Sec­ond Saturday

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Rap­pa­han­nock County Ar­ti­san Trail mem­bers are invit­ing visitors to their stu­dios, brew­eries, winer­ies, gal­leries, B&B’s and restau­rants this Saturday. Take ad­van­tage of classes, demon­stra­tions, culi­nary ex­pe­ri­ences, wine tast­ings, ar­ti­sanal beers, live en­ter­tain­ment, spe­cial rates and more. Here’s what’s hap­pen­ing on the trail:

SPERRYVILLE Blue Ridge Ar­ti­san­sSpirit Trail Fiber­works:

Get a leg up on holiday shop­ping in this gallery of lo­cal artists’ work in ce­ram­ics, glass, jew­elry, fine art paint­ings, prints, and hand-dyed yarn and silk scarves. Even bring your knit­ting and hang out for a while as you en­joy hot cider, a selec­tion of teas and cof­fees, and treats. 11 to 5.

De’Danann Glass­works:

Make Fused Glass Ear­rings un­der the di­rec­tion of artist Pa­tri­cia Bren­nan. Learn how to cut glass and us­ing pieces of dif­fer­ent col­ored glass, cre­ate 3 pairs of ear­rings. Call 540-987-8615. or email dedanan­ to sign up. $30 cov­ers in­struc­tion and all ma­te­ri­als 10 to Noon.

Glass­works Gallery:

Master glass en­graver Patty Sevre demon­strates en­grav­ing and will cus­tom en­grave a de­sign for you on wine glasses, de­canters or other items. Sevre cre­ates her unique en­grav­ings with lit­tle more than re­volv­ing stones, cop­per and di­a­mond wheels, and cool­ing wa­ter. 10:30 to 6.

Mid­dle Street Gallery:

From 3 to 4 hear artist Nancy Brit­tle talk about her alla prima paint­ing style and ex­hi­bi­tion. Says Brit­tle, “I work from life, the sub­jects usu­ally be­ing my fam­ily and my home.” Open 10 to 5.

Ridge Line De­signs:

En­joy ap­ple cider and as­sorted snacks while watch­ing jew­eler Gina Ir­win demon­strate the art of sheet and wire con­struc­tion, us­ing ster­ling sil­ver and as­sorted stones. 11 to 6.

River Dis­trict Pot­ters:

Join in a free “play with clay” work­shop from 2 to 4 or visit pot­ters through­out the day as they work in the stu­dio. Open 11 to 5.

Sperryville ARTists Co­op­er­a­tive:

Draw, paint or col­lage a post­card and send it to a friend. All ma­te­ri­als are pro­vided and all ages welcome. Sug­gested do­na­tion $5 per per­son. Make a reser­va­tion or drop in any­time from 11 to 4.

FLINT HILL Con­tem­po­rary Color:

Join artist Carolyn Roth in her stu­dio as she demon­strates how to cre­ate a multi-lay­ered mono­type. Roth’s work, ex­pressed in paint­ings, prints and mixed me­dia, em­braces as­pects of the nat­u­ral world, cul­tural di­ver­sity, and the sub­con­scious. Noon to 4.

WASHINGTON Lit­tle Washington Win­ery:

Learn the ba­sics of wine. Wine Boot­camp in­cludes a sand­wich pair­ing, three choco­late pair­ings and the Dirt Road Wine Tour. $20 with coupon code: wb358. Class 11 to 1:30. Win­ery open til 6.

War­m­glass De­signs:

Artist Jen­nifer Webb will teach you glass fus­ing to make a col­or­ful sun­catcher. A $10 fee cov­ers tools and ma­te­ri­als. (At River Dis­trict Arts in Gin­ger Hill An­tiques) 11 to 2.

VIEWTOWN/AMISSVILLE Mag­no­lia Vine­yards and Win­ery:

Sip award-win­ning wine and en­joy live mu­sic by lo­cal fa­vorite Grass Fed. Grass Fed plays an acoustic mix of funk/groove and reg­gae with both original songs and cov­ers. $10 tast­ing fee. 2 to 5.

Nar­mada Win­ery:

Cel­e­brate the end of the harvest with the In­dian festival of DIWALI from 11 to 8. En­joy a dance per­for­mance, Bol­ly­wood dance les­son and freestyle danc­ing for all ages and skills. Con­clude with a fire­works dis­play at 7:30. Food is avail­able by pre-or­der at 540-937-8215.

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