28th annual Kiwanis Shrimp Feast--The all-you-can-eat event takes place 4-7 p.m. at the 4-H Center off Jamestown Road. Raises funds to help the community. Tickets: 564-3915.

Adventure Nuts--For ages 10-14 held 12:30-4 p.m. Sept. 15-Oct. 6 at the James City-Williamsburg Community Center. $35 fee. 887-5810.

Adventures in Sailing class--Learn the basics without anxiety, as well as the protocols that build teamwork. Taught by Bill O'Donovan, under sail. Take a bag lunch. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 15, 22 and Oct. 7 at York River Yacht Haven Gloucester Point. $65 fee. Offered by Williamsburg Area Learning Tree. 220-9975.

Aromas--An evening with jazz by Muad-Ib, 8-10:30. No reservations. 221-6676.

Art Escape weekend--Sept. 14-16 kicks off the cultural arts season with special gallery events, art studio open houses and live performances. Visit: Art-cade Gallery (1321 Jamestown Rd., Suite 204); art cafe' 26 (New Town); Kinks, Quirks & Caffeine (Colony Square); Kinks & Quirks Contemporary Handcrafts (Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown); Clubhouse in the Vineyards neighborhood (Williamsburg) with art by the Williamsburg Portrait Guild and Anne Kushnick 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday; Muscarelle Museum of Art docent tours, 2 p.m. Sunday (campus of William & Mary). Free; This Century Art Gallery (North Boundary Street); Williamsburg Fine Art 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday (Gallery Shops in Lightfoot); Vernon Wooten studio/gallery Open House 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (1315 Jamestown Rd.); Williams­burg Fine Art at Dudley's Farmhouse Grille (7816 Richmond Rd., Toano); Connie Desaulniers demonstrates painting technique at the Farmers Market on Saturday; Gulay Berryman art at Gallery on Merchants Square.

Babysitting course--Offered by the American Red Cross to ages 12 and up. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the James City-Williamsburg Center. $65 class fee. Lunch provided. $15 supply fee. 887-5810.

Bits and bridles--1-2 p.m. Colonial Williamsburg. 220-7645.

Book-signings--Romance authors Marliss Melton, Sydney Crot, Diane Perkins and Michelle Williamham sign copies of their books 1-3 p.m., and Gil Giles, author of ``The Vampire Vignettes,'' signs copies 6-9 p.m. Both at William & Mary Bookstore Barnes & Noble.

BYOK--At New Quarter Park, 9 a.m.-noon. Bring Your Own Kayak, or canoe, for a paddle along Queen's Creek.

Charlie Costa and the Cavalier Trio-- Plays for listening and dancing 6-11 p.m. at Williamsburg Inn.

Concert--Super Tribe tailgate features live music, a pep rally, games, food vendors, appearances by the pep band, cheerleaders and football team. 3 p.m. Sunken Garden. Free admission.

Crime and punishment--7-9 p.m., every 15 minutes, Tickets, Treasures and Books. Tickets are $12 and $6.

Delightful diversions for families--11:30 a.m and noon, Coffee House site.

Dunmore's dilemma--10 and 11 a.m. Governor's Palace Garden.

Exhibit closes--The Trellis showcases an exhibit of abstract acrylics by Dorothy Grebos during regular restaurant hours, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 403 Duke of Gloucester St.

Feed me a story--Storytime, snack for pre­schoolers to early elementary-aged children and their parents, 10 a.m. at Ukrop's cafe.

Fifes and drums march--1 p.m. Capitol to Palace Green on Duke of Gloucester.

Garden history walk--9: 30 a.m. begins in front of the Printing Office.