Citizen News Weekly August 5, 2022

Concert Series Finale and More Music Ahead; Parking Garage Update; 
What’s In The Works


Sounds of Summer Concert Series Finale August 11

It’s been a season of great bands and performances at the river this summer.  The concert series concludes Thursday (8/11) with fan-favorite Slapnation, 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Riverwalk Landing performance area. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early to claim their spot and bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating.  While we have to say goodbye to the summer series, the Virginia Symphony performance and the Rhythms on the Riverwalk series are just around the corner. Event dates and details are available on the Visit Yorktown website. concert
Celebrate National Farmers Market Week in YorktownFarmers Market Watermelons

Yorktown Market Days tomorrow (8/6) and next Saturday (8/13) will recognize and celebrate the important role that farmers play in our lives and bringing food to the community. Market hours are 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. with eight family-owned and operated farms set up at Riverwalk Landing, along with vendors selling fresh baked breads and desserts, coffee/tea, and more for you to show your support and shop local.  Kids attending markets these two Saturdays can stop by the information booth for temporary tattoos, stickers, and coloring sheets. For more information, see the Market press release.  

What’s in the Works Summer 2022 – New on WYCG-TV

Wondering about all that work on Route 17? WYCG-TV can show you what’s in the works and, along with the York County Announcement Channel, will keep you up-to-date. Tune in for local programs, reminders about events and County services, and of course, Board of Supervisors meetings and replays.  Watch on Cox Cable channels 46/48 or Verizon channels 38/40.  There is also a live feed of both channels online and programs on demand via the County website on WYCG-TV’s Local Programs page with links to 24/7 streaming, You Tube channel, and meeting archives. The Announcement Channel also has local weather and plays an oldies soundtrack. Tune in and see what York County is playing and promoting. Whats in the Works DPW
Special Event to Learn About the Mission of Sister Cities

Join Sister Cities Yorktown and other community members on August 25 for a special presentation from Brigadier General John Kline, Commanding General from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, on “The Value of International Relationships.”  This free breakfast event begins at 9 a.m. at Riverwalk Restaurant. Registration is limited. Please email the committee if you are interested in attending. 

Additional Notes for the Week…Repair work on the Riverwalk Landing parking terrace is nearing completion and the upper level will be back open to vehicles Sunday morning (8/7).  And, once barricade materials can be removed early next week, the entire lower level will be open for restaurant and store patrons.    Virginia’s Sales Tax Holiday is now underway through Sunday! School supplies, clothing and shoes, and emergency preparedness items are included in the tax holiday.  For complete details, visit the tax holiday website.    Starting next week, Parks and Recreation’s Wet N Wild offers a great way to cool down on these hot August Wednesdays… Wet and Wild
Citizen News Weekly is compiled and published by York County Public Affairs each Friday to share news and events with our citizens and neighbors. This weekly newsletter is placed on our website and delivered directly to your inbox. Questions? Contact Gail Whittaker, Public Information Officer: 757-890-3310 or whittgl@yorkcounty.gov.

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