Limelight, March 14-18

Back to Our Kitchens: Spanning the American Revolution through World War II, four women share their stories of life at home while the nation’s men waged war. 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. Included with museum admission.

From the Inside Out: Performers from the Movement Dance Company and Institute for Dance showcase their talents. 3 p.m. Sunday at the Williamsburg Regional Library. Free.

Soroptimists of Williamsburg Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show: Check out fashions by Yolanda's and Bodacious Lady Boutique while proceeds benefit Soroptimist International’s efforts to improve the lives of women and girls. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 6500 Arthur Hills Drive. $40, call 870-1772 for more info.

STEAM Saturday: The Williamsburg Regional Library series continues with “The Magical Math Tour,” a fun-filled take on math concepts led by “mathmagician” Brian Curry. Interactive activities follow the main show. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday at the James City County Library. Free.

Cottage Gardens: Gordon Chappell, a local landscape architect and former garden director for Colonial Williamsburg, will discuss the history and design behind cottage gardens. 10 a.m. Saturday at Freedom Park Interpretive Center, 5537 Centerville Road. Free; $5 donation suggested.

Williamsburg Youth Orchestras: The young musicians host their Chamber Music Program and Middle School Brass and Wind concert, marking the debut of the organization’s brass and wind ensemble. 5 p.m. Sunday at William and Mary’s Ewell Hall, 221 Jamestown Road. Free.

Military Through the Ages: Hundreds of re-enactors come together to depict the history of armed forces, from the fifth century through modern warfare. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Jamestown Settlement. $17 for adults, $8 kids 6-12.

Bid ‘n’ Buy Auction: The largest fundraiser for Child Development Resources returns for its 40th year with live and silent auctions, food, a petting zoo and other activities. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Jamestown High School, 3751 John Tyler Highway. Free admission.

Fido Fest: Celebrate your furry friends with food, games, the Fido Fashion Show and best trick and dog photo contests. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Jamestown Beach Event Park, 2205 Jamestown Road. $5 per car, cash or check only. For more information, call 259-5353; weather permitting.

Shamrock the Burg: The Williamsburg Kiwanis Club’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration returns with traditional corned beef, cabbage and more cuisine alongside live music from the Donnybrooks and Irish dancers. 21 and older. 4:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday at 401 N. Boundary St. $10 admission, with food and drinks available for purchase. Visit for tickets.

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