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It's a good idea to arrive early at Movie Tavern, and not only if you hate missing the opening credits. Early birds can peruse the extensive menu of chef-crafted American cuisine, from kobe beef sliders to pizza and sandwiches. But even after the show begins, the snacks keep coming. Unobtrusive servers slip in during the show to deliver orders, and can be called on for more drinks or dessert with the push of a button. Guests can even sip margaritas or signature cocktails at the full bar before heading in to the theater. The family-friendly establishment also serves finger food for kiddies.

As for the entertainment, audiences get to enjoy all-digital presentations of first-run films any day of the week, plus Retro Cinema every Wednesday morning at 11:30 a.m. as well as Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. Audiences also benefit from Movie Tavern's membership program. Anyone can sign up for free online to receive one free bag of popcorn, plus a free ticket every year on their birthday, special offers, movie news, and invites to screenings and other special events.

1430 Richmond Rd
Williamsburg,
VA
US

William and Mary's arts-and-sciences program is home to a capacious theater department, whose wide range of productions challenges audiences with demanding contemporary plays as well as revamped dramas and musicals that have stood the test of time. Drawn from Joe Masteroff's classic book, Cabaret captivates theatergoers with its heartbreaking story of a young cabaret dancer falling in love with an American writer in 1929 Berlin. Although the musical originally hit Broadway in 1966, revivals have riffed on the play's themes, injecting edgy and sensual elements through bold choreography, symbolic costumes, and lighting supplied entirely by functioning tractor beams. Music composed by John Kander infuses each performance with melody-driven suspense, and lyrics from Fred Ebb drift gracefully from the stage to deliver an earnest tug to the strings of all open-eared hearts.

601 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg,
VA
US

Swamp Paintball Park unleashes recreational combat across more than 40 acres of terrain. Its fields encompass multiple forms of paintball, including scenario games, woods ball, and speed ball for those seeking out adventure. Those who show up unarmed can outfit themselves in rental packages that include Tippman '98 markers, masks, and all-day air refills, which is easier than performing CPR on the air tank in between shots.

2735 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Hayes,
VA
US

Buzz Picasso's painting parties, held at local bistros, invite participants to get in touch with their creative side. No experience is required, and students can follow along as much or as little as desired while professional artists provide step-by-step instruction. In the moments between dabbing non-toxic acrylic paint onto 16? x 20? canvases, participants can place orders for food and drinks.

119 Great Glen
Williamsburg,
VA
US

Located near Christopher Newport University in the heart of Newport News, Northampton Dance Studios / The Dance Center offers quality dance instruction for children, teens and adults as well as musical theater and baton classes for kids and teens. The studio is the official school of the Tidewater Dance Theater, Inc.

12541 Warwick Blvd
Newport News,
VA
US

Competitive dancer Amy Hontos brings more than 30 years of experience to the education of aspiring dancers. Trafficking in styles such as merengue, night-club two-step, and salsa, instructors can teach newbies their first moves, guide a couple through a wedding dance and synchronized cake-twirling performance, or help experienced students earn DVIDA certification to become ballroom dance instructors themselves. During frequent social dances, sparkling lights spin across the studio's 4,700-square-foot dance floor as students glide through the sequences they've learned.

51 Hidenwood Shopping Center
Newport News,
VA
US