Sunday, July 25, 2021

Arts

WCAC Will Reopen To The Public On July 14

WILLIAMSBURG-After more than a year of being closed as a result of the covid-19 pandemic, the Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center (WCAC) will reopen to the public on Wednesday, July 14. Among the shows and exhibits scheduled at WCAC when it...

Hampton History Museum Presents Lecture And Performance

HAMPTON—At its first in-person program since February 2020, the Hampton History Museum presents “Virginia Roots Music and American Traditions,” a talk and performance by historian Gregg Kimball and educator Cluny Brown as part of the Port Hampton Lecture Series...

Williamsburg Players Announces Shows For Its 64th Season

YORK-The 64th Season of the Williamsburg Players will open in September with a performance of “Lilies on the Land” presented by the Lion’s Part, which will run September 9-25. Other shows announced for the upcoming season include “Squabbles” presented by...

Charles H. Taylor Visual Arts Center Reopens

HAMPTON—After being closed for more than six months, the Charles H. Taylor Visual Arts Center will reopen for public visitation on Tuesday, July 20. “We’re thrilled that a sense of social normalcy has returned and we’re able to safely allow...

Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra In-Person Concert Set For July 1 at WRL

WILLIAMSBURG-The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra and The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra league will host one of its first in-person events following the pandemic at Williamsburg Regional Library on Thursday, July 1. The Morning Coffee Concert performance will be a classical quartet led...

Live Music Returns To Downtown Hampton

HAMPTON—The Storyweavers return to the Hampton History Museum on Wednesday, July 21 from 6–8pm for the first live and in-person Front Porch Music series concert since the group last performed there in February 2020. In response to the pandemic, the...

The 7th Annual Winter Blues Jazz Fest Planned For June 24-27 in Williamsburg

WIILLIAMSBURG-The popular Winter Blues Jazz Fest is scheduled this year for June 24-27. The festival, which is typically held each January but was postponed this past January due to the pandemic, will take place mainly outside under a large tent...

Summer Breeze Concert Series Returns

WILLIAMSBURG-Colonial Williamsburg and Culturefix are collaborating to bring back the Summer Breeze concert series on Wednesday evenings starting June 23. Concerts will be held rain or shine each Wednesday June 23-September 1 on the Lawn of the Art Museums of...

Peninsula Town Center Resumes Concerts On The Green

HAMPTON-Peninsula Town Center is bringing back its Concerts on the Green summer concert series starting on Tuesday, June 22. The free concert series will take place on the Green in Town square on Tuesdays from 5pm to 9pm. Guests are...

Busch Gardens Releases Summer Concert Lineup

JAMES CITY-National recording artists will take the stage this summer at Busch Gardens as part of the theme park’s popular Summer Nights programming. Busch Gardens unveiled its concert lineup on Wednesday, June 16. The concert series, which will take place...

Peninsula Locales Plan Juneteenth Celebrations

Peninsula localities are planning several programs and events to commemorate the Juneteenth holiday on June 19. Colonial Williamsburg is partnering with the city of Williamsburg, College of William & Mary, and the Let Freedom Ring Foundation on a series of...

Three Williamsburg Concerts Planned As Part Of The Virginia Arts Festival

WILLIAMSBURG-The Virginia Arts Festival returns this summer with a special Williamsburg Live event June 18-20. Williamsburg Live will take place on the lawns of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg and will include three concerts: Chris Thile on Friday, June...

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Christmas In July Event Benefits Local Food Banks

YORKTOWN—The local organization known as Giving Hope in Hampton Roads is dedicated to raising awareness for the needy by holding a crafting event each month. The benefactors change with each event. For July, the Hampton Roads Crafting Event Coordinating Team—which...

Colonial Williamsburg Will Once Again Hold Popular “Ales Through The Ages” Conference

WILLIAMSBURG-Beer lovers are invited to learn more about the history of brews during Colonial Williamsburg’s popular “Ales Through the Ages” conference in November. The hybrid virtual or in-person weekend event is scheduled for November 12-14.  Some of the world’s...

Hampton University Unveils $18 Million Entrepreneur Program

HAMPTON—Hampton University established the Virginia Workforce Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (VWIEC) in October 2020 thanks to a Department of Education Reimagine Workforce Preparation Grant. The grant provides VWIEC with the funding needed to expand the capability and capacity of...