Events

Science Under Sail Series

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 (2:00 - 4:00 PM)

Yorktown Sailing Charters, 425 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Join Yorktown Sailing Charters in the Science Under Sail series.  VIMS will host three different voyages this May.  The School of Marine Science (SMS) at VIMS is the graduate school in marine science for the College of William & Mary. Chartered in 1940, VIMS is currently among the largest marine research and education centers in the United States. $ 844.724.5956 or www.SailYorktown.com ....

5/25/2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Categories: AllFamily Fun

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Fridays & Saturdays, May 2016 (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout May.

Friday 27th: Damn Jankes Live! 

For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net.

5/27/2016 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

'Quilt' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

April & May, 2016 (times vary)

Gallery at York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Celebrate Spring - Come and see beautiful handmade quilts by local quilters.  In addition to the exhibit the Gallery will have a host of new and beautiful art, jewelry, pottery and much more for sale.  Closed Mon.  Free. 757.890.4490   Exhibit Flyer

5/28/2016
Categories: AllArts

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday May 28, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This week's live entertainment features Lloyd, Susan and Walt (Folk/Americana).  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

 

5/28/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

NPS Memorial Day Weekend

Sat thru Mon, May 28 - 30, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

The Yorktown National Cemetery, which is part of Colonial National Historical Park, annually commemorates Memorial Day with participation from volunteers stationed at Coast Guard Training Center, Yorktown to set flags in the 1,596 marked graves in the cemetery and the park conducts a formal commemoration program the Sunday prior each year.   Yorktown Battlefield. Admission. $ 757.898.2410

5/28/2016 9:00 AM - 5/30/2016 5:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Saturday, May 28, 2016 (4:30 -5:00 PM)

Nelson House, 501 Main St., Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town perform at the Nelson House.  Free 757.898.9418

5/28/2016 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Auntie M's American Cottage May Workshop

May, 2016 (times vary)

Auntie M's American Cottage, 330 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

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.  Minimum of 4 participants needed.  $  More details at 757.369.8150 or www.auntiemsamericancottage.com.

Sat, May 21st: Openended Needle Felting: 11am-3:30pm
Sun, May 29th: Wet Felted Beads - 2 sessions: 1-2pm & 2:30-3:30pm

5/29/2016
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Memorial Day Sale at Patriot Tours and Provisions

Friday thru Monday, May 27 - 30, 2016 (open hours)

Patriot Tours and Provisions, 321 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Celebrating Memorial Day weekend with 25% off all Peace Frog t-shirts.  Located in beautiful historic Yorktown, Virginia, Patriot Tours and Provisions offers personally guided Segway PT adventure tours, quality bicycle rentals, kayak and paddle board rentals, and a great selection of kites and beach supplies. 757.969.5400 or www.patriottoursva.com  Flyer

5/30/2016
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Grace Episcopal Church Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 30, 2016 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Historic Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (Map)

Grace Church Memorial Day Ceremony, 10 am. Ceremony followed by the playing of “Taps” and replacement of flags “with Honors” of the 83 known veterans. Grace Episcopal Church. Free. 757.898.3261

5/30/2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Monday, May 30, 2016 (11:45 AM to 12:45 PM)

York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, 11:45 am. Memorial Day Ceremony, York Hall, 301 Main Street. Free. 757.898.9418

5/30/2016 11:30 AM

Memorial Day Ceremony at York Hall

Monday, May 30, 2016 (12:00 PM (Noon) to 1:00 PM)

York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown, VA (map)

York County Historical Committee Memorial Day Ceremony, 12 pm. Posting of colors, historical re-enactors, guest speaker, and the placing of flowers. York Hall, 301 Main Street. Free. 757.890.3500

5/30/2016 12:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Wednesdays, June 1 - 29, 2016 (4:45 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, 4:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418
6/1/2016

"Shagging on the Riverwalk" Beach Music Concert Series

Thursday, June 2, 2016 (6:30 PM - 9:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Put on your dancing shoes and join us for this annual concert series featuring a variety of beach music for all ages to enjoy. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. This weeks entertainment features The Holiday Band.  Free   757.890.3500  Event Flyer

June 9 - Band of Oz
June 16 - Soul Intent
|June 23 - Coolin Out Band
July 7 - The Main Event Band
July 14 - The Original Rhondels
July 21 - Wallstreet Band 

6/2/2016 6:30 PM

Watermen's Museum Yorktown Music Jamboree

Fridays, June, 2016 (6:00 - 9:00 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown VA ( Map)

Come and enjoy us every Friday evening in June for an evening of music and fun along the beautiful York River.  $  757.887.2641    

6/3/2016 6:00 PM

'Watercolor' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

June, 2016 (times vary)

Gallery at York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Celebrate summer - Come and see beautiful watercolor paintings by local artis, featuring Hazel Camp.  In addition to the exhibit the Gallery will have a host of new and beautiful art, jewelry, pottery and much more for sale.  Closed Mon.  Free. 757.890.4490   Exhibit Flyer

6/4/2016
Categories: AllArts

Auntie M's American Cottage June Workshop

June, 2016 (times vary)

Auntie M's American Cottage, 330 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

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.  Minimum of 4 participants needed.  $  More details at 757.369.8150 or www.auntiemsamericancottage.com.

Saturday, June 4 - Wet Felting-Yorktown Onion @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Saturday, June 11 - Embellished Wet Felted Purse @ 10:00am – 12:30pm
Saturday, June 11 - Wet Felted 3-D Vessel @ 12:30pm – 3:00pm
Saturday, June 18 - Needle Felting @ 11:30am – 4:30pm

6/4/2016
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday June 4, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This week's live entertainment features Lana Puckett & Kim Person (Folk Country).  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

6/4/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Wed, Fri & Sat, June 2016 (times vary)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout June.

6/1 Wednesday | Andrew Ballantyne Live! @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6/3 Friday | Hector Live! @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6/4 Saturday | Strida Live! @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm....
For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net.

6/4/2016 7:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, June 5 - 26, 2016 (varies)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA (map)
Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water St., Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, 3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. Sundays, June 12-26, 4:45 pm at the Yorktown waterfront. Free. June 5, 2:30 pm at the Yorktown Victory Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418


6/5/2016

Three day art class at On the Hill Gallery

Wednesdays, June 8, 15 & 22, 2016 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

On the Hill Gallery, 402 Main St., Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

In this three day session, "A Walk on the Beach" - floor cloth class, each student from beginning to end, will learn the basics of this 18th century art form.  Supplies are included. Reservations required. $  More details at 757.369.1108 or www.onthehillgallery.com.

6/8/2016 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

York River Floating Folk Jam

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 (5:30 - 9:30 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

The York River Floating Folk Jam is a FREE monthly event that occurs on the second Wednesday of each month. We typically hold this event inside our Carriage House overlooking the York River.  Come join us, bring a small snack to share with others, and get ready to enjoy a great evening of sea shanties, glue grass, and traditional and modern folk music. You'll be glad you came! Free. 757.887.2641.

6/8/2016 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

"Shagging on the Riverwalk" Beach Music Concert Series

Thursday, June 9, 2016 (6:30 PM - 9:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Put on your dancing shoes and join us for this annual concert series featuring a variety of beach music for all ages to enjoy. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.  This weeks entertainment features Band of Oz. Free  757.890.3500  Event Flyer

June 16 - Soul Intent
June 23 - Coolin Out Band
July 7 - The Main Event Band
July 14 - The Original Rhondels
July 21 - Wallstreet Band

6/9/2016 6:30 PM

Watermen’s Museum Military Appreciation Weekend

Sat & Sun, June 11 & 12, 2016 (10:00 AM - 8:00 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Join us for a tribute to the armed forces, including USO-style dance, symphony, and War of 1812 exhibits. Music, vendors, and food and beverages.  Watermen’s Museum.  Dance $5, other activities free. 757.887.2641

6/11/2016 8:00 AM - 6/12/2016 8:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday June 11, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This week's live entertainment features Ron Fetner (Acoustical Americana).  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

6/11/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Wed, Fri & Sat, June 2016 (times vary)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout June.

6/8 Wednesday | Dustin Furlow Live! @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6/10 Friday | Chisman Creek Live! @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6/11 Saturday | Wampler Bros Live! @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm....
For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net.

6/11/2016 7:00 PM

Hazel Camp at The Gallery at York Hall

Sunday, June 12, 2016 (1:30 - 3:30 PM)

The Gallery at York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Come and meet local artist, Hazel Camp, and view her beautiful watercolor paintings. She will be doing demos and signing prints.  Free. Call 757.890.4490 for more information.  Exhibit Flyer

6/12/2016 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Categories: AllArts

"Steal the Pint Night" at Water Street Grille

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 (6:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Featuring Founder's Brewing.  Buy the beer and "steal" the glass.  While supplies last, one per customer. Like us on Facebook and get notifications.  $  757.369.5644

6/15/2016 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

"Shagging on the Riverwalk" Beach Music Concert Series

Thursday, June 16, 2016 (6:30 PM - 9:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Put on your dancing shoes and join us for this annual concert series featuring a variety of beach music for all ages to enjoy. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.  This weeks entertainment features Soul Intent. Free  757.890.3500  Event Flyer

June 23 - Coolin Out Band
July 7 - The Main Event Band
July 14 - The Original Rhondels
July 21 - Wallstreet Band 

6/16/2016 6:30 PM

Watermen's Museum Yorktown Music Jamboree

Fridays, June, 2016 (6:00 - 9:00 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown VA ( Map)

Come and enjoy us every Friday evening in June for an evening of music and fun along the beautiful York River.  $  757.887.2641    

6/17/2016 6:00 PM

'Watercolor' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

June, 2016 (times vary)

Gallery at York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Celebrate summer - Come and see beautiful watercolor paintings by local artis, featuring Hazel Camp.  In addition to the exhibit the Gallery will have a host of new and beautiful art, jewelry, pottery and much more for sale.  Closed Mon.  Free. 757.890.4490   Exhibit Flyer

6/18/2016
Categories: AllArts

Auntie M's American Cottage June Workshop

June, 2016 (times vary)

Auntie M's American Cottage, 330 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

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.  Minimum of 4 participants needed.  $  More details at 757.369.8150 or www.auntiemsamericancottage.com.

Saturday, June 11 - Embellished Wet Felted Purse @ 10:00am – 12:30pm
Saturday, June 11 - Wet Felted 3-D Vessel @ 12:30pm – 3:00pm
Saturday, June 18 - Needle Felting @ 11:30am – 4:30pm

6/18/2016
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday June 18, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This week's live entertainment features Phil Poteat (Acoustical Guitar).  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

6/18/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Wed, Fri & Sat, June 2016 (times vary)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout June.

6/15 Wednesday | Aaron Fulcher Live! @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6/17 Friday | Blue House Live! @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6/18 Saturday | Tom Vinnick Live! @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm....
For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net.

6/18/2016 7:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, June 5 - 26, 2016 (varies)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA (map)
Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water St., Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, 3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. Sundays, June 12-26, 4:45 pm at the Yorktown waterfront. Free. June 5, 2:30 pm at the Yorktown Victory Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418


6/19/2016

Watermen's Museum Swing Dance

Monday, June 20, 2016 (7:30 - 10:00 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Swing dance - 7:30 - 8 PM for instructions and 8 - 10 PM dancing!   $  757.887.2641

6/20/2016

"Shagging on the Riverwalk" Beach Music Concert Series

Thursday, June 23, 2016 (6:30 PM - 9:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Put on your dancing shoes and join us for this annual concert series featuring a variety of beach music for all ages to enjoy. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.  This weeks entertainment features Coolin Out Band. Free  757.890.3500  Event Flyer

July 7 - The Main Event Band
July 14 - The Original Rhondels
July 21 - Wallstreet Band

6/23/2016 6:30 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday June 25, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This weeks entertainment features Tim Seaman (Hammered Dulcimer)  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

6/25/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, June 5 - 26, 2016 (varies)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA (map)
Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water St., Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, 3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. Sundays, June 12-26, 4:45 pm at the Yorktown waterfront. Free. June 5, 2:30 pm at the Yorktown Victory Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418


6/26/2016

Summer "Relief" Children's Art Classes

Mondays, June 27 thru August 22, 2016 (times vary)

On the Hill Gallery, 402 Main St., Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Bring your child to On the Hill Gallery every Monday for a summer “Relief” art class.  Break away from the boredom and come each Monday for a fun art project presented by local artists.  Bring their lunch and stay all day or if they don’t have the time just take a morning or an afternoon session.  Sessions are June 27, July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15 & 22 at 10 am to 12 pm & 2 pm to 4 pm.  Ages 6 to 12 years old.  Reservations required. $  For more details 757.369.1108 or On the Hill Gallery's website.  Event Flyer

6/27/2016
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Watermen's Museum presents Story Tellers

Monday, June 27, 2016 (7:00 - 8:30 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown VA ( Map)

True personal stories related to each month's theme.  The storytellers will be selected ahead of time by the Weavers of the Word Storytelling Collaborative.  If you would like to submit a story for consideration in the program send your name, brief bio, and story synopsis to YorktownStorySlam@gmail.com by the Friday prior to the program.  For the second half of the program there will be stories chosen from a random selection of entries made at the door.  $  757.887.2641.    

6/27/2016 7:00 PM

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Wed, Fri & Sat, June 2016 (times vary)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout June.

6/22 Wednesday | Caleb Folks Live! @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6/24 Friday | Jonny Cardigan Live! @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6/25 Saturday |In Layman Terms Live! @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6/29 Wednesday | Charlton Phaneuf Live! @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net.

6/29/2016 7:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday July 2, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This weeks entertainment features "A Taste of Love with Jan and Bart"  ( Variety of Hits)  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

7/2/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, July 3, 10, 24 & 31, 2016 (time varies)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA (map)
Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water St., Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town. 3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center.   July 3, 2:30 pm and July 4, 11 am at the Yorktown Victory Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418


7/3/2016 - 7/31/2016

Liberty Celebration

Sun & Mon, July 3 & 4, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

America’s independence is marked with military drills, role-playing demonstrations and artillery. Yorktown Victory Center. Admission. $ 757.253.4838

7/3/2016 9:00 AM - 7/4/2016 5:00 PM

Summer Concert Series - Stephen Bennett

Sunday, July 3, 2016 (7:00 - 8:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Well known guitarist, Stephen Bennett will return to the Summer Concert Series and perform with his harp guitar and others. This performance will be in the church (no food or drink).  Free. 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer 

7/3/2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Yorktown July 4th Celebration

Monday, July 4, 2016 (8:00 AM - 9:30 PM)

Historic Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Come to historic Yorktown and enjoy a family friendly salute to America! Festivities begin at 8 AM with the Yorktown Independence Day 8K run and 5K walk at York High School.  The patriotic parade will take place at 9 AM along Water & Main streets. Evening activities feature a bell-ringing ceremony at 7 PM; a patriotic concert at 8 PM on the Riverwalk Landing Stage; and a spectacular fireworks show on the York River at 9:15 PM. Free. More details at 757.890.3500 or Fourth of July website.  Event Flier

7/4/2016 8:00 AM - 9:30 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Wednesdays, July 6, 20 & 27, 2016 (4:45 - 5:15 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town.4:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418

7/6/2016

"Shagging on the Riverwalk" Beach Music Concert Series

Thursday, July 7, 2016 (6:30 PM - 9:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Put on your dancing shoes and join us for this annual concert series featuring a variety of beach music for all ages to enjoy. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.  This weeks entertainment features The Main Event Band. Free  757.890.3500  Event Flyer

July 14 - The Original Rhondels
July 21 - Wallstreet Band

7/7/2016 6:30 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday July 9, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This weeks entertainment features SOJORN (Variety of Hits) Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

7/9/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Summer Concert Series - Peninsula Concert Band

Sunday, July 10, 2016 (6:00 - 7:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

An outdoor concert by this popular group of musicians, performing a program of varied musical selections and patriotic tunes.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating and pack a picnic supper. Free. 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer

7/10/2016 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summer "Relief" Children's Art Classes

Mondays, June 27 thru August 22, 2016 (times vary)

On the Hill Gallery, 402 Main St., Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Bring your child to On the Hill Gallery every Monday for a summer “Relief” art class.  Break away from the boredom and come each Monday for a fun art project presented by local artists.  Bring their lunch and stay all day or if they don’t have the time just take a morning or an afternoon session.  Sessions are June 27, July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15 & 22 at 10 am to 12 pm & 2 pm to 4 pm.  Ages 6 to 12 years old.  Reservations required. $  For more details 757.369.1108 or On the Hill Gallery's website.  Event Flyer

7/11/2016
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Wednesdays, July 6, 20 & 27, 2016 (4:45 - 5:15 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town.4:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418

7/13/2016

"Shagging on the Riverwalk" Beach Music Concert Series

Thursday, July 14, 2016 (6:30 PM - 9:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Put on your dancing shoes and join us for this annual concert series featuring a variety of beach music for all ages to enjoy. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.  This weeks entertainment features The Original Rhondels. Free  757.890.3500  Event Flyer

July 21 - Wallstreet Band

7/14/2016 6:30 PM

Bastille Day Wine Dinner

Thursday, July 14, 2016 (7:00 - 10:00 PM)

Riverwalk Restaurant, 323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map) 

Five-course French dinner paired with acclaimed wines from France. Guest speaker will discuss the wines and wineries. Riverwalk Restaurant. Admission. $ 757.875.1522

7/14/2016 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday July 16, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This week's live entertainment features Dave Crumpler & Michael Glass (Acoustical Duo).   Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

7/16/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, July 3, 10, 24 & 31, 2016 (time varies)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA (map)
Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water St., Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town. 3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center.   July 3, 2:30 pm and July 4, 11 am at the Yorktown Victory Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418


7/17/2016 - 8/14/2016

Summer Concert Series - The Mullins Sisters

Sunday, July 17, 2016 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Nashville recording artists and popular performers from Donk’s Theatre, this dynamic sister trio entertains with contemporary and country music. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating and pack a picnic supper. Free. 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer

7/17/2016 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Wednesdays, July 6, 20 & 27, 2016 (4:45 - 5:15 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town.4:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418

7/20/2016

"Shagging on the Riverwalk" Beach Music Concert Series

Thursday, July 21, 2016 (6:30 PM - 9:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Put on your dancing shoes and join us for this annual concert series featuring a variety of beach music for all ages to enjoy. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.  This weeks entertainment features Wallstreet Band. Free  757.890.3500  

7/21/2016 6:30 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday July 23, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This week's live entertainment features Runaway String Band (Bluegrass).   Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

7/23/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, July 3, 10, 24 & 31, 2016 (time varies)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA (map)
Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water St., Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town. 3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center.   July 3, 2:30 pm and July 4, 11 am at the Yorktown Victory Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418


7/24/2016 - 8/21/2016

Summer Concert Series - Something Different Duo

Sunday, July 24, 2016 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

A father-daughter duo, Brad Sindle, keyboard player, and Ashley Senner, an unusually talented singer, perform music from a variety of genres spanning multiple decades.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating and pack a picnic supper. Free. 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer

7/24/2016 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Summer "Relief" Children's Art Classes

Mondays, June 27 thru August 22, 2016 (times vary)

On the Hill Gallery, 402 Main St., Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Bring your child to On the Hill Gallery every Monday for a summer “Relief” art class.  Break away from the boredom and come each Monday for a fun art project presented by local artists.  Bring their lunch and stay all day or if they don’t have the time just take a morning or an afternoon session.  Sessions are June 27, July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15 & 22 at 10 am to 12 pm & 2 pm to 4 pm.  Ages 6 to 12 years old.  Reservations required. $  For more details 757.369.1108 or On the Hill Gallery's website.  Event Flyer

7/25/2016
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Wednesdays, July 6, 20 & 27, 2016 (4:45 - 5:15 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town.4:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418

7/27/2016

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday July 30, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This weeks entertainment features Bryan Forrest (Pop/Folk)  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

7/30/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, July 3, 10, 24 & 31, 2016 (time varies)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA (map)
Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water St., Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town. 3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center.   July 3, 2:30 pm and July 4, 11 am at the Yorktown Victory Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418


7/31/2016 - 8/28/2016

Summer Concert Series - Lou Vangieri

Sunday, July 31, 2016 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

A solo acoustic guitarist/instrumentalist, Louis Vangieri performs a blend a folks, country, swing, traditional, jazz, classical and original works. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket and pack a picnic supper. Free. 757.890.4490

Summer Concert  Flyer

7/31/2016 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Military Band Concert Series

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 (6:30 - 8:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (Map)

A different ensemble performs each week presented by musicians from Langley Air Force Base and Ft. Eustis, VA. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. This week's featured group is Rhythm in Blue with the USAF Heritage of America Band.  Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500 

8/2/2016 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday August 6, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This weeks entertainment features Chisman Creek (Americana) Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

8/6/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, August 7-28, 2016 (3:45 - 4:15 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town.4:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418

8/7/2016

Summer Concert Series - Lana Puckett & Kim Person

Sunday, August 7, 2016 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

This well-known local duo performs a mixture of contemporary and country songs. Bring a chair or blanket and pack a picnic supper. Free. 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer

8/7/2016 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Summer "Relief" Children's Art Classes

Mondays, June 27 thru August 22, 2016 (times vary)

On the Hill Gallery, 402 Main St., Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Bring your child to On the Hill Gallery every Monday for a summer “Relief” art class.  Break away from the boredom and come each Monday for a fun art project presented by local artists.  Bring their lunch and stay all day or if they don’t have the time just take a morning or an afternoon session.  Sessions are June 27, July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15 & 22 at 10 am to 12 pm & 2 pm to 4 pm.  Ages 6 to 12 years old.  Reservations required. $  For more details 757.369.1108 or On the Hill Gallery's website.  Event Flyer

8/8/2016
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Military Band Concert series

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 (6:30 - 8:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Naval Weapons Station Yorktown commemorates its 98th birthday celebration with a concert by the United States Fleet Forces Brass Band "Four Star Edition". Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500

 

8/9/2016 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday August 13, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This weeks entertainment features Louis Vangieri (Acoustical Guitar)  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

8/13/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Summer Concert Series - Magic of Harmony Show Chorus

Sunday, August 14, 2016 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

A favorite local singing group performing traditional barbershop melodies and contemporary pop and musical theatre songs. Bring a chair or blanket and pack a picnic supper. Free. 757.890.4490

Summer Concert  Flyer

8/14/2016 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Military Band Concert Series

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 (6:30 - 8:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (Map)

A different ensemble performs each week presented by musicians from Langley Air Force Base and Ft. Eustis, VA. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. This week's featured group is Blue Aces with the USAF Heritage of America Band.  Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500   

8/16/2016 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday August 20, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This weeks entertainment features Ron Fetner (Acoustical Americana)  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

8/20/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, August 7-28, 2016 (3:45 - 4:15 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town.4:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418

8/21/2016

Summer Concert Series - Runaway String Band

Sunday, August 21, 2016 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

This popular group will perform bluegrass, country, folk, and contemporary selections. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating and pack a picnic supper. Free. 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer

8/21/2016 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Summer "Relief" Children's Art Classes

Mondays, June 27 thru August 22, 2016 (times vary)

On the Hill Gallery, 402 Main St., Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Bring your child to On the Hill Gallery every Monday for a summer “Relief” art class.  Break away from the boredom and come each Monday for a fun art project presented by local artists.  Bring their lunch and stay all day or if they don’t have the time just take a morning or an afternoon session.  Sessions are June 27, July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15 & 22 at 10 am to 12 pm & 2 pm to 4 pm.  Ages 6 to 12 years old.  Reservations required. $  For more details 757.369.1108 or On the Hill Gallery's website.  Event Flyer

8/22/2016
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Military Band Concert Series

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 (6:30 - 8:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (Map)

A different ensemble performs each week presented by musicians from Langley Air Force Base and Ft. Eustis, VA. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. This week's featured group is Jazz Combo with the TRADOC Band.  Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500   

8/23/2016 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

National Park Service Birthday

Thursday, August 25, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Free admission to National Parks and other Federal sites throughout the country. Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown. 757.898.2410


8/25/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday August 27, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This weeks entertainment features Audio Protrait (Acoustical Harmony)  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

8/27/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Summer Concert Series - Poisoned Dwarf

Sunday, August 28, 2016 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

A program of Celtic music focusing primarily on traditional Irish tunes.  Bring a chair or blanket and pack a picnic supper. Free. 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer

8/28/2016 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday September 3, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This weeks entertainment features Lloyd, Susan & Walt (Folk Americana)  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

9/3/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Virginia Symphony Concert

Saturday, September 3, 2016 (6:00 - 9:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Pre-concert performance by the Fifes and Drums of York Town and picnic judging, 6 pm.  Pack a picnic supper, bring a lawn chair or blanket, and enjoy the performance under a canopy of stars. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.4490
9/3/2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, August 7-28, 2016 (3:45 - 4:15 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town.4:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418

9/4/2016

"Rhythms on the Riverwalk" Concert Series

Friday, September 9, 2016 (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Get your toes tappin’ to fantastic sounds during this five-week concert series featuring three Fridays of toe tappin’ Jazz and Big Band followed by two Fridays of knee slappin’ Country.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500   

9/9/2016 6:30 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday September 10, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  This weeks entertainment features Lana Puckett & Kim Person (Folk/Country)  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

9/10/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

"Rhythms on the Riverwalk" Concert Series

Friday, September 16, 2016 (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Get your toes tappin’ to fantastic sounds during this five-week concert series featuring three Fridays of toe tappin’ Jazz and Big Band followed by two Fridays of knee slappin’ Country.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500   

9/16/2016 6:30 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday September 17, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays. This weeks entertainment features Marty Plante (Acoustical Guitar)  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

9/17/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

"Rhythms on the Riverwalk" Concert Series

Friday, September 23, 2016 (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Get your toes tappin’ to fantastic sounds during this five-week concert series featuring three Fridays of toe tappin’ Jazz and Big Band followed by two Fridays of knee slappin’ Country.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500   

9/23/2016 6:30 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday September 24, 2016 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Saturdays, May 14 - October 29 (except Oct. 1) – Yorktown Market Days, 9 am to 1 pm with extended hours on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & 19, and Dec 10 until 3 pm. Located on the Yorktown waterfront, the market begins its 10th season and will operate weekly on Saturdays and hosts more than 35 local farmers, vendors and artists throughout the season with a variety of homegrown favorites and local art. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood; baked goods, cut flowers, coffee, and live entertainment.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays. This weeks entertainment features Runaway String Band (Bluegrass)  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

9/24/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Watermen’s Museum Folk Festival

Sat and Sun, Sept 24 & 25, 2016 (10:00 AM - 8:00 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Enjoy America’s best music genres during this two-day event.  Local and regional bands on three stages.  Food and beverages available.  Watermen’s Museum.  Free.  757.887.2641

9/25/2016 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Yorktown Art Stroll

Sunday, September 25, 2016 (11:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Freight Shed, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Riverwalk merchants and the Yorktown Freight Shed will be filled with paintings and hand crafted artwork by some of the region’s most talented artists.  Visit and talk with the artists’ or sit and watch as they demonstrate their work. Free. For more details 757.369.1108 or email yorktownartsfoundation@gmail.com 

9/25/2016 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

"Rhythms on the Riverwalk" Concert Series

Friday, September 30, 2016 (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Get your toes tappin’ to fantastic sounds during this five-week concert series featuring three Fridays of toe tappin’ Jazz and Big Band followed by two Fridays of knee slappin’ Country.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500   

9/30/2016 6:30 PM

Yorktown Wine Festival

Saturday, October 1, 2016 (12:00 - 6:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA  (map)

Sample wines from premiere wineries throughout the Commonwealth. Art and food vendors, plus entertainment, are also scheduled. Rain or Shine. Riverwalk Landing. Admission is $25 in advance and $30 at the door. For details 757.877.2933 or www.villageevents.org 

10/1/2016 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

"Rhythms on the Riverwalk" Concert Series

Friday, October 7, 2016 (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Get your toes tappin’ to fantastic sounds during this five-week concert series featuring three Fridays of toe tappin’ Jazz and Big Band followed by two Fridays of knee slappin’ Country.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500   

10/7/2016 6:30 PM

Yorktown Market Days and Fall Festival Celebration

Saturday, October 8, 2016 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA  (map)

In addition to the usual array of fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, specialty cut flowers, quality art, and entertainment, fall festival activities include hayrides, face painting, children’s games and activities, pumpkins and mums. This weeks entertainment is Elderberry Jam (Country/Bluegrass/Folk). Riverwalk Landing.  Free.  757.890.3500 

10/8/2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Re-enactment play of the York Town, Virginia Tea Party of 1774

Saturday, October 9, 2016 (12:45 - 2:45 PM)

Riverwalk Landing 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Performances by the York Town Tea Players and The Fifes and Drums of York Town. Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.254.4986

10/9/2016 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Yorktown Victory Weekend

Sat & Sun, October 15 & 16, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)
Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Artillery programs by British and American re-enactment units and special park ranger guided tours and programs help mark the 235th anniversary of the American and French victory at Yorktown. Yorktown Battlefield.  Admission. $   757.898.2410.

Hands-on military experiences, artillery firings and a preview of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown with the debut of the new introductory film and exhibition galleries. Yorktown Victory Center. Admission. $ 757.253.4838

10/15/2016 9:00 AM - 10/16/2016 5:00 PM

Watermen's Museum Oyster Roast

Saturday, October 15, 2016 (12:00 - 3:00 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown VA ( Map)

Enjoy fresh roasted or raw oysters sourced from multiple local sources.  Chowder, side dishes, and desserts included. Beverages available. Watermen’s Museum.  Call for tickets. $ 757.887.2641

10/15/2016 12:00 PM

York River Maritime Heritage Festival

Sat & Sun, Oct. 15 & 16, 2016 (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Two days of family fun with re-enactors, sea shanties and maritime music, displays, vendors, maritime crafts, boat building, and more. Watermen’s Museum. Free. 757.887.2641   

10/16/2016 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Yorktown Day

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Ceremonies, a parade, fifes and drums performances, and special programs commemorate the 235th anniversary of America’s momentous Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown. Yorktown Battlefield. Free. 757.898.2410

10/19/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Williamsburg Harvest Celebration

Sat thru Sat, November 5 thru 12, 2016 (times vary by event)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Featuring over 30 culinary inspired events hosted in Yorktown, Williamsburg and Jamestown highlighting VA chefs, farmers, foragers, authors, and beverage professionals.  Come celebrate community and gathering together this fall. Admission. $ 800.368.6511

11/5/2016

Grace Church Veterans Day Ceremony

Friday, November 11, 2016 (10:00 AM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Ceremony followed by the playing of “Taps” and replacement of flags “with Honors” of the 83 known veterans. Grace Episcopal Church. Free. 757.898.3261

11/11/2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Veterans Day Ceremony

Friday, November 11, 2016 (12:00 PM)

The Gallery at York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

York County Historical Committee presents, “Letters from War”, theme for this annual event in which all veterans are honored. York Hall, 301 Main Street. Free. 757.890.3500


11/11/2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday November 12, 2016 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

As part of the Harvest Celebration and Holiday Open House Weekends, the markets will operate with extended hours and offer items unique to the season, in addition to the usual array of fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, quality art, and more. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500.  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

11/12/2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Watermen’s Museum Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, November 12, 2016 (11:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown VA ( Map)

Come and sample the competitors’ chili and vote for the People’s Choice. Additional chili may be purchased, if available. Call for rules and forms to enter. Watermen’s Museum.  $ 757.887.2641

11/12/2016 11:00 AM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, November 19, 2016 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

As part of the Harvest Celebration and Holiday Open House Weekends, the markets will operate with extended hours and offer items unique to the season, in addition to the usual array of fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, quality art, and more. This weeks entertainment is Ralph Motley and the Last Minute Grass (Bluegrass). Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

11/19/2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Yorktown Holiday Open House Weekend

Sat & Sun, November 19 & 20, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

301 Main Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

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.  Hours of operation vary by business. Free. 757.890.4490

11/20/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia

Thurs thru Sat, November 24 thru 26, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5 PM)

Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Explore 18th-century Virginia foodways by exploring typical soldiers’ fare of the American Revolution and tracing the farm’s bounty from field to kitchen. Yorktown Victory Center. Admission. $ 757.253.4838

11/26/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

A Colonial Christmas

December 1 thru 31, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Closed Christmas and New Year’s days.  Holiday traditions of 18th-century Virginia are recalled through special interpretive programs. Yorktown Victory Center. Admission. $ 757.253.4838

12/1/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Christmas Tree Lighting

Friday, December 2, 2016 (7:30 - 8:30 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

 

A tradition that began in 1945 continues with the Yorktown Tree Lighting. Evening highlights include a 7 pm performance by the Fifes and Drums of York Town at the Victory Monument, festive music at Riverwalk Landing, the procession of lights through the historic village, and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus. Free. 757.890.3500
12/2/2016 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

A Colonial Christmas

December 1 thru 31, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Closed Christmas and New Year’s days.  Holiday traditions of 18th-century Virginia are recalled through special interpretive programs. Yorktown Victory Center. Admission. $ 757.253.4838

12/3/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Christmas Market on Main

Saturday, December 3, 2016 (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Main Street, Yorktown, VA 21690 (map)

Whether you are searching for a holiday gift for family, friends, or as a treat to yourself, you’re sure to find it at the Christmas Market on Main. The market features arts and crafts vendors, strolling entertainment, and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Historic Main Street. Free. Vendor information VillageEvents@cox.net 757.890.3500


12/3/2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade

Saturday, December 3, 2016 (6:00 - 8:00 PM)

Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Festively decorated sail and power boats compete for “Best in Show.” The Yorktown waterfront is bedazzled with holiday sights and sounds, including a spectacular floating parade of lights, caroling around a roaring beach bonfire, musical performances and complimentary hot cider. Yorktown waterfront. Free. 757.890.4970

12/3/2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cookies with Santa

Sunday, December 4, 2016 (1:00 - 4:00 PM)

York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Christmas is alive at York Hall where children and parents can visit with Santa Claus, enjoy some tasty treats, and shop for holiday gifts in the Gallery at York Hall. Cameras are encouraged. 301 Main Street. Free. 757.890.4490

12/4/2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 10, 2016 (8:30 - 10:00 AM)

Riverwalk Restaurant, 323 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus, our special guests from the North Pole, for a kid-friendly breakfast. Experience the enchantment on the children’s faces as they relay their Christmas wish list to Santa. Special treats for the kids. Riverwalk Restaurant. Seating is limited. Tickets Required. $ 757.875.1522 
12/10/2016 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, December 10, 2016 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 425 Water Street, Yorktown, VA  (map)

The market will operate with extended hours and offer items unique to the holiday season, in addition to the usual array of fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, quality art, and more.   Riverwalk Landing.  Free.  757.890.3500 

12/10/2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Toyland Parade

Saturday, December 10, 2016 (1:00 - 3:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Decorate a stroller, wagon, yourself, or even a pet and join in the 1:30 pm parade. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand to greet the guests. The Fifes and Drums of York Town will lead the parade, and as an added treat, the Polar Express will be chugging along through Riverwalk Landing. All aboard! Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500


12/10/2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A Colonial Christmas

December 1 thru 31, 2016 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Yorktown Victory Center, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Closed Christmas and New Year’s days.  Holiday traditions of 18th-century Virginia are recalled through special interpretive programs. Yorktown Victory Center. Admission. $ 757.253.4838

12/17/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wreaths Across America Ceremony

Saturday, December 17, 2016 (12:00 - 1:00 PM)

Yorktown National Cemetery, 1000 Battlefield Rd, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

A remembrance ceremony conducted by the Yorktown Coast Guard Station and members of local organizations pay tribute to our fallen war veterans. Fresh Christmas wreaths will be placed on grave markers to honor veterans buried there.  Yorktown National Cemetery. Free. 757.856.2287

12/17/2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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