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Berkeley Plantation Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
Through Nov 30, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm daily
Bring the family out to Berkeley to explore the colorful autumn gardens, river shore and exhibits, pick a pumpkin and find your way through the corn maze, all while learning Berkeley’s amazing history.
Art for Chocolate
Through Oct 2, see website for times
Buy original art at MAD about Chocolate and receive gift certificates worth 10% of the value of the art. Available for Connie Desaulniers’ paintings and sculptures, as well as the fine crafts featured from around the world.
Live Entertainment at Water Street Grille
Fridays & Saturdays through Sep 26, 7 – 10 pm
Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout September.
‘Mixed Media and Wild Life’ Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall
Aug 1 – Sep 30, see web for schedule
Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy beautiful and picturesque ‘Mixed Media and Wild Life’ art exhibit. In addition to the exhibit the Gallery will have a host of new and beautiful art, jewelry, pottery and much more for sale. Closed Mon. Free. Call 757.890.4490 for more information.
Liquid Light: Photography Beneath the Sea
Aug 22, 2015 – Jan 31, 2016
There is a world beneath the sea unlike anything seen on land. Visitors can explore these ocean depths in a new underwater photography exhibition. Featuring the works of ten Californian artists, Liquid Light uses black-and-white media to capture a quality of light that exists only underwater. At the Mariners’ Museum.
Yorktown Battlefield Revolutionary War Artillery Firings
Jul 19 – Nov 8
Volunteers demonstrate the firing of Revolutionary War Cannon and discuss their role during the 1781 Siege of Yorktown. See website for complete details.
Through May 15, 2016
Sea history come to life with costumed interpreters! Step back in time every Saturday and Sunday with costumed interpreters. Enjoy a personalized experience with one-on-one interactions that bring the galleries to life. At Mariners’ Museum.
Yorktown Market Days
Saturdays through Sep 26, 9 am – 1 pm
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. Visit www.yorktownmarketdays.com for more information. Saturdays, May 16 thru Sept 26, 2015.
Williamsburg Dinner Theatre Presents My Big Fat Greek Murder
Fridays through Sep 11, 7 – 9:30 pm
Grand buffet dinner & a family friendly, audience participatory play. My Big Fat Greek Murder, a Killer Comedy by Nita Hardy. Coupons available.
Cogan’s Deli & Sport Pub Live Music FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS
Fridays & Saturdays through Dec 25, 8 – 11 pm
Live music variety(Modern & Classic Rock, R & B, Blues, Americana) each Fri & Sat night less than 10 min from Downtown Williamsburg at Cogan’s Deli & Sports Pub in New Town.
Las Bicicletas Williamsburg #RideWithArt
May 1 – Oct 31
“Las Bicicletas”(TM) is a traveling art exhibition by international artist Gilberto Aceves Navarro. The exhibition’s mission connects people and the environment and promotes health, happiness and art. Forty “bicicletas” sculptures are hosted by the City of Williamsburg from May through October. Can you find them all?
RevQuest: The Kings Advance
Apr 7 – Nov 29
Spies needed! The British have invaded Virginia and General Cornwallis is bringing more troops from the south. To thwart the enemy’s attack, Gov. Thomas Jefferson needs you to be his eyes and ears in Williamsburg.
Art in the ‘Burg
Saturdays Bi-weekly through Nov 14, 10 am – 4 pm
Art in the ‘Burg, a new bi-weekly art fair in the Williamsburg Arts District featuring Historic Triangle artists and craftsmen. New artists and craftsmen are always being sought. The event, sponsored by the Williamsburg Arts District Association, is free to the public. Starting May 23rd 2015 and every other Saturday thereafter until November 14, 2015.
A Celebration of Quilts
Through 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.
“Working and Racing on the Bay: The Chesapeake Log Canoe” Special Exhibition – Jamestown Settlement
Through Sept 2015, 9 am – 5 pm
Objects from The Mariners’ Museum are featured in this special exhibition at Jamestown Settlement tracing the evolution of the dugout canoe through the centuries, from the watercraft of the Powhatan people 400 years ago to multi-log trade vessels and work and racing boats. More than 100 objects from The Mariners’ Museum.
A Rich and Varied Culture: The Material World of the Early South
Through 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.