Events in Williamsburg, Va.

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

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Thursday, May 24, 2018
Putting For Patriots
2001 Mooretown road Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
May 11 - 28, 2018

"Putting for Patriots" Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, in Williamsburg, VA, will host the Twelfth Annual Putting for Patriots fundraiser from Friday, May 11 through Monday, May 28.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on May 28, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
310 S England St Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
May 23 - June 14, 2018, 9:30am - 10:30am

Come fire reproduction 18th-century firearms at the Colonial Williamsburg Musket Range. Participants will learn some history of and become familiar with two 18th-century weapons commonly used during the Revolutionary War.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:30am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 14, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
211 E Duke of Gloucester St Williamsburg 23185
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
May 24 - June 14, 2018, 9:30am - 10:15am

If you've ever wondered about 18th-century gardening techniques, this program is for you. Join one of our garden volunteers and get the answers to your questions.
Garden volunteers answer questions about growing flowers and vegetables in the Historic Area.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:15am
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Thursday, ends on Jun 14, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
300 Palace Green St Williamsburg 23185
May 17 - 24, 2018, 10am - 3:45pm

Beer was a common beverage in the 18th century, even for children. Enjoy this enlightening demonstration of the brewing process as it was practiced in the 18th century. This program demonstrates the process of brewing beer as it was practiced in the 18th-century. No event ticket required. Included with admission.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 3:45pm
Colonial Williamsburg
311 E Nicholson St Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
May 18 - June 14, 2018, 10am - 2:50pm

Try a new form of hands-on, 18th-century education and fun at our interpretive Ax Range. You'll learn the history of ax throwing during the Revolutionary War, the uses of belt axes, and proper technique. After a safety briefing, get ready to take a swing at things yourself.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:50pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 14, 2018
Yankee Candle Village
2200 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23185
May 24 - 28, 2018, 10am - 6pm

Attention all out-door-lovers!️
The annual Coleman U.S.A. Truckload Sale is BACK. WHO: Coleman, Sevylor, Stearns, and two newbies: Marmont & Ex Oficcio! WHAT: Your favorite camping brands up to 70% off. (All major credit cards are accepted.) WHEN: Thurs, 5/24: 9-7
Friday, 5/25: 9-7
Saturday, 5/26: 9-7
Sunday, 5/27: 10-6

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 6:00pm
Colonial Williamsburg
113 W Duke of Gloucester St Williamsburg 23185
Every Monday - Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
May 23 - June 14, 2018, 10am - 12pm

Pay a visit to Caesar Hope at his shop and experience his incredible story of slavery, freedom, and enterprise.
Caesar Hope was a celebrated figure in the city who served the most notable gentlemen of the time. Stop in to his shop and meet this iconic figure as he shares with you his incredible life’s story of slavery, freedom, and enterprise.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
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Raleigh Tavern
413 E Duke of Gloucester Williamsburg 23185
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
May 24 - June 14, 2018, 10am - 10:45am

Music by composers from Abel to Zanetti was sold in America before the Revolutionary War. Local printing offices advertised music for sale in newspapers throughout the colonies. Come hear instrumental and vocal music that local musicians brought to play and sing in the Apollo Room of the Raleigh Tavern.

This program includes serious concert music in a formal concert setting and is not recommended for children age six and under. Space is limited.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:45am
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Thursday, ends on Jun 14, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
206 Spotswood st Williamsburg 23185
Every Wednesday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 23 - June 14, 2018, 10:30am - 10:50am

The Chownings and friends present plays and entertainments for all ages! Stop in to see one of our plays performed by our ridiculous ensemble.

Located at the Playbooth theatre.

No event ticket required. Included with admission. 10:30am-10:50am, 11:30am-11:50am, 2pm-2:20pm

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
10:30am to 10:50am
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Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center
110 Westover Ave. Williamsburg 23185
Every Tuesday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 1 - June 8, 2018, 11am - 3pm

The Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center's second 2018 Members Co-op Show opened on May 1 and is now underway through June 8. Featuring bodies of work of member artists and artisans, the show offers lots to see and take in – a variety of mediums and styles in the main and middle galleries. Meet the artists at a public reception with refreshments on Thursday, May 17, from 5:30-7 p.m.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
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Linda Matney Fine Art Gallery
5435 Richmond Rd Williamsburg 23188
Every Thursday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 3 - June 23, 2018, 11am - 5pm

ALISON STINELY'S GILDED SPLINTERS In "Gilded Splinters," Alison Stinely utilizes various types of sculpting in collaboration with oil painting in order to create impactful pieces that are independent of a traditional frame. Stinely's work exudes a breath of life that it is everlasting, fantastical, and honest.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
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Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 23, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
326 W Francis St Williamsburg 23185
Every Monday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 22 - June 14, 2018, 11am - 11:30am

Guided tours by knowledgeable museum volunteers introduce you to some of the masterworks on exhibit, including paintings, ceramics, textiles, furniture and silver. Programs and exhibitions at The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum are supported by the DeWitt Wallace Endowment Fund.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am
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Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 14, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
326 W Francis St Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
May 23 - June 14, 2018, 12pm - 12:30pm

Discover whimsical and fascinating paintings, sculpture, and textiles from Mrs. Rockefeller's collection on this guided tour. These pieces are the basis of the museum's original collection.

Guided tours by knowledgeable museum volunteers introduce you to the whimsical and fascinating paintings, sculpture, textiles and more from Mrs. Rockefeller's original collection, with which the museum was founded.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
12:00pm to 12:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 14, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
401 E Nicholson St Williamsburg 23185
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 21 - June 14, 2018, 1pm - 2pm

This one-hour walking tour takes guests through the stable and carriage facilities and introduces them to the rare breeds conservancy program operated by Colonial Williamsburg.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Colonial Williamsburg
326 W Francis St Williamsburg 23185
Every Tuesday, Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
May 24 - June 14, 2018, 2:15pm - 3pm

Museum volunteers guide this in-depth tour of 18th- and early 19th-century furniture including rare baroque, rococo and neo-classical tables, chairs, chests, and desks. Programs and exhibitions at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum are supported by the DeWitt Wallace Endowment Fund.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
2:15pm to 3:00pm
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Tuesday, Thursday, ends on Jun 14, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
429 E Duke of Gloucester st Williamsburg 23185
Every Thursday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 24 - June 14, 2018, 3pm - 3:35pm

In this museum theatre experience free and enslaved historical figures share reflections about living in a slave society and the Actor Interpreters bringing them to life explore the complexities of portraying the enslaved and the slave owners. Directly following, join the conversation about slavery, racism, and healing.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
3:00pm to 3:35pm
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Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 14, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
106 W Duke of Gloucester St Williamsburg 23185
Every Monday - Thursday, Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 24 - June 14, 2018, 3pm - 3:45pm

oin one of our knowledgeable American Indian Interpreters as they share a specific aspect of their traditional culture! Programs vary; Space limited. Sign up at the Delegation (magazine yard) beginning at 9:30am. No event ticket required. Included with admission.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
3:00pm to 3:45pm
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Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, ends on Jun 14, 2018
York River State Park
9801 York River Park Rd Williamsburg 23188
May 6, 2018, 4pm - 5pm
May 20 - June 10, 2018, 4pm - 5pm
June 24 - July 22, 2018, 4pm - 5pm
August 5 - 26, 2018, 4pm - 5pm

You never know when a ranger will walk up to you, in the park, with a wild "critter"!  You will learn fascinating facts about the animal and may be able to touch or even hold the "friend".

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Colonial Williamsburg
106 W Duke of Gloucester St Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
May 23 - June 14, 2018, 4:20pm - 4:40pm

Success on the battlefield depends greatly on the discipline of the soldiers and the order in which they execute their tactics and field maneuvers. Come witness a demonstration of these tactics that are crucial to success in combat.

No event ticket required.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
4:20pm to 4:40pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 14, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
326 W Francis St Williamsburg 23185
May 22 - June 12, 2018, 5pm - 5:45pm

Was the pineapple really the symbol of 18th-century hospitality? Were quilts really used as coded messages for the Underground Railroad? Were people shorter in the 1700s? Find out what was myth and what was reality on this guided tour. No event ticket required.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
5:00pm to 5:45pm
Williamsburg Winery
5800 Wessex Hundred Williamsburg 23185
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
March 15 - November 8, 2018, 5:30pm

Every Thursday, join running enthusiasts from The Williamsburg Winery team on a 5K run/jog/walk through the vineyards at Wessex Hundred followed by food and drink specials at the Winery! The route is completely paved and is open to all fitness levels. There's no fee to participate and this is a family-friendly event.

Complete five runs and you'll receive a complimentary Williamsburg Winery Running Club T-Shirt! We'll run every Thursday through November (weather permitting).

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 5:30pm
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Thursday, ends on Nov 08, 2018
Billsburg Brewery
2054 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
March 29 - May 24, 2018, 6pm - 9pm

Join us in the Billsburg Event Tent every Thursday this Spring for live music. Johnny St. Clair will fill the air with his tunes every first and third Thursday night, starting in April. Grab your friends and join us at Billsburg Brewery to start your weekend early, enjoy live music and fresh cold beer at the only venue in James City County on the waterfront.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Thursday, ends on May 24, 2018
Alewerks Satellite Taproom
5711-36 Richmond Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
March 22, 2018 - 14, 2019, 6pm - 7:30pm

Take a trip to the Premium Outlets for Bingo and Beer at our Satellite location Thursday night!
Bingo will be from 6pm til 7:30 and is free to play for all ages! Prizes, friends, and of course beer!
We will be open until 9pm that evening, so hang around for a beer (or two) afterwards.
Snacks are available, but feel free to bring in your own food.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Thursday, ends on Mar 14, 2019
Colonial Williamsburg
114 W Duke of Gloucester St Williamsburg 23185
Every Thursday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 24 - June 14, 2018, 6pm - 6:45pm

Everyone loves a haunted tale! Bring the entire family for all of the phantom fun with none of the nightmares. Enjoy this 45-minute tour of traditional ghost stories with a Colonial Williamsburg flavor. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Separate Ticket Required.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
6:00pm to 6:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 14, 2018

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