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Visit Colonial Williamsburg stores for fun in-store events! Includes vendor demonstrations, design workshops, and more. Unless otherwise noted, all store events are free to attend. Admission tickets are not required to enter our retail stores or participate in auctions.

Friday, April 5

Visitor Center, 2-5 PM: Book Signing with Author Steven K. Smith

Join us on Friday, April 5th, 2-5 PM at the Revolutions Store in the Williamsburg Visitor Center for a free book signing with Steven K. Smith. Mr. Smith is the author of the Virginia Mystery Series. Mr. Smith will introduce book 7 in the Virginia Mystery series, Spies at Mount Vernon.

Steven K. Smith writes the middle grade series The Virginia Mysteries, adventures with a twist of history, and the series Brother Wars.

If your kids are fans of mysteries and history, you won't want to miss this event! For further information on the books, Mr. Smith, and to access teacher resources, visit the author's website.

Visitor Center, 4-7 PM: Live Music with Timothy Seaman

Enjoy the distinctive and compelling sounds of the hammered dulcimer at the Visitor Center on Friday evening! Timothy Seaman from Pine Wind Music will deliver a live performance and will have CDs on hand for sale. This event is free.

Saturday, April 13

Craft House, 12-2 PM: New Beer Release and Tasting Party with Aleworks

Stop by Craft House in Merchant Square on Saturday from 12-2 PM to taste our latest Colonial Williamsburg small batch craft brew from Aleworks!

Representatives from Aleworks will serve up samples of the new concoction, Virginia's Small Beer, along with other small batch beers exclusive to Colonial Williamsburg. Snack on samples of our Williamsburg peanuts during the event too!

Six packs of Virginia's Small Beer will be available for purchase at Craft House during and after the event, and you can also enjoy the new brew at Chowning's Tavern.

Please note: You must present a valid form of ID confirming you are 21 or older before you can sample the beer.

Historic Area Auctions

Take part in a Colonial Auction during your visit to Williamsburg, and take home great deals on products and other unique objects from our historic city. Check the Events Calendar for Auction dates and times.