Woodlawn & Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House National Trust for Historic Preservation


Arcadia Farm Fallfest Funtacular!


What: Spend the day at Arcadia Farm celebrating all things farm, fall, fest, family, food, and fun. This family-friendly, free festival features old-fashioned games, cake walks, a pie eating contest, a pumpkin patch, chicken encounters, farm yoga, farm volunteering, live music, and fall donuts. Experience Arcadia’s educational farm stations, meet the staff, learn about compost and seed saving, commune with the Ladies (the laying hens!), participate in a cooking demonstration, and take a guided tour through the Mobile Market.  Snacks and hot apple cider will be available for purchase.

Bring a picnic blanket and make an afternoon of it with your family or friends. Get more info and RSVP here so Arcadia can procure enough maple donuts from GBD!

When: Sunday, October 19. 1-5 pm.

Where: Arcadia Farm at Woodlawn. 9000 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309. The entrance is at the intersection of Richmond Hwy and Woodlawn Road. See our Directions page for more details.

Admission: The fallfest at Arcadia is free. Tours of Woodlawn and Pope-Leighey House will be available for $10/adult, $5/child (K-12), $8/senior and active military for one house or $15/adult, $8/child, $12/senior and active military for combination tickets.


52nd Annual Needlework Exhibition

Linen Room NW SHOW

The Needlework Exhibition at Historic Woodlawn in Alexandria, Virginia is the nation’s premiere show of contemporary needlework.  The exhibit honors Eleanor “Nelly” Custis Lewis’ legacy by displaying her needlework as well as inviting the public to display theirs. Visitors will see hundreds of needlework entries on display in every room of the historic mansion among the museum collections.

Please see our brochure for more information on entering a piece into the show.

Exhibition Hours: March 1 – March 30, 2015. Open Wednesdays – Mondays, 10 am – 4 pm. Closed Tuesdays.

Location: Historic Woodlawn, located at 9000 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309. The entrance is at the intersection of Richmond Hwy and Woodlawn Road. See our Directions page for more details.

Daily Admission Fees: $12 Adults; $6 Children (K-12). Children 5 & under are free. Exhibitors receive one free pass. 

Dining in the Underwood Room: Lunch and desserts are served from 11:30 am – 2 pm, Wednesdays – Mondays during the show. The freshly prepared menu is created, prepared and served by members of Nelly’s Needlers and other volunteers. Luncheon bills and all gratuities support the site. The Underwood Room accommodates up to 46 diners. Individuals and small parties will be seated as space becomes available. Advance reservations are required for parties of 9 or more. For reservations please contact Beth Britt at (703) 339-8558 (be sure to leave name, telephone number and time/date of call) or email: designbyambiance@cox.net.  For all other inquiries call Woodlawn at (703) 780-4000.

Questions? Please contact Woodlawn at woodlawn@savingplaces.org or (703) 780-4000.