March

Williamsburg Events: March 26 – April 1, 2018 (Easter Weekend)

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Please note, we apologize for our recent absence! But we’re back and ready to rock and roll with spring events! 


Easter Events:

Easter Egg Extravaganza, March 31
The annual Easter Egg Extravaganza is March 31 at the Warhill Sports Complex – bring your Easter basket and camera!

Easter Morning Sunrise Service on Jamestown Island, April 1
Easter Sunrise Service will be held on Historic Jamestown Island at 7:00 am on Sunday, April 1, 2018. All are welcome. Williamsburg Clergy from different Churches will lead the Interdenominational Worship Service.

Egg-Stravaganza at the Virginia Living Museum, March 31
The hunt is on! Uncover a variety of eggs from all types of native animals from our extensive collections. Enjoy a visit from our resident rabbit just in time for the holiday, as well as a live animal show, activities, and crafts.

B2 Bunny Hops 5K Fun Run & Easter Egg Hunt, March 31
The first annual 5K Race / Fun Run & Easter Egg Hunt at Billsburg Brewery. Bring the whole family our and join us Saturday, March 31 for what will be an amazing inaugural 5K Fun Run & Easter Egg Hunt. Bring your puppies, your children, your neighbors, your visiting relatives from out of town, you surely don’t want to miss this event at Billsburg Brewery.

Easter Brunch at the Williamsburg Winery, April 1
Join us to celebrate Easter and feast on an extensive brunch buffet featuring fresh, local selections. See website for complete menu. Reservations required.

Other Events:

Local Live Music at Billsburg Brewery, Thursdays Through May
Join us in the Billsburg Event Tent every Thursday this Spring for live music. Grab your friends and join us at Billsburg Brewery to start your weekend early, enjoy live music and fresh cold beer at the only venue in James City County on the waterfront.

The Schooners Alliance and Serenity Return to Yorktown!, March 30
For those who love history, yearn for romance, or have dreamed of a true sailing adventure—this outing is for you! Lend a hand at setting sail, take the helm and steer the ship, or look for dolphins and osprey as you glide along the shores of the York River.

Pirate Adventure Cruises Return, March 30
Bring the kids to Captain Mayhem’s School of Piracy aboard the Yorktown Pirate Boat Tour, and see what it was like to set sail as they did in the day of block and tackle and traditionally rigged sailing vessels.

Riverwalk Landing Piers Open, April 1
The Riverwalk Landing Piers provide docking for overnight stays and transient boaters. Tie up and step ashore to grab a bite to eat or do a little shopping.

Fossil Frenzy at York River State Park, March 26
Long before there was a York River State Park, or even a York River, 6,000 plus years ago, marine creatures swam here in a shallow sea. Join us in discovering relics of these very old creatures as we hike to a fossil beach.

Taskinas Trek at York River State Park, March 30
The Taskinas Creek Trail is gaining a reputation as one of the most scenic and challenging hikes east of I-95. Take the ranger guided hike through this interesting ecosystem. Bring water and a snack, but remember to pack in – pack out.

Friday Night Flights at Charly’s Airport Restaurant, Fridays through August
Enjoy live acoustic music on the patio of Charly’s Airport Restaurant each Friday now through early autumn during Friday Night Flights. The patio provides great views as planes takeoff (you never know what you’ll see!) and there are always delicious specials on homemade bread and slices of pie for dessert.

Watermen’s Museum Presents Yorktown Story Slam, Every Fourth Monday
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.  7 PM – Storytellers Presentation.  8 to 8:30 PM – Audience Stories.

Bingo Night at the Satellite Taproom, March 29
Take a trip to the Premium Outlets for Bingo and Beer at our Satellite location Thursday night! Bingo will be from 6pm til 7:30 and is free to play for all ages! Prizes, friends, and of course beer!

Stream to Sea Stroll, March 27
What is the difference between a woodland stream and a marsh? What creatures are found in a pond compared to those in a river? Are there similar birds in both ecosystems? Take this ranger guided adventure hiking from the forest to the shoreline to discover life in four aquatic communities within a mile and a half of each other.

Fresh Water Fishing Clinic, March 29
Before you hit the water, learn and practice the skills needed to fish in fresh water. Practice casting with a spin-casting rod & reel combo.

Elegant Accomplishments: Women in Early Music, Fridays in March
Discover the varied roles of music in women’s lives as you enjoy representative music by and for some talented European women.

In the light of Caravaggio: Dutch and Flemish Paintings from Southeastern Museums, Through May 13
In the Light of Caravaggio: Dutch and Flemish Paintings from Southeastern Museums features important Caravaggesque paintings from the renowned collections of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, North Carolina Museum of Art, Speed Museum, Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, and Chrysler Museum of Art including recent acquisitions to the collection of the Muscarelle.

Women with Vision: Masterworks from the Permanent Collection, Through May 13
The Muscarelle Museum of Art is proud to present Women With Vision: Masterworks from the Permanent Collection in conjunction with William & Mary’s 100 Years of Women celebration. This exhibition features over thirty works by prominent women artists from the permanent collection and is comprised of a variety of media styles and time periods expressing their vision.

Guerilla Girls: Conscience of the Art World, Through May 13
The Muscarelle Museum of Art is proud to present Guerrilla Girls: Conscience of the Art World in the Herman Graphic Arts Room as part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of coeducation at William & Mary and in Virginia. Since 1985 and even more stridently today, the Guerrilla Girls have been concerned with broader discrimination; particularly social oppression related to race, class, and gender.

Elementary School Art Show at On the Hill Gallery, Through March 31
Celebrating our annual York County Elementary Children’s Art Show March 18th thru 31st at On the Hill Gallery. Each teacher from every elementary school has chosen a selection of student’s work to be hung in a professional gallery setting.

Williamsburg Comedy Club, Saturdays
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! Located inside the DoubleTree Hotel.

“Mixed Media” Exhibit at the Gallery at York Hall, Through March
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 winter hours.

Live Music at Water Street Grille, Fridays & Saturdays in March
Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout the month. See website for a schedule.

Karaoke Idol at Revolution Golf & Grille, Wednesdays through March 21
See if you have what it takes to be Williamsburg’s KARAOKE IDOL! 10 weeks Event! Tryouts are on Wednesdays (January 10th and 17th). Top 20 continue on to the 8 week elimination!

Friday Brewmaster’s Pin, Fridays
Every Friday at 4 pm at The Virginia Beer Company, we tap a small but potent Brewmaster’s Pin. Centrally located on the bar top in our taproom, these weekly cask concoctions give our brewing team the chance to add a personal touch to our draft offerings.

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.

Riverwalk Restaurant’s Sunday Brunch Buffet, Sundays
Join us Sundays at Riverwalk Restaurant overlooking the York River as Chef Brian Hines at the helm


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Williamsburg Events: March 5 – 11, 2018

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Riverwalk Restaurant Wine Expo, March 10
Sample more than 50 different wines, artisanal cheeses, local oysters, and sweets-all for a great cause! Proceeds from Riverwalk Restaurant’s Spring Wine Expo will benefit the Victory Peninsula YMCA of Yorktown.

2nd Sunday’s Art & Music Festival, March 11
Williamsburg, Virginia’s only ALMOST Year ‘Round Arts & Street Festival! On the second Sunday of every month, you can stroll the streets of Colonial Williamsburg and take in unique arts, handcrafts, and live music in a fun and family-friendly atmosphere.

Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend, March 9-11
Join The Mariners’ Museum as we commemorate the 154th Anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads. Experience Living History encampments, an interactive iron pour, a Civil War beard competition for all ages, enjoy family programs and games, educational lectures, and more!

The Beatles Tribute Show, March 10
Join us for a night of Beatles Mania! CultureFix proudly presents area musicians Matt Thomas & Kim Person, Skinner Box, and The Folly playing your favorite Beatles tunes. At the Kimball Theatre.

The Chamber Music Society of Williamsburg, March 6
The Chamber Music Society of Williamsburg presents the Weiss Kaplan Stumpf Trio Tuesday evening, March 6 at 8:00 PM in the Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre. Combining the talents of three award-winning soloists, the  Trio brings to each performance its distinctive fusion of authority, experience, energy, and passion.

Auntie M’s American Cottage Workshops, March 10
Come join Auntie M’s fun and unique workshop. The workshop moderator leads you through various fun filled art program to enhance your creativity through one-of-a-kind workshop.

Brackets and Beer at Billsburg Brewery, March 11
Join us in the Billsburg Taproom and fill out your brackets! We will have all the final games on the TVs, plus all the coverage for Selection Sunday and the analysis after the selections.

Saint Barbara Beer Release, March 10
Brass Cannon Brewing’s spring seasonal is making its return on Saturday the 10th! The lightest color beer we offer, St. Barbara is crisp and refreshing with a floral tone of heather tips and lemon peel.

Sip and Sculpt, March 9
A new Battle of Hampton Roads (BOHR) event where guests can enjoy a glass of their favorite adult beverages while creating their own iron-cast molds. The molds will then be used to turn the design into a work of art using traditional iron-casting techniques during iron pour demonstrations throughout the weekend. At the Mariners’ Museum.

Civil War Lecture: The Age of Iron, March 10
Civil War lectures are free with Museum admission, but reserving a seat is suggested as seating is limited. Reserve seats below. Following the American Civil War a number of improvements were made to ironclad vessels to better project the imperialistic interests of world nations.

Lecture at Grace Church Parish Hall, March 11
Steve Ormsby of Watermen’s Museum will speak on sunken ships and The Maritime Reserve Initiative.

History Bites, March 10
Join The Mariners’ Museum as top restaurants and caterers in Hampton Roads compete in a food-tasting event of historic proportions. Attendees will enjoy unlimited tastings from all contestants who will prepare their best interpretations of a selection of traditional 19th century dishes representing the North, the South and the Navy.

Elegant Accomplishments: Women in Early Music, Fridays in March
Discover the varied roles of music in women’s lives as you enjoy representative music by and for some talented European women.

Star Party & Laser Evening at Virginia Living Museum, March 10
The Virginia Living Museum offers free star gazing beginning at sunset on the second Saturday of every month. The evening also includes a planetarium program and several laser shows.

In the light of Caravaggio: Dutch and Flemish Paintings from Southeastern Museums, Through May 13
In the Light of Caravaggio: Dutch and Flemish Paintings from Southeastern Museums features important Caravaggesque paintings from the renowned collections of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, North Carolina Museum of Art, Speed Museum, Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, and Chrysler Museum of Art including recent acquisitions to the collection of the Muscarelle.

Women with Vision: Masterworks from the Permanent Collection, Through May 13
The Muscarelle Museum of Art is proud to present Women With Vision: Masterworks from the Permanent Collection in conjunction with William & Mary’s 100 Years of Women celebration. This exhibition features over thirty works by prominent women artists from the permanent collection and is comprised of a variety of media styles and time periods expressing their vision.

Guerilla Girls: Conscience of the Art World, Through May 13
The Muscarelle Museum of Art is proud to present Guerrilla Girls: Conscience of the Art World in the Herman Graphic Arts Room as part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of coeducation at William & Mary and in Virginia. Since 1985 and even more stridently today, the Guerrilla Girls have been concerned with broader discrimination; particularly social oppression related to race, class, and gender.

Middle School Art Show at On the Hill Gallery, Through March 17
Come out and support our local youth “Artist in the Making”, an art exhibit by selected York County Middle School students. Celebrating our annual York County Middle School Art Show, March 4th thru 17th at On the Hill Gallery. The work will be hung and displayed the same as in a professional gallery.

Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center Features W & M Studio Art Majors Exhibition, February 20 – March 6
The Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center is featuring the William & Mary Studio Art Majors Exhibition through Mar. 16. The exhibit, including exciting selections from the W&M Senior Capstone course, was curated by Brian Kreydatus, Professor of Printmaking and Life Drawing at W&M.

Live Music at Water Street Grille, Fridays & Saturdays in March
Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout the month. See website for a schedule.

“Mixed Media” Exhibit at the Gallery at York Hall, Through March
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 winter hours.

Karaoke Idol at Revolution Golf & Grille, Wednesdays through March 21
See if you have what it takes to be Williamsburg’s KARAOKE IDOL! 10 weeks Event! Tryouts are on Wednesdays (January 10th and 17th). Top 20 continue on to the 8 week elimination!

Friday Brewmaster’s Pin, Fridays
Every Friday at 4 pm at The Virginia Beer Company, we tap a small but potent Brewmaster’s Pin. Centrally located on the bar top in our taproom, these weekly cask concoctions give our brewing team the chance to add a personal touch to our draft offerings.

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.

Riverwalk Restaurant’s Sunday Brunch Buffet, Sundays
Join us Sundays at Riverwalk Restaurant overlooking the York River as Chef Brian Hines at the helm creating a savory menu using fresh, local seafood, natural meats, and more.

Williamsburg Comedy Club, Saturdays
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! Located inside the DoubleTree Hotel.


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Williamsburg Events: February 26 – March 4, 2018

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The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Concert, February 26 & 27
At this concert, the audience will step into the world of French baroque composer, organist and harpsichordist François Couperin for an evening of enchanting music. At the Kimball Theatre.

Run with the Dragon 8K, Dragon Fun Run and 2-Mile Run, March 3
Come Run with the Dragon in New Town Williamsburg with this wonderful inaugural race. Get timed in the 8K or simply bring your friends and families to enjoy the Dragon Fun Run or 2 mile fun run.

2017 Wessex Hundred Dry Rose Release at the Williamsburg Winery, March 3
Join us at The Williamsburg Winery for the unofficial beginning of spring on Saturday, March 3rd as we release the 2017 Wessex Hundred Dry Rosé. Rosé embodies the warmth and spirit of Spring not only in it’s color but its bright berry fruit notes and crisp refreshing acidity. This Cabernet Franc based Dry Rosé will be available on all tastings as well as by the glass and bottle at the Gabriel Archer Tavern and at our Colonial Williamsburg Tasting Room & Wine Bar in Merchants Square.

The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra Family Concert (for all ages), March 4
If you enjoyed “Carnival of the Animals,” you will love “Ady’s American Adventure!” The Williamsburg Symphony brings to life the fictional story of Ady, a young boy who immigrates to the United States in the 1920’s.

Watermen’s Museum Presents Yorktown Story Slam, January 26
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.

Lecture – The Comeback: How Oracle Team USA Won the 2013 America’s Cup, March 3
This is a new lecture series presented by The Mariners’ Museum and Park staff. Go behind the scenes of the Museum and explore our collection while learning about the work the staff does. Learn how the Oracle Team USA Won the 2013 America’s Cup. Presented by Jeanne Willoz-Egnor, Director of Collections.

Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center Features W & M Studio Art Majors Exhibition, February 20 – March 6
The Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center is featuring the William & Mary Studio Art Majors Exhibition through Mar. 16. The exhibit, including exciting selections from the W&M Senior Capstone course, was curated by Brian Kreydatus, Professor of Printmaking and Life Drawing at W&M.

Live Music at Water Street Grille, Fridays & Saturdays in March
Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout the month. See website for a schedule.

Third Sunday Children’s Art Class at On the Hill Gallery, February 26
In this Third Sunday Children’s Art event, we will have a different art medium every month. Children will enjoy drawing, painting and other media in classes designed for children.

My Story; My Voice, Wednesdays & Thursdays in February
Witness a compelling moment in the life of an 18th century person. Then join the discussion as the actor interpreter shares how they brought the character to life.

“Mixed Media” Exhibit at the Gallery at York Hall, Through March
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 winter hours.

Yorktown’s Cabin Fever Concert Series, Thursdays through March 1
Wipe the winter blues away with a free concert in the Freight Shed at Riverwalk Landing in historic Yorktown. Local musicians engage and interact with the audience during this unique experience. Sponsored by York County.  Limited seating, no tickets or reservations, first come-first served.

High School Art Show at On the Hilly Gallery, February 18 – March 3
Come out and support our local youth “Artist in the Making”, an art exhibit by selected York County High School students.

Friday Brewmaster’s Pin, Fridays
Every Friday at 4 pm at The Virginia Beer Company, we tap a small but potent Brewmaster’s Pin. Centrally located on the bar top in our taproom, these weekly cask concoctions give our brewing team the chance to add a personal touch to our draft offerings.

Karaoke Idol at Revolution Golf & Grille, Wednesdays through March 21
See if you have what it takes to be Williamsburg’s KARAOKE IDOL! 10 weeks Event! Tryouts are on Wednesdays (January 10th and 17th). Top 20 continue on to the 8 week elimination!

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.

Riverwalk Restaurant’s Sunday Brunch Buffet, Sundays
Join us Sundays at Riverwalk Restaurant overlooking the York River as Chef Brian Hines at the helm creating a savory menu using fresh, local seafood, natural meats, and more.

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.


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