What’s Happening in Williamsburg…

Below is a list for what’s happening this week in the Greater Williamsburg area. Get this information straight to your inbox by signing up for one of our e-newsletters (weekly or monthly).


January 23 -29, 2017

The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra’s 3rd Annual Cabaret & Cocktails Concert
January 28
The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra presents Cabaret & Cocktails at the Williamsburg Lodge. Headlining the evening is The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Janna Hymes, featuring the nationally acclaimed Piano Men – the Music of Elton John & Billy Joel.

Restaurant Week
January 21 – 31
The Williamsburg Area Restaurant Association will celebrate Restaurant Week January 21st thru 31st, 2017. During Restaurant Week, participating restaurants offer specially priced multi-course menus.

Comedy Weekend
January 27 & 28
You have the power to combat winter’s chill with body-warming, gut-busting laughs throughout Kingsmill’s Comedy Weekend

Polynesian Voyagers: Navigating By the Stars
January 28
Join us for a unique stargazing and navigational experience, as we learn about navigational techniques from two cultures. At the Mariners’ Museum.

Watermen’s Museum Presents Storytellers
January 23
Story tellers come together at the Yorktown Story Slam every fourth Monday of the month to share their true personal tales about a monthly theme.

Dominion Presents Liberty’s Ice Pavilion
Through February 20
Enjoy a family-friend activity this holiday season on historic Duke of Gloucester St. Join us at Liberty’s Ice Pavilion sponsored by Dominion.

Live Music at Water Street Grille
Friday & Saturday
Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout the month. This week: The Love Cats (Fri., Jan 27) and The Dear Heats (Sat., Jan 28).

Mapping Revolution to Republic
January 26
Be amazed at what you can learn from Revolutionary War maps during this guided tour and discuss how the new Republic was established, and the critical role played by printed maps.

Love Unities Us
January 27
What can art tell us about 18th-century customs of courtship and marriage? You’ll learn some of the answers when you take this guided tour through the museum.

Toys!
January 28
Explore 19th- and early 20th-century toys, dolls, and dollhouses in “German Toys for America” and “A World Made Small.” Drop in and make a toy inspired by the antique toys in our exhibits.

Ceramics Up-Close
January 27 & 29
What sort of dishes did our colonial ancestors buy? Where did the ceramics come from and how were they used? First join the conversation on a guided tour, then drop in for a behind the scenes view of the museum’s ceramic storage vault.

‘Mixed Media’ Exhibit at Gallery at York Hall
January
Come and enjoy Mixed Media Art Show at  the Gallery at York Hall.  You can relish in our revolving exhibit of fine art in all media by local artists for display and sale. See website for hours.

Six Mead Sundays
January 29
Try ALL SIX of our meads, instead of only four. Every Sunday. Mead tastings are always free. While you’re there, try a simple honey tasting for only $5 a person and shop our retail store!

For all events visit the Main Calendar (Visit Williamsburg). 

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