NOVEMBER 10-19, 2017

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Postbellum Cider Dinner with Courthouse Creek Cider

6:00
Postbellum
Richmond
Category: Dinner paired with Cider
Establishment: Restaurant

Thu

Nov 16

6:00

Postbellum Cider Dinner with Courthouse Creek Cider

Cider Makers Dinner at Postbellum. Enjoy a four-course dinner crafted by the chef of Postbellum and paired with cider from both Courthouse Creek and Potter’s Craft! Limited seating, so check back for details on how to reserve space, which will be coming soon.


1581 Maidens Rd

http://www.courthousecreek.com

Participating Cideries: Potter's Craft
Rustic Cider Tastings and Orchard Tour at Courthouse Creek Cider

1:00-5:00
Courthouse Creek Cider
Maidens
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Cider House
Entry Cost: $10

Sun

Nov 19

1:00-5:00

Rustic Cider Tastings and Orchard Tour at Courthouse Creek Cider

Courthouse Creek Cider will be open from 1-5pm. Free tours available at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. We will be offering cider tastings accompanied by small bites of paired food in our tasting room. The production facility will also be open to the public! We invite you to stroll through our orchard which has 24 varieties of heirloom cider apples planted! Family and leashed pet-friendly. Bring a picnic and experience heartfully, crafted Virginia cider.


1581 Maidens Rd Maidens, Va 23102

http://www.courthousecreek.com

Entry Cost: $10
Rustic Cider Tasting at Courthouse Creek Cider

12:00-6:00
Courthouse Creek Cider
Maidens
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Cider House
Entry Cost: $10

Sat

Nov 18

12:00-6:00

Rustic Cider Tasting at Courthouse Creek Cider

Courthouse Creek Cider will be open from 12-6 p.m. We will be offering cider tastings accompanied by small bites of paired food in our tasting room. The production facility will also be open to the public. We invite you to stroll through our orchard, which has 24 varieties of heirloom cider apples planted! Family and leashed pet-friendly. Bring a picnic and experience heartfully, crafted Virginia cider.


1581 Maidens Rd

http://www.courthousecreek.com

Entry Cost: $10
Tastings and Tours at Courthouse Creek Cider

1:00-5:00
Courthouse Creek Cider
Maidens
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Cider House
Entry Cost: $10

Sun

Nov 12

1:00-5:00

Tastings and Tours at Courthouse Creek Cider

Sunday, November 12- Courthouse Creek Cider will be open from 1-5pm. Free tours available at 1pm and 3pm. We will be offering cider tastings accompanied by small bites of paired food in our tasting room. The production facility will also be open to the public! We invite you to stroll through our orchard which has 24 varieties of heirloom cider apples planted! Family and leashed pet friendly. Bring a picnic and experience heartfully, crafted Virginia cider.


1581 Maidens Rd

http://www.courthousecreek.com

Entry Cost: $10
Cider Tasting!

12:00-6:00
Courthouse Creek Cidery
Maidens
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Cider House
Entry Cost: $10

Sat

Nov 11

12:00-6:00

Cider Tasting!

Saturday, November 11- Courthouse Creek Cider will be open from 12-6pm. We will be offering cider tastings accompanied by small bites of paired food in our tasting room. The production facility will also be open to the public. We invite you to stroll through our orchard, which has 24 varieties of heirloom cider apples planted! Family and leashed pet friendly. Bring a picnic and experience heartfully, crafted Virginia cider.


1581 Maidens Road Maidens, Va 23102

http://www.courthousecreek.com

Entry Cost: $10
Richmond Cider Celebration

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Richmond
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Market
Entry Cost: $30
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Sat

Nov 11

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Richmond Cider Celebration

In partnership with the Virginia Cider Association, Cider Celebration 2017 coincides with the statewide celebration of Virginia’s cider industry, Cider Week VA, and Enrichmond is thrilled to be presenting the event! Eleven cideries will be present including Albemarle CiderWorks, Big Fish Cider Co., Blue Bee Cider, Bold Rock Cider, Buskey Cider, Castle Hill Cider, Courthouse Creek Cidery, Coyote Hole CiderWorks, Foggy Ridge Cider, Old Hill Cider, and Potter’s Craft Cider. 

Live music and delicious artisanal foods will compliment your cider experience. Cider Celebration 2017 will operate at a temporary location at 1615 East Broad Street, one block from 17th Street Market. Ample free on-street and paid parking is available in adjacent parking lots on 17th and Grace Streets. Free bicycle parking will be provided right next to the festival.

Your ticket purchase includes a Virginia Cider tote bag, one cider glass, and 10 tickets redeemable for tastings and full pours. Extra tickets will be available for purchase on-site.

Feel free to bring lawn chairs – we’ll have live music and tents to kick back under, as well as a Chair Check service. Your four-legged friends are welcome – must be socialized and leashed.

17th Street Farmer's Market
1615 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA

Entry Cost: $30
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Participating Cideries: Albemarle CiderWorks, Big Fish Cider Co., Blue Bee Cider, Bold Rock Cider, Buskey Cider, Castle Hill Cider, Courthouse Creek Cidery, Coyote Hole CiderWorks, Foggy Ridge Cider, Old Hill Cider, and Potter's Craft Cider.

17th Street Farmer's Market

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Cville Cider Week Kickoff Event at FIREFLY

5 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Charlottesville
Category: tap takeover
Establishment: Restaurant

Fri

Nov 10

5 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Cville Cider Week Kickoff Event at FIREFLY

Join us for Charlottesville’s kickoff event for Cider Week. Meet the cidermakers, enter raffles to win prizes like merchandise for area cideries, and sample at least a dozen local ciders. Non-alcoholic apple cider and cider-centric food options will be on the menu, too! Visit FIREFLY.

Firefly
1304 E Market St Charlottesville, Virginia

Oyster Flight Pairing at Buskey Cider!

3pm-7pm
Buskey Cider
Richmond
Category: Pairing
Establishment: BreweryCider HouseTasting Room

Sun

Nov 19

3pm-7pm

Oyster Flight Pairing at Buskey Cider!

Since colonial times, we’ve been enjoying oysters and cider in the U.S. Now we’re pairing them to celebrate as the culminating event for Virginia Cider Week!

Oysters compliment cider wonderfully with their salty and savory flavors. We’ll be serving an oyster flight of 3, paired with a cider flight of 3! Today you can get the inside scoop on how we make cider with tours of the cidery every hour on the hour, and about Rappahannock River Oysters, LLC, one of Virginia’s first oyster companies. #GetBuskey


2910 W. Leigh Street, Richmond, VA 23230

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Participating Cideries: Buskey Cider
Autumn Harvest Pairing Dinner

6:30pm-9:00pm
Bold Rock
Nellysford
Category: Dinner paired with Cider
Establishment: Tasting Room
Entry Cost: $50
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Sat

Nov 11

6:30pm-9:00pm

Autumn Harvest Pairing Dinner

Bold Rock Hard Cider is pleased to join forces with some of the finest culinary talent on the East Coast for an Autumn Harvest Pairing Dinner in celebration of Cider Week VA at our Nellysford Cidery! The November 11th dinner will feature a 5-course Fall inspired menu compliments of Hell’s Kitchen Season 14 Alum Chef T and current Season 17contestant Chef Michelle Tribble paired with new and exciting Bold Rock cider styles as well as some of your old favorites.

The Bold Rock Autumn Harvest Pairing Dinner begins with a cocktail hour at 6:30 PM before diving into a cider paired 5-course dinner with course by course introductions from Chef T and Chef Tribble. Seating is limited to the first 60 and tickets include the 5-course dinner and cider pairings.


1020 Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford Virginia 22938

Entry Cost: $50
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Open House

4- 7 pm Friday Nov. 17 and 2-7 pm Saturday Nov. 18
Big Fish Cider Co.
Monterey
Category: SpecialsTalkTastingsTours
Establishment: Tasting Room

Fri

Nov 17

4- 7 pm Friday Nov. 17 and 2-7 pm Saturday Nov. 18

Open House

celebrate VA Cider week at our rustic tasting room with tours, glass giveaways, Cidermaker’s talk and specials


59 Spruce Street, Monterey, VA 24465

http://bigfishcider.com

Inn Cider Dinner

6 pm
the Highland Inn
Monterey
Category: Dinner paired with Cider
Establishment: Restaurant

Sat

Nov 11

6 pm

Inn Cider Dinner

Join Cidermaker Kirk Billingsley for the 2nd annual Inn Cider dinner – 5 Big Fish ciders paired with 5 delicious seasonal dishes prepared by chef Dan Evans. The 2016 dinner sold out early so call the Highland Inn for tickets at 540-468-2143.


68 Main Street, Monterey, Va 24465

http://www.highland-inn.com

Growing Your Own Heirloom Apples

1 PM - 3 PM
Foggy Ridge Cider
Dugspur
Category: Workshops
Establishment: Tasting Room
Entry Cost: $15

Sat

Nov 18

1 PM - 3 PM

Growing Your Own Heirloom Apples

1:00 to 3:00 at Foggy Ridge Cider
Learn how to grow your very own heirloom apples in the knowledge-packed class taught by Foggy Ridge Cider founder Diane Flynt. Taste apple varieties from the Foggy Ridge orchards that are suited to home orchards, like Ashmead’s Kernel and Roxbury Russett, learn about root stocks and basic growing techniques. This class includes apple and cider tasting, an orchard walk and handouts. $15


1328 Pineview Rd. Dugspur, Va 24325

https://foggyridgecider.com/events/

Entry Cost: $15
Steal the Glass

5 pm
Capital Ale House
Harrisonburg
Category: Specials
Establishment: Bar or Pub

Fri

Nov 17

5 pm

Steal the Glass

Take home a free Big Fish Cider Co. logo glass with cider purchase


41-A Court Square, Harrisonburg, VA 22802

http://www.capitalalehouse.com

Annual Cider Smackdown

5:30-7:30pm
Albemarle CiderWorks
North Garden
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Tasting Room
Entry Cost: $15

Sat

Nov 18

5:30-7:30pm

Annual Cider Smackdown

You be the judge! Spend the evening sniffing, swirling and sipping your way through a number of ciders from Virginia and California. Compare ciders from VA and CA in this east coast vs west coast blind tasting.

Space is limited! Call 434-297-2326 or email fruit@albemarleciderworks.com to make reservations.


2545 Rural Ridge Lane, North Garden, VA 22959

https://www.albemarleciderworks.com/cider-smackdown-2017

Entry Cost: $15
Participating Cideries: As this is a blind tasting, participating cideries are not listed. Six ciders from other VA cider makers will be part of this tasting.
Virginia Oyster and Virginia Cider

3:00PM
The Hof Garden
Richmond
Category: Pairing

Sun

Nov 12

3:00PM

Virginia Oyster and Virginia Cider

Join Potter’s Craft Cider and The Hof Garden for an opportunity to taste different oysters from all around Virginia and see why we think cider is the perfect pairing with them!


2818 W Broad St Suite A, Richmond, VA 23230

11 Hours of Virginia Cider

3:00PM-2:00AM
The Birch
Norfolk
Category: tap takeover
Establishment: Bar or Pub

Fri

Nov 17

3:00PM-2:00AM

11 Hours of Virginia Cider

An annual favorite, The Birch will be featuring the finest of Virginia ciders for all 11 hours they are open this day!


1231 W Olney Rd, Norfolk, VA 23507

Participating Cideries: Lots of em!
Virginia Cider Reception

6:00PM
Acacia Midtown
Richmond
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Restaurant
Entry Cost: $15
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Thu

Nov 16

6:00PM

Virginia Cider Reception

Join the cidermakers and owners from Potter’s Craft Cider, Albemarle Ciderworks and Foggy Ridge Cider for a private tasting of their finest ciders and an assortment of appetizers and hors d’oeuvres from James Beard semi-finalist, Chef Dale Reitzer. 804-562-0138 for reservations.


2601 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220

Entry Cost: $15
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Participating Cideries: Potter's Craft Cider Albemarle Ciderworks Foggy Ridge Cider
Potter’s Craft Cider Dinner At Lucy’s

6:30PM
Lucy's Restaurant
Richmond
Category: Dinner paired with Cider
Establishment: Restaurant

Wed

Nov 15

6:30PM

Potter’s Craft Cider Dinner At Lucy’s

Chef Jason Lucy will be preparing a multi course dinner to pair with a selection of seasonal ciders from Potter’s


404 N 2nd St, Richmond, VA 23219

Fried Chicken Dinner with Potter’s Craft Cider

5:30-9:00PM
Pasture
Richmond
Category: Dinner paired with Cider
Establishment: Restaurant

Mon

Nov 13

5:30-9:00PM

Fried Chicken Dinner with Potter’s Craft Cider

Chef Jason Alley will be preparing his world famous fried chicken and bartender extraordinaire, Beth Dixon, will be pairing it with a selection of cider from Potter’s and her cider based autumnal cocktails!


416 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219

Apple: Cider, Doughnuts and Pie! with Potter’s Craft Cider

5:00-9:00PM
821 Cafe
Richmond
Category: Pairing
Establishment: Bar or PubRestaurant

Fri

Nov 10

5:00-9:00PM

Apple: Cider, Doughnuts and Pie! with Potter’s Craft Cider

821 Cafe, Buttermilk Bake Shop and Potter’s Craft Cider will offer up a variety of apple themed desserts and a selection of ciders to pair with them!


825 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220

Bold Rock Pop-Up Bluegrass ft. Jesse Harper & Friends

2 PM - 6 PM
Nellysford
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Cider House
Entry Cost: $0

Sat

Nov 18

2 PM - 6 PM

Bold Rock Pop-Up Bluegrass ft. Jesse Harper & Friends

Bold Rock Hard Cider and Love Canon’s own Jesse Harper bring you a celebration of 2 amazing Blue Ridge products – delicious hard cider crafted in the heart of Central Virginia paired with traditional bluegrass from some of the region’s most talented pickers. Pop-Up Bluegrass features Jesse with yet-to-be named members of such notables as Della Mae, The Infamous Stringdusters and Steep Canyon Rangers for an afternoon of amazing music hosted at the newly minted Bold Rock Barrel Barn – a facility specializing in small batch craft cider and intimate insight into the production process. The family friendly event runs 2 PM – 6 PM and is free admission.

Nellysford Barrel Barn
1020 Rockfish Valley Highway (RT 151) Nellysford, VA 22958

Entry Cost: $0

Nellysford Barrel Barn

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How Sweet It Is!

5 PM - 10 PM
Richmond
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Cider House
Entry Cost: $15

Fri

Nov 10

5 PM - 10 PM

How Sweet It Is!

Come learn about and experience a broad range of Virginia dessert ciders at Blue Bee Cider on Friday, Nov. 10 from 5 p.m. to close. This will be the first time that so many Virginia ice ciders, pommeaus, ports, digestifs and aperitifs will all be together in one place. Sweet food pairings will also be available. If you have a sophisticated sweet tooth, this will be a cider flight to remember! $15/flight. No reservations necessary.

Blue Bee Cider
1320 Summit Ave. Richmond, VA 23230

Entry Cost: $15
Waffle Brunch & Open House at Blue Bee Cider

12 PM - 4 PM
Richmond
Category: Pairing
Establishment: Cider House

Sun

Nov 19

12 PM - 4 PM

Waffle Brunch & Open House at Blue Bee Cider

Build your own brunch, courtesy of Richmond’s own Capitol Waffle Shop! Adventurous waffle toppings abound. Explore the cidery grounds and learn about the history of Summit Stables.

Blue Bee Cider
1320 Summit Ave. Richmond, VA 23230

Cider Dinner with Blue Bee Cider

6 PM
Ashland
Category: Dinner paired with Cider
Establishment: Restaurant

Sun

Nov 12

6 PM

Cider Dinner with Blue Bee Cider

A four-course cider pairing with a special appearance by Courtney Mailey, Blue Bee Cider owner and founder. The Caboose kitchen has created a special seasonal menu highlighting local farms and food producers specifically for this pairing event. Tickets available at the restaurant. $50 plus tax and gratuity.

The Caboose
108 S. Railroad Ave. Ashland, VA 23005

Lush Cupcakes Pop-Up at Blue Bee Cider

2 PM - 6 PM
Category: Pairing
Establishment: Cider House

Sun

Nov 12

2 PM - 6 PM

Lush Cupcakes Pop-Up at Blue Bee Cider

Enjoy cider-infused treats created by Lush Cupcakes! Featured cupcakes will be Butterscotch Candy Apple, made with our Harvest Ration dessert cider, and Aragon 1904 Apple Pie. $3/cupcake.

Blue Bee Cider
1320 Summit Ave. Richmond, VA 23230

Buskey Cranberry Basil Cider Release!

noon-10pm
Buskey Cider
Richmond
Category: Tastings
Establishment: BreweryCider HouseTasting Room

Sat

Nov 18

noon-10pm

Buskey Cranberry Basil Cider Release!

Announcing the release of our fall seasonal cider, Cranberry Basil Cider on Saturday, November 18th during Virginia Cider Week! Because we’re thankful for all of our amazing fans, we’re putting this new cider on a HUGE discount so that you can enjoy it with your family and friends on Thanksgiving Day! #GetBuskey


2910 W. Leigh Street

Steal the Glass at Coyote Hole Ciderworks

12pm - 9pm
Coyote Hole Ciderworks
Charlottesville
Category: SpecialsTastingsTours
Establishment: Tasting Room

Sat

Nov 11

12pm - 9pm

Steal the Glass at Coyote Hole Ciderworks

Steal The Glass night at Coyote Hole Ciderworks! Come out Saturday, November 11th and order any pint of cider and steal the pint glass! You’ll be able to take the glass Coyote Hole pint glass home with you when you leave.


225 Oak Grove Drive, Mineral, VA 23117

http://www.coyotehole.com/

Virginia Cider at Cheesetique

1PM-4PM
Cheesetique Specialty Cheese Del Ray
Alexandria
Category: Tastings
Establishment: RestaurantRetail Shop

Sat

Nov 11

1PM-4PM

Virginia Cider at Cheesetique

Virginia Cider tasting at the boutique and restaurant chosen by Northern Virginia Magazine as the “Best Cheese Shop” for the past four years.


2411 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301

http://www.cheesetique.com

Participating Cideries: Foggy Ridge, Potter's, Blue Bee, and Castle Hill
Castle Hill Cider Open House

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Castle Hill Cider
Keswick
Category: PairingSpecialsTastingsTours
Establishment: Tasting Room

Sun

Nov 19

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Castle Hill Cider Open House

Join Castle Hill Cider for an open house, including tours, specials, and a turkey/cider pairing! Tour times will be 12 noon and 2 pm. Live music will be from 2 pm to 4 pm. Specials to be detailed onsite the day of the event.


6065 Turkey Sag Road, Keswick, VA 22947

http://www.castlehillcider.com

Angry Angus at Coyote Hole Ciderworks

10am - 9pm
Coyote Hole Ciderworks
Charlottesville
Category: Dinner paired with CiderTastingsTours
Entry Cost: $10
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Sat

Nov 18

10am - 9pm

Angry Angus at Coyote Hole Ciderworks

The Angry Angus Cook Off is a celebration of Virginia Agriculture pitting top chefs against each other. Each chef will cook three angus dishes of their choosing with fresh angus beef from local angus farmers. Some of the dishes will be infused or cooked with Coyote Hole Ciderworks’ cider and there will be pairing of cider and dishes cooked by the chefs. Free admission to the event but if you wish to sample the food and help decide the winner, tickets are $10 in advance only.


225 Oak Grove Drive, Mineral, VA 23117

http://www.coyotehole.com/events/angry-angus.php

Entry Cost: $10
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Southern Cider Tasting At Foggy Ridge Cider

12:00 - 5:00 PM
Foggy Ridge Cider
Dugspur
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Tasting Room
Entry Cost: $10

Sun

Nov 19

12:00 - 5:00 PM

Southern Cider Tasting At Foggy Ridge Cider

Celebrate the close of CiderWeekVA with a comparative tasting of ciders from around the south in Foggy Ridge Cider’s tasting room. Knowledgeable “Cider Somms” will walk you through a flight of “cider flavored ciders” from cideries in the south, including GoodRoad Ciderworks and McRitchie Cider in NC and Mercier Orchard in Georgia. $10 covers cider flight and logo glass


1328 Pineview Rd, Dugspur, VA 24325

https://foggyridgecider.com/events/

Entry Cost: $10
6th Annual Roanoke Cider Cocktail Competition

Varies
various
Roanoke
Category: Cider Cocktail
Establishment: Restaurant

All Week

Varies

6th Annual Roanoke Cider Cocktail Competition

Foggy Ridge Cider presents the 6th Annual Cider Cocktail Competition in Roanoke, VA. Award-winning restaurants and mixologists vie for the best cocktail of the week in this friendly cocktail competition using Foggy Ridge Cider. Join in the fun by voting for your favorite simply by buying a cocktail.

Participating restaurants include:

  • Local Roots
  • River and Rail
  • Lucky
  • Fortunato – last year’s winner!Contest runs from 11/10 – 11/19.
  • Location selling the most cider cocktails will win a prize.

Contest runs from 11/10 – 11/19. Location selling the most cider cocktails will win a prize.


varies

https://foggyridgecider.com/events/

Cider Making Workshop & Open House At Old Hill Cider

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Timberville
Category: SpecialsTastingsWorkshops
Establishment: Tasting RoomVineyard
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Sat

Nov 18

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Cider Making Workshop & Open House At Old Hill Cider

Celebrate Cider Week Virginia with us, at the orchard with a cider-making workshop from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., freshly picked apples in the market and sales plus special tastings in our tasting room.

Workshop registration is free with kits available for purchase here.

We’ll also have a food truck, apple cider glazed donuts, hot mulled cider and gift wrapping available. Check out our farm store with a selection of Virginia made items available.

Old Hill Cider
17768 Honeyville Rd, Timberville, VA 22853

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Alexandria Cider Festival

2 PM - 6 PM
Alexandria
Category: Tastings
Entry Cost: $45
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Sat

Nov 18

2 PM - 6 PM

Alexandria Cider Festival

Enjoy a selection of ciders from more than 12 Virginia cideries on the grounds of historic Lloyd House in Old Town Alexandria on Saturday, November 18th from 2 to 6 p.m. Ticket includes tastings, a souvenir glass, live music, and fun fall activities. Food trucks available. Special tastings and tasting lectures available for purchase onsite. Music provided by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington. Tickets are $45 per person – reservations recommended at shop.alexandriava.gov. $55 at the door price.

Lloyd House
220 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314

Entry Cost: $45
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Cider Tasting at Whole Foods Short Pump

5p-7p
Whole Foods Short Pump
Richmond
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Bar or PubMarket

Tue

Nov 14

5p-7p

Cider Tasting at Whole Foods Short Pump

Enjoy tastings of Virginia cider from Albemarle CiderWorks, Bold Rock Cider, Buskey Cider, Foggy Ridge Cider, Castle Hill Cider, Blue Bee Cider, and Potter’s Craft Cider at Whole Foods Market in Short Pump.


11173 West Broad Street, Glen Allen, VA 23060

https://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/events?store=1996306

Participating Cideries: Albemarle CiderWorks Bold Rock Cider Buskey Cider Foggy Ridge Cider Castle Hill Cider Blue Bee Cider Potter's Craft Cider
“Our Story” Featuring Buskey Cider!

5:00pm-7:30
Rocketts Landing
Richmond
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Restaurant

Thu

Nov 16

5:00pm-7:30

“Our Story” Featuring Buskey Cider!

Join Buskey Cider at The Boathouse for the “Our Story” Events. Meet the founder of Buskey Cider, William Correll, and learn about how and why this local cidery started.

Buskey Cider opened in April 2016 in Scott’s Addition, and was opened by then 26-year-old William Correll. Now, Richmond’s own Buskey Cider is distributed in kegs and cans, and boasts the category of semi-sweet and off-dry ciders in addition to innovative flavors. Food and drink specials will be served during the event.


4708 E. Old Main St, Richmond, VA 23231

Buskey Tart Cherry Cider Can Release!

12pm-10pm
Buskey Cider
Richmond
Category: Tastings
Establishment: BreweryTasting Room

Sat

Nov 11

12pm-10pm

Buskey Tart Cherry Cider Can Release!

BREAKING NEWS! Buskey Tart Cherry is coming to you in CANS on 11/11 to kick off Virginia Cider Week!

We wowed you earlier this year with the FIRST CANS of cider ever made in Richmond, appropriately named RVA Cider! Coming to you at 6.5%, the cherries in our Tart Cherry Cider lend this cider its signature blush color while complementing the apples to create one of the most bright and refreshing ciders you’ve ever had. #GetBuskey


2910 W. Leigh Street

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Buskey Cider Pairing at Dog Street Pub!

5pm-8pm
Dog Street Pub
Williamsburg
Category: Dinner paired with CiderPairing
Establishment: Bar or PubRestaurant

Tue

Nov 14

5pm-8pm

Buskey Cider Pairing at Dog Street Pub!

Join us as we celebrate Virginia Cider Week with Buskey Cider from Richmond Va. We will have a flight of 3 ciders and a mini three course pairing all made with Buskey! Get just the cider flight, just the food flight or both – available from 5 to 8pm Tuesday, November 14.

PEI Mussels cooked in RVA Cider with bacon & fresh thyme
Spicy Pork Loin topped with Sauteed Apples (in Buskey Citra Hop) served over wilted spinach
Spiced Apple Upside Down Cake topped with whipped cream and caramel drizzle (made with Barrel Reserve)


401 W. Duke of Gloucester St., Williamsburg, VA 23185

https://www.facebook.com/events/1923367307915326/?notif_id=1509044455479519¬if_t=event_description_mention

Buskey Brunch!

11am-2:30pm
Buskey Cider
Richmond
Category: Dinner paired with Cider
Establishment: BreweryTasting Room

Sun

Nov 12

11am-2:30pm

Buskey Brunch!

Get your brunch on at Buskey Cider on 11/12 during Virginia Cider Week! Drink cider mimosas, enjoy coffee drinks, and eat chicken & waffles!

Start your day at Buskey with a coffee beverage from Lamplighter Coffee Roasters’s espresso pop up in the taproom. Then grab a pint of cider mimosa made with local Buskey Cider, and pair it with a delicious plate of chicken & waffles from Capitol Waffle Shop! Gluten free options will be available! #GetBuskey


2910 W. Leigh Street

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Meet the Cidermaker

5pm-7pm
Midtowne Bottleshop
Harrisonburg
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Retail Shop

Thu

Nov 16

5pm-7pm

Meet the Cidermaker

Shannon, Cidermaker and owner at Old Hill, will be at Midtowne Bottleshop in downtown Harrisonburg on November 16th to celebrate Cider Week VA!


29 W Water St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Old Hill Cider Brunch

12:00PM
The Joshua Wilton House
Harrisonburg
Category: Pairing
Entry Cost: $45
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Sun

Nov 19

12:00PM

Old Hill Cider Brunch

Join us in celebrating Virginia Hard Cider Week this year at the Joshua Wilton House. We are teaming up with Showalter’s Orchard to bring to you an Old Hill Cider Brunch! Our chefs are creating a multi-course brunch tasting menu specifically paired with a lineup of Old Hill Hard Ciders. Price per person is $45 excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations are limited and required, so make yours today!

540.434.4464


44 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

http://www.joshuawilton.com/virginia-hard-cider-week/

Entry Cost: $45
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Open House Tastings and Tours at Albemarle CiderWorks

11-5
Albemarle CiderWorks
Charlottesville
Category: TastingsTours
Establishment: Tasting Room

Sun

Nov 19

11-5

Open House Tastings and Tours at Albemarle CiderWorks

Celebrate Virginia Cider Week with Albemarle CiderWorks!

Join us for cider tasting, live music, and special cidery tours all weekend long. See for yourself how we make our premium ciders, from the orchard to the glass, and bring your questions for our experts. We’ll have hard cider, apples for all purposes, and fresh, unpasteurized juice for sale- bring your carboy, we’ll fill it up and get you started with making your own!

On Sunday November 19 we will also be offering a special tree catalog apple tasting. We’ll have Ashmead’s Kernel, Esopus Spitzenburg, Harrison and VA Hewe’s Crab to sample, to name just a few. Try at least 2 dozen different heirloom and modern varieties, good for cider, baking, cooking, and of course fresh eating. This special tasting will run from 12-4 pm.

The new catalog will open online Sunday morning, November 19, and remain open through mid-March 2018. ACW staff will be on hand for orchard consultation, and orders can be placed during the tasting, as well as online any time the catalog is open.

Live music from 2:30-4:30 pm, cider tastings and tours 11-5.


2545 Rural Ridge Lane, North Garden, VA

https://www.albemarleciderworks.com/news/event/fruit-tasting-and-catalog-opening

Open House Tastings and Tours at Albemarle CiderWorks

11-5
Albemarle CiderWorks
Charlottesville
Category: TastingsTours
Establishment: Tasting Room
Entry Cost: $-610

Sat

Nov 18

11-5

Open House Tastings and Tours at Albemarle CiderWorks

Celebrate Virginia Cider Week with Albemarle CiderWorks!

Join us for cider tasting, live music, and special cidery tours all weekend long. See for yourself how we make our premium ciders, from the orchard to the glass, and bring your questions for our experts. We’ll have hard cider, apples for all purposes, and fresh, unpasteurized juice for sale- bring your carboy, we’ll fill it up and get you started with making your own!

Live music from 2:30-4:30 pm, tastings and tours 11-5.


2545 Rural Ridge Lane, North Garden, VA

https://www.albemarleciderworks.com/news/event/cider-week-tastings-and-tours

Entry Cost: $-610
Albemarle CiderWorks Cider & Apple Tastings at Jefferson’s Monticello

10-12 a.m.
David M. Rubenstein Visitors' Center at Monticello
Charlottesville
Category: Tastings
Entry Cost: $24
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Sat

Nov 11

10-12 a.m.

Albemarle CiderWorks Cider & Apple Tastings at Jefferson’s Monticello

Celebrate “Virginia Cider Week” at Monticello by tasting unique cider blends and varietals, and heirloom apple varieties with the cider making team at Albemarle CiderWorks and Peter Hatch, Monticello’s Director Emeritus of Gardens and Grounds. They will discuss the history of cider making in Virginia, including the legendary Hewe’s Crab, while guests enjoy tasting heirloom apples and sipping what Jefferson called his “precious refreshment.”


931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902

https://www.monticello.org/site/visit/events/virginia-cider-and-apple-tasting

Entry Cost: $24
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Virginia is for Ciders

Noon-10:00pm
Pizzeria Paradiso Old Town Alexandria
Alexandria
Category: tap takeover
Establishment: Restaurant

Sun

Nov 12

Noon-10:00pm

Virginia is for Ciders

We’re tapping two ciders from each of the four participating cideries: Potter’s, Wild Hare, Blue Bee, and Albermarle. Come in a celebrate Virginia cider with us!


124 King Street

http://www.eatyourpizza.com

Participating Cideries: Potter's, Albermarle, Wild Hare, Blue Bee
Cider-Dinner Pairing

6:30 pm
Obrigado Restaurant
Keswick
Category: Dinner paired with Cider
Establishment: Restaurant
Entry Cost: $60

Wed

Nov 15

6:30 pm

Cider-Dinner Pairing

Join Obrigado Restaurant and Castle Hill Cider for a delightful cider-dinner pairing event to celebrate Cider Week Virginia! A knowledgeable representative from Castle Hill Cider will be onsite to discuss the selected ciders and their production methods.

The menu includes the following, thoughtfully paired with Castle Hill Ciders, which will be available for purchase by the bottle following the dinner!

CHESAPEAKE OYSTER STEW
WINTER GREENS SALAD W/ GREEN APPLE VINAIGRETTE
ROAST PORK LOIN W/ APPLES, PRUNES, & DIJON CREAM SAUCE
APPLE CAKE
COFFEE, TEA
$60 PER PERSON

Call Obrigado Restaurant by November 7th to secure your seats! 540.967.9447

Limited number of seats; minimum number of seats to be met by November 7th.


109 W. Main Street, Louisa, VA 23093

http://www.obrigadorestaurant.com

Entry Cost: $60
Home Cidermaking Workshop at Blue Bee Cider

6 - 7:30 PM
Richmond
Category: Workshops
Establishment: Cider House
Entry Cost: $30
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Tue

Nov 14

6 - 7:30 PM

Home Cidermaking Workshop at Blue Bee Cider

Once again, Blue Bee Cider is partnering with Original Gravity Homebrew Supplies to host a home cidermaking workshop! Join our cellar team to learn about evaluating juice, making additions before fermentation, monitoring progress during fermentation and options for customizing your cider before bottling.

Workshop fee of $30 includes: one gallon of juice, carboy with airlock, yeast, yeast nutrient, lab flask, and funnel.

Blue Bee Cider
1320 Summit Ave. Richmond, VA

Entry Cost: $30
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Cider Dinner at the Caboose

6 - 8 PM
Category: Dinner paired with Cider
Establishment: Restaurant
Entry Cost: $50

Tue

Nov 14

6 - 8 PM

Cider Dinner at the Caboose

Celebrate Cider Week Virginia and enjoy four courses with local ingredients paired with selections by Blue Bee Cider. Meet cidery owner Courtney Mailey and try the new vintage of the Good Food Award-winning Harvest Ration, an apple brandy dessert cider collaboration with Catoctin Creek. Purchase tickets in person starting Tuesday, October 24 at 9 a.m. There are a limited number of tickets available! Tickets are $50 + Tax and Gratuity.

Caboose
108 S. Railroad Ave, Ashland, VA 23005

Entry Cost: $50
Participating Cideries: Blue Bee Cider
Steal the Glass at Shyndigz

6 - 11 PM
Richmond
Category: Pairing
Establishment: Restaurant

Thu

Nov 16

6 - 11 PM

Steal the Glass at Shyndigz

Celebrate Cider Week Virginia with a special “Steal the Glass” event at Shyndigz! They’ll be pairing a wide array of Blue Bee ciders with their spectacular desserts. Buy a pour of our cider, and take home a free Blue Bee Cider logo glass!

Shyndigz
1903 W Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23220

Participating Cideries: Blue Bee Cider
Cheese & Cider Pairing

6:30 - 7:30 PM
Richmond
Category: Pairing
Establishment: Tasting Room
Entry Cost: $25
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Thu

Nov 16

6:30 - 7:30 PM

Cheese & Cider Pairing

Celebrate Cider Week Virginia with a special cheese & cider pairing, featuring Essex Street Cheese and Truckle Cheesemongers! Includes five cheese samples paired with five Blue Bee ciders. Get your tickets now – only 30 available!

Blue Bee Cider
1320 Summit Ave., Richmond, VA 23220

Entry Cost: $25
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Pop-Up Bluegrass Show at Blue Bee Cider

5:30 - 7:30 PM
Richmond
Establishment: Cider House

Fri

Nov 17

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Pop-Up Bluegrass Show at Blue Bee Cider

Join us at Blue Bee Cider in Richmond, Va on Nov. 17th for a very special Pop-Up Bluegrass show. Join Jesse Harper, Jay Starling, Courtney Hartman and more of their friends from Della Mae, King Wilkie and Love Canon for a FREE afternoon/evening bluegrass throw-down to help celebrate Virginia Cider Week! Special surprise unannounced guests. Don’t miss.

Blue Bee Cider
1320 Summit Ave, Richmond, VA 23220

Participating Cideries: Blue Bee Cider
Cider Tasting at Beer Run

6 - 8 PM
Charlottesville
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Market

Tue

Nov 14

6 - 8 PM

Cider Tasting at Beer Run

Join Beer Run for a special tasting night including five Virginia Cideries. Taste ciders from Potter’s Craft Cider, Albemarle Ciderworks, Castle Hill Cider, Big Fish Cider Co., and Old Hill Cider.

Beer Run
156 Carlton Rd Ste 203, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Participating Cideries: Potter's Craft Cider Albemarle Ciderworks Castle Hill Big Fish Old Hill
Buskey, Potter’s and Bold Rock, Oh my!

5:00-9:00
Capital Ale House
Richmond
Category: tap takeoverTastings
Establishment: Bar or PubRestaurant

Fri

Nov 10

5:00-9:00

Buskey, Potter’s and Bold Rock, Oh my!

Capital Ale House is proud to be included in the cider week line up! Our 8 cider tap takeover includes everything from Potter’s amazing Farmhouse Dry, Bold Rock’s fabulous Apple, Buskey’s outstanding Honey Habanero, and more! Flights will be offered so you can sample as many as you like. Come join us Friday, November 10th, starting at 5:00 and meet the owners and vsionaries of Buskey Cider, Will and Elle Correll!


623 E. Main St., Richmond, VA 23219

http://capitalalehouse.com/

FIREFLY Cider Takeover

All Week
Charlottesville
Category: Daily Highlights

All Week

All Week

FIREFLY Cider Takeover

Throughout cider week, FIREFLY Restaurant & Arcade will offer at least a dozen cider options from 9 area cideries, along with non-alcoholic apple cider, and cider-centric food pairings. FIREFLY is proud to be Charlottesville’s most cider-centric restaurant! Visit the website.

Firefly
1304 E. Market St., Charlottesville, VA

Virginia Cider at Cheesetique

1 - 4 p.m.
Alexandria
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Retail Shop

Sat

Nov 11

1 - 4 p.m.

Virginia Cider at Cheesetique

Cheesetique is hosting a Virginia cider tasting at the boutique and restaurant chosen by Northern Virginia Magazine as the “Best Cheese Shop” for the past four years. Participating cideries include Foggy Ridge, Potter’s, Blue Bee and Castle Hill. 1-4 p.m.; www.cheesetique.com

Cheesetique
2411 Mount Vernon Ave. Alexandria, VA

Cider for the Feast! Virginia Cider & Thanksgiving Dinner Showcase

6:00-8:00
Whole Foods Market-Charlottesville
Charlottesville
Category: PairingTastings
Establishment: Retail Shop

Thu

Nov 16

6:00-8:00

Cider for the Feast! Virginia Cider & Thanksgiving Dinner Showcase

Join Charlottesville’s Cideries for an evening showcasing our cider with the ultimate pairing: The Thanksgiving Feast. Sample ciders from Potter’s Craft Cider, Albemarle Ciderworks, Castle Hill, Blue Toad, and Bold Rock along with Thanksgiving specialties prepared by the Whole Foods Kitchen. Members of each cidery lead you through a tasting of their cider and show you how it’s the perfect beverage for your Thanksgiving dinner.


1797 Hydraulic Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Participating Cideries: Potter's Craft Cider, Albemarle Ciderworks, Castle Hill Cider, Blue Toad Hard Cider, and Bold Rock Hard Cider
Rare Cider Tap Takeover with Potter’s Craft Cider

5:00 PM
Crafthouse
Reston
Category: tap takeoverTastings
Establishment: Bar or PubRestaurant

Wed

Nov 15

5:00 PM

Rare Cider Tap Takeover with Potter’s Craft Cider

Cider’s on draft: Oak Barrel Reserve, Raspberry & Brett, Cranberry & Orange, and Farmhouse Dry


1888 Explorer St, Reston, VA 20190

Cider Cocktails and Big Pippin on Draft at TAPS

All Week
TAPS at The Georges Inn
Lexington
Category: Cider Cocktail
Establishment: Restaurant

All Week

All Week

Cider Cocktails and Big Pippin on Draft at TAPS

Enjoy several uniquely crafted cider cocktails as well as Big Pippin fortified ginger cider from Castle Hill on tap all week. Taps is located off the lobby of The Georges Inn in the heart of historic downtown Lexington. Taps serves upscale pub fare featuring craft beer, creative cocktails, salads, sandwiches and snacks made with many of our favorite ingredients from farms throughout the Shenandoah Valley.


11 North Main Street Lexington, VA 24450

http://thegeorges.com/taps/

Participating Cideries: Castle Hill
Virginia Cider Tap Takeover at Brew Ridge Taps

All Week
Brew Ridge Taps
Lexington
Category: tap takeover
Establishment: Bar or Pub

All Week

All Week

Virginia Cider Tap Takeover at Brew Ridge Taps

A selection of Virginia Ciders will be on draft at Brew Ridge Taps all week! The rotating taps will feature different ciders from four Virginia cideries. Brew Ridge Tap House and Craft Beer Shop has 18 taps of Craft on Draft and 199+ bottles of beer and cider on the wall. Appetizers, Salads, and Wafflewiches made fresh to order!


11 E Nelson St, Lexington, VA 24450

http://www.brewridgetaps.com/

Participating Cideries: Bold Rock, Castle Hill, Blue Toad, Potters
Potter’s Tasting Room at The Bridge

Friday 4PM to 10Pm, Saturday 12PM to 10PM, Sunday 12PM-5PM
The Bridge Progressive Art Initative
Charlottesville
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Tasting Room

Sun

Nov 12

Friday 4PM to 10Pm, Saturday 12PM to 10PM, Sunday 12PM-5PM

Potter’s Tasting Room at The Bridge

Potter’s Tasting Room and Cider Garden inside The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative. We offer 8 ciders on draft, with tasting flights, glass pours, bottle sales and growler fills. We are open every weekend from Friday to Sunday.


209 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902

https://potterscraftcider.com

Wild Cider Workshop for Cider Share Members

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
The Bridge Progressive Art Initiative
Charlottesville
Category: TastingsWorkshops
Establishment: Tasting Room

Fri

Nov 17

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Wild Cider Workshop for Cider Share Members

This is a members only Wild Cider Workshop with our Cidermakers. Its an opportunity to learn all about our yeast processes, yeast wrangling, aging and wild fermentation. We will have some of our wild fermented ciders on hand to taste and explore. You are able to sign up for our Cider Share on event date.


209 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902

https://potterscraftcider.com

Open House at Potter’s Craft Cider

Saturday 12-4
Potter's Craft Cider
Free Union
Category: TalkTastings
Establishment: Cider House
Entry Cost: $-124

Sat

Nov 18

Saturday 12-4

Open House at Potter’s Craft Cider

otter’s Craft Cider is not usually open to the public, but for the two days concluding Virginia Cider Weeks we’ll be opening our doors for tours, cider tastings, and releases of small batch and limited ciders. Cote Rotie will be serving food!


4699 Catterton Rd, Free Union, VA 22940

https://potterscraftcider.com

Entry Cost: $-124
Tasting Room and Cider Garden

Friday 4PM to 10Pm, Saturday 12PM to 10PM, Sunday 12PM-5PM
The Bridge Progressive Art Initiative
Charlottesville
Category: Tastings
Establishment: Tasting Room

Fri

Nov 10

Friday 4PM to 10Pm, Saturday 12PM to 10PM, Sunday 12PM-5PM

Tasting Room and Cider Garden

Our Tasting Room and Cider Garden will be open Friday through Sunday. Offering a selection of 8 ciders on draft with tasting flights, glass pours, growler fills and bottle sales.


209 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902

https://potterscraftcider.com

Virginia Cider Week Potter’s Craft Cider Tap Take-Over at BrickHaus!

4pm-10pm
BrickHaus
Arlington
Category: tap takeover
Establishment: Bar or Pub

Sun

Nov 12

4pm-10pm

Virginia Cider Week Potter’s Craft Cider Tap Take-Over at BrickHaus!

Join us to celebrate Virginia Cider Week with a tap take-over featuring Potter’s Craft Cider! Selections include Barrel Aged, Farmhouse Dry, Grapefruit Hibiscus, and Ginger Honey.


2900 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA 22204

http://www.brickhausarlington.com

Participating Cideries: Potters Craft Cider
Steal the Cider Pint Night at the Southern Inn in Lexington

5 to 9
Southern Inn Restaurant
Lexington
Category: tap takeover
Establishment: Restaurant

Wed

Nov 15

5 to 9

Steal the Cider Pint Night at the Southern Inn in Lexington

Celebrate Virginia Cider Week and get a pint glass at the Southern Inn on Main Street in Lexington! Cider themed menu items. Enjoy the casual elegance of the Southern Inn which is located in the heart of historical downtown. 5 to 9PM


37 South Main Street, Lexington, Virginia 24450

http://www.southerninn.com/

Participating Cideries: Bold Rock, Blue Toad and Castle Hill
Buskey Cranberry Basil Cider Release!

12pm-10pm
Buskey Cider
Richmond
Category: Tastings
Establishment: BreweryCider HouseTasting Room

Sat

Nov 18

12pm-10pm

Buskey Cranberry Basil Cider Release!

Announcing the release of our fall seasonal cider, Cranberry Basil Cider on Saturday, November 18th in the tasting room during Virginia Cider Week! This cider is perfect for getting into the excitement of Thanksgiving or taking home crowlers and growlers to share on the big day! #GetBuskey


2910 W. Leigh Street

https://www.facebook.com/events/305462386621757/

Potter’s Cider Pin Night at Cogan’s Pizza

5:00-Closing
Cogan's Pizza North
Norfolk
Category: tap takeover
Establishment: Bar or PubRestaurant

Fri

Nov 10

5:00-Closing

Potter’s Cider Pin Night at Cogan’s Pizza

Help us kick off Cider Week with a special pin tapping of our Ginger & Honey Cider at Cogan’s North. Along with the pin we’ll have 4 ciders on tap. There’s nothing like a delicious craft cider with a side of pizza fries. Pin will be tapped at 5:00. See you there!


4311 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23508

Potter’s Cider Brunch at Graffiato

11 AM - 2 PM
Richmond
Category: Specials
Establishment: Restaurant
Entry Cost: $45
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Sun

Nov 19

11 AM - 2 PM

Potter’s Cider Brunch at Graffiato

In celebration of Virginia Cider Week, Graffiato RVA teams up with friends from Potter’s Craft Cider in Charlottesville, VA for a one-of-a-kind brunch served family style with cider pairings. $45 per person includes meal, cider pairings, tax and gratuity. Limited availability.

Graffiato Richmond
123 West Broad Street Richmond, VA 23220

Entry Cost: $45
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