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Showing Results for: Apr 23, 2014 to Apr 23, 2015

Feb 14, 2012 to May 11, 2014 at 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM

This exhibition in the Foster and Muriel McCarl Gallery, showcases fine examples of the Baltimore quilt tradition with a sampling of quilts made in nearby counties as well as a few from Virginia.  At the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.  800-HISTORY Read More »

Sep 29, 2012 to Sep 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Notch or chip carving required few tools and little training. In the most common form of tramp art, notches were carved into the edges of cigar box wood, usually with a penknife, and the carved wood was then stacked and fastened with small nails or glue to create detailed, three dimensional designs. Men with spare […] Read More »

Dec 12, 2012 to Sep 7, 2014

Explore the evolution of spinets, harpsichords, and pianos in the 18th century in this exhibition of more than 25 instruments. Examine the differences in the various types of keyboards as well as the evolution of the instrument over time.  At the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. 800-HISTORY Read More »

Jun 29, 2013 to Jun 30, 2015

A new exhibition at Colonial Williamsburg’s Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum celebrates the highly decorative and intricate records created by a diverse German-speaking population in early America. “Paper Trail: Recording Rites of Passage in German-Speaking America” is a collection of 17 frakturs — all created in Virginia and Pennsylvania — opening Saturday, June 29 […] Read More »

Aug 6, 2013 to May 4, 2014

On July 13, 1863, Brigadier General Isaac Jones Wistar issued his first orders as the new commander of the federal controlled District of Eastern Virginia, with headquarters at Yorktown. Under his direction, the garrison at Yorktown underwent many changes as he restored the Union fort to military order and cleanliness, developed housing for the African […] Read More »

Feb 10, 2014 to May 5, 2014 at 5:30 - 7:30 PM - Weekly Recurring

Another exciting workshop from Auntie M’s American Cottage every Monday from Feb 10 – May 5. $. For more information, call 757.369.8150 or visit website http://auntiemsamericancottage.com/ Read More »

Feb 14, 2014 to Dec 31, 2015

This wide-ranging new exhibition celebrates the remarkable objects that were created in or imported to the Chesapeake, the Carolina low country, and southern backcountry. Created in conjunction with several sister institutions, the exhibition will highlight the aesthetic diversity brought to the region by the varied cultures and ethnic groups that ultimately defined a unique, early […] Read More »

Mar 1, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014 at Monday - Saturday: 9 AM to 5 PM ; Sunday: 11 AM to 5 PM

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of “Mr. Lincoln’s War, “Between the States: Photographs of the American Civil War presents a selection of facsimile photographs of historical Civil War sites and circumstances by photographers including George Barnard, Mathew Brady, and Alexander Gardner. Mounted as a traditional exhibition, it includes sections on Gardner’s Sketchbook, Brady’s Album Gallery, Civil […] Read More »

Mar 1, 2014 to May 31, 2014 at Tuesday through Saturday 11am to 5pm, Sunday 12-5pm, or by appointment

New Town Art Gallery is happy to welcome three talented visiting artists. Caesar Monturano, whose  paintings and prints have been featured at The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation since 1986. He will be showing a selection of paintings and prints of Colonial Williamsburg and other  Virginia marine and landscape scenes. Lori Jakubow will be exhibiting original artwork […] Read More »

Mar 14, 2014 to Aug 29, 2014 at 6 - 8 pm - Weekly Recurring

In our lobby, every Friday, sample delicious wines from various vineyards and regions. Free. Call 757.875.1522 or visit Riverwalk Restaurant for more information. Read More »

Mar 15, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014

China of the Most Fashionable Sort: Chinese Export Porcelain in Colonial America will open March 15 at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum of The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. Chinese export porcelain played an important role in the lives of eighteenth-century colonists. It was the most desirable of the ceramic bodies, and possessing it […] Read More »

Mar 15, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014 at 9am-5pm (Monday-Saturday) and Noon-5pm (Sundays) - Weekly Recurring

Virginia Living Museum Changing Exhibits. The whimsical and delightfully colorful works by master illustrator and artist Charley Harper (1922-2007) are returning to the Virginia Living Museum March 15 – April 27, 2014. Harper’s life-long love of nature inspired his work and his creativity takes viewers on an artistic and environmental journey shared by people of […] Read More »

Mar 15, 2014 to Dec 31, 2015

Chinese export porcelain played an important role in the lives of eighteenth-century colonists. It was the most desirable of the ceramic bodies, and possessing it indicated wealth and status. This exhibit will illustrate the wide variety of Chinese porcelain that was available in colonial America with a particular focus on pieces with histories in Virginia. […] Read More »

Mar 19, 2014 to Jun 20, 2014 at Open Tuesday-Saturday 10:30 am-12pm, 2pm-5pm. Special viewing appointments available. - Weekly Recurring

The Linda Matney Gallery is an exhibition venue dedicated to bringing in contemporary works of art to Williamsburg through creative events and exhibits.  Named after Linda Matney, who lost her battle with cancer in 2001, the Gallery opened in 2010 and has exhibited local artists in Virginia, as well as artists national and international in […] Read More »

Mar 19, 2014 to Jun 21, 2014 at 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesdays - Saturdays. - Weekly Recurring

Stop by and enjoy new art by Connie Desaulniers. A Chocolate Cafe’ by Marcel Desaulniers. Marcel Desaulniers, award-winning chef and author of Death by Chocolate, opened MAD about Chocolate April 2012. Renowned for his gooey and chunky cookies, Double MAD brownies, and the beloved savory cheesecake, Marcel also offers chocolates – including MAD-made as well […] Read More »

Mar 31, 2014 to Nov 30, 2014 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Weekly Recurring

It’s game on, starting March 31 when on-site play begins in the latest episode of the “RevQuest: Save the Revolution!” series. The newest game — “RevQuest: The Old Enemy” — recruits players to come to the Revolutionary City as agents of the Committee for Secret Correspondence, established by the Continental Congress and led by Benjamin […] Read More »

Mar 31, 2014 to May 3, 2014

The Williamsburg Arts District Association (WADA) is now accepting entries by local bands to participate in its inaugural BATTLE OF THE BANDS contest. The CASH PRIZE contest will be held during WADA’s summer block party on June 28th on the lawn at the corner of Richmond   Rd and Matoaka   Court. Members of WADA […] Read More »

Apr 1, 2014 to Apr 30, 2014

Student’s and Educator’s are invited to show their school identification card at the Information Booth located in the Food Court to receive a complimentary VIP Coupon Book valued at $5.00. Read More »

Apr 1, 2014 to Nov 2, 2014

Set Sail for a By-Gone Era Step back into history when you join the crew of the Yorktown Schooners Alliance and Serenity.  Lend a hand at setting sail, take the helm and steer the ship, or look for dolphins and osprey as you glide along the shores of the York River. You will relive sailings […] Read More »

Apr 1, 2014 to Dec 30, 2014 at The Gallery at York Hall is located at 301 Main Street in historic Yorktown and is a cooperative effort between the Celebrate Yorktown Committee and York County

The Gallery at York Hall opened for its 13th season on Tuesday, April 1.  The Gallery is operated by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee and managed by volunteer Sharon Owen. Located in York Hall, the Gallery features a variety of themed exhibits that change every six to eight weeks. The exhibits feature the works of over […] Read More »

Apr 12, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014 at 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The boathouse is now open! Whether a die-hard fisherman or just in need of a relaxing day, visit us and start creating your own memories of Lake Maury today. Various boats are  vailable for rental, including paddle boats, jon boats, and canoes.  The boathouse is open on weekends through the summer. Closing date TBD. Read More »

Apr 23, 2014 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

In this special Wine, Wit & Wisdom event, expand your palate and your knowledge during an enjoyable dinner with Karl Wente, winemaker for Wente Vineyards. During this event, experience four different styles of chardonnay paired with Executive Chef Anthony’s own southern-inspired, locally acquired cuisine in a family-style setting. Now in its fourth and fifth generations […] Read More »

Apr 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

One of the premiere lecture series in Hampton Roads, The Mariners’ Museum Lecture Series offers Museum members and Hampton Roads residents dynamic and memorable stories of mankind’s relationship with the sea. Once known as the “California Riviera”, the Salton Sea is now called one of America’s worst ecological disasters: a fetid, stagnant, salty lake, coughing […] Read More »

Apr 25, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Join us for a casual evening of culinary delight to benefit Meals on Wheels. This year will feature top Chefs from Richmond to Virginia Beach, whipping up enticing eats while listening and dancing the night away to The Right On Band! Savor a variety of delicious wines and unique cocktails created for this very special […] Read More »

Apr 25, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM each night

Chris Roach is a fast rising Comedian/Actor born and raised in New York. He has brought his unique and self deprecating sense of humor to some of the biggest and best known stages such as The Borgata in Atlantic City and Caroline’s on Broadway. Known for some of his work on television commercials, he has […] Read More »

Apr 25, 2014 at 4:00 - 8:00 pm

This is a great opportunity to shop for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or graduation while the children get to play! Vendors on site to make shopping easy and fun. We hope to see you there! Read More »

Apr 25, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Following their much-lauded performance of Talbot’s Path of Miracles, the Virginia Chorale returns with the fourth concert program of their celebrated 30th season, Fascinating Rhythms, April 25 -27 in acoustically ideal settings in Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Williamsburg. Conducted by Chorale Director, Charles Woodward, the twenty-one-person ensemble will perform Bob Chilcott’s The Making of the […] Read More »

Apr 26, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Apr 26, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Pirate groups representing the accurate representation of seafaring life in the late 17th and early 18th centuries will embark upon Riverwalk Landing in Historic Yorktown on Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for a fun-filled mix of activities, pirate encampments, vendors and demonstrations. Activities for the weekend event […] Read More »

Apr 26, 2014 to May 3, 2014 at 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Floral arrangements will be displayed throughout the elegant 1726 manor house. Enjoy walks in the restored boxwood and flower gardens, breathtaking vistas of the James River, and guided house tours with costumed guides. Read More »

Apr 26, 2014 at 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

On Saturday, April 26, 2014 the James River Association will hold the third annual James RiverFest at the Eco Discovery Park in Williamsburg.  This unique event will include water activities, a clean-up, fun and educational activities for children, food vendors, live music, and a wide variety of vendors and environmental booths.  Admission to the festival […] Read More »

Apr 26, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014 at Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.

Choose from an incredible array of beautiful and unusual native plants for a variety of garden sites, from wet ponds to dry rock gardens. Many of these are excellent plants for attracting butterflies, hummingbirds and other wildlife to your yard. Native plants are good choices for area gardeners because such plants tolerate the area’s weather […] Read More »

Apr 26, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Virginia Living Museum celebrates the Earth with a day of special activities. Learn ways to help the environment by reducing, reusing and recycling waste. Visit the Goodson Living Green House and Conservation Gardens for green building and gardening tips. Several environmental organizations will have displays and information about conservation measures. Earth-friendly vendors will show […] Read More »

Apr 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m

Long before there was a York River State Park, or even a York River, 6,000 plus years ago, marine creatures swam here in a shallow sea. Early whales, porpoises, sharks, clams, scallops, and snails all left traces of their existence which we find as fossils. Join us in discovering relics of these very old creatures […] Read More »

Apr 26, 2014 at The 5K begins at 7:30 AM

“A Healthy Heart, Healthy Mind Event” The race starts on Prince George St. (the Start line is halfway between Nassau and Henry Streets) runs through the College of William and Mary and Colonial Williamsburg ending on Duke of Gloucester St. Runners will pass the Colonial Governors mansion and the Colonial Capitol building before finishing the […] Read More »

Apr 26, 2014 at Park Hours: 10:00AM - 10:00PM

Busch Gardens is throwing a party to celebrate Land of the Dragon’s 20th anniversary. Parents and children are invited to visit Busch Gardens on Saturday, April 26 to commemorate this milestone with a games, face painting and appearances by some modern-day “dragons.” The area, which opened in 1994 near the park’s Oktoberfest village, is being […] Read More »

Apr 26, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

Nations Baseball was formed to bring together the best elements in youth baseball today. Teams compete in Metro, Select, Elite and Premier, leagues and tournaments around the nation with opportunities to attend World Series events in the most attractive locations in the country. Event Stature: Qualifier Event Format: Pool Play w/ Single Elimination   Read More »

Apr 26, 2014

Yorktown Lacrosse…there is nothing quite like it. Read More »

Apr 26, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Since his 1987 first-place win at the National Flatpicking Championship in Windfield, Kansas, he has become known as a versatile guitarist who consistently garners critical praise and audience enthusiasm for his compositions and live performances.  With his stellar musicianship, a relaxed stage presence, and quick wit, Stephen has performed throughout the United States and Europe, […] Read More »

Apr 26, 2014 at 7:30 pm

The MOVEMENT, an Institute for Dance Performance company, will present their first public production at the historic Kimball Theatre.  Emotional Rollercoaster is an original production that will demonstrate an artistic look at the many types of emotions in our lives. Read More »

Apr 27, 2014 at 10:00am - 5:00pm

Join us for the 51st annual event! The Junior Woman’s Club of Williamsburg organizes its annual spring art show to benefit local not for profit organizations through grants and scholarships. The show, held in Merchants Square, attracts almost 250 applicants each year. Only 160 or so artists and craftsmen are selected to exhibit at the […] Read More »

Apr 27, 2014 at 1:00 - 5:00 pm

20 craft beers. 10 different breweries. 6 local non-profits. 1 fun afternoon. Join us rain or shine, in Downtown Williamsburg for the inaugural Williamsburg Craft Beer Festival presented by The Rotary Club of Williamsburg and Young Emerging Professionals of Williamsburg. Featuring 20 different craft beers served by 10 different breweries from Virginia and around the country, live […] Read More »

Apr 27, 2014 at 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Join us for our great Oyster Roast!  Come check out the Bloody Mary Bar! Purchase your tickets in advance at the Riverwalk Restaurant or Water Street Grille and save. Call for ticket information. Read More »

Apr 28, 2014 at 7:00 pm ; Doors open 6:40pm

The debut of Broadway Flipped, Gary Green’s musical revue that features some of Broadway’s best loved show tunes, but sung by a performer of the “other gender”.  Sometimes hilarious, sometimes heart-wrenchingly beautiful you’ll surely hear these wonderful tunes in a whole new light. A live band and cast of twelve will have your toes a […] Read More »

Apr 29, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

This 81st annual tour features not only beautiful homes and gardens on College Creek and in Colonial Williamsburg, but also provides a mini-history lesson for eighteenth century shipping and commerce. As you enjoy the water views from these magnificent properties, take a moment to imagine the past. In the early days of Virginia, ships from […] Read More »

Apr 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Historic Garden Week tour in Yorktown features an area steeped in Colonial and Revolutionary War history.  It features five private homes and gardens, as well as one additional garden all within walking distance of each other.  Visitors will also enjoy strolling through the quaint shops throughout historic Yorktown and the waterfront.  $. For more […] Read More »

Apr 30, 2014 to May 3, 2014 at 10:00 AM - 4:00 pm

Celebrate Spring – Come and meet local artist, Linda Miller, and view her new botanical paintings including the Yorktown Onion. Join Linda at the Gallery for a print signing and see original art, prints and note cards by the artist. Read More »

Apr 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Celebrate Yorktown Committee is hosting an open to the public plant sale called “Plant Parenthood.” The sale will feature plants that have all been contributed by local residents who have cultivated the plants for this event. Plants are a mixture of rooted cuttings, divided plants, or plants that have sprouted from seeds from the […] Read More »

May 2, 2014 to May 3, 2014 at May 2 at 7:30 pm & May 3 at 5:00 pm

The Williamsburg Choral Guild will present beloved choruses and solos from the lighter side of opera and musical theater. Ticket price ($30) includes cabaret-style seating with served dessert plate (Fri.) or hors d’oeuvres plate (Sat.); cash bar available. Guild members will be joined by the Williamsburg Youth Chorale (Ann Porter, director) and four engaging soloists: […] Read More »

May 2, 2014 to May 3, 2014 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM each night

A 20 year veteran of the national comedy circuit, Joe’s ability to take you on a tour of life’s absurdities will create an atmosphere of non-stop laughter by blending just the right mix of sarcasm, logic, and personality into a hilarious stand-up performance. His creative humor and sardonic style of comedy has made him a […] Read More »

May 2, 2014 to May 4, 2014 at May 2-3 at 7:30 pm ; May 4 at 2:30 pm

Enjoy the magic, merriment, and all-around wonder of “Pippin.” This unique musical is coming to the Williamsburg Library Theatre for two evening performances Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee Sunday, May 4 at 2:30 p.m.  No advance tickets will be sold; admission is by donation.  All proceeds will benefit […] Read More »

May 3, 2014 at 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join us for Yorktown’s first Blues, Brews & BBQ, a festival on the river. Enjoy downhome blues, incredible microbrews, and amazing BBQ. $ Read More »

May 3, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

May 3, 2014 at 8:00 Am - 1:00 PM

Enjoy bicycling the Colonial Parkway for 8.2 miles between Jamestown and Williamsburg with no cars between 8:00 AM – 1 :00 PM. This is an official event of the Colonial National Historical Park – the National Park containing Historic Jamestowne and the Yorktown Battleground. The scenic 25-mile Colonial Parkway connects Jamestown to Yorktown. The Williamsburg […] Read More »

May 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm

The Muscarelle Museum of Art Foundation at the College of William & Mary invites you to join us as we celebrate the commingling of wine, art, and Derby Day at our Fourth Annual Wine & Run for the Roses Auction. Join the excitement! Fine and rare wine and extraodinary travel all at auction exclusively at […] Read More »

May 3, 2014 to May 4, 2014 at Competition will run from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday

Revolutionary Rumble Comes to Williamsburg Teams representing the states of Maryland, Delaware, North Carolina and Virginia. More than 4,000 participants and spectators are expected to attend. Competition will run from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday. The event will be played at 17 venues in the Williamsburg area, and […] Read More »

May 3, 2014 at 12:00 - 5:00 PM

The Williamsburg Arts District Association (WADA) is hosting a festival with local artists who will  display and sell their art. More details forthcoming.   The Williamsburg Arts District Association (WADA) is now accepting applications from local artists who would like to bring booths to display and sell their art during WADA’s Major Art Events. If interested, email […] Read More »

May 3, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.

Share outdoor fun and create memories on Woodstock Pond.  Children 15 and younger can catch bass, bluegill, and crappie for prizes.  Bring your own rod and reel. We have a limited amount of tackle and bait. Please call and make reservations. Read More »

May 3, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. To 3:00 p.m.

You never know when a ranger will walk up to you, in the park, with a wild “critter”!  You will learn fascinating facts about the animal and may be able to touch or even hold the “friend”. Read More »

May 3, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. To 6:00 p.m

Take a ride through the remains of Taskinas Plantation.  Our staff archaeologist has made discoveries of forts, slave quarters, workshops, and relics of the colonial past.  Please call for reservations. Read More »

May 3, 2014 at 12:00 -5:00 p.m.

Live Music, good food and great beer! The second annual Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival will feature 15 craft breweries and over 40 craft beer selections in the unique setting of The Mariners’ Museum’s outdoor courtyards. The event also includes live music, food vendors and beer talks by brewery representatives. Participating breweries will include Heavy Seas, […] Read More »

May 3, 2014 at 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Held in conjunction with Pedal the Parkway 2014 The National Park Service closes the Colonial Parkway to motor vehicles from Williamsburg to Jamestown for cyclists, runners and walkers of all ages to enjoy a car free Parkway. New in 2014, an Outdoor Activity Expo located at the ECO Discovery Park will be held to promote […] Read More »

May 3, 2014 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us at the Yorktown Freight Shed for the Colonial Historic Beer Drinking Vessels Exhibition and Slide Show created by Michele Erickson, Potter and Artifacts Historian, and Merry Abbitt Outlaw, Assistant Curator of Jamestowne Rediscovery. See historic reproduction examples from the Yorktown Poor Potter excavation, Colonial Williamsburg’s Collection and from England.  Mead jugs, puzzle jugs […] Read More »

May 3, 2014 at 12:00 - 4:00 pm

Join the fun at New Town with the family Fire Truck Fun Bus from 1-3pm Lego Building Petting Zoo Face Painting Pony Rides Visit with Smokey Bear Food Vendors Read More »

May 4, 2014 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 Come see artwork by some of the region’s most talented artists at the first juried art show to be held on the beautiful Yorktown waterfront setting.  Live entertainment is also scheduled. Free. Read More »

May 4, 2014 at 2:00 - 6 :00 pm

Monthly Street Festival in Downtown Williamsburg with 2 stages of live music! Musical performers on the Prince George St Stage and the SunTrust Stage Over 60 Artisans, Henna, Caricature & Balloon Artist, Kids Craft Tent. Come see some of your favorites and meet some new artists.  Something for everyone. Live music. Best street fair…EVER! Read More »

May 4, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. To 4:00 p.m.

Seine nets have been used for ages to catch fish and other creatures in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers.  Our rangers will lead you in discovering the variety of aquatic life in the York River with seine and dip nets.  We also provide waders upon request.  This is a free program.  Please call for reservations Read More »

May 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm

He has conquered “Celebrity Apprentice,” penned heart-felt ballads and rocking anthems, and even starred on the silver screen, but soon Bret Michaels will embark on another adventure kicking off Busch Gardens® LIVE presented by Coca-Cola®. The rock icon and reality TV star will play the Royal Palace Theatre at Busch Gardens on May 4. Michaels’ […] Read More »

May 4, 2014 at 2:00 - 4:00 pm

You are cordially invited to join us at Waterford Wedgwood Royal Doulton For a festive tea party Everyone loves a party and what better reason to have one than to honor Mom!!!!  Harry & David will be serving delicious treats; Crabtree & Evelyn will pamper you with a personal hand massage and there will be […] Read More »

May 5, 2014 to May 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM each night

Featuring Respighi’s Trittico Botticelliano, a sound portrait of three of Botticelli’s most famous paintings now residing in the Uffizi Gallery. The music will be enhanced by projected images of the artworks, thanks to the Muscarelle Museum’s collaboration. Also on the program, conducted by Music Director Janna Hymes, are Rossini’s Overture to Il viaggio a Reims, […] Read More »

May 6, 2014 at 6:00 pm

University of the People:  Modern Library Architecture Lecturer:  Jill M. Lord, Ph.D. Libraries function as community centers and classrooms; they are spaces for performance and contemplation.  These buildings are often called the “University for the People” and hold a prominent place in many major cities.  Jill Marie Lord will present examples of library architecture from […] Read More »

May 9, 2014 to May 10, 2014 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM each night

If ever there was a comedian/ magician to be seen, it is Kevin Lee. Kevin’s unique combination of comedy, magic and juggling leaves audiences both in awe and in stitches. Lee, has appeared on all of the national television stations on shows such as “Showtime at the Apollo”, HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam”, and Jamie Foxx’s […] Read More »

May 10, 2014 at 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The 8th Annual Yorktown Market Days season kicks off with more than 35 local farmers, producers, artists and vendors offering a variety of local favorites. Fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, coffee, cut flowers, quality art, live music and more await you at the markets. The 4th Annual Fitness market is designed to help […] Read More »

May 10, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Children 7 and over can create a botanical portrait in colored pencil or watercolor from plant materials they select in the Garden.  All materials provided.  Maximum of 25 participants.  Instructor: Linda Miller, Artist and Virginia Master Naturalist.  Register by emailing botanicalarttoday@yahoo.com Read More »

May 10, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

May 10, 2014 at 9:00AM - 5:00PM

407TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICA’S FIRST PERMANENT ENGLISH COLONY OBSERVED AT HISTORIC JAMESTOWNE & JAMESTOWN SETTLEMENT A jointly sponsored event at Jamestown Settlement & Historic Jamestowne “Jamestown Day” features Historic Jamestowne’s ongoing archaeological discoveries of the 1607 fort and one of Jamestown Settlement’s ships sailing in the James River. A variety of family-friendly programs on Powhatan […] Read More »

May 10, 2014 at 6:30 AM - 4:30 PM

The 2014 Cap2Cap will take place Saturday, May 10, starting at Rocketts Landing Village in Richmond and Chickahominy Riverfront Park in Williamsburg.  The ride traverses some of the most stunning scenery Virginia has to offer, as cyclists pedal through 400 years of history between Richmond and Williamsburg, Va. Enjoy well-stocked rest stops, awesome volunteers, delicious lunch,  […] Read More »

May 10, 2014 to May 11, 2014

Virginia National Softball Association Girls Fastpitch Tournament Age Groups 10U, 12U, 14U Read More »

May 10, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This unrehearsed presentation of great information features a tasting of wines with a sense of place. Read More »

May 10, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.

“Leave only footprints, take only photographs” during this ranger/photographer guided hike.  Capture images of interesting wildlife and inspiring landscapes.  Shutterbugs of all levels and all types of cameras are welcome. Read More »

May 10, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.

Explore the beautiful wetlands or river with us.  You may even encounter a variety of wild creatures!  Learn something new and exciting as you paddle up the creek or down the river; and don’t worry, we provide you with a paddle of your choice (canoe or kayak). Taskinas Creek  and the York River are so […] Read More »

May 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. To 3:00 p.m.

You never know when a ranger will walk up to you, in the park, with a wild “critter”!  You will learn fascinating facts about the animal and may be able to touch or even hold the “friend.” Read More »

May 10, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. To 6:00 p.m.

Long before there was a York River State Park, or even a York River, 6,000 plus years ago, marine creatures swam here in a shallow sea.  Early whales, porpoises, sharks, clams, scallops, and snails all left traces of their existence which we now find as fossils.  Join us in discovering relics of these very old […] Read More »

May 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. To 10:30 p.m.

There is no better way to enjoy the full moon than from a canoe on the beautiful Taskinas Creek.  We’ll enjoy the sights and sounds of the marsh at night as we paddle slowly up the placid creek.  One experienced canoeist per canoe required. Read More »

May 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Conservator William Hoffman will discuss the multi-year collaborative effort to reproduce a full-size working replica of Monitor’s Worthington pumps utilizing historic metal casting methods, modern analytical and machining methods, as well as an assist from the modern parent company of Worthington. See Will breathe life in this historic pump. Read More »

May 11, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. To 4:00 p.m.

Treat mom to a day on the water and fossil hunting.  This ranger guided program takes our guests to Fossil beach to search for relics of the prehistoric era.  Mom paddles for free with paid guest.   Please call for reservations. Read More »

May 11, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Busch Gardens® is turning up the volume this summer with the return of its popular concert series Glory at the Gardens™. Glory at the Gardens begins May 11 with a performance by Christian band MercyMe. Best known for their mega hit “I Can Only Imagine,” the Grammy nominated, American Music Award and eight-time Dove award-winning band released their […] Read More »

May 12, 2014 to May 18, 2014

The Kingsmill Championship will be contested on the River Course at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, VA. Kingsmill is a proven venue that has stood the test of time, having hosted 30 professional golf events. The 6,379-yard, Par 71, Pete Dye designed layout provided victories from elite players on both the LPGA and PGA tours. Read More »

May 12, 2014 at 10:00-11:30 a.m.

We will explore all things spring during the month of May! Children ages 18-month to pre-school, and their adults, are invited to join us each second Monday of the month for an hour and a half of stories, music, crafts and other activities. Read More »

May 14, 2014 at 5:30-9:00 pm

Join the crew of the Watermens Museum for an evening of music and song on the Yorktown waterfront. The program is held on the second Wednesday of each month from 5:30 to 9 pm. Bring your instrument, your voice, and a friend for this free, fun filled, family event. Read More »

May 15, 2014 at 7:00 pm

At the age of 29, on a return solo voyage across the Atlantic, something – probably a whale – struck his 21-foot sailboat. Creating a gash that filled his boat with sea water, Callahan had to quickly pack his liferaft with survival items– water, food, flares, a spear-gun and sleeping bag – would prove to […] Read More »

May 16, 2014 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Celebrate the traditions of 18th-century military music and explore the important roles played by fifers and drummers. Units from the United States and Canada join Colonial Williamsburg’s Fifes and Drums to perform grand displays of period music.  You’ll want to respond to the Drummers Call–a call beaten by the duty fifer and drummer to mass […] Read More »

May 16, 2014 to May 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Visit the Square for our spring Square-wide sidewalk sale. Our merchants will be clearing out winter and spring merchandise to make way for the next season. Look for great prices on these first-quality items! Individual store hours may vary. More of what you love in the heart of downtown Williamsburg   Read More »

May 16, 2014 to May 17, 2014 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

For more info and ticket purchase visit www.comedyclubwilliamsburg.com.  Locals discount. Nationally Touring Standup Comedy Show   Read More »

May 17, 2014 to Sep 27, 2014 at 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Weekly Recurring

Fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, coffee, specialty cut flowers, quality art, entertainment and much more await you at the Saturday morning Market Days. Free. Visit the Market Days website. Read More »

May 17, 2014 at 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Join Nancy Barnhart and Nancy Gore and the Freedom Park bluebird trail team, all Certified Master Naturalists, to learn about attracting bluebirds to your yard or garden. In addition to learning about “all things bluebird” we will visit one or more boxes on the trail in hopes of finding eggs and/or chicks. For further information […] Read More »

May 17, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

May 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.

Explore the beautiful wetlands or river with us.  You may even encounter a variety of wild creatures!  Learn something new and exciting  as you paddle up the creek or down the river; and don’t worry, we provide you with a paddle of your choice (canoe or kayak). Taskinas Creek  and the York River are so […] Read More »

May 17, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. To 3:00 p.m.

You never know when a ranger will walk up to you, in the park, with a wild “critter”!  You will learn fascinating facts about the animal and may be able to touch or even hold the “friend”. Read More »

May 17, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. To 6:00 p.m.

A new way to find treasure.  Geocaching makes use of the Global Positioning System to help you find caches of park information and small gifts.  We will supply you with a GPS unit and the ranger will help you hike off of the beaten path for a unique discovery.  Please call for reservations. Read More »

May 17, 2014

In May the Virginia Legacy Soccer Club will make its debut in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL). As the world’s soccer stars compete for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, top local talent perform in greater Williamsburg and Newport News. Virginia Legacy Soccer Club dates to 1976 when it was incorporated as the Williamsburg […] Read More »

May 17, 2014 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm rain or shine

“Though our adult learners come from countries around the world, including the United States, the majority in our English for Speakers of Other Languages program are Spanish speakers of Latino heritage,” said Joan Peterson, Executive Director of Literacy for Life. “This festival will be a chance to celebrate the growing Hispanic population in Williamsburg.” The […] Read More »

May 18, 2014 to Jun 8, 2014 - Weekly Recurring

Seine nets have been used for ages to catch fish and other creatures in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers.  Our rangers will lead you in discovering the variety of aquatic life in the York River with seine and dip nets.  We also provide waders upon request.  This is a free program.  Please call for reservations. Read More »

May 23, 2014 to May 24, 2014 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM each night

Ben began doing stand-up comedy in a small back room bar packed with drunk college students somewhere in the sleepy midwest. He’s gone on to become a favorite on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show and continues to endlessly tour the nations finest comedy clubs.  He was a finalist in The Laughing Skull […] Read More »

May 23, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014 at 11 a.m. until one hour before park closing

Take a delicious tour of the world’s most beautiful theme park at the Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival. This all-new event will feature sample-sized portions of superb foods, wines and other refreshments not usually found at Busch Gardens. Stroll through France to enjoy coq au vin with rosemary roasted fingerling potatoes, linger in Spain […] Read More »

May 23, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014 at 10:00 am - 9:00pm (check daily for closing times)

Busch Gardens’ newest show, London Rocks™, will premiere at the park’s Globe Theatre on May 23, just in time for Memorial Day weekend. An international team of more than 500 artists and craftsmen are working on London Rocks, which takes guests on a musical journey to explore the roots of British rock-and-roll through a rousing […] Read More »

May 24, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

May 24, 2014 to Sep 1, 2014 at Exhibit included in general museum admission. VLM members free, non-members $17 adults, $13 children (ages 3-12). - Weekly Recurring

A new gang of dinosaurs are coming to town this summer at the Virginia Living Museum! Roaring, stomping robotic prehistoric creatures have been a popular attraction every time they’ve been featured at the Newport News museum. But this year, for the first time, the VLM will feature the lifelike creations of Billings Productions, North America’s […] Read More »

May 24, 2014 to May 25, 2014

Experience the Virginia Arts Festival’s return to Williamsburg for its exciting 2014 season. Join us for performances by remarkable banjo duo Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn and swing kings Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. May 24, 8 pm Music lovers of all ages will enjoy this wondrous performance by two musical phenoms. Husband and wife duo, […] Read More »

May 24, 2014 at 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Begin the night with a fabulous dinner. Choose from items on the chefs’ signature cold table, a selection of salads and appetizers, and five entrees from the open kitchen. Be sure to save room to sample the dessert buffet. Wine pairings ($13 plus tax and gratuity) and alcoholic beverages available for an additional charge at […] Read More »

May 24, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.

Explore the beautiful wetlands or river with us.  You may even encounter a variety of wild creatures!  Learn something new and exciting  as you paddle up the creek or down the river; and don’t worry, we provide you with a paddle of your choice (canoe or kayak). Taskinas Creek and the York River are so rich […] Read More »

May 24, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. To 3:00 p.m

You never know when a ranger will walk up to you, in the park, with a wild “critter”!  You will learn fascinating facts about the animal and may be able to touch or even hold the “friend”. Read More »

May 24, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. To 6:00 p.m.

Long before there was a York River State Park, or even a York River, 6,000 plus years ago, marine creatures swam here in a shallow sea.  Early whales, porpoises, sharks, clams, scallops, and snails all left traces of their existence which we now find as fossils.  Join us in discovering relics of these very old […] Read More »

May 24, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. To 10:00 p.m.

What roams the woods after dark?  Take a ranger guided tour with us to experience the sights and sounds after sundown.  Enjoy the cooler temperatures with the sounds of raccoons, owls, and other creatures.  After the hike, enjoy stargazing with the Virginia Penisula Astronomy Club.  Please call the office for reservations. Read More »

May 24, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. To 11:45 p.m.

Join the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy Stargazers for a night of wonder and discovery.  Away from the city lights, the broad cliffs above the York River are perfect for observing  constellations, planets, and other features in the night sky. Read More »

May 24, 2014 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate the public opening of Savage Ancient Seas: Dinosaurs of the Deep with an afternoon of “dinomite” activities the whole family will love. Highlights include making origami animals, a fossil making activity in which the participants will be able to take home their own “fossil” impression, scavenger hunts for all skill levels. Read More »

May 24, 2014 to Jan 5, 2015 at Monday - Saturday: 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.; Sunday: 11 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Venture into the deep, dark pre-historic world of carnivorous marine reptiles, gigantic flesh-eating fish, flying reptiles with 3-foot skulls and the biggest sea turtles to have ever lived. Opening May 24, 2014 at The Mariners’ Museum, Savage Ancient Seas: Dinosaurs of the Deep features over 20 large-scale, magnificent skeletons and living replicas of ancient marine […] Read More »

May 24, 2014 to May 25, 2014

Nations Baseball was formed to bring together the best elements in youth baseball today. Teams compete in Metro, Select, Elite and Premier, leagues and tournaments around the nation with opportunities to attend World Series events in the most attractive locations in the country. Event Stature: Qualifier Event Format: Pool Play w/ Single Elimination Read More »

May 24, 2014 to May 25, 2014 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tactical demonstrations, encampments, and a Confederate field hospital interpret the role Yorktown played during the 1862 Peninsula Campaign. On Sunday special memorial ceremonies will take place at the Yorktown National Cemetery and Confederate Cemetery. Yorktown Battlefield’s new Civil War exhibit, “On Historic Ground,” will be open for viewing in the Yorktown National Cemetery Lodge on […] Read More »

May 24, 2014 at 4:30 PM

Nelson House Performance. Enjoy listening to them play for 30 minutes. Read More »

May 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Includes the posting of colors, historical re-enactors, a guest speaker, the  placing of flowers, and the presentation of awards to student winners of the  “York County Remembers” Poster Essay Contest. Hosted by the York County Historical Committee. Read More »

May 26, 2014 at 11:45 am

Come out and enjoy a 30 minute performance. Read More »

May 30, 2014 to May 31, 2014 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM each night

Chris began his Comedy Club resume at Governor’s on Long Island in the late ’90′s. Now he performs regularly all over the country including such rooms as The Borgata Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. He also has opened for such acts as Bobby Slayton, Jim David, Adam Ferrera, and Jim Norton. Chris has also […] Read More »

May 31, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014

May 31 – June 1, 2014!   8K, Half-Marathon and Kids Fun Run To benefit An Achiealbe Dream and in support of Wounded Warriors 8K Run/Walk- May 31, 2014 7:00 am Kids Fun Run – May 21, 2014 10:00 am Half Marathon – June 1, 2014 7:00 am Patriots Challenge (both races) You will receive a […] Read More »

May 31, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

May 31, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014

Triple Crown Baseball is proud to offer its 5th Annual Virginia State Championships! Join us for a great weekend of baseball at the York County Sports Complex in Yorktown, VA.  This beautiful 7-field complex will offer an excellent baseball environment for teams competing to earn state championship honors. Read More »

May 31, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To 2:00 p.m.

Hike or paddle to the most remote and scenic public shoreline on the York River!  This ranger guided program will lead hikers, canoeist, and kayakers to the Riverview Overlook.  The hike is just over 8 miles with trails along the old Taskinas Plantation.  The paddle is over 6 miles on one of the most historic rivers […] Read More »

May 31, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014

Join us for a great weekend of baseball at the York County Sports Complex in Yorktown, VA. This beautiful 7-field complex will offer an excellent baseball environment for teams competing to earn state championship honors. Read More »

Jun 1, 2014 to Jun 30, 2014 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (until 6 p.m. June 15 through August 15)

From leather to linen, explore how clothing of the period was fashioned, learn how dyes were made from plants and natural fibers processed into cloth, and observe the stitching of simple apparel and accessories.  Discover types of clothing worn by 17th-century English sailors and colonists, Powhatan Indians, 18th-century Virginia farmers and Continental Army soldiers. Read More »

Jun 1, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. To 7:00 p.m.

As the colors of sunset fall on the marsh, a variety of sounds can be heard from birds and other creatures.  Enjoy the beauty of this special time on the water with a guided paddling trip. Please call for reservations Read More »

Jun 5, 2014 to Jun 21, 2014 at Thur, Fri, Sat at 8 PM & Sat at 2 PM - Weekly Recurring

The Brothers Grimm hit Broadway with an epic fairytale where worlds collide. Everyone’s favorite storybook characters come together for a timeless yet relevant piece and rare modern classic. The story follows a Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to attend the King’s Festival, and Jack who wishes his […] Read More »

Jun 5, 2014 at 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Start your weekend early this summer, and join us for Shagging on the Riverwalk every Thursday night in June from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes, as one of the area’s largest outdoor dance floors will give you the opportunity to practice your shagging. This series is free and open […] Read More »

Jun 6, 2014 to Jun 7, 2014 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM each night

Over 20 million people have seen Jarrod’s popular Action Figure Therapy characters and most recently the series was named LA Weekly’s “Top Comic To Watch in 2012?.  His character Jungle was also featured on the front page of the Huffington Post Comedy section in 2011.  Jarrod has also been seen on TBS’ Lopez Tonight and […] Read More »

Jun 6, 2014 at 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

The Mariners’ Museum Summer Concert Series is every Thursday night June – September.  Bring a blanket or favorite chair & enjoy live music by some of the area’s hottest bands on the banks of Lake Maury. Adult beverages, soft drinks, and a variety of summer foods will be available for sale. No outside alcohol is permitted. […] Read More »

Jun 7, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Jun 7, 2014 to Jun 8, 2014

Fort Magruder Colonial Invitational “A”        Age Groups 10U-A, 12U-A, 14U-A, 16U-A Fort Magruder Colonial Invitational “B”        Age Groups 10U-B, 12U-B, 14U-B, 16U-B, 18U       Read More »

Jun 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Mustangs featured for 50th Anniversary! The Colony Auto Enthusiasts will return to the Square with a collection of more than 40 antique and special cars lining both sides of Duke of Gloucester Street in Merchants Square. The show includes Colony Auto Enthusiasts member cars, Featured Marque cars and Invited Guest cars. The 6th Annual Williamsburg […] Read More »

Jun 11, 2014 at 7:00 pm

William Tsutsui presents an entertaining and affectionate look at one of film’s most cherished characters, based on his book. One of the premiere lecture series in Hampton Roads, The Mariners’ Museum Lecture Series offers Museum members and Hampton Roads residents dynamic and memorable stories of mankind’s relationship with the sea. Join us on Wednesday, June […] Read More »

Jun 11, 2014 at 5:30 - 9:00 pm

Join the crew of the Watermens Museum for an evening of music and song on the Yorktown waterfront. The program is held on the second Wednesday of each month from 5:30 to 9 pm. Bring your instrument, your voice, and a friend for this free, fun filled, family event. Read More »

Jun 12, 2014 at 6:30 PM -9:30 PM

Start your weekend early this summer, and join us for Shagging on the Riverwalk every Thursday night in June from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes, as one of the area’s largest outdoor dance floors will give you the opportunity to practice your shagging. This series is free and open […] Read More »

Jun 12, 2014 at 6:00 pm

The Mariners’ Museum Summer Concert Series is every Thursday night June – September. Bring a blanket or favorite chair & enjoy live music by some of the area’s hottest bands on the banks of Lake Maury. Adult beverages, soft drinks, and a variety of summer foods will be available for sale. No outside alcohol is […] Read More »

Jun 13, 2014 at Check-in at Rev3 Race Expo: 3:00 – 6:00pm | Check-in at New Town: 6:30pm – 8:15pm

Stars aren’t the only things that shine at night—REV3 Glow runners do too! Come on out for an evening of family fun, where you can take part in a 5K or 1-mile fun run dressed to the hilt with glow sticks and all things bright and shiny. Flash and sparkle your way around the course […] Read More »

Jun 13, 2014 to Jun 14, 2014 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM each night

Dan began his life in a place that may be considered by many to be the basis for much of his strange view on life, Parkersburg, WV. After graduating high school he moved to Ohio to attend college and received an electrical degree that strangely enough contributes to his comedy. While it may have taken […] Read More »

Jun 14, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Scary, no more!  Children can join us for a hands-on journey to observe our native and exotic species of reptiles and snakes!  Registration required by emailing sherrypat2@yahoo.com. Read More »

Jun 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Presented by Rainbow Puppet Productions One Performance Only – All Seats $7.00  It’s a puppet musical extravaganza as Chessie the Manatee wanders into Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay where he meets the Seagull, dolphins, sharks and more. Introduced by Broadway legend Carol Channing, The Amazing Adventures of Chessie the Manatee is based on a true story of the […] Read More »

Jun 14, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Jun 14, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

National Softball Association State Championships Read More »

Jun 14, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join Executive Chef Rhys H. Lewis for an interactive, educational, and fun tasting of various white varietals for a warm summer day. Sample wines that are the essence of summer paired with some of the best products from our local farmers and artisan food crafters. Read More »

Jun 14, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. To 10:00 a.m.

“Leave only footprints, take only photographs” during this ranger/photographer guided hike.  Capture images of interesting wildlife and inspiring landscapes.  Shutterbugs of all levels and all types of cameras are welcome. Read More »

Jun 14, 2014 at 1:30 - 5:00 pm

Don’t miss our second annual New Town Summer Fest .  Craft Brews, Music, Corn Hole and more…. There will be 11 different breweries with 22 different beers at the event.  Enjoy your drinks while listening to the live music of The Hark. Receive 8 tasting tickets plus a logo pint glass by reserving your ticket by […] Read More »

Jun 15, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014 at Starts at dusk

Enjoy FREE movies each summer Sunday evening outdoors on Prince George Street. Movies start on Father’s Day and finish up on Labor Day weekend. Brought to you by Blue Talon Bistro with help from the City of Williamsburg, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and local businesses, this year’s lineup will appeal viewers of all ages! More […] Read More »

Jun 15, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. To 4:00 p.m.

Treat dad to a day on the water and fossil hunting.  This ranger guided program takes our guests to Fossil beach to search for relics of the prehistoric era.  Dad paddles for free with paid guest. Please call for reservations. Read More »

Jun 19, 2014 at 6:30 PM -9:30 PM

Start your weekend early this summer, and join us for Shagging on the Riverwalk every Thursday night from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. throuth June 26.  Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes, as one of the area’s largest outdoor dance floors will give you the opportunity to practice your shagging. This series is free and […] Read More »

Jun 19, 2014 at 6:00 pm

The Mariners’ Museum Summer Concert Series is every Thursday night June – September. Bring a blanket or favorite chair & enjoy live music by some of the area’s hottest bands on the banks of Lake Maury. Adult beverages, soft drinks, and a variety of summer foods will be available for sale. No outside alcohol is […] Read More »

Jun 20, 2014 to Jun 25, 2014

For 2014, we’re returning to eastern Virginia with a spirited ride from Chesterfield to Williamsburg. Along with a great ride, you’ll see great views of historical landmarks along the way including routes near Jamestown, Amelia and Richmond.  Registration is now open! More Info: Bike Virginia is pleased to bring to you 6 days of riding […] Read More »

Jun 20, 2014 to Jun 21, 2014 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM each night

Clean comedy at it’s best! Joe is one the funniest clean comedians working today. If you are looking for a hilarious comedian who will have everyone in tears laughing with knee-slapping comedy, hire Joe Recca. Joe Recca is the right comedian for your event. Joe has been to Iraq and Afghanistan to entertain the troops. […] Read More »

Jun 21, 2014 at 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Executive Chef Johnny McMillan uses locally grown foods in his recipes.   In this program he will share recipes and tips for preparing foods from fresh ingredients.  For information, contact Johnny at 757 229 9391 or chefjohnmc@yahoo.com. Read More »

Jun 21, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Jun 21, 2014

The third annual Summer Celebration boys lacrosse tournament will be held with U9, U11, U13, U15, HS JV and HS Varsity boys divisions offered. All games will be played at the Warhill Sports Complex. This is one of the finest tournament facilities in the nation, consisting of 13 adjacently positioned fields. Seven are regulation-sized synthetic […] Read More »

Jun 21, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.

Explore the beautiful wetlands or river with us.  You may even encounter a variety of wild creatures!  Learn something new and exciting  as you paddle up the creek or down the river; and don’t worry, we provide you with a paddle of your choice (canoe or kayak). Taskinas Creek  and the York River are so […] Read More »

Jun 21, 2014 at 5:00 - 8:00 pm

The Bronze Door Society, is the premier member-managed adjunct organization of The Mariners’ Museum and is an active group of Museum members who gather regularly for lectures, behind-the-scenes tours, and social events in order to: Encourage an in-depth understanding of the Museum’s collections Support Museum’s mission and programs by funding acquisition, conservation, management, & exhibition of artifacts […] Read More »

Jun 21, 2014 to Sep 1, 2014 at 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Join the Party at Water Country USA on Saturday, June 21 and celebrate the First Day of Summer. Float the day away at Surfer’s Bay wave pool as a disc jockey plays familiar tunes and keeps the party going with pool side games and other summer-themed activities. Splash and slide the summer away at Water […] Read More »

Jun 22, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. To 4:00 p.m. - Weekly Recurring

Seine nets have been used for ages to catch fish and other creatures in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers.  Our rangers will lead you in discovering the variety of aquatic life in the York River with seine and dip nets.  We also provide waders upon request.  This is a free program.  Please call for reservations Read More »

Jun 26, 2014 at 6:30 PM -9:30 PM

Start your weekend early this summer, and join us for Shagging on the Riverwalk. Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes, as one of the area’s largest outdoor dance floors will give you the opportunity to practice your shagging. This series is free and open to the public. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and/or […] Read More »

Jun 26, 2014 at 6:00 pm

The Mariners’ Museum Summer Concert Series is every Thursday night June – September. Bring a blanket or favorite chair & enjoy live music by some of the area’s hottest bands on the banks of Lake Maury. Adult beverages, soft drinks, and a variety of summer foods will be available for sale. No outside alcohol is […] Read More »

Jun 27, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014

How did life in 18th-century Williamsburg change when the British Army took charge? Watch as soldiers raise the British flag over the Capitol and hear the terms of occupation read to the people. Meet with the townspeople and discover what changes most concern them. Read More »

Jun 27, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014

The Scares That Care Weekend Convention is a horror convention designed to delight horror fans while benefiting those in need. “Scares That Care!” is charitable organization, designed to bring together the fans of “all things spooky.” Whether it’s haunted houses, paranormal, horror films, or anything else in the “vein” of the horror genre, “Scares That Care!” brings together […] Read More »

Jun 28, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Jun 28, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014 at All Day

Great location, historic Williamsburg, VA; where the Revolution began. Join in our Revolution having boys and girls at same tournament, same site. Should be exciting. Registration is open to U9 through High School Varsity teams. Spread the word, “The Revolution if coming, get ready!” Read More »

Jun 28, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014

National Softball Association Fastpitch Tournament. Age Groups 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, 23U Read More »

Jun 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.

Explore the beautiful wetlands or river with us.  You may even encounter a variety of wild creatures!  Learn something new and exciting  as you paddle up the creek or down the river; and don’t worry, we provide you with a paddle of your choice (canoe or kayak). Taskinas Creek  and the York River are so […] Read More »

Jun 29, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. To 5:00 p.m.

This program combines the multi faceted history found in the park in days gone by.  Native American animal skins, Colonial games, a civil war soldiers camp, and history hayride all come together to celebrate past cultures that lived and used these lands we now call York River State Park.   Read More »

Jul 2, 2014 to Jul 30, 2014 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM - Weekly Recurring

The Summer Breeze Concert Series will kick off with the fan  favorite Independence Day Concert on July 2, and run each Wednesday through August 27. The July concerts will feature the following  “not-to-be-missed” party bands from 7 to 9 p.m.: July 9      – RareMixx July 16    – Kings of Swing July 23    – Karnival […] Read More »

Jul 4, 2014 at 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Red, white, blue and you! You don’t want to miss Independence Day in Yorktown where our independence was won and patriotism abounds. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 8:00 a.m.    The Yorktown Independence Day 8k Run and 5K Walk – York High School 9:00 a.m.    Parade on Water Street with Live Music 4:00 p.m.    Event Parking opens Corner […] Read More »

Jul 4, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Annual commemoration honoring Benjamin Harrison V, one of seven Virginia signers of the Declaration of Independence and 18th century owner of Berkeley Planation. Hosted by the Daughters of the American Revolution. Read More »

Jul 5, 2014 to Jul 26, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM - Weekly Recurring

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Jul 9, 2014 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM

The annual Summer Breeze concerts in Merchants Square return to Duke of Gloucester Street for the 23rd season. Join us each Wednesday at 7 p.m. for a variety of bands from pop to dance to party. Concerts begin on June 19 and run each Wednesday through July except July 3. Concerts are free. Bring a […] Read More »

Jul 9, 2014 at 5:30 - 9:00 pm

Join the crew of the Watermens Museum for an evening of music and song on the Yorktown waterfront. The program is held on the second Wednesday of each month from 5:30 to 9 pm. Bring your instrument, your voice, and a friend for this free, fun filled, family event. Read More »

Jul 10, 2014 at 6:30 PM -9:30 PM

Start your weekend early this summer, and join us for Shagging on the Riverwalk every Thursday night from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m July 10, 17, and 24. Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes, as one of the area’s largest outdoor dance floors will give you the opportunity to practice your shagging. This series is […] Read More »

Jul 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Want an up close and personal look at a menagerie of bugs, worms and snakes? Children will enjoy seeing and touching the fascinating creatures that live in our gardens, parks, playgrounds and home.  Instructor: Clyde Marsteller, Newport News Master Gardener.  No registration required. Read More »

Jul 12, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. To 10:00 a.m.

“Leave only footprints, take only photographs” during this ranger/photographer guided hike.  Capture images of interesting wildlife and inspiring landscapes.  Shutterbugs of all levels and all types of cameras are welcome. Read More »

Jul 13, 2014 to Jul 20, 2014

National Softball Association Girls Fast Pitch World Series   AGES: 10U, 12U, 14U, 16u and 18U   Read More »

Jul 14, 2014 to Jul 25, 2014 at 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Virginia Shakespeare Festival in Williamsburg will be offering two one-week day camps for young performers wishing to study the acting of Shakespeare’s plays.  Camp sessions will be July 14 – 18 for ages 10 to 13 and July 21– 25 for ages 14 to 17.  Camp Directors Kyle Downing (MFA, University of Houston) and […] Read More »

Jul 15, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.

VIMS’ (Virginia Institute of Marine Science) Sharks in the Park participants will learn about the anatomy and ecology of modern and ancient sharks, as well as effects of fishing on shark populations. This hands-on program, hosted by York River State Park, is open to adults and children ages 8 and up (children must be accompanied by […] Read More »

Jul 16, 2014 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM

The annual Summer Breeze concerts in Merchants Square return to Duke of Gloucester Street for the 23rd season. Join us each Wednesday at 7 p.m. for a variety of bands from pop to dance to party. Concerts begin on June 19 and run each Wednesday through July except July 3. Our popular military bands from […] Read More »

Jul 17, 2014 at 6:30 PM -9:30 PM

Start your weekend early this summer, and join us for Shagging on the Riverwalk every Thursday night from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. July 17 and 24. Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes, as one of the area’s largest outdoor dance floors will give you the opportunity to practice your shagging. This series is free […] Read More »

Jul 18, 2014 to Jul 27, 2014 at Thursday, Friday & Saturday @ 7:30 pm | Saturday & Sunday @ 2:00 pm - Weekly Recurring

The perfect family – friendly musical!   Only Nine Performances This ever-popular musical adaptation of Peter Pan brings to life all the charm of J.M. Barrie’s original story of the boy who wouldn’t grow up! Peter Pan and Captain Hook revel in the age-old conflict between good and evil.  Wendy, Michael and John fly off to […] Read More »

Jul 19, 2014 at 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Art Gustafson knows all about composting – with powerpoint slides and demonstrations, Art will show how to turn kitchen scraps into rich, black compost to feed garden plants.  Contact Art at 757- 564- 1888  or arthurg@cox.net  for more information. Read More »

Jul 23, 2014 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM

The annual Summer Breeze concerts in Merchants Square return to Duke of Gloucester Street for the 23rd season. Join us each Wednesday at 7 p.m. for a variety of bands from pop to dance to party. Concerts begin on June 19 and run each Wednesday through July except July 3. The July 23 concert will feature […] Read More »

Jul 24, 2014 at 6:30 PM -9:30 PM

Start your weekend early this summer, and join us for Shagging on the Riverwalk. Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes, as one of the area’s largest outdoor dance floors will give you the opportunity to practice your shagging. This series is free and open to the public. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and/or […] Read More »

Jul 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.

Explore the beautiful wetlands or river with us.  You may even encounter a variety of wild creatures!  Learn something new and exciting  as you paddle up the creek or down the river; and don’t worry, we provide you with a paddle of your choice (canoe or kayak). Taskinas Creek and the York River are so rich […] Read More »

Jul 30, 2014 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM

The annual Summer Breeze concerts in Merchants Square return to Duke of Gloucester Street for the 23rd season. Join us each Wednesday at 7 p.m. for a variety of bands from pop to dance to party. Concerts begin on June 19 and run each Wednesday through July except July 3. Our popular military bands from […] Read More »

Aug 1, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014 at 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Make ready and cover your ears! A range of arms and artillery used in the 17th and 18th centuries is the focus of interpretive programs in August. Experience daily artillery firings and explore aspects of Powhatan Indian warfare and English military tactics at Jamestown Settlement and, at the Yorktown Victory Center, Revolutionary War uniforms and […] Read More »

Aug 2, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Aug 2, 2014 to Aug 3, 2014

Williamsburg Busch Gardens Classic “A” and Williamsburg Busch Gardens Classic “B” Read More »

Aug 3, 2014 at 12:00 - 5:00 PM

Join us on August 3, noon – 5 pm, for the Virginia Craft Beer Festival!  Tickets include beer tastings and unlimited food.  Many breweries are participating.  Live music and a raffle will take place benefit charities.   See website to purchase tickets. Presented by the DoG Street Pub.  Read More »

Aug 5, 2014 at 6:30 PM -8:00 PM

Naval Weapons Station Yorktown commemorates its 96th birthday celebration with a concert by the United States Fleet Forces Band from Norfolk, VA. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. Read More »

Aug 5, 2014 at 9:00 - 11:00 Am

This special Civil War Tour takes you through the life and times of the union soldier at Berkeley Plantation, General McClellan’s headquarters and supply base during July and August 1862. Refreshments served. Reservations required. Read More »

Aug 6, 2014 to Aug 27, 2014 at 7:00 - 8:30 PM - Weekly Recurring

The annual Summer Breeze concerts in Merchants Square return to Duke of Gloucester Street for the 23rd season. Our popular military bands from the USAF and the US Army will return each Wednesday in August.Concerts are free. Bring a lawn chair. The Concert Band is comprised of over 40 professional airman-musicians who wow audiences on […] Read More »

Aug 9, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Aug 9, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. To 10:00 a.m.

“Leave only footprints, take only photographs” during this ranger/photographer guided hike.  Capture images of interesting wildlife and inspiring landscapes.  Shutterbugs of all levels and all types of cameras are welcome. Read More »

Aug 12, 2014 to Aug 26, 2014 at 6:30 to 8 pm - Weekly Recurring

A different ensemble performs each week presented by musicians from Langley Air Force Base and Ft. Eustis, VA. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Read More »

Aug 16, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Children will learn the remarkable transformation that results in the stunning monarch butterfly and will be shown the plants in the garden that nourish the developing caterpillars.  Instructor: Barb Dunbar, master gardener and certified master naturalist.  Register by emailing twotac@cox.net. Open to the public Read More »

Aug 16, 2014 at 10:00 - 11:30 AM

A Certified Member of the Virginia Society of Landscape Designers, Denise Greene has designed gardens for beauty and wildlife at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, NASA Langley Research Center, Westmoreland State Park.  She will show how to create home gardens using low-maintenance native plants that attract and feed bees, butterflies, and birds.  For information, contact Denise […] Read More »

Aug 16, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Aug 16, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.

Explore the beautiful wetlands or river with us.  You may even encounter a variety of wild creatures!  Learn something new and exciting  as you paddle up the creek or down the river; and don’t worry, we provide you with a paddle of your choice (canoe or kayak). Taskinas Creek  and the York River are so […] Read More »

Aug 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.

Are all Jellyfish the deadly stinging creatures we fear in horror movie?  Our friends from VIMS’ (Virginia Institute of Marine Science) will seperate fact from fiction. This hands-on program, hosted by York River State Park, is open to adults and children ages 8 and up (children must be accompanied by an adult).  For registration, contact […] Read More »

Aug 23, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Aug 23, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. To 3:00 p.m.

Family fun where the river meets the sea.  Activities include canoeing, kayaking, geocaching, fossil hikes, Virginia Institute of Marine Science research boat tours, “Butterflies in Flight,” hands-on displays, great food, and more!  All activities are free with parking.  Call the park office to reserve a VIMS boat tour. Read More »

Aug 24, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. To 11:45 p.m.

Join the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy Stargazers for a night of wonder and discovery.  Away from the city lights, the broad cliffs above the York River are perfect for observing constellations, planets, and other features in the night sky. Read More »

Aug 30, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Aug 30, 2014 at 7:30 PM, Pre-concert starts at 6:00 PM

Pack a picnic supper, bring a lawn chair or blanket, and enjoy a FREE concert by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra under a canopy of stars. Pre-concert performance by the Fifes and Drums of York Town and picnic judging, 6 pm. Read More »

Aug 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To 2:00 p.m.

Hike or paddle to the most remote and scenic public shoreline on the York River!  This ranger guided program will lead hikers, canoeist, and kayakers to the Riverview Overlook.  The hike is just over 8 miles with trails along the old Taskinas Plantation.  The paddle is over 6 miles on one of the most historic rivers […] Read More »

Aug 31, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. To 5:00 p.m.

This program combines the multi faceted history found in the park in days gone by.  Native American animal skins, Colonial games, a civil war soldier’s camp, and history hayride all come together to celebrate past cultures that lived and used these lands we now call York River State Park.  No cost.  Parking fee. Read More »

Sep 5, 2014 at 6:30 PM -8:30 PM

York County is proud to offer the Tenth Annual Rhythms on the Riverwalk concert series scheduled for this fall each Friday in Sept. and also only Oct. 3 at Riverwalk Landing in historic Yorktown. The weekly concert series will take place on the performance stage overlooking the York River. The series is free and open […] Read More »

Sep 5, 2014 at 5:00 - 8:30 PM

Mark your calendar for the Hog Wild for the Arts festival. More information will be updated when available. The City of Williamsburg created its Arts District in February 2011.  The District provides tax incentives and regulatory relief to qualified creative businesses and artists who do business in the District. Read More »

Sep 6, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Sep 11, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Felice Bond, Historic Rivers Chapter Master Naturalist and expert photographer will show how to achieve “up close and personal” photographs of plants and critters.  The program is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.  Contact Karen Jamison, 880-1893, karenajamison@cox.net for information. Read More »

Sep 12, 2014 at 6:30 PM -8:30 PM

York County is proud to offer the Tenth Annual Rhythms on the Riverwalk concert series scheduled for this fall each Friday in Sept. and also only Oct. 3 at Riverwalk Landing in historic Yorktown. The weekly concert series will take place on the performance stage overlooking the York River. The series is free and open […] Read More »

Sep 13, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Do you like to wiggle? Join us to meet our hardworking earthworms—the Red Wigglers!  Explore the Worm Farm and learn what worms eat, how they breathe and how they help your garden.  Select a few new friends to observe, measure and add to your own mini worm farm to take home! Don’t miss the fascinating […] Read More »

Sep 13, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Sep 13, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Stretching across Merchants Square sits a long table, draped in a simple white cloth and decorated with nothing but candles. Surrounded by only 150 seats, this table welcomes not only the guests who enjoy locally farmed foods, but the farmers responsible for feeding our community. Chef David Everett, Chef Scott Hoyland, Chef Mark Thomas and […] Read More »

Sep 13, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. To 10:00 a.m.

“Leave only footprints, take only photographs” during this ranger/photographer guided hike. Capture images of interesting wildlife and inspiring landscapes. Shutterbugs of all levels and all types of cameras are welcome. Read More »

Sep 13, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014

Nations Baseball was formed to bring together the best elements in youth baseball today. Teams compete in Metro, Select, Elite and Premier, leagues and tournaments around the nation with opportunities to attend World Series events in the most attractive locations in the country. Read More »

Sep 17, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Merchants Square and Colonial Williamsburg celebrate the founding of the U.S. Constitution with “To Support and Defend,” the sixth annual event. Through powerful, moving music and the spoken word, the framework of our nation’s government and cherished founding document will be honored on the anniversary of its adoption. The program features a combined ensemble comprised […] Read More »

Sep 19, 2014 to Sep 8, 2015 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (until 6 p.m. June 15 through August 15). Closed Christmas and New Year’s days.

Objects from The Mariners’ Museum are featured in this special exhibition at Jamestown Settlement tracing the evolution of the dugout canoe through the centuries, from the watercraft of the Powhatan people 400 years ago to multi-log trade vessels and work and racing boats. A related “Community Day” event on September 20 features tours of the special […] Read More »

Sep 19, 2014 at 6:30 PM -8:30 PM

York County is proud to offer the Tenth Annual Rhythms on the Riverwalk concert series scheduled for this fall each Friday in Sept. and also only Oct. 3 at Riverwalk Landing in historic Yorktown. The weekly concert series will take place on the performance stage overlooking the York River. The series is free and open […] Read More »

Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00 - 11:30 AM

A member of the Colonial Beekeepers  Association, Pam Burton has kept bee hives on her property for many years, and enjoys seeing them at work.  With declining populations of these essential parts of our food chain, her talk will be informative and very timely.  For information, contact Pam Burton, pburton@ncsc.org. Read More »

Sep 20, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Sep 20, 2014 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Highlighting “The Chesapeake Log Canoe”         Read More »

Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.

Explore the beautiful wetlands or river with us.  You may even encounter a variety of wild creatures!  Learn something new and exciting  as you paddle up the creek or down the river; and don’t worry, we provide you with a paddle of your choice (canoe or kayak). Taskinas Creek  and the York River are so […] Read More »

Sep 26, 2014 at 6:30 PM -8:30 PM

York County is proud to offer the Tenth Annual Rhythms on the Riverwalk concert series scheduled for this fall each Friday in Sept. and also only Oct. 3 at Riverwalk Landing in historic Yorktown. The weekly concert series will take place on the performance stage overlooking the York River. The series is free and open […] Read More »

Sep 27, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Sep 27, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

National Softball Association Fastpitch Tournament- Williamsburg Fall Festival Read More »

Sep 27, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.

Explore the beautiful wetlands or river with us.  You may even encounter a variety of wild creatures!  Learn something new and exciting  as you paddle up the creek or down the river; and don’t worry, we provide you with a paddle of your choice (canoe or kayak). Taskinas Creek  and the York River are so […] Read More »

Sep 28, 2014 at 6:30-8:30pm

Yorktown’s art galleries, unique shops, museums and the Historic Freight Shed located on the Yorktown Waterfront will be filled with paintings and hand crafted artwork by the regions most talented artists.  Visit the artist and enjoy watching them work.  Restaurants will feature lunch and supper specials. Free admission. Read More »

Oct 3, 2014 at 6:30 PM -8:30 PM

York County is proud to offer the Tenth Annual Rhythms on the Riverwalk concert series scheduled for this fall each Friday in Sept. and also only Oct. 3 at Riverwalk Landing in historic Yorktown. The weekly concert series will take place on the performance stage overlooking the York River. The series is free and open […] Read More »

Oct 3, 2014 at 6:00 - 9:00 PM

We had so much fun last year that we are going to do it again! Celebrate in Merchants Square with a blowout birthday bash on Duke of Gloucester Street! Music 7 – 9 p.m. Enjoy a free outdoor concert with Right On Band-the world’s greatest 70′s party band. Food & Bar 6 – 9 p.m. […] Read More »

Oct 4, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Oct 4, 2014 at 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Best of Virginia in Yorktown. The event will showcase some of Virginia’s finest wineries and promises to be the one of the biggest and best festival in Yorktown. Read More »

Oct 4, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Each year, on the first weekend in October, AN OCCASION FOR THE ARTS brightens the streets around Colonial Williamsburg with a celebration of the Visual and Performing Arts.Art Show & Music Festival. Two-day event in its 46th year will again showcase superlative regional, national and international visual and performing artists. The youth art exhibit and […] Read More »

Oct 10, 2014 at 5:30 PM

Enjoy a walking tour to the Harrison graveyard with stories of Berkeley’s hauntings, hor d’oeuvres served at sunset and candlelight tour of the 1726 mansion.  Reservations required. Read More »

Oct 11, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Oct 11, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

National Softball Association Fastpitch Tournament Read More »

Oct 11, 2014 at 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days features seasonal fruits and vegetables, fresh seafood, eggs, poultry, beef and pork; fresh breads, cheeses, baked goods, peanuts, cut flowers, organic and gluten free products, potted plants, coffee, jams & jellies; dipping oils and meat rubs; quality art, and live musical entertainment. We look forward to seeing you at Riverwalk Landing on […] Read More »

Oct 11, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

Nations Baseball was formed to bring together the best elements in youth baseball today. Teams compete in Metro, Select, Elite and Premier, leagues and tournaments around the nation with opportunities to attend World Series events in the most attractive locations in the country. Read More »

Oct 17, 2014 at 5:30 PM

Enjoy a walking tour to the Harrison graveyard with stories of Berkeley’s hauntings, hor d’oeuvres served at sunset and candlelight tour of the 1726 mansion.  Reservations required. Read More »

Oct 18, 2014 at 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Master Gardener Carol Fryer has designed rain gardens for James City County homeowners and developments, and will provide information about their construction in home gardens.  With Powerpoint slides and demonstrations, she will suggest suitable plants and locations in typical environments.  For information, contact Carol Fryer, 757-220-0759 or cfryer@cox.net. Read More »

Oct 18, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Military life and artillery demonstrations mark the 233rd anniversary of America’s momentous Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown on October 19, 1781. Yorktown Day on October 19 features a parade and commemorative and wreath-laying ceremonies in historic Yorktown and Yorktown Battlefield. Read More »

Oct 18, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014

National Softball Association Fastpitch Tournament Read More »

Oct 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

October 19th, 1781: - The surrender at Yorktown was a decisive victory by a combined force of American and French Army troops, led by General’s – Washington, and Rochambeau, over a British Army commanded by General Lord Cornwallis. This was the last major land battle of the American Revolutionary War in North America. Annual Yorktown […] Read More »

Oct 25, 2014 at 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Nov 1, 2014 to Nov 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM -12:30 PM - Weekly Recurring

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Nov 1, 2014 to Nov 2, 2014

Nations Baseball was formed to bring together the best elements in youth baseball today. Teams compete in Metro, Select, Elite and Premier, leagues and tournaments around the nation with opportunities to attend World Series events in the most attractive locations in the country Read More »

Nov 2, 2014 at House Tours 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM | Festival 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Celebrate the first English speaking Thanksgiving in the New World. Join us for a day dedicated to history, food and fun with tours of the 1726 manor house, encampment, tribal dancers, arts, crafts & jewelry vendors, choral music, traditional Thanksgiving dinner and a re-enactment of the Landing of Capt Woodlief and his men. No where […] Read More »

Nov 2, 2014 at 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Car Shows in the beautiful setting of Merchants Square have become a crowd pleaser.  Sponsored by the Colony Auto Enthusiasts, Merchants Square will showcase the inaugural Williamsburg Jaguar Gathering with a collection of antique and special cars lining both sides of Duke of Gloucester Street in Merchants Square. The show includes Colony Auto Enthusiasts member cars, Featured Marque cars […] Read More »

Nov 8, 2014 to Nov 9, 2014

Soak up the ambiance of Historic Yorktown. Special events, festive decorations, special sales, discounts, door prizes, strolling entertainment, and much more await you as you start or finish your holiday shopping. Hours of operation vary by business. Read More »

Nov 8, 2014 at 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days features seasonal fruits and vegetables, fresh seafood, eggs, poultry, beef and pork; fresh breads, cheeses, baked goods, peanuts, cut flowers, organic and gluten free products, potted plants, coffee, jams & jellies; dipping oils and meat rubs; quality art, and live musical entertainment. We look forward to seeing you at Riverwalk Landing on […] Read More »

Nov 15, 2014 at 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Without necessary components in their growing medium, plants cannot grow well.  This program is presented by Dr. Stewart Ware, Professor Emeritus of Biology at the College of William and Mary has received numerous awards and is widely published in peer-reviewed literature in botany and dendrology.  For information, contact Stewart Ware, 757 -565-0657 or saware@wm.edu. Open […] Read More »

Nov 27, 2014 to Nov 29, 2014 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Jamestown Settlement & Yorktown Victory Center Colonial Virginia foodways are featured during this three-day event beginning on Thanksgiving Day. Read More »

Nov 27, 2014 at 5K start 8:30 am, Kids race 9:30 Prince George Street, Merchant Square

This race celebrates a traditional holiday – highlighting the importance of involvement in our communities. A beautiful 5K in historic Downtown Williamsburg and through the campus of The College of William & Mary is the perfect venue for a great outing for the whole family. Events will be held for children and a raffle of […] Read More »

Dec 1, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM daily . Closed Christmas and New Year’s days.

Holiday traditions of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia are recalled through special interpretive programs and, from December 26 through 31, musical entertainment of the period. A Jamestown Settlement holiday film and guided tours compare and contrast English Christmas customs of the period with how the season may have been observed in the difficult early years of […] Read More »

Dec 5, 2014 to Dec 13, 2014

With an annual Christmas Tree Lighting, Market on Main Street, Lighted Boat Parade, Cookies with Santa, Yorktown Market Days and Toyland Parade, and Breakfast with Santa.  All holiday dates & times to be determined in the next month. For more information, including event details, times and fees, visit the website event calendar at www.visityorktown.org or […] Read More »

Dec 6, 2014 to Jan 1, 2015 at 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

The elegant 1726 mansion will be beautifully decorated with fresh greenery from Berkeley’s gardens. Costumed guides will add a special touch to your holiday season with stories of Christmas at Berkeley through four centuries of history. Read More »

Dec 6, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Begin your afternoon touring the 1726 manor house, beautifully decorated with fresh arrangements and wreaths cut from Berkeley’s boxwood, cedar and holly trees. Following the tour gather for a wreath-making workshop creating your own Berkeley wreath. Refreshments served. 1:00 PM. Reservations required Read More »

Dec 7, 2014 to Dec 9, 2014

Hosted by Virginia Legacy Soccer Club. December 7-9, 2014 atWarhill Sports Complex Teams are invited to register for the 2014 CCL College Showcase.  The Club Champions League Showcase features the top boys teams from the mid-Atlantic region and 15 of the top clubs in Virginia and Maryland. On show will be players that have not only […] Read More »

Dec 8, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014

Holiday Entertainment each weekend in December, and daily beginning December 8. Merchants Square will again host festive holiday entertainment, including strolling musicians, Santa Claus and Father Christmas, and the family favorite “A Christmas Carol” in 30 minutes performed by the VA Theatre Machine.  Santa at the W&M Bookstore, Strolling Father Christmas, Strolling Carolers & Balladeers , Virginia […] Read More »

Dec 13, 2014 at 8:30 AM -12:30 PM

Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the […] Read More »

Dec 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Come to Historic Berkeley Plantation and learn how the Harrison family celebrated Christmas during the 18th century with colonial music, Christmas stories and decorations of fresh greenery and natural arrangements.  Refreshments served. Reservations required. Read More »

Featured Events

Art at the River in Historic Yorktown

May 4, 2014 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Festival Williamsburg

May 24, 2014 to May 25, 2014