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Fall Arts & Spirits in Williamsburg

September and October in Williamsburg host arts, food, wine and spirits events. Include these as part of your vacation.

Colonial Williamsburg’s Wine, Wit & Wisdom event offers you the chance to study four Cabernets from different parts of the globe. Williamsburg Lodge. September 14. 2 – 4 p.m.

Come and enjoy the Porcelain Exhibit by artist, Jane. Relish in the revolving exhibit of fine art in all media by local artists for display and sale. The Gallery at York Hall. September 1-30. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Featuring: Linda Miller (contemporary botanical artist), Bill Gurly (folk, blue grass & light jazz), and Shirley Whitnack (diverse images photography).

Join Colonial Williamsburg’s Executive Chef Rhys H. Lewis for an interactive, educational, and fun Italian wine tasting along with some of the best products from local farmers and artisan food crafters. Williamsburg Lodge. October 12. 2 – 4 p.m.

Participate in the Yorktown Art Stroll. Art galleries, unique shops, museums, and the Historic Freight Shed will be filled with paintings and hand crafted artwork. September 29. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Wine Garden at the Carrot Tree. Cole Digges House. Historic Yorktown. Fridays and Saturdays. Through October. 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday wine tastings! Riverwalk Restaurant. 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Free.

Yorktown Wine Festival — come and sample wines from premiere wineries throughout the Commonwealth. You’ll enjoy art and food vendors, plus entertainment. October 5. 12 – 6 p.m.

Join Colonial Williamsburg’s Beer Barons, Anthony Frank and Ken Clasen, and find out about the art of suspending ice cream in stout beer. September 28. 2 – 4 p.m.

Pints & Pairings: Not Just your Grandma’s Cider. Specialty beer barons will lead you through an inspirational tasting of hard ciders from American artisan breweries paired with mini baked delights. November 23. 2 – 4 p.m.