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Events are Happening in Your area!

There are plenty of Events happening in 2014 to get you out of the house.  Everything from cultural to adventurous ---- make a day of it. A  day's itinerary could include participating in an excruciating bike race in the morning and then relaxing to sounds of bluegrass with a mug of local brew in the afternoon. And then dine in style at one of the popular favorite dining spots such as The Bank Food and Drink or The Palisades Restaurant. Click on the titles below to see all the event listings.

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August 2014

 

August 16, 2014 ~ Cafe Saturday(s) at West Wind Vineyard

Join us every Saturday noon-to-2pm for Live Music and a scrumptious lunch. Our menu changes weekly (lunch served from 11am-3pm) so visit our West Wind Wine website for menu information.

The Bank! 2014

August 17, 2014 ~ Tasting Notes: The Wines of South America presented by The Bank Food and Drink, 6pm.

Learn about the various grape varietals from Argentina, Chile and more with Scott DaValle of The County Vintner. Reservations required by August 12th; $20 per person.

Call (540) 921-2981 or email us at cheers@thebankfoodanddrink.com

Come for wine, stay for dinner!

August 21, 2014~ Beliveau Estate and Winery hosts Wine & Tapas, 7pm.

4 Dinner-Sized Tapas served with 4 Beliveau Estate Wines, $20 pp. By Reservation Only; please contact the Winery via the Beliveau Estate website.

 

August 23, 2014  ~ Mmm, Mead, Music, Mountains! at Black Snake Meadery

Join us on our Sippin’ Porch for an intimate musical experience.  Enjoy mead and music by Scott Perry $5 tasting fee. Tasting hours:  11-5, music 1-4.

August 24, 2014 ~ Beliveau Estate & Winery presents Sunday Music with Celie Holmes (Vocals), 3-5pm, Free Admission

Wine is fine and live music makes it better!

Join us at Beliveau Estate to relax and raise a glass!

 

August 2014

 

August 22, 2014 ~ Mountain Lake Lodge presents Dirty Dancing Weekend!

Join us for this very special and memorable weekend. A fine meal at our own Harvest Restaurant, followed by a special showing of the Dirty Dancing movie in the ballroom. The evening continues with Karaoke and dancing in Mary's Barn until midnight!

Saturday begins with a full breakfast buffet followed by Dirty Dancing trivia and a Dirty Dancing Movie Scene Tour! There are private and group dance lessons available throughout the afternoon. And don't miss our own Sapphire Dancers in Mary's Barn!

Many more details and travel information for this exclusive weekend experience can be found at our Mountain Lake Lodge website. Bring your dancin' shoes to Mountain Lake!

August 23, 2014 ~ FREE Concert at Big Walker Lookout! 2:00-4:00pm

August 23 Performer: Valley Grass

Bring a lawn chair and have a good time!  Our BW Country Store is a Crooked Road venue, featuring local musicians, old time favorites as well as fresh new bands.  Local star Ron Ireland will be playing Big Walker all season long, sharing memorable stylings of folk, bluegrass and old-time sounds. 

Big Walker Lookout ~ 8711 Stoney Fork Road ~ Wytheville VA 24382

For more information please visit us at www.bigwalkerlookout.com

 

September 2014 Events

 

Ab Arts Depot 2014

September 4, 2014 ~ First Thursday at Abingdon Arts Depot, 314 Depot Square, Abingdon VA 24212 from 5-8pm.

Every 1st Thursday of each month join us at the Arts Depot for live music by the Abingdon Thumb Strummers and working studio artists who display and sell their original pieces of art. 

Changing displays in our Spotlight and Members Gallery will be on display also.  Hop on a trolley to tour other art venues that are open.  Our live Bluegrass Music will be sure to delight, and our casual atmosphere makes this a must-do family evening!

www.abingdonartsdepot.org

 

Giles County means Memories!

Giles County is your EVERYTHING Destination for Adventure, Culture, Romance and Great Memories! Check out our GC Website or click on the picture above. You deserve to live a little. You deserve Giles County!

 

August 15, 2014 ~ 3rd Fridays at the Narrows Farmer's Market, 5:00p until ??? the crowd decides!

Join friends and neighbors (or make NEW friends!) to shop for locally-grown produce, homemade baked goods, and fine crafts. At 8:30pm the Narrows Now 4H Club invites you to bring a chair or blanket and watch a family-oriented movie on the green. Local shops and restaurants will offer extended hours and specials.

Bring the whole family and enjoy and evening in your hometown. Fresh! Fun! Local!

Sponsored by the Town of Narrows, Narrows Now Community Coalition, and the Narrows Now 4H Club

Narrows Farmer's Market - Monroe Street - Narrows VA 24124 - email at Skidd@suddenlinkmail.com or visit our website or Giles County's website for more local information.

August 17, 2014 ~ Sunday Sounds presented by Chateau Morrisette, 1-4pm

Come on out and join us for relaxing music and wine in our courtyard, Sundays thru October! Each weekend a different performer will help finish your week (or start a new one!) with style.

August 17: Big Mama Joy

August 24: Caravan Band

August 31: Scott Perry Duo

We've got more Sunday Sounds Comin' this Season! Check out our Events Page at Chateau Morrisette for Autumn engagements and festivals too!

August 23, 2014 ~ FREE Concert at Big Walker Lookout! 2:00-4:00pm

August 23 Performer: Valley Grass

Bring a lawn chair and have a good time!  Our BW Country Store is a Crooked Road venue, featuring local musicians, old time favorites as well as fresh new bands.  Local star Ron Ireland will be playing Big Walker all season long, sharing memorable stylings of folk, bluegrass and old-time sounds. 

Big Walker Lookout ~ 8711 Stoney Fork Road ~ Wytheville VA 24382

For more information please visit us at www.bigwalkerlookout.com

 

 

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