Calendar of Events

“Of Ale and History” Beer Festival

Saturday, May 7, 2016, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Now in its 21st year, Belle Grove's "Of Ale and History" Beer Fest is the longest running craft beer festival in Virginia. More than 70 beers will be on tap for tasting and there will be great music from the Robbie Limon Band and Cazhmiere. Tasting tickets are on sale now at the advanced purchase price of $20 and include a souvenir glass and eight tastings (tasting tickets will be $25 at the gate). General admission tickets for those under 21 or who wish not to drink are $10 in advance or at the gate and include two non-alcoholic beverages.

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Dinner Series Event: Asian Fusion Feast (Sold Out)

Saturday, May 21, 6 p.m.

Enjoy a tantalizing menu of Southeast Asian dishes for a dinner including Crab Ragoon, Thai Chicken Coconut Soup, Korean Bulgogi Stir Fry prepared by local chef, Satya Ben. This event is SOLD OUT. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please contact Belle Grove.

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Gardening Workshop: Special Gardens for Small Spaces

Sunday, May 22, 2-4 p.m.

Learn to create and incorporate an oasis into a corner of your landscape, either in your yard or on your patio.  Design and create a meaningful spot in your garden. Attendees will learn the principles and pleasures of small space gardens, as well as what to consider in creating memorial gardens, herb gardens, children’s herb gardens and healing gardens.  Participants will receive folders containing design ideas for each type of garden, a list of suggested plants for each of the topic gardens and a bag of seeds and plants to get your gardening started.  Attendees will start drawing and listing their garden ideas at the workshop and Master Gardeners will provide one on one consult while they work on the designs.

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Garden Fest

Saturday, June 4, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Garden Fest, the Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener Association’s annual celebration of plants and gardening will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 4, 2016 at Belle Grove Plantation. The free event is open to the public. It is a great family event with raffle prizes, food vendors, live music and activities for all ages.

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Gardening Workshop: Thyme for Herbs

Wednesday, June 15, 2-4 p.m.

Learn how to use fresh herbs in a variety of condiments and sauces to liven up your cooking, rolls and bread. Students will be shown how to make these condiments for home use or to make or give as hostess gifts. Recipes for pesto using basil, parsley, cilantro, and sun-dried tomatoes will be included as well!

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Dinner Series Event: Dancing Under the Stars with Yesterday Swing Orchestra

Saturday, June 25, 7 p.m.

A Shenandoah Valley favorite, Yesterday Swing Orchestra, will serenade us with the classic sounds of Glen Miller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and other favorites of the Big Band era.

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