| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:57 AM
In celebration of the official first day of summer, the National Park Service is waiving fees at all national parks Tuesday, June 21.
Locally, fees will be waived at Colonial National Historical Park, which includes Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 9:55 AM
History is the core of the community. Colonial Williamsburg is America’s premier outdoor history museum, with 88 restored buildings spanning 300 acres. The College of William & Mary is the second oldest university in America and offers plays and...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 10:03 AM
Thomas Nelson Community College offers all kinds of practical classes for those who want to gain a new skill. The Christopher Wren Association at William & Mary offers a unique program of classes on American history, local history, and the classics of art...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 12:08 PM
Attractions Busch Gardens, Colonial Williamsburg, Water Country USA, Go Karts Plus, Ripley's Believe it or Not, Berkeley Plantation, Sherwood Forest Plantation, Shirley Plantation, Williamsburg Winery
Shopping Merchants Square, Williamsburg Shopping...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 2:15 PM
If you missed the free offers in honor of tax day, you have another chance to score themed swag on Friday.
Earth Day is a chance to save everything green, including the dollars in your pocket. Here are some of the free and discount offers available in...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region.
From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region.
1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:01 AM
6th annual Orphan Helpers Golf Classic—1-8 p.m. at Ford’s Colony Country Club. Demo tents open at 9 a.m., range at 10 a.m., registration starts at 11. Lunch on carts at noon, with a cart briefing at 12:45 p.m., shotgun start/tee...
| Jul 4, 2012
When a place reaches as far back as Jamestown, the dirt can teem with secrets.
Nearly every time archaeologists open a hole on this ancient stretch of riverfront land, they find a jumbled puzzle of subterranean clues reflecting every change that has...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:03 PM
More than 400 years after America’s first permanent English settlement rose from the ground, archaeologists are combining local clay, loam and black needle rush grass in an experimental effort to recreate the unique method used to construct some...
| Oct 12, 2008
A once unhappy white-collar worker finds meaning creating a 1,650-pound replica of Jamestown's fort
When Bob Williams walked away from the white-collar world in 1991, he was trying to escape nearly 20 years of living with toxic corporate stress....
| May 28, 2008
| 11:23 AM
From the heavy guns of a seacoast fort through battle-scarred Yorktown and the swampy outskirts of Richmond, the Virginia Peninsula tells the story of a massive war campaign and the evolution of warfare.
Along this finger of land cut by the York and...
| May 20, 2010
From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region to history.
1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets, missiles, rockets and a children's playground....