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April 2017

April at Third Hill Winery

April 1 at 11 am- Paint n Sip with Suzanne's Studios Landmark Series "Columbia Furnace Mill" - $35 includes all supplies and a glass of wine.

April 2 - Spring is in the Air with nationally known "Mamas Black Sheep" entertaining folks during a low country boil - $25



2110 Quicksburg Rd.

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April at Back Home on the Farm

April 1 - the greenhouse opens

April 7 - school field trips begin

April 8- April Showers tea

April 12 & 13 - Easter Teas

April 22 - Fairy Garden class at the greenhouse

April 29 - Mommy & Me Fairy Garden Workshop



2915 Willow Run Rd.

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Harrisonburg Farmers Market Open for Spring

Summer hours begin on April 1, and the Tuesday morning market kicks off on Tuesday, April 4. Saturday and Tuesday markets begin bright and early for your shopping pleasure at 8 am.



228 South Liberty St.

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April at Seven Arrows

April 13 - Craftiqueness (making a craft while enjoying a "craft" beer)

April 20 - Steal the Pint of Spindrift Maibock, the new spring seasonal

Every Saturday morning 10:30 am - OM Brew Yoga



2508 Jefferson Hwy

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Wright's Fight at Blue Ridge Vineyard

From 1-5pm. A benefit for Alan Wright sponsored by The Parrot Heads of the Blue Ridge and Blue Ridge Vineyard. Admission $10 for 12 & up. Bring a chair and your appetite! Visit the website for more details.



1027 Shiloh Dr.
Eagle Rock

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April at Stable Craft Brewing

April 4 - Steal the Glass Wednesday, starting at 4pm

April 20 - Who Shot John Duo Live starting at 6pm



375 Madrid Rd.

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April at the Co-op

April 5th 6:00-7:00
Co-op Learning: Plant Based Eating
Bring questions and an appetite for a plant based treat!

April 12th 6:00 - 7:30
Co-op Learning: Introducing Solid Baby Food
In our Co+mmunity Room with Brookhaven Womens Health and Natural Birth Center

April 15th 10:30 - 11:30 am
Co-op Kids: Natural Egg dyeing
Join us in the Co+mmunity Room to learn how to make egg dyes naturally using produce and herbs.



150 E. Wolfe St.

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North Augusta Farmers Market Opening Day!

Opening Day! Mark your calendars for the North Augusta Farmers Markets 2017 season. The market will be open 12-5pm and will continue every Wednesday through the spring, summer, and fall. Market goers will find everything from seasonally fresh fruits and vegetables and homemade jams, jellies, and baked goods, to a variety of dairy and meat products, along with potted herbs and flowers. For over 10 years the NAFM has supplied locally sourced foods and products that not only look and taste great, but also support local artisans and farmers.



Augusta County Government Center

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April at Lewis Creek Market

Saturday April 8: Wine Supper 5:00-8:00 5 wines, 4 courses $50 per person, by pre-paid reservation only

Tuesday April 11: Supper Club Dinner $20 per person, by pre-paid reservation only. If your birthday is in April, we buy your dinner!

Thursday April 20: Cigar Pairing Class 5:00-7:00
Saturday April 22: Earth Day Plant & Seed Exchange

Wed & Thurs April 26 & 27: Greek Wine Dinner at Emilio's Italian Restaurant

Educational wine tastings every Monday 4:30-6:30pm



300 Church St.

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April at Great Valley Farm Brewery

April 8th - Welcome Farm Fresh Fixin's food truck. You'll definitely want to check out their seasonally inspired, farm fresh menu.

April 14th & 15th - LexMex Tacos

April 22nd - Live Music with Alex Shreve

April 29th - Live Music with Bruce Allen



60 Great Valley Lane
Natural Bridge

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Sheep Shearing Event at Cabin Spring Farm

10am-4pm. Enjoy a sheep shearing event at Cabin Spring Farm, Rockbridge County, 6 miles sw of Lexington, VA. Sheep Shearing to Fiber Arts with demonstrations and artisans selling their fiber art. For more information visit their website or call 540-784-9404. Use directions on website, gps may lead you astray.



70 Cabin Spring Lane

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All Things VA @ the Farmhouse

April 15 - Easter Wine Tasting

April 22 - Gardens, Galleries, & Grapes Event - potter onsite



125 N. Main St.

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Edith J Carrier Arboretum Arbor Day Trees and Native Plants Sale

At the Frances Plecker Education Center from 9am-3pm both days. For savvy gardeners wanting a garden filled with plants tailored by Mother Nature to be suited to regional climate and precipitation, the EJC Arboretums Native Plant Sale is the right place to shop. Shop hard-to-find native plants, shrubs, and trees. See below or visit the arboretum website, for examples of plants, shrubs and trees that will be offered at the sale. Plan your landscaping improvements, and then come to the EJC Arboretum Arbor Day Trees and Native Plant Sale!



780 University Blvd

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Gardens, Galleries & Grapes

10 am-5pm each day. More than 20 sites and 50 individual Artisans and Agri-Artisans along the Shenandoah County Artisan Trail will be participating in "Gardens Galleries and Grapes", Shenandoah County's Signature Spring Showcase Event. Along the trail, experience Artisan Studio Tours, Artist Markets and Demonstrations, Farmers Markets and Wineries, Tastings and Tours, Live Music and so much more! Each venue will have a lineup of special events planned for the weekend. As the sun shines, the snow melts and the crocuses bloom, stay tuned by following O Shenandoah County Artisan Trail on Facebook or visit the website.



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Fort Valley Ranch Spring Mountain Trail Ride

Bring your own horse! April 28-30, 2017 - $100 per person includes: Catered Dinner Sat Night, Breakfast Sat. and Sun.; marked trails on the Ranch and in the National Forest. Short and long mountain rides each day $100/person includes field camping. (Bunkhouse Cabins, Camper hook-ups, corrals, paddocks, etc. are available at normal prices)



299 S. Fort Valley Rd.
Fort Valley

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April at Bluestone

April 28- Toast the Weekend Kick-off Concert

Bluestone will be kicking off the 2017 Toast the Weekend Concert Series on April 28 in the Meeting House. A man about a Horse will be playing from 6:30pm-9:30pm and the doors will open at 5:45pm. Cover is $10 and they will also be having wine glass and bottle sales. A food truck will be onsite, but please feel free to bring your own food. Seating will be limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

April 29- Winemakers Dinner

Join them in the Meeting House April 29th at 7 pm for their Winemakers Dinner. Enjoy a delicious four course meal prepared by Chef Brian Gooch and each course has been carefully paired with one of our Bluestone wines. The Winemakers Dinner is great for a date night or just evening out with friends. For more information and menu please visit the website. Reservations can be made by calling the Tasting Room (540-828-0099).



4828 Spring Creek Rd.

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Springtime with Arabians

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Treat yourself to a fun day meeting and learning about the oldest and rarest of horses, the Egyptian Arabian. Find out what makes them so valuable and how you can get involved, even if you do not own a farm. Admission is free but seats are limited.



9195 Springwood Rd.

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