History Happy Hour Partners

Local Program Partners

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is postponing its “History Happy Hour” webcasts originally scheduled for June 4 and June 11, following recent technical issues with webcast platforms. New dates will be announced.

As part of the virtual History Happy Hour series, we’re proud to partner with the Virginia Beer Company. Billsburg Brewery and Williamsburg Winery for upcoming live interactive webcasts, with a portion of proceeds from designated purchases in connection with each program supporting the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc.


POSTPONED
Beer Brewing in Colonial America

History Happy Hour
This “History Happy Hour” program originally scheduled for June 4 has been postponed. A new date will be announced.

Join Robby Willey from the Virginia Beer Company and Austin Shawinsky from Billsburg Brewery as we examine archaeological evidence of brewing at Jamestown and during the American Revolution and see drinking vessels from the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation’s collection. Grab a mug and try your hand at George Washington’s small beer recipe or Martha Washington’s unique persimmon beer, or leave it to the experts and pair this program with a brew from our local partners participating in this live webcast.

The Virginia Beer Company will donate 10% of the pre-tax order total to the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc. from designated online and in-store orders from now through the day of this live webcast – date to be announced. To make your order:

The Billsburg Brewery will donate $1 per six-pack from designated orders of Classic Lager, Fly Away IPA and Planet 4 Red Ale beers to the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc. from now through July 4. To make your order:


POSTPONED
Wine on the Vine

History Happy Hour
This “History Happy Hour” program originally scheduled for June 11 has been postponed. A new date will be announced.

Join Williamsburg Winery winemaker Matthew Meyer for a tasting at the start of the program, as we discover what wines were available in the American colonies, from what was shipped and ordered from abroad to those made locally, and Jefferson’s contributions to Virginia viticulture.

Details on pairing this program with a purchase from Williamsburg Winery to be provided at future date.