SOLD! 428 Westover Parkway

428 Westover Parkway Offered at $469,999

Lake of the Woods, VA

428 Westover Parkway

428 Westover Parkway is nestled on Keatons Lake in the Gated Community of Lake of the Woods, VA.  This Waterfront home is sure to surprise and entice you with its Naturally Landscaped Paths & Breathtaking Water View Rooms! Enjoy your morning coffee from your large Screened Porch overlooking the Lake, or take a boat ride on your Boat from your Private Dock. The Stamped Concrete circular driveway with compass accent & Paver Retaining Walls add to the attraction of this home. This home has it all with a Main Level Master Suite, Gas Fireplace, Black Granite and Stainless Steel Appliances in the Gourmet Kitchen, Wet Bar in the basement, large Two Car Garage, tons of Storage Space and Solar Tubes for additional natural sunlight! This home also boasts Anderson Windows, GE Cafe Double Oven, & a Brand New 30yr Architectural Roof 2016. Contact me Today for a Private Tour of this Waterfront Home 540-287-6807.  Come discover all that Lake of the Woods has to offer and what Lake Living is all about!

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Spotsylvania County, VA Market Snapshot July 2016

Spotsylvania County, VA

Virginia’s Southern Region
Spotsylvania County, Virginia

This area includes the following zip codes:

22407 & 22408 for the Fredericksburg areas of Spotsylvania County, VA
22508 for the Locust Grove area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22567 for the Unionville area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22580 for the Woodford area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22960 for the Orange area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22534 for the Partlow area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22553 & 22551 in Spotsylvania County, VA

Spotsylvania County, VA

Spotsylvania County, VA Market Snapshot July 2016:

The Spotsylvania County, VA housing market snapshot shows a market maintained momentum for July 2016 with increases in average sold prices for all homes. Housing starts, permits, existing home sales, and pending sales all remained steady. Nationally home prices continue to rise at a rate of 4.5-5.5%. Despite rising home prices, affordability remains good with interest rates remaining low, hovering around 3-5%. In Spotsylvania County, VA, Conventional, FHA, & VA loan programs take the lead in Buyer financing transactions for July 2016. Home sales continue to outpace last years levels in July 2016. As Summer is in full swing in the Southern Region of Virginia, real estate activity remains on a steady, positive trend.  Active inventory remains tight in July 2016 from last year’s levels; although new listings continue to grow, increasing 4.41% for July.

In Spotsylvania County, VA for July 2016, Homes Sold decreased over the preceding month of June and increased over July of 2015 (LY) with 214 units. The Average Sold Price for ALL home types, detached and attached, reported in Spotsylvania County for July 2016 was $284,571 which increased over the preceding month of June and increased over LY’s average sold price of $272,376 with a gain of 4.48%. The Average Days on Market for the month of July 2016 saw a nice decrease over LY’s 63 days to 2016’s reported 51 days, a decrease of 19.05% in the Average Days on the Market.  The Average Sold Price for Detached Homes only sold in Spotsylvania County, VA for July 2016 was $289,744 versus $282,512 from LY; a gain of 2.56% in Average Sold Prices for Detached Homes over the previous year.  This gain was also over an $11,000 increase over the preceding month of June 2016, which came in at $278,294.

Active Listing housing inventory in Spotsylvania County, VA increased over the previous month to 681 for July 2016, 308 of them New Listings.

Buyer closing cost assistance continues to average around 3%-4% of an offer’s sales price in the Southern Region of Virginia.  Buyer’s demand in Spotsylvania County continues to exceed last year levels with gains in new contracts and closed sales; although credit remains tight with new lender regulations in place with the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) implementation that rolled out in October 2015.

In Spotsylvania County, Virginia, New Listing Activity increased ever so slightly over LY as Active Listing Inventory fell short of last years levels (-11.67%) for the seventh month of 2016.  Sellers in Spotsylvania County, VA saw the number of Days on the Market decrease nicely from the preceding month of June 2016, to 51 days for their homes that sold in July 2016.

Sign up for monthly real estate updates at HomesInFredericksburgVA.com. Check back in September 2016 for Spotsylvania County’s August 2016 Real Estate Market Snapshot. Source www.rbintel.com, www.getsmartcharts.com

Historic Myers Hill Land for Sale~$598,000.00

Historic Myers Hill~Ties to the Civil War

IMG_3093Located in picturesque Spotsylvania County, VA, the Myers Hill land is forever entwined in Fredericksburg, Virginia’s rich Civil War history. The Myers Hill land lies just South of the Chancellorsville Battlefield, located at the Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield, near two other historic tracts, Dickinson and Alrich. Located to the East of the Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield, the Myers Hill tract is 78 acres of core battlefield land. According to Civil War Preservationists, “May 14, 1864: Here began week two of the fighting at Spotsylvania Court House.”

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The true owner of the original 400 acres known as Myer’s Hill was German born John Henry Myer. John Myer was one of Fredericksburg’s most prominent and successful citizens in his time. He ran a successful confectionery and bakery near the intersections of Caroline and William Streets in Downtown Fredericksburg in 1863. After the war, he returned to the ravaged city of Fredericksburg to re-establish his business and partnered up with fellow immigrant Frederick Brulle. Together their Germania Flour Mill would endure in to the first quarter of the next century. The remnants of John Myers farmhouse are all that remain of the dramatic story of his family’s hardship during the devastation of the American Civil War.

Today, 73 acres of the Spotsylvania property remain intact, nestled between the subdivisions of Plantation Forest East and Gunnery Hill Estates. The house site is in an excellent state of preservation. Its dry laid stone foundation is impressed on the now wooded summit. The garden still blooms each spring! Also remaining are the ice house home and well. South of the house there can be seen the traces of breastworks and a 6th Corps trenchline running parallel to the period road which led to the house. I have walked this tract myself and witnessed first-hand the historical markers that remain as well as the springtime garden that still blooms year over year with a sea of yellow daffodils.

Myers Hill Land For Sale.

Please contact me, Kelly Gronau Dodson, if you would like a guided tour of this scenic historic parcel.
540-287-6807

Tax-Free Weekend 2016

Sales Tax Holiday 2016

tax free weekend 2016

Virginia

August 5 – 7, 2016

The 2016 Virginia three-day tax-free holiday will begin on Friday, August 5, at 12:01 a.m. and end on Sunday, August 7, at 11:59 p.m.

Under Virginia law, the tax rate is generally 5.3% (6% in certain jurisdictions) of the sales price and the tax rate on sales of food for home consumption is 2.5%. During this tax-free holiday weekend, consumers may purchase qualified items exempt of the sales and use tax.
On August 5-7, shoppers are encouraged to buy back-to-school items and take necessary precautions during hurricane season without paying state and local sales tax.

This holiday is not restricted to Virginia residents – anyone can purchase exempt items in Virginia during this holiday weekend, or buy exempt items for immediate delivery to a Virginia address well.

That means that during the sales tax holiday period, consumers can purchase qualifying school supplies, clothing, footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness items, and Energy Star and WaterSense products without paying sales tax. This includes qualifying items purchased online, by mail or over the phone.

In addition to the specific items exempted, retailers may also choose to offer other items “tax-free” by paying the sales tax themselves during the holiday.

Overview of Exempt Items

School Supplies, Clothing, and Footwear:

Qualified school supplies – $20 or less per item
Qualified clothing and footwear – $100 or less per item

< $20 Purchases of certain school supplies, clothing and footwear are exempt from the Virginia sales tax. Each eligible school supply item must be priced at $20 or less, and each eligible article of clothing and footwear must be priced at $100 or less. For a Detailed list of school supplies, clothing and footwear click on the link below:

LIST OF QUALIFYING SCHOOL SUPPLIES AND CLOTHING-2

Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Items:   

Portable generators – $1,000 or less per item
Gas-powered chainsaws – $350 or less per item
Chainsaw accessories – $60 or less per item
Other specified hurricane preparedness items with a sales price of $60 or less per item

For a Detailed list of hurricane preparedness items click on the link below:

LIST OF QUALIFYING HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS ITEMS-2

Energy Star and WaterSense Items:

Qualifying items carrying either the Energy Star or WaterSense label with a sales price of $2,500 or less purchased for noncommercial home or personal use.

Qualifying Energy Star items include dishwashers, clothes washers, air conditioners, ceiling fans, light bulbs, dehumidifiers, and refrigerators

Qualifying WaterSense items include bathroom sink faucets, faucet accessories such as aerators and shower heads, toilets, urinals, and landscape irrigation controllers

For a Detailed list of Energy Star and WaterSense items click on the link below:

LIST OF QUALIFYING ENERGY STAR AND WATERSENSE ITEMS-2

Spotsylvania County, VA Market Snapshot June 2016

Spotsylvania County, VA

Virginia’s Southern Region
Spotsylvania County, Virginia

This area includes the following zip codes:

22407 & 22408 for the Fredericksburg areas of Spotsylvania County, VA
22508 for the Locust Grove area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22567 for the Unionville area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22580 for the Woodford area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22960 for the Orange area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22534 for the Partlow area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22553 & 22551 in Spotsylvania County, VA

Spotsylvania County, VA

Spotsylvania County, VA Market Snapshot June 2016:

The Spotsylvania County, VA housing market snapshot shows a market that slowed a bit for June 2016 with decreases in average sold prices for all homes. Housing starts, permits, existing home sales, and pending sales all pumped the brakes. Nationally home prices continue to rise at a rate of 4.5-5.5%. Despite rising home prices, affordability remains good with interest rates remaining low, hovering around 3-5%. In Spotsylvania County, VA, FHA, Conventional, & VA loan programs take the lead in Buyer financing transactions for June 2016. Home sales continue to outpace last years levels in June 2016. As Summer has officially arrived in the Southern Region of Virginia, real estate activity remains on a steady, positive trend. Active inventory remains tight in June 2016 from last year’s levels; although new listings continue to grow, increasing 2.87% for June.

In Spotsylvania County, VA for June 2016, Homes Sold increased over the preceding month of May and increased over June of 2015 (LY) with 247 units. The Average Sold Price for ALL home types, detached and attached, reported in Spotsylvania County for June 2016 was $273,419 which decreased over the preceding month of May and decreased over LY’s average sold price of $279,627 with a loss of 2.22%. The Average Days on Market for the month of June 2016 saw a nice decrease over LY’s 65 days to 2016’s reported 54 days, a decrease of 16.92% in the Average Days on the Market.  The Average Sold Price for Detached Homes only sold in Spotsylvania County, VA for June 2016 was $278,294 versus $288,252 from LY; a loss of 3.45% in Average Sold Prices for Detached Homes over the previous year.  This loss was also over an $11,000 decrease over the preceding month of May 2016, which came in at $289,755.

Active Listing housing inventory in Spotsylvania County, VA increased over the previous month to 646 for June 2016, 323 of them New Listings.

Buyer closing cost assistance continues to average around 3%-4% of an offer’s sales price in the Southern Region of Virginia.  Buyer’s demand in Spotsylvania County continues to exceed last year levels with gains in new contracts and closed sales; although credit remains tight with new lender regulations in place with the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) implementation that rolled out in October 2015.

In Spotsylvania County, Virginia, New Listing Activity increased ever so slightly over LY as Active Listing Inventory fell short of last years levels for this sixth month of 2016.  Sellers in Spotsylvania County, VA saw the number of Days on the Market decrease nicely from the preceding month of May 2016, to 54 days for their homes that sold in June 2016.

Sign up for monthly real estate updates at HomesInFredericksburgVA.com. Check back in August 2016 for Spotsylvania County’s July 2016 Real Estate Market Snapshot. Source www.rbintel.com, www.getsmartcharts.com

Spotsylvania County Market Snapshot May 2016

Virginia’s Southern Region

Spotsylvania County, VA

Spotsylvania County Market Snapshot May 2016

This area includes the following zip codes:

22407 & 22408 for the Fredericksburg areas of Spotsylvania County, VA
22508 for the Locust Grove area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22567 for the Unionville area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22580 for the Woodford area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22960 for the Orange area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22534 for the Partlow area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22553 & 22551 in Spotsylvania County, VA

Spotsylvania County Market Snapshot May 2016:

In Spotsylvania County for May 2016 the Units Sold increased over the preceding month of April 2016 and increased over May 2015 with 195 units. The Average Sold Price for ALL home types, detached and attached, reported in Spotsylvania County for May 2016 was $279,438 which increased over the preceding month of April 2016 and increased over May’s Last Year’s (LY) average sold price of $272,811 with a gain of 2.43%. The Average Days on the Market for the month of May 2016 saw a substantial decrease over May 2015’s 85 days to 2016’s reported 65 days, an decrease of 23.53% in the Average Days on the Market.  The ratio of Average Sold Price to Average Original List Price had a 3.19% change from May 2015 to May 2016, coming in at 96.5%. The Average Sold Price for Detached Homes sold in Virginia’s Southern Region in May 2016 was $289,755 versus $280,105 from May 2015, a gain of 3.45% in Detached Average Sold Prices over May 2015; just about a $12,000 increase over the preceding month of April 2016, which came in at $277,791.

The Southern Region housing market gained momentum in May 2016 with increases in average sold prices for all homes.  Housing starts, permits, existing home sales, and pending sales all continued to pick up pace. Nationally home prices continue to rise at a rate of 4.5-5.5%.  Despite rising home prices, affordability remains good with interest rates remaining low, hovering around 4-4.50%.  In Spotsylvania County, VA, Conventional, FHA, & VA loan programs take the lead in Buyer financing transactions for May 2016.  Home sales continue to outpace last years levels in May 2016.  As we arrive into Summer in the Southern Region of Virginia, real estate activity remains on a steady, positive trend .  Active inventory remains tight in May 2016 from last year’s levels; although new listings continue to grow, increasing 14.58% for May.

Active Listing housing inventory in Spotsylvania County, VA increased over the previous month to 618 for May 2016, 325 of them New Listings.

Buyer closing cost assistance continues to average around 3%-4% of an offer’s sales price in the Southern Region of Virginia.  Buyer demand in the Spotsylvania County continues to exceed last year levels with gains in new contracts and closed sales, although credit remains tight with new lender regulations in place with the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) implementation that rolled out in October 2015.  In the Southern Region of Virginia, New Listing Activity decreased ever so slightly as Active Listing Inventory fell short of last years levels for this fifth month of 2016.  Sellers in Spotsylvania County saw the number of Days on the Market decrease nicely from the preceding month of April 2016, to 65 days for their homes that sold in May 2016.

Sign up for monthly real estate updates at HomesInFredericksburgVA.com. Check back in July 2016 for Spotsylvania County, VA’s June 2016 Real Estate Market Snapshot. Source www.rbintel.com, www.getsmartcharts.com

Sweetbriar Pool

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Sweetbriar Pool Has Major Cracks, Potentially

Unavailable for Summer in Lake of the Woods

Posted:Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Sweetbriar Pool has two major cracks and potentially will not be available for this summer. LOWA will not know the extent of damage until a structural engineer has conducted an assessment.

Virginia Pool Services, LOWA’s pool maintenance company, notified LOWA shortly after making the discovery late this afternoon as the pool was being cleaned and prepared for the summer.

The pool shell is cracked along the entire width at the deep end and along the length of a major portion of the pool. Groundwater is leaking into the pool.

The situation is not dangerous to nearby homes, the park, or the Community Center.

LOWA Management immediately notified the Board of Directors and reached out to key resource persons including LOWA’s insurance agent to discuss our property insurance policy, and to structural engineers who can come on site in the next two days. A structural engineer will assess the damage, determine a cause, if possible, and help set a course of action. We notified the Lukmire Partnership, the architect team assisting LOWA with Clubhouse Pool/Fitness Center design concepts.

We are reaching out to the Barracuda Swim Team to discuss options for the season.

Sweetbriar Pool was built in 1969 and received a complete rehabilitation in 1998.

We plan to open the Clubhouse Pool beginning Saturday, May 28. In the meantime LOWA will discuss possible modifications to schedules with the Pools Committee and Fitness Committee.

LOWA will send out another update to members on Friday, May 13. We encourage you to attend the May 18 Board Meeting at 2 pm at the Community Center to receive the update staff will provide the Board at that time.

LOWA Management

Southern Region Market Snapshot March 2016

Virginia’s Southern Region

Spotsylvania County, VA

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This area includes the following zip codes:

22407 & 22408 for the Fredericksburg areas of Spotsylvania County, VA
22508 for the Locust Grove area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22567 for the Unionville area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22580 for the Woodford area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22960 for the Orange area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22534 for the Partlow area of Spotsylvania County, VA
22553 & 22551 in Spotsylvania County, VA

The Market Snapshot March 2016:

For the month of March 2016, the Units Sold increased over the preceding month of February 2016 and decreased over March 2015 with 140 units. The Average Sold Price for ALL home types reported in the Southern Region for March 2016 was $275,027 which decreased over the preceding month of February 2016 and increased over March’s Last Year’s (LY) average sold price of $268,695 with a slip of 2.36%. The Average Days on the Market for the month of March 2016 saw a slight increase over March 2015’s 98 days to 2016’s reported 100 days, an increase of 2.04% in the Average Days on the Market.  The ratio of Average Sold Price to Average Original List Price had a 0.69% change from March 2015 to March 2016, coming in at 95.9%. The Average Sold Price for Detached Homes sold in Virginia’s Southern Region in March 2016 was $278,943 versus $275,500 from March 2015, a gain of 1.25% in Detached Average Sold Prices over March 2015; a $25,000 increase over the preceding month of February 2016, which came in at $255,943.

The Southern Region housing market maintained momentum in March 2016 with increases in average sold prices for all homes.  Housing starts, permits, existing home sales, and pending sales all continued to slow down a bit. Nationally home prices continue to rise at a rate of 4.5-5.5%.  Despite rising house prices, affordability remains good with interest rates remaining low, hovering around 4-4.50%.  In Spotsylvania County, VA, FHA and Conventional loan programs take the lead in Buyer financing top options for March 2016.  Home sales continue to outpace last years levels in March 2016.  As we arrive in Spring in this Southern Region of Virginia, real estate activity awakens.  Active inventory slipped ever so slightly in March 2016 from last year’s levels; although new listings continue to grow, increasing 14.58% for March.

Active Listing housing inventory in Spotsylvania County, VA decreased over the previous month to 558 for March 2016, 330 of them New Listings.

Buyer closing cost assistance continues to average around 3%-4% of an offer’s sales price in the Southern Region of Virginia.  Buyer demand in the Spotsylvania County continues to exceed last year levels with gains in new contracts and closed sales, although credit remains tight with new lender regulations in place with the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) implementation that rolled out in October 2015.  In the Southern Region of Virginia, New Listing Activity increased substantially as Active Listing Inventory fell short of last years levels for this third month of 2016.  Sellers in Spotsylvania County saw the number of Days on the Market increase slightly with the preceding month of February 2016, to 100 days for their homes that sold in March 2016.

Sign up for monthly real estate updates at HomesInFredericksburgVA.com. Check back in May 2016 for Spotsylvania County, VA’s April 2016 Real Estate Market Snapshot. Source www.rbintel.com, www.getsmartcharts.com

BBQ Jamboree

Ready, Set…EAT BBQ!

The 6th Annual BBQ Jamboree

Saturday, May 14th, 2016 11am-6pm

BBQ Jamboree

The 6th Annual BBQ Jamboree presented by 93.3 WFLS & Safford of Fredericksburg, is a family fun day for all ages. This years event will feature BBQ Teams preparing their best BBQ to compete in our KCBS sanctioned contest for the top prize and title Grand Champion. They will also be smoking up their best pulled/chopped pork for you to try. That’s right, you will be able to taste a sample from each People’s Choice BBQ Contestant (while supplies last) and then vote for your favorite at the Home Paramount Pest Control Voting Tent!

BBQ TASTING BEGINS AT 2 pm!

Some of the other attractions for 2016 will be the Famous Dave’s Rib Eating Contest, Wine & Beer Tasting, Music, and tons of stuff for the kids to enjoy including the Home Depot Kid’s Workshop and the Paint-A-Piggy-Bank! So round up your family and friends, jump in the car and head on down to the BBQ Jamboree at the Fredericksburg Fairgrounds, can’t wait to see you there!

General Admission Tickets are $10
and Kids 3 and Under are FREE!!
Famous Dave’s Law Enforcement Rib Eatin’ Contest
This event will be held next to the Famous Dave’s tent. Three local Law Enforcement teams will compete to see who can eat the most ribs in 90 seconds. Once the horn sounds to end the contest, all remaining ribs and rib bones will be weighed. The team with the least amount of weight at the end of the competition wins!

Please show your support by visiting Famous Dave’s of Fredericksburg! A special thanks goes out to Famous Dave’s of Fredericksburg General Manager Rob Kelly and his team for making this event possible.

2015 Champions
Caroline County Sheriff’s Office

2014 Champions
Rappahannock Regional Jail

2013 Champions
Rappahannock Regional Jail

2012 Champions
Rappahannock Regional Jail

2011 Champions
Rappahannock Regional Jail

For the Kids:
FACE PAINTING
MOON BOUNCE by Razzle Dazzle
GYROSCOPE by Razzle Dazzle
KIDS WORKSHOP by Stafford Home Depot
BARREL TRAIN
PAINT A PIGGY BANK by BBQ Jamboree Staff
KIDS COLORING by BBQ Jamboree Staff

For the Adults:
Enjoy free samples from all of the wineries and breweries listed below from 11am – 5pm. Wine and Beer Products also available for purchase.

Blue Mountain Brewery

A. Smith Bowman Distillery

Mattaponi Winery 

To read more about the Jamboree click here: BBQ Jamboree

Montpelier Wine Festival

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Welcome to the Montpelier Wine Festival

Enjoy a visit to James Madison’s Montpelier on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 11-6 and Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 11-5 to experience the annual Montpelier Wine Festival.

Sample wines from Virginia wineries at the 26th annual Montpelier Wine Festival on the grounds of James Madison’s Montpelier, located along Route 20, just south of the town of Orange. Spend the day tasting wine and enjoying distinctive arts and crafts, specialty food vendors, live music, kite flying, a contest for the most exceptional hats, and horse drawn wagon rides! New this year you will find a Classic Car Parking area and Corn Hole games. Mansion tours begin at the Visitors Center.

The Montpelier Wine Festival is a great place to bring the whole family. Children will enjoy kite making classes, kite flying contests and barrel train rides. Adult admission tickets are twenty-five dollars at the gate and designated driver tickets are just five dollars at the gate. Bring a blanket and a picnic – bring your kite – and bring your love of Virginia wine to the Montpelier Wine Festival, Saturday and Sunday, May 7 & 8.

Follow Montpelier Wine Festival news on social media at #montpelierwinefest.

The Wine List:

Cross Keys Vineyard
Barboursville Vineyards
Well Hung Vineyard
Democracy Vineyard
Reynard Florence Vineyard
Delfosse Vineyards & Winery
Lazy Days Winery
Villa Appalaccia
Kilaurwen Winery
Mattaponi Winery
Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery
Peaks of Otter Winery
Lake Anna Winery
Jefferson Vineyards
Horton Vineyards
Rockbridge Vineyard

And more!

We’re offering a feast

Enjoy a variety of breads, cheeses, grilled chicken and shrimp, gyros, steak sandwiches, crab cakes, bar-b-que, salads, pasta, and specialty coffees from our vendors, or you are welcome to pack your own.

Music

A variety of live musical entertainment – jazz, bluegrass, and folk music – will offer a broad spectrum of easy listening while you enjoy the afternoon.

Artisans

Stroll through a broad range of exhibits by artisans and crafters from throughout the mid-Atlantic.
Hat Contest
Each day at 3 pm we will judge for the most exceptional hats! The Prize? A 3 pack of wine!

Categories:
• Largest Hat
• Smallest Hat
• Winey Hat
• Beyond Your Basic Ball Cap
• Spring Bonnet
• Kids Hat

Children’s Fun
Bring the kids for a free ride in the barrel train. Also, enjoy face painting, a kite-making class, and kite-flying contest.

Kites
The open, rolling hills and gentle breezes of Montpelier are a perfect place to “go fly a kite.” Bring yours or join our kite-making class for a nominal fee. Kite contests, stunt flying, and aerial demonstrations provided by Wings Over Washington Kite Club, an affiliate of the American Kite Association.

Montpelier
Montpelier is the lifelong home of James Madison, fourth President of the United States and “Father of the Constitution.” An estate of 2,700 acres of rolling pastures, formal gardens, an old-growth forest, and breath-taking vistas, Montpelier was described by Madison as just “a squirrel’s jump from Heaven.” The Montpelier Wine Festival celebrates the agricultural heritage of James Madison – called “the best farmer in America” by Thomas Jefferson – and the legendary hospitality of his wife, Dolley.
Montpelier will be open for tours during the Festival, and attendees will receive a special discount.
Montpelier Website

Tickets

Take advantage of the reduced rate for advance ticket orders here
*Advanced online ticket sales end at midnight, Wednesday, May 4.
Advanced Tickets: $20
Adults: $25 at the gate
Designated Drivers: $5
Ages 12 to 20: $5
Children under 12: Free

Price includes general admission, a commemorative wine glass, tastings from each winery, and a chance to win a door prize. Wine glasses and tastings with full adult admission only (Adults will be asked to show proof of age).

To order by phone call: 540-672-5216