Arrrgghhh! Mark your calendars, mateys! This Saturday and Sunday, Pirates Invade Yorktown returns to Yorktown's Riverwalk Landing, transforming the waterfront destination into a pirates' encampment straight out of the 17th and 18th centuries! Join some friends from Yorktown to come face-to-face with costumed buccaneers, listen to maritime music and sea chanteys, watch cannon-firing demonstrations, and […]
Welcome spring to the area near Yorktown at the PCBS Spring Bird Festival! This annual event gathers bird owners and fans to The Columbian Center in Newport News to enjoy a day of crafts, snakes, and birds. There'll be a judged bird show where you can see some of the most striking pet birds, and […]
Today, Monday, January 19, is Martin Luther King Day, a national holiday that celebrates the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., an influential African-American civil rights activist whose landmark "I Have a Dream" speech in 1963 helped shape American history. You probably already know a little bit about King, but we'd wager there are few […]
Celebrate the season near Yorktown at the Yorktown Holiday Tree Lighting! The tree will be lit on Friday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m. on Historic Yorktown's Main Street, accompanied by seasonal holiday music and appearances from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus! The event kicks off a weekend of holiday cheer! On Saturday, December 6, Yorktown, […]
You won't have to stray far from Yorktown this year to get in the holiday spirit, because just a short drive away at Newport News Park, you'll find the 2014 Celebration in Lights. The display goes up on November 27 and stays ablaze until January 1, 2015. So if you and your family are a […]
Try Hockey For FREE Day is back on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at participating locations across the country! Kids ages 4-9 are encouraged to head over to a participating rink to try youth hockey as a part of Hockey Weekend Across America. In Hampton Roads you can head over to either Iceland of Hampton Roads […]
Participate in National Night Out at Yorktown on October 16 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.! This free community event will happen at the corner of Boucher and Lebanon Church Road and will offer family-friendly fun along with a number of safety demonstrations. Kids might be wowed by the emergency and military vehicles on display, and […]
The Operation Homefront Back-To-School Brigade registration has gone live. Eligibility for this program is deployed, wounded, or active duty service members E6-Below. Operation Homefront Mid-Atlantic will be distributing 3,000 backpacks in our local area.