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American Indian Intertribal Powwow

Join in a two-day celebration of song and dance by members of American Indian tribes with storytelling and a film presentation. A highlight of the weekend event is a 6:30 p.m. Saturday evening performance, with separate admission, by folk artist Kevin Locke, a world-renowned Hoop Dancer, an indigenous Northern Plains flute player and storyteller. More

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“Bartering for a Continent: How Anglo-Indian Trade Shaped America” Special Exhibition

The importance of trade between American Indians and English colonists, from the founding of Jamestown through the American Revolution, and the role of Virginia in the development of a new world of exchange in goods and commodities across the North American continent is explored in this six-month special exhibition. More

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Yorktown Victory Celebration & New Museum Preview

The 235th anniversary of America’s momentous 1781 Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown is celebrated with hands-on military experiences, artillery firings, and a preview of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown with the debut of the new exhibition galleries and films and a new museum name. Commemorative events take place on October 19 at Yorktown Battlefield and in historic Yorktown. More

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Family Frights at Jamestown Settlement

A Halloween-theme museum night for elementary-school-age children and families returns Friday and Saturday, October 21 & 22, to Jamestown Settlement with trick-or-treating, ghostly tales, haunted houses and ships, and grizzly games. The event runs 6:30 to 9 p.m. each night. Separate admission fee. More

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Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia

Explore colonial Virginia foodways during a three-day event beginning on Thanksgiving Day.  At Jamestown Settlement, learn how food was gathered, preserved and prepared by Powhatan Indians and English colonists. At the Yorktown Victory Center, learn about typical Revolutionary War soldiers’ fare and trace the farm's bounty from field to kitchen.

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