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Fall weather is hands down, my favorite season in Williamsburg. Over the years, working for WilliamsburgFamilies.com, I’ve attended many wonderful events in Williamsburg and I wanted to share some family-friendly fall favorites. more

Sep 4, 2017 1:48 PM Outdoors

A few years ago, I started hearing about something called Shrimpfeast. Then my legendary LEAD classmate Mike Rock insisted that I come to it—he was one of the chairs of the event. more

Sep 4, 2017 1:48 PM Food

A Conversation with Chef Jerome

Photo used courtesy of Odd Moxie.

Chef Jerome Grant leads the teams who serve inspired food at two Smithsonian museums in Washington DC, the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, as well as the National Museum for the American Indian. more

Sep 4, 2017 1:48 PM Food

Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival

Photo used courtesy Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

Busch Gardens is known for having exceptionally good food for a theme park, and when they created their annual Food and Wine Festival, they kicked it up a notch. more

Sep 4, 2017 1:48 PM Food

Reflecting Pool

Kieran Wagner Photography & Moti

I became inspired by architecture and interior design from watching the A&E show America’s Castle. I was enamored. In college, I was introduced to hospitality design and later realized that was something I wanted to specialize in. more

Sep 4, 2017 1:47 PM Style

CW Garden Party

Photo used courtesy Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Everyone loves to dress up, and a colonial garden party at the Governor’s Palace was a singular experience for those who love to imagine themselves in the 18th century. more

Sep 4, 2017 1:14 PM Outdoors

BBQ isn’t just for brick and mortar shops in Williamsburg: Little Piggy’s Wurst Night-mare, The Scottish Pig, and Two Drummers Offbeat Eats each offers their own version of mobile BBQ. However, it was Suck on this BBQ that paved the way. more

Sep 4, 2017 1:10 PM Food

Scare Actor

Photo used courtesy Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

Do you like to prank your friends? How about dressing up to scare people on Halloween? more

Sep 4, 2017 1:04 PM Discover

The motto of BBQ across Williamsburg. When you’ve got a taste for BBQ, Williamsburg welcomes you to the meatier side of life. Beef, pork, chicken and a healthy array of sauces keep this tradition alive and well. more

Sep 4, 2017 12:38 PM Food

Scream Team

Photo used courtesy Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

At precisely 6 p.m. on Friday, September 23rd, Busch Gardens changes. Tick, tock, tick, tock. SIX. And … cue the screams. Creepy, ethereal music fills the air. It's Howl-O-Scream time. more

Sep 4, 2017 12:14 PM Discover

Wren Chapel Wedding

Photo used courtesy Jan and Ashley Chaloupka.

Not even a winter storm could stop Jan and Ashley Chaloupka from holding their dream wedding in the historic Wren Chapel on the campus of the College of William & Mary. While airport closures and icy roads prevented almost 20 guests from attending. more

Sep 4, 2017 12:00 PM Life

From Broadway to books, from clinical research to classrooms in Africa. more

Sep 4, 2017 11:55 AM , Life

Alma Mater of a Nation

SKIP ROWLAND Skip Rowland '83

When the William & Mary’s Alumni Association was founded in 1842, John Tyler—Class of 1807—was president of the United States. Today, the Alumni Association estimates approximately 100,000 alumni. more

Sep 4, 2017 11:45 AM Life

The Historic Triangle’s back-to-school season signals the approach of favorite autumn pastimes, and among these is an annual rite adored by an ardent group of locals who love their hometown as much as they do their home team. more

Sep 4, 2017 10:44 AM Life

Dr. Virginia Wells spends most of her days caring for patients as medical director and staff physician at the College of William & Mary’s Student Health Center. On her days off, she enjoys taking care of herself, both body and soul. more

Sep 4, 2017 9:15 AM Life

Jimmye Laycock and Samantha Huge

Photo used courtesy of Jim Agnew.

Trey Henderson has seen a lot in his 12 years on the coaching staff of William & Mary’s football team, but he was nevertheless pleasantly surprised earlier this year by a certain tweet. more

Sep 4, 2017 8:48 AM Life

August is Craft Beer Month, and Williamsburg’s craft beer festival, Whistle Belly, kicked off its fifth year to a beautiful sunny sky in the “rock star” parking lot of Merchants Square. more

Aug 9, 2017 6:04 PM Williamsburg Scoop

The second Funhouse Fest builds on the first one, with attendees commenting that it’s more organized, better produced and has more variety this year. more

Jun 25, 2017 4:27 PM Williamsburg Scoop

In celebration of the Williamsburg Farmers Market 15th Anniversary, the farmers market is hosting Chef Jerome Grant from the National Museum of African American History and Culture. more

Jun 14, 2017 11:28 AM Williamsburg Scoop

When I heard about Funhouse Fest coming to the lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg—I got excited about this creative concept from Bruce Hornsby and the Virginia Arts Festival. Anything we can do to add to the music and arts scene in Will more

May 30, 2017 2:46 PM Williamsburg Scoop

Want to shop the cover look of 5-year-old cover photo model Will Heinatz? Learn more about the designers featured and where to buy that signature vest fit for a prince and that sweet bow tie. more

Nov 24, 2015 12:00 AM Williamsburg Scoop

  • Reflecting Pool

    Kieran Wagner Photography & Moti

    Reflecting Pool