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Take a tour of early homes

The public is invited to learn about the architecture of houses built in the early days of Alexandria, including brief summaries of the business people who built them.

“The Giants of the Silk Stocking District” walk will begin behind Cowing-Robards and includes approximately a 1.5-mile walk.

Instructed by local historian Rachel Barduson, class is Friday, May 9 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Cost is $7.

Check the full listing of class offerings and register online at or call (320) 762-3310, extension 4270.