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Looking to get out of the house this Easter weekend? Here are some options

Chisman Creek is slated to play this weekend at the art museum at Colonial Williamsburg. (Courtesy photo/Colonial Williamsburg)
Chisman Creek is slated to play this weekend at the art museum at Colonial Williamsburg. (Courtesy photo/Colonial Williamsburg)

It’s Easter weekend, meaning stores are closed and family might be in town.

For many, that means pushing typical weekend plans to the side for family time, Easter dinner and egg hunts.

But if you’re still itching to get out of the house for music and entertainment during the holiday weekend, there are still some options.

Note: These events were pulled from local events calendars (including our own!) selected based on their date and the type of event.

Friday night flights at Charly’s

Food, drink, music, and fun: Visit Charly’s Airport Restaurant at the Williamsburg Regional Airport for their first Friday Night Flights of the season.  Billy Jack Duo will play live music on the patio through the evening.

Date and time: March 30, 5-9 p.m.

Location: Charly’s Airport Restaurant, 100 Marclay Drive, Williamsburg

Learn more at the Charly’s restaurant website.

Jokes and Jammin’

Bring the whole family out for jokes and bluegrass music played live by Chisman Creek.

Date and time: March 31, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Location: Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, 326 West Francis St.

Ticket price: $5 for adults $3 Youth/Child in addition to museum admission

To learn more, visit the Colonial Williamsburg website.

Live Music at the Water Street Grille

Join the Water Street Grille in Yorktown for live music. On Saturday, Settle Down Jack will be playing until 10 p.m.

Date and time: March 31, 7 p.m.

Location: Water Street Grille, 323 Water St., Yorktown

For details call 757-369-5644 or visit the Water Street Grille website.

Panglossian Productions Presents Ripcord

Written by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by Alex Morse, the play depicts “cantankerous” Abby, who must share her quarters with new-arrival Marilyn — and is determined to get rid of the “infuriatingly chipper woman.”

Date and time: March 30 and 31 at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Williamsburg Library Theatre, 515 Scotland St., Williamsburg

Ticket price: Advanced sale: $16, door sale: $18, students: $10

Read more about the play at the Panglossian website.

Williamsburg Comedy Club

See skits by popular comedians every Saturday. This week, three comedians, including Dylan Vattelana, Kenny Wingle and Hatton Jordan, will each perform half-hour skits.

Date and time: March 31, 8-9:30 p.m.

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton, 50 Kingsmill Road, Williamsburg

Ticket price: $21

Learn more at the comedy club website.

Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing is the Assistant Editor at WYDaily. Sarah was born in the state of Maine, grew up along the coast, and attended college at the University of Maine at Orono. Sarah left Maine in October 2015 when she was offered a job at a newspaper in West Point, Va. Courts, crime, public safety and civil rights are among Sarah’s favorite topics to cover. She currently covers those topics in Williamsburg, James City County and York County. Sarah has been recognized by other news organizations, state agencies and civic groups for her coverage of a failing fire-rescue system, an aging agriculture industry and lack of oversight in horse rescue groups. In her free time, Sarah enjoys lazing around with her two cats, Salazar and Ruth, drinking copious amounts of coffee and driving places in her white truck.

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