“Top of Virginia Artisan Trail Open Door Tour Event – May 5th”

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!

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

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Here is what you will find on May 5th:


Belle Grove Plantation Museum – Trail Site #62 (336 Belle Grove Road Middletown, VA 22645)

Belle Grove Plantation Open for Touring Coming to the Top of Virginia Trail for First Saturday fun? Belle Grove is open 10am-4-pm & the Museum Shop has artisan and local items for sale too!  No cost to visit Museum Shop; House Tours $12, 10 am – 4 pm





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

1st Saturday Open Door Tour Each first Saturday we hold an Open Door Tour from 11-4. We bring you a sale or demonstration or have goodies to share. As the days get warmer, plan to bring a lunch and join us – we’ll be sure to have tea and lemonade. Watch our website and FB Page for details for each month. Free, 11 am – 4 pm



Fire House Gallery and Shop – Trail Site #15 (23 E Main St Berryville, VA 22611)

Open Door Reception The Firehouse Gallery is a local non-profit gallery that showcases the work of many local artists for the Clarke County and Shenandoah Gallery area. Please join us for refreshments and possible demonstrations or workshops! Free, 11 am – 4 pm





Handworks Gallery – Trail Site #17 (150 N Loudoun Street Winchester, VA 22601)

Handworks Open Studio Handworks Gallery will always be open for the Open Door Tour! Come see all the best artists the local area has to offer! Local pottery, woodworking, jewelry, and sculpture. Free, 10 am – 7 pm




PH Miller Studio, Frame-Makers – Trail Site #10 (1 E. Main St Berryville, VA 22611)

Open Door Tour In celebration of first Saturdays on the Top of Virginia Artisan trail, stop by the Studio to watch free gilding demos and refreshments. Plan on stopping by the studio to see works in process, frame making, gilding and the woodworking products of 6 woodturners, 1 furniture maker and 1 wood sculptor all from Northern Virginia. Free, 10 am – 5:30 pm


Nancy Polo’s La Capretta Gallery on Smithfield Farm – Trail Site #57 (568 Smithfield Lane Berryville, VA 22611)

Open Studio at Nancy Polo’s La Capretta Gallery on Smithfield Farm Come visit me at Smithfield Farm in Berryville, VA. My studio is open on the first Saturday of every month beginning in March as part of the monthly Clarke County Open Studio Tour. I paint in acrylics and watercolor on wooden panels and paper. I will be working toward making paintings and drawings for a large exhibit to be held at the Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville, VA from July 27-August 27. While you are here, take a walking tour of our farm, home to Smithfield Farm Bed & Breakfast and Smith Meadows Grass-Fed Meats. We have a lovely two-mile birding trail that winds through the pastures, allowing you to see our farm animals and local wildlife. Free, 10 am – 3 pm



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