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  • WCAC juried show returns for second year

    WCAC juried show returns for second year

    The Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center launched its second annual juried show with a reception Thursday evening, celebrating the latest offerings from talented area artists. The exhibition runs through Nov. 16. “We got a really nice selection of entries, “ said Karen Schwartz, program co-chair...

      • Limelight, Oct. 24-28

        Limelight, Oct. 24-28

        Williamsburg Bird Club Bird Walk: Check out the sights and sounds of local birds with a group of like-minded enthusiasts. 8-10 a.m. Saturday at New Quarter Park, 1000 Lakeshead Drive. Free. Virginia Peninsula Jewish Film Festival: The festival screens “Maktub,” which tells the story of two criminals...

          • W&M Youth Film Institute fosters future filmmakers

            The College of William and Mary’s Youth Film Institute returns for its seventh year Oct. 27-28, offering middle and high school students the opportunity to learn about the art of filmmaking through hands-on experiences. The program tasks students with collaborating in small groups to create short...

              • Williamsburg Players unleash 'Hair'

                Williamsburg Players unleash "Hair"

                The Williamsburg Players’ latest production, “Hair,” tells a tale of the peace, love, drugs and draft protests quintessential to its 1960s setting. But as director Dana Margulies Cauthen works to fine tune the musical in time for its run at the James-York Playhouse Nov. 2-17, she said it’s also...

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                  • More than the course was historic at Yorktown Battlefield 10-miler

                    Now in its 25th year, the Yorktown Battlefield 10-miler is one of the most competitive races on the Peninsula. The Nov. 3 edition was the 10th of 12 races on the 2018 Peninsula Track Club Grand Prix schedule. It was also the 12th of 15 races in the Hampton Roads Super Grand Prix, a series of the...

                      • Age-group records fall in fast Governor's Land 5K

                        Fifteen years ago Robert S. White of Hampton ran the Governor’s Land 5K Run shortly after his 80th birthday and averaged less than an 8 minute, 20 second pace per mile for a remarkable time of 25:48, still the Colonial Road Runners 5K record for the men’s 80-84 age group. White didn’t run Governor’s...

                          • Warhill Lions volleyball whacks Great Bridge Wildcats 3-0

                            Warhill Lions volleyball whacks Great Bridge Wildcats 3-0

                            Warhill struck early and smashed Great Bridge in three sets Tuesday night in a Region 4A girls volleyball semifinal in the Lions’ gym. Warhill senior Chloe Wilmouth set an early aggressive tone with a spike on the first point of the opening set. From there on Warhill kept the lead, but Great Bridge...

                              • Strong defense pushes Warhill volleyball past Jamestown

                                Strong defense pushes Warhill volleyball past Jamestown

                                Warhill’s girls volleyball team beat out rival Jamestown in three sets Wednesday night. Warhill (22-2), ranked second in the region, worked defensively on the court to beat the Eagles (17-5). “The girls hustled,” Warhill varsity volleyball head coach Greg Koon said of the win. “We just live to...

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                                  • Fly a flag to remember Armistice Day

                                    Sunday marks the signing agreement to end World War I — at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month — 100 years ago. Now known as Veterans Day, it was once called Armistice Day. This, as in past years, is when veterans’ organizations place the appropriate size U.S. flags by deceased veterans’...

                                      • New shingles vaccine provides better protection for seniors

                                        Dear Savvy Senior, A good friend of mine got a bad case of shingles last year and has been urging me to get vaccinated. Should I? Suspicious Susan Dear Susan, Yes. If you’re 50 or older, there’s a new shingles vaccine on the market that’s far superior to the older vaccine, so now is a great time...

                                          • A resounding 'no' to Goodwin Plaza plan

                                            Rounds of applause to Cindy May of James City County for so deftly posting a stop sign in front of the Goodwin Plaza proposal. Her reasons why Goodwin Plaza is not a good idea are so on target. Surprisingly at a program for Colonial Williamsburg Foundations volunteers on Wednesday — I have been...

                                              • Share your thoughts on Goodwin Plaza plan

                                                The plan to convert the P3 parking lot behind The Blue Talon, R. Bryant,Ltd. and The Precious Gem is a ludicrous idea being promoted by Jeff Duncan for Mitchell Reiss and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. This is a critical parking area for all Merchant Square businesses and for the usual shoppers...

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