Events

Carrot Tree’s Crab Pickin', Concert & Artists Walk at the Watermen’s Museum

Friday, September 4, 2015 (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

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

Celebrate Labor Day weekend with crab pickin', concert and artists walk.  All you can eat steamed blue crabs, BBQ, hot dogs, corn on the cob, potato salad, coleslaw and garden tomatoes.  Beer & wine. $ For reservations and more information call 757.988.1999 or visit Carrot Tree Kitchens website.

9/4/2015 5:00 PM

Opening Night: Featuring a Gallery of Wood Art

Friday, September 4, 2015 (5:30 PM - 8 PM)

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

Join us for a special evening to celebrate the arts in our community and a fundraiser to support visual and performing arts in our community.

For more information, call 757.890.2162

Program Information 

9/4/2015 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Categories: AllArtsWine / Beer

Live Entertainment at Water Street Grille

Fridays and Saturdays, September 2015 (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

Water Street Grille, 323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

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

Friday, September 4,  7 - 10 PM - Legendary Hector Live!
Saturday, September 5,  7 - 10 PM - Strida Live!
Friday, September 11,  7 - 10 PM - Blue House Live! 
Saturday, September 12,  7 - 10 PM - London Live 
Friday, September 18,  7 - 10 PM - Pair-A-Docs Live! 
Saturday, September 19,  7 - 10 PM - The Muddy Gems Live!  
Friday, September 25,  7 - 10 PM - The Wampler Brothers Live! 
Saturday, September 26,  7 - 10 PM - Hector Live! 

Call 757.369.5644 for more information.

9/5/2015

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, September 5, 2015 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

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

Fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, coffee, specialty cut flowers, quality art, entertainment and much more await you at the Saturday morning Market Days. This week's live entertainment features Runaway String Band (Bluegrass)  Free. Visit the Market Days website or call 757.890.3500.


 

9/5/2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Yorktown Battlefield presents award-winning historian & actor-interpreter Jerome Bridges

Saturdays, July 25 thru September 5, 2015 (1:00 - 3:00 PM)

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

Beginning Saturday, July 25th, Yorktown Battlefield, the headquarters and a unit of Colonial National Historical Park, proudly presents its own Ranger Jerome Bridges and portrayal of a soldier of color assigned to the Rhode Island Light Infantry, present at the battle of Yorktown, September and October of 1781. $ 757.898.2410  Press Release 

 


9/5/2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The 19th Annual Virginia Symphony Orchestra Concert

Saturday, September 5, 2015 (6:00 - 9:30 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. Presented by Celebrate Yorktown Committee of the Yorktown Foundation. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.4490

Event Flyer 

9/5/2015 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Carrot Tree Kitchen's recognizes First Responders

Friday, September 11, 2015 (11:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Carrot Tree Kitchens, 323 Water Street Ste A-2, Yorktown, VA (map)

In appreciation of all our First Responders, please come in for half off all lunch and deli purchases in uniform or with a valid id.  THANK YOU for your service  For more information call 757.988.1999 or visit Carrot Tree Kitchens website.
9/11/2015 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

"Rhythms on the Riverwalk" Concert Series

Friday, September 11, 2015 (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. This weeks entertainment is Williamsburg Classic Swing Orchestra. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500   Schedule Flyer  

Friday, September 18 - Super Jazz Band (featuring Conni Mann) 

                                            Friday, September 25 - Glen Boswick & The Sounds of Swing Orchestra 

                                            Friday, October 2 - Little Country 

                                            Friday, October 9 - Buck Shot       

 

9/11/2015 6:30 PM

'Mixed Media and Wild Life' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

August thru September, 2015 (times vary)

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

Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy beautiful and picturesque 'Mixed Media and Wild Life' art exhibit.  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

9/12/2015
Categories: AllArts

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, September 12, 2015 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

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

Fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, coffee, specialty cut flowers, quality art, entertainment and much more await you at the Saturday morning Market Days. This week's live entertainment features Ron Fetner (Acoustical Guitar)  Free. Visit the Market Days website or call 757.890.3500.


 

9/12/2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Auntie M's American Cottage September Workshops

Saturday, September 12, 2015 (times vary)

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

Come join Auntie M's fun and unique workshops. The workshop moderator leads you through various fun filled art programs to enhance your creativity through one-of-a-kind workshops. You can also pop in anytime to design your own recycled wool flower pin to make in the store or take home.  $.  For more information, call 757.369.8150 or visit AuntieMsAmericanCottage website for details.

Saturday, September 12, 2015 9 AM - 11 AM - Basic Felted Dog
Saturday, September 12, 2015 2 PM - 4 PM - Basic Felted Dog
Saturday, September 19, 2015 9 AM - 10:30 AM - Embellished Wool Bead Necklace
Saturday, September 26, 2015 9 AM - 5 PM - Custom Felted Dog Workshop - Bring your lunch!

9/12/2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Yorktown Bookshop hosts author, Graham J Flowers

Saturday, September 12, 2015 (1:00 - 3:00 PM)

Yorktown Bookshop, 328 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Visit with local author and native Yorktown resident author, Graham J Flowers.  He will be in the shop for a personal book signing of his book, "Shadow Trails", a post-civil war psychological thriller.  Free.  For more info visit Yorktown Bookshop website or call 757.969.6626. 

9/12/2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Yorktown Battlefield Revolutionary War Artillery Firings

Sunday, September 13, 2015 (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

Sept - 13 - Lamb's Artillery - Continental Army - 18 lb ball cannon
Sept 26 - Royal Artillery - British Artillery - 6 lb ball cannon
Oct 17 - Royal Artillery
Oct 18 - Lamb's Artillery
Nov 8 - Royal and Lamb's Artillery

9/13/2015

Four-Course Beer Dinner at Water Street Grille

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 (6:30 - 9:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Beer dinner with a four course meal paired with a featured beer.  Brewery will be announced soon.  Call for reservation and event details at Water Street Grille.  Call 757.369.5644 for more information.  Like us on Facebook and get notices.

9/16/2015 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

"Rhythms on the Riverwalk" Concert Series

Friday, September 18, 2015 (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. This weeks entertainment is Super Jazz Band featuring Conni Mann. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500    Schedule Flyer 

 

Friday, September 25 - Glen Boswick & The Sounds of Swing Orchestra

Friday, October 2 - Little Country 

Friday, October 9 - Buck Shot 

  

 

9/18/2015 6:30 PM

Live Entertainment at Water Street Grille

Friday and Saturdays, September 2015 (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

Water Street Grille, 323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

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

Friday, September 18,  7 - 10 PM - Pair-A-Docs Live! 
Saturday, September 19,  7 - 10 PM - The Muddy Gems Live!  
Friday, September 25,  7 - 10 PM - The Wampler Brothers Live! 
Saturday, September 26,  7 - 10 PM - Hector Live! 

Call 757.369.5644 for more information.

9/19/2015

Auntie M's American Cottage September Workshops

Saturday, September 19, 2015 (times vary)

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

Come join Auntie M's fun and unique workshops. The workshop moderator leads you through various fun filled art programs to enhance your creativity through one-of-a-kind workshops. You can also pop in anytime to design your own recycled wool flower pin to make in the store or take home.  $.  For more information, call 757.369.8150 or visit AuntieMsAmericanCottage website for details.

Saturday, September 19, 2015 9 AM - 10:30 AM - Embellished Wool Bead Necklace
Saturday, September 26, 2015 9 AM - 5 PM - Custom Felted Dog Workshop - Bring your lunch!

9/19/2015 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, September 19, 2015 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

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

Fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, coffee, specialty cut flowers, quality art, entertainment and much more await you at the Saturday morning Market Days. This week's live entertainment features SOJORN (Variety of Hits)  Free. Visit the Market Days website or call 757.890.3500.

 

9/19/2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Court Days at the Yorktown Victory Center

Saturday and Sunday, September 19 & 20, 2015 (9:00 AM- 5:00 PM)

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

Take part in role-play trials as a juror, witness, or even the accused, and enjoy period games, music, entertainment and livestock displays. Yorktown Victory Center. Admission. $ 757.253.4838

9/19/2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Oyster Roast at the Watermen's Museum

Saturday, September 19, 2015 (11:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

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

Enjoy raw and roasted oysters and sides; alternative entrees available for non-seafood eaters. Watermen’s Museum. Ticket Required. $ 757.887.2641  Flyer

9/19/2015 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Black Dog Gallery presents Billy Ray Hussey Pottery Event

Saturday, September 19, 2015 (6:00 - 8:00 PM)

Black Dog Gallery, 114 Ballard Street, Yorktown VA ( Map)

Join pottery enthusiasts from throughout the south for an exclusive opportunity to participate in one of North Carolinian Billy Ray Hussey’s events. Hussey uses local North Carolina clay and fires his work in a wood-burning kiln. Producing less than 200 pieces a year, this event is one of his limited “kiln opening” events.  For more information call 757.989.1700  

9/19/2015 6:00 PM
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Beginner Oil Painting Class at On the Hill Gallery

Sunday September 20, 2015 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

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

Break away from the boredom and come to our beginning oil painting class. Sun Kissed Hydrangeas painting is a wonderful oil painting to learn how to paint the old masters way.   Class includes 16 x 20 canvas and all supplies are included. Reservations required. $ 757.369.1108 or visit On the Hill Gallery's website.

9/20/2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Revolutionary War Lecture Series: George Washington's Life & Legacy at The Yorktown Victory Center

September 24, 2015 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

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

The first of four Yorktown Victory Center evening lectures on the life and legacy of George Washington features Edward J. Larson, author of The Return of George Washington, 1783-1789.  He holds the Hugh & Hazel Darling Chair in Law at Pepperdine University and is a Fulbright Senior Scholar and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for History. Admission to the lecture is free. Advance reservations are recommended at (757) 253-4572 or rsvp@jyf.virginia.gov.

9/24/2015 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

"Rhythms on the Riverwalk" Concert Series

Friday, September 25, 2015 (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. This weeks entertainment  is Glen Boswick and the Sounds of Swing Orchestra. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500    Schedule Flyer 

 

Friday, October 2 - Little Country 

Friday, October 9 - Buck Shot

 

 

9/25/2015 6:30 PM

'Mixed Media and Wild Life' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

August thru September, 2015 (times vary)

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

Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy beautiful and picturesque 'Mixed Media and Wild Life' art exhibit.  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

9/26/2015
Categories: AllArts

Live Entertainment at Water Street Grille

Friday and Saturdays, September 2015 (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

Water Street Grille, 323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

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

Friday, September 25,  7 - 10 PM - The Wampler Brothers Live! 
Saturday, September 26,  7 - 10 PM - Hector Live! 

Call 757.369.5644 for more information.

9/26/2015

Yorktown Battlefield Revolutionary War Artillery Firings

Saturday, September 26, 2015 (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

Sept 26 - Royal Artillery - British Artillery - 6 lb ball cannon
Oct 17 - Royal Artillery
Oct 18 - Lamb's Artillery - Continental Army - 18 lb ball cannon
Nov 8 - Royal and Lamb's Artillery

9/26/2015

Auntie M's American Cottage September Workshops

Saturday, September 26, 2015 (times vary)

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

Come join Auntie M's fun and unique workshops. The workshop moderator leads you through various fun filled art programs to enhance your creativity through one-of-a-kind workshops. You can also pop in anytime to design your own recycled wool flower pin to make in the store or take home.  $.  For more information, call 757.369.8150 or visit AuntieMsAmericanCottage website for details.

Saturday, September 26, 2015 9 AM - 5 PM - Custom Felted Dog Workshop - Bring your lunch!

9/26/2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, September 26, 2015 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

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

Fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, coffee, specialty cut flowers, quality art, entertainment and much more await you at the Saturday morning Market Days. This week's live entertainment features Two Timin' Susan (Folk/Americana)  Free. Visit the Market Days website or call 757.890.3500.


 

9/26/2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Watermen's Museum 2nd Annual Folk Festival

Saturday & Sunday, September 26 & 27, 2015 (11:00 AM - 6:00 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  Flyer

9/26/2015 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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

Saturday, September 26, 2015 (2:45 PM - 5:00 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

9/26/2015 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Art Stroll featuring Hazel Camp at The Gallery at York Hall

Sunday, September 27, 2015 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

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

Come out to the Gallery at York Hall and see the watercolor exhibit and demo by local artist Hazel Camp. Free. 757.890.4490. 

9/27/2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Yorktown Art Stroll

Sunday, September 27, 2015 (11:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

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

Riverwalk merchants and the Historic 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.  Restaurants will feature specials. Free. For more information or to apply, email Yorktown Arts Foundation. 757.369.1108   Art Stroll Flyer

9/27/2015 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Oyster Roast at Water Street Grille

Sunday, September 27, 2015 (12:00 - 4:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Join us for our great Oyster Roast!  All you can eat: raw, roasted or steamed.  Come check out the Bloody Mary Bar! Purchase your tickets in advance at the Riverwalk Restaurant or Water Street Grille and save. Call for ticket information. $. 757.369.5644.

9/27/2015 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Watermen's Museum presents Story Tellers

Monday, September 28, 2015 (7:00 PM - 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.  $  For more information call 757.887.2641.    

9/28/2015 7:00 PM

'Yorktown Art' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

October 1 thru 31, 2015 (times vary)

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

Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy beautiful and local 'Yorktown Art' exhibit, featuring Linda Miller, botanical artist.  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

10/1/2015
Categories: AllArts

"Rhythms on the Riverwalk" Concert Series

Friday, October 2, 2015 (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. This weeks entertainment is Little Country. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500   Schedule Flyer  

Friday, October 9 - Buck Shot

 

10/2/2015 6:30 PM

Live Entertainment at Water Street Grille

Friday and Saturdays, October 2015 (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

Water Street Grille, 323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

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

Friday, October 2,  7 - 10 PM - TDB
Saturday, October 3,  7 - 10 PM - Strida Live!
Friday, October 9,  7 - 10 PM - Mike De Moss Live! 
Saturday, October 10,  7 - 10 PM - London Live 
Friday, October 16,  7 - 10 PM - TBD 
Saturday, October 17,  7 - 10 PM - Michael Wend Live!  
Friday, October 23,  7 - 10 PM - TBD 
Saturday, October 24,  7 - 10 PM - Blue House Live! 
Friday, October 30,  7 - 10 PM - TBD 
Saturday, October 31,  7 - 10 PM - Wampler Brothers Live! 

Call 757.369.5644 for more information.

10/3/2015

Yorktown Wine Festival

Saturday, October 3, 2015 (12:00 - 6:00 PM)

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

Come and 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. Village Events 757.877.2933

10/3/2015 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

"Rhythms on the Riverwalk" Concert Series

Friday, October 9, 2015 (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. This weeks entertainment is Buck Shot.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500  Schedule Flyer   

 

10/9/2015 6:30 PM

Yorktown Market Days and Fall Festival Celebration

Saturday, October 10, 2015 (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, there will be hayrides, pumpkins, face painting, and other activities. Featured live entertainment is Runaway String Band (Bluegrass) Riverwalk Landing.  Free.  Visit Market Days website or call 757.890.3500    

 

10/10/2015 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

'Yorktown Art' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

October 1 thru 31, 2015 (times vary)

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

Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy beautiful and local 'Yorktown Art' exhibit, featuring Linda Miller, botanical artist.  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

10/15/2015
Categories: AllArts

Live Entertainment at Water Street Grille

Friday and Saturdays, October 2015 (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

Water Street Grille, 323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

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

Friday, October 16,  7 - 10 PM - TBD 
Saturday, October 17,  7 - 10 PM - Michael Wend Live!  
Friday, October 23,  7 - 10 PM - TBD 
Saturday, October 24,  7 - 10 PM - Blue House Live! 
Friday, October 30,  7 - 10 PM - TBD 
Saturday, October 31,  7 - 10 PM - Wampler Brothers Live! 

Call 757.369.5644 for more information.

10/17/2015

Yorktown Victory Weekend

Saturday & Sunday, October 17 & 18, 2015 (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 234th anniversary of the American and French victory at Yorktown. Yorktown Battlefield.  Free on Saturday; Admission on Sunday. $ 757.898.2410. At the Yorktown Victory Center, experience military life, artillery demonstrations and hands-on programs. Admission. $ 757.253.4838

10/17/2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

York River Maritime Heritage Festival

Saturday & Sunday, October 17 & 18, 2015 (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

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

Come join the Watermen’s Museum for 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   

10/17/2015 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Yorktown Battlefield Revolutionary War Artillery Firings

Saturday & Sunday, October 17 & 18, 2015 (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

Oct 17 - Royal Artillery - British Artillery - 6 lb ball cannon
Oct 18 - Lamb's Artillery - Continental Army - 18 lb ball cannon
Nov 8 - Royal and Lamb's Artillery

10/18/2015

Yorktown Day

Monday, October 19, 2015 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690

Ceremonies, a parade, fifes and drums performances, and special programs commemorate the 234th anniversary of America’s momentous Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown. Yorktown Battlefield. Free. 757.898.2410

10/19/2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Linda Miller at The Gallery at York Hall

Monday, October 19, 2015 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

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

Come and meet local artist, Linda Miller, and view her new botanical paintings. She will be doing demos and signing prints.  Free. Call 757.890.4490 for more information.  Exhibit Flier

10/19/2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Categories: AllArts

Revolutionary War Lecture Series: George Washington's Life & Legacy at The Yorktown Victory Center

October 20, 2015 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

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

The second of four Yorktown Victory Center evening lectures on the life and legacy of George Washington features Edward J. Larson, author of The Return of George Washington, 1783-1789.  He holds the Hugh & Hazel Darling Chair in Law at Pepperdine University and is a Fulbright Senior Scholar and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for History. Admission to the lecture is free. Advance reservations are recommended at (757) 253-4572 or rsvp@jyf.virginia.gov.

10/20/2015 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Oyster Roast at Water Street Grille

Sunday, October 25, 2015 (12:00 - 4:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Join us for our great Oyster Roast!  All you can eat: raw, roasted or steamed.  Come check out the Bloody Mary Bar! Purchase your tickets in advance at the Riverwalk Restaurant or Water Street Grille and save. Call for ticket information. $. 757.369.5644.

10/25/2015 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Revolutionary War Lecture Series: George Washington's Life & Legacy at The Yorktown Victory Center

October 27, 2015 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

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

The third of four Yorktown Victory Center evening lectures on the life and legacy of George Washington features Edward J. Larson, author of The Return of George Washington, 1783-1789.  He holds the Hugh & Hazel Darling Chair in Law at Pepperdine University and is a Fulbright Senior Scholar and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for History. Admission to the lecture is free. Advance reservations are recommended at (757) 253-4572 or rsvp@jyf.virginia.gov.

10/27/2015 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

'Yorktown Art' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

October 1 thru 31, 2015 (times vary)

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

Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy beautiful and local 'Yorktown Art' exhibit, featuring Linda Miller, botanical artist.  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

10/29/2015
Categories: AllArts

Live Entertainment at Water Street Grille

Friday and Saturdays, October 2015 (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

Water Street Grille, 323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

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

Friday, October 30,  7 - 10 PM - TBD 
Saturday, October 31,  7 - 10 PM - Wampler Brothers Live! 

Call 757.369.5644 for more information.

10/31/2015

'Christmas in Yorktown' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

November and December, 2015 (times vary)

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

Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy the holiday spirit  with the 'Christmas in Yorktown' exhibit.  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

11/1/2015
Categories: AllArts

Holiday Open House Weekend

Saturday & Sunday November 7 & 8, 2015 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

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

Soak up the ambiance of Historic Yorktown.  Special events, festive decorations, special sales, discounts, door prizes, strolling entertainment, and much more await you as you start or finish your holiday shopping.  Hours of operation vary by business. Free. 757.890.4490

11/7/2015 9:00 AM - 11/8/2015 5:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, November 7, 2015 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

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

As part of the Yorktown Holiday Open House Weekend, 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. Visit Market Days website or call 757.890.3500

11/7/2015 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Yorktown Battlefield Revolutionary War Artillery Firings

Sunday, November 8, 2015 (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

Nov 8 - Royal Artillery - British Artillery - 6 lb ball cannon &
Nov 8 - Lamb's Artillery - Continental Army - 18 lb ball cannon

11/8/2015

Revolutionary War Lecture Series: George Washington's Life & Legacy at The Yorktown Victory Center

November 10, 2015 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

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

The fourth of four Yorktown Victory Center evening lectures on the life and legacy of George Washington features Edward J. Larson, author of The Return of George Washington, 1783-1789.  He holds the Hugh & Hazel Darling Chair in Law at Pepperdine University and is a Fulbright Senior Scholar and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for History. Admission to the lecture is free. Advance reservations are recommended at (757) 253-4572 or rsvp@jyf.virginia.gov.

11/10/2015 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Grace Episcopal Church Veteran's Day Ceremony

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

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

After some brief remarks, prayers, and playing of "Taps" we will replace the flags of over 75 know veteran's graves. Including the Revolutionary War, Civil War, World Wars 1 & 2, Korea, Cold War, and Vietnam with " Honors."  Free. For more information please call 757-898-3261.

11/11/2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Veterans Day Ceremony

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 (12:00 PM)

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

“Letters from War” is the theme of this annual event in which all veterans are honored. York Hall, 301 Main Street. Free. 757.890.3500

11/11/2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, November 14, 2015 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

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

As part of the Williamsburg Harvest Celebration, 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. Visit Market Days website or call 757.890.3500

11/14/2015 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Watermen's Museum presents "10th Annual Chili Cook-Off"

Saturday, November 14, 2015 (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 application forms to enter. Watermen’s Museum. Admission.  $  757.887.2641

11/14/2015 11:00 AM

'Christmas in Yorktown' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

November and December, 2015 (times vary)

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

Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy the holiday spirit  with the 'Christmas in Yorktown' exhibit.  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

11/14/2015 - 11/15/2015
Categories: AllArts

Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia

Thursday thru Saturday, November 26 - 28, 2015 (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

11/26/2015 9:00 AM - 11/28/2015 5:00 PM

'Christmas in Yorktown' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

November and December, 2015 (times vary)

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

Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy the holiday spirit  with the 'Christmas in Yorktown' exhibit.  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

11/28/2015 - 11/29/2015
Categories: AllArts

A Colonial Christmas

December 1, 2015 - January 3, 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

12/1/2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Christmas Tree Lighting

Friday, December 4, 2015 (7:30 PM)

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

A tradition that began in 1945 continues with the Yorktown Christmas 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. 

12/4/2015 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Christmas Market on Main

Saturday, December 5, 2015 (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 musical entertainment, and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.  Historic Main Street Free. 757.877.2933. 

12/5/2015 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Linda Miller at The Gallery at York Hall

Saturday, December 5, 2015 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

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

Come and meet local artist, Linda Miller, and view her new botanical paintings. She will be doing demos and signing prints.  Free. Call 757.890.4490 for more information.  Exhibit Flier

12/5/2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Categories: AllArts

Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade

Saturday, December 5, 2015 (7:00 - 10:00 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. Free. 757.890.4970.

12/5/2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Deedee Wright at The Gallery at York Hall

Sunday, December 6, 2015 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

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

Come and meet local author, Deedee Wright.  She will be signing her Christmas children's book and A Heroes' Keepsake: Memoirs of Christmas at War.  Free. Call 757.890.4490 for more information.  Exhibit Flier

12/6/2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Categories: AllArts

Cookies with Santa

Sunday, December 6, 2015 (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. Free. 757.890.4490.

12/6/2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 12, 2015 (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 this once-a-year, family-oriented breakfast. Experience the enchantment on the children’s faces as they relay their Christmas wishes to Santa. Special treats for the kids. Seating is limited. Tickets Required. $. 757.875.1522. 

12/12/2015 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, December 12, 2015 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 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.  This week's live entertainment is by "Ron Herrick".  Riverwalk Landing.  Free.  Visit Market Days website or call 757.890.3500 

12/12/2015 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Toyland Parade

Saturday, December 12, 2015 (1:00 PM - 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!  Free. 757.890.3500. 

12/12/2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

'Christmas in Yorktown' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

November and December, 2015 (times vary)

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

Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy the holiday spirit  with the 'Christmas in Yorktown' exhibit.  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

12/12/2015 - 12/13/2015
Categories: AllArts

A Colonial Christmas

December 1, 2015 - January 3, 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

12/15/2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

'Christmas in Yorktown' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

November and December, 2015 (times vary)

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

Come out to The Gallery at York Hall and enjoy the holiday spirit  with the 'Christmas in Yorktown' exhibit.  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

12/26/2015 - 12/27/2015
Categories: AllArts

A Colonial Christmas

December 1, 2015 - January 3, 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

12/29/2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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