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Stand Up Comedy Night: Veterans Take the Mic

As part of the "AfterWARd" special exhibition, “Stand Up Comedy Night: Veterans Take the Mic” features the talent of graduates of Comedy Bootcamp, a seven-week workshop offered by the Armed Forces Arts Partnership. The performance features 10 alumni of Comedy Bootcamp: Bobby BlackHat Walters of the U.S. Coast Guard; William Breckenridge of the U.S. Army; Mae Brayton, a Navy spouse; Arthur Rizer of

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Public Lecture: “The Legacy of Henry Knox”

In conjunction with the “AfterWARd” special exhibition, Knox Museum Curator Matthew Hansbury discusses the many contributions made by Washington’s chief of artillery in his post-war years as the nation’s first Secretary of War. A special artillery demonstration will precede the talk. Admission to the lecture is free; advance reservations recommended at (757) 253-4572. The “AfterWARd” special exhib

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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 American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, learn about typical Revolutionary War soldiers’ fare and trace the farm's bounty from field to kitchen. More

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A Colonial Christmas

Experience centuries-old holiday traditions at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and, December 23-31, festivities featuring period musical entertainment.  More

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