‘To Rob the King of Spayne’: Join Captain Brewster as he explores the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of the governor, Lord Delaware, that cast doubt on the future of Jamestown. 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday at Historic Jamestowne. $14 for adults, free for children 15 and younger.
Rhythms on the Riverwalk: The final event in Yorktown’s fall concert series features Good Shot Judy. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday at Riverwalk Landing. Free.
5K Run for the Arc: Run, walk or roll in support of the Arc of Greater Williamsburg, which serves adults with developmental disabilities. Race day registration and packet pickup at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Williamsburg Landing, 5700 Williamsburg Landing Drive. One-mile fun run at 8:30 a.m. and 5K run/walk at 9 a.m. $40, register at thearcgw.org.
Art of the First Cities: Learn about how ancient Sumerians used visual arts to maintain power and convey their values and beliefs. 7:30 p.m. Monday at Williamsburg Regional Library. Free.
Masterworks Concert: Pianist Michael Steven Lianos performs at St. Bede Catholic Church with contrasting sonatas by a lovestruck Brahms and a Schumann losing his grip on reality. 1 p.m. Wednesday at 3686 Ironbound Road. Free.
Dewey Decibel Presents John Bullard: Bullard performs classical music with a twist using his five-string banjo. 7:30 p.m. Friday at Williamsburg Regional Library. $5.
The Reformation and Its Legacy: Bruton Parish’s fall lecture series commences with a discussion on the cause and impact of the Protestant Reformation. 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, 331 W. Duke of Gloucester St. Free.
Fall Fest: The Billsburg Brewery event features food and drinks in celebration of Riverside Doctors’ Hospital. 6-9 p.m. Friday at 2054 Jamestown Road. Free admission.
Yorktown Wine Festival: Wine connoisseurs and novices can enjoy samples of wines, meads and ciders from around Virginia and the world. Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at Riverwalk Landing. $30 in advance, $35 at the door. For more info, visit villageevents.org or call 877-2933.
Williamsburg Book Festival: Check out local authors and publishers alongside panels exploring a diverse range of topics. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Stryker Center. Free.