Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Hospitality & Tourism

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...

JCC Parks & Rec Department Celebrates 40 Years With Proposed Expansions To Local Parks

JAMES CITY-The James City County Parks & Recreation Department is commemorating its 40th Anniversary this year. The department first began with a successful summer playground program, and later introduced one of its first parks in the mid-1980s when then-Mid County...

Fort Monroe Visitor Center Reopens

Beginning Friday, June 18, the Fort Monroe Visitor Center & Education Center will reopen to the public. The center’s hours are Friday–Sunday, 9:30am–4:30pm. Visitors can stop by to get information about the area or pick up guided maps for...

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...

New Town Hosts Happy Hour Events Featuring Local Breweries

JAMES CITY-Three local breweries are partnering with New Town to host a series of Happy Hour events on Thursdays on Main Street. The Happy Hour events will be held from 4 to 7 pm, starting this Thursday, June 17, with...