‘Midnight in Paris:’ A comedy about a discontented writer who finds a portal back to 1920s Paris where he hobnobs with famous writers of the jazz age. 2 p.m. Thursday at the Williamsburg Library, 515 Scotland St. Free.
Friday Morning MTB Bike Ride: Join Margie McCarthy and Fran Lenahan for a fun-pace mountain bike ride in the woods. The ride is approximately 90 minutes long. 7:30-9 a.m. Friday at Conte's Bike Shop, 4900 Courthouse St. Free.
Heritage Tour: Tour the Heritage Center Museum, the Bruton Parish Church and Churchyard. The tour begins at the Bruton Parish Gift Shop at the Parish House, just one and a half blocks West of the church. 2 p.m. Thursday at Bruton Parish Gift Shop, 331 W. Duke of Gloucester St. Free.
Victor Haskins: International performer, multi-instrumentalist, and composer Victor Haskins returns to the Williamsburg Library with his ace ensemble of improvisers, Victor Haskins' Skein. 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Williamsburg Library, 515 Scotland St. Tickets $5; Friends of Williamsburg Regional Library $4.
A Year of Making: Soldering Circuits: Learn to solder electronic circuits, then build your own. This program will have sessions at 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at James City County Library, 7770 Croaker Road. Registration is required. Call 259-4050.
Artifact Adventures: Meet colonists and real archaeologists, participate in hands-on activities and explore the world of the first permanent colony in the New World. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Historic Jamestowne, 1368 Colonial Parkway. Free with admission.
Learn the Ukulele: Music educator Wesley Stevenson will teach a class on how to play the ukulele. Instruments provided. 4-5 p.m. Friday in room 127 of the Stryker Center, 412 N. Boundary St. Free. Registration required. Call 259-4050.
‘Love in the Art of the Ancient Regime:’ A lecture presented by Donald Schrader, an adjunct professor of art history at the University of Mary Washington. He will discuss the evolution of Rococo art and how it expressed love. 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Williamsburg Library, 515 Scotland St. Free.
Winter Carnival and Silent Auction: The carnival will feature an indoor snowball fight, sledding hill, instrument petting zoo, face painting, winter crafts and snacks. The silent auction will have items such as themed baskets, tickets to local attractions and more. Proceeds benefit Elliot’s Song, a charity bringing music education to at-risk preschoolers. 5:30-8 p.m. Friday at Williamsburg United Methodist Church, 500 Jamestown Road. All-access wristbands are $15. Reserve tickets by emailing email@example.com.
William and Mary Global Film Festival: This four-day event features screenings of international, student and alumni-produced films, live performances, presentations, guest filmmakers and receptions. All festival events are open to the public. Various times and locations from Jan. 31-Feb. 3. Tickets are $5-$15. For schedule and tickets, go to wmglobalfilmfestival.com.