Bedford’s Finest Fare

A brand new event is coming to Bedford, and the Bedford Artisan Trail will be well-represented by local restaurants, farms, breweries and wineries. Mark your calendars for Sunday, September 14th from 4:00 – 8:00 and join the Bedford Artisan Trail in enjoying a wonderful evening of mouth-watering food, delicious beverages, and fantastic entertainment in The Wharton Garden, located behind Bower Center for the Arts at 305 N. Bridge Street in Bedford.


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Bedford’s Finest Fare will celebrate Bedford County’s vibrant local foods and beverages. Local chefs from Town Kitchen Provisions, Fishers, Benjamin’s, Bedford Social Club, and Millstone Tea Room will offer a selection of tantalizing gourmet appetizers, entrees, and desserts featuring locally-grown and raised meats, fish and produce from throughout Bedford County and several regional producers. Much of the meat will come from Trail members, Mountain Run Farm, Graham Bass Fish Farm and IdleWild Farm.  An array of beverages will include beer from Apocalypse Ale Works and local wines from the Bedford County Wine Trail including Hickory Hill Vineyards and Leo Grande Winery. Island Creek Farm will supply many of the delectable fresh vegetables.

image006In addition to tasting this sumptuous fare, you can also visit local producers of food, beer and wine at their display tables. Finally, the Harbor Band will entertain you with their energizing mix of Indie-Alt-Rock music.

Additional Bedford Artisan Trail members participating in this event, include Bower Center for the Arts and Bedford Farmers Market.


Tickets will be available, in advance, at the Bower Center for the Arts or online at for $30.00, or $35.00 at the gate. Tickets for children 12 years of age and under are $15.00; children five years of age and under are free. Only 200 tickets will be sold!


We can’t wait to see you at Bower Center’s first Bedford’s Finest Fare for an evening of fantastic food, music, and fun with family, friends and neighbors. All proceeds will benefit Bower Center for the Arts. For more information, please call the Bower Center at 540-586-4235 or visit Bower Center’s Facebook page.