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“Paper Trail: Recording Rites of Passage in German-Speaking America”
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Fraktur 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. The 100-year-old term “fraktur” initially described colorful and fancifully designed watercolors and illuminated manuscripts, usually recording births, baptisms, marriages and, in some instances, deaths, before the advent of centralized vital recordkeeping. For formal documents, the German-language scriveners favored an elaborate alphabet with letters that had a broken — or fractured — appearance.

06/29/2013 - 06/30/2015


A Rich and Varied Culture: The Material World of the Early South
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rich and varied culture exhibitThis 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 that ultimately defined a unique, early southern style. The exhibition was made possible by Carolyn and Michael McNamara.

02/14/2014 - 12/31/2015


China of the Most Fashionable Sort Exhibition
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Capture 1China of the Most Fashionable Sort: Chinese Export Porcelain in Colonial America will open March 15 at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum of The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. Chinese export porcelain played an important role in the lives of eighteenth-century colonists. It was the most desirable of the ceramic bodies, and possessing it indicated wealth and status. This exhibit will illustrate the wide variety of Chinese porcelain that was available in colonial America with a particular focus on pieces with histories in Virginia. Objects recovered from archaeological excavations will also be featured.

03/15/2014 - 12/31/2014


Gallery at York Hall
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CaptureThe Gallery at York Hall opened for its 13th season on Tuesday, April 1.  The Gallery is operated by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee and managed by volunteer Sharon Owen. Located in York Hall, the Gallery features a variety of themed exhibits that change every six to eight weeks. The exhibits feature the works of over 30 local artists, increasing the awareness of high quality art in the community and showcasing historic Yorktown as an arts destination. The Gallery’s 30-plus volunteers also serve the community by maintaining a visitor information area, offering brochures, maps, discounts, and friendly service and hospitality to over 17,000 guests annually. Exhibits at the gallery include quilts, mixed media, and pottery, featuring local botanical artist Linda Miller and pottery artist Brenda Mahoney.  From April 30 through May 3, the Gallery will host an artist reception and print signing by Linda Miller. Brenda Mahoney will be at the gallery on May 4 for a pottery demonstration.  The spring/summer exhibits at the gallery are as follows:

APRIL – MAY  ‘Quilts’ Exhibit
  • April 30 – May 3 Artist reception and printsigning by botanical artist Linda Miller
  • May 4 Brenda Mahoney, pottery
JUNE - ‘Pottery’ Exhibit, featuring Brenda Mahoney
  • June 7-8 Linda Miller, demos & print signing
JULY - Pottery’ Exhibit, featuring all gallery Potters
AUGUST - ‘Pine Needle Basket’ Exhibit, featuring Joseph Jennings

04/01/2014 - 12/30/2014
Tues - Sat 10am-4pm | Sun 1-4pm


Kabuki Theater Woodcuts Exhibit
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EventKabuki (its name comprised of the Kanji  characters for “sing”, “dance”, and “skill”) is a form of Japanese theatre  known for its elaborate costumes, striking makeup, and intricate choreography.  The ancient celebration of the beautiful and the bizarre is immortalized in this  exhibition of Kabuki theatre woodcuts from the permanent collection.

04/29/2014 - 01/11/2015


Williamsburg Farmers Market
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1 photoProducers 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. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the residents and visitors in the Greater Williamsburg area for the purpose of:

  • Providing healthy regionally produced food to the Williamsburg Community.
  • Stimulating the farm economy and preserving agricultural land.
  • Reviving the historic role of the Williamsburg town center as a place for markets.
  • Creating a fun and educational venue to enhance community life in Williamsburg.

06/07/2014 - 11/29/2014
8:00 AM -12:00 PM


A Celebration of Quilts
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Capture 1June 7, 2014 Through June 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. Exhibited quilts include a variety of techniques, from whole cloth to appliqué and piecing. They represent makers from many regions and ethnic groups, including Anglo-Americans, African-Americans, Hawaiians, and Amish.

06/07/2014 - 06/30/2016


Jacques Callot Studies from the Permanent Collection
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EventThis collection of etchings, by the 17th-century  French printmaker Jacques Callot, represents a significant acquisition for the  Museum.  A variety of series that Callot  completed over his career are on view, including a pristine impression of one  of his best-known works, the etching of Saint  Amond. Shown in the Herman Print Study Room, the viewer will have a chance  to explore the provenance, or history of ownership, of the works on view.

08/13/2014 - 01/11/2015


European Paintings from the Permanent Collection and Important Loans
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EventThis exhibition is comprised of  a selection of European landscapes, portraits and religious images, from the  Baroque and Renaissance periods. The paintings come from the permanent  collection and loans from Thomas D. Dossett and Associates and the Collection  of Francesco and Oletta Lauro.  Works by Titian, Diego Velázquez, and Luca  Giordano are among the important artists on view.

08/13/2014 - 01/11/2015


CELEBRATING THE AMERICAN SCENE: Painters of the Federal Art Program
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EventThe paintings and watercolors in this  exhibition were commissioned by the Federal Arts Project (1935—1943), a sector  of the Works Progress Administration that promoted the creation of hundreds of  thousands of works of art around the country for display in schools, libraries,  and other public buildings.  This  collection of works, on loan from U.S. General Services Administration, portrays the growing urbanization of American  rural landscape and its people from the beginnings of the Depression into World  War II.

08/13/2014 - 01/11/2015


American Naturalism: Selections from the Owens Foundation Exhibit
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EventThis exhibition highlights the idea of the  beauty of nature in art, a key theme of 19th-century American  landscape painters. Generously lent from the Owens Foundation, works by Thomas Cole,  Robert Henri and Edward Potthast are among the artists represented.

08/13/2014 - 01/11/2015


New Town Art Gallery – Guest Artists Mary Montague Sikes and Kristen Dahms
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New TownNew Town Art Gallery is happy to announce that artists Mary Montague Sikes and Kristen Dahms  will  be our new guest artists for three months beginning August 26th, 2014. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with an MFA in Painting, Mary Montague Sikes is a professional artist, published author, and art workshop instructor who creates acrylic, pastel and mixed media paintings. Kristen Dahms is a mixed media and watercolor artist who has shown at galleries and art festivals in Virginia.

08/26/2014 - 11/24/2014
Tuesday through Saturday 11am - 5pm; Sunday 12-5pm


Prime46forty Restaurant- Dinner and Jazz Tonight!
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Prime46Forty1We feature live jazz every Saturday night starting at 9:30pm in our bar although the bands are also visible (and audible) from our dining room. The Band Schedule is also on the website under events: August 30, Candela Jazz Quartet let by John Calisto September 6th--Good Shot Judy trio (W&M grads) September 13th--Emme St. James and her Jazz Gentlemen(from Richmond) September 20th--Timeline(Williamsburg locals) September 27th--Candela October 4th--Good Shot Judy October 11th--Emme St. James and her Jazz Gentlemen. Enjoy the original abstract art created by our "artist in residence" Vicki Foster from Richmond, VA. In addition to being a prolific artist, Vicki has a masters in Chemistry! Her beautiful artwork graces not only our walls throughout the restaurant but also she is at work on a mural for our covered patio which should be in place by mid-September. The brilliant colors in her paintings make our restaurant shine----and all of them are for sale at negotiable prices.

08/30/2014 - 10/11/2014


Black Dog Gallery presents Southern Pottery Exhibit
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armsSee traditional and innovative ceramic pieces by leading Southern potters. From face jugs and other whimsical figures to utilitarian, but decorative, plates and bowls, these items showcase a variety of styles. This special exhibit brings together works by potters from North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

09/02/2014 - 10/31/2014
Tues-Fri 10am-5pm | Sat 10am-4pm | Sun Noon - 5pm


Colonial Williamsburg presents Music Then and Now
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Event photoNothing transports us back in time so vividly as music. Members of The Governor's Musick share how they bring 18th-century music to life using period and reproduction instruments, facsimile scores, journals, inventories, letters, and colonial newspapers. Visit each Friday Sept. 12 - Oct. 3 from  11:15 to 11:45 a.m. ,Free parking behind the museum off Nassau Street.

09/12/2014 - 10/03/2014
11:15 to 11:45 am


“Working and Racing on the Bay: The Chesapeake Log Canoe” Special Exhibition – Jamestown Settlement
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"The manner of making their boats," Theodor De Bry, 1590 engraving, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation collectionObjects 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, including a 19th-century cypress canoe, wood samples, photographic images, woodworking and boatbuilding tools, and scale models, will illustrate the fabrication, employment, sailing and racing of the Chesapeake Bay log canoe. A related "Community Day: On the Riverfront" event on September 20 features tours of the special exhibition, chantey musical performances, maritime interpretive programs, period games and children's crafts. Visitors can visit the re-created Powhatan Indian village to learn the process of making a dugout canoe.  

09/19/2014 - 09/08/2015
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (until 6 p.m. June 15 through August 15). Closed Christmas and New Year’s days.


Prime46forty Restaurant- New Fall menu & Entertainment!
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Prime46Forty1 Friday, September 19th we are featuring a Happy Hour band called "London" from 6-9 on our covered patio. The music is the Beatles, Moody Blues, Tom Petty etc. This band has a strong local following will be a great way to start the weekend. And we will be extending Happy Hour until 8pm that evening only. We just began a new Dinner menu, a new wine list, new cocktail list and small plates bar menu that will be running until the late fall. Happy Hour at the bar and on the patio is Tues-Friday from 4-7pm featuring discounted appetizers as well as special prices on drinks, wine and beer.  Prix fixe menu (three courses for $35 starts August 26th and is available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week. ) Prime ground filet "Burger Night" on Wednesdays at the bar and patio----we have a limited number each Wednesday so come early so you don't miss out. Brilliant and tasty cocktails created by our in house mixologist Alannah. Her concoctions made with her house made shrubs and syrups should not be missed.

09/19/2014 - 10/31/2014
6:00pm-9:00pm


MAD about Chocolate features “Chromatherapy Meets Chocotherapy”
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MCaptureAD about Chocolate features “Chromatherapy Meets Chocotherapy”, new art by Connie Desaulniers beginning Friday, September 19.   Bearing the color-saturated trademark of Connie’s art, the new paintings and sculptures include a series on Objects of Desire, plus other food and sculptural art.  Colorful fruit tarts, made with Williamsburg Farmers Market fruit and chocolate, will be created to reflect the theme.

09/19/2014 - 10/31/2014
Tuesdays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.


Auntie M’s American Cottage: Creative Workshop with Novelist Greg Lilly
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CaptureThe Artist's Way is an empowering workshop for aspiring and working artists.  With the basic principle that creative expression is the natural direction of life.  The workshop moderator leads you through a comprehensive thirteen week program to recover your creativity from a variety of blocks, including limiting beliefs, fear, self-sabotage, jealousy, guilt, addictions, and other inhibiting forces.

09/22/2014 - 12/15/2014
5:30 - 7:30pm


On the Hill Gallery: Special exhibit of Seth Fisher , Photographer
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Capture“Finding beauty in every detail…Taking notice of the unnoticed” This is the theme that runs throughout the photography of Seth Fisher.  Seth combines his love of nature, people, and history into one profession. His eye for detail and knack for telling a story attracts people to his work. 

09/28/2014 - 10/12/2014
Tues-Sat 10-5 Sunday 12-4


MAD about Chocolate features “FALLacy or Fantasy?”
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CaptureChocolate will be paired with fall fruits and vegetables, including apple, bacon and bittersweet chocolate tarts, and dark chocolate pumpkin shooters.

09/30/2014 - 10/31/2014
Tuesdays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.


Auntie M’s American Cottage: Art Workshops Pen and Ink Drawing Workshop with Artist Stephany Elsworth Pierce
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CaptureCome join Artist Stephany Elsworth Pierce to learn fun pen and ink drawing techniques in this series of classes. Please bring disposable drawing pens with nib size of .02 or .03 (Sakura Micron), Mechanical pencil, white rubber eraser, sketch paper, heavy duty smooth paper (vellum, Bristol). Lesson 1 – Shading Techniques – Learn hatching, cross hatching, contour hatching, scumbling, and stippling. Participants will create a “sampler” or “scribble” to practice using the techniques to form an abstract art design. Lesson 2 – Foliage and Landscaping – Draw a simple landscape from your own photo using sketching and shading techniques of hatching, cross hatching, scumbling, and stippling to create value in the artwork. Lesson 3 – Animals – Bring in a photo of your favorite animal and learn to use a grid to sketch it and practice the shading techniques to create feathers, scales, fur, etc. Lesson 4 – Still Life Objects – Use skills learned from previous classes to add details to a pen and ink drawing subject of their choosing. Possible “plein air” drawing on the river bank.

10/01/2014 - 10/22/2014
5:00 – 6:30pm


4th Annual Gallery Crawl
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EventAn evening of art, wine tasting, meeting new friends and enjoying old friends as you are shuttled on deluxe chartered buses to locations in Merchants Square, City Square, the Bed and Breakfast District, The Arts District, and High Street. Coordinated by Williamsburg Celebrates Art and the Williamsburg EDA. Ticket prices are $40 and includes your souvenir wine glass, admittance to all venues and transportation on the shuttle busses. Visit www.williamsburgcelebrates.com and click on Gallery Crawl to purchase tickets and learn more about the participating venues.

10/02/20145-10 PM


Quirks of Art presents: Houston Llew & the Hark
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Quirks of Arts image QoA4FBProfilePic3October 2nd, Williamsburg Gallery Crawl featuring Atlanta Artist Houston Llew and The Hark 5-10PM

10/02/20145:00pm-10:00pm


Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance – Featured Artist – Bob Oller
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bob 914marketondogstBob Oller is our featured artist at Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance lobby gallery this month!  Williamsburg based artist and Alliance member, Bob Oller, creates a variety of paintings from whimsical trees, landscapes, and people to animals. The Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance will also be a new location for the October 2, 2014 Williamsburg Gallery Crawl  featuring Bob’s amazing art and a few surprises.  You may not recognize us that night! So be sure to stop by!

10/02/2014Art Gallery 8:30 - 5:00 Monday - Friday 2014 Art Gallery Crawl October 2, 2014 - 5-10 PM view website for details


Williams & Mary Theatre Season opens with “Big Love”
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CaptureThe William and Mary Theatre begins its 2014-2015 season on October 2nd with Charles Mee’s Big Love. Inspired by the Greek play, The Suppliants by Aeschylus, Big Love puts a modern twist on an ancient tale of feminism, family ties, and domestic violence. Costume designer, Patricia Wesp and William & Mary senior and sound designer, Jess Hoover, both take inspiration from tradition and spin it into something fresh and contemporary while scenic designer, Matthew Allar, and lighting designer, Steve Holliday transport us to present-day Italy. Director Liz Wiley says, “Physical theatre is exciting and edgy! This is a traditional play that has been turned on its ear. Big Love is nothing short of a spectacle. Expect to hear some interesting, and sometimes unpopular, opinions on gender roles.” Big Love details the journey of 50 young women fleeing Greece in order to escape the anticipated confinement to a life dictated by arranged marriages. Wiley adds, “I love the title, Big Love. It’s big because such an ancient Greek play still exists and is still popular and relevant. Seeing 100 men and women struggling with these issues is big!” The play begins when the women arrive in Italy and attempt to convince a young bachelor named Piero, his flamboyant nephew, and his elderly mother to let them stay as refugees in their manor. After the women threaten to commit suicide if left to their husbands, Piero begrudgingly allows the women to stay for the night. The play focuses on three of the sisters and their opposing views on their situation as they discuss pertinent issues like freewill, rape, and independence. When the men catch up to them, the play takes a dark turn as the women are forced to make difficult decisions while  standing up for what they believe in. This show contains adult content due to its violence, language, and brief nudity, and is recommended for ages 17 and up. Faculty, staff, and military discounts are also available by contacting the PBK Hall Box Office at 757-221-2674.

10/02/2014 - 10/05/2014
8pm Thur - Sat; 2pm on Sun.


Senior Sketchbook Exhibition Opening Reception at Swem Library
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Event photoJoin us for the opening reception of our Senior Sketchbook Exhibition displaying the artwork of William & Mary student artists. Enjoy conversation and refreshments. Open to the public; parking available in the lots behind the library. RSVP to swemrsvp@wm.edu  

10/03/20145-7PM


Quirks of Art presents: Atlanta Artist Houston Llew
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Quirks of Arts image QoA4FBProfilePic3 Meet-and-Greet with Atlanta Artist Houston Llew. His glasses on copper creations, called Spiritiles, are one of our all-time best-selling lines and have become widely-collected in the area.

10/03/20146:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Williamsburg Farmers Market
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1 photoProducers 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. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the residents and visitors in the Greater Williamsburg area for the purpose of:

  • Providing healthy regionally produced food to the Williamsburg Community.
  • Stimulating the farm economy and preserving agricultural land.
  • Reviving the historic role of the Williamsburg town center as a place for markets.
  • Creating a fun and educational venue to enhance community life in Williamsburg.

10/04/20148:00 AM -12:00 PM


Yorktown Wine Festival
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CaptureThe Best of Virginia in Yorktown. The event will showcase some of Virginia's finest wineries and promises to be the one of the biggest and best festival in Yorktown. Come and sample wines from premiere wineries throughout the Commonwealth. Art and food vendors, plus entertainment, are also scheduled. Rain or Shine. Feel free to bring blankets or tarps for the ground in designated areas only. Coolers for food or picnic baskets, though they will be searched at the gate. No pets! Sorry, but this is not an appropriate venue for pets. Riverwalk Landing. www.villageevents.org

10/04/201411:00 AM - 6:00 PM


An Occasion for the Arts
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BGW Event 3.13Each year, on the first weekend in October, AN OCCASION FOR THE ARTS brightens the streets around Colonial Williamsburg with a celebration of the Visual and Performing Arts.Art Show & Music Festival. Two-day event in its 46th year will again showcase superlative regional, national and international visual and performing artists. The youth art exhibit and adjacent stage will provide a venue for our gifted local youth to exhibit their exceptional talents. Acquire a piece of fine art from one of 170 juried artists.  Experience kid-friendly hands-on activities. Enjoy on-going varied, live performances throughout the event for all ages and tastes.  Food and beverages available.  

10/04/2014 - 10/05/2014
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Free Admission to the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
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Music eventIn conjunction with the Occasion for the Arts, the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg (The DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum and The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum) will be open free of charge. Enjoy exhibitions of quilts, ceramics, furniture, silver, paintings, keyboard instruments and much more.

10/04/2014 - 10/05/2014
10:00 am - 7:00pm


Quirks of Art presents: Jazz singer – Leah Suarez
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Quirks of Arts image QoA4FBProfilePic3Art & Soul: Vintage Voices, 7-10PM. We are pairing Charleston Jazz Singer, Leah Suarez with Richmond artist Sandhi Schimmel Gold for a one-of-a-kind event under a tent on Prince George St. -tickets required - http://quirksofart.storenvy.com/collections/149505-gift-cards/products/2834928-art-soul-presale-ticket

10/04/20147:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Riverwalk Restaurant’s Wine Festival Dinner
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Come celebrate the Yorktown Wine Festival at Riverwalk Restaurant's wine dinner. Featuring eight Virginia wineries pouring for a multi-course dinner while enjoying Spohia Shedd on the harp for a wonderful evening of wine, food and fun. Tickets at www.villageevents.org.

10/04/20147:30 - 9:30 pm


Blue Talon Bistro’s Occasion for Taste!
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CaptureExplore the Art of Taste while you enjoy the Art Show all day Saturday and Sunday, Oct 4 & 5. From 11:30 – 4:00 both days you can sample over 100 wines, handmade beers from 8 local craft brewers and an awesome selection of Virginia based spirits for artisan distillers. The experience wouldn’t be complete without a full buffet provided by the restaurant – and it’s all yours to enjoy throughout the day, so come and go as you please! Tickets are limited - $45/person in advance ($50 at the door). Visit our website for tickets now!

10/04/2014 - 10/05/2014
11:30am - 4:00pm


The Art of Taste! Presented by: Blue Talon Bistro, The Trellis Restaurant & DoG Street Pub
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Beer eventIt's a rare occasion when we get together with our sister restaurants for a special event (who are we kidding; it feels like every other weekend). October 4th & 5th the Blue Talon Bistro is joined by the Trellis Restaurant & DoG Street Pub to study the art of taste. More directly, the art of tasting wine, beer and a delicious all you can eat buffet. Over 120 wines, at least 8 breweries, a few craft distilleries, the food of Chef David Everett & you, all in attendence. $45 for both days, tickets available at www.bluetalonbistro.com 11:30-4pm both days. BREWERIES & BEERS SCHEDULED FOR THE ART OF TASTE ARE LISTED ON OUR WEBSITE:

10/04/201411:30-4pm both days


Auntie M’s American Cottage: Art Workshops Felted 3D Pumpkin Workshop with Artist Valerie Johnson
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CaptureCome join Artist Valerie Johnson of Flying Cow creations and have fun learning to create a unique felted sculpture.  In this new workshop you will be learning the basics of needle felting while making a harvest pumpkin just in time for the Fall holidays.  

10/04/20149:00am – 11:00am


Auntie M’s American Cottage: Art Workshops Felted 3D Day of the Dead Skull with Artist Valerie Johnson
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CaptureCome join Artist Valerie Johnson of Flying Cow creations and have fun learning to create a unique felted sculpture. In this new workshop learn the basics of needle felting while you create a colorful and interesting “Day of the Dead” skull.

10/04/201412:30pm – 3:00pm


Book Talk with Ron Schechter at Swem Library
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Event photoWilliam & Mary associate professor of history Ron Schechter will be discussing his new graphic history, Mendoza the Jew: Boxing, Manliness and Nationalism. Book signings and refreshments to follow talk. Open to public; parking available in the lots behind the library. RSVP to swemrsvp@wm.edu

10/05/20144-6PM


Auntie M’s American Cottage: Art Workshops Wet Felted Flower Class with Artist Barb Risucci
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CaptureCome join Artist Barb Risucci in this interesting workshop that covers the basics of wet felting and sculpting wet felt into a beautiful three-dimensional flower.

10/05/20141:00pm – 4:00pm


This Century Gallery presents: Faking it – A look at the History of Art Forgery – Williamsburg Library
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Williamsburg Libruary LogoTo be held at the Williamsburg Library on Monday, October 6th starting at 7.30 pm. The subject is “Faking it – A look at the History of Art Forgery” by Donald Schrader. This is the first of 4 lectures the gallery will offer this fall and is made possible through our partnership with the Library and affiliation with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond. Please view website for dates and times of other lectures.

10/06/20147:30 pm


Let’s Twist Copper!
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CaptureCome watch Gail Eldred twist and shape copper wire into earrings, bracelets, pendants and necklaces.  She’ll demonstrate how you can repurpose copper into beautiful one of a kind jewelry pieces.

10/07/201410am - 5pm


VA Fashion Week
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Capture 1Emerging designers, models, and artists from Virginia and around the world come together.   Highlights are the NY/European style runway shows as well as entertainment, exhibits, and  celebrations of all things fashion.

10/10/2014 - 10/11/2014
Friday 7-10pm, Saturday 5-10pm


Williamsburg Winery’s 2012 Adagio Release Party
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armsWhat a year 2014 has been for Adagio! The 2010 Vintage was awarded a Gold medal and a 94 pt. rating from the Beverage Testing Institute's World Wine Championships, Gold from the International Winemaker Challenge, Silver from the Decanter World Wine Awards in London, and culminated with the receipt of the coveted 2014 Virginia Governor's Cup as the State's highest rated wine. The Adagio has emerged as the leader of an elite collection of flagship wines for the state of Virginia, and such an illustrious wine deserves to be celebrated.  While the 2010 Adagio is a blend of Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot, Winemaker Matthew Meyer, in keeping with the bold style of the wine, created an intriguing blend for the 2012 that consists of equal parts Malbec and Petit Verdot that he claims may be even better! Join the Williamsburg Winery as they commemorate the release of their 2012 Adagio.  Descend a candle-lit staircase onto a red carpet as you make your entrance, complete with photographers, and immerse yourself in the theme of "Adagio." Savor delectable and inspired small-plates prepared by Wessex Hundred Executive Chef Ika Zaken paired with four vintages of Adagio. Enjoy pas de deux ballet performances throughout the evening while listening to a mix of adagios and modern music as interpreted by a string quartet while you stroll through the beautifully appointed lawn, sipping delicious Williamsburg Winery wine. Guests are encouraged to wear black and silver cocktail attire. Admission includes a sampling of four vintages of Adagio and four small-plates. This event will offer an open wine bar with select vintages of Adagio being available for purchase. For tickets, please call (757) 229-0999 or visit www.williamsburgwinery.com.

10/10/20146:30 PM to 9:30 PM


Quirk of Arts – Artist Showing – Artist David Gildersleeve
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Quirks of Arts image QoA4FBProfilePic3We are pairing two of our favorite new artists for a special event at the store. Artist David Gildersleeve from Savannah, GA and Portsmouth ceramic sculptor, and W&M graduate, Mo Crone will be showcasing their work, taking custom orders, and signing pieces.

10/10/20146:00 - 9:00pm


Lake Matoaka Amphitheater presents – 3rd Annual Williamsburg Wine & Jazz Festivial
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Williamsburg 3The 3rd Annual Williamsburg Jazz & Wine Festival takes place October 10th – 12th, 2014, with three days of live jazz and wine appreciation during Columbus Day Weekend. This year’s theme is Taste The Groove’ featuring regional jazz artists, select wineries and food. WJW Festival is also teaming up once again with VA Fashion Week for a complimentary schedule of weekend events. This year’s musical lineup features an all-star ensemble of Virginia jazz musicians including Doors Wide Open, The Latin Jazz Conspiracy and Grace Street with additional artists to be announced. Friday evening, October 10th the WJW weekend launches with JAZZED UP – an opening night reception with live jazz and fashion show co-hosted by VA Fashion Week. This evening affair will feature the sounds of Doors Wide Open, emerging fashion designers and pre-show wine reception. Saturday, October 11th the WJW FESTIVAL returns to the historic shores of Lake Matoaka

10/10/2014Visit website for times & ticket prices


Williamsburg Farmers Market
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1 photoProducers 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. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the residents and visitors in the Greater Williamsburg area for the purpose of:

  • Providing healthy regionally produced food to the Williamsburg Community.
  • Stimulating the farm economy and preserving agricultural land.
  • Reviving the historic role of the Williamsburg town center as a place for markets.
  • Creating a fun and educational venue to enhance community life in Williamsburg.

10/11/20148:00 AM -12:00 PM


Auntie M’s American Cottage: Art Workshops Wet Felted Flower Class with Artist Barb Risucci
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CaptureCome join Artist Barb Risucci in this interesting workshop that covers the basics of wet felting and sculpting wet felt into a beautiful three-dimensional flower. 330 Water Street Yorktown, VA 23690 auntiem330@live.com 757-369-8150

10/11/20149:00am – 12:00pm & 12:30pm – 3:30pm


2nd Sunday Festival
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Capture 1Featuring  over 60 varied artisans & 2 stages of live music. Festival presented each month by the Blue Talon Bistro. Be sure to check out all of the artists coming to Prince George Street  for 2nd Sundays.  Click here! /upcoming-festival.html

10/12/201411:00am - 5:00pm


New Town Art Gallery hosting a ‘curtain-raiser’
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EventNew Town Art Gallery will be hosting a 'curtain-raiser' event  for Opera in Williamsburg's upcoming production of Donizetti's 'Lucia di Lammermoor'.

10/15/20145-7:30 pm


New Town Art Gallery and Opera in Williamsburg
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won whi choi edgardo hareren hon as luciaNew Town Art Gallery and the cast of Opera in Williamsburg will be hosting a curtain-raiser for Gaetano Donizetti's opera 'Lucia di Lammermoor' on Wednesday, October 15th between 6-8 PM.  The cast will be performing several arias from the opera.  Haeren Hong as 'Lucia',  Won Whi Choi as 'Edgardo' There will be new art from the gallery artists and refreshments will be served.   Admission is free and open to the public.

10/15/20146:00p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


New Town Art Gallery Welcome’s Back – Wood Turner – Bill Casto
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Bill CastoBill Casto,  a former William and Mary football coach and Apprentice School Athletic Director, creates nationally competitive wood sculptures..  He uses driftwood from local waters and weathered wood to carve interpretive or stylized pieces of art.  He attempts to capture the essence of the wildfowl rather than a realistic duplication of his subject.  His sculptures emphasize form, content, and movement. They are totally original and one of a kind. In 2013 his entry “Crane Dance” placed “Third Best in World” (Interpretive Division) in the prestigious Ward World Wildfowl Carving Championships.  In 2014 his sculpture “Swan Dive” was judged “Second Best in World”.

10/15/2014 - 10/19/2014


Toshi Yoshida exhibit at Muscarelle Museum of Art
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EventToshi Yoshida, 1911-1995 October 16, 2014 — January 11, 2015 Whether you are visiting for the first time or the hundredth, a visit to the Muscarelle is always an invigorating and  unique experience  in Williamsburg. From standing in awe of Old Masters like Titian & Velasquez, to soaking in the emotion of abstract expressionists like Goldberg, and Auerbach, the Muscarelle offers an array of art from various ages and cultures. Docent led-tours are available every Saturday & Sunday

10/16/2014 - 01/11/2015
Tue - Fri: 10 AM - 5 PM|Sat - Sun: Noon - 4 PM | Monday: Closed


Williamsburg Library presents: A Dewey Decibel Concert – LCV Project
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Williamsburg Libruary LogoDewey Decibel Concerts - LCV Project -  Join Louis C. Vangieri  for a delightful concert experience. He performs a blend of instrumental folk, country, swing, pop, traditional, soft jazz, bluegrass, classical, nostalgia and well-written original works. Cost: This concert is free charge and tickets are not needed.

10/16/20147:30 pm


A Touch of Earth presents artist Bob Oller
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Event photoCome see special guest. Bob Oller, as he will be sketching or sculpting. A Touch of Earth is an award winning gallery celebrating 34 years, offering a collection of the very finest in American crafts and art by regional as well as nationally prominent contemporary working American artists. Representing a variety of unique original works in stoneware and porcelain, wearable art jewelry, glass, fiber, wood, watercolors and the newest addition of one of a kind quilted art wall hangings.

10/18/20141-3 pm


Auntie M’s American Cottage: Art Workshops Flying Cow Creations Trunk Show with Artist Valerie Johnson
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CaptureCome out and visit Artist Valerie Johnson of Flying Cow Creations as she presents an exciting trunk show featuring some of her latest creations. Needle felting and paper mache are Valerie’s specialties. From popular themes of water with fish, mermaids, and octopi, to the land with pigs, dogs, fat cats, and cute rabbits, there’s always something whimsical up this artist’s sleeve. How fun!

10/19/201411:00am – 4:00pm


This Century Art Education Center – Art Workshop – Painting the Clothed Figure with Jan Ledbetter
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Jan Ledbetter Workshop photo of artwork Fall 2014SPECIAL WORKSHOP! Creative, interactive workshop on figure painting. Learn to create dynamic, original designs. All skill levels welcome. All mediums welcome. www.ThisCenturyArtGallery.org

10/20/20149:00 am. - 4:00 p.m. with 1 hour lunch break


Opera in Williamsburg presents: Lucia di Lammermoor
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Capture 1Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti is a gripping story of love, loss, and madness, set to exquisitely beautiful music.  It is based on a famous novel by Sir Walter Scott and is one of the best loved operas in world repertoire.  Live fully-staged opera in the intimate setting of the Kimball Theatre in Williamsburg, Virginia, with marvelous world-class singers.  Lucia:  Haeran Hong. Edgardo:  Won Whi Choi.  Conductor:  Jorge Parodi.  Producer:  Naama Zahavi-Ely.  In Italian with English supertitles.

10/22/20148:00-10:30 pm


Kimball Theatre presents: Opera in Williamsburg – Lucia di Lammermoor
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Kimball Theatre Lucia diLive, fully staged opera with reduced orchestration; In Italian with English supertitles-  Lucia di Lammermoor is a story of love and heartbreak, brought to life by beautiful, touching music made famous by the likes of Maria Callas. Metropolitan Opera soprano Haeran Hong does justice to the title role, one of the most challenging in the world of opera. The two young lovers, Lucia and Edgardo, are torn apart by the rift between their families. He comes from the old persecuted Scottish nobility; she is the daughter of his English enemies. Lucia’s brother callously sacrifices his sister’s happiness to gain a political ally. But his cruelty backfires, with catastrophic results. Donizetti’s opera is based on a bestselling 19th-century

       

10/22/20148:00 p.m.


Opera in Williamsburg presents: Lucia di Lammermoor
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Capture 1Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti is a gripping story of love, loss, and madness, set to exquisitely beautiful music.  It is based on a famous novel by Sir Walter Scott and is one of the best loved operas in world repertoire.  Live fully-staged opera in the intimate setting of the Kimball Theatre in Williamsburg, Virginia, with marvelous world-class singers.  Lucia:  Haeran Hong. Edgardo:  Won Whi Choi.  Conductor:  Jorge Parodi.  Producer:  Naama Zahavi-Ely.  In Italian with English supertitles.

10/24/20148:00-10:30 pm


Kimball Theatre presents: Opera in Williamsburg – Lucia di Lammermoor
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Kimball Theatre Lucia diLive, fully staged opera with reduced orchestration; In Italian with English supertitles- Lucia di Lammermoor is a story of love and heartbreak, brought to life by beautiful, touching music made famous by the likes of Maria Callas. Metropolitan Opera soprano Haeran Hong does justice to the title role, one of the most challenging in the world of opera. The two young lovers, Lucia and Edgardo, are torn apart by the rift between their families. He comes from the old persecuted Scottish nobility; she is the daughter of his English enemies. Lucia’s brother callously sacrifices his sister’s happiness to gain a political ally. But his cruelty backfires, with catastrophic results. Donizetti’s opera is based on a bestselling 19th-century

10/24/20148:00 p.m.


Williamsburg Farmers Market – Food Day
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1 photoProducers 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. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the residents and visitors in the Greater Williamsburg area for the purpose of:

  • Providing healthy regionally produced food to the Williamsburg Community.
  • Stimulating the farm economy and preserving agricultural land.
  • Reviving the historic role of the Williamsburg town center as a place for markets.
  • Creating a fun and educational venue to enhance community life in Williamsburg.

10/25/20148:00 AM -12:00 PM


Auntie M’s American Cottage: Art Workshops Catani Jewelry Trunk Show with Artist Cheryl Wilson
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CaptureCome get a jump start on your holiday shopping with custom hand-stamped sterling silver jewelry made to order and ready for you to take home.  In addition, you can browse the latest in Catani’s new fall line of sterling silver and sea glass necklaces, bracelets, earrings, charms and key chains.  Don’t miss this!

10/25/20149 am – 4 pm


Auntie M’s American Cottage: Art Workshops Art on the fly – Collage pin
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CaptureCome join Artist Valerie Johnson of Flying Cow Creations to learn basic collage techniques with embellishment to your own taste.  Make a one – of – a kind design in about an hour. Learn about materials, glues, and techniques. Come join her anytime between 12:00pm-4:00pm to start your project.

10/25/201412:00pm – 5:00pm


This Century Art Education Center – Art Workshop – Soul Mapping Workshop with Sandy Rotermund
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Sandy Rodermund Fall 2014 photo for Soul Mapping WorkshopJoin the artist for this journey of yourself using words and various art media. No artistic experience is required. It’s fun! It’s freeing! It’s YOU! www.ThisCenturyArtGallery.org

10/25/20149:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Williamsburg Farmers Market – Autumn Market
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1 photoProducers 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. Mission: To establish the weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers of Virginia to sell fresh seasonal food and farm products directly to the residents and visitors in the Greater Williamsburg area for the purpose of:

  • Providing healthy regionally produced food to the Williamsburg Community.
  • Stimulating the farm economy and preserving agricultural land.
  • Reviving the historic role of the Williamsburg town center as a place for markets.
  • Creating a fun and educational venue to enhance community life in Williamsburg.

11/01/2014 - 11/29/2014
8:30 AM -12:30 PM


A Touch of Earth Featured Artist of the Month – Bob Oller
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Event photoCome see the works of artist Bob Oller on display all month. Bob Oller is an artist specializing in paintings and sculptures. Touch of Earth is an award winning gallery celebrating 34 years, offering a collection of the very finest in American crafts and art by regional as well as nationally prominent contemporary working American artists. Representing a variety of unique original works in stoneware and porcelain, wearable art jewelry, glass, fiber, wood, watercolors and the newest addition of one of a kind quilted art wall hangings.

11/01/2014 - 11/30/2014
Mon- atS 9:30am - 5:30pm | Sundays noon-5:00pm


This Century Art Education Center – Art Workshop – VMFA Oil Painting Basics Workshop
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VMFA photo - Marjorie Perrin Workshop - 2014 Fall Semester SPECIAL WORKSHOP with Marjorie Perrin! This program was organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and is funded, in part, by the Paul Mellon Endowment. www.ThisCenturyArtGallery.org      

11/01/201410 AM to 4 PM with a break for lunch