“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.