| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Colonial Williamsburg is offering free tickets to its Historic Area and art museums to residents of most cities and counties in Hampton Roads.
The free one-day tickets will be available Aug. 8 through Aug. 15 to residents of Williamsburg, James City...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:45 AM
'Life Itself.' Documentary filmmaker Steve James, a Hampton native, will be at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk on Wednesday night to introduce and discuss a screening of his film "Life Itself," about the life and career of Roger Ebert (pictured)....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Colonial Williamsburg is offering guests age 50 and older the chance to pay for a single-day admission ticket and return for free the rest of the year.
The "50+ Pay for a Day" promotion will be available to purchase through Oct. 31. The price of a...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Karen A. Stuart, a Library of Congress archivist who had been head librarian at the Maryland Historical Society, where she was also associate editor of Maryland Historical Magazine, died of cancer Aug. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 59.
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:00 PM
No one who works for Colonial Williamsburg’s vast and perpetually busy collections department signs up for the job because they think it will be easy.
Starting with nearly 70,000 examples of American and British fine, decorative and mechanical...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Ferguson Enterprises has pledged $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream Academy through 2024, renewing a long-standing partnership between the wholesale plumbing distributor and the school in Southeast Newport News.
The company will provide scholarships...
| Aug 10, 2014
Dancer Joan Gavaler of Williamsburg has teamed up with partner Dan Plehal and two other artists to create a new performing company, Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre.
Gavaler, who teaches dance at the College of William and Mary, describes the company...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:11 AM
The number of farmers markets in the commonwealth has more than doubled over the past 10 years, according to the state's department of agriculture and consumer services.
On the Peninsula, seasonal markets will begin dusting off their booths in...
| Jul 28, 2014
WILLIAMSBURG — Even in a town that archaeologists have probed countless times since 1930, few places have been dug over as many times as the landmark compound that makes up the historic colonial campus at the College of William and Mary.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Mystery author Mary Miley Theobald will present her latest book, “Silent Murders,” at a book signing, discussion and dinner Wednesday, Sept. 24, hosted by The Inn at Warner Hall in Gloucester. The event begins at 5:30 p.m.
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Washington College in Chestertown has named Jack Griswold, an investment executive, as the interim president of the college, according to a press release issued Monday.
Griswold — an emeritus member and former chair of the college's board of...