HISTORIC TRIANGLE — Welcome to our new weekly column where we will provide a round up of events happening this weekend in and around the Historic Triangle! Below, you will find a handful of the many events happening.
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Friday, May 14:
- Osprey Watch, York River State Park, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.: See the majestic
osprey right behind our Visitor Center. Discover their role in the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem and how we almost lost them. The birds have a chick or two. You may even see one or two feeding in the pine trees near the amphitheater. Bring your own viewing equipment as we are maintaining social distancing. For more information, visit the website for York River State Park by clicking here!
- *Featured in WYDaily!* Ribbon cutting ceremony, Column 15 Coffee Roastery, 3:00 p.m.:Come out to Williamsburg’s Edge District for the ribbon cutting ceremony of Column 15! A company that is opening its first dedicated brick-and-mortar location, Column 15 is devoted to “the science of good coffee.” For more information about Column 15 and its ribbon cutting ceremony, visit there website by clicking here!
Saturday, May 15:
- Yorktown Market Days, Yorktown Riverfront, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Visit the Yorktown waterfront farmers market is one of the most unique in Hampton Roads—offering spectacular views of the York River, food trucks, and a variety of vendors and artists! Shop for seasonal produce, fresh seafood, meats, breads, handmade soaps and candles, honey, gourmet dog treats, and a beautiful display of work from local artists. Talk to farmers, ranchers, watermen, and food entrepreneurs to learn their techniques for growing, catching, and maintaining the highest quality products to offer you and your family. For more information, click here!
Rebellion & Runaway Walk, York River State Park, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: How did African slavery begin in the Virginia Colony and did they seek freedom from their condition? Did any European indentured servants and Native Americans resist their lot as well? Walking with us you will discover stories of rebellious conspiracies and courageous runaways and how they overcame the challenging terrain of Tidewater Virginia to elude their oppressors. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, no more than 20 guests will be able to participate. Reservations are required. Visit the website for York River State Park for more information!
Sunday, May 16:
- Paddle Fit, Jamestown Beach, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.: Paddle Fit Class is a fast paced, challenging paddle hosted by Paddle On of Williamsburg, that takes place on James River with Tabata style exercises done while on the paddleboard. We start with a warm up on land and then you will get your board and equipment set up and launch onto the water. You never know what Mother Nature will give us that day so you could be on calm water or choppy water, we take the challenge and Paddle On!! It is recommended that you be a strong swimmer, strong paddler and not afraid to get in the water. .***Ability to swim is mandatory and paddleboarding experience is required – this is not a lesson.*** Tickets are $32.00. For more information or purchase tickets, click here!
- Acoustical Guitar featuring Lou Vangieri, Gallery at York Hall, 12:00-12:30 p.m.: Browse paintings, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, quilts, and other beautiful creations from more than 300 local artists while enjoying easy listening from Lou Vangieri, also known as The LCV Project. Vangieri has been active in the acoustic-music community since the mid 1970s. He plays a blend of folk, country swing, pop-rocker, traditional, soft jazz, peaceful new age, classical, nostalgia, and original instrumental works. A portion of the proceeds from each purchase at the Gallery at York Hall, 301 Main Street in Yorktown, goes back into the community, supporting performing and visual arts in Historic Yorktown. For more information, click here!
We want to hear from you! Let us know about your upcoming event by sending us an email at Info@WYDaily.com! We ask that you provide a synopsis of the event, an image that you might want to use in association with your event, and be sure to include the date(s), time(s), contact information and any cost for attendance. We look forward to hearing from you!
To find more great events, visit WYDaily’s events calendar by clicking here!