Ales Through the Ages

Colonial Williamsburg 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA

Join us for an exciting weekend of beer and history at Ales through the Ages! Beer is likely the oldest beverage invented by man. It has long been valued for its nutritional content and its mental effects. Beer played important social and economic roles in ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt. The Greeks and Romans help spread...

$100.00 – $275.00

A Very Good Effect: Ornamenting 18th Century Woodwork

Colonial Williamsburg 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA

Working Wood in the 18th Century celebrates its 25th year with a flourish of ornament and a gathering of craftspeople and scholars. Whether adorned with carving, inlay, marquetry, or japanning, period woodwork draws much of its enduring appeal from thoughtfully designed and well-executed ornament. Join Colonial Williamsburg staff and special guests presenters Brock Jobe, Mary...

The 76th Annual Garden Symposium: Digging the Garden: Horticulture, History & Archaeology

Colonial Williamsburg 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA

Soil. To gardeners and horticulturists soil is a fundamental element which influences the survival of a plant in the future. To archaeologists, soil is the very thing that holds the remains of the past. Digging in the soil is key both to gardening and to archaeology, which converge for Colonial Williamsburg’s 76th Annual Garden Symposium....

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