This weekend in Alexandria offers lots of different types of things to do. Check it out below:
SATURDAY, NOV. 22
Run for Shelter A 10K, 5K and Fun Run to benefit Carpenter’s Shelter. 8 a.m., U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 600 Dulany St., Alexandria. $35; race day, $40. 703-548-7500 or www.runforshelter10k.com .
Dough-ornament workshop Create ornaments in the shape of artifacts. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Decorate baked ornaments, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 6, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria Archaeology Museum, Suite 327, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-4399 orwww.torpedofactory.org .
Fifth Annual Handmade Holiday Craft Fair More than 40 vendors, food, baked goods and live music. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., T.C. Williams High School, 3330 King St., Alexandria. Free. 703-819-3643.
“Cherishing Our Children” lecture Discussed by Christian speaker Julie Ward. 2-3 p.m., the Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-4994 or www.csalexandria.org .
Native Plants of the Mid-Atlantic Discussed by Eileen Malone of the Botanic Arts Society. 3 p.m., the Athenaeum, 201 S. Prince St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-0035 or www.nvfaa.org .
Fall Modern Dance Concert Performed by the Choreographers Collaboration Project. 7 p.m., the Athenaeum, 201 S. Prince St., Alexandria. $5-$10; 11 and younger, free. 703-683-2070 or www.ccpdance.org .
Hunt Ball English country “hunt” dances and live music. Costume or cocktail attire encouraged. 8-11 p.m., Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria. For ball only, $45. 703-746-4242.
SUNDAY, NOV. 23
“Invitational Photography Exhibit” Juried by Jack Rasmussen of American University Museum. Closes Sunday, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Multiple Exposures Gallery, Studio 31, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-683-2205 or www.multipleexposuresgallery.com .
American Association of University Women program Terrill Hooper O’Brien of the Mohawk tribe discusses “Bringing Yesterday Into Today: Beadwork and the Amulet Bag.” 2-4 p.m., Cameron Station Clubhouse, 200 Cameron Station Blvd., Alexandria. Free. 703-256-4541 firstname.lastname@example.org .
U.S. Navy Concert Band Performs works by Stravinsky. 2 p.m., the Athenaeum, 201 S. Prince St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-0035 orwww.nvfaa.org .
Jefferson Salon Tasting of period food and Madeira, featuring a Thomas Jefferson reenactor. 3-5 p.m., Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria. $45. 703-746-4242 or https://shop.alexandriava.gov .