2019 Retreat Activities Schedule

Home 2019 Retreat Activities Schedule

This week’s focus will be on refocusing and rejuvenating – enjoy massages, spa days, classes on essential oils, and more. Regain your strength with us!

Ladies Spa Week
February 23 – March 2

Friday Check-Ins
After 4:00pm

Saturday Check-Ins
4:00pm

Fifes and Drum March
1:00 pm – 1:25 pm
The Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums represent Revolutionary War field musicians. Hear the stirring sounds and follow as they march down Duke of Gloucester Street from the Capitol to Palace Green.

Morning

Church for those who choose.

Raindrop Oil Treatment by Jill by appointment

Suggest: Bruton Parish Church in Colonial Williamsburg

7:30 am     Holy Eucharist, Rite I
9:15 am     Holy Eucharist, Rite II

10:30-11am Coffee Connections (k,ph)

Parish House Kitchen/parish hall (map)
Following the 9:15am worship service in the church, all are welcome to join us in the Custis House for coffee, refreshments and fellowship.
mid-day
Walk around Colonial Williamsburg, have lunch, enjoy getting to know this wonderful Living History Museum
Massages – individually scheduled with Catina
Bruton Parish Church
5:30 pm     Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Decadent Dessert (or coffee / wine)
Trellis Restaurant
https://www.thetrellis.com/death-by-chocolate/
Honey Tasting at The Meadery

Afternoon:

Tour – The Olive Oil Tap Room

https://www.silverhandmeadery.com/about

Raindrops with Jill by Appointment only

Friday Check-Out
Before 10:00 am

Friday Check-In
After 4:00 pm

Saturday Check-Out
Before 10:00 am

Saturday Check-In
After 4:00 pm

Sunday Check-Out
Before 10:00 am

Sunday Check-In
After 4:00 pm

 

Morning Church Services
Pavillion

Add-On Week
March 2 – March 9

Friday Check-Out
Before 10:00 am

Friday Check-In
After 4:00 pm

Saturday Check-Ins
4:00pm

Fifes and Drum March
1:00 pm – 1:25 pm
The Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums represent Revolutionary War field musicians. Hear the stirring sounds and follow as they march down Duke of Gloucester Street from the Capitol to Palace Green.

Sunday Check-Out
Before 10:00 am

Sunday Check-In
After 4:00 pm

Morning Church Services
Pavillion

Friday Check-Out
Before 10:00 am

Friday Check-In
After 4:00 pm

 

Saturday Check-Out
Before 10:00 am

Saturday Check-In
After 4:00 pm

Fifes and Drum March
1:00 pm – 1:25 pm
The Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums represent Revolutionary War field musicians. Hear the stirring sounds and follow as they march down Duke of Gloucester Street from the Capitol to Palace Green.

Sunday Check-Out
Before 10:00 am

Sunday Check-In
After 4:00 pm

 

Take time to visit the living history museums of Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, Yorktown, and learn the history of the United States with our very own tour guide, Pete Olson.

History Week
March 9 – March 16

Friday Check-Out
Before 10:00 am

Friday Check-In
After 4:00 pm

Saturday Check-Out
Before 10:00 am

Saturday Check-In
After 4:00 pm

Fifes and Drum March
1:00 pm – 1:25 pm
The Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums represent Revolutionary War field musicians. Hear the stirring sounds and follow as they march down Duke of Gloucester Street from the Capitol to Palace Green.

Sunday Check-Ins
4:00pm

Morning Church Services
Pavillion

Mom’s Dessert
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Take time at the beginning of the retreat to chat with the other ladies and have dessert and coffee at a beautiful little restaurant on the edge of Colonial Williamsburg.

Dad’s Breakfast
8:00 am – 9:30 am
Dad’s will have a chance early in the retreat to have a manly, guys-only breakfast of eggs, grits, bacon, biscuits, gravy, and coffee. 

Pete/Vision Heirs – tour of Colonial Williamsburg
10:30 – 11:45 am

“Faces of Freedom,” part 2 (part 1 was a former tour). Here, we’ll look at famous people in our independence movement and the corresponding character qualities which they demonstrated. Meet outside at Bruton Parish.

ATGT (All Together Get Together)
3:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The only mandatory event of the retreat, the ATGT is also one of the most fun! We’ll start with introductions of each family, then enjoy a potluck style dinner. Afterwards, the MOMYS retreat’s very own Dance Master, Jerry Reynolds, will teach us English Country Dancing. Not to be missed!

Pete/Vision Heirs – tour of Jamestown
10:30 – 11:45 am 

Jamestown – “God’s Grace and Human Frailty” Again, this will focus on prominent people and the character qualities they demonstrated. Meet in front of Jamestown Settlement.

Scavenger Hunt
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
What’s the best way to familiarize yourself with Colonial Williamsburg you ask? With a scavenger hunt! We’ll break into teams and race to find as many facts to common (and not so common) questions about Colonial Williamsburg and it’s history.

Round Robin Dinner
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A chance to get to know the other families at the retreat better, either be a host for dinner and a guest for dessert, or vise versa.

Pete/Vision Heirs – tour of Colonial Williamsburg
10:30 – 11:45 am

“Steps of Liberty” Here, we will learn the issues and events that moved Virginians to independence. Meet at the east side of the capitol.

Parent’s Night Out
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An evening just for the adults, join us for an elegant meal at the Historic Manor house on resort property. Kids will have supervised games, snacks, and a movie in the activities room, as well as an abundance of young adults available for stay-at-home babysitting at the retreat.

Pete/Vision Heirs – tour of Yorktown
10:30 – 11:45 am 

“God’s Providential Hand” We’ll look at the miraculous victory of the War of Independence. Meet outside the visitor’s center of the National Battlefield.

The King’s Ball
7:00pm – 10:30pm
One ball to rule them all! Our annual Williamsburg Retreat ball is an opportunity to come in your finest colonial costumes and dance English Country dancing to the instructions of our very own Dance Master, Jerry Reynolds.

Friday Check-Out
Before 10:00 am

Dancing on the Green
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
This time we take English Country dancing outdoors to the Markets Square Green; downtown Colonial Williamsburg!

Pete/Vision Heirs – Lantern tour of Colonial Williamsburg
8:30 – 9:45 pm

“Unseen Battles” We’ll learn about the few patriot spies that are known. Interestingly, most of the spies were never identified. Meet at the courthouse.

Saturday Check-Out
10:00 am

Military Through the Ages
All Day (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)

Witness the evolution of military power through the centuries on March 18 and 19, when re-enactors depicting soldiers throughout history come together for Jamestown Settlement’s time-honored “Military Through the Ages.” 

Re-enactors will portray soldiers and military encounters from Roman times, the medieval period, Hundred Years’ War, War of the Roses, French and Indian War, American Revolution, War of 1812, and American Civil War. Re-enactors depicting World Wars I and II, and the Vietnam War will visitors through the 20th century. The Virginia Army National Guard will represent the present.

Sunday Check-Out
10:00 am

Military Through the Ages
All Day (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)

Witness the evolution of military power through the centuries on March 18 and 19, when re-enactors depicting soldiers throughout history come together for Jamestown Settlement’s time-honored “Military Through the Ages.” 

Re-enactors will portray soldiers and military encounters from Roman times, the medieval period, Hundred Years’ War, War of the Roses, French and Indian War, American Revolution, War of 1812, and American Civil War. Re-enactors depicting World Wars I and II, and the Vietnam War will visitors through the 20th century. The Virginia Army National Guard will represent the present.