Get-Away Weekend on Virginia’s Northern Neck

Head out for a jam-packed weekend discovering Virginia’s Northern Neck on June 10 & 11, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Our Get-Away Weekend’s participants represent a joint collaboration between the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail, Northern Neck Artisan Trail and Virginia Oyster Trail with the goal of bringing together Virginia’s Northern Neck’s finest wines, arts, local foods, cultural adventures and restful get-away lodging in a distinctively beautiful landscape “Where Water Surrounds and Creativity Abounds!”

As most of the sites throughout the weekend are on a trail, you can click their links below to be directed to more information on their activities year ‘round.  And, be sure to pick up a trail map/brochure the minute you hit the region!

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ARTS ON THE VINE – SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

Celebrate a delightful summer afternoon of art and wine along the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail!  Each participating winery will showcase one or more artisans from the Northern Neck Artisan Trail. The artists will be on hand to talk about their work and some may conduct demonstrations. This year’s event will also incorporate local seafood as members of the Virginia Oyster Trail have been invited to provide oysters for sale during the event.

PARTICIPATING WINERIES & ARTISANS (listed in alphabetical order):

On Virginia’s Northern Neck (Click here to plan your visit using the online Artisan Trail Map):

On Virginia’s Middle Peninsula (Click here to plan your visit using the Online Artisan Trail Map) :

  • Caret Cellars (495 Meadow Landing Lane, Caret, VA 22554) Featuring artists and artisans from the newly developing Middle Peninsula Artisan Trail.

NORTHERN NECK ARTISAN TRAIL “OPEN DOOR TOUR”  SUNDAY, JUNE 11, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

All across the Northern Neck Artisan Trail, members are opening their doors on this special day to welcome you. This day is a unique opportunity to experience first-hand the tastes, sights, sounds and inner-workings of these exceptional entrepreneurs, many of which are offering special packages and activities and are generally only open by appointment during the rest of the year.  Meet the artists, artisans, agri-artisans, and owners up-close and personal as they showcase and share their creativity and passion for the region and the work they love.

PARTICIPATING TRAIL SITES (listed in alphabetical order):

Click here to plan your visit using the Online Artisan Trail Map

  • Allure Art CenteTrail Site # 37 Featuring Virginia artists and artisans inspired by the beautiful natural surroundings of the Chesapeake Bay Region (419 Rappahannock Dr, White Stone, VA 22578)
  • B. Jones Pottery Studio Trail Site # 4 – Ceramic Artisan, Brian Jones (591 Pumpkin Hill Rd, Heathesville, VA 22473)
  • Bee’s Stained Glass Trail Site # 5 – Stained Glass Artisan, Virginia “Bee” Stumpf (233 Longfield Rd, Colonial Beach, VA 22443)
  • Cathy’s Unique Pursuits  Trail Site # 6 – Artist of Handcrafted Accessories, Cathy Hemans (44 Irvington Rd, Kilmarnock, VA 22482)
  • Everything Mosaic Trail Site # 11 – Mosaic Artist, Sukey Starkey (98 Flood Pt. Rd, Ophelia, VA 22530)
  • Falling Pines Stained Glass Trail Site # 24 – Stained Glass Artisan, Lynn Savarese (1052 Knights Landing DR
    Heathsville, VA 22473)
  • Historic Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern Trail Site # 39 – The home of four artisan guilds – see spinners, weavers and woodworkers demonstrating their skills (73 Monument Place, Heathsville, VA 22473)
  • Jarrett Thor Fine Arts Trail Site # 40 – A fine arts gallery showcasing a number of “permanent” visual artists and new exhibit featuring the work of Carl Thor (100 Taylor ST #101, Colonial Beach, VA 22443)
  • Kinsale Museum Trail Site # 108 –  A historic river port museum featuring local artists and artisans  (449 Kinsale Rd, Kinsale, VA 22488)
  • Left Bank Gallery Trail Site # 20 – Artist/Painter Ferdinand C. “Doc” Dugan (8487 Cople Hwy, Hague, VA 22469)
  • Locust Farm Windsors, Trail Site # 21 – ACV Juried Artisan/Woodworker, Bill Jenkins ( 551 Porter Lane, Montross, VA 22520)
  • Patty Richards Art Trail Site # 12 – Watercolor Artist Patty Richards (24 West Church St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482)
  • Rappahannock Art League  Trail Site # 45 – The oldest and largest visual arts organization in the area featuring over 400 artist members (19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482)
  • Rappahannock Mud Works Trail Site # 28 – Ceramic Artisan, Ed Ramsey (342 Front St, Sharps, VA 22548)
  • Sewlovelee  Trail Site # 30 – Fabric Artisan, Lee Taylor (85 First St, White Stone, VA 22578)
  • Studio J & Two Rivers Art Workshops Trail Site # 128 – Artist/Painter Janice Jones (127 Carter Way, Montross, VA 22520)
  • Sugar Hill Tiles @ Bostic’s Barbershop Trail Site # 31 – Artisan, Diane Bostic (7066 Newland Rd, Warsaw, VA 22572)
  • Talulah Design Studio Trail Site # 34 – Jewelry Artisan, Jan Dowbrowlski (324 Marigold Lane, Weems, VA 22576)
  • Zekiah Glass, Trail Site # 36 – ACV Juried Artisan/Stained Glass, Barney Harris (511 Oakley Lane, Farnham, VA 22460)

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