“Second Saturday” – December 8 on the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail

A Very Festive Second Saturday 

Click each featured site’s link below for more information on activities and to navigate via the online location map.  When in the county, pick up an Artisan Trail map/brochure at the Rappahannock County Visitors Center just outside Washington, VA.

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Here’s what’s happening Dec. 8, 2018:


Before and After  – 31 Main St., Sperryville, VA 22740

Enjoy festive food and beverages for the Holiday Season. Peppermint Mochas and Christmas Biscotti will be back on the menu, as well as some new Spirited Hot Chocolates and baked goodies! The market is stocked with heaps of locally crafted products that will make good gifts for your loved ones. A special on Virginia Wines! Means 10% off on a 4-pack and Free Virginia Wine Tote Bags!




De’Danann Glassworks – 23 Spyder Mountain, Sperryville, VA  22740

Have fun with fused glass by making a 6” winter snowflake. Assemble glass sections in a snowflake pattern and place them in the kiln. It’s a fun project for all ages. Time: 10 to noon Fee: $40.00 includes all materials.  For info and reservations, please call 540-987-8615




Gadino Cellars – 92 School House Rd., Washington, VA 22747

Taste two of our library Chardonnay’s and two of our library Delfino Rosso’s, all from the 2012 and 2013 vintages! These were exceptional years and these wines will show, through their age-ability and taste, that they are fine wines! Take advantage of this rare opportunity to taste and purchase 4 of our highly coveted library wines. A special bonus – included in the tasting is our sister winery’s organic certified olive oil – direct from Italy!  Tastings are $15, $12 for club members and separate from the main tasting.


Magnolia Vineyards & Winery – 200 Viewtown Rd., Amissville 20106

Check out Caleb Hacker’s first appearance at Magnolia Vineyards! Caleb is a singer-songwriter, born and raised in northern Virginia. He grew up singing in his church and school choirs and has spent the last few years performing his songs at venues in and around the greater Washington, D.C. area.  Performing 2 – 5 pm.





Middle Street Gallery  – 325A Middle St., Washington, VA 22747

Middle Street Gallery presents an exhibit of 24 regional member artists working in painting, sculpture and photography.




Old Rag Photography  at Glassworks Gallery – 11774 Lee Hwy, Sperryville, VA 22740

Ray Boc, Joyce Harman and Francie Schroeder will be at Glassworks Gallery from 11:30 till 4:30 for a holiday event. Come for last minute gifts, special handmade cards and lots of good cheer.   For info: 540-987-8474




River District Potters – 7 River La., Sperryville, VA  22740

Sara Adams, potter, will instruct you on creating colorful ceramic ornaments.

Workshop during hours of 11am to 3pm. Allow an hour to paint your ornament.

$5 per 2 ornaments. If you might attend text: 202 256-7005





Warmglass Designs – 12625 Lee Hwy. inside Hazel River Arts & Antiques

Make your own fused glass ornament in a workshop from 11 to 2. Decorate a four-inch clear circle any way you choose! All materials provided. Cost $25.00




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