Monday, February 11, 2013

Historic Yorktown Winter Happenings Continued

Historic Yorktown offers plenty of indoor activities to keep you entertained through the winter with art galleries, literary teas, concerts, wine dinners, and hot chocolate. For a complete listing of events and activities, please visit
Stop in the shop during February and purchase a small Specialty Latte or Specialty Hot Chocolate and we'll upgrade your drink to a medium for FREE. Enjoy some of the finest coffee specialty drinks on the Peninsula. Serving Fair Trade Certified, pesticide free and organically grown product every day. Select from freshly ground coffee, specialty hot coffee drinks or the local favorite "exclusive hot chocolate". (757) 969-1990.
Watermen's Museum
Join us for a fun-filled evening of sea shanties, colonial and maritime tunes, and folk music. Musicians and non-musicians welcome to join in. Bring snacks and drinks to share. Event occurs the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Location: 309 Water Street. Free (757) 887.2641
Riverwalk Restaurant
Make your Valentine feel extra special this Valentines Day. Treat them to Riverwalk Restaurant's Valentines Special Four Course Dinner. Call for information, pricing and reservations at the (757) 875-1522.
Riverwalk Restaurant, 323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA
Enjoy a fabulous Wine Dinner at Riverwalk Restaurant celebrating wines from New Mexico. Call or visit for ticket information and pricing (757)875.1522. Please note: the restaurant will be closed Mondays from November through March. Hours of Operation: Tues-Sun: lunch 11:30 am to 2:30 pm and dinner 5 pm to 9 pm. 
Cole Digges House (circa 1720), 411 Main Street
Enjoy a delightful high tea featuring; Silk Sachet Teas; Scones & Biscuits; Petite Quiche; Tea Sandwiches; Dessert Plates, and more. This month's guest, Jeff Toalson, editor, Mama, I Am Yet Still Alive, Composite Diary of 1863 in the Confederacy. Please join us at the Cole Digges House (circa 1720), 411 Main Street. Reservations recommended. Seating is limited. Call for pricing and more information. (757) 988-1999.
Monthly High Tea lectures:
·    March 27th, Justin Pantzer, Harney & Son's, The History of Tea
·    April 24th, Brad Parks, The Good Cop, A Carter Ross Mystery
·    May 29th, J. Michael Moore, The War of 1812 in the Chesapeake Bay
York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown, VA
Come and enjoy Mixed Media Art Show at the Gallery at York Hall. You can relish in the revolving exhibit of fine art in all media by local artists for display and sale. Winter Hours are Tues, Thurs, and Sat from 10am to 1pm. Appointments may also be made by calling (757) 890-4490. Open April - Dec Tues thru Sat 10am to 4, Sun 1pm to 4pm. York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 Free. (757) 890-4490.
Yorktown Freight Shed
Wipe the winter blues away as local musicians engage and interact with audience members. This week's entertainment will be provided by The H.M. Johnson Band (R&B, & Jazz). Sponsored by York County. Yorktown Freight Shed, 331 Water Street. Free tickets required. Call for more information. 757-890-3500.
Set sail for a bygone era aboard Yorktown's 105' tall ship The Schooner Alliance. Three sails daily from Riverwalk Landing Pier, March - Nov. Food and beverages available for purchase. Admission. $ Advanced reservations recommended. (800) 979.3370
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York County Tourism Development


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