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Fruit baskets at the Irvington, VA, Farmers Market

Everything You Need to Know About the Irvington, VA, Farmers Market

If you are looking for local, seasonal produce, make your way to the Irvington, VA, Farmer’s Market. Farm-to-table food is like none other in terms of freshness and taste. The Farmers Market sells a lot more than produce, too! You will also find plants and flowers, baked goods, and art. Support local vendors, meet people in …

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Decoy ducks at the Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show

The Best Guide to the Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show

If you like artwork and nature, then you’re going to love the annual Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show! Talented artists from several states gather in White Stone, Virginia, every March to showcase their wildfowl-inspired creations. As you stroll through the venue, a variety of paintings, photographs, and carvings are sure to catch your eye. Feel free …

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The oyster stand at The Dog and Oyster Vineyard, which is a top spot for the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail Oyster Crawls

How to Make the Most of the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail Oyster Crawls

Wine and oysters are good on their own, but they’re even better when you pair them together! Nobody knows that more than us at the Hope & Glory Inn and Vineyard — one of only three places in the world where grapes grow next to waters where oysters are grown, resulting in the terroir of …

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A giant corkscrew during sunset at The Dog and Oyster Vineyard, which is a destination for the Wine & Cherries Weekend

Your Ultimate Guide to the Wine & Cherries Weekend

If you don’t currently have plans for President’s Day Weekend, that’s about to change. There’s an event that you simply can’t miss! It’s the Wine & Cherries Weekend in Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay wine region — a celebration of our remarkable local cuisine and culture. Find out what you need to know and plan to attend …

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A group of women at a bachelorette party in Virginia

Why You Need to Have Your Bachelorette Party in Virginia at the Hope and Glory Inn

You’ve likely seen some extravagant, over-the-top bachelorette parties in television shows and movies. Those types of celebrations aren’t for everyone, and that’s alright! Nobody understands that more than us at the Hope and Glory Inn, where we specialize in providing people with luxurious accommodations and feelings of pure relaxation. If you prefer to have a …

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A plate of oysters at the Urbanna Oyster Festival

Your Ultimate Guide to the Urbanna Oyster Festival

Clear your calendars for the first weekend in November, because you don’t want to miss the Urbanna Oyster Festival on Friday and Saturday. Just ask one of the previous participants — this annual festival has been running for over 60 years and never disappoints attendees. Urbanna is a small town of about 500 residents, but …

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Boats lined up on the water for the Southern Chesapeake Leukemia Cup Regatta

What Is the Southern Chesapeake Leukemia Cup Regatta?

Did you know that someone is diagnosed with blood cancer every three minutes? Over 1,000,000 people currently fight these diseases, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is doing everything they can to help. They hold several fundraising events every year, including the annual Southern Chesapeake Leukemia Cup Regatta from July 12 to July 14, 2019. …

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People eating under the tent at the Irvington Crab Festival

How to Get Cracking at the Irvington Crab Festival

When the calendar flips to August each year, it’s time to crack open some delicious seafood! The 2019 Irvington Crab Festival takes place on Saturday, August 10th, and it’s going to bring hundreds of foodies together at the Irvington Commons. It’s just a short walk away from the Hope and Glory Inn! Find out everything …

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