Marvel at some pretty amazing talent on Sunday, September 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. when close to 50 regional artists descend on the Yorkto wn Freight Shed at Riverwalk Landing to display their work at the 11th Annual Yorktown Art Stroll. Visitors will find a wide range of art for sale including oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings; glass; drawings; photography; jewelry; pottery; fiber art; handmade soap; and woodwork.
Not only is the public invited to visit the artists and learn more about their inspiration, but they can also participate in an annual community painting—a blank canvas set out for attendees to complete. The talent extends up the hill onto Historic Main Street where On the Hill Gallery will be featuring a special display of new artists.
The Gallery at York Hall will feature Historian Chris Bonin’s Revolutionary War artwork; a book signing for his work Virginia in the War of 1812 is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy a special musical performance on the Riverwalk Landing stage from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. by Audio Portrait , an acoustic harmony trio that covers songs from the 60s through today. Many Historic Yorktown restaurants are open both during and after the event including Ben & Jerry’s, Carrot Tree, Larry’s, Mobjack Bay Coffee Roasters, Umi Sushi , Water Street Grille, and the Yorktown Pub .
Visitors can also enjoy a sunset sail on the York River by purchasing a ticket on our homeported tall ship, the beautiful Sch ooner Alliance . Free parking is available at the Riverwalk Landing Parking Terrace, York Hall, York-Poquoson Courthouse, County Administration Building, and other designated public parking lots in town. The Yorktown Trolley will start its run early that morning to provide complimentary service from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event is free and open to the public and is held rain or shine.