Start the New Year by exploring the wooded trails and shorelines along the York River with one of two great ranger guided hikes. 9:00 a.m. Go the distance with the Remote Riverview Ramble. This eight mile hike goes to and from the rarely visited Riverview Beach with great fossil hunting and grand vistas of the historic river. Continue Reading
Williamsburg Farmers MarketSaturday, December 2, 2023 from 8 am to noon! Spend Saturday morning strolling the streets of Colonial Williamsburg and shopping. Bring your family and friends! Vendors will have produce, cheeses, meats, eggs, baked goods, prepared foods, honey, holiday greenery, and more. LIVE MUSIC: W&M Accidentals will perform from 9 – 11 a.m. VENDORSContinue Reading
This contest is closed, congratulations to Karen our winner! For additional opportunities visit our Contest page. Win 4 tickets to A Christmas Carol at Williamsburg Players In this holiday favorite, Charles Dickens shows us Ebenezer Scrooge as he falls asleep in his dingy, cold quarters on Christmas Eve. The old miser is visited by three ghosts, eachContinue Reading
The 4th annual Williamsburg Christmas Market, a European-Style Christmas Market will have 40 chalets with over 60 local, regional and national vendors throughout the duration of the market. Some new vendors every week. The market will be located on Court Street (Adjacent to Bicentennial Park/Behind the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg). Bring the kid forContinue Reading
Long before there was a York River State Park, or even a York River, 6,000 plus years ago, marine creatures swam here in a shallow sea. Early whales, porpoises, sharks, clams, scallops, and snails all left traces of their existence which we now find as fossils. Join us in discovering relics of these very oldContinue Reading
You are in for a treat when you join us for a virtual conversation with John Irving as he chats about not only his most recent novel, The Last Chairlift, but also about his prolific body of work and a lifetime spent writing. Irving’s first novel was published when he was just twenty-six years old. HeContinue Reading
Ford’s Colony Dance Band 3rd Annual “Salute to the End of WWII” The 17-piece Ford’s Colony Dance Band will perform their 3rd annual “Salute to the End of WWII” on Thursday, November 9th, two days before Veterans Day, starting at 7:30pm at Williamsburg Regional Library at 515 Scotland Street. The band will once again create Benny Goodman’sContinue Reading
Free Admission for Veterans & Active Duty Military and their direct dependents to Colonial Williamsburg for Veterans Day Weekend Nov 10 – 12 Colonial Williamsburg continues its tradition of honoring American military service by offering free admission during Veterans Day weekend, Friday through Sunday, Nov. 10-12, to all active duty Military, Reservists, Retirees, Veterans, National GuardsmenContinue Reading
757 Sober Ride for the Halloween Weekend Within the LYFT Hampton Roads Southside and Peninsula Coverage Area This Halloween 2023, let’s make happy memories, not tragic nightmares. The only thing scarier than zombies and witches loose on the streets is an impaired driver. Over the 2022 Halloweenweekend (Oct. 28-30), there were 1,171 traffic-related injuries & 12Continue Reading
Join William & Mary’s Music Department and Arts & Sciences as we celebrate the beautiful new Music Building and the inaugural concert on William & Mary’s new pipe organ, Opus 652 from the Peragallo Pipe Organ Builders, with a performance by Dr. Mickey Thomas Terry, Master Instructor of Organ at Howard University. A sparkling beverageContinue Reading
Enjoy a special movie screening in a sensory-friendly environment. The lights will be on, the movie volume turned down, and attendees are free to move around, and dance, walk, and sing. Fidgets and some inflatable chairs will be available. Enjoy some popcorn or bring your own snacks. This showing is geared toward those with special needs orContinue Reading
Come to the Repair Fair & Recycling Expo November 18th – Registration is Open The Annual Repair Fair & Recycling Expo registration is now open! The Clean County Commission is hosting the event on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Warhill High School. In celebration of America Recycles Day, the event will provideContinue Reading
Annual Watermen’s Museum Yorktown Folk Festival Saturday, Sept 16, 2023 10 AM to 6:30 PM Sunday, Sept 17, 2023 12 to 6:30 PM Come have fun at the Annual Yorktown Folk Festival on September 16th and 17th, 2023. We will have music for the whole family: Folk, Blues, Maritime, Rock and Roll, Celtic, and SeaContinue Reading
Singer, song-writer, and cross-picking guitar virtuoso Bill Jenkins and his string band, the Virginia Mountain Boys, bring to life the authentic ballads, camp meeting songs, and early bluegrass favorites of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Tickets: $5 (Friends of WRL $4) Click here for information on purchasing concert tickets or call 757.741.3370.
Catalillies Play Cafe in Williamsburg SPECIAL OFFER PARTIES OPEN PLAY (Monday-Saturday) Catalillies Play Cafe is a family centered business that provides a safe space for kids to enjoy indoor play while their caretakers relax in a cafe space with clear sight lines to supervised play. Catalillies is an indoor playground offering open play times, classes,Continue Reading
Get away from the city lights and gaze at the celestial bodies in the night sky. Discover how to identify constellations and hear a legend or two of how they came to be. This program is dependent on the clarity of the viewing sky on the night it occurs. Reservations with pre-payment only. Canoes –Continue Reading
The York River is one of our nation’s most historic waterways. Discover Native American, Colonial, Civil War, and recent history by canoe or kayak. Cost. Canoes $9/person or $6/person (family of 4+), solo kayak $16/person, tandem kayak $11/person.Prepayment required with reservation. Call the park office, 757-566-3036.
Take a walk and discover life in four different aquatic ecosystems. We will hike to a small woodland and marsh stream, freshwater pond, and brackish/saltwater river. With nets, we will capture and identify different crustaceans, fish, and take note of plant life. More info at York River State Park, click here Extra fee: No.Children welcome: Yes.