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Christmas in July in Alexandria, Virginia

By July 14, 2011

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Old Town Alexandria celebrates Christmas in July this weekend, July 15-17, 2011. Approximately 15 retailers and community organizations will host a variety of festive activities either inside stores or on Union Street ranging from pictures with "Summer" Santa & Mrs. Claus, historical tours, holiday trunk shows, food and wine tastings, cookie decorating, storytime for tots, ornament making, arts & crafts, ice cream, paint your own nutcracker, green holiday home tips, fashion styling, pooch pictures, musical entertainment and much more. A portion of sales from the weekend will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic, an organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

Union Street between Cameron & Duke Street - Old Town Alexandria, VA. See a map

Participating Businesses
Alexandria Archaeologist, Architectural Ceramics, Ben & Jerry's, Bike & Roll, Encore Consignment Boutique, Firehook Bakery & Coffeehouse, Old Town Coffee, Tea & Spice, Potomac Riverboat Company, The Art League, The Christmas Attic, The Torpedo Factory Art Center, The Virginia Shop, Union Street Public House, Virtue Feed and Grain and Zoe Boutique.

For a complete schedule of the weekend's events, musical entertainment and updates visit www.christmasattic.com.

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