Events in Williamsburg, Va.

Greater Williamsburg has an event for every season. Visit us any time for year-round fun.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017
Yorktown Battlefield and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 6 - 27, 2017

Schedule Sundays thru June:

3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission.  Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690

August 6, 2:30 pm only at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Included with admission. 757.898.9418  American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Aug 27, 2017
Williamsburg Winery
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
March 19 - November 19, 2017, 8:30am - 11am

On Sundays, join cycling enthusiasts from The Williamsburg Winery team on a group ride through the Historic Triangle and back to the Winery for wine and brunch specials at the Gabriel Archer Tavern. Ride registration begins each Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and the ride begins at 9 a.m. There is no fee to participate.

All Cycling Club participants will receive a 15% discount at the Gabriel Archer Tavern following the completion of the ride.  The discount is only valid the day of the ride.

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
8:30am to 11:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Nov 19, 2017
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Repeats Daily.
June 9 - 23, 2017, 10am - 7pm
Repeats Daily.
June 23, 2017 - July 13, 2018, 10am - 4:30pm

Dollhouses are some of the most popular miniature versions of the real world. On view is a museum favorite--the enormous Long Island Dollhouse made around 1900 which is fully furnished. The earliest dollhouse in the exhibit was made in 1820 for twin girls. Other houses include a house made in the Chesapeake around 1835 and a colonial revival house made around 1940. While young girls played house, what about young boys?

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 23, 2017
York River State Park
May 7, 2017, 1pm - 3pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 21 - June 11, 2017, 1pm - 3pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
June 25 - July 23, 2017, 1pm - 3pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 6 - 27, 2017, 1pm - 3pm

Seine nets have been used for ages to catch fish and other creatures in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers.  Our rangers will lead you in discovering the variety of aquatic life in the York River with seine and dip nets.   This program will NOT be held on May 18th & June 19th (Mother's & Father's Days).

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Jun 11, 2017
Silver Hand Meadery
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
December 11, 2016 - 31, 2017, 1pm - 5pm

Try ALL SIX of our meads, instead of only four. Every Sunday. Mead tastings are always free. While you're there, try a simple honey tasting for only $5 a person and shop our retail store! For a deeper educational experience, visit our website to book a Guided Honey Tasting where you'll learn all about how bees make honey, and how we make our award winning mead. We'd love to see you!

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Dec 31, 2017
Colonial Williamsburg Brickyard
Every Tuesday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
June 16 - 30, 2017, 2:30pm - 4pm
Every Tuesday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 4 - 20, 2017, 2:30pm - 4pm

This kid-focused program will show how the bricks and mortar are made at the Colonial Williamsburg Brickyard and are then turned into the amazing buildings all over the city. Participants will be able to work with period-correct tools and learn basic masonry skills.

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 30, 2017
York River State Park
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 7, 2017, 4pm - 5pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 21 - June 11, 2017, 4pm - 5pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
June 25 - July 23, 2017, 4pm - 5pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 6 - 27, 2017, 4pm - 5pm

Which came first, the gray fox or the red? Does a crab keep its shell forever? Can box turtles swim? For the answer to these and other questions about the natural world, dabble in discovery with our on site naturalist! NOTE: This program is cancelled on May 8th and June 19th.

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on May 07, 2017
York River State Park
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 7, 2017, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 21 - June 11, 2017, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
June 25 - July 23, 2017, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 6 - 27, 2017, 4:30pm - 7:30pm

As the colors of sunset fall on the marsh, a variety of sounds can be heard from birds and other creatures.  Enjoy the beauty of this special time on the water with a guided paddling trip. Please call for reservations.  This program will NOT be held on May 8th and June 19th for our special Mothers & Fathers Day events

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
4:30pm to 7:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on May 07, 2017
Grace Episcopal Church
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
July 2 - August 27, 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm

Well known musicians and bands perform each Sunday including contemporary and country music, bluegrass, classic rock, modern hits, jazz quartet, Celtic music, traditional barbershop melodies and more. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and pack a picnic supper.  

Free. 757.890.4490

July 2 York River Concert Band

July 9 Chisman Creek

July 16 The Mullins Sisters

July 23 Runaway String Band

July 30 Something Different Duo

August

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Aug 27, 2017
Grace Episcopal Church
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 6 - 27, 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm

Well known musicians and bands perform each Sunday including contemporary and country music, bluegrass, classic rock, modern hits, jazz quartet, Celtic music, traditional barbershop melodies and more. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and pack a picnic supper.  

Free. 757.890.4490

Aug 6 Lana Puckett & Kim Person

Aug 13 Timeline Jazz Quartet

Aug 20 Magic of Harmony Show Chorus

Aug 27 Poisoned Dwarf

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Aug 27, 2017
August 18 - 20, 2017, 7pm
Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 7:00pm
Monday, August 21, 2017
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Repeats Daily.
June 9 - 23, 2017, 10am - 7pm
Repeats Daily.
June 23, 2017 - July 13, 2018, 10am - 4:30pm

Dollhouses are some of the most popular miniature versions of the real world. On view is a museum favorite--the enormous Long Island Dollhouse made around 1900 which is fully furnished. The earliest dollhouse in the exhibit was made in 1820 for twin girls. Other houses include a house made in the Chesapeake around 1835 and a colonial revival house made around 1940. While young girls played house, what about young boys?

Monday, August 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 23, 2017
Hennage Auditorium
August 21, 2017, 10:45am - 11:45am

Learn about real secret codes and ciphers used by George Washington and other leaders during the Revolution. Try your hand at "cracking the code" using the spy techniques you've learned. Geared for ages 8 and older.

Program included in Museum Admission

Museum Admission included in your Good Neighbor Pass

Monday, August 21, 2017 -
10:45am to 11:45am
Virginia Living Museum
August 21, 2017, 1:30pm - 4pm

View this rare celestial event at the VLM! We will offer telescope views of the Sun throughout the eclipse and provide eclipse glasses to our visitors for direct viewing. In inclement weather, we will attempt to display a live webcast of the total solar eclipse in the Abbitt Planetarium for all to enjoy.

Monday, August 21, 2017 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Hennage Auditorium
Every Monday. Repeats Weekly.
August 7 - 28, 2017, 3:30pm - 4:15pm

Learn about magical beasts in art on this guided tour, then illustrate a book to take home with your fantastic discoveries.   What sort of creatures were depicted during colonial times?

 

Tour included in Museum Admission

Museum Admission included in your Good Neighbor Pass

Monday, August 21, 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:15pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, ends on Aug 28, 2017
DoG Street Pub
Every Monday. Repeats Weekly.
May 8, 2017 - December 31, 2027, 5pm - 9:30pm

We are a family and dog friendly, casual running club in the Colonial area. We meet every Monday at Chef David Everett's DoG Street Pub for a 5k fun run. Thanks to AleWerks Brewery the patio is reserved during every run for snacks and drinks after. Run starts at six o'clock pm!

Monday, August 21, 2017 -
5:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, ends on Dec 31, 2027
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
Every Monday. Repeats Weekly.
May 15 - October 30, 2017, 6pm - 7:45pm

SUPing Sisters is for ladies only! Sorry fellas!! We will meet every Monday at 6:00pm and paddle together for an hour and a half. Each week will be a different place to paddle and explore. This is a great way to work on your paddling technique and also to enjoy some company while paddling. This is NOT A LESSON so if you have never paddled before you will need to attend one of my paddle lessons before signing up for this event.
The cost for this event is $15.00

Monday, August 21, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, ends on Oct 30, 2017
Watermen's Museum
Every Third Monday. Repeats Monthly.
March 20 - December 25, 2017, 7:30pm - 10pm

Join us every third Monday of the month for swing dance.  7:30 - 8 PM for instructions and 8 - 10 PM dancing!  $  757.887.2641

Monday, August 21, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm
Repeats every 1 month(s), on the third Monday of the month, ends on Dec 25, 2017
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Repeats Daily.
June 9 - 23, 2017, 10am - 7pm
Repeats Daily.
June 23, 2017 - July 13, 2018, 10am - 4:30pm

Dollhouses are some of the most popular miniature versions of the real world. On view is a museum favorite--the enormous Long Island Dollhouse made around 1900 which is fully furnished. The earliest dollhouse in the exhibit was made in 1820 for twin girls. Other houses include a house made in the Chesapeake around 1835 and a colonial revival house made around 1940. While young girls played house, what about young boys?

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 23, 2017
Hennage Auditorium
August 22, 2017, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Have you ever played the comb and paper? Have you heard of the sackbut, octave mandolin, or baroque guitar? Enjoy an hour with Stephen Christoff and hear some of the more unusual instruments the colonists used to make music. He'll even perform with a musical saw and musical bottles!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Riverwalk Landing
Every Tuesday. Repeats Weekly.
August 8 - 29, 2017, 6:30pm - 8pm

A different ensemble performs each week presented by musicians from U.S. Fleet Forces Band, Langley Air Force Base and Ft. Eustis, VA. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.

Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500

Aug 8  - U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Band

Aug 15 - Blue Aces

Aug 22 - Rhythmn in Blue

Aug 29 - Premium Blend Jazz Combo

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Tuesday, ends on Aug 29, 2017
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Water Street Grille
Every Wednesday, Friday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
August 2 - 30, 2017

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout the month.  Wednesday Nights, 7-10pm, Friday and Saturday Nights, 8-11pm.

Wed, 8/2: Caleb Folks Duo

Fri, 8/4: Mama Dukes

Sat, 8/5: Damn Jankes

Wed, 8/9: Ron Hamilton Steel Drums

Fri, 8/11: Hector

Sat, 8/12: Blue Ribbon

Wed, 8/16: Felicia Hoyos

Fri, 8/18: Good Shot Judy 9pm-12pm

Sat, 8/19: Elana and the Hot Mess

Wed, 8/23: Jonny Cardigan

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Aug 30, 2017
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Repeats Daily.
June 9 - 23, 2017, 10am - 7pm
Repeats Daily.
June 23, 2017 - July 13, 2018, 10am - 4:30pm

Dollhouses are some of the most popular miniature versions of the real world. On view is a museum favorite--the enormous Long Island Dollhouse made around 1900 which is fully furnished. The earliest dollhouse in the exhibit was made in 1820 for twin girls. Other houses include a house made in the Chesapeake around 1835 and a colonial revival house made around 1940. While young girls played house, what about young boys?

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 23, 2017
Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
July 12, 2017, 11am - 1:30pm
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
August 2 - 30, 2017, 10:30am - 11:30am

Take a guided tour of dog-related art and explore the lives of dogs as pets and workplace helpers in the 18th century. Learn about our folk art dog, Prince; artist William Hogarth's canine companion; and other dogs in art. 

Tour included in Museum Admission

Museum Admission included in your Good Neighbor Pass

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Aug 30, 2017

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