Open Door Tour in the City of Martinsville and Across Henry County
Open Door Tour in the City of Martinsville and Across Henry County
Tuesday March 29, 2016
April 8-17, 2016
Along the trail, experience Artist Studios, Farms and Markets, Museums and Cultural Sites, Demonstrations, Tastings, Tours, Music and so much more!
Trout-filled rivers, quiet lakes and gentle mountains surround this beautiful location that’s full of rich history. Home to some of the finest recreational and cultural activities in the country, Martinsville-Henry County is proud of our excellent medical facilities, innovative school systems and advantageous housing opportunities. The climate is just right for those who enjoy all four seasons with cool winters and pleasant summers. And with a scenic backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, spring is simply breathtaking. Aside from our beautiful location, rich history, and quality of life, the true key to our community is the people. In Martinsville-Henry County, Virginia you, too, will find that warm and friendly people seem to be one of our strongest assets.
Map #3 First Day Designs, 105 E Church St., Martinsville, VA 24112 Friday, 4/8 and Friday, 4/15, 1-4p.m. Demonstrating Warm Glass Techniques (Free)
Map #4 Gallery 22, 22 Walnut St., Martinsville, VA 24112 Mondays-Sundays, 4/8 – 17, 1-4p.m. Gallery 22 – Make a fused glass suncatcher for ($20 all supplies included) Tuggle Farms at Gallery 22 – Product samplings (Free) Windy Ridge Farm at Gallery 22 –English Tea sampling – Saturdays Only 4/9 & 4/16 ($5 Fee)
Map #5 Glass Art, Studio 107, 105 E Church St., Martinsville, VA 24112 Fridays & Saturdays 4/8 & 9, 4/15 & 16, 1-3p.m. Stained glass demos (Free)
Map #7 In Frame Visual Arts, Studio 107, 105 E. Church St., Martinsville, VA 24112 Mondays – Fridays, 10a.m.– 5:30p.m., Saturdays, 11a.m. – 4p.m. Closed on Sunday Demos and art displayed (Free)
Map #9 Mitchell Woodcrafts, Studio 107, 105 E Church St., Martinsville, VA 24112 Mondays – Saturdays, 12-6p.m Woodturning Demos (Free)
Map #13 Painting Studio, 385 Country Place Rd. Axton, VA 24054 Tuesday & Wednesday, 4/12 & 13, 10a.m. – 5p.m. Workshop: “How to set up an art studio in an unfinished basement” (Free)
Map #14 The Sewing Studio, 1310 Memorial Blvd. S., Martinsville, VA 24112 Saturdays 4/9 & 16, 1:00pm, Monday-Friday, 3:00pm. Closed on Sundays Make & Take – A mini pillow case that can be used to hold a travel size pillow or for a favorite 18” doll to rest her head on. All materials provided and will help you the entire way using our Babylock sewing machines and sergers. Each participant will receive printed directions for the mini pillow case as well as a standard size pillow case to take home along with their completed pillow case. (Free)
Map #15 Simply the Best Flowers, 105 Broad St., Martinsville, VA 24112 Saturday, 4/16, 2:00pm Demonstration on projects using sedums (Free). Light refreshment will be served.
Map #17 Zelma Lee Designs, Studio 107, 105 E Church St., Martinsville, VA 24112 Friday, 4/8, floating necklace. Fee 5.00 for supplies. Saturday, 4/9, bracelet using toggle clasp. Fee for supplies is 5.00. Monday, 4/11, simple wire ring. Free. Tuesday, 4/12, stretchy bracelet. Fee for supplies is 5.00. Wednesday, 4/13, earrings. Fee for supplies is 5.00. Thursday, 4/14, necklace with matching earrings. Fee for supplies is 8.00 Friday, 4/15, bracelet with matching earrings. Fee for supplies is 8.00. Saturday, 4/16, floating necklace. Fee for supplies 5.00. Hours 10-4 each day
Map #20 Dippers Ice Cream, 4970 Greensboro Rd., Ridgeway, VA 24148 Thursday, 4/14, 6:30-7:30p.m. Inaugural Flight Night Gourmet Ice Cream Tasting ( $15 per person)
Map #21 Greater Bassett’s Community Market, 3536 Fairystone Park Hwy., Bassett, VA 24055 4/16, 10a.m. – 4p.m. Sneak Peek Day at the Market (prices of items for sale varies per vendor)
Map #22 Hamlet Vineyards, 405 Riverside Dr., Bassett, VA 24055 Saturday, 4/9, 6:30-9:30p.m. Featured the Virginia Museum of Natural History Gala ($50 per person) Sundays 4/10 & 17, 1-5p.m Wine Tastings at the Vineyard ($5 per person)
Map #23 Infinity Acres Ranch, 136 Joppa Rd., Ridgeway, VA 24148 Saturday, 4/16, 11a.m. – 3p.m Walk a Llama activity. Essential Oil Hand Therapeutic Reflexology. Artisan Display (Free)
Map #24 Mountain Valley Hops, 4220 Mountain Valley Rd., Axton, VA 24054 Tuesday, 4/12 5:30 – 7p.m. Drop in “social” to take a tour of the farm and taste a variety of beers. ($3 per person)
Map #26 Ridgeway Farm Market, 6697 Greensboro Rd., Ridgeway, VA 24148 Monday – Saturdays, 9a.m. – 6p.m, Sundays, 11a.m. – 5p.m. 10% off all jarred goods & 10% Greenhouse purchases.
Map #36 Jerry’s Pizza, 2635 Greensboro Rd., Martinsville, VA 24112 Open Daily, except Mondays, 10:30a.m. -10:30p.m. Providing coupons at several trail sites featured during the Open Door Tour
Map #37 Mtn’ Jax Restaurant & Pub, 45 E Church St., Martinsville, VA 24112 Open Daily, Special Live Music on Fridays, 4/8 and 15, 8p.m. Mason Via + Friends. ($7 Fee)
Map #38 Papa’s Pizzeria, 4288 Fairystone Park Hwy., Bassett, VA 24055 Open Daily, with special Karaoke on Saturdays, 4/9 & 16, 8:30p.m Karaoke & Coupons
Map #39 Rising Sun Breads Bakery/Café, 1049 Brookdale St., Ste.D., Martinsville, VA 24112 Mondays – Fridays, 7a.m. – 6p.m., Saturdays 8a.m.-noon. Closed Sundays Join them for a special classic Southern menu, including Cornbread made from organic ground corn accompanied by a bowl of fresh made soup; Peanut Butter Silk Pie (a Virginia Diner specialty); Ambrosia Salad; Traditional Cheese straws or Salt Rising Breads. Made the old fashioned way – from scratch. (Prices vary)
Map #40 Serendipity Coffee House & Bistro, 10 E Church St., Martinsville, VA 24112 Friday, 4/8, 10a.m. – 2p.m. Special – $2.50 Lattes & Frappes between 10am & 2pm. In addition, VA baked ham sandwiches with a side and chips for special $6.95.
Map #43 Indian Heritage RV Park, 184 Tensbury Dr., Martinsville, VA 24112 Open Daily, 10a.m.-5p.m Special Sunday, 4/10, 1-5 p.m Reception with Smith River Outfitters. Facility Tours available during tour (Free).
Map #53 Piedmont Arts 215 Starling Ave., Martinsville, VA 24112 Tuesday – Saturday, Regular Museum Hours Friday, 4/15, 5-7p.m. ,Art @ Happy Hour (Free) Saturday 4/16, 7p.m., Dancing for the Arts, ($10 & $25)
Map #54 Rucker’s Antique Emporium & Auction House, 20 E Church St., Martinsville, VA 24112 Regular hours, Call ahead Gambling museum will be open (Free) Friday 4/8 & 15 noon-6; Saturday 4/9 & 4/16 10-6; Sunday 4/10 & 17 1-4; Wednesday 4/13 2-6; and Thursday 4/14 noon-6. Telephone Museum will be open (Free) by request – call ahead.
Map #56 Spencer Penn Centre 475 Spencer Penn Rd., Spencer, VA 24165 Saturday, 4/9, 8:30am-4p.m. Annual Pig Cookin’ Contest- BBQ, Craft Fair, Bike Ride, Cruise-In (cost for vendor offerings vary)
Map #57 Virginia Museum of Natural History, 21 Starling Ave., Martinsville, VA 24112 Open Daily, except on Sundays Saturday, 4/9, 6:30-9p.m. Special Event “Grapes & Grains” ($50 per person) Thursday, 4/14, 6-7p.m., 2nd Thursday Science Talks- “How do we protect what we have?” (Free)
Map #60 MJ’s Boutique Studio, Studio 107, 105 E Church St., Martinsville, VA 24112 Open Mondays-Saturdays, with special 2p.m. workshops on the following days: Friday, 4/8, 2pm, Stretch Bracelet Class ($4 per person) Saturday, 4/9, 2pm, Beginning Crochet Class ($7 per person) Monday, 4/11, 2pm, Simple Necklace & Matching Earrings Class ($20 per person Tuesday & Wednesday, 4/12 & 13, 2pm Yarn Wreath Class (ability to crochet required) ($10 per person) Thursday – Saturday, 4/14- 16, times vary all day, Jewelry and Crochet Demos (Free)
Map #61 Owen’s Chair Caning, Studio107, 105 E Church St., Martinsville, VA 24112 Fridays, 4/8 & 15, (10-4) Chair Caning Demonstrations (Free) Chair Caning Classes are available – ask for information and details.