Limelight, Sept. 6-10

Order in the Court: Participate in a local court session where lives, liberties and property are contested. Take on the role of justice, attorney, litigant, petitioner or defendant and experience how the rights of Virginians were maintained in open court. 2:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday at Colonial Williamsburg. Included with Colonial Williamsburg admission.

2nd Sundays Williamsburg: The recurring event celebrates unique art and local artists — and music — throughout the streets surrounding Colonial Williamsburg. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 423 Prince George St. Free.

Busting Myths: Were quilts really used as coded messages for the Underground Railroad? Were people shorter in the 1700s? Learn to discern truth, myth and reality on this guided tour. 5 p.m. Monday at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg’s Hennage Auditorium. Included with museum admission.

“Pocahontas Imagined:” Jamestown Settlement's latest exhibit examines the life and legend of Pocahontas and her legacy throughout the centuries. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Residents of Williamsburg, York and James City counties, along with College of William and Mary students, get in free with proof of residency.

Rhythms on the Riverwalk Concert Series: Yorktown’s latest concert series promises dance-worthy tunes spanning jazz to country. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. 6:30 p.m. Friday at Riverwalk Landing. Free.

AfterWARd: The Revolutionary Veterans Who Built America: The Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown in 1781 was just the beginning for the ranks of soldiers and citizens who fought for America’s independence. See what happened to America’s earliest veterans in the aftermath of that fateful war. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water St. $12 for adults, $7 for children 6-12, children younger than 6 are free.

Paws at the River Pet Day: Saturday’s Yorktown Market Days event features the third annual Pet Day, designed to promote animal rescue organizations and help furry friends find their forever homes. Bring your pets to check out the animal-friendly vendors and artists down by the river. 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Riverwalk Landing. Free.

The Miró String Quartet: The Chamber Music Society of Williamsburg presents their latest concert, which promises thoughtful and emotional music from an ensemble named after Spanish surrealist Joan Miró. 8 p.m. Tuesday at Williamsburg Regional Library. $15 or $5 for students.

Drool in the Pool: Bring your water-loving best friends and join fellow animal lovers in helping save lives. Dogs of all sizes welcome. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chickahominy Riverfront Park pool, 1350 John Tyler Highway. A $10 donation is requested. For more information, visit heritagehumanesociety.org .

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown:” The Williamsburg Players bring Charles Schulz’s classic “Peanuts” characters to life in Clark Gesner’s musical. Join Charlie Brown, Lucy, Schroeder, Linus, Sally and Snoopy in this revised version of the original 1967 show. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday at the James-York Playhouse, 200 Hubbard Lane. Tickets are $20 for adults and $12 for students and children; to purchase tickets, call 229-0431 or visit williamsburgplayers.org .

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