Events

Children's Camps at Yorktown Victory Center

Thurs & Fri, July 28 & 29, 2016 (times vary)

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

Two different camps, Yorktown Adventure Camp and Yorktown Discovery Camp.  Come join us for fun, excitement and education!  $  More details at 757.253.4732 or visit www.historyisfun.org.  Summer program flyer .....

7/28/2016 9:30 AM - 7/29/2016 3:00 PM

Watermen's Museum Yorktown Music Jamboree

Fridays, July, 2016 (6:00 - 8:00 PM)

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

Come and enjoy us every Friday evening in July for an evening of traditional and original folk music along the beautiful York River.  Catered by Carrot Tree Kitchens.  $  757.887.2641    

7/29/2016 6:00 PM

'Photography' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

July, 2016 (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 'Photography' 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

7/30/2016
Categories: AllArts

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

Sunday, July 31, 2016 (3:45 PM)

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

The Fifes and Drums of York Town. 3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center.   Included with admission. 757.898.9418


7/31/2016

Yorktown Battlefield Revolutionary War Artillery Firings

Sunday, July 31, 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

July 31 - 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......

7/31/2016

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

'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

8/1/2016
Categories: AllArts

"Steal the Pint Night" at Water Street Grille

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 (5:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

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

8/2/2016 5:00 PM - 10:00 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   Event Flyer  Event PR 

Aug 9 - "Four Star Edition" - U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Band
Aug 16 - "Blue Aces" - U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band
Aug 23 - "TRADOC Jazz Combo" - U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band
8/2/2016 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Auntie M's American Cottage August Workshop

August, 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.

Bird Houses with Junk Gypsy(tm) Clay & Chalk based paint - learn layering techniques and how it works, all supplies included.
Wednesdays, Aug 3 & 17 at 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Saturdays, Aug 14 & 28 at 10:00 am - noon

8/3/2016
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Watermen's Museum Yorktown Music Jamboree

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

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

Come and enjoy us every Friday evening in August for an evening of traditional and original folk music along the beautiful York River.  Catered by Carrot Tree Kitchens.  $  757.887.2641    

8/5/2016 6:00 PM

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.

8/3 Wednesday | Charlton Phaneuf @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8/5 Friday | In Layman Terms @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
8/6 Saturday | Strida @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net....

8/6/2016

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

Christine Rich at The Gallery at York Hall

Sunday, August 7, 2016 (1:00 - 3:30 PM)

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

Come and meet local artist, Christine Rich, and view her beautiful animal portait paintings.  Free. Call 757.890.4490 for more information.  Exhibit Flier

8/7/2016 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Categories: AllArts

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  Event Flyer  Event PR 

Aug 16 - "Blue Aces" - U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band
Aug 23 - "TRADOC Jazz Combo" - U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band

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

Watermen's Museum host Music Jam

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 (5:30 - 9:30 PM)

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

York River Floating Folk Jam Session:  Don't miss and 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 Americana music from colonial to the modern day.  Bring a small side dish to share.  Free  757.887.2641    

8/10/2016 5:30 PM

Watermen's Museum Yorktown Music Jamboree

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

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

Come and enjoy us every Friday evening in August for an evening of traditional and original folk music along the beautiful York River.  Catered by Carrot Tree Kitchens.  $  757.887.2641    

8/12/2016 6:00 PM

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.

8/10 Wednesday |  Kari & The Jay @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8/12 Friday | Jonny Cardigan @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
8/13 Saturday | The Wampler Brothers @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net....

8/13/2016

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

Auntie M's American Cottage August Workshop

August, 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.

Bird Houses with Junk Gypsy(tm) Clay & Chalk based paint - learn layering techniques and how it works, all supplies included.
Wednesday, 17 at 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Saturdays, Aug 14 & 28 at 10:00 am - noon

8/14/2016
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

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

'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

8/15/2016
Categories: AllArts

Watermen's Museum Swing Dance

Monday, August 15, 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

8/15/2016

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   Event Flyer  Event PR 

Aug 16 - "Blue Aces" - U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band
Aug 23 - "TRADOC Jazz Combo" - U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band
8/16/2016 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Auntie M's American Cottage August Workshop

August, 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.

Bird Houses with Junk Gypsy(tm) Clay & Chalk based paint - learn layering techniques and how it works, all supplies included.
Wednesday, 17 at 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Saturday, Aug 28 at 10:00 am - noon

8/17/2016
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

"Steal the Pint Night" at Water Street Grille

Tuesday, August 17, 2016 (5:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

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

8/17/2016 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Water Street Grille Running Club

Wednesdays, August 2016 (6:00 - 9:00 PM)

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Join us for our weekly fun, free family 5k run/walk down the beach front of Yorktown Riverwalk Beach, Main Street of Historic Yorktown and up the historic Tobacco Role and through Yorktown Visitor Center. Start and end on the beach side (back) of Water Street Grille. All paces and ages welcomed. Come enjoy some fitness time with us and stick around for some social interaction with many run/walk folks, great all you can eat meal ($8 for run/walkers) and refreshing cool drinks.  For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net

8/17/2016 6:00 PM

Watermen's Museum Yorktown Music Jamboree

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

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

Come and enjoy us every Friday evening in August for an evening of traditional and original folk music along the beautiful York River.  Catered by Carrot Tree Kitchens.  $  757.887.2641    

8/19/2016 6:00 PM

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.

8/17 Wednesday | Caleb Folk Duo @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8/19 Friday | Blue House @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
8/20 Saturday | Tom Vinnick @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
For details 757.369.5644 or www.WaterStreetGrille.net....

8/20/2016

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

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   Event Flyer  Event PR

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

National Park Service Celebrates 100th Birthday

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

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

Come celebrate the National Park Service's 100th birthday!  The centennial will kick off a second century of stewardship of America's national parks and engaging communities through recreation, conservation, and historic preservation programs. 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

Watermen's Museum Yorktown Music Jamboree

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

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

Come and enjoy us every Friday evening in August for an evening of traditional and original folk music along the beautiful York River.  Catered by Carrot Tree Kitchens.  $  757.887.2641    

8/26/2016 6:00 PM

Yorktown Battlefield Revolutionary War Artillery Firings

Saturday & Sunday, August 27 & 28, 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

August 27 - 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......

8/27/2016 - 8/28/2016

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

Auntie M's American Cottage August Workshop

August, 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.

Bird Houses with Junk Gypsy(tm) Clay & Chalk based paint - learn layering techniques and how it works, all supplies included.
Saturday, Aug 28 at 10:00 am - noon

8/28/2016
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

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

'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

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

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

"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

Riverwalk Restaurant's Wine Expo

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 had 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

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

"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

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

"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 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 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

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

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

"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

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   

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 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 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

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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