Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Around the Triangle: Your Event Roundup (May 28-31, 2021)

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(WYDaily Media)

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.

If you have an event coming up or know of one that may interest your neighbors, please send us an email at Info@WYDaily.com and tell us all about it!

Friday, May 28

(Courtesy of Virginia Living Museum)
  • Mysteries of the Mesozoic Family Night & Campout, Virginia Living Museum, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.: Enjoy a fun “Mysteries of the Mesozoic” Family Night at the Virginia Living Museum, the evening before its “Jurassic Giants” exhibit opens! Unearth evidence about a mysterious dinosaur fossil by becoming a paleontologist. Explore real-life fossils, interpret dinosaur trackways, and even meet a modern-day dinosaur relative in this hands-on family fun adventure. We can’t solve the mystery without you! 6:45-9:20 p.m.; doors open at 6:30. $30 children ages 6-17, $20 adults. Children 5 and under not permitted to attend.For tickets to both events, go to thevlm.org/events/museum-events/

Saturday, May 29

Memorial Mile
(Courtesy of Williamsburg Parks and Recreation)
  • Memorial Mile, Waller Mill Park, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.: Williamsburg Parks and Recreation would like to honor and remember the sacrifice of our fallen Military, Fire, EMS and Law Enforcement members by sharing their fallen hero stories at Waller Mill Park. During Memorial Day weekend, we honor those that lost their lives in the line of duty or from injury while on duty. The public is invited to participate in the event by sharing their story about a fallen hero. Information on how to submit a fallen hero story available at: https://bit.ly/2LadjiX. It is so important for us to continue to honor those that made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Please encourage others to share their stories with us as well. We hope this tribute can provide support and healing to those who grieve the loss of a loved one who was taken too soon. Remembrance signs will be on display Saturday, May 29, 2021 – Monday, May 31, 2021 at Waller Mill Park from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm located at 901 Airport Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188. All are welcome to visit the park and read the stories of those that were taken too soon.

 

  • Williamsburg Farmer’s Market, 401 Francis St. W., Williamsburg, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Visit the Williamsburg Farmers Market in our new location in the Francis Street
    Courtesy of Williamsburg Farmers Market

    parking lot, 401 W. Francis Street! This Virginia producer-only market offers a variety of local products, including fresh seasonal produce, a variety of meats and seafood, herbs, potted plants, baked goods, confections, honey, cheese, coffee, peanuts, cut flowers, handmade soaps, and more. Enjoy live music and demonstrations, participate as a family in the Power of Produce (POP) Club, and learn while you shop! Saturdays April 3 through December 18 8:00 am -12:00 pm. The Market accepts cash, credit cards, SNAP, and W&M Express. See website for music, entertainment and vendor information. Free parking available. Live music performed by Phil Casey from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.

 

Colorful rows of organic produce, tomatoes, peppers, and okra, lines Amy's Garden stall at the WIlliamsburg Farmers Market. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Amy Hicks)
(WYDaily/Courtesy of Amy Hicks)
  • Yorktown Days, 331 Water St., Yorktown, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Enjoy spectacular views of the York River, live music at select markets, food trucks, and a variety of vendors! Shop for seasonal produce; fresh seafood and meats; breads; fresh-cut flowers; handmade soaps and candles; honey; gourmet dog treats; and a beautiful display of work from local artists and artisans. Free. EBT/SNAP cards accepted.Per the updated Executive Order 72, fully vaccinated individuals are not required to wear a mask at the market. Those individuals who are not vaccinated should continue to wear a mask. Due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, all 2021 events are subject to change including times, dates, and locations.

 

  • What’s in the Water, York River State Park, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Have you
    (Courtesy of York River State Park)

    ever wondered what sort of fish and other creatures live in the York River’s brackish waters? Visit the friendly neighborhood park ranger who has examples of fish and shellfish families. Be sure to stop by the Aquariums inside of the Visitor Center to see the wonders of aquatic life. Please practice social distancing while indoors.

 

(Courtesy of Brass Cannon Brewing)
  • Johnny Bender Live at Brass Cannon Brewing, 5476 Mooretown Rd, Williamsburg, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.: Johnny Bender is a newly local musician who is passionate about his craft. This will be his first time coming to play at Brass Cannon so please come out support local, and have a blast helping us welcome the talented Johnny Bender!

 

 

Sunday, May 30

Memorial Mile
(Courtesy of Williamsburg Parks and Recreation)
  • Memorial Mile, Waller Mill Park, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.: Williamsburg Parks and Recreation would like to honor and remember the sacrifice of our fallen Military, Fire, EMS and Law Enforcement members by sharing their fallen hero stories at Waller Mill Park. During Memorial Day weekend, we honor those that lost their lives in the line of duty or from injury while on duty. The public is invited to participate in the event by sharing their story about a fallen hero. Information on how to submit a fallen hero story available at: https://bit.ly/2LadjiX. It is so important for us to continue to honor those that made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Please encourage others to share their stories with us as well. We hope this tribute can provide support and healing to those who grieve the loss of a loved one who was taken too soon. Remembrance signs will be on display Saturday, May 29, 2021 – Monday, May 31, 2021 at Waller Mill Park from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm located at 901 Airport Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188. All are welcome to visit the park and read the stories of those that were taken too soon.

 

  • Pack Walk Club, The Nautical Dog, 10:30 a.m.: We are excited to announce our
    (Courtesy of Pack Walk Club)

    Pack Walk Club co-hosted with Iron Bound Gym. Meetup is on Sundays at 10:30 am at Nautical Dog – weather permitting. Bring your pup and be ready to walk various trails throughout New Town with the group. Each week you will get a punch on your PWC card. On number 1, 5, 15, & 25 you will earn a free gift. *Please no retractable leashes.

Monday, May 31 (Memorial Day)

(Courtesy of Classic Cruisers Car Club)
  • Memorial Day Car Show, Coastal Community Church, Yorktown, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: The 2021 Memorial Day Car Show-Saluting our Veterans hosted by the Classic Cruisers Car Club (CCCC) will be held on Monday, May 31 from 9am-3pm at Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Avenue, Yorktown VA, 23693. The event is open to all makes, models, and years of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. This is s judged show. We will also have a 50/50 raffle,, DJ, Jeeps & Butts BBQ, and Vendors. Vehicle Registration fee is $20. Spectators are welcome and free. All money raised will go directly to the GATHERING OF MOUNTAIN EAGLES which provides opportunities for wounded or injured American military service members and selected family members, Please observe current COVID distancing guidelines. For more information, contact Paul James pjs68camaro@yahoo.com 804-694-6065 . www.ccccva.com or visit the Classic Cruisers Car Club Facebook page.

 

  • Annual Memorial Day Ceremony, Historic Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown, 10
    (Courtesy of Historic Grace Episcopal Church)

    a.m. – 11 a.m.: Historic Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown (ca 1697) will hold it’s annual Memorial Day Ceremony in the church cemetery adjacent to the church. Due to current COVID-19 modifications, attendance will be limited to the first 50-75 people at this annual event, and church staff may screen participants per church requirements. Everyone is asked to wear a face covering during the ceremony, and outdoor areas will be marked out for social distancing. After the ceremony and playing of “Taps,” all attendees will participate in a hand salute (as appropriate for active duty military/veterans) or with reverence to the 103 known Veterans buried at historic Grace Episcopal Church (ca 1697) and all deceased men and women who have served our country in uniform. The historic Church Bell (ca 1725) will be tolled 21 times . .Following the ceremony, families, friends and visitors may visit the graves . Ceremony committee members will replace flags on all graves the weekend before the event. contact LtCol Al Crane USAF (Ret) cranejra@aol.com or visit the Grace Church website www.gracechurchyorktown.org 757-898-3261 for updates.

For more great events around the Historic Triangle, check out our WYDaily’s events calendar at the bottom of our homepage!

 

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