Martinsville, Virginia


September Is Self-Improvement Month

September is upon us and fall is steadily approaching. This is the perfect time of year for improving our well-being and giving ourselves the pampering that we deserve. As the crisp temperatures approach, beat the cool-weather blues and improve your self-being with a relaxing trip to one of the area's spas or by grabbing that perfect fall wardrobe to change your look and your mentality. As you may know, September is Self-Improvement Month and Martinsville-Henry County boasts numerous spas and a variety of boutiques, shops and outfitters for women and men.


Hamlet Vineyards, located in Bassett, Virginia, is open every Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 pm for tastings & other times by appointment. Enjoy award-winning wines such as the gold medal winning 2015 Viognier and the 2014 Cardinal Rose. Other choices include Pinot Gris, Bottled Blonde, Old Virginia Red, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Sparkling Viognier. Hamlet Vineyard's 2016 Eltham was included as 1 of 12 wines in the 2019 Governor's Cup Case and the 2016 Petit Verdot took home a silver medal! Hamlet Vineyards also partners with local outfitter, Smith River Outfitters, to “Wine & Water Wednesdays” throughout the summer months and into the fall. Take advantage of one of the year’s remaining trips on 9/11.

Mountain Valley Brewing is located in Axton, Virginia, overlooking a valley and a 450-acre farm. Kick back in the peaceful serenity of Mountain Valley, Henry County and enjoy a locally brewed craft beer! At Mountain Valley Brewery, you can stroll through the hop yard, tour the small brewery, chat in the cozy taproom, listen to live music outside under the new pavilion or play yard games while enjoying the beautiful views. Open Thursday – Sunday (hours vary).



The Village Spa is a full service salon for both women and men. The Village Spa offers everything from tanning to weight loss, hair care to nail care, skin care to massage therapy and more. Visit the Village Spa website for a full list of services offered and make your appointment for a break from the ordinary and surround yourself with an atmosphere of soothing music and trickling running water. Come enjoy a mini-vacation away from the rest of the world! Open 7 days a week, contact us for hours.

Reflections Day Spa can assist you with a wide variety of spa services including a full spa day or individual needs. Services include: Hair Design, Lavish Lash Eyelash extension, Airbrush Tanning, Facials, Body Treatments, Body Work therapy and massage, Nail Services and Hair Removal. While there, browse our large selection of professional products that include Dermalogica Skin Care and Jane Iredale makeup as well as a variety of hair care and nail products. Also, visit our new boutique featuring jewelry, purses, scarves and many more fashion and gift items.

Primland is one of our Regional Spas, located in Meadows of Dan, Virginia. It is the ultimate Luxury Mountain Getaway. The Spa at Primland offers a sanctuary for its guests, providing all those who visit with a tranquil environment for complete and total rejuvenation. Native American healing rituals, European spa techniques, and organic products and essential oils are used in tandem to give guests the most relaxing and revitalizing experience possible. Treatments such as massages, facials, yoga and meditation come together to offer a specialized, personal experience for men, women, couples, teens, and children.


Janice Cain Stationary offers a wide variety of unique and high end gifts, as well as personalized accessories, clothing, gourmet food items, Vera Bradley, and fresh ideas for your home. They also have an extensive line of stationery to personalize with monograms, names or initials. Not only do they specialize in personalization with on-site monogramming, but Janice Cain Stationary also offers wedding registry and corporate gifts including gift baskets.


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Once you've taken the time to be pampered and build that perfect fall wardrobe, you will be ready to take more steps towards Self Improvement this month.