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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 »

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 »

Jun 7, 2014 to Jun 30, 2016

June 7, 2014 Through June 2016 Take in this new exhibition in the McCarl Gallery that features dozens of quilts that represent the diversity of quilts made in American from the 18th through 20th centuries. Several of the quilts are new to the collection and have never before been seen by the public. Exhibited quilts […] 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. More than 100 objects from The Mariners’ Museum, including a 19th-century cypress canoe, […] Read More »

Jan 4, 2015 to Jul 3, 2015

Dive into an immersive and highly emotional adventure with Dolphins and Whales 3D, presented by Jean-Michel Cousteau. This awe-inspiring documentary film will take you from the dazzling coral reefs of the Bahamas to the warm depths of the waters of the exotic Kingdom of Tonga for a close encounter with the surviving tribes of the […] Read More »

Feb 2, 2015 to Apr 30, 2015 at 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mysteries of the Unseen World takes audiences into earthly worlds that can’t be seen with the naked eye. Visually stunning and rooted in cutting-edge research, Mysteries of the Unseen World will leave audiences in thrall as they begin to understand the enormity of the world they can’t see. Read More »

Feb 21, 2015 to Sep 7, 2015 at 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

From the plant to your mug, explore the world’s most popular beverage shipped by sea. This traveling exhibition tells the fascinating story behind everyone’s favorite pick-me-up, coffee! Visitors can visit an 18th century coffeehouse replica and discover how coffee affects cultures, economies and habitats around the world. Read More »

Feb 21, 2015 to May 11, 2015 at 10-11:30 a.m.

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. This month, February is V is for Valentines. We’ll discover these sentimental gifts that sailors made while at sea. . Read More »

Mar 14, 2015 to Sep 7, 2015 at March 14 to May 22, 9 a.m-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays; May 23 to Sept. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

Explore TOAD-ally cool creatures and get eyeball to eyeball with live frogs from around the world! View more than 70 live frogs from across the globe, housed in detailed habitats with rock ledges, live plants and waterfalls. Interactive games and displays help visitors of all ages have fun. March 14 to May 22, 9 a.m-5 […] Read More »

Mar 18, 2015 to Jun 10, 2015 at 11:00 am- 12:00 pm

Oxen played an important role in the lives of 18th-century Virginians. They provided the power to pull plows and move heavy loads. Oxen were prefered for long-distance moves, because they were hardier than horses and better able to find food along the way. Though Virginians loved their horses, a yoke of oxen was likely to […] Read More »

Mar 18, 2015 to Jun 24, 2015 at 6-8 p.m. - Weekly Recurring

Spend 2-hours in a hands-on art class designed to bring out creativity in novices and professionals alike. Using different textures, media and techniques, students create one-of-a-kind masterpiece to take home. Classes are small and tailored so friends, coworkers and family are encouraged to come as a group. Sign-up required. Read More »

Mar 21, 2015 to May 29, 2015 at 6-8p.m. - Weekly Recurring

Spend 2-hours in a hands-on ceramics class designed to bring out creativity in novices and professionals alike. Using clay, create a unique masterpiece to take home. Classes have a “theme” – butter dishes, birdhouse, totem, etc. Friends, coworkers and family are encouraged to come together for this fun evening class Read More »

Mar 21, 2015 to May 30, 2015 - Weekly Recurring

Prime46forty Restaurant is a upscale dining establishment owned and operated by local entrepreneurs, Carroll Bull and Chef Tim Westby-Gibson. Other than serving Prime beef and fresh seafood dishes we offer live music—jazz, blues, oldies. Craft cocktails/beers and a unique wine list. Friendly staff and serving late. Prime46forty has live music every Saturday night featuring local […] Read More »

Mar 24, 2015 to Jun 30, 2015 at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. (alternating) - Weekly Recurring

Spend 2-hours in a hands-on art class designed to bring out creativity in novices and professionals alike. Using different textures, media and techniques, students create one-of-a-kind masterpiece to take home. Classes are small and tailored so friends, coworkers and family are encouraged to come as a group. Sign-up required. Read More »

Apr 7, 2015 to Nov 29, 2015 at 9:00 am- 4:45 pm

Spies needed! The British have invaded Virginia and General Cornwallis is bringing more troops from the south. To thwart the enemy’s attack, Gov. Thomas Jefferson needs you to be his eyes and ears in Williamsburg. Gather clues, decipher secret messages, and save the Revolution in this popular alternate-reality spy game. Pick up your “Set of […] Read More »

Apr 28, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

The Virginia Benefit Chorale from Richmond, Virginia, directed by Steve Davis, will present a concert of a cappella choral music Read More »

Apr 30, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015 at Thursdays - 1:00pm - 4:00pm & Fridays - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Get creative together! Bring in your family or group for a 2-hour lesson with our artist-in-residence and make a ceramic birdhouse, mug and other project. Need different times/days? Call to schedule your own. Costs includes clay and first firing. Pre-registration required. Visit our website for details. Read More »

Apr 30, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Noted harpsichordist, Joyce Lindorff, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvanie, will present an evening concert of harpsichord music. Read More »

May 1, 2015 to May 2, 2015 at Visit Website for starting times

Two running relay events that share the same course. The Colonial200 is a 200 mile event that runs for teams of 4 to 12 from Charlottesville to Williamsburg on May 1-2, 2015. The Colonial70 is a 70 mile event that runs for teams of 2 to 6 and picks up on the final third of […] Read More »

May 1, 2015 to May 2, 2015 at 12:30 - 5pm

Primitive needlework artisans offering one of a kind creations and must have needleworker’s accessories at your fingertips. Included in the array: Primitive Cross Stitch Patterns, Punch Needle Patterns, Overdyed Thread, Trims, as well as finished Prim treasures. Read More »

May 2, 2015 at 12pm - 6pm

Join us at the Riverwalk Landing for Yorktown’s annual Blues, Brews & BBQ, a festival on the river. Enjoy downhome blues, incredible microbrews, and amazing BBQ. $. Call 757.877.2933 or visit www.villageevents.org. Read More »

May 2, 2015 to May 3, 2015 at Sat. at 6:30, Sun. at 2pm

Backstage Productions presents: Godspell at the Williamsburg Regional Library. Free and open to the public. The Gospel According to St. Matthew is presented in a series of skits and songs. Jesus and his disciples presented as loving “clowns”, in this musical featuring the music of Stephen Schwartz, conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak. Read More »

May 2, 2015 to May 3, 2015 at 10am-4pm

Celebrate Spring – Come and meet local artist, Linda Miller, and view her new paintings. She will be demonstrating and print signing. Free. 757.890.4490 Read More »

May 2, 2015 to May 3, 2015 at Sat.: 7:30 p.m.; Sun.: 4:00 p.m.

Join the Guild for a thrilling musical visit to all seven continents through voices of people expressed in song. Piano accompaniment, vocal soloists and the Williamsburg Youth Chorale Read More »

May 2, 2015 to May 3, 2015 at 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Colonial Williamsburg employees, volunteers and retirees combine to present and sell handmade gifts. Luxuriant jams and handmade paintings are only a portion of the fabulous items available for personal enjoyment or as a special gift for that certain someone. Come join us as we celebrate spring with special gifts for you! Read More »

May 2, 2015 at 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Williamsburg is known for its 18th-century history, but what happened here during the Civil War? Join historian and author Carson Hudson for an illustrated lecture on a different aspect of Williamsburg’s history. Learn about the Battle of Williamsburg, which took place on May 5, 1862. Book signing to follow. Read More »

May 2, 2015 to May 3, 2015 at Varies

Come join Auntie M’s fun and unique workshops. The workshop moderator leads you through various fun filled art programs to enhance your creativity through one-of-a-kind workshops. You can also pop in anytime to design your own recycled wool flower pin to make in the store or take home. $. For more information, call 757.369.8150 or […] Read More »

May 2, 2015 at 8 AM to 1 PM

Bicycle, run or walk along the Colonial Parkway while it is closed to automobile traffic. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the banks of the James River. Start at your own time, go at your own pace. Especially suitable for families with young children. See more information and FAQ sheet at www.williamsburgbikemonth.org. Read More »

May 2, 2015 at 2-5pm

In the exhibition “Lucid Dreamer,” Linda Mitchell gives rein to the subconscious and lets the stories unfold. Much like a dreamer with partial awareness and control of dreams, she orchestrates her intuitive images to create compelling visual narratives. The inner world that bubbles up gives rise to unexpected characters, elements and situations. The highly textured […] Read More »

May 2, 2015 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Take a 45-minute walking tour through our Kings Arms & Wythe House historic gardens; then experience a tasting of historic flavors that come from our garden to your table. You know pesto, now go beyond it as Colonial Williamsburg Executive Chef Rhys Lewis delights your palate with creative basil dishes. Read More »

May 2, 2015 at 11:30 to 12:30 pm

Every photograph tells a story. Join historian Carson Hudson as he examines interesting and unusual wartime photographs, sharing the stories behind the emerging photographic moment and the myths surrounding Civil War images. Read More »

May 2, 2015 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Cheer for your favorite chef! Executive Chef Travis Brust and Executive Chef Anthony Frank, two of Colonial Williamsburg’s culinary greats, will roll up their sleeves and go head-to-head in this lighthearted competition featuring fresh, local ingredients. Read More »

May 2, 2015 at 2PM until 6PM

Don’t miss the premier fundraising event in Williamsburg. Fine & rare wine and extraordinary travel all at auction exclusively through this event! Featuring a wine reception with fabulous fare, hat contest, Derby race raffle and live,giant screen telecast of the Kentucky Derby. Read More »

May 2, 2015 at 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Heavy Seas Brewery will travel here from Baltimore to invade our taps inside the Williamsburg Lodge Lounge. As a part of Feast of Fields Weekend, you can stop in to try one or all of their award-winning craft beers and talk with Hugh Sisson, head pirate and Brewmaster, about his dedication to craft and cask […] Read More »

May 3, 2015 at 12-5 p.m.

Live music, good food and great beer! The third annual Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival will feature over 15 craft breweries in the unique setting of The Mariners’ Museum’s outdoor courtyards. Your ticket includes 20 craft beer tastings, a souvenir tasting glass, live music by two Hampton Roads bands, food vendors and day’s admission to The […] Read More »

May 3, 2015 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

A special exhibit of the Crosses of Grace (Church) will be held in conjunction with Art at the River. The crosses are unique in both design and construction and are unusual expressions of faith and inspiration. Free. 757.898.5510 Read More »

May 3, 2015 at 10am-5pm

Come see artwork by over 40 talented artists at the first juried art show to be held on the beautiful Yorktown waterfront. Painters, sculptors, potters, jewelers and many other innovative and creative artists will participate. Come and select your “People’s Choice” artist. Live entertainment. Food and beverages available. 757.898.5510 Read More »

May 3, 2015 at 1:00 - 5:00pm

Join the Muscarelle Museum of Art for a fun filled afternoon of great music, fine cuisine, and even better company at our first annual Bluegrass, Beer, and Barbecue festival during Derby Weekend, on Sunday, May 3rd. This family oriented event will bring together the community for a day of fine craft beer from local Virginia […] Read More »

May 4, 2015 to May 5, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

 The Williamsburg Symphonia presents Masterworks Concert #5, The Exquisite Artistry of Zuill Bailey, cellist, who will perform Schumann’s Cello Concerto in A minor. Also on the program are works by Stravinsky and Mozart. The Symphonia is conducted by Music Director Janna Hymes, completing her 11th season. Read More »

May 4, 2015 to May 5, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. each night

The Symphonia, Williamsburg’s own professional orchestra conducted by Janna Hymes, presents “The Exquisite Artistry of Zuill Bailey,” cellist, who will perform Schumann’s Cello Concerto in A minor. Other works on the program are by Stravinsky and Mozart. Read More »

May 4, 2015 at 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Williamsburg is known for its 18th-century history, but what happened here during the Civil War? Join historian and author Carson Hudson for an illustrated lecture on a different aspect of Williamsburg’s history. Learn about the Battle of Williamsburg, which took place on May 5, 1862. Book signing to follow. Read More »

May 5, 2015 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Themes of patriotism, home, freedom, bravery, loss, and hope weave through the story of the heart-wrenching catastrophe that overtook Williamsburg and America in the 1860s. Join musician and historian Carson Hudson on this moving exploration Read More »

May 5, 2015 at 7 p.m.

Lyles Forbes, chief curator at The Mariners’ Museum, will present “The Chesapeake Log Canoe” at Jamestown Settlement in connection with the special exhibition “Working and Racing on the Bay: The Chesapeake Log Canoe.” The exhibition, at Jamestown Settlement through September 8, 2015, traces the evolution of the dugout canoe from the 17th to the 20th […] Read More »

May 8, 2015 at 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Williamsburg is known for its 18th-century history, but what happened here during the Civil War? Join historian and author Carson Hudson for an illustrated lecture on a different aspect of Williamsburg’s history. Learn about the Battle of Williamsburg, which took place on May 5, 1862. Book signing to follow Read More »

May 8, 2015 at 4:00 pm -7:00 pm

Activities and fun for the whole family include inflatable amusements, carnival games, face painting, arts and crafts with help from Artfully Yours,karaoke, food, ice cream and strawberries! There is no admission cost; activities require between 1 to 5 tickets, which sell for $1 for 2 tickets at the event. Read More »

May 9, 2015 to May 10, 2015 at Tee times TBD

Junior golf tournament for boys & girls that are High School & Middle School age golfers. Tournament is run by the College Prep Golf Tour. Read More »

May 9, 2015 at 3-7PM

Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg Fundraiser for local organizations that support Children. Proceeds benefit Bacon Street, Erase the Need and the Jamestown 4H Educational Center. $25 All you can eat plus two drinks. Mouth-watering, lip-smacking Whiskey Hill Pork BBQ and fixin’s. Children 3-12 $8. Music by Herbie D and the Dangermen, and the chance to test […] Read More »

May 9, 2015 at 10a.m.-Noon

Learn how to preserve your antiquated books from a conservator. Sessions feature a history of binding, history’s relationship to the condition of old books, and discusses the preservation required to save the books in your collection. Participants are encouraged to bring books they want to preserve, conserve or restore Read More »

May 9, 2015 at 10:00 am- 4:00 pm

Participate in a variety of interpretive programs, demonstrations, and tours marking the anniversary of the 1607 founding of Jamestown. “Jamestown Day” features Jamestown Rediscovery’s ongoing archaeological discoveries from James Fort, a variety of English and Powhatan living history demonstrations, ecology presentations, archery demonstrations, and activities for visitors of all ages. Ranger tours will be conducted […] Read More »

May 9, 2015 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On Saturday, May 9, Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement will mark the 408th anniversary of the 1607 founding in Virginia of America’s first permanent English settlement. “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 […] Read More »

May 9, 2015 at Taste Studio 305 South England Street Williamsburg, VA 23185

Take a 45-minute walking tour through our historic gardens; then experience a tasting of historic flavors that come from our garden to your table. Experience the variety of tastes and textures of mushrooms as Williamsburg Lodge Executive Chef Anthony Frank shows you how to prepare dishes inspired by these sought-after culinary treats, paired with fresh […] Read More »

May 9, 2015 at 10 am to 11:30 am

Ages 8-16 15 Participants Learn how to observe and draw stems, leaves, and flowers from the garden! All materials donated by Linda Miller, artist. Registration is required at sherrypat2@yahoo.com by May 7th Read More »

May 9, 2015 at 6:30 am to 4:30 pm

Help the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation make the Virginia Capital Trail a world-class adventure by joining us for the tenth anniversary of the Capital to Capital Bike Event. Distances include Quarter-, Half-, and Full-Century rides, plus a 15-Mile Fun Ride. Visit our website for full details and to register today! Read More »

May 9, 2015 at 9 am - 1 pm

The Annual Yorktown Market Days season kicks off with more than 35 local farmers, producers, artists and vendors offering a variety of local favorites. The 5th Annual Fitness market adds ways to live a healthier lifestyle with numerous vendors, free health screening, classes & cooking demonstrations.  Free.  Visit www.yorktownmarketdays.com. 757-890-3500.   Read More »

May 9, 2015 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Find enchantment in ordinary situations presented in unusual ways. Aura Curiatlas combines acrobatics, dance, and theatre into highly skilled physical theatre, delighting audiences with naive characters and quirky points of view. The stories range from a fight between a disease and its victim (Infectious Mononucleosis), to the twisting and tangling of a perpetually moving table […] Read More »

May 9, 2015 at 9am - 2pm

Come join Auntie M’s fun and unique workshops. The workshop moderator leads you through various fun filled art programs to enhance your creativity through one-of-a-kind workshops. You can also pop in anytime to design your own recycled wool flower pin to make in the store or take home. $. For more information, call 757.369.8150 or […] Read More »

May 9, 2015 at 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Join the Williamsburg Pottery’s Spring Fever Celebration and enjoy a lively musical performance by The Charltones! Read More »

May 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm- 11:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of live music featuring Dick SMITH and Cabot WADE of the SMITH-WADE Band. You’ll hear everything from acoustic ballads and standards to Top 40 and good-time rock ‘n’ roll. Be sure to wear your dancing shoes! Read More »

May 9, 2015 at 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. & 2-4 p.m.

We invite princesses, princes and frogs to celebrate the role frogs play in fairy tales and legends. Princess interactions, crafts, games, food – and lots of frogs.. Dress as your favorite fairytale character. Register in advance.. Read More »

May 9, 2015 at sunset, 7:30, 8:30, 10 & 11:30 p.m.

Free sky observing begins at sunset at the Virginia Living Museum. Tour the current night sky in the planetarium program “Virginia Skies” at 7:30 p.m., followed by three laser-and-music shows (see website for details). Read More »

May 9, 2015 at 12pm-2pm

Internationally renowned designer and folk artist Jim Shore, whose work include the new River’s End by Jim Shore™ and Peanuts by Jim Shore™ as well as the popular Heartwood Creek®, Disney Traditions®, JS™ by Jim Shore fashion accessories, Rudolph Traditions® and Boyds® by Jim Shore collections from Enesco, will greet area residents during an exclusive […] Read More »

May 10, 2015 at 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Miriam and Betsy consider what the future holds. What concerns this free black laundress and this white widow? What will their sons face as they navigate the apprenticeship system to learn a trade? Read More »

May 10, 2015 at 10am-9pm

Make Mother’s Day extra special with brunch at Riverwalk Restaurant. Brunch will be served 10 AM – 9 PM. $. For reservations, call 757.875.1522 Read More »

May 10, 2015 at 11a- 5p

Monthly Art & Music Festival featuring over 75 artists, Authors & Artisans for all ages & tastes and 4 areas of Live Music & Performing Arts,Kid’s Activities, Henna, Caricature, Quick Sketches & Face Painting. Presented March- December by Blue Talon Bistro. Read More »

May 11, 2015 to May 17, 2015

Come see the best women golfers in the world play at the Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia in the 2015 LPGA Kingsmill Championship. Read More »

May 14, 2015 to May 15, 2015 at 7:00-8:30 PM on 5/14, 10:00-11:30 AM on 5/15

Has it been awhile since you’ve been to Literacy for Life? Do you have a friend you’d like to introduce to Literacy for Life either as a tutor, learner, or just to learn more about what we offer? Come join staff members, learners, tutors and board members on Thursday, May 14th from 7:00 p.m. – […] Read More »

May 14, 2015 to May 16, 2015 at 9 AM to 4 PM

This special 4-day workshop will give attention to learning how to construct a strong, connected composition, how to break those “rules” we learned and take chances to make our art memorable and personal. Workshop dates are Thur., Fri., Sat., May 14, 15, 16, 2015. Vera Dickerson’s artwork will be on Exhibit at This Century Art […] Read More »

May 15, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

WWC celebrates its 50 years of choral music with a spring concert featuring two commissioned pieces for this event. There will also be a piano and flute duet with Christine Niehaus and Deby Kidney. The chorus is comprised of about 45 women, many of whom traveled last fall to perform in New York City at […] Read More »

May 16, 2015 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Take a 45-minute walking tour through our Kings Arms & Wythe House historic gardens; then experience a tasting of historic flavors that come from our garden to your table. Williamsburg Inn Executive Chef Travis Brust presents flavor-packed, vegetable-driven dishes featuring simple techniques to bring out the best of your garden’s bounty. Read More »

May 16, 2015 to Sep 26, 2015 at 9 am - 1 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 www.yorktownmarketdays.com for more information. Saturdays, May 16 thru Sept 26, 2015.   (No market on June 6 & July 4) Read More »

May 16, 2015 at 8:30 AM

The Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance, in partnership with local merchants and area military installations, invite military and civilian runners of all ages to participate in the 9th Annual Armed Forces “Red, White and Blue 5K”. The race will take place at the Naval Weapons Station Yorktown – Cheatham Annex. For information call 757-229-6511. […] Read More »

May 16, 2015 at 5:00pm-9:00pm

Riverside Health System is proud to be the title/video sponsor for Dream Catchers’ 8th Annual Bridles & Bow Ties fundraising event, which will be held on Saturday, May 16th at their facility located at 10120 Fire Tower Road, Toano, VA 23168. The event includes: tours of the facilities, student riding demonstrations, cocktails, oysters and champagne, […] Read More »

May 16, 2015 at 11am-3:30pm

Celebrate Spring – Come and meet local artist, Art Wolz, and view his wood carving and water color demos. He will be demonstrating and print signing. Free. 757.890.4490 Read More »

May 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm- 11:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of live music featuring Dick SMITH and Cabot WADE of the SMITH-WADE Band. You’ll hear everything from acoustic ballads and standards to Top 40 and good-time rock ‘n’ roll. Be sure to wear your dancing shoes! Read More »

May 19, 2015 to Jun 21, 2015 at ( 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM) - Weekly Recurring

Special exhibit featuring “Sharon Judkins – An Introspect.” Opening May 19. Reception on May 30, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Exhibit ends June 21. Free. For more information call, 757.369.1108. Tuesday – Sunday Read More »

May 20, 2015 at 8 PM

The nine-member men’s vocal ensemble Cantus is known worldwide for its trademark warmth and blend and its engaging performances of music ranging from the Renaissance to the 21st century. The Washington Post has hailed the Cantus sound for its “excessive power” and “spontaneous grace.” Choose from performances in historic churches in Portsmouth and Williamsburg, with […] Read More »

May 20, 2015 to May 29, 2015 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily except Sunday

Royal School of Needlework – Certification Embroidery Coursess Read More »

May 20, 2015 at 6:30pm - 9:30pm

A gala to celebrate the arrival of the Hermione in Yorktown June 5-7, 2015. Includes heavy hors d’oevures, wine and entertainment. Remarks by Nicolas Valcour, Honarary Consul of France for Hampton Roads, Thomas G. Shepperd,Jr.; Chairman of the York County Board of Supervisors, and a welcome by Belinda Willis, President of Sister Cities Yorktown. Read More »

May 21, 2015 at 10:30am-12:30pm

“Pianistically flawless,” said The New York Times of Andre-Michel Schub, who has repeatedly performed with the world’s most prestigious orchestras. Hear Schub in this intimate setting with the Virginia Arts Festival Chamber Players Read More »

May 21, 2015 at 10:30am-12:30pm

Pianistically flawless,” said The New York Times of Andre-Michel Schub, who has repeatedly performed with the world’s most prestigious orchestras. Hear Schub in this intimate setting with the Virginia Arts Festival Chamber Players. Read More »

May 22, 2015 to Jun 28, 2015 at 11 a.m. until one hour before park closing

Tickle those taste buds with the culinary delights at Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival. Enjoy authentic tastes from around the world while strolling through the world’s most beautiful theme park. Busch Gardens invites guests to unleash their inner foodie with a variety of dishes and wines not normally served at the park. Individual tasting […] Read More »

May 22, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Quicksliver Ensemble brings together America’s leading historically-informed performers to explore the rich chamber music repertoire of the early modern period. Described as “drop dead gorgeous with a wonderful interplay of timbres,” (Early Music America) and praised for “impeccable, soulful playing” (The New York Times), Quicksilver is sure to entice in this historically appropriate setting in […] Read More »

May 22, 2015 at 8 PM

Tisn’t often a red-headed Irish female fiddler woman is called “the Jimi Hendrix of the violin” (The New York Times) – but that title and more have been bestowed upon this devilishly deft artist. She’s a sought-after collaborator with performers ranging from the London Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops to Sting and Patti Smith. […] Read More »

May 22, 2015 to Jun 28, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Friday Saturday & Sunday - Weekly Recurring

Tickle those taste buds with the culinary delights at Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival. Enjoy authentic tastes from around the world while strolling through the world’s most beautiful theme park. Busch Gardens invites guests to unleash their inner foodie with a variety of dishes and wines not normally served at the park Read More »

May 23, 2015 at 7pm to 9pm

PechaKucha Nights are a fun evening of creative sharing. Friends from the community are invited to share their stories, passion, talent in a fast and fun format showing 20 images for 20 seconds each. You’re invited to come watch, mingle, snack, and be inspired. Who knows, you may just be inspired to present your own […] Read More »

May 23, 2015 at 10a.m.-Noon

Learn how to preserve your antiquated books from a conservator. Sessions feature a history of binding, history’s relationship to the condition of old books, and discusses the preservation required to save the books in your collection. Participants are encouraged to bring books they want to preserve, conserve or restore. Read More »

May 23, 2015 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Take a 45-minute walking tour through our Kings Arms & Wythe House historic gardens; then experience a tasting of historic flavors that come from our garden to your table. Asparagus, prized by chefs throughout the ages, is actually an ancient flowering perennial. Enjoy innovative dishes as Colonial Williamsburg Company Executive Chef Rhys Lewis pairs asparagus […] Read More »

May 23, 2015 at 10:30, 1:00, 3:00

Meet Don Pedro de Zuniga, the Spanish ambassador in London as he relates to his king information from his spy network about the English colony in Virginia. Living History presentations will be held at the Jamestown Memorial Church at Historic Jamestowne Read More »

May 23, 2015 at 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Spring is coming, and it’s time to enjoy the first harvest from the garden. Join Executive Chef Anthony Frank & Chef Ken Clasen in this spirited tasting. We’ll pair beer tastings from American craft breweries with small bites highlighting the season’s freshest garden items. Expand your palate and your knowledge of American beer during an […] Read More »

May 23, 2015 to May 24, 2015 at 9am-5pm

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. Admission. $ 757.898.2410 Read More »

May 23, 2015 at 8 PM

Step back in time….and hear music of the 17th and 18th centuries, performed on period instruments, in the historic setting of Williamsburg! The oldest continually performing musical institution in the United States, The Handel and Haydn Society, was founded in 1815, and offers music lovers the rare opportunity to hear the music of Bach, Vivaldi […] Read More »

May 23, 2015 at 10:00am - 4:00pm

While visiting Art in the ‘Burg, pop into our studio to get creative! In honor of Art Escape Weekend, we invite families to glaze a ceramic ornament made in our studio. Kiln firing included. One per child until they run out Details are on our website. Read More »

May 23, 2015 at 9am - 12pm

Come join Auntie M’s fun and unique workshops. The workshop moderator leads you through various fun filled art programs to enhance your creativity through one-of-a-kind workshops. You can also pop in anytime to design your own recycled wool flower pin to make in the store or take home. $. For more information, call 757.369.8150 or […] Read More »

May 23, 2015 to Nov 14, 2015 at 10:00 am - 4:00pm

Art in the ‘Burg, a new bi-weekly art fair in the Williamsburg Arts District featuring Historic Triangle artists and craftsmen. New artists and craftsmen are always being sought. The event, sponsored by the Williamsburg Arts District Association, is free to the public. Starting May 23rd 2015 and every other Saturday thereafter until November 14, 2015. Read More »

May 24, 2015 at 7 PM

In the world of superstar conductors, there is none so engaging as Nicholas McGegan. As he embarks on his fourth decade on the podium, McGegan, hailed as “one of the finest baroque conductors of his generation” (London Independent), is also recognized for his revelatory explorations of music of all periods. His approach to period style—intelligent, […] Read More »

May 24, 2015 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Marquis de Lafayette is an icon of American–and French–history. In 1777, he traveled to the colonies at his own expense to fight in the American Revolution. By age 20, he was embraced by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, who became his life-long friends. In his lecture, Mr. Leepson will deliver an insightful account of […] Read More »

May 25, 2015 at 12pm - 1pm

Includes the posting of colors, historical re-enactors, a guest speaker, and the placing of flowers. York Hall, 301 Main Street. Free. 757.890.3500 Read More »

May 28, 2015 to Jun 13, 2015 at Thurs, Fri, Sat at 7:30 PM & Sat, Sun at 2:00 PM (subject to change)

Set in Damon Runyon’s mythical New York City, this oddball romantic comedy — considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy — soars with the spirit of Broadway as it introduces us to a cast of vivid characters who have become legends in the canon: Sarah Brown, the upright but uptight “mission doll,” out […] Read More »

May 29, 2015 to May 31, 2015 at All Day

Run For The Dream 5K, 8K and Half Marathon runs through Colonial Williamsburg, William and Mary and Carter’s Grove. Start your summer with a great family trip to Williamsburg, and enjoy a great weekend of running and family events! Read More »

May 30, 2015 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Take a 45-minute walking tour through our Kings Arms & Wythe House historic gardens; then experience a tasting of historic flavors that come from our garden to your table. Pastry Chef Rodney Diehl shares his garden-inspired flavor incorporating herbs, with fillings enrobed in rich, decadent chocolate. Read More »

May 30, 2015 at 11:00 am

Experience the thrill of man’s first powered flight as Rainbow Puppet Productions presents The Wright Brothers. We will follow the brothers from early childhood until the moment they make their first powered flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. It’s such a wonderful story with a very important lesson. Orville and Wilbur were successful because they […] Read More »

Jun 1, 2015 to Apr 30, 2015 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (until 6 p.m. June 15-August 15) - Weekly Recurring

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 clothing worn by 17th-century English sailors and colonists, Powhatan Indians, 18th-century Virginia farmers and Continental Army soldiers. Read More »

Jun 1, 2015 to Aug 31, 2015 at 9:30-4:30 daily

Bring the family to Berkeley and learn its amazing history, while searching for treasures along the river shore, gardens and grounds. Children’s brochures and picnic area available. Nature hunt included with regular admission tickets. Read More »

Jun 5, 2015 to Jun 7, 2015 at 9:00 AM thru 7:00 PM

As her first port of call, Yorktown is planning a full three-day event that will include a variety of programs and events for the education and inspiration of the public: receptions and dinners, deck tours and ship events, a Heritage Village traveling exhibit, entertainment, educational programs, and more. A full schedule of events will be […] Read More »

Jun 6, 2015 at 7:30AM - 4:00PM

The Jamestown Gran Fondo has Century, Metric Century and 30 mile options. Each distance is fully supported with mechanics and well stocked aid stations. The Century starts at 7:30AM, the Metric Century at 8:30AM, and the 30 miler at 9AM. Each of these rides is mostly flat but has some long, gradual climbs (max 125 […] Read More »

Jun 6, 2015 to Jun 7, 2015 at 8am- 8pm

This is a premier youth baseball tournament for highly competitive youth travel teams. This event will crown a State Champion in ages 8u through 15u. Read More »

Jun 6, 2015 to Jun 7, 2015 at 8am to 9pm daily

National Softball Association Girlls Fastpitch Softball World Qualifier teams from throughout the state as well as other states compete in ages 10 through 18 Read More »

Jun 7, 2015 at 7AM-11AM

Swim, Bike & Run through Williamsburg and James City County then explore all that the area has to offer. 1500 meter swim, 24 mile bike, 6.2 mile run Read More »

Jun 11, 2015 to Jun 25, 2015 at 6:30pm- 9:30pm - Weekly Recurring

Thursday nights, put on your dancing shoes and join us for this annual concert series featuring a variety of beach music for all ages to enjoy. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Free. 757.890.3500. June 11 – The Original Rhondels June 18 – Mark Roberts Band June 25 – Carolina Soul Band July 9 […] Read More »

Jun 12, 2015 at 5:30- 6:30 p.m.

The moon still shines in Tennessee! Accompanied by intriguing food selections, enjoy an interactive afternoon of tasting and education about moonshine, hosted by the Williamsburg Inn’s knowledgeable and affable Chefs Travis Brust and Scott Watson. Read More »

Jun 12, 2015 to Jun 13, 2015 at 9:00am -9:00Pm

The Concours will take place on the picturesque grounds of the Williamsburg Winery and host hotel, Wedmore Place. Activities planned include a welcome reception, scenic drive along Colonial Parkway to Yorktown. Saturday will feature the JCNA sanctioned Concours, and banquet dinner at the Wedmore. Sunday after the event visit the Williamsburg Invitational Car show in […] Read More »

Jun 13, 2015 at 7:00am-4:00pm

This will be an Olympic and Half distance triathlon. The swim takes place in the Jamestown River, the bike is though out Williamsburg and the run is on the trails near the Warhill Sports Complex. Read More »

Jun 13, 2015 to Jun 14, 2015 at 8AM TO 9PM DAILY

THE 10U AND 12U CLASS A NSA GIRLS FASTPITCH SOFTBALL TRAVEL TEAMS WILL COMPETE FOR THE 2015 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN A DOUBLE ELIMINATION TOURNAMENT Read More »

Jun 13, 2015 to Jun 21, 2015 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily

The Williamsburg School of Needlework will be offering a summer workshop especially for Altar Guilds and Sacristans. June 13, 2015 – How to Care for Altar Linens Biblical Significance How to Maintain Church Linens A one day Workshop – $79 June 15-17, 2015 Basics in Hand Embroidery Church Linens Basic Embroidery Whitework Embroidery Sacred Crosses […] Read More »

Jun 14, 2015 at 11a- 5p

Monthly Art & Music Festival featuring over 75 artists, Authors & Artisans for all ages & tastes and 4 areas of Live Music & Performing Arts,Kid’s Activities, Henna, Caricature, Quick Sketches & Face Painting. Presented March- December by Blue Talon Bistro. Read More »

Jun 14, 2015 at 10 am - 3 pm

Thunderbirds Featured for 7th Annual Show The Colony Auto Enthusiasts return to the Square with a collection of more than 40 antique and special cars lining both sides of Duke of Gloucester Street. The show includes member cars, featured marque cars and invited guest cars. This is a non-competitive display of carefully selected cars. All […] Read More »

Jun 19, 2015 at 7:00 - 10:00pm

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 20, 2015 at 1:30pm - 5:30pm

Join us for New Town’s Second Annual Summer Fest! Sample craft beers and enjoy live music by The Hark! VIP tasting starts at 12:30PM. Information on how to purchase VIP or regular tickets will be posted on the New Town website shortly (www.newtownwilliamsburg.com. Read More »

Jun 21, 2015 at 8am-4pm

The Focus College Showcase is a great opportunity for rising freshman,sophomores, juniors and seniors in high school to be seen by top college coaches.The 2014 Showcase had over 700athletes and over 50 college coaches in attendance and many more are expected in 2015! Come display your skills to top collegerecruiters on synthetic turf fields beforethe […] Read More »

Jun 25, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

The renowned Los Angeles Chldren’s Choir, directed by Ann Tomlinson, will perform at a Candlelight Concert in historic Bruton Parish Church in Colonial Williamsburg. Read More »

Jun 27, 2015 at 10 am to 11:30 am

Bring your chair, an easel, a sketchpad, or a nature journal and get to know the seasons! Artist Linda Miller will kick off each session with a botany overview for artists. Then take your gear out to the garden to paint and sketch for an hour or two or even the entire day. Rain or […] Read More »

Jul 1, 2015 to Jul 29, 2015 at Wednesday Jul 1- 7pm - 8:15pm, & Wednesdays Jul 8 through Jul29: 7pm-9pm - Weekly Recurring

The annual Summer Breeze concerts in Merchants Square return to Duke of Gloucester Street for the 24th season. Join us each Wednesday at 7 p.m. for a variety of bands from pop to dance to party. Concerts begin on July 1 and continue through August. July 8 – Rare Mixx July 15 – Tidewater Drive […] Read More »

Jul 4, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.

Annual commemoration honoring Benjamin Harrison V, one of seven Virginia signers of the Declaration of Independence and 18th century owner of Berkeley Plantation. Ceremony included with regular admission tickets. Hosted by the Daughters of the American Revolution Read More »

Jul 4, 2015 to Jul 5, 2015 at 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Salute America’s independence with tactical and artillery drills, and role play that highlights the challenges of our nation’s founders. Read More »

Jul 7, 2015 at 9am- 10pm

Parade at 9 am; Event begins at 4 pm. Come salute America along the Yorktown waterfront beginning with a 9 am patriotic parade on Water Street. Evening activities feature: a bell-ringing ceremony at 7 pm, live musical entertainment at 8 pm at Riverwalk Landing, and spectacular fireworks on the York River at 9:15 p.m. Free. […] Read More »

Jul 8, 2015 to Jul 19, 2015 at Wed.-Sat. at 7:30pm, Sun. at 2pm

Love in spite of it all, love when there is no hope, love because there is nothing else that matters in the end.” Helena, an orphan will little hope but great courage and tremendous intelligence uses every trick in the book to win her man. Is he flawed? Yes, certainly. Does he see what he’s […] Read More »

Jul 9, 2015 to Jul 30, 2015 at 6:30pm- 9:30pm - Weekly Recurring

Thursday nights, put on your dancing shoes and join us for this annual concert series featuring a variety of beach music for all ages to enjoy. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Free. 757.890.3500. June 11 – The Original Rhondels June 18 – Mark Roberts Band June 25 – Carolina Soul Band July 9 […] Read More »

Jul 11, 2015 at 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Enjoy some live music by 7 Bridges (An Eagles Tribute). More information on tickets and times will be posted shortly on the New Town website (www.newtownwilliamsburg.com) Read More »

Jul 11, 2015 at 8 am - 2 pm

Register for this annual self-guided bicycle tour! Choose from a family ride (ride as little or as much as you’d like), 15 miles, 30 miles or the NEW Half Century ride (50 miles)! The 50-mile ride includes visits to Mid County Park, Powhatan Creek Trail, Freedom Park (FP), Little Creek Reservoir Park and Upper County […] Read More »

Jul 12, 2015 at 11a- 5p

Monthly Art & Music Festival featuring over 75 artists, Authors & Artisans for all ages & tastes and 4 areas of Live Music & Performing Arts,Kid’s Activities, Henna, Caricature, Quick Sketches & Face Painting. Presented March- December by Blue Talon Bistro. Read More »

Jul 23, 2015 to Aug 2, 2015 at Wed.-Sat. at 7:30pm, Sun. at 2pm

Not quite a “sequel” but we do pick up the Roman world we began with Julius Caesar last year. It is many years later and the triumvirate of Octavius, Lepidus, and Antony are still in power though Antony has deserted Rome (and his wife) for the charms of the “temptress of the Nile”. Political maneuvering […] Read More »

Aug 1, 2015 to Aug 2, 2015 at 8AM TO 9PM DAILY

Junior golf tournament for boys & girls that are High School & Middle School age golfers. Tournament is run by the College Prep Golf Tour. Read More »

Aug 4, 2015 at 6:30pm - 8 pm

Naval Weapons Station Yorktown commemorates its 97th birthday celebration with a concert by the United States Fleet Forces Band. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500 Read More »

Aug 5, 2015 at 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

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.Includes guided house and grounds tour. Refreshments served. Reservations required. Read More »

Aug 5, 2015 to Aug 26, 2015 at All August: 7-8:30pm - Weekly Recurring

Our popular military bands from the USAF and the US Army will return each Wednesday in August: August 5 – TRADOC Brass Ensemble August 12 – USAF Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble August 19 – TRADOC Rock Ensemble August 26 – USAF Heritage of America Concert Band   Concerts are free. Bring a lawn chair. Read More »

Aug 6, 2015 to Aug 21, 2015 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily except Sunday

A Total Immersion training program for those interested in becoming a professional hand embroiderers in the marketplace. We specialize in training programs in fine hand embroidery for the textile industry. Level I The Basics Level II-IIII Classic Monogramming Hemstitching I & II Needle Tatting I & II Read More »

Aug 9, 2015 at 11a- 5p

Monthly Art & Music Festival featuring over 75 artists, Authors & Artisans for all ages & tastes and 4 areas of Live Music & Performing Arts,Kid’s Activities, Henna, Caricature, Quick Sketches & Face Painting. Presented March- December by Blue Talon Bistro. Read More »

Aug 11, 2015 to Aug 25, 2015 at 6:30-8pm - Weekly Recurring

Tuesdays, August 11, 18, 25, 2015 – 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. Free. 757.890.3500 Read More »

Sep 1, 2015 to Nov 30, 2015 at 9:30-4:30 daily

Bring the family out to Berkeley to explore the colorful autumn gardens, river shore and exhibits, pick a pumpkin and find your way through the corn maze, all while learning Berkeley’s amazing history. The corn maze is included in Berkeley’s regular tour admission, an additional fee is charged to take home a pumpkin Read More »

Sep 5, 2015 at 6pm - 9:30pm

Pre-concert performance by the Fifes and Drums of York Town and picnic judging, 6 pm. Pack a picnic supper, bring a lawn chair or blanket, and enjoy the performance under a canopy of stars. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.4490 Read More »

Sep 11, 2015 to Sep 25, 2015 at 6:30-8:30 PM - Weekly Recurring

Get your toes tappin’ to fantastic sounds during this five-week concert series featuring three Fridays of toe tappin’ Jazz and Big Band followed by two Fridays of knee slappin’ Country. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500 Read More »

Sep 12, 2015 to Sep 13, 2015 at 7AM-3PM

In it’s 9th year, The Patriots Triathlon is a extremely popular fast and flat course. Chose from Half Iron, International and Sprint Distance races then spend the rest of your weekend exploring all that the Historic Triangle has to offer! Read More »

Sep 12, 2015 at 4 - 7 PM

The Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg will hold their 36th annual Shrimp Feast, “All you can Eat” Family Fun Event! Shrimp, Hot Dogs, Hush Puppies, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Beverages and Beer, Wine available for purchase. Check our website for more details on this great late summer event. Rain or shine Read More »

Sep 13, 2015 at 11a- 5p

Monthly Art & Music Festival featuring over 75 artists, Authors & Artisans for all ages & tastes and 4 areas of Live Music & Performing Arts,Kid’s Activities, Henna, Caricature, Quick Sketches & Face Painting. Presented March- December by Blue Talon Bistro. Read More »

Sep 19, 2015 at 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Come join international artists, vendors and entertainment for a day of family fun! Try food from around the world and enjoy the different cultures represented in the Greater Williamsburg area. The Williamsburg Food and Arts festival benefits Literacy for Life, providing free literacy and ESL services to the community for 40 years. Read More »

Sep 27, 2015 at 11am-6pm

Riverwalk merchants and the Historic Freight Shed will be filled with paintings and hand crafted artwork by some of the region’s most talented artists. Visit and talk with the artists’ or sit and watch as they demonstrate their work. Restaurants will feature specials. Free. For more information or to apply, email yorktownartsfoundation@gmail.com. 757.369.1108 Read More »

Sep 28, 2015 to Sep 29, 2015

Spectators and fans are welcome to join in the fun of Fireball Run when it rolls into Williamsburg as the 3rd stop of the Fireball Run Space Race. The FIREBALL RUN adventure travel series is the story of 40 teams as they compete in a legendary 8 day, 2000 mile life-sized trivial pursuit game, all while […] Read More »

Oct 3, 2015 to Oct 4, 2015 at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Williamsburg’s premier juried Art and Music Festival. Fine art. Grand entertainment. Always Free. Food, Wine and Beer. Wine tasting event Sunday afternoon. Children celebrated. Youth art exhibit, performances and hands-on activities. Our favorite weekend. Every year. Always exciting. Always fun. Always the first weekend in October. Splendid. Read More »

Oct 3, 2015 at 12-6pm

Come and sample wines from premiere wineries throughout the Commonwealth. Art and food vendors, plus entertainment, are also scheduled. Rain or Shine. Riverwalk Landing. Admission is $25 in advance and $30 at the door. www.villageevents.org. 757.877.2933 Read More »

Oct 8, 2015 to Oct 23, 2015 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily except Sunday

Vocational Training in Fine Hand Embroidery. Full Immersion Courses for the Professional Hand Embroiderer and Designer. Level I The Basics Basic Embroidery Whitework Level II & III Sacred Crosses & Monograms for Church Work Hemstitching I & II Hemstitching fine linens for churches Needle Tatting I & II Hand Tatting fine lace trimwork for altar […] Read More »

Oct 9, 2015 at 5-9 PM

Savannah, GA artist David Gildersleeve makes his annual return to Williamsburg, VA for an artshowing and signing at Quirks of Art. Read More »

Oct 10, 2015 at 9am - 3pm

In addition to the usual array of fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, specialty cut flowers, quality art, and entertainment, there will be hayrides, pumpkins, children’s hay maze, face painting, and other activities. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500 Read More »

Oct 10, 2015 to Oct 12, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.

This unique tour of Edgewood, Berkeley and Shirley Plantations will give an insight of the spirits and mysteries of these three historic homes in Charles City, Virginia. Hear the haunting tales of the paranormal activities at each site on a progressive tour offered on October 10, 12 & 24 2015. The tour begins at Shirley […] Read More »

Oct 11, 2015 at 11a- 5p

Monthly Art & Music Festival featuring over 75 artists, Authors & Artisans for all ages & tastes and 4 areas of Live Music & Performing Arts,Kid’s Activities, Henna, Caricature, Quick Sketches & Face Painting. Presented March- December by Blue Talon Bistro Read More »

Oct 17, 2015 at 10 am to 11:30 am

Bring your chair, an easel, a sketchpad, or a nature journal and get to know the seasons! Artist Linda Miller will kick off each session with a botany overview for artists. Then take your gear out to the garden to paint and sketch for an hour or two or even the entire day. Rain or […] Read More »

Oct 19, 2015 at 9am-5pm

Ceremonies, a parade, fifes and drums performances, and special programs commemorate the 234th anniversary of America’s momentous Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown. Yorktown Battlefield. Free. 757.898.2410 Read More »

Oct 24, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.

This unique tour of Edgewood, Berkeley and Shirley Plantations will give an insight of the spirits and mysteries of these three historic homes in Charles City, Virginia. Hear the haunting tales of the paranormal activities at each site on a progressive tour offered on October 10, 12 & 24 2015. The tour begins at Shirley […] Read More »

Nov 1, 2015 at noon until 4:00

Celebrate the First Thanksgiving in the New World Join us for a day dedicated to history, food and fun with tours of the 1726 manor house, a living history program, tribal dancers, arts, crafts & jewelry vendors, choral music, traditional Thanksgiving dinner and a re-enactment of the Landing of Capt. Woodlief & his men. Nowhere […] Read More »

Nov 6, 2015 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join award-winning author Brad Parks and Literacy for Life for scrumptious hors d’oeuvres, delicious wine, opportunities to win exciting auction items, and a presentation by Brad! This event benefits Literacy for Life. Read More »

Nov 7, 2015 to Nov 8, 2015 at 9am-5pm

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. Free. 757.890.4490 Read More »

Nov 7, 2015 at 9am-3pm

As part of the Yorktown Holiday Open House Weekend, the market will operate with extended hours and offer items unique to the holiday season, in addition to the usual array of fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, quality art, and more. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500 Read More »

Nov 8, 2015 at 11a- 5p

Monthly Art & Music Festival featuring over 75 artists, Authors & Artisans for all ages & tastes and 4 areas of Live Music & Performing Arts,Kid’s Activities, Henna, Caricature, Quick Sketches & Face Painting. Presented March- December by Blue Talon Bistro. Read More »

Nov 11, 2015 at 12pm - 1pm

 “Letters from War” is the theme of this annual event in which all veterans are honored. York Hall, 301 Main Street. Free. 757.890.3500 Read More »

Nov 14, 2015 at 9am-3pm

As part of the Williamsburg Harvest Celebration, the market will operate with extended hours and offer items unique to the holiday season, in addition to the usual array of fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, quality art, and more. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500 Read More »

Dec 4, 2015 at 7:30pm

A tradition that began in 1945 continues with the Yorktown Christmas Tree Lighting. Evening highlights include a 7 pm performance by The Fifes and Drums of York Town at the Victory Monument, festive music at Riverwalk Landing, the procession of lights through the historic village, and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus. Free. 757.890.3500 Read More »

Dec 5, 2015 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Festively decorated sail and power boats compete for “Best in Show.” The Yorktown waterfront is bedazzled with holiday sights and sounds, including a spectacular floating parade of lights, caroling around a roaring beach bonfire, musical performances and complimentary hot cider. Yorktown waterfront. Free. 757.890.4970 Read More »

Dec 5, 2015 at 10am - 3pm

Whether you are searching for a holiday gift for family, friends, or as a treat to yourself, you’re sure to find it at the Christmas Market on Main. The market features arts and crafts vendors, strolling musical entertainment, and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Historic Main Street. Free. 757.890.3500 Read More »

Dec 5, 2015 at 2:30 & 3:30

Break away from the hustle and bustle of the holidays and let your imagination travel back to a by-gone era. Partake in a progressive candlelight tour of Edgewood, Shirley and Berkeley Plantations. Enjoy the famous hospitality at these three historic homes with Christmas celebrations through four centuries of history. The tour begins at 2:30 & […] Read More »

Dec 5, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.

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. Reservations required. Read More »

Dec 6, 2015 at 1-4PM

Christmas is alive at York Hall where children and parents can visit with Santa Claus, enjoy some tasty treats, and shop for holiday gifts in the Gallery at York Hall. Cameras are encouraged. 301 Main Street. Free. 757.890.4490 Read More »

Dec 10, 2015 at 2:30 & 3:30

Break away from the hustle and bustle of the holidays and let your imagination travel back to a by-gone era. Partake in a progressive candlelight tour of Edgewood, Shirley and Berkeley Plantations. Enjoy the famous hospitality at these three historic homes with Christmas celebrations through four centuries of history. The tour begins at 2:30 & […] Read More »

Dec 12, 2015 at 1-3pm

Decorate a stroller, wagon, yourself, or even a pet and join in the 1:30 pm parade. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand to greet the guests. The Fifes and Drums of York Town will lead the parade, and as an added treat, the Polar Express will be chugging along through Riverwalk Landing. All […] Read More »

Dec 12, 2015 at 9am-3pm

The market will operate with extended hours and offer items unique to the holiday season, in addition to the usual array of fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, quality art, and more. This week’s live entertainment is by “Ron Herrick”. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500 Read More »

Dec 12, 2015 at 8:30-11am

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus, our special guests from the North Pole, for a kid-friendly breakfast. Experience the enchantment on the children’s faces as they relay their Christmas wish list to Santa. Special treats for the kids. Riverwalk Restaurant. Seating is limited. Tickets Required. $ 757.875.1522 Read More »

Dec 12, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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

Dec 13, 2015 at 11a- 5p

Monthly Art & Music Festival featuring over 75 artists, Authors & Artisans for all ages & tastes and 4 areas of Live Music & Performing Arts,Kid’s Activities, Henna, Caricature, Quick Sketches & Face Painting. Presented March- December by Blue Talon Bistro. Read More »

Dec 26, 2015 at 2:30 & 3:30

Break away from the hustle and bustle of the holidays and let your imagination travel back to a by-gone era. Partake in a progressive candlelight tour of Edgewood, Shirley and Berkeley Plantations. Enjoy the famous hospitality at these three historic homes with Christmas celebrations through four centuries of history. The tour begins at 2:30 & […] Read More »

Jan 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm

For the most up-to-date information for this and all Tribe Athletics events, including any changes due to inclement weather, please visit the Tribe Women’s Basketball Schedule website.  Read More »

Featured Events

Kingsmill Championship

May 11, 2015 to May 17, 2015

Food & Wine Festival At Busch Gardens®,

May 22, 2015 to Jun 28, 2015 at 11 a.m. until one hour before park closing

Williamsburg Players presents GUYS AND DOLLS

May 28, 2015 to Jun 13, 2015 at Thurs, Fri, Sat at 7:30 PM & Sat, Sun at 2:00 PM (subject to change)