Red August Farm is a wedding and event venue tucked away in the Shenandoah Valley with gorgeous views and an intimate country farm setting. The Blue Ridge Mountains are visible from this little hilltop and will give you a feeling of peacefulness that is hard to match in the Valley. The gated stone entrance adds a tranquil scene as you and your guests are welcomed to Red August Farm. We hope you allow us to be a little part of your special event!

The garden provides a tangible special place for people to reflect on the courage, dignity, and hope of those who have overcome cancer and those who have fought it so bravely, but lost. The garden is on a one acre knoll at the south entrance to Ridgeview Park off Northgate Avenue. A walkway leads you through an array of low growing shrubs, brightly colored flowers, all full of green leaves in the summer and beautiful color in the fall. Special benches line the walkways throughout the garden for your convenience.
Come ring the Peoples Bell three times to celebrate the end of treatments, to remember a loved one, or to bring hope for cure for all. A grass path leads visitors down to the South River for those who want to sit and listen to the quiet ripple of the water. Numerous plaques displayed in and around the garden explain the deep commitment from businesses, organizations, and individuals who believe in the fight against cancer.

We invite you to experience this beautiful gateway to nature, remembering the blessings of good health.

This lager-forward brewery features a large tap room, knowledgeable staff and sessionable beers. Inspired by a Native American blessing referencing the creator, the earth, the four directions, and back to the creator, Seven Arrows’s compass rose logo signifies the four directions and the four ingredients in beer. Twelve true-to-style beers are always on tap. A full kitchen, with onsite dining, is available through Nobos Restaurant.

Stable Craft Brewing, located at Hermitage Hill Farm & Stables a working horse farm and popular wedding location is a trendy barn venue and a real working farm guests are encouraged to tour. Stable Craft grows its own Cascade and Nugget hops. Remodeled from what used to be ten horse stalls, the tap room features unobstructed views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is an ideal place from which to relax and sample 16 beers. Stable Craft casual atmosphere is both comfortable and inviting. Ceiling-to-floor glass windows allow guests to relax and take in the peaceful setting of StableCrafts outbuildings and fields.

Major James Dooley of Richmond built this white marble palace in 1913 for his beloved wife, Sallie May, and the two used it as a summer home. Today, the majestic house is privately owned and open to the public on select weekends throughout the year.

An award-winning inn overlooking the Shenandoah Valley, the Iris Inn was purposely designed so that each room affords the best view of the surrounding mountain terrain. The property includes a main lodge with great room, fireplace, library, and third-story overlook with a hammock. Surrounding the lodge are luxury wooded cottages and glass-front cabins. Each cabin features a private hot tub, full kitchen, and porch to enjoy the panoramic view. Enjoy a fresh, chef-made breakfast every morning and a wine and cheese hour every afternoon. You can also enhance your stay with one of the wine-tasting or horseback riding packages.