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Celebrate the Holidays with Great Finds at the Williamsburg Pottery!

Enjoy the charm of a traditional European market town combined with 21st-century convenience and hospitality. t Find everyy thing for your holiday decorating, home entertaining and gift-giving needs among our vast selection of 100,000 different items. • 1/2 mile of attractive new buildings • 160,000 square feet of unique shopping and great values • Wide array of Virginia-made items • Spacious new Au Bon Pain café bakery r • Artisan demonstrations daily • Holiday performances and special events

Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at our Au Bon Pair restaurant, offering the finest freshly-made soups, salads and sandwiches as well as artisan breads and pastries.

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contents area events 8 The sun will come out at the Kimball 9 Here comes 2013 12 A grand month of celebration 19 Christmas at Jamestown and Yorktown 38 Christmas in lights 63 Houses galore around town 24 Lace up the skates 33 All aboard for the depot 51 Usher in Christmas at Colonial Williamsburg 49 Natural Christmas

local spin 6 Accent on service at Seafare 59 Victorious Images 72 Where you feel like family retiring in williamsburg 47 Christmas at Five Forks antiques & consignments 60 What’s old is new again area maps 42–43 Colonial Williamsburg map 75–77 How to get from here to there

arts & entertainment 50 Performing and fine arts, movies

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 Peter Dewey Graphic Designer Woody Lake Technical Advisor Ann Efimetz • Steve Vaughan Writers Vickie Nurnberger • Darrell Herlinger Advertising Sales Cindy Jenne Sales Assistant

calendar 74 Listing of this month’s events

dining & nightlife 66 Eats, treats and fun

discounts 73 Coupons

retiring in williamsburg 46 Places to retire

services 64 Information about area services

shopping 21 Retail therapy

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.

take the tour 14 What to see & do

worship 44 Find a church

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Accent on service at Seafare Seafare Restaurant on Richmond Road has been in business for 36 years. It has maintained a standard of excellence which has resulted in accolades. The Saras family restaurant recently received the 2012 Distinguished Restaurants of North America Award. The distinction signifies the restaurant as having a commitment to quality. Fewer than 800 restaurants have earned the award. To qualify, a restaurant must meet or exceed standards and pass a rigorous and anonymous thirdparty inspection that evaluates ambience, cuisine, service and check accuracy. According to Demitrios Saras, the restaurant’s success is attributable to the consistent service and delicious menu selections which keeps people coming back. “We are big on excellent service, high quality food and believe that the customer comes first,” Saras said. “We believe this is the art form of what restaurants should be like. We try to keep to our roots, knowing what people want and providing it to them.” Some of the restaurant’s specialities include high quality seafood, beef and crab cakes. “They (crab cakes) are probably the restaurant favorite,” Saras said.

Seafare also has an extensive wine list featuring a variety of selections to complement the menu. The majority of Seafare’s customers are local residents who frequent the restaurant. “Many of our customers have been with us many years,” he said. “A lot of our business comes from word-of-mouth.” The ambiance of the restaurant is “formal atmosphere with casual attire.” “We provide the same experience to each of our guests whether paying $18 or $100,” he said. “We like to pamper our guests.” The family will continue to focus on the aspects of the restaurant that keep customers returning. “We will keep doing what we are doing,” Saras said. “The most frequent comment we get is, ‘This has been the best dining experience, and it the way restaurants should be.’ Our goal is to keep hearing that. We want to make each day better than the day before.” –Ann Efimetz

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Enjoy an exceptional meal in one of our three unique dining rooms. Our menu features fresh seafood, certified Black Angus steaks and tender veal. Our specialty is sauton ceramic cooking where seafood is simmered in its own juices and blended with special ingredients. Our original family-operated restaurant is dedicated to serving your entire family, so bring the kids, special menus available.

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The sun will come out at the Kimball Andrea McArdle, original “Annie” to perform Dec.16 The actress who delighted Broadway audiences as the original “Annie” in 1977, will appear at the Kimball Theatre for two performances of her new cabaret show this month. ShowStoppers Productions is presenting Andrea McArdle, legendary for her amazing voice. Performances are scheduled for 2 and 7:30 p.m. Ticket sales have been brisk. Speaking from her home in n New York, McArdle recently shared her excitementt about returning to Williamsburg. urg. As a child, her family vacationed ned here and she has fond memories. ries. “I absolutely loved it in Willliamsburg, so it will be great to o come back,” McArdle said. Her show, “70s and Sunny,”” recently debuted at the legenddary Studio 54 in New York City. y. A live CD recording of that show ow “70s and Sunny: Live at 54 BE-LOW” is due out soon. Local audiences are in for a treat as McArdle will sing a variety of Broadway and popu-lar tunes from the 1970s. She handpicked the pieces, which showcase her rich voice. “I decided to do somethingg all Seventies,” explained McArdle, rdle, who is now 48. “That’s the time when I came up, that was my influence.” The show opened to critical acclaim. The Times Square Chronicles wrote, “...the evening was truly a celebration of Broadway. Throughout the evening, McArdle’s powerful alto voice never flagged, nor did the singer’s energy. McArdle has the confidence that comes from growing up on the stage.” The numbers she will perform run the gamut from disco to show tunes. Audiences will hear selections from musicals including “A Chorus Line” and “Oliver!” “And of course we always do ‘Tomorrow,’” she added. Because of its proximity to Christmas, McArdle 8

will sing a variety of her favorite holiday songs, drawing from her extensive repertoire. She has previously performed a Family Christmas Show at the Tropicana Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, N.J and has recorded the CD “Andrea McArdle’s Family Christmas.” Following her two-year run as Annie, McArdle went on to star in a variety of productions including both on Broadway and in the na“Les Miserables” bot tional tour, “Beauty and the Beast,” tion “Starlight Express,” “Meet Me In “St St. Louis,” “The Wizard of Oz” and “They’re Playing Our Song.” “Th The Broadway revival of “Annie” which opened last month, nie found McArdle fielding a variety fou of rrequests for interviews. She has met the children who were cast as me the orphans and has enjoyed sharing her experiences with them. “I love it when I talk to the kids,” she said. “They are so kid adorable, and I have fun talking ado to tthem about all the backstage stuff.” stu McArdle’s daughter, Alexis Kalehoff has followed in her mother’s hof footsteps. At one time, the mother foo and daughter played in the same Miserables.” cast of “Les Miserabl “I have a great time working with her,” she said. McArdle is confident that those who come to the show will leave with a light heart. “This show is so fun, it is like a party show,” she said. “It is relaxed. We aren’t doing major Sondheim tunes. It is fun and light. If you were coming up as a teenager in the 1970s, you will love this music.” Jeffrey Nicoloff, Susie Butler/ShowStoppers Productions, present Andrea McArdle. Tickets are available at the Kimball Theatre box office or by calling 800-HISTORY. –Ann Efimetz


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Here comes 2013 First Night Williamsburg began in 1992 when Mr. and Mrs. Jim McCord of Williamsburg were visiting relatives out of town during the holidays. The McCords returned home and started talking about it with friends. The local franchise was bought and the first board met in May of 1993. The budget for the first year was $4,000 and attendance was surprisingly good. Through the years, the attendance has fluctuated, with 6,000 the average. First Night will celebrate 20 years this New Year’s Eve with festivities beginning at 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 31. The main focus of the event is family entertainment. Live performances are held on several stages including the College of William & Mary and area churches. Over the years a broad partnership has formed and the City of Williamsburg offers the Kimball

Theatre and the Williamsburg Community Building. The event has grown to the Williamsburg Regional Library and Bruton Parish Hall. Colonial Williamsburg also participates, providing signage and the Visitors Center for admission button sales. James City County and York County send volunteers and provide other services for the event. More than 20 local merchants sell buttons, and annual awards are given for the top five sales sites. Over 400 volunteers are required to successfully staff the event which includes food, music and a grand fireworks finale at midnight in Zable Stadium. New to the program this year include “Applause Unlimited” and “Thirst ‘n Howl” at the children’s show held at 3-7 p.m. at Matthew Whaley Elementary. For more information, visit

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and other fun acts that delight people of all ages. The theme this year is “Lights, Camera, Christmas....Capturing the Season.” The event is free. • The Green Spring Garden Club Christmas Homes Tour. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. Various homes and buildings in the Historic Area bedecked in holiday finery. • Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. Area boaters decorate their vessels and “parade” the York River in a competition for “Best of Show.” Hot cider and entertainment are offered before the parade of lights. 890-4970. It’s free. • Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center history museums offer a glimpse of 17thand 18th-century holiday seasons during “A Colonial Christmas,” December 1-31. • First Night, 6 p.m.-midnight, Dec. 31. The final night of 2012 becomes the first night of 2013 with a gala celebration of performance, food and fun for the entire family.


The Grand Illumination at Colonial Williamsburg is one of the biggest events of the year for our community. This year’s event is scheduled Sunday, Dec. 2 in the Historic Area. The celebration begins with a variety of entertainment on multiple outdoor stages throughout the Historic Area. Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums provide 18th-century music appropriate to the season. Other performers present holiday entertainment. The tradition of Grand Illumination originated in 1934 with a “White Lighting.” The first “authentic” re-creation of an 18th-century Christmas in Williamsburg featured single candles in the windows of the Historic Area’s restored and reconstructed buildings, as well as garlands and greens on the outside of the buildings. Here are some other fun ways to usher in the holiday season. • The annual Greater Williamsburg Chamber and Tourism Alliance Christmas Parade at 9 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. The event features more than 100 floats, bands

Wishing Everyone a Happy Holiday Season

–Ann Efimetz

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ATTRACTIONS & AMUSEMENTS BUSCH GARDENS will take guests on a new journey later this spring with the addition of a pulse-pounding roller coaster, VerboltenSM, taking the whole family on an action-packed adventure through Busch Gardens’ forbidden Black Forest. Guests will also experience a great lineup of events and concerts throughout the season. For all the latest information, visit or call (800) 343-7946. COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG Colonial Williamsburg is a living history museum. Purchase 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. 757 220-7645. HISTORIC JAMESTOWNE The first permanent English settlement in North America, was Virginia’s colonial capital for 92 years and in 1619 the site of America’s first representative legislative assembly. Walking tour of the town site, archaeological remains of the 1607 fort, memorials, the 1690s church tower and the glasshouse. The gate is open daily 8:30 am-4:30 pm; visitor center is open 9 am-5 pm 757 898-2410. JAMESTOWN SETTLEMENT Explores

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-creations of three ships, colonial fort and Powhatan village, and a riverfront discovery area. 757 253-4838. PAINT ON POTTERY The place where you are the artist! Choose an item of bisque and paint your own design. We will fire your creation and you can pick up in a few days, or we can ship it to you. Hours: Sun-12-6, Wed. & Thurs-11-6, Tues & Fri-11-10 & Sat.10-6. Closed Mon. The Shops at High Street, 1430 Richmond Rd., Williamsburg. 757 565-3500 RIVERWALK LANDING Located in Historic Yorktown along the York River, are specialty waterfront shops housed in Colonial architecture offering clothing, jewelry, quilts, art, patriotic items, home decor, & more. Savor one-of-a-kind restaurants, with water views or grab an ice cream cone & stroll by the river or sit on the beach. WATER COUNTRY USA Guests can dive into summertime fun at Water Country USA, the mid-Atlantic’s largest water park. The park offers fun for the entire family with a 1950s and 60s surf theme, new resort-style amenities and more than 30 state-of-the-art

water rides and attractions including the park’s newest drop slide, Vanish PointSM. Check out for more details or call (800) 343-7946. YORKTOWN BATTLEFIELDS 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. Visitor Center is open daily 9am–5 pm and the battlefield tour roads are open dawn until dusk. 757 898-2410. visit YORKTOWN SEGWAY ADVENTURE Guided Segway tours of Historic Yorktown. Take a 45-minute “breeze” tour or 90-minute “historical” tour on your own Segway personal transporter. Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome. Our store offers kites, t-shirts and other fun gift items. Gift certificates available. Patriot Tours & Provisions 757 969-5400. YORKTOWN VICTORY CENTER Thematic exhibits and living history. 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. 757 253-4838. www.

OFFERING THE SEASON’S BEST HOLIDAY GIFT! All-New Cadillac ATS & XTS Built To Take On The World Thank you Greater Williamsburg for voting us the #1 Dealership in Williamsburg for 2011. We would also like to thank our employees for helping us achieve that goal. -Art and Michael Hudgins

Hudgins Holiday Chevrolet Cadillac celebrates 30 years as Your Hometown Hospitality Dealer where Guests are our No. 1 Priority. Free VA State Inspections, regardless of where you purchased your vehicle or the model. SALES: Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-8pm; Sat. 8:30am-6pm SERVICE & PARTS: Mon.-Fri., 7:30am-5:30pm; Sat. 8am-2pm COLLISIONS: Mon.-Fri. 7:30am-5pm 757-253-1960 • 543 Second Street I Williamsburg, VA 23185

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Light up the Holidays at the

Virginia Living Museum

Planetarium shows: • Star of Wonder • Laser Holidays

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HISTORIC YORKTOWN Enjoy 300 years of history in a charming riverfront setting. Relive the pivotal battle of the Revolutionary War. Visit historic homes, museums, monuments and battlefields and learn more about the brave citizens and soldiers who took a stand here. Shop in specialty stores, play on the riverfront, and dine in one-of-akind restaurants on the York River and up the hill in the village. Come for a day, a weekend or longer. GUIDED TOURS PLANTATIONS Berkeley Plantation. Open daily 9 a.m.5 p.m. 888 466-6018. Shirley Plantation. Open daily 9 a.m.4:30 p.m. 800 232-1613. Edgewood Plantation. 757 829-2962. North Bend. 804 829-5176. Piney Grove at Southall’s Plantation. 804 829-2480. Westover Plantation. 804 829-2882. Hewick. 2 miles off Route 17. 800 484-7514 (ext. 1678), 757 758-4214. Chippokes Plantation. Open yearround, mansion is open weekends midApr.-Dec., 1-5 p.m. Operated by Chippokes Plantation State Park. 294-3625.

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5 HOUR FISHING TRIPS FOR $35 Join Us for Rockfish Season Starting Around the Third Week of October Fishing the lower Chesapeake Bay and Hampton Roads, Virginia Rod, reel, bait & license provided.

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Chelsea Plantation. Tours: Thu.-Sun., 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Admission fee. 804 843-2386. BEYOND THE HISTORIC TRIANGLE NEWPORT NEWS Enjoy fresh seafood, Civil War history, USS Monitor relics, re-enactments, great golf, shopping, Virginia flora and fauna, AfricanAmerican heritage and nature trails. Newport News Visitor Center, 13560 Jefferson Avenue (Exit 250B) from I-64. 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 757 886-7777. VIRGINIA LIVING MUSEUM Explore Virginia’s natural heritage from the mountains to the sea. Enjoy activities at four hands-on discovery centers, view the sun from the observatory and stroll the elevated boardwalk. Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sun. noon–5p.m. Take I-64 East to Exit 258-A; 757 595-1900 HAMPTON HAMPTON ROADS CHARTERS OCEAN EAGLE 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! 710 Settlers Landing Rd., Hampton (757) 868-3474 (FISH) SMITHFIELD Smithfield hosts many significant sites, such as St. Luke’s Church (circa 1632) and Fort Boykin (circa 1623). 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. (800) 365-9339. www. SURRY COUNTY Chippokes Plantation State Park, Route 634. 757 294-3625. Smith’s Fort Plantation is located on Route 31 near the ferry slip. Open Wed-Sun., 10-4, March through November. 757 294-3872. Bacon’s Castle, located at 465 Bacon’s Castle Trail, is open March through November Fri.-Sat., 10 am-4 pm and Sun. noon-4 pm. 757 3575976 Edwards Virginia Ham Shoppe 11381 Rolfe Hwy. 757 294-3688. Retail store open Mon.-Sat., 9 am-6 pm; Sun., noon-5 pm




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MUSEUMS & GALLERIES WILLIAMSBURG A TOUCH OF EARTH Unique gifts handcrafted in the U.S.A. Jewelry for all ages & price ranges, silk & woven one-of-a-kind scarves, candles, pottery, art work & decorative pieces created by local artists. Owned by ceramic artists, Lianne Lurie and Paul Pittman. Open Sun.–Sat. 6580 Richmond Rd., Williamsburg. 757 565-0425. email: ABBY ALDRICH ROCKEFELLER FOLK ART MUSEUM Exhibits feature paintings, whirligigs, weather vanes, carvings, toys, embroideries and other folk works representing many diverse cultural traditions and geographic regions. The collection includes items dating from the 1720s to the present. Hours of operation vary seasonally. 757 2207724. BASSETT HALL A two-story, 18thcentury frame house on 585 acres near the colonial Capitol building, was the Williamsburg home of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller Jr. during the mid-1930s and 1940s. The property also includes a teahouse and three original outbuildings—a smokehouse, kitchen and dairy. Located at 522 E. Francis St. Hours of operation vary seasonally. 800 447-8679, DEWITT WALLACE DECORATIVE ARTS MUSEUM Houses a collection of British and American decorative arts dating from 1600 through 1830. Includes the world’s largest collection of Virginia furniture, large collections of Southern, British and American furniture and the largest collection of English pottery outside England. Features 15 galleries as well as an auditorium and a café. Hours of operation vary seasonally. 757 2207724. MUSCARELLE MUSEUM OF ART AT COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY Features American art by artists including, 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, and changing exhibitions. On Jamestown Road next to Phi Beta Kappa Hall. Open Sat. & Sun., noon-4 pm; Tues.-Fri.,10 am-5 pm 757 221-2700. NEW TOWN ART GALLERY Showcases the unique work of local artists.. Original paintings, prints, giclees, cards, sculpture and jewelry. Open Tues.-Sat. 11-5 and Sun. 12-5, or by appointment. 5140 Main Street, New Town, Williamsburg. (opposite Opus 9). 757 229-5140.

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VIRGINIA ARTISANS ARTISANS,, “In Our Own Backyard” Clay, Wood, Fiber, Jewelry, Paintings by Williamsburg Artists

An American Craft Gallery 6580 Richmond Road 757-565-0425 Celebrating 34 Years

We have been able to reach our customers in an engaging and creative way with ads that represent our collection of American made ½ne craft and art by working studio artisans. Thanks so much for everything all of you involved in the Williamsburg Magazine do for us in order to help promote A Touch of Earth. With the economy being the way it is right now, it takes all of us working together.Your time and thoughtfulness is appreciated more than words can express. -Lianne and Paul Owners, A Touch of Earth

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Trinkle Hall at the rear of the Campus Center (across from the Wren Building)

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 9 am-5 pm Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 10 am-4 pm

William & Mary

Christmas Art & Craft Show

Exhibitors from 6 states showing & selling the best in handcrafted work. Fine Art • Jewelry • Folk Art Wearable Art • Paper • Baskets Pillows • Photography Quilts • Christmas Décor Food, Gifts, LIVE MUSIC with Timothy Seaman and much more!

FREE ADMISSION! Directions: Jamestown Road near Duke of Gloucester at Merchants Square. Follow signs to front entrance.

PRINCE GEORGE ART & FRAME Contemporary gallery of original art, 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. Features changing shows of original art. 107 Colony Square Shopping Center, Jamestown Rd. 757 229-7644. www. THE TRIMBLE COLLECTION The gallery features over 250 pieces of beautiful, original, contemporary European, Asian & American Art in traditional & classic 18th, 19th, & 20th century styles. Tom, a Master Framer, with over 40 years of experience custom builds every frame & is renowned for his restoration expertise. The Village Shops at Kingsmill, 757-220-3456 WILLIAMSBURG FINE ART offers a variety of fine orginal artwork, quality custom framing and cleaning and restoration services. Williamsburg Fine Arts can provide local, national and international art for home or office from recognized artists, exquisitely framed. Hours are 9:30 a.m-5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, evenings and Sundays, by appointment. Call 564-9484 or

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HISTORIC ST. LUKE’S CHURCH See examples of early Colonial and English artifacts housed in America’s oldest original Gothic church. The circa 1632 church is home to a rare 1630 English chamber organ. 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. 757 3573367. YORKTOWN WATERMEN’S MUSEUM Tells the story of Virginia’s watermen who have worked the rivers and tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay and harvested its abundant products. Located on Water Street under the Coleman Bridge. The gift shop 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. Thanksgiving-March, weekends only. 757 887-2641. GALLERY AT YORK HALL Art Gallery featuring works of local artists for exhibit and sale and a variety of themed revolving exhibits Apr. -Dec., Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sun., 1-4 p.m. closed Mon. Limited winter hours Jan.-Mar. Free admission. Also available is area information including maps, brochures, and more. 301 Main Street, located on the corner of Main and Ballard Streets, Yorktown. 757 890-4490. www. 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 Mon. Free admission. 757 8904910. GOLF COLONIAL HERITAGE Designed by Arthur Hills, this 18-hole chamionship golf course winds its way through the 170-acre neighborhoods of Colonial Heritage. The developer, Lennar Corporation, builds golf courses that are a challenge to golfers of all abilties. 6500 Arthur Hill Drive, Williamsburg. 757 645-2030.


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Christmas at Jamestown and Yorktown “A Colonial Christmas” offers a glimpse of 17th- and 18th-century holiday traditions with special tours and interpretive programs. Jamestown Settlement “A Jamestown Christmas” holiday film and special interpretive programs compare and contrast English Christmas customs of the period with how the season may have been observed in the difficult early years of America’s first permanent English colony. In England, the holiday season (Dec. 25-Jan. 6) was a time of merriment and feasting. Little is known about Christmases at Jamestown, but it is likely there were few celebrations other than church services to mark the holiday. Christmas-themed tours, available at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. December 1-21 with advance reservations, guide visitors through the museum’s outdoor interpretive areas. Participants can learn about the English colonist’s Christmas at sea in December 1606, and the Powhatan Indian hospitality shown to Captain John Smith’s trading party in 1608 during a winter storm. In the 1610-14 re-created fort, visitors can see wattle-and-daub buildings decorated with greenery. Visits to the fort also feature periodic encounters by the Lord of Misrule, an English tradition in which “grand captain of all mischief” and his followers progressed through town with riddles and revelry during the Christmas holiday. Yorktown Victory Center Hear accounts of Christmas and

winter in military encampments during the American Revolution and glimpse holiday preparations on a 1780s farm. Visitors to the Continental Army encampment can learn about winter camp life and hear accounts of Christmas during the war, as well as assist the quartermaster in preparing military supplies and, at 11:05 a.m. and 3:05 p.m. daily, observe artillery demonstrations. At the clapboard farmhouse adorned with greenery, historical interpreters compare and contrast 18th-century holiday traditions with those of modern times and demonstrate a variety of holiday activities, including setting a farmhouse table for a holiday feast. Visitors can see open-hearth cooking in the farm kitchen and take part in candle-dipping activities. For more information, visit www.

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AMISH CUSTOM PRODUCTS Our relationship with Amish craftsmen allows us to offer you the finest handcrafted, American made heirloom quality furniture. We also carry Pennsylvania Dutch Food. Open Thurs., Fri. & Sat. 7521 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg 1-800-786-0407 ANNE OF SMITHFIELD is a shop specializing in ladies clothing, jewelry, shoes, scarves, tabletop items, gifts, antiques and so much more. Now carrying sizes 1X, 2X & 3X. A small shop with big hopes to make each individual happy when they leave. Come in and let us help you select a fabulous outfit for any occasion. Open 7 days a week. Mon.Sat., 10-6; Sun., 12-5 or by appointment. All charge cards accepted. 124 Main St., next to the Smithfield Inn. 757 357-4422. ART-CADE GALLERY OF ART Features traditional artwork including Disney, Dr. Seuss and Greenwich Workshop. A recognized source for limited edition prints, original sport and comic cartoons, vintage war posters, art books and folk art. Seasonal showroom hours and by appointment. Williamsburg Office Park, 1321 Jamestown Road, Suite 204. 757 565-7424. BELLA FINE LINGERIE & LOUNGEWEAR for bras in band sizes from 28-46 and cups sizes from AA-HH, shape wear and foundations, as well as. In stock Bathing Suits D-G cup. Bella offers a tasteful selection of the finest quality European lingerie to satisfy every taste and occasion. 427 W. Duke of Gloucester St. 757 220-8440. BLINDS GALORE in the Quarterpath Crossing Shopping Center offers a variety of of wood and faux-wood plantation shutters. The perfect, permanent window furniture which adds value and beauty year after year. High quality products coupled with personalized customer service distinguishes Blinds Galore. 757 564-8117. BOOK EXCHANGE OF WILLIAMSBURG More than 50,000 second-hand paperbacks available at half-price. Come browse through our well-organized selections. Located off of Jamestown Road, off of Route 199. Visa, MasterCard and Discover accepted. Colony Square Shopping Center. 757 220-3778.

THE CHRISTMAS STORE A “mustsee” during a visit to Virginia. One of the state’s finest year round Christmas shops. Items for every holiday, but especially for Christmas. Large selection of glass ornaments, Fontanini Nativities, Patience Brewster, Mark Roberts, Bethany Lowe, unique Santas and wonderful floral and trim. Open 7 days a week. 108 Main St., Smithfield. 757 357-7891. THE CLOTHES TREE We sell new or slightly used women’s and men’s clothing in a variety of sizes. Name brand purses, jewelry, scarves, hats, belts & shoes. CONSIGNMENTS BY APPT. 170A Second St., Williamsburg. 757 220-2119. Hours Mon.-Sat. 10-5. We handle estate sales by appt. Follow us on facebook for Specialty Items Arriving! DISCOVER TEAS MARKET & LOUNGE Explore over 100 loose leaf teas from around the world up close and personal. Brew a cup at our Tea Bar, then take a relaxing seat in our WiFi lounge. Shop our great selection of tea wares too! Visit on Facebook or at Open Mon.Sat. 10-6. The Village Shops at Kingsmill 757 847-5190 DONCASTER OUTLET For everyone and every moment, from work to weekend. You’ll find just the right pieces to add to your wardrobe. We offer Missy, Petite & Women’s

sizes. Doncaster Outlet located at the New Town Shops, 5102 Main St. Williamsburg, VA 23188 Call 757-221-6630 or e-mail for more information. J. FENTON GALLERY Features fine contemporary handcrafts by America’s premier artisans. Jewelry in silver and semiprecious stone, 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. Henry Street Shops, Merchants Square. 757 221-8200. THE FLOWER CUPBOARD is the Premier source of gifts, event décor and wedding planning. We proudly offer floral and gift products for all special occasions. Our wedding designers and event planners can provide everything for your special day. 205 North Boundary Street, Williamsburg. 757 220-0057. THE GENUINE SMITHFIELD HAM SHOPPE Specializes in dry-cured Smithfield and country hams, ham slices, slab and sliced bacons and Paula Deen Collection of Southern sauces, spices, mixes and snacks. Custom gift baskets and shipping of genuine Smithfield Hams! Two locations: 224 Main St., Smithfield 757 357-1798. 421 Prince George St., Williamsburg.

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Iron-bound Gym, Town Management and James City County present a family recreational opportunity in New Town, a synthetic ice skating rink in Sullivan Square. Skating is $7/person including the skate rental or $5/person with your own skates. Season passes are also available. Skating is conducted in sessions: 10-11:30 a.m., noon-1:30 p.m., 2-3:30 p.m., 4-5:30 p.m., 6-7:30 p.m. and 8-9:30 p.m. HOURS REGULAR CHRISTMAS EVE Nov. 23 – Dec. 20 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Weekdays: 4-9:30 p.m. CHRISTMAS DAY Closed Saturday: 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. WEEKENDS ONLY Sunday: noon-7:30 p.m. Jan. 4-13 WINTER BREAK Saturday: 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Dec. 21- Jan. 1 Sunday: noon-7:30 p.m. Weekdays: noon-9:30 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Sunday: noon-7:30 p.m.

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Iron-Bound Gym in New Town, Town Management and James City County have partnered to offer a synthetic ice skating rink in New Town’s Sullivan Square, behind Legacy Hall. The rink is open daily through Jan.13 but will be closed on Christmas Day. Skating is $7 per person including skate rental, or $5 per person with your own skates. Season passes are also available for $50 and include skates. Hours through Dec. 20 are weekdays 4-9:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. and Sunday noon-7:30 p.m. Dec. 21-Jan. 1, weekdays noon-9:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. and Sunday noon-7:30 p.m. Christmas Eve. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Weekends only Jan. 4-13: Saturday 10 a.m.9:30 p.m. and Sunday noon-7:30 p.m. Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult at all times. The skate rink surface is made of an EZ Glide 350 synthetic ice surface, suitable for skaters of all ages and abilities, according to a release. For more information on skating, call the Park Office at 259-5360 or visit


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HAVANA CONNECTIONS Premium cigars and accessories with over 550 different brands. Choose from an extensive array of humidors, lighters, cutters, carrying cases and Lampe Berger. Also, a variety of pipes and tobaccos. Mon.-Thurs., 10-8pm; Fri-Sat., 109pm; Sun. Noon-5pm. 4920 Courthouse St., New Town, Williamsburg, VA 757 229-4060. H.E.A. LIVING The store, located in Quarterpath Crossing Shopping Center, offers an extensive selection of high quality outdoor patio furniture, seasonal decor, interior accents including wall art and tapestries and a huge selection of gas grilles in propane and/or natural gas. H.E.A. also carries custom propane/natural gas fire pits.The focus is on customer satisfaction. 757 221-8070. HIGH STREET A 53-acre mixeduse community consisting of apartments, condominiums, townhomes and a retail village inside an exciting, sophisticated urban neighborhood. The Shops at High Street are an ever-growing selection of stores and restaurants, minutes away from Colonial Williamsburg. HISTORIC ST. LUKE’S GIFT SHOP Visit one of Smithfield’s oldest gift shops. The shop features unique gifts with a wide variety of Virginia made products, peanuts, books, medieval and early style crosses, sterling silver jewelry and a large selection of Fair Trade merchandise. The Gift Shop is open April – October, Tuesday – Saturday 9:30 to 5:00 pm, Sunday 1:00 to 5:00pm; November – March, Tuesday – Saturday 9:30 to 4:00 pm, Sunday 1:00 to 4:00pm. Closed month of January. For more information call (757) 357-3367 or visit our website at WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, DECEMBER 2012

IMAGINE ART GALLERY invites you to explore their 5000 square foot historical gallery. Originals, Limited edition prints, bronzes, woodturnings, pottery and jewelry. Local and national artist and artisans. We offer many gallery services and custom framing open Monday - Sat. 10am -6pm 757-357-0690 THE JAZZY GIRAFFE Williamsburg’s newest specialty boutique featuring couture & designer lines for women who have come of age and know what they want. Clothing, shoes & accessories. Mon.-Sat. 10-6; Sun. 12-5. 110 S. Henry St., Henry Street Shops of Merchants Square in down town Williamsburg. 757 903-4884 JOHNSTOWN JEWELERS John Showah, goldsmith and owner has more than 30 years of experience. Selections in gold, platinum, fine color stones, pearls and silver. Full jewelry and watch repair service. All services done on premise, most repairs done within 48 hours. Open daily Mon.-Sat. 10am -5:30 pm. 1781 Jamestown Rd., Suite 160. 757 345-5351 or 866-592-6946. KNITTING SISTERS Features exquisite yarns, a wide selection of hand-painted and designer yarns and the latest in accessories and supplies. Store hours Mon.–Sat., 10 am–5:30pm. The Village Shops at Kingsmill, Route 60 East 757 258-5005.

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LA TIENDA Offers a variety of Spanish foods, including bread made in Galicia and rare specialty hams such as Serrano and Ibérico de Bellota, wine and hand-crafted ceramics. Equipment and ingredient kits for making traditional tapas and paella. Assortment of wines, sherries, olive oils and handcrafted gifts. 1325 Jamestown Rd., 757 253-1925. LIGHTFOOT MANOR SHOPPE AT PATRIOT PLAZA Offers a large selection of Byers’ Choice, Williamsburg Mementos, Boyd’s Bears, pewter, brass, lamps, Harbour Lights, Ty, Department 56 and much more. On-site custom engraving, gift wrapping, and shipping. Seniors and military discount on Tuesdays. Open 7 days a week, Mon.-Sat., 10am–5pm. and Sun.,1–5pm. 3044 Richmond Rd. 757 220-1805. Fax: 757 220-2349. email: LOVE 2 QUILT & MORE The 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. The Village Shops at Kingsmill, 757 565-0978.

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GIRL THIS! ”Stuff Girls want.” The store carries a great selection of bags, frames, gifts, lap desks, jewelry, and stationary. Make your own lip gloss, shimmer lotion, & spa bubbles! Also features a great selection of dance shoes, leotards and tights! Special orders for shoes accepted, including wide width, most shipped in 3 days. The store also hosts birthday parties. Open 7 days a week, 11 am-6 pm. Smithfield Station Boardwalk Shops, 409-C South Church St., Smithfield. 757 357-2996 email: or

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MASTER CRAFTSMEN Handcrafted silver, pewter, 14k gold, & gold-filled jewelry and giftware for adults, children, & infants for all occasions. Custom W&M items. One Block from Merchants Square. 221 North Boundary St. Williamsburg. 757 253-2993 MONTICELLO MARKETPLACE SHOPPING CENTER is located at the 4600 block of Monticello Ave. featuring numerous unique family owned retailers & restaurant favorites with various cuisines. You will also find a number of large retail chains, a grocery store and numerous fast food restaurants. NAUTICAL DOG Unique home décor, McCall’s Candles, gourmet people treats, dog clothing & accessories, dog bakery and custom bedding. Dogs are always welcome. Main St., New Town. 757 220-2001. NEW CONCEPT GIFTS Located in the Williamsburg Outlet Mall, features excellent prices on all Williamsburg souvenirs and sports memorabilia. Offers an extensive variety of official MLB, NFL and NASCAR merchandise. Route 60 West, Lightfoot. 757 253-0725. NEW TOWN Make New Town Your Town. With more than 170 shops and restaurants to choose from, this 365-acre com-

munity is the place for people to play, work and live. Enjoy our movie theater, parks and walking trails, concerts and special events. Find us off Monticello and Ironbound Roads in Williamsburg OCEAN PALM When in Merchants Square, make it a point to stop by Ocean Palm,a Lilly Pulitzer Via Store. The store offers a wide variety of clothing, jewelry, accessories and distinctive gifts.The store is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. During the summer the store is open until 7 p.m. on Thu., Fri. and Sat. and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. Visit or 757 229-3962. ORIENTAL RUG MARTPERSIAN RUGS Visit their 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! 6528 Richmond Rd. Route 60, Williamsburg. 757 565-2065. THE PEANUT SHOP OF WILLIAMSBURG Hand-cooked Virginia Peanuts, specialty nuts, nut confections and candy. Also featured linens, pre-assembled and custom gift baskets, cookbooks and Southern kitchen staples. Daily samples. 414 Prince George St. 757 229-3908

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QUILTS UNLIMITED Features Baggallini and LeSportsac handbags and accessories, clothing for women and children and Colonial Clothing for the entire family. Great selection of regional handcrafts and gifts, and antique and new quilts. Open 364 days a year. The Henry Street Shops in Merchants Square. 757 253-8700. QUIRKS OF ART A Unique. Fun. Whimsical. Gallery & Gift Shop offering handcrafted works from over 400 artisans throughout the USA, jewelry, pottery, clocks, blown & fused glass, Sticks® furniture, local art and Life is Good® merchandise. The Shops at High Street. 1430 High Street #790, Williamsburg. 757 645-4366

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Open Monday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm; Sunday 1:00-5:00pm and toys, saddles and all tack accessories, grooming products, supplements and horse toys, We also sell premium Purina Feeds. 1408 South Church St., Smithfield 757 356-9234 THE SHOPS AT CAROLINA FURNITURE The Shops at Carolina Furniture of Williamsburg consists of eight stores on one campus, all offering custom furniture at 30% to 60% off retail. Peruse more than 400 names of luxury furniture at, 5425 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, or at THE SILVER VAULT Personally chosen unique merchandise in traditional and contemporary styles from noted companies as Mariposa, Viertri, Arthur Court, Reed Barton, and others. Sterling silver jewelry and affordable fun jewelry will appeal to all in a wide range of prices. Complimentary gift wrap. Merchants Square, Williamsburg. 757 220-3777 THE SPICE & TEA EXCHANGE OF WILLIAMSBURG We combine exotic spices, herbs and seasonings, hand-mixing them into signature blends and rubs. Small size packaging allows freedom for culinary experimentation and to explore different tastes in teas. Visit The Spice and Tea Exchange to spice up your life! 439 Prince George St. 757 229-8327. WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, DECEMBER 2012

STICK STONE & BONE is New York City’s most successful new age crystal store newly opened in Williamsburg. We feature authentic Native American crafts and jewelry. We strive to delight all your senses with wonderful gifts to sooth your body, mind and spirit. 1675 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185. 757 258-8810 TADA BEADS & ART Offers an endless selection of beads. You’ll need more than one visit to see them all. We offer a full range of classes, with some of the most talented staff in the area. Also, see artwork from local artists. 1001 Richmond Rd., Williamsburg, 757 903-2073, VICCELLIO GOLDSMITH Master goldsmith J. Henry “Hank” Viccellio has been designing and creating jewelry for 38 years. His shop is a working studio where you will find him handcrafting his latest designs. Custom work and repairs offered. Open Mon.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. noon-4 pm 325 Water St., Yorktown. 757 890-2162. VILLAGE SHOPS AT KINGSMILL Collection of shops, restaurants and services. An array of gifts, art, jewelry, antiques, home accessories, fine apparel, collectibles, memorabilia, fine furniture, and pottery are featured. Restaurants feature French, Chinese or Italian cuisine. Route 60, East. 757 220-9501.

VIRGINIA GOURMET Local, organic and natural Virginia’s Finest foods, beverages and ingredients. Your destination for all your grocery needs - Gluten free, Vegan, No Sugar added & Gift baskets available. 264 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg. 757 645-2970 WILD BIRDS UNLIMITED an unparalleled level of expertise and a shopping environment that encourages people to bring nature into their back yards and their lives. We carry a full line of bird feeders, houses and baths, unique nature gifts, as well as Swarovski and Vortex Binoculars. 4640-11B Monticello Ave., Williamsburg. 757 253-0873. WILLIAMSBURG OUTLET MALL Save 20% to 70% off everyday retail prices in more than 40 stores. Club Platinum Discounts for those 50 and older at participating stores. Mon.–Thu. 10am.–8pm, Fri. and Sat. 10am–9pm, and Sun. 10am–6pm. Richmond Rd., Lightfoot. 757 565-3378. WILLIAMSBURG POTTERY Unique kitchenware, china, glassware and table fashions, gourmet foods, wine, Virginia country store, home accents, lamps, bed and bath, fragrances, floral arrangements, and garden center. Award-winning frame shop. Famous salt glazed pottery still made on premises. Open Monday-Saturday 9am-9pm; Sunday 29

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10am-6pm. 6692 Richmond Road, Lightfoot. 757 564-3326. WILLIAMSBURG WICKER & PATIO SHOPPE Specializes in fine quality Wicker, Rattan and Aluminum Indoor or Outdoor furnishings. We can create to-scale floor plans for your house. Located in the historic Norge area, just minutes from Colonial Williamsburg. We will ship or deliver to your home. 7422 Richmond Road, Williamsburg. 757 565-3620. THE WINE SELLER Wine should be simple and fun! Our mission: to explore new territory and offer the best values in wine, beer, cigars and cheese. Growlers to go and great food at The Cork Café! See you here! 4680 Monticello Marketplace, Williamsburg. 757 564-4400. YORK UNIFORMS, the Largest uniform store on the peninsula carrying a selection of the highest quality uniforms available. We have culinary, medical and school apparel as well as a large selection of Dansko and Alegria shoes. Mention our ad and receive 10% off. 7330-B George Washington Memorial Highway, Yorktown, 23692. 757 890-2377

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All aboard for the depot The Norge Depot will have a grand opening this month. The depot was moved six years ago from Peach Street to the James City County Library after CSX threatened to demolish it. The county and Norge residents secured almost $1 million in grants to move and restore the depot in phases. Carpet covers the original flooring in a new meeting room. The original working freight doors still slide across the building, but now they work as shades for large glass windows and modern doors. The original lumber lines the rooms and both exterior and interior paints were matched by expert historians to be true to the original. The building will feature exhibits from area families with ties to the depot and Norge. The freight

room has become a meeting room. The rail express room has been reworked as the foyer and perhaps a small gift shop. The black waiting room, agent operating room and white waiting rooms are all museum space. Outside, a set of rails as they were on Peach Street spans the front of the museum. The museum highlights the significance of the depot, railroad history, the Norwegian settlers and the economic development of the Norge community in the early 20th century. Organizers plan to open it initially on weekends with volunteer staff, before expanding. The Norge Depot is a onestory, timber frame structure built during 1906-08 and is the only surviving example

in the country of a classic C&O depot. The architecture reflects the trend railroad companies used to create standardized designs that could be mass produced, yet customized to the specific location. One customization is the the bay window. Based on the architectural significance and the former role in the Norge community, the depot is listed on both the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places.



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Christmas in lights The tree-lighting in Market Square of Colonial Williamsburg has become a local tradition. Thousands of bright white lights are carefully strung on the evergreen located at Market Square on Duke of Gloucester Street. Each year since 1917, people have gathered on Christmas Eve to usher in Christmas by watching the tree become illuminated for the season. It is truly a sight to behold. The firing of the Christmas guns takes place 5-5:25 p.m., and the tree is lit at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24.

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According to Colonial Williamsburg, the first Christmas tree recorded in Williamsburg was at the St. George Tucker House in 1842. In 1915, a small notice in the town newspaper spread the word, “When the bells begin to ring all of Williamsburg will assemble on Palace Green to sing carols and hear the exercises that have been prepared for the community Christmas tree.” The invention of electric lights had made it possible for the outdoor ceremony. 1917 is the first tree lighting ceremony that was held on Palace Green, in 1937 it was moved to Market Square Green and Colonial Williamsburg took over. Depending on weather 5003,000 people attend the annual tradition. Some 2,000 candles are handed out to attendees to be lit when the evergreen lights are turned on. The tree remains lit for several weeks after Christmas.

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FORDS COLONY $425,000. 122 Worplesdon Stately Colonial with extensive trim work, 3400 sq.ft. with gracious size rooms, formal living & dining areas & a sunroom. Fenced yard and a custom shed with electricity. 30030220

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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: Anderson Blacksmith Shop and Public Armoury (Allow 30 minutes) Armoury Anderson’s Blacksmith Shop and Public Armoury reflects the complexity and urgency of mounting a war effort against the world’s most powerful 18th-century nation. The newly reconstructed site features main armoury building, four blacksmith forges and the recently reconstructed kitchen. 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. R. Charlton’s Coffeehouse (Allow 30 minutes) Guests at R. Charlton’s Coffeehouse experience an interpretive tour that reveals the pre-Revolutionary significance of the establishment — a gathering place for the politically connected as well as for the socially ambitious — before concluding with an opportunity to enjoy a sample tasting of period coffeehouse beverages – coffee, tea or chocolate. 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.

December See & Do Following Thanksgiving, Colonial Williamsburg’s exhibition sites, trade sites and other historic buildings are decked out for the holidays with wreaths, swags and garland made from natural materials including pine, holly, apples, lemons, oranges and pineapples. • Grand Illumination, Dec. 2. Colonial Williamsburg celebrates this special day in the Revolutionary City with musical performances on multiple stages and fireworks displays from three different locations. In the 18th century, illuminations included the firing of guns and lighting of fireworks to celebrate major events, such as great military victories, the anniversary of the reigning sovereign's birth, or the arrival of a new colonial governor. • The Christmas Decorations Walking Tour provides a guided look at decorated exteriors and streets. Guests learn about the materials, construction techniques and holiday traditions of Colonial Williamsburg’s decorations. Tours are offered at 9:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. and 1:30 and 3:15 p.m. daily from Nov. 25-Dec. 30 except on Dec. 3, 4 and 25. (There are no 9:15 a.m. tours on Dec. 3, no 3:15 p.m. tours on Dec. 4 and no 9:15 a.m. or 3:15 p.m. tours on Dec. 25.) Admission is only $10 with a Colonial Williamsburg admission pass or $15 without a Colonial Williamsburg admission pass. The tour meets at the Lumber House Ticket Office. • “The Art-Full Tree” tour takes place at 1:45 p.m. Wednesdays and 10:30 a.m. Fridays, Nov. 28-Dec. 28 in the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum with one of the authors of the book of the same name. Guests see the folk art that inspired the ornaments in the book, view the 16-foot tree decoration with 1,000 ornaments and create their own art-inspired ornament to take home. A separate $5 ticket is required in addition to a Colonial Williamsburg admission ticket. • “Holiday Decorating Techniques and Secrets,” at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 3, 5, 7, 11 and 13 at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. Guests learn the techniques used to make and decorate wreaths, swages, centerpieces and other traditional Williamsburg decorations using fresh fruits, greens and other natural materials. A separate $5 ticket is required in addition to a Colonial Williamsburg admission ticket. • 20th annual “Decorating Private Homes” at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Hennage Auditorium of the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. Award winners of the decorating contest of private homes in the Revolutionary City are announced. Guests learn decorating tips and interesting facts about what goes into decorating the homes and exhibition buildings. This program is included in all Colonial Williamsburg admission, museum, annual and Good Neighbor passes. For more information, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, Greenhow Lumber House Ticket Office or Merchants Square Ticket Office.

© 2012 The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Adapted from “Colonial Williamsburg This Week.” Printed with permission.

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BRUTON PARISH EPISCOPAL CHURCH 331 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg (757) 229-2891 Sunday Worship: 7:30am, 9:15am, 11:15am & 5:30pm Sunday School & Nursery at Parish House at 9am Noonday Prayer (Mon.-Sat.); Holy Eucharist (11am Wed.) CALVARY CHAPEL WILLIAMSBURG Teaching verse by verse through the Bible 5609 Richmond Rd (Enter off Olde Towne Rd. behind Food Lion) Sunday Service: 10:30am; Wednesday Service: 7pm Nursery, Childrens, Youth sevices available Office: (757) 342-6932, FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH 4107 Rochambeau Drive- (757) 566-0456 SS: 9:30am; Sun. services: 10:30am & 6:00pm Wed.: Bible Study & Prayer meeting: 7:00pm Nursery provided-all services FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST 620 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA Services and Sunday School: 11am, Wednesday: 7:30pm Public Reading Room- 626 Jamestown Rd. (757)229-3805 Sun. Radio: 790AM (WNIS)-8:05am; 740AM (WMBG)-10am HICKORY NECK EPISCOPAL CHURCH 8300 Richmond Rd, Toano, 23168, (757)566-0276 Sunday: Holy Eucharist 8:00am, 9am, 11:15am. Child care provided at 9 & 11:15 services Historic Chapel used regularly •

JAMESTOWN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 3287 Ironbound Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23188 Pastor: Rev. Dr. Danny Klein, Music Director Robert Hodge Sunday Worship 10:30 am, Childrens Worship 10:45 am Except 1st Sunday of the month, Child Care Available Call 757 229-5445.

TEMPLE BETH EL OF WILLIAMSBURG Rabbi: David Katz 600 Jamestown Road at Indian Springs Road Fri. Night Service: 7:30pm; Sat. Morning Service: 10am Office: (757) 220-1205,

NEW TOWN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 5209 Monticello Ave., (757) 258-1072 Sunday worship: 9:15 & 11am (nursery provided) Kids Konnection & Middle School Breakout 9:15 & 11am Wednesday Service: 6:00-7:30pm


ST. BEDE CATHOLIC CHURCH 3686 Ironbound Rd., Williamsburg 23188 (757) 229-3631, Mass Schedule: (757) 258-7777 Mass: Sat. 5:30pm; Sun. 7:15, 9 & 11am; 5pm Daily Mass: Mon.–Fri. 9am


ST. OLAF CATHOLIC CHURCH 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

“To Jesus Cares” Rev. Edward Hopkins 4871 Longhill Road (757) 258-5008 Sunday morning worship: 8:45 Traditional & 11am Contemporary Service

500 Jamestown Rd. at Cary St., Williamsburg Sunday Worship: 8:15 & 11am, Sunday School for All ages at 9:30am. Childcare provided. Rev. Dr. Bill Jones • Rev. Allie Rosner (757) 229-1771, WILLIAMSBURG UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS IMAGINE a religion that embraces many different beliefs.. Including yours! Circle Worship 9:15am; Traditional Worship 11:15am; Religious Ed K-8 11:15am. 3051 Ironbound Rd (757) 220-6830.

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Christmas Eucharistic Liturgies C Dec. 24 ~ Christmas Eve 4:00 p.m. D 8:00 p.m. 11:00 p.m. D 25 ~ Christmas Day 9:00 a.m. Dec. 11:00 a.m. The T he Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God Dec. 31 ~ Vigil Mass 5:30 p.m. Jan. 1 ~ New Year’s Day 9:00 a.m. Catholic C atholic Campus Ministry Chapel & Parish Center (beside W&M Alumni House) Dec. D ec. 224 ~ Christmas Eve 4:15 p.m. (CCM Chapel) 4:30 p.m. (Parish Center)

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Christmas at Five Forks The residents of the Villas at Five Forks enjoy the holidays in their community located off Ironbound Road. The close-knit group kicks off the holiday season with a treetrimming event in the clubhouse which incorporates the holiday traditions of the residents. “The clubhouse is more of an extension of their living room,” said Sheila Byers,vice president of marketing of Villa Development. “That’s what makes the holidays so special here, it is like an extended family.”

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Residents are invited to bring an ornament from their personal collections for the tree. The neighborhood is decked in its holiday finest throughout the season. “They make it a very special time, Byers said. “They do the decorating together and make sure that everyone in the community feels part of it.” This month there is a Christmas party and entertainment. The Magic of Harmony show chorus of the Sweet Adelines attend to sing some of the holiday favorites. Several residents go

caroling at various times through the month. Currently there are 88 homes in the community. Build out of the remainder of the homes will be reached before the end of 2013. The intimacy of the neighborhood is something that distinguishes it during the holidays and throughout the year. “It is a family atmosphere where people look out for each other,” she said. “It is a community of caring during the holiday season. Everyone needs to know that people care.”

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REAL ESTATE BRAEMAR CREEK AT GREENSPRINGS PLANTATION The Plantation Group in partnership with The Franciscus Company, Inc. offer the 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 some of the features showcased in 12 models. The interest list is now forming at GARY BYRD He can help whether you are relocating or buying a second home. Relocation packages and available property listings by request. William E. Wood & Associates Realty. 757 303-0523. 800-524-0992. E-mail: LONG & FOSTER As the largest real estate company in the Mid-Atlantic region, our goal is to bring you the total home ownership experience. From mortgage, title and insurance, to relocation & settlement services, we are your one stop service providers in Williamsburg. 5234 Monticello Ave., Ste. 110. 757 229-4400. CHARLOTTE TURNER Associate Broker, Liz Moore and Associates. A REALTOR® you can count on to provide the highest quality service in the greater Williamsburg area. From starter homes to luxury estates, Charlotte knows the market and will work tirelessly to meet your real estate needs. 757 784-4317.

Natural Christmas Colonial Williamsburg has bedecked some 100 sites through the Historic Area with unique natural decorations. A corps of about a dozen designers have prepared the lovely pieces which are maintained throughout the holiday season. People visit Colonial Williamsburg expressly to see the distinctive decorations. You may see dried fruits or vegetables, feathers, cotton, seed pods, Magnolia leaves, corn cobs, sunflowers, seashells and a variety of other natural elements decorating doors and banisters throughout the Historic Area. The range of material is expansive, with the only stipulation that the material used must have been present in colonial times. Some of plant items found on the wreaths and swatches still grow in gardens across town. Each designer works on creat-

ing decorations for up to a dozen buildings. The choices for the decorations are left up to each designer. Usually choices are dictated on the type of building, it’s style and its color. In addition to the decorations, there are miles of pine roping which extends throughout the Historic Area. It is changed a few times over the course of the season, depending on the weather. Wreaths are also maintained and elements replaced dependent on wear. Colonial Williamsburg offers walking tours that to allow guests the chance to see the decorations up close and to ask questions. Participants can learn about the materials, construction techniques, and traditions of Colonial Williamsburg decorations. The tours are $10 with Colonial Williamsburg admission and $15 without admission ticket. For more information, visit www. or call 800 HISTORY.

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arts and entertainment guide

Please refer to various articles with more details about some events or view the calendar listings at The following is a partial list of some of the area cultural offerings for the month.

The Irish Tenors The Premiere Irish Holiday Celebration Tour Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. The Sound of Christmas with Empire Brass & Elisabeth Von Trapp Dec.11 at 7:30 p.m. CONCERTS WILLIAMSBURG SYMPHONIA


Dan Bartges, oil painter Jonathan McKee, glass Upstairs Gallery: “Capturing Light” Dec. 18–Jan. 4 Gallery closed for the holidays MUSCARELLE MUSEUM OF ART

Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; noon-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Closed Mondays African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era and Beyond Through Jan. 6 Faculty Show 12 Through Jan. 6

“Holiday Pops” Dec. 1 at 2 p.m.; Dec. 2 at 1:30 p.m. & 3 p.m. Kimball Theatre CANTORI VOCAL ENSEMBLE

“Journey to Bethlehem” 7:30 p.m., Dec.9 St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church Free concert (donations accepted) 345-6355. WILLIAMSBURG CHORAL GUILD

“Christmas with the Choral Guild.” Dec. 8, 2:30 and 5 p.m. King of Glory Lutheran Church WILLIAMSBURG WOMEN’S CHORUS


“Christmas Memories” Kimball Theatre Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14 at 7:30 p.m. 800-HISTORY for tickets Andrea McArdle Dec. 16, 2 & 7:30 p.m. Kimball Theatre 800-HISTORY for tickets 50

New Town Cinema 12, Kimball Theatre and Movie Tavern offer movies. Check www.movietickets. com for New Town, www.history. org for Kimball and Movies expected for release in December according to DEC. 7

Playing for Keeps

“Cantate: Sounds of the Season” Dec. 14- 7:30 p.m. Walnut Hills Baptist Church, 903-4602 for tickets

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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Dec. 2 at 7:30 Sandi Patty and Jason Crabb Christmas Celebration 2012 Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2012 Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Daryl Hall & John Oates Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (3D/2D theaters and IMAX) The Guilt Trip Monsters, Inc. 3D (3D/2D theaters) DEC. 21

Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away 3D (3D/2D theaters) Jack Reacher This Is 40 DEC. 25

Django Unchained Les Miserables Parental Guidance DEC. 28

Quartet Therese DEC. TBA


Colonial Williamsburg offers 10 ways to get in the holiday spirit. 10. The Folk Art Tree in the atrium of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg is decorated with ornaments made by museum staff, volunteers and guests. 9. Drinks by a roaring fire in the Williamsburg Lodge lobby lounge. It is decorated with folk-art-inspired toys and fresh greenery. 8. Cider and ginger cakes at the Raleigh Tavern Bakery. 7. Merchants Square – Shopping, enjoying a performance or visiting Father Christmas. The area is decorated with pine roping and bright red ribbons. 6. Dining at a tavern – King’s Arms, Shield’s, Christiana Campbell’s or Chowning’s. 5. Toy Exhibit in the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum-- a collection of toy trains, dolls, playing cards, soldiers and dollhouses exhibited during the Christmas season. 4. Tea at the Williamsburg Inn – Served daily during the Christmas season. 3. Christmas Decorations Walking Tour offers guests the chance to learn about techniques, traditions and materials behind natural decorations. 2. Carriage rides – Colonial Williamsburg’s restored and original carriages take passengers back in time. 1. Grand Illumination – Features cressets burning, Williamsburg Fifes and Drums, musical performances, carolers, fireworks, cider and cookies. WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, DECEMBER 2012

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Usher in Christmas at Colonial Williamsburg

December 31, 2012 20 Years of Memories & Entertainment

First Night® features over 40 live performing acts All performances are held in downtown Williamsburg, Virginia and on the College of William & Mary campus. First Night® admission buttons are available at over 20 retail locations. Volunteer positions available

call (757) 564-9396.

(757) 258-5153 Williamsburg Area Arts Commission & York County Arts Commission


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Box Office: 757.221.2674

PHI BETA KAPPA MEMORIAL HALL College of William & Mary Funded in part by the Williamsburg Area Arts Commission Virginia Regional Ballet 1228 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, Va.




Classic Consignments.....……………………………………220–1790 Interiors, etc.....…………………………………………………258–0949 Kingsmill Gold Shop…………………………………….......220–9501 Knitting Sisters......……………………………………………258–5005 Love 2 Quilt........………………………………………………565–0978 Stitching Well at Haus Tirol .....……………………………220–0313 Trimble Collection......……………………………………….220–3456 The Wardrobe......……………………………………………..220–0778

1915 Pocahontas Trail, Route 60, Williamsburg Between Busch Gardens & Colonial Williamsburg.


China’s Cuisine & Sushi Bar…………………………….. 253–0990 Discover Teas.....……………………………………………….847–5190 Doraldo’s Ristorante Italiano......…………………………220–0795 LeYaca French Restaurant......………………………………220–3616 The Wine & Cheese Shop……………………………….....229–6754


Eastern Virginia School for Performing Arts……..…..229–8535 Greater Williamsburg Tourist Information Center….220–3330 The Hair Company.......………………………………………220–5770 Hairy Situations………………………………………………..253–0345 Q-Tailor Shoppe/Dry Cleaning……………………........229–1700 Virginia Capital Advisors……………………………………220–3147 Williamsburg Hotel/Motel Association…………………220–3330

Large Selection of Wine and Cheese DPA673285

Holiday Gift Baskets

Positive results The decision for Discover Teas to advertise with the Williamsburg Magazine was an easy one! Knowing that our ad would be widely seen by the local market as well as visitors, it just made sense. Budgeting for only one print ad our first quarter, we needed the biggest bang for our buck. And we got it! Our Grand Opening was a huge success, and we continue to see a steady flow of residents and visitors walk through our doors ready to Discover Teas. -Chris Farishon & Kenneth Roberts of Discover Teas

Fresh Bread Baked Daily for The Best Sandwiches in town! ENTIRE

10% OFF


Excludes wine. Cannot be combined w/ other offers. WM

Mon.-Sat 9:30am-6pm; Sun. 11am-4pm 1915 Pocahontas Trail, Suite D-10 Williamsburg,VA | 757-229-6754 DPA719223

Classic Consignments Furniture & Accessories

Loose Leaf Tea Market Tea Bar & Lounge Explore Over 100+ Fine Teas & Herbs


New Arrivals Daily! Everything you need to decorate your home.

Bring ring Teas Teas too the Holidays! Holi days!

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Open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Village Shops at Kingsmill 1915 Pocahontas Trail D2 (Route 60 across from Kingsmill)



Village Shops at Kingsmill T: 757.258.5005

Mon.-Sat. 10:00 am-5:30 pm


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Quilting Fabrics Notions • Classes

s t Certificate  Tea Gif Loose Tea  Serving pler Sets  Tea Sam with Tea  Cooking Special  Creating Moments

Ask about Long Arm Quilting Service

A Fabric for Everyone contemporary, Asian, traditional, reproductions, batiks and novelties. Handiquilter Representative

The Village Shops at Kingsmill 1915 Pocahontas Trail, B-4, Williamsburg, VA 23185 757-565-0978 Open Mon.-Fri., 10am-5pm; Sat., 10am-4pm

DPA659398 Williamsburg Village Shops at Kingsmill

(757) 847-5190 Newport News Port Warwick Shoppes

(757) 320-4033

Over 50,000 Used Paperbacks, Audio Books & Hardbacks DPA677678

1/2 Price

Voted Best Bookstore in Williamsburg Colony Square Shopping Center 1303 Jamestown Road off Route 199



Make Room for the Memories.

An adventure of historic proportion is waiting for you—at two living-history 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 20% with a combination ticket to both museums.

Offering what you deserve One of a kind Beauty Enhancers for any pendant

Free watch battery WM for Senior Citizens Cannot be combined w/other offers. Exp. 12/31/12

• Exquisite designs in gold & platinum. • Full jewelry and watch services done on premises (usually within 48 hours) • Stop by and browse our unique selections of silver and gifts Mon.–Sat. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 1781 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185 757-345-5351 • 866-592-6946 •

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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.

Visit Our Christmas Shop 1211 Jamestown Road • (757) 229-4689


Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in the heart of historic downtown Smithfield

Dec. 1 & Dec. 15: Christmas Food & Craft Markets Unique Christmas gifts along with baked goods, meats, cheese & other locally produced foods for your holiday dinners Market Manager: Call Cheryl Ketcham (757)375-3031 Find us on Facebook! 56



Smithfield Christmas Tree Lighting at the Smithfield Center Friday, December 7 at 5:30 p.m., 220 N. Church Street in downtown Smithfield Join us at the Smithfield Center (free to the public) for a concert by the Smithfield High School Band, message by Rev. Jeff Cannon and a special surprise tree lighting guest! Soup and chili served. Sponsored by the Woman’s Club of Smithfield. For further information call (757) 344-5839. Downtown Smithfield Christmas Parade Saturday, December 8 at 11:00 a.m. This year’s theme is: “An Olde Fashioned Christmas - Re-Booted...The Holidays Go Techno!” For further information call (757) 365-9771. Firehouse Bluegrass Benefit Concert Friday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Fire Station 10, 15020 Carrollton Blvd. Proceeds benefit the all-volunteer fire/rescue service of Carrollton and nearby mutual aid districts. $5 admission. Your donations will go to the purchase of needed medical, rescue and fire fighting supplies and equipment. Hot dogs and soft drinks are available during the concert. Bring your own chair. This benefit concert is held the third Friday of each month. For further information call (757) 613-6183.’ Christmas at Historic St. Luke’s with “The Virginia Brass Quintet” Sunday, December 16 at 3:00 pm “The Virginia Brass Quintet” will present a Christmas Concert that the entire family will enjoy. The program will consist of seasonal classics played by this newly organized quintet under the direction of Carl Stanley and a special Christmas reading by Anita Wyrick. The Quintet will also accompany the audience during the singing of many Christmas Carols and Holiday songs. Admission: Adults $10 Students $5 Reception to follow in the gift shop building. Information: (757) 357-3367

Imagine Art Gallery Historic Art in Smithfield

Trust Angel 2012 by Margaret Furlong



131 Main Street, Smithfield, VA • email: “When it’s more than something to hang on your wall”

Anne of Smithfield Boutique Specializing in Fine Women’s Clothing From:

Joseph Ribkoff Multiples • Sharon Young Dolce Cabo • Boho Chic Bleu Bayou • Anis A. All Multiples 20% off in December Sizes 1X, 2X, 3X available

124 Main Street, Smithfield, VA 757-357-4422 Mon.-Sat. 10-6; Sun. 12-5


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One of Virginia’s finest year-round holiday stores

108 Main Street, Smithfield, VA 23430 757.357.7891 Mon–Sat, 10-6 • Sun, 1-5

14477 BENN’S CHURCH BLVD. SMITHFIELD, VA 23430 (757) 357-3367


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Antiques & Consignments Unique Treasures from Around the Globe Now in two locations

Antiques • Oriental Furniture • Garden

Phonograph Standard Model A 1909 Chest Custom made circa 1930’s mahogany block front with Great Chippendale Brass Handles 6500 Ri R Richmond ch h Rd.,Williamsburg (Lightfoot) 7766 Richmond Rd., Toano 757•566•8300

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Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours

Your Next Event

I cannot say enough good things about the effectiveness of advertising in the Williamsburg Magazine. This magazine is distributed so widely, via the newspaper, at businesses all over town, at rest stops, etc. If you are not advertising in the Williamsburg Magazine, you are missing a very crucial opportunity to reach those who visit and live in this community! The rates are very reasonable for what is offered and it is truly the most bang for your buck! I would drop every other advertisement I run before I would drop the Magazine. -Julia Carter, Owner Chickadees Fine Furniture, Antiques & Home Décor

Francesco’s and his Family Wish You a Very Merry Christmas Exclusively owned & operated. Experience the true taste of Italy with just one bite! Locals favorite!

Holiday Open House Thursday, Dec. 13th, 5pm-7pm 50% Off Storewide Sale

• Full Italian Menu • Original Features Created By 1st Generation Sicilian Chef • Reservations Recommended for 4 or more Guests (not required) • Take-Out Orders & Catering • 10% Off All Day with this Ad

Maternity & Children’s Holiday Outfits, Furniture, Toys

(Not valid with any other offer. 1 coupon p p per transaction. WM))

... and everything nice.

New Items Arriving Daily. Call to make your appointment. 6536 Richmond Road • Williamsburg

757.220.1661 www.sug Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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local spin

Victorious Images Victorious Images in Lightfoot is a destination shop for those who need post-surgical products. Nancy Lewis, who owns the shop, had the idea to open the store to offer locals products that had only been available outside the area.

“I wanted to fill the need for post-surgical products,” Lewis said recently. “I decided to do something about it.” She has set up the store to be as comfortable as possible. Many of her clients are those who have undergone mastectomies or other cancer surgeries.

Photo by Ann Efimetz

Where Tried & True meets Trendy! Consigning fine furniture, antiques an anti nti tiq q and home decor.

Always Alwa Al ways acce wa accepting e new quality consignments.

Tues.-Sat. Tues Tu ess. 10-5, Sun. 12-4 chic icka kaa

Great Selection of Merchandise Arriving Daily (located in the Pavil Pavilion ilio lio ion n Shops Shhops aadjacent to NY Deli) 6514 Richmond Road • Williamsburg, VA

“I try to treat them like I would my mother or my sister,” Lewis said. “If someone is haveing a bad day, they can come in, have a cup of coffee and relax. Sometimes just having a change in the atmosphere can make a difference in your day.” The products she carries includes carries breast prothesis, mastectomy attire, compression garments for men and women, post-surgery camisoles and custom, waterproof bandages for PICC lines, casts and ostomy. “I also have information on available cancer resources,” Lewis said. Lewis said her business has picked up through word-ofmouth. Customers and area doctors have spread the word about the service she provides. “People come in and say, ‘This so great, I didn’t know you were here,” Lewis said. Lewis also carries a full line of skin care products to help those who are in treatment. “It helps people who are having skin changes during chemo and radiation,” she explained. “And I have a have scarves and hats for women going through chemo or who have other medical conditions.” Lewis said her business is an extension of her desire to want to help others. “It is not about sales, it is about connecting with them and for them to feel as though they have someone to talk to if they need it,” Lewis said. “My family used to call me ‘Nancy Nightingale.’ It just makes me feel good to be able to help somebody.” –Ann Efimetz



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BACK IN THE DAY ANTIQUES & UNIQUES Take a step Back In The Day and visit a very unique antique shop. Located between Williamsburg & Richmond off Route 60. 29 Dealers provide Furniture, primitives, glassware, jewelry & unique gifts. Quality merchandise, reasonable prices. Handicap Accessible. 804 966-9395 CHARLIE’S ANTIQUES AND CONSIGNMENTS invites you to visit their 8000 sq.ft. showroom featuring antique and oriental furniture Charlie has handpicked from his travels to Asia. 6500 Richmond Rd., Williamsburg, VA 757-566-8300. Visit our 7766 Richmond Rd., Toano location for Garden Statuary and exotic natural landscaping stones. CHICKADEES Offers a delightful array of furniture, accents and home décor. New items arrive daily. Chickadees is located in the Pavilion Shops at 6514 Richmond Rd. 757 645-3365. 60

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Heritage Antiques High Cotton Mermaid Books Sheila’s Fine Things Southern Estates Books & Antiques

CLASSIC CONSIGNMENTS FURNITURE & ACCESSORIES Offers a changing selection of transitional and traditional wood and upholstered furniture, lamps, accessories, china, glassware, artwork and carpets. Open Mon.–Sat., 10am- 5pm. The Village Shops at Kingsmill. 757 220-1790. DOVETAIL ANTIQUES Voted one of the “Best of Williamsburg” for the last 5 years we have the finest selection of American formal/country furniture, porcelain, and glassware in Williamsburg. DoveTail always carries 150+ antique clocks, music boxes and pocketwatches. We buy quality antiques. Visit us at 6588 Richmond Rd, 757-565-5600. HERITAGE ANTIQUES This beautiful antique store is filled with furniture from end to end! You will find antiques dating from 1800s on up. Many accessories fill the store, including a large array of Period Lighting. Open Thursday through Saturday, other days by appointment. 903 S. Church St., Smithfield. 757 356-1055.

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Sugar & Spice The Wardrobe The Velvet Shoestring The Vintage Rabbit West Point Antiques Williamsburg Antique Mall

HIGH COTTON, LTD. 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. 1490-5I Quarterpath Road, Williamsburg 757 258-3300. MERMAID BOOKS, Since 1977, has been known for new, used, rare books, antiques and ephemera. Featuring; Virginia and colonial history, poetry, art, cookbooks & children's books. Open Daily; 10 to 5 and Sundays noon to 5. 421-A Prince George Street, 757-229-3603 SHEILA’S FINE THINGS Featuring high-end consignments and new Ashley Furniture recliners, dining and pub tables, bedroom sets. Visit our consignment area for giftware, furniture, dishes, glassware and more. The boutique section offers jewelry, purses, scarves and hats. 7437 Richmond Road, 1 m. west of The Pottery. 757 221-0101


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DoveTail Antiques has a Wide Selection of Holiday Gifts for Your Special Someone.

Voted one of “The Best of Williamsburg”

WE BUY QUALITY ANTIQUES. 6588 Richmond Rd.Williamsburg Between NY Deli and The Pottery in the Gallery Shops

757-565-5600 open 10-5:30 Monday-Saturday; WM 11-5 Sundays

The Clothes Tree

Women’s & Men’s Consignment Shop


Happy Holidays Ladies & Men’s Attire Arriving Daily Lotza Christmas Items on Sale Sidewalk Sale every Saturday & Monday Chico’s, Furs & High-end Purses

Closed Dec. 24th-26th. Reopening Dec. 27th

Consignment Shopping... the New Way of Gift Giving and Sprucing up Your Home

We carry trendy sporty & classic clothing (sizes 0-26W) and petites

Monday–Saturday 10-5 170-A Second Street

Please join us on December 6th for our Holiday Open House from 12-5, We look forward to seeing you!

(located across from Carpet Gallery)

Williamsburg, VA 23185

757-220-2119 JoAnne Satchell, Owner


Proudly offering Military Discounts! Pickup & delivery available. Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm; Sat. 10am-4pm; Sun. noon-4pm The Market Place Shops at Kingsmill 240 McLaws Circle, Ste. 117, Williamsburg, VA 23185 • 757-903-4083 61

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SUGAR & SPICE CONSIGNMENT BOUTIQUE It’s a beautiful day to visit Gammi’s store. She has clothes and toys galore. Come on by and see what she’s got, if you’re looking for great prices, this is the spot. Thank you for supporting us for 21 years. Newborn-Junior, Maternity. Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Richmond Rd in the Pavillion Shops 757 220-1661. THE VELVET SHOESTRING offers a variety of high-end furniture, Oriental rugs, window treatments, polished wood tables, paintings, lamps, mirrors and accessories. All

items are priced with your budget in mind. Stop by to see all we have to offer. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.; noon-4 p.m. Sunday. 311 Second St. 757 220-9494 THE VINTAGE RABBIT HOME DÉCOR & CONSIGNMENT. We consign quality furniture and home décor, and are dedicated to making your consignment or purchase a pleasant one. 240 McLaws Circle, Suite 117. Marketplace Shops at Kingsmill. 757 903-4083 THE WARDROBE Specializing in women’s designer clothing, accessories, purs-


Antique shops… the ultimate recycling source

ANTIQUES & UNIQUES 35 Antique Dealers offering Antiques, Primatives ,Furniture, Glassware, Jewelry and Unique Gifts Official Yankee Candle Dealer


Open House Saturday,

es and shoes. Lines include Brighton, Chicos, Escada, Flax, Gucci, Misook; plus vintage clothing, estate and fine jewelry, decorative items. Monday-Saturday 11am-5pm. The Village Shops at Kingsmill. 757 220-0778 WEST POINT ANTIQUES Seven blocks down Main Street in historic West Point, you’ll find a diverse array of antiques and collectibles. Over 35 dealers. Our 4,000 sq.ft. shop showcases antiques, retro items, glassware, china, furniture, and more. Open daily. 706 Main St. I-64 Exit 220, West Point. 804 843-4369. WILLIAMSBURG ANTIQUE MALL One of Eastern Virginia’s largest antique centers, featuring 45,000 square feet of space & 300+ dealers. A one-story facility with easy handicap accessibility. La Petite Tea Room. 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. 500 Lightfoot Rd.,Rt. 646. 757 565-3422.

Mon.-Sat.10am-5pm December 8th

706 main street • west point

804-843-4369 open daily


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) WM Open 7 Days a Week. Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 12-4pm


311 Second Street Williamsburg, VA 23185 757-220-9494

home furnishing consigment

Always a Deal at Sheila’s

164 E. Lancaster Avenue Wayne, PA 19087 610-995-0300 Closed Monday Tues.-Sat 10-5, Sun noon-4

Get an early l start on your Holiday Shopping many styles to choose from

Fine Consignments, Unique Gifts, Ashley Furniture

7437 Richmond Road (1 mile west of the Pottery) Williamsburg, VA 23188


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Houses galore Annual Homes Tour Dec. 1 Club members Lillian Woolfolk and Nicky Dewing The 53rd annual Christmas Homes Tour sponhave used traditional five finger vases to decorate sored by the Green Spring Garden Club will be one of the downstairs fireplaces. held 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. Coke-Garrett House on Nicholson Street which The tour includes six houses located in the Hisis used by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation toric Area. Members of Green Spring Garden Club, for events. The elegant dining room and parlor are 10 other local garden clubs, and professional floral furnished with antiques and reproductions based designers will bedeck the homes in holiday finery on originals in the Colonial Williamsburg decorato the delight of those who attend. tive arts collection. Last year, the tour drew approximately 1,500 The Seymour Powell Tenement is one of the people. When the weather is good, attendance is original 88 buildings from Colonial Williamsburg optimum. and was built in the 1750s. However, it was moved This year, the tour will feature the The Unicorn’s twice and now is located on Tyler Street. Horn, located between the Raleigh Tavern and the The Richardson Home is on South England Golden Ball jewelry shop. Street and is the residence of Ed Richardson and his It has not been on a tour since 1997. It is the two children, Ryan and Caroline. It is a “cottagehome of Cathy Howard who lives in half of the style” house built in 1910 which also has been duplex, which was built in 1765. moved. The building as used as an apothecary shop/ The Brooks Home -- South England Street was general store combination by the Carter brothers, built in 2009 by Charles and Nancy Brooks. James and John. Howard, who has been living in Want to go? Tickets are $30, $10 to tour a single the home for about a year, was glad to open the house. Visit www. home for the tour. “They approached me about doing it,” Howard said recently. “I have gone on the tour for the past –Ann Efimetz 15 years and when they talked to me about participating, I was very excited. I think it is fun to go into buildings that you can’t usually go into.” The building features a variety of interesting antiques and reproductions. Katheryn Lovell, a member of Green Spring Garden Club, designed lovely holiday arrangements with many plants that she grew in her home garden including dried cockscomb, dried roses and mums and boxwood. Other tour sites include: The Custis Tenement-- located across the street from Bruton Parish Church, which uses the house for special meetings and for bridal parties to assemble. All of the furnishings in the From left, Cathy Howard, Bobbie Streeter and Katheryn Lovell house are from the church rectory. Photo by Ann Efimetz



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CAR CARE BUGGY BATHE AUTO WASH, LUBE & DETAIL SHOPPE TM Full-service wash, lube & detail shop. Six packages available. Oil changes in the Quick Lube Center. Appointments not necessary. Open 7 days a week, rain or shine. 2217 Richmond Rd., Williamsburg. 757 220-9315 HUDGINS HOLIDAY CHEVROLET CADILLAC Where you will find Big City Selection and Hometown Hospitality. Sales, Service, Parts and Collision Center, Holiday is here to take care of your every automotive need. Second Street, Williamsburg, VA. 757 253-1960 CATERING SERVICES COLONIAL HERITAGE Host your holiday party at our club! Join us for your corporate holiday party of 350 people or an intimate family gathering of 15. We will ensure that your 2012 celebration at Colonial Heritage Club will be one to remember. 6500 Arthur Hill Dr., Williamsburg. 757 645-2030. HEALTH CARE M.D. EXPRESS URGENT CARE WILLIAMSBURG Local owner physicians are board certified in emergency medicine treating illness and injury. No appointments, no long waits. On-site X-ray, IVs, EKG, lab &


minor surgery. Open 7 days a week, 9 a.m.–9 p.m. 120 Monticello Ave. at Richmond Rd. 757 564-DOCS (3627) WILLIAMSBURG SALT SPA The salt cave has salt imported from Poland, Himalaya and the Dead Sea, which creates a micro-climate containing negative ions which contribute to health. Sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, bromine and iodine are released into the air and absorbed into the body through inhalation. Gift certificates available. 1111 Old Colony Lane 757 229-1022. PAMPER YOURSELF SALON 109 A full-service salon located in the Colony Square Shopping Center on Jamestown Road. Offering styling, coloring, highlights, perms and waxing. 109 Colony Square, Jamestown Rd. 757 229-0236 VETERINARY SERVICES NOAH’S ARK VETERINARY HOSPITAL is a full-service veterinary medical facility located on Richmond Road in Williamsburg. The hospital features a professional and courteous staff which seeks to provide the best possible care for pets. Hours: Mon.Fri., 7:30am-6pm (closed Mon. 2:30-3:30); Sat., 7:30am-noon. Closed Sun. Call 757 564-9815.

AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILLIAMSBURG-JAMES CITY COUNTY 117 Ironbound Road,Williamsburg 757 603-6400. YORK COUNTY 302 Dare Road, Yorktown 757 898-0300. SURRY COUNTY 45 School Street, Surry 757 294-5229. SUSSEX COUNTY 15074 Courthouse Road, Sussex 434 246-1099. TRANSPORTATION NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 757 877-0221 NORFOLK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 757 857-3351 (daily) 757 857-3200 (nights & weekends) RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 804 226-3000 - (flight information) WILLIAMSBURG AREA TRANSPORT 757 259-4093 - Call for fares & schedules



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AMERICAN ABERDEEN BARN Where you’ll enjoy, the finest USDA Top Choice Corn Fed Beef, properly aged and cooked to your taste. Or, if you prefer, our fresh from the bay seafood. Sit back, relax and enjoy dining with us. 1601 Richmond Rd. Williamsburg. 757 229-6661. BLUE TALON BISTRO located on Prince George Street offers a rare combination of casual comfort and quality that makes both newcomers and regulars feel completely at ease. Enjoy traditional favorites and original creations certain to please the most discriminating palate. Extensive wine list, outstanding service and a

great ambiance. Call 476-2583 or visit D.O.G STREET PUB An American Gastropub featuring 17 draft imports and craft beers to compliment delectable “Pub Grub”. Enjoy a relaxed lunch on the patio or elbow up to the bar for a late evening Irish stout. 401 W. Duke of Gloucester Street. 757 293-6479 FOOD FOR THOUGHT Locally owned and operated. Menu ranges from Classic American dishes to more contemporary flavors. Also serves original vegetarian dishes. Great kids menu. Serving Breakfast, 8-11 a.m. on Sat. & Sun. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week in a smoke-free atmosphere.


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Williamsburg’s Greek & American Diner Homestyle Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Beer & Wine Greek Specialties include: Souviaki, Pastitsio, Moussaka, Tiropita, Spanakopita, Greek Salad, Dolmades

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1647 Richmond Rd. 757 645-4665 HONEY BUTTERS KITCHEN serves up classic southern favorites for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. We pride ourselves being a classic small local restaurant that produces our product from scratch. Tues.-Sat., 8am to 9pm. Sun. 8am to 4pm. Monticello Market Place. 757 221-8038. THE KITCHEN AT POWHATAN offers some of the finest dining in Williamsburg with its creative contemporary American and international cuisine. The Garden now open for outside daily. The menu changes frequently, using many local seasonal ingredients at their peak. The quaint, candle lit dining rooms on two floors provide guests with intimate dining in an 18th century atmosphere. An extensive wine list includes American and European selections. 3601 Ironbound Rd., Williamsburg 757 253-7893 MOOYAH BURGER People ask us, “What’s Mooyah?” We answer: MOOYAH is determined to deliver the best Burger & Fry experience EVER and have fun doing it. That’s it. We want to make the best burger you’ve ever tasted. Period. Open 11 a.m.-1 a.m., seven days a week. Located in Tribe Square, 249 Richmond Road, Williamsburg. 757 220-2480.

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CHINESE PEKING RESTAURANT, MONGOLIAN GRILL AND JAPANESE RESTAURANT Buffet for lunch and dinner includes Mongolian grill, vegetable bar, Hong Kong style Dim-Sum and Chinese buffet. All-you-can-eat Japanese Hibachi steak, sushi, Vietnamese (pho), Hong Kong style noodles & wonton soup. Kingsgate Greene Shopping Center 757 229-2288 or 229-8899. ICHIBAN Located in New Town, Ichiban offers exquisite cuisine served in a welcoming atmosphere.The restaurant offers WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, DECEMBER 2012

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OLD CHICKAHOMINY HOUSE The restaurant offers delicious home cooked food and unique gift items. The Cellar is now open for groups. Restaurant is open for breakfast: Mon.-Thu. 8:30-10:30a.m., Fri-Sun. 7:3010:30a.m. and lunch:11:30a.m. -2:30p.m. Store hours: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 1211 Jamestown Rd. 757 229-4689 ROCCO’S SMOKEHOUSE GRILL Babyback & St. Louis-style ribs, pulled pork, pulled chicken, beef brisket. Family prices, children’s menu, private banquet facilities and private breakfast buffets. Large parties and tour groups welcome. Open every day for lunch and dinner. 207 Bypass Rd. 757 253-8550 SEASONS RESTAURANT & TAVERN Seasons features a diverse menu featuring a variety of ribs, steak, chicken, pasta, seafood and salad dishes. Try the Sunday Brunch with a fantastic assortment of dishes, serving from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Open: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. 110 South Henry St. 757 259-0018 TASTE OF SMITHFIELD STORE AND RESTAURANT opens this month on Main Street in Historic Smithfield, introducing the fine quality foods and recipes that have made Smithfield famous. Patrons can sample the best of what Smithfield has to offer. The restaurant offers lunch and dinner with the ambience of a country store. 217 Main Street, Smithfield. 757 357-1798 THE TRELLIS located in Merchants Square provides an exemplary dining experience in both service and menu. Whether enjoying a tantalizing Steak Salad with local greens or savoring the amazing bounty of the local Chesapeake Bay with a seafood entree, you will enjoy an immediate sense of comfort and welcome. Call 229-8610 or visit ZAXBY’S offers a wide variety of chicken options ranging from buffalo wings and chicken fingers to sandwiches with fries and salads. The menu features delicious options including appetizers, meal deals, kids choices, desserts and party platters. Don’t forget one of Zaxby’s signature sauces sure to perk up any choice. Located in the Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center. Call 757 220-5804 or visit




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a variety of traditional and classic favorites as well as new recipes. Try the Sushi tableside sushi lunch,11:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Call 757 253-8898. COFFEE AND MORE AROMA’S If you would like the best available Arabica bean coffees, fine teas and casual foods to share with family and friends, visit Aroma’s Specialty Coffee & Gourmet Bakery on Prince George Street. It’s a favorite spot among locals and visitors to enjoy a comfortable atmosphere while savoring delightful fare and beverages. Call 221-6676 or visit www. EUROPEAN ARTCAFÉ26 Truly a Touch of Europe in Williamsburg in a most unique setting--combining culinary art with gallery art, pleasing to both your palette and eye. Open TuesdaySunday for breakfast, lunch and on Fridays & Saturdays, dinner. New Town, 5107-2 Center St., Williamsburg. 757 565-7788. GREEK THE GRECIAN PLATE Williamsburg’s Greek/American Diner. Your hosts George and Roula Komianos will make you feel right at home with their home-style cooking. Fresh Greek pastries and desserts. Home to the only Gyro cooker in Williamsburg. 4920D Monticello Ave., WindsorMeade Shopping WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, DECEMBER 2012

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Center. 757 565-2888 ICE CREAM BEN & JERRY'S Vermont’s finest all natural ice cream, frozen yogurt & sorbet. Smoothies, sundaes, shakes, malts, floats and ice cream cakes for all occasions. More than 34 euphoric flavors. Visa & MasterCard accepted. Located in Premium Outlets, 5699-18 Richmond Rd. 757 259-9044 INDIAN NAWAB INDIAN CUISINE offers a richly-varied menu of fresh, natural ingredients, wholesome sauces and flavorful spices. Everything is prepared to order. No additives or preservatives. Vegetarian dining available. Fresh baked bread from our clay oven. 204 Monticello Avenue in the Monticello Shopping Center, Williamsburg. 757 565-3200. ITALIAN BUON AMICI means “Good Friends” in Italian. In Williamsburg. It means great food & a friendly atmosphere. Located in New Town, Buon Amici offers Fresh Pasta made in-house, Artisan Pizza, fresh seafood, chicken, steak & chops with a superb wine list. 5201 Center St. New Town, 757-220-8188, Closed Suns., MonSat 11:30-3, Dinner 4-10, except Fri-Sats. until midnight. FRANCESCO’S RISTORANTE ITALIANO Chef Francesco has more than 18

years of experience preparing traditional Italian favorites. Chef’s specials, vegetarian options and children’s menu. Open daily for lunch & dinner. Pavilion Shops, 6524-D Richmond Rd. 757 345-0557 GIUSEPPE’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT The restaurant offers mouth-watering Italian specialties and favorites. Start the meal with Giuseppe’s famous lentil soup. Follow it with one of the delicious entrees including seafood, pasta, vegetarian specialities, chicken, beef and veal. The restaurant is located at 5525 Olde Towne Road. Call 757 565-1977 or visit www. MAURIZIO’S RISTORANTE ITALIANO Authentic taste of the Old World since 1994. Restaurant features Italian dishes and genuine, sincere hospitality. Open 7 days a week. Party room available. Not affiliated with any other restaurant. 264 East McLaws Circle, Festival Marketplace. 757 229-0337 SAL’S BY VICTOR Locals’ favorite pizza and Italian Restaurant for the past 10 years. New York style pizza, submarines, pasta and other Italian specialties. Open 11 a.m. Williamsburg Shopping Center. 220-2641 MEXICAN PLAZA AZTECA Offers a diverse menu of Mexican favorites ranging from appetizers to main dishes and special platters. Staff provides fast, courteous service. Vegetarian and kids 69

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meals available. Hours are 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Friday; noon-10:30 p.m., Saturday and noon-9:30 a.m., Sunday. Call 757 345-2901. Located in High Street on Richmond Road. EL TAPATIO MEXICAN GRILL AND BAR Serves authentic Mexican dishes. We’re open for lunch and dinner. Children’s menu. We pride ourselves on our food, customer service and humor. Stop by and see for yourself. 4917 Courthouse Street, New Town. 757 565-2009. PIZZA, SANDWICHES, SUBS AND MORE COGAN’S DELI & SPORTS PUB Stop We Deliver


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by for a few beers, and catch the game while enjoying one of our unique sandwiches, wings, nachos, or salads. Early evening food and beverage specials. Great breakfast sandwiches. 4324 C-2 New Town Ave., Williamsburg. 757 645-3351 FLORIMONTE'S FINE FOODS DELI Every dish contains the freshest ingredients available and is made to order including delicious pizza, sandwiches, stromboli and calzone. Choose from a variety of tempting salads in the deli case including antipasto, cucumber, chicken and roasted vegetable. Florimonte's also offers a variety of scrumptious desserts. Catering is available. Located in Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center. Call 757 253-2266 or visit STEPHANOS Offers New York-style pizza brimming with favorite toppings. There are also hot, oven-baked sandwiches prepared with fresh meats, pizza by-the-slice, salads and deli-type sub sandwiches. Eat outdoors on the patio, weather permitting. Football Sundays. Merchants Square, 110 S. Henry Street. 757 476-8999 SEAFOOD BERRETS SEAFOOD RESTAURANT & TAPHOUSE GRILL The restaurant, located in Merchants Square offers the freshest in regional seafoods and produce.There is a variety of fresh seasonal catches, local natural oysters and clams, steaks, chops and poultry entrees.


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There’s an 80-bottle wine list with 20 wines by the glass, local micro-brews and full bar service. Call 253-1847 or visit CAPTAIN GEORGE'S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT Come and enjoy the fabulous 70 item all you can eat seafood buffet. This is the perfect place to bring the entire family for dinner - dress is casual, and we are kid friendly. Kids 12 and under are 1/2 price, and kids 4 and under are FREE! Captain George's will also accommodate large groups up to 1,200 people. Enjoy Alaskan snow crab legs, clam chowder, fried flounder, golden fried shrimp, crab cakes, steamed mussels, succulent prime rib, fried scallops, and a variety of fresh salads, vegetables and desserts. A la carte menu is available. 5363 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg 757 565-2323 RIVERWALK RESTAURANT Located in Yorktown offers a wide variety of seafood from the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. You can also select delicious menu items featuring beef, poultry, and other popular fare. The High Tide Bar & Grill offers views of stunning sunsets over the York River, live music and great food. Call 757 875-1522 or visit THE SEAFARE RESTAURANT Enjoy an exceptional meal in one of our three unique dining rooms. Our menu features fresh seafood, certified Black Angus steaks and tender veal. Our specialty is sauton ceramic cooking. Our family-oriented restaurant is dedicated to serving your entire family, so bring the kids, special menus available. 757 229-0099.1632 Richmond Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23185. WAYPOINT SEAFOOD & GRILL A fine dining restaurant specializing and fresh seafood and high quality meats. Waypoint will satisfy diners of any age or palette! We are happy to offer a large selection of wines by the bottle or glass. We look forward to seeing you soon! 1480 Quarterpath Road, Williamsburg. 757 220-2228. SWEET TREATS MAD ABOUT CHOCOLATE a café by award-winning chef Marcel Desaulniers’ - serves his famed desserts, cookies, brownies and ice cream, as well as light lunches such as the popular savory cheesecake and Marcel’s hot pot. Wine & beer are also available. Enjoy in the art-filled café or take it with you. 204 Armistead Ave., Williamsburg. 757 645-2995.


WINE AND LITE FARE THE WINE & CHEESE SHOP AT KINGSMILL Founded in 1983, we’ve developed a reputation for great sandwiches on freshly baked bread, wonderful selections of both domestic and imported wine and cheese, and the personal attention that you expect from a family business. 1915 Pocahontas Trail, Suite D-6. 757 229-6754. WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, DECEMBER 2012

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Where you feel like family fortably to dine. On any given day you may find Giuseppe’s “We want people to come and eat at the Restaurant owner Joe Scordo answering the phone, bar,” Anthony Scordo said. “They can drink at the clearing tables, taking an order or ringing up sales. bar as well, but it is a great social atmosphere for Scordo, who owns the restaurant on Olde Towne conversing and eating.” Road with his son, Anthony, believes in customerOne of the more popular selections at Gifirst service coupled with exceptional homemade useppe’s is Lentil Soup with Andouille Sausage. Italian cuisine. That creation was featured in a 1997 issue of “Bon The aspect he enjoys most is the day-to-day Appetit” magazine. People often buy it by the quart operation of the restaurant and getting to know his to bring home. customers–many by name. Customers rave about the service, menu diversity Those who frequent the restaurant or choose and quality. it for the first time, will find the amiable Scordo “It was absolutely delicious,” remarked a custraversing the dining room, greeting regulars and tomer as she greeted Scordo on her way out. “My welcoming new guests. husband had the lentil soup. In fact, he wants the “We have a nice mix of locals and visitors,” Scorrecipe.” do said in a recent interview. “We pride ourselves Scordo quickly granted her request, admitting in having return customers. There are people who he frequently hands out copies to those who would come back time after time. When we see people like to try their hand at making it. coming back, that is a good sign.” Scordo said several of his staff members have The restaurant opened in 1992 at the adjacent been at the restaurant for more than 15 years. He Ewell Station Shopping Center, where it stayed for attributes that distinction with the restaurant’s per17 years. A few years ago, Scordo and John Kniest vasive atmosphere. worked together on the construction of the current “This is not just a place to work,” he said. “We location. are like a family.” When designing the building, Scordo chose furnishings to give the main dining room a home-like feel and chose top-of–Ann Efimetz the-line materials for enduring quality. The menu was also revamped, accentuating fresh, classic Italian fare. “We wanted to build a nice comfortable place where people would like to come out for lunch or dinner,” Scordo said. The menu selections vary widely and Joe Scordo are priced with a family budget in mind. “You can come and dine here and not worry you are going to miss a mortgage payment,” Scordo said with a laugh. “There are different tiers to the menu,” added Anthony Scordo. “There are pasta dishes, gourmet pizzas or you can order an appetizer if you just would like a light bite to eat.” The expansive bar features a granite-top counter area designed to be the ideal height for sitting comPhotos by Ann Efimetz WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, DECEMBER 2012


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DEC. 1 Williamsburg Christmas Parade. Duke of Gloucester Street and Richmond Road to William and Mary Hall. Festive and fun, the parade brings out the holiday spirit. People line the streets to take in a lively procession of musicians and military, decorated floats and fire trucks, antique cars and animals dressed in their holiday best, and, perhaps, even a glimpse of Santa Claus. 9 a.m. 757-229-6511. DEC. 1 Yorktown Christmas Market on Main Street. The market features arts and crafts, demonstrations, roasted chestnuts and hot cider, entertainment, and much more. Historic Main Street, Yorktown. Free. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 757-890-3500, DEC. 1 Watermen’s Museum Oyster Roast. 309 Water St., Yorktown. Enjoy oysters, clam fritters, clam chowder and a variety of beverages. Admission. 1-6 p.m. 757-887-2641, DEC. 1 Yorktown Celebrates Christmas - Lighted Boat Parade. Festively decorated sail and power boats compete for “Best of Show.” The Yorktown waterfront is bedazzled with holiday sights and sounds, including a spectacular floating parade of lights, caroling around a roaring beach bonfire, musical performances and complimentary hot cider. Yorktown Waterfront. Free. 7-8 p.m. 757-890-4970, DEC. 1 Free Admission Weekends. Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News. A celebration of the center’s 50th anniversary. 757-5968175, DEC. 1 (9 A.M.-5 P.M.), DEC. 2 (9 A.M.-4 P.M.) Colonial Christmas Folk Art, Antiques & Artisan’s Show in Williamsburg. A select group of juried craftsmen will exhibit at the Holiday Inn & Suites, 515 Bypass Rd. Collector and gift quality wares for sale. Door prize drawing. $6 admission, 12/under free. 757-484-0872, DEC. 1, 7, 8, 14-23, 26-31 (3-10 P.M.), DEC. 2, 9, 24 (3-9 P.M.) Christmas Town: A Busch Gardens Celebration. Holiday traditions, dazzling shows and one-of-a-kind gift ideas. Millions of twinkling lights, Santa’s workshop, a 50-foot tall, light-animated Christmas tree. Admission: $23.99. 800-343-7946, DEC. 2 A Charles Dickens Christmas. The DeWitt Wallace Museum. Experience a Victorian Christmas during the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens. Readings from “A Christmas Carol” paired with holiday music from the era. David Gardner, Gabe Stone, Stephen Christoff, and Jan Tilley 74

present a new twist on this classic featuring Victorian instruments and costumes. $10 in addition to museum admission. 12:30, 2:30, 4:30 p.m. DEC. 2 Yorktown Celebrates Christmas - Cookies with Santa. Children and parents can visit with Santa Claus, enjoy some tasty treats, and shop for holiday gifts in The Gallery at York Hall. Cameras are encouraged. 301 Main St. Free. 1-4 p.m. 757-890-4490, www. DEC. 6 A Cappella Sing-Off. Globe Theatre, Busch Gardens Williamsburg. A professional a cappella group, Rockapella, as guest judges and 10 of the top a cappella groups from throughout the region competing for the $2,500 first prize. The fundraiser benefits Literacy for Life and the Williamsburg Choral Guild. An admission ticket to Busch Gardens is not needed to attend the sing-off. Christmas Town will be dark this night. 7:30 p.m. DEC. 7 Gallery Opening. New Town Art Gallery, 5140 Main Street, New Town in Williamsburg. Showcasing new art along with a raffle for FISH. 757-229-5140. DEC. 8 Holiday Farmers Market. Merchants Square, Williamsburg. Products feature berries, greens and cut trees for decorating;. baked goods, meats, seafood, and items for gift giving will be for sale. Reveille, a women’s a cappella group, will sing holiday music. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. DEC. 8 Breakfast with Santa in Yorktown. Riverwalk Restaurant, 323 Water St. Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a kid-friendly breakfast. Children can relay their Christmas wish list to Santa. Special treats for the kids. Tickets required. Seating is limited. 757-875-1522, 8-10 a.m. DEC. 8 Waterford Crystal Master Cutter Signing Event. 5711-28A Richmond Rd., Williamsburg. Waterford Crystal master cutter Michael Vereker will be at Waterford Wedgwood Royal Doulton Williamsburg store and sign Waterford Crystal purchases made during this limited time engagement. Call to reserve your piece. noon-6 p.m. 757-220-5760, DEC. 8 Williamsburg Choral Guild Christmas Concert. King of Glory Lutheran Church. Free, no ticket required. The James River Brass joins the chorus in renditions of traditional Christmas carols and songs that joyously celebrate the holiday season. A community sing-along concludes the concert. Attendees are invited to take a canned good or nonperishable food item to share with Fish and Grove Christian Outreach Center. 2:30 & 5 p.m. 757-220-1808.

DEC. 8 Lady Dunmore’s Ball. Governor’s Palace, Palace Green, Williamsburg. Celebrate Queen Charlotte’s birthright and the christening of newborn Lady Virginia. Enjoy refreshments and entertainments -- music, dancing, traveling players, firelit gardens and interaction with the finest of Colonial Virginia society. Limited invitations, so make reservations. Black tie or 18th-century gentry dress suggested. General reservations: 800447-8679, 7-9:30 p.m. DEC. 15 Toyland Parade at Riverwalk Landing. 425 Water St., Yorktown. Decorate a stroller or wagon, or even yourself, and join in the parade. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand to greet the guests and Mrs. Claus will host her own storytelling show. As an added treat, the Polar Express will be chugging along through Riverwalk Landing. All aboard! Free. 1-3 p.m. 757-890-3500, THROUGH DEC. 23 Wild Gifts for the Holidays. The Virginia Living Museum’s Wild Things Museum Store introduces a collection of unusual and affordable nature-related items for all ages, including eco-friendly clothing, plush toys, and stationery. Favorites include easy reader books, learning games, socks and hoodies, cuddly stuffed animals, home decor and hand-made jewelry - all themed to reflect Virginia’s native wildlife. Many items are unique, being created especially for the museum. DEC. 24 Community Christmas Tree Lighting. Courthouse Steps in Colonial Williamsburg. Gather for the annual Williamsburg tree illumination and traditionally retelling of the story of the city’s first Christmas tree. 5:30 p.m. THROUGH DEC. 31 Star of Wonder: Mystery of the Christmas Star. Virginia Living Museum in Newport News. Experience the journey of the Magi around you in the museum’s state-of-theart digital planetarium theater. Over the years, the scientific thinking has changed, archeology has revealed new clues, and our understanding of who the Magi might actually have been has grown. Admission. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 757-595-1900, THROUGH JAN. 1 Celebration in Lights. Newport News Regional Park. A two-mile drive-through of spectacular animated scenes. Over 750,000 lights illuminate the beauty of the park’s forests, fields and ponds. Multi-colored snowflakes, leaping reindeer, whimsical toys and forest animals portrayed in a kaleidoscope of dazzling color. Over 200 displays, including 70 animated displays. Admission. 5:30-10 p.m. 757-926-1400, things-to-do/events.php. WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, DECEMBER 2012

Busch Gardens (H-15) 16 Colonial Heritage Club (C-2) 18 Hampton Roads Charters Hampton Historic Jamestowne (H-5) 20 Historic Yorktown (C-14) 54 Jamestown Settlement (G-5) Yorktown Battlefields (C-14) 20 Yorktown Segway Tours Historic Yorktown 54 Yorktown Victory Center (C-15)

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES 17 A Touch of Earth 26(C-3) Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum Colonial Williamsburg Bassett Hall Colonial Williamsburg 56 Boykins Tavern Museum Isle of Wight Co. DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum Colonial Williamsburg 57 Historic St. Luke’s Church Smithfield Muscarelle Museum of Art at College of William & Mary (E-8) 24 New Town Art Gallery 21(D-5) 54 Prince George Art & Frame 7(G-6) 52 The Trimble Collection 11(G-14) 16 Virginia Living Museum Newport News Watermen’s Museum Historic Yorktown 17 Williamsburg Fine Art and Frame 26(C-3) York County Historical Museum Yorktown

SHOPPING 31 1-800flowers/colonial 28 Amish Custom Furniture 57 Anne of Smithfield 15 Art-cade Gallery of Art 37 Bella 32 Blinds Galore 54 Book Exchange 57 The Christmas Store 53 Discover Teas 22 Doncaster Outlet 35 The Flower Cupboard 56 Genuine Smithfield Ham Shoppe 56 girl this! 13 Goodman & Sons Jewelers 23 Havana Connections 32 H.E.A. Living 30 High Street 57 Imagine Art Gallery 80 J. Fenton Gallery 38 The Jazzy Giraffe 55 Johnstown Jewelers 53 Knitting Sisters 55 La Tienda 29 Lightfoot Manor Shoppe 53 Love 2 Quilt & More 35 Master Craftsmen 34 Mermaid Books 13 Monticello Marketplace 23 Nautical Dog 22 New Town 45 New Concept Gifts 37 Ocean Palm

22(C-6) (C-2) Smithfield 5(G-6) 4(E-8) 26(G-10) 7(G-6) Smithfield 11(G-14) 21(D-5) 27(E-8) Smithfield Smithfield 6(E-4) 21(D-5) 26(G-10) 22(C-6) Smithfield 4(E-8) 4(E-8) (G-5) 11(G-14) (G-5) 8(C-5) 11(G-14) 27(E-8) 27(E-8) 6(E-4) 21(D-5) 21(D-5) 12(C-3) 4(E-8)


78 Oriental Rug Mart 23(C-3) 31 Paint on Pottery 22(C-6) 36 The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg 4(E-8) 37 The Precious Gem 4(E-8) 32 Quarterpath Crossing 26(G-10) 80 Quilts Unlimited 4(E-8) 31 Quirks of Art 22(C-6) 25 SAS Factory Shoes 8(C-5) 32 Savvy 26(G-10) 27 Serendipity (C-2) 56 Sesroh Tack Shoppe Smithfield 2 Shops at Carolina Furniture (C-5) 38 The Silver Vault 4(E-8) 35 Spice & Tea Exchange of Williamsburg 27(E-8) 26 Stick Stone & Bone (C-5) 25 Tada Beads and Art (D-7) 20 Viccellio Goldsmith Historic Yorktown 52 Village Shops at Kingsmill 11(G-14) 25 Virginia Gourmet 2(G-14) 13 Wild Birds Unlimited 6(E-4) 45 Williamsburg Outlet Mall 12(C-3) 4 Williamsburg Pottery 3(C-2) 34 Williamsburg Smithfield Ham Shoppe 4(E-8) 21 Williamsburg Wicker (C-2) 13 The Wine Seller 6(E-4) 20 York Uniforms Yorktown

DINING & NIGHTLIFE 68 Aberdeen Barn (C-5) 34 Aromas 27(E-8) 24 artcafé26 21(D-5) 67 Ben & Jerry's 9(C-5) 38 Berret’s Taphouse 4(E-8) 34 Blue Talon Bistro 27(E-8) 24 Buon Amici Ristorante 21(D-5) 68 Captain George’s Seafood (C-5) 23 Cogan’s Deli & Sports Pub 21(D-5) 37 D.o.G. Street Pub 4(E-8) 23 El Tapatio 21(D-5) 70 Florimonte’s Fine Foods Deli 15(F-5) 66 Food for Thought Restaurant (C-5) 58 Francesco’s 23(C-3) 69 Giuseppe’s (C-5) 66 The Grecian Plate 20(D-4) 13 Honey Butter’s Kitchen 6(E-4) 24 Ichiban 21(D-5) 68 The Kitchen at Powhatan (F-4) 35 MAD about Chocolate 27(E-8) 11 Maurizio’s 2(G-14) 39 Mooyah Burger (E-8) 67 Nawab Indian Cuisine 24(D-6) 55 Old Chickahominy House (G-6) 3 Peking Restaurant 1(C-6) 31 Plaza Azteca 22(C-6) 20 Riverwalk High Tide Historic Yorktown 71 Rocco’s Smokehouse Grill (C-7) 71 Sal’s by Victor 14(D-6) 7 The Seafare Restaurant (C-5) 36 Seasons Restaurant & Tavern 4(E-8) 36 Stephanos 4(E-8) 37 The Trellis Restaurant 4(E-8) 33 Waypoint Grill 26(G-10) 52 The Wine & Cheese Shop at Kingsmill 11(G-14) 70 Zaxby’s 15(F-5)

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ANTIQUES & CONSIGNMENTS 62 Back in the Day Providence Forge 58 Charlie’s Antiques & Consignments 23(C-3) 59 Chickadees 23(C-3) 53 Classic Consignments 11(G-14) 61 The Clothes Tree (E-12) 61 DoveTail Antiques 26(C-3) 57 Heritage Antiques Smithfield 33 High Cotton 26(G-10) 62 Sheila’s Fine Things 25(C-2) 58 Sugar & Spice 23(C-3) 62 The Velvet Shoestring (E-12) 61 The Vintage Rabbit (G-14) 52 The Wardrobe 11(G-14) 62 West Point Antiques West Point 61 Williamsburg Antique Mall, Ltd. (C-3)

RETIRING IN WILLIAMSBURG 79 Braemar Creek 49 Gary Byrd 48 Chambrel 47 Heritage Commons 40 Long and Foster REALTORS® 30 Charlotte Turner 46 Villas at Five Forks

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SERVICES 65 Buggy Bathe (C-5) 14 Hudgins Holiday Chevrolet Cadillac (E-12) 64 M.D.Express Urgent Care 14(D-6) 65 Noah’s Ark Rt. 60, Norge 54 Salon 109 7(G-6) 15 Williamsburg Salt Spa (G-6)

WORSHIP 44 Bruton Parish Church (E-9) 44 Calvary Chapel Williamsburg (C-5) 44 Faith Baptist Church (B-1) 44 First Church of Christ, Scientist (F-7) 44 Hickory Neck Episcopal Church (B-1) 44 Jamestown Presbyterian Church (F-4) 44 New Town United Methodist Church (E-5) 44 St. Bede Catholic Church (F-4) 44 St. Olaf Catholic Church (C-2) 44 Temple Beth El of Williamsburg (F-7) 44 Wellspring United Methodist Church (D-4) 44 Williamsburg United Methodist Church (F-8) 44 Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists (F-4)

ENTERTAINMENT/EVENTS 15 The Bizarre Bazaar Richmond 18 Christmas Art & Craft Show College of William & Mary 10 Dean Shostak, Crystal Carol Concert 4(E-8) 51 First Night Williamsburg see ad 9 ShowStoppers Productions 4(E-8) 56 Smithfield Farmers Market Smithfield 51 Virginia Regional Ballet College of William & Mary


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The numbers on the map indicate the location of these shopping centers: 1 Kingsgate Green Shopping Center 2 Festival Marketplace 3 Williamsburg Pottery Factory 4 Merchants Square 5 Williamsburg Office Park 6 Monticello Marketplace 7 Colony Square Shopping Center 8 Patriot Plaza 9 Premium Outlets 10 OldeTowne Square

11 The Village Shops at Kingsmill 12 Williamsburg Outlet Mall 13 Monticello Marketplace Shoppes 14 Williamsburg Shopping Center 15 Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center 16 Governor’s Green Shopping Center 17 James York River Plaza 18 Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown 19 Colonial Towne Plaza 20 WindsorMeade Marketplace

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21 New Town 22 High Street 23 Williamsburg Pavilion Shops & Gallery Shops 24 Monticello Shopping Center 25 Williamsburg Doll Factory Shops 26 Quarterpath Crossing Shopping Center 27 Just off D.o.G. Street

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Williamsburg Magazine December 2012 issue  

The December 2012 issue of The Original Williamsburg Magazine