Posted on: June 19, 2017

What Will You Do This Weekend?

June 23

Enjoy a paddle yoga class at Chickahominy Riverfront Park on Friday, June 23 or Saturday, June 24 from 8:30-9:45 a.m. The first five minutes of this 75-minute class is dedicated to teaching participants how to properly use the paddleboard and paddle. You&...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Toby’s Dog House is Now Open

Toby's Dog House

Toby’s Dog House is now open in the former Carrot Tree Kitchens building at 1782 Jamestown Road. The new restaurant is owned by Glenn and Debi Helseth, who also own and operate Carrot Tree Kitchens. The restaurant is named after their late Corgi, Toby and...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Need Weekend Plans?

June 16

Grab your kids, your friends, your neighbors, your team and light up the night at the 5K or 1-mile Glow Run! Take to the streets in New Town in Williamsburg dressed in all things bright and shiny. Flash and sparkle your way around the course, and then coo...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Alewerks Announces Tasting Room at Williamsburg Premium Outlets

Alewerks

James City County is pleased to announce that Alewerks Brewing Company is opening a new tasting room at the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. The new venture will be an open-concept retail store and micro-brewing facility in 3,000 square feet. The tasting roo...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

What Will You Do This Weekend?

June9

Check out the annual Food & Wine Festival Busch Gardens this weekend! A tasty adventure awaits culinary explorers at Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival. Busch Gardens invites guests to unleash their inner foodie with a variety of dishes a...

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Posted on: May 29, 2017

What's Happening This Weekend?

June 2

Make a DIY painted and stenciled serving tray at Artfully Yours on Friday, June 2 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Participants will select their colors from General Finishes Milk Paint line. Learn to paint and distress, select a summer themed stencil, pa...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Events in June

June events

Free Fishing Days 

June 2, 3, and 4, 2017 have been designated as Free Fishing Days in Virginia. No fishing license of any kind will be required for rod and reel fishing in freshwater or saltwater, on these days. Plan some time to go fishing and b...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Jamestown Jams Concert Series Announced

Jamestown Jams

James City County is pleased to announce its Jamestown Beach Event Park concert series, now called Jamestown Jams, is returning for the second year. Come and enjoy free live music on July 7, Aug. 4, Sept. 1 and Oct. 6 with music from 6:30-8 p.m.

Each conce...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Lexi Thompson is the 2017 Kingsmill Championship Winner

LPGA Winner

The winner of the 2017 Kingsmill Championship is Lexi Thompson, who at 20 under overall surpassed the 72-hole record on the River Course record held by Annika Sorenstam from 2008. The previous record was 19 under. From the beginning of the 2017 Kingsmill ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Need Weekend Plans?

May26

Enjoy Paddleboard Yoga at Gordon’s Greek on Friday, May 26 from 8:30-9:45 a.m. The first five minutes of this 75-minute class is dedicated to teaching participants how to properly use the paddleboard and paddle. You’ll be guided throug...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Enjoy Fine Dining Locally

Fine dining

We love reading reviews of places and we checked our favorite spots (TripAdvisor and Yelp!) and came up with a few suggestions for fine dining in James City County. Whether you have a special occasion to celebrate or you are just feeling fancy, check out ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Where Can You Find Paddle Recreation?

Paddle craft

Have you ever tried paddle sports? Paddle sports include canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddle boards. James City County has lots of options for trying a paddle sport with some assistance and there are also multiple locations where paddle craft can be re...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Cycling in James City County

Cycling in JCC

If you love cycling or a casual bike ride, there are a variety of options in James City County.

If you would like general information on bike trails and paths, please visit our website. Trail locations include Freedom Park, the Virginia Capital Trail, York...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Get Moving in 2017

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Over the last several years, there has been a rise in athletic events and competitive athletics in JCC. If your New Year’s Resolution was to get moving and be more active, check out these athletic events in 2017.

Feb. 4 – Toano ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

17 Things To Look Forward To In 2017

17 things in 2017

With each new year, there are new things to look forward to and the things happening in James City County are no exception.

Here are 17 things we are looking forward to for 2017:

  1. The anticipated opening of Billsburg Brewery at the James City County Marina w...
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