Monthly Archives: November 2010

Williamsburg Weekend – Grand Illumination, Football & More

From Grand Illumination to an NCAA football playoff games, greater Williamsburg will buzz with activitiy this weekend, the traditional beginning of the Christmas season. Starting things off is the annual Christmas Parade, moved up 30 minutes to 8:30 a.m. More than 100 units … Continue reading

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Boat Parade Dinner at Riverwalk Restaurant in Yorktown

6th Annual Boat Parade Wine Dinner at the Riverwalk Restaurant in Yorktown Saturday, December 4th, 6:00 p.m in The Landing Private Banquet Room, featuring guest speaker Laura Taffy and presenting wines from Spain. Menu: Shrimp & Crawfish Smokehouse Stew in … Continue reading

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Things to Do: Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade

Saturday December 4, 2010 A magnificent parade of lights floats by as festively decorated boats compete for “Best of Show” in the Lighted Boat Parade.  A roaring beach bonfire keeps you warm as you drink hot cider and listen to … Continue reading

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Yankee Candle Has Two Flagship Stores in Williamsburg

Williamsburg features two Yankee Candle flagship stores.  You shop for the entire wonderful candle fragrance collection Yankee Candle is known for plus additional shopping opportunities, food, and entertainment The Christmas section features falling snow every 15 minutes along with the … Continue reading

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Things to Do: Holiday Traditions at The Mariners’ Museum

Saturday, December 04, 2010, 10:30 A.M. Have you ever wondered about the origin of the candy cane? How about the reason the poinsettia is associated with the Christmas holiday? Why do we bring evergreens into our homes during the middle … Continue reading

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Annual Holiday Celebration at the Williamsburg Winery

December 5, 12 – 4 pm Enjoy Grand Illumination like never before! Come out to the Williamsburg Winery as seven great chefs prepare their signature dishes for you — all paired with a Williamsburg Winery wine. This event includes round-trip … Continue reading

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Things to Do: Holiday Events in Yorktown

A Colonial Christmas — Runs Dec. 1-Jan. 3 at the Yorktown Victory Center. Holiday traditions of 18th-century Virginia is recalled through special interpretive programs. Hear accounts of Christmas and winter in military encampments during the American Revolution and glimpse holiday preparations … Continue reading

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