Tickets Now On Sale for Wine Festival!
One of the hottest tickets in town is now available. Whether you consider yourself a wine connoisseur or an aspiring novice—Yorktown’s annual Wine Festival is the place to be on Saturday, October 2. Ticket holders will sample some of Virginia’s finest wine from more than a dozen wineries. In a nod to Yorktown’s sister cities of Zweibrücken and Port-Vendres, samples of Rieslings and Gewürztraminers from Germany will be available along with bubbly from France. Party Fins and Brasswind will entertain all day with live music. Amazing food from local restaurants will be available for purchase. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Full details and a link to purchase tickets are available on the Visit Yorktown website.
Early Voting Begins September 17 for November 2 Election
In person early voting is available beginning next Friday at the Registrar’s Office’s two locations – Washington Square Shopping Center in Grafton and Victory Village in Williamsubrg – from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday through the end of October, and also open Saturdays, October 23 and 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. By-mail voting options are available and voters can track their ballot through the U.S. Postal Service. On November 2, York County voters will be choosing a Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and a member of the House of Delegates. Voters in District 4 will be electing a member of the Board of Supervisors. Additional information is available on the Voter Registrar’s website.
Public Meeting September 16 on Proposed Grafton Dr. Sidewalk Extension
York County staff is holding a meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 16 to gather public input and to provide information about the proposed sidewalk extension that would create a continuous walkway between Falling Spring Run and Timberline Loop. If completed, the sidewalk will connect Grafton Woods, Glen Laurel, The Townhomes at Martin Farm, Rainbrook Villas and the Grafton School Complex. York County is applying to VDOT for federal grant funding for the 2,000-foot sidewalk. This meeting is being held in the Public Works Building, 105 Service Drive (off Goodwin Neck Road). For more information, read this week’s press release.