Events

'Pottery' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

August, 2016 (times vary)

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

Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy our unique pottery exhibit from local artists.  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. Call 757.890.4490 for more information.  Exhibit Flyer

8/31/2016
Categories: AllArts

Live Music at Water Street Grille

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

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

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

8/24 Wednesday |  Jackson Rousey @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8/26 Friday | Hector @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
8/27 Saturday | Good Shot Judy @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
8/31 Wednesday | Something Different Duo @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net....

8/31/2016

'Pottery' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

September 2016 (times vary)

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

Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy our unique pottery exhibit from local artists.  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. Call 757.890.4490 for more information.  Exhibit Flyer

9/1/2016
Categories: AllArts

Yorktown Celebrates Arts Month: Opening Night

Friday, September 2, 2016 (5:30 - 8:00 PM)

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

Join us in the Freight Shed for Opening Night featuring a gallery of Art ~ Inspired by Water accompanied by music, food & beverages, and a silent auction.  A special evening to celebrate the arts and a fundraiser to support visual and performing arts in our community.  Tickets available at the Gallery at York Hall and On the Hill Gallery.  $  For more details 757.890.2162 or CYC Website.    Event Flyer

9/2/2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 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

Seafood Dinner at Watermen's Museum

Saturday, September 3, 2016 (3:00 - 7:00 PM)

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

Enjoy a seafood dinner at the Watermen's Museum catered by Carrot Tree Kitchens.  Menu includes a symphony of seafood, delicious all-you-can-eat crab pickin' and spiced shrimp and great sides and drinks in conjunction with the VA Symphony concert at Riverwalk Landing. Food will be served from 3-7PM. Call the Carrot Tree at 757-988-1999 for pricing and reservations.

9/3/2016 3:00 PM - 7:00 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  Event Flyer

9/3/2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Revolutionary War Lecture Series

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 (7:00 - 9:00 PM)

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

This year's Revolutionary War lecture series leads up to the exhibition galleries debut.  Four consecutive Tuesdays in September, previews the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown exhibition galleries opening in mid-October. 

Sept 6th - "Defending the Commonwealth: Lafayette and the Summer of 1781" with historian Ed Ayres....

9/6/2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Water Street Grille Running Club

Wednesdays, September 2016 (6:00 - 7:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Family fun 5k Run/Walk every Wednesday at 6:00pm that starts and ends at WSG with food and beer specials!   For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net

9/7/2016 6:00 PM

"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  Schedule Flyer 

Sept. 9    Williamsburg Classic Swing Orchestra..... 
 

9/9/2016 6:30 PM

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Fri & Sat, September 2016 (8:00 - 11:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

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

Friday 2nd: Don Lindsey
Saturday 3rd: Good Shot Judy
Friday 9th: Hector
Saturday 10th: The Wampler Brothers

For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net....

9/10/2016

Yorktown Market Days and Paws at the River Pet Day

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.  In addition to the usual array of fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, specialty cut flowers, quality art, and entertainment, Paws at the River Pet day event brings awareness to rescue pet adoption.  Shop the market and make your way to the Paws at the River section and enjoy demos and information from a variety of pet exhibitors. This weeks entertainment features Lana Puckett & Kim Person (Folk/Country)  Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.comPress Release

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

Riverwalk Restaurant's Wine Expo

Saturday, September 10, 2016 (1:00 - 4:00 PM)

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

Come and join in the fun at Riverwalk Restaurant's  Wine Expo.  Featuring over 60 wines from around the world along with unique culinary delights.  Wine representatives will be on hand to discuss the wines and the wineries.  $ 757.875.1522  Flyer

9/10/2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Yorktown Battlefield Revolutionary War Artillery Firings

Saturday & Sunday, September 11 & 24, 2016 (12:15, 1:15, 2:15 & 3:15 PM)

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

Volunteers demonstrate the firing of Revolutionary War Cannon and discuss their role during the 1781 Siege of Yorktown. $ 757.898.2410

September 11 Lamb's Artillery - Continental Army - A volunteer unit depicts the 2nd Continental Artillery Regiment commanded by Colonel  John  Lamb, which saw action at the 1781 Siege of Yorktown.....

9/11/2016

Watermen's Museum hosts 'Painting on the River'

Monday, September 12, 2016 (6:00 - 8:00 PM)

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

The Watermen’s Museum is hosting a monthly evening of painting with a local artist. No experience needed to have a wonderful night of painting and fun. Call for reservations 757.887.2641

9/12/2016 6:00 PM

Revolutionary War Lecture Series

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 (7:00 - 9:00 PM)

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

This year's Revolutionary War lecture series leads up to the exhibition galleries debut.  Four consecutive Tuesdays in September, previews the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown exhibition galleries opening in mid-October. 

Sept 13 - "Journey through the American Revolution in 10 Objects" with Senior Director of Museum Operations and Education Peter Armstrong....

9/13/2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

"Steal the Pint Night" at Water Street Grille

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 (5:00 - 9:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Featured beer is  Center of the Universe Brewing.  Buy the beer and "steal" the glass.  While supplies last, one per customer. Like us on Facebook and get notifications.  $  757.369.5644

9/14/2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Watermen's Museum host York River Floating Folk Jam

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 (5:30 - 9:30 PM)

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

Music Jam Session:  Don't miss an evening of fun and music with ShantyGrass and visiting amateurs and professional musicians as you join them in passing songs around a circle.  Just come and enjoy traditional and modern music from colonial to the modern day.  Bring a small side dish to share.  Free  757.887.2641    

9/14/2016 5:30 PM

Water Street Grille Running Club

Wednesdays, September 2016 (6:00 - 7:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Family fun 5k Run/Walk every Wednesday at 6:00pm that starts and ends at WSG with food and beer specials!   For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net

9/14/2016 6:00 PM

'Pottery' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

September 2016 (times vary)

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

Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy our unique pottery exhibit from local artists.  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. Call 757.890.4490 for more information.  Exhibit Flyer

9/15/2016
Categories: AllArts

"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  Schedule Flyer 

Sept. 16  Super Jazz Band featuring Conni Ironmonger..... 

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

Third Sunday Children's Art class at On the Hill Gallery

Sunday, September 18, 2016 (1:00 - 3:00 PM)

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

In this Third Sunday Children's art event, we will have a different art medium every month.  Supplies are included. Reservations required. $  More details at 757.369.1108 or www.onthehillgallery.com

9/18/2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Watermen's Museum Swing Dance

Monday, September 19, 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

9/19/2016

Revolutionary War Lecture Series

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 (7:00 - 9:00 PM)

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

This year's Revolutionary War lecture series leads up to the exhibition galleries debut.  Four consecutive Tuesdays in September, previews the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown exhibition galleries opening in mid-October. 

Sept 20 - "James Lafayette: Invisible Spy" with Curator Kate Gruber....

9/20/2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Water Street Grille Running Club

Wednesdays, September 2016 (6:00 - 7:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Family fun 5k Run/Walk every Wednesday at 6:00pm that starts and ends at WSG with food and beer specials!   For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net

9/21/2016 6:00 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  Schedule Flyer 

Sept. 23  Glen Boswick and the Sound of Swing Orchestra ..... 

9/23/2016 6:30 PM

Yorktown Battlefield Revolutionary War Artillery Firings

Saturday, September 24, 2016 (12:15, 1:15, 2:15 & 3:15 PM)

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

Volunteers demonstrate the firing of Revolutionary War Cannon and discuss their role during the 1781 Siege of Yorktown. $ 757.898.2410

September 24  Royal Artillery - British Army - A volunteer unit depicts the British Royal Artillery at the 1781 Siege of Yorktown....

9/24/2016

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 3rd Annual Folk Festival

Sat & Sun, September 24 & 25, 2016 (10:00 AM - 7:00 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 groups on three stages. Food and beverages available for purchase. Watermen’s Museum. Ticket Required. $  757.887.2641  

9/24/2016 10:00 AM - 9/25/2016 7:00 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    Event Flyer  Art Stroll Participating Artist Map

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

Revolutionary War Lecture Series

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 (7:00 - 9:00 PM)

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

This year's Revolutionary War lecture series leads up to the exhibition galleries debut.  Four consecutive Tuesdays in September, previews the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown exhibition galleries opening in mid-October. 

Sept 27 - "Digging Yorktown's Past: An Archaeological View of 18th-Century Yorktown" with Historian Ed Ayres - last lecture of the series

Admission to the lectures is free, with advance reservations recommended by calling (757) 253-4572 or email rsvp@jyf.virginia.gov.  For more information, visit www.historyisfun.org or call (888) 593-4682 toll-free or (757) 253-4838.

 

9/27/2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

'Pottery' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

September 2016 (times vary)

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

Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy our unique pottery exhibit from local artists.  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. Call 757.890.4490 for more information.  Exhibit Flyer

9/29/2016
Categories: AllArts

Sister Cities Yorktown present “Soirée en Blanc”

Thursday, September 29, 2016 (6:00 - 9:00 PM)

Visit www.sistercitiesyorktown.org for location 2 days prior the event. 

“Soirée en Blanc,” or a diner in white, is based on a 30-year tradition that began in Paris. Everyone wears white! Guests bring their own picnic food, soft drinks or wine (no hard liquor), white plates, flatware, white napkins, glasses, and white table decorations. Sister Cities Yorktown provides tables, chairs, white tablecloths and entertainment. The location remains a secret until two days in advance. $ For details and tickets www.sistercitiesyorktown.org

9/29/2016 6:00 PM

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Fri & Sat, September 2016 (8:00 - 11:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

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

Friday 16th: Blue House
Saturday 17th: Tom Vinick
Friday 23rd, Jonny Cardigan
Saturday 24th: Hector
Friday 30th: Good Shot Judy

For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net....

9/30/2016

"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  Schedule Flyer 

Sept. 30  Dave Cynar Band  
Oct. 7     Doug Dunn and the Steel River Band

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 $30 in advance and $35 at the door. For details 757.877.2933 or www.villageevents.org 

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

Yorktown Battlefield Revolutionary War Artillery Firings

Saturday & Sunday, October 2 & 15, 2016 (12:15, 1:15, 2:15 & 3:15 PM)

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

Volunteers demonstrate the firing of Revolutionary War Cannon and discuss their role during the 1781 Siege of Yorktown. $ 757.898.2410

October 2  Lamb's Artillery - Continental Army - A volunteer unit depicts the 2nd Continental Artillery Regiment commanded by Colonel  John  Lamb, which saw action at the 1781 Siege of Yorktown....

10/2/2016

"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  Schedule Flyer 

Oct. 7     Doug Dunn and the Steel River Band

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  Event Flyer

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 - 1:45 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 - 1:30 PM

Yorktown Battlefield Revolutionary War Artillery Firings

Saturday, October 15, 2016 (12:15, 1:15, 2:15 & 3:15 PM)

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

Volunteers demonstrate the firing of Revolutionary War Cannon and discuss their role during the 1781 Siege of Yorktown. $ 757.898.2410

October 15  Lamb's Artillery - Continental Army - A volunteer unit depicts the 2nd Continental Artillery Regiment commanded by Colonel  John  Lamb, which saw action at the 1781 Siege of Yorktown....

10/15/2016

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, October 15, 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 this week's featured entertainment is Marty Plante - Acoustical Guitar.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays. Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

 

10/15/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 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

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, October 22, 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 this weeks entertainment features Ron Fetner- Acoustical Americana.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays. Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

 

10/22/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, October 29, 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 this week's featured entertainment is Louis Vangieri - Acoustical Guitar.  Shoppers can also enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays. Free.  More details at 757.890.3500 or www.yorktownmarketdays.com.

 

10/29/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Williamsburg Harvest Celebration

Fri thru Sun, November 4 thru 13, 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

11/4/2016

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 Battlefield Revolutionary War Artillery Firings

Sunday, November 13, 2016 (12:15, 1:15, 2:15 & 3:15 PM)

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

Volunteers demonstrate the firing of Revolutionary War Cannon and discuss their role during the 1781 Siege of Yorktown. $ 757.898.2410

November 13 -  Lamb's & Royal Artillery - Lamb's Artillery - Continental Army - A volunteer unit depicts the 2nd Continental Artillery Regiment commanded by Colonel  John  Lamb, which saw action at the 1781 Siege of Yorktown......

11/13/2016

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 Colonial Pkwy, 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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