Pawpaw festival, Moonlight and Music concert, Future Festivals and more to do this week (August 22 – 28)

The long summer days are starting to wind down, but there are still plenty of things to do.

Some highlights for this week include a breakfast event organized by Sister Cities Yorktown, a Moonlight and Music concert at New Quarter Park, two Future Festivals hosted by the City of Williamsburg, the Pawpaw Festival at Historic Endview in Newport News and a 1619 Commemoration event at Fort Monroe. All of those events are free!

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Special Events

Thursday, August 25

  • Free Breakfast Event – Riverwalk Restaurant (Yorktown). Brigadier General John Kline from Joint Base Langley-Eustis will be discussing “The Value of International Relationships” during this breakfast event organized by Sister Cities Yorktown. Seating is limited and registration is required. To register, email [email protected] Free. 9:00 am.
  • “What’s It Worth?” with Mike the Appraiser – Tabb Library (Yorktown). If you’ve ever wondered about the value of older items in your home, join this special antiques and collectibles appraisal event. Mike Ivankovich, author, auctioneer, appraiser and radio host, will discuss via Zoom the 10 factors that impact the value of your treasures. He’ll also share buying and selling tips and strategies. Those who register will be able to have one item appraised by Mike via Zoom during the program. (Registration is not required to attend the in-person event as a spectator). 6:00 – 8:00 pm.

Saturday, August 27

  • Great Clothing Giveaway – Smith Memorial Baptist Church (Williamsburg). SMBC will once again host its annual Great Clothing Giveaway event. Stop by this free event to select clothing, shoes and some accessories for the entire family. Donations of clean, gently used clothing will also be accepted in the SMBC Family Life Center from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Aug 22-26. The clothing giveaway event will be held on August 27 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. For additional information, call the church office at 757.565.0476.
  • Pawpaw Festival – Historic Endview (Newport News). Come out to celebrate and enjoy a sample of the pawpaw, America’s largest native fruit. There will be nature trail tours, live music, talks, kids activities and information tables. This fun event will be led by members of the Virginia Master Naturalists Peninsula Chapter as well as representatives from Butterfly Society of Virginia, Virginia Bee Society, Hampton Roads Bird Club, Leave No Trace, Newport News Waterworks, Foxy Lady Press, and Peninsula Tree Stewards. Free. 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.
  • Author Reading and Book Signing – SI Dance, LLC (Williamsburg). Join Heather Booysen, local dance teacher, photographer and author, for a special book signing event at SI Dance, LLC. Heather will read her recently published children’s story, Marley Takes The Stage, which focuses on overcoming stage fright. For additional information about the book, see this recent article in The Virginia Gazette. 1:00 – 2:00 pm.
  • End of Summer Family Movie Night – City Center at Oyster Point (Newport News). Family Movie Night returns to City Center at Oyster Point to close out the summer season. The August feature will be The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. Moviegoers are welcome to bring blankets and chair, and free popcorn will be provided while supplies last. There will also be food vendors on site. Free admission; free parking. 6:00 – 8:30 pm.


  • City of Williamsburg Future Festivals – Multiple Locations (Williamsburg). The City of Williamsburg is hosting a series of Future Festivals to gather input from the public. The events are part of the City’s biennial Goals, Initiatives, and Outcomes (GIO) process. This week, the Future Festivals are scheduled for Monday, August 22, 5:30 pm at Kiwanis Park (125 Longhill Rd.) and Thursday, August 25, 5:30 pm at Bicentennial Park (320 Court St.). The festivals will also feature lawn games, a coloring station, a video booth and free food. For the full list of scheduled Future Festivals, click here.
  • 40th Anniversary of the Boo Williams Summer League Celebration – Boo Williams Sportsplex and Hampton Roads Convention Center (Hampton). This celebration champions Boo Williams’ legacy as an internationally known ambassador for youth basketball and sports. Weekend activities include a co-ed alumni basketball game, a free Stop the Violence Basketball Clinic, and the 40th Anniversary Boo Williams Summer League Sneaker Gala. The co-ed alumni game will be held Friday, August 26 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm (Boo Williams Sportsplex); the Stop the Violence Basketball Clinic will be held Saturday, August 27 from 9:00 am – 11:00 (Boo Williams Sportsplex) and 40th Anniversary Boo Williams Summer League Sneaker Gala will be held Saturday, August 27 at 6:30 pm (Hampton Roads Convention Center). See the website for additional details, including pricing information.
  • 1619 Commemoration of the First Enslaved African Landing – 20 Ingalls Road (Fort Monroe). Join the Fort Monroe National Park Service for three days of programming to commemorate African Landing Day. Events will include a Descendent Community Virtual Roundtable (August 26, 1:00 pm), African Landing Day at Continental Park in Fort Monroe (August 27, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm) and Healing Day at Outlook Beach in Fort Monroe (6:00 am – 6:00 pm). These events are free and open to the public. Stay tuned to Fort Monroe’s Instagram for updates and additional details or visit for more information.
  • The Beast in the East 5 – Hampton Roads Convention Center (Hampton). Hampton Roads’ largest gaming festival returns August 26-28 with over 50+ arcade machines from the top providers Arcade Impact, Neo Mega Shock Arcade, Wedoca, and Snow Phoenix! BITE 5 will have over a dozen main video game tournaments and several community tournaments. See the website for details, including ticket information.


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Live Music

Wednesday, August 24

  • Summer Breeze Concert Series: USAF Heritage of America Band Rhythm in Blue – Lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg (Williamsburg). This summer concert series will run every Wednesday through August 31, 2022. This week’s performance will feature jazz by USAF Heritage of America Band Rhythm in Blue. Free and open to the public. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
  • Port Warwick Summer Concert Series: Runnin Shine – William Styron Square (Newport News). Port Warwick’s Summer Concert Series returns this week with country music by the band Runnin Shine. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket, food and a drink. Weather permitting. Free. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
  • Moonlight and Music – New Quarter Park (Williamsburg). Join local musician Joe Duggan for acoustic music in the beautiful surroundings of New Quarter Park. You’ll hear a range of genres from bluegrass to contemporary or request a favorite song. Bring a chair or blanket to relax to the sounds of music and nature – or bring a favorite instrument, warm up your vocals and join in. Free. 6:00 – 7:30 pm.

Thursday, August 25

  • Organ Recital – Dr. JanEl Will – Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg). Listen to sacred music by candlelight in the 300-year-old Bruton Parish Church. Dr. JanEl Will, organist at Bruton, will present a recital of 18th-century music. Open to the public. 8:00 – 9:00 pm.

Friday, August 26

  • Summer in the Valley – Hennage Auditorium (Colonial Williamsburg). Escape the summer heat with delightful 18th-century music and family stories from the Waterman family. Requires art museum admission or a Good Neighbor pass. 1:30 – 2:15 pm.
  • Downtown Hampton Live Concert: MikeMickxer – Mill Point Park (Mill Point Park). Catch a live performance by MikeMickxer at Mill Point Park. Free. 6:00 – 9:30 pm.
  • “A Jazz Night Out” Scholarship Fundraiser – The Commanding General’s Residence and Garden (Fort Monroe). The William Tucker 1624 Society will host its first annual Scholarship Fundraiser, “A Jazz Night Out” at the Commanding General’s Residence and Gardens on Fort Monroe, as part of its African Landing Day Weekend events. Local jazz band RAJazz will perform at the event, and there will also be complimentary light hors de ’oeuvres. All proceeds will go directly to scholarships for deserving students in Hampton City Public Schools. Tickets are $55 and can be purchased here. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
  • Opera In Williamsburg Concert – 200 College Row (Williamsburg). Head over to the Midtown Row Village Green for a night of Opera, featuring Opera In Williamsburg. Lawn chairs are permitted. Free and open to the public. 7:00 – 8:00 pm.

Saturday, August 27

  • Historic Organ Recital with Sarah Bland – Wren Chapel (Williamsburg). Sarah Bland, organist at Hickory Neck Episcopal Church, will give a recital on the Historic English Chamber Organ, which dates back to the 18th century. Open to the public. 10:00 – 10:30 am.
  • Baroque Violin & Cello Recital: 18th Century Music– Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg). Enjoy a Baroque Violin & Cello recital by Sophie Genevieve Lowe, Baroque Violin; Ryan Lowe, Baroque Cello; Rebecca Davy, Harpsichord. 8:00 – 9:00 pm.

The Port Warwick Concert series continues Wednesday, August 24. This week’s show will feature the country band Runnin Shine. (Photo courtesy of the City of Newport News).


Tuesday, August 23

  • Art House Café Film Series: “Searching for Sugar Man” – Williamsburg Library Theatre (Williamsburg). This film series brings an art house flavor to your Tuesdays while providing opportunities to hear from film experts, enjoy light refreshments and have a discussion after the film. This week’s feature is Searching for Sugar Man (2012); PG-13. 2:00 – 3:30 pm.
  • Throwback Thursday Film Series: “The League of Gentlemen” – Williamsburg Library Theatre (Williamsburg). The Throwback Thursday Film Series, now in its 19th year, features a variety of classic movies for an adult audience. This week’s featured film is The League of Gentlemen (1960); NR. 2:00 – 4:00 pm.


Wednesday, August 24

  • Museum Murder Mystery: Murder in the Music Gallery – Hennage Auditorium (Colonial Williamsburg). The museum photographer is found murdered in the gallery after a morning photoshoot for a new musical instrument exhibit. The last three people who saw him alive were colleagues. Could one of them have killed him? View the crime scene and hear interviews with experts and suspects while you collaborate with other investigators to solve this fictitious murder. 4:00 – 5:45 pm. Requires art museum admission or a Good Neighbor Pass plus an event ticket. Event tickets are $10 for adults; $5 for youth ages 6-12.

Friday, August 26

  • The William Tucker 1624 Society’s African Landing Commemoration – Tucker Family Cemetery (Hampton). The William Tucker 1624 Society, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is an organization dedicated to the education of the greater public about the first Africans to arrive in Virginia. The theme of the organization’s commemoration event this year is “embracing our history and culture.” A talk will be given by guest speaker Eola L. Dance, the Superintendent of Fort Monroe National Monument. Dance is the first African American woman to serve in this position at Fort Monroe, a unit of the National Park Service. Rain location: Hampton Roads Convention Center. 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Saturday, August 27

  • Libation Tour and Tasting – Mobjack Bay Coffee Roasters & Petite Café (Yorktown). This guided tour explores Yorktown’s fascinating past involving spirits. Stops will include the Swan Tavern, sites of other taverns and ordinaries and the famous “Poor Potter” and his kiln. Ticket includes tasting of Port, Cider and Madeira. Must be 21 to participate in the tasting; must be able to walk at a leisurely pace for an hour with stops along the way. 4:00 – 5:30 pm. $20/person.


  • Yorktown Battlefield Walk – Yorktown Battlefield Visitors Center (Yorktown). Join a park ranger for a short walk across the battlefield, where you’ll gain insight into many aspects of the 1781 Siege of Yorktown. Note: Visitors should be prepared to walk for up to one-half mile. Begins at the Regimental Flags in front of the building. Included with per-person park entrance fee. Monday, August 22; Wednesday, August 24; Thursday, August 25; Friday, August 26; and Saturday, August 27. 10:00 am – 10:45 am.
  • Ranger Talk – Yorktown Battlefield Visitors Center (Yorktown). A park ranger will lead a brief exploration into the people, places and/or events in Yorktown during the Revolutionary War. Each ranger offers a different presentation exploring different stories. Begins at the Regimental Flags in front of the building. Included with per-person park entrance fee. Monday, August 22; Wednesday, August 24; Thursday, August 25; Friday, August 26; and Saturday, August 27. 1:30 – 1:50 pm & 3:30 – 3:50 pm.

Outdoor Recreation

Wednesday, August 24

  • Beach Yoga – Jamestown Beach Event Park (Williamsburg). Enjoy a fun and informal way to experience yoga. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel and bottled water. For ages 14+. Registration is required and can be completed here or by calling 757.259.4200. Cost: $8. 8:15 – 9:15 am.

Friday, August 26

  • Natural History Education Talk: Trees – New Quarter Park (Williamsburg). This event is part of New Quarter Park’s “Summer Friday Evening Programs” series, which engages families in a new activity every week throughout the summer. This week’s program features a natural history and education talk focusing on trees. Register here by August 24. Free. 6:30 – 8:30 pm.
  • Creek Pick Your Paddle – York River State Park (Williamsburg). Discover the beautiful wetlands at York River State Park. Rental prices: Canoe rentals are $9 per person or $6 per person for families of 4 or more. Solo kayak rentals are $16 per person and tandem kayak rentals are $22 per boat. Call the park office for reservations. 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.
  • Canoeing with the Stars – York River State Park (Williamsburg). Explore the stars by water as you experience marsh life at night. Various creatures can be found along the shoreline while owls fly above in the night sky. Only canoes can be rented for this trip; one paddler per boat should be experienced. Cost: $13/person; $8/per person for a family of 4+. 7:30 – 10:30 pm.

Saturday, August 27

  • Bird Walk – New Quarter Park (Williamsburg). 8:00 – 10:00 am. Hike through New Quarter Park in search of birds who make the park their home. This event is hosted by the Williamsburg Bird Club; binoculars are available on loan. Register here by Aug. 25. Free. 8:00 – 10:00 am.

Sunday, August 28

  • Drum Circle – New Quarter Park (Williamsburg). Bring a blanket or chair and meet at the fire circle. Drums and shakers will be available on a limited basis. Register here by August 26.


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Arts & Crafts ️

️ Tuesday, August 23

  • DIY: Centerpieces – Landscape Design Studio (Williamsburg). Learn about the design and mechanics used to create small-scale centerpieces in this hands-on class presented by Colonial Williamsburg. Each participant will make an arrangement of their own using fresh flowers and greens. The plant material, container and necessary tools will be provided. This class is designed for beginners; no experience is necessary. For adults 18 and older. $80. 3:00 – 4:30 pm.

Friday, August 26

  • Sew Your Own Bowl Cozy – Williamsburg Library (Williamsburg). Create a basic bowl cozy for hot soups or cold treats using basic quilting techniques. For ages 13 through adult. This class will be offered twice: once at 3:00 pm and then again at 4:30 pm. Call to register.

Saturday, August 27

  • An Apprentice Founder’s Workday – Foundry (Colonial Williamsburg). Learn about the daily routine of an apprentice at the Getty Foundry. You’ll complete a pewter spoon from start to finish to take home. Limit of 10 participants. Tickets are $60. 10:00 – 11:00 am.

Practical ✔️

Tuesday, August 23

  • Excel I: Introduction to Excel Formatting and Layout – Main Street Library (Newport News). Students will learn the basic features of Microsoft Excel workbook and learn how to create a spreadsheet, insert columns/rows, delete column/rows, select cells and rename a workbook. Registration is required. 10:15 am – 12:15 pm.

Wednesday, August 24

  • Introduction to Libby – Williamsburg Library (Williamsburg). Learn how to use Libby, the library’s one-stop shop for e-books and e-audiobooks. Bring the mobile device you want to listen on. You’ll also need to know your library card number, your password for downloading apps and your Amazon password if you use a Kindle device. Seating is limited, call to register.

Thursday, August 25

  • Beginning Word – James City County Library (Williamsburg). Learn the basics of word processing in MS Word, including how to work with documents and format text. Seating is limited, call to register. 10:00 am.
  • Hampton Mayor’s Forum – Virtual. Join Mayor Donnie Tuck live on Facebook on August 25 for a virtual Mayor’s Forum. Citizens are encouraged to send their questions in the comments section. The forum will be recorded and available for viewing after. 7:00 – 9:00 pm.


  • WRL School Supplies Collection – Williamsburg Regional Library is collecting school supply donations until August 26. The donations will be given to families that come to the Bookmobile’s neighborhood stops. Items needed include #2 pencils, pens, lined notebook paper, notebooks, crayons, erasers, glue sticks, and tissues. Donations can be dropped off at either library building.

Workshops & Classes

Thursday, August 25

  • Writer’s Workshop – Grissom Library (Newport News). Drop in every fourth Thursday of the month for Writer’s Workshop. Instructors Howard Manly and Angie Taliferro lead the group in focusing writing elements or common writing problems. There are new topics every month. For adults 18+. 5:30 – 7:30 pm.


Tuesday, August 23

  • Dungeons & Dragons – Tabb Library (Yorktown). Start an ongoing campaign or take part in a one-shot campaign at this D&D event. For new and experienced players ages 18+. Light refreshments will be provided. 6:00 – 8:00 pm.


️ Thursday, August 25

  • City Center Farmers Market – City Center at Oyster Point (Newport News). Find fresh, healthy, farm-to-table foods like produce, beef, jams and local treats at this Farmers Market, every Thursday through September 1. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Saturday, August 27

  • Williamsburg Farmers Market – Duke of Gloucester Street and P4 parking lot (Williamsburg). Shop from producers of locally grown produce, baked goods, cut flowers, organic vegetables, herbs, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, fresh bread, honey and more. Visa, Mastercard, SNAP and W&M express are now accepted. 8:00 am – noon.
  • Yorktown Market Days – Riverwalk Landing (Yorktown). hop for seasonal produce, freshly baked goods, honey, handmade soaps and candles, artwork and more from local creators and artisans. 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.
  • Buckroe Beach Farmers Market – Buckroe Beach (Hampton). Enjoy local produce, baked goods, fresh seafood, jarred foods and much more, every Saturday through Oct. 29. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
  • Toano Open Air Market – 7891 Richmond Road (Toano). Shop safely every Saturday while supporting local farmers, artisans, pollinators and a variety of other vendors. Pre-ordering is recommended to ensure product availability. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.


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Just for Tweens & Teens

Monday, August 22

  • Teen Craft Night: Back to School – Pearl Bailey Library (Newport News). Students ages 12-17 are invited to customize their own drawstring backpack at this Teen Craft Night. Registration is required.

Kids & Families

Williamsburg & Yorktown

Monday, August 22

  • Trader Joe’s Kids Tour – Trader Joe’s Settler’s Market (Williamsburg). Kids can tour the store behind the scenes and shop around the world. Registration is required. Call 757.259.2135 to sign up. 9:30 am.

Wednesday, August 24

  • Play the Fife and Beat the Drum – Fife and Drum Building (Colonial Williamsburg). This Historic Trades and Skills Family Workshop is designed for participants age 7 and older. Attendees will join an adult staff member to learn the fundamentals of fifing and/or drumming as if they were recruits. Kids 7-13 must be accompanied by a ticketed adult. Kids 14-17 must be accompanied by a participating ticketed adult or non-participating adult. See Colonial Williamsburg’s website for additional details. $20 per ticket (museum admission is not required for this program; only the event ticket is necessary). 10:00 – 11:00 am.

Friday, August 26

  • Types & the Press: An Introduction to Printing – Printing Office (Colonial Williamsburg). This event is part of the Historic Trades Family workshops and is designed for participants age 7 and older. Attendees will join the Printers to learn the basics of historic printing and set letters at the UPPER and lower cases of type. They’ll also learn to use ink balls in printing as they print an item for themselves to take home at the letterpress. Kids 7-13 must be accompanied by a ticketed adult. Kids 14-17 must be accompanied by an adult, either participating (purchase a workshop ticket) or non-participating (with a free Chaperone ticket). Tickets are $20. 10:00 – 11:00 am.
  • Amazing Adaptations – Tabb Library (Yorktown). This event is presented by Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center. Kids will explore how animals survive in the wild and practice helping animals to adapt to new habitats during this program. Virginia Aquarium educators will bring biofacts such as animal coverings, a live diamondback terrapin, and conduct activities to demonstrate how adaptations help animals defend themselves, move and find food. 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Saturday, August 27

  • Saturdays @ Frink: Peter McCory – Abram Frink Jr. Community Center (Williamsburg). Kids are invited to join WRL’s Bookmobile every Saturday for something to make, do, learn and play at Abram Frink Jr. Community Center. This week at 10:30 am, come sing along with Peter McCory, who presents an energetic and engaging show for all ages, with familiar songs kids will love, music from folk traditions around the world and his own creations. 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.
  • RPEO Back to School Event – Lafayette High School (Williamsburg). RPEO (Real People Educating Others) will hold its free, annual Back to School event at Lafayette High School on August 27. The event will feature free haircuts, a gaming truck, face painting, a bounce house school supplies, food, a DJ and more. For more information, please email [email protected] 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.


  • Youth Disc Golf Course – New Quarter Park (Williamsburg). The youth disc golf course at New Quarter Park will be free all month long for the month of August. An ID is required for high school students. Register at the park office.
  • Summer Kids Dream $3 Movie Series – Movie Tavern in Williamsburg. Movie Tavern will be offering $3 movies as part of its Summer Kids Dream Family Film Series all summer long through September 1. See website for a list of upcoming movies, showtimes and additional details.


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Newport News & Hampton

Monday, August 22

  • AnjiPlayDate – Grissom Library (Newport News). This program features self-determined, exploratory play based on the Anji Play approach. This unstructured drop-in program is for children of all ages. 10:00 – 11:30 am.
  • Kindergarten Here We Come! – Main Street Library (Newport News). This Kindergarten readiness program will feature activities, games, stories and more. For ages 4-6 (or those starting school soon) and their caregivers. Registration is required. 10:00 am.

Tuesday, August 23

  • Summer Send-Off ‘Splosion – Pearl Bailey Library (Newport News). Kids of all ages are invited to celebrate the end of summer with one last hurrah. Join the library for the Summer Send-Off ‘Splosion, a color party and ice cream social for kids of all ages. Dress for a mess. Goggles are required and will be provided by library staff for safety. Registration is required. 3:00 – 4:30 pm.
  • Builder Lab – Grissom Library (Newport News). Kids in grades K-5 will tinker, engineer and build a creation of their own design using LEGOs, Brain Flakes, K’Nex, and Zoob at this fun event. 6:00 pm.

Thursday, August 25

  • Drones! – Grissom Library (Newport News). Kids 8-11 are invited to put their skills to the test in a drone obstacle course. Registration is required. 2:00 pm.

Friday, August 26

  • Main Street Library’s Chess Club – Main Street Library (Newport News). Youth ages 5-17 are invited to make their best moves at the Main Street Chess Club. 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

Saturday, August 27

  • PAWS to Read – Main Street Library (Newport News). Kids aged 6-11 can practice their reading skills with patient, trained therapy dogs. This program is held the fourth Saturday of every month. No registration required. 2:00 pm.


  • Summer Meals @ Pearl Bailey – Pearl Bailey Library (Newport News). Meals will be served Monday through Friday, 11:00 am to 12 noon at Pearl Bailey Library. This program is for youth 18 years old and under and will run through Tuesday, August 26. The lunches are provided by The Virginia Peninsula Food Bank.


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Future Events to Note

Saturday, September 3

  • Virginia Symphony Orchestra Concert – Riverwalk Landing (Yorktown). Pack a picnic, bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy this special concert by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. The award-winning Fifes and Drums of York Town will also perform. Free. 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

Saturday, September 10

  • Back to School Family Movie Night – 401 Oriana Rd. (Newport News). Family Movie Night presents Sing 2. Bring blankets and chairs and enjoy this movie under the stars on the 3-acre lawn at the former KMart site in Denbigh. There will be a free children’s inflatable and free popcorn while supplies last. Food vendors will also be on site. Admission and parking are free. 6:00 – 8:30 pm.

Sunday, September 25

  • Yorktown Art Stroll – Yorktown Freight Shed (Yorktown). The Yorktown Waterfront and Freight Shed will be filled with unique works of art – everything from oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings to drawings, photography, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, handmade soap, glass and more. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Acoustical harmony will also be provided by Audio Portrait from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Rain or shine.

Saturday, October 1

  • Williamsburg Book Festival – Stryker Center (Williamsburg). The Williamsburg Book Festival’s mission is to promote and support the art of literary composition in the Williamsburg area and expose writers to the reading public. The public is invited to attend a family-friendly day of celebrating books and book lovers at the Stryker Center and the Community Building. This free event includes authors from various genres, speakers, illustrators, and publishers from Virginia and beyond. It runs from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm on Saturday, October 1, 2022. To learn more, click here.


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