On Thursday, October 13, enjoy another free live outdoor musical performance on the grounds of historic Lloyd House, located at 220 N. Washington Street. The Cigar Box String Band will perform a unique mix of American folk, Celtic, Blues, Old-Time, and Nautical songs embellished with entertaining stories. Enjoy arrangements of traditional tunes played on the banjo, fiddle, bones, guitar, flute, and washboard! You’ll be sure to know many of their songs by heart and are invited to sing along and join the band!
This event includes free tours of the first floor of the Lloyd House, constructed in 1796 by tavern keeper John Wise, whose most famous real estate properties included Gadsby’s Tavern. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Pack a picnic dinner, bring a comfy chair, and share a great fall evening with family and friends.
The Lloyd House houses the administrative offices of the Office of Historic Alexandria (OHA). OHA is responsible for the stewardship and promotion of the historic City through the preservation of the City’s historic and archaeological sites, artifacts and records, and for the use of these resources in accordance with professional standards of scholarship and museum procedures. For more information about the Office of Historic Alexandria, visit www.historicalexandria.org or call 703.746.4554.