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  • Colonial Williamsburg offers discount through Groupon

    Colonial Williamsburg is offering a discount on single-day admission tickets through the daily deal website Groupon.com. Through the deal website, adults can purchase single-day tickets for $20 (regularly $41.95) and youth tickets for $10 (regularly 20....
  • Wine, Wit and Wisdom continues this summer at Colonial Willamsburg

    Wine, Wit and Wisdom continues this summer at Colonial Willamsburg
    Colonial Williamsburg’s popular Wine, Wit and Wisdom series continue this summer with tastings of wines paired with products from local farmers and purveyors. Colonial Williamsburg Executive Chef Rhys Lewis and his colleagues explore the wines...
  • Questions and answers for Jamestown cannibalism case

    Questions and answers for Jamestown cannibalism case
    Few archaeological finds have been as sensational as the first physical evidence of cannibalism unearthed at Historic Jamestowne in 2012 and announced in a riveting press conference at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History on...
  • Learn from a Chesapeake Bay waterman

    Learn from a Chesapeake Bay waterman
    Hardly a month goes by that The Sun does not further document how Chesapeake Bay pollution is eroding the livelihoods of our watermen. In a cynical moment, I once wrote in my book, "Bay Country," of a day when "we will memorialize the vanished...
  • Taking the Kids: Where to go for spring break

    Taking the Kids: Where to go for spring break
    Let's not kid ourselves. None of us want to wait until summer for some fun in the sun. We all could use some rest and relaxation right about now, whether your family's idea of vacation heaven is a bluebird sunny day on a ski slope, a blue-sky sunny day...
  • Keyboards enriched colonial lifestyle

     Keyboards enriched colonial lifestyle
    Even before they opened Colonial Williamsburg's first exhibition buildings, the pioneering stewards of the Historic Area recognized the importance of music in recreating the look, sound and feel of 18th-century life in an Anglo-American setting. Two...
  • Atlanta History Center exhibit looks at 'Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello'

    Atlanta History Center exhibit looks at 'Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello'
    ATLANTA - With all of the talk these days of liberty and citizenship, of who is a patriot and who is not, the new exhibit at the Atlanta History Center is something to consider. "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: How the Word Is Passed Down" opens...
  • In 1800s Williamsburg, 'Cheap Store' made black merchant rich

    Like many other small towns across the rural South, Williamsburg spent most of the late 1800s struggling to recover from the catastrophic effects of the Civil War. Abandoned by many of its residents after Federal troops occupied the area in May 1862,...
  • Rosanne Cash's Williamsburg show was heartfelt, uplifting | Review

    Rosanne Cash's Williamsburg show was heartfelt, uplifting | Review
    Rosanne Cash has earned a reputation for serious -- even weighty -- songwriting. In Williamsburg on Saturday night, the daughter of Johnny Cash performed a set that was loose and joyful -- not pretentious or downcast. A crowd of about 800 packed the...
  • 'Tramp art' grew from available supply of materials

    'Tramp art' grew from available supply of materials
    Few things say more about the potential of home-grown artistic talent than the eye-popping procession of richly carved and layered "tramp art" that cropped up in America between the Civil War and the Great Depression. Sparked by a post-war boom in cigar...
  • Harmony group Sweet Honey in the Rock to sing in Williamsburg in March

    Harmony group Sweet Honey in the Rock to sing in Williamsburg in March
    Sweet Honey in the Rock, a legendary a cappella vocal group from Washington, D.C., will come to the Peninsula as part of Colonial Williamsburg weekend celebrating the power of women and African-American culture. Sweet Honey in the Rock, an all-female...