2001 Christmas Events in Williamsburg


December Dinner Special at Aberdeen Barn
December
Enjoy a special three-course meal at Aberdeen Barn throughout December/  Menu includes a fresh salad, beef tenderloin and crab imperial, and a special “Holiday Delight” dessert.  Cost is $28.95.  Offer valid nightly through December.  Call 757-229-6661 for reservations.
Mrs. Campbell’s Holiday Tea at Colonial Williamsburg
December 1, 3, 6, 8 – 10, 13 – 17, 20 – 23, and 26 – 30, 2 pm

Christiana Campbell and her contemporaries entertain you by discussing 18th-century holiday traditions while offering afternoon tea service.  Cost is $23.95 for adults and $12.95 for children.  Call 800-HISTORY for details.
December Wine Dinner at Riverwalk Restaurant
December 3, 6 pm
In addition to a five-course dinner and five perfectly paired wines, kick off the holiday season with a front-row seat to the annual Lighted Boat Parade on the York River.  Cost is $49.95 (plus tax and gratuity).  Tickets must be purchased in advance.  Visit the website for a complete menu.
Tavern Grand Illumination Dinner
December 4, 4:15 – 7 pm
A wonderful way to begin a spectacular evening.  Join us for traditional tavern fare and entertainment at Christiana Campbell’s, King’s Arms and Shields taverns.  Cost is $59.95/adults, $23.95/kids ages 6 – 12 (children 5 and under eat free).  Includes tax and gratuity.  Reservations required.  Call 800-HISTORY or visit the website for additional information.
Groaning Board
December 4, 4:30 – 7 pm
Experience the spirit of colonial hospitality with a grand feast of holiday favorites and a selection of traditional entertainment reminiscent of the colonial grand plantations — balladeers, fifes and drums, dancers, and madrigal singers.  Cost is $59.95 and includes tax and gratuity.  Reservations required.  Call 800-HISTORY or visit the website for more information.

Cookies with Santa
December 4, 1 – 4 pm

Christmas is alive at York Hall where children and parents can visit Santa Claus, enjoy some tasty treats and shop for holiday gifts in the Gallery at York Hall!  Cameras are encouraged.  Located at 301 Main Street, Yorktown, VA.  Free.  Call 757-890-4490 for more information.

Breakfast with Santa at the Williamsburg Hospitality House
December 10, 8 am & 11 am
Santa Claus is coming to town!  Please join us for the 3rd annual JWCW (Junior Woman’s Club of Williamsburg) Breakfast with Santa!  You ticket includes a full breakfast buffet, complimentary photo from C. Ritchie Photography, crafts, dancers, carolers, and new this year — festival of wreath sale!  Cost is $20/adults, $16/children (ages 3 – 10); and $8/children 2 and under.  Visit the website to purchase tickets.  All proceeds to benefit local charities.
Breakfast with Santa at Riverwalk Restaurant
December 10, 8:30 – 9:30 am
Join Santa and Mrs. Claus, our special guests from the North Pole, for a kid-friendly breakfast. Experience the enchantment on the children’s faces as they relay their Christmas wish list to Santa. Special treats for the kids. Riverwalk Restaurant, Yorktown waterfront. Seating is limited. Tickets Required.  Call 757- 875-1522 for more information.
Breakfast with Santa Claus at Colonial Williamsburg
December 10 & 17, 9 – 10:30 am
A spirited morning featuring children’s holiday fun, your favorite breakfast foods, mouth-watering hot chocolate, visits from Santa’s helpers, and much more!  Cost is $25 (includes tax and gratuity).  Reservations required. Visit the website or call 800-HISTORY for more information.
Dinner with Santa at Yankee Candle
December 13 – 15, 5, 6 & 7 pm
At 5, 6 & 7 pm. Have dinner with Santa! The perfect time to visit with the jolly ole’ elf and become an official toy tester! Pictures are a wonderful keepsake … remember your luncheon with a complimentary 4 x 5 photo from Colonial Photography. Cost for dinner is $10.00 for children and $14.00 for adults. Make reservations at 1-877-616-6510.
Breakfasts with the Chefs at Colonial Williamsburg
December 17, 9 am
This entertaining and informative morning offers a holiday breakfast plus a chance to sample the results of exciting culinary and pastry demonstrations.  Cost is $35.  Call 800-HISTORY for additional information. 
Williamsburg Lodge Christmas Brunch
December 25, 10 am – 2 pm
Enjoy a sumptuous holiday breakfast buffet featuring live entertainment and all your Christmas morning brunch favorites in a comfortable and casual setting.  Seatings from 10 am – 2 pm.  Reservations required.  Cost is $44/adults, $19.95/kids ages 6 – 12 (children 5 and under eat free).  Includes tax and gratuity.  Call 800-HISTORY or visit the website for more information.
Tavern Christmas Dinners
December 25, 11 am – 8 pm
Ring in Christmas in a colonial tavern and feast on traditional holiday foods.  At Christiana Campbell’s, Chowning’s, King’s Arms and Shields taverns.  Beginning at 11 am.  Reservations required.  Cost is $59.95/adults, $23.95/kids ages 6 – 12 (children 5 and under eat free).  Includes tax and gratuity.  Call 800-HISTORY or visit the website for more information.
Home for the Holidays Christmas Dinner
December 25, 4:30 – 9 pm
Enjoy a candlelight Christmas dinner with your family.  Special a la carte menu featuring a Christmas dessert buffet.  At the Williamsburg Lodge Restaurant.  Reservations recommended. Call 800-HISTORY or visit the website for more information.
Boxing Day Regency Dinner
December 26, 7 – 9 pm
Traditionally, December 26 was the day to open the Christmas Box to share the contents with the poor.  Mr. Samuel Adams, a grand Regency house butler, will explore the legends and practices of this long-standing English holiday.  Cost is $80 and includes tax and gratuity.  Reservations required.  Call 800-HISTORY or visit the website for more information.
CHRISTMAS EVE/DAY HOURS:

 

The Trellis
Christmas Eve: 8 – 10:30 am; 11 am – 3 pm; and 4 – 8 pm
Christmas Day: Closed

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