Gardens® Live presents Leann Rimes
Jul 26, at
LeAnn Rimes rocks the
stage at Busch Gardens on July 26. Busch Gardens® Live
is bringing the heat with a sizzling summer line-up.
Concerts will be held at the Busch Gardens’ Royal Palace
Theatre, start at 7 p.m. General admission seating
tickets are included with park admission.
Christmas in July at Yankee Candle® Williamsburg
Jul 26 -
Jul 27, 10am-9pm
| Sunday 10am-6pm
Start making your list…
and checking it twice! It’s time for Christmas in
July! Join Santa for an exciting weekend filled with
Summer Holiday events! Santa’s workshops for all ages,
daily activities, plus naughty deals that are nice for
Summer Breeze Concert Series
Jul 23, 2014
at 7:00 - 9:00
The annual Summer Breeze
concerts in Merchants Square return to Duke of
Gloucester Street for the 23rd season. Join us this
Wednesday at 7 p.m. for "not-to-be-missed" party band
Karnival. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music.
Kids' activities will start at 6:30p.m.
“ 9th Annual Shagging
on the Riverwalk” Beach Music Series
at 6:30 -9:30 pm
Join us for Shagging on the Riverwalk
with The Holiday Band. The Colonial Shag Club will
again provide shag lessons, demonstrations, club
information, and will answer questions related to this
popular form of dance. Don’t forget to bring your
Weeknight Wine Dinner at
Trellis – With a Twist
at 6:30 pm
Join us for a blind tasting that will put
the Old World up against the New… The one and only
Clement Brown will be leading diners in four rounds of
tasting. Voss Vineyards vs Maison Foucher Buehler vs
Chateau Gerbeaux Sivas Sonoma vs Domaine Vercheres
Chasing Lions vs Chateau des Periliques.
First Assembly Day
at 10:30 am, 1 & 3 pm
Join in the commemorations of First
Assembly Day, the anniversary of the first legislative
assembly in English North America. Programs will explore
the development of government in Virginia and the
significance of the first meeting of elected officials
in the colony in 1619.
The Musical! – Williamsburg Players
Last Weekend - Jul 24-
27, Thur, Fri &
Sat - 7:30 pm | Sat & Sun - 2 pm
The perfect family –
friendly musical! Only Nine Performances This
ever-popular musical adaptation of Peter Pan brings to
life all the charm of J.M. Barrie’s original story of
the boy who wouldn’t grow up!
Pick Your Paddle at York
River State Park
at 10am -12pm
Explore the beautiful wetlands or river
with us. You may even encounter a variety of wild
creatures! Learn something new and exciting as you
paddle up the creek or down the river; and don’t worry,
we provide you with a paddle of your choice (canoe or
at 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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.
TRADOC Brass Quintet at
Grace Episcopal Churchyard
at 5 - 6:30 pm
TRADOC “Colonial Brass” quintet often
appears at military ceremonies and public events and
offers formal or casual entertainment featuring two
trumpets, a trombone, a tuba and a french horn. Bring a
chair or blanket and pack a picnic supper.
3, 9 am - 6 pm
A 1730s portrait of Ayuba Suleiman
Diallo, enslaved for a time in the North American
colonies, is on exhibit at the Yorktown Victory Center
June 14 through August 3, 2014. The portrait was
recently acquired for the American Revolution Museum
at Yorktown, opening in late 2016.
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
The Fifes and Drums of
York Town at Yorktown Battlefield
Enjoy a performance as the The Fifes and
Drums of Yorktown play.
Paint Night at Riverwalk
5:30 - 8:00 pm
Bring some friends for a fun relaxing
evening! We provide all supplies. You will be using
non-toxic, acrylic paints on a 16″x20″ canvas. We
provide step by step instructions from professional
artists. Take home your masterpiece at the conclusion of
New Town Art Gallery
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.
Aug 29, 2014 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.
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. He’ll put you and other new recruits
through your paces as you muster and prepare for a
Spanish or Indian attack. Along the way, you’ll see
the actual sites.
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.
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.
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.
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.