Williamsburg Weekends August 5-11, 2013

dog street beer festival

Virginia Craft Beer Festival
August 11, 12 – 5 pm
Over ten participating breweries.  Tickets include beer tastings and unlimited food.  Live music by The Hark!  At the DoG Street Pub.  See website.

Yankee Candle Fan Appreciation Day
August 10, 12 – 5 pm
Be our guests as we celebrate and thank YOU! Special activities and giveaways planned.  See website for details.

Busch Gardens IllumiNights

Through August 11
It’s the last week to catch this spectacular nightly event at Busch Gardens!  Music, fireworks and more!  See website.

Vineyards of Williamsburg 5K
August 10, beginning at 5 pm
Benefits Child Development Resources.  At the Vineyards of Williamsburg Clubhouse.  See website or call 757-566-3300 for info.

Yorktown’s 95th Anniversary Band Concert
August 7, 6:30 pm
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 95 years w/ a concert by the US Fleet Forces Band. Riverwalk Landing.

The Peanut Shop Celebrates 40 Years!
August 10
Special children’s activities, prizes, discounts, samples, a Fife and Drum performance and more!  Located on Prince George Street, adjacent to Merchants Square.

The Magic of Harmony Show Chorus
August 11, 6 – 7:30 pm
A favorite local singing group will perform traditional barbershop melodies and contemporary pop at the Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown.

Star Party/Laser Night
August 10, 5:30 – Midnight
Enjoy live music, a visit to the Bodies Revealed exhibit and more on this special Star Party/Laser Night event!  At the Virginia Living Museum.  

Mark Riccadonna

The Comedy Club
August 8 – 10, 9 pm
This week, see Mark Riccadonna with Jason Salmon!  Located at the DoubleTree.  See website or call 757-286-9448 for details.

2nd Sundays Arts Festival
August 11, 2 – 6 pm
Featuring over 60 artisans from fine to funky styles, local authors, free children’s activities, live music and more!  Located on Prince George Street.  See website for more info.

Tour General McClellan’s 1862 Civil War Headquarters at Harrison’s Landing
August 6, 9 am
This tour takes you through the life and times of a soldier.  At Berkeley Plantation in Charles City.  See website.

"Eye the Spy: A Jamestown Adventure"
Through Labor Day
New onsite game to enhance and expand a family visit to Jamestowne Island!  Runs daily from 10 am – 3 pm.  See website for details.

Tuesday Evening Seminar
August 6, 6 – 7:30 pm
This month — Horseshoe Crabs: Ancient Mariners, Modern Healer.  At the Virginia Living Museum.  Adults only.  Call 757-595-9135 for info.

Photography Scavenger Hunt
August 10, 10 am – 4 pm
Bring your camera and family or group for a fun day in the Mariners’ Museum Park!  See website for complete event information.

Thursdays by the Lake Concert Series
August 8, 6 – 10 pm
At the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News.  Bring a blanket and enjoy live music!  Free. This week:  Slapwater!

Summer Breeze Concert Series
August 7, 7 pm
Open-air concerts feature a variety of music from pop or party.  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy!  On Merchants Square. This week: TRADOC Rock! 

Outdoor Summer Movies on Prince George Street
August 11, Dusk
Enjoy a free outdoor  movie on Prince George Street (adjacent to Merchants Square)! This week: The Avengers.

Bodies Revealed Evening Hours
August 10, 6 – 8 pm
Special evening hours are offered for this fascinating exhibit.  At the Virginia Living Museum.  Don’t miss out — this is the last month to see it!

Williamsburg Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8 am – 12 pm
Spring produce and plants, meats, cheeses, baked goods and more.  On Merchants Square.  See website for a complete list of vendors. 

Yorktown Market Days
Saturdays, 8 am – 12 pm
Fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, coffee, flowers, art, entertainment & more.    At Riverwalk Landing.

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