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Brewery Lecture Series, Free Admission for Military, and More: News Briefs (May 6, 2022)

Brass Cannon Brewing is set to host pilot Buz Carpenter as part of its The Cannon’s Lecture Series (Courtesy of Brass Cannon Brewing)

HISTORIC TRIANGLE — Here are some important news and notes from in and around the Historic Triangle.

Brass Cannon Brewing to Host Pilot for Lecture

On Sunday, May 15 at 2 p.m., Brass Cannon Brewing, located at 5476 Mooretown Road in Williamsburg, will host SR-71 pilot Buz Carpenter as part of The Cannon’s Lecture Series. For more information about this and other events happening at Brass Cannon Brewing, please visit its website.

Colonial Williamsburg to Offer Free Admission to Veterans and Their Families for Memorial Day

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will offer free admission for active-duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans, National Guard members, and their immediate dependents May 27-30. Made possible through a grant from The Home Depot Foundation, this weekend will honor service members with special military-themed programming and a Memorial Day Commemoration with the Williamsburg Chapter of the Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution on May 30. For more information, please visit the website for Colonial Williamsburg.

Busch Gardens Recognized by National Amusement Park Organization

Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW) was recently recognized by the National Amusement Park Historical Association (NAPHA). Based on the results of NAPHA’s thirty-sixth annual Amusement Park and Attractions Survey, BGW tied with Disneyland in Anaheim, California, and Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee as a favorite theme park and was awarded Most Beautiful Park by NAPHA for the thirty-second year in a row.

James City County to Host Inaugural Repair Fair

James City County (JCC) has announced that it will hold its inaugural repair fair on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Warhill High School, 4615 Opportunity Way in Williamsburg. Residents are encouraged to bring their broken items to the event and work with “fixers” to repair said items. For more information, please visit the website for JCC.

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