What You’ll Do: Sept. 13-16

September 13th, 2012 by Kim Lenz

If you’re looking for something new to do, check out What You’ll Do, WYDaily’s best bets for the weekend ahead. Just pick one (or three) and go for it! And if you have an event to promote, remember to put it on our free Talk of the Town calendar at WYDaily.com.

Should you find yourself wondering where we find all this great stuff to do – or maybe even why your fabulous, don’t-miss-it event isn’t listed – here’s the answer: We rely on our calendar (it’s called Talk of the Town, and it’s on the right-hand side of the WYDaily.com homepage) for our best bets. Anyone is welcome to post events on it, for free. So use it, please, and for events happening this weekend please share them below in the comments.

This weekend offers a host of things to do, from theater events to concerts and things to do with the kids, so read on and get ready for fun!

Don’t forget that this weekend is the Williamsburg Players’ production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” at their Playhouse on Hubbard Lane. “Jesus Christ Superstar” is a rock opera musical based on the last seven days of Jesus’ life, is told as seen through the eyes of Judas. The calendar can tell you about show times and dates.

This is the last weekend to see Panglossian Productions and Williamsburg Regional Library’s “Zoo/Baby,” an evening of great American absurdist theatre, featuring Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Edward Albee’s play “The Zoo Story” and Tony Award winner Christopher Durang’s play “Baby With The Bathwater.” If you haven’t gone yet, click here to get ticket and show time information!

Yorktown is hosting its “Rhythms on the Riverwalk” concert series, which will be going on again this Friday night starting at 6:30 p.m on Riverwalk Landing. The weather will be perfect! Look at the calendar for more.

Stop by Kimball Theater for “Let it Be: A Beatles Tribute Show” that will feature all Beatles covers by local talent including Smith-Wade and Tracy, Poisoned Dwarf, Christoff, Pedigo & Hill, London, Herbie D and the Dangermen, Runaway String Band, Timeline Jazz Quartet, Scott Varney, Chris Krehbiel and Joe B. Jones, Robin and the J Birds, In Layman’s Terms, Joe Duggan, Cindy Warner, Judith Wheat Schober, and more. The calendar has the details.

Family Events
James City County is hosting its annual Harvest Festival, featuring a scarecrow stuffing. Families can come and enjoy arts and crafts, carnival games, a hay ride and more this Saturday. Check out the calendar to get details.

York River State Park is having Estuary Day on Saturday to help educate people about these fertile ecosystems where fresh and salt water meet. The event is free to the public, except for the $3 parking fee. Details are on the calendar.

The Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex is hosting its Family Fun Night, something they’ll be doing regularly on Friday nights now. You can Drop n’ Go – that is, leave your child age 4 to 12 to enjoy fun and dinner –  or Stay n’ Play with your preschool child (no charge for Mom and Dad). This will be happening from 5:30 to 9:30 Friday; look here for details.

Fundraisers and Nonprofit Events
TowneBank in New Town is hosting Manhattan Night on Saturday to benefit the Lackey Free Clinic. Guests can enjoy the sights and sounds of New York (or as close to it as you can come in Williamsburg) with fantastic food, ambience and music as well as a silent auction. You know where to look for more information.

Beyond Boobs! is having its 2012 Pink Carpet Gala on Saturday night at the Hellenic Center. The breast health group will unveil its 2013 calendar and give away some fun prizes. Find out how to get tickets for this fun dinner event (it’s not too late) by checking out the calendar.

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