish Whiskies, accompanied by a discussion, tasting instructions, and Q&A led by local Scotch whisky convener/expert Bart Forbes (WhiskyDC). Appetizers and non-alcoholic…