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  • Hampton hangs two members of Blackbeard's crew 295 years ago

    Hampton hangs two members of Blackbeard's crew 295 years ago
    When a Royal Navy expedition led by Lt. Robert Maynard returned to Hampton from North Carolina on Jan. 3, 1719, the grisly sight of Blackbeard's severed head swinging from a bowsprit marked the end of one of history's most notorious pirates. Cannons...
  • Colonial Williamsburg sells Thanksgiving pies

    Colonial Williamsburg sells Thanksgiving pies
    Just in time for Thanksgiving, the Raleigh Tavern Bakery in the Colonial Williamsburg historic area is selling freshly baked pies. Pies will be sold beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, November 26 and Wednesday November 27th – doors open starting at 9...
  • Blackbeard's last stand

    Blackbeard's last stand
    Two hundred-ninety-five years ago today, Royal Navy sailors from Hampton clashed with the notorious Blackbeard the Pirate in a hand-to-hand struggle off the remote Outer Banks island of Ocracoke. Downing a bowl of strong liquor as they approached his...
  • Monster trucks, Christmas tree lighting, "Hello, Dolly!": Fun Things To Do

    Monster trucks, Christmas tree lighting, "Hello, Dolly!": Fun Things To Do
    Hit the accelerator on entertainment this weekend with monster trucks, local blues and Sally Struthers. Sound like a volatile mix? It could also be an enjoyable one. Here are highlights. As always, find details at HrTicket.com. REV IT UP. Car-crushing...
  • GUIDE: Veterans Day freebies and discounts

    GUIDE: Veterans Day freebies and discounts
    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...
  • Mondavi winemaker hosts a Williamsburg Inn evening on Nov. 5

    Mondavi winemaker hosts a Williamsburg Inn evening on Nov. 5
    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;...
  • Colonial Williamsburg extends Good Neighbor sale

    Colonial Williamsburg extends Good Neighbor sale
    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,”...
  • Hampton Roads Literary Events through Nov. 4

    Hampton Roads Literary Events through Nov. 4
    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 4:00 p.m. Hennage Auditorium of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg...
  • End comes for history study grant

    End comes for history study grant
    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...
  • New toy store opens in Colonial Williamsburg

    New toy store opens in Colonial Williamsburg
    A new toy store has opened in Colonial Williamsburg. The William Pitt Store, located on the northwest corner of Duke of Gloucester and Botetourt Streets, is located in a historic building and was formerly known as the Davidson Shop. “The William...
  • NASCAR's Kyle Busch pits in Colonial Williamsburg

    NASCAR's Kyle Busch pits in Colonial Williamsburg
    WILLIAMSBURG— For most of the year, the common mode of transportation along Duke of Gloucester Street is a horse and buggy. Thursday afternoon, it was the M&M's Toyota Camry of NASCAR driver Kyle Busch that made an appearance in Merchants Square...