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A Taste of Spring in Williamsburg Va

March 6th, 2019 by debbiekeane

 

Spring is right around the corner!

 

There are so many things to do in Williamsburg, Virginia 

 

Every Saturday you can stroll down the street to Merchant Square and enjoy a  Williamsburg Farmers Market. In operation since 2002, The Williamsburg Farmers Market features 40 different vendors.  A Variety of offerings from produce, prepared food and farm related products grown or made in Virginia. Live music and great location at Merchant’s Square in Colonial Williamsburg make it a favorite attraction for all! 

 The weekend of March 16-17, One of the best events in Jamestown since 1984, takes place. “Military Through the Ages,”. This event is held at Jamestown Settlement and will feature more than 500 re-enactors depicting armed forces. They range from the first century all the way to modern-day soldiers with the Virginia Army National Guard. 

 

Are you more of a park/amusement type person?Well, Just wait because Busch Gardens opens for weekends starting on March 23. Enjoy great shows as well as awesome roller coasters. A Special year as the new ride Finnegan’s Flyer, Opens May 2019!

Is it the Arts that interests you? Williamsburg is crazy about the arts.

In April, enjoy Williamsburg Taste Festival Food & Flowers Art Show. Area painters, sculptors and photographers illustrate the culinary arts as it is presented in the colorful abundance of gardens, kitchens and restaurants. Artwork presented on canvas, paper, and in three dimension explores holidays such as birthday parties, local culinary haunts, kitchen tables, and the splendor of the garden. 

All Spring long, enjoy Second Sunday Art Show by Culture-Fix … features more than 100 artists and craftsmen, plus four music stages on Prince George Street in Merchants Square, Williamsburg.

Art on the Square returns April 29, 2018, 10 am – 5 pm.  Celebrating 55 years,this juried art show is presented by the Junior Women’s Club of Williamsburg and features more than 100 artists and fine craftsmen, in Merchants Square, Williamsburg, VA.

And this is just a start….Stay tuned for lots more to come!

But don’t forget to book your room at A Williamsburg White House soon as Spring dates fill up quickly

Spring Package

March 3rd, 2019 by debbiekeane

 

Enjoy your choice of rooms and add on this spring package to get 2 One Day passes to Colonial Williamsburg.

Stay in the room of your choice.

Enjoy a full complimentary breakfast each morning at 9am

Indulge in a sweet treat in the Reception room every afternoon as well as wine, port and sherry.

Recieve 2 One Day Admission passes to Colonial Williamsburg.

Valid 3/17/19-6/1/19.

To book your package now, click here!

Williamsburg for the holidays

November 25th, 2018 by debbiekeane

Christmas Time in Williamsburg.

Christmas Time in Williamsburg……Looking for a place to getaway? Throw back and relax? Shut off the electronics and enjoy the season the way we did years ago?

Visit Williamsburg during the holidays…..wood burning fireplaces, horse drawn carriages, hand made wreaths and Father Christmas walking the streets!

Come and stay at A Williamsburg White House, a Century old Inn that eludes romance, charm and a Century gone by.

Walk to great fine dining, white lights, fire burning torches that line the street, Christmas Time in Williamsburg provides programs which include a Crystal Instrument concert!

Need more excitement? Visit Christmas Town at Busch Gardens with 10 million lights! Great food, Christmas spirit, and decorations to meet everyone’s taste!

December is the time to renew, and relax with that special person, so book now!

 

Fourth of July in Williamsburg.

June 25th, 2018 by debbiekeane

 

 

There is probably no place better to celebrate July 4th, America’s Independence Day, than at the Colonial Capitol, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Come and enjoy a day of fun, food, music and fireworks.

Start the day off at 9:30am with Thomas Jefferson Reading the Declaration of Independence at the Capitol in the Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area.

At 10am, Enjoy the Salute to the States. This is s special militia muster saluting the 13 original states. The Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums will play, the flags will be displayed and the muskets and cannons will celebrate this day!

Enjoy your day, grab some lunch at one of Williamsburg’s new restaurants, The Amber Ox Public House, a great food and regional beer place!

Grab your spot in the Historic Area, with the best viewing in the Palace area, and spread out your chairs and blankets.

At 4pm, walk over to the Lawn of the Arts Museum of Colonial Williamsburg where you can enjoy an Independence Day Summer Breeze Concert.

Enjoy food trucks located on Francis Street right across from the lawn!

At 9pm, the Lights of Freedom will start on the Palace Green. A Reading of the Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson and a torch lit procession featuring the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drum.

Enjoy a Audience sing a long of Americana Favorites.

This culminates in the grand fireworks display!

Don’t forgot to book your room at our Inn so you can just walk back and don’t have to drive home!

 

Experience Food and Drink in Williamsburg, Virginia!

January 29th, 2018 by debbiekeane

 

 

Williamsburg is more than just a town full of History! It is a town full of food and drink in all of the local eateries for our traveling foodies out there.  

Located just a short 4 blocks down the street from A Williamsburg White House, you will find Merchant square. It is here that you can find a variety of restaurants to soothe your palate.

 The Fat Canary  is one of our favorite fine dining places. It is described as a “Refined, green-walled bistro serving upscale American fare & wines, with a cheese shop & patio.” Voted one of the 100 Best Restaurants for Foodies in America!

 The Dog Street Pub  is a new gastropub in town. It’s owner states that it offers “simply presented, excellent food without the rubbish. With an understanding that a superb beer is the perfect complement to a perfect meal.”  The theme and scope of a gastropub combines the leisurely and unpretentious ambiance of a watering hole, with the epicurean delights of a good eatery at an affordable price.

Looking for something French? The Blue Talon Bistro is a fun place with great décor offering French Bistro comfort food, where you can find that fried egg on your cheeseburger! As stated by its owner, “The Blue Talon Bistro has worked to provide a warm, welcoming and casual environment to enjoy what we lovingly refer to as “serious comfort food”.

New to town is the Hounds Tale which has a great selection of small plates as well as a trendy atmosphere. The owners describe the restaurants as featuring “affordable fresh, tasty bites that range from comfort foods with a twist. Dishes that evoke memories of travels abroad. Great spirits include a variety of regional beers and wines as well as an array of delightful, hand-crafted cocktails.”

If Breweries are your style, try the brand new Amber Ox Public House.   They have described their menu as “paying ode to a classic southern fare with a contemporary twist!”

Wherever you decide to dine, just know that these restaurants are just a few to mention in town! 

 

Williamsburg Summer Breeze Concerts

July 12th, 2017 by debbiekeane

Looking for something to do in Williamsburg on Wednesday nights?

Grab your chair and head down the street to Merchant Square.

Enjoy a different music ensemble every week as you sit under the stars.

From Jazz to classical to the Air Force Band, there is something for everyone.

Include this in your Williamsburg getaway! You won’t be sorry. 

2017 Summer Breeze Season

July 5 | 504 Supreme

504 Supreme is a high energy ensemble whose sole purpose is to entertain. The band’s unique style of entertainment is a blend of influences, ranging from the authentic styles of Louis Armstrong to the “King of the Swingers,” the great Louis Prima.

July 12 | Bobby Blackhat Band

Bobby Blackhat brings together the finest blues musicians in Hampton Roads to perform classic, modern, as well as original blues tunes that will keep your toes tappin and your hips shakin all night long.

July 19 | Dharma Bombs

Founded in the heart of the Commonwealth, Dharma Bombs spreads Appalachian music with a side of Dixieland.

July 26 | Good Shot Judy

Virginia-based quartet Good Shot Judy specializes in classic vocal jazz entertainment. Bringing the swing to Merchants Square!

August 2 | Trutone Honeys

Bringing the sounds of the 1940’s to the Merchants Square stage, this jazz trio is sure to delight!

August 9 | The Michael Clark Band

The Michael Clark Band incorporates many different musical styles into their
show. Their powerful vocals and tight musical arrangements are the trademarks
of each performance.

August 16 | United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band

The finest musicians in the United States Air Force.

August 23 | United States Air Force Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble

The Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble tells the story of patriotism through jazz tunes and stories.

August 30 | United States Air Force Heritage Brass Ensemble

Comprised of ten brass players, a percussionist, and vocalist, the Heritage Brass Ensemble presents a diverse repertoire featuring orchestral transcriptions, patriotic favorites, jazz standards, new compositions and distinctive arrangements.

Visit Merchants Square’s website for latest info on these concerts

All concerts are free, and concertgoers are advised to bring a lawn chair.

Jamestown Settlement presents Military Through the Ages

March 13th, 2017 by debbiekeane

 

 

"Military Through the Ages"

 

One of our favorite weekend events in Jamestown Settlement, Military through the ages,  is coming this weekend!

Hundreds of re-enactors depicting armed forces from the first century A.D. to modern times will come together on Saturday and Sunday, March 18 and 19, 2017, for Jamestown Settlement’s “Military Through the Ages” event.

This display of military history features re-enactors showing how weapons, uniforms and military tactics evolved over time. Separate areas with field communications and medical treatment during this time offer visitor interaction. This is a great family event and visitors are encouraged to interact with the re-enactors.

A Variety of Miltary equipment and vehicles are on hand.

Re-enactors demonstrate how soldiers attired and armed themselves, as well as how they were fed and housed in times of war.

A highlight of this year’s event will be the centennial observance of America’s entry into World War I.  

Weekend highlights include artillery firings, a Saturday children’s parade and a Sunday military pass-in-review.

Merchants also will be on hand to sell reproduction wares.

Jamestown Settlement admission is $17.00 for adults and $8.00 (ages 6-12). Children under 6 are free. Free parking. Combination ticket available with the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown: $23.00 adults, $12.00 ages 6-12.

March Specials

February 27th, 2017 by debbiekeane

Come enjoy our March Specials as it is less than a month away from the offical start of Spring and Williamsburg is blooming already.

Our flowering Magnolia is in full bloom and our daffodils are perking up in the front yard. 

Why not come and enjoy a wonderful getaway before the busy season starts?

Walk to Colonial Williamsburg and browse the unique shopping and fine restaurants.

Take a carriage ride through the Historic Area.

Purchase our March package and enjoy a bottle of wine in your room upon arrival as well as delicious chocolate covered strawberries.

Book early for your choice of rooms.

Check our availablity here!

 

 

Great Food, Great community involvement!

February 22nd, 2017 by debbiekeane

 

 

Cannot think of a more community minded restaurant than Berret’s Restaurant! Located right down the street in Merchant Square, they offer a great menu, great prices and and outdoor raw bar in the nice weather. They closed their restaurant on Monday to host a reception for Innkeepers as they do every year, and once again we had an outstanding evening. Thank you once again, we will continue to send our guests to you for great food!

Enjoy Presidential Treatment for your Valentines Getaway

January 17th, 2017 by debbiekeane

Are you looking for that special place to go on Valentines Day?  Or any day in February? Take a trip to Williamsburg, Virginia.

Stay in your own Century Old Estate. The oldest private residence operating as a Bed & Breakfast in Williamsburg!

Walk down the street and tour the quiet serenity of the Historic Area while enjoying the modern amenities of the coffee houses, restaurants and fine shops.

Stay at A Williamsburg White House and choose the Presidential Suite of your choice for Valentines Day.

Whether your budget is strict or flexible, we can make that special night away happen.

Stay in a Standard Queen Room to a King Size Suite. Indulge in a full breakfast each morning of your stay.

Surprise your partner with a Champagne breakfast in the JFK Library and take home your personalized champagne flutes.

A Dozen Roses in your room, a chilled bottle of wine? 

Let us know what will make your trip special and we will be happy to help out!

You can check our availablity and also see our “add ons” for that special trip.

We look forward to making memories for you to bring home.