Black Friday (shopping)

The Williamsburg holiday season is in full swing

The Williamsburg holiday season is in full swing

The day after Thanksgiving feasts, it was all about family, fun and Black Friday deals.

For the Horsting sisters, an afternoon stroll in Colonial Williamsburg was a traditional part of their annual holiday return to their hometown after scattering to their current homes in Richmond and Texas.

“Because we grew up here, there’s a lot of memories here. We pass by places we remember, like ‘oh, we went up that fire escape when we weren’t supposed to. This is the church we went to. This is the tree we climbed,’” Julie Horsting said.

So, on Friday Horsting and her three sisters — Trudy, Laura and Rebekah Horsting — took to the streets of Colonial Williamsburg and Merchants...

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