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Holiday Concert Series

The 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.

<cal1>Sunday, Dec. 5

<cal2>2 p.m. — Shir Tze‘ir (Jewish a cappella);

3 p.m. — The Alexandria Singers (Choral);

<cal1>Saturday, Dec. 11

<cal2>1 p.m. — Bell’s Angels, St. John’s Lutheran Church Handbell Choir (Handbells);

2 p.m. — Alexandria Harmonizers (Men’s Barbershop);

<cal1>Sunday, Dec. 12

<cal2>2 p.m. — St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church Handbell Choir (Handbells);

3 p.m. — Blue Book Value Ban (Swing Blues);

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 www.dashbus.com. For Metrobus schedule information, call 202-637-7000 or visit www.wmata.com. For a parking map, visit www.alexandriava.gov/12490.