Events in Williamsburg, Va.

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

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E.g., 06/25/2017
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Yankee Candle Village
May 25 - 29, 2017, 9am - 6pm

Attention Outdoor enthusiasts! The best sale ever begins on Thursday, May 25. The Coleman Truckload Sale is back at Yankee Candle Village with your favorite outdoor gear up to 70% off! As a leading manufacturer of outdoor recreation gear, it produces coolers, backpacks, tents, sleeping bags, air mattresses, lanterns, grills, life vests, and floats, among other items, which are sold under the Wake Vest, Helium, Puddle Jumper, Mad Dog Gear, Sevylor, and Stearns brands.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
Hennage Auditorium
May 5 - 26, 2017, 11:30am - 12:30pm

Drop in to get a close look at "Printed Fashions." Then, peer into the textile study drawers to examine additional clothing and needlework from our collections. See a side of fashion others might miss.

Tour included in Musuem  Admisssion

Museum Admission included in your Good Neighbor Pass

Thursday, May 25, 2017 -
11:30am to 12:30pm
Kimball Theatre
March 12, 2017, 12:30pm - 4pm
April 8, 2017, 2:30pm - 4pm
Every Monday, Wednesday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 19 - June 8, 2017, 1pm - 9:30pm

In 1940 London, as the nation is bowed down by war, the British ministry turns to propaganda films to boost morale at home. Realizing their films could use "a woman's touch," the ministry hires Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton) as a scriptwriter in charge of writing the female dialogue. Although her artist husband looks down on her job, Catrin's natural flair quickly gets her noticed by cynical, witty lead scriptwriter Buckley (Sam Claflin).

Thursday, May 25, 2017 -
1:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 08, 2017
Kimball Theatre
Every Monday, Wednesday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 21 - June 1, 2017, 2pm - 9:30pm

After discovering a sacred stone in the mouth of a deer he just killed, Taibei, a young lonesome Tibetan cowboy, embarks on a long and difficult mission: to bring it back to the holy mountain of Buddha's handprint. His journey turns sour as an obstinate woman, Joan, and a psychic yet dumb elf, Pu, soon decide to join him.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 -
2:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 01, 2017
Hennage Auditorium
May 25, 2017, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
June 22, 2017, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Join master storyteller Shel Browder for myths and stories about the men and women who forged the tools of war and peace, creating civilizations out of sweat and fire. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition From Forge and Furnace: A Celebration of Early American Iron. (1 hour) 

Program included in Museum Admission

Museum Admission included in your Good Neighbor Pass

Thursday, May 25, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
La Tienda Tapas Bar and Market
May 25, 2017, 6pm - 8pm

Back by popular demand! Learn how to make Paella with Chef Ika! Chef Ika is just back from Spain where he picked up some very helpful hints and secrets on how to make the perfect Paella. Guests will participate in making two types of Paella while enjoying a glass of Spanish wine then sit down and sample some tapas and Paella, of course! Price $55 per person. Call 253-1925 to book.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, May 26, 2017
Water Street Grille
Every Wednesday, Friday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 5 - 31, 2017

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout the month.  Times vary.

Fri 5/5 7pm-10pm- Billy Joe Trio

Sat 5/6 7pm-10pm- Planet Full of Blues

Fri 5/12 8pm-11pm- Dharma Initiative

Sat 5/13 8pm-11pm- Jonny Cardigan

Wed 5/17 7pm-10pm- Felicia Hoyos

Fri 5/19 8pm-11pm- Wampler Brothers

Sat 5/20 8pm-11pm- Andrew Ballentine

Wed 5/24 7pm-10pm- The LCV Project

Fri 5/26 8pm-11pm- Good Shot Judy

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, ends on May 31, 2017
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
May 19 - September 29, 2017, 8:45am - 10:15am

SUPing is a great way to improve balance, gain core strength, and connect with nature. Toss in a few OMs, some breathing and you have Stand-up paddle board Yoga.Practicing yoga on a SUP brings a whole new perspective to being fully present in the moment.

Friday, May 26, 2017 -
8:45am to 10:15am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Sep 29, 2017
Yankee Candle Village
May 25 - 29, 2017, 9am - 6pm

Attention Outdoor enthusiasts! The best sale ever begins on Thursday, May 25. The Coleman Truckload Sale is back at Yankee Candle Village with your favorite outdoor gear up to 70% off! As a leading manufacturer of outdoor recreation gear, it produces coolers, backpacks, tents, sleeping bags, air mattresses, lanterns, grills, life vests, and floats, among other items, which are sold under the Wake Vest, Helium, Puddle Jumper, Mad Dog Gear, Sevylor, and Stearns brands.

Friday, May 26, 2017 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
Yorktown Pup
Every Friday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 5 - 27, 2017, 9:30am - 11:59pm

Enjoy your evenings at the Yorktown Pub with live music and great food throughout the month. $ 757.886.9964 or Yorktown Pub Website

Fri, May 5th PCJ 

Sat, May 6th Stuck on a name 

Frid, May12th TBA 

Sat, May 13th Felicia Hoyas band

Fri, May 19th Mathew Linard 

Sat, May 20th TBA 

Sat, May 27th Dharma

Full pub menu including fresh seafood. Live entertainment on weekends. Lunch and dinner overlooking the York River.

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, Saturday, ends on May 27, 2017
Hennage Auditorium
May 5 - 26, 2017, 11:30am - 12:30pm

Drop in to get a close look at "Printed Fashions." Then, peer into the textile study drawers to examine additional clothing and needlework from our collections. See a side of fashion others might miss.

Tour included in Musuem  Admisssion

Museum Admission included in your Good Neighbor Pass

Friday, May 26, 2017 -
11:30am to 12:30pm
Silver Hand Meadery
March 17 - 19, 2017, 12:30pm - 7pm
May 26 - 28, 2017, 12:30pm - 5:30pm

Memorial Day Weekend! Unlike breweries and most wineries in Virginia we are unable to sell mead by the glass. The exception is that eight times a year we are able to obtain a special permit which allows us to serve to you by the glass. We call these special weekends: MEAD UP. We have some great musicians and food planned! See below for details.

Friday, May 26, 2017 -
12:30pm to 5:30pm
Kimball Theatre
March 12, 2017, 12:30pm - 4pm
April 8, 2017, 2:30pm - 4pm
Every Monday, Wednesday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 19 - June 8, 2017, 1pm - 9:30pm

In 1940 London, as the nation is bowed down by war, the British ministry turns to propaganda films to boost morale at home. Realizing their films could use "a woman's touch," the ministry hires Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton) as a scriptwriter in charge of writing the female dialogue. Although her artist husband looks down on her job, Catrin's natural flair quickly gets her noticed by cynical, witty lead scriptwriter Buckley (Sam Claflin).

Friday, May 26, 2017 -
1:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 08, 2017
Kimball Theatre
Every Monday, Wednesday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 21 - June 1, 2017, 2pm - 9:30pm

After discovering a sacred stone in the mouth of a deer he just killed, Taibei, a young lonesome Tibetan cowboy, embarks on a long and difficult mission: to bring it back to the holy mountain of Buddha's handprint. His journey turns sour as an obstinate woman, Joan, and a psychic yet dumb elf, Pu, soon decide to join him.

Friday, May 26, 2017 -
2:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 01, 2017
Hair of the DoG Bottle Shop
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
July 29, 2016 - December 31, 2017, 5pm - 8pm

Every Friday at 5:00 pm the Hair of the DoG Bottle Shop hosts a free tasting. Featured breweries and styles vary from week to week so stop by every Friday to see what is highlighted. Escape the heat in the summer and cold in the winter; tasting will be here 52 weeks out of the year!

Friday, May 26, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Dec 31, 2017
Charly's Airport Restaurant
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
May 12 - 26, 2017, 5pm - 8:30pm

Enjoy live acoustic music on the patio of Charly's Airport Restaurant each Friday now through early autumn during Friday Night Flights. The patio provides great views as planes takeoff (you never know what you'll see!) and there are always delicious specials on homemade bread and slices of pie for dessert.

Friday Night Flights are from 5-8:30 p.m. Charly's Airport Restaurant is family-friendly (with a playground next door) and pets are welcome on the patio.

Friday, May 26, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on May 26, 2017
Watermen's Museum
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
May 5 - 26, 2017, 6pm - 8pm

Come and enjoy us for an evening of music and fun along the beautiful York River.  $  757.887.2641    

Friday, May 26, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on May 26, 2017
York River State Park
May 26, 2017, 7:30pm - 10:30pm
June 23, 2017, 7:30pm - 10:30pm
July 21, 2017, 7:30pm - 10:30pm
August 18, 2017, 7pm - 10pm
September 22, 2017, 7pm - 10pm

Get away from the bright lights of the city and spend an evening with us looking at the night sky. For an added touch, we'll enjoy it from a canoe! Whether you're an expert on the stars and planets or a novice, you'll still enjoy this peaceful trip on the creek. One experienced canoeist per canoe required. Reservations are required

Friday, May 26, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:30pm
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
May 26, 2017, 8:30pm
June 30, 2017, 8:30pm
September 1, 2017, 8:30pm

Enjoy an outdoor movie under the stars! Bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks. All ages welcome. Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Movie subject to change. Weather permitting.

May 26 - Brave (PG)

June 30 - Storks (PG)

Sept. 1 - Annie (2014) (PG)

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 8:30pm
Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex
May 27 - 28, 2017

The Tidewater Sharks and WISC are proud to present the 3rd Annual Williamsburg Invitational to be held on Memorial Day weekend (May 27,28, 2017) in Williamsburg, Virginia. The event boasts top class fields, a state of the art indoor center​ to include a coaches game, a club social and great competition for all teams attending! See https://www.williamsburginvitational.com/about for more details and registration.

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00am
York Hall
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
April 15 - May 31, 2017

Celebrate Spring - Come and see beautiful handmade quilts by local quilters.  In addition to the exhibit the Gallery will have a host of new and beautiful art, jewelry, pottery and much more for sale.  Closed Mon. Tues - Sat 10am to 4pm, Sunday 1 to 4pm.  Free. 757.890.4490   

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00am
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Saturday, ends on May 31, 2017
On the Hill Gallery
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 7 - 28, 2017

Celebrating our annual York County Middle School Art Show, May 7 - 28th at On the Hill Gallery. The work will be hung and displayed the same as in a professional gallery. The Middle School Art Show will be judged and awards will be given out the top three in their categories along with honorable mentions.  Join us for a reception May 7th from 2 to 4 pm.The public is invited.  Winter hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - 5 PM and Sunday 12 - 5 PM. Free.

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00am
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Saturday, ends on May 28, 2017

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