2019 European Festival

The Valley Health European Festival features the tastes, sights and sounds of Germany, Italy and the British Isles—and new for 2019, Greece! Guests enjoy traditional music, dancing, crafts and other entertainment, while sampling the unique food and beverages of each country. Proceeds benefit the Valley Health Cancer Center.

Your passport to the European Festival includes:
-Admission
-4 food tastings
-1 non-alcoholic beverage

Nature Nurtures at Blandy

Join us for our second annual Nature Nurtures event Fall 2019, Saturday, September 14, from 9:30 am to 4 pm. We’ll have vendors, demonstrations, workshops, nature crafts and more! Come spend time at the State Arboretum of Virginia, at the University of Virginia’s Blandy Experimental Farm, in Boyce, Virginia.

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FallFest at Belle Grove Plantation

When the garden slows down this fall, get a head start on next year with Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardeners at the FREE FallFest at Belle Grove Plantation on Sunday, September 8, 12-4 p.m.

Sponsored by the Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener Association, this event includes talks from Master Gardeners, as well as demos, crafts, and giveaways–all free to the public and open to all ages.

Scheduled Talks in the Beverley B. Shoemaker Welcome Center (1918 Barn):
12:15 a.m. Plan a Pollinator Garden for Season-long Blooms with Stacey Morgan Smith
1:15 p.m. For your home Create a Habitat Garden and a Sustainable Landscape for Flora and Fauna with Cy Haley
2:15 p.m. Fall Decorations Using Garden Materials with Lynn Hoffmann
3:00 p.m. Learn Simple Steps for Saving Seeds with Elaine Specht

Under the Tents:
Demos, Craft workshops, and Giveaways throughout the event.
Tool Sharpening and winter storage tips
Dividing Daylilies Demo and Give Away
Fall Propagation of Woody Shrubs Demo
Flower Pounding Crafts
Tours of the Belle Grove Teaching Garden
Kids Gardening Table
Spring Bulb Information Booth and Daffodil Give Away
Master Gardener Information Booth
Peony Sale–come early for best selection!
Pot Recycling–bring in your garden pots and we will reuse or recycle them
And more!

aMuse Art & Craft Festival

Woodworking, printmaking, painting, collage, ceramics and more! aMuse Art & Craft Festival is Winchester’s only festival dedicated to the arts. With a committee of local arts professionals, we are community driven and proud to host artists from across the region to our charming little town.

• Shop original art and hand crafted gifts
• Watch artists in action
• See original, site specific art installations

Join local and regional artists and crafters showing and selling their works in a variety of mediums, including jewelry, art, leather goods, woodworking, ceramics, and more! This two-day event also features live demonstrations and hands-on creative activities. Barbecue from Jordan Springs Market, pizza from 3Fires Oven, seafood from the Skrimp Shack (Sunday only), wine, and beer will be available for purchase.

aMuse Art & Craft Festival will take place May 25 & 26 at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (MSV) in Winchester VA . The MSV is the region’s largest museum in the area attracting over 40,000 visitors a year.

Admission is FREE.