Christmas in Williamsburg

Williamsburg Events: November 13 – 19, 2017

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The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Concert, November 15 & 16
The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra presents its second Masterworks Concert of the season. Music Director, Janna Hymes. Featuring David Shifrin, clarinet. Program includes Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 and Clarinet Concerto in A major.

Historic Yorktown Holiday Open House, November 18 & 19
Soak up the ambiance of historic Yorktown.  Special events, festive decorations, special sales, discounts, door prizes, strolling entertainment, and more await you as you start or finish your holiday shopping.

Firing the Brick Kiln, November 15 – 19
Fall is time to fire the bricks! Stop by and see how up to 20,000 hand-molded bricks are fired at over 2000 degrees Fahrenheit. The bricks, made by the brickmakers with the help of guests, will be used in all sorts of projects around town.

Spirit of Thanks, November 18
Join us in welcoming in the Spirit of Thanks. This one day event will feature specialty cocktails, Cast Iron Catering food truck, the musical stylings of Joe’s Day Off, and a benefit to FISH. At Copper Fox Distillery.

The Chamber Music Society of Williamsburg, November 14
The Quartet concentrates equally on classical-romantic literature and modern music, and has proven its commitment to compositions of the 21st-century through numerous premieres. For further information and tickets visit our website.

Dino on the Loose at the Virginia Living Museum, November 18
Join our walking T-Rex for dinosaur parades, photo ops and a roaring good time on the Dinosaur Discovery Trail!

Civil War Lecture Series: CSS Manassas, November 18
Built on the hull of the tug boat Enoch Train, the Manassas was designed as a one-gun ironclad ram. While conceived to serve as a privateer, she was commandeered by the Confederate Navy.

Workshop on Indigo: The Color That Changed the World, November 18
In this workshop, we will learn the history, myth, and lore of indigo. The workshop’s price includes two napkins for dyeing; guests are invited to bring their own small items to dye as well.

Cowboys Uncorked at the Williamsburg Winery, November 12-13
Cowboys Uncorked is an annual fundraiser held at the Williamsburg Winery for 275 guests, which is hosted by and which benefits Dream Catchers at the Cori Sikich Therapeutic Riding Center.

“Christmas in Yorktown” Exhibit at Gallery at Yorktown, November
Come and enjoy the best of the best of local artist around our area. There will be a mix of local and Christmas holiday art pieces at the Gallery at York Hall.

“Mark Sparks Fly!” Performance and Campaign Celebration, November 18
Celebrate with Aura CuriAtlas Physical Theatre as we mark our second annual campaign: “Make Sparks Fly!” Our celebration will be at Triangle Restaurant.

Senior Center Exhibit at the Gallery at York Hall, November 18 – December 9
Gallery at York Hall is excited about displaying a variety of art created by the Senior Center artists. While shopping for the holidays or for any occasion, be sure to stop by and admire the Senior Center Exhibit.

Patio Grand Opening at Revolutionary Golf & Grille, November 10 – 17
Come out to our new outdoor patio seating! Double points 5-7pm with our loyalty members (not a member, sign up for free and start earning points each time you Eat, Drink, Golf and Game with us! Happy Hour 4-7pm extended out to patio! Free giveaways and prizes every hour from 5-8pm! Live Music with 53rds!

Colonial Williamsburg Employee Arts & Crafts Show, November 18 & 19
Colonial Williamsburg employees, volunteers and retirees combine to present and sell handmade gifts. Luxuriant jams and handmade paintings are only a portion of the fabulous items available for personal enjoyment or as a special gift for that certain someone.

Yorktown Market Days, November 18
The Market features over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare.

Williamsburg Farmers Market, November 18
Join us for our Pre-Thanksgiving Market and stock up on fresh produce for your thanksgiving celebration! Over 40 vendors will bring meats, produce, mushrooms, squash, pies, flowers, artisan chocolate, cheese, honey, baked goods, peanuts and handmade soaps

Veteran’s Art Show at On the Hill Gallery, November 11 – 26
Join us November 11th at 6-8 pm for the opening reception of  “The Spirit of American Military Art: The Never Ending Story,” our first-ever exhibition dedicated to American veterans.

Spanish Wine and Tapas TastingSaturdays
Drop by this Saturday, from 1-4 PM, as we offer a free tasting of Spanish wines paired with authentic Spanish bites! Join us on a tour of Spain’s wine regions and grapes and discover a new favorite from La Rioja, Ribeiro del Duero or a Cava or Sherry.

The Comedy Club of Williamsburg, Saturdays through February 24
The Comedy Club of Williamsburg invites you to join us for a wonderful evening of fun and laughter. This is your chance to see nationally touring comedians many of whom who have appeared on shows such as Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, and HBO, David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon! Many of our comedians are Headliners on major stages in New York City, Las Vegas, and on the Cruise Lines! At the DoubleTree Hotel.

Vinyl Night at Alewerks, Tuesdays
Join us each and every Tuesday night for Vinyl Night in the Taproom. Bring your own records, or listen to ours, either way it’s sweet vinyl spinning on the turntable. FoodaTude..Food with Attitude will be here too! Retro tunes, good food, and craft beer.

Trivia Night at Alewerks, Wednesdays
Wednesday night means the Taproom is the place to be for this battle of the brains. Bring your friends (or your enemies) and prove just how smart you really are. It’s an entertaining evening with great craft beer, and a thoroughly irreverent take on trivia. We’ll have food trucks here too with an ever-changing menu of delicious options.


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