• Click Here to Subscribe to Email updates

  • psst … I’m a Realtor! Thanks for stopping by my website. I would love to help you find your dream home and community in the Hampton Roads or Williamsburg area or to sell your existing home. This website is authored by local resident and REALTOR, John Womeldorf. John is known around town as Mr. Williamsburg, for both his extensive knowledge of Hampton Roads and the historic triangle, and his expertise in the local real estate market. His websites, WilliamsburgsRealEstate.com and Mr Williamsburg.com were created as a resource for folks who are exploring a move to Williamsburg, VA , Hampton Roads VA and the surrounding areas of the Virginia Peninsula. On his website you can search homes for sale , foreclosures, 55+ active adult communities, condos and town homes , land and commercial property for sale in Williamsburg, Yorktown, New Kent, Poquoson, and Gloucester, VA as well as surrounding markets of Carrolton, Chesapeake,Gloucester, Hampton, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth Mathews, Newport News Norfolk, Poquoson, Smithfield, , Suffolk, Surry, Va Beach, Yorktown and York County Virginia You can reach John by email John@MrWilliamsburg.com or phone @ 757-254-813
  • RSS Colonial Williamsburg News

    • John Ross Hamant, 1949 – 2017: An Appreciation
      It is with heavy hearts that we note the passing of longtime Colonial Williamsburg Foundation employee and veteran character interpreter, John Hamant.  Mr. Hamant, a Baltimore native, earned a bachelor’s degree in theater production and a master’s degree in acting and directing from the University of Arizona, but it was his love of archaeology that first...R […]
    • Handling the Heat: Animal Safety & High Temperatures
      The heat index soared this weekend, and that naturally raises questions about safety—for both our costumed interpreters and animals. Besides plenty of water, breaks, and shade, Coach & Livestock utilizes a heat index policy for working animals.  Cattle—like dogs—cannot sweat, so they are removed from work when the heat index reaches 95°.  Horses can swea […]
      The word on DoG Street is that the program changes at Colonial Williamsburg over the past few years have led to a decline in attendance. In fact, just the opposite is true. In 2014, after President Mitchell Reiss and his new team brought innovative program changes to CW, attendance rose after a seven-year decline. For...Read More »
    • An Open Letter to the Colonial Williamsburg Community
      The role of Williamsburg in America’s founding is nothing short of extraordinary. In the years leading up to the Revolution, this colonial capital city was a thriving center of culture, enterprise, education — and revolutionary ideas. It was here — in these homes, government halls and taverns — that Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and so...Read More » […]
    • An Insiders Guide to the 4th of July Festivities 2017
      We hope you’re making plans to celebrate independence the right way—with us! Our 4th of July festivities will feature a lot more than spectacular fireworks. We offered a preview a couple weeks ago–now here’s your practical guide for navigating the day. This year’s theme is “Light and Liberty,” drawn from a letter Thomas Jefferson wrote...Read More » […]
  • Flickr Photos

Williamsburg’s Got Talent 2012

Williamsburg’s Got Talent returns for 2012image

Bands, Comedians, Dancers, Impressionists,Jugglers, Magicians and singers will have a chance to shine next month when the Williamsburg Land Conservancy hosts it’s second annual   “Williamsburg’s Got Talent” fundraising event.

The event, scheduled for September 28, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.  will showcase 10 area talents vying for a trophy. Ticket sales will benefit the Land Conservancy, which is dedicated to protecting and preserving significant natural, scenic, agricultural and history land in the Historic Triangle.

2012 Auditions will be held at the Williamsburg Landing in the Alvin Anderson Auditorium on:

Saturday, August 18th from 8:00 a.m. to Noon;
Monday, August 20th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 23rd from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 6th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Judges for the 2012 show include: Kathy Hornsby, local artist and no stranger to talent; Everett Collins, former member of the Isley Brothers and middle school music teacher; and Sam McDonald, Entertainment Editor for the Daily Press.   Dick Smith, musician extraordinaire and member of the Smith Wade Band will again serve as our MC for the evening.

Tickets will be available through Colonial Williamsburg and can be purchased online at , at the Kimball Theater or any Colonial Williamsburg ticket office, or by calling 1-800-HISTORY.  Tickets will go on sale later this month..

If you would like to audition for Williamsburg’s Got Talent, please print out the following documents and follow the instructions contained within:

Registration Form | Appearance Release Form| Contest Rules

Thanks to the sponsors, Chesapeake Bank, Howell Creative Group and The Tide/WYDaily/BACHfm, this year’s event promises to be a great evening.


About the Williamsburg Land Conservancy

Founded in 1990 as the Historic Rivers Land Conservancy, was the first private non-profit land trust in Virginia incorporated specifically to use the provisions of the Virginia Conservation Easement Act.  In 1996 their name was changed and today, the Conservancy operates as a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization, supported by annual membership dues, donations and grants. A Board of Directors, comprised of community leaders from throughout the Historic Triangle, governs the organization. Working committees help to carry out the programs and projects of the Conservancy.

The Conservancy is dedicated to protecting and preserving significant natural, scenic, agricultural and historic land in the Historic Triangle. Through a combination of land preservation tools, education and advocacy programs, and shaping public policy, the Conservancy strives to maintain the character and ambiance of this special place where we live and work. Today, 4,400 acres of protected land later, the Williamsburg Land Conservancy is proudly celebrating its 23rd year.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: