| May 31, 2014
| 11:05 AM
The Run for the Dream 8K wound through historic Williamsburg on Saturday for its fourth straight year. The run, and Sunday's half marathon, benefit An Achievable Dream and Wounded Warriors programs.
Sunday's half marathon begins at 7 a.m. at Colonial...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Colonial Williamsburg is offering a discount on single-day admission tickets through Groupon.
Through the Groupon deal, visitors can buy a Colonial Williamsburg ticket for $22 for adults or $11 for children, which is a 50 percent discount.
| May 6, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Georgia O'Keeffe was already a world-renowned Modern artist when she returned to her family's former home in Williamsburg to receive an honorary degree from the College of William and Mary on May 7, 1938.
But to many residents of this small Southern...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:33 PM
“The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832” by historian Alan Taylor won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for history. The book, which examines the impact of runaway slaves from Virginia who fled to the British for protection and...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Gov. Francis Nicholson was nothing if not a man of action.
Long before coming to Virginia in 1698, he'd shown his mettle time and time again, fighting Moors in North Africa, English rebels at the battle of Sedgemoor and hostile Indians in New York and...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
If you're a reader looking for an author/book event this week, you're in luck. From sports to history, fiction, poetry and more, this week's calendar is full of opportunities for readers and writers to meet and chat about the topics they love.
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Long-dead President Thomas Jefferson backed Gov. Terry McAuliffe's Medicaid expansion plans Monday, saying the pursuit of healthiness is equivalent to the pursuit of happiness.
Yes, I cringed as I wrote that. No, I couldn't think of a better way to...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:22 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — President Franklin D. Roosevelt wasn't the only one impressed by Duke of Gloucester Street when he dedicated Colonial Williamsburg's newly reconstructed 18th-century thoroughfare in 1934.
Laid out according to a plan drawn by Gov....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Colonial Williamsburg will offer free admission to the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg to visitors who "like" the Colonial Williamsburg Facebook page.
To get free single-day admission to the museums, visitors must say "I'm a fan," at any...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When the longest-running film in motion picture history debuted on March 31, 1957, it was already far ahead of its time.
Financed by Colonial Williamsburg benefactor John D. Rockefeller Jr. and shot in and around the Historic Area in May 1956,...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 1:43 PM
When Colonial Williamsburg staged its first Antiques Forum in 1949, it hoped the art historians, antique dealers and antique collectors who gathered from across the country would leave the pioneering event feeling enlightened.
Instead, the remarks...