On Friday, October 19, 2012 through Sunday, October 21, 2012 you have the opportunity to participate in self-paced walks that will give you a different perspective on the Washington, D.C. area. Imagine seeing Arlington, Virginia, the monuments of the Mall and the C&O Canal on foot. If you are a walking enthusiast, this is an event you won’t want to miss.
The Torpedo Factory in Old Town Alexandria VA is a center for visual arts with studios, galleries, and the Alexandria Archaeology Museum.Few places have the creative energy of Alexandria’s Torpedo Factory. Situated on the riverfront in Old Town Alexandria, the building was, indeed, a manufacturing plant for deadly torpedoes during WWII.