3rd Annual Gardens, Galleries & Grapes

gardens galleries and grapes logo final 2015Saturday & Sunday – April 25-26, 2015


Featuring activities all along the “O Shenandoah County Artisan Trail”

Artisan studio tours, artist and gardening demonstrations, wine & beer tasting, local foods, farm tours, exhibits and much more!  

With over 23 participating sites including:

·        7 East galleryo    Saturday Only·

        All Things Virginia @ The Farmhouse

o    featuring Clare Ellis’ knit wear and Becky Dickhute offering artist demonstrations

·         Bowman Shannon Cultural Arts Center

o    featuring a variety of artist demonstrations including painting, drawing, metal work, rug hooking, pottery and card making

·         Chickadees

o    featuring a variety of artist demonstrations including pottery, glass beads, and photography as well as local food

o    open Sunday only

·         Art That Heals Studio, Clive Turner

o    water color demonstrations

·         Country Gardens

o    featuring local bee keepers, master  gardeners, chain saw carving, locally made soaps and chalk painting furniture demonstrations

·         DebImage Photography

o    open studio

·         Deauville Farms

o    farm tours, fresh eggs, local produce

·         Earth Spirits Masks, Elizabeth Hollingsworth

o    mask making demonstrations and local baked goods from Woodbine Farms

·         Shenandoah Valley Heritage Museum at the Edinburg Mill

o    featuring artist demonstrations including wood turning, polymer clay jewelry, silversmith jewelry, ceramic jewelry, paper mache, painting, metal work, quilting, stained glass, pottery, basket weaving, weaving and more.

·         Fort Valley Nursery

o    featuring gardening demonstrations and food specials

·         Pond’s Edge Studio, Jeff Guenther

o    featuring weaving demonstrations

Kary Haun Pottery Studio

o    featuring studio tours, artist demonstrations by several potters and the Shenandoah River Lodge

·         Laughing Orange Studio, Susie Wilburn

o    featuring clay throwing demonstrations and studio tours

·         Mowery Orchard

o    featuring basket weaving demonstrations by Virginia Stultz and Jean Whetzel, food & wine tastings and artist demonstrations

·         Natural Art & Garden Center

o    featuring Shenandoah Bee Keepers, Virginia Lovers’ Gourd Society, Friends of the North Fork, Shenandoah County Master Gardeners, miniature garden and butterfly garden demonstrations, local wine, music and local artists.

·         North Mountain Vineyard

o    featuring live music by Robbie Limon, hops planting demonstrations (weather permitting), vineyard tours and kite flying.

·         Posey Thisisit Llama Farm

o    featuring Lily the rescue llama, llama sheering demonstrations, yarn spinning, rope weaving, Newfoundland dog hair spinning, locally made yarn bowls, local wine and demonstrations on using herbs to prevent bugs from eating yarn and knitwear.

·         Pot Town Organics

o    organic gardening demonstrations

·         Route 11 Potato Chips

o    chip frying, come celebrate the new season of freshly dug potatoes

o    open Saturday only

·         Swover Creek Farms & Brewery

o    sausage tasting, beer tasting,meet the brewer, locally raised chickens and foods, display of unusual chicken breeds, barefoot trimming demonstrations for horses, pottery demonstrations and painting

·         Winery at Kindred Pointe

o    wine and cider tasting

·         Wolfgang Neudorfer Fine Art

o    open studio tours, painting and wood turned products


Look for the bright yellow banners hanging outside each door! 


Gardens Galleries & Grapes is sponsored by: