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What to do in Williamsburg VA this week Aug 4-10th , 2014

August 4 –10 2014

Arms & Artillery Theme Month Jamestown Settlement & Yorktown Victory Center
Aug 1-31, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (until 6 p.m. through August 15)
Explore weapons and tactics of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia during Arms & Artillery theme month, 

The Summer Breeze Concert Series
Aug 6, 7- 8:30 pm

The annual Summer Breeze concerts in Merchants Square return to Duke of Gloucester Street for the 23rd season. Our popular military bands from the USAF and the US Army will return each Wednesday in August. Concerts are free. Bring a lawn chair.

Williamsburg Premium Outlets Student/Educator Appreciation Month
Aug 1 –31,Mon – Sat 10am-9pm | Sun 10am-7pm
Students and Educators are invited to show their school identification card at the Information Booth located in the Food Court to receive a complimentary VIP Coupon Book valued at $5.00

Star Party/Planetarium Laser Shows
Aug 9, 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 10 & 11:30 p.m.

Free sky observing begins at sunset at the Virginia Living Museum. All shows $6, or $10 for two. Choose among six science or music-and-laser shows in the planetarium.

2nd Sunday Festival
Aug 10,11:00am – 5:00pm
Featuring over 60 varied artisans & 2 stages of live music. Festival presented each month by the Blue Talon Bistro. Be sure to check out all of the artists coming to Prince George Street for 2nd Sundays.

Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps performs at Berkeley Plantation
Aug 7, 10:30 am
Berkeley Plantation is proud to host the performance of the Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps. The corps is made up of 40 50 students ranging from ages 12-18.

General George McClellans 1862 Civil War Headquarters at Harrisons Landing
Aug 5, 9 – 11 am
This special Civil War Tour takes you through the life and times of the union soldier at Berkeley Plantation, General McClellans headquarters and supply base during July and August 1862. Refreshments served. Reservations required.

The Gallery at York Hall Art Exhibit
Aug 1– 31, Tues – Sat 10 am – 4 pm | Sunday 1-4 pm
A welcome center for visitors and gathering place for residents, The Gallery features artwork for show and sell year-round. In addition, limited engagement shows are presented, displaying themed exhibits. Featured in August: Pine Needle Basket Exhibit, featuring Joseph Jennings.

Photography Walk at York River State Park
Aug 9, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Leave only footprints, take only photographs during this ranger/photographer guided hike. Capture images of interesting wildlife and inspiring landscapes. Shutterbugs of all levels and all types of cameras are welcome.

Dinos Live! evening hours at Virginia Living Museum
Aug 9,  6-8 pm
The Dinos Live! exhibit and outdoor Fossil Find will be open at the Virginia Living Museum from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9. This year, for the first time, the VLM is featuring the lifelike creations of Billings Productions, North Americas leading producer of animatronic dinosaurs

Music Under The Stars with U.S. ARMY TRAINING AND DOCTRINE COMMAND BAND NCO-LED Concert Band
Aug 7, 7:00 p.m.
Music Under the Stars at Magnolia Park is presented by the U.S. Army TRADOC Band and features various configurations of that ensemble. The concerts take at Magnolia Park at Fort Eustis

Naval Weapons Station Yorktown 96th Anniversary Band Concert
Aug 6, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown commemorates its 96th birthday celebration with a concert by the United States Fleet Forces Band from Norfolk, VA. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing.

The Traveling Players Ensemble presents Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare Kimball Theatre
Aug 5, 7:30 pm
Traveling Players Ensemble performs Twelfth Night, Shakespeares topsy-turvy comedy of mismatched love, mistaken identity and mischief. Suffering from love, self-love or love of drink, nearly everyone behaves foolishly (except the Fool), until an improbable love restores and reconnects them all.

Only Lovers Left Alive Kimball Theatre
Aug 6– 17, 4:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
This movie is set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, vampire Adam (Tom Hiddleston), deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his enigmatic lover, Eve (Tilda Swinton).

 

Prince George Movie Nights
Aug 10, Starts at dusk
Enjoy FREE movies each summer Sunday evening outdoors on Prince George Street. This week playing the movie North by Northwest. Brought to you by Blue Talon Bistro.

Magic of Harmony Show Chorus at Grace Episcopal Churchyard
Aug 10, 6:00- 7:00 pm
A favorite local singing group performing traditional barbershop melodies and contemporary pop and musical theater songs. Bring a chair or blanket and pack a picnic supper.

Yankees in the Streets: Williamsburg during the Civil War
Aug 7, 11:30 am 12:30 am
Williamsburg is known for its 18th-century history, but what happened here during the Civil War? Join historian and author Carson Hudson for an illustrated lecture on a different aspect of Williamsburgs history.

Tasting Tomatoes by A Chefs Garden Tour & Tasting
Aug 8– 9, 10:00 am noon
Explore the different methods of cooking and preparing Virginia tomatoes in this Chefs Garden Tour and Tasting. Williamsburg Lodge Executive Chef Anthony Frank will share his passion for this gift from the garden with inspired recipes and unexpected pairings.

  

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