Upcoming November Events at Colonial Williamsburg
WILLIAMSBURG – November is almost upon us and with it comes a new roundup of some of the events and attractions on offer at Colonial Williamsburg:
Shoot with a flintlock musket:
Colonial Williamsburg will continue its “Fire a Flintlock Musket” event in November. Visitors can test their shooting with two different replicas of 18th century firearms. Guests wishing to participate in this event must be 14 years of age or older. Children under 14-17 must be accompanied by a legally responsible adult. Colonial Williamsburg will host this event Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Friday.
This event begins at the Williamsburg Lodge.
Paradox of freedom:
Visitors to Colonial Williamsburg can take a 60-minute walking tour of Randolph Yard, the Main Market Square and Palace Green. The event examines the evolution of slavery and how many people relied on it to build a city, a colony and eventually a nation. The experiment centers on the free and slave members of House Peyton Randolph.
Merchants in the galleries:
Visitors who purchase admission to art museums can observe various experts in the galleries. Some of these experts include a carpenter, harpsichords, cabinet makers, goldsmiths, tailors, engravers and wigmakers.
This event takes place every day except Tuesday, throughout the month of November.
Those interested in 18th century acting can visit “How to Act” to learn more about a period of transition from the declamatory style to a new style published in the 1753 edition of the Aaron Hill Essay. on the art of acting.
This event takes place at the Play House Stage and is available November 1, November 8, November 15, and November 23.
Walk through history with a nation builder:
Visitors can join historical performers on a walking tour and learn about the 18th-century community of Williamsburg. Historical performers portray real people from the past.
Tickets for the walking tour can be purchased at the Lumber House ticket office. This event is available for most of November.
Jaws and bridles:
Visitors can take a 1-hour walking tour of Colonial Williamsburg’s modern stables and rare breed programs. The tour offers a behind-the-scenes look at Colonial Williamsburg’s facilities, cars, and allows visitors to get up close and personal with some of their animals.
The event takes place from November 1 to 24 on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
A patriotic American:
Visitors to the Hennage Auditorium can observe Elizabeth Braxton, the wife of one of the signatories of the Declaration of Independence, as she reflects on the challenges faced by her family during the Revolution.
This event takes place on November 1, November 8, November 15, November 22.
Series on the life of American Indians:
Each day of this event, a Native American interpreter will discuss different topics in American Indian life and its various influences on American democracy.
This event will take place at the Charlton Stage from November 1 to 24 on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Colonial Williamsburg will continue its haunted ghost tours throughout November. The Ghost Tour offers visitors exclusive access to historic outdoor spaces. The 1-hour candlelight walking tour takes the public through a variety of Colonial Williamsburg’s most haunted sites.
The tour starts at the Play House Stage on Palace Green and is suitable for children ages 8 and up.
cries the witch:
Another event that Colonial Williamsburg continues in November is “Cry Witch”. The interactive witch trial allows visitors to not only watch a trial, but also vote on whether the subject is guilty or innocent.
The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Friday throughout November at the Capitol General Court.
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