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., 11/19/2018
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Monday, November 19, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
November 16, 2018 - February 18, 2019

Enjoy a family-friend activity this holiday season on historic Duke of Gloucester St. Join us at Liberty's Ice Pavilion sponsored by Dominion. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the holidays with a few turns on the ice. Even if you don’t skate, you can still enjoy watching the skaters, sipping on a cup of American Heritage Hot Chocolate or Chowning’s hot cider and relaxing to the sounds of musical performances from many local and area choirs and music ensembles.

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Feb 18, 2019
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
February 3 - December 31, 2018, 9am - 5pm

This new exhibition features more than 60 items made by sailors or artisans at sea. For centuries, sailors have used their leisure time to create objects and artworks that document life at sea, commemorate historic events or simply celebrate the extraordinary skill of the maker. Scrimshaw – carved or engraved whale ivory or walrus tusks, made by whalers – is one of the most well-known, sailor-made arts.

Monday, November 19, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Dec 31, 2018
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
November 19, 2018, 10:30am - 11:30am
November 26, 2018, 10:30am - 11:30am
December 3, 2018, 10:30am - 11:30am
December 10, 2018, 10:30am - 11:30am
December 17, 2018, 10:30am - 11:30am

FREE with $1 admission.

Maritime Mondays! Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings for engaging learning activities for children that include story time and a craft! Designed for children ages 18 month to age 8.

Visit our website for more information: https://www.marinersmuseum.org/event/maritime-mondays-12/2018-11-19/

Monday, November 19, 2018 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Watermen's Museum
309 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Every Third Monday. Repeats Monthly.
January 15, 2018 - 21, 2019, 7:30pm - 10pm

Join us every third Monday in the Carriage House for swing dancing. 7:30 - 8 PM for instructions and 8 - 10 PM dancing!  $  757.887.2641

Monday, November 19, 2018 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm
Repeats every 1 month(s), on the third Monday of the month, ends on Jan 21, 2019
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
November 16, 2018 - February 18, 2019

Enjoy a family-friend activity this holiday season on historic Duke of Gloucester St. Join us at Liberty's Ice Pavilion sponsored by Dominion. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the holidays with a few turns on the ice. Even if you don’t skate, you can still enjoy watching the skaters, sipping on a cup of American Heritage Hot Chocolate or Chowning’s hot cider and relaxing to the sounds of musical performances from many local and area choirs and music ensembles.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Feb 18, 2019
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
February 3 - December 31, 2018, 9am - 5pm

This new exhibition features more than 60 items made by sailors or artisans at sea. For centuries, sailors have used their leisure time to create objects and artworks that document life at sea, commemorate historic events or simply celebrate the extraordinary skill of the maker. Scrimshaw – carved or engraved whale ivory or walrus tusks, made by whalers – is one of the most well-known, sailor-made arts.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Dec 31, 2018
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
November 16, 2018 - February 18, 2019

Enjoy a family-friend activity this holiday season on historic Duke of Gloucester St. Join us at Liberty's Ice Pavilion sponsored by Dominion. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the holidays with a few turns on the ice. Even if you don’t skate, you can still enjoy watching the skaters, sipping on a cup of American Heritage Hot Chocolate or Chowning’s hot cider and relaxing to the sounds of musical performances from many local and area choirs and music ensembles.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Feb 18, 2019
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
February 3 - December 31, 2018, 9am - 5pm

This new exhibition features more than 60 items made by sailors or artisans at sea. For centuries, sailors have used their leisure time to create objects and artworks that document life at sea, commemorate historic events or simply celebrate the extraordinary skill of the maker. Scrimshaw – carved or engraved whale ivory or walrus tusks, made by whalers – is one of the most well-known, sailor-made arts.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Dec 31, 2018
Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd Newport News 23601
November 21, 2018, 11am - 1pm

Celebrate the long and healthy lives of our wild turkeys during the VLM's ninth annual Turkey Pardoning. A city official will pardon the turkeys during a brief ceremony on the outdoor trail beside the Turkey/Deer Habitat.

Don't miss turkey-related crafts and displays.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Water Street Grille
323 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
February 21 - December 26, 2018, 6pm

Family Fun Run/Walk 5 K, meets weekly every Wednesday! Come for the run, stay for the community, great food, and craft beer sponsored by various breweries! All ages welcome. 757.369.5644

Join us June 6th for Run Club Anniversary Party- Family fun 5 K through historic Yorktown followed by a party including massages, giveaways and great deals on beer and food!

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 6:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Dec 26, 2018
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
November 16, 2018 - February 18, 2019

Enjoy a family-friend activity this holiday season on historic Duke of Gloucester St. Join us at Liberty's Ice Pavilion sponsored by Dominion. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the holidays with a few turns on the ice. Even if you don’t skate, you can still enjoy watching the skaters, sipping on a cup of American Heritage Hot Chocolate or Chowning’s hot cider and relaxing to the sounds of musical performances from many local and area choirs and music ensembles.

Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Feb 18, 2019
Jamestown Settlement
2110 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
November 22 - 24, 2018, 9am - 5pm

Colonial Virginia foodways are featured during this three-day event beginning on Thanksgiving Day.

Thursday, November 22, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Nov 24, 2018
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
February 3 - December 31, 2018, 9am - 5pm

This new exhibition features more than 60 items made by sailors or artisans at sea. For centuries, sailors have used their leisure time to create objects and artworks that document life at sea, commemorate historic events or simply celebrate the extraordinary skill of the maker. Scrimshaw – carved or engraved whale ivory or walrus tusks, made by whalers – is one of the most well-known, sailor-made arts.

Thursday, November 22, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Dec 31, 2018
Opus 9 Steakhouse
5143 Main Street Williamsburg 23188
November 22, 2018, 10am - 8pm

Enjoy the Bountiful Thanksgiving Buffet at Opus 9 Steakhouse on Thursday, November 22 from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Cost for adults is $38.95 per person and children (6-12) are $15.95. Children 5 and under are free. Please call for reservations.

The complete menu can be viewed online.

Thursday, November 22, 2018 -
10:00am to 8:00pm
Governor's Palace Stage
300 Palace Green Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Monday - Thursday, Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
November 22 - December 10, 2018, 10:30am - 11:15am

Among many Native communities in the Eastern Woodlands, storytelling takes place in the fall and winter, when domestic activities are mostly indoors and men are out hunting. Come hear the stories and traditions of tribes that frequented Williamsburg in the 18th century.

Thursday, November 22, 2018 -
10:30am to 11:15am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, ends on Dec 10, 2018
3701 Strawberry Plains Road Williamsburg 23188
November 22, 2018, 11am - 8pm

Craft 31 will be open on Thanksgiving from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. and will offer their regular menu and four three course meals.

First course (choose one): house salad, caesar salad or butternut squash soup

Main course (choose one): Savory roast turkey (choose white, dark or combination), prime rib au jus, smoked Surry honey ham or broiled flounder with crab and caper meuniere

Thursday, November 22, 2018 -
11:00am to 8:00pm
Gabriel Archer Tavern at the Williamsburg Winery
5800 Wessex Hundred Williamsburg 23185
November 22, 2018, 11am - 3pm

Join us on Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving Day at Cafe Provencal at the Williamsburg Winery. For reservations, please call 757-564-8869.

First Course:  Butternut Squash Bisque or Roasted Beet Salad or Local Crispy Oyster Salad

Main Course:  Roasted Herb Heritage Turkey or Seared Local Rockfish or Flank Steak

Desserts: Autumn Fruit Tartlet or Pumpkin Pie

Thursday, November 22, 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
The Whaling Company
494 McLaws Circle Williamsburg 23185
November 22, 2018, 11am - 8pm

Turkey dinner with all the trimmings at The Whaling Company. Don't like turkey? The full menu will be served all day. Call 757- 229-0275 for reservations.

Cost is $21 for adults, $11 for children. You can get all white or dark meat for $5 extra.

Thursday, November 22, 2018 -
11:00am to 8:00pm
Wessex Hall at the Williamsburg Winery
5800 Wessex Hundred Williamsburg 23185
November 22, 2018, 2pm - 4pm

Join us on Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving Day at the Williamsburg Winery for a sit-down family style dinner. For reservations, please call Kelly Kincaid at 757-258-0899, extension 192.

Menu includes:

Organic free range smoked turkey with craisin and fig chutney with giblet gravy

Honey bourbon short ribs with roasted tomatoes, garden peppers and a local cheese mornay sauce

York River oyster stuffing with bacon and Dickey Brothers Orchard apples

Thursday, November 22, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
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, November 22, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Mar 14, 2019
Friday, November 23, 2018
Colonial Williamsburg
Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
November 16, 2018 - February 18, 2019

Enjoy a family-friend activity this holiday season on historic Duke of Gloucester St. Join us at Liberty's Ice Pavilion sponsored by Dominion. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the holidays with a few turns on the ice. Even if you don’t skate, you can still enjoy watching the skaters, sipping on a cup of American Heritage Hot Chocolate or Chowning’s hot cider and relaxing to the sounds of musical performances from many local and area choirs and music ensembles.

Friday, November 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Feb 18, 2019
Jamestown Settlement
2110 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
November 22 - 24, 2018, 9am - 5pm

Colonial Virginia foodways are featured during this three-day event beginning on Thanksgiving Day.

Friday, November 23, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Nov 24, 2018
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606
Every Monday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
February 3 - December 31, 2018, 9am - 5pm

This new exhibition features more than 60 items made by sailors or artisans at sea. For centuries, sailors have used their leisure time to create objects and artworks that document life at sea, commemorate historic events or simply celebrate the extraordinary skill of the maker. Scrimshaw – carved or engraved whale ivory or walrus tusks, made by whalers – is one of the most well-known, sailor-made arts.

Friday, November 23, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Dec 31, 2018
Lumber House Ticket Office
124 West Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Monday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
November 23, 2018 - January 1, 2019, 10am - 11am

With an 18th century resident as your guide, walk about the city and experience the spirit of the Christmastide season as they share reflections on the holiday season, the news of the day, and perhaps even a little juicy gossip! Daily tour throughout the holiday season. Open to the public; separate ticket required.

Friday, November 23, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jan 01, 2019

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