City of Alexandria Announces 2010 Holiday Concert Series

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For Immediate Release: November 11, 2010

City of Alexandria Announces 2010 Holiday Concert Series

Enjoy the festive sounds of the season in Alexandria as a break between shopping, on your way to dinner, or just to get into the holiday spirit.  Come enjoy local performers with their rich talent as they entertain you during this festive time of year   Types of music featured include barbershop, folk, Hanukah favorites, hand bell ringers and good old fashioned caroling.

All the performances are free and held outdoors.  Concerts will be cancelled due to inclement weather. For up to date information, call the City’s Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592.

The following concerts are scheduled at Market Square, 301 King St.

  • Saturday, November 27 
    Potomac Harmony Chorus (Women’s Barbershop) at 1 pm
    Doris Justis (Acoustic Folk) at 2 pm
  • Sunday, November 28  
    Rich Follett (Contemporary Folk) at  2 pm
    Barbara Martin (Acoustic Jazz) at 3 pm 
  • Sunday, December 5  
    Shir Tze‘ir (Jewish a cappella) at 2 pm
    The Alexandria Singers (Choral) at 3 pm
  • Saturday, December 11 
    Bell’s Angels, St. John’s Lutheran Church Handbell Choir (Handbells) at 1 pm
    Alexandria Harmonizers (Men’s Barbershop) at 2 pm
  • Sunday, December 12  
    St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church Handbell Choir (Handbells) at 2 pm
    Blue Book Value Ban (Swing Blues) at 3 pm

The public is encouraged to take public transit or walk to the event. Visitors to Old Town can take the Metrorail lines to the King Street Station, and then take the free King Street Trolley to the event. For DASH schedule information, call 703.370.DASH or visit   For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit For a parking map, visit
The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, call Cheryl Lawrence, Director, Office of Special Events, at 703.746.5419 (TTY 703.838.4902) or e-mail