Things to Do: Wine & Food Expo

wine food expo2014 Iron Chef Competition – Saturday April 12th from 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm at the Williamsburg Lodge.

Three chefs each from Williamsburg, VA Beach, and Richmond will battle it out at this year’s Iron Chef. Six local Williamsburg restaurants will be providing hors d’oeuvres as well as over 50 wines from around the globe.

For more information and tickets go to the Williamsburg Area Restaurant Association website

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Run The D.o.G. – April 26

“A Healthy Heart, Healthy Mind Event”

The 5K begins at 7:30 AM.

The race starts on Prince George St. (the Start line is halfway between Nassau and Henry Streets) runs through the College of William and Mary and Colonial Williamsburg ending on Duke of Gloucester St. Runners will pass the Colonial Governors mansion and the Colonial Capitol building before finishing the final 800 meters on the most famous street in America, the Duke of Gloucester Street.

Age groups in 5 years beginning at 9 & under extending to 70 and over. Awards top three overall men and women receive cash awards 1st $300, 2nd $150, 3rd $75. Top three finishers in each age group receive a custom medal. Overall Masters male and female receive cash award of $75. Top three male and female masters receive a custom medal. Top three male and female walkers receive a custom medal. Three Team awards, Fastest Team, Largest Team and Largest Donation. Winning Teams receive custom plaque. Fun Run and 5K finishers receive a custom finisher medal. Tech T for all 5K participants signed up by Apr 9th, 2014 and standard cotton T for Fun Run participants.

For more information, go to their website.



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Winter Oyster Bar at Berrets

January_oyster_barBerret’s in one of our favorite spots in Williamsburg.  Located in downtown Merchant’s Square.  They offer an outdoor bar area and inside dining.


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Holiday Season Happenings in Yorktown, VA


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Things to Do: Yorktown Wine Festival


Click to purchase tickets onliine!The Best of Virginia in Yorktown

Good Music – Vendors and lots of fun at Historic Yorktown
October 5, 2013 from Noon – 6PM

Tasting Ticket: $25 advanced ticket/$30 at the festival
Includes sampling privileges and souvenir wine glass

Dinner event: $75 per person includes 8 Virginia wines and 4 course dinner
Dinner Event begins at 7:30PM

Proceeds will benefit Sister Cities Yorktown


The Yorktown Wine FestivalTickets will also be sold after August 15, 2013 from selected retailers and locations in the area. Tickets will sell for $30 each at the entry gate – Cash & Credit Cards accepted. (Visa, Mastercard and Discover only)

More more info, visit the website


Visit Riverwalk Restaurant or our other sponsors (click here to visit our sponsor page)
Visit Water Street Grille or our other sponsors (click here to visit our sponsor page)


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An Occasion for the Arts (AOFTA), The Williamsburg Symphonia and New Town Art Gallery will be hosting an Evening of Art and Music on Saturday, Sept. 28th between 5:30-8:00 PM at New Town Art Gallery, 5140 Main Street, New Town. Youth art from AOFTA will be on display during this event. Come and meet Music Director/Conductor, Janna Hymes and hear the Symphonia’s featured musicians. There will be a raffle to benefit AOFTA and The Williamsburg Symphonia. Raffle prizes include a foursome of golf at both the Golden Horseshoe and at Ford’s Colony, an Opus 9 gift certificate for $100, a Bonefish Grill gift certificate for $50, Season tickets for the Lyric Opera, a Wine basket from the Wine Seller, tickets to the Holiday concert, and several works of art. Refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to public. For more information please call 229-5140.

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Jimmy Buffett Tribute Concert


Calling all Jimmy Buffett fans.  Parrots of the Caribbean, The No. 1 Buffett Tribute Act in the County. Lake Matoaka amphitheater at William & Mary Lake Matoaka amphitheater off Jamestown Road at 121 Ukrop Way, in Williamsburg.  Bring family, friends, beach chairs and blankets. $15 at the gate.  Food, wine, beer for sale (no outside food or beverage allowed)   Proceeds benefit Housing Partnerships P.I.P.E program Providing Indoor Plumbing for Everyone.

Contact Information:

View Event Sponsor Website


Occurrence Details

Date(s): Sep 14, 2013
Time: 5 – 9 pm

Cost: $15 at the gate


Location Details

At the Lake Matoaka Amphitheater at the College of William & Mary.
Off of Jamestown Road, 121 Ukrop Way, Williamsurg VA.

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