Canoeing with the Stars: Escape the chaos of the city for a night under the stars. One experienced canoeist per canoe required. 7-10 p.m. Friday at York River State Park. Reservations required; call 566-3036. Canoes $13 per person or $8 per person for families of four or more.
Williamsburg Music Club September Program: The club’s fall season launches with the Tidewater Guitar Quartet. The eclectic concert will span 300 years of history combined with some original works. 11 a.m. Wednesday inside Bruton Parish’s Lewis Hall, 331 W. Duke of Gloucester St. Free.
Tucker-Arnold Storytelling Concert: Check out a whimsical combination of singing and storytelling that’s great for children. Two-time Grammy winner Bill Harley, Hampton native Sheila Arnold Jones and Charlottesville’s Bee Waters will mix fantasy and poetry to delightful effect. 7 p.m. Saturday at the Williamsburg Regional Library. $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and children 12 and younger. For more information, call 725-1398 or visit americanlives.net.
Rhythms on the Riverwalk Concert Series: Yorktown’s latest concert series continues dance-worthy tunes from the country musicians of the Dave Cynar Band. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. 6:30 p.m. Friday at Riverwalk Landing. Free.
Williamsburg Farmers Market: More than 40 vendors will bring meats, produce, artisan chocolates and more. So’lach will perform live music from 9-11 a.m. and the chef’s tent features Berret’s Seafood. 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday in Merchants Square. Free.
Yorktown Art Stroll: Some of the region’s most talented artists show off their paintings and handcrafted artwork, complementing the riverside view. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Riverwalk Landing. Free.
‘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, Friday and 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.
Yorktown Folk Festival: The festival returns for a fourth year to celebrate American music. Performers include LCV Project, Shantygrass, Joe Duggan Clan MacCool. Food trucks, beverages, vendors and artists will be on site. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday at the Watermen’s Museum, 309 Water St., Yorktown. Free, with tips for the bands encouraged. For more information, visit watermens.org or call 564-2641.
A Taste of High Street: Come see what High Street has to offer, including barbecue samples, beer and wine tastings, live music and fun activities for children. Revolution Golf and Grille, Plaza Azteca, Movie Tavern and other business will be there. Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at High Street. Free, with alcoholic beverages available for purchase.
7th Annual PIPE Benefit Concert: Come party for a purpose as the the sounds of the Caribbean mellow out the Historic Triangle. It’s a family friendly night filled with music, food, margaritas and community. 5:30-11 p.m. Saturday at the Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheater at Lake Matoaka, 121 Ukrop Way. $12 in advance, $15 at the gate and $10 for College of William and Mary students and children 12 and younger. For tickets, call 221-0225.