Glory at the Gardens
Busch Gardens® presents Steven Curtis Chapman
Aug 3, at
Steven Curtis Chapman rocks the stage at Glory at the
Gardens on August 3. Glory at the Gardens returns to
Busch Gardens® with a sensational lineup of
chart-topping contemporary Christian and Gospel artists.
Street Pub Craft Beer Festival
12:00 - 5:00 pm
Join us for the Virginia Craft Beer Festival!
Tickets include beer tastings and unlimited food. Many
breweries are participating. Live music and a raffle
will take place benefit charities.
The Summer Breeze
Jul 30, at 7:00
- 9:00 pm
The annual Summer Breeze concerts in Merchants Square
return to Duke of Gloucester Street for the 23rd
season. Join us this Wednesday for Slapnation
(formerly the original Slapwater Band).
“Arms & Artillery” Theme Month –
Jamestown Settlement & Yorktown Victory Center
Aug 1 -31,
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (until 6 p.m. through
Explore weapons and tactics of 17th- and 18th-century
Virginia during “Arms & Artillery” theme month, August
1-31, at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory
Outlets The Back-to-School & Fall Preview Sale
Jul 31 -
Aug 4, Mon - Sat
10am-9pm | Sun 10am-7pm
Don’t miss the annual Back-to-School & Fall Preview
Sale. Enjoy extra savings on top of our everyday
savings of 25% to 65%.
Commemorates “First Assembly Day”
Jul 30, at
10 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 3 .pm
A special program held that will allow visitors to
meet three people from Jamestown’s past who will share
stories of Virginia’s government during the colony’s
Music Under The Stars with U.S.
ARMY TRAINING AND DOCTRINE COMMAND BAND Jazz Combo
at 7:00 p.m.
Music Under the Stars at Magnolia Park is presented by
the U.S. Army TRADOC Band and features various
configurations of that ensemble. The concerts take place
7 p.m. at Magnolia Park.
Riverwalk Restaurant –
Aug 1, at
Relax on the patio with us and enjoy an old-fashion
seafood boil! Featured items: Raw Oyster Bar, Crab legs,
Shrimp, Clam, Corn, Potato’s and Hushpuppies. Dessert,
Strawberry Shortcake. Enjoy Craft Beer courtesy of
Captain Brewster’s Kids
at 11:30 am
Come face to face with Captain Brewster, one of the
early English settlers and learn about the hardships he
and the other colonists faced at Jamestown.
Locke – Kimball Theatre
Jul 30 -
Aug 10, at 4:45 p.m. and
6:20 p.m. Movie
Ivan Locke (Tom Hardy) has worked diligently to craft
the life he has envisioned, dedicating himself to the
job that he loves and the family he adores.
Outlets Sales Tax Holiday
Aug 1-Aug 3,
Fri - Sat 10am-9pm | Sun 10am-7pm
Visit Williamsburg Premium Outlets® during the Virginia
Sales Tax Holiday and enjoy tax free shopping on
clothing, footwear and backpacks under $10 in addition
to everyday savings of 25% to 65% at 135 designer and
name brand outlets.
The Gallery at York Hall
Aug 31, Tues- Sat
10 am - 4 pm | Sunday 1-4 pm
A welcome center for visitors and gathering place for
residents, The Gallery features artwork for show and
sell year-round. In addition, limited engagement shows
are presented, displaying themed exhibits. Featured in
August: ‘Pine Needle Basket’ Exhibit, featuring Joseph
The Fifes and Drums of
York Town at Yorktown Victory Monument
Jul 30, at 5:00 pm
Enjoy a performance as the The Fifes and Drums of
Yorktown perform at the Yorktown Victory Monument.
The Gallery at York
Hall Arts Exhibit
31, 2014 : Tues - Sat 10 am- 4 pm | Sun 1 - 4
A welcome center for visitors and
gathering place for residents, The Gallery features
artwork for show and sell year-round. In addition,
limited engagement shows are presented, displaying
Runaway String Band at
Grace Episcopal Churchyard
Aug 3, at 5
- 6 pm
Singing bluegrass, county, folk and contemporary
selections, this popular group will entertain you. Bring
a chair or blanket and pack a picnic supper. Free.
Market – Farmers Market Week
at 8:00 AM
Producers of locally grown: produce, seafood, cut
flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, baked goods,
pasture-raised meats, cheeses, herbal and goat’s milk
soap, fresh bread, pumpkins, honey and eggs.
“no reason why the
Collonie should not thrive”
at 10:30, 1 & 3 pm
With the recent marriage of Pocahontas to John Rolfe,
Capt. Edward Brewster meets with an emissary of Chief
Powhatan to discuss maintaining the current peace.
New Town Art Gallery
Last Week! Until
Aug 31, Tue -Sat 11am - 5pm; Sunday 12-5pm
New Town Art Gallery is happy to announce
that watercolor artists Richard DePaul and Holly
Etheridge will be our new guest artists for three months
beginning in June 2014.
Tastings at Riverwalk Restaurant
Last week through
Aug 29, at 6 - 8 pm
In our lobby, every
Friday, sample delicious wines from various
vineyards and regions. Free. Call 757.875.1522 or
visit Riverwalk Restaurant for more information.
Yorktown Market Days
at 8:00 am- 12:00
Fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked
goods, coffee, specialty cut flowers, quality art,
entertainment and much more await you at the Saturday
morning Market Days. Free.
Virginia NSA Fastpitch –
Williamsburg Busch Gardens Classic
Aug 2- 3
Williamsburg Busch Gardens Classic “A” and
Williamsburg Busch Gardens Classic “B”
REVQUEST: The Old Enemy- Colonial
Williamsburg’s Latest Interactive Alternate Reality Game
It’s game on when on-site play begins
in the latest episode of the “RevQuest: Save the
Jun 30, 2016
Take in this new exhibition in the
McCarl Gallery that features dozens of quilts that
represent the diversity of quilts made in American
from the 18th through 20th centuries. Several of the
quilts are new to the collection and have never before
been seen by the public.
Oct 26, 2014 at 10:00
am - 9:00 pm (check daily for closing times)
Busch Gardens’ newest show, London
Rocks™, will premiered at the park’s Globe Theatre on
May 23. An international team of more than 500 artists
and craftsmen worked on London Rocks, which takes
guests on a musical journey to explore the roots of
British rock-and-roll .
A Rich and Varied Culture: The Material
World of the Early South
Dec 31, 2015
This wide-ranging new exhibition
celebrates the remarkable objects that were created in
or imported to the Chesapeake, the Carolina low country,
and southern backcountry. Created in conjunction with
several sister institutions, the exhibition will
highlight the aesthetic diversity brought to the region
by the varied cultures and ethnic groups.
Boathouse opened for season at the
Whether a die-hard fisherman
or just in need of a relaxing day, visit us and start
creating your own memories of Lake Maury today. Various
boats are available for rental, including paddle boats,
jon boats, and canoes. The boathouse is open on
weekends through the summer.
"Paper Trail: Recording Rites of
Passage in German-Speaking America" Exhibit
Through June 30, 2015
A new exhibition at Colonial Williamsburg’s Abby Aldrich
Rockefeller Folk Art Museum celebrates the highly
decorative and intricate records created by a diverse
German-speaking population in early America. “Paper
Trail: Recording Rites of Passage in German-Speaking
America” is a collection of 17 frakturs — all created in
Virginia and Pennsylvania — opening Saturday, June 29 in
the Mary B. and William Lehman Guyton Gallery.
Through Sep 1, 2014 at 9
A new gang of dinosaurs are coming to
town this summer at the Virginia Living Museum!
Roaring, stomping robotic prehistoric creatures have
been a popular attraction every time they’ve been
featured at the Newport News museum.
Painters and Paintings in the
Early American South
Through September 7, 2014
This ground-breaking exhibition
will bring together paintings by artists working in the
18th-century South and others produced abroad for
southern patrons. Location: DeWitt Wallace Decorative
Harry & David Samplings
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, 1 - 5 pm
Sweet, salty, savory and tasty gourmet treats sampled
every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1 - 5 pm.
Located at Williamsburg Premium Outlets. Call
757-221-7089 for more info.
Visit through Nov
Set Sail for a By-Gone Era Step back
into history when you join the crew of the Yorktown
Schooners Alliance and Serenity. Lend a hand at
setting sail, take the helm and steer the ship, or
look for dolphins and osprey as you glide along the
shores of the York River.
Through Dec 30, 2014
13th season, the Gallery is
located in York Hall and features a variety of themed
exhibits that changes every six to eight weeks.
Savage Ancient Seas:
Dinosaurs of the Deep Exhibition at the Mariners’
Through Jan 5, 2015:
Mon- Sat 9 am- 5 pm.; Sun: 11 am - 5 pm
Venture into the deep, dark
pre-historic world of carnivorous marine reptiles,
gigantic flesh-eating fish, flying reptiles with
3-foot skulls and the biggest sea turtles to have ever
Sep 7, 2014 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Notch or chip carving required few
tools and little training. In the most common form of
tramp art, notches were carved into the edges of cigar
box wood, usually with a penknife, and the carved wood
was then stacked and fastened with small nails or glue
to create detailed, three dimensional designs.
Changing Keys: Keyboard
Instruments for America, 1700 – 1830
Sep 7, 2014
Explore the evolution of spinets,
harpsichords, and pianos in the 18th century in this
exhibition of more than 25 instruments. Examine the
differences in the various types of keyboards as well
as the evolution of the instrument over time. At the
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. 800-HISTORY.
The World of
Dec 31, 2014 - Weekly Recurring
The World of Pocahontas, Unearthed, an
exhibit at the Voorhees Archaearium, reveals new
details about the material world of Virginia’s Native
peoples and their interaction with the English
settlers. The exhibit draws from thousands of
archaeological artifacts found at James Fort.