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Showing Results for: Jul 4, 2015 to Aug 3, 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


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


“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.    

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.


Mariners Museum: Coffee: The World in Your Cup
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300x250_coffee_csFrom the plant to your mug, explore the world's most popular beverage shipped by sea. This traveling exhibition tells the fascinating story behind everyone's favorite pick-me-up, coffee! Visitors can visit an 18th century coffeehouse replica and discover how coffee affects cultures, economies and habitats around the world.

02/21/2015 - 09/07/2015
9 a.m.- 5 p.m.


Bonding… through Ceramics!
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IMG_3222Get creative together! Bring in your family or group for a 2-hour lesson with our artist-in-residence and make a ceramic birdhouse, mug and other project. Need different times/days? Call to schedule your own. Costs includes clay and first firing. Pre-registration required. Visit our website for details.

04/30/2015 - 12/31/2015
Thursdays - 1:00pm - 4:00pm & Fridays - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Las Bicicletas Williamsburg #RideWithArt

Cinco-de-Mayo-Las-Bicicletas"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? Tag your photo #RideWithArt to join the movement.

05/01/2015 - 10/31/2015


Friday Nite Art
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IMG_3221Bring yourself – or a group -- for a 2-hour lesson with our artist-in-residence and make a ceramic birdhouse, mug and other project. This is a fun bonding time for friends, family or couples. Costs includes clay and first firing. Pre-registration required. Visit our website for details.

05/02/2015 - 08/29/2015
6 p.m.-8 p.m.


Family Fun with Ceramics
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IMG_3222Get creative together! Bring in your family or group for a 2-hour lesson with our artist-in-residence and make a ceramic birdhouse, mug and other project. Need different times/days? Call to schedule your own. Costs includes clay and first firing. Pre-registration required. Visit our website for details

05/07/2015 - 08/27/2015
1 p.m.-3 p.m.


Art in the ‘Burg
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artinburg_logoArt 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.

05/23/2015 - 11/14/2015
10:00 am - 4:00pm


Ceramics for Middle Schoolers
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IMG_3530 revLooking for a fun & creative youth summer activity for your Middle Schooler? We have an answer - ceramics class! Beat the heat and make a Face Jug, Ceramic Birdhouse, Ceramic Totempole or Ceramic Fish (handing) out of clay in a hour-1/2 class. Tuition is all inclusive. June 19 June 26 July 10 July 17    

06/19/2015 - 07/17/2015
10am-12 (noon)


Merchants Square Summer Breeze Concert Series
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SmrBrzwithLogoThe annual Summer Breeze concerts in Merchants Square return to Duke of Gloucester Street for the 24th season. Join us each Wednesday at 7 p.m. for a variety of bands from pop to dance to party. Concerts begin on July 1 and continue through August. July 8 - Rare Mixx July 15 - Tidewater Drive July 22 - The Original Rhondels July 29 - Slapnation Concerts are free. Bring a lawn chair.

07/01/2015 - 07/29/2015
Wednesday Jul 1- 7pm - 8:15pm, & Wednesdays Jul 8 through Jul29: 7pm-9pm


HOMEFRONT GIRL Signing
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Gaby Juergens Promo Photo 2MEET GABY JUERGENS ARTIST FOR HOMEFRONT GIRL® July 4, 2015 | 11am-3pm “A ‘homefront girl’ is someone who exemplifies the courage and strength of a nation,” said Gaby Juergens, artist and creator of the Homefront Girl® brand. “I created this collection to pay tribute to the families who are sharing their hero with the world and to the incredible sisterhood of women who support our men and women in uniform every day.”

07/04/201511am-3pm


Cogan’s Deli & Sport Pub Live Music FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS
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Cogans-Musicians-Collage-of-9Live 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.

07/04/2015 - 12/25/2015
8-11p


Fourth of July at the Williamsburg Farmers Market
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4th-of-July-flag-sunflower-July-7-2012-006-2Planning a 4th of July picnic or barbecue? The Williamsburg Farmers Market will have corn, peaches, raspberries, meats, flowers, eggs, artisan chocolate, cheese, honey, baked goods, peanuts and handmade soaps and so much more!. Live music will be performed by the LCV Project from 9:00 am until 11:00 am. The market is open every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 pm through October. The Market accepts SNAP/EBT, credit cards, and W&M Express. Check www.williamsburgfarmersmarket.com for available products and produce.

07/04/20158:00 am - 12:00 pm


FREE MOVIES
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Movie-07-tall-small2Summer Movies on Prince George Street - every Sunday night at Dusk. Tonight's Movie: The Boxtrolls!

07/05/20158:30 pm


YORK RIVER CONCERT BAND
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Always a popular program of varied musical selections and patriotic music. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating and pack a picnic supper. Free. 757.890.4490

07/05/20155:00 PM - 6:30 PM


RSNl Jane Williams Needlepoint/Canvaswork
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Jane-Williams-Canvas-Work-Photo-2Jane Williams, Royal School of Needlework (RSN) Certified Teacher will present 3 levels of Canvas/Needlepoint courses. Intro to Needlepoint Level I - Dogwood, Level II 3 Day Class - Spring Refraction - and a 4 Day Intensive - Mondrian Canvas.

07/07/2015 - 07/16/2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily except Sunday


Virginia Shakespeare Festival presents: All’s Well That Ends Well
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VSF-Alls-WellLove in spite of it all, love when there is no hope, love because there is nothing else that matters in the end.” Helena, an orphan will little hope but great courage and tremendous intelligence uses every trick in the book to win her man. Is he flawed? Yes, certainly. Does he see what he’s missing? No, he doesn’t...yet. Full of comic characters, adventure, swashbuckling and bravado this play proves that no man is a match for a truly determined woman

07/08/2015 - 07/19/2015
Wed.-Sat. at 7:30pm, Sun. at 2pm


Shagging on the Riverwalk” Beach Music Concert Series
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Shagging1Thursday nights, put on your dancing shoes and join us for this annual concert series featuring a variety of beach music for all ages to enjoy. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Free. 757.890.3500. June 11 – The Original Rhondels June 18 – Mark Roberts Band June 25 – Carolina Soul Band July 9 – The Main Event Band July 16 – Coolin Out Band July 23 – Band of OZ July 30 – The Holiday Band

07/09/2015 - 07/30/2015
6:30pm- 9:30pm


Mark Riccadonna with Mike Albanese
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Slide14Mark is a gifted storyteller, with a charisma that makes you feel like you’ve known him forever. He is a favorite at clubs and theatres everywhere. He currently also performs for Armed Forces Entertainment, and has entertained U.S. and U.N. Troops worldwide, performing on six continents. Mark continues to climb the comedy ranks. Mark has appeared in an Acclaimed Off Broadway Play called Happy in the Poor House and on Bob and Tom Comedy Show.

07/10/2015 - 07/11/2015
8 PM to 10 PM


New Town Music Fest with 7 Bridges
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NT-EVENTS-CARDonesideEnjoy some live music by 7 Bridges (An Eagles Tribute). More information on tickets and times will be posted shortly on the New Town website (www.newtownwilliamsburg.com)

07/11/20155:00pm - 10:00pm


A Chef’s Garden Tour & Tasting Lessons in Leeks
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Experience a tasting of historic flavors straight from our garden to your table! You'll learn about the cultural significance of leeks during a 45-minute walking tour through our historic gardens. Then, explore this vegetable's culinary value as Executive Chef Rhys Lewis presents dishes from the history books.

07/11/201510:00 am - 12:00 pm


Sips with Chefs: Sip, Smoke & Savor
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What better way to start your evening than with the scent of a cigar and the tunes of a guitar? Sit back, relax, and enjoy a cigar paired perfectly with spirits out on the Regency Room Terrace. Our Williamsburg Inn chefs are waiting to serve you!

07/11/20158:30 -10:00 pm


Wine, Wit & Wisdom A Closer Look at Virginia Wine
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Join Executive Chef Rhys H. Lewis and wine expert Noreen Graziano for an interactive, educational, and fun wine tasting accompanied by small bites. Explore the Flavors of our home state, one of today's fastest growing and most-awarded wine-producing areas.

07/11/20152:00 pm- 4:00 pm


Yorktown Market Days
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market-days-12Fresh 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.   (No market on June 6 & July 4)

07/11/2015 - 09/26/2015
9 am - 1 pm


New Town Music Fest
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7-bridges-full-logo-2Come to Sullivan Square located behind Legacy Hall in New Town Saturday, July 11th. Gates will open at 5:00 PM with our opening acts Willie TinType at 5:30 and Johnny St. Clair starting at 6:00 PM. Eagles Tribute Band from Nashville, 7 Bridges, begins at 7 PM. Military and 4-pack discounts available. Food, beer and wine will be available within the gates.

07/11/20155:00PM - 10:00 PM


FREE MOVIES
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Movie-07-tall-small2Summer Movies on Prince George Street - every Sunday night at Dusk. Tonight's Movie: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day!

07/12/20158:30 pm


2nd Sundays Williamsburg
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Monthly Art & Music Festival in Downtown Williamsburg from March - December, featuring 4 blocks of Live entertainment, including many styles of Live music and dance, Living History, over 75 varied Artisans, opportunities for kids and adults to do art projects, Henna, Hair Weaving, Balloon Artist, Face Painting. Presented by The Blue Talon Bistro.2nd-Sundays-N_-Boundary-with-Caricature-umbrella-chair-Massage-visible-sept-2014

07/12/201511a-5p


TRADOC JAZZ COMBO
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Audiences of all ages are enthralled by the classics, ballads, blues, soul, and contemporary tunes performed by this popular group Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating and pack a picnic supper. Free. 757.890.4490 TRADOC-combo2

07/12/20155:00 PM - 6:30 PM


Tim Young with Jordan Mather-Licht
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Slide14Tim has performed at The Montreal Comedy Festival, Seattle's Bumbershoot Festival, and the New York Comedy Festival. You might have seen him on the tube on the second season of "Last Comic Standing". He’s done Comedy Central's "Premium Blend", "Shorties Watching Shorties", and "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn". He’s been on NBC's Friday night 3 times, and he’s shown his mug on MTV's "The Jim Bruer Show"

07/17/2015 - 07/18/2015
8 PM to 10 PM


A Chef’s Garden Tour & Tasting Master of the Blues–Berries That Is!
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Prized for their flavor and nutritional value, blueberries pack a flavorful, and nutritious punch. Pastry Chef Rodney Diehl will guide you through a 45-minute walking tour in our historic gardens before he shows off this tiny berry’s versatility in dishes that definitely won’t leave you blue.

07/18/201510:00 am - 12:00 pm


FREE MOVIES
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Movie-07-tall-small2Summer Movies on Prince George Street - every Sunday night at Dusk. Tonight's Movie: CHRISTMAS IN JULY - "The Grinch"! Sponsored by Wythe Candy and Gourmet Shop

07/19/20158:30 pm


MAGIC OF HARMONY SHOW CHORUS
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A favorite local singing group performing traditional barbershop melodies and contemporary pop and musical theater songs. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating and pack a picnic supper. Free. 757.890.4490

07/19/20155-6:30 PM


Virginia Shakespeare Festival presents: Antony & Cleopatra
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VSF-ACNot quite a “sequel” but we do pick up the Roman world we began with Julius Caesar last year. It is many years later and the triumvirate of Octavius, Lepidus, and Antony are still in power though Antony has deserted Rome (and his wife) for the charms of the “temptress of the Nile”. Political maneuvering will eventually lead to combat but not before two of Shakespeare’s greatest characters have wrung every ounce of passion from each other and those that surround them.

07/23/2015 - 08/02/2015
Wed.-Sat. at 7:30pm, Sun. at 2pm


Chris Monty with Jim Gallagher
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Slide14Chris Monty is one of New York’s busier comedians. Along with being a regular at New York’s best comedy clubs, Chris is a terrific actor and can be seen in the comedy film “Mall Cop: Blart 2″ coming in April 2015. You may also recognize him from his recent appearance on AXS channel’s “Gotham Comedy Live” or any of his many roles in t.v. commercials. He is currently performing Off-Broadway in an original award nominated play that he co-wrote titled “Shut Up, Sit Down & Eat” which is running at the Theater Center in New York City.

07/24/2015 - 07/25/2015
8 PM to 10 PM


Pints & Pairings Patriotic Salute
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Join Beer Barons Anthony Frank and Ken Clasen who will lead you through an inspirational tasting menu featuring the best products from local farmers and artisan food crafters paired with exceptional summer ales from the Red, White & Blue.

07/25/2015 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm


FREE MOVIES!
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Movie-07-tall-small2Summer Movies on Prince George Street - every Sunday night at Dusk. Tonight's Movie: "Hook" - with Robin Williams! Sponsored by Mather Omega Construction!

07/26/20158:30 pm


Lou Vangieri, The LVC Project at Grace Episcopal Church
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A solo acoustic guitarist/instrumentalist, Louis Vangieri performs a blend a folks, country, swing, traditional, jazz, classical and original works. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket and pack a picnic supper. Free. 757.890.4490

07/26/2015(5:00 - 6:30 PM)


Velma Canaday’s Book Signing
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FINAL_FrontVelma is a Williamsburg Native & recently Self-Published a book Melt Into Your Kick-Ass Body Food Diary. A 12 week Healthy Meal Plan & Food Diary all in one. It's not your average Food Diary. Books on the market now only provide pages to write down what you ate, but not detailed suggestions on what to eat at each setting. She does this2 meals for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks and 1 dessert. That's roughly 500 planned out meals!

07/26/201512-1pm


92.3 The Tide and Huka Entertainment present Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real
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Based out of California. Lukas first picked up the guitar at age 11 to honor a promise he made to his father and was able to teach himself the craft by playing along to classic Stevie Ray Vaughn and Jimi Hendrix songs. Now at age 24, Lukas is building his following the old fashioned way by touring year round and delivering high energy performances to fans across the country. Lukas Nelson and P.O.T.R. have performed over 400 shows in the past 3 years and have played with the likes of Neil Young, John Fogerty, Bob Weir, B.B. King, and Bob Dylan. The band has selfreleased 4 records and will look to put out their next full length album in 2014.

07/29/20157pm - 12am


Clifton Cash with Andy Forrester
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Slide14Cliff is performs all over the country with multiple sets and hours of material, he was the winner of Port City’s Top Comic 2013, Comedy Zone’s Almost Famous competition in 2013 and chosen as a semifinalist in Comedy Central’s Up Next competition/talent search. has been heard on XM radio and made he network television debut on the show "Laughs on Fox".

07/31/2015 - 08/01/2015
8 PM to 10 PM


Summer of Freedom Concerts !
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SOF pictureIt's Summertime! Enjoy all that Williamsburg has to offer such as the Summer of Freedom Concert Weekend at Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre at the College of William & Mary. Make sure to get the hottest tickets of the summer now! Purchase VIP (Fri & Sat), Reserved and Lawn tickets for each day. Friday  - July 31 - Couples will love a romantic night of music under the stars. Saturday - August 1 -  Families will enjoy movie-themed music from Star Wars to Frozen. Sunday - August 2 - Kids will learn about musical instruments and hear the story of Peter and the Wolf. Pricing: Fri: Adults 18+ : $25 Lawn | $35 Reserved | $50 VIP Children 6-17: $15 Lawn | $20 Reserved | $40 VIP Under 5: $5 Lawn | $10 Reserved | $30 VIP Sat: Adults 18+ : $25 Lawn | $30 Reserved | $50 VIP Children 6-17: $10 Lawn | $20 Reserved | $40 VIP Under 5: $5 Lawn | $10 Reserved | $30 VIP Sun: Adults 18+ : $5 Lawn | $20 Reserved Children 6-17: $5 Lawn | $10 Reserved Under 5: FREE

07/31/2015 - 08/02/2015
Fri- 8pm | Sat- 7:30pm | Sun - 10:30am


FREE MOVIES
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Movie-07-tall-small2Summer Movies on Prince George Street - every Sunday night at Dusk. Tonight's Movie: Big Hero 6 - sponsored by the William & Mary Bookstore!

08/02/20158:30 pm


RUNAWAY STRING BAND at Grace Episcopal Church
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CYC_Runaway-String-BandSinging bluegrass, country, folk and contemporary selections, this popular group will perform in the churchyard at Grace Episcopal Church. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating and pack a picnic supper. Free. 757.890.4490

08/02/20155:00 PM - 6:30 PM