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Pictures with Santa at Yankee Candle Factory- Saturday, December 16th

Posted by Grayson Moore on Thu, Dec 14, 2017 @ 09:59 AM

Do your kids still need a picture with Santa or do they still need to let him know what they want for Christmas? You’re in luck! Stop by the Yankee Candle Factory on Saturday, December 16th between 9:00 AM and 8:30 PM or during select hours during the holiday season (see link to calendar below). Santa will be there ready to greet your children, listen to gift requests and take pictures. The store will have a mike-arney-174173.jpgprofessional photographer available at select times during the holiday season. A calendar with the photographer’s hours and Santa visitation times can be found here 

 

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Holiday Happenings this Weekend in Williamsburg, Richmond, and on the Peninsula

Posted by Lynnette Tully on Thu, Nov 30, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

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It's a big weekend for holiday cheer with events happening from the Peninsula to Richmond! 

Friday, December 1st
Grand Illumination in Richmond - 5:55 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Join the crowd to count down the seconds to turn on the downtown office buildings lights and the James Center’s Great Tree and reindeer.

Saturday, December 2nd
Holly Dazzle in City Center, Newport News - 4 to 8 p.m.
Hollydazzle is a free family event with activities and entertainment leading up to the spectacular “Fountains of Light Show” at 7:45 p.m. with fireworks and special effects  and the lighting of the 45 foot tree on the Fountain Plaza.  

Sunday, December 3rd
Colonial Williamsburg Grand Illumination - 4 to 7:30 p.m.
Enjoy musical performances from multiple stages and delight in the fireworks displays fired from the Capitol, the Magazine and the Palace.

Holiday celebrations...just another reason why we love where we live!

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Williamsburg Winery Run Club- Now through November 30th

Posted by Grayson Moore on Mon, Nov 06, 2017 @ 11:53 AM

Do you enjoy running? Do you also like wine?  Every Thursday evening join runners from the Williamsburg Winery team on a 5K run/jog/walk through the vineyards at Wessex Hundred. Afterwards treat yourself to food and drink specials at the Winery. The run route is paved and open to all fitness levels, and there is no fee to participate in the run. If you complete five runs you will receive a free Williamsburg Winery Running Club T-karsten-wurth-inf1783-98124.jpgShirt. The runs take place every Thursday through November (weather permitting). Registration begins at 5:30PM, the run begins at 6PM and the food and drink specials are available from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Williamsburg Winery is located at 5800 Wessex Hundred, Williamsburg, VA 23185

 

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Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream- Now through October 29th

Posted by Grayson Moore on Tue, Oct 24, 2017 @ 10:13 AM

If you dare, check out one of Virginia’s scariest Halloween attractions at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Explore seven different indoor and outdoor haunted houses, as well as five areas of the park with live scare actors who are sure to give you chills. If you are in the mood for frightening entertainment, be sure to check out a spooky live show. Be advised that scare actors, dim lighting and fog begin at 6PM. Howl-O-Scream opens on select neven-krcmarek-175840.jpgThursdays and every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from September 23rd to October 29th. Please be sure to check park hours online prior to your visit. Tickets can be purchased here https://seaworldparks.com/en/buschgardens-williamsburg/howloscream/buy-tickets

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Pumpkinville- Now through October 30th

Posted by Grayson Moore on Wed, Oct 04, 2017 @ 01:38 PM

Are you searching for a fun outdoor activity to help your family get into the autumn spirit? Be sure to check out Pumpkinville in Toano. Pumpkinville is a pumpkin patch operated by a local family farm. You may pick your own pumpkins or choose from a selection of pre-picked pumpkins. In addition, Pumpkinville also offers fall decorations, arts and crafts, flowers, gourds and winter squash. The farm also offers activities such as a corn jennifer-burk-158493-1.jpgmaze, games and a hayride around the perimeter of the field. Pumpkinville also has picnic tables that can be reserved for birthday parties or groups. Call 757-869-9751 for reservations or information. Pumpkinville Farm is located at 7691 Richmond Road, Williamsburg VA 23188. Hours of operation are 9AM to 8PM Sunday through Thursday and 9AM to 9PM on Friday and Saturday.

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Ford's Colony Beer & Home Tour - October 7th

Posted by Lynnette Tully on Mon, Oct 02, 2017 @ 02:39 PM

logo-3.jpgJoin us for a fun-filled afternoon in Ford's Colony, Virginia on Saturday, October 7, from  1-4pm. Tour gorgeous homes for sale & enjoy hand-selected beers by local, domestic & international brewers. There’s no better way to celebrate the arrival of fall! Visit 4 or more homes for your chance to win a $100 gift card to Opus 9!

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“A Family Reunited” in Colonial Williamsburg September 9th- 24th

Posted by Grayson Moore on Thu, Sep 21, 2017 @ 09:39 AM

Are you curious about the home of Virginia’s last royal governor? Tour the Governor’s Palace in Colonial Williamsburg and discover how the governors and their families lived. This tour is most acceptable for families with young children (grades Pre-K through 6) and space is limited. A free reservation ticket in addition to a Colonial Williamsburg admission ticket is required. Two twenty-five minute tours are available daily from 10AM to 1PM.governorspalace.jpg

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Trick-or-Treat in Colonial Williamsburg October 28th and 29th

Posted by Lynnette Tully on Tue, Aug 29, 2017 @ 01:46 PM

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Kids ages 3 – 12 
Saturday and Sunday, October 28 and 29, from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. 

This Halloween, Colonial Williamsburg depicts a world turned upside down. The British have put down the American rebellion of 1776 and are in control of Duke of Gloucester Street and the surrounding environs. But unbeknownst to King George III and his “mad’ followers, C. Thaddeus Forrest, founder of the Magical American Revolutionary Society, has returned to encourage young trick or treaters to overcome their fears, defeat the King and earn their sweet prize.

Trick-or-treating registration is limited, and requires a $2 ticket per child.
All proceeds benefit Colonial Williamsburg’s education and preservation initiatives. Participating children must be accompanied by a legally responsible adult.

Get your tickets here!  Registration is limited, don't wait.

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Super Hero 5K - Saturday, August 12th

Posted by Lynnette Tully on Mon, Jul 31, 2017 @ 02:07 PM

jenny-hill-202432.jpgThis scenic 5K through The Vineyards at Jockey's Neck (2659 Jockey's Neck Trail, Williamsburg) boasts 800-plus attendees, including 5K walkers and runners of all ages, fun runners, volunteers, and enthusiastic families and has become one of the most important races in Williamsburg.

7:00 AM -- Packet pickup. Race day fun and games for children. 
8:00 AM -- One Mile Fun Run/Walk -- children receive medals! 
8:30 AM -- 5K Run and Walk 
Post Race -- Raffle, Food, Ben & Jerry's ice cream! 
9:45 AM -- Awards

Registration: Fee includes T-shirt, snack, ice cream, children's activities, and chip timing. (No refunds for registration.)

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WISC 11th Annual Family Festival - Saturday, August 5th

Posted by Lynnette Tully on Fri, Jul 28, 2017 @ 12:18 PM
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The WISC5700 Warhill Trail, Williamsburg

FREE Community Event - Visit WISC on Saturday August 5th for Games, Petting Zoo, Dunk Tank, Swimming, Food, Local Vendors and so much more!

The Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex (WISC) is dedicated to providing an  environment where people of all ages can safely enjoy sports, recreation, fitness, and education.

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