| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Fantastic Find: Virginia pulled pork sandwich
Where to Go: Chowning's Tavern
Address: 109 East Duke of Gloucester Street, near the Courthouse in Colonial Williamsburg 229-2141; www.history.org/visit/diningExperience/chownings
Hours: Lunch 11:...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:21 AM
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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Address: 2400 Pate's Creek in The Vineyards, Williamsburg
Listing agent: Amerika Davis, associate broker with Liz Moore and Associates, 757-869-5533 or email@example.com
Basics: Nestled along the Williamsburg Winery, the exclusive...
| Mar 22, 2013
A landmark show of more than 80 early Southern paintings will open Saturday at the art museums of Colonial Williamsburg. Curated by CW scholar Carolyn J. Weekly after years of painstaking research, "Painters and Paintings in the Early American South" is...
| Jan 27, 2013
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...
| Feb 3, 2013
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,...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 7:04 AM
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...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:48 AM
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...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 7:30 AM
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...
| Feb 24, 2013
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.