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, May 28, 2017
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.

Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 12:00am
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, May 28, 2017 -
8:30am to 11:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Nov 19, 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.

Sunday, May 28, 2017 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
Virginia Living Museum
Repeats Daily.
May 27 - June 9, 2017, 9am - 5pm

The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH), in cooperation with the Virginia Association of Museums (VAM) is bringing the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit, Water|Ways, to make a splash at the Virginia Living Museum May 27 through July 9. The Water|Ways exhibit, located at the VLM changing exhibit area, will consist of engaging panels and kiosks where guests will be able to learn about the five major concepts: Introduction, Source, Flow, Quench, and Water is Eternal?

Sunday, May 28, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 09, 2017
The Mariners' Museum and Park
May 27, 2017, 10am - 11am
May 27, 2017, 2pm - 3pm
May 28, 2017, 10am - 11am
May 28, 2017, 2pm - 3pm
June 10, 2017, 10am - 11am
June 10, 2017, 2pm - 3pm

The yachts that race in the America's Cup are unlike anything ever seen before on the water. They use the world's most advanced aerodynamic and hydrodynamic technology to fly over the surface of the ocean at speeds up to 50 miles per hour! In this workshop, we'll explore how the boats go so fast, with demonstrations of hydrofoiling drones and catamaran hull designs. We'll finish by building and racing our own mini catamarans! There will be two workshops this day, one at 10 a.m.

Sunday, May 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
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.

Sunday, May 28, 2017 -
12:30pm to 5:30pm
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.  We also provide waders upon request.  This is a free program.  Please call for reservations.  This program will NOT be held on May 18th & June 19th (Mother's

Sunday, May 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Jun 11, 2017
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).

Sunday, May 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 08, 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, May 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Dec 31, 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.

Sunday, May 28, 2017 -
2:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 01, 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
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, May 28, 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, May 28, 2017 -
4:30pm to 7:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on May 07, 2017
Monday, May 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.

Monday, May 29, 2017 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
Virginia Living Museum
Repeats Daily.
May 27 - June 9, 2017, 9am - 5pm

The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH), in cooperation with the Virginia Association of Museums (VAM) is bringing the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit, Water|Ways, to make a splash at the Virginia Living Museum May 27 through July 9. The Water|Ways exhibit, located at the VLM changing exhibit area, will consist of engaging panels and kiosks where guests will be able to learn about the five major concepts: Introduction, Source, Flow, Quench, and Water is Eternal?

Monday, May 29, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 09, 2017
Hennage Auditorium
Every Monday. Repeats Weekly.
May 1 - 29, 2017, 10:30am - 11:15am

Explore quilts from the 18th, 19th & 20th centuries, while learning about the lives of quilters Amelia Lauke, Anna Jane Parker, Rita Mae Pettway, and others. (45 minutes). 

Tour included in Museum Admission

Museum Admission included in your Good Neighbor Pass

Monday, May 29, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:15am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, ends on May 29, 2017
Nelson House and York Hall
May 27, 2017, 4pm - 4:30pm
May 29, 2017, 11:45am - 12:15pm

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, May 27, 4:00 pm. Nelson House on Main Street.

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, May 29, 11:45 am. Memorial Day Ceremony, York Hall, 301 Main Street.

Free. Call for information 757.898.9418

Monday, May 29, 2017 -
11:45am to 12:15pm
Grace Episcopal Church
May 29, 2017, 11:45am - 12:45pm

Grace Church Memorial Day Ceremony, 10 am. Ceremony followed by the playing of "Taps" and replacement of flags "with Honors" of the 83 known veterans. Grace Episcopal Church. Free. 757.898.3261

Monday, May 29, 2017 -
11:45am to 12:45pm
York Hall
May 29, 2017, 12pm - 1pm

York County Historical Committee Memorial Day Ceremony, 12 pm. Posting of colors, historical re-enactors, guest speaker, and the placing of flowers. York Hall, 301 Main Street.

Free. 757.890.3500

Monday, May 29, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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).

Monday, May 29, 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.

Monday, May 29, 2017 -
2:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 01, 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, May 29, 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, May 29, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, ends on Oct 30, 2017

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