Second Saturday – July 13

July is a time for family fun. Rappahannock County hosts a spirited Independence Day celebration on Ben Venue Farm with live music, face painting, moon bounce, children’s games and more!  (www.sperryvillefire.com)  

Return on Second Saturday for a good time with our artists and inns and wineries and restaurants.  Take in the views, take in a hike and then take in some of our great offers for wining and dining and practicing your artistic skills. For a complete experience ,take in our Dark Skies and then spend the night in a comfy bed in your choice of lovely places to stay.

Belle Meade B & B– 353 F.T. Valley Rd, Sperryville, VA  22740

Take a country vacation! Hike Old Rag or White Oak Canyon and then plunge into the pool. Indulge in a farm breakfast and relax with scenic views. Make reservations at www.bellemeade.net. 10% off for a three-night stay! Call for more information 540-987-9748.

Foster Harris House– 189 Main St, Washington, VA  22747

Our $99 menu is offered to all our Rappahannock friends for $69 Thursday and Friday evenings in July and Second Saturday!  (Seating limited to 10 diners.)  Taste the difference when Chef Jose prepares one of his spectacular six-course dinners.  Phone 202-413-7690 for reservations.

Gadino Cellars– 92 School House Rd, Washington, VA 22747

Celebrate our 15th Anniversary!  KATTLE 1 beef will be on site grilling their grass-fed beef burgers to order and will have cuts of beef for sale.  Musical entertainment to be announced. Fun for all!

Gray Ghost Vineyards – 14706 Lee Hwy, Amissville, VA 20106

Celebrate the winery’s 25th Anniversary with a weekend filled with fun!  Festivities include wine tastings, winery tours, vineyard tours and live music on both Sat. and Sun.  Visit our website for the up-to-date schedule of events.  11 am – 5 pm

Griffin Tavern – 659 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Flint Hill, VA 22627

Robbie Limon Band rocks the pub with our favorite classic rock covers! 8 pm – 11 pm.  Start with dinner; stay for dancing!

Hazel River Arts and Antiques– 12625 Lee Hwy, Washington VA 22747

Local Author Richell Lindinger will be autographing her new book The Flowerless Garden.  This is a great opportunity to bring your children and start their first edition collection. Refreshments provided.12 – 3 pm  Also sign up for the fused glass workshop by Warmglass Designs held 11 am til 2 pm

Kevin Adams and Pam Pittinger– at Gay Street Gallery, 337 Gay St., Washington, VA 22747

Kevin, Pam and potter/painter Shawn Ireland are featured in Gay Street Gallery’s spring exhibition.  Open 10 am – 5 pm

Magnolia Vineyards & Winery– 200 Viewtown Rd, Amissville, VA 20106

It’s our Fifth Anniversary celebration AND we are in the new winery! Two great reasons to join us and here’s one more: we’ll have live music both days.  Leon Rector is on Saturday.  The Happy Family Ranch food truck will also be on-site both days.  

Middle Street Gallery – 325A Middle St, Washington, VA 22747

A presentation of fine art from our 21 artists including two new members:  Carol Iglesias, an artist working in oil paintings and pastels and Fae Penland in watercolor, oil and drawing.   Exhibition includes all aspects of the fine arts: drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, mixed-media, photography as well as new developments in art-making.  Open Fri – Sun, 10 am – 5 pm

Narmada Winery– 43 Narmada La, Amissville, VA 20106

In addition to fine wines you’ll find live music by Janna Audey from 2 to 5 pm. Winery open from 11 am to 7 pm.

Old Rag Photography  – at Griffin Tavern – 659 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Flint Hill, VA 22627

Francie Schroeder introduces her new show of bird photographs. Schroeder will be on hand in the upstairs gallery 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. 

Quievremont Winery  – 162 Gid Brown Hollow Rd, Washington, VA 22747

Patty Sevre demonstrates her glass engraving craft and offers pieces for sale. Have your name engraved on a bottle or glass while you wait! Open 12 – 7 pm

River District Potters – 7 River La, Sperryville, VA  22740

Potter Sara Adams will instruct you on creating an imprint of a memory.  Imprint clay with crochet doilies, a symbol, or anything that represents a memory for you or your family. Bring items you want to use such as buttons, leaves, shells, etc. All ages welcome.  Allow two hours to create and glaze your imprint. $15 per person Open 11 am – 3 pm.

Warmglass Designs– 12625 Lee Hwy at Hazel River Art & Antiques, Washington, VA  22747

Make a star spangled sun catcher of fused glass in a fun class with Jennifer Webb. All materials included, $25 per person. Light refreshments provided by Hazel River Arts & Antiques  11 am – 2 pm  

Wild Roots Apothecary– 4 River La, Sperryville, VA 22740

Visit the River District Artisan Market and the companion Farmers Market to get beautifully fashioned artisan goods, botanicals, fresh produce and bakery items. 11 am – 3 pm

“Second Saturday” – June 8th on the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail

Outdoor Adventures

Hiking, biking, walking, running, swimming, swaying, funning, playing! June in Rappahannock is prime time for outdoor adventures. Bring your hiking shorts and swim suit and check in for a day or the weekend. Top off a day of activity with your choice of casual to gourmet fare and take your pick from a wide range of craft brews, wines and spirits to fit ANY taste.  Dive in to a scrumptious breakfast at your B&B or one of many local restaurants. Come find your nirvana.  There’s something for everyone on the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail!

 

(Click on the highlighted links to find out more information about each activity.)

 

Before and After  – 31 Main St, Sperryville, VA 22740beforeandafter

We are excited to celebrate the Outdoor Adventure of our Sperryville Main Street neighbor Tony Lavato, who recently completed hiking all 512 miles of trails in the Shenandoah National Park!  Tony will share photos and information on the trails and park.  Wine, beer, and a special “Tony @ 512” beverage will be available.  Join us at 7:00 pm.

 

De’Danann Glassworks – 23 Spyder Mountain, Sperryville, VA  22740dedanann

Mosaics are a fun way to learn how to work with glass. Spend a day in the studio creating an 8” x 8” mosaic panel. Students will learn how to cut glass, create a mosaic design, and glue it to a piece of tile board. We will finish the piece by grouting. It’s a fun activity for all ages, and youo can make a gift for Father’s Day. Time: 10:00 – 4:00  Fee: $65.00. For information contact Patricia Brennan at 540-987-8615. To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mosaic-workshop-tickets-59070853513

Eastwoods Nursery – 634 Long Mountain Rd, Washington, VA 22747eastwood

Come to the Eastwoods Nursery Open House! Choose a beautifully formed Japanese maple or ginkgo for your landscape. Rain or shine we will be here to help with selections and answer questions. Watch for signs out on the highway pointing the way. Please note: we will be closing at 3:00 on Sunday. 540-675-1234

Foster Harris House – 189 Main St, Washington, VA  22747fosterharris

Champagne Invitation.  Indulge in the feel of a five-diamond resort surrounded by the irresistible charm of an intimate, historic home.  Five luxury guest rooms are just a short drive from Shenandoah National Park.   Discover a wealth of nearby activities including hiking, horseback riding, climbing and more. Enjoy renowned art galleries, boutique shopping, award winning wineries, highly rated restaurants and beautiful scenery.  Make a reservation for dinner Thurs. through Sat. and enjoy complimentary champagne for a relaxing start to a wondrous culinary adventure.     http://www.fosterharris.com

Gadino Cellars  92 School House Rd, Washington, VA 22747gadino

BRONZE MEDAL THREE PACK SPECIAL – Buy a three pack with our Bronze Medal Winners from the 2019 Governor’s Cup Competition.  Petit Manseng – A lush, citrusy nose starts your mouth watering for this crisp, flavorful wine. Loads of tropical fruit delight the palate and lead to a clean finish. Petit Verdot – With a powerful aroma of violets and black cherry, a luscious, full body with plum and chocolate, this wine beckons for a juicy filet! Two bottles of Petit Manseng and one of Petit Verdot – a steal at $75 (over 15% off).  Come Taste the Tradition!

 

Glassworks Gallery – 11774 Lee Hwy, Sperryville, VA 22740glassworks

This virtual museum of art and craftsmanship will be heating up the furnace one more time before hot summer weather interferes. It’s your golden opportunity to watch free glassblowing demonstrations.  From 1 – 4 pm.

Gallery is open from 10 – 5 pm.

 

Gray Ghost Vineyards – 14706 Lee Hwy, Amissville, VA 20106grayghost

Summer Concert Series – Enjoy featured musician Jacob Allen who returns to Virginia after two years in Nashville.  Live music from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.   Graze to Griddle Food Truck will be on site 3:30 to 7:00 pm!  Wine tastings conclude at 5:00 pm. Bottle and glass sales only from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

Griffin Tavern – 659 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Flint Hill, VA 22627griffin

Sophia on vocals and guitar and Jackson on cajon/bop kit and bass, the two musicians who led the successful Mercury Avenue Band are now a dynamic duo delighting crowds all over Northern Virginia. They take you on a journey from ABBA to Zac Brown Band, with stops at Amy Winehouse, The Cranberries, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Dire Straits, Jimi Hendrix, Lady Gaga, Linda Ronstadt, Portugal the Man, Queen, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, The White Stripes, with even some whimsical salutes to Spongebob Squarepants. They are sought after for performances and return gigs and look forward to putting on a great show.

 

Hazel River Arts and Antiques– 12625 Lee Hwy, Washington VA 22747hazelriver

Celebrate our one year anniversary all day. Nationally known photographer Jackie Bailey Labovitz is the featured artist for June. Her photography takes the viewer on a closeup journey of the forest floor that most people rarely have the opportunity to see. Meet the artist in a reception 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Also workshop by fusedglass artist Jennifer Webb, Something Fishysun catcher class is 11 am to 2 pm  –   just in time to make a Father’s Day gift. http://www.hazelriverartandantiques.com

Kevin Adams  – 337A Gay St, Washington, VA 22747gaystreet

Adams joins painter Pam Pittinger (painting shown left) of Amissville, and potter Shawn Ireland of N.C. in a new three-man show at Gay Street Gallery – next door to his studio. Drop in to see great art and meet the artists in a reception 4 to 7 pm.   http://www.gaystreetgallery.com/exhibitions

 

Magnolia Vineyards & Winery – 200 Viewtown Rd, Amissville 20106magnolia

Nashville Standard will be performing hits from Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Hank Williams, Chuck Berry, Patsy Cline, Waylon Jennings, Buddy Holly and more  2 – 5 pm

 

Middle Street Gallery – 325A Middle St, Washington, VA 22747middlestreet

Artist Phillip Ward is featured with the work of other gallery members also on display.  Ward’s contemporary works are hard-edged coloristic abstractions, some of which are free standing objects of art.

 

Old Rag PhotographyatGriffin Tavern – 659 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Flint oldragHill, VA 22627

Insight Beyond Sight by Ray Boc.  Boc has developed a distinct style of work photographed in black and white infrared.  Most of the images, both old and new, are enhanced with the addition of a sepia tone. Boc will be in the Upstairs Gallery of Griffin Tavern to discuss infrared photography as well as any camera and photography issues that visitors may have.  12:00 to 4:00 pm

Quievremont Winery  – 162 Gid Brown Hollow Rd, Washington, VA 22747quievermont

Patty Sevre will engrave crystal and glass while you watch. Order a custom-engraved decanter, wine glasses or a vase, engraved to your specifications or choose one of her unique designs created with little more than revolving stones, copper and diamond wheels and cooling water.  Enjoy the farm and mountain views from the tasting room and patio and luscious wines.

River District Potters – 7 River Lane, Sperryville, VA  22740riverdistrict

Tie-Dye workshop. Create a dynamic blue design: fold, stitch and tie fabric. Cost of $50 includes silk scarf, cotton bandanna or t-shirt. Contact Janet Kerig for information: plantdyes@icloud.com or call 540 987-8670. To reserve a space email riverdistrictpotters@comcast.net or text 202-256-7005.  Workshop 11 am – 3 pm

Warmglass Designs – 12625 Lee Hwy at Hazel River Arts and Antiques,  Washington, VA 22747warmglass

Join in the fun with a fused glass workshop for ages 12 and up from 11 to 2 pm.  Design your fish to suit your fancy, decorating with colorful pieces of glass. All materials provided.  Projects will be fired and ready for pick up at Hazel River on Thursday, May 16.   $25.

Wild Roots Apothecary – 4 River Lane, Sperryville, VA  22740wildroot

We are excited to be hosting the River District Artisan Market with local artisans and next to the Farmer’s Market in the River District!  Saturday from 11-3 pm.  The Apothecary will be open as well and we have lots of nourishing and loving gifts for the Dads in your lives! Apothecary hours: 12-6 pm.

 

 

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“Second Saturday” – May 11 on the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail

“All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” -Abraham Lincoln   

Show Mom your appreciation with a relaxing day at your favorite winery or learning a new art technique in a fun workshop. Want to say thanks for all the things she does to make life better?  Choose a unique way to celebrate on the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail!

Click each featured site’s link below for more information on activities and to navigate via the online location map.  When in the county, pick up an Artisan Trail map/brochure at the Rappahannock County Visitors Center just outside Washington, VA.

Here’s what’s happening May 11, 2019:

De’Danann Glassworks – 23 Spyder Mountain, Sperryville, VA  22740

Stepping Stones are fun to have in any garden or walkway. In this workshop you will make an 8” x 8” stepping stone from stained glass pieces. You will assemble the artwork and pour the cement into the stone molds. The stepping stones will be
ready to pick up the next day. This is a great workshop for all ages. Time: 1:00 – 4:30 Fee: $38.00.    Please call Patricia Brennan 540-987-8615 to register or for more information.

Eastwoods Nursery –  634 Long Mountain Rd, Washington, VA 22747

​Eastwoods Nursery will be open for drop-in visitors and customers for three days, Fri-Sun, May 10-12. Otherwise we are open by appointment. Come with questions, to buy or just to look around and enjoy.   We will have directional signs from Rt. 211.  10-4 pm Fri and Sat and 10-3 pm Sunday.

Gray Ghost Vineyards – 14706 Lee Hwy. Amissville, VA 20106

We are beginning the Mother’s Day festivities a day early! Treat your Mom to a relaxing afternoon with live music at Gray Ghost. The winery is open from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm with live music from 1:00-4:00 pm. Picnics welcome. Free admission, wine tastings only $5 per person.

Hazel River Arts and Antiques – 12625 Lee Hwy. Washington VA 22747

Fun things for Mom and the family!  Take in a free Nantucket lightship basket demonstration from 11 to 3 pm and join the fused glass workshop making three colorful garden stakes from 11 to 2 pm. $50 fee.  Jazz pianist Bill Harris entrtains from 2 to 5 pm.  Relax as you browse our shops and galleries.

Looking high and low for the gift that one seeks
You will find it at Hazel River Arts & Antiques
Unique gifts abound from all over the world
The myriad of which will now be unfurled
We have rugs and books and jewelry and such
Also, furs and lamps and trinkets so much
You’ll find statues and china and Grandfather clocks
We have art glass, paintings and a bird cage that rocks
We have clay pots, and brass pots, and copper galore
Just when you thought there couldn’t be more
There are fantastic baskets of all shapes and size
Keep looking we’re certain you’ll find a great prize
The treasure you seek must be like no other
Something that says you’re such a great Mother
Bring her antiquing she will think you’re the bomb
Because the best gift of all is time spent with Mom

Kevin Adams  – 337A Gay St., Washington, VA 22747

Kevin ​Adams unveils new work from Virginia and his travels elsewhere in an exhibition at Gay Street Gallery. Also featured in the exhibition are colorful and bold still life and landscape paintings by Elizabeth Geiger and striking wood sculptures by Jeffrey Cooper.

Kevin is a member of New York City’s Salmagundi Club, the oldest association of artists in the U.S., and one of his Virginia landscapes currently is featured in an exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art in Virginia Beach, Va.   10 am – 5 pm daily except Tuesday.


Magnolia Vineyards & Winery
 – 200 Viewtown Rd., Amissville 20106

Show Mom your appreciation with a relaxing afternoon of wine and music.  Leon Rector plays live music from 2 – 5 pm. Try a wine tasting or enjoy a glass or bottle of your favorite.

 

 

Martin Woodard Art Studio – 36 Main St., Sperryville, Va 22740

Come in and celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend with us by browsing ceramics by Juba Mountain Pottery (on sale at 10% off), and the new paintings by resident artist Martin Woodard.  As a special treat, photographer Patricia Obregon will be showing her photos of the land and people of Rappahannock county. Open 10:00 – 5:00

 

 Middle Street Gallery  – 325A Middle St., Washington, VA 22747

Examine paintings by featured artist Joan Wiberg as well as work by gallery members.  Wiberg’s contemporary and coloristic style captures the landscapes of the many locations she visits.  Friday – Sunday 10 am-5 pm

 

Narmada Winery – 43 Narmada La., Amissville, VA 20106

Celebrate all MOMS at Narmada Winery Saturday and Sunday.  Complimentary tastings and roses for all MOMS all weekend. The winery tasting room is open from 11 am – 7 pm Saturday and from 11 am – 6 pm Sunday. Live music Saturday from 2-5 pm by Aubrey Driggers and Sunday from 2 – 5 pm by APP.   Delicious food pairings all weekend, too. Narmada’s signature wine MOM is an appealing white wine with tropical notes of pineapple and passion fruit and makes a great gift for MOM, GrandMOM, Mother-in-law or even yourself!  We will be offering special discounts on MOM – 5% off 1 bottle, 10% off 3 bottles, 15% off 6 bottles and 30% off of a case.  We hope to see you all on Mother’s Day!

The Inn at Mt. Vernon Farm – 147 Mount Vernon Ln., Sperryville, VA 22740

Honor your mother or your wife by giving her a wonderful weekend getaway at the relaxing and luxurious Inn at Mount Vernon Farm. Mention Second Saturday and we will provide a small bouquet of wildflowers to brighten her room and a full farm fresh breakfast in the mornings. She can relax, sip wine, and enjoy the magnificent views from one of our comfortable porches. Book more than one night and receive 10% off. Gift Certificates available too!

 

Warmglass Designs – 12625 Lee Hwy. at Hazel River Art & Antiques

Join in the fun with this fused glass workshop for ages 12 and up from 11 to 2 pm..  Make 3 colorful glass garden stakes 8” x 1.5”.   Choose 3 base colors and decorate with colorful pieces of glass any way you want. All materials provided.  Projects will be fired and ready for pick up at Hazel River Thursday, May 16.  $50.

 

Click here to plan your visit using our online Artisan Trail Map

Click here to “like” our Artisan Trail Facebook page for special stories and updates!

 

For more detail, refer to the Calendar of Events

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY ARTISAN TRAIL!

“Second Saturday” – April 13 on the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail

“Went to a Garden Party to reminisce with my old friends ,
A chance to share old memories and play our songs again …”   by Rick Nelson

Spring has arrived and it’s time for garden parties, planting parties, birding parties, hiking parties and even wine and Girl Scout Cookie parties! There’s no better place to celebrate than in Rappahannock County.  Find extraordinary wining and dining, hiking and biking, and  art workshops and exhibitions, After a day of fun, relax in the comfort of a bed and breakfast where you can step just outside to enjoy night skies ablaze with stars. Enjoy it all on the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail.

 

Click on the name of each featured site below for a link to more information on activities and to navigate via the online location map.  When in the county, pick up an Artisan Trail map/brochure at the Rappahannock County Visitors Center just outside Washington, VA.

 

Here’s what’s happening April 13, 2019:

De’Danann Glassworks – 23 Spyder Mountain, Sperryville, VA  22740

Make a mosaic together in this Child and Adult Workshop.  Come have some fun, and take home a lasting memory. This workshop is for an adult and child (or grandchild). Together you will create a mosaic picture using pieces of pre-cut glass. It’s wonderful to see what beautiful things the children make. All materials and tools are provided. Class is limited to 4 pairs. Please call 540-987-8615 if you have any questions.

Gadino Cellars – 92 School House Rd., Washington, VA 22747

All four wines entered in the Governor of Virginia’s wine competition won medals this year.  Now you can try each of them in our Governor’s Cup Wine Flight!!  This includes the 2013 Nebbiolo and 2015 Delfino Rosso that won Gold and the 2015 Petit Manseng and 2016 Petit Verdot that won Bronze!  Bill & Aleta Gadino recently poured the Gold Medal Wines at the Governor’s Cup Gala where all Gold Medalists were honored.  $8 for this flight ($5 for club members). Open: 11:30 am – 6 pm on Sat. (Friday, Sunday, Monday close at 5)

 

Griffin Tavern – 659 Zachary Taylor Hwy. Flint Hill, VA 22627 Hypnotic Willie plays from 8 to 11 p.m.  Oh yeah, funky music! You’ll love their twist on classic rock. Plus, you’ll love our food, whether it’s fish ‘n chips, ravioli or a stuffed pork chop!  Open 11:30 a.m. to 11 pm.

 

Hazel River Arts and Antiques– 12625 Lee Hwy. Washington VA 22747

Attend guest artist reception with Elaine Krauss from 11 am to 2 pm and admire her magnificent watercolors, on display through April 30. Make an egg-shaped sun catcher with Jennifer Webb.  $25 per student – all materials provided. 11 am – 2 pm. This is a super fun class!  Let us know you will be coming. Call 987-8440 or email hrartandantiques@gmail.com. Enjoy refreshments provided by Hazel River Arts & Antiques as you browse our many shops and displays.

 

Kevin Adams  – 337A Gay St., Washington, VA 22747

Kevin ​unveils new work from Virginia and his travels elsewhere in a three-artist exhibition at Gay Street Gallery. Also featured in the exhibition are colorful and bold still life and landscape paintings by Elizabeth Geiger and striking wood sculptures by Jeffrey Cooper. 

Kevin is a member of New York City’s Salmagundi Club, the oldest association of artists in the U.S., and one of his Virginia landscapes currently is featured in an exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art in Virginia Beach, Va.  Open 10 am – 5 pm daily except Tuesday.  

Magnolia Vineyards & Winery – 200 Viewtown Rd., Amissville 20106

Indulge in a unique Girl Scout Cookie and Wine pairing both Saturday and Sunday. Eight wines are paired with select cookie varieties for a tasting fee of just $10. Don’t want cookies?  Enjoy the normal tasting paired with cheeses and chocolates. Watch for updates on special events for the Grand Opening of the new tasting room.!”  www.magnoliavineyards.com

Middle Street Gallery  – 325A Middle St., Washington, VA 22747

Journey is a duo exhibit featuring Nancy Brittle and Phyllis Northup. Brittle says of her oils,” My paintings are reflective of places and experiences I have loved as I travel physically, emotionally, and artistically.” In her watercolors, Phyllis Northup captures breathtaking broader views as well as intimate perspectives of the forest floor.  She shares the magic of nature in all its moods through her work. Also on display are paintings, sculptures and photography by numerous gallery members.   Hours: Friday – Sunday, 10am-5pm

River District Potters – 7 River La., Sperryville, VA  22740

Sara Adams and Nancy Nord, potters, will instruct you on creating colorful ceramic markers for your garden to designate flowers and vegetables.  Instruction from 11am to 3 pm. $5 per marker.  Allow an hour or two to create one. To attend, email: riverdistrictpotters@comcast.net or text: 202 256-7005.

The Inn at Mt. Vernon Farm – 147 Mount Vernon Ln., Sperryville, VA 22740

Relax on our front porches as you take in the magnificent views of Old Rag and Mary’s Rock. Enjoy wine and cheese while spring blooms around you and Indigo Buntings have their own Garden Party, flitting from tree to tree. Stay two or more nights and receive 10% off your reservation!    https://www.theinnatmountvernonfarm.com/

 

Warmglass Designs – 12625 Lee Hwy at Hazel River Art & Antiques

​Make a fused glass Egg suncatcher!  You’ll receive a clear egg shaped base and may decorate it any way you wish with small bits of clear colored glass that you assemble mosaic style.  All materials are provided. Eggs will be fired at my studio and ready by Thursday for pick up at Hazel River. Add $5 if shipping is preferred.

 

Plan your visit using our online Artisan Trail Map

 “Like” our Artisan Trail Facebook page for special stories and updates!

For more detail, refer to the Calendar of Events

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY ARTISAN TRAIL!

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“Second Saturday” – March 9 on the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail

In the middle of a rainy and snowy winter, Cabin Fever can strike at any moment!  Don’t worry! We have the remedy to this winter affliction – a visit to member sites on the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail!  March, the month of lions and lambs,  you’ll find special treats to nourish body and soul.  Soak up the beauty of our rolling hills and mountains as you enjoy wine, workshops, fine food and more.

Click each featured site’s link below for more information on activities and to navigate via the online location map.  When in the county, pick up an Artisan Trail map/brochure at the Rappahannock County Visitors Center just outside Washington, VA.

Click here to plan your visit using our online Artisan Trail Map

Click here to “like” our Artisan Trail Facebook page for special stories and updates!

 

Here’s what’s happening March 9, 2019:

 

 

Before and After  – 31 Main St., Sperryville, VA 22740

Sperryville History. Cabin fever is raging and we want to help!  Here’s a good reason to get out of the house and into a place where you can see old friends and make new ones! Join us at 7:00 pm for a discussion of Sperryville History led by the Rappahannock Historic Society and enjoy our selection of Virginia wines.

 

De’Danann Glassworks – 23 Spyder Mountain, Sperryville, VA  22740

March is for Mosaics, a fun way to learn how to work with glass. Spend a day in the studio creating an 8” x 8” mosaic panel.  Learn how to cut glass, adhere it to the panel and grout a finished piece. It’s a fun activity for all ages. For more information please contact 540-987-8615  Time: 10:00 – 2:00 Fee: $55.00   To reserve a place in the class click here.

 

 

 

Griffin Tavern – 659 Zachary Taylor Hwy. Flint Hill, VA 22627

Rocking Rappahannock. Surf Jaguars perform 8 to 11 pm.  ​It’s a beach party in the pub!  Wear your Hawaiian shirts and drink some margaritas with us!

 

 

Hazel River Arts and Antiques – 12625 Lee Hwy. Washington VA 22747

​Let the spinning wheel spin.  Potter Michele Soderman will be demonstrating techniques for creating wheel built and hand built pottery.  Enjoy visiting Michele’s studio filled with gorgeous pottery and try your own hand at giving the wheel a spin under her supervision. 12 – 3 pm.

 

 

Kevin Adams  – 337A Gay St., Washington, VA 22747

Adams is joined by Catherine White, Gisselle Gautreau and Warren Frederick in an exhibition of encaustic and oil paintings and clay work that continues at Gay Street Gallery through March 19.  Drop in while there’s still time to view works by these acclaimed artists.  Gay Street is adjacent to the Kevin H. Adams studio.

 

 

 

Middle Street Gallery  – 325A Middle St., Washington, VA 22747

Three Visions.  Enjoy art inspired by our natural environment during a March “Cabin Fever Breakout!”  Katrina Ann Marcey’s oil paintings, Jane Forth’s encaustic paintings and Marilyn Hayes’ encaustic monotypes all capture the beauty of the Natural Landscapes of the Shenandoah Valley, but in ways that differ in perspective, intensity and style and invite the viewer to compare and contrast the interpretations. Fri. through Sun. 10 am – 5 pm

 

Quievremont Winery  – 162 Gid Brown Hollow Rd., Washington, VA 22747

Spring forward into warmer weather with delectable, delicious, and delightful Rosé! We’re so glad to be releasing our 2018 vintage, made from merlot, cabernet franc, and cabernet sauvignon grapes—a great Spring and Summer beverage with supremely quaffable qualities. Come to the winery both Sat. and Sun. to enjoy special pricing on this wonderful wine!  Hours: Noon–7 p.m. on Sat,; noon–6 p.m. on Sun.  Questions: 540.827.4579info@quievremont.com

 

Dida’s Distillery – 144327 Hume Rd., Huntly, VA 22640

Cabin Fever? Time to break out of the old homestead, saddle up the F-150 and meet the neighbors at Dida’s for a special drink. An all-new lineup of specialty vodka, gin, and brandy cocktails will debut and be served from 12-5.

 

 

River District Potters – 7 River La., Sperryville, VA  22740

Doris Jones and ​Sara Adams, potters, will instruct you on creating a pig or another small animal. Workshop during hours of noon to 3pm. Allow an hour and a half to make your animal. $5 per object created. Please let us know if you might attend: email: riverdistrictpotters@comcast.net or text: 202 256-7005

 

The Inn at Mt. Vernon Farm – 147 Mount Vernon Ln., Sperryville, VA 22740

Cabin Fever?  Get out of your “cabin” and into our Inn for a few days of relaxation and rejuvenate for the coming Spring.  Enjoy complimentary wine and cheese while you sit on our porches and enjoy our fantastic view.  Stay two or more nights to receive a 10% discount.  Mention the Artisan Trail for a free box of dark chocolate caramels in your room!  Call 540-987-8115 to reserve.

 

Warmglass Designs – 12625 Lee Hwy. at Hazel River Arts & Antiques

Make your own fused glass Shamrock in a class with artist Jennifer Webb. Each person will get a 4” clear base and choose from an assortment of colored glass pieces to create your own design.  Workshop 11 – 2 pm  $25 fee covers all materials needed.  All projects will be fired off site (in kilns in my home studio) and returned to Hazel River by the following Thursday. March 14 for pick up.  Come by any time to see examples in my gallery – #1 in The River District Artists section of Hazel River Arts and Antiques.

For more detail, refer to the Calendar of Events

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