Labor Day Events in Williamsburg

Labor Day weekend is just the beginning of great events in Williamsburg. It's the official start of a fun-filled fall with Arts Month 2013, special exhibits and concerts and an inaugural culinary time travel. Join us for Labor Day and stay for the fun. All month long.

Dixie Band. Poisoned Dwarf. Virginia Symphony.

Keep time to the rhythm of the Poisoned Dwarf Celtic program in the churchyard of Grace Episcopal Church. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Don’t forget to pack a picnic supper. 111 Church Street. August 25. 5 – 6:30 p.m. Free. (757) 890-4490.

A special Dixie Band, with musicians from Langley Air force Base and Ft. Eustis, performs for the last time this season! Bring lawn chairs for seating. Riverwalk Landing. August 27. 6:30 – 8 p.m. Free. (757) 890-3500.

Don’t miss the energetic production of the USAF Blue Aces Ensemble, which encompasses a wide variety of musical styles and suits an even wider variety of tastes. Bring a lawn chair for comfort! Merchants Square. August 28. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Free.

Enjoy a spectacular Virginia Symphony Concert with a pre-concert performance by The Fifes and Drums of Yorktown. Pack a picnic supper, bring a lawn chair, and sit under a canopy of stars. Riverwalk Landing. August 31. Picnic judging 6 p.m. Concert at 7:30 p. m. Free. (757) 890-4490.

Come and enjoy acoustic soloist, Timothy Seaman! The Gallery at York Hall. Yorktown. September 1. 1– 4 p.m. Free. (757) 890-4490.

Taste Tradition. Holiday Sales! Family Fun.

Colonial Williamsburg presents the inaugural “Taste Tradition” weekend of culinary time travels, special dinners and wine delights. August 30 – September 1. (800) 447-8679.

The summer fun continues through August 31 with “Pastimes of Colonial Virginia“ theme month at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center. Play traditional games of the 17th and 18th centuries – from corncob darts and hoops to ninepins.

The Williamsburg Premium Outlets are sponsoring a Labor Day Sidewalk Sale. Enjoy an extra savings on top of the everyday savings of 25% to 65%. Shop brilliantly at Williamsburg Premium Outlets. Richmond Road. August 30 – September 2.

Enhance your Labor Day Weekend with Yorktown Market Days! Enjoy fresh foodstuffs, coffee, flowers, quality art, and live musical entertainment by Wayne Hill and Thomas DeRose. Riverwalk Landing. August 31. 8 a.m. – Noon. Free. (757) 890-3500.

Come and enjoy the Porcelain Exhibit by Jane at The Gallery at York Hall. Relish in the revolving exhibit of fine art in all media by local artists for display and sale. Yorktown. September 1 – 30. 1 – 4 p.m. (757) 890-4490.

Gallery Crawl. Storytelling Concert. Arts Month 2013!

Yorktown Celebrates Arts Month 2013 with an opening night featuring metal arts and local artisans including goldsmith Hank Viccellio. Yorktown Freight Shed at Riverwalk Landing. August 30. 5:30 – 8 p.m.

The fourth annual Tucker-Arnold Storytelling Concert presents internationally recognized storyteller Charlotte Blake Alston. Don’t miss this special family event!  September 20. 7:00 p.m. 401 Duke of Gloucester Street. (757) 719-0523.

Enjoy the third annual Gallery Crawl — an evening of art, wine, and tasting. Leave the driving to us with our deluxe-chartered buses. Various locations. October 3.  5 – 10 p.m. (757) 220-6104.

An Occasion for the Arts returns as a showcase of superlative regional, national and international visual and performing artists. Enjoy hands-on kids activities and ongoing live performances. Merchants Square. October 5 – 6. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Come and sample premiere wines of the Commonwealth at the Yorktown Wine Festival! Art and food vendors, plus entertainment are scheduled. Rain or shine. Riverwalk Landing. October 5. Noon – 6 p.m.

Portraits. Engravings. Needlework. Take an art escape to the 17th and 18th centuries at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center. Discover one of the most varied collections related to 1600s Virginia at Jamestown Settlement. At the Yorktown Victory Center, see the portraits, maps and documents that shaped the story of the American Revolution!