No First Night
It is still a shock to realize Williamsburg chose to let the First Night celebration die a quiet death rather than step up energy and focus to continue the event. Really, can the city afford to have yet another business/event disappear? The announcement was "not enough volunteers," but past volunteers say they were never contacted about helping at 2017 First Night, and had planned to continue volunteering. So, what is the actual story?
Congratulations to Mitchell Reiss and all Colonial Williamsburg employees, donors and friends for the difference you are making. The recent full-page ad in The Virginia Gazette and Daily Press...