Just as Peninsula residents are taking precautions to limit the spread of the Coronavirus, area businesses are also altering their operations. WYDaily has compiled a list of changes in service or hours for several businesses throughout the Peninsula. Most recent announcement appear first.
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Virginia Beach Farmers Market:
Celebrate Agriculture on March 21 is cancelled, and Boardwalk Attractions Carnival is postponed. The latest info on special events at the Farmers Market and contact info for individual merchants can be viewed on the website.
The Vibe District:
Keep up to date with the latest from each of the Vibe District’s restaurants, retailers and more on the Virginia Beach website.
Taste of New Kent:
Rescheduled for October 24, 2020 in Maidstone Village.
The GymGuys Williamsburg:
Supporting client visits virtually through video apps like Facetime and Google Duo, and working with clients who have limited workout equipment at home. GymGuys are also loaning equipment as well as phone stands. Live video tips and workouts can be seen on social media.
The Billsburg Bunny Hops 5K & Easter Egg Hunt are cancelled. Mettle is offering two options; those who have registered can either defer their entry to 2021 free of charge, or switch their registration to virtual. There is no deferral for the Easter Egg Hunt, and children will need to be re-registered next year.
Sly Clyde Cider:
Now offering curbside pickup, Tuesday – Sunday, 2 – 6 p.m. Place orders online, and Sly Clyde staff will arrange a pickup time.
WindsorMeade of Williamsburg:
WindsorMeade invites you to send cards, write letters, and draw pictures for its residents. This can be a fun activity for children and will be meaningful to the recipients. Send mail to:
WindsorMeade at Williamsburg
3900 Windsor Hall Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23188
Heritage Humane Society:
The DoG Street Strut has been cancelled.
Blue Talon Bistro, DoG Street Pub, Blackbird Bakery and Hair of the DoG Bottle Shop:
Each business will be closed until April 1, and will re-evaluate at that time.
St. George’s Brewing Co.:
The Taco Cat Event, originally to take place March 21, is postponed until June 6. All St. George events are suspended until the end of March. Cans and Growlers available to pick up.
Williamsburg Meals on Wheels:
“As we come to the end of a critical week in our community, I’d like to thank those who are a part of our organization each and every day,” said CEO Catherine Upton. “Without them, 1,400 meals would have never made it to the streets this week. My heartfelt thanks to our staff, volunteers, Board of Directors, and Custom Culinary Connections.”
Paint on Pottery:
Paint at-home kits are available for $30. Kits include two items (boy, girl, adult- mix & match), paintbrushes and six colors of paint. Items can be picked up Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Orders can be placed by calling (757) 565-3500 for orders during the same hours or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once finished, they can be dropped off for firing during the same times and picked up about a week later. Drop-off and pick-up are both curbside services. Other items may also be purchased off the shelves at the price marked on the bottom of the piece – studio fee-free.
Free Range Juice:
Free Range Juice has adopted curbside pickup-only model with no dine-in or ordering at the counter. They are also offering free delivery to Williamsburg addresses with minimum orders of $50. For smaller delivery orders, Free Range Juice is on Uber Eats and DoorDash. Orders should be placed on Free Range’s website or by calling (757) 208-0563.
Offering Om From Home. Sign up for classes here or in the Studio South app using membership or class passes — registration is accepted up until class time. Then download the Zoom app and get the 9-digit code to access the class. Learn more about the process on the Studio South website. Instructors will offer demonstrations to guide class members into postures.
Cochon on 2nd — now called Cochon at Home:
Cochon is changing its name to match the temporary business model it is adopting during the Coronavirus crisis. Cochon will offer delivery and to-go service only with a 20 percent-off deal on all menu items. Deliveries will run on the half-hour from 12 – 8 p.m. daily. Delivery drivers will be assigned to specific areas, including KingsMill, Queens Lake, Williamsburg, King’s Creek, Ford’s Colony, Governor’s Land, Holly Hills — but if your neighborhood is not on the list you are still eligible for delivery.
Open from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. for to-go service. Ice cream, shakes, cakes and quarts can be ordered and delivered by DoorDash and Grubhub. Customers can call the store at (757) 229-6385 for curb side pickup.
Virginia Beer Company:
VBC is offering curbside to-go ordering from 3 – 7 p.m. on Monday through Friday and 12 – 7 p.m. on weekends. Customers can drop by and use an outdoor grab-and-go station for cans, bottled, kegs and crowlers. No growlers are available at this time. The station will be manned by a staff member at all times and is open whenever tents are up outside. Orders for pickup can be placed online. Limited same-day delivery options are available for the Greater Williamsburg area. Food trucks have been invited to sell plates packaged for at-home enjoyment.
New Realm Brewing Company:
Implementing a curbside to-go program. Now offering a limited menu to-go as well as cans, growlers and crowlers. Kegs to-go in sixtels and half barrels of most brands are also available. Customers can call in their orders ahead of time at 757-302-8550. Call the same number upon arrival. Credit card only; no cash will be accepted. No outside growlers will be allowed to be filled for sanitary reasons.
Stores on the peninsula will have their hours reduced to 12 – 7 p.m. every day.
Anna’s Brick Oven Pizza and Pasta:
Takeout, delivery and curbside pick-up are still available during the temporary hours of operation:
- Monday-Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
- Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Customers can order online at www.annasbrickoven.com or call 757-229-5252.
For a limited time, Anna’s Brick Oven is offering free delivery on orders of $25 or more within a limited area. Please call 757-229-5252 for deliveries. Customers requesting delivery must place their order with a credit card; customers choosing curbside pick-up can pay with credit or cash.
All locations are drive-through service only, with lobby service limited to appointment only.
Food for Thought:
Offering carry out and curbside takeaway from noon to 8 p.m. daily. See the menu on the restaurant’s website and call 757-645-4665 to order. Limited dine-in will continue with no more than 10 guests at a time. Weekend breakfast is suspended for now.
Ace Peninsula Hardware:
Open as usual, with curbside pickup and delivery for online orders.
Here for the Girls Breastball Tournament:
Postponed until July 24. See Facebook event for Updates.
FoodaTude…Food with Attitude:
FoodaTude will be serving at various locations including the Tractor Supply Store, Alewerks, the Virginia Beer Company, and on Jamestown Road at the old Cooke’s Garden site.
Antonio’s Ristorante Italiano:
The full menu is available for pick-up, curbside service and delivery within a 7-mile radius. They are taking credit card over the phone, and ordering online incurs no extra charge.
Sweethaven Lavender of Williamsburg:
Currently offering discounts on lavender soaps and lotions on their website. All listed prices include discounts and all purchases are delivered.
Virginia Stage Company:
Further productions of “The Legend of Georgia McBride” are cancelled. Performances of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” are postponed from the original date of April 8 -26. Ticket holders will be contacted by the VSC box office to select alternative dates or shows. Those who have purchased tickets to performances that are have been cancelled can transfer their tickets to a donation in order to support VSC — and receive a tax deduction. Credits ca also be applied towards a future Season 41 or Season 42 Virginia Stage Company performance. To discuss options contact email@example.com. Those looking to support the Virginia Stage Company can do so on their website.
Williamsburg Premium Outlets and Norfolk Premium Outlets:
Both Premium Outlets will be closed until March 29. However, some tenants remain open.
Berret’s Seafood Restaurant & Taphouse Grill:
Takeout only until further notice. To-go menu is available on the website.
Alewerks Brewing Co.:
Alewerks is offering online ordering for local delivery as well as curbside pick-up at the brewery. Orders for cans, bottles, crowlers and more can be made at alewerks.com. Both Taprooms are closed to on-premise consumption. Food trucks will continue to appear at the brewery with to-go items.
Shorebreak Pizza & Taphouse:
Delivery, takeout, and curbside pickup is available starting at 4 p.m. daily. Customers can order online or call (757) 481-9393. Takeout orders can be picked up from the dedicated takeout side or from the bar.
Offering delivery within an 8 mile radius from 12 – 8 p.m. Take-out and limited dining services are still available during all normal business hours:
- Sunday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- Friday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Two Drummers will begin offering beer and wine delivery in the next few days.
The zoo will be closed until March 30. In the meantime the zoo will be hosting Virtual Voyages every day at 2 p.m. on Facebook.
Silver Hand Meadery:
The Tasting Room is closed until further notice. The Mead & Honey Shop is open for mead bottle, honey jar sales, merchandise and apparel only. Curbside pick-up is available. Silver Hand Meadery did launch a new, limited time “At-Home Honey Tasting Experience,” which will guide customers through virtual tastings that pair with the at-home kit that is available now both in-store and online.
The Tasting Room and Wine Bar in Colonial Williamsburg’s Merchants Square is closed through the end of March. Café Provençal at Wedmore Place will also close through the end of the month, and the Wessex Hundred Wine Shop will adhere to the following hours:
- Sunday – Friday: noon – 5 p.m.
- Saturday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The Gabriel Archer Tavern is offering a to-go menu and curbside pick-up, and The Wine Bar at La Promenade Distinctive Shoppes in Virginia Beach has food and wine available to-go. Delivery options may be announced in the near future. The Winery is offering free shipping for online orders until the end of March. Club member and volume discounts still apply. Non-members can receive free shipping on any order $75 or more with coupon code WWFREESHIP. Volume discounts still apply. Customers who would rather pick up their wine at Wessex Hundred can notate their preference in the comments and call 757-229-0999 ext. 129 upon arrival.
All public events through March 31 have been postponed, including the Wine Discovery Series, Tuscany Wine Dinner, Cooking Schools, Cycling Club, the Wine Down Music Series at the Pavilion and the 1619 Wine Pavilion Grand Opening. Credits can be issued to anyone who has already purchased tickets and cannot attend a reschedule date.
The 400-acre Wessex Hundred property remains open to the public in groups of fewer than 10.
Virginia Arts Festival:
The Robin Hixon Theater, Clay and Jay Barr Education Center and VAF offices will be closed to visitors until further notice. All public performances and educational events through May 4 are postponed or cancelled.
- James McMurtry – Potsponed to Sept. 18 in VAF Outdoor Courtyard
Thursday, March 26 at 8 p.m., Robin Hixon Theater, Clay & Jay Barr Education Center
- Attucks Jazz Club:Stephanie Nakasian, vocalist – POSTPONED to Oct. 3
Saturday, April 4 at 8 p.m., Attucks Theatre
- William Walton’s Façade: An Entertainment – POSTPONED – date to be announced
Thursday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m., Joan & Macon Brock Theatre, Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center
- Collage Dance Collective – POSTPONED – date to be announced
Tuesday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m., Harrison Opera House
- Zakir Hussain Trio – POSTPONED to April 13, 2021
Thursday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m., Robin Hixon Theater, Clay and Jay Barr Education Center
- Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music – POSTPONED – date to be announced
Saturday, April 25 at 7 p.m., Chrysler Hall
- Vuyo Sotashe – CANCELED
Tuesday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m., Roger Brown’s
- Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo – POSTPONED – date to be announced
Wednesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m., Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
- Virginia International Tattoo – CANCELED
Thursday, April 30 – Sunday, May, 3, Scope Arena
- Norfolk NATO Festival events – CANCELED
Thursday, April 30 – Saturday, May 2, Downtown Norfolk
- The Kingdom Choir – POSTPONED to April 12, 2021
Monday, May 4 at 7 p.m., Attucks Theatre
Virginia Symphony Orchestra:
All concerts until April 15 will be postponed. New dates will be announced. VSO is accepting donations.
Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group:
The TPMG website will be updated regularly with the practices that are open.
Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization:
The office remains open, with the majority of staff working from home. Executive Director Bob Crum is working with localities to respond to the Coronavirus.
William & Mary Theatre and Dance:
- An Evening of Dance: The mainstage dance showcase is postponed and there will be no performance on the Kimball Theatre stage as planned on March 26-29. Communications will be sent out as new developments occur.
- She Kills Monsters: The April performances of She Kills Monsters have been postponed. The show will debut on a W&M stage in an upcoming season.
- The Kimball Theatre Box Office will be closed and online ticket sales are suspended until further notice for the spring productions of “An Evening of Dance” and “She Kills Monsters.” Ticketholders for both shows will be given the option of being issued a refund. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about an order. Refunds will appear on credit statements under the business name “Vendini.”
All existing Duke customers have the capability of working from home. IThose whose lines are not through Duke can have them converted. The VoIP service provides the following features:
- Intercom colleagues – whether in the office or at home.
- Regular main listed telephone number can ring on as many or as few phones as desired – whether in the office or at home.
- Allows colleagues to remain connected while avoid potentially spreading the virus.
Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex:
WISC facilities will be closed March 16 – 22. Kids Club Preschool & School Age program will remain open with regular hours.
Peninsula Fine Arts Center:
PFAC is Closed to General Public until March 31.
Revolution Golf and Grille:
Revolution will be offering delivery of orders within a 5-mile radius of their location in The Shops at High Street. Pick-up order of bottled water, wine and growlers to-go is also available. Customers can place their order by calling 757-645-4711. All tips will be given to the staff. Check out Facebook for all details.
Child Development Resources Bid N Buy:
The online auction will continue until Sunday, March 22 at 6 p.m. To bid or purchase Disney Vacation raffle tickets, the CDR website.
Williamsburg Farmer’s Market:
“We are updating our website as fast as we can to try and connect people with their favorite vendors so they can continue getting their favorite products direct from the source. We have it set up so that when you go here you can select deliveror pick up by day of the week to see which vendors have that option.”
Night and Daye Events:
“I would be willing to cut my hourly rate in half and offer hourly consults ($150 -> $75) to Brides to review their contracts and help them reschedule their events.”
Virginia Living Museum:
The Virginia living Museum is working on some online learning opportunities from their education staff as well as behind the scenes caring for their animals during the crisis. The plan has not been finalized and more information will be provided.
Comber Physical Therapy:
“We are keeping a close watch on the virus. We are open and seeing patients. We are asking anyone who has a fever, cough, shortness of breath, or known exposure to COVID-19 to reschedule appointments.”
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
The ReStores on Jamestown Road and Chatham Drive in Newport News are closed for regular business through March 27th. This includes donation pickups. However, on March 21, between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon, both locations will open their drop-off areas for the purpose of allowing shoppers to pick up their purchases and drop off donations. Habitat for Humanity tentatively plans to reopen both stores for regular business on Monday, March 30 but will reassess the situation at that time.
Full Circle Yoga and Pilates:
Om@Home will be live-streamed directly to their Facebook page at no charge.
Open from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Olde Town Pizza and Pasta:
Delivery and take-out service will continue.
American Family Fitness:
The club remains open, but all classes, kids areas and events, groups and steam and saunas are closed.
The site is closed until further notice.
Williamsburg Community Foundation:
The Grants Lunch will not take place on April 2. They will be in touch with information regarding re-scheduling the event, if at all possible.
Royal New Kent Golf Course:
Open for business, but they have implemented a no-flag-touching policy and other cleaning measures.
BaePlex Martial Arts:
BaePlex will now offer limited in-person activities. Children camps will be limited to 20 participants to help parents who need to work. The On-Demand Platform with Virtual Group Classes and one-on-one Virtual Sessions will become a priority.
Williamsburg Regional Library:
The Williamsburg Library, James City County Library, and Stryker Center are closed through March 30. Programs and meeting room rentals are cancelled through April 5.
Books and materials that are currently checked out will not be due back until the library reopens, and all late fines will be waived.
WRL will continue to offer digital resources, such as ebooks, audiobooks, movie and music streaming, and online classes, that people can access from home with their library cards.
Williamsburg Craft Beer Festival:
The Beer festival has been postponed until the new tentative date, Sept. 20. All tickets are valid for the new date but refunds are available.
The pet shop is maintaining a normal schedule and curbside delivery is available. Staff recommend pet owners have at least a two week supply of pet food and needs.
Heritage Humane Society:
Heritage is operating on an appointment-only basis. Call or email to set up an appointment.
The following events have been cancelled due to the governor’s ban on gatherings of 100 people of more:
- World Downs Syndrome Day-3/28 (Mount Trashmore, VA BCH)
- SPARTYKA-3/28 (VB Ocean front) DC Walk for Lymphatic Disease-3/28 (DC Lincoln Memorial)
- Dismal Swamp Stomp Run Fest-4/4 (Chesapeake, VA Dismal Swamp Canal Trail)
- ODU Triathlon-4/5 (ODU)
- Bunny Hops-4/11 (Billsburg Brewery JCC/Williamsburg)
- POSTPONED NEW DATE 9/12/2020-Petersburg Half Marathon-4/12 (Petersburg VA)
- POSTPONED -DATE TBA-Frederick Running Festival-5/1-3 (Frederick MD)
The Museum is closed through the end of the month, but the park remains open.
Peninsula Area Referral Center:
PARC will continue to operate 24/7 while still taking the necessary precautions to keep people healthy.
The Prescription Shoppe:
The Shoppe will remain open with their normal business hours.
Williamsburg Christian Academy:
Williamsburg Christian Academy is still accepting new enrollments, and families who enroll now will have their $300 new student fee waived. The Admissions Department can be reached at email@example.com. Classes are continuing under the remote classroom study system.
The Hike for Hospice House event was originally scheduled for April 25, but has been rescheduled for June 20.
Sal’s by Victor/Fat Tuna/ Rocco’s Smokehouse:
Sal’s by Victor already has a direct delivery with no fee and family meal available; and Fat Tuna will soon be added as a family meal option. Customers can order online and get 10 percent off by using the code “VICTOR.” Fat Tuna and Rocco’s are working on family meal options and they will add delivery and pick up option.
Duck Donuts Williamsburg:
Duck Donuts is open for to-go orders only. Orders can be placed ahead online, through the app, by phone, or through door dash. Store hours may change in the coming days. Customers are advised to call 757-258-DUCK for the latest hours.
Hand sanitizer is available with a donation of $3 to VetDogs.
Events originally planned for this spring have been postponed or cancelled.
- The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra’s March 21 Gala has been postponed until Oct. 17.
- The Side-by-Side Concert with the youth orchestra on May 3 has been canceled.
- Masterworks concert, originally scheduled for March 26, will be rescheduled. Ticket holders are advised to retain their tickets.
Waypoint Seafood and Grill:
Waypoint is continuing to offer delivery and curbside pick-up. Customers can view the menu online and place their order by calling 757-220-2228. Deliveries are limited to a five mile radius and to orders $25 or more. A 10 percent delivery charge will be added to your order.
Customers requesting delivery must place their order with a credit card; customers choosing curbside pick-up can pay with credit, cash or check.
Takeout orders are still available and Uber Eats and Grub Hub will deliver. Sno-to-Go is closed to walk-up orders.
Celli’s Chocolate Chips:
Celli’s will offer pickup in their lobby during regular business hours
- Tuesday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- Closed Sunday and Monday
However, the retail location will be closed to the public through at least March 21. Customers can place orders by the dozen by calling 757-208–0541 or visiting Celli’s website. Shipping is free on delivery orders.
The Drying Company:
Open for business and taking extra precautions.
Saude Creek Winery:
The Winery and Tasting Room are closed to the public until April 1st. Customers can purchase bottles in person on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from noon – 5 p.m. Medical staff can receive a 20 percent discount on bottle purchases through the end of March.
Deliveries anywhere in town are free on orders of at least $20. They are also considering using their cupcake trailer for mobile vending in the coming weeks.
Williamsburg Drug Company:
Wellness Wednesdays will be streamed on Facebook Live.
Pirates Cove Adventure Golf:
Opening date for the season has been tentatively pushed back to April 2. This date may change upon recommendation by the Center for Disease Control.
Sweet Dreams French Bakery:
The bakery will be closed Wednesday, March 17 for a deep clean. Sweet Dreams will reopen Thursday, March 18 for curbside and delivery services. The dining room will be closed until further notice. Customers can call 757-534-9300 to place an order.
Wine Seller will operate under the following conditions:
- All in store events, tastings, and dining are suspended until it is safe for us to begin them again
- We are limiting store hours; we will be open noon – 7 pm Tuesday through Saturday.
- Orders for in-store and curbside pickup or local delivery can be placed online or by calling 757-564-4400. A delivery fee of $10 will apply to all orders; this fee will go directly to supporting Wine Seller employees.
Deliveries will be completed with 48 hours, and same-day may be available in some cases. Employees will perform contact-free delivery and ID verification, meaning no Wine Seller employees will enter private residences or businesses. Customers choosing curbside pickup can call 757-564-4400 upon arrival.
The Wine Seller is also offering bagged lunches for adults 21 and over. Customers can purchase them as a donation online and they will be given to someone in need.
Newport News-Williamsburg Airport:
Take PHFlights restaurant is still open but Hudson News and USO are closed. Hand-sanitizing stations have been placed throughout the airport. CDC recommendations are being followed and daily housekeeping procedures have been enhanced. The airport will remain open unless the FAA or the President order closings.
Williamsburg National Golf Course:
Both courses remain open but precautions are in place to limit the spread of the virus. Sand bottles in golf carts, ball washers, and flags on practice green will be removed. Golfers are asked to kick divot edges toward the center, rake bunkers with glove hands or towel on the handle, and keep flags in the hole.
The 1607 Grill is only offering take-out orders from 11 a.m. through 7:45 p.m. To place an order, call 757-258-9642 ext. 2 and pay either via credit card or member charges. Specify car make and color when ordering and pull up in the circle where food will be delivered.
York County Tourism:
All events through April 5 are cancelled. County buildings in Historic Yorktown are closed to the public.
Secret Garden Cafe:
Closed Wednesday March 18 through Friday March 20, as well as Sunday March 22. Secret Garden will be open Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Virginia Beach SPCA:
As of March 16, the shelter and clinic are fully operational. Animal visitations and surrenders are by appointment only. To set up an appointment, email firstname.lastname@example.org, send a message to their Facebook page, or call (757) 427-0070 ext. 101. Upcoming appointments can be rescheduled without a fee. Vaccine clinics will continue but pet owners are asked to remain in their vehicles.
All events, classes and training will be cancelled for 6-8 weeks. No new volunteers will be accepted.
The SPCA is accepting donations to help them continue to support their shelter animals. The Pet Food Pantry will continue to supply pet owners while supplies last.