Top of Virginia Artisan Trail Open Door Tour Event- December 2nd

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

As all these sites are on our Artisan Trail, you can click their links below to be directed to more information on what they do and their activities year ‘round.  And, be sure to pick up a trail map/brochure the minute you hit the region!

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Here’s what you’ll find on Saturday, December 2, 2017:


Modern Mercantile – Trail Site #19 (13 S Church St, Berryville, VA 22611 )

Open Door Tour – Come sample delicious baked goods from The Sweet Elephant Bake Shop. All items are made in small batches in Berryville VA. Cookies will be available for sale (you’ll definitely want to take some home with you!) Price: Varies.  10:00 am – 4:00 pm




P.H. Miller Studio, frame makers – Trail Site #10 (1 East Main Street Berryville, VA 22611)

Open Door Tour – Stop by the studio. See what is new and what is being restored. Also take some time to explore the work of 8 other Northern Virginia Wood Artisans: furniture, Sculpture and wood turning in addition to hand made frames, mirrors and other home decor items for sale just in time for Holiday Gift Giving  FREE. 10:00 am – 5:30 pm



Northlight Art StudioTrail Site #9 (3820 Crums Church Rd, Berryville, VA 22611)

Open Door Tour – Come and visit a working artist in her studio. Watch a demonstration of her painting . View her original paintings and giclee prints on sale for your holiday shopping. Enter for a free giclee print giveaway and enjoy a sampling of local wine. FREE.  10:00 am – 5:00 pm






Modern Mercantile – Trail Site #19 (13 S Church St, Berryville, VA 22611 )

Holiday Wreath Workshop – ‘Tis the season for beautiful wreaths. Join Beaumont House and Modern Mercantile for a morning or afternoon of merriment and wreath making. Our space for the workshop will be the workroom at the stylish and wonderful Modern Mercantile in Berryville, VA. We will have fresh greens, foraged elements and beautiful ribbon. Enjoy locally made treats to keep you in the holiday spirit.

  • Two times to choose from: 10:00am – 12:00pm; or 2:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Space at each workshop is limited to 10 people.
  • Attendees will receive 25% off their purchases at Modern Mercantile the day of the event.
  • Come create with us! No ticket necessary, your name will be held at the door.
  • $50.00 per person / no refunds / space is transferable
  • Must pre-register for workshop via


Center Ring Design Studio – Trail Site #1 (325 S. Church Street, Berryville, VA 22611)

Open Door Tour at Center Ring Design – As we enter the holiday season, this is a great time to stop in to see how we create our ornaments. We will have some ready to go home with you and more on the way. Demonstrations will also be happening at the wheel and with our artists. Do some early holiday shopping – pottery items, sculpture, original art and prints, and our new line of soaps and bath items to add to our line of offerings.

FREE, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm



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