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Find Events & Things to Do in the Historic Triangle

Below you will find special business events, networking opportunities and more from the Alliance, plus member events.  If you are looking for tourism-related events, please check out the Visit Williamsburg calendar.    If you are an Alliance member and would like your event listed here, please contact us.

 

Events for September 2014

Wal-Mart Logistics Presents 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament
$75 per player | $300 per team
Location: Kiskiack Golf Course, 8104 Club Dr., Williamsburg, VA 23188
Event Website

Golf tournament benefiting Childrens Miracle Network. Registration: 8:0am | Tee Off: 9:00am Prizes will be given out for: Raffle, Closest to the hole, 50/50, and Longest Drive. Lunch will be provided. Contact: Chris White (757-820-4600) c3white@wal-mart.com | Lyndon Race (757-508-5085) ldrace@wal-mart.com Register online at (golfinvite.com/chkd)

September 19, 2014
8:00 AM
 
 

The Active Aging Expo
Free
Location: Verena at the Reserve | 121 Reserve Way (off Mooretown Road)| Williamsburg, VA 23185
Event Website

Join us as we offer: * Flu shots available through Walgreens * Complimentary Visual Acuity Screenings & Glasses Adjustments * Answers to your Computer Questions * Many vendors to visit Seminars- 3:30 pm - "Medication Management" by Sentara 4:30 pm - JCC Parks & Rec "Facilities & Programs for Seniors" 5:30 pm - York/Poquoson Sheriff's Dept on "Most Current Senior Scams" Verena models open for viewing

September 19, 2014
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 
 

14th annual Fall Festival
Free
Location: Hickory Neck Episcopal Church; 8300 Richmond Road, Toano, VA
Event Website

Activities will include a silent auction, tours of the Historic Chapel led by local historian Martha McCartney, and many children's events including hay rides and a bounce house. Delicious baked goods, homestyle cooking (including pork barbecue), arts and crafts, and attic treasures will be available for purchase. Live music will be performed throughout the day. All proceeds will be used to benefit several local charities, including Angels of Mercy Medical Clinic, Salvation Army Transitional Housing, Williamsburg Area Faith in Action, and other local charities. This is an event with something for everyone to enjoy! We hope to see you there!

September 20, 2014
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 
 

Jamestown Settlement Community Day
$16.00 adults, $7.50 (6-12). Children under 6 admitted free
Location: Jamestown Settlement
Event Website

Hear chantey singers, scrape out a Powhatan-style canoe and discover the life of a modern waterman during “Community Day: On the Riverfront,” September 20 at Jamestown Settlement history museum. The event celebrates the opening of “Working and Racing on the Bay: The Chesapeake Log Canoe,” a special exhibition presented in partnership with The Mariners’ Museum. “Working and Racing on the Bay: The Chesapeake Log Canoe,” September 19 through September 8, 2015, traces the evolution of the dugout canoe through the centuries, from the watercraft of the Powhatan people 400 years ago to multi-log trade vessels and work and racing boats. More than 100 objects from The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News will be on display.

September 20, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
 

Score - Marketing through Social Media
$24.00 in advance - $29.00 cash or check at the door
Location: Williamsburg Chamber & Alliance Building
Event Website

Social media marketing can be quite overwhelming and ??me?consuming. After all, it is public relations, customer service, advertising, sales and marketing all rolled into one. And it’s not just posting on Facebook—?questions must be answered, private messages addressed, and conversations are continued. If customer?service questions come up, they require a prompt response.

September 20, 2014 - September 20, 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
 

ArtSpeaks: Old and New
$75 per person
Location: Legacy Hall, New Town, Williamsburg, VA
Event Website

This Century Art Gallery (TCAG) will hold its fall fundraiser ArtSpeaks: Old and New on Sunday, September 21st at 5:30 pm in Legacy Hall, New Town. TCAG is dedicating this event to the memory of local artist Polly Nunn, a longtime member, inspiring teacher and dedicated supporter of the Gallery. The Committee (pictured) is working hard to make this a gala evening of art appreciation and musical entertainment. Auctioneers Rick Overy and Aaron Williams will oversee events, including silent and live auctions of new and pre-owned artwork (including three Polly Nunn paintings) and other exceptional items. There will also be a special musical performance by Song Stylist Tempy Barbru (TCAG's Executive Director) and Pianist/Composer Bobby Jasinski. $75 per person - includes heavy hors d'oeuvres (think dinner) and open wine & beverage bar. For information & reservations, call Janis Wood at 220-2217, or email ArtSpeaks@thiscenturyartgallery.org.

September 21, 2014
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
 

Home Instead Senior Care: Paint for a Cure
Call 757-886-1230 for details
Location: Greenfield Senior Living of Williamsburg

Join us for a special creative fundraising event and a night of painting to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association. You will recreate our memory lane painting with the step-by-step guidance from our instructor. We provide supplies you make the masterpiece! No experience required!

September 25, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 

Williamsburg Library and the College of W & M : Pipa Solo Concert
Free to the Public
Location: Williamsburg Regional Library
Event Website

Bring your friends and come listen to the enchanting sounds of pipa a traditional Chinese music instrument. With over 2000 years of history in China, the lute-like pipa has the shape of half a pear and takes its name from “pi” and “pa”, “plucking forward” and “plucking backward”, respectively. Award-winning pipa-player, Zhiting Liu, will astound you with her skill, intensity, and passion. The show will take place in the theatre of the Williamsburg Regional Library on Friday, September 26th from 7:30 to 8:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public!

September 26, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 

Virginia Gazette's Fall Antique Show & Flea Market
Free
Location: Warhill High School Parking Lot (Opportunity Way, Williamsburg)

Come out and visit the vendors or call if interested in becoming one. 757-345-2334

September 27, 2014
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 
 

Plant Sale - The Art of the Garden
Location: Williamsburg Botanical Garden; 5537 Centerville Rd; Williamsburg, VA
Event Website

Fall Perennials and Shrubs, Butterfly-friendly Plants, Mums, Garden Artists & Crafters. Native Plants, Perennials, Butterfly Plants, Daffodils & Bulbs, Iris, Fall Mums, Garden Books & More. Cash, check crdit cards accepted. All proceeds to benefit the Williamsburg Botanical Garden. Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 28

September 27, 2014
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 
 

A Taste of the James -Jamestown Beach Park
Visit website for ticket pricing
Location: Jamestown Beach Park
Event Website

Come out to get a taste of delicious seafood and other great food, wine from the Williamsburg Winery, local craft beer, live music, local artists, a live and silent auction and lots of great children’s activities. Enjoy our Plein Aire Art of the James River. Meet the artists and buy a piece in support of the James. The James River Association is excited to offer A Taste of the James event. This event will feature many different “tastes” including delicious seafood and other great food, a full bar, including local beer and wine, water/nature themed art, history, unique auction items, and lots of fun and educational children’s activities.

September 27, 2014
2:00 PM - 6:00 AM
 

Wal-Mart Logistics Presents 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament
$75 per player | $300 per team
Location: Kiskiack Golf Course, 8104 Club Dr., Williamsburg, VA 23188
Event Website

Golf tournament benefiting Childrens Miracle Network. Registration: 8:0am | Tee Off: 9:00am Prizes will be given out for: Raffle, Closest to the hole, 50/50, and Longest Drive. Lunch will be provided. Contact: Chris White (757-820-4600) c3white@wal-mart.com | Lyndon Race (757-508-5085) ldrace@wal-mart.com Register online at (golfinvite.com/chkd)

September 19, 2014
8:00 AM
 
 

The Active Aging Expo
Free
Location: Verena at the Reserve | 121 Reserve Way (off Mooretown Road)| Williamsburg, VA 23185
Event Website

Join us as we offer: * Flu shots available through Walgreens * Complimentary Visual Acuity Screenings & Glasses Adjustments * Answers to your Computer Questions * Many vendors to visit Seminars- 3:30 pm - "Medication Management" by Sentara 4:30 pm - JCC Parks & Rec "Facilities & Programs for Seniors" 5:30 pm - York/Poquoson Sheriff's Dept on "Most Current Senior Scams" Verena models open for viewing

September 19, 2014
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 
 

Jamestown Settlement Community Day
$16.00 adults, $7.50 (6-12). Children under 6 admitted free
Location: Jamestown Settlement
Event Website

Hear chantey singers, scrape out a Powhatan-style canoe and discover the life of a modern waterman during “Community Day: On the Riverfront,” September 20 at Jamestown Settlement history museum. The event celebrates the opening of “Working and Racing on the Bay: The Chesapeake Log Canoe,” a special exhibition presented in partnership with The Mariners’ Museum. “Working and Racing on the Bay: The Chesapeake Log Canoe,” September 19 through September 8, 2015, traces the evolution of the dugout canoe through the centuries, from the watercraft of the Powhatan people 400 years ago to multi-log trade vessels and work and racing boats. More than 100 objects from The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News will be on display.

September 20, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
 

Score - Marketing through Social Media
$24.00 in advance - $29.00 cash or check at the door
Location: Williamsburg Chamber & Alliance Building
Event Website

Social media marketing can be quite overwhelming and ??me?consuming. After all, it is public relations, customer service, advertising, sales and marketing all rolled into one. And it’s not just posting on Facebook—?questions must be answered, private messages addressed, and conversations are continued. If customer?service questions come up, they require a prompt response.

September 20, 2014 - September 20, 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
 

ArtSpeaks: Old and New
$75 per person
Location: Legacy Hall, New Town, Williamsburg, VA
Event Website

This Century Art Gallery (TCAG) will hold its fall fundraiser ArtSpeaks: Old and New on Sunday, September 21st at 5:30 pm in Legacy Hall, New Town. TCAG is dedicating this event to the memory of local artist Polly Nunn, a longtime member, inspiring teacher and dedicated supporter of the Gallery. The Committee (pictured) is working hard to make this a gala evening of art appreciation and musical entertainment. Auctioneers Rick Overy and Aaron Williams will oversee events, including silent and live auctions of new and pre-owned artwork (including three Polly Nunn paintings) and other exceptional items. There will also be a special musical performance by Song Stylist Tempy Barbru (TCAG's Executive Director) and Pianist/Composer Bobby Jasinski. $75 per person - includes heavy hors d'oeuvres (think dinner) and open wine & beverage bar. For information & reservations, call Janis Wood at 220-2217, or email ArtSpeaks@thiscenturyartgallery.org.

September 21, 2014
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
 

Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance Annual Meeting
Location: Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg

Join us for the "not-your-average" Annual meeting and awards ceremony to help us celebrate our past and embrace the future of the Alliance. Awards will be given for outstanding Alliance members from our various committees and the Small Business Person of the Year. We will also pass the gavel to our new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Reception following.

September 23, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
 

Home Instead Senior Care: Paint for a Cure
Call 757-886-1230 for details
Location: Greenfield Senior Living of Williamsburg

Join us for a special creative fundraising event and a night of painting to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association. You will recreate our memory lane painting with the step-by-step guidance from our instructor. We provide supplies you make the masterpiece! No experience required!

September 25, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 

A Taste of the James -Jamestown Beach Park
Visit website for ticket pricing
Location: Jamestown Beach Park
Event Website

Come out to get a taste of delicious seafood and other great food, wine from the Williamsburg Winery, local craft beer, live music, local artists, a live and silent auction and lots of great children’s activities. Enjoy our Plein Aire Art of the James River. Meet the artists and buy a piece in support of the James. The James River Association is excited to offer A Taste of the James event. This event will feature many different “tastes” including delicious seafood and other great food, a full bar, including local beer and wine, water/nature themed art, history, unique auction items, and lots of fun and educational children’s activities.

September 27, 2014
2:00 PM - 6:00 AM