Broadway musical ‘The Addams Family’ coming to Williamsburg

Morticia and Gomez in Wburg

As a television show, it had a black-and-white vibe, a snappy theme song and characters with names such as Uncle Fester, Morticia and Wednesday. Now, the Broadway version is coming to Williamsburg. It’s “The Addams Family,” the award-winning musical comedy based on the characters made famous by the cartoonist Charles Addams. Performances will run in Phi […]

Local spirits, brew, oysters shine at Williamsburg Harvest Celebration

Aquatic bounty celebrated

Long before tricorn hats and the farm-to-table movement, before water parks and outlet shopping, before it was even historic, the Historic Triangle had oysters. The region’s bounty played a role in the first Thanksgiving and now, more than 400 years later, it’s the pivot for the second annual tribute to Virginia chefs, foragers, artisans and others, […]

Police: Woman arrested for assaulting law enforcement officer, pot possession

Williamsburg woman faces assault charges

A 35-year-old Williamsburg woman who was arrested Wednesday for assaulting a police officer also faces marijuana possession charges, all stemming from a complaint about her dogs. According to Maj. Greg Riley, a spokesman for the Williamsburg Police Department, at roughly 12:45 p.m., a plainclothes officer responded to the 500 block of Dunning Street, where a […]

WJCC middle school theater teams ready for their close-ups

WJCC actors win awards

Middle school students from Williamsburg James City County Schools made medal-winning star turns at a statewide theater festival Thursday. Teams from three WJCC middle schools participated in the Virginia Theatre Association Conference, and each brought home hardware, according to a release. Toano Middle School was one of two gold medalists and placed in the top three, along with […]

It’s National Sandwich Day and James City County wants you to celebrate

Craft 31 makes sandwiches

Thursday is National Sandwich Day and James City County residents are in luck. In celebration of the holiday, the county has released the following list of restaurants and suggested a sandwich pick for each one. Sandwich lovers, behold. For modern traditionalists, Craft 31, 3701 Strawberry Plains Rd., offers a crab cake sandwich and a dill […]

Virginia Symphony Orchestra to stage Elton John tribute concerts

VSO mounts Elton John tribute

From “Crocodile Rock” to “Tiny Dancer,” he’s a pop-rock legend with global star power and knighthood. He’s Sir Elton John, and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra is staging a two-night performance to honor his creative legacy, titled “Madmen Across the Water: The Music of Elton John.” The concert, featuring an eight-piece rock band and vocalist Jean […]

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