Love Charm Photo Style Shoot

Fall is a great time to have a wedding in Old Town Alexandria. The changing colors of the leaves are palette inspirations for a micro wedding in our Atrium. Filled with rustic charm and heated floors our Atrium is the perfect indoor space for your fall festivities. Love Charm Photo and the following incredible local businesses turned our space into a autumn lover’s dream.

Lead Photographer: Love Charm Photography
Event Planner: Love Clark Events
Menswear: Different Regard
Bridal Shop: Elite Secrets Bridal Boutique
Florals: WestVirJeni Florist
Charcuterie: Grazeful
Banners & Table Numbers & Welcome Sign: Kimberly George Art
Invitation & Stationery: Tortoise Designs
Rentals: Something Vintage Rentals
Baked Goods: Dog Tag Bakery
Cookies: The Cookie Jar
Mup & Hair: Tenacious makeup
Female Model: Annie Mae Sampson
Photography: Katelyn Peaden
Photography: Atlas Photography
Photography: Grace Messinger

Special Events

A Savory Soiree in the Secret Garden

Nov. 14, 2020 – “Autumn Variations”

To date, nearly a thousand music-lovers have enjoyed the comfort and beauty of the Secret Garden at the Rectory on Princess Street in Old Town Alexandria though 23 socially-distanced concerts of chamber music, opera, choral music, and cabaret. Now, Classical Movements is proud to introduce a new opportunity to experience the Secret Garden as never before, in collaboration with Seasons Culinary Services: an exquisite socially-distanced dining experience complemented by live music performed by internationally acclaimed pianist Marianna Prjevalskaya.

Served at 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm on Saturday, November 14 in the enchanting Secret Garden at the historic Rectory on Princess Street in Old Town Alexandria, guests will enjoy four delectable courses, each paired with select wines and a wide-ranging repertoire of music by four composers who celebrate their birthday on November 14.

For more information and to book your tickets visit


Perfectly Yours Style Shoot

The owner of The Rectory on Princess Street is also the President and Founder of Classical Movements, the premier concert tour company for the world’s great orchestras and choirs. For this style shoot, wedding planner Desiree from Perfectly Yours thought it would be best to honor the companies’ roots by having a music themed photo shoot.

Event planner – Perfectly Yours: Desiree Walker
Photographer – By Asa Photography: Asa Orrin-Brown
Florist – Fleurelity: Michaela Gosar
Catering – Tasteful Affairs: Linda Harkness
Baker – Alexandria Pastry Shop
Printing – Lettering by Lynne: Lynne Sandler
Hair and Makeup Artist – Bernadette Wilson Beauty: Bernadette Wilson


Holiday Concert Series

Classical Movements’ Outdoor Socially-Distance Music for the Holidays

22 Concerts | Halloween | Thanksgiving | Hannukah | Kwanzaa | Christmas
Folk | Choir | Brass | Strings | Opera | Gospel | Family

Tuesday and Saturday Evenings | Saturday Afternoons

One-hour concerts with limited tickets for socially distanced audiences
Presented in solidarity with musicians who are eager to perform live concerts

Due to popular demand and following this model of outdoor, socially-distanced performance, Classical Movements is delighted to announce its new series “Sounds of Joy and Light,” featuring 22 exceptional outdoor programs celebrating Halloween, Thanksgiving and the winter season. With a continued commitment to thoughtful programming, excellent musicianship and comprehensive safety, Classical Movements will transform the Secret Garden into a wonderland of light for holiday programs in December, offering complimentary photo opportunities and hot beverages upon exiting.

Purchase your tickets now on Classical Movements website.


Spectrum Events Style Shoot

The Rectory on Princess Street is a brand new event venue that opened it’s doors in 2020. The venue has historic charm that brides and grooms alike would find perfect to celebrate their vows. With the help of many local businesses, we were able to have our first wedding style shoot to showcase our beautiful venue.

We’d like to thank the following local vendors that helped make this photo shoot special and can help make your next special event one to remember.

CoordinatorSpectrum Events
Stylist –
NAK Design Studio
Wedding Planner/Decor –
Adorn Event & Rental
Lead Photographer
Love is Patient Photo
Make-up Artist
Almaaz Beautie
JoeRyan Media
Daniel Stewart
Male Model
Marquis Jackson
Female Model
Maya Valentine

Photos by Sabrina Vaz Holder from Love is Patient Photo

Photos by Daniel Stewart