Events This Week

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Saturday/15

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.

Great Endings--An affiliate of Final Exit Network, invites the public to its meeting at the Williamsburg Library, Room B. Susan Jean, a certified elder law specialist, is the speaker. No charge. Doors open at 10 a.m. Meeting starts at 10:30 a.m. 220-8090.

Harp music--Marian Harding, harpist, afternoon tea at the Williamsburg Inn, 3-5, Thursday, Friday and Saturday., Reservations: 229-1000, ext. 2823.

Historical organ recital--Presented by James Darling, 10 a.m. at William & Mary Wren Chapel.

Holiday Inn Patriot--Presents NightLife playing rock, beach and soul dance music, beginning at 9 p.m. 3032 Richmond Rd. 565-2600.

Informational meeting--For the inclusion program held 10 a.m.-noon at the James City-Williamsburg Community Center. Open to retired teachers, special education aides, therapeutic recreation students, high school students and others interested in volunteering to assist people with disabilities.

J.M. Randalls--The Scott Holt Band plays electric blues beginning at 9:30 p.m. 259-0406.

James River Plantation--Harvest progressive candlelight tour & dinner, 5-9 p.m. 804 829-2196.

Jamestown Commemorated Through Quilts--Quilt show held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Williamsburg Community Building. No admission fee.

Just for Kids Thyme--At Supper Thyme USA, 1 p.m. Make two family-sized entrees and a dessert. $35. Register at 229-1262.

Kimball Theatre--Shows ``Sicko'' at 6:30 and 8:45 p.m. 565-8588.

Lady Dunmore prepares for the ball-- 9:45 and 10:45 a.m. Governor's Palace Garden.

Landscape Love--Fall session runs Sept. 15 through mid-October. Free. Register at www.jccwmg.org. 564-2170.

Leafe luau--At the Green Leafe Gourmet in New Town, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 15, 22 and 29. Acoustic jams with Frank Clark & Friends.

Legends, myths, mysteries and ghosts--7 and 8:30 p.m. Greenhow Lumber House. Tickets are $12 and $5.

Let no man put asunder--11 and 11:30 a.m. Peyton Randolph House backyard, weather permitting. 220-7645.

Library Tavern--DJ-dancing 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. 1330 Richmond Rd.

Locks of Love--Hair Essentials salon hosts a special event 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Eligible donors invited to participate with 10 inches or more of clean hair, old or new. Door prizes, refreshments. 5251 John Tyler Highway, Suite 40.

Massage class--Offered by Mid Atlantic School of Health, 1-5 p.m. $89 per person. 3356 Ironbound Rd., #2-204D in Oak Tree Office Park. Register: 229-0002.

Meditation--Saturday afternoon aware­ness meditation 3:30-5 at Sacred Grounds.

Mobile Library Services--Colonial Pines 10-11; New Hope 11:30-12:15; Lafayette Square 12: 30-1.

New Kent County Fair--And live harness racing held Sept. 15 and 16 at Colonial Downs. Fair opens at noon both days, featuring a petting zoo, indoor/outdoor exhi­bits, dunking booth, pony rides, clowns, more. Harness racing 5-8 p.m. Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, with admission fee.

Order in the court--10-11: 30 a.m., every half hour, Courthouse,.

Organ recital--Presented by Rebecca Davy at 8 p.m at Bruton Parish Church.

Orientation walk--9 a.m.-4 p.m., every 15 minutes, Gateway Building.

Pints & Pipes Pub--Hosts the Realife Band at 9 p.m. 113 Palace Lane. 565-1240.

Pleasures of the playhouse--1:30 p.m. Play Booth, weather permitting.

Politics and the punch bowl--9:30 a.m.-noon Raleigh Tavern.

Public audience with a Founding Father--1:30 p.m. Coffee House site, weather permitting.

Recovery Month picnic--SpiritWorks Foundation celebrates the 18th annual observance of National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month. Picnic held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the pavilion behind the foundation, 5800 Moore­town Rd. Live music, food, games, prizes. Free.

Resolved--Free and independent states, 4:30 p.m. Raleigh Tavern.

Revolutionary City--A Capitol Ball, 7, 7:20, 7:40, 8:20, 8:40, 9 p.m. Capitol. Tickets are $12 and $6.

Revolutionary City--Collapse of Royal Government, 1774-1776, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Historic Area east end, from Botetourt Street to the Capitol, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Rule of Law Month--Observed through Sept. 30 at Jamestown Settlement & Yorktown Victory Center. 253-4838.

Sacred Grounds Coffee--Williamsburg songwriter Heather Ninmaku performs an eclectic and unique blend of original folk music beginning at 7 p.m.

Single Gourmets--Meet for dinner at Food For Thought, 1647 Richmond Rd. Cocktails at 5 p.m., dinner at 6. $35 members. Make reservations at 757 622-1147.

Spirit of the Wind returns--11 a.m. at the James City Library. Welcome back the llama and hear llama tales.

Theater for the young--10 a.m. Play Booth.

Storybook Cooks--Ages 3-5 explore their imagination and make snacks like their favorite storybook characters in ``If You Give a Pig a Pancake.'' 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the James City-Williamsburg Community Center. $15 fee. 887-5810.

Storytelling festival--``Spinning Stories/Spanning Time: A Weekend of Stories Old and New'' continues in Colonial Williamsburg. 800 HISTORY for tickets.

Tai Chi Open House--10 a.m.-noon at Anahata Yoga Center of Williamsburg, Palace Lane. www.williamsburgyoga.com.

Teensational socials--James City Parks & Rec offers specialized therapeutic recreation: Transportation runs 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15-29, at the James City-Williamsburg Community Center. $30 fee. 887-5810

Walk-in computer help--11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Adult Services area of the Williamsburg Library.

Theatre for the young--10 a.m. Play Booth.

When freedom isn't free--11:15 and 11:45 a.m., weather permitting, Peyton Randolph House backyard

White elephant, bake sale, craft fair-- The Senior Center of York holds the event 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the center, 5314 George Washington Memorial Highway in Washington Square shopping center. 898-3807.

William & Mary tailgate party--The Kingsmill chapter of Ducks Unlimited holds its fourth annual tailgate party at the W&M vs. Liberty University football game. Party starts at 5 p.m. under the big tent in front of Zable Stadium. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 220-1913.

Williamsburg Farmers Market--8 a.m.-noon at Mer­chants Square. Anniversary posters available for sale and signing by the artist, Fred Miller. Artists from This Century Gallery, Chef Kennedy of Dudley's Farmhouse Grill and Mr. Little's Big Jazz Band on hand. Pumpkins and chrysanthemums among fall items for sale.

Williamsburg Inn--Dine and dance to the Charlie Costa Trio. Reservations: 229-1000, ext. 2823. Tim Olbrych, guitarist, performs 5-8 p.m. on the terrace. Casual dress.

Williamsburg Players--Presents ``Baby'' at 2 and 8 p.m. at the James-York Playhouse, 200 Hubbard Lane. Tickets are $15 general admission, $13 students and seniors, $10 ages under 12. 229-0431.

Working for the soil, healing the soul--10 a.m. Great Hopes Plantation, weather permitting.

York River State Park--YR4E 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Volunteer program for kids in grades 6-12. Help with the Virginia Waterways Clean-up Day. Take work gloves and closed-toe shoes. Open to volunteers of all ages. Register; happenings in history 1-3 p.m.; wild weekend canoe trip 4-6 p.m., weather permitting. $9 per person,$6 per person for families of four-plus. Register; canoeing with the stars 7:30-10 p.m., weather permitting. $13 per person, $8 per person for families of four-plus. Register; astronomy viewing 8 p.m. Join the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy Club in viewing distant galaxies, planets and other celestial worlds. Free after paying parking fee. 566-30-36.

Sunday/16

Adventures in Sailing class--Taught by Bill O'Donovan 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 16, 23, 30 at York River Yacht Haven, Gloucester Point. Take a bag lunch. $65 fee. Offered by WALT. 220-9975.

America's 400th anniversary signature event-- ``Foundations and Future of Democracy'' runs Sept. 16-19 at the College of William & Mary and Colonial Williamsburg.Features papers from preceding conferences that provided a forum of exchanges among scholars, civic leaders, political figures. 253-4838.

American Musicworks--Interactive museum program features performances by Colonial Williamsburg musicians Dean Shostak, Kelly Kennedy and Stephen Christoff. 5 p.m. in the Hennage Audi­torium DeWitt Wallace museum.

Annual cub fly-in--The Colonial Virginia Aeromodelers flying club holds its 15th annual cub fly-in 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at CVA Field, Route 5, one mile after the Chickahominy River Bridge. Aircraft ranges in size from 24 inches to10-foot wingspans. Free to the public.

Challenge of independence--1:30 p.m. Governor's Palace Garden.

Community Day--Peninsula Fine Arts Center offers a gallery talk and tour at 1:30 p.m. and a portrait art activity for kids at 2:30 p.m. Community Day runs 1-5 p.m., with free admission. 596-8175.

Harp music--Marian Harding, harpist, afternoon tea at the Williamsburg Inn, 3-5, Thursday, Friday and Saturday., Reservations: 229-1000, ext.2823.

J.M. Randalls--Service Industry Night &NFL. 9:30. Olde Towne Square. 259-0406.

Jamestown Commemorated Through Quilts--Quilt show 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Williamsburg Community Building. No admission fee.

Jazz brunch at Opus 9 Steak­house--In New Town, with the Dana Fitzsimons Trio performing 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. 645-4779.

Lanthorn tours--7 and 8:30 p.m. Greenhow Lumber House. Tickets are $12 and $6.

Legends, myths, mysteries and ghosts--7 and 8:30 p.m. Greenhow Lumber House. Tickets are $12 and $5.

Music on the Patio series--At the Corner Pocket in New Town includes live music outside on the patio 7-9 p.m. features Bill Gurley & Friends. 4805 Courthouse St., rain or shine.

On to Yorktown and victory--4:40 p.m. Raleigh Tavern. 220-7645.

Orientation walk--9 a.m.-4 p.m., every 15 minutes, Gateway Building.

Patrick Henry's vision for Virginia–10:35 a.m. Governor's Palace Garden.

Paws to Read--Trained therapy dogs gather with children 7-10 years of age, who read to the dogs. Free. 2:30 p.m. at the Williamsburg Library.

Politics and the punch bowl--9:30 a.m.-noon Raleigh Tavern.

Revolutionary City:--Citizens at War, 1776-1781, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Historic Area east end. 220-7645.

Sal's by Victor--Tim Beasley performs a ``From Dino with Love'' Dean Martin show at 6:30 p.m.

Storytelling festival--``Spinning Stories/Spanning Time: A Weekend of Stories Old and New'' concludes in Colonial Williamsburg. Tickets: 800 HISTORY.

Sunday jazz brunch--By the Inn Keepers Trio, noon-3 p.m. Williamsburg Inn.

Skate session--James City Parks & Rec offers sessions to all ages. 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16-Oct. 21, at the skate park. $40. Take skateboards and pads. 887-5810.

Virginia Premiere Theatre--Presents ``The K of D'' at 2 p.m. at the Kimball Theatre. Tickets are $18, $16 and $9. 565-8588.

Walk-in computer help--3-5 p.m. at the Williamsburg Library.

Williamsburg Inn--The Now and Then trio performs noon-3 p.m. Reservations: 229-1000, ext. 2823.

Williamsburg Poetry Workshop meets--2-4 p.m. in the Cosby Room at the James City Library. Free. 259-4040.

Monday/17

A Gift From Ben--Distributes food 3:30-5 p.m. at Living Proof Baptist Church, Waltz Farm Drive.

Auditions--The Haunted Dinner Theater holds auditions for its October show at 7 p.m. at Capt. George's in the banquet room, 5363 Richmond Rd. 287-7596.

Behind the scenes tour--At Bruton Heights, 2:30-4 p.m. Bruton Heights School lobby.

Bingo--Held at Historic Triangle Com­mu­nity Services Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. First call 6:45 p.m. Hosted by Williamsburg Aquatic Club.

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

Clay Sculpture class--Open to ages 16 and up, 9:30 a.m.-noon Monday, Sept. 17-Nov. 19, at the James City-Williamsburg Community Center. $90 fee plus $35 supply fee. 887-5810.

Cry witch--7:30 and 9 p.m. Courthouse. Tickets are $15 and $7.50.

Dean Shostak's crystal concert--11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Kimball Theatre. Tickets are $5.

Garden history walk--9: 30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday through September. Begins in front of the Printing Office. Reservations required. 800 HISTORY.

Historic Triangle Senior Center--8:30-11:30 a.m. walkabout; 10 a.m. mah jong; 11:05-11:55 a.m. AFEP 2, formerly Pace 2; bridge 1 p.m. Meets at the James City-Williamsburg Community Center.

J.M. Randalls--Hosts Gentlemen's Night, with Texas Hold'em poker. Olde Towne Square off Longhill Road. 259-0406.

Kimball Theatre--Shows ``Sicko'' at 6:30 and 8:45 p.m. and ``A Mighty Heart'' at 7 and 9 p.m. 565-8588.

Legends, myths, mysteries and ghosts--7 and 8:30 p.m. Greenhow Lumber House. Tickets are$12 and $5.

Looking forward:--A nation builder envisions the future of the American Republic. 220-7645.

Luncheon meeting--Verizon Telecom Pioneers meet at Point Plaza in Newport News. Coffee social at 10 a.m. Lunch at noon. Attorney Susan Jean speaks about basic estate planning. Make reservations at 599-4334.

Meet the gardener--10: 30 a.m. in front of Prentis Store, Monday and Saturday. Reservations: 800 HISTORY.

Mobile Library Services--Toano Trace 4-4:45; Burnt Ordinary 5-6.

Night with the Brewmaster--Meet the man responsible for some of the favorite local brews, 6-7: 30 p.m. or 8-9:30 p.m. at Green Leafe Cafe. Learn how they're created, and enjoy the paired creations of executive Chef Adonis Conner. $30 per person. Make reservations with Avory at 476-2233 or avoryharman@greenleafe.com.

Orientation walk--9 a.m.-4 p.m., every 15 minutes, Gateway Building.

Painting Through your Feelings class--Basic-intermediate drawing/painting skills. Take drawing supplies. 5-6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, at 4827 Sandy Bay Rd. $75 fee. Offered by Williamsburg Area Learning Tree. 220-9975.

Paul's Deli--Open Mic Night begins at 10 o'clock. 761 Scotland St. 229-8976.

Pints & Pipes Pub--Karaoke w/Karaoke in Tyme at 8:30 p.m. 113 Palace Lane. 565-1240.

Pilates class--10 a.m. at Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse. 220-8494.

Pleasures of the dance--10:30 and 11 a.m. Apollo Room, Raleigh Tavern.

Pleasures of the playhouse--1:30 p.m. Play Booth, weather permitting.

Prelude to victory--10: 35 a.m. Governor's Palace Gardens. 220-7645.

Quarterpath Rec Center--Offers pre-ballet, ballet/tap, hip-hop street dance, tumbling and jazz classes for ages 3-14, Sept. 17-Dec. 15 at Quarterpath Rec Center. 259-3760 for fees.

Revolutionary City--``Nation Builders'' presented 2:30-4:30 p.m. the Historic Area. 220-7645.

School Age storytime--2: 15 p.m. at the Williamsburg Library. Free.

Storyteller--Sylvia Tabb Lee presents stories and songs about the 17th and 18th centuries, 7-8 p.m. at the Grill Restau­rant at Powhatan Plantation Resort. $5 fee.

Voices of Williams­burg--Toastmasters International, public speaking. 7 a.m. at the James City-Williams­burg Community Center. 253-0206.

Williamsburg Real Estate School--Accredited Buyer Representative designation course taught by Pam Encrapera, Sept. 17-19, in the WAARclassroom. $369 and $400. Register at www.WAARealtor.com.

World Forum--Colonial Williamsburg and the College of William & Mary cosponsor an international dialogue hosted by Jim Lehrer, ``The Future of Democracy: Why Does it Matter?'' at 6 p.m. at Kaplan Arena, W&M Hall. Free to the public. Ticket info: 221-1001.

Yoga--Prenatal yoga class 10:15-11:30 a.m. at Sacred Grounds.

Tuesday/18

American Musicworks--Interactive museum program that features performances by Colonial Williamsburg musicians Dean Shostak, Kelly Kennedy and Stephen Christoff. 5 p.m. in the Hennage Auditorium of the Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.

Art workshops--Held on the third floor of the Manor House at Powhatan Plantation. 9:30-11:30 a.m. plate painting workshop $18. 4-6 p.m. beginners quilting workshop $10. Preregister at 220-1200, ext 13779.

Bach violin sonatas--Presented by violinist Dora Mullins and harpsichordist James Darling, 8 p.m. at Bruton Parish Church.

Bingo--Williams­burg Moose Lodge. First game 7:15 p.m.

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

Blood drives--Colonial Virginia chapter American Red Cross cosponsors the drive 2-8 p.m. with the College of William & Mary Red Cross Unit, in Trinkle Hall. Schedule appointments with Justin Jarrett, jajarr@wm.edu or Jean Smith, 253-0228.

Child-care provider training--Offered by Child & Family Connection 6-8 p.m. at the Community Services Building, 312 Waller Mill Rd. Challenging Behaviors in Young Children, Part I. $10. Register at 229-7940.

Coffee House Drawing class--Basic-intermediate drawing skills. Take drawing supplies. Taught by Bob Oller 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2, 8, 23, 30. 2847 Sandy Bay Rd. $75 fee. Offered by WALT. 220-9975.

Conversation with a Founding Father--Noon Kimball Theatre.

Discovery Lab--Offered by the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science 6-8 p.m. Sept. 18, ``Estuaries -- Where Rivers Meet the Sea'' includes a sampling of estuarine species, displays of estuaries from around the world, educational activities for children, and more. Free to the public. No registration required. 804 684-7878. 

Documentary screening--WHRO previews Ken Burns' World War II documentary, ``The War,'' at 7 p.m. at the Blue Talon Bistro. The 45-minute preview is free to the public. Blue Talon is on Prince George Street.

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

Equilibrium Exercise Gallery--Offers Intro to Pilates mat at 10 a.m. and Intro to Pilates Reformer at 7 p.m. 7880 Richmond Rd., Toano.

Exhibit opens--The Trellis showcases the artwork of June Skalak throughout the fall. Skalak will donate 25% of proceeds from the sale of her paintings to the Williamsburg Land Conservancy. Regular operating hours are 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 403 Duke of Gloucester St. 229-8610.

Founding Fathers--Noon at the Kimball Theatre. Reservations required.

Free vocal lessons--Sponsored by Publick Times Chorus, Sweet Adelines International, 7-9:30 p.m. Sept. 18, 25 and Oct. 2, at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center. $5 materials fee. 245-2807.

Gardens of gentility--9: 30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday and Friday through October. Governor's Palace East Gate. Reservations required. 800 HISTORY.

God hath made us free--11 a.m. Wren Chapel at William & Mary. No ticket required.

Historic Triangle Senior Center--11:15 a.m.-noon AFEP 1; potluck Tuesday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. computer classes. 259-4187, James City-Williamsburg Community Center. Line dancing 10 a.m.-noon at Quarterpath Rec Center.

Intro to Word class--10: 30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the James City Library e-CLIC Room. Free. Register at 259-7720.

J.M. Randalls--Hosts Open Mic with Don Gill & Friends, 9:30 p.m. 259-0406.

The K of D--Presented by Virginia Premiere Theatre, at 7:30 p.m. at the Kimball Theatre Sept. 18-22. Tickets are $18 and 16. 565-8588.

Karaoke Night--Applebee's on Richmond Road, 9 p.m.-close.

Kevin Eadie fundraiser--Dinner 5-9 p.m. at Sal's Italiano, 835 Capitol Landing Rd. Eadie has Niemann Pick, a neurodegenerative disease. The restaurant will donate a percentage of food sales to Eadie.

Kimball Theatre--Shows ``Sicko'' at 6:30 and 8:45 p.m. Sept. 18 and 19. 565-8588.

Lady Dunmore prepares for the ball--9:45 and 10:45 a.m. Governor's Palace Garden, weather permitting.

Legends, myths, mysteries and ghosts--7 and 8:30 p.m. Greenhow Lumber House. Tickets are $12 and $5.

Lunchtime meditation--At Sacred Grounds 12:30-1 p.m. and 1-1:30 p.m.

Meditation group--6:30 p.m. at Williams­burg Unitarian Universalists Church. Silent meditation, open to the public. 220-6830.

Meet the players --10 a.m. Play Booth.

Military review--5:15 p.m. Market Square. No ticket required.

Mobile Library Services--Windy Hill 3:30-4:30; Country Village 4:45-5:45; Woodside 6-6:45.

Mommy and Me Program--Six-week course for ages 20 months to kindergarten runs Tuesday, Sept. 18-Oct. 23, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Snack, craft and jump time included. $60 per child/$30 each sibling. 565-JUMP.

My fortress and my strength--11 a.m. behind the Robert Carter House.

Optimum Life health fair--Chambrel at Williamsburg hosts the fair 1-4 p.m. in the Gathering Hall, featuring 30 representatives/organizations sharing products, samples and information for seniors. A book fair is also held. Free refreshments, door prizes. Open to the public.

Order in the court--10-11: 30 a.m., every half hour, Courthouse.

Orientation walk--9 a.m.-4 p.m., every 15 minutes, Gateway Building.

Palace concert--7:30 and 9 p.m. Palace. Tickets are $12 and $6.

Pints & Pipes Pub--Steel-tip dart tournament 7 p.m. 113 Palace Lane. 565-1240.

Pleasures of the playhouse--1:30 p.m. Pay Booth, weather permitting.

Politics and the punch bowl--9:30 a.m.-noon Raleigh Tavern.

Preschool storytime--10: 30 a.m. at the Williamsburg Library.

Public audience with a Founding Father--1:30 p.m. Coffee House site, weather permitting.

Quarterpath Rec Center--Offers a Little Dragons class for ages 3-5, from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18-Dec. 18. Parent participation recommended. 259-3760.

Resolved:--Free and independent states, 4:30 p.m. Raleigh Tavern.

Revolutionary City--Collapse of Royal Government, 1774-1777, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Historic Area.

Rubbish, treasures and colonial life:--The Archaeo­logy Labs, 9:15, 10:15 a.m., 1:45 and 2:40 p.m. 220-7645.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club meets--7-9 p.m. at the James City Library. Theme: ``Strangers Among Us - Aliens or Magical Beings Hidden in the Real World.'' New members welcome.

To go a'pirating--7:30 and 9 p.m. Capitol. Tickets are $12 and $5.

VFW Post 8046--And Ladies Auxiliary regular meeting 7:30 p.m. at the post home, 5343 Riverview Rd. 565-0032.

Williamsburg Christian Businessmen's Fellowship--Adult chapter meets noon-1:30 p.m. at Sammy & Nicks. Open to all denominations.

Women on the English stage--11 a.m. Play Booth, weather permitting.

Wednesday/19

Art of fifing and drumming--7 p.m. Hennage Auditorium at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. Tickets are $12 and $6.

Art workshops--Manor House at Powhatan Plantation. 9:30-11:30 a.m. traditional Scherenschnitte cutting, $12 fee; 1-3 p.m. metal embossing workshop $18; 4-6 p.m. beginners weaving workshop $10. 220-1200.

Basic Internet II class--2-4 p.m. at the James City Library e-CLIC Room. Free. Register at 259-7720.

Behind-the-scenes tour at Bruton Heights--2:30-4 p.m. Bruton Heights School lobby.

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

Challenge of independence--11:30 a.m. Governor's Palace Garden, weather permitting.

Charles City County Ruritan Steak Feast--The 29th annual event takes place at Berkeley Plantation. Steak dinner, refreshments, music. Purchase tickets at Haupt's Store, Sandy Point Superette or Sandston Cleaners. Rain or shine, 3:30-p.m. to dark. Dinner served 5:15-6:15 p.m. 804 788-8364.

Concert--Tommy Sands with Moya and Fionan Sands at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 adults, $12 students w/ID, $8 under 16. 259-4070.

Cry witch--7:30 and 9 p.m. Courthouse. Tickets are $15 and $7.50.

Dean Shostak's crystal concert--11:30 a.m.and 1:30 p.m. Kimball Theatre. Tickets are$5.

Duplicate bridge--7 p.m. 229-0320 for location.

Elisabeth Daley--Local entertainer sings Broadway cabaret, country and standards, 7-10 p.m. Whitehall Restaurant, Jamestown Road.

Equilibrium Exercise Gallery--Offers Intro to Pilates reformer 10 a.m. 7880 Richmond Rd. 566-0077.

Fifes and drums march--5:15 p.m. Palace Green to Capitol and Duke of Gloucester.

Free health class--Medtronic Diabetes presents a free education class, ``Understanding Insulin,'' 10-11:30 a.m. for diabetes patients on insulin at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 4897 Longhill Rd. Space is limited. Reserve a seat at minimed.com/events or call Debbie at 258-9701.

Free lecture series--Bruton Parish Church hosts ``Abraham's Children: An Interfaith Dialogue'' in Lewis Hall in the Parish House, 331 Duke of Gloucester St. Sept. 19, Professor Catherine Grieb of Virginia Seminary presents ``The Christian Faith.'' Open to the public.

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

Historic Triangle Senior Center--8:30-11:30 a.m. walkabout; 1-3 p.m. jamming in the Senior Lounge; computer classes. 259-4187.

In defense of our liberty--7 and 8:30 p.m. Magazine. Tickets are $12 and $6.

J.M. Randalls--Hosts Ladies Night rock 'n' roll, featuring Mercy Creek at 9:30. Olde Towne Square, 259-0406.

Job transition group--Meets 7-8 a.m. at Panera Bread, in New Town. Network, share ideas, learn biblical techniques.

The K of D--Presented by Virginia Premiere Theatre, 7:30 p.m. at the Kimball Theatre. Tickets are $18 and 16.

Kevin Eadie fundraiser--Dinner 5-9 p.m. at La Tolteca, 3048 Richmond Rd. Eadie has Niemann Pick, a neurodegenerative disease. The restaurant will donate a percentage of food sales to Eadie.

Kickoff for Leave a Legacy Greater Williamsburg--4:30 p.m. at the Williamsburg Community Building. The event is the beginning to a year-long public relations campaign to increase charitable giving through wills and estates.

Legends, myths, mysteries and ghosts--7 and 8:30 p.m. Greenhow Lumber House. Tickets are $12 and $5.

Meet the conservator tour--Learn how replacement upholstery is created for antique furniture in ``Masterworks.'' Begins at 2:30 p.m. at the base of the central staircase at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. 220-7724.

Meet the players--10 a.m. Play Booth. 220-7645.

Little Bits for Tiny Tots storytime--10:30 a.m. at the James City Library.

Mobile Library Services--Steeplechase 3:45-4:30; The Meadows 4:45-5:30; Rolling Meadows 5: 45-6:45.

On to Yorktown and victory--4:40 p.m. starts in front of Raleigh Tavern and moves to the Courthouse, weather permitting.

Order in the court--10-11: 30 a.m., every half hour, Courthouse.

Orientation walk--9 a.m.-4 p.m., every 15 minutes, Gateway Building.

Patrick Henry's vision for Virginia--10:35 a.m. Governor's Palace Garden, weather permitting. 220-7645.

Pints & Pipes Pub--Ladies Night and Service Industry Night specials. 113 Palace Lane. 565-1240.

Pleasures of the playhouse--1:30 p.m. Play Booth, weather permitting.

Politics and punch bowl--9:30 a.m.-noon Raleigh Tavern.

Public audience with a Founding Father--1:30 p.m. Coffee House site, weather permitting.

Revolutionary City--Citizens at War, 1776-1781, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Historic Area east end. 220-7645.

SALT--Singles Affirming Life Together, meets at William­sburg United Methodist Church. Potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellow­ship Hall followed by program at 8.

Theater and the road to revolution--11 a.m. Play Booth. 220-7645

Walk-in computer help--11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Adult Services area of the Williamsburg Library.

Williamsburg Consort--Swing band dance at 9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Patriot on Richmond Road. No tickets needed. www.wmbgconsort.org

Williamsburg Music Club--2007-08 season begins with a showcase of the winners of last spring's Grants-In-Aid competition. Lewis Hall in the Bruton Parish Building. Meeting begins with a Meet & Greet Social Hour at 10 a.m., followed by the business meeting at 10:30 a.m. and program at 11 a.m. www.williamsburgmusicclub.org.

York Retired Teachers' Association meets--At 11 a.m. at the Riverwalk Restaurant in Yorktown. Open to retired teachers, administrators and support personnel from any school division. 833-0861 or 877-9675.

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