| May 18, 2014
Each spring, the Virginia Arts Festival offers dozens of performances throughout Hampton Roads. For several days during that period, the spotlight falls on Williamsburg.
Festival Williamsburg, a festival within a festival, will take place Thursday May...
| May 18, 2014
Exactly when the first Baptist believers settled on the lands south of the James River in the late 1600s is hard to determine from the surviving records.
But according to an ancient grand jury document citing them for not attending the established...
| May 22, 2014
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| May 23, 2014
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| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Despite her husband's deep distaste for Modern art, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller became nationally prominent as one of the avant garde movement's earliest and most influential American patrons — and the driving force behind the founding of New York's...
| 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....
| 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 11, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:54 AM
President Franklin 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. Francis...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Colonial Williamsburg is bringing back its "Salute to Virginia" pass, which allows Virginia residents to pay for a day and return for unlimited visits throughout the year.
“This promotion was very well received by Virginia residents last year,&...
| 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...