Events in Williamsburg, Va.

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

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Friday, April 20, 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton Williamsburg
50 Kingsmill Road Williamsburg 23185
April 20 - 22, 2018

The Con of Opportunity returns to Williamsburg, Virginia with over 300 hours of programming in one action-packed weekend! Gaming, panels, signings, kids' programming, workshops, readings, vendors, authors, artists, tournaments, costuming, anime, movies, concerts, books, books, and more books! For information on different activities, please visit the RavenCon website. There's always something to do at RavenCon.

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Muscarelle Museum of Art
603 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
February 10 - May 13, 2018

We are proud to present Guerrilla Girls: Conscience of the Art World in the Herman Graphic Arts Room as part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of coeducation at William & Mary and in Virginia. In 2017, the Museum acquired the Guerrilla Girls Portfolio Compleat, a portfolio that contains over 150 posters and projects created by the Guerrilla Girls from 1985 through 2016.

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Muscarelle Museum of Art
603 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
February 10 - May 13, 2018

In the Light of Caravaggio: Dutch and Flemish Paintings from Southeastern Museums features important Caravaggesque paintings from the renowned collections of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, North Carolina Museum of Art, Speed Museum, Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, and Chrysler Museum of Art including recent acquisitions to the collection of the Muscarelle.

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Muscarelle Museum of Art
603 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
February 10 - May 13, 2018

The Muscarelle Museum of Art is proud to present Women With Vision: Masterworks from the Permanent Collection in conjunction with William & Mary’s 100 Years of Women celebration. This exhibition features over thirty works by prominent women artists from the permanent collection and is comprised of a variety of media styles and time periods expressing their vision.

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Williamsburg Community Building
412 N. Boundary Street Williamsburg 23185
April 20, 2018, 11am - 10pm
April 21, 2018, 10am - 10pm
April 22, 2018, 10am - 4pm

The Williamsburg Taste Festival, formerly the Williamsburg Harvest Celebration, is a celebration of fresh, local food and craft beverages. Combine original culinary authenticity with Southern hospitality and you have the ingredients for an amazing series of events, all happening April 20 - 22, 2018. An all new Culinary Village will be located at 412 N. Boundary Street in front of the Williamsburg Community building.

Friday, April 20, 2018 -
11:00am to 10:00pm
Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center
110 Westover Ave. Williamsburg 23185
Every Tuesday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
March 20 - April 27, 2018, 11am - 3pm

The Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center is now holding its first 2018 Members Co-op Show through Friday, April 27, and a public reception with refreshments on Thursday, April 12, from 5:30-7 p.m. Featuring artists with larger bodies of work, the Members Co-op Show offers a wide variety of 2D and 3D mediums and styles in the main and middle galleries.

Friday, April 20, 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Apr 27, 2018
2054 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
April 20, 2018, 12pm - 9pm

Join us on April 20th as we release our daily James City Export Lager. We created this brilliant gold colored lager for everyone to enjoy. This lager pours brilliant gold and crystal clear with a lasting white head. Malts and hops are well balanced, with hints of caramel malt sweetness, a medium to medium light body and crisp, sparkling, semi-dry taste. 6.0% ABV

Friday, April 20, 2018 -
12:00pm to 9:00pm
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
December 1, 2017 - 28, 2018, 4pm - 9pm

Every Friday at 4 pm at The Virginia Beer Company, we tap a small but potent Brewmaster's Pin. Centrally located on the bar top in our taproom, these weekly cask concoctions give our brewing team the chance to add a personal touch to our draft offerings. Only available on Friday afternoons starting at 4 pm!

Friday, April 20, 2018 -
4:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Dec 28, 2018
Charly's Airport Restaurant
100 Marclay Road Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
May 12 - 26, 2017, 5pm - 8:30pm
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
March 30 - August 31, 2018, 5pm - 8:30pm

Enjoy live acoustic music on the patio of Charly's Airport Restaurant each Friday now through early autumn during Friday Night Flights. The patio provides great views as planes takeoff (you never know what you'll see!) and there are always delicious specials on homemade bread and slices of pie for dessert.

Friday Night Flights are from 5-8:30 p.m. Charly's Airport Restaurant is family-friendly (with a playground next door) and pets are welcome on the patio.

Friday, April 20, 2018 -
5:00pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on May 26, 2017
North Boundary Street Williamsburg 23185
April 20, 2018, 5:30pm

It's Friday night and time to relax and celebrate some of our extraordinary local music and food. Tickets include live music, yard games and lots of fun. We'll also have food and drinks available for purchase at our cash bars and food trucks, plus a giant paella made fresh by the chefs from La Tienda.  This event will feature a light and fun atmosphere for the entire family and the perfect way to wind down your work week! This is a rain or shine event. No refunds.

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 5:30pm
Kimball Theater
424 W Duke of Gloucester St Williamsburg 23185
April 20, 2018, 8pm - 11pm
April 22, 2018, 2pm - 5pm
April 24, 2018, 7pm - 10pm

Carmen is an opera in four acts by French composer Georges Bizet. It is set in southern Spain and tells the story of the downfall of Don José, a naïve soldier who is seduced by the wiles of the fiery gypsy Carmen. Presented in full with chamber orchestra accompaniment. In French with English supertitles.

Friday, April 20, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Saturday, April 21, 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton Williamsburg
50 Kingsmill Road Williamsburg 23185
April 20 - 22, 2018

The Con of Opportunity returns to Williamsburg, Virginia with over 300 hours of programming in one action-packed weekend! Gaming, panels, signings, kids' programming, workshops, readings, vendors, authors, artists, tournaments, costuming, anime, movies, concerts, books, books, and more books! For information on different activities, please visit the RavenCon website. There's always something to do at RavenCon.

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Muscarelle Museum of Art
603 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
February 10 - May 13, 2018

We are proud to present Guerrilla Girls: Conscience of the Art World in the Herman Graphic Arts Room as part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of coeducation at William & Mary and in Virginia. In 2017, the Museum acquired the Guerrilla Girls Portfolio Compleat, a portfolio that contains over 150 posters and projects created by the Guerrilla Girls from 1985 through 2016.

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Muscarelle Museum of Art
603 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
February 10 - May 13, 2018

In the Light of Caravaggio: Dutch and Flemish Paintings from Southeastern Museums features important Caravaggesque paintings from the renowned collections of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, North Carolina Museum of Art, Speed Museum, Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, and Chrysler Museum of Art including recent acquisitions to the collection of the Muscarelle.

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Muscarelle Museum of Art
603 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
February 10 - May 13, 2018

The Muscarelle Museum of Art is proud to present Women With Vision: Masterworks from the Permanent Collection in conjunction with William & Mary’s 100 Years of Women celebration. This exhibition features over thirty works by prominent women artists from the permanent collection and is comprised of a variety of media styles and time periods expressing their vision.

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd Newport News 23601
April 21, 2018, 9am - 5pm

Celebrate Earth Day at the VLM! Observe the animals as they receive toys, treats and other enrichment activities to stimulate natural behaviors. Learn more about protecting our environment and taking conservation measures. Earth-friendly vendors will show and sell green wares. There will also be crafts, eco-friendly giveaways, thousands of native plants for sale, and special animal shows. Don’t forget to bring your batteries, cell phones, and old sneakers for recycling!

Saturday, April 21, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd Newport News 23601
April 21 - 22, 2018, 9am - 4pm

Choose from an incredible array of beautiful and unusual native plants for a variety of garden sites and styles, from wet ponds to dry rock gardens. These VLM nursery propagated plants include excellent options for attracting butterflies, hummingbirds, and other wildlife to your yard. VLM horticulture staff will be on hand to answer questions, discuss the wildlife benefits of native plants, and help with any particular gardening situations. Sale held rain or shine.

Saturday, April 21, 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Riverwalk Landing
331 Water Street Yorktown 23690
April 21, 2018, 10am - 3pm

Experience many things French with your favorite products for the seventh annual Yorktown Sister Cities French Market. Celebrate the spirit of the Saturday market in Port-Vendres France, Yorktown's sister city since 1990. Traditional market products such as fresh-baked bread, pastries, chocolates, macaroons and crepes, wine, along with French music and fresh food items for purchase.

Saturday, April 21, 2018 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
York Hall
301 Main Street Yorktown 23690
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
April 1 - May 31, 2018, 10am - 4pm

It's the longest standing exhibit at the Gallery and you don't want to miss the new additions for spring. Visit the Gallery to admire these beautiful handcrafted quilts. You'll also find a collection of new art, jewelry, pottery, and much more for sale.

The gallery sells the work of hundreds of local artists and you'll find ever-changing art, jewelry, pottery, and more for sale.  

Closed Mon. Tues - Sat 10am to 4pm, Sunday 1 to 4pm.  Free. 757.890.4490   

Saturday, April 21, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Saturday, ends on May 31, 2018
York River State Park
9801 York River Park Road Williamsburg 23181
April 21 - 22, 2018, 10am - 7pm

Celebrate our beautiful world with a weekend of exploration, discovery, and preservation at York River State Park! On Saturday, we will have three ranger guided programs. The Tyke Hike will be from 10 am to noon. From 1 to 3 pm is the Stream to Sea Stroll, and the As Far as the Stars Night Hike begins at 7 pm. Join us Sunday for a Seed Stomp encouraging the growth of native plants from 2:30 to 3:30 pm. Feel free to take a self guided adventure. Call for more information and reservations.

Saturday, April 21, 2018 -
10:00am to 7:00pm
401 North Boundary Street Williamsburg 23185
April 21, 2018, 10:30am

The Williamsburg Taste Festival Culinary Village is the heart of our food and craft beverage festival for the weekend. Saturday will feature a variety of tastes of several types of cuisine as well as small samplings from regional vendors. Youll also have the opportunity to explore some of our best local craft beverages to compliment your Taste experience. Chef demonstrations in the Williamsburg Community Building will let you see our celebrity chefs creating culinary delights in person!

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 10:30am
Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center
110 Westover Ave. Williamsburg 23185
Every Tuesday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
March 20 - April 27, 2018, 11am - 3pm

The Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center is now holding its first 2018 Members Co-op Show through Friday, April 27, and a public reception with refreshments on Thursday, April 12, from 5:30-7 p.m. Featuring artists with larger bodies of work, the Members Co-op Show offers a wide variety of 2D and 3D mediums and styles in the main and middle galleries.

Saturday, April 21, 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Apr 27, 2018
Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center
1000 Colonial Parkway Yorktown Va 23690
April 21 - 22, 2018, 11:15am - 2:15pm

Come join us for National Junior Ranger Day, an annual recognition of America’s future. Children 14 and under, accompanied by an adult, can participate in a ranger-led walk of the battlefield, Saturday, April 21st, 2017. The walk will begin and end at the Yorktown Battlefield visitor center. All attendees must register at the Visitor Center information desk to participate. The Yorktown Visitor Center will accept the first 100 registrants only, not including accompanying adult/s.

Saturday, April 21, 2018 -
11:15am to 2:15pm
Linda Matney Fine Art Gallery
5435 Richmond Rd Williamsburg 23188
April 21, 2018, 4pm - 7:30pm

In "Gilded Splinters," Old Dominon University's 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.

Saturday, April 21, 2018 -
4:00pm to 7:30pm

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