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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 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015 at 6:30-7:30 p.m - Weekly Recurring

This family-friendly tour is suitable for all ages and can accommodate wheelchairs and strollers. It’s a spirited, interactive peek at the 21st-century folklore of the Revolutionary City. Read More »

Jan 2, 2015 to Jan 31, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. - Friday and Saturday's in January - Weekly Recurring

Learn of the ghosts that still haunt the taverns and historic buildings of Colonial Williamsburg. This family-friendly program is suitable for all ages and is wheelchair- and stroller-friendly. Enjoy spirited and interactive 21st-century folklore of the Revolutionary City. Tours leave from Shields Tavern. Friday and Saturday’s in January 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 »

Jan 15, 2015 to Jan 31, 2015 at Thurs, Fri, Sat at 8:00 PM & Sat at 2:00 pm (subject to change)

A taxi driver gets away with having two wives in different areas of London because of his irregular working schedule. Complication is piled upon complication as the cabby tries to keep his double life from exploding! This superb example of the British farce had audiences rolling in the aisles in London and New York! Written […] Read More »

Jan 31, 2015 at 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Get ready for Groundhog Day with this Saturday event at the VLM. There will be special groundhog activities and crafts as well as a chance to meet Chesapeake Chuck, the Museum’s resident groundhog! Included in museum admission. A planetarium program will explore the often confusing interconnections between Earth, the moon and sun (additional fee.) Museum […] Read More »

Jan 31, 2015 at 11:00 am

A fast-paced adventure through the remarkable people and events that have shaped this part of American History. The show opens the door to 400 years of Black History in America. Nearly 20 historical figures and events unfold in this production, while audience volunteers join our actors on-stage to do everything from help Mae Jemison travel […] Read More »

Jan 31, 2015 at 3 p.m.

The Williamsburg Area Music Teachers will present a recital to benefit the Williamsburg Music Club’s Grants-in-Aid scholarship fund for outstanding area music students. Instrumental and vocal solos and ensembles will provide a fun-filled afternoon Read More »

Jan 31, 2015 at 9:00am – 1:00pm

Come join Artist Valerie Johnson of Flying Cow Creations to create a custom fitted pair of slippers. Custom pattern will be drawn and then wool will be laid out wet felted. The slippers will be finished up with a felted flower embellishment that will be sewn on. You will get an upper body workout during […] Read More »

Jan 31, 2015 at 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Come join Artist Valerie Johnson with Flying Cow Creations in this workshop that covers the basics of wet felting and sculpting wet felt into a beautiful three-dimensional rose, with the addition of a sewn on pin backing, the perfect accessory.   Read More »

Feb 1, 2015 to Feb 28, 2015 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Weekly Recurring

February is “From Africa to Virginia” theme month at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center history museums.  Gallery exhibits and daily interpretive programs highlight the culture of the first recorded Africans in Virginia and the experience of people of African descent in colonial and Revolutionary America. “African-American Musical Imprint Weekend,” February 14-15 at Jamestown Settlement features […] 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 2, 2015 to Feb 2, 2015

The Virginia Living Museum’s resident groundhog will make his annual appearance to determine if we’ll experience 6 more weeks of winter or have an early spring. Will Chesapeake Chuck see his shadow? Included in museum admission; museum open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Read More »

Feb 2, 2015 to Feb 4, 2015 at 9:00am - 10:00pm

Celebrate Virginia with Short Courses, Excursions, Lectures, Tastings and Events presented by national experts on Landscape Design, Gardening, Flower Arranging and Interior Design. Farm to Table Lunches and Cocktail Parties, Boutique and VIP Shopping. Virginia Fashion Design Industry Runway Show and Ironman Flower Arranging Competition inspired by live music from the 50′s, 60′s and 70′s. […] Read More »

Feb 3, 2015 at 3:00 pm- 4:30 pm

Meet with ladies of Williamsburg as they discuss what the promise of Independence and the coming war means to them. Read More »

Feb 4, 2015 to Feb 25, 2015 at 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Come join Artist Stephany Elsworth Pierce to learn fun pen and ink drawing techniques in this series of classes. Please bring disposable drawing pens with nib size of .02 or .03 (Sakura Micron), Mechanical pencil, white rubber eraser, sketch paper, heavy duty smooth paper (vellum, Bristol). Lession 1 – Shading Techniques – Learn hatching, cross […] Read More »

Feb 4, 2015 at 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Learn about the legal and social challenges slaves and free blacks in colonial Virginia face as they strive to keep “family” together. At the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg Read More »

Feb 5, 2015 at 7 pm

Wipe the winter blues away with a free concert in the Freight Shed at Riverwalk Landing in historic Yorktown. Local musicians engage and interact with the audience during this unique experience. January 22 – Planet Full of Blues (Blues Rock) February 5 – Ron Fetner Trio (Acoustical/Americana) March 5 – Kim Person & Lana Puckett […] Read More »

Feb 5, 2015 at 7:00 P.M.

The HMS Bounty was sailing along the coast when it was hit by Superstorm Sandy and sunk, taking its captain too. Join Michael Tougias as he provides an “edge-of-your-seat” visual program, telling the story using images of the storm, the survivors, and the rescue operation. A book signing will follow.” Read More »

Feb 5, 2015 at 1130am till 130pm

Be Our Guest! Story time with Belle Read More »

Feb 6, 2015 at 7-10 p.m.

Enjoy delicious samplings of fine wine, fabulous food from 18 area restaurants, live music and a huge silent auction at the Virginia Living Museum’s 11th annual Bacchus Wine and Food Festival, a “Best of the 757″ gala. 7-10 p.m. Tickets $60 by Jan. 31, $70 beginning Feb. 1. Divine Reception 6 p.m. with highly rated […] Read More »

Feb 6, 2015 at 3-5 PM

Hosted by the Watermen’s Museum, enjoy Carrot Tree’s delightful high tea featuring; Silk Sachet Teas; Scones & Biscuits; Petite Quiche; Tea Sandwiches; Dessert Plates, and more. Our guest, Brad Parks, Author, The Player, a Carter Ross Mystery. Reservations recommended. Seating is limited. Call for pricing and more information. 757-988-1999 Read More »

Feb 7, 2015 at 8 p.m.

Grammy Award-winning rapper Ludacris will headline the 2015 Charter Day concert at William & Mary. Singer-songwriter Andy Grammer will open. The Feb. 7 event will begin at 8 p.m. in William & Mary Hall’s Kaplan Arena. Tickets for the concert go on sale Jan. 19 at 9 a.m. Read More »

Feb 7, 2015 at 10:00am – 1:00pm

Come join Artist Barb Risucci and create a metal clasp purse. Small projects are all about using new tools and learning new skills.  In this class explore free form machine quilting.  Lots of options available including embellishing with beads, hand embroidery, or simply trying out new threads like metallics.  Bring your sewing machine and basic […] Read More »

Feb 7, 2015 at 12-4

Book signings with Travis Sivart and other authors, Tephra RPG demos, birthday cake and tea in honor of Jules Verne’s birthday, cosplay Read More »

Feb 7, 2015 to Feb 28, 2015 at 4 p.m. - Weekly Recurring

“Follow the Drinking Gourd” takes us back to the days when freedom was a dream for those held in slavery. Some looked for hope to a certain constellation with its bright shining star. The story is a poignant and inspiring tale of one African-American family’s desperate flight to freedom and how they used constellations to […] Read More »

Feb 10, 2015 at 3:00 pm- 4:30 pm

Meet with ladies of Williamsburg as they discuss what the promise of Independence and the coming war means to them. Read More »

Feb 13, 2015 at 5:00 pm- 9:00 pm

It’s Seafod Feast on Date Night! Enjoy fine wine, craft beer, sensational seafood, and decadent desserts with someone special. End the evening with a bottle of wine from Traditions’ cellar to enjoy later. Read More »

Feb 14, 2015 to Feb 16, 2015 at 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday & Monday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday

See a wide variety of native and exotic reptiles on display and in live animal programs. Exotic reptiles from Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland and other guest exhibitors include: Crafts for kids. Included in museum admission. Read More »

Feb 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Champagne and chocolate–what’s not to love? How romantic! How decadent! Wine is romantic and so is chocolate. But is it romantic to enjoy these two things together? And, which wines go with chocolate? This session of Wine, Wit & Wisdom will offer answers to these perennial Valentine’s Day questions Read More »

Feb 14, 2015 at 10:00am-3:00pm

Come shop with local small business/crafters! Come take part in the raffle or send a letter to a hero at our card writing station while you’re shopping! Proceeds from this event will sponsor heroes on HeroBox.org and send care packages filled with items they have personally requested Read More »

Feb 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Make this Valentine’s Day an evening to remember. Share a cocktail in front of the fire in the Williamsburg Lodge’s charming bar area before sitting down to a three-course prix fixe dinner planned by Justin Addison. Enjoy this intimate affair, fashioned around candlelight, music, flowers, and food. Read More »

Feb 14, 2015 at 6, 6;:30, 7:30, 8:30, 10 & 11:30 P.M.

A special Valentine’s Day Star Party. Free sky observing, meet live animals, prizes, and planetarium shows matched with swirling laser lights! Come with your valentine! Details at website. The Wild Side Café will be open Read More »

Feb 14, 2015 at 8:30am - 12:30 pm

Over 35 vendors offer a variety of local products, among which are fresh seasonal produce, meats, seafood, herbs, potted plants, baked goods, honey, cheese, cut flowers, and more. The Market accepts cash, credit cards, SNAP, and W&M Express. Enjoy chef demonstrations, listen to live music, and learn while you shop. See website for music, chefs […] Read More »

Feb 14, 2015 to Feb 15, 2015 at Sat - 8am - 7pm / Sun - 8am - 5pm

 Soccer tournament for Boys and Girls ages 10-18. Over 150 teams will be in attendance from VA, NC, PA, MD, NJ, NY, DE and more Read More »

Feb 15, 2015 at 1:00pm till 4:00pm

Calling all Princesses! Meet and Greet Elsa and Anna! Read More »

Feb 15, 2015 at 10:00 am- 1:45 pm

Settle into the perfect setting for a delicious midday brunch. Sample creative appetizers, salads, and small bites, followed by an a la carte entree selection. Be sure to save room to for selections from the chocolate lovers’ dessert buffet. Adults $45; children (6-12 years) $25; includes tax and gratuity.   Read More »

Feb 15, 2015 at 1:00pm – 4:00pm

 Come join Artist Barb Risucci and create your own one-of-a-kind fabric using dyed raw silk fibers (piece will complete drying after class).  Then experiment with free form machine embroidery/quilting on cotton fabric and learn tips and tricks to open up new doors to working with fabric, machine and thread.  Bring your sewing machine and several […] Read More »

Feb 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm- 4:30 pm

Meet with ladies of Williamsburg as they discuss what the promise of Independence and the coming war means to them. Read More »

Feb 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm - Doors Open at 5 pm

Our 20th Annual Mardi Gras Party w a National Zydeco Act – This year featuring The Crown Prince of Zydeco – C.J. Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band. Decorations, Louisiana Fare, – it’s a party! Tickets $20 in advance Read More »

Feb 20, 2015 to Feb 22, 2015 at Fri 5-9pm / Sat 9-8pm / Sun 9-6pm

Soccer Tournament for Boys and Girls ages 13-17 from State Associations. VA, PA, NJ, NY, NC, MD and others are represented for this 3 day event with some of the best players from the Northeast region Read More »

Feb 21, 2015 to Apr 5, 2015

Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty will comprise more than 25 outstanding drawings by the Renaissance genius, including the precious sketches in the Codex on the Flight of Birds and the delicate Study for the Head of an Angel, which Sir Kenneth Clark considered “one of the most beautiful drawings in the world.” […] Read More »

Feb 21, 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, we’ll discover these sentimental gifts that sailors made while at sea. 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 at 10:00am – 12:00pm

Come join Artist Valerie Johnson of Flying Cow Creations to craft your own whimsical world situated in a tea cup for your enjoyment anytime. Learn the basics of needle felting while sculpting in a teacup. Read More »

Feb 23, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Berthe Morisot was a woman of extraordinary talents who carved a career for herself out of the male-dominated art world of 19th century Paris. She was one of only a few women who exhibited with both the Paris Salon and the highly influential and innovative Impressionists. Morisot’s art depicts the world of the bourgeoisie: their […] Read More »

Feb 24, 2015 at 3:00 pm- 4:30 pm

Meet with ladies of Williamsburg as they discuss what the promise of Independence and the coming war means to them. Read More »

Feb 25, 2015 to Feb 25, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. each night

The Williamsburg Symphonia, Williamsburg’s own professional orchestra conducted by Janna Hymes, presents Masterworks Concert #3, with guest soloist Paul Neubauer, principal violist of the New York Philharmonic. Romantic and fun describe the three compositions Mr. Neubauer will perform, in a delightful and diverse program, which also includes works by Haydn and Brahms. Read More »

Feb 25, 2015 at 3-5 PM

Hosted by Watermen’s Museum in our beautiful Carriage House location overlooking the York River. Enjoy Carrot Tree’s delightful high tea featuring; Silk Sachet Teas; Scones & Biscuits; Petite Quiche; Tea Sandwiches; Dessert Plates, and more. Our guest, Marilyn Iglesias, fashion historian, discusses Civil War Fashions. Reservations recommended. Seating is limited. Call for pricing and more […] Read More »

Feb 27, 2015 at 2-5 p.m.

The Virginia Living Museum offers homeschool students K through 12 an afternoon of fun and engaging programs of natural and space science. All programs are curriculum- and grade-level targeted and taught by the museum’s professional educators. Register now through Feb. 25 by calling 757-595-9135, or at the museum’s website. Read More »

Mar 1, 2015 at 2:00pm till 5:00pm

Calling all Superheroes! Meet the Caped Crusader Read More »

Mar 1, 2015 to Mar 15, 2015 at 3:30- 4:30 p.m. - Weekly Recurring

Meet with ladies of Williamsburg as they discuss what the promise of Independence and the coming war means to them. Part of Women’s History Month programming at Colonial Williamsburg. Read More »

Mar 2, 2015 to Mar 30, 2015 at 2:00- 3:00 p.m. - Weekly Recurring

Drop in to get a close look at “Textiles of the Early South,” one of the museum’s newest exhibitions. Then, peer into the textile study drawers and examine additional clothing and needlework from Colonial Williamsburg’s collections Read More »

Mar 4, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015 at 12:00- 1:00 p.m. - Weekly Recurring

This program explores the experience of women in the ranks and on the battlefield. Part of Women’s History Month programming at Colonial Williamsburg Read More »

Mar 4, 2015 to Mar 7, 2015 at 10:00 am, 11:00 pm

The 19th Annual Williamsburg Film Festival celebrates the Golden Age of Hollywood with vintage films, memorabilia dealers, and guest stars from past films and television. This year welcomes many of those wonderful stars. Entertainment nightly. Join us. Read More »

Mar 4, 2015 to Mar 25, 2015 at 10:30- 11:15 a.m. - Weekly Recurring

During this guided tour, discover and discuss strange and interesting objects associated with women and learn how and why they became part of Colonial Williamsburg’s collections. Part of Women’s History Month programming at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. Read More »

Mar 5, 2015 to Mar 6, 2015 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily

March 5,6, 2015 – Basic Embroidery 1 & II for Beginners. Tuition – $220.00. 2 Day Course, Learn the basics and bring a friend. Read More »

Mar 5, 2015 at 7 pm

Wipe the winter blues away with a free concert in the Freight Shed at Riverwalk Landing in historic Yorktown. Local musicians engage and interact with the audience during this unique experience. January 22 – Planet Full of Blues (Blues Rock) February 5 – Ron Fetner Trio (Acoustical/Americana) March 5 – Kim Person & Lana Puckett […] Read More »

Mar 6, 2015 at 3:30- 4:30 p.m. - Weekly Recurring

Drop in to get a close look at “Textiles of the Early South,” one of the museum’s newest exhibitions. Then, peer into the textile study drawers and examine additional clothing and needlework from Colonial Williamsburg’s collections. Read More »

Mar 7, 2015 at 12:30pm – 3:30pm

Come join Artist Barb Risucci to create your own one-of-a-kind wet felted purse where we explore adding texture with other fibers and fabrics such as silk, yarn, and/or cheesecloth. No experience required. Come and get your creativity fix! Read More »

Mar 7, 2015 at 9:00am – 12:00pm

Come join Artist Barb Risucci in this interesting workshop that covers the basics of wet felting and sculpting wet felt into a beautiful three-dimensional flower. Read More »

Mar 8, 2015 at 4 p.m.

A program that spans four centuries of choral music, with piano, organ and woodwind quintet accompaniment and two vocal soloists. Conductors: Jay BeVille and Garry Sloan. Pre-concert lecture at 3 pm. Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Purchase online: www.williamsburgchoralguild.org Read More »

Mar 9, 2015 at 7:30pm

Sarah Eckhardt will discuss the wide range of artists’ techniques in abstract expressionism through iconic paintings in the VMFA collection. From Pollock and deKooning through German expressionism, French surrealism to African American artist, the art expresses an array of varied responses from playful to political. Read More »

Mar 11, 2015 to Mar 14, 2015 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily except Sunday

Jane Williams, while residing in England, had the opportunity to study at the Royal School of Needlework (RSN) at Hampton Court Palace in London.. In 2007, she earned her RSN Embroidery Certificate in crewel work, canvaswork, silk shading and gold work. March 11-14, 2015 The Mondrian Sampler: This 4 day course is an intensive exploration […] Read More »

Mar 11, 2015 at 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Meet three black women who didn’t accept society’s limits on what they could accomplish. Lydia rose from slave to entrepreneur; Katie Marie was educated but lacked resources; Clara Byrd Baker fought for equal rights in the 20th century. The work of these Williamsburg women spanned three centuries, opening doors and providing new opportunities for the […] Read More »

Mar 12, 2015 at 8PM

Four stars of the VSO stage join forces to perform Haydn’s charming Sinfonia Concertante, a work that allows each of them to display their virtuosity as musicians. The beautiful voices of the Virginia Symphony Chorus will also be featured in two works by Brahms: Nanie and Schicksaslied. Read More »

Mar 12, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015 at Thursday, Friday & Saturday @ 7:30 pm | Saturday & Sunday @ 2:00 pm (subject to change)

Inspired by Hitchcock’s classic tale, this romantic thriller is a fast-paced ride through the signature world of the Master of Suspense. Richard Hannay is visiting 1930′s London when he meets Annabella Smith, who is on the run from foreign agents after a disturbance at a music hall. Later that night, Annabella is murdered and Hannay […] Read More »

Mar 14, 2015 at 6:00p.m.-10:00p.m.

Get out your GREEN and cheer on SPRING! The Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg presents Shamrock the ‘BURG 2015 sponsored by ESG International Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Williamsburg Community Building. Featuring live music by Glasgow Kiss, Guinness Draught and corned beef and cabbage. Tickets on sale at www.williamsburgkiwanis.com beginning Feb. 23, 2015 and at […] Read More »

Mar 15, 2015 at 7:00 am

Take a tour of Newport News….marathon style! The inaugural Newport News One City Marathon takes to the streets on March 15, 2015. Runners will begin their journey in the stunning setting of Newport News Park where they will enjoy the allure of spring in a landscape as historical as it is beautiful. Event Details: The […] Read More »

Mar 16, 2015 to Mar 18, 2015 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily except Sunday

March 16-18, 2015  – The Spring Refraction Sampler: A 3 day course that will focus upon various stitches and threads. The course will emphasize how to work a canvas piece beyond a grid design. 3 Day Immersion Course Tuition: $375 Includes Needlepoint Kit. Read More »

Mar 18, 2015 at 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Learn about the legal and social challenges slaves and free blacks in colonial Virginia face as they strive to keep “family” together. At the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. Read More »

Mar 21, 2015 to Mar 22, 2015 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hundreds of re-enactors join with the Virginia Army National Guard to present centuries of military history in one weekend. Re-enactors demonstrate a variety of weapons and military tactics, field communication and medical treatment. The annual event, held each year since 1984, features comparative artillery firings, a Saturday children’s parade and a Sunday military pass-in-review. In […] Read More »

Mar 21, 2015 at 11:00 am

This show contains the most hilarious renditions of some of the best from the Grimm Brothers iconic works. In this adventure, the engaging performers bring to life Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, Rumplestiltskin and The Elves and the Shoemaker. This fairy-tale inspired production is loaded with audience participation and an endless stream of laughs – […] Read More »

Mar 23, 2015 at 7:30pm

Jan Ledbetter will present the Nabis who exerted a major influence on the art produced in France during the late 19th century. They were influenced by Japanese woodcuts, French Symbolist painting, English Pre-Raphaelite art, and especially by Post-Impressionists painter Paul Gauguin Read More »

Mar 25, 2015 at 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Meet three black women who didn’t accept society’s limits on what they could accomplish. Lydia rose from slave to entrepreneur; Katie Marie was educated but lacked resources; Clara Byrd Baker fought for equal rights in the 20th century. The work of these Williamsburg women spanned three centuries, opening doors and providing new opportunities for the […] Read More »

Mar 30, 2015 to Mar 31, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. each night

The Symphonia, Williamsburg’s own professional orchestra conducted by Janna Hymes, presents “Transitions to Jazz,” featuring works by Bernstein, Schubert and Kurt Weill Read More »

Mar 30, 2015 to Mar 31, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

The Williamsburg Symphonia presents Masterworks Concert #4, Transitions to Jazz, featuring works by Bernstein, Schubert and Kurt Weill. The Symphonia is conducted by Music Director Janna Hymes, in her 11th season on the podium. Read More »

Apr 10, 2015 to Apr 11, 2015 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily except Sunday

April 10-11, 2015 Whitework I & II Tuition: $240 2 Day Class – Intermediate Classic Hand Embroidery Techniques for Fine Linens Read More »

Apr 11, 2015 at 9am to 3PM

Open the 2015 car show season and visit beautiful Colonial Williamsburg Virginia for the 16th Annual Williamsburg British Car Club British and European Car Show at Chickahominy Riverfront Park next to the intersection of the James and Chickahominy Rivers. Camping available thru James City County. Registration form on our website. Featured marque is MGA in […] Read More »

Apr 13, 2015 to Apr 15, 2015 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily except Sunday

April 13-15, 2015 French Monograms I-III Tuition: $330 3 Day Immersion Class More Classic Hand Read More »

Apr 15, 2015 at 8 PM

Opera in WIlliamsburg presents: Cosi fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Live fully-staged opera. Mozart’s comic masterpiece Cosi fan tutte or “So Do All Women” is a brilliant sitcom from 1790. Beautifully elegant music and superb acting, with world class singers. In Italian, with English supertitles. Conductor: Jorge Parodi. Read More »

Apr 17, 2015 at 8 PM

Opera in WIlliamsburg presents: Cosi fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Live fully-staged opera. Mozart’s comic masterpiece Cosi fan tutte or “So Do All Women” is a brilliant sitcom from 1790. Beautifully elegant music and superb acting, with world class singers. In Italian, with English supertitles. Conductor: Jorge Parodi. Read More »

Apr 18, 2015 at Morning Session: 9:30 - 11 AM | Afternoon Session: 1 - 3 PM

Are you a fan of Antiques Roadshow? Do you have treasures stored away in your closet and want like to find out how valuable they really are? Join WHRO for the next Antiques Appraisal Fair! Bring 3 items receive a verbal appraisal of each for only $150, bring 2 additional items for $30 each. Read More »

Apr 18, 2015 at 10am-3pm

Join Sister Cities Yorktown for the 4th Annual Authentic French Market and experience all things French with all of your favorite French products. This annual event celebrates the spirit of the regular Saturday market in Port-Vendres France, Yorktown’s sister city since 1990. Traditional market products such as fresh-baked bread, pastries, confitures, chocolates, soaps, lavender sachets, […] Read More »

Apr 18, 2015 at Noon - 6:00PM

Absolut Solutions, LLC proudly announces the first Williamsburg Music & Wine Festival on Saturday April 18, 2015 from Noon – 6:00PM. It will be held on the grounds of the Williamsburg Moose Lodge in Williamsburg, VA We are pleased to be hosting food vendors, artists, crafters and musicians alongside nearly a dozen regional wineries showcasing […] Read More »

Apr 22, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily

Basic Embroidery I & II Tuition: $220 2 Day Class Whitework I & II Tuition: $240 2 Day Class Read More »

Apr 25, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.

The Williamsburg Symphonia presents “Side-by-Side,” a joint concert with members of the Williamsburg Youth Orchestras, conducted by Music Director Janna Hymes. It is a unique mentoring experience that provides an opportunity for young musicians to work and perform with the Symphonia’s professional musicians. Read More »

Apr 25, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015 at 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Pirates, representing seafaring life in the late 17th and 18th-centuries, invade Yorktown. Visit the encampment, watch the cannon firing demonstrations, and sing with pirates. Free. 757.890.3500. Read More »

Apr 26, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

The Williamsburg Symphonia presents Side-by-Side, a joint concert with members of the Williamsburg Youth Orchestras, under the direction of Music Director Janna Hymes. This is a unique mentoring experience that provides an opportunity for young musicians to work and perform with the Symphonia’s professional musicians. 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 to May 31, 2015

Half-Marathon, 8K and Fun Run. Make the Run for the Dream weekend a true family experience. Williamsburg and the rest of the Historic Triangle offer numerous opportunities for exploration and fun! 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 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 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 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 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 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 »

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 »

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 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 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 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 »

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 »