Top 10 for March 13-19

10 Military Through the Ages: In just one weekend, experience centuries of military history at this event where more than 400 military re-enactors show how uniforms, weapons and military tactics evolved through the centuries. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jamestown Settlement, 2110 Jamestown Road. Free with admission.

9 Creating habitats for birds, butterflies and pollinators: Learn how to design and plant to attract more birds, butterflies, and pollinators to your yard from landscape designer, Peggy Krapf. 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Freedom Park, 5537 Centerville Road. Free; register at 566-9088.

8 Greek Hero Training and Storytime: There will be readings of the most famous myths, learn to make a Medusa mask or Cyclops origami eye and have a chance to complete the trials of Hercules to earn your place among the Greek heroes. For ages 5-10. 2 p.m. March 10, room 128 of the Stryker Center, 412 N. Boundary St.

7 March of the Lions: This community yard sale put on by the Warhill PTA will also have a blood drive for the American Red Cross and the James City County Police Department will produce child ID cards. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Warhill High School, 4615 Opportunity Way. Free.

6 Child Development Resources’ Bid 'n' Buy: The auction will feature hundreds of live and silent auction items, food, music, family activities and a cash raffle, all benefiting Child Development Resources. 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Jamestown High School, 3751 John Tyler Highway. Free.

5 Tidewater Intergenerational Orchestra Concert: Guest pianist, Beatrice Soderberg of New York will join the orchestra as it performs “Concerto No. 1 in C minor” by Dmitri Shostakovich. 1-2 p.m. Sunday, Saint Bede Catholic Church, 3686 Ironbound Road. Free.

4 Buddy Art Classes: A program that provides art activities for kids with special needs and/or physical disabilities ages 6 and older. 3-4 p.m. Saturday, James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road. Register at or 879-4328. Free.

3 VSO Classics Reborn: Join a celebration of innovation, examining works in which each composer borrows classic forms and makes them new. 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Crosswalk Community Church, 5100 John Tyler Highway. $25-$65; tickets at

2 Fido Fest: Grab your leash and get to the park with your furry friend for a great time! There will be family and dog-friendly activities, games, fabulous food in addition to the dog contests. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jamestown Beach Event Park, 2205 Jamestown Road. $5 per car.

1 Shamrock the Burg: The Kiwanis Club’s annual festival celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day will have traditional Irish music, dancers and food. All proceeds benefit Avalon, Big Brothers and Sisters and United Way. 4:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday Williamsburg Community Building, 401 N. Boundary St. Admission $10; purchase at

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