Yorktown Story Slam: Presenters share personal stories, then the floor is open to audience members. Storytellers and listeners welcome. 7 p.m. Monday at the Watermen’s Museum, 309 Water St. Free.
Family Friendly ‘Christmas Carol’ Marathon: Celebrate the true meaning of Christmas with movies such as “The Muppet Christmas Carol” and “Mickey’s Christmas Carol.” 11 a.m. Saturday at the James City County Library. For a full schedule, visit bit.ly/2zXupGM. Free.
‘Christmas in Yorktown’ exhibit: Local artists show off their holiday pieces across a variety of a media. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the Gallery at York Hall, 301 Main St., Yorktown. Free.
Christmastide: Experience the holiday season with an 18th-century tour guide sharing reflections on Christmas and the news of the day. 10-11 a.m. daily beginning Friday at Colonial Williamsburg’s Lumber House Ticket Office, 108 W. Duke of Gloucester St. Adults $16, children 6-12 $8. For advance tickets, visit bit.ly/2zSHG63.
‘AfterWARd: The Revolutionary Veterans Who Built America:’ See what happened to America’s earliest veterans in the aftermath of that fateful war. Exhibit ends Monday. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water St. $12 for adults, $7 children 6-12, younger than 6 free.
Liberty’s Ice Pavilion: Ice skating returns to Duke of Gloucester Street, alongside opportunities to enjoy holiday music, hot chocolate and cider. Noon to 8 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and noon to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. $12 for adults, $10 for children 3-12. For advance tickets, visit bit.ly/2jdmnBJ.
Robert Hodge: Stage and Screen: Pianist, vocalist returns for a concert benefiting the Williamsburg Players, featuring music from 100-plus years of film and theater. 8 p.m. Saturday at the James-York Playhouse, 200 Hubbard Lane. Tickets: $20, visit williamsburgplayers.org or call 229-0431.
Crystal Carols Concert: Dean Shostak returns to Williamsburg with his glass violin for a performance that also features crystal handbells and a glass armonica. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday at the Williamsburg Regional Library. $10 online, $12 at the door. Tickets: crystalconcert.com.
Merchants Square Tree Lighting: The second annual tree lighting event features festivities, decorations and live music from the Williamsburg Waites. 6-8 p.m. Saturday in Merchants Square, 440 W. Duke of Gloucester St. Free.
Christmas Town: Santa returns to Busch Gardens alongside an array of performances and shopping opportunities. With more than 8 million lights through the park, it’s the largest Christmas lights display in North America. 2-10 p.m. Friday through Sunday and throughout December at Busch Gardens. For more information or to buy tickets, visit bit.ly/2gv6k0a.