Join an alumnus of Colonial Williamsburg’s legendary Fife and Drum Corps for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour. You’ll be led to the Fifes and Drums Building, where you’ll learn the history of military field music, hear how the modern Corps was created and how it evolved, view artifacts and memorabilia, and have all your questions answered. At the end of the tour see some of the work that goes into the flawless performances by sitting in on the afternoon rehearsal – earplugs included!
Reservation required; space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Exclusively for Annual, Good Neighbor, and Collegiate Pass holders, and guests staying at Colonial Williamsburg Hotels.
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Behind the Field Musick
Donor Visit with a Nation Builder
Donors who contribute $250 or more annually to the Colonial Williamsburg Fund are invited to visit with a Nation Builder. A free ticket is required.
Free Event Ticket
Shoulder Your Firelocks!
Engage in a military drill, learning the tactics and drill of the 18th-century soldier.
Shields Tavern Breakfast Celebration with Thomas Jefferson
On the morning of July 4th, prior to the reading of the Declaration of Independence, guests will be invited to have a casual breakfast experience with Thomas Jefferson in Shields Tavern.
Open to the Public