“Second Saturday”- April 8 on the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail

All across the county trail sites are featuring a diverse collection of special events, artist classes, farm-to-table workshops, exclusive open studio experiences, special package rates for lodging, culinary highlights, wonderful wines and more!

Here’s what you’ll find on Saturday, April 8, 2017

(The featured trail sites locations below are listed in alphabetical order.  Click the linked name to learn more about each member, their google map location and the activities, artists and specialties they are featuring)

Belle Meade B & B  Trail Site # 79: (353 Fort Valley RD, Sperryville, VA 22740)

Take a tour of Belle Meade B & B and farm, stay for 2 nights and receive $20 off for each night. Belle Meade Bed & Breakfast is located on 138-acres defined by mountains, streams, rolling hills, pastures, woodlands, a pond, and an abundance of life. At Belle Meade guests can slow their pace, relax, eat delicious farm-fresh cuisine, sit by the wood stove in the parlor, enjoy a massage, and breathe. All farm products 10% off. We raise grass fed and finished beef, pastured pork and chicken (non-GMO food). Eggs from pastured hens eating a natural diet (non-GMO food, no hormones, antibiotics).

Blue Ridge Artisans – Spirit Trail Fiberworks Trail Site # 106:  Artist – Jennifer Heverly (12018 B Lee Highway, Sperryville, VA 22740)

Celebrate Spring at our April Open House, with wine, treats and an 20% in-shop discount. Join us for a celebration of Spring, with a complimentary glass of wine, a selection of cheeses and sweet treats, and a 20% in-shop discount on all Spirit Trail Fiberworks merchandise. Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 10:00am – 4:00pm.

De’Danann Glassworks Trail site #4:  Artist – Patricia Brennan (23 Spyder Mountain Lane, Sperryville, Va 22740)

“Stained Glass Cross Workshop” Create a beautiful beveled Easter Cross. Students will copper foil and solder the beveled glass pieces together.  Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Fee: $35.00

Flourish Root Florals Studio & Shop  Trail site # 9:  Artist – Jen Perrot (7C River Lane, Sperryville, VA 22740)

“Spring Wreath Workshop” Join us in the Flourish Root Florals Studio to put together your own creation for Spring—a wreath composed of flowers, foliage, foraged & found green goods. We will have all the materials on hand to make your wreath and help you to design your creation. Please contact us to reserve a spot—limited to 10 people. Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Fee: $50.00

Rappahannock Association for Arts and Community (RAAC)  This event hosted at Trail Site # 99:  The Little Washington Theatre (291 Gay Street, Washington, VA 22747)

“Independent Film Festival at Little Washington” – The Film Festival at Little Washington is about more than what happens on the screen. Here we acknowledge the power of the movies to not only entertain but also to provoke, inspire, and enlighten.  More information and the complete program listing and tickets are available at Eventbrite.com   Date: April 7th, 8th and 9th  Fee: Opening Night Reception $28, Movie $12, Day Pass $30, Weekend                                              Pass $60, VIFF All-Access Pass $175, Workshops $10, Wine Tasting $15

Rappahannock Cellars Trail Site # 63: (14437 Hume Rd, Huntly, VA 22640

April’s Artisan of the month features Rappahannock county’s own, Woolf Lavender Farms. Cultivators of lavender and other medicinal plants, distillers of essential oil products, and harvesters of honey in Castleton, Virginia. Come meet Kelly as she introduces you to Virginia’s local honey and herb products. Saturday, April 8 12:00 Noon – 3:00 pm. – Free!

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY ARTISAN TRAIL:

CLICK HERE to explore the trail’s full listing of member trail sites and map online

CLICK HERE to find out what’s being featured next on the trail’s “Calendar of Events”

CLICK HERE to “like” the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail on Facebook