First night went on as re-planned in Alexandria, Virginia, Thursday night. Usually a crowded street affair, First Night Alexandria was celebrated with two drive-in events instead because of the pandemic. And at a $60 admission charge, both the 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. events sold out. Car horns replaced noisemakers and applause for bands and fireworks that were live and…
First Night Alexandria became a drive-in event this year due to the pandemic. News4’s Derrick Ward reports.