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Dec 28, 2010 New Family Programs Featured During Winter 2011 at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
Dec 28, 2010 Live Performances at Colonial Williamsburg’s Kimball Theatre in January and February Launch with National Storyteller
Dec 22, 2010 Clothes – and Accessories – Made the 18th-century Man or Woman
Dec 22, 2010 Register for Run for the Dream by Jan. 1 and Save
Dec 21, 2010 New Book Describes 50 Events that Shaped the Nation’s Character
Dec 17, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg and Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg Cosponsors of Market Square Christmas Tree Lighting Since 1959
Dec 17, 2010 Archaeology Magazine Names Jamestown Church Discovery in the Top 10 of 2010
Dec 17, 2010 Sheryl Kingery Mays Named Director of Public Programs and Operations for Historic Jamestowne
Dec 16, 2010 Grammy-winning Singer Shawn Colvin Headlines Second Winter Concert Weekend at Williamsburg Lodge Feb. 25
Dec 14, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg, Historic Jamestowne Cosponsor 17th-century Holiday Celebration
Dec 14, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg’s Colonial Garden and Nursery Provide Ready-made Holiday Decorations for Inside and Outside Your Home
Dec 10, 2010 Program Examines Myths About Holiday Decorating at Historic Sites
Dec 08, 2010 Bill White Named Colonial Williamsburg’s Vice President for Productions, Publications and Learning Ventures
Dec 07, 2010 Illuminations Light up the Sky for Holiday Celebrations in Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area
Dec 07, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg’s John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library Acquires Two 17th-century Letters
Dec 07, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Brickmakers to Burn Second Kiln Dec. 8
Dec 03, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Photos Perfect Fit Under the Christmas Tree
Dec 03, 2010 Pianist/Vocalist Robert Hodge Performs at Williamsburg Lodge Dec. 10 & 11
Dec 03, 2010 Michael Rierson Appointed Senior Vice President for Development for The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Nov 30, 2010 Mingle with 18th-century British Nobility during Governor’s Palace Ball
Nov 30, 2010 Thomas F. Farrell II Named Vice Chairman and Chairman-Elect of Colonial Williamsburg Board
Nov 30, 2010 Jamestown Settlers Create Pipe Dreams For Virginia Company Stockholders, English Elites
Nov 29, 2010 Interactive Family Programs at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg Let Guests Take Home Historically Inspired Keepsakes
Nov 29, 2010 Breakfast or Afternoon Tea with Santa Sure to Delight Young or Young at Heart
Nov 23, 2010 Hands-on Holiday Programs Explore Historic Craft Techniques
Nov 23, 2010 It Wouldn’t Be Christmas Without Toys!
Nov 19, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg’s Kimball Theatre Offers Collection of Live Concerts, Stage and Dance Performances Throughout the Holiday Season
Nov 19, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Hosts Thanksgiving Day Service
Nov 18, 2010 Colonial Cash Stash Headlines History of New World Told in Coins & Currency
Nov 16, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg’s “Kid’s Holiday Weekends” Tell the Story of How 18th-century Families Celebrated the Season
Nov 14, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg’s Grand Illumination Sunday, Dec. 5
Nov 14, 2010 Christmas Decoration Tours, Workshops Introduce Guests to a “Williamsburg Christmas”
Nov 12, 2010 Experience the Beauty of the Holiday Season Through Music!
Nov 09, 2010 What If There Were No Bill of Rights?
Nov 09, 2010 Paintings and Prints Are Worth a Thousand Words
Nov 08, 2010 Report Underscores Need for More Civics Education
Nov 05, 2010 Fall 2010 Award Recipients Announced for Mary and Donald Gonzales Field Experience Fund
Nov 05, 2010 The Colonial Singers Present a Melodic Holiday Montage
Nov 02, 2010 Gobble Up a Different Kind of Birdie the Week before Thanksgiving
Nov 02, 2010 Award-winning Biographer to Discuss Patrick Henry
Nov 01, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Salutes Military Service on Veterans Day Weekend
Nov 01, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Librarian Solves The Mystery Of “The Old Plantation”
Oct 29, 2010 Old Money: Colonial Williamsburg Collects A New Stash of Antique Cash
Oct 29, 2010 Quilt Scholar Explores History by the Stitch
Oct 28, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Receives 2010 Friend of Education Award
Oct 26, 2010 Virginia Peninsula Jewish Film Festival Kicks Off in November at Colonial Williamsburg’s Kimball Theatre
Oct 26, 2010 CW’s DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum Offers New Program to Shed Light on the Art of Conservation
Oct 26, 2010 Author Tony Williams Recounts “America’s Beginnings”
Oct 22, 2010 Equiano Forum Confronts Historical Myths of African American Literacy, Education Oct. 29-30
Oct 21, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Acquires 18th-century Military Flag
Oct 19, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Guests Experience Music, Dance and Merriment Throughout the Holidays
Oct 12, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Website Recognized
Oct 12, 2010 Program Examines the Ritual of Tea in 18th-century Virginia and the Symbolism of Tea in Revolutionary Protest
Oct 12, 2010 WILLIAMSBURG, Department 56 Introduce New Village Series at Special Event in October
Oct 12, 2010 Costume Design Center Staff Showcases 18th-century Sewing Techniques During Annual Open House
Oct 08, 2010 Internationally Acclaimed Pianist Performs Clementi
Oct 08, 2010 The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg Host Jeffersonian Authors for Lectures
Oct 08, 2010 Breen’s Latest Book Examines the People Who Made the Grassroots of the American Revolution
Oct 08, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Adds Colonial Theme to Halloween Pumpkins, eWallpaper and ePostcards
Oct 05, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg’s Haunts Come to Life at Night
Oct 05, 2010 Two Popular Golf Tournaments Return to Golden Horseshoe in November
Oct 05, 2010 National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Enables Colonial Williamsburg to Expand Map-based Internet Research Tool
Oct 01, 2010 Timely Topics Telecast in Fall Electronic Field Trip Season
Oct 01, 2010 Christmas Starts in October in the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
Sep 28, 2010 “Prelude to Victory” Prepares for the Battle of Yorktown
Sep 28, 2010 Senior Citizens Receive Discounts on Colonial Williamsburg Admission Tickets in October
Sep 28, 2010 Explore the Contributions of Native Americans with Back Story – The American History Guys
Sep 24, 2010 Dinner Package Offers Tavern Dining, Chamber Music
Sep 24, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg, An Occasion for the Arts Partner to Expand Events Oct. 2-3
Sep 22, 2010 Cherokee Delegation Returns to Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area, Re-creating 18th-century Diplomatic Emissaries of Sovereign Nations
Sep 21, 2010 “Quilting in the Federal Era: Clues from a Connecticut Diary” Lecture Explores the Role of Quilting in the 19th Century
Sep 17, 2010 Program Examines Quilts from the 18th, 19th and 20th Centuries
Sep 17, 2010 2010 Jamestown Lecture Series Focuses on Archaeologists and Their Contributions to Historic Sites
Sep 15, 2010 Golf Press Recognizes Golden Horseshoe Golf Courses
Sep 15, 2010 ‘Tis the Season to Decorate, Celebrate and Entertain
Sep 14, 2010 “Garden Tour at Bassett Hall” Joins Familiar Favorites
Sep 14, 2010 Ashmolean Museum Silver Collection Topic of DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum Lecture
Sep 14, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Website Engages Citizens with Countdown to Midterm Election
Sep 10, 2010 Legends, Myths and Mysteries Haunt Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area
Sep 10, 2010 Discover the History of Two Guilty Pleasures During Colonial Williamsburg’s Beer Brewing Mysteries
Sep 10, 2010 Home Educators Experience a Revolutionary Approach to History Education in Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area and Art Museums
Sep 10, 2010 Virginians Can Vacation Close to Home this Fall and Save with Colonial Williamsburg’s Autumn Stories Package
Sep 09, 2010 Nationally Acclaimed Storytellers Featured in Three Concerts Sept. 17-18
Sep 09, 2010 Successful Meetings Magazine Honors Colonial Williamsburg Hotels with 23rd Pinnacle Award
Sep 07, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and Preservation Virginia Collaborate to Enhance Archaeology and Expand Guest Experience
Sep 07, 2010 The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg Host New Programs in Fall 2010
Sep 03, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg’s Kimball Theatre Programs Kick Off Fall Season
Sep 03, 2010 Discover Historic Sites and Events Connecting the Slave Trade and Princes in Exile
Sep 02, 2010 Virginia Residents Receive 20 Percent Discount on Annual Passes
Aug 31, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg and Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance Sponsor 9/11 Remembrance and Freedom Walk on Sept. 10
Aug 31, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg’s Revolutionary City Begins Fall Hours Labor Day, Sept. 6
Aug 24, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg’s 63rd Annual Antiques Forum Explores Decorative Arts Forensics
Aug 24, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute Completes 21st Season
Aug 17, 2010 USAF Heritage of America Band, Fifes and Drums Premiere Special Arrangement of “America the Beautiful” During Constitution Day
Aug 17, 2010 CW Brickmakers to Burn First Brick Kiln in September, Second Kiln in December
Aug 17, 2010 Historical Archaeology Lays Foundation for Creation of Accurate Interior Settings
Aug 06, 2010 Costume Design Center Offers Sewing Workshops
Aug 03, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg’s John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library Acquires Additional Albert Durant Photographs
Jul 27, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Casts "Grey’s Anatomy" Actor Jesse Williams For Second Guest Artist Program
Jul 23, 2010 The Stars Come Out at Night During Colonial Williamsburg’s Evening Programs
Jul 23, 2010 When Insects Invade! Museum Professionals Discuss Unwanted Pests
Jul 09, 2010 Boston Patriot Paul Revere Known For More Than His Midnight Ride
Jul 09, 2010 CW's Costume Design Center teaches re-creation of 18th-century accessories, garment
Jul 09, 2010 CW offers consumers direct access of official Foundation photography
Jul 05, 2010 New Exhibition to Showcase Reconstruction of “This Old Coffeehouse”
Jul 05, 2010 The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg and Bassett Hall Offer Free Admission on Saturday, July 17
Jul 05, 2010 Juniors Learn Game for a Lifetime at Golden Horseshoe Golf Camp
Jul 02, 2010 Williamsburg Farmers Market Open on Tuesdays This Summer
Jul 02, 2010 Kimball Theatre Hosts Concerts, Storytelling and Theatrical Performances in July, August
Jun 29, 2010 Family Fun Bounce Package Offers Great Vacation Value
Jun 29, 2010 Performances at the Kimball Fit for the Founding Fathers
Jun 28, 2010 Witness the Tumultuous Relationship Between Jefferson and Adams As They Take the Stage at Colonial Williamsburg’s Kimball Theatre
Jun 25, 2010 In 2009 Colonial Williamsburg Reports Achievements in Programs, Outreach and Guest Service Against Backdrop of Recession
Jun 24, 2010 Celebrate July 4th in the 18th-century Capital of Virginia That Witnessed the Birth of a Nation
Jun 24, 2010 Fashion Before Ease in Courtship in 18th-century Play at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
Jun 22, 2010 Fourth of July Celebrations Inspire In Place where the Story of American Independence Began
Jun 21, 2010 Church Youth Groups Invited to Visit, Perform in the Birthplace of a Nation
Jun 18, 2010 Author and Historian Tony Williams Explores How Jamestown Colony Nearly Failed and How It Survived
Jun 18, 2010 New “Herbs in the Garden” Tour Joins Familiar Favorites in Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area
Jun 16, 2010 Historic Trades Artisans to Reproduce Revolutionary War Cannon June 23
Jun 15, 2010 “Revolutionary Women” introduced at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
Jun 15, 2010 Hundreds of Military Re-enactors Re-create the 1781 British Army Occupation Of Williamsburg During “Under the Redcoat” Weekend June 25-27
Jun 14, 2010 New exhibition at DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum mixes disciplines: history and art with science
Jun 10, 2010 CW new summer programs offer town-sized fun for families!
Jun 10, 2010 Revolutionary City moves to cooler summer hours on June 14
Jun 10, 2010 CW museum program examines Princes Without a Palace
Jun 10, 2010 Electronic Field Trips win regional Emmy awards
Jun 10, 2010 Cherokee delegation returns to CW’s Historic Area, re-creating 18th-century diplomatic emissaries of sovereign nations
Jun 09, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trip Series presented to Henrico’s Pinchbeck Elementary in honor of Master Pools Guild Inc.
Jun 08, 2010 New American citizens sworn in during Flag Day Naturalization Ceremony
Jun 08, 2010 Williamsburg Inn presents the Art of Fine Food and Spirits
Jun 08, 2010 A Night at the Museums celebrates a big birthday with cake and ice cream
Jun 04, 2010 Program examines the differences in furniture that is antique, copied and fake
Jun 04, 2010 Go behind the scenes of Colonial Williamsburg’s Costume Design Center
Jun 03, 2010 Preservation Virginia, Colonial Williamsburg present 400th Anniversary of Lord De La Warr’s arrival at Jamestown
Jun 02, 2010 Williamsburg, Va., among top five travel searches on Yahoo! Travel
Jun 01, 2010 Industrial history uncovered by “Archaeologists At Work!”
Jun 01, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg Provides Meeting Space Rich with History and Purpose
May 26, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg plans to relocate Robertson’s Windmill
May 25, 2010 CW To reconstruct Anderson’s Blacksmith Shop and Public Armoury
May 24, 2010 Uncover treasures of historic shipwrecks during Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg program
May 24, 2010 CW joins Blue Star Museum Program offering free admission to active duty military and families from Memorial Day through Labor Day
May 21, 2010 European gentry fancied early American flowers and animals
May 19, 2010 Timely topics telecast in fall Electronic Field Trip season
May 18, 2010 Serene settings and scrumptious selections at Golden Horseshoe Grills
May 14, 2010 Forrest E. Mars, Jr. elected Colonial Williamsburg Trustee
May 14, 2010 Enjoy a cookout and an 18th-century traveling show at Chowning’s Tavern
May 11, 2010 Benefit performances and beauty pageant highlight CW’s Kimball Theatre schedule in May and June
May 11, 2010 Special Walking Tour Explores Four Centuries of Jamestowne During Jamestown Day
May 10, 2010 Textiles tell tales in newest exhibition opening May 29 at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum
May 05, 2010 Vacation in Virginia this summer and save with CW's value-loaded packages
May 04, 2010 Music, dining at Williamsburg Lodge fitting finale to Festival Williamsburg Memorial Day weekend
May 03, 2010 CW's Memorial Day ceremony remembers America's fallen
Apr 30, 2010 Golden Horseshoe offers free mini golf lesson in May
Apr 30, 2010 CW to show traveling sculptures of Obama Inauguration
Apr 30, 2010 Colonial Williamsburg observes National Day of Prayer on May 6
Apr 27, 2010 Golden Horseshoe Junior Golf program begins June 21
Apr 23, 2010 Author Carson Hudson discusses life in Civil War-era Williamsburg
Apr 20, 2010 Everybody loves a circus parade!
Apr 13, 2010 Spring 2010 award recipients announced for Mary and Donald Gonzales Field Experience Fund
Apr 13, 2010 Eighteenth-century children’s needlework focus of lecture at Colonial Williamsburg’s DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Apr 12, 2010 The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg offers women's facial special May 2
Apr 10, 2010 CW launches premium Williamsburg Inn wine brand
Apr 06, 2010 CW apps link present to past
Apr 06, 2010 Bassett Hall, the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg offer complimentary admission on Saturday, April 17
Apr 06, 2010 CW's Fifes and Drums re-enact 18th-century military music tradition, Drummers Call, May 14-16
Apr 01, 2010 Revolutionary Story depicts Native American presence in Williamsburg on the eve of the American Revolution
Apr 01, 2010 WILLIAMSBURG, QVC® debut what’s new for spring
Mar 30, 2010 Go green at the Williamsburg Farmers Market April 3
Mar 29, 2010 Award-winning actor Mamie Gummer opens CW’s artist-in-residence program May 1
Mar 23, 2010 Explore CW's gardens this spring
Mar 22, 2010 Historic Area taverns welcome guests from near and far
Mar 22, 2010 CW's Costume Design Center opens its doors for behind-the-scenes tours
Mar 19, 2010 Virginia Peninsula Jewish Film Festival on Merchants Square concludes in March at CW’s Kimball Theatre
Mar 16, 2010 Dance tunes, Fifes and Drums and blues ballads new to CW’s spring evening programs
Mar 16, 2010 A Dream Fulfilled? Colonial Williamsburg’s African American Forum examines the significance of the 2008 presidential election
Mar 16, 2010 New book probes one of the great unsolved mysteries of American history
Mar 16, 2010 Williamsburg Inn Terrace Room pairs elegant setting with casual atmosphere
Mar 12, 2010 Williamsburg Inn Tennis Club offers one free play March 19–31
Mar 12, 2010 See America’s Great Northwest through the eyes of artist Steve Harley
Mar 12, 2010 April programs examine religion on the eve of the American Revolution
Mar 10, 2010 Enjoy chamber music and tavern dinners 18th-century style
Mar 09, 2010 Public invited to view dress rehearsals for new season of Revolutionary City
Mar 09, 2010 Discuss "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness" with Thomas Jefferson at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
Mar 08, 2010 “Revolutionary City” book published for premiere of season five
Mar 04, 2010 CW offers Virginia residents annual pass discount through March 31
Mar 04, 2010 Turmoil over taxation opens new Revolutionary City season
Mar 02, 2010 Lunch and Museums for a Year: Better than dinner and a movie
Mar 02, 2010 Crystal concerts, conversations with a Founding Father and Clean Comedy Night highlight March and April schedule at CW's Kimball Theatre
Mar 02, 2010 Last change to see stars at CW's folk art museum
Mar 02, 2010 Spa of Colonial Williamsburg offers free clips for Locks of Love
Mar 02, 2010 Discover why beer was the toast of the 18th-century capital of Virginia
Feb 23, 2010 New CW Electronic Field Trip teaches students through special effects and contemporary music
Feb 19, 2010 CW presents the role of women during Women's History Month in March
Feb 16, 2010 Author discusses Jefferson's "Flight from Monticello" in wartime during his term as governor of Virginia
Feb 16, 2010 Meet the experts behind the exhibitions during "Meet the Curator and Conservator" tours at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
Feb 12, 2010 CW reports 2009 ticket sales, Annual Fund results and endowment performance
Feb 10, 2010 The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg and Bassett Hall offer free admission Feb. 20
Feb 09, 2010 Military antiques focus of new lecture series at CW’s DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Feb 09, 2010 CW brickmakers re-introduce lost art of wood-fired brick kilns to United Kingdom
Feb 08, 2010 CW, Pearson introduce "The Idea of America,' groundbreaking interactive U.S. history and citizenship program
Feb 05, 2010 Williamsburg Farmers Market begins the winter season on Valetine's Day weekend in Merchants Square
Feb 05, 2010 Sewing workshop invites guests to create 18th-century thread-covered buttons
Feb 02, 2010 CW's Feb. 11 Electronic Field Trip explores transatlantic slave trade
Feb 01, 2010 Williamsburg Lodge serves foods and wines of Italy, France and Spain
Feb 01, 2010 Golden Horseshoe hosts Spring Military Invitational March 6 – 7
Jan 29, 2010 CW's Black History Month programs illuminate live of 18th-century African Americans who fought for their freedom
Jan 29, 2010 Renowned history scholar Alf Mapp to sign books at WILLIAMSBURG Booksellers Feb. 13
Jan 29, 2010 CW's Historic Foodways programs demonstrate how to make chocolate in the 18th-century tradition
Jan 28, 2010 CW's 64th annual Garden Symposium examines how to adapt garden design and plant selection from historic sites to the modern home garden
Jan 26, 2010 “Pints, Pairings and Poisoned Dwarf” combines ales from the Isles with dinner and music
Jan 25, 2010 Meet the presidents as three of Virginia’s native sons tell the story of the birth of a nation during CW's Presidents Day Weekend Feb. 13-14
Jan 19, 2010 Enjoy live entertainment at CW’s Kimball Theatre
Jan 18, 2010 CW Art Museums' guests can enjoy period music while touring the galleries
Jan 15, 2010 Kimball Theatre hosts three film festivals in January, February
Jan 15, 2010 David Rockefeller pledges $1 million to support African American initiatives
Jan 13, 2010 CW offers special one-day admission with tavern lunch in January
Jan 12, 2010 Steven L. Miller elected to The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Board of Trustees
Jan 12, 2010 Virginia Arts Festival and CW expand partnership to bring diverse entertainment to Williamsburg
Jan 12, 2010 CW Art Museums engage young guests through hands-on activities during winter programs
Jan 08, 2010 CW's Junior Volunteer Expos slated for Jan. 23 and 26
Jan 07, 2010 Williamsburg Lodge and Williamsburg Inn offer guests enticing choices for Restaurant Week 2010
Jan 07, 2010 62nd Annual Antiques Forum to explore New England decorative arts
Jan 07, 2010 Meetings With A Mission: CW provides meeting space rich with history and purpose
Jan 06, 2010 Couples can create their own story with Williamsburg Lodge Winter Stories Package
Jan 06, 2010 CW's "Pottery with a Past" Symposium explores stoneware in America during the Colonial and Post-Revolutionary Periods
Jan 06, 2010 The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg and Bassett Hall Offer Complimentary Admission on Saturday, Dec. 11
Jan 05, 2010 AARFAM to exhibit Steve Harley's work