April 23 & 24
Pirates Invade Yorktown: Step back into the Golden Age of Piracy as Riverwalk Landing and the Watermen's Museum are invaded by seafaring marauders from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Explore a pirate encampment, view live blacksmith demonstrations, sing along with sea shanties, and exciting cannon demonstrations. On Saturday, April 23 – Yorktown Market Days will also take on a pirate theme and runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Color and beauty will be in full bloom when the Garden Club of Virginia brings Historic Garden Week to Yorktown. Historic Yorktown is headquarters for this year’s Hampton-Newport News chapter of the Garden Club of Virginia during Historic Garden Week. On Wednesday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., tour a variety of homes, landscapes, and historic structures located in the village and learn from the experts and other horticultural enthusiasts. In honor of the event, we’ll have our first-ever, middle-of-the-week, Historic Garden Week Market. Be sure to grab a photo with our LOVE Letters, which will be decorated by the local garden club for this special event. Find more information and buy your tickets at https://bit.ly/3neOiCY.
Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival: Sample dozens of craft beers, dig into amazing BBQ and listen as some of the best blues musicians in Hampton Roads take the stage at Riverwalk Landing including School of Rock, J.D. Silvia Blues Band, Jason Cale Band, and Bobby Blackhat Band. 12 to 6 p.m. Call (757) 877-2933 for more information or visit www.villageevents.org to purchase tickets.
Art at the River Juried Art Show: Celebrate Mother’s Day as you marvel at the unique work of local artists with the beautiful York River as the backdrop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Painters, photographers, potters, jewelers, and other creative artists will line the Riverwalk to display their work with hopes of taking home the People’s Choice Award. Call (757) 898-6147 for more information.
Additional Event Info:
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