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American Indian Intertribal Powwow

Join in a two-day celebration of song, dance and storytelling, featuring American Indian tribes. This year's program highlights American Indian women with special performances, speakers and more. Held in conjunction with the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution. More

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Yorktown Victory Celebration

Military life and artillery firings mark the 238th anniversary of America’s momentous Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown on October 19, 1781. Enjoy hands-on activities, military music and re-enactors. October 19 commemorative events take place in Historic Yorktown and at Yorktown Battlefield. Learn more.

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Tenacious Women Lecture: “Collectively Indispensable, Individually Obscure: The Women of Early Virginia”

Dr. Bly Straube, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation curator, will explore some of the little-known stories of Powhatan, English and African women in the early 17th-century Virginia colony through examination of museum objects, archaeological discoveries and primary sources. Free admission. Advance reservations required at rsvp@jyf.virginia.gov or (757) 253-4572.

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Family Frights

A Halloween-themed museum night from 6:30 to 9 p.m. for young children and families features trick-or-treating, grisly games, ghostly tales, haunted houses and spooky ships. An evening ticketed event. Learn more.

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The African-American Soldier

In conjunction with the “Forgotten Soldier” special exhibition, re-enactors representing African-American soldiers from the Revolutionary War through World War II and beyond demonstrate their role throughout history in the United States military. Learn more.

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