Williamsburg and the Arts

Do you ever find yourself trying to put together exciting plans with friends or family, but strike out because there’s simply nothing going on? 

That never happens in Williamsburg.

One of the most delightful things about this great city is its arts culture—the theater, the music and the food are exciting and diverse, and it doesn’t have to be a special time of year to enjoy a very special weekend.

If you’re staying at King’s Creek Plantation in the coming week, you can concert hop, take in a play or two, learn to cook a new kind of cuisine and…well, just take a look!

WHAT: Yorktown Cabin Fever Concert Series
WHEN: March 2

There’s something uniquely wonderful about enjoying the talents of local musicians. Gather up your pals for a free concert by the water and head over to the Freight Shed at Riverwalk Landing in beautiful, historic Yorktown. This is a special musical experience that shouldn't be missed!

WHAT: Asuncion at the William & Mary Theatre

WHEN: February 28 – March 3

Author, playwright and Oscar-nominated actor Jesse Eisenberg has written a wry, poignant and even comical play that explores the complicated truths about culture and politics in our country. This outing is best for adults only, as the performance includes some explicit content.

WHAT: Dewey Decibel Concert Series Presents: Virginia Opera, Arias and Duets
WHEN: March 1

Williamsbug is offering up another free concert, this time with the powerful arias and show-stopping show tunes. Come to the Williamsburg Library for an eclectic presentation by the Virginia Opera called “An Evening of Opera & Broadway,” which covers opera’s most beloved arias and ensemble pieces as well as popular Broadway hits!

WHAT: Carrot Tree Kitchens International Dinner Nights: Morocco
WHEN: March 1

If you’re a whiz in the kitchen and you’re looking to broaden your culinary horizons, then plan to sign up for an International Dinner Nights class at Carrot Tree Kitchens! This time, they’re teaching you how to make a mouth-watering Moroccan meal.

WHAT: Tidewater Intergenerational Orchestra Concert
WHEN: March 5

If you love Mozart, come see the Tidewater Intergenerational Orchestra perform some of his most melodic symphonies and concertos at Saint Bede Catholic Church. (This would make a great date night!)

WHAT: The Pajama Game
WHEN: March 3 & 4

The Walsingham Theatre presents its spring production of “The Pajama Game,” and you can still snag a ticket! This classic musical won the 1955 Tony for Best Musical, and its timeless message is still relevant today. Read about it here

WHAT: First of Women, First of Wives
WHEN: March 4

This program isn’t what you’d expect. Featuring an all-male cast, it’s actually all about women. Widowers George Mason, Thomas Jefferson, and Patrick Henry reflect on the wives they lost, providing a rare glimpse into the private lives of these public men and the women they loved. 

If you’re not in the ‘Burg this week, worry not! The calendar is always full in the Historic Triangle, whether you’re in town for the weekend or you’re staying for a whole week. And King’s Creek Plantation is the perfect place to stay to be at the center of it all!