Things to Do
Take home one-of-a-kind treasures found at Rappahannock's sophisticated gift and home décor shops and galleries, custom furniture design stores and specialty shops.
24 Crows is an art gallery and a coffee and gift shop, featuring local artists and unique items from Heidi and Vinnie's travels and visits to regional craft shows. Enjoy freshly baked scones, ice cream and a delicious lunch menu of homemade soups and sandwiches Wednesday through Sunday.
Hours: W-Sa, 8:30 am-5 pm; Su, 9 am-4 pm; lunch hours W-Su, 11:30 am-2:30 pm
650 Zachary Taylor Hwy / Flint Hill, VA 22627
Antique Tables Made Daily
Manufacturer of Antique Furniture Reproductions — located in Rappahannock County for more than 25 years, custom-build the most authentic reproduction furniture including French, Shaker, Tavern, Irish, Mission, Pedestal and Trestle tables. We also custom-build islands, servers, coffee tables, end tables, desks, children's tables and benches. Our furniture is hand-crafted with mountain and recycled antique lumber — available in custom sizes and finishes and delivered throughout the United States. To complement your table or island, we offer an array of chairs/barstools — Windsor, Ladderback, Wheatland, Birdcage, Arrowback and Thumback. At Antique Tables Made Daily, we carefully recreate the look, sturdiness and feel of early farm tables and furniture.
Hours: Tu-Sa, 10 am-5 pm
800.413.2459 / 540.987.8834
11669 Lee Hwy / PO Box 213 / Sperryville, VA 22740
Beech Spring Gift Shop
We are a fourth generation family business showcasing an eclectic collection of gifts, highlighting Polish pottery. We house Northern Virginia's LARGEST QUILT OUTLET. Our renowned fruit stand has the best of cider, preserves, jellies and honey and the finest apple and fruit butters. Seasonal local fruit. Open year round. 2 miles west of Sperryville on Route 211.
Hours: open year-round, M-Su, 10 am-6 pm
11600 Lee Hwy / Sperryville, VA 22740
Central Coffee Roasters
Family-owned and -operated. Small batch artisan roasters offering Arabica beans from small farms and cooperatives throughout the world's coffee belt.
Hours: F-Su, 10 am-5 pm
540.987.1006 / 877.594.1006
11836 Lee Hwy / Sperryville, VA 22740
Far Ridge Ceramics
Far Ridge Ceramics is a small, family-run studio nestled in the foothills of Virginia's beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Stop by during one of our Open Studio Events to see how we make our unique architectural tiles, art tile panels and domestic and gift ceramics. See works in progress, tile samples, concept boards, casting, glazing and more. You may also visit our shop/tile showroom at The Shops at Ginger Hill Antiques, which is open every day from 10 am-6 pm. Check our Far Ridge Ceramics website for information on all our ceramics, our full event schedule, and much more.
Hours: by appointment or special event (see calendar)
Castleton, VA 22716
Glassworks Gallery — Oldway Art Center
The largest, most unusual gallery in the area, with unique, top-quality local artwork and gifts — hand-blown art glass, exquisite ceramics, striking jewelry, stained glass, fine sculpture, woodwork, metalwork and many one-of-a-kind pieces. We make most of the products we sell on the property. Our 25th year in business. Glass-blowing classes by appointment. We also fill propane tanks. Look for our red swinging bridge one mile west of Sperryville. Visit our online store at the address below.
Hours: Th-Tu, 10:30 am-5 pm
11774 Lee Hwy / Sperryville, VA 22740
Goodine's Designs in Gold & Silver
Self-taught, Chris Goodine has crafted fine jewelry for more than 35 years. His jewelry is distinguished by the incorporation of his unique "wave-link" design. Hand-forged from gold and silver wire, the beautiful configurations often suggest various cultural styles.
Hours: Th-M, 10 am-6 pm
353 Main St / Washington, VA 22747
Horse N Hound
Everything for horse and rider. Waterproof foot and outdoor wear. All natural pet foods — Evo, Innova, Taste of the Wild, Wellness. Pet supplies including collars and leashes. Pet tags engraved on site.
Hours: M-Sa, 10 am-5 pm
667 Zachary Taylor Hwy / Flint Hill, VA 22627
Knit Wit Yarn Shop
A small locally owned shop, we carry local and brand name yarns, including alpaca, wools and cottons. We also carry lovely sweaters and scarves, bags, jewelry and clothing. We specialize in fair trade items, handmade accessories and recycled products. Come visit us! We're in the old schoolhouse at the corner of routes 211 and 522.
Hours: W & Th, Noon-5 pm; F, Noon-6 pm; Sa & Su, 10 am-6 pm
Sperryville School House / 12018 Lee Hwy / Sperryville, VA 22740
Monkey Business Unlimited
Monkey Business Unlimited has been established in the old Sperryville Schoolhouse since December of 2011. We have an eclectic mix of antiques and vintage items as well as many gift and home decor offerings. We also specialize in local art and pottery from Rappahannock artists.
Hours: Th-Su 10 am-6 pm
540.987.8700 / 540.675.1424
12018 Lee Hwy / PO Box 9 / Sperryville, VA 22740
Peter Kramer — Furniture Maker
Master cabinetmaker Peter Kramer invests his furniture with a very special charm. Because he is both designer and cabinetmaker, Peter believes "making furniture is my art form and my occupation."
Hours: daily by appointment
311 Gay St / Washington, VA 22747
R.H. Ballard Art, Rug & Home
Southern Living magazine voted this unique shop and gallery one of "TOP 50 SHOPS IN THE SOUTH." French jacquard tablecloths, fine gifts, art, Oriental rugs. Located in the heart of historic Washington, Va.
Hours: daily, 10 am-6 pm
307 Main St / Washington, VA 22747
Groceries and gifts. Organic and natural food such as eggs, local honey, milk, cheese, Amish butter, yogurt, natural sodas, juice, snacks, bath products, supplements, essential oils, toys, jewelry, crystals, pottery and handmade items. This nonprofit store is located in the Rappahannock Wellness Center and Hearthstone School building 2 miles west of Sperryville.
Hours: M-F, 9 am-5 pm; Sa, 10 am-5 pm
11576 Lee Hwy / Sperryville, VA 22740
Rappahannock Historical Society & Museum
Our mission is to preserve the history of Rappahannock County and its people in order to highlight the past for a better understanding of the future. Our gift shop features historical maps, memorabilia and products from Rappahannock County. Visit our museum. A nonprofit organization.
Hours: M, Tu & Th, 11 am-5 pm
328 Gay St / Washington, VA 22747
River District Arts
River District Arts (RDA) is sometimes referred to as the Rappahannock Torpedo Factory. RDA is a collective of more than a dozen artists working in a wide variety of media and styles including oil, watercolor, photography, ceramics and collage. During your visit, experience artists at work in their studios, talk with them about their latest creations and browse our two exhibiting galleries which feature regularly changing shows by local and regional artists. Located in Sperryville's river district, RDA is housed in a beautifully restored post and beam apple packing facility from the 1930s era, with touches of sophisticated, modern interior architecture. Also stop by Middle Street Gallery, Cafe Indigo, Copper Fox Antiques and Copper Fox Distillery, our river district neighbors.
Rates: Public invited. No admission fee.
Hours: F-Su, 10 am-5 pm
3 River Ln / Sperryville, VA 22740
Our unique gift shop features a large selection of jams, jellies, honey, Virginia hams, apple cider, fireworks, pottery, Minnetonka moccasins and concrete lawn ornaments.
Hours: M-Su, 9 am-6 pm
11669 Lee Hwy / Sperryville, VA 22740
Pots, pots. pots! Fabulous pottery from nine local clay artists. Classes, commissions, workshops and children's camps offered. Come watch a potter in action — but be careful not to get dirty!
Hours: Th-M, 10 am-6 pm
42 Main St / Sperryville, VA 22740
Stonyman Gourmet Farmer
The Stonyman Gourmet Farmer Mercantile is a classic 18th century farm store with intact fittings including the original counter, shelving, peg-handled drawers and heart of pine floor and wall boards. The interior harkens back to the early days of our nation and is truly representative of the farm culture of that era. The Mercantile Gardens include dooryard dependencies: a lovely cook’s cottage complete with massive cooking fireplace and an adjacent smokehouse. Arrange for a tour or simply drop by and enjoy Stonyman Gourmet Farmer’s confections, farmstead cheeses and fine farm-to-table foods.
Hours: F-Tu, 10 am-5 pm and by arrangement
337 Gay St / PO Box 85 / Washington, VA 22747
The Shops @ Ginger Hill Antiques
30 Dealers bring their best in folk art, primitives, furniture, jewelry, re-purposed. Mid-century, modern, and, of course, those odd and unique items.
Hours: Open Daily 10 am-5 pm
12625 Lee Hwy / Washington, VA 22747
The Shops at The Inn at Little Washington
The Inn's shops offer a wide range of gifts and mementos, including several food items made in Patrick O'Connell's kitchen, as well as a variety of items featuring the Inn's logo and signature dalmatian print apparel. Fine china, glassware and ceramics are offered, as well as handcrafted jewelry and ladies accessories. Books, wines and cigars also are available. Located across the street from the inn.
Hours: Jan.-Mar. & July-Aug., M, Th & F, 10 am-6 pm; Tu, 10 am-Noon; W, 1-6 pm, Sa, 10 am-10 pm; Su, 10 am-8 pm; rest of year, M-F, 10 am-6 pm; Sa, 10 am-9 pm; Su, 10 am-6 pm
Middle & Main streets / Washington, VA 22747
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