Schedule of Events in Williamsburg VA

Visit Williamsburg has an event for every season and every taste in your travel group or family! Check out the event calendar to make sure you and yours take full advantage of what the Visit Williamsburg area has to offer!

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Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2152 Jamestown Rd Williamsburg 23188
May 19 - September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
May 19, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 2, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 16, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 7, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 21, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 4, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 18, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 1, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am

Our Beginner Paddle Fit Class will take place at the Jamestown Beach Event Park. You will learn the basics of Paddleboarding along with the basics of a Paddle Fit class.

This is a great class to attend if you are interested in participating in the Paddle Fit Bootcamp classes throughout the summer but are not sure what to expect. Cost of class: $30.00 includes board, paddle, leash and pfd $20.00 BYOB (bring your own board)

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:45am
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Repeats Daily.
June 29, 2019 - March 22, 2020, 9am - 5pm

Discover personal stories of enslaved and free African Americans who fought on both sides of the Revolutionary War through interactive elements and compelling art displays, including a new contemporary work by nationally acclaimed artist Titus Kaphar. Follow the forgotten stories of African Americans who enlisted as soldiers for the American cause for a free and independent nation and those who joined British forces with the promise of obtaining their own freedom.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
April 2, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
April 9, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
April 16, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
April 23, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
May 7, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
May 21, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
June 4, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
June 18, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
June 25, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
July 2, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
July 9, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
July 16, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
July 23, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
August 13, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
September 17, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
September 24, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
October 1, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
October 8, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
October 22, 2019, 10am - 11:30am
October 29, 2019, 10am - 11:30am

Join Jamestown Rediscovery's Emeritus Directory of Archaeology and Research, Dr. Bill Kelso, for an exclusive visit to the James Fort site. Listen as Dr. Kelso shares 25 years of historic finds and monumental moments that have made Jamestown a world-class archaeology site. Dr. Kelso will be available at the end of the program to sign and personalize his latest book, "Jamestown, the Truth Revealed," which will be available for purchase. Additional ticket required.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
June 1 - September 2, 2019, 11am - 4pm

The education "Ed Shed" is an interactive space where kids and families can share in the moment of discovery and examine real artifacts found at the site. Enjoy an array of hands-on activities, such as pottery mending or screening for artifacts, to learn more about the importance of archaeology and conservation.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2205 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Tuesday, Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
May 14 - October 17, 2019, 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Paddle Fit Bootcamp is a fun and challenging workout focusing on endurance, strength, core, balance and functional movement, a complete mental and physical workout on the water. By changing up routines and exercises you will see amazing transformations in both your body and attitude. Our Paddle Fit instructor will take you through a 90-minute fitness session on the water unlike any other.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Tuesday, Thursday, ends on Oct 17, 2019
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2152 Jamestown Rd Williamsburg 23188
May 19 - September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
May 19, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 2, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 16, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 7, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 21, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 4, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 18, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 1, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am

Our Beginner Paddle Fit Class will take place at the Jamestown Beach Event Park. You will learn the basics of Paddleboarding along with the basics of a Paddle Fit class.

This is a great class to attend if you are interested in participating in the Paddle Fit Bootcamp classes throughout the summer but are not sure what to expect. Cost of class: $30.00 includes board, paddle, leash and pfd $20.00 BYOB (bring your own board)

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:45am
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Repeats Daily.
June 29, 2019 - March 22, 2020, 9am - 5pm

Discover personal stories of enslaved and free African Americans who fought on both sides of the Revolutionary War through interactive elements and compelling art displays, including a new contemporary work by nationally acclaimed artist Titus Kaphar. Follow the forgotten stories of African Americans who enlisted as soldiers for the American cause for a free and independent nation and those who joined British forces with the promise of obtaining their own freedom.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
Bassett Hall
522 E Francis St Williamsburg 23185
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 19 - August 31, 2019, 10am - 12pm

Come make your own theorem piece of folk art in the cottage at Bassett Hall. Tour the House and see the theorems, a favorite folk art form collected by Abby A. Rockefeller. Family members will have an opportunity to create a piece of folk art to take home. Tour Bassett Hall and then drop in at the cottage to learn about theorems and make your own to take home. Theorems were a favorite form of folk art that Abby Aldrich Rockefeller chose for this special home.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Saturday, ends on Aug 31, 2019
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
June 1 - September 2, 2019, 11am - 4pm

The education "Ed Shed" is an interactive space where kids and families can share in the moment of discovery and examine real artifacts found at the site. Enjoy an array of hands-on activities, such as pottery mending or screening for artifacts, to learn more about the importance of archaeology and conservation.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
April 10, 2019, 3pm - 4:30pm
April 24, 2019, 3pm - 4:30pm
May 8, 2019, 3pm - 4:30pm
May 22, 2019, 3pm - 4:30pm
June 12, 2019, 3pm - 4:30pm
June 26, 2019, 3pm - 4:30pm
July 10, 2019, 3pm - 4:30pm
July 24, 2019, 3pm - 4:30pm
August 14, 2019, 3pm - 4:30pm
August 28, 2019, 3pm - 4:30pm
September 11, 2019, 3pm - 4:30pm
September 25, 2019, 3pm - 4:30pm
October 9, 2019, 3pm - 4:30pm
October 23, 2019, 3pm - 4:30pm

This behind-the-scenes tour provides an exciting opportunity to visit Jamestown Rediscovery's archaeological laboratory and collection facility. Learn how artifacts are cataloged, analyzed, researched, and stored. This 90-minute program will focus on the archaeological collection consisting of more than three million artifacts that have been recovered since 1994. Additional ticket required. Tickets coming soon to historicjamestowne.org.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
June 5 - September 25, 2019, 5pm - 8pm

Every Wednesday we are hosting BYOVAT (Bring Your Own Vinyl & Tapes) in the tasting room! Bring your favorite vinyl or tape (reel to reel), take your TURN, 30 minutes or one side segments, and let the good times roll. It's that easy! It's free entry and we start spinning at 5:00 p.m. While you're groovin' to the jams, feel free to grab some board games and challenge your friends. It's a chill night at the brewery and YOU"RE INVITED!

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Sep 25, 2019
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
1350 John Tyler Hwy Williamsburg 23185
Every Monday, Wednesday, Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 12 - September 15, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:15pm

Sunset Paddle Yoga allows you to take your practice outdoors and into nature. After a brief intro to paddleboarding, we will paddle to our outdoor studio and anchor our boards. I will guide you through a gentle yoga sequence for all levels. Modifications are given for beginner to advanced. This yoga session happens as the sun is setting allowing the day to just melt away! We end our session with savasana - the sweet sauce of yoga!

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:15pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, ends on Sep 15, 2019
Alewerks Brewing Company
189B Ewell Rd Williamsburg 23188
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
February 13, 2019 - December 30, 2020, 7pm - 9pm

Join us for the most fun you can have on a Wednesday night when we welcome Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes to the Taproom for Trivia Night starting at 7pm. It's free to play, and you can win great prizes including gift cards and sweet Alewerks swag. Teams can be up to 6 people, and you'll probably learn something while you have great beer and great times with Geeks Who Drink's irreverent take on trivia.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Dec 30, 2020
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Jamestown Settlement
2110 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
July 11, 2019, 7pm - 8pm

As part of the 400th anniversary observance of the 1619 legislative assembly in the New World, Dr. Doris Kearns Goodwin, Presidential Historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, will present a special evening lecture offering an illuminating exploration of the early development, growth and exercise of leadership. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in the Robins Foundation Theater. Seating is limited.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2152 Jamestown Rd Williamsburg 23188
May 19 - September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
May 19, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 2, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 16, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 7, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 21, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 4, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 18, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 1, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am

Our Beginner Paddle Fit Class will take place at the Jamestown Beach Event Park. You will learn the basics of Paddleboarding along with the basics of a Paddle Fit class.

This is a great class to attend if you are interested in participating in the Paddle Fit Bootcamp classes throughout the summer but are not sure what to expect. Cost of class: $30.00 includes board, paddle, leash and pfd $20.00 BYOB (bring your own board)

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:45am
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Repeats Daily.
June 29, 2019 - March 22, 2020, 9am - 5pm

Discover personal stories of enslaved and free African Americans who fought on both sides of the Revolutionary War through interactive elements and compelling art displays, including a new contemporary work by nationally acclaimed artist Titus Kaphar. Follow the forgotten stories of African Americans who enlisted as soldiers for the American cause for a free and independent nation and those who joined British forces with the promise of obtaining their own freedom.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
June 1 - September 2, 2019, 11am - 4pm

The education "Ed Shed" is an interactive space where kids and families can share in the moment of discovery and examine real artifacts found at the site. Enjoy an array of hands-on activities, such as pottery mending or screening for artifacts, to learn more about the importance of archaeology and conservation.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2205 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Tuesday, Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
May 14 - October 17, 2019, 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Paddle Fit Bootcamp is a fun and challenging workout focusing on endurance, strength, core, balance and functional movement, a complete mental and physical workout on the water. By changing up routines and exercises you will see amazing transformations in both your body and attitude. Our Paddle Fit instructor will take you through a 90-minute fitness session on the water unlike any other.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Tuesday, Thursday, ends on Oct 17, 2019
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
June 6 - September 25, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:45pm

Think you know a bunch of stuff? Prove it at TRIVIA NIGHT at The Cannon Hosted by our own Sarah Adams! Our trivia nights cover everything from random entertainment trivia to weird bits of history. With a new and interesting topic every week it's sure to keep you on your toes. Along with the more traditional trivia, there's also a sound round and a speed round every week! Come show off those smarts for prizes and bragging rights. Need brain food to help you kick it into high gear?

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Sep 25, 2019
Friday, July 12, 2019
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2152 Jamestown Rd Williamsburg 23188
May 19 - September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
May 19, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 2, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
June 16, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 7, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
July 21, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 4, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
August 18, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 1, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am
September 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:45am

Our Beginner Paddle Fit Class will take place at the Jamestown Beach Event Park. You will learn the basics of Paddleboarding along with the basics of a Paddle Fit class.

This is a great class to attend if you are interested in participating in the Paddle Fit Bootcamp classes throughout the summer but are not sure what to expect. Cost of class: $30.00 includes board, paddle, leash and pfd $20.00 BYOB (bring your own board)

Friday, July 12, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:45am
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street Yorktown 23690
Repeats Daily.
June 29, 2019 - March 22, 2020, 9am - 5pm

Discover personal stories of enslaved and free African Americans who fought on both sides of the Revolutionary War through interactive elements and compelling art displays, including a new contemporary work by nationally acclaimed artist Titus Kaphar. Follow the forgotten stories of African Americans who enlisted as soldiers for the American cause for a free and independent nation and those who joined British forces with the promise of obtaining their own freedom.

Friday, July 12, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Mar 22, 2020
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
April 12, 2019, 10am - 11am
April 26, 2019, 10am - 11am
May 10, 2019, 10am - 11am
May 24, 2019, 10am - 11am
June 14, 2019, 10am - 11am
June 28, 2019, 10am - 11am
July 12, 2019, 10am - 11am
July 26, 2019, 10am - 11am
August 9, 2019, 10am - 11am
August 23, 2019, 10am - 11am
September 13, 2019, 10am - 11am
September 27, 2019, 10am - 11am
October 11, 2019, 10am - 11am
October 25, 2019, 10am - 11am

Join Director of Archaeology David Givens as he presents forensic cases that the Jamestown Rediscovery team is investigating. From evidence of survival cannibalism and crippling disease to identifying James Fort's founding fathers, Dave will provide a behind-the-scenes look at how the team solves colonial cold cases. Additional ticket required. Tickets coming soon to historicjamestowne.org. Tickets also available for purchase in person or by calling 757-856-1250.

Friday, July 12, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Historic Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway Jamestown 23081
June 1 - September 2, 2019, 11am - 4pm

The education "Ed Shed" is an interactive space where kids and families can share in the moment of discovery and examine real artifacts found at the site. Enjoy an array of hands-on activities, such as pottery mending or screening for artifacts, to learn more about the importance of archaeology and conservation.

Friday, July 12, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

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