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THE VILLAGE SHOPS MERCHANTS Classic Consignments……………………………………220–1790 Curves………………………………………………………220–5506 East Baker Street…………………………………………258–0949 The Hair Company………………………………………220–5770 Hairy Situations…………………………………………253–0345 High Cotton, Ltd…………………………………………258–3300 Inner Harmony……………………………………………565–6144 Knitting Sisters……………………………………………258–5005 Love 2 Quilt………………………………………………565–0978 Oasis…………………………………………………………229–9430 Q Tailor Shoppe…………………………………………229–1700 Revolutionary Harley-Davidson………………………565–5122 Savvy…………………………………………………………259–7447 Stitching Well………………………………………………220–0313 Trimble Collection……………………………………….220–3456 Village Jewelers…………………………………..………..220–9501

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Covering the Historic Triangle since 1964 Bill O’Donovan Publisher

Ann Efimetz Editor

Olivia S. Hartman

Marketing/Advertising Director

LouAnne M. Sexton

Art Director/Layout Design

Donae Hendricks Graphic Designer

Sharon Garrett • Woody Lake Dawn Richard Technical Advisors

Ann Efimetz Writer

Anne Monaghan • Darrell Herlinger Advertising Sales

Williamsburg Magazine is a member of the Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance. Williamsburg Magazine is published monthly by Virginia Gazette Companies LLC. Articles of compelling interest to visitors are reprinted occasionally from the Gazette. Editions are distributed by the first of the month at points all over Williamsburg, reaching hotels, motels, campgrounds, supermarkets, retailers, day trippers and weekenders. For information on story submissions, distribution, or advertising rates, call (757) 220-1736.

COVER PHOTO: An American flag and a Virginia flag flap in the wind. THIS PAGE: Cannons at Colonial Williamsburg. Photos by Ann Efimetz

contents IN THIS ISSUE Short cut…………………………………………………………19 York River Baptist Church……………………………………31 Summer in the square………………………………………..36 Spectacular Fourth of July……………………………………37 Segways will roll through Yorktown…………………………39 Ice cream for all…………………………………………………39 Shagging has returned to Yorktown…………………………..42 Dr. Seuss on the loose…………………………………………..43 Class acts: Kimberly Hoyt……………………………………46 More than a golf club…………………………………………47 Gargantuan entertainment……………………………………52 John Ammerman is “A Man for All Seasons”…………………56 Fun in July………………………………………………………62

FEATURES Area Map……………………………………………………53–55 Discounts………………………………………………………38 Events……………………………………………………………58 Services…………………………………………………………29 Hot Ticket……………………………………………………… 44 Colonial Williamsburg map……………………………………40

GUIDES Antiques Guide…………………………………………………48 Dining Guide……………………………………………………32 Newcomer’s Guide……………………………………………49 Shopping Guide………………………………………………24 Take the Tour……………………………………………………20 Worship Guide…………………………………………………63


Short cut Who likes traffic? I think it’s safe to say that not many do. Here is a short cut that can help. Route 5 (John Tyler Highway) is a great way to get to Richmond, if you like a scenic route. It passes the James River Plantations and can really be a time saver during the summer when Interstate 64 gets jammed up. Hop on Route 5 at 199 and head west. Other shortcuts we have featured: • Lafayette to England Street • Olde Towne Road to 199 exchange • The Williamsburg Trolley • Jamestown-Scotland Ferry • John Tyler Lane • Ironbound at Sandy Bay Road • Old News Road to News Road • Governor Berkeley to Longhill Road • Mt. Vernon and Richmond Road • News Road • Monticello Avenue, extended • Rochambeau Road • Route 143 to Newport News • Old Mooretown Road to new Mooretown Road • Access road behind Williamsburg Shopping Center • Ireland Street • Airport Road to Rochambeau and Merrimac Trail • Greensprings Road to Route 5 • Colonial Parkway (either direction) • N. Henry Street to Route 199 • Penniman Road to Route 143 • Route 199 (Humelsine Parkway) • Waller Street to Capitol Landing Road. • Compton Drive to Ukrop Way to Jamestown Road through the College of William & Mary. • Ironbound to Monticello Avenue. • Treyburn Drive (off Ironbound Road) to Monticello Avenue. • Bypass Road to Parkway Drive. WWW.WILLIAMSBURGMAG.COM

• Mooretown Road to shopping centers and Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center. Do you have a favorite shortcut? E-mail ––Ann Efimetz Photo by Ann Efimetz



TAKE THE TOUR ATTRACTIONS & AMUSEMENTS BUSCH GARDENS Voted the world's "Most Beautiful Theme Park" for more than a decade, Busch Gardens Williamsburg is a European-themed park packed with adventure. Busch Gardens features more than 50 thrilling rides, including Griffon, the world’s tallest dive coaster, shows and attractions. For more info, call (800) 343-7946 or visit

COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG Colonial Williamsburg is a “must see” destination, a living history museum that has set the standard for historical restorations around the world. Purchase your tickets at the Visitors Center, get information and catch one of the gray buses that circles the Historic Area. Colonial Williamsburg offers a range of ticket options depending on how much time you have to tour. Call 220-7645 or visit


6910 Richmond Road (757) 564-7600 It’s fun, it’s here! Celebrating 21 years of fun. Williamsburg’s premier Family center features 4 exciting go-kart Tracks and trills for the entire family! Super Stockarts, Figure-8 Track, Euro Track and

Rookie Track. New this year The Python Pit – PLUS – The Disk-‘O’, 18 Hole Mini Golf, Bumper Boats, Kiddie Land, Bumper Cars, Air Conditioned Video Arcade, Snack Bar and Picnic Pavilion. Located on Rt. 60 West next to Williamsburg Pottery. Summer Hours: Open Daily, 11:00 a.m .

HISTORIC JAMESTOWNE Walk the original streets of the first permanent English settlement in North America. Historic Jamestowne was Virginia’s colonial capital for 92 years and in 1619 the site of America’s first representative legislative assembly. Interpreted by a walking tour of the town site, which features archaeological remains of the 1607 fort, memorials, the 1690s church tower and the Glasshouse, where costumed craftsmen demonstrate the first English attempt at industry. The gate is open daily 8:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. and the Visitor Center is open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Call 898-2410 or visit for admission rates and more info.

JAMESTOWN SETTLEMENT Living-history museum explores the world of America’s first permanent English colony. Gallery exhibits trace history of Jamestown, and the Powhatan Indian, European and African cultures that converged in 1600s Virginia. Features outdoor re-cretions of three ships, colonial fort and Powhatan village, and a riverfront discovery area.

For ticket prices, schedule or more information, call 253-4838 or visit


Historic Williamsburg (757) 253-1058 • 1-877-62-GHOST This wonderful, fun-filled tour has been Williamsburg’s #1 Ghost Tour 20 years in a row. To charge tickets by phone, call 757-253-1058. Purchase tickts in advance at Williamsburg General Store, 1636 Richmond Rd.

PIRATE’S COVE ADVENTURE GOLF 2001 Mooretown Road (on Bypass Road, next to Big Kmart) (757) 259-4600

Meet the challenge and discover the fun of Williamsburg’s fun family attraction! Putt your way through mountain caves, over footbridges and under cascading waterfalls on our two 18-hole Adventure Golf Courses…a swashbuckling good time for the entire family! Open Mar–Nov., 10 am–10/11 p.m.


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YORKTOWN BATTLEFIELDS The guns are silent, but for eight days in October 1781 they boomed over the fields of Yorktown, until the British surrender brought independence to the American colonies. At the Visitor Center see a 16-minute film on the military campaign, siege and surrender. Explore the battlefield and 18th-century town on your own or with a Park Ranger as your guide. Located 20 minutes from Williamsburg, the Visitor Center is open daily 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and the battlefield tour roads are open dawn until dusk. Call 898-2410 or visit for admission rates and more information.

YORKTOWN VICTORY CENTER America’s evolution from colonial status to nationhood is chronicled through time line, thematic exhibits and living history. Outdoors, in re-creations of a Continental Army encampment and a 1780s farm site, historical interpreters practice drills, demonstrate weapons, discuss medical practices, prepare meals, and plant and cultivate crops. Call 253-4838 or visit for location, hours, ticket prices or for more information.


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Three sails daily from Riverwalk Landing Pier in Yorktown. Morning Cruise: 11 am–1 pm Afternoon Cruise: 2–4 pm Adults $30 • Kids $18 Sunset Cruise: $35 per person

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Cruise the Rappahannock River aboard the Schooner Serenity of Urbanna. Afternoon & Sunset Sails Thurs.–Sat. Advance Reservations Required.

A year-round destination for history, shopping, outdoor recreation, fine dining and special events. Relive the pivotal battle of the Revolutionary War. Visit historic homes, museums, monuments and battlefields. Shop and play on the riverfront and dine in one-of-a-kind restaurants. Stay overnight and enjoy a river view or being nestled in the picturesque village. End your day with a sunset sail on the Schooner Alliance. Come for a day, a weekend or longer. For more information, call 890-3300 or visit

WATER COUNTRY USA Splash back in time while experiencing the latest in super soakin' thrills at Water Country USA. The mid-Atlantic's largest water play park features water rides, slides and entertainment, all set to a 1950’s and 60’s surf theme. Water Country USA offers fun for the entire family. For more info, call (800) 343-7946 or visit

WILLIAMSBURG NATIONAL GOLF CLUB The settlers of Williamsburg’s Historic Triangle found great beauty and faced noble challenges in nearby Jamestown and Yorktown. At Williamsburg National, we honor those two nearby historic sites with our existing Nicklaus designed Jamestown Course and our new Yorktown Course designed by Tom Clark. Both courses offer their own “great beauty” and “noble challenges” as today’s visitors enjoy golfing at the award-winning Williamsburg National Golf Club. (757) 258-9642 or 800-8265732. 3700 Centerville Rd. WWW.WILLIAMSBURGMAG.COM



GUIDED TOURS PLANTATIONS Berkeley Plantation. Open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 1-888-466-6018. Shirley Plantation. Open daily 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Call 800 232-1613. Edgewood Plantation. Call 829-2962 or visit North Bend. Call (804) 829-5176 or visit the Web site at Piney Grove at Southall’s Plantation. For information, call (804) 829-2480 or visit Westover Plantation. For information, call (804) 829-2882 or visit their web site at Hewick. Conveniently located 2 miles off Route 17. Call 800 484-7514 (ext. 1678), or 758-4214. Chippokes Plantation. Open year-round, mansion is open weekends mid-Apr.-Dec. from 1-5 p.m. Operated by Chippokes Plantation State Park. Call (757) 294-3625. Chelsea Plantation. Tours: Thursday-Sunday, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. There is an admission fee. For more info, call (804) 843-2386.


P.O.Box 238 Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown, VA 23690 (757) 639-1233

Yorktown's shores have been graced with such awe inspiring sights regularly since "Schooner Alliance" arrived in 2005. The Alliance was named from the Revolutionary War's "USS Alliance" which fired the final shots in battle in our war for independence. Cruises generally last two hours and consist of a pleasant sail up and down the York River. Participants can help raise the sails, meander on deck, or enjoy snacks and beverages. Don't get left on shore. Reservations are recommended.

BEYOND THE HISTORIC TRIANGLE NEW KENT COLONIAL DOWNS RACE TRACK Watch summer thoroughbred horse racing at nearby Colonial Downs May 29 – July 21. Enjoy 10 races daily over a 4 hour period with horses competing on the track’s signature “Secretariat Turf Course”. The track features an air-conditioned 500 seat Jockey Club & 150 seat Turf Club dining room. The grandstands and ground level areas can accommodate thousands! Races are 12:55 pm Saturday and Sunday and 4 pm Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday. For more information or directions, call us at 804966-RACE or visit us at


Discover the treasures of Williamsburg’s next-door neighbor. Enjoy fresh seafood, Civil War history, USS Monitor relics, re-enactments, great golf, shopping, Virginia flora and fauna, African-American heritage and nature trails only minutes away from the Historic Triangle! Newport News Visitor Center, 13560 Jefferson Avenue (Exit 250B) from I64. 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 757-886-7777.

VIRGINIA LIVING MUSEUM Explore Virginia’s natural heritage from the mountains to the sea with exhibits that look back at you. Transport yourself to a steamy cypress swamp and cool mountain stream. Explore the underwater world of the Chesapeake Bay and the underground realm of a limestone cave. Touch some famous Bay creatures, plus enjoy activities at four hands-on discovery centers. See spectacular views of the sun from the observatory. Stroll the 3/4-mile elevated boardwalk to view coastal birds, bald eagles, beavers, bobcats, river otters, endangered red wolves and other animals in naturalized habitats. Summer hours: open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. daily. Wheelchair accessible. Just 20 minutes from Williamsburg. Take I-64 East to Exit 258-A; museum is about two miles on the left. Call 757-595-1900 or visit the web site at for ticket prices and more info. HAMPTON

HAMPTON ROADS CHARTERS– OCEAN EAGLE 756 Settlers Landing Rd., Hampton (757) 868-3474 (FISH)

Join Captain Howard Wainwright and crew aboard the 65 ft 73 passenger Ocean Eagle. Departing from the Downtown Hampton Public Piers in Hampton. Fishing in the Lower Chesapeake Bay and Hampton Roads, providing customers with the best bottom fishing opportunities for croaker, trout, bluefish, spot, flounder and more. Rod, reel, bait and license provided! SMITHFIELD Smithfield is a quaint, river port town rich in hams, history and hospitality. Smithfield hosts many significant sites, such as St. Luke’s Church (circa 1632), which is the nation’s oldest Gothic church. Fort Boykin (circa 1623) has participated in every campaign on American soil and offers the best view of the Atlantic Ghost Fleet. The Isle of Wight Museum focuses on the area’s history. The Smithfield Inn (circa 1752) Bed & Breakfast once paid host to George Washington. The town has a number of antique and specialty shops, many on Main Street and in the Historic District. Call (800) 365-9339 for more information or visit the web site at

HISTORIC ST. LUKE'S CHURCH c.1632 14477 Benn's Church Boulevard, Smithfield (757) 357-3367 •

Tour Historic St. Luke’s Church as docents take you from pre-Colonial times up to the present day and hear stories of Bloody Tarleton and his Dragoons camping on church grounds and the Confederate Army stabling horses inside the church. Experience seeing the oldest original Gothic architecture in the United States. Historic


St. Luke’s Church, circa 1632, also known as “the Old Brick”, is the oldest surviving church of English foundation in America. Open for tours Apr.Oct.,Tues.-Sat. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 1-5 p.m..; Dec.-Mar., Tues.-Sat. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 1-4 p.m. Closed Jan. For more info call (757) 357-3367 or visit the website at

SURRY COUNTY Events of history come alive after your free ferry ride across the James River from Jamestown to Scotland Wharf. Bacon’s Castle, operated by Preservation Virginia, was built in 1665. It is the oldest brick dwelling in Virginia. The house was occupied by rebel troops in 1676 during Bacon’s Rebellion. Open Apr.-Oct., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.Sat. and noon-4 p.m. Sun. Closed Mon. Call 3575976 for more information. Chippokes Plantation State Park, one of the oldest working farms in the country, overlooks the James River and is preserved today as a 1,683-acre state park. Located 5 miles from Surry on Route 10 on Route 634 (Alliance Road). Call (757) 294-3625. The Chippokes Farm & Forestry Museum is located within the state park and has five exhibit buildings displaying antique farm and forestry equipment, tools and housewares. Open Apr.-Oct. on Mon.,Wed., Thurs. & Fri. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Closed Tues. Call (804) 786-7950. Smith’s Fort Plantation spans historical eras, from Indian occupation to 19th century farm cultivation. Capt. John Smith built the fort in 1609, and remnants are still visible. Located on Route 31 near the ferry slip. Open Apr.-Oct., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.Sat.; and 1-4 p.m., Sun. Call 294-3872. S. Wallace Edwards & Sons has been producing award-winning Virginia hams, bacon and sausage for more than 75 years. A retail store is located at 11381 Rolfe Highway. Mail order and sandwiches are available. (757) 294-3688.

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES WILLIAMSBURG ART-CADE GALLERY OF ART Art-cade Gallery features traditional American art such as original illustration paintings for magazines and books, original cartoon drawings, Dr. Seuss art, bronze and wood sculptures, delightful porcelains, vintage wartime posters and classic illustrated magazine covers, unique art books, plus fantasy art prints for the child in all of us. About two miles from Merchants Square, 1321 Jamestown Road, Suite 204, in Williamsburg Office Park next to Colony Square Shopping Center. For current gallery hours and special events, see our ad this month or visit the web at Call (757) 565-7424.


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States dedicated solely to the collection and preservation of American folk art—reopened in February 2007 in new quarters adjacent to the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. Exhibits feature paintings, whirligigs, weather vanes, carvings, toys, embroideries and other folk works representing many diverse cultural traditions and geographic regions. Today the collection includes items dating from the 1720s to the present. Open daily and hours of operation vary seasonally. Entrance to the museum is through the Public Hospital of 1773 at 326 W. Francis St. between Nassau and South Henry Streets. For information and reservations call (757) 220-7724 or visit



See some of the purest examples of early Colonial and English artifacts housed in America’s oldest original Gothic church. This beautiful circa 1632 church is home to a rare 1630 English chamber organ, the oldest of its kind in the world. The interior of the church reflects medieval and Jacobean design. Open for tours Apr.-Oct., Tues.-Sat. 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun. 1–5 p.m..; Dec.-Mar., Tues.-Sat. 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.; Sun. 1–4 p.m. Closed January. For more information call (757) 357-3367 or visit the website at

Bassett Hall, a two-story, 18th-century frame house on 585 acres (including woodlands) near the colonial Capitol building, was the Williamsburg home of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller Jr. In addition to the main house, the property includes a teahouse and three original outbuildings—a smokehouse, kitchen and dairy. The house reopened to the public in December 2002 following an extensive renovation. As a result, both the interiors and the grounds are much as they were when the Rockefellers lived there during the mid 1930s and 1940s to oversee the restoration of the Historic Area. Bassett Hall is located at 522 E. Francis St. and hours of operation vary seasonally. Call toll-free 1 (800) HISTORY (1-800-447-8679) or visit for information.

DEWITT WALLACE DECORATIVE ARTS MUSEUM The award-winning DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum houses the Foundation’s renowned collection of British and American decorative arts dating from 1600 through 1830. These include the world’s largest collection of Virginia furniture; one of the largest collections of Southern, British and American furniture; and the largest collection of English pottery outside England. The Wallace Museum, opened in 1985, features 15 galleries in 25,000 square feet of exhibition space as well as an auditorium and a café. The museum is open daily and hours of operation vary seasonally. Entrance to the museum is through the Public Hospital of 1773 at 326 W. Francis St. between Nassau and South Henry Streets. For information and reservations call (757) 220-7724 or visit

MUSCARELLE MUSEUM OF ART The Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William and Mary is a general art museum featuring American art by artists such as Georgia O'Keeffe, Jacob Lawrence, Mary Cassatt, Rembrant Peale, and John Singleton Copley and European paintings by artists such as Henri Matisse, Jean Dufy, and Pablo Picasso, as well as changing exhibitions. The museum is located on Jamestown Road next to Phi Beta Kappa Hall, and is open Sat. and Sun. from noon until 4 p.m. and on Tues.-Fri. from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Call 221-2700 or visit for information as well as admission prices.


107 Colony Square Shopping Center Jamestown Road (757) 229-7644 • This contemporary gallery of original art is located in a very popular local shopping center. Its bright and airy gallery exhibits local and regional artists. Also featured are fine North American craft artisans. Prince George is also well known locally for its fine custom framing. Periodically the gallery features changing shows of original art.


YORKTOWN WATERMEN’S MUSEUM The Watermen's Museum tells the story of Virginia's watermen who, for generations, have worked the rivers and tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay and harvested its abundant products. It is located on Water Street under the Coleman Bridge. A gift shop on the premises features a wide variety of works by local artists, nautical books and gifts. Open April-Thanksgiving, Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sun., 1–5 p.m., closed on Mon. ThanksgivingMarch, weekends only. Call (757) 887-2641.

GALLERY AT YORK HALL Art Gallery featuring works of local artists for exhibit and sale. The gallery features a variety of themed revolving exhibits Apr. -Dec., Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sun., 1-4 p.m. closed Mon. Call for limited winter hours Jan. - Mar. Admission is free. Also available is area information including maps, brochures, and more. Call (757) 890-4490 for more information. 301 Main Street, located on the corner of Main and Ballard Streets, Yorktown.

YORK COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM Exhibits spanning the centuries of York County history. The Chiskiack Watch Archaeological Collection contains artifacts from Native Americans and colonial to modern times. Also, a self-guided 20th century exhibit hall on York County History. Open April-December. Call for hours or group tours. Closed Monday. Admission is free. Call (757) 890-4910 for more information.



SHOPPING GUIDE AMISH COUNTRY PRODUCTS– ––  7521 Richmond Road, Williamsburg (At the Old Candle Factory) 800-786-0407

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Treat yourself to an artistic memory of Williamsburg. Choose from distinctive original paintings and cartoons, the exclusive “People of Williamsburg” print collection, bronzes, wood carvings, fine art books, and much more. About two miles from Merchants Square next to Colony Square Shopping Center. For current gallery hours and special events, see our ad this month or call (757) 565-7424.


3610-B N. Courthouse Road Providence Forge, VA 23140 (804) 966-9395 The area’s newest Antique Mall featuring vendors with a range of offerings, including furniture, glassware, collectibles, jewelry and unique gifts. Conveniently located between Williamsburg and Richmond, in Providence Forge, Virginia. 4 miles off I-64, Exit 214 or 60W, right on Courthouse Rd.(from Williamsburg). Open 7 days a week.

THE BOTTOM LINE– – – – –  Williamsburg Outlet Mall 6401 Richmond Road, Lightfoot (757) 258-9051

The Bottom Line specializes in unique items from a variety of sources that range from first quality to factory seconds to closeouts and odd lots. We are a locally owned and operated store and pride ourselves on our ability to find items that can be provided to our customers at the best possible price.

BOYER’S DIAMOND AND GOLD SOURCE 6564 Richmond Road, Lightfoot (757) 565-0747 Fax: (757) 565-2727 When you step into Boyer's you will see a colonial style store filled with cabinets overflowing with some of the most exquisite jewelry you have ever seen – anywhere. If perchance you do not see what you are looking for, just ask. We have hundreds of pieces in our vaults that would love to be caressed. Suppose you have a problem with your jewelry. That is why we are here. We take care of our customers – all of our customers all of the time.

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Williamsburg Outlet Mall (757) 565-9060 • Over 4,000 sq.ft. of bears! Camelot’s courtyard for all the Bears of the World: Black, Brown, Panda, Polar and Teddy Bears, plus Koalas. Each chamber offers apparel, books, collectibles, home décor, jewelry, baby gifts, plush bears and toys. DVD presentations. Make-Your-OwnBear $9.95. Large party room. Visit ExcaliBear!

CHICKADEE'S 6514 Richmond Road, Lightfoot (757) 645.3365 Come visit the latest and greatest consignment boutique in town! Chickadee’s offers a delightful array of furniture, accents and home décor. New items are arriving every day so be sure to make this a regular stop on your shopping list. Chickadee’s is located in the Pavilion Shops adjacent to NY Deli.

THE CHRISTMAS STORE 108 Main Street, Smithfield (757) 357-7891

This charming Christmas store is an absolute “must-see” during your visit to historic Smithfield. The Christmas Store is located in the heart of Smithfield’s Historic District, and by far is one of Virginia’s finest year round

THE CLOTHES TREE Consignment Shop for Women & Men

Ladies & Gents, get ready for vacation! Make this your stop to pick up the last minute items to make your packing complete. Arriving daily---shorts, capris, swimsuits, sun dresses, sandals; shirts and shorts for men.

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Christmas Shops. You will find items for every Holiday, but especially for Christmas. This adorable Christmas Store offers one of Virginia’s largest selection of glass ornaments, Fontanini Nativities, unique Santa’s, and wonderful floral and trim. Open 7 days a week.

CLASSIC CONSIGNMENTS FURNITURE & ACCESSORIES The Village Shops at Kingsmill 1915 Pocahontas Trail D2 (Across from McLaws Circle) (757) 220-1790

Our boutique style showroom is a great place to look for that unexpected “treasure.” We offer a changing selection of transitional and traditional wood and upholstered furniture, lamps, accessories, china, glassware, artwork and carpets. Open Monday–Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon-4 p.m.


Merchant Square 409 West Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg (757) 220-0456 closet envy is Williamsburg’s must see shop for fashion forward women’s designs. For everyone who desires the latest in limited quantity apparel and accessories- It’s Revolution meets Fashion Evolution in Virginia’s Colonial Capital! Truly, Fashion to Die For! with an emphasis on just the right look for business, party or play. Designs by Diane Von Furstenberg, Michael Stars, Nanette Lepore, Tory Burch, Trina Turk, Tibi, Milly and many more! Monday–Saturday 10-6, Sunday 11–5.


170A Second Street, Williamsburg (757) 220-2119 Designer consignment clothing in sizes 0–24W received daily. We carry petites. Labels include: Anne Klein, St. John, Dana Buchman, Ralph Lauren, Talbots, Chico’s and many others. Name brand shoes, purses and jewelry galore! Enjoy a warm, fun, friendly shopping experience. Hours: Mon. 11–5; Tues.–Fri. 10–6 & Sat. 10–5 (We do estate sales.) Seasonal consignments by appointment only. SIDEWALK SALE on or about the 1st of every month! Selected items $15 or less.


5107 Main Street in New Town, Williamsburg (757) 903-2622 Offering a wide range of unique accessories and gifts for you and your home. Coastal and Nature themes and vintage décor, wine & barware and Custom window treatments and slipcovers. You can also find us at our second location 5336 G.W. Memorial Pkwy [Rt. 17] Yorktown, VA.



110 South Henry Street The Henry Street Shops, Merchants Square (757) 221-8200 This beautiful shop features fine contemporary handcrafts by America's premier artisans. Here you'll find jewelry in silver and semi-precious stone, as well as wood, glass, pottery, kaleidoscopes, and whimsical gifts. The shop has a complete selection of Brighton handbags, belts, sunglasses and accessories. Open 364 days a year.

GARDEN-FLAGS.COM 230 Monticello Ave. (757) 293-3524 We make our cheerfully decorated flag store an experience you will remember. The walls and windows are adorned with flowers, birds and butterflies and elegant stained glass. The store is packed with thousands of flags for celebrations, sports, animals, parties, colleges, NFL, MLB, NASCAR, and year-round holidays as well as kites, spinners, wind chimes and gifts. We are open Mon.-Sat. 10-6, but will be happy to open for you other times, if you call us at 757-293-3524. Shop online, too, at


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903 S. Church Street, Smithfield (757) 356-1055 This is a stop you definitely don’t want to miss on your visit to Smithfield! This beautiful antique store is filled with furniture dating from the 1800s. Many accessories including items from Virginia Metalcrafters and a large array of period lighting. The store is open Thursday through Saturday or by appointment.


Village Shops at Kingsmill, 1915 Pocahontas Trail, A2 Route 60 East • (757) 258-3300 Specializing in turn-of-the century antiques and estate linens. Bedroom and dining room displays of furniture, crystal, china, silver and fine linens. Offering European Laundry Service for all your fine linens. Open MondaySaturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. WWW.WILLIAMSBURGMAG.COM

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HISTORIC ST. LUKE’S GIFT SHOP 14477 Benn’s Church Blvd., Smithfield (757) 357-3367 Fine gifts and souvenirs with a dose of Southern Hospitality is what you will find at Historic St. Luke’s Gift Shop. Located just 4 miles south of Smithfield, the gift shop sits amongst the pastoral grounds of America’s oldest church of English foundation. We carry quality American made gifts including reproduction jewelry and sculpture, high quality children’s American crafted toys and books from different eras; world renowned Virginia’s Hubs Peanuts and a wide variety of local, Virginia and historical cookbooks.


1781 Jamestown Road, Suite 160 Williamsburg (757) 345-5351 or (866) 592-6946 John Showah, goldsmith and owner of Johnstown Jewelers, has over 30 years of experience and is well known for his unique designs and expert restoration of fine jewelry. Come browse our distinctive selections in gold or platinum, fine color stones, pearls and our elegant silver designs from Switzerland. Rain forest birds, hand carved from colorful gemstones. Full jewelry and watch repair service with free estimate or consultation. All services done on premise and most repairs can be done within 48 hours. Open daily Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m. -5:30 p.m.


Village Shops at Kingsmill, Route 60 East Williamsburg • (757) 258-5005 Knitting Sisters features exquisite yarns to ignite your passion! We have a gorgeous selection of hand-painted and designer yarns, as well as the latest in novelty yarns from Italy, Japan and more. Come knit with us! Mon.–Sat., 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

LA TIENDA 1325 Jamestown Road Williamsurg (757)253-1925, the leading online supplier of imported Spanish foods, has opened a retail store on Jamestown Road. The store offers a wide variety of Spanish foods, including bread made in Galicia and rare specialty hams such as Serrano and Ibérico de Bellota, wine and handcrafted ceramics from Spain. Cooking classes, wine tastings, and demonstrations from the nation’s top Spanish chefs are some of the upcoming events. La Tienda also stocks equipment and ingredient kits for making traditional tapas and paella, as well as an assortment of wines, sherries, olive oils and hand-crafted gifts. Visitors can create custom gift baskets and taste sample products.


LEE /WRANGLER – – – – – –  Williamsburg Outlet Mall, Suite #30 Lightfoot

Lee/Wrangler offers a wide selection of brand name jeans in a variety of fits including classic, relaxed, loose, comfortable stretch denims and updated styles for today’s fashion conscious consumer. You’ll also find casual pants, sweats, college logo and team-licensed apparel, NASCAR apparel, swimwear and sportswear. Don’t forget to visit our Vanity Fair and Healthtex stores nearby!


3044 Richmond Road (Rte 60) (near Lenox) (757) 220-1805 • (757) 220-2349 - fax email: LAST CHANCE: WILLIAMSBURG & WINTERTHUR RETIRED CRYSTAL AND DELFT SALE! Everyday is like Christmas! Visit Lightfoot Manor at Patriot Plaza on Route 60 (1/2 mile east of Prime Outlets as you enter the City of Williamsburg). You will find the largest selection of unique, affordable gifts and collectibles in the area. Byers' Choice, Webkinz, Williamsburg Mementos, Pewter, Brass, personalized Delft Jars, Lamps, Delft Wedding or Birth Plates or Tiles, Boyd's Bears, Harbour Lights, TY, Department 56, and much more! Corporate, baby and all occasion gifts and jewelry. On-site custom engraving, gift wrapping, and shipping. Seniors and Military discount on Tuesdays. Open 7 days a week, Monday-Saturday, 10am–5p.m. and Sunday, 1–5p.m.


124 Main Street, Smithfield (757) 357-9090 Ladies clothing and accessories shop located in a 1755 circa building next to the Historic Smithfield Inn. The boutique features Multiples, Foxcroft and unique-fun-to-wear jackets, shirts, and sweaters; Fly Flot shoes and designer look-alike jewelry and handbags. Open everyday.

LOVE 2 QUILT & MORE The Village Shops at Kingsmill, Williamsburg (757) 565-0978 This unique shop has a multi-talented and fun staff. The fabric collection of over 3,000 bolts is distinguished by large group of “brights” and batiks. Don’t miss this exceptional shop.


ings, tools and supplies. Classes are offered in beginning jewelry, basic wiring, pearl knotting, bangle bracelets, square wire bracelets plus more. Private instruction is also available. We are open 7 days- Monday - Saturday from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sunday from 1 - 6 p.m.


5104 Main Street (In New Town), Williamsburg (757) 220-2001 The Nautical Dog is a must see store! Stop by for a gift or something fun for home. Also bring your 4-legged friend to pick up a treat from the bakery. The Nautical Dog has everything from unique home decor, McCall's Candles, gourmet people treats, dog clothing & accessories, dog bakery, custom bedding, & so much more!!! Be sure to stop in and say hello to Roxy the Pembroke Corgi. Dogs are always welcome.

NEW CONCEPT GIFTS– – – Williamsburg Outlet Mall I-64, exit 234A Lightfoot Rt 199, exit Rt 60W (757) 253-0725

You will find something for everyone at New Concept Gifts in the Williamsburg Outlet Mall. With on site engraving and embroidery, New Concept Gifts is your one stop shop for all your gift giving needs. We have the best prices on all Williamsburg souvenirs and sports memorabilia. New Concept Gifts is the largest source for official NFL and NASCAR merchandise in Virginia.


1208-C Jamestown Road, Williamsburg (757) 753-5729 Visit Master Sculptor Nino Galoppo in his Capodimonte porcelain floral sculpture studio and showroom. Watch him handcraft a Nino Rose TM original work of art for you. His extensive collection includes hand painted roses, orchids, Calla lilies, dogwoods, pansies, daisies and more, as well as custom crosses and jewelry. The Nino Rose TM Collection blooms for a lifetime.


6528 Richmond Road (Rt. 60), Williamsburg (757) 565-2065 Visit us in our NEW LOCATION and save 5075% on over 1,200 new and antique handmade oriental rugs. Wool and silks from Persia, India, Pakistan and China. Sizes from 2’ X 3’ up to 12’ X 18’. The BEST prices in town!

4917-A Courthouse Street, Williamsburg (In New Town) (757) 229-7499


More than just Beads offers a large assortment of stone, semi-precious, freshwater pearl, Swarovski crystal and many other beads, find-

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ing palette. Also featured: Linens, pre-assembled and custom gift baskets, cookbooks and Southern kitchen staples. A visit to this charming regional specialty foods store, known for its many daily samples, is a must stop! Open 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sun.-Thurs., Fri. & Sat. 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

frames, garden accents- everything for the well appointed home and garden including Claire Murray house replicas, collectible birdhouses, toss pillows, Ashleigh Manor photo frames, seasonal items and so much more.


7405 Richmond Road, Williamsburg 1 mile west of Go-Karts Plus (757) 259-0314

311 Main Street, Smithfield (757) 357-2277 Perspectives offers a wonderful, colorful and exciting selection of gifts and home décor. In the heart of Smithfield in a beautiful Victorian, come see our Holly Yashi and Michal Golan jewelry, Shaeffer and Waterford pens, tableware, prints, lamps and so much more! Spend a little time in Smithfield and find your own Perspective! Open Wed-Sat 10:30-5, Sun 12:30-5. Call us at 757-357-2277 for more information.

PRINCE GEORGE ART & FRAME 107 Colony Square Shopping Center Jamestown Road (757) 229-7644

This contemporary gallery of original art is located in a very popular local shopping center. Its bright and airy gallery exhibits local and regional artists. Also featured are fine North American craft artisans. Prince George is also well known locally for its fine custom framing. Periodically the gallery features changing shows of original art.


110 South Henry Street The Henry Street Shops, Merchants Square (757)253-8700 The shop features Baggallini and LeSportsac handbags and accessories, clothing for women and children and Colonial Clothing for the entire family. Their location in the Henry Street Shops also has a great selection of regional handcrafts and gifts, and antique and new quilts. Open 364 days a year.

SAS FACTORY SHOES Patriot Plaza 3044-3 Richmond Road, Williamsburg (757) 259-7463 SAS Shoes is one of America’s favorite comfort shoe brands. Available in casual and walking styles, SAS Shoes are handcrafted in the United States and are available in five widths with over 70 different sizes for both men and women. Visit SAS Factory Shoes located in Patriot Plaza on Rt. 60 (3044-3 Richmond Road), Williamsburg.

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Come see why their customers call them the Nags Head of Virginia! Serendipity is the source for the largest selection of fade resistant decorative flags featuring Toland, Premier Designs and BreezeArt, along with USA and NFL flags, plus flag poles and accessories. Choose from a wide selection of colorful kites. Their unique 14K gold and sterling silver jewelry is absolutely exquisite. If you are looking for Mail Wraps (magnetic mail box covers), Serendipity is the place to visit. Open early 7 days a week for your convenience.


5425 Richmond Road, Williamsburg (757) 565-3000 The eight Shops at Carolina Furniture offers more furniture and carpet than any one store can properly display. With more than 400 manufacturers, the flagship store Carolina Furniture offers the collections of makers like Henredon, Baker, and Hickory Chair; Carolina Carpets offers rugs, runners, broadloom from all the best names, including Karastan, Samad, Michael Aziz, Nourison, and many others; Ralph Lauren's furniture conveys an attitude of style, sophistication, and heritage. Williamsburg, Brass, Gifts, & Lighting is the place to find handcrafted solid brass and copper light fixtures, clocks, chandeliers, fireplace screens, etc, plus gifts and all the details that make a house a home; Carolina Kids Roomoffers sturdily built furniture all scaled to a little one's proportions for maximum fun and durability; At Colonial Craftsmen, solid wood, classic construction, and a sense of true Americana combine to produce furniture of heirloom quality that no machine can match; The Loft offers furniture with updated form and function that's just right for today's lifestyles: Younger, Hipper, Cheaper.


3705-A Strawberry Plains Rd, Williamsburg (757) 565-1423 You never know what you’ll find at Twice as Nice! Fashion finds from top designers- names such as Chico’s, Lily Pulitzer, Ralph Lauren and many more and unique specialty items from Channel to Hermes, Kate Spade and Burberry. Clothing, shoes, jewelry and accessories for women and young juniors- plus Walsingham Academy uniforms. Stop in and find something Twice as Nice!


VANITY FAIR– – – – – – – – –  Williamsburg Outlet Mall, Suite #27, Lightfoot

There’s something at Vanity Fair to meet the needs of every woman. From fashion styles to romantic and flirty to everyday basics – whatever your taste, we’ve got intimate apparel for everyone. You’ll find name brands like Nautica, Lily of France, Olga, Vanity Fair and more. Don’t forget to visit our Lee/Wrangler and Healthtex stores nearby!


Village Shops at Kingsmill (757) 220-9501 From 14kt. gold to sterling silver jewelry, diamonds to the finest in colored stones, they have them all. Fabulous estate jewelry collection is among their specialties. In-house jeweler, Kristopher Salmon, is available for free estimates on jewelry designs, remounts or repairs. Shipping and free gift wrap available. Open 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

VILLAGE SHOPS AT KINGSMILL 1915 Pocahontas Trail, Rt. 60 Williamsburg

Charm describes this collection of shops, restaurants and services. Located on Rte. 60 between Colonial Williamsburg and Busch Gardens. Relish the wonderful array of gifts, art, jewelry, antiques, home accessories, fine apparel, collectibles, memorabilia, fine furniture, and pottery. Delight your palate with unique foods from French, Chinese or Italian cuisine. Shop. Dine. Indulge.

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Monticello Marketplace (757) 229-9950 ?wear else is a fabulous women’s clothing boutique carrying fun and funky clothing and accessory lines by FLAX, Krista Larson, Three Dots, Mad Lab, Staley Gretzinger, Bryn Walker, Cynthia Ashby, Naot shoes, Hobo bags and more! Jewelry by David Aubrey, as well as hand-crafted jewelry by local artisans. We are exclusive retailers of Pangea’s organic bath and body line for eco-conscious pampering! Hours WWW.WILLIAMSBURGMAG.COM


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WEST POINT ANTIQUES I-64 Exit 220, West Point (804) 843-4369

Seven blocks down the tree-lined Main Street of historic West Point, Virginia, you will find one of the most diverse arrays of antiques and collectibles dealers in the area. At West Point Antiques, we offer friendly, relaxed, and personalized service and the wares of 35+ dealers neatly arranged around our 4,000 sq. ft. shop. Antiques, retro kitchenware, glassware, china, furniture, vintage linens, books, original stained glass, photography, we have it all! Open daily. Visa and MasterCard accepted.

WILLIAMSBURG ANTIQUE MALL, LTD. 500 Lightfoot Road (Rt. 646) (757) 565-3422

Eastern Virginia’s largest antique center, featuring 45,000 square feet of dealer space. A onestory facility with easy handicap accessibility. Centrally located just off the Route 199 Bypass near the Pottery Factory and outlet centers. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., Noon-5 p.m. Visa and MasterCard accepted.

WILLIAMSBURG DOLL FACTORY 7441 Richmond Road (757) 564-9703

A must place to visit for any tourist or resident. "Lady Anne" dolls are designed here by Margaret Anne Rothwell and visitors can observe the finishing touches being applied to her dolls. The retail store is beautiful with lovely doll displays of "Lady Anne" dolls plus most other manufacturer's dolls.

WILLIAMSBURG OUTLET MALL 6401 Richmond Road, Lightfoot (757) 565-3378

At Williamsburg Outlet Mall you can park once and shop all day at the area’s only enclosed Outlet Center. Save 20% to 70% off everyday retail prices in our over 40 stores. Enjoy authentic Mexican Food at Los Tres Gallos and Hershey’s Ice Cream at our Hershey’s Malt Shoppe. Just a 1/4 of a mile from the Williamsburg Pottery and just 5 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg makes us a perfect addition to any itinerary. Club Platinum Discounts for those 50 and better at participating stores. Mon.–Thu. 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 10 a.m.–9 p.m., and Sun. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Call for holiday hours.

WILLIAMSBURG POTTERY FACTORY Rt. 60 West, Lightfoot (Exit 234A off I-64) (757) 564-3326

200 acres in Lightfoot, for all your shopping desires. You’ll find everything from your Gardening needs and Home-Grown Plants to Housewares and Gourmet Food and Wine, Custom Floral Arrangements and Silk Flowers, Candles, Baskets, Furniture, Rugs, Lamps and Shades, and the area’s largest Country Store. Our famous Salt Glazed Pottery is still made on the premises and our award-winning frame shop offers expert Custom Framing and an expanded Art Gallery. You’ll need more than one day to see it all! Hours: 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.


7422 Richmond Road, Williamsburg (757) 565-3620 We specialize in fine quality Wicker, Rattan (for indoor and outdoor use), and Aluminum furnishings for your sunroom, covered porch, outside patio, or pool area. We pride ourselves on our exceptional customer service and friendly, knowledgeable staff. We can create a to-scale floor plan for any space in your house. We are a second-generation family-owned and operated store, and have been in business over 20 years. Located in the historic Norge area of Williamsburg, just minutes from Colonial Williamsburg. We'll ship or deliver directly to your home! Open Mon-Sat 9:30-5:30.

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York River Baptist Church and provide a gym. The church is also looking to add a full time Minister of Music. He extends an invitation to those who are looking for a place where people will be cared for and where their faith can grow. “York River is a warm and caring church,” he said. “We work hard at taking care of our own, but equally hard at assisting those in our community in any way that we can. People want to be greeted when they walk in and made to feel welcomed. However, that will not keep people. What folks are looking for is friends. We can offer a friendly reception to our church, and if you give us a chance, we can become life-long friends.” ––Ann Efimetz

The Rev. Bill Cashman has been pastor of York River Baptist Church for more than 26 years. In his tenure, he has enjoyed watching the small church located on Croaker Road in Toano grow from four construction trailers to a lovely facility which provides worship, teaching and fellowship space. He has watched the mighty works of God transpire in the small but dynamic congregation. He has baptized some 720 into the faith. “Since being in one place for so long, I have had the blessing of watching children born, then I was able to baptize them when they got saved,” he said recently. “I have watched them grow and then married them, and now I am seeing their children born. Being able to have a part in the lives of people over a long period of time allows us to become not just friends, but family.” Cashman has provided leadership in the church, sharing Scripture with a goal of making it come alive. “My preaching style is extemporaneous and very evangelistic,” he said. “I believe in challenging our people to become more Christ-like. God wants each of us to examine ourselves regularly and to be accountable to the fellowship so that we will begin to think, respond and act like Jesus would.” Over the years, Cashman said he has witnessed the hand of God firsthand within York River, exemplified through the work of church members. The church has participated in various ministries ranging from providing services to women in crisis pregnancies and interpreting church services for the deaf to visiting those in jail ministries and area nursing homes. There have been mission trips to various locations across the country and internationally to share the Good News. The church is also proactive in its approach to youth, having hosted dozens of youth rallys and encouraging their faith and church involvement. Recently Joey Meador was brought on staff as Student Minister. Cashman said the church future is “bright.” There are plans to purchase the land next to the church for future expansion which would include a multi-purpose building that could house worship, fellowship, WWW.WILLIAMSBURGMAG.COM

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YORK RIVER BAPTIST CHURCH Location 8291 Croaker Road Phone 566-3030 or 566-0876 Website Pastor Rev. Bill Cashman Student Minister Joey Meador Worship schedule Sunday 10:45 a.m., Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Special programs Williamsburg House, Free Yard Sale, Benevolent Ministries, Vacation Bible School, Church concerts. Church mission statement To minister to families of all descriptions, to minister to youth of all ages and to minister to those who are hurting and often forgotten.

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Williamsburg Hospitality House Hotel 415 Richmond Road • (757) 229-4020 Enjoy delectable American dining at reasonable prices, conveniently located within an easy stroll of the Colonial area. 415 Grill is a local favorite with a diverse menu including soups and salads with a flair! Free parking is available in the hotel garage.

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1647 Richmond Road • (757) 645-4665 Locally owned and operated. Our food is freshly prepared with love and served with pride. Our menu ranges from Classic American dishes such as Fork Tender Pot Roast, Fall Off the Bone Ribs, and Grandma’s Meatloaf to more

contemporary flavors like Pad Thai with Cilantro-Lime Chicken, Jamaican Jerk Chicken with fresh Mango Salsa and several original vegetarian dishes in an atmosphere that is a tribute to remarkable people whose values, ideas, & actions have made the world a better place to live. We have agreat kids menu and are open for dinner 7 days a week in a smoke-free atmosphere.


113 Palace Lane, Williamsburg (757) 258-1450 Full service restaurant/bar with a full menu that includes sandwiches, burgers, wraps, salads and a great assortment of appetizers- all at $9.99 or less! Karaoke 6 nights a week - from 10 p.m. til 1:30 with Owen Entertainment! 11 big screen TVs!! Dart boards. Megatouch bartop games. Full service bars, one smoking and one non-smoking. Steel tip darts, Texas Hold ‘Em Tuesdays at 7 p.m.We’re open from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.


207 Bypass Road • (757) 253-8550 For a hearty and delicious meal, Mirabella's steaks, seafood and specialty pasta dishes are not to be missed. We offer family prices, a children's menu, private banquet facilities and private breakfast buffets in our spacious and relaxed dining atmosphere. Full service bar and specialty coffees available. We welcome large parties and tour groups! Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Eat in or take out. We also offer catering!

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OLD CHICKAHOMINY HOUSE 1211 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg (757) 229-4689 The Old Chickahominy House celebrates our 55th anniversary in 2010!. Established on Jamestown Road when still a country road, we welcome wayfarers both local and afar with delicious 32

home cooked food and unique gift items. Visit us to experience this “must do” on global Williamsburg lists. Open 8:30 to 10:15 for breakfast and lunch 11:30 to 2:15 p.m and store hours are 8:30 to 4:00.


415 A. Church Street, Smithfield (757) 357-7700 Witness the sunset over the Pagan River in the cedar-paneled dining room where every table offers a view of the river. Linger over delicious seafood and dishes prepared with local Smithfield ham. A marina and floating dock are available. Voted one of “the best romantic restaurants” by Chesapeake Bay Magazine.


(Farm Fresh Shopping Center, Rt. 143) 455-E Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg (757) 565-1915 Happy Buffet continues a seven year successful trend in Virginia Beach with the latest edition here in Williamsburg! Offering over 80 buffet items daily at $5.99 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $6.99 4-10 p.m. The take out menu offers a full Sushi and Sashimi Menu at prices that will turn your head and a satisfy your palate.


Kingsgate Greene Shopping Center (757) 229-2288 • (757) 229-8899 The original Williamsburg famous buffet for lunch and dinner includes our famous Mongolian grill, vegetable bar, Hong Kong style Dim-Sum, and huge Chinese buffet. We serve all-you-caneat Japanese Hibachi steak, sushi, Vietnamese (pho), Hong Kong style noodles & wonton soup. Our chef will cook and serve in front of you. Enjoy our elegant, relaxed atmosphere and casual dining. WWW.WILLIAMSBURGMAG.COM


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Patriot Plaza, 3044 Richmond Rd. (757) 221-0888 • fax (757) 258-8899 Recently opened in Williamsburg, the Red City Buffet has become a favorite of many locals. Enjoy an all-you-caneat buffet with many delicious items including Chinese, Japanese, sushi, seafood, hibachi grill, chef’s specials and American offerings all in elegant and comfortable surroundings. Beer and wine available. Visit our other locations: 12551 Jefferson Ave., Newport News (757) 877-7888 & Princess Anne Rd. #505, Virginia Beach (757) 468-9999.

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5699-18 Richmond Road • (757) 259-9044 Voted #1 Best Ice Cream 1995-2002. Vermont’s finest all natural ice cream, frozen yogurt & sorbet, the best you’ve ever tasted. We serve smoothies, sundaes, shakes, malts, floats and delicious ice cream cakes for all occasions. More than 34 different euphoric flavors. Visa & MasterCard accepted.


Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center 5289 John Tyler Hwy & Rt. 199 (white building with red awning) (757) 220-8930 Voted “Best Ice Cream in Williamsburg,” Bruster’s “real” ice cream is made fresh, on site every day! Enjoy fresh “homemade” waffle cones, sundaes, malts, cakes, hand-packed ice cream to go and much more. Open year ‘round from 11 a.m.-11 p.m., June-August and 11 a.m.-10 p.m., September-May. Savor the many flavors of old-fashioned ice cream at Bruster’s.


Located in The Pavilion Shops 6524-D Richmond Road (757) 345-0557 Chef Francesco is a first generation Sicilian with over 18 years of experience preparing hearty Sicilian favorites. To start, the Bruschetta alla Siciliana is a popular choice. Among the entrees, house specialties include Gioia del Mare, a medley of shrimp, scallops, mussels and clams in Chef Francesco's incomparable marinara sauce. But the Chicken Cacciatore and Veal Parmigiana are marvelous, too. And if you're a vegetarian, the Quattro Giardini is perfecto! Open daily.

MAURIZIO’S RISTORANTE ITALIANO 264 East McLaws Circle, Festival Marketplace, Rt. 60 East (757) 229-0337 Anyone can add sauce to pasta, but few can offer a true taste of Italy. Maurizio Fiorello has been giving people of Hampton Roads an authentic taste of the Old World since 1994. At Maurizio’s you will find perfectly prepared Italian dishes with recipes that have been around for generations and 34

genuinely sincere hospitality that Maurizio, himself, delivers with great pride and joy. Open 7 days a week. Party room available, call for details. Not affiliated with any other restaurant. 1242 Richmond Road (Williamsburg Shopping Center) (757) 220-2641 You can't get any closer to home-made Italian cooking than this! The locals’ favorite pizza and Italian Restaurant for the past 10 years. New York style pizza, submarines, pasta and other Italian specialties. ABC on and off. Free delivery to all hotels/motels. Open 11 a.m.

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first opened its doors for business in April of 1985. The restaurant quickly became a favorite for locals and visitors. Now located on Strawberry Plains Road the Backfin is still serving up some of the best seafood around. Not only is the seafood exceptional, they have some of the best North Carolina style BBQ in Williamsburg. The restaurant is smoke free and family friendly. When the weather is right The Boathouse's outside dining is the perfect place to gather with friends. The fun, coastal setting is so great you’ll forget you’re not on the water somewhere! Reservations are not required but are accepted for parties of five or more.

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8109 Yacht Haven Road Gloucester Point, VA (804) 642-6161 River’s Inn Restaurant fronts Sarah’s Creek on the York River at Gloucester Point with scenic views and succulent coastal cuisine. Our menu features foods grown at local farms, caught in local waters and prepared in our seasonally changing entrees. Our Crab Deck welcomes with a casual outdoor atmosphere and comfort foods that include fresh crab, fabulous burgers and sandwiches and favorite beers and beverages. Open Tuesday – Sunday. Lunch11:30 – 2:00 and Dinner 5:30- 9:00. Crab Deck now open weekends, weather permitting.


1430 Richmond Road, Suite 1155 (at High Street) Williamsburg Phone 757-208-0688 Fax- 757-208-0593 Firehouse subs was founded in 1994 by Robin and Chris Sorenson, two firefighting brothers who decided to create a restaurant built on one of the firehouse’s most storied traditions- making great food. Big, satifying subs loaded with freshly sliced meat, plenty of toppings and a unique flavor like nothing you’ve ever tasted before. Stop by Firehouse Subs and taste the tradition. Orders may also be placed by phone, fax, online or at your local firehouse.


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Summer in the square Merchants Square’s summer entertainment There are many entertainment choices offered in Merchants Square during summer. Among them are the Summer Breeze Concert Series, Farmers Market and Movies on Prince George Street.

series has become a tradition for locals and visitors. The free concerts features great music, family activities and a chance to meet friends. Just bring a chair and dinner if you like, and enjoy a summer evening with your friends. This program is sponsored in cooperation with the City of Williamsburg, Merchants Square Association and York County Arts Commission. Here’s the 2010 schedule: July 3 - United States Air Force Band: Independence Day Concert; 7- 8:30 p.m. July 14 - Super Jazz Band 7- 9 p.m. July 21 - The Coastland Band 7-9 p.m. July 28 - Slapwater 7-9 p.m. Aug. 4 - United States Air Force Band, 7- 8:30 p.m. Aug. 11 - United States Air Force Band, 7- 8:30 p.m. Aug. 18 - United States Air Force Band 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 25 - United States Air Force Band 7-8:30 p.m. For more information, call the Summer Breeze Concert Series hotline at 259-0209.

The Farmers Market continues through summer each Saturday 8 a.m.-noon. People can purchase a variety of locally grown flowers, produce and other delicious and useful items. It is a treat each weekend. There are also mid week markets during summer, Tuesdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Movies on Prince George Street are a way to see some great movies in a wonderful environment. They are scheduled on Sunday evenings at 7:30 p.m. Bring a chair and some snacks and enjoy the movies, al fresco. The Summer Breeze Concert Series begins in July and continues through August. The hugely popular


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Spectacular Fourth of July Take in area events Yorktown will celebrate with a daylong series of events, capping with fireworks over the York River at 9:15 p.m. Entertainment will be offered beginning at 4 p.m. including The The Fifes and Drums of York Town, Voices of the Yorktown Chorale, the Sounds of Liberty Bell Ringing Ceremony, Parade on Historic Main Street, United States Coast Guard Band and The U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band. There will be a children’s game area 4-8 p.m., for kids ages 5 - 12 at the intersection of Main and Nelson Streets. Visitors are strongly encouraged to arrive no later than 5:30 pm, as Yorktown will be closed to vehicular traffic once parking lots are full. Busch Gardens also features fireworks on Fourth of July. Tickets to the park are required.

Independence Day offers people of every age the chance to celebrate our country’s freedom by participating in special events and taking in fantastic firework displays. Colonial Williamsburg offers several events all day long on Sunday, July 4, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Historic Area. The Declaration of Independence, drafted by Virginian Thomas Jefferson, was adopted July 4th, 1776. There are celebrations throughout the day including Fifes and Drums and militia parades. The events will be capped with Colonial Williamsburg’s fireworks. WWW.WILLIAMSBURGMAG.COM



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Segways will roll through Yorktown The tours cost $65 per person for 90 minutes. There must be a minimum of two people and a maximum of six people per tour. Segways are allowed on all VDOT streets and sidewalks. The devices are not allowed on York County sidewalks or on tour roads owned by the National Park Service.

There are some new tenants at Riverwalk Landing. RiverFruit Tropical Wines recently opened and offers wines that are made without grapes. The wine is made with tropical, citrus and berry fruits. The store offers unusual flavors of wine like Cocoa Beach, a chocolate wine, or Hot Sun, a tomato-and-pepper-based wine. The store offers free wine-tastings daily and specialty foods like rum cake and key lime and tangerine honey. Non-alcoholic drinks and snacks are also available. Patriot Tours & Provisions also opened recently and offers Segway tours of historic Yorktown as well as rent bicycles and sell beach provisions, including buckets, sunscreen, kites, beach chairs, snacks and drinks.

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Ice cream for all Annual Ice Cream Social July 4 People can buy two scoops of ice cream and one piece of cake for $3. Hot dogs will be $3 and drinks will be $1. The event is family-friendly with a variety of activities for kids. Some of the fun planned includes, games, balloons and raffle prizes. The money raised by the event supports the Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center’s Auxiliary. The group has a mission to continue providing free mammogram and bone density screenings for the uninsured, scholarships and health screenings for the uninsured, support for the annual Breast Cancer Retreat and other needs of our community health.

The 28th annual Ice Cream Social will be held 4:30-7 p.m., Sunday, July 4 in the Wren Courtyard of the College of William & Mary. The event has become a favorite among locals and visitors. People can listen to music, eat delicious ice cream and baked goods before the fireworks in Colonial Williamsburg. Entertainment will be provided by the popular Smith-Wade Band, Dick Smith, Cabot Wade & John Tracy. WWW.WILLIAMSBURGMAG.COM



HERE IS WHAT WE RECOMMEND YOU SEE! Is this your first Colonial Williamsburg visit or your first visit in a long time? Here are sites we recommend you see: The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg (Allow at least an hour) The DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum features world-class English and American silver, ceramics, paintings, prints and textiles dating from 1600 to 1830. The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum is the first museum dedicated solely to American folk art in the United States. Peyton Randolph House (Allow 45 minutes) Home to one of Virginia’s leading politicians, this was the site of important social and political gatherings. The backyard shows the range of work undertaken by enslaved men and women and their interaction with the white household. Cabinetmaker (Allow 30 minutes) Highly skilled cabinetmakers design, build and finish furniture and instruments from desks, chairs and coffins. Courthouse (Allow 20 minutes) County and city courts provided local justice both in civil and criminal cases. Participate in a wide variety of court trials in which lives, liberties and property come into contest. Magazine (Allow 30 minutes) The Magazine, Williamsburg’s arsenal, was the warehouse for gunpowder and firearms belonging to the colony and Commonwealth of Virginia. Printing Office and Bookbindery (Allow 20 minutes) Printed items such as newspapers, political notices and manuals played a key role in the spread of information before and during the Revolution. Silversmith (Allow 30 minutes) Skilled workers at the Golden Ball make jewelry, bowls, coffeepots and other items of precious metals. Wigmaker (Allow 20 minutes) At this shop, guests can watch as accomplished hands style hair and weave wigs from a wide variety of materials. Blacksmith (Allow 30 minutes) During the Revolution, James Anderson’s shop repaired arms for the American forces. Colonial Evening Performances (Additional tickets required) The fun in Colonial Williamsburg doesn’t stop when the sun goes down. During “Ghosts Amongst Us,” meet the ghosts of Williamsburg that still roam today. Determine the guilt or innocence of the “Virginia witch” during “Cry Witch.” Help keep alive the songs and dances adapted from the West Africans in the colonial American period during “African American Music.” Enjoy the type of variety show that entertained George Washington and Thomas Jefferson during “A Grand Medley of Entertainments.” Stop by any Colonial Williamsburg ticket office to make reservations for evening programs. For more information on Colonial Williamsburg’s programs, visit our website at

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Shagging has returned to Yorktown The annual Shagging on the Riverwalk in Yorktown has been heating up Friday nights since last month. The events are held 6-9 p.m. on the waterfront throughout the month, beginning July 16.


The Colonial Shag Club is on hand at the events to provide shag lessons, demonstrations, club information and answer questions relating to the popular dance style. You don’t have to be a dancer to have fun! It’s the fifth year that York County is offering the popular series. It has become a tradition among locals and visitors. During July there are several bands lined up to provide great entertainment. And the best part is, it’s free! Those who attend are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs. Food and drinks are available for purchase. For more information, visit or call 890-3500.

The events are free and provide a great way for families, friends and people of all ages a chance to get up and dance while listening to the sounds of summer.

SHAGGING CONCERT SCHEDULE JULY 16 Black Tie Beach Bums JULY 23 The Main Event Band JULY 30 Mark Roberts and Breeze AUG. 6 Ron Moody and the Centaurs

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sional ideas into three dimensional works of art. The Art-cade is one of fewer than 50 art galleries in the country where authorized Dr. Seuss artwork can be purchased. It has a large inventory of these limited edition prints and sculptures. For information, call The Art-cade Gallery in the Williamsburg Office Park at 565-7424 or visit

Each July the Art-cade Gallery hosts a Dr. Seuss art exhibit and sale. Gallery visitors during the event regularly represent the those from the Eastern U.S. and area residents. This 10th annual Dr. Seuss gallery event displays examples of his multifaceted output of whimsical artwork from book illustrations, “Secret Art” which the artist painted for his own enjoyment, and 3-D wall sculptures and bronzes. The Art-cade Gallery is filled with the timeless artwork of Dr. Seuss in addition to other styles of illustration. The gallery carries reproductions of Seuss work year around. There are also copies of books by and about Dr. Seuss in the gallery’s book section. New to Seuss art this summer is “Sludge Tarpon,” a wall sculpture presented as a fine art collectible 75 years after its debut. As the first of six pieces in the Seuss “Marine Muggs” collection, it is a wall-mounted, hand-painted cast resin sculpture reproduction in a limited edition of only 850 pieces. Just one sculpture is released per year. Also new this summer is a bronze of Horton the elephant, the last in a limited edition series of six table figures of Seuss personalities. The series was fashioned by noted sculptor Leo Rijn who is known for breathing life into the written word and for transforming two-dimen-


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Let us entertain you The following is a partial list of some of the area cultural offerings for the month. If you have an item you would like to have listed e-mail






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N. Boundary Street Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.

VIRGINIA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL “As You Like It” July 7-18 “A Man for All Seasons” July 22-Aug. 1 Call 221-2674 for reservations. Season ticket (both productions): $40. Per performance: $25 adult, $15 student (age 14 - college;) $10 child (age 7 - 13.) To order/reserve tickets by phone: Call 221-2674 or visit

Through July 23 Annual Member’s Show July 27 - August 27 Joseph Heyman, Photography Mike and Monique Thomas, Raku Ceramics Upstairs Gallery: Around the House


Lamberson Hall at the College of William & Mary Hours: Saturday-Sunday: noon–4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.


My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw, the more of it I wanted to see.

Conservation: Where Art and Science Meet. This exhibition presents a different way of looking at museum objects.


~J. Paul Getty



Material Witnesses: Quilts and Their Makers” features textiles made as close as Virginia and as far away as the Polynesian Islands.




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July 2 - Tailgate Down July 16 - Butter July 30 - Borderline Crazy 6:30-10 p.m. at Lake Matoaka Amphitheater.



Each Saturday 8 a.m.-noon.

MID-WEEK FARMERS MARKETS Tuesdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m.



New Town Cinema 12, New Town and Kimball Theatre, Merchants Square and Movie Tavern, High Street offer movies. Check for New Town, for Kimball and Here are some movies expected for release in July according to the website, Dates are subject to change.


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Despicable Me Predators

July 3 - United States Air Force Band: Independence Day Concert; 7- 8:30 p.m. July 14 - Super Jazz Band 7- 9 p.m. July 21 - The Coastland Band 7-9 p.m. July 28 - Slapwater 7-9 p.m. Aug. 4 - United States Air Force Band, 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 11 - United States Air Force Band, 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 18 - United States Air Force Band, 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 25 - United States Air Force Band, 7-8:30 p.m.


The Sorcerer's Apprentice




Dinner for Schmucks Farewell Ramona and Beezus Salt


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Events each Friday, 6-9 p.m. Admission is free and you are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn-chairs. July 16 - Black Tie Beach Bums July 23 - The Main Event Band July 30 - Mark Roberts and Breeze


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help at the medical facility. Hoyt said she has a deep appreciation for the clients she encounters while there. “Every week I look forward to spending time working,” she said recently. “The patients are very friendly and are always willing to talk. About a month after it started, I just fell in love with the job.” One of the aspects she treasures most is being able to help, often only a simple gesture or kind word. “To be able to help the less fortunate is a rewarding feeling,” she said. “To know that I could have put the only smile across a patients face or bring joy to them for one second makes everything I do worth my time.” Hoyt said her time at Lackey Free Clinic will continue inspiring her in the future and will seek to volunteer throughout her life. “This experience will not let me take life for granted,” she said. “I know I should live life to the fullest, because there are those out there who can’t.”

Kimberly Hoyt admits having a long time interest in the medical field, which she attributes to her dad’s profession as a physician. That’s why it seemed a good fit for Hoyt to begin volunteering at Lackey Free Clinic more than a year ago. Through her affiliation with Girl Scouting, Hoyt learned about the clinic when her troop was considering a service project at the facility. Although those plans never took shape, Hoyt took it upon herself to contact the Lackey clinic and join their staff as a volunteer. She currently works about five hours per week helping around the office performing duties ranging from filing charts and answering phones to checking patients in or dispatching medical records to physicians offices. She admits staying “very busy” during her time there, helping to provide services to those seeking WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, JULY 2010

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More than a golf club husbands who are very jealous because they didn’t have the chance to learn or improve in this sort of environment.” Ford’s Colony has heard this request and is offering the men a similar program, she noted. The organization recently held a 20-year celebration, “4-Tee Alumnae Day Golf and Luncheon,” where members past and present had a party at Ford’s Colony. There was a chance to talk about the game, but most importantly to fellowship and share in the friendships which have formed as a result. “The dining room at Ford’s Colony was filled with 4-Tee graduates, present members, and the most important people of all, those who kept the program alive by directing the agenda. It truly was a reunion filled with nostalgia, laughs and pride.” Callaghan said that the group has provided the “most accidental but gratifying experience of my life.” “To realize that so many friendships, lifelong and important, started in a 4-Tee class and will endure because of something I promoted?” she said. “Well, there is no way to measure that feeling.”

In 1990 when Ford’s Colony was a relatively new community, resident Judy Callaghan started a group which helped women golfers learn and become adept at the game. “For the newcomers moving in their choice was to either join the 18 hole golf group for the experienced players, or the 9- hole group for novice or beginning players,” Callaghan recalled recently. “And for that 9-hole group it was becoming a major issue as so many of the new members needed a lot of special instruction in rules and etiquette for this complicated game.” As president of the 9-hole group, Callaghan realized a beginning group for the new players was needed. She asked the board for support of the idea. So was the genesis of the “4-Tee” program. “It was soon realized however, that only lessons were not going to suffice,” she said. “We needed to get other women involved in the program to really bring the beginners into our association. So actually we took over much of the coaching and training in rules and etiquette after the pros did the technique clinics.” Since 1992, at least 250 women have gone through the program. Most of those who stuck with the program, graduated to the 9-hole group through the years. Several have served in leadership in the group, “giving back” for what they gained. “Our current roster shows that a little over 50 percent of this year’s members are graduates of the 4-Tee class. About 12 have qualified for the 18 hole group,” she said. Callaghan said that the program has had an impact on their lives. “I hear how it has changed their vacation choices,” she said. “I hear how proud their spouses are of them, and then I have heard some WWW.WILLIAMSBURGMAG.COM

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On left is Judy Callaghan, on right is Rosalie Kunberger at the recent 4-Tee celebration.




3610-B N. Courthouse Road Providence Forge, VA 23140 (804) 966-9395 The area’s newest Antique Mall featuring vendors with a range of offerings, including furniture, glassware, collectibles, jewelry and unique gifts. Conveniently located between Williamsburg and Richmond, in Providence Forge, Virginia. 4 miles off I-64, Exit 214 or 60W, right on Courthouse Rd.(from Williamsburg). Open 7 days a week.


903 S. Church Street, Smithfield (757) 356-1055 This is a stop you definitely don’t want to miss on your visit to Smithfield! This beautiful antique store is filled with furniture from end to end! You will find antiques dating from 1800 on up. Many accessories

fill the store, and you will find a large array of Period Lighting. The store is open Thursday through Saturday, but call first on other days and you will be able to see the store by appointment.


Village Shops at Kingsmill, 1915 Pocahontas Trail, A2 Route 60 East • (757) 258-3300 Specializing in turn-of-the century antiques and estate linens. Bedroom and dining room displays of furniture, crystal, china, silver and fine linens. Offering European Laundry Service for all your fine linens. Open MondaySaturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.


I-64 Exit 220, West Point (804) 843-4369 Seven blocks down the tree-lined Main Street of historic West Point, Virginia, you will find one of the most diverse

ANTIQUES & UNIQUES 29 Dealers offering Antiques, Furniture, Collectibles, Unique Gifts and Jewelry Official Yankee Candle Dealer

804-966-9395 Mon.-Fri. 11am-6pm Sat.10am-5pm • Sun.1-5pm 3610-B N. Courthouse Rd. Providence Forge, VA 23140 • 4 miles off I-64, Exit 214 • 60W right on Courthouse Rd.(Rt. 155) (from Williamsburg)

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arrays of antiques and collectibles dealers in the area. At West Point Antiques, we offer friendly, relaxed, and personalized service and the wares of 35+ dealers neatly arranged around our 4,000 sq. ft. shop. Antiques, retro kitchenware, glassware, china, furniture, vintage linens, books, original stained glass, photography, we have it all! Open daily. Visa and MasterCard accepted.

WILLIAMSBURG ANTIQUE MALL, LTD. 500 Lightfoot Road (Rt. 646) (757) 565-3422 Eastern Virginia’s largest antique center, featuring 45,000 square feet of dealer space. A one-story facility with easy handicap accessibility. Centrally located just off the Route 199 Bypass near the Pottery Factory and outlet centers. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., Noon-5 p.m. Visa and MasterCard accepted.

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6528 Richmond Road (Rt. 60), Williamsburg (757) 565-2065

BUGGY BATHE AUTO WASH, LUBE & DETAIL SHOPPE TM– – – – 2217 Richmond Road (757) 220-9315

Let Buggy Bathe pamper your vehicle with their extensive menu of automotive care services. Buggy Bathe is a Full-Service Auto Wash, Lube & Detail Shoppe all conveniently located under one roof! Let their experienced wash technicians treat your dirty vehicle to one of their six wash packages today! While you’re there, don’t forget to have your oil changed in their Quick Lube Center where an appointment is never necessary. Rain or shine, Buggy Bathe is open 7 days a week to serve you. Remember, at Buggy Bathe, they clean your car, not your wallet.


5425 Richmond Road, Williamsburg (757) 565-3000 The eight Shops at Carolina Furniture offers more furniture and carpet than any one store can properly display. With more than 400 manufacturers, the flagship store Carolina Furniture offers the collections of makers like Henredon, Baker, and Hickory Chair; Carolina Carpets offers rugs, runners, broadloom from all the best names, including Karastan, Samad, Michael Aziz, Nourison, and many others; Ralph Lauren's furniture conveys an attitude of style, sophistication, and heritage. Williamsburg, Brass, Gifts, & Lighting is the place to find handcrafted solid brass and copper light fixtures, clocks, chandeliers, fireplace screens, etc, plus gifts and all the details that make a house a home; Carolina Kids Room- offers sturdily built furniture all scaled to a little one's proportions for maximum fun and durability; At Colonial Craftsmen, solid wood, classic construction, and a sense of true Americana combine to produce furniture of heirloom quality that no machine can match; The Loft offers furniture with updated form and function that's just right for today's lifestyles: Younger, Hipper, Cheaper.


Visit us in our NEW LOCATION and save 50-75% on over 1,200 new and antique handmade oriental rugs. Wool and silks from Persia, India, Pakistan and China. Sizes from 2’ X 3’ up to 12’ X 18’. The BEST prices in town!


REAL ESTATE BRAEMAR CREEK @ GREENSPRINGS PLANTATION The best just keeps getting better! The Plantation Group in partnership with The

A New Look is waiting for you!

120 Monticello Avenue at Richmond Rd. (60) (757) 564-DOCS (3627)

MedExpress Urgent Care is conveniently located for tourists, students at William & Mary, and residents, only one mile from Colonial Williamsburg, 6 blocks from W&M and on the Monticello Ave. corner of Route 60. Local owner physicians are Medical Doctors Board Certified in Emergency Medicine treating illness and injury. No appointments, no long waits. Beautiful spalike facility in renovated bank (the X-ray is located in the bank vault) has on-site X-ray, IVs, EKG, lab & minor surgery. Open 7 days a week, 9 a.m.–9 p.m.


1111 Old Colony Lane, Williamsburg (757) 229-1022 Do you need to rejuvenate your spirit and your body? Come to our Salt Spa and forget the tensions and pressures of life. Made of 15 tons of salt imported from Poland, Himalaya and the Dead Sea, the salt cave has a unique microclimate containing negative ions which are crucial to a healthy body. In addition, micro-elementary particles such as sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, bromine and iodine are released into the air and absorbed into the body through inhalation. This treatment accelerates healing and helps our bodies achieve a desired balance. Our Salt Spa will leave you with a newly discovered energy accomplished without medications and is extremely effective in promoting health in many cases.



A “New York State of Mind”

Debby & Dennis Minnella, Salon Owners Williamsburg Business Center 5000 New Point Rd., suite 3102




If you’re relocating or buying a second home, I can help! • Homes • Townhomes • Condos • Golf Properties • Waterfront Homes

Call me for a “free” relocation package and available properties listing.

Gary Byrd Direct: 757.303.0523 Toll Free: 800.524.0992 E-mail: Web:


Beverly Tucker

Franciscus Company, Inc. are proud to announce Williamsburg's most highly anticipated condominium community, Braemar Creek at Greensprings Plantation! The community will be comprised of two separate collections of homes. One, two, and three bedrooms, sunrooms, media rooms, downstairs bedrooms and garages are just some of the features showcased in the twelve models that will be presented at Braemar Creek, located just minutes from historic Williamsburg, the best shopping destinations and famous golf courses, this community is sure to be a "hole in one". Our interest list is now forming at


William E. Wood and Associates Realty email: (757) 303-0523 • 800-524-0992 Relocating or buying a second home, Gary can help you. Homes, Town homes, Condos, Golf Properties and Waterfront Homes. He has relocating packages and available property listings for those who request them.

CAPITOL LANDING GREEN web: (757) 592-3303

Capitol Landing Green is a residential redevelopment located just one block from the Historic Area of Colonial Williamsburg. The newest energy efficient construction features 2 restored homes, 10 new single

B ecause you don’t buy or sell a home everyday...isn’t it nice to know someone who does? Call me and together, we can create a perfect plan suited just for you! • Waterfront • City of Williamsburg • James City County • York County • New Kent County

Kelly Cheatham Elder cell 757-846-0016

1101 Richmond Road Williamsburg, VA 23185 757-220-8205 Office 800-369-8206 Toll Free Each office independently owned & operated

Shelly Smith ASSOCIATE BROKER Cell: (804) 337-9187 Office: (757) 229-0550, ext. 211 Voice Mail: (757) 269-4048 LICENSED IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA

family homes and 4 duplex homes, all with maintained yards. Capitol Landing Green...a gem, close in. For pre-construction sales and information, call 757-592-3303 or visit our website:

CENTURY 21 NACHMAN REALTY (800) 369-8206

Military and corporate relocation specialists serving southeastern VA and northeastern NC. Family owned and operated for over 50 years. 9 full service offices including property management services. Call and let us help you move!

GREENSPRINGS WEST Phone: (757) 592-3293 Email:

A Master Planned Golf Community offering a wide range of custom builders, new luxury homes, and new home plans. Greensprings West is located in Williamsburg, Virginia adjacent to the grounds of the old Green Spring Plantation and is built around the award winning 36 hole Williamsburg National Golf Course. New homes start in the $400,000’s. Greensprings West offers golf course, waterfront and wooded lots starting in the low $100,000’s. Challenging golf, lakes, pool, tennis courts, playground and a beautiful community center await you. Seasonal social events are planned throughout the year. Come be a part of this wonderful community.

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HERITAGE COMMONS 236 Commons Way, Williamsburg (888) 424-3481 Hearing impaired: (800) 828-1120 At Heritage Commons, you’ll find retirement living fun, secure and comfortable. Since their apartments are 100% rental, there are no large buy-in or financial commitments required. Schedule a tour and select your new apartment today!

THE SETTLEMENT AT POWHATAN CREEK 4101 Monticello Ave., Williamsburg (757) 645-3000 or (866) 779-9976

Williamsburg’s premier custom home community for adults 55+. Enjoy swimming, tennis, join in our many community activities, or just relax at the community center club house…you can do everything at The Settlement at Powhatan Creek. Visit us today! Take Monticello Avenue exit off of Route 199. Make a right. Go approximately one mile. The Settlement entrance will be on your left. Homes starting in the $300,000’s (special financing available). Don’t miss this opportunity to live at The Settlement at Powhatan Creek. Come see what Luxurious Active Adult Living is all about!


William E. Wood & Associates 5208 Monticello Avenue, Williamsburg 757-229-0550 ext 211 757-269-4048 Voice • 804-337-9187 Cell

Whether you are buying or selling, call me and together we can create a perfect plan suited just for you! Located in the Williamsburg Office of William E. Wood & Associates, in New Town. Serving the community through three multiple listing associations covering the City of Williamsburg, James City County, York County, New Kent County and waterfront locations. Because you don’t buy or sell a home every day… isn’t it nice to know someone who does!


1781 Jamestown Road, Suite 150 Williamsburg (757)645-2683 Rapunzel's Hair Studio is an award winning hair color salon. We specialize in total hair care. Custom cuts, hair color, highlights/low-lights, Keratin Hair Straightening, permanent waving/texturizing, and formal event hair. Enjoy our relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. Walkins welcome, appointments recommended. Open Tues-Thurs 10-8. Fri 10-5. Sat 9-3.

109 Colony Square Jamestown Road (757) 229-0236 Salon 109 is a full service salon located in the Colony Square Shopping Center on Jamestown Road. Offering styling, coloring, highlights, perms and waxing. Please call today for an appointment! Voted the Best of Williamsburg by readers of the Virginia Gazette.


Williamsburg Business Center 5000 New Point Road (757) 220-9181 Debby and Dennis Minnella of Salon New York have brought their unique styling talent to Williamsburg. Both have studied with prominent New York hair designers. Together they bring a new dimension to hair fashion in Williamsburg. A new look is waiting for you at Salon New York.

Real estate tax rates WILLIAMSBURG 54 cents per $100 of assessed property value.


1408 B Richmond Road Williamsburg, VA 23185 (757) 870-6878


TRW is a full service agency that is a must when buying, selling or renting your new or existing timeshare. You are guaranteed to get the same great benefits as offered by developers at 40 to 70% less. Our skilled agents will guide you whether you are just looking or are in need of serious help to make your final decision. The bottom line is: we will save you time and money today!

48 cents per $100 of assessed property value.


WILLIAMSBURG Winifred Sowder Email: Web: Office: (757) 220-6157 Fax: (757)220-6158

JAMES CITY COUNTY Alan J. (AJ) Cole, Sr. Email: Web: Office: (757) 253-6868 Fax: (757)253-6875

YORK COUNTY Walt Latham Email: Web: Office: (757) 890-3440 Fax: (757)890-3449


77 cents per $100 of assessed property value.


Voter registration

65.75 cents per $100 of assessed property value.


SUSSEX COUNTY William R Jenkins Email: Office: (434) 246-1046 Fax: (434)246-4315

SURRY COUNTY Lucille J Epps Email: Office: (757) 294-5213 Fax: (757)294-5285

Administrative offices WILLIAMSBURG Jackson Tuttle, City Manager (757) 220-6100 JAMES CITY COUNTY

Sanford B. Wanner, County Administrator (757) 253-6728 YORK COUNTY

James McReynolds, County Administrator (757) 890-3320 SUSSEX COUNTY

Mary E. Jones, County Administrator (434) 246-1000

SURRY COUNTY 70 cents per $100 of assessed property value.


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Gargantuan entertainment Virginia Living Museum hosts popular dinosaur exhibit This summer, the Virginia Living Museum will host “Dinosaurs & More!” through Sept. 6.

Stomping, roaring, robotic dinosaurs and ice age mammals come alive at the all-new exciting exhibit from Kokoro, the inventor of robotic dinosaurs. There’s a chance to get up close with dinosaurs including the mighty T-Rex, gentle Apatosaurus mother and baby, Maiasaura, Pteranodon and Pachycephalosaur, Enter the ice age and meet the mighty mammals that succeeded the dinosaurs as the dominant species on Earth: the Smilodon, Baluchitherium and Woolly Mammoth. Kokoro’s exhibits are meant to entertain and educate. Motion is amazingly fluid and lifelike and complex. Walking, feeding, roaring, fighting, hatching and caring for their young - Kokoro models act and interact with realism. The museum keeps with the dinosaur theme by offering, “Dinosaur Days” will be presented in the Wason Amphitheater daily at noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. The Abbitt Planetarium will show “The Dinosaur Prophecy.” The presentation explores how dinosaurs lived and died. It will be shown at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. daily. Tickets are $4 plus museum admission. Summer hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, with extended hours until 8 p.m. on Sundays through Aug. 8. Admission is $17 for adults and $13 for children (ages 3-12). Ages 2 and under are free. Call 757-595-1900 or visit for more information.

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River’s Inn . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 . . . . . . . .Gloucester

Century 21 Nachman . . . . . . . .50 . . . . . . . . . . . . .(D-7)

Johnstown Jewelers . . . . . . .67 . . . . . . . . . . .(G-6)

Salon 109 . . . . . . . . . . . . .66 . . . . . . . . . .7(G-6)

Chanello’s Pizza . . . . . . . . .75 . . . . . . . . . . .(C-6)

King of Glory Lutheran Church 63 . . . . . . . . . . .(D-4)

Salon New York . . . . . . . . .49 . . . . . . . . . . .(D-3)

Chickadees . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 . . . . . . . . . . .(B-3)

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Sal’s by Victor . . . . . . . . . . .78 . . . . . . . . .14(D-6)

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La Tienda . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67 . . . . . . . . . . .(G-5)

SAS Factory Shoes . . . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . . . . .8(C-5)

Classic Consignments . . . . . .15 . . . . . . . .11(G-14)

Lee/Wrangler. . . . . . . . . . .69 . . . . . . . . .12(C-3)

Savvy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 . . . . . . . .11(G-14)

The Clothes Tree . . . . . . . . .26 . . . . . . . . . .(E-12)

Lightfoot Manor Shoppe . . . .25 . . . . . . . . . .8(C-5)

Serendipity . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 . . . . . . . . . . .(C-2)

Colonial Downs . . . . . . . . . .76 . . . . . .New Kent Co.

Lindsey Jones . . . . . . . . . . .60 . . . . . . . .Smithfield

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Elements . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73 . . . . . . . . .21(D-5)

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Schooner Alliance . . . . . . . .21 . . . . . . . . .Yorktown

Firehouse Subs . . . . . . . . . .77 . . . . . . . . .22(C-6)

Maurizio’s Ristorante Italiano .5 . . . . . . . .11(G-14)

Shelly Smith . . . . . . . . . . . .50 . . . . . .Williamsburg

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MedExpress . . . . . . . . . . . .65 . . . . . . . . .14(D-6)

Shops at Carolina Furniture . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . .(C-5)

Francesco’s . . . . . . . . . . . . .73 . . . . . . . . . . .(B-3)

Mirabella’s American Grill . . .78 . . . . . . . . . . .(C-7)

Smithfield Station . . . . . . . .73 . . . . . . . .Smithfield . . . . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . . . . . .(D-6)

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Taco Mexicali’s . . . . . . . . . .33 . . . . . . . . . . .(B-3)

The Genuine Smithfield Ham Shoppe61 . . . . . . . .Smithfield

The Nautical Dog. . . . . . . . .73 . . . . . . . . .21(D-5)

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John Ammerman is “A Man for All Seasons” If you saw the Virginia Shakespeare Festival’s production of “Macbeth” four years ago, you may be already familiar with John Ammerman’s work. Ammerman, who lives in Atlanta, Ga., played the title role in Shakespeare’s dark tragedy. This summer, he returns to Williamsburg to take on a very different, but no less intense role. Ammerman has been cast to play Sir Thomas More in the Virginia Shakespeare Festival’s production of the famous play. It is a reprisal, of sorts, as Ammerman played the role last year at Theatre in the Square in Atlanta. Ammerman, who was last here as part of the 2008 VSF season to play in “The Complete History of America, Abridged,” welcomed the chance to revisit the role. Christopher Owens, festival artistic director contacted Ammerman about the possibility. “I told him I would be absolutely thrilled to come and work with you (Owens) and come back to Williamsburg,” Ammerman said in a recent interview. WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, JULY 2010



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Ammerman is confident the play will be well-received for its timeless message and plot. The play recounts Sir Thomas More’s dilemma to obey his conscience in defiance of King Henry VIII. “It is a quite brilliant play,” Ammerman said. “It is good to have a resurgence of the play and have it be seen by people. It is one of those plays that goes away for a long time and then suddenly people start thinking about it again.” Ammerman said he particularly enjoys playing the character because of More’s “conviction and his conscience.” “He also had an interesting sense of humor,” Ammerman added. “He was playful, but was very firm in what he should follow and believe in. My interest was looking at the world from his perspective, and what he risked losing.” In contrast to Macbeth, Ammerman said More takes in the world and reacts to it. “More is a listener, he takes in and evaluates what people say to him,” he explained. “Macbeth is on the train. It is all about him and his ambition. More is about absorbing everything around him. He is a man for all seasons. He absorbs everything and then makes a decision.” Ammerman said the festival is a welcome way for him to spend his summer. “I am thrilled,” he said. “I really enjoy working up there. That is important when you are working around the country, to feel welcomed and to meet different artists. It is a privilege for me to come.”

7441 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188 (757) 564-9703 1.5 Miles West of the Williamsburg Pottery See “Lady Anne” dolls having their finishing touches made. Meet Margaret Anne Rothwell the president and designer of “Lady Anne” dolls. Retail items for sale at discounted prices: Lady Anne dolls Other Manufacturers Dolls

During your visit also see the other stores and facilities at our complex: Saving Face Day Spa

Adora, Ashton Drake, Doll Maker, Delton, Elegant Creations, Traditions, Etc.

Quality Stuffed Animals

Tumbler Bay Insulated Tumblers

Jewelry and Unique Gifts

Wells Insurance

Don’t miss this lovely vacation experience. Web site:

––Ann Efimetz

Photo courtesy Virginia Shakespeare Festival




THIS MONTH’S EVENTS Through July 1: James River Plantation House and Garden Tour. Explore the history, antiques and gardens of Williamsburg's James River Plantation Country while touring Piney Grove 1790, Ashland - 1835 and Ladysmith 1857, featuring Tours-by-the-Owners. Also visit the exteriors of Duck Church-1917, Dower Quarter-1835, the Harwood Children's Cemetery and a variety of plantation outbuildings. Piney Grove at Southall's Plantation is a Virginia Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The property is an official site of Virginia's Civil War Trails, the Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail, Time Travelers Program and the Jamestown Discovery Trail. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $20. 804-829-2196,

July 2-Aug. 13: Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre Outdoor Summer Concerts. Every other Friday night, rain or shine. Food and drinks available for purchase. Kids’ activity area includes face-painting, balloon artists and more. Lake Matoaka is located on the William & Mary campus. Live music 6:30-10 p.m. Gate opens at 6 p.m. July 2, Tailgate down; July 16, Butter; July 30, Borderline Crazy; Aug. 13, The Rhondels. Admission: $7; kids 12 & under free; W&M students, staff and faculty, $5 with ID.

July 3-4: 4th of July Liberty Celebration. Cannon-firing at the

recommended. The lineup includes: July 3, USAF Heritage of American Band Ensemble; July 7, Kings of Swing; July 14, Super Jazz Band; July 21, The Coastland Band, preceded by Stagelights; and July 28, Slapwater. Free admission.

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31: James River Plantation Summertime Progressive Candlelight Tour. In Williamsburg's James River Plantation country explore Piney Grove at Southall's Plantation collection of antiques, beautiful gardens and historic buildings - including interior "Tours-by-the-Owners" of Piney Grove (1790), Ashland (1835) and Ladysmith (1857), and exterior visits to Dower Quarter (1830)and Duck Church (1917). Piney Grove at Southall's Plantation is a Virginia Historic landmark. 3-5 p.m. Admission: $20. 804829-2196,

July 4: Berkeley Plantation WreathLaying Ceremony. Annual commemoration honoring Benjamin Harrison V, one of seven Virginia signers of the Declaration of Independence and 18th century owner of Berkeley Plantation in Charles City. Enjoy walks in the restored boxwood and flower gardens, breathtaking vistas of the James River, guided tours of the 1726 manor house and a formal living history program with the Daughters of the American Revolution. Opens 11 a.m. Admission. 804-829-6018,

Yorktown Victory Center, 260 Water St., Yorktown. Tactical drills, military exercises and role-playing demonstrations salute the anniversary of America’s independence. Visitors can see in museum galleries a rare broadside printing of America’s Declaration of Independence dating to July 1776, and during a special interpretive program, learn about the sacrifices of Americans who sought to be “free and independent” from Great Britain. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission: $9.25, $5 (6-12). 757-2534838,

horse racing/live concert/fireworks tripleheader at a special 5 p.m. post time. After the fireworks, stick around for a live concert, entertainment, free ice cream, kids activities and a $500 cash giveaway. Get the best seats in the house and buy a trackside "Blast Zone" Table for 4, and you'll have the best vantage point for the fireworks. 5-10 p.m. Admission. 804-966-RACE,

July 3-28: Summer Breeze Concerts.

July 4: 4th of July Stars in the Sky.

7 p.m. at Merchants Square, Williamsburg. This popular concert series, now in its 19th year, returns throughout July and August. All concerts are free of charge. Lawn chairs are WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, JULY 2010

July 4: “Racing to the Stars and Stripes.” Colonial Downs. Enjoy a

Victory Landing Park, 50 26th St., Newport News. The Peninsula's biggest Fourth of July party. This waterside park, which offers spectacular views of the James River, is filled with 30,000


people who come to celebrate our nation's birthday. The evening begins as crowds gather to enjoy summer's favorite foods from a variety of vendors and children check out the rides and crafts. As dusk approaches, the stage comes alive with the music of a nationally known entertainer. As the last note from the concert ends, the sky over the James River explodes with a kaleidoscope of color in a spectacular fireworks show. Free parking. 6-10 p.m. 757-9261400,

July 4: Yorktown Independence Day Celebration. 4 p.m., the Fifes & Drums of York Town perform at the Victory Monument; 4-8 p.m., Children’s Fun & Games at Main and Nelson streets; 5 p.m., Sounds of Liberty Bell Ringing Ceremony at Nelson House; 6 p.m., Parade on Historic Main Street, begins at Main and Ballard Streets; 7 p.m., Fifes & Drums of York Town at Victory Monument; 7:30 p.m., The Story Behind the Hallowed Words of the Pledge of Allegiance presented by Guy Manchester at Victory Monument; 8 p.m., Air Force Heritage of America Band at Victory Monument; 9:15 p.m., Fireworks Display over the York River. 757-890-3500,

July 4: Williamsburg Celebrates July 4th. This July 4, walk where Thomas Jefferson, writer of the Declaration, once walked. Experience our nation’s birthday in a setting largely unchanged from 234 years ago. Imagine some of the founding fathers conferring and debating the issue of independence at the Capitol. Hear a reading of the Declaration of Independence and performances from Colonial Williamsburg's Fifes and Drums before summer skies are set alight with the mighty crackle and bang of town-blanketing fireworks.

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The Virginia Living Museum in Newport News. Along with two museum biologists, our middle school explorers will get to know the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains from above and below. We’ll hike parts of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and the world-famous Appalachian Trail looking for and learning about the wildlife that lives there. We’ll discover the secrets of

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cold mountain streams and waterfalls. We’ll head underground to discover what lurks beneath the mountains and find out what makes a troglophile so special. We’ll bunk down in tents and enjoy our meals by the campfire. The professional services of two museum biologists, food, transportation, camping and scientific equipment are provided. For students who have completed grades 6 and 7. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $450. 757-595-1900,

July 7-18: Virginia Shakespeare Festival: As You Like It. 8 p.m. at Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall, College of William & Mary. Cousins Rosalind and Celia take off to the Forest of Arden, in search of the wrongfully banished Duke and his group of merry men. Rosalind’s disguise as a boy may help keep them safe but also will prove an interesting obstacle to wooing the handsome Orlando. One of the Bard’s most beloved comedies, with songs galore. Admission. 757-221-2666.

July 10: Kittiewan Plantation Tours. Visit this beautiful, 18th century plantation and home of the Archeological Society of Virginia in Charles City County, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Highlighting collections from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries and archeological collections from across the Commonwealth, the house and visitor center are a wonderful addition to the James River Plantation tours. Featured throughout the year will be reenactors from the 7th Virginia Regiment discussing 18th century medicine and the Revolutionary War in Virginia. Admission: $7. 804829-2272,

July 10: Star Party/Laser Light Nights.The Virginia Living Museum in Newport News. Looking for something fun to do on a Saturday night? Look no farther than the incredible star party and laser light shows at the Abbitt Planetarium on the second Saturday of the month. Incredible state-of-the-art laser system that splashes brilliant highcolor LED laser light all across the entire surface of the dome. Plus music to suit every taste. Want some astronomy too? Visit the Star Party and look through a telescope before coming in and start the evening with a traditional planetarium program at 7:30 p.m. Lasers start at 8:30 p.m. with a Family Fun Show, Hard Rock at 10 p.m., Pink WWW.WILLIAMSBURGMAG.COM

Floyd at 11:30 p.m. Admission: $6/$10 double feature. 757-595-1900, 757595-9135,

Wednesday is at 4 p.m. Admission: $2; kids 12 and under are free. 804-966RACE,

July 10-Aug. 22: IllumiNights at Busch Gardens. An all-new nighttime spectac-

July 22-Aug. 1: Virginia Shakespeare Festival: A Man for All Seasons. 8 p.m.

ular. Dazzling lights, entertainment, culminating in park-wide fireworks. Also a stellar concert series. July 10-11, B52's; July 17-18, Creedence Clearwater Revisited; July 24-25, The Bangles; July 31-Aug. 1, The Fixx; Aug. 7-8, TBD; Aug. 14-15, Grand Funk Railroad; Aug. 21-22, Emily Osment Cost: Included with park admission. 800-343-7946.

July 16, 23, 30, Aug. 6: Shagging on the Riverwalk Beach Music Series. 425 Water St., Yorktown. Put on your dancing shoes and join us for this annual concert series featuring a variety of beach music for all ages to enjoy. Take lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Free.

July 17: Virginia Derby Day. Colonial Downs Horse Race Track in New Kent. The country’s top 3-year-old turf horses and the sport’s top jockeys and trainers compete in the Virginia Derby’s (Gr. II) 13th running. Enjoy four other stakes races as part of a giant 14 race card. Two party options: An all-inclusive “Party Zone” event where a $30 ticket (advance sale) includes admission, program, deluxe BBQ lunch, 3 beer/wine tickets, live music with Steve Bassett, Fat Ammon & the Mystic Soul Bubbas on stage all afternoon, and a commemorative Virginia Derby Wall Clock. Option two is “Hoot on the Hill,” a BYOB first turn bash presented by Hooters & the Richmond Ski Club. Take your own party – cooler, food, grill, portable tent and your friends – for $10 per person. Either way, wear your fanciest hats and compete for Virginia Lottery tickets. 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Admission. 804-966-7223; Through July 21: Colonial Downs Thoroughbred Racing Season. 1-5 p.m. at Colonial Downs Racetrack. Enjoy pari-mutuel thoroughbred horse racing at Virginia’s only racetrack. Located in historic New Kent, Colonial Downs features 10 races daily over the Secretariat Turf Course. Bet to win, place or show, or try an exacta, trifecta and even a ten cent superfecta. First race on Saturday and Sunday is at 1 p.m.; first race on Monday, Tuesday and


at Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall, College of William & Mary. Winner of multiple Tony Awards on Broadway as well as three Academy Awards for the film version, this story of Sir Thomas More’s opposition to the marriage of Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn finds a perfect home at the Virginia Shakespeare Festival. Both comic at times and highly dramatic, this fascinating story of one man’s unflinching honor is both an uplifting evening and an acting tour de force. Admission. 757-221-2666.

July 30: First Assembly Day Commemoration. The National Park Service and APVA Preservation Virginia commemorate the anniversary of the meeting of the first legislative assembly in English-speaking North America at Historic Jamestowne. A variety of exhibits, walking tours and living history presentations will explore the significance of the first meeting of elected officials in the colony of Virginia. In 1619, an assembly of delegates from around Virginia convened in the church at Jamestown, the colony’s capital. This meeting marked the first representative assembly in the New World and the birth of the system of government Americans enjoy today. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Admission: $10; under 16 free. 757-2291733,

Through Aug. 26: Farmers’ Market at High Street in Williamsburg. Every Thursday, rain or shine. Fresh produce, much of it grown right here in Virginia. Take home healthy, nutritious vegetables and fruit, along with some great sauces, crafts and much more. 8a.m.-1 p.m.

Through Sept. 4: Summer Concert Series & BBQ. 6-8 p.m. at Yankee Candle Village, Williamsburg. Every Saturday, presented by Sande Creek Vineyards, who will offer samples of their great wines. Mrs. Claus Bakery & Cafe will be offering a special BBQ Menu that includes a BBQ sandwich with cole slaw, potato salad and pork and beans, $10 for adults, $5 for children. 877-616-6510.


Visitor Center, 800-365-9339 •

JULY’S CALENDAR OF EVENTS Live Music at the IBX Lounge at Smithfield Station Every Wednesday evening beginning at 7 p.m. For further information call (757) 357-7700.

Live Music at Jalapeno’s Restaurant, Smithfield Every Wednesday & Friday evening, 8 pm. until midnight. On the outdoor patio - weather permitting. For further information call (757) 356-9655.

Summer Concert Series featuring the Tidewater Concert Band Friday, July 2 at 8 p.m. at the Smithfield Times Gazebo in downtown Smithfield The Tidewater Concert Band will perform a variety of music, including a patriotic tribute to the upcoming Fourth of July celebration. FREE. Bring your own lawn chair! For further information call (757) 357-7707.

First Fridays Family Fun Night Friday, July 2, from 4–7 p.m. at Olde World Tea Company Kids big and small can enjoy creating a card or craft for FREE as well as a free sample of tea and cookies. Full menu service will be available. For further information call (757) 356-0832.

Olde Towne Curb Market Saturday, July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 from 9 a.m.–noon, downtown Smithfield This unique market, entering its 8th year, is packed with plenty of produce, handmade goods and features live music every week. The market takes place every Saturday morning from Memorial Day through Labor Day in the parking lot behind Bank of Southside Virginia. Specialty markets are offered on the off-season as well. For further information call Market Manager, Kristin Wilda at (757) 375-3031.

Summer Concert Series featuring the Eastern Virginia Brass Friday, July 9 at 8 p.m. at the Smithfield Times Gazebo in downtown Smithfield New to the series this year, the Eastern Virginia Brass is sponsored in part by grants from the Virginia Commission for the Arts. FREE. Bring your own lawn chair! For further information call (757) 357-7707.

SmARTS! (Smithfield Monthly Arts Stroll) Friday, July 9 from 5-8 p.m. in Historic Downtown Smithfield Stroll through participating SmARTs Historic District shops to view stunning art, listen to captivating music, enjoy light bites and beverages on the second Friday of every month and is free and open to the public. For further information call (757) 357-7707.

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Ladies Boutique

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Casual Clothes for Fun People Personal Service

Featuring Foxcroft Shirts, Fly Flot Shoes

Tea Room Fashion Show

Smithfield Station July 6 • September 7 • December 7 Noon to 1 p.m. Receive Shopping Pass good for the day of the show. 14477 BENN’S CHURCH BLVD. SMITHFIELD, VA 23430 (757) 357-3367

124 Main Street, Smithfield 757-357-9090 • Open everyday

903 S. Church St. (757) 356-1055

Smithfield, VA 23430

Large selection of Virginia Metalcrafters items. Period lighting Accessories Antique furniture open 10-5, Th.–Sat. (other times by appointment)

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Opening of Isle of Wight Arts League Members Show at the Arts Center @ 319 During SmARTs, Friday, July 9 from 5–8 p.m. Our member artists are showcased in our most popular annual show. Exhibit runs through August. For further information call (757) 357-7707.

Summer Concert Series featuring the Army Dixieland Band Friday, July 16 at 8 p.m. at the Smithfield Times Gazebo in downtown Smithfield The Army Dixieland Band brings a rousing Dixieland sound to the series. FREE. Bring your own lawn chair! For further information call (757) 357-7707.

Summer Concert Series featuring Bob Zentz

“By far, our club’s favorite day trip destination from Williamsburg.” --Rick Morgan, President Colonial Model A Ford Club

Friday, July 23 at 8 p.m. at the Smithfield Times Gazebo in downtown Smithfield Virginia’s best known folk musician has traveled the world promoting the Old Dominion in song. FREE. Bring your own lawn chair! For further information call (757) 357-7707.

Summer Concert Series featuring the York River Band Friday, July 30 at 8 p.m. at the Smithfield Times Gazebo in downtown Smithfield Director Jeff Haney brings the York River band to town each year and each year audiences are delighted with the group’s versatility and energy. FREE. Bring your own lawn chair! For further information call (757) 357-7707. The region’s best selection of

DIRECTIONS (via the free Jamestown Ferry) Take the Colonial Parkway or Rt. 31 to the Jamestown/Scotland Ferry. After disembarking, continue on Rt. 31 to the first traffic light. Turn left onto Rt. 10 East. Follow Rt. 10 approximately 18 miles to the next traffic light. Turn left at the light onto Main Street. The Visitors Center is located at 319B Main Street.

Genuine Smithfield & Virginia Hams, Ham Slices & Bacons Hand Cooked Virginia Peanuts, Nut Confections & Gourmet Gifts Dozens of samples daily! 224 Main St., Smithfield, VA 23430 Phone orders welcome: (757) 357-1798 Open daily: Mon.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Sun. noon–5 p.m.

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Fun in July

Celebrate freedom and so much more 1 Second Half of the Year Day

The first full month of summer is July. This is one of the most popular months for vacationing, as people take advantage of the Fourth of July holiday to make plans to travel to places near and far. This year we get a three-day weekend as July 4 falls on a Sunday. July is full of fun days to remember and celebrate. You may not know this, but July is Family Reunion Month, Freedom from Fear of Speaking Month, National Grilling Month, National Ice Cream Month, National Hot Dog Month and National Make A Difference to Children Month. There are also a few special weeks that fall during the month including, Freedom Week, 4-10; Rabbit Week, 1521 and National Ventriloquism Week, 16-19. ––Ann Efimetz

3 Stay out of the Sun Day 4 Independence Day 10 Don’t Step on a Bee Day 13 Embrace Your Geekness Day 15 Gummi Worm Day (It’s also St. Swithin’s Day) 18 National Ice Cream Day 19 National Hug Your Kid Day 20 National Lollipop Day 23 Hot Enough For Ya Day 26 Take Your Dog to Work Day 28 National Milk Chocolate Day 30 National Talk in an Elevator Day source:






Teaching verse by verse through the Bible 5609 Richmond Road (behind Food Lion) Sunday Service: 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday Service: 7 p.m. Nursery, Childrens, Youth sevices available Office: (757) 342-6932,

Call for directions: (757) 634-1151 Sun: Catechism- 9 a.m.; Worship, Holy Eucharist- 10 a.m. Wed: Evening Prayer- 6:30 p.m.; Midweek Service 7 p.m. Visit us at Rev. Burlyn Rogers, Vicar – Rev. Mark E. Hanna, Deacon



4107 Rochambeau Drive- (757) 566-0456 Sun. services: 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. SS: 9:30 a.m. Wed.: Bible Study & Prayer meeting: 7:00 p.m. Nursery provided-all services - Dr. Michael R. Privett, Pastor •

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 727 Scotland St., (757)229-1952 Rev. Dr. Reginald F. Davis, Pastor Worship-11:00 a.m.;Sun Sch.-9:30a.m. Bible Study: Thursday - 6:30 p.m.

3287 Ironbound Road, (757)229-5445 Pastor: Rev. Danny Klein; Music Dir: Robert Hodge Worship: 10:30am, Children’s Church: 10:45am No Adult Church School May 30 to Sept 12 Child care available all services


500 Jamestown Road at Cary Street, Williamsburg Sunday Worship: 8:15 & 11 a.m., Sunday School for all ages at 9:30am. Childcare Provided Rev. Dr. Jim Driscoll (757) 229.1771,

“To Jesus Cares” Rev. Jim Harris 4871 Longhill Road (757) 258-5008 Sunday morning worship: 8:45 Traditional & 11:00 a.m. Contemporary Service

Reaching and Enriching your life in Christ Worship on Sundays 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. (Nursery care provided throughout the morning) Sunday School (Nursery–High School) 9:30 a.m.



Adult Bible Classes 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m.

KING OF GLORY LUTHERAN CHURCH 4897 Longhill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188 (757) 258-9701 • Rev. Bill Harmon, Pastor


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4897 Longhill Rd., (757) 258-9701 Rev. Bill Harmon, Pastor • Sunday Worship: 8, 9:30 & 11 a.m., Nursery Care provided

Adult Bible Classes: 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday School: Nursery- High School 9:30 a.m.

NEW TOWN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 5209 Monticello Ave., (757) 258-1072 Sunday worship: 8:30 & 11 a.m. (nursery provided) Sunday school (all ages) 9:45 a.m. Wednesday: Meal 5:30 p.m., Worship 5:50 p.m., Classes 6:15-7:30 p.m.


3686 Ironbound Rd., Williamsburg 23188 (757) 229-3631, Mass Schedule: (757) 258-7777 Mass: Sat. 5:30 p.m.; Sun. 7:15, 9 & 11 a.m.; 5 p.m. Daily Mass: Mon.–Fri. 9 a.m.

P ositive re s u l t s “Of all the ads I run, the Williamsburg Magazine generates the most business. People come in with the magazine in hand from Virginia Beach, Hampton and the surrounding areas, plus many tourists who want to bring back gifts for family, friends and their pets.” -Amanda Wilbourne, Owner The Nautical Dog


104 Norge Lane, Williamsburg • (757) 564-3819, fax (757) 565-1099 e-mail – Mass-Sat. 5:30pm, Sun. 8 & 10am, Tue 5pm Wed. & Thur. noon, confessions Sat. 4:30pm





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Farmer’s Market Early Bird:

10% OFF all purchases, Saturdays 9am – 11am

Summer Veggie Bounty:

Fireworks For Peanut Lovers!

20% OFF 20% OFF all Tomato, Cucumber, Squash, Okra, Corn & Pepper Products

All Spicy Peanuts July 1-6

Hampton Roads Charters/Ocean Eagle

5 HOUR FISHING TRIPS FOR $35 Bait, tackle and license provided. Call for rates and schedule. Fishing the lower Chesapeake Bay and Hampton Roads, Virginia As always, the finest Hand Cooked Virginia Peanuts, specialty nuts, nut confections, dozens of bulk candy jars, regional and American specialty foods, gift baskets and gift ware.

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Make Room for the Memories.

An adventure of historic proportion is waiting for you—at two livinghistory museums that explore America’s beginnings. Board replicas of colonial ships. Grind corn in a Powhatan Indian village. Try on English armor inside a palisaded fort. Then, join Continental Army soldiers at their encampment for a firsthand look at the Revolution’s end. Don’t forget your camera. Because the history here is life size. And your memories will be even bigger!

Save close to 20% on a combination ticket to both museums.

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The Old Chickahominy House Come join us for breakfast or lunch in our 18th century plantation setting. Breakfast: Mon.-Thu. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Fri.-Sun. 7:30-10:30 a.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Offering what you deserve • Exquisite hand-carved designs. • Diamonds & color sapphires. • Full jewelry and watch services done on premises (usually within 48 hours) • Stop by and browse our unique selections of silver and gifts

Ask about our NEW evening hours. 1211 Jamestown Road • (757) 229-4689

Mon.–Sat. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 1781 Jamestown Road Williamsburg, VA 23185 757-345-5351 • 866-592-6946



Specializing in unique tiems - firsts - seconds - closeouts & odd lots

Always a Holiday

Specializing in Holiday Seasonal Merchandise Every Day of the Year


We’re working hard to always be your best deal! New items arriving weekly - Come by and see us today. REDEEM THIS COUPON AT EITHER STORE FOR 10% DISCOUNT ON OUR ALREADY LOW PRICES! SEE STORE FOR DETAILS - EXPIRES OCTOBER 31, 2010

Williamsburg Outlet Mall Merchants Always A Holiday Avon Beauty Center Black & Decker Bon Worth The Bottom Line The Bottom Line II Camelot Bears Casual Male Big & Tall Country Treasures Dress Barn Dress Barn Woman Easy Spirit Factory Brand Shoes Hershey’s Malt Shoppe Koret Lee/Wrangler L'eggs, Hanes, Bali, Playtex New Concept Gifts Pendleton Sag Harbor Silver Stream Smelly Cat Productions Team Sportswear Totes Vanity Fair Vitamin World

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Bring you the #1 Sources for Sports Team Collectibles & Apparel Under One Roof.

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Sports Gifts NCAA • MLB • NFL • Collegiate • Nascar Williamsburg & VA Souvenirs Civil War Collectibles Zippo Lighters Custom Embroidery Plastic & Metal Engraving Digitizing & Monogramming Kids Personalized Music CDs

Store owners Henry and Joanne Wan

Join Club Platinum and enjoy special discounts on everyday low prices every Tuesday. Come by the mall office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to pick up a membership application.

Your guide will lead you through the streets of Historic Williamsburg by candlelit lantern, sharing some of the eerie and fun folklore of this very old city. Along the way you will hear much of the rich history and interesting trivia about the beautiful capital city!

Adults ............................$11.00 Children 6 & under..........FREE JUNE, JULY & AUGUST 8:00 & 8:45 pm each night SEPT. THRU DEC. & MARCH THRU MAY 8:00 pm each night JANUARY & FEBRUARY Saturdays Only, 8:00 pm To purchase your tickets please call our 24hr hotline at:

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All tickets must be pre-purchased prior to tour time. We accept MasterCard or Visa only. All tour times are subject to availability - first come, first served. No refunds or exchanges. Tours operate rain or shine. *(based on attendance)

Tickets can be purchased in advance at The General Store 1656 Richmond Road, Williamsburg


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Fresh editorial copy • Accommodations info • Dining info • Calendar of events Relocation info • Shopping guide • Area attractions and so much more

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Williamsburg National is semi-private and offers FULL Member privileges on both Championship courses to individuals and families. • 16 official Member tournaments • 3 day Member-Guest • MGA & Ladies’ Leagues • Outstanding Social Events calendar • Members’ golf clinics Become our Newest Member Please call or come by & see Steve Beecroft, PGA, General Manager (757) 258-9642

Text WNGOLF to 71593 for a special offer


Home of the Dynamic Golf Academy


3700 Centerville Rd. • Williamsburg, VA 23188

Greensprings West FREE 1 Year Williamsburg National Membership with Lot Purchase The Williamsburg National Golf Course (36 championship holes) winds through beautifully wooded lots at Greensprings West. These golf frontage lots, starting at less than $150,000, will be offered direct to the buyer by the landowner himself. Now you can choose your own lot, your own home design*, and choose your own builder. With low interest rates and low labor and materials pricing, there is no better time to build than now! So take advantage of this special offer and begin enjoying the gracious lifestyle of Greensprings West...Williamsburg’s most affordable golf course community. *Some restrictions apply


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Take Monticello Avenue west, turn right onto Centerville Road, turn left onto Torrington Trail and proceed 1/2 mile to Phase VI.

Greensprings West offers beautiful homesites conveniently located off Centerville Road just minutes from Williamsburg • Large, wooded lots • Low Homeowner’s Dues • 5,000 square foot Residents’ Club • 25 meter pool • Children’s play area

A Gift Store, Home Store, Dog Store & Everything Between! Home Décor • Candles • Jewelry Gourmet People Treats t Come m&ee Dog Clothing & Accessories Roxy e! ni Brow Dog Bakery • Custom Bedding Dog Breed Gifs and so much more!

Dogs welcome!

5104 Main Street,New Town Williamsburg • 757-220-2001 Tues.-Sat. 10-6 • Sun. 12-5 closed Mondays Across from Barnes & Noble

A Taste of Italy right here in Williamsburg Award-winning Authentic Italian Cuisine prepared by a 1st generation Italian chef Located in The Pavilion Shops (1/2 mile east of the Pottery) 6524-D Richmond Road, Lightfoot

(757) 345-0557 Family Owned & Operated by Chef Francesco Fiorello of Palermo, Sicily Not affiliated with any other restaurant.

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK FOR LUNCH AND DINNER Mon.–Thurs. 11-10 • Fri. & Sat. 11-11 • Sun. 12-10

Full Italian Menu • Children’s Menu • Seafood Veal • Chicken Dishes • Vegetarian Pasta Dishes Authentic House Specialties • Wine & Beer Available Subs and Pizza

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Capitol Landing Green View from Capitol Landing Road

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1 Block from Historic Area New Energy Efficient Homes First Floor Master Suites 12 Single Family Homes 4 Duplex Homes Maintained Yards Low Williamsburg Tax Rate

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Chinese and Japanese Cuisine Featuring: Seafood, Fish, Shrimp, Mussels, Crabmeat, Chicken, Crawfish, Beef, Appetizers, Soup, Salad Bar, Free Ice Cream and much, much more!

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(757) 565-1915 Group discounts available. All major credit cards accepted.

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ADULT BUFFET Up to 4 people per party only. Dine-in only. Cannot be combined with any other offers or coupons.

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Williamsburg’s Best Diverse Menu

Nothin’ Beatsa Pizza from Chanellos!

Great Food at Great Prices! Since 1976

Everything made fresh on premises •••••••••••••••••••

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2 locations: • Monticello Marketplace • 7201 Richmond Rd.

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Appetizer with this coupon

William and Mary

757-229-1010 Now at 1408 Richmond Road (at the bypass)

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Chanello’s Pizza Williamsburg


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Pickup – Delivery – Eat in 11am til 3am daily lunch * dinner * late night informal catering * large order discounts

Specials $


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2 Large 2 topping Pizzas


Large 2 topping Pizza + Wings/TenderBites


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415 Richmond Rd. at Scotland St. in the

Williamsburg Hospitality House hotel 757-229-4020 Open 7 days Mon.–Fri.: 11:30am to 10pm

steaks • chops • seafood

Purchase dinner for 2

Weekends: Noon to 10pm

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Garage parking

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Large 1 topping Pizza


Large Specialty Pizza

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PERSIAN RUGS For over 155 years, the Afzali family has been selling the FINEST oriental rugs in the world.

• Unbelievable prices • Huge inventory of: Persian Rugs Sino Persian Rugs OFF Indo Persian Rugs selected rugs P coupon Persian Pak Rugs with this


Free design consultation, by appointment only. Bring in your old rug and trade for a new rug!

ORIENTAL RUG MART 6528 Richmond Road • (757) 565-2065 • Open 7 days a week


We’re happy to help you! • Come see our large selection of rugs.


Continues Thru July 21

• Enjoy 10 races daily over a 4 hour period


• Horses compete over the track’s signature “Secretariat Turf Course”

• When the live track in New Kent is between seasons in late July & August, "play the ponies" at the nearby Hampton OTB, 7 days/evenings a week!

• Features an air conditioned 500 seat Jockey Club & 150 seat Turf Club Dining Room • Take I-64 West to Exit 214, just 20 minutes away! • LIVE HARNESS RACING returns to New Kent on September 17th!


• Just 20 miles east of Williamsburg at I-64, exit 263 directly across from Coliseum entrance PHONE: 757-838-7762

RACE SCHEDULE: Saturday/Sunday – 12:55 PM Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday – 4 PM 804-966-RACE or visit

Specializing in Women’s & Children’s Clothing and Accessories Brands include: St. John • Escada • Worth Hanna Anderson Ralph Lauren • Beaux et Belles We also carry: Walsingham Uniforms Lilly Pulitzer Shoes • Purses • Jewelry Tuesday–Saturday 10–5 3705-A Strawberry Plains Rd. (Next to Backfin Seafood Restaurant)

(757) 565-1423 www.TwiceAsNiceConsignment


Celebrating 21 years of fun! 4 Exciting Go-Kart Tracks! • Super Stockarts • Figure-8 Track • Euro Track • Rookie Track

Kiddie Coaster

18-Hole Mini Golf • Blaster Boats Kiddie Land • Bumper Cars Air-Conditioned Video Arcade Snack Bar • Picnic Pavilion Python Pit Kiddie Coaster



April, May, Sept., Oct. Open Daily, 11am–10pm OPEN– Call for Hours June, July & August Memorial Day-Labor Day

(757) 564-7600


Get Ready, Get Set, Get Wet


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Visit our website for online specials! 6910 Richmond Road • Route 60 West • Next to Williamsburg Pottery •

There is something for everyone at… Open 7 days a week • Chargrilled USDA Choice Steaks, Chop Babyback Ribs and Seafood • Specialty Italian Dishes • Mouthwatering Prime Rib • Homemade Desserts • Great Children’s Menu • Private Party & Meeting Facilities • Full Catering Menu • Beer, Wine and Cocktails • Specialty Coffees • Extensive Wine List • Buses Welcome • Boxed Lunches • Private Breakfast Buffets Available

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“You can’t get any closer to homemade Italian cooking than this!” Rated 4 Stars – Daily Press

Family Prices • Southern & Northern Cuisine • New York Style Pizza & Subs • Imported & Homemade Desserts Beer & Wine Available on & off

since 1974 Back to our original location in JULY

1242 Richmond Road

We accept all major credit cards & travelers checks.

(Williamsburg Shopping Center)

220-2641 Open 7 days from 11 a.m.

Vittorio “Victor” Minichiello Chef & Owner


Voted #1 Italian Restaurant for 2006 by readers of The Virginia Gazette.

10% OFF your meal Offer not valid with any other coupons, discounts or deliveries. One coupon per party. ABC not included. Good through October 31, 2010


Braemar Creek at Greensprings Plantation is premier golf course living in Williamsburg! This innovatively designed town home style condominium community is located off the popular Monticello corridor. Surrounded by Williamsburg National Golf Course, these gorgeous homes are the talk of the town. Please call or visit. Our office hours are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily or by appointment. Come by today and tour our nine beautifully decorated models, elegantly appointed club house, fabulous pool, tennis courts and everything else that makes Braemar Creek your best home buying choice.





J.FentonGallery Whimsical • Wearable • Wonderful

more than just a quilt store

Handbags by Baggalini, Donna Sharp, LeSportsac & Stephanie Dawn

Virginia’s Premier American Artisan Gallery

Women’s Clothing, Accessories & Handcrafted Jewelry

Jewelry • Kaleidoscopes • Pottery Art Glass • Metal Art • Wearable Art Whimsical Gifts • Glass Ornaments

Children’s Clothing & Gifts Including WEBKINZ & Bunnies by the Bay Colonial Clothing for Men, Women, Boys & Girls Exquisite Handmade Antique & New American Quilts “Williamsburg’s BEST Gift Store”

110 South Henry Street,

We have the perfect gift for any occasion and a great selection of gifts from $5 to $25.

Handbags • Wallets • Watches Jewelry • Charms • Sunglasses

110 South Henry Street,

Henry Street Shops/Merchants Square (adjacent to the Historic Area) Williamsburg,VA Open Mon.–Sat. 9:30-9pm, Sun. 9:30-6pm

Henry Street Shops/Merchants Square (adjacent to the Historic Area) Williamsburg,VA Open Mon.–Sat. 9:30-9pm, Sun. 9:30-6pm

Phone 757-253-8700

Phone 757-253-8700

The Williamsburg Magazine, July 2010  
The Williamsburg Magazine, July 2010  

The July 2010 edition of The Williamsburg Magazine. A supplement to The Virginia Gazette