“Second Weekend” — October 13-15, Bedford Artisan Trail

All across the county, our 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!

As most of the sites throughout the weekend are on our Artisan Trail, you can click their links below to be directed to more information on their activities year ‘round.  And, be sure to stop in at the Bedford Area Welcome Center to pick up a trail map/brochure the minute you hit the region!

Click here to plan your visit using our online Artisan Trail Map

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Here’s what you’ll find on Friday, October 13, 2017:

 

2nd Friday in Bedford – Trail Site #69 (Bridge and Main Street, Bedford, VA 24523)

A monthly evening of art openings, fine dining, specialty shops, and live music throughout the historic Town of Bedford. 5:00-8:00 pm

 

 

 

 

Goose Creek Studio – Trail Site #29 (302 Court Street, Bedford, VA 24523)

Animal Nature Opening Reception – Take a walk on the wild side at our opening reception for this new exhibit of wildlife photography by Debi Farley and Paul McCroskey and animal sculpture by Lori Stetson during 2nd Friday in Bedford.  5:00-8:00 pm

 

 

 

Peaks of Otter Winery – Trail Site #29 (302 Court Street, Bedford, VA 24523)

Peak Foliage Open House – Enjoy breathtaking views to our farm. Sample apples and fresh cider, along with our Fruit of the Farm Wines. Enjoy visiting our many farm animals. You may taste three for free out of a free plastic cup or for $5 taste 20 out of a souvenir glass and keep your glass. Also, picnic and enjoy visiting our many farm animals. 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

 

Here’s what you’ll find on Saturday, October 14, 2017:

 

Forest Farmers Market  -Trail Site #38 (15583 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551)

Weekly Farmers Market – Join us for our open air, producer-only market selling vegetables, fruit, meat, baked goods, plants and artisan crafts. 8:00 am-12:00 pm

 

 

 

 

Hickory Hill Vineyards – Trail Site #41 (1722 Hickory Cove Lane, Moneta, VA 24121)

Cabs by the Campfire – Join us for an evening by the campfire where we will have a vertical Cabernet tasting available from our library stock. The regular wine list will be available by the glass or bottle to enjoy while we watch the campfire flames dance. Select library vintages will be for sale.  General Admission is free! HHV wine glass is $5.  Wine tasting is $4.75.  Vertical Cabernet Library tasting is $9.50.  Please bring chairs and/or blankets. 4:00-7:00 pm

 

 

Joe Collins Sculptures – Trail Site #8 (1177 Oslin Creek Road, Goode, VA 24556)

Second Saturday Open House – I find great satisfaction in capturing in bronze, the fluid and graceful motion of a galloping horse, or the drama or the nobility of an American Indian reacting to a life situation, perhaps beyond his/her control. I endeavor to depict the character and strong personalities of real people in real situations.  Join me for an open house, studio tour, and sculpture demonstration.  10:00 am-4:00 pm

 

 

 

Peaks of Otter Winery – Trail Site #29 (302 Court Street, Bedford, VA 24523)

Peak Foliage Open House – Enjoy breathtaking views to our farm. Sample apples and fresh cider, along with our Fruit of the Farm Wines. Enjoy visiting our many farm animals. You may taste three for free out of a free plastic cup or for $5 taste 20 out of a souvenir glass and keep your glass. Also, picnic and enjoy visiting our many farm animals. 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

 

 

Here’s what you’ll find on Sunday, October 15, 2017:

 

Peaks of Otter Winery – Trail Site #29 (302 Court Street, Bedford, VA 24523)

Peak Foliage Open House – Enjoy breathtaking views to our farm. Sample apples and fresh cider, along with our Fruit of the Farm Wines. Enjoy visiting our many farm animals. You may taste three for free out of a free plastic cup or for $5 taste 20 out of a souvenir glass and keep your glass. Also, picnic and enjoy visiting our many farm animals. 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

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