Dining & Restaurants - Chestnut Hill BnB - Orange Va

Dining & Restaurants

Shopping & Antiquing - Bed & Breakfast Virginia

Shopping & Antiquing

Museums & Historic Sights - Charlottesville BnB

Museums & Historic Sights

Arts & Theatre - Orange BnB

Arts & Theatre

Outdoor Activities & Events - Bed and Breakfast Virginia

Outdoor Activities & Events

Calendar of Events - Chestnut Hill Bed & Breakfast

Calendar of Events

Vineyards & Tours - Montpelier - Skyline Drive

Vineyards & Tours

Wedding Vendors

Arts & Theatre

Spend some time browsing a Virginia art gallery or two during your stay, and you'll soon discover how the beauty and history of Central Virginia have uniquely inspired local artists. Select a meaningful remembrance of your trip in a beautiful piece of artwork to grace your home.

Other cultural activities abound in Central Virginia as well, such as performances at the Riverside Center Dinner Theater in Fredericksburg and music and lectures at the Ash Lawn Opera in Charlottesville.



Custom Art Gallery
(2 Blocks from Chestnut Hill Inn)

The Corner Gallery's focus is on Virginia, featuring the work of Virginia artists Linda Boudreaux Montgomery, and niece Coryne Simone LaBry. You'll find original paintings and prints of historic sites & landscapes, hand-painted gift items, and one-of-a kind handcrafted jewelry. Located at: 173 W. Main Street, Orange, Virginia. Telephone: (540) 672-5019


Ed Jaffe Gallery
(3 Blocks from Chestnut Hill Inn)

Most sculptors only sculpt. Most painters only paint. Ed Jaffe is proficient in both disciplines.
His sculpture and paintings do an interwoven dance depending upon the theme of the project. Located at: 108 W. Main Street, Orange, Virginia. Telephone: (540) 672-2400

The Nichols Gallery Annex
(12 Miles from Chestnut Hill Inn)

In 1997, Fred and Beth Nichols purchased the Barboursville Estes-Sparks Hotel. Built around 1900, the Hotel was a landmark building for the village, which had gone from hotel to boarding house to apartments, as the railroad depot closed and the village was bypassed by highway expansions. Beth had always wanted to run a gallery, and with the growth of the wine industry around Barboursville, it seemed possible. In 1998, they held their first show, "A Celebration of the Landscape," featuring the work of over 20 Virginia artists. Since opening, Nichols Gallery Annex has exhibited the work of over 50 artists from the mid-Atlantic region. Located at: 5420 Governor Barbour Street, Barboursville, Virginia. Telephone: (540) 832-3565

Sun's Traces Gallery

(12 Miles from Chestnut Hill Inn)

Five productions annually, including popular outdoor Shakespeare, first three weekends in August. Sun's Traces Gallery features ceramic work created by Paula Brown-Steedly who also creates stunning one-of-a-kind equine pieces. The gallery also represents more American Craft Artisans. Sun's Traces is located in the village of Barboursville, Virginia near the Blue Ridge Mountains and Virginia wine country. Located at: 5449 Governor Barbour Street, Barboursville, Virginia. Telephone: (540) 832-7044


BozArt The
(28 Miles from Chestnut Hill Inn)

The mission of BozArt, an artists' cooperative, is to effectively represent accomplished artists who are committed to creating original works of art. The gallery supports the artistic vision of its members without exclusive focus on the commercial salability of their work. Located at: BozArt Gallery, 211 West Main Street, Charlottesville, Virginia. Telephone: (434) 296-3919


Riverside Center
(39 Miles from Chestnut Hill Inn)

The Riverside Center opened on June 18th, 1998 with the dinner theater's inaugural performance of Oklahoma!. Since then Riverside Center has been the site of over 20 different Main-Stage, Broadway-quality Musical productions, over 30 different musical adaptations of popular children's stories, and countless weddings, class reunions, military balls, trade shows, and hosted events such as New Year's Eve Galas, Bridal Fairs, Concerts and much, much more. The Riverside Center has positioned itself within the Fredericksburg area as a centerpiece to an already thriving cultural arts and special events community. Located at: 95 Riverside Parkway, Fredericksburg, Virginia. Telephone: (540) 370-4300

Ash Lawn Opera

(28 Miles from Chestnut Hill Inn)

Ash Lawn-Highland encompasses two major operating units: the museum and the Summer Festival. The Festival began as a program to interpret the Monroe era's cultural milieu for modern audiences. Today it explores the evolution of all American musical traditions. The Festival has expanded from three evenings of lectures and one-act operas in 1978 to nine weeks of full-length operas and musical theater productions, lectures, Music at Twilight (classical, folk and contemporary music), and Summer Saturdays (family entertainment). From 1988 - 1990 the Opera Company traveled to Boise, Idaho. An important source of revenue, these tours also marked the emergence of the Festival's national presence. Located at: 111 4th Street, N.E., Charlottesville, Virginia. Telephone: 434-293-4500.


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