August 3 | Merchants Square | 7 PM The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band is proud to present Rhythm in Blue, the unit’s dynamic new jazz ensemble. This sleek, 13-member group presents exciting and uplifting music to inspire patriotism and tell the Air Force story. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music. […]
Attention all Colonial Williamsburg Good Neighbors and Annual Pass Members In the month of August, you can bring your friends to the Revolutionary City for 50 percent off. With your Annual, Collegiate, or Good Neighbor pass, Colonial Williamsburg will give you single-day tickets for half off for friends and family members to enjoy their 22 historic sites, 30 18th-century […]
One of Colonial Williamsburg’s most enthusiastic fans and generous benefactors has died. Forrest E. Mars Jr., who joined the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s Board of Trustees in 2010, died Tuesday in Seattle. He was 84. Leaders at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation mourned the loss of a champion and colleague in a statement to the press, saying […]
July 27 | Merchants Square | 7 PM Blind & Dirty is Williamsburg’s own jam band with the sounds of the Grateful Dead, performing cover tracks and original songs. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music. Click here to view the full Merchants Square Summer Breeze concert lineup.
July 20 | Merchants Square | 7 PM Based in Richmond, Virginia, Brunswick is a 13-piece jazz big band. It utilizes a jazz big band instrumentation with original compositions and unconventional covers to create a fresh take on the big band sound while honoring the jazz traditions. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music. Click […]
Colonial Williamsburg recently announced a change in management at The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg. As of July 6, Trilogy Spa Holdings, an operator of luxury spas, assumed responsibility of the day-to-day management of The Spa and its facilities. According to a recent press release from CW, modifications to the spa menu and brand are expected […]
July 13 | Merchants Square | 7 PM Virginia-based group Major & the Monbacks have their own blend of sound, merging retro 60’s rock ‘n roll, psychedelic twang, soaring three-part harmonies, and the high energy and horn laden grit of the southern soul. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music. Click here to view the full […]
The Raleigh Tavern in the center of Colonial Williamsburg is getting a facelift, one archaeologists hope will make the building more historically accurate. After Colonial Williamsburg historians reinvestigated the last reconstruction of the tavern, which was completed in 1929, it was determined the Raleigh Tavern likely contained a front porch, something currently absent on the building. […]