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Food, wine, friends The Wine & Cheese Shop at Kingsmill is located in the Village Shops at Kingsmill. It offers a variety of great sandwiches on delicious breads, an extensive selection of domestic and imported wine and cheese, gift items and gift bags. The focus is on personalized attention. Owners Marc and Amanda Aguilar take pride in serving each customer, treating them like family. They recently answered some questions about their business. How long has the store been in business? The business has been here since the early 1980s. We have owned it for a little more than a year. How has the store changed over the years? We changed from wine shop with sandwiches to a deli with an eat-in restaurant. We have transitioned into a specialty wine shop. What kind of wines do you carry? We don’t carry grocery store wines but wines for the wine connoisseur. We probably have 400 varieties. We have wines from around the world, from more than a dozen countries. What are some of the unique items that you carry at the store? Besides our fresh homemade bread, we sell big homemade cookies. Our homemade sandwiches include chicken salad, tuna salad, egg salad and our specialty house sauce.
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ATTRACTIONS & AMUSEMENTS ALLIANCE TALL SHIP SAILING arrived at Yorktown’s shores in 2005. Cruises last two hours and consist of a pleasant sail up and down the York River. Help raise the sails, meander on deck, or enjoy snacks and beverages. Daily cruises from Riverwalk Landing April to November. To purchase tickets call 757 273-8225 or 888-316-6422. www.sailyorktown.com 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 www.buschgardens.com/va 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. www.colonialwilliamsburg.com. GHOSTS AMONGST US When the sun goes down, Williamsburg has a haunted history to tell. On our Ghosts Amongst Us tour, enter some of the haunted buildings and sites, meet their ghostly inhabitants, and encounter
some who have lived to tell of their supernatural experiences. colonialwilliamsburg.com 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. www.nps.gov/colo. 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. www.historyisfun.org. THE ORIGINAL “GHOSTS OF WILLIAMS BURG” CANDLELIGHT TOURS Fun-ﬁlled tour of Historic Williamsburg has been the area’s #1 Ghost Tour for 20 years. To charge tickets by phone, call 757 253-1058. Purchase tickets in advance at Williamsburg General Store, 1636 Richmond Rd. 877-62-GHOST. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.theghosttour.com 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.-106. Closed Mon. The Shops at High Street, 1430 Richmond Rd., Williamsburg. 757 565-3500 www.paintonpotterytoo.com PIRATE’S COVE ADVENTURE GOLF The course features mountain caves, footbridges and cascading waterfalls on two 18-hole Adventure Golf Courses! Open Mar– Nov., 10 am–10/11 p.m. 2001 Mooretown Rd, next to Kmart. 757 259-4600 SEGWAY PT ADVENTURE TOURS Patriot Tours & Provisions offers guided Segway PT tours of Yorktown and Williamsburg daily. Learn about the history of Yorktown while gliding along the waterfront and historic town or take our Kingsmill Resort or New Quarter Park tours for more “off-road” challenges and the beautiful nature and scenery. Fun and educational, outdoor fun for everyone. Gift certiﬁcates, group rates, and military discounts are available. Reserve your tour online at www.patriottoursva.com or call 757-969-5400. SERENITY PIRATE CRUISES Bring the kids to captain Mayhem’s School of Piracy aboard Yorktown’s Schooner Serenity. Watch them set the sails and steer the schooner and learn pirate skills. Serenity is also available for Private Charters for up to 26 guests. Sailing from Riverwalk Landing May to October. 757 273-8225 or 888-316-6422. www.sailyorktown.com
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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 www.watercountryusa.com 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 www.nps.gov/colo. YORKTOWN VICTORY CENTER Thematic exhibits and living history. Recreations 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. historyisfun.org 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. www.visityorktown.org 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. www.jamesriverplantations.com. North Bend. 804 829-5176. www.northbendplantation.com. Piney Grove at Southall’s Plantation. 804 829-2480. www.pineygrove.com. Westover Plantation. 804 829-2882. www.jamesriverplantations.com. Hewick. 2 miles off Route 17. 800 484-7514 (ext. 1678), 757 758-4214. Chippokes Plantation. Open year-round, mansion is open weekends mid-Apr.-Dec., 1-5 p.m. Operated by Chippokes Plantation State Park. 294-3625. 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, 12
African-American 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. www.newport-news.org. VIRGINIA LIVING MUSEUM Explore Virginia’s natural heritage from the mountains to the sea. Enjoy activities at four handson 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 www.thevlm.org. 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. smithﬁeld-virginia.com. 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. 757 357-5976 Edwards Virginia Ham Shoppe 11381 Rolfe Hwy. 757 294-3688. Retail store open Mon.-Sat., 9 am-6 pm; Sun., noon-5 pm 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. ATouchOfEarthGallery.com ABBY ALDRICH ROCKEFELLER FOLK ART MUSEUM Exhibits feature paintings, whirligigs, weather vanes, carvings, toys, embroideries and other folk works representing WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, APRIL 2013
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many diverse cultural traditions and geographic regions. The collection includes items dating from the 1720s to the present. Hours of operation vary seasonally. 757 220-7724. www. history.org. 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, www.history.org 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. 757 220-7724. www.history.org. 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. www.wm.edu/muscarelle. NEW TOWN ART GALLERY Showcases the unique work of local artists.. Original paintings, prints, giclees, cards, sculpture and jewelry. Open Tues.-Sat. 11-6 and Sun. 12-5, or by appointment. 5140 Main Street, New Town, Williamsburg. (opposite Opus 9). 757 229-5140. www.newtownartgallery.com 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.WilliamsburgArt.com 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 www.trimblecollection.com SMITHFIELD 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
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of the church reﬂects medieval and Jacobean design. Open for tours Apr.-Oct., Daily 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun. 1–5 p.m..; Dec.-Mar., Daily 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.; Sun. 1–4 p.m. 757 357-3367. www.historicstlukes.org. 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. www.watermens.org 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.visityorktown.org 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
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LPGA returns to Kingsmill Professional golf returns to its traditional spring date this year as the LPGA returns to Williamsburg for The Kingsmill Championship. More than 100 of the LPGA’s top golfers are expected to come to the River Course May 2-5 in an event that has long been revered by the players and fans alike. Last September, Jiyai Shin defeated Paula Creamer during a Monday playoff, creating even more excitement about the tournament. The $1.3 million purse is expected to attract many of the LPGA’s brightest stars, including Stacy Lewis, Natalie Gulbis, Ai Miyazato, as well as Creamer and Shin. “We are excited and looking forward to a great event,” said tournament director Wayne Nooe during a recent interview. “The ﬁeld should be very strong and the course will be on rye grass, which will make the rough a little more difﬁcult than it was in September.” The River Course has hosted more than 30 professional golf events over the years, including both the PGA and LPGA Tours. A Jack Nicklaus designed
course, the fairways challenge players and rewards the big hitters on tour. Greater Williamsburg has embraced the LPGA Tour since its arrival in 2003 and it’s been a win-win for both groups. According to published reports, approximately 63,000 fans attended last September’s Kingsmill Championship tournament. Several thousand fans lined the 16th fairway to watch the playoff between Shin and Creamer. Economically, it is estimated the impact of this event is worth $6 million dollars to the Hampton Roads area through hotel rooms, meals, gas and ticket sales. Approximately $250,000 a year is raised for local charities. This year’s event starts Monday, Apr. 29 with a qualiﬁer, where two players will earn sponsor exemptions. Players will take part in practice rounds on Tuesday and some will take part in Wednesday’s ProAm. In addition, this year’s tournament boasts nearly 11 hours of national television coverage on The Golf Channel, which is broadcast to millions of homes around the world. Want to go? The Kingsmill Championship will be held May 2-5 at the River Course at Kingsmill Resort. Tickets start at $25 for GoodAny-Day Grounds badges and $35 for clubhouse tickets. Weekly badges are available for all ﬁve days of play. Children 17 & Under are admitted for free when accompanied by a ticketed adult. Complimentary and discounted Hero passes are available at the gate. Visit thekingsmillchampionship.com for more info. –John Harvey
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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. www.colonialheritageclub.com KINGSMILL RESORT A foursome of legendary course designers – Arnold Palmer, Pete Dye, Curtis Strange, and Tom Clark -- have brought their skills to bear to create the layouts that constitute the Kingsmill golf experience. The River, Plantation and Woods courses offer championship golf for players of every level. www.kingsmill.com GRAND OPENING - MAY 3RD SETTLERS MARKET is a 250,000 SF shopping center in the heart of Williamsburg’s retail market, on Monticello Avenue by Rt. 199 and across the street from Fresh Market. Featured are shopping favorites; HomeGoods, Stein Mart, Michaels, ULTA Beauty, SHOE CARNIVAL, dressbarn & ﬁve BELoW.
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1-800FLOWERS has a new franchise retail store open in Williamsburg, serving the entire Hampton Road areas. They will create treasured moments between you and your loved ones through their fresh and ﬁnest ﬂoral arrangements and helping you ﬁnd the prefect selection for all occasions. High Street Shopping Center, Williamsburg. 757 259-1999 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
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SAS FACTORY SHOES One of America’s favorite comfort shoe brands. Available in casual and walking styles, handcrafted in the U.S. and are available in ﬁve widths with over 70 different sizes for both men and women. Patriot Plaza, Richmond Road. 757 259-7463. SAVVY Offering a beautiful selection of Home décor and Garden Accessories such as lamps, picture frames, garden accents- everything for the well appointed home and garden. 1495-J Quarterpath Road, Williamsburg. 757 259-7447 SERENDIPITY Offers extensive selection of fade resistant decorative ﬂags featuring Toland, Premier Designs and BreezeArt, USA, NFL, Military and Custom ﬂags, ﬂag poles and accessories. Wide selection of colorful kitesmand a large selection of magnetic mail box covers. Open early 7 days a week. 7405 Richmond Rd. 757 259-0314. www.ﬂags-spinners.com. SESROH TACK SHOPPE is your one stop shop for all your horse needs. Choose items from our large selection of dog items 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 SHOE ATTIC is focused on fashionable shoes and complimentary clothing that are not found elsewhere in this area. The convenient location and the “elegant attic” décor make it enjoyable to share your passion for fashion at The Shoe Attic, 501 Prince Geoerge St., Ste. 1. 757 220-0757. The_Shoe_Attic@yahoo.com. 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 www.carolina-furniture.com 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. www.spiceandtea.com. WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, APRIL 2013
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VIRGINIA GOURMET Local, Organic & All Natural Virginia’s Finest Foods, Beverages & Ingredients. Your destination for all your grocery & gift needs! Gluten Free,Vegan & No Sugar/Salt Added. 264 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg 757-654-2970 VirginiaGourmetMarket.com Delivery Available 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. www.wbu.com. 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 10am6pm. 6692 Richmond Road, Lightfoot. 757 564-3326. www.williamsburgpottery.com. WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, APRIL 2013
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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. 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 Tues-Sat 10-5, Sun by appt., Mon closed. 325 Water St., Yorktown. 757 890-2162.
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Riverside unveils Doctors’ Hospital Doctors’ Hospital at Quarterpath at Williamsburg at the intersection of Route 60 and Route 199 is scheduled to open at the beginning of May. This month, the public will get a chance to see the new 105,000 sq. ft.-facility at a Community Open House event scheduled 1-4 p.m. Sunday, April 14. People are invited to attend the open house to explore all the hospital has to offer. Staff and personnel will be on hand to answer questions. The community will also have the chance to offer input about what items should be sealed into a time capsule. Doctors’ Hospital features 40 all-private rooms. It will employ nearly 220 people and has cost around $72 million to construct. A recent job fair attracted more than 400 applicants who were seeking to work at the new facility. Providing the best, compassionate care to each patient is one of the goals of the staff. That mission has been reﬂected in the thoughtful layout of the hospital. The design incorporates an easy ﬂow between departments, with central locations for key services including pharmacy, radiology and laboratory, only steps from operating and emergency rooms. “It is all very well laid out,” said Arlene Messina, hospital head of nursing. “Many of the areas in other
hospitals are pushed to the back, but here all the departments are up front for convenience.” The design of the hospital didn’t stop with layout. Details including a pleasing color scheme, comfortable furniture and use of natural light also factored into the design. The warm earth tones used throughout the hospital provide a more homelike quality. Lights on the ceiling are shielded with special ﬁlters to ease the glare on the eyes of patients who are being wheeled on gurneys. The extensive use of windows bring natural light to all areas of the building. Many of those who visit the hospital will arrive as emergency room patients. The emergency department
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“We are very excited about the ways the rooms have been laid out and the ability to document right in the room,” said Dr. Robert Harding. “We will be able to look at x-rays, and ultrasounds and show the patients the images right in the room.” Beds are equipped with a communication system that allows the patient to dial the nurse on a phone which she will have on her at all times. There’s been special attention given to patient and visitor culinary fare. A bistro-style cafeteria is available for visitors and will offer a variety of choices. “It will not be just grilled cheese sandwiches,” said Larry Shirts, director of facilities. “I like good food so I will make sure the food is good.” The cafe will offer beverages ranging from expresso to smoothies. A patio area will be open during warmer weather. A spacious groundﬂoor community room for support groups and other meetings will be available for organizations to use. There is a trend among new hospitals to make the experience more positive for both patients and their families. That is apparent at the new facility. “A tremendous amount of thought has gone ito make the hospital as comfortable as possible,” Ware said. –Ann Eﬁmetz
will have entrances for mobile patients and for ambulances. There’s a helipad out back for easy transport to and from the hospital. The ER department features 12 private rooms, all easily seen from the central nurses station. Patients will be assessed quickly and appropriate treatment determined so as to provide a quicker turn around. “No matter what the patients’ needs are, we can come to them in their room,” said Jane Burnette, the ER manager. “Whether they need sutures or a gyn exam, we come to them with the equipment needed.” The hospital’s operating rooms offer the highesttech equipment available. Floors have been carefully constructed of material that makes it easier for doctors and staff to stand on their feet for several hours while performing surgery. Elaborate sterilization equipment has been purchased. Steam autoclaves sterilize equipment at 270-degrees. Outside the operating rooms, there is a 42-inch “Smart Board” which will allow family members and loved ones to track where the patient is in real time. “They will be able to see where their loved one is in the process as it is happening,” said Kathleen Ware of surgical services. “We will also use restaurant-style pagers that can be used to page family members if they go to other locations in the hospital.” Each patient room will be equipped with its own computer. That will allow the healthcare staff to make notations to the patient’s chart without having to leave the room.
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Getting around town Do you know how to get from Point A to Point B in Wiliamsburg? Don’t worry. If you are new to the area, or just visiting, there are plenty of ways to get around town. The Historic Triangle Shuttle, the public transportation service connecting Jamestown, Williamsburg is up an and running it will continue through Nov. 3 daily, 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. The shuttle is a free service provided by the National Park Service. Two routes of the shuttle leave every 30 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg
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Visitor Center. One route travels the Colonial Parkway to Jamestown and the other follows the parkway to Yorktown. The Yorktown Trolley provides service between the Yorktown Battleﬁeld Visitor Center and the Yorktown Victory Center, as well as several stops between in the historic village, including Riverwalk Landing. The trolley runs through May 24 daily, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and during peak operation, May 25-Sept. 2, it runs 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. It runs 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 3-Nov. 3. The Williamsburg Trolley is also a great way to get around town. Hop the trolley to Merchants Square, High Street, New Town, Richmond and Jamestown Roads. The trolley cars feature ornamental wooden seating and a red and green exterior. The trolleys also have bike racks. On warm days, the trolley has an open-air atmosphere. Drivers point out historic sites, restaurants and attractions. Visit www.gowata.org for hours of operation. Williamsburg Area Transport buses run throughout the area. Residents and visitors can hop the bus and get to nearly anywhere within the area. During summer more stops are added to include Busch Gardens, Water Country continued on page 33
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ternational airport, www.nnwairport.com; Richmond International Airport, www.ﬂyrichmond. com and Norfolk International Airport at www.norfolkairport. com. Smaller planes can land the Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport off Lake Powell Road. www.williamsburgairport.com. And don’t forget about the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry. It is a great way to get across the James River to Surry. It’s free and it runs daily. During summer, hours are extended. Call 800 823-3779 or visit www.VDOT.Virginia.gov –Ann Eﬁmetz
A milestone for Art on the Square The 50th annual Art on the Square will be held this month. The art show is the signature event and fundraiser of the Junior Woman’s Club of Williamsburg. This year’s event will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, April 28 in Merchants Square. The event will feature more than 170 artists exhibiting works in media ranging from watercolor to handcrafted jewelry. Local artist Richard DePaul has again created the poster. Prints of this year’s “Springtime at the Raleigh,” will available at the event. The original watercolor painting will be rafﬂed. According to Kelly Arne, one of the event’s organizers, the club awards an average $5,000 a year in scholarships to high school seniors pursuing higher education in performing and visual arts. Additionally, last year the club donated $13,000 in donations to local organizations focusing on art and art education.
Approximately 250 applicants apply each year for a space to exhibit, but only approximately 170 are selected. –Ann Eﬁmetz
Springtime at the Raleigh Painting by Richard DePaul
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April See & Do • Revolutionary City Returns – Colonial Williamsburg’s flagship daily street theater presentation returns for its eighth season, re-enacting real events of the American Revolution in the locations they occurred. Follow the stories of colonial unrest as loyal subjects turn against their king and have to choose between monarchy and self-government. But the challenges don’t end there, as both free and enslaved cope with the effects of war profiteering, rampant inflation and other hardships while they ponder their loyalties and what the future holds. • RevQuest: The Lion and The Unicorn – the highly popular, interactive game returns for spring break season through April 21. Participants in the alternate reality game join the Friends of Liberty while they save the American Revolution by protecting the identity of an important patriot spy. • The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg – a groundbreaking new exhibition of extraordinary paintings associated with the Early American South opened in March in the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. “Painters and Paintings in the Early American South” is the first exhibition of its kind that explores the scope of this region of early American art while bringing new vitality, excitement and scholarship to the forefront. Colonial Williamsburg has assembled these exquisite objects through years of painstaking research and collaboration to produce a stunning exhibition of portraits, landscapes, seascapes and other artworks pertinent to the Atlantic coast states from Maryland southward and the upper coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The exhibit runs through Sept. 7, 2014.
• Religion Month 2013: Revolutions in Faith – During the month of April, Colonial Williamsburg explores the role of religion in making the new American nation. The ideas surrounding the War for Independence revolutionized the relationship between faith and government. They abolished the state's connection with any church and permitted the free exercise of religion. Join us for a variety of events that explore these "revolutions in faith" and examine how the ideas and events that created America also transformed religion. Programming takes place at various sites in Colonial Williamsburg’s Revolutionary City.. • Martha Washington, Woman of Faith – Martha Washington suffered many trials in her life, including the loss of her first husband and two of her children before her marriage to George Washington. Join her at her daily routine of devotions and learn how her firm belief in the Creator gave her strength. April 1, 8, 22 and 29 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in the Hennage Auditorium in the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. •Crack the Code – Museum visitors learn about real secret codes and ciphers used by George Washington and other leaders during the Revolution and can try "cracking the code" using the spy techniques learned in the program. Save the Revolution! is for ages eight and older. April 1, 8, 22 and 29 from 4 – 5 p.m. in the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. Programs and exhibitions at The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum are supported by the DeWitt Wallace Endowment Fund. 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. © 2013 The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Adapted from “Colonial Williamsburg This Week.” Printed with permission.
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APRIL’S CALENDAR OF EVENTS Smithﬁeld Farmers Market Saturday, April 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 9:00 a.m. until noon, Bank of Southside Virginia’s parking lot, Main Street in downtown Smithﬁeld Now in our 11th season, we are proud to be a Virginia Grown market offering locally grown produce, beef, pork, chicken, eggs, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, barbecue, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items and more! Live music each week! Visit our more than 30 vendors each week, and enjoy the friendly community event. Pets welcome! Open every Saturday through October 27th with seasonal Holiday and Specialty Craft and Food Markets throughout the year. For further information call Market Manager, Cheryl Ketcham at (757) 375-3031. 2nd Annual Smithﬁeld Wine & Brew Fest at Windsor Castle Park Saturday, April 13 from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. in downtown Smithﬁeld Featuring seven Virginia Wineries, an Organic Wine Tent, and eight Craft Brew Tents offering over 100 tastings! Tickets: $35 in advance, $40
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Spring has arrived! at gate. Designated driver tickets: $15, only available at the event (will not sell out!) A “21 & up” event ONLY. Only 2500 Event Tickets...this event will sell out! For information on tickets, volunteering, sponsorship opportunities, chalets, etc. go to SmithﬁeldVAWineBrewFest.com. For further information call (757) 357-5182. 7th Annual Customer Appreciation Day at Sesroh Tack Shoppe Saturday, April 13 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm., 1408 South Church Street, Smithﬁeld This event is anticipated by horse owners throughout Hampton Roads. Sesroh offers free items, rafﬂes to beneﬁt Horse Rescue Associations, sales throughout the store and fun! Izzy the micro mini pig will be there for pictures and petting. Izzy is a local Smithﬁeld celebrity who has been to many events in the area. For more information call (757) 356-9234 or visit www.sesrohtackshoppe.com Home School Day - Sponsored by the Isle of Wight County Historic Resources Division Friday, April 19 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. All four historic sites (Historic Fort Huger, Fort Boykin Historic Park, Boykins Tavern and the Isle of Wight County Museum) will welcome homeschoolers of all ages with a selection of fun and engaging activities that highlight the history of Isle of Wight County and Virginia. For further information call (757) 357-0115. Historic Garden Week at Historic St. Luke’s Church Saturday, April 20 at 11:00 a.m., 14477 Benn’s Church Boulevard Popular gardening lecturer and cut ﬂower farmer Lisa Ziegler will give a presentation in the church at 11:00 followed by a sale of her ﬂower seeds and books. Open at no cost for Smithﬁeld Tour Ticket holders. Box lunches for Garden Week visitors are available from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. by reservation for $11.50 at (757) 357-3367. Tea and cookies for Tour Ticket holders from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Annual English Boxwood Sale at Historic St. Luke’s Church Saturday, April 20 through Saturday, April 27, 14477 Benn’s Church Boulevard English Boxwoods have been growing for hundreds of years on the ancient grounds of the “Old Brick” Church. Offered only once a year in the spring, the proceeds go toward the preservation of Historic St. Luke’s Church. The boxwoods were cultivated by, The English Connection, of Surry Virginia. For further information call (757) 357-3367.
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Riverside’s Center for Excellence in Aging & Lifelong Health has added the services of Dr. Bharati Srivastava who is working at the center as a boardcertiﬁed geriatrician. One of the goals of the center is to provide comprehensive assessments for seniors. Srivastava joins Dr. Hoskote Nagraj at the center seeing patients three days a week. The addition of Srivastava has tripled the center’s patient load. What used to be a 90-day wait for an assessment, now only takes about 30. That’s signiﬁcant because the center is the only one of its kind in our area. “We are unique in this regard,” Rick Jackson, center executive director said. “When a patient comes here, they are evaluated by a doctor, a registered nurse, a social worker, a physical therapist and a neuropsychologist if needed. The patients have access to all of these clinicians. They come up with ﬁndings and recommendations. If an impairment is found, we help to determine what they can do to remain an active part of the community as long as possible.”
Srivastava sees a great need for the center’s services. “We still want to grow to a full geriatric assessment clinic so this is what we do all day, everyday,” Srivastava said. “There is a great need of such assessments.” As the amount of seniors living in greater Williamsburg increases, the need for services will grow exponentially. “Nationally the number of people who are over 65 is going to grow to 25 percent in the next decade,” Jackson explained. “But in Williamsburg, our population of people that age is already at 24 percent. That number is only expected to increase, as we are a retirement Mecca.” Up to six new patients are seen a day. More could be seen, but the process takes more time than an average physical. “The patients we see may have physical limitations, have hearing impairment, vision issues, mobility issues and it requires us to spend a fair amount continued on page 47
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ACTIVE ADULT/ RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES HERITAGE COMMONS At Heritage Commons, you’ll ﬁnd retirement living fun, secure and comfortable. Since their apartments are 100% rental, there are no large buy-in or ﬁnancial commitments required. Schedule a tour and select your new apartment today! 236 Commons Way, Williamsburg. 757 634-3095. www.HeritageCommonsSL.com VILLAS AT FIVE FORKS Designed speciﬁcally for active retirement living. Quaint village setting with tree-lined streets & walking trails nestled in the heart of historic Williamsburg. Beautiful clubhouse includes ﬁtness center & heated pool. Maintenance-free living priced from the 290’s. 4307 Creek View East, Williamsburg 757-645-2506. www.villa-communities.com WILLIAMSBURG LANDING is a continuing care retirement community featuring cluster homes, town homes and apartments in a resort style setting. Full continuum of award winning health care, expansive Health Club & Spa. CARF-CCAC Accredited. www.williamsburglanding.com; 757-565-6505 REAL ESTATE 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. longandfoster.com 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. charlotteturner@ lizmoore.com WELLNESS AND HEALTH THE RIVERSIDE CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE IN AGING AND LIFELONG HEALTH is a not-for- proﬁt research organization. Our mission is “To conduct research and provide unique services for older adults and their families that improve quality of life and promote wellness and independence. ” For more information, contact Rick Jackson at 757 220 4751.
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of time with the patient and the families,” Jackson said. “And, he said, there are follow ups. We want to continue to work with them to make sure they get the greatest beneﬁt from coming here.’ Srivastava ﬁnds her position as a geriatrician as rewarding for reasons different than other specialists. “I enjoy it, I love it,” she said. “I don’t look at cures, but I look at improvements,’ she said. “We ﬁx the little things, which are very big to the patients.” That may be as simple as providing suggestions to the patient for home health care, or prescribing a more effective medication. “It is very rewarding,” Jackson agreed. “When the family and the patient
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One Reason You’ll Love Life Here Ann Bowe, our Executive Director, can tell you there are many reasons to love life at Heritage Commons. But for animal lovers, being able to keep your pet when you move here is the best reason of all. It’s why Williamsburg’s pet-loving seniors love life here. Interested in senior living but have a home to sell? Ask about our limited time Home to Sell program.
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Achoo! Allergy season in full bloom Spring is full swing which means seasonal allergy symptoms abound. Seasonal allergies can begin as early as February when trees awake from winter dormancy and immediately begin to produce allergy-inducing pollens. Our area is notorious for allergies, as we have a variety of trees, grasses and plants that often bloom concurrently. It’s estimated that more than 35 million Americans suffer from allergy symptoms each year. Allergy doctors usually become inundated with patients in late winter as people seek help from their symptoms. The main culprit during spring is tree pollen. Trees causing problems in greater Williamsburg are oak, juniper, cedar, ash, elm and maple. Pines produce the pollen that turns outdoor surfaces yellow. However, that type of pollen rarely causes symptoms, although it is the most easily detected. Dr. Michael Jacobson of Williamsburg ENT-Allergy has been seeing dozens of patients daily since February. Patients generally have symptoms including runny nose,
sneezing, coughing, nasal congestion, watery eyes, itchy eyes, sinus congestion, chest congestion, skin irritations, hives, rashes, breathing difﬁculty and wheezing. The good news is that those who suffer from allergies can be effectively treated. There are various over-the-counter treatments including Photo courtesy Dr. Michael Jacobson Allegra, Claritin, Zyrtec, which are good for blockDr. Michael J. Jacobson is a ing what causes sneezBoard-Certiﬁed ENT Allergist in the ing, itching, runny noses, Williamsburg ofﬁce (in New Town), of Hampton Roads ENT-Allergy. watery eyes. Decongestant tablets including Sudafed can toms during peak allergy season: unclog noses and make breathing • Keep windows closed. easier. • Wash hair and shower bePrescription medication, fore bed. including nasal steroid sprays can • Consider hardwood ﬂoors reduce nasal swelling and provide versus carpets long term relief for allergy suffers. • When working outside, If over-the-counter and wear a protective mask. prescription medication are inefThe unfortunate news is that fective, immunotherapy is a good many people suffer with allergies option. Allergy shots can be very year round. Summer brings grass effective in alleviating symptoms allergies and fall brings ragweed. and reducing sensitivity to allerSome people have perennial gens. allergies including sensitivity to Jacobson added that submold, dust mites, pet dander and lingual immunotherapy is cockroach dander. a good way to treat allerThe best line of defense is to gies without shots. That’s stay ahead of inﬂammations with when patients are given the nasal steroids, allergy shots small doses of the allergen and oral histamines. under the tongue. Over For more information, visit time, the patient becomes www.hamptonroadsent.com. more tolerant to the allergen. –Ann Eﬁmetz There are tips Jacobson offered to lessen symp-
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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 www.vagazette.com The following is a partial list of some of the area cultural offerings for the month.
THEATRE COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY DEPT. OF THEATRE, SPEECH AND DANCE
ART THIS CENTURY ART GALLERY
Closes April 26 Dot Grebos, painter Paul & Kate Studio, ceramics Upstairs Gallery: Flowers & Gardens Opens April 30 Nancy Stark, Watermedia Amy Schwartz Potter, Architectural Ceramics Upstairs Gallery: Still Life www.thiscenturyartgallery.org MUSCARELLE MUSEUM OF ART
Opens April 18 “Sitayana” Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall. Call 221-2674 for reservations. WILLIAMSBURG CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY
April 9, Stradivari Quartett at 8 p.m., Atos (Piano) Trio at Williamsburg Regional Library. www.chambermusicwilliamsburg.org WILLIAMSBURG PLAYERS
“Steel Magnolias” April 4-20. Thurs, Fri, Sat at 8 PM & Sat at 2 pm Buy Tickets at 229-0431 or www.williamsburgplayers.org
Through April 14, 2013 “Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane Masterpiece Drawings from the Casa Buonarroti” Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; noon-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Closed Mondays. $15 admission for exhibit. SPECIAL EVENTS SECOND SUNDAY FESTIVAL
April 14, 2-6 p.m. Prince George Street www.facebook.com/pages/ 2nd-Sundays-Williamsburg-ArtMusic-Festivals ART ON THE SQUARE
10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sunday, April 28 in Merchants Square.
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New Town Cinema 12, Kimball Theatre and Movie Tavern offer movies. Check www.movietickets. com for New Town, www.history. org for Kimball and www.movietavern.com. Movies expected for release in April according to www. comingsoon.net. APRIL 5
Evil Dead Jurassic Park 3D (3D theaters and IMAX 3D) APRIL 12 CONCERTS CANTORI VOCAL ENSEMBLE
“Facets of Love” April 14, 7:30 p.m. at Walnut Hills Baptist Church. FERGUSON CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Information, reservations, www. fergusoncenter.cnu.edu
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JOBS APRIL 26
The Big Wedding The Numbers Station Pain & Gain –Compiled by Ann Eﬁmetz
antiques and consignments guide
ALADDIN CONSIGNMENT & RUGS Come browse our eclectic mix of furniture and accessories. You’re sure to ﬁnd that focal piece to transform your room from ﬁne to fabulous. 7131 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg. 757 2061665. www.aladdinconsignment.com 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. www.charliesantiques-va.com
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. Chickadeesconsigns@cox.net 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. www.classiconsignments.com. DOVETAIL ANTIQUES Voted one of the “Best of Williamsburg” for the last 6 years with the ﬁnest selection of formal/country furniture, porcelain, glassware and accessories in Williamsburg. DoveTail always carries 150+ antique clocks, radios, music boxes and pocketwatches. We buy quality antiques. Visit us at 6588 Richmond Rd, 757-565-5600. www.dovetailantiquesatnorge.com. THE ELEPHANTS TALE FINE ANTIQUES AND HOME DÉCOR is Williamsburg’s premier consignment destination of ﬁne antiques and exceptional modern furniture. Local pickup and delivery. 901 Richmond Road, Williamsburg 757 846-8948
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757-206-1665 7131 Merrimac Trail • Williamsburg 23185
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. 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. MERLE NORMAN, WIGS & HANDBAGS Stop in for a complimentary makeover or just a new lipstick! Browse our selection of over 200 consignment handbags including Coach, Dooney & Bourke, Vera Bradley, etc. Check out our wigs, turbans, hair wraps, etc. Ear piercing is $29.99. M-F - 10 - 5:30, S 10 - 3. 757-220-0053 www.williamsburgmerlenorman.com 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 SUGAR & SPICE CONSIGNMENT BOUTIQUE Children’s, Juniors & Maternity Clothing, Toys, Baby Furniture & Accessories, Gifts, Books, School Uniforms & Everything Nice. Children’s play area. Thank you for voting us one of “The Best of Williamsburg.” Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Richmond Rd in the Pavillion Shops 757 220-1661. www.sugarandspiceconsignmentboutique.com 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.
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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. www.antiqueswilliamsburg.com
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• One of the largest East Coast malls • 300+ dealers • La Petite Tea Room • Open 7 days a week (closed Christmas, Thanksgiving,& Easter) • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. • Sun., Noon-5 p.m. • Featuring: furniture, jewelry, artwork, china, glass, etc.
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757-565-3422 From Richmond or Hampton: I-64 Exit 234 at Lightfoot East on 199, Exit Mooretown Road West, Left at stoplight onto Lightfoot Road 500 ft. to Mall on left. Look for white picket fence. From Williamsburg: on Route 60, turn at Casey Toyota onto Lightfoot Road, 1/2 mile to Mall on right.
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THE WARDROBE Specializing in women’s designer clothing, accessories, purses 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
1915 Pocahontas Trail, Route 60, Williamsburg Between Busch Gardens & Colonial Williamsburg.
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
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
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dining and nightlife guide
AMERICAN 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. 1647 Richmond Rd. 757 645-4665 www.foodforthoughtrestaurant.com 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, us-
ing 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 www.Kitchenatpowhatan.com 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
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122 Waller Mill Road, Williamsburg • 757-220-3145 (Located in the K-Mart Shopping Center next to Tu Tienda)
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 SeasonsOfWiliamsburg.com TASTE OF SMITHFIELD STORE AND RESTAURANT located on Main Street in Historic Smithﬁeld, introduces 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 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 www.zaxbys.com CHINESE ICHIBAN Located in New Town, Ichiban offers exquisite cuisine served in a welcoming atmosphere.The restaurant offers 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. 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. 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. aromasworld.com FROZEN YOGURT & ICE CREAM
Over 70 buffet items including Alaskan Snow Crab Legs, fresh steamed shrimp, Oysters Rockefeller, prime rib and so much more. 5363 Richmond Rd., Williamsburg, VA | 757.565.2323 | CaptainGeorges.com Virginia Beach | Outer Banks | Williamsburg | Myrtle Beach | Family Owned & Operated
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 WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, APRIL 2013
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BERRYBODY FROZEN YOGURT Our frozen yogurt refreshes and delights your senses at less than 20 calories per ounce. Choose from over 30 toppings of fresh fruit, berries, cereal and assorted candies. We satisfy the calorie counter and the calorie careless! 445 Prince George Street, Williamsburg. 757 220-8034. www.berrybody.com HONEYBEE FROZEN YOGURT & SMOOTHIES We’ll give you a great frozen yogurt experience! Combine different ﬂavors from our 14 yogurt choices with delicious, fresh, toppings from the freshest fruits and the most scrumptious assorted cookies & candies. Soy Bean yogurt available. 5231 Monticello Ave. (Next to Fresh Market) Find us on www.facebook.com/HoneyBeeWilliamsburg for hours. 757-903-2886 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. www.nawabonline.com
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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. 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.giuseppes.com 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 MEXICAN EL SABROSON LATIN FOOD We specialize in traditional Latin food from Mexico and El Salvador. We prepare all of the Mexican
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favorites, as well as other Latin specialties . If you are looking for authentic Spanish food, this is your place. Opens at 11 a.m.. 122 Waller Mill Rd. (Located in the K-Mart Shopping Center next to Tu Tienda) Williamsburg. 757-220-3145 https://www.facebook. com/pages/El-Sabroson/310830765697831
age specials. Great breakfast sandwiches. 4324 C-2 New Town Ave., Williamsburg. 757 645-3351 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. Merchants Square, 110 S. Henry Street. 757 476-8999
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.
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 meals available. Hours are 11 a.m.-10 p.m., MondayThursday; 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. PIZZA, SANDWICHES, SUBS AND MORE COGAN’S DELI & SPORTS PUB Stop by for a few beers, and catch the game while enjoying one of our unique sandwiches, wings, nachos, or salads. Early evening food and bever-
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. There’s an 80-bottle wine list with 20 wines by the glass, local micro-brews and full bar service. Call 2531847 or visit www.berrets.com 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,
1647 Richmond Road • 757-645-4665 2 miles east of Prime Outlets on Rt. 60
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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 familyoriented restaurant is dedicated to serving your entire family, so bring the kids, special menus available. 757 229-0099.1632 Richmond Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23185. www.theseafare.com 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. www.waypointgrill.com 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. www.madaboutchocolate.us SMITHFIELD GOURMET BAKERY & CAFE Enjoy a unique dining experience in charming Historic Downtown Smithﬁeld, Virginia. The Cafe features all natural fresh local ingredients with no preservatives and hand-selected seasonal produce. The Bakery offers fresh pastries, awarding winning desserts and fresh baked breads for your choice of sandwich. Winner of numerous prestigious awards, full service catering is also available. The third ﬂoor of the building, fully restored with original windows, pine ﬂoors, and exposed brick walls, is used for dinner and catered events. Ask about the new Sunday Brunch menu! 218 Main Street, Smithﬁeld. (757) 357-0045. Find us on Facebook or smithﬁeldgourmetbakery.com. 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. wineandcheesewmbg.com
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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 • www.hickoryneck.org
ST. OLAF CATHOLIC CHURCH 104 Norge Lane, Williamsburg • www.stolaf.cc (757) 564-3819, fax (757) 565-1099 e-mail – ofﬁce@stolafchurch.hrcoxmail.com Mass-Sat. 5:30pm, Sun. 8 & 10am, Tue 5pm Wed. & Thur. noon, confessions Sat. 4:30pm
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) 220-8400, www.calvarywilliamsburg.org
JAMESTOWN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 3287 Ironbound Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23188 Pastor Rev. Danny Klein; Choir Director Robert Hodge Sunday Worship 10:30 am;Children’s Worship 10:45 am Child Care Available Call 757 229 5445 or firstname.lastname@example.org and visit on Facebook
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, www.temple-bethel.com
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 www.FaithBaptistWilliamsburg.org 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 ChristianScience.com; www.christiansciencewilliamsburg.org
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 www.newtownumc.org ST. BEDE CATHOLIC CHURCH 3686 Ironbound Rd., Williamsburg 23188 (757) 229-3631, www.bedeva.org Mass Schedule: (757) 258-7777 Mass: Sat. 5:30pm; Sun. 7:15, 9 & 11am; 5pm Daily Mass: Mon.–Fri. 9am
WILLIAMSBURG UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
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, www.williamsburgumc.org WILLIAMSBURG UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS IMAGINE a religion that embraces many different beliefs.. Including yours! Sunday Worship Services: 9:15 & 11:15am Religious Ed for grades K-8 11:15am. Childcare available 11:15am service
3051 Ironbound Rd (757) 220-6830. www.wuu.org
Homes herald spring The Williamsburg Garden Club will host Historic Garden Week in Virginia 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23. Tours beneﬁt the restoration of historic gardens and landscapes in Virginia. This year’s tour will feature homes in Colonial Williamsburg and West Landing in Kingsmill. •Tayloe House, Colonial Williamsburg - Contributed by Ms. Kay Wilkinson •Orlando Jones House, Kitchen and Gardens, Colonial Williamsburg - Contributed by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. •104 West Landing, Kingsmill - Mr. and Mrs. Richard Alexander Home and Gardens - Marked by horizontal lines and overhanging eaves of Prairie School design, beautiful views of Kingsmill Plantation. •135 West Landing, Kingsmill - Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Carr Home and Gardens - BeautiWILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, APRIL 2013
fully situated on the James River this Georgian-style home offers many options for outdoor entertaining •168 West Landing, Kingsmill - Home and Gardens - French traditional décor in a reverse architecture ﬂoor plan, formal rose gardens and serpentine perennial garden The event also features an escorted Walking Garden Tour Colonial Williamsburg, and a tour of
Matthew Whaley Garden, which is adjacent to the Historic Area. Box lunches will be prepared by the chefs of Kingsmill Resort and served at the Historic Kingsmill Plantation Picnic Site. Cost is $15 per person, prepayment required. For advance tickets, general information and luncheon reservations e-mail email@example.com. Admission is $35 full price and $30 advance tickets. www.vagardenweek.com
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BRUTON PARISH EPISCOPAL CHURCH 331 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg www.brutonparish.org (757) 229-2891 Sunday Worship: 7:30am, 9:15am, 11:15am & 5:30pm Sunday School (10:30am) & Nursery (8:30am-12:30pm) Noonday Prayer (Mon.-Sat.); Holy Eucharist (11am Wed.)
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TAKE THE TOUR 11 Busch Gardens (H-15) 17 Colonial Heritage (C-2) 18 Colonial Williamsburg Ghost Tours Historic Area 18 Hampton Roads Charters Hampton Historic Jamestowne (H-5) Historic Yorktown (C-14) 42 Jamestown Settlement (G-5) 17 Kingsmill Resort (G-10) 14 Newport News Tourism Newport News 10 The Original “Ghosts of Williamsburg” Candlelight Tours (C-5) 12 Pirate’s Cove 1(C-6) 28 Schooner Alliance (C-14) 28 Schooner Serenity (C-14) Yorktown Battlefields (C-14) 42 Yorktown Victory Center (C-15) 28 Yorktown Segway Tours Historic Yorktown
MUSEUMS & GALLERIES 13 A Touch of Earth 26(C-3) Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum Colonial Williamsburg Bassett Hall Colonial Williamsburg 41 Boykins Tavern Museum Isle of Wight Co. DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum Colonial Williamsburg 40 Historic St. Luke’s Church Smithfield Muscarelle Museum of Art at College of William & Mary (E-8) 8 New Town Art Gallery 21(D-5) 36 Merchants Square 4(E-8) 42 Prince George Art & Frame 7(G-6) 54 The Trimble Collection 11(G-14) 14 Virginia Living Museum Newport News Watermen’s Museum Historic Yorktown York County Historical Museum Yorktown
SHOPPING 31 1-800flowers/colonial 22(C-6) 19 Amish Custom Furniture (C-2) 41 Anne of Smithfield Smithfield 13 Art-cade Gallery of Art 5(G-6) 26 Blinds Galore 26(G-10) 42 Book Exchange 7(G-6) 40 The Christmas Store Smithfield 32 Colonial Sports 27(E-8) 55 Discover Teas 11(G-14) 32 The Flower Cupboard 27(E-8) 30 High Street 22(C-6) 68 J. Fenton Gallery 4(E-8) 40 Genuine Smithfield Ham Shoppe Smithfield 43 Johnstown Jewelers (G-5) 55 Knitting Sisters 11(G-14) 43 La Tienda (G-5) 55 Love 2 Quilt & More 11(G-14) 32 Master Craftsmen 27(E-8) 29 Merle Norman 6(E-4) 33 Mermaid Books 27(E-8) WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, APRIL 2013
29 Monticello Marketplace 6(E-4) 8 Nautical Dog 21(D-5) 8 New Town 21(D-5) 37 Ocean Palm 4(E-8) 31 Paint on Pottery 22(C-6) 36 The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg 4(E-8) 37 The Precious Gem 4(E-8) 26 Quarterpath Crossing 26(G-10) 68 Quilts Unlimited 4(E-8) 31 Quirks of Art 22(C-6) 22 SAS Factory Shoes 8(C-5) 26 savvy 26(G-10) 21 Serendipity (C-2) 40 Sesroh Tack Shoppe Smithfield 23 Settlers Market (D-4) 33 The Shoe Attic 27(E-8) 2 Shops at Carolina Furniture (C-5) 37 The Silver Vault 4(E-8) 32 Spice & Tea Exchange of Williamsburg 27(E-8) 20 Stick Stone & Bone (C-5) 22 Tada Beads and Art (D-7) 28 Viccellio Goldsmith Historic Yorktown 54 Village Shops at Kingsmill 11(G-14) 23 Virginia Gourmet 2(G-14) 29 Wild Birds Unlimited 6(E-4) 27 Williamsburg Outlet Mall 12(C-3) 4 Williamsburg Pottery 3(C-2) 29 The Wine Seller 6(E-4) 28 York Uniforms Yorktown
DINING & NIGHTLIFE 32 Aromas 27(E-8) 57 Ben & Jerry's 9(C-5) 36 Berret’s Taphouse 4(E-8) 33 berrybody 27(E-8) 8 Buon Amici Ristorante 21(D-5) 56 Captain George’s Seafood (C-5) 8 Cogan’s Deli & Sports Pub 21(D-5) 56 El Sabroson Lation Food 1(C-6) 8 El Tapatio 21(D-5) 58 Food for Thought Restaurant (C-5) 59 Giuseppe’s (C-5) 15 Honeybee Frozen Yogurt & Smoothies 21(D-5) 8 Ichiban 21(D-5) 57 The Kitchen at Powhatan (F-4) 32 MAD about Chocolate 27(E-8) 9 Maurizio’s 2(G-14) 57 Nawab Indian Cuisine 24(D-6) 43 Old Chickahominy House (G-6) 3 Peking Restaurant 1(C-6) 31 Plaza Azteca 22(C-6) 7 The Seafare Restaurant (C-5) 36 Seasons Restaurant & Tavern 4(E-8) 41 Smithfield Gourmet Bakery & Cafe Smithfield 36 Stephanos 4(E-8) 40 Taste of Smithfield Smithfield 26 Waypoint Grill 26(G-10) 54 The Wine & Cheese Shop at Kingsmill 11(G-14) 60 Zaxby’s 15(F-5)
ANTIQUES & CONSIGNMENTS 52 Aladdin Consignment & Rugs (E-12) 34 Charlie’s Antiques & Consignments 23(C-3) 34 Chickadees 23(C-3) 55 Classic Consignments 11(G-14) 52 DoveTail Antiques 26(C-3) 53 The Elephant’s Tale (D-7) 40 Heritage Antiques Smithfield 26 High Cotton 26(G-10) 53 Sheila’s Fine Things 25(C-2) 34 Sugar & Spice 23(C-3) 53 The Vintage Rabbit (G-14) 54 The Wardrobe 11(G-14) 52 West Point Antiques West Point 53 Williamsburg Antique Mall, Ltd. (C-3)
RETIRING IN WILLIAMSBURG 45 Center for Excellence 47 Heritage Commons 35 Long and Foster REALTORS® 23 Charlotte Turner 46 Villas at Five Forks 44 Williamsburg Landing
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SERVICES 49 Buggy Bathe (C-5) 15 Hudgins Holiday Chevrolet Cadillac (E-12) 59 Jones Institute Newport News 48 M.D.Express Urgent Care 14(D-6) 60 Mega Auto Spa (F-5) 34 Nail Concepts 23(C-3) 49 Noah’s Ark Rt. 60, Norge 67 Riverside Doctors’ Hospital (G-10) 42 Salon 109 7(G-6) 49 Williamsburg ENT & Allergy 21(D-5) 13 Williamsburg Salt Spa (G-6)
WORSHIP 61 Bruton Parish Church (E-9) 61 Calvary Chapel Williamsburg (C-5) 61 Faith Baptist Church (B-1) 61 First Church of Christ, Scientist (F-7) 61 Hickory Neck Episcopal Church (B-1) 61 Jamestown Presbyterian Church (F-4) 61 New Town United Methodist Church (E-5) 61 St. Bede Catholic Church (F-4) 61 St. Olaf Catholic Church (C-2) 61 Temple Beth El of Williamsburg (F-7) 61 Williamsburg United Methodist Church (F-8) 61 Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists
ENTERTAINMENT/EVENTS 13 The Bizarre Bazaar 37 Art on the Square
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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 Governorâ€™s Green Shopping Center 17 James York River Plaza 18 Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown 19 Colonial Towne Plaza 20 WindsorMeade Marketplace
18 Colonial Williamsburg
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
APRIL 1-22 RevQuest: Sign of the Rhinoceros. Save the Revolution in this alternate reality game. best for ages 8 and up. Decipher clues and search Historic Williamsburg to solve the mystery. Play the game for free with a Colonial Williamsburg admission ticket. APRIL 4-MAY 4 Yorktown’s Hidden Treasures Garden Stroll. Welcome spring with a stroll through some of Yorktown’s most beautiful private gardens. The beauty of spring ﬂowers, trees and gardenscapes will serve as inspiration for artists whose two and three dimensional artwork will be displayed. The stroll includes a sale of garden and houseplants at Yorktown Baptist Church, 237 Nelson St., and other events on Main Street. 10 a.m. APRIL 7 Sunday Afternoon Music & Wine. At Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cooks Mill Rd., Lanexa. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon listening to light music while sipping your favorite Saudé Creek vintage. 2-5 p.m. Admission is free and wine tastings available for $7, including souvenir glass. 804-966-5896, www.saudecreek.com. APRIL 13 Yorktown Kite Demo & Gathering. At Riverwalk Landing, 425 Water St., Yorktown. Join us at the Yorktown beach front for kite demonstrations and an afternoon of kite ﬂying. Bring your kite or borrow one from us. 1-5 p.m. 757-969-5400 or email patriottoursyorktown@gmailcom for more details. APRIL 17-18 The Virginia Civil War 150 History Mobile. Tabb Library, 100 Long Green Blvd., York County. The Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission was created during the 2006 Session of the General Assembly for commemorating the 150th anniversary of Virginia’s participation in the American Civil War. Free admission. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. APRIL 20 Barrels and Bins. Williamsburg Botanical Garden, at the Freedom 66
Park Interpretive Center. A Williamsburg Master Gardener team will show gardeners how to grow healthy and delicious fresh vegetables and herbs using sustainable and environmentally friendly projects. They will demonstrate how to build a rain barrel, how to make a composter using readily available materials and how to construct a self-watering container. Barrels and Bins will be available for sale. Free and open to the public. 10-11:15 a.m. APRIL 20 James Riverfest. The James River Association will hold its second annual James RiverFest at the Eco Discovery Park, home of the Jamestown Yacht Basin, in Williamsburg. This event includes a competitive paddle race, fun and educational activities for children, food, live music, a wide variety of vendors and environmental booths. General admission is free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. APRIL 23 (10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.): Virginia Historic Garden Week - Williamsburg Tour. The tour will feature homes in Colonial Williamsburg and West Landing in Kingsmill. Advance Tickets are $30 (otherwise $35) and are available APRIL 24 Literary High Tea. The Carrot Tree featuring Brad Parks, The Good Cop, A Carter Ross Mystery. At the Cole Digges House (circa 1720), 411 Main St., Yorktown. Enjoy a delightful high tea featuring Silk Sachet Teas; Scones & Biscuits; Petite Quiche; Tea Sandwiches; Dessert Plates, and more. 4-7 p.m. Reservations recommended. Seating is limited. 757-988-1999. APRIL 25-27 (7:30 P.M.) APRIL 28 (2:30 P.M.) Virginia International Tattoo: A Centuries-Old Scottish Tradition with a 21st Century American Soul! Pageantry and grandeur in this uniquely inspiring experience. Each year’s Tattoo is different, with new performers from across the globe, new themes of honor and patriotism, and state-of-the-art technical effects. Massed pipes and drums, a profound sense of pride, and a soul-stirring ﬁnale. Over 850 performers. Admis-
sion.877-741-2787, 757282-2822, www.vafest.org. APRIL 27 Annual Shred-a-Thon. Williamsburg Outlet Mall. Take your conﬁdential documents for drive-thru, on-site shredding. The trucks can handle all paper, CDs, DVDs, paper clips, staples, binders, large clips, and video tapes. First bag is free. Additional bags are $5 each (based on ﬁle box or paper grocery bag size). James City County police will be on hand to offer an additional safeguard. 8-11 a.m. 757-554-3325. THROUGH JUNE 13 African American Music. At Great Hopes Plantation, a re-created working farm near the Williamsburg Visitors Center. Help us keep the rhythms, sing the songs, and dance the dances adapted from the West African people in colonial America. Walk the grounds of the plantation as the sun sets and explore the diverse nature of African American musical culture in colonial Virginia. 7 p.m. THROUGH AUG. 31 Fifes and Drums March. Colonial Williamsburg’s Fifes and Drums represent Revolutionary War ﬁeld musicians. Hear the stirring sounds and follow behind them as they march on Duke of Gloucester Street from the Capitol to Palace Green. 1-1:30 p.m. 757-220-7645, www.colonialwilliamsburg.com. THROUGH SEPT. 2, 2013 American Furniture: From Virginia to Vermont. At the DeWitt Wallace Museum. Exhibition in the Elizabeth Ridgely and Miodrag Blagojevich Gallery highlights pieces from three regions: Eastern Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New England. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. 757-220-7554 or 800-HISTORY. THROUGH JAN. 2, 2014 First Thursdays at The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. First Thursdays is a free social event featuring live music, a 50/50 rafﬂe and food & adult beverages for purchase. There will also be a select gallery or exhibition open during each event at no charge. 5:30-8:30 p.m. WILLIAMSBURG MAGAZINE, APRIL 2013
We call it Doctors’ Hospital but it’s really YOUR hospital.
Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg opens this May In a very short time, the people of Williamsburg and surrounding areas will have more choices for convenient care. The opening of Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg brings emergency services, surgical capabilities, diagnostics, cardio-pulmonary services and a wide range of other healthcare resources even closer to home for many residents. This commitment to serving Williamsburg is backed by the Riverside Care Difference, a promise to put patients and families at the heart of everything we do. Every special community needs a special community hospital, a place that can provide leading-edge technology and medical care while treating you as a neighbor. Beginning this May, that’s exactly what you can count on.
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