Sponsored by: Alexandria Archaeology
Enjoy a day of live music, maritime history, nautical demonstrations and children’s activities on the Old Town Alexandria waterfront. Savor local food, beer and wine while experiencing boat building demonstrations from Alexandria Seaport Foundation Apprentices and knot tying from tall ship Providence. Explore Portside History from the Office of Historic Alexandria, highlighting the archaeological findings of 18th-century ships uncovered along the Old Town waterfront. Discover why a ship would be found in the ground with Shoreline Engineering, test your archaeology skills by documenting a model of the ship remains with Ship Mapping, and try your hand at Rope Making the 18th century way using a mini rope machine.