Portside in Old Town Fall Festival

Photo: San Kittner

Oct. 12, 1 to 7 PM. Savor local food, beer and wine while experiencing boat building displays and a building demonstration from Alexandria Seaport Foundation Apprentices including shoreline engineering, ship mapping and rope making, knot tying from tall ship Providence and more. Free admission; charges for food and some activities. Waterfront Park, 1 King St., Alexandria, VA. PortsideFestival.com.