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Dec 19, 2008 New "Pigs to Pork" program debuts at Great Hopes Plantation
Dec 16, 2008 CW's Historic Area residents win prizes in annual house decorating contest
Dec 12, 2008 CW introduces companion book to exhibit in Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum
Dec 12, 2008 CW Historic Foodways staff share secrets of the 18th-century chocolate makers
Dec 09, 2008 Carpenters and cadets to raise the walls of Charlton's coffeehouse
Dec 05, 2008 Colonial Williamsburg Foundation to donate conservation easement to Williamsburg Land Conservancy for protection of Route 132 easement
Dec 02, 2008 Tenth anniversary edition of Millennium Golf Classic scheduled for January at Golden Horseshoe Golf Club
Dec 02, 2008 CW's 74th Grand Illumination features fireworks, music and candlelit buildings
Dec 02, 2008 Popular Executive Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier prepares holiday favorites in the Regency Room
Dec 02, 2008 CW's new Electronic Field Trip
Dec 02, 2008 CW's Historic Trades artisans build Revolutionary War artillery from the ground up
Dec 02, 2008 Artist to sign copies of "The Tattoo"
Nov 27, 2008 CW Web site recognized for creativity
Nov 25, 2008 Folk Art Christmas tree lights up Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum
Nov 25, 2008 CW's DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum gives Good Neighbors discounts on all holiday programs
Nov 25, 2008 Williamsburg author to sign young adult books at WILLIAMSBURG Booksellers throughout Thanksgiving weekend
Nov 20, 2008 Renowned Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums to perform in 82nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®
Nov 14, 2008 Book signing at William and Mary Bookstore features newly released book,
Nov 12, 2008 New folk art exhibition explores an outdoor world of whimsy
Nov 10, 2008 CW gift cards perfect for friends, family and colleagues
Nov 07, 2008 Award-winning storyteller and champion liar Bil Lepp performs at CW's Kimball Theatre
Nov 07, 2008 Williamsburg Farmers Markets feature vendors with specialty foods and decorations for the holiday season
Nov 07, 2008 CW's Electronic Field Trip "Yorktown" broadcasts Nov. 13
Nov 07, 2008 Kate Mearns of the Spa of Colonial Williamsburg Named “Favorite Spa Manager” in prestigious 6th annual SpaFinder Readers’ Choice Awards
Oct 31, 2008 CW's Kimball Theatre gives new meaning to Christmas music
Oct 31, 2008 Bassett Hall program features one of the founding fathers of CW's restoration
Oct 31, 2008 CW's Kimball Theatre hosts Virginia Peninsula Jewish Film Festival on Merchants Square
Oct 30, 2008 CW's Golden Horseshoe Golf Club ofers special rates for military golfers
Oct 28, 2008 Sundance Festival Prize-Winning director talks about self-reliant filmmaking
Oct 28, 2008 Brothers-In-Arms explores the role of African Americans during the American Revolution
Oct 28, 2008 CW's Kimball Theatre brings back Clean Comedy Night in November
Oct 28, 2008 CW's Golden Horseshoe Golf Club offers special rates for military golfers
Oct 24, 2008 Performances at CW's Kimball Theatre benefit area projects
Oct 24, 2008 What did Marie-Antoinette wear to the Revolution?
Oct 24, 2008 Author and photographer of newly released book, "Flowers and Herbs of Early America," to sign copies across the foundation
Oct 24, 2008 CW's Golden Horseshoe Golf Club offers three November golf tournaments
Oct 24, 2008 Mary and Donald Gonzales Field Experience Fund announces fall award winners
Oct 21, 2008 CW salutes military service on Veterans Day Nov. 11
Oct 21, 2008 IMLS awards CW grant for more than $900,000
Oct 21, 2008 Historic Trades artisans create 18th-century bedroom furniture for 11th annual CW Woodworking Conference
Oct 17, 2008 Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt discuss presidential politics past and present at Colonial Williamsburg’s Kimball Theatre
Oct 17, 2008 Book signing at Richmond Shoppers Fair features newly released book, “Flowers and Herbs of Early America”
Oct 17, 2008 CW named to Top Ten list of places to celebrate the holidays by TravelSmart Newsletter
Oct 14, 2008 WILLIAMSBURG Booksellers features "An Evening with Timothy Seaman"
Oct 14, 2008 CW museums delight guests with holiday music programs
Oct 14, 2008 CW spreads joy of the season with holiday decoration programs
Oct 10, 2008 Revolutionary City Concert Series presents three exciting concerts for fall 2008
Oct 10, 2008 WILLIAMSBURG Booksellers features "The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Volumes I and II"
Oct 10, 2008 New valet parking service now available in Merchants Square
Oct 10, 2008 CW re-enacts Cherokee delegations' visits to 18th-century capital of Virginia
Oct 09, 2008 CW featured in 43 pages of special collector's issue of "Paula Deen's Christmas"
Oct 07, 2008 Author of "The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family" speaks at CW's Wallace Museum
Oct 07, 2008 CW's Journal marks its 30th anniversary with the Autumn 2008 issue
Oct 07, 2008 Lecture at CW's DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum tells the story of the deadly hurricane that hit North America in 1775
Oct 07, 2008 America's Botanical Heritage captured in new book from CW and Yale University Press
Oct 03, 2008 WILLIAMSBURG Holiday Decor by Aldik creates everlasting memories in any home during the holoiday season
Oct 03, 2008 CW's culinary director honored by American Culinary Federation
Oct 02, 2008 "Captured Colors" exhibition extends six more months, chance of a lifetime to see rare Revolutionary War battleflags
Sep 30, 2008 What do 400-year-old oyster shells tell us about Jamestown?
Sep 30, 2008 “‘Quilted Fashions’: 400 Years of Quilting” Symposium examines history of bedcovers and fashions past and present
Sep 30, 2008 "Prelude to Victory" prepares for Battle of Yorktown
Sep 30, 2008 Illustrated lecture and book signing at Norfolk Botanical Garden features soon-to-be released book, "Flowers and Herbs of Early America"
Sep 26, 2008 Author of "The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family" speaks at CW's Wallace Museum
Sep 23, 2008 CW's Historic Foodways staff shares secrets of the 18th-century chocolate makers
Sep 23, 2008 Illustrated lecture and book signing at CW's DeWitt Wallace Decortive Arts Museum features soon-to-be-released book, "Flowers and Herbs of Early America"
Sep 23, 2008 APVA Archaeologist William M. Kelso discusses recent discoveries at Jamestown Rediscovery Project
Sep 19, 2008 Peabody Essex Museum senior research associate Jeffrey P. Brain discusses the importance of the Popham Colony to Jamestown
Sep 19, 2008 Illustrated lecture and book signing at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden features soon-to-be-released book "Flowers and Herbs of Early Amerca"
Sep 19, 2008 Lecture at CW's DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum tells the story of the deadly hurricane that hit North America in 1775
Sep 16, 2008 Colonial Williamsburg’s Kimball Theatre features side-splitting performances during September and October
Sep 16, 2008 Did Patrick Henry really say "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death?"
Sep 16, 2008 Turn the pages of history this holiday season
Sep 12, 2008 Colonial Williamsburg hosts second metalworking conference in November
Sep 12, 2008 CW's Fourth Annual Storytelling Festival features eight national, four regional storytelelrs
Sep 12, 2008 Deck your halls with WILLIAMSBURG ornaments this holiday season
Sep 09, 2008 Special exhibition ends Jan. 9, 2009, when war trophies of the American Revolution return to their private owner
Sep 09, 2008 Concert at Colonial Williamsburg's DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum commemorates settlement of the New World
Sep 09, 2008 "The Will of the People" prevailed in bitter election of 1800
Sep 02, 2008 A fresh look at one of the American Revolution's greatest villains
Sep 02, 2008 Fund supports new exhibition at CW's DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Aug 29, 2008 WILLIAMSBURG Booksellers features "Hurricane of Independence: The Untold Story of the Deadly Storm at the Deciding Moment of the American Revolution"
Aug 29, 2008 WILLIAMSBURG offers great gift ideas this holiday season
Aug 29, 2008 CW's Bassett Hall offers garden, Catesby tours this fall
Aug 29, 2008 Get to know 18th-century Virgnians through their gardens
Aug 29, 2008 "A Day of Positive Discipline" workshop outlines characteristics of effective discipline
Aug 29, 2008 Documentary film at Colonial Williamsburg's Kimball Theatre explores what drives America
Aug 27, 2008 CW brings Teaching American History Conference to Chicago
Aug 26, 2008 What would Thomas Jefferson think of presidential politics today?
Aug 26, 2008 Fall programs educate, entertain young and old at the Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
Aug 26, 2008 Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum offers a memorable tour of “In Memoriam: Mourning Art in Early America”
Aug 26, 2008 WILLIAMSBURG Booksellers features “An Evening with Timothy Seaman”
Aug 22, 2008 CW's Revolutionary City® enters fall season on Labor Day with new hours, revolutionary stories
Aug 19, 2008 Tavern Ghost Walks: Warm nights and chilling experiences in CW's Historic Area
Aug 15, 2008 Museum interpreter portrays Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin and tells the story of CW's Restoration
Aug 15, 2008 New Bassett Hall program explores Abby Aldrich Rockefeller's favorite folk art objects
Aug 15, 2008 Guests to CW's DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum can enjoy elegant live chamber music
Aug 15, 2008 Regional storytellers weave traditional stories and tall tales at CW's fourth annual Storytelling Festival
Aug 15, 2008 Trio of concerts at CW's DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum feature three types of 18th-century music
Aug 12, 2008 DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum explores the history of the American flag
Aug 05, 2008 CW's chocolate, brewing programs celebrate the history of these guilty pleasures
Aug 05, 2008 Historic Masonry Trades brickmakers ignite CW's brick kiln Sept. 10 to fire 12,000 bricks
Aug 05, 2008 CW museums offer programs that introduce the experts behind the exhibitions
Aug 05, 2008 Scholars uncover "The Buried Truth" among other topics during 2008 Jamestown Lecture Series
Jul 29, 2008 Discover the tumultuous times of the American Revolution in CW's Historic Area as depicted in the HBO miniseries honored by 23 Emmy® Award nominations
Jul 25, 2008 Golden Horseshoe Golf Club announces Autumn Vacation Package
Jul 22, 2008 CW's Fourth Annual Storytelling Festival gives guests the opportunity to tell their own stories
Jul 15, 2008 CW to reconstruct Charlton's Coffeehouse next to Capitol on Duke of Gloucester Street in the Historic Area
Jul 15, 2008 New folk art exhibition explores an outdoor world of whimsy
Jul 11, 2008 American Indian Lecture Series continues with program on traditions of the Cherokee Indians
Jul 11, 2008 CW's Kimball Theatre features some of the biggest names from the 18th century during its live performances this summer
Jul 11, 2008 July, August offerings at CW's Kimball Theatre feature the best in American and international cinema and documentaries
Jul 11, 2008 Diane Hudgins captures CW's Eugenia Corrigan Award
Jul 11, 2008 Sixteenth Annual Couples Golf Tournament returns in November to Golden Horseshoe Golf Club
Jul 08, 2008 "Metalworking for Revolution: Equipping the American Army" examines 18th-century metalworkers' crucial role in the fight for independence
Jul 08, 2008 New royal portraits hang in Capitol
Jul 08, 2008 Summer journal explores meaning of essential freedoms to different residents, free and enslaved, in 18th-century Williamsburg
Jul 08, 2008 Continued growth in visitation, endowment and donor support highlighted in Colonial Williamsburg's Annual Report
Jul 01, 2008 Williamsburg Lodge offers tapas and tunes
Jun 27, 2008 CW celebrates Independence Day in the town that witnessed the birth of a national more than 200 years ago
Jun 27, 2008 CW to develop special Virginia license plate
Jun 25, 2008 CW returns to Louisiana to teach American history
Jun 25, 2008 Gen. Lord Cornwallis orders martial law as nearly 500 British army re-enactors occupy Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area June 27-29
Jun 24, 2008 "Jefferson & Adams" live performance returns to CW's Kimball Theatre
Jun 20, 2008 Williamsburg Farmers Market marks sixth anniversary July 5 with chef demonstrations
Jun 20, 2008 Summer program highlights medical experiences of 18th-century women
Jun 17, 2008 Young guests learn about folk art during "Abby's Art" at Colonial Williamsburg's Bassett Hall
Jun 17, 2008 Lecture at CW's DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum examines pastime of Virginia ladies
Jun 17, 2008 CW celebrates freedom of a nation, 50th anniversary of Fifes and Drums during July Fourth festivities
Jun 17, 2008 Local youth, adults to perform in second largest open air tattoo
Jun 17, 2008 Illinois donor contributes folk art, furniture to CW
Jun 13, 2008 Former White House pastry chef returns to WILLIAMSBURG Booksellers® to sign cookbooks
Jun 13, 2008 Renowned history scholar Alf Mapp to sign books at WILLIAMSBURG Booksellers® July 5
Jun 13, 2008 Take a break from summer heat and enjoy musical programs in the Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
Jun 12, 2008 CW provides fun for kids of all ages and free tickets for the family staying four nights at official resort hotels
Jun 11, 2008 New Bassett Hall program examines one of CW's original Founding Fathers
Jun 10, 2008 "Virginia Bound" wins 2007 Beacon of Freedom Award
Jun 10, 2008 Spa of Colonial Williamsburg offers Saturday morning walking program to exercise the body and relax the mind
Jun 10, 2008 Revolutionary City Concert Series presents three exciting concerts for summer and fall 2008
Jun 10, 2008 CW's interactive family programs invite youngsters to learn what life was like on the eve of the American Revolution
Jun 06, 2008 CW's archaeological dig reveals hidden past throughout the summer
Jun 06, 2008 Summer programs educate, entertain young and old at the Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
Jun 05, 2008 Children's author Susan Lubner and illustrator Margie Moore bring CW to life in pages of new book
Jun 05, 2008 Revolutionary City® moves to cooler morning hours June 16
Jun 03, 2008 Citizen candidates become Americans during CW's Flag Day Naturalization Ceremony June 14
Jun 03, 2008 Popularity of Williamsburg Inn's Smart Manners class proves good manners never out of style
Jun 02, 2008 CW Hotel "Camp" gives parents a break while kids have fun learning history
May 29, 2008 CW's www.iCitizenForum.com wins award for excellence, encourages debate on meaning of citizenship today
May 27, 2008 "Heavenly" exhibition opens June 14 at folk art museum
May 19, 2008 Journey to 18th-century Williamsburg and the American Revolution on just one tank of gas
May 13, 2008 CW receives Gold Award from American Association of Museums for interactive role-playing game
May 13, 2008 "Drummers Call" honoring 50th anniversary of Fifes and Drums of Colonial Williamsburg to webcast live from Historic Area May 17
May 09, 2008 Renowned Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums to perform in 82 Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®
May 06, 2008 CW's Fourth Annual Storytelling Festival features eight nationally known storytellers
May 06, 2008 The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg named to Conde Nast Hot List
May 02, 2008 CW's Drummer's Call is first signature event of Fifes and Drums 50th anniversary year
May 02, 2008 CW's inaugural American Indian Lecture Series begins May 16
May 02, 2008 Alternative-shot format at annual Jones Cup a unique opportunity to foster family ties
Apr 29, 2008 CW's Kimball Theatre features international film festival favorites
Apr 29, 2008 "Historic favorites" and new choices revolutionze menus at two CW taverns
Apr 25, 2008 CW's Memorial Day ceremony remembers America's fallen veterans
Apr 25, 2008 Historian explores impact of Civil War on colonial capital during program "Yankees in the Streets"
Apr 25, 2008 Williamsburg Farmers Market opens sixth season in May
Apr 25, 2008 CW's Kimball Theatre offers an assortment of entertainment opportunities not to be missed this May and June
Apr 22, 2008 CW Visitor Center debuts new guest orientation video
Apr 22, 2008 Mary and Donald Gonzales Field Experience Fund announces spring award winners
Apr 22, 2008 CW's Fifes and Drums in first international appearance at Switzerland Tattoo
Apr 18, 2008 Renowned history scholar Alf Mapp to sign books at WILLIAMSBURG Booksellers® April 26
Apr 18, 2008 CW to host three-day oxen symposium
Apr 15, 2008 New WILLIAMSBURG® retail store opens in largest convention resort on Eastern Seabord
Apr 15, 2008 Virginia History Day final competition held in Williamsburg April 26
Apr 11, 2008 National Day of Prayer program explores the importance of the faith of nation
Apr 11, 2008 CW publishes third edition of Official Guide Book
Apr 11, 2008 CW brings Teaching American Conference to Monroe County, Florida
Apr 08, 2008 History and music harmonize in the Revolutionary City Concert Series evenings at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Apr 08, 2008 The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg offers a Revolutionary Fitness Walk April 12
Apr 08, 2008 Salamenos endow educational program development position
Apr 07, 2008 "Spring" into action with golf package from CW's Resort Collection
Apr 04, 2008 Who held the purse strings during the American Revolution?
Apr 04, 2008 Warmer weather brings food and farm products to Williamsburg Farmers Market on April 12
Apr 04, 2008 CW's Revolutionary City® features new "Meet a Nation Builder" programs
Apr 04, 2008 Are there tigers in your house?
Apr 03, 2008 "Get Revved!" with CW's special Revolutionary City® children's programming
Apr 01, 2008 The Museums of Colonial Williamsburg offer programs that introduce the experts behind the exhibitions
Apr 01, 2008 CW brings Teaching American History conference to New Mexico
Mar 28, 2008 Live music in the Museums of Colonial Williamsburg entertains guests as they view 18th-century decorative arts
Mar 26, 2008 CW names new senior conference sales managers
Mar 26, 2008 First American small business owners presented in CW's Electronic Field Trip - "The Industrious Tradesmen"
Mar 21, 2008 The Museums of Colonial Williamsburg launch new audio tours just for teens
Mar 18, 2008 Discover the times of John Adams in Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area
Mar 17, 2008 CW's Golden Horshoe unveils summer junior golf programs
Mar 14, 2008 Revolutionary City®, museum programs and performing arts programs offered week of March 22
Mar 14, 2008 The Museums of Colonial Williamsburg offer Visiting Scholar Lecture Series in Celebration of Religion History Month in April
Mar 14, 2008 America's Founding Fathers discuss religious freedom and faith during Colonial Williamsburg's Religion History Month in April
Mar 06, 2008 CW brings Teaching American History Conference to Cos Cob
Mar 04, 2008 CW announces new sales director for education outreach
Feb 29, 2008 CW's Kimball Theatre hosts film festivals in March and April
Feb 29, 2008 CW's Kimball Theatre features crowning moment for Mrs. Virginia United States
Feb 29, 2008 CW's Kimball Theatre rolls out the red carpet for Oscar-worthy films
Feb 29, 2008 Young guests to Museums of Colonial Williamsburg get close encounters of the whimsical kind during family programs
Feb 29, 2008 Revolutionary City® returns CW's Historic Area with new scenes, new revolutionary stories
Feb 27, 2008 CW's Bassett Hall offers tours about how the Rockefellers' gardens grew
Feb 26, 2008 CW showcases contributions of 18th-century working women during Women's History Month in March
Feb 26, 2008 CW's education outreach examines how agents of destruction wreak havoc on precious artifacts
Feb 21, 2008 New folk art exhibition celebrates the vision of Lewis Miller
Feb 19, 2008 CW's interactive Web site brings 18th century to 21st
Feb 19, 2008 CW begins executive transition process
Feb 15, 2008 Pennsylvania man donates handmade buildings to CW
Feb 15, 2008 Complimentary wellness and sleep seminar offered at the Spa of Colonial Williamsburg
Feb 13, 2008 Williamsburg Lodge hosts 2008 American Culinary Federation Southeast Regional Conference
Feb 12, 2008 Toast the history of drinking and the material culture it has produced at the Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
Feb 05, 2008 Enjoy a sweet taste of history at the King’s Arms Tavern Chocolate Dinner this Valentine’s Day
Feb 01, 2008 CW honors our nation's Founding Fathers during Presidents Day weekend Feb. 16-17
Feb 01, 2008 CW Fifes and Drums celebrate 50th anniversary in 2008
Feb 01, 2008 CW achieves continued growth in visitation, endowment and donor support
Jan 29, 2008 CW's Tom Spong receives Virginia Society of Association Executives 2007 Award of Excellence
Jan 29, 2008 CW reveals "The Secrets of the Chocolate Maker"
Jan 29, 2008 Last opportunity to view "Silhouette" exhibition at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum
Jan 29, 2008 CW presents "No Master Over Me" Electronic Field Trip during Black History Month
Jan 29, 2008 CW's Golden Horseshoe named "Best Resort for Family Foursomes" by Golf Odyssey
Jan 25, 2008 Discover the way to your Valentine's heart at the Williamsburg Farmers Market
Jan 23, 2008 CW's Black History Month Historic Area and museums programs reflect quest for freedom and liberty during the Revolutionary War
Jan 22, 2008 The Museums of Colonial Williamsburg host Revolutionary City Concert Series
Jan 22, 2008 "Celebrating the American Garden: Bringing People and Plants Together" focus of CW's 62nd annual Garden Symposium
Jan 22, 2008 Public invited to view commemorative joint session of the Virginia General Assembly via closed circuit TV
Jan 15, 2008 Winter programs educate, entertain young and old at the Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
Jan 15, 2008 CW observes Black History Month
Jan 11, 2008 Western hemisphere's oldest body to conduct 24th commemorative joint session at Colonial Capitol
Jan 11, 2008 The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg offers PI-YO-CHI retreat weekend Jan. 25-27
Jan 08, 2008 CW's winter 2008 season features mix of new and returning programs
Jan 08, 2008 How did an emerging nation beat the 18th-century's finest army?
Jan 04, 2008 Lisa E. Fishcer named director of CW's Digital History Center


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