Events

'Quilt' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

April and May, 2017 (times vary)

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

Celebrate Spring - Come and see beautiful handmade quilts by local quilters.  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

4/29/2017
Categories: AllArts

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, April 29, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

Ask and you shall receive!  You wanted more Yorktown Market Days and we are happy to grant your wish.  The Saturday markets begin early this year bringing you the fresh meats and seafood, produce, herbs, flowers, and everything else you've grown to love about the market.  This week’s featured music entertainment is A Taste of Love with Bart and Jan.  Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500  Flyer

4/29/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Canceled-Captain Mayhem's Schooner Soiree

Saturday, April 29, 2017 (6:00 - 8 :00 PM)

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

Unfortunately, the event has been canceled, but they will continue regular sailing.  Please call to book your sail.   $ 757.639.1233 or 888.316.6422  

 

 

4/29/2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Fri & Sat, April 2017 (7:00 - 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 the month.

Fri 4/28 Jackson Rousey Duo
Sat 4/29 The Charlton Duo....

For details 757.369.5644 or WaterStreetGrille website
Join us every Wednesday at 6-7pm for the WSG Running Club!

4/29/2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Live Music at Yorktown Pub

Fri & Sat, April, 2017 (9:30 - 12:30 PM)

Yorktown Pub, 540 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Enjoy your evenings at the Yorktown Pub with live music and great food throughout the month.  $  757.886.9964 or Yorktown Pub Website

Fri, Apr 21st - Ray Meeks Band 
Sat, Apr 22nd - Iron Lion
Fri, Apr 28th - Ray Meeks Band
Sat. Apr 29th - tba

4/29/2017 9:30 PM - 4/30/2017 12:30 AM

Pirates Invade Yorktown

Saturday & Sunday, April 29 & 30, 2017 (10:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

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

Pirates, representing seafaring life in the late 17th and 18th-centuries, invade Yorktown. Visit the encampment, watch the cannon firing demonstrations, and sing with pirates. Riverwalk Landing and Watermen's Museum. Free. 757.890.3500.  Schedule of events   Flyer

 

4/30/2017 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Lecture at York Hall

Sunday, April 30, 2017 (3:00 - 4:00 PM)

York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown, VA (map)

Join us for a presentation by Admiral Walter Doran, former Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet.  He will share the importance of 1942 Battle of Midway in WWII.  Free 757.890.3500  Flyer

4/30/2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Watermen's Museum hosts 'Painting on the River'

Monday, May 1, 2017 (6:00 - 8:00 PM)

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

The Watermen’s Museum is hosting a first Monday, monthly evening of painting with a local artist. The local artist will guide you through the techniques of painting, and you will go home with your own work of art. All supplies included.  $. For reservations 757.813.6664 

5/1/2017 6:00 PM

Yorktown Garden Stroll Preview

Friday, May 5, 2017 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

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

Come out and preview four gardens in the Historic Yorktown area.  Tickets available at CYC Yorktown Plant Sale at Yorktown Baptist Church on May 5th.  $  757.898.7683  Flyer

5/5/2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Categories: AllArts

Yorktown Plant Sale

Fri & Sat, May 5 & 6, 2017 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Yorktown Baptist Church, 237 Nelson Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Plant sale sponsored by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee and York Garden Club. Large selection of plants available for both home and garden.  Rain or shine.  $  757.898.7683

5/5/2017 10:00 AM - 5/6/2017 4:00 PM
Categories: AllFamily Fun

Watermen's Yorktown Music Jamboree Concert Series

Fridays, May 5 thru August 4, 2017 (6:00 - 9:00 PM)

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

Join us for Yorktown Music Jamboree First Friday Concert Series starting in May 5th and goes through August 4th.  Featuring local bands and musicians.   $  757.887.2641

5/5/2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Wed, Fri & Sat, May 2017 (dates & times vary)

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

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

Fri 5/5 7pm-10pm- Billy Joe Trio
Sat 5/6 7pm-10pm- Planet Full of Blues....

For details 757.369.5644 or WaterStreetGrille website
Join us every Wednesday at 6-7pm for the WSG Running Club!

5/6/2017

Yorktown Garden Stroll

Saturday, May 6, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

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

As you stroll the Yorktown village streets to visit 10 private gardens, music from the Fifes & Drums of York Town will help you imagine Yorktown as it once was – a thriving tobacco port that witnessed the last battle of the American Revolution. Kitchens are a part of the tour at some properties, as well as artwork displays and live music. Join Senior Extension Agent Emeritus, Jim Orband, at 11:00am for a class on shade gardening.  Flyer .......

5/6/2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Hazel Camp at The Gallery at York Hall

Saturday, May 6, 2017 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

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

Come and meet local artist, Hazel Camp, and view her beautiful watercolor paintings. She will be doing demos and signing prints.  Free. Call 757.890.4490 for more information.  Flyer

5/6/2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Categories: AllArts

Blues, Brews, and BBQ Festival

Saturday, May 6, 2017 (12:00 - 6:00 PM)

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

Join us for Yorktown’s fourth annual Blues, Brews & BBQ, a festival on the river. Enjoy down-home blues musicians, incredible microbrews, amazing BBQ and other gourmet foods for purchase.  $30 in advance and $35 at the door.  More details at 757.877.2933 or  Village Events website.  Flyer

 

5/6/2017 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Live Music at Yorktown Pub

Fri & Sat, May, 2017 (9:30 - 12:30 PM)

Yorktown Pub, 540 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Enjoy your evenings at the Yorktown Pub with live music and great food throughout the month.  $  757.886.9964 or Yorktown Pub Website

Fri, May 5th PCJ 
Sat, May 6th Stuck on a name 
Frid, May12th TBA ....
 

5/6/2017 9:30 PM - 5/7/2017 12:30 AM

Middle School Art Show at On the Hill Gallery

May 7 thru 28, 2017 (open hours)

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

Celebrating our annual York County Middle School Art Show, May 7 - 28th at On the Hill Gallery. The work will be hung and displayed the same as in a professional gallery. The Middle School Art Show will be judged and awards will be given out the top three in their categories along with honorable mentions.  Join us for a reception May 7th from 2 to 4 pm.The public is invited.  Winter hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - 5 PM and Sunday 12 - 5 PM. Free. More details at 757.369.1108 or OnTheHillGallery website

5/7/2017
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

David Mitchell at The Gallery at York Hall

Friday thru Sunday, May 5, 6 & 7, 2017 (Open Hours)

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

Featuring local photographer, David Mitchell, and view his beautiful photographs.  Free  757.890.4490  Flyer

5/7/2017
Categories: AllArts

Art at the River Juried Art Show

Sunday, May 7, 2017 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

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

Artwork by over 50 talented artists at the fourth annual juried art show on the beautiful Yorktown waterfront. Painters, sculptors, potters, jewelers, and many other innovative and creative artists. Come and select your “People’s Choice” artist. Enjoy live entertainment from 11 am to 4 pm. Food and beverages available for purchase. Free.  More details at 757.898.5510 or Art at the River website  Flyer

Take a look at the location!  

 

5/7/2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

York County High School Student Art Special Exhibit

Sunday, May 7, 2017 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

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

A special exhibit of selected artwork by high school students from York, Tabb, Grafton and Bruton High Schools.  Select your “People’s Choice” artist.  Yorktown Freight Shed. Free. 757.898.5510  Flyer

5/7/2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

York River Floating Folk Jam at Watermen's Museum

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 (5:30 - 9:00 PM)

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

Second Wednesday every month is Watermen's Museum Music Jam Session: Don't miss an 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 traditional and modern music from colonial to the modern day.  Bring a small side dish to share.  Free  757.887.2641    

5/10/2017 5:30 PM

'Quilt' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

April and May, 2017 (times vary)

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

Celebrate Spring - Come and see beautiful handmade quilts by local quilters.  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

5/13/2017
Categories: AllArts

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Wed, Fri & Sat, May 2017 (dates & times vary)

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

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

Fri 5/12 8pm-11pm- Dharma Initiative
Sat 5/13 8pm-11pm- Jonny Cardigan
Wed 5/17 7pm-10pm- Felicia Hoyos....

For details 757.369.5644 or WaterStreetGrille website
Join us every Wednesday at 6-7pm for the WSG Running Club!

5/13/2017

Yorktown Market Days kicks off with Fitness Market

Saturday, May 13, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

Yorktown Market Days kicks off with Fitness Market, 8 am to 12 pm - New Year, New You!  Let's get moving at our Health and Fitness Market, 8 am to 12 p.m.  Not only can you shop the 35 local farmers, producers, artists, and vendors offering a variety of local favorites found at all our Saturday Markets, but at the Fitness Market you can learn to improve your health with fitness classes, healthy cooking demonstrations, free health screenings, and additional healthy living information.  This week’s featured music entertainment is Ron Herrick.   Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500  Fitness Flyer  Market Flyer

5/13/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Live Music at Yorktown Pub

Fri & Sat, May, 2017 (9:30 - 12:30 PM)

Yorktown Pub, 540 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Enjoy your evenings at the Yorktown Pub with live music and great food throughout the month.  $  757.886.9964 or Yorktown Pub Website

Frid, May12th TBA 
Sat, May 13th Felicia Hoyas band
Fri, May 19th Mathew Linard  ....

5/13/2017 9:30 PM - 5/14/2017 12:30 AM

Mother's Day Buffet at Riverwalk Restaurant

Sunday, May 14, 2017 (10:00 AM - 8:00 PM)

Riverwalk Restaurant, 323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Make Mother's Day extra special with a brunch buffet and a dinner buffet at Riverwalk Restaurant.  Brunch Buffet will be Served 10 AM - 4 PM. and Dinner Buffet will be served 4 PM - 8 PM.  $.  For reservations, call 757.875.1522  Flyer

5/14/2017 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Art class at On the Hill Gallery

Monday, May 15, 2017 (1:00 - 4:00 PM)

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

Come learn how to make jewelry with glass domes and cabochons, metal bezels and ephemera. Create charming and vintage necklaces, earrings, bracelets and even magnets.  Supplies are included. Reservations required. $  More details at 757.369.1108 or www.onthehillgallery.com

5/15/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Categories: AllArts

Watermen's Museum Swing Dance

Monday, May 15, 2017 (7:30 - 10:00 PM)

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

Join us every third Monday of the month for swing dance.  7:30 - 8 PM for instructions and 8 - 10 PM dancing!  $  757.887.2641

5/15/2017 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Wed, Fri & Sat, May 2017 (dates & times vary)

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

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

Wed 5/17 7pm-10pm- Felicia Hoyos
Fri 5/19 8pm-11pm- Wampler Brothers
Sat 5/20 8pm-11pm- Andrew Ballentine....

For details 757.369.5644 or WaterStreetGrille website  
Join us every Wednesday at 6-7pm for the WSG Running Club!

5/20/2017

Middle School Art Show at On the Hill Gallery

May 7 thru 28, 2017 (open hours)

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

Celebrating our annual York County Middle School Art Show, May 7 - 28th at On the Hill Gallery. The work will be hung and displayed the same as in a professional gallery. The Middle School Art Show will be judged and awards will be given out the top three in their categories along with honorable mentions.  Join us for a reception May 7th from 2 to 4 pm.The public is invited.  Winter hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - 5 PM and Sunday 12 - 5 PM. Free. More details at 757.369.1108 or OnTheHillGallery website

5/20/2017
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, May 20, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare. This week’s featured music entertainment is Lana Puckett & Kim Person.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

5/20/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Book Signing at Yorktown Battlefield

Saturday, May 20, 2017 (10:30 AM - 2:30 PM)

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

Gordon Leidner Gordon Leidner is the author of many books about Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and the Founding Fathers.  His latest book, "Leadership Secrets of Hamilton: 7 Steps to Revolutionary Leadership from Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers" will be available for purchase and signing at the book store. 757.898.2410  Press Release  Flyer

5/20/2017 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Tim Seaman at the Gallery at York Hall

Sunday, May 21, 2017 (1:00 - 3:30 PM)

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

Come out to the Gallery at York Hall and enjoy Tim Seaman perform his Hammered Dulcimer.   Free.  757.890.4490  Flyer

5/21/2017 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Third Sunday Children's Art class at On the Hill Gallery

Sunday, May 21, 2017 (1:00 - 3:00 PM)

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

In this Third Sunday Children's Art event, we will have a different art medium every month.  Supplies are included. Reservations required. $  More details at 757.369.1108 or On the Hill Gallery website

5/21/2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Categories: AllArtsFamily Fun

Watermen's Museum presents Yorktown Story Slam

Monday, May 22, 2017 (7:00 - 8:30 PM)

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

Story tellers come together at the Yorktown Story Slam every fourth Monday of the month to share their true personal tales about a monthly theme.  7 PM - Storytellers Presentation.  8 to 8:30 PM - Audience Stories.  Come join them to listen or maybe even tell your own story.  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. Free  757.887.2641.    

5/22/2017 7:00 PM

Sunset Wine Tasting onboard the Schooner Alliance

Friday, May 26, 2017 (6:00 - 8 :00 PM)

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

Join us for a Wine at Night, a Sailor's Delight event onboard with the Schooner Alliance.  $ Reservations Recommended. $ 757.639.1233 or 888.316.6422  Flyer


 

 

 

5/26/2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

'Quilt' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

April and May, 2017 (times vary)

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

Celebrate Spring - Come and see beautiful handmade quilts by local quilters.  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

5/27/2017
Categories: AllArts

Live Music at Water Street Grille

Wed, Fri & Sat, May 2017 (dates & times vary)

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

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

Wed 5/24 7pm-10pm- The LCV Project
Fri 5/26 8pm-11pm- Good Shot Judy
Sat 5/27 8pm-11pm- Dear Hearts
Wed 5/31 7pm-10pm- Ron Hamilton, Steel Drums....

For details 757.369.5644 or WaterStreetGrille website  
Join us every Wednesday at 6-7pm for the WSG Running Club!

5/27/2017

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, May 27, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare. This week’s featured music entertainment is Phil Poteat.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

5/27/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Saturday, May 27, 2017 (4:00 - 4:30 PM)

Nelson House, 501 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town at the Nelson House.  Free.  757.898.9418

5/27/2017 4:00 PM

Live Music at Yorktown Pub

Fri & Sat, May, 2017 (9:30 - 12:30 PM)

Yorktown Pub, 540 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Enjoy your evenings at the Yorktown Pub with live music and great food throughout the month.  $  757.886.9964 or Yorktown Pub Website

Fri, May 19th Mathew Linard 
Sat, May 20th TBA 
Sat, May 27th Dharma

5/27/2017 9:30 PM - 5/28/2017 12:30 AM

Grace Church Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 29, 2017 (10:00 - 11:00 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

5/29/2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Monday, May 29, 2017 (11:45 AM to 12:45 PM)

York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown, VA (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, 11:45 am. Memorial Day Ceremony, York Hall, 301 Main Street. Free. 757.898.9418

 

5/29/2017 11:30 AM

York County Historical Committee Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 29, 2017 (12:00 - 1:00 PM)

York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown, VA (map)

Posting of colors, historical re-enactors, guest speaker, and the placing of flowers. Free. 757.890.3500

5/29/2017 12:00 PM

Watermen's Yorktown Music Jamboree Concert Series

Fridays, May 5 thru August 4, 2017 (6:00 - 9:00 PM)

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

Join us for Yorktown Music Jamboree First Friday Concert Series starting in May 5th and goes through August 4th.  Featuring local bands and musicians.   $  757.887.2641

6/2/2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

'Stained Glass' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

June, 2017 (hours vary)

York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown, VA (map)

Come and enjoy the 'Stain Glass' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall.  You can relish in our revolving exhibit of fine art in all media by local artists for display and sale.  Open April - Dec Tues thru Sat 10am to 4, Sun 1pm to 4pm.  Free.  757.890.4490

6/3/2017
Categories: AllArts

Member Art Show at On the Hill Gallery

June 3 thru July 3, 2017 (gallery hours)

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

On the Hill Gallery members will host a "Blue" theme art show.  The gallery will be filled with art media with variations of blues created by members.  Free.  More details at 757.369.1108 or www.onthehillgallery.com

6/3/2017
Categories: AllArts

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, June 3, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare. This week’s featured music entertainment is Dikon Vallet Trio.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

6/3/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, June 4 - 25, 2017 (times vary)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)
Yorktown Waterfront, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Schedule Sundays thru June:
3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission.
4:45 pm at the Yorktown waterfront. Free.
June 4, 2:30 pm at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Included with admission. 757.898.9418

6/4/2017

Art class at On the Hill Gallery

Sunday, June 4, 2017 (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

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

In this repurpose and paint a suitcase art event, bring in an old hard-sided small- to medium-size suitcase with two yards of contrasting or complimentary fabric. Using paint and directions supplied by the teacher each student will decorate the outside of their suitcase to create a one-of-a-kind carrier that will be the envy of your friends. All levels of painting are welcome.  Some supplies are included. Reservations required. $  More details at 757.369.1108 or www.onthehillgallery.com

6/4/2017 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Categories: AllArts

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Wednesdays, June 7-28, 2017 (4:45 - 5:15 PM)

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

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, 4:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418
 

6/7/2017 4:45 PM

Yorktown Sounds of Summer Concerts (formerly Shagging)

Thursday, June 8, 2017 (7:00 PM - 9:30 PM)

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

We've got everyone's Sounds of Summer here at Riverwalk Landing guaranteed to get you on your feet and swaying to the beat!  Put on your dancing shoes and join us Thursday’s on the river for this annual concert series featuring beach music and more for all ages.  This week’s featured entertainment is The Holiday Band.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.  Riverwalk Landing.  Free. 757.890.3500

June 15 - Soul Intent
June 22 – The Slapnation Band.....
 

6/8/2017 7:00 PM

Watermen’s Museum Military Appreciation Weekend

Sat & Sun, June 10 & 11, 2017 (times vary)

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

Join us for a patriotic salute to our armed forces, including living history, music, dancing, cannon firing, hands-on drills, crafts and vendors.  Sat: 10 am to 8 pm & Sun: 12 to 5 pm. Dance $10, other activities free. 757.887.2641
 

6/10/2017 - 6/11/2017

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, June 10, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare. This week’s featured music entertainment is Runaway String Band.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

6/10/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

"Afterward" Exhibition at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

June 10 thru November 27, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown’s inaugural special exhibition: “AFTERWARD” – When the battle ceased at Yorktown, it was just the beginning. Follow the incredible stories of veterans of the Siege of Yorktown and how they went on after the war to help shape the America we know today. A series of public lectures and plays will take place on June 10, September 17, September 29-30, October 18, and November 11 and 15.  $  888.593.4682

6/10/2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Wednesdays, June 7-28, 2017 (4:45 - 5:15 PM)

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

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, 4:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418
 

6/14/2017 4:45 PM

Yorktown Sounds of Summer Concerts (formerly Shagging)

Thursday, June 15, 2017 (7:00 PM - 9:30 PM)

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

We've got everyone's Sounds of Summer here at Riverwalk Landing guaranteed to get you on your feet and swaying to the beat!  Put on your dancing shoes and join us Thursday’s on the river for this annual concert series featuring beach music and more for all ages.  This week’s featured entertainment is Soul Intent.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.  Riverwalk Landing.  Free. 757.890.3500

June 22 – The Slapnation Band
June 29 – Coolin Out Band....

6/15/2017 7:00 PM

'Stained Glass' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

June, 2017 (hours vary)

York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown, VA (map)

Come and enjoy the 'Stain Glass' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall.  You can relish in our revolving exhibit of fine art in all media by local artists for display and sale.  Open April - Dec Tues thru Sat 10am to 4, Sun 1pm to 4pm.  Free.  757.890.4490

6/17/2017
Categories: AllArts

Member Art Show at On the Hill Gallery

June 3 thru July 3, 2017 (gallery hours)

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

On the Hill Gallery members will host a "Blue" theme art show.  The gallery will be filled with art media with variations of blues created by members.  Free.  More details at 757.369.1108 or www.onthehillgallery.com

6/17/2017
Categories: AllArts

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, June 17, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare. This week’s featured music entertainment is Ron Fetner.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

6/17/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, June 4 - 25, 2017 (times vary)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)
Yorktown Waterfront, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Schedule Sundays thru June:
3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission.
4:45 pm at the Yorktown waterfront. Free.
June 4, 2:30 pm at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Included with admission. 757.898.9418

6/18/2017

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Wednesdays, June 7-28, 2017 (4:45 - 5:15 PM)

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

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, 4:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418
 

6/21/2017 4:45 PM

Yorktown Sounds of Summer Concerts (formerly Shagging)

Thursday, June 22, 2017 (7:00 PM - 9:30 PM)

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

We've got everyone's Sounds of Summer here at Riverwalk Landing guaranteed to get you on your feet and swaying to the beat!  Put on your dancing shoes and join us Thursday’s on the river for this annual concert series featuring beach music and more for all ages.  This week’s featured entertainment is The Slapnation Band.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.  Riverwalk Landing.  Free. 757.890.3500

June 29 – Coolin Out Band
July 13 – The Main Event Band ....

6/22/2017 7:00 PM

Art class with Lew Thatcher at On the Hill Gallery

Fri thru Sun, June 23-25, 2017 (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

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

Join us with artist, Lew Thatcher's for his 1-2-3 Method -- Drawing, Values, Color workshop.  The workshop is four hours per day, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with an hour for lunch. Subject matter will be landscape, seascape or cityscape from each student’s own photographs. Reservations required. $  More details at 757.369.1108 or www.onthehillgallery.com.   Flyer  Material List

6/23/2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Categories: AllArts

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, June 24, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare. This week’s featured music entertainment is Louis Vangieri.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

6/24/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

"Afterward" Exhibition at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

June 10 thru November 27, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown’s inaugural special exhibition: “AFTERWARD” – When the battle ceased at Yorktown, it was just the beginning. Follow the incredible stories of veterans of the Siege of Yorktown and how they went on after the war to help shape the America we know today. A series of public lectures and plays will take place on June 10, September 17, September 29-30, October 18, and November 11 and 15.  $  888.593.4682

6/24/2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Wednesdays, June 7-28, 2017 (4:45 - 5:15 PM)

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

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, 4:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418
 

6/28/2017 4:45 PM

Children Camps for grades 1 & 2 at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

June & July (dates & times vary)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

For children who have just completed grade 1 or 2, two day camp
Attention Soldier - Discover some of the reasons men, and some women, joined the Continental Army. After your enlistment, learn the basic marching techniques General von Steuben used to maintain order and discipline among the troops. Discover how soldiers wrote home to their loved ones during the war..
....

6/29/2017

Children Camps for ages 4-6 at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

June & July (dates & times vary)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Pig Tales and Sheep Yarns two day camps Ages 4 – 6
Some chores on the farm are all about the animals. Learn about soap from pigs and wool from sheep. You’ll get to make soap of natural, gentle ingredients, as well as craft a fuzzy sheep to take home to your own “farm.”.....
 

6/29/2017

Yorktown Sounds of Summer Concerts (formerly Shagging)

Thursday, June 29, 2017 (7:00 PM - 9:30 PM)

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

We've got everyone's Sounds of Summer here at Riverwalk Landing guaranteed to get you on your feet and swaying to the beat!  Put on your dancing shoes and join us Thursday’s on the river for this annual concert series featuring beach music and more for all ages.  This week’s featured entertainment is Coolin Out Band.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.  Riverwalk Landing.  Free. 757.890.3500

July 13 – The Main Event Band 
July 20 – Tidewater Drive Band
July 27 – Band of Oz 

6/29/2017 7:00 PM

'Photography' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

July & August, 2017 (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.  Flyer

7/1/2017
Categories: AllArts

Member Art Show at On the Hill Gallery

June 3 thru July 3, 2017 (gallery hours)

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

On the Hill Gallery members will host a "Blue" theme art show.  The gallery will be filled with art media with variations of blues created by members.  Free.  More details at 757.369.1108 or www.onthehillgallery.com

7/1/2017
Categories: AllArts

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, July 1, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare.  This week’s live music is Phil Poteat.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

7/1/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, July 2, 9, 23 & 30, 2017 (times vary)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Schedule Sundays thru July: (except Sun, July 16)
3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center.  
July 2, 2:30 pm at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Included with admission. 757.898.9418
 

7/2/2017

Grace Church Summer Concert Series

Sundays, July 2 thru Aug 27, 2017 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Well known musicians and bands perform each Sunday including contemporary and country music, bluegrass, classic rock, modern hits, jazz quartet, Celtic music, traditional barbershop melodies and more.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair and pack a picnic supper.  Free. 757.890.4490  Summer Concert Flyer

July
July 2   York River Concert Band    
July 9   Chisman Creek .....       

7/2/2017 4:59 PM - 6:30 PM

Grace Episcopal Church Summer Concert Series

Sunday, July 2, 2017 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Enjoy an outdoor concert by the York River Concert Band in the Churchyard.  Bring a chair or blanket and pack a picnic supper. Presented by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee.  Free. 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer

7/2/2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Independence Day 8K run/5K walk

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 (8:00 AM - 10 AM)

York High School, 9300 George Washington Hwy, Yorktown, VA  (map)

An 8K run on the scenic roads and trails of the Yorktown Battlefield.  Walkers and shorter distance runners are invited to a non-scored 5K event.  Both runs begin and end near Surrender Field. Parking and registration at York High School begins at 6:30 am. Admission. $  757.898.3663  4th of July website

7/4/2017 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Yorktown July 4th Celebration

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 (9 AM - 9:30 PM)

Historic Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Yorktown July 4th Celebration  Independence Day in Yorktown is a family friendly celebration featuring an 8 am Yorktown Independence Day 8K run and 5K walk at York High School and a patriotic parade along Water and Main Streets at 9 am.  During the day, activities cease to give families time to enjoy the beach, visit our shops and museums, or head on home for their Independence Day cookout.  Come back for our evening activities including the 7 pm Bell-Ringing Ceremony, 8 pm Patriotic Concert, and the amazing fireworks show on the York River at 9:15 pm.  Bring your flags, wear red, white, and blue, and celebrate America! Yorktown Waterfront. Free  757.890.3500   4th of July website

7/4/2017 9:00 AM - 9:30 PM

Yorktown Liberty Celebration

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Salute the 241st anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Observe tactical and artillery drills, take part in military exercises, and learn about the challenges that faced our nation’s founders, including those who signed the historic document.  Admission. $ 757.253.4838

7/4/2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Wednesdays, July 5, 19 & 26, 2017 (4:45 - 5:15 PM)

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

The Fifes and Drums of York Town. 4:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418

7/5/2017 4:45 PM

Watermen's Yorktown Music Jamboree Concert Series

Fridays, May 5 thru August 4, 2017 (6:00 - 9:00 PM)

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

Join us for Yorktown Music Jamboree First Friday Concert Series starting in May 5th and goes through August 4th.  Featuring local bands and musicians.   $  757.887.2641

7/7/2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, July 8, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare.  This week’s live music is Tim Seaman.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

7/8/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

"Afterward" Exhibition at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

June 10 thru November 27, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown’s inaugural special exhibition: “AFTERWARD” – When the battle ceased at Yorktown, it was just the beginning. Follow the incredible stories of veterans of the Siege of Yorktown and how they went on after the war to help shape the America we know today. A series of public lectures and plays will take place on June 10, September 17, September 29-30, October 18, and November 11 and 15.  $  888.593.4682

7/8/2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, July 9, 23 & 30, 2017 (4:45 - 5:15 PM)

Yorktown Waterfront, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

The Fifes and Drums of Yorktown at the Yorktown Waterfront. Free. 757.898.9418

7/9/2017 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Grace Episcopal Church Summer Concert Series

Sunday, July 9, 2017 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Blending traditional and contemporary bluegrass. Classic rock, modern hits and original songs, Chisman Creek creates its own unique and impressive style.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and pack a picnic supper.  Presented by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee.  Free 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer

7/9/2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Yorktown Sounds of Summer Concerts (formerly Shagging)

Thursday, July 13, 2017 (7:00 PM - 9:30 PM)

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

We've got everyone's Sounds of Summer here at Riverwalk Landing guaranteed to get you on your feet and swaying to the beat!  Put on your dancing shoes and join us Thursday’s on the river for this annual concert series featuring beach music and more for all ages.  This week’s featured entertainment is The Main Event Band.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.  Riverwalk Landing.  Free. 757.890.3500

July 20 – Tidewater Drive Band
July 27 – Band of Oz 

7/13/2017 7:00 PM

'Photography' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

July & August, 2017 (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.  Flyer

7/15/2017
Categories: AllArts

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, July 15, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare.  This week’s live music is Dave Crumpler & Michael Glass.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

7/15/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grace Episcopal Church Summer Concert Series

Sunday, July 16, 2017 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

The Mullins Sisters are Nashville recording artists and popular performers from Donk’s Theatre, this dynamic sister trio entertains with contemporary and country music.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and pack a picnic supper.  Presented by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee.  Free 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer

7/16/2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Wednesdays, July 19 & 26, 2017 (4:45 - 5:15 PM)

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

The Fifes and Drums of York Town. 4:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission. 757.898.9418

7/19/2017 4:45 PM

Children Camps for ages 4-6 at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

July 20-21 or 24-25, 2017 (9:30 - 11:30 AM or 1:00 - 3:00 PM)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Pig Tales and Sheep Yarns two day camps Ages 4 – 6
Some chores on the farm are all about the animals. Learn about soap from pigs and wool from sheep. You’ll get to make soap of natural, gentle ingredients, as well as craft a fuzzy sheep to take home to your own “farm.”.....
 

7/20/2017

Children Camps for grades 1 & 2 at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

July 20-21, or 24-25, 2017 (9:30 - 11:30 AM or 1:00 - 3:00 PM)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

For children who have just completed grade 1 or 2, two day camp
Attention Soldier - Discover some of the reasons men, and some women, joined the Continental Army. After your enlistment, learn the basic marching techniques General von Steuben used to maintain order and discipline among the troops. Discover how soldiers wrote home to their loved ones during the war..
....

7/20/2017

Yorktown Sounds of Summer Concerts (formerly Shagging)

Thursday, July 20, 2017 (7:00 PM - 9:30 PM)

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

We've got everyone's Sounds of Summer here at Riverwalk Landing guaranteed to get you on your feet and swaying to the beat!  Put on your dancing shoes and join us Thursday’s on the river for this annual concert series featuring beach music and more for all ages.  This week’s featured entertainment is Tidewater Drive Band​.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.  Riverwalk Landing.  Free. 757.890.3500

July 27 – Band of Oz 

7/20/2017 7:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, July 22, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare. This week’s featured music entertainment is Brian Carmona.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

7/22/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, July 9, 23 & 30, 2017 (4:45 - 5:15 PM)

Yorktown Waterfront, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

The Fifes and Drums of Yorktown at the Yorktown Waterfront. Free. 757.898.9418

7/23/2017 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Grace Episcopal Church Summer Concert Series

Sunday, July 23, 2017 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Runaway String Band sings bluegrass, country, folk and contemporary tunes to the accompaniment of guitar, mandolin, banjo and viola da gamba. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and pack a picnic supper.  Presented by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee.  Free 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer

7/23/2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Children Camps for ages 4-6 at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Monday & Tuesday, July 24-25, 2017 (9:30 - 11:30 AM or 1:00 - 3:00 PM)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Pig Tales and Sheep Yarns two day camps Ages 4 – 6
Some chores on the farm are all about the animals. Learn about soap from pigs and wool from sheep. You’ll get to make soap of natural, gentle ingredients, as well as craft a fuzzy sheep to take home to your own “farm.”.....
 

7/24/2017

Children Camps for grades 1 & 2 at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Monday & Tuesday, July 24-25, 2017 (9:30 - 11:30 AM or 1:00 - 3:00 PM)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

For children who have just completed grade 1 or 2, two day camp
Attention Soldier - Discover some of the reasons men, and some women, joined the Continental Army. After your enlistment, learn the basic marching techniques General von Steuben used to maintain order and discipline among the troops. Discover how soldiers wrote home to their loved ones during the war..
....

7/24/2017

Yorktown Sounds of Summer Concerts (formerly Shagging)

Thursday, July 27, 2017 (7:00 PM - 9:30 PM)

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

We've got everyone's Sounds of Summer here at Riverwalk Landing guaranteed to get you on your feet and swaying to the beat!  Put on your dancing shoes and join us Thursday’s on the river for this annual concert series featuring beach music and more for all ages.  This week’s featured entertainment is Band of Oz​​.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.  Riverwalk Landing.  Free. 757.890.3500

 

7/27/2017 7:00 PM

'Photography' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

July & August, 2017 (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.  Flyer

7/29/2017
Categories: AllArts

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, July 29, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare. This week’s featured music entertainment is Robby Kerns & Clayton Ware.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

7/29/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, July 23 & 30, 2017 (times vary)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Schedule Sundays thru July: (except Sun, July 16)
3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center.  
July 2, 2:30 pm at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Included with admission. 757.898.9418
 

7/30/2017

Grace Episcopal Church Summer Concert Series

Sunday, July 30, 2017 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Something Different Duo, Brad Sindle on the keyboard and Ashley Senner, his daughter and talented singer perform music from a variety of genres spanning multiple decades.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and pack a picnic supper.  Presented by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee.  Free 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer

7/30/2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Curator camp at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Monday thru Friday, July 31 - August 4, 2017 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Open to young people who have just completed grade 6, 7, or 8, five day camp.
Jump right into history as you work with Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation staff at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown to discover if you have what it takes to teach the public about Virginia’s role in the American Revolution. ..
....

7/31/2017

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, August 5, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare.  This week’s live music is Chisman Creek Band.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

8/5/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, August 6 thru 27, 2017 (times vary)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Schedule Sundays thru August:
The Fifes and Drums of York Town, 3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center.
August 6, 2:30 pm at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown Included with admission. 757.898.9418

8/6/2017 - 8/13/2017

Grace Church Summer Concert Series

Sundays, August 6 thru 27, 2017 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Well known musicians and bands perform each Sunday including contemporary and country music, bluegrass, classic rock, modern hits, jazz quartet, Celtic music, traditional barbershop melodies and more.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair and pack a picnic supper.  Free. 757.890.4490  Summer Concert Flyer

August
Aug 6     Lana Puckett & Kim Person        
Aug 13   Timeline Jazz Quartet .....      

8/6/2017 4:59 PM - 6:30 PM

Grace Episcopal Church Summer Concert Series

Sunday, August 6, 2017 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

 A well-known local duo, Lana Puckett and Kim Person perform a mixture of contemporary and country songs. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and pack a picnic supper.  Presented by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee.  Free 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer

8/6/2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Military Band Concert Series

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 (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 "U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Band".  Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500 

Aug 15 - Blue Aces
Aug 22 - Rhythmn in Blue
Aug 29 - Premium Blend Jazz Combo

 

8/8/2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

'Photography' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

July & August, 2017 (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.  Flyer

8/12/2017
Categories: AllArts

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, August 12, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare.  This week’s live music is Lana Puckett & Kim Person.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

8/12/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, August 6-27, 2017 (times vary)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, 3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center.

August 6, 2:30 pm at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown Included with admission. 757.898.9418

8/13/2017

Grace Episcopal Church Summer Concert Series

Sunday, August 13, 2017 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

A popular musical group, the Timeline Jazz Quartet features traditional and contemporary jazz arrangements.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and pack a picnic supper.  Presented by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee.  Free 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer

8/13/2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Military Band Concert Series

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 (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".  Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500 

Aug 22 - Rhythmn in Blue
Aug 29 - Premium Blend Jazz Combo

 

8/15/2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, August 19, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare.  This week’s live music is Phil Poteat.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

8/19/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, August 6 thru 27, 2017 (times vary)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Schedule Sundays thru August:
The Fifes and Drums of York Town, 3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center.
August 6, 2:30 pm at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown Included with admission. 757.898.9418

8/20/2017 - 8/27/2017

Grace Episcopal Church Summer Concert Series

Sunday, August 20, 2017 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

A local favorite, Magic of Harmony Show Chorus are ladies performing traditional barbarshop melodies, contemporary, pop, and musical theatre songs.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and pack a picnic supper.  Presented by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee.  Free 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer

8/20/2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Military Band Concert Series

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 (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 "Rhythmn in Blue" .  Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500 

Aug 29 - Premium Blend Jazz Combo

 

8/22/2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

National Park Service Birthday

Friday, August 25, 2017 (9 AM - 5 PM)

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

Free admission to National Parks and other Federal sites throughout the country. Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown. 757.898.2410

8/25/2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

'Photography' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall

July & August, 2017 (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.  Flyer

8/26/2017
Categories: AllArts

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, August 26, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare.  This week’s live music is Louis Vangieri.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

8/26/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Fifes and Drums of York Town

Sundays, August 6-27, 2017 (times vary)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, 3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center.

August 6, 2:30 pm at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown Included with admission. 757.898.9418

8/27/2017

Grace Episcopal Church Summer Concert Series

Sunday, August 27, 2017 (5:00 - 6:30 PM)

Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Poisoned Dwarf, a program of Celtic music focusing primarily on traditional Irish tunes.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and pack a picnic supper.  Presented by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee.  Free 757.890.4490

Summer Concert Flyer

8/27/2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Military Band Concert Series

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 (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 "Premium Blend Jazz Combo" with the TRADOC Band. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500 

 

8/29/2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, September 2, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare.  This week’s live music is A Taste of Love with Bart and Jan.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

9/2/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

"Before the Siege: The British Army in Yorktown"

Sat & Sun, September 2 & 3, 2017 (9:00 am - 5:00 PM)

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

Experience the village of Yorktown as it might have appeared in 1781, under the occupation of His Majesty's forces.  Watch British soldiers drill, and execute their daily duties.  See local town folk of the day going about their business under the watchful eye of the administration of Lord Cornwallis. Demonstrations, martial and domestic will delight visitors, offering a glimpse into a period in our history long past. Yorktown Battlefield. $ 757.898.2410

9/2/2017 9:00 AM - 9/3/2017 5:00 PM

Virginia Symphony Concert

Saturday, September 2, 2017 (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. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.4490

9/2/2017 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, September 9, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare.  This week’s live music is Audio Portrait.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

9/9/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, September 16, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare.  This week’s live music is Ron Fetner.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

9/16/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Oyster Roast at Watermen's Museum

Saturday, September 16, 2017 (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. Watermen’s Museum.  Call for tickets. $ 757.887.2641

9/16/2017 12:00 PM

Watermen’s Museum Folk Festival

Sat and Sun, September 23 & 24, 2017 (times vary)

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

Enjoy America’s best music genres during this two-day event.  Local and regional bands on three stages.  Food and beverages available.  10 am to 8 pm Sat. and 12 to 5 pm Sun.  Watermen’s Museum.  Free.  757.887.2641

9/23/2017

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, September 23, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare.  This week’s live music is Stephen Christoff.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

9/23/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Yorktown Art Stroll

Sunday, September 24, 2017 (11:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

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

Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown Freight Shed and merchants 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.  yorktownartsfoundation@gmail.com   757.369.1108

9/24/2017 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, September 30, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare.  This week’s live music is Sojorn.  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

9/30/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Yorktown Wine Festival

Saturday, October 7, 2017 (12:00 - 6:00 PM)

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

Sample wines from premiere wineries throughout the Commonwealth. Wineries, live music, great food from local restaurants and artisans.  Rain or Shine. Riverwalk Landing. Admission is $30 in advance and $35 at the door. . For details 757.877.2933 or Village Events Website

10/7/2017 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days and Fall Festival Celebration

Saturday, October 14, 2017 (8:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days and Fall Festival Celebration located on the Yorktown waterfront operates with extended hours Oct. 14.  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 week’s featured music entertainment is Henley Fork (Bluegrass).  Riverwalk Landing.  Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

10/14/2017 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Yorktown Day

Thursday, October 19, 2017 (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 236th anniversary of America’s momentous Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown. Yorktown Battlefield. Free. 757.898.2410

10/19/2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, October 21, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare. This week’s featured music entertainment is Sojorn (Variety of Hits).  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

10/21/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, October 28, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days located on the Yorktown waterfront operates weekly on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm with extended hours Oct. 14, Nov. 11 & 18, and Dec. 9.  Featuring over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare. This week’s featured music entertainment is Phil Poteat (Acoustical Guitar).  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free.  757.890.3500  Flyer

10/28/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, November 11, 2017 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days on the Yorktown waterfront operates with extended hours Nov. 11. The Market features over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare. This week’s featured music entertainment is Elderberry Jam (Country, Bluegrass, Folk) .  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500  Flyer

11/11/2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, November 18, 2017 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days on the Yorktown waterfront operates with extended hours Nov. 18. The Market features over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare. This week’s featured music entertainment is Ralph Motley and the Last Minute Grass (Bluegrass) .  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500  Flyer

11/18/2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Holiday Open House Weekend

Sat and Sun, November 18 & 19 , 2017 (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 more await you as you start or finish your holiday shopping.  Hours of operation vary by business. Free. 757.890.4490

11/18/2017 9:00 AM - 11/19/2017 5:00 PM

Christmas Tree Lighting

Friday, December 1, 2017 (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

12/1/2017 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Christmas Market on Main

Saturday, December 2, 2017 (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 757.877.2933

 
12/2/2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade

Saturday, December 2, 2017 (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

12/2/2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cookies with Santa

Sunday, December 3, 2017 (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

12/3/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 9, 2017 (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 

12/9/2017 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Yorktown Market Days

Saturday, December 9, 2017 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

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

A favorite event, Yorktown Market Days on the Yorktown waterfront operates with extended hours Dec. 9. The Market features over 35 local farmers, producers, vendors, and artists throughout the season, including a variety of homegrown favorites and local art.  Delicious food, exciting entertainment, beautiful and inspiring artwork, and a view beyond compare. This week’s featured music entertainment is Ron Herrick (Variety of Holiday Music).  Shoppers can enjoy the added bonus of watching local chefs demonstrate the preparation of various dishes on select Saturdays.  Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500  Flyer

12/9/2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Toyland Parade

Saturday, December 9, 2017 (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  

 
12/9/2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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