| Nov 10, 2013
"The Magic Flute," one of Mozart's most popular operas, is the Virginia Opera's second offering of the season. It opened Friday Nov. 8, and continues through Nov. 17 with performances in Norfolk and Virginia Beach.
The season began with a lively and...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Remembrance, Dedication days
Two tributes that take place each November at Gettysburg National Military Park have special significance this year. Dedication Day, held annually on Nov. 19, will mark the 150th anniversary of the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Dozens of local and national retailers and restaurants are offering discounts and freebies to veteran and active duty military members for Veterans Day.
Here is a look at some of them.
Active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:15 AM
California winemaker Peter Mondavi Jr. will visit the Williamsburg Inn on Tuesday, Nov. 5, to host an evening of his Charles Krug wines paired with dishes prepared by the Inn’s culinary staff.
The six wines selected are Chardonnay Carneros, 2011;...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:58 PM
During the past 12 years, Glendale teachers have taken advantage of $4 million in grant funds to travel across the country to cities, museums and historical institutions to immerse themselves in stories of the past. But that appears to be coming to an...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Here's a look at what's going on this coming week in the Hampton Roads writing and reading community.
Friday, Oct. 25
Eileen Rockefeller Growald - Author talk/book signing
Hennage Auditorium of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Good Neighbor pass holders will receive a 25 percent discount on purchases during Colonial Williamsburg’s Good Neighbor sale Monday, Oct. 21 through Friday, Oct. 25.
“This year we have extended the Good Neighbor sale to five days,”...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:56 AM
When we last checked in with Chesapeake indie-folk act The Last Bison, the group was preparing to play FloydFest with help from members of the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums. That show was one part of a summer tour that included stops at some of...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
They don't have to wait until Halloween to don their costumes and collect treats — not when every place from museums to aquariums to zoos to theme parks are celebrating Halloween the entire month of October with haunted houses, spooky...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:05 PM
When the reconstructed Raleigh Tavern opened to the public on Friday, Sept. 16, 1932, it not only represented Colonial Williamsburg's first exhibition building but also a new identity for the old colonial capital and the rest of the surrounding region....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:10 PM
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will present the final event in its 2013 speaker series tomorrow at the Williamsburg Lodge.David Brooks, New York Times columnist and columnist/commentator on PBS NewsHour, will speak about "the current state of...