Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Williamsburg Fall Arts Events Guide: Sept. 24-27

The fourth week of Williamsburg Fall Arts is underway, and there are still plenty of art events to enjoy in the Historic Triangle.

Many of the events this week revolve around the performing arts, so now is your chance to catch a concert or enjoy  a show from some of the Historic Triangle’s most talented artists.

Visual and Performance Arts

The Virginia Symphony will be presenting a concert featuring a woodwind quintet this Wednesday at the James City County Library. The concert’s theme, “Stories of Mystery,” will inform the symphony’s musical selections as well as inspire a display of books from the library relating to the theme. A question-and-answer session with the musicians will follow the performance. This free concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

Come out to the Williamsburg Regional Library and enjoy the versatile sounds of the LCV Project. Lou Vangieri is an acoustic guitarist and songwriter who has decades of musical performance experience and a repertoire that includes folk, country, pop-rock, jazz and classical. Don’t miss this free show, scheduled for 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

Fans of classical music won’t want to miss the Virginia Symphony’s presentation of Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings and Mozart’s Symphony 32 and Sinfonia Concertante this Thursday at Crosswalk Community Church. Soloists Simon Lapointe and Beverly Baker will perform the works of these masters in a free show that will kick off at 8 p.m.

Timothy Seaman will be performing his unique blend of musical styles at A Touch of Earth on Richmond Road from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Seaman is a talented musician who plays dulcimer, flute and other instruments, and is known for his lively and patriotic style. Music fans can check out his free concert this weekend, which will feature both fun and uplifting selections.

The Watermen’s Museum is hosting a folk festival for the second consecutive year this weekend. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday come out and enjoy local and regional musical groups in addition to food and beverages. Tickets are included with museum admission.

Area artisans will be demonstrating their talents on Duke of Gloucester Street from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Come out and enjoy a live showcase of local painters, potters and jewlers, benefits from which will go to Housing Partnerships, a local nonprofit dedicated to securing affordable housing to residents of the Historic Triangle. This event is free and open to the public.

The annual Yorktown Art Stroll will take place Sunday along the Riverwalk and in the Historic Freight Shed. A huge assortment of paintings and hand-crafted artworks by talented regional artists will be available to view and purchase, and many artists will be on hand to answer questions or even give a demonstration of how they create their work. This free event runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For the full schedule of events, click here.

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