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Limelight, August 2-6

Explore the Declaration of Independence: Witness the events leading to the signing of the Declaration of Independence in a guided tour for ages 10 and up. 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg's Hennage Auditorium. Repeats every Saturday in August. Included with museum admission.

National Mead Day: Celebrate the momentous holiday with live music from master accordionist David Gussman, who will perform music of French, Celtic, German and Italian origin, among others. Sounds will span polkas, tangos, jigs and more. 5-8 p.m. Saturday at Silver Hand Meadery, 224C Monticello Avenue. Free admission.

Family Movie Monday at WRL: Escape the heat with a family friendly screening of the animated action-comedy, "Kung Fu Panda 3." Bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks. 11 a.m. inside the Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre and 6:30 p.m. inside the James City County Library Community Room on Monday. Free.

Grace Church Summer Concert Series: The series continues with Lana Puckett and Kim Person, award-winning songwriters known for their intricate guitar playing, precise harmonies and emotional vocals. 5 p.m. on Sunday at Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church St., Yorktown. Free.

A Dog's Life: Take a guided tour of dog-related art and explore the lives of dogs as pets and workplace helpers in the 18th century. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg's Hennage Auditorium. Repeats every Wednesday in August. Included with museum admission.

Yorktown Music Jamboree: Shanty Grass will open with a bluegrass set, then the Billy Joe Trio will entertain with their brand of funky blues rock. 6-9 p.m. at the Watermen's Museum, 309 Water Street, Yorktown. $5 at the gate, children under 14 free.

"Peter Pan, Jr.": Backstage Theatre presents a modern retelling based on J.M. Barrie's classic story and Disney's iconic animated film. The young actors' portrayals of memorable characters is fun for the whole family. 6:30 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre. Free.

Brass Cannon Brewing One Year Anniversary: The Williamsburg beer company celebrates its first birthday with brews and Native American cuisine from Hungry Hungry Arrow. Elderberry Jam jams from 3-6 p.m. and the Delta Daggers play 6-9 p.m. Noon-9 p.m. Saturday at Brass Cannon Brewing. Free admission.

38 Special: Busch Gardens' summer concert series continues with the classic rock band, known for hits like "Hold On Loosely" and "Caught Up in You." 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Busch Gardens. Included with park admission. Complimentary concert wristbands will be distributed on a first come, first served basis on performance days at the Concert Ticket Distribution Center located at the ticket windows across from Stroller Rentals.

Whistlebelly: Enjoy food from the chefs at DoG Street Pub, Blue Talon Bistro, the Catering Company and others with a menu featuring tacos, hot dogs, fried candy bars, cheeseburger egg rolls and more. Couple that with beer from Alewerks, Brass Cannon, Virginia Beer Company and more. 12:30-5 p.m. on Sunday in Merchants Square. Early access ticket holders get in at 11:30 a.m. General admission $50, early access $70. All tickets include all-you-can-eat food options and drink samples.

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